105 occurrences in 14 translations

'Kept' in the Bible

And he said to them, It is not for you to have knowledge of the time and the order of events which the Father has kept in his control.

All of them continued to be stunned and puzzled, and they kept asking one another, "What can this mean?"

He, having knowledge of the future, was talking of the coming again of Christ from the dead, that he was not kept in hell and his body did not see destruction.

And all those who were of the faith kept together, and had all things in common;

Constantly praising God and being in favor and goodwill with all the people; and the Lord kept adding [to their number] daily those who were being saved [from spiritual death].

And while he kept his hands on Peter and John, all the people came running together to the covered way which is named Solomon's, full of wonder.

And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

While you kept it, didn't it remain your own? After it was sold, wasn't it in your power? How is it that you have conceived this thing in your heart? You haven't lied to men, but to God."

The others, in fear, kept back from joining them: but the people made much of them;

As a result, people kept carrying their sick into the streets and placing them on stretchers and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he went by.

The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.

He dealt treacherously with and defrauded our race; he abused and oppressed our forefathers, forcing them to expose their babies so that they might not be kept alive.

At which time Moses came to birth, and he was very beautiful; and he was kept for three months in his father's house:

And when he was put out, Pharaoh's daughter took him and kept him as her son.

I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob. And Moses, shaking with fear, kept his eyes from looking at it.

"Moreover they made a calf at that time, and offered a sacrifice to the idol and kept rejoicing in the gods which their own hands had made.

But Saul kept trying to destroy the church. Going into one house after another, he began dragging off men and women and throwing them in prison.

And great crowds of people with one accord listened to and heeded what was said by Philip, as they heard him and watched the miracles and wonders which he kept performing [from time to time].

And they gave attention to him, because for a long time his wonder-working powers had kept them under his control.

But Philip found himself at Azotus. As he was passing through that region, he kept proclaiming the good news in all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

And when he had taken food his strength came back. And for some days he kept with the disciples who were in Damascus.

But Saul got knowledge of their design. And they kept watch day and night on the roads out of the town, so that they might put him to death:

But they kept trying to take his life. On learning this, the brethren brought him down to Caesarea, and then sent him by sea to Tarsus.

And there he found a certain man named AEneas, which had kept his bed eight years, and was sick of the palsy.

And he, looking on him in fear, said, What is it, Lord? And he said to him, Your prayers and your offerings have come up to God, and he has kept them in mind.

Who said, Cornelius, your prayer has come to the ears of God, and your offerings are kept in his memory.

And he gave orders for them to have baptism in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they kept him with them for some days.

And when Peter came to Jerusalem, those who kept the rule of circumcision had an argument with him,

When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.

"You're crazy!" they told her. But she kept insisting that it was true. Then they said, "It's his angel!"

The people kept shouting, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man!"

"And while John was completing his course, he kept saying, 'What do you suppose that I am? I am not He. But behold, one is coming after me the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.'

As Paul and Barnabas were leaving, the people kept urging them to tell them the same things the next Sabbath.

When the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who kept talking to them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.

They stayed there a considerable time and continued to speak boldly for the Lord, who kept affirming his word of grace and granting signs and wonders to be done by them.

And saying these things, they with difficulty kept the crowds from sacrificing to them.

Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.

But Paul and Barnabas kept on in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of God, with a number of others.

But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.

Following after Paul and us, she kept crying out, saying, "These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation."

She kept doing this for many days until Paul became annoyed, turned to her and told the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus the Messiah to come out of her!" And it came out that very moment.

and they came and appealed to them, and when they had brought them out, they kept begging them to leave the city.

So the brothers sent Paul straight away to the sea: but Silas and Timothy kept there still.

But since they kept opposing and abusing and reviling him, he shook out his clothing [against them] and said to them, Your blood be upon your [own] heads! I am innocent [of it]. From now on I will go to the Gentiles (the heathen).

He had been instructed in the Lord's way, and with spiritual fervor he kept speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only about John's baptism.

But because some of the people were hard-hearted and would not give hearing, saying evil words about the Way before the people, he went away from them, and kept the disciples separate, reasoning every day in the school of Tyrannus.

Many who became believers kept coming to confess and talk about what they had been doing.

In that way the word of the Lord kept spreading and triumphing.

After listening to this harangue, they became furiously angry and kept calling out, "Great is the Ephesian Diana!"

The people, meanwhile, kept shouting, some one thing and some another; for the assembly was all uproar and confusion, and the greater part had no idea why they had come together.

And on the first day of the week, when we were assembled together to break bread [ the Lord's Supper], Paul discoursed with them, intending to leave the next morning; and he kept on with his message until midnight.

and a young man named Eutychus was sitting on a window sill and sank into a deep sleep as Paul kept on speaking. When he was overcome by sleep he fell down from the third story, and was picked up dead.

For Paul's purpose was to go past Ephesus, so that he might not be kept in Asia; for he was going quickly, in order, if possible, to be at Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost.

And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,

For I never shrank or kept back or fell short from declaring to you the whole purpose and plan and counsel of God.

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.

So we located some disciples and stayed there for seven days. Through the Spirit, they kept telling Paul not to go to Jerusalem,

Some in the crowd kept shouting back one thing and others something else, and since he could not ascertain the facts because of the furor, he ordered that Paul be removed to the barracks.

(And when they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith,)

I persecuted this Way, even executing people, and kept tying up both men and women and putting them in prison,

And one Ananias, a God-fearing man, who kept the law, and of whom all the Jews in that place had a high opinion,

"I said, "Lord, they themselves know that in every synagogue I kept imprisoning and beating those who believe in you.

And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.

Then immediately those who were about to examine him kept away from him, and the military tribune also was afraid [when he] realized that he was a Roman citizen and that {he had tied him up}.

I will hear thee, said he, when thine accusers are also come. And he commanded him to be kept in Herod's judgment hall.

Then he gave orders to the centurion for him to be kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from ministering to him.

But after two years Porcius Festus took the place of Felix, who, desiring to have the approval of the Jews, kept Paul in chains.

And [there] the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews laid charges before him against Paul, and they kept begging and urging him,

But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, and that he himself would depart shortly thither.

Instead, they had several arguments with him about their own religion and about a certain Jesus who had died but Paul kept asserting he was alive.

But when Paul had appealed to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Caesar.

"And as I punished them often in all the synagogues, I tried to force them to blaspheme; and being furiously enraged at them, I kept pursuing them even to foreign cities.

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

For this reason the Jewish leaders grabbed me in the Temple and kept trying to kill me.

For many days neither sun nor stars appeared, and the severe storm kept raging; finally all hope that we would be saved was disappearing.

Then fearing that we might fall off [our course] onto rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and kept wishing for daybreak to come.

Right up to daybreak Paul kept urging all of them to eat something. He said, "Today is the fourteenth day that you have been waiting and going without food, not eating anything.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אצל 
'atsal 
Usage: 5

חיה חיא 
Chaya' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

נטר 
N@tar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do , made , cut , do , do , worketh , executed , goeth , kept , moved , wrought
Usage: 28

ἀπόκρυφος 
Apokruphos 
Usage: 1



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