69 occurrences in 14 translations

'Keep' in the Bible

But if you say to the upright man that he is not to do evil, he will certainly keep his life because he took note of your word; and your life will be safe.

Then the spirit came into me and put me on my feet; and he had talk with me and said to me, Go and keep yourself shut up inside your house.

But when I have talk with you I will make your mouth open, and you are to say to them, This is what the Lord has said: Let the hearer give ear; and as for him who will not, let him keep his ears shut: for they are an uncontrolled people.

But still, I will keep a small band safe from the sword among the nations, when you are sent wandering among the countries.

The crowning time has come on you, O people of the land: the time has come, the day is near; the day will not be slow in coming, it will not keep back.

Violent behaviour has been lifted up into a rod of evil; it will not be slow in coming, it will not keep back.

They will put out their silver into the streets, and their gold will be as an unclean thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to keep them safe in the day of the wrath of the Lord; they will not get their desire or have food for their need: because it has been the cause of their falling into sin.

And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, art thou seeing what they are doing? the great abominations that the house of Israel are doing here, to keep far off from My sanctuary; and again thou dost turn, thou dost see great abominations.'

the Spirit asked me, "Do you see, Son of Man, what the elders of Israel's house are doing in secret, each in the chamber of his own carved idol? They keep saying, "God doesn't see us. The LORD has abandoned the land.'"

And he said unto me, Seest thou, son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah to commit the abominations which they commit here, that they yet fill the land with violence, and keep provoking me afresh to anger? And behold, they put the branch to their nose.

"The house of Israel and Judah is guilty and theirs is a stubborn guilt, at that!" he replied to me. "The land is filled with blood, and the city overflows with injustice, because they keep saying, "The LORD has abandoned the land,' and "The LORD isn't watching.'

They keep saying, "The right time to build families hasn't yet arrived. The city is the pot and we are the meat.'

Son of man, thy brethren, thy brethren, men of thy kindred, and all the house of Israel -- all of it, are they to whom inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, Keep far off from Jehovah;

That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.

But a small number of them I will keep from the sword, from the need of food, and from disease, so that they may make clear all their disgusting ways among the nations where they come; and they will be certain that I am the Lord.

"Son of man, what is this proverb you [people] have about the land of Israel, which goes: The days keep passing by, and every vision fails?

"Son of Man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel, who even now are prophesying, and tell those prophets that keep on prophesying according to what they wish would happen, "Listen to what the LORD says.'"

And thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Woe to those sowing pillows for all joints of the arm, And to those making the kerchiefs For the head of every stature -- to hunt souls, The souls do ye hunt of My people? And the souls ye have do ye keep alive?

Yea, ye pierce Me concerning My people, For handfuls of barley, And for pieces of bread, to put to death Souls that should not die, And to keep alive souls that should not live, By your lying to My people -- hearkening to lies.

Because of paining the heart of the righteous with falsehood, And I have not pained it, And strengthening the hands of the wicked, So as not to turn back from his evil way, To keep him alive,

Even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, only themselves would they keep safe by their righteousness, says the Lord.

Even if these three men were in it, by my life, says the Lord, they would not keep safe their sons or daughters, but only themselves, and the land would be made waste.

Even if these three men were in it, by my life, says the Lord, they would not keep safe their sons or daughters, but only themselves.

Even if Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, by my life, says the Lord, they would not keep son or daughter safe; only themselves would they keep safe through their righteousness.

But still I will keep in mind the agreement made with you in the days when you were young, and I will make with you an eternal agreement.

so the kingdom might be humble and not exalt itself but might keep his covenant in order to endure.

does not oppress anyone or keep what has been given in pledge, does not commit robbery, gives his food to the hungry, and clothes the naked,

"Yet you keep asking, "Why wouldn't the son bear the punishment of his father's sin?' Because the son has done what was lawful and right, and has kept all my statutes and obeyed them, he's certainly going to live.

But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

"Yet you keep saying, "The LORD isn't being consistent with his standards.' Pay attention, you house of Israel: Is my behavior really inconsistent with my standards? Isn't it your behavior that isn't just?

And in the turning back of the wicked From his wickedness that he hath done, And he doth judgment and righteousness, He his soul doth keep alive.

"Therefore, Israel, I'm going to judge you according to the behavior of each and every one of you," declares the Lord GOD. "So repent and turn from all your sins so that sin won't keep on being a stumbling block for you.

I said to them, "Each of you must get rid of the detestable idols you keep before you, and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt; I am the Lord your God."

"But I acted for the sake of my name {to keep it from being profaned} before the eyes of the nations {among whom they lived}, where I made known to them before their eyes, to bring them out from the land of Egypt.

But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they rejected mine ordinances, which if a man keep, he shall live in them; and my sabbaths they greatly profaned. Then I said I would pour out my wrath upon them in the wilderness, to consume them.

"Then I said to their children in the wilderness: Don't follow the statutes of your fathers, defile yourselves with their idols, or keep their ordinances.

I am the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them;

Keep My Sabbaths holy, and they will be a sign between Me and you, so you may know that I am the Lord your God.

"But the children rebelled against Me. They did not follow My statutes or carefully keep My ordinances-the person who does them will live by them. They also profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them and exhausting My anger against them in the wilderness.

because testing is sure to come. "In putting the sword to the test along with the scepter, it won't keep on rejecting, will it?' declares the Lord GOD."

And this answer given by secret arts will seem false to those who have given their oaths and have let them be broken: but he will keep the memory of evil-doing so that they may be taken.

Her priests have violated my Law and profaned my sacred things. They didn't differentiate between what's sacred and what's common. They didn't instruct others to discern clean from unclean things. They refused to keep my Sabbaths.

