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Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

Exodus 17:11-12

So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed. But Moses' hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set.

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Angels Hands

Ezekiel 1:8

Under their wings on their four sides were human hands. As for the faces and wings of the four of them,

Christ's Hands

Matthew 14:31

Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him, and said to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

Matthew 5:30

"If your right hand makes you stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to go into hell.

Given Into One's Hands

Jeremiah 38:5

So King Zedekiah said, "Behold, he is in your hands; for the king can do nothing against you."

God's Hands In Opposition

Job 13:21

Remove Your hand from me, And let not the dread of You terrify me.

God's Hands On People

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the LORD came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the LORD came upon him.)

God's Hands Stretched Out

Isaiah 14:26

"This is the plan devised against the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out against all the nations.

Hands On Heads

Jeremiah 2:37

"From this place also you will go out With your hands on your head; For the LORD has rejected those in whom you trust, And you will not prosper with them."

Idle Hands

Proverbs 6:10

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"--

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

"Then you shall bring the bull before the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

Numbers 8:10

and present the Levites before the LORD; and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands on the Levites.

Laying On Hands To Heal

2 Kings 4:34

And he went up and lay on the child, and put his mouth on his mouth and his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his hands, and he stretched himself on him; and the flesh of the child became warm.

Left Hands

Matthew 6:3

"But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Not Given Into One's Hands

Psalm 31:8

And You have not given me over into the hand of the enemy; You have set my feet in a large place.

Shaking Hands

Job 17:3

"Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

To Be Given Into One's Hands

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will You give them into the hand of Israel?" But He did not answer him on that day.

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Leviticus 1:4

'He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, that it may be accepted for him to make atonement on his behalf.

Numbers 27:18

So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him;

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

After laying His hands on them, He departed from there.

Acts 6:6

And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.

Judges 3:15

But when the sons of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for them, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Judges 5:26

"She reached out her hand for the tent peg, And her right hand for the workmen's hammer. Then she struck Sisera, she smashed his head; And she shattered and pierced his temple.

Judges 20:16

Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

2 Kings 10:15

Now when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he greeted him and said to him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?" And Jehonadab answered, "It is " Jehu said, "If it is, give me your hand." And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help, When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

Psalm 63:4

So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.

Psalm 48:10

As is Your name, O God, So is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of the LORD is exalted; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.

Psalm 141:2

May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."

Daniel 5:5-6

Suddenly the fingers of a man's hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace, and the king saw the back of the hand that did the writing. Then the king's face grew pale and his thoughts alarmed him, and his hip joints went slack and his knees began knocking together.

Matthew 6:3

"But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Matthew 9:25

But when the crowd had been sent out, He entered and took her by the hand, and the girl got up.

Mark 6:5

And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.

Mark 7:32

They brought to Him one who was deaf and spoke with difficulty, and they implored Him to lay His hand on him.

Luke 4:40

While the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and laying His hands on each one of them, He was healing them.

Luke 13:13

And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

But Moses' hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set.

hands » Laying on of » In ordination or consecration of men for service

Acts 6:6

And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."

Psalm 141:2

May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help, When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

More verses: Psalm 63:4 Psalm 134:2

hands » Laying on of » In healing

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was lying in bed afflicted with recurrent fever and dysentery; and Paul went in to see him and after he had prayed, he laid his hands on him and healed him.

Mark 7:32

They brought to Him one who was deaf and spoke with difficulty, and they implored Him to lay His hand on him.

Mark 16:18

they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."

Luke 13:13

And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.

Mark 6:5

And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.

More verses: Luke 4:40

hands » Laying on of » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

"Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and he shall lay them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who stands in readiness.

Leviticus 3:2

'He shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and slay it at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood around on the altar.

Leviticus 1:4

'He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, that it may be accepted for him to make atonement on his behalf.

Leviticus 4:15

'Then the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands on the head of the bull before the LORD, and the bull shall be slain before the LORD.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

"All the elders of that city which is nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;

Psalm 26:6

I shall wash my hands in innocence, And I will go about Your altar, O LORD,

Matthew 27:24

When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

Matthew 19:15

After laying His hands on them, He departed from there.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

Now when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he greeted him and said to him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?" And Jehonadab answered, "It is " Jehu said, "If it is, give me your hand." And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

hands » Taken » The little maid's, by jesus

Matthew 9:25

But when the crowd had been sent out, He entered and took her by the hand, and the girl got up.

hands » Taken » Dorcas, by peter in restoring life

Acts 9:41

And he gave her his hand and raised her up; and calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took him by the hand and raised him; and he got up.

hands » Taken » The lame man's, by peter

Acts 3:7

And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Psalm 90:17

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.

Job 1:10

"Have You not made a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Deuteronomy 2:7

"For the LORD your God has blessed you in all that you have done; He has known your wanderings through this great wilderness These forty years the LORD your God has been with you; you have not lacked a thing."'

