Luke.8.29For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many a time it had seized him. He was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, but he would break the bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.)
Acts.8.26Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place.
Gal.1.6I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel
2Tim.4.10For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
2Tim.4.16At my first defense no one came to stand by me, but all deserted me. May it not be charged against them!
Heb.11.38of whom the world was not worthywandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.