142 occurrences in 14 translations

'Bands' in the Bible

And they came to the place of which God had given him knowledge; and there Abraham made the altar and put the wood in place on it, and having made tight the bands round Isaac his son, he put him on the wood on the altar.

Then Jacob took young branches of trees, cutting off the skin so that the white wood was seen in bands.

And because of this, the flock gave birth to young which were marked with bands of colour.

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands.

Gad will be attacked by [marauding] bands, but he will attack their heels.

There are to be 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts must be silver.

Then [make the hangings] on the north side 150 [feet] long. There are to be 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts must be silver.

"All the pillars around the court shall be furnished with silver bands with their hooks of silver and their sockets of bronze.

It is to have two bands stitched to it at the top of the arms, joining it together.

and two chains of pure gold, wreathed work thou dost make them, work of thick bands, and thou hast put the thick chains on the embroidered things.

'And thou hast made on the breastplate wreathed chains, work of thick bands, of pure gold;

and thou hast put the two thick bands of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastplate;

and the two ends of the two thick bands thou dost put on the two embroidered things, and thou hast put them on the shoulders of the ephod over-against its face.

And for Aaron's sons you are to make coats, and bands, and head-dresses, so that they may be clothed with glory and honour.

And put the linen bands round Aaron and his sons, and the head-dresses on them, to make them priests by my order for ever: so you are to make Aaron and his sons holy to me.

together with its five posts and their hooks. He overlaid the tops of the posts and their bands with gold, but their five bases were bronze.

including their 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver.

[The hangings] on the north side were also 150 feet in length, including their 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver.

The hangings on the west side were 75 feet in length, including their 10 posts and 10 bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver.

The bases for the posts were bronze; the hooks and bands of the posts were silver; and the plating for the tops of the posts was silver. All the posts of the courtyard were banded with silver.

It had four posts, including their four bronze bases. Their hooks were silver, and the bands as well as the plating of their tops were silver.

With the [remaining] 44 pounds he made the hooks for the posts, overlaid their tops, and supplied bands for them.

And they made two bands for joining its edges together at the top of the arms.

And they make on the breastplate wreathed chains, work of thick bands, of pure gold;

and they put the two thick bands of gold on the two rings on the ends of the breastplate;

and the two ends of the two thick bands they have put on the two embroidered things, and they put them on the shoulders of the ephod, over-against its front.

Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, clothed them with the tunics, girded them with the bands, and bound turbans on them, just as the LORD had commanded him.

I am the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright.

And you shall bind them as a sign upon your hand, and they shall be as frontlets (forehead bands) between your eyes.

Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead.

Then separating the three hundred men into three bands, he gave every man a horn, and a vessel in which was a flaming branch.

So the three bands all gave a loud note on their horns, and when the vessels had been broken, they took the flaming branches in their left hands, and the horns in their right hands ready for blowing, crying out, For the Lord and for Gideon.

The weight of the rings that he had asked for was 1,700 gold coins, not counting the crescent-shaped necklaces, pendants, and purple garments worn by the Midian kings, and also not counting the bands adorning the necks of their camels.

So Abimelech and the people with him got up by night, in four bands, to make a surprise attack on Shechem.

And he took his people, separating them into three bands, and was waiting secretly in the field; and when he saw the people coming out of the town, he went up and made an attack on them.

And Abimelech with his band made a rush, and took up their position at the doorway into the town; and the other two bands made a rush on all those who were in the fields, and overcame them.

And they speak to him, saying, No, but we certainly bind thee, and have given thee into their hand, and we certainly do not put thee to death;' and they bind him with two thick bands, new ones, and bring him up from the rock.

And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

And the chiefs of the Philistines came up to her, and said to her, Make use of your power over him and see what is the secret of his great strength, and how we may get the better of him, and put bands on him, so that we may make him feeble; and every one of us will give you eleven hundred shekels of silver.

So Delilah said to Samson, Make clear to me now what is the secret of your great strength, and how you may be put in bands and made feeble.

Then Delilah said to Samson, See, you have been making sport of me with false words; now, say truly how may you be put in bands?

And he saith unto her, 'If they certainly bind me with thick bands, new ones, by which work hath not been done, then I have been weak, and have been as one of the human race.'

And Delilah taketh thick bands, new ones, and bindeth him with them, and saith unto him, 'Philistines are upon thee, Samson;' and the ambush is abiding in an inner chamber, and he breaketh them from off his arms as a thread.

Then Delilah said to Samson, Up to now you have made sport of me with false words; now say truly, how may you be put in bands? And he said to her, If you get the seven twists of my hair worked into the cloth you are making and fixed with the pin, I will become feeble and will be like any other man.

So the Philistines took him and put out his eyes; then they took him down to Gaza, and, chaining him with bands of brass, put him to work crushing grain in the prison-house.