Deuteronomy 30:9

"Then the LORD your God will prosper you abundantly in all the work of your hand, in the offspring of your body and in the offspring of your cattle and in the produce of your ground, for the LORD will again rejoice over you for good, just as He rejoiced over your fathers;

hands » The right hand » Used in embracing

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Song of Songs 2:6

"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."

Song of Songs 8:3

"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

Job 17:3

"Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

hands » The right hand » Of healed leper touched with blood of his sacrifice

Leviticus 14:14

"The priest shall then take some of the blood of the guilt offering, and the priest shall put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:25

"Next he shall slaughter the lamb of the guilt offering; and the priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

"Of the remaining oil which is in his palm, the priest shall put some on the right ear lobe of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt offering;

hands » Imposition of, used in » Transferring guilt of sacrifices

Leviticus 3:2

'He shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and slay it at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood around on the altar.

Leviticus 1:4

'He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, that it may be accepted for him to make atonement on his behalf.

Leviticus 16:21-22

"Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and he shall lay them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who stands in readiness. "The goat shall bear on itself all their iniquities to a solitary land; and he shall release the goat in the wilderness.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

"You shall slaughter the ram, and take some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear and on the lobes of his sons' right ears and on the thumbs of their right hands and on the big toes of their right feet, and sprinkle the rest of the blood around on the altar.

Leviticus 14:14

"The priest shall then take some of the blood of the guilt offering, and the priest shall put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

"Of the remaining oil which is in his palm, the priest shall put some on the right ear lobe of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt offering;

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Let your hands be strong, you who are listening in these days to these words from the mouth of the prophets, those who spoke in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, to the end that the temple might be built.

Nehemiah 2:18

I told them how the hand of my God had been favorable to me and also about the king's words which he had spoken to me. Then they said, "Let us arise and build." So they put their hands to the good work.

Zechariah 8:13

'It will come about that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing Do not fear; let your hands be strong.'

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

Then Balak's anger burned against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have persisted in blessing them these three times!

Ezekiel 21:14

"You therefore, son of man, prophesy and clap your hands together; and let the sword be doubled the third time, the sword for the slain. It is the sword for the great one slain, which surrounds them,

Ezekiel 21:17

"I will also clap My hands together, and I will appease My wrath; I, the LORD, have spoken."

hands » Placed under the thigh of a person to whom an oath was made

Genesis 47:31

He said, "Swear to me " So he swore to him Then Israel bowed in worship at the head of the bed.

Genesis 24:2

Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,

Genesis 47:29

When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

Psalm 28:4

Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Requite them according to the deeds of their hands; Repay them their recompense.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (standing at,) of protection

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.

Psalm 110:5

The Lord is at Your right hand; He will shatter kings in the day of His wrath.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

She stretches out her hands to the distaff, And her hands grasp the spindle.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

Then David commanded the young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hung them up beside the pool in Hebron But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.

Deuteronomy 25:12

then you shall cut off her hand; you shall not show pity.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him;

hands » The right hand » Of priests touched with blood of consecration-ram

Exodus 29:20

"You shall slaughter the ram, and take some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear and on the lobes of his sons' right ears and on the thumbs of their right hands and on the big toes of their right feet, and sprinkle the rest of the blood around on the altar.

Leviticus 8:23-24

Moses slaughtered it and took some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot. He also had Aaron's sons come near; and Moses put some of the blood on the lobe of their right ear, and on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot. Moses then sprinkled the rest of the blood around on the altar.

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have sworn to the LORD God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

Revelation 10:5

Then the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land lifted up his right hand to heaven,

hands » Were lifted up » In prayer

Psalm 141:2

May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.

Lamentations 3:41

We lift up our heart and hands Toward God in heaven;

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.

Psalm 104:28

You give to them, they gather it up; You open Your hand, they are satisfied with good.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Proverbs 6:10

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"--

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

Proverbs 31:20

She extends her hand to the poor, And she stretches out her hands to the needy.

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

Now when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he greeted him and said to him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?" And Jehonadab answered, "It is " Jehu said, "If it is, give me your hand." And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

When the three companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, "A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!"

Revelation 10:2

and he had in his hand a little book which was open He placed his right foot on the sea and his left on the land;

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Writing

Isaiah 44:5

"This one will say, 'I am the LORD'S'; And that one will call on the name of Jacob; And another will write on his hand, 'Belonging to the LORD,' And will name Israel's name with honor.

Galatians 6:11

See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

"Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

Then the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.

2 Kings 13:5

The LORD gave Israel a deliverer, so that they escaped from under the hand of the Arameans; and the sons of Israel lived in their tents as formerly.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

There was war at Gath again, where there was a man of great stature who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number; and he also had been born to the giant.

