(Luke 5:28) and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.
Word order – leave then lift
-leave a place
-leave the past
-leve some activity
-leave some resources
-to arise for a cause or role or function (destiny)
-rise to be eager to help
Other Bible pictures.
-Repent: change the mind
(Hebrews 6:1b) not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God.
-Sacrifice and reward
(Hebrews 12:11) No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
-Out of Egypt and in to promised land
(Psalm 81:10) I am the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.
(Luke 5:29) Then Levi held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them.