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

I'll make sure that you go straight to the Pit, into the lowest part of the earth, where you'll be with people who lived in ancient times. You'll keep company there with the dead, who have gone into the Pit. As a result, your city won't be inhabited. Meanwhile, I will display my glory in the land of the living.

"Son of Man, tell Tyre's Commander-in-Chief, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because your heart is arrogant, and because you keep saying, "I have taken my seat, I am a god, seated in God's seat right in the middle of the sea,' and because you're a man, and not a god, even though you pretend that you have a god-like heart"

This is what the Lord has said: The day when he goes down to the underworld, I will make the deep full of grief for him; I will keep back her streams and the great waters will be stopped: I will make Lebanon dark for him, and all the trees of the field will be feeble because of him.

Assyria will be there, along with all of those who keep company with her, all of them killed violently.

""Now, Son of Man, tell this to the house of Israel: "You keep saying, "Our crimes and sins burden us so much that we're rotting away, so how can we keep on living?"'

"And now, Son of Man, say this to your people: "The righteousness of the righteous won't save them when they keep on committing crimes against me, the wickedness of the wicked won't keep them from remaining away when they're turning from their wickedness, and no righteous person will keep on living by their righteousness when they sin.'

"Nevertheless, your people's children keep saying, "Living life the Lord's way isn't right,' when all the while it is their way of living that isn't right.

"And yet you keep saying, "Living life the Lord's way isn't right,' But I will judge every one of you according to the way you live, you house of Israel!"

"Son of Man, those who are living among these ruins of the land of Israel keep saying, "Abraham was only one man, but he was able to possess the land! As for us, we're a multitude, and the land has been given to us as an inheritance.'

So tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "You keep eating flesh along with its blood, you keep looking to your idols, and you keep shedding blood, and you're going to take possession of the land?

You keep trusting in your weapons, you continue to commit loathsome deeds, men keep defiling their neighbors' wives, and you're going to take possession of the land?'

"Now as for you, Son of Man, your nation's children keep gathering together to talk about you beside the walls and at the doorway to their houses. Everyone tells one another, "Please come! Let's go hear what the LORD has to say!'

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

I will also keep you from all your uncleanness: and I will call to the wheat and will multiply it and lay no famine upon you.

I won't be doing any of this for your sake," declares the Lord GOD, "so keep that in mind. Be ashamed and frustrated because of your behavior, you house of Israel!"'"

"These bones represent the entire house of Israel," the LORD explained to me. "Look how they keep saying, "Our bones are dried up, and our future is lost. We've been completely eliminated!'

My servant David will be king over them, and there will be one shepherd for all of them. They will follow My ordinances, and keep My statutes and obey them.

Then the man said to me: "This chamber that faces south is for the priests who keep charge of the temple.

The chamber that faces north is for the priests who keep charge of the altar. These are the sons of Zadok, the ones from the sons of Levi who may approach the Lord to serve Him."

And if they be ashamed of all that they have done, shew them the form of the house, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and the comings in thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the laws thereof: and write it in their sight, that they may keep the whole form thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and do them.

You have not kept charge of My holy things but have appointed [others] to keep charge of My sanctuary for you.

"Yet I will appoint them to keep charge of the house, of all its service and of all that shall be done in it.

They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall come near to my table, to minister unto me, and they shall keep my charge.

And in controversy they shall stand in judgment; and they shall judge it according to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all mine assemblies; and they shall hallow my sabbaths.

But if he gives a gift out of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it shall be his until the year of liberty [the Year of Jubilee]; after that it shall be returned to the prince; only his sons may keep a gift from his inheritance [permanently].

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חגג 
Chagag 
Usage: 16

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

כּבשׁ 
Kabash 
Usage: 14

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

נוה 
Navah 
Usage: 2

נטר 
Natar 
Usage: 9

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

עדר 
`adar 
Usage: 11

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

שׁבח 
Shabach 
praise , still , keep it in , glory , triumph , commend
Usage: 11

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

ἄπταιστος 
Aptaistos 
Usage: 1

βόσκω 
Bosko 
Usage: 6

δεσμοφύλαξ 
Desmophulax 
keeper of the prison , jailor
Usage: 3

διατηρέω 
Diatereo 
Usage: 2

διαφυλάσσω 
Diaphulasso 
Usage: 1

ἑορτάζω 
heortazo 
keep the feast
Usage: 1

θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

θυρωρός 
Thuroros 
Usage: 2

κατάκειμαι 
Katakeimai 
lie , sit at meat , keep , sat down
Usage: 11

κατέχω 
Katecho 
hold , hold fast , keep , possess , stay , take , have , make ,
Usage: 16

κολλάω 
Kollao 
Usage: 8

κρύπτω 
Krupto 
Usage: 10

κωλύω 
Koluo 
Usage: 15

νοσφίζομαι 
Nosphizomai 
Usage: 3

οἰκουρός 
Oikouros 
Usage: 1

παρατίθημι 
Paratithemi 
Usage: 15

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

πράσσω 
Prasso 
do , commit , exact , require , deed , keep , use arts
Usage: 35

σιγάω 
Sigao 
Usage: 9

συναναμίγνυμι 
sunanamignumi 
company with , keep company , have company with
Usage: 3

συνέχω 
sunecho 
be taken with , throng , straiten , keep in , hold , stop , press , lie sick of , constrain , be in a strait
Usage: 10

συντηρέω 
suntereo 
Usage: 2

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

τήρησις 
Teresis 
Usage: 3

ὑποστέλλω 
Hupostello 
Usage: 4

ὑπωπιάζω 
Hupopiazo 
Usage: 1

φρουρέω 
Phroureo 
keep , keep with a garrison
Usage: 4

φύλαξ 
Phulax 
Usage: 3

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25



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