Daniel 5:5

Suddenly the fingers of a man's hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace, and the king saw the back of the hand that did the writing.

hands » The right hand » The accuser stood at, of the accused

Zechariah 3:1

Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.

Psalm 109:6

Appoint a wicked man over him, And let an accuser stand at his right hand.

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

'Now you shall eat it in this manner: with your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste--it is the LORD'S Passover.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand, and go your way; if you meet any man, do not salute him, and if anyone salutes you, do not answer him; and lay my staff on the lad's face."

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (full of falsehood,) of deceitfulness

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me out of the hand of aliens, Whose mouth speaks deceit And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (holding by,) of support

Psalm 73:23

Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

But when the sons of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for them, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Judges 20:16

Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me " How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

Then he brought the king's son out and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony; and they made him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, "Long live the king!"

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Bloody

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever"--

Exodus 4:4

But the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail"--so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand--

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

Acts 6:6

And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.

Acts 21:3

When we came in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left, we kept sailing to Syria and landed at Tyre; for there the ship was to unload its cargo.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king arose to meet her, bowed before her, and sat on his throne; then he had a throne set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters are among Your noble ladies; At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Envoys will come out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs will not become clothing, Nor will they cover themselves with their works; Their works are works of iniquity, And an act of violence is in their hands.

Psalm 58:2

No, in heart you work unrighteousness; On earth you weigh out the violence of your hands.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles.

Acts 12:17

But motioning to them with his hand to be silent, he described to them how the Lord had led him out of the prison And he said, "Report these things to James and the brethren." Then he left and went to another place.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--

Psalm 115:7

They have hands, but they cannot feel; They have feet, but they cannot walk; They cannot make a sound with their throat.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Psalm 17:7

Wondrously show Your lovingkindness, O Savior of those who take refuge at Your right hand From those who rise up against them.

hands » The right hand » Place of power

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, "I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Psalm 26:10

In whose hands is a wicked scheme, And whose right hand is full of bribes.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they carefully wash their hands, thus observing the traditions of the elders;

Matthew 15:2

"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread."

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

Some began to spit at Him, and to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, "Prophesy!" And the officers received Him with slaps in the face.

John 19:3

and they began to come up to Him and say, "Hail, King of the Jews!" and to give Him slaps in the face.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Imparting the gifts of the holy ghost

Acts 19:6

And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.

Acts 8:17

Then they began laying their hands on them, and they were receiving the Holy Spirit.

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye cannot say to the hand, "I have no need of you"; or again the head to the feet, "I have no need of you."

hands » Were washed » In token of innocency

Deuteronomy 21:6-7

"All the elders of that city which is nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley; and they shall answer and say, 'Our hands did not shed this blood, nor did our eyes see it.

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul's kinsmen from Benjamin.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

hands » The right hand » Of healed leper touched with oil

Leviticus 14:28

"The priest shall then put some of the oil that is in his palm on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot, on the place of the blood of the guilt offering.

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

'Likewise, whomever the one with the discharge touches without having rinsed his hands in water shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean until evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

"As I live," declares the LORD, "even though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were a signet ring on My right hand, yet I would pull you off;

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

Then Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them, and he stepped down after making the sin offering and the burnt offering and the peace offerings.

hands » Illustrative » (lifted up against another,) of rebellion

2 Samuel 20:21

"Such is not the case. But a man from the hill country of Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri by name, has lifted up his hand against King David. Only hand him over, and I will depart from the city." And the woman said to Joab, "Behold, his head will be thrown to you over the wall."

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

hands » Imposition of, a first principle of the doctrine of Christ

Hebrews 6:1-2

Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, of instruction about washings and laying on of hands, and the resurrection of the dead and eternal judgment.

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

And He answered, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the bowl is the one who will betray Me.

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (cutting off,) of extreme self-denial

Matthew 5:30

"If your right hand makes you stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to go into hell.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Setting apart the levites

Numbers 8:10

and present the Levites before the LORD; and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands on the Levites.

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

But Adoni-bezek fled; and they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and big toes. Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has repaid me." So they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

But Jehoshaphat said, "Is there not a prophet of the LORD here, that we may inquire of the LORD by him?" And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, "Elisha the son of Shaphat is here, who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah."

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (withdrawn,) of support withheld

Psalm 74:11

Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand? From within Your bosom, destroy them!

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (full of bribes,) of corruption

Psalm 26:10

In whose hands is a wicked scheme, And whose right hand is full of bribes.

hands » Were lifted up » In praise

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the LORD our God, Until He is gracious to us.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Ensnaring to themselves

Psalm 9:16

The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

And my heart became secretly enticed, And my hand threw a kiss from my mouth,

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

"He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success.

Murder » Defiles the » hands

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.



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