Now on the day after, Saul put the people into three bands, and in the morning watch they came to the tents of the Ammonites, and they went on attacking them till the heat of the day: and those who were not put to death were put to flight in every direction, so that no two of them were together.

Raiding bands went out from the camp of the Philistines in three groups. One band turned toward the road leading to Ophrah by the land of Shual;

Then fear overwhelmed those who were in the camp, those who were in the field, all the army in the garrison, and the raiding bands. They trembled and the ground shook. This fear was caused by God.

And Saul's son had two men that were captains of bands: the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab, the sons of Rimmon a Beerothite, of the children of Benjamin: (for Beeroth also was reckoned to Benjamin:

The bands of Sheol surrounded me; The cords of death encountered me;

And sent them to Lebanon in bands of ten thousand every month: for a month they were working in Lebanon and for two months in their country, and Adoniram was in control of them.

And the Syrians had gone out in bands, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

And he prepared great provision for them: and when they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. So the bands of Syria came no more into the land of Israel.

Then he made the king's son come out, and put the crown on him and the arm-bands, and made him king, and put the holy oil on him; and they all, making sounds of joy with their hands, said, Long life to the king.

And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming in of the year.

And Pharaohnechoh put him in bands at Riblah in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and put the land to a tribute of an hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold.

And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of the Syrians, and bands of the Moabites, and bands of the children of Ammon, and sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by his servants the prophets.

And they put the sons of Zedekiah to death before his eyes, and then they put out his eyes, and chaining him with iron bands, took him to Babylon.

And with them, by their generations, after the house of their fathers, were bands of soldiers for war, six and thirty thousand men: for they had many wives and sons.

And the Spirit came upon Amasai, the chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, And with thee, thou son of Jesse: Peace, peace be to thee! And peace be to thy helpers! For thy God helps thee. And David received them, and made them chiefs of bands.

They helped David fight against raiding bands, for all of them were warriors and leaders in the army.

And these are the numbers of the bands that were ready armed to the war, and came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD.

Then they made the king's son come out, and they put the crown on his head and gave him the arm-bands and made him king: and Jehoiada and his sons put the holy oil on him and said, Long life to the king.

Moreover Uzziah had an host of fighting men, that went out to war by bands, according to the number of their account by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the ruler, under the hand of Hananiah, one of the king's captains.

And Uzziah had all these forces armed with body-covers and spears and head-covers and coats of metal and bows and stones for sending from leather bands.

Then I made the rulers of Judah come up on the wall, and I put in position two great bands of them who gave praise, walking in ordered lines; one went to the right on the wall, in the direction of the doorway where the waste was put;

So the two bands of those who gave praise took up their positions in the house of God, and I and half of the chiefs with me:

While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.

The camel-trains of Tema were searching with care, the bands of Sheba were waiting for them:

The bands of kings He hath opened, And He bindeth a girdle on their loins.

When I made the cloud its robe, and put thick clouds as bands round it,

Who hath sent out the wild ass free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass?

Will the bands of fishermen make traffic of him? Will they part him among the merchants?

Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

The bands of Sheol surrounded me, the cords of death encountered me.

For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.

His feet were fixed in chains; his neck was put in iron bands;

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.

The doors of brass are broken by his arm, and the bands of iron are cut in two.

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

He has made strong the iron bands of your doors; he has sent blessings on your children inside your walls.

binding their kings with chains, their officials with iron bands,

The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands;

She makes linen robes and gets a price for them, and traders take her cloth bands for a price.

And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Of the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, And of the bands, And of the perfume boxes, and the amulets,

Cursed are those who make use of ox-cords for pulling the evil thing, and the bands of a young ox for their sin!

The word about Arabia. In the thick woods of Arabia will be your night's resting-place, O travelling bands of Dedanites!

Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts a consumption, even determined upon the whole earth.

The workman makes an image, and the gold-worker puts gold plates over it, and makes silver bands for it.

Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אגּף 
'aggaph 
Usage: 7

אסוּר 
'ecuwr 
Usage: 3

אסוּר 
'ecuwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

גּדוּד 
G@duwd 
Usage: 33

חבל 
Chabal 
Usage: 30

חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

חצץ 
Chatsats 
bands , archers , cut off in the midst
Usage: 3

חרצבּה 
Chartsubbah 
Usage: 2

מוטה 
Mowtah 
Usage: 12

מסרה מוסרה מוסר 
Mowcer 
Usage: 11

מושׁכה 
Mowsh@kah 
Usage: 1

מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

עבתה עבות עבת 
`aboth 
Usage: 24

δεσμόν δεσμός 
Desmon 
Usage: 19

ζευκτηρία 
Zeukteria 
Usage: 1

σπεῖρα 
Speira 
Usage: 7

σύνδεσμος 
sundesmos 
Usage: 4

συστροφή 
Sustrophe 
Usage: 2



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