52 occurrences in 13 translations

'Watches' in the Bible

Then he made this solemn vow: "If God remains with me, watches over me throughout this journey that I'm taking, gives me food to eat and clothes to wear,

He watches over His nest like an eagle and hovers over His young; He spreads His wings, catches him, and lifts him up on His pinions.

He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.

"LORD God of Israel, there is no one like you, God in heaven above or on the earth below, who watches over his covenant, showing gracious love to your servants who live their lives in your presence with all their hearts. It is you, LORD God, who have kept your promise to my father, your servant David, that you made to him. Indeed, you made a commitment to my father David and then personally fulfilled what you had promised today.

And they and their sons are over the gates of the house of Jehovah, even of the house of the tent, by watches.

"LORD God of Israel, there is no one like you, God of heaven and earth, who watches over his covenant, showing gracious love to your servants who live their lives in your presence with all their hearts. It is you, LORD God, who has kept your promise to my father, your servant David, that you made to him. Indeed, you made a commitment to my father David and then personally fulfilled what you had promised today.

And the priests were upon their watches, and the Levites with the instruments of music of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endures for ever, when David praised by their hand. Likewise, the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel was on their feet.

Certainly the Lord watches the whole earth carefully and is ready to strengthen those who are devoted to him. You have acted foolishly in this matter; from now on you will have war.

And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.

Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches.

So I made them clean from all strange people, and had regular watches fixed for the priests and for the Levites, everyone in his work;

The adulterer's eye watches for twilight, thinking: No eye will see me, he covers [his] face.

He gives them security and financial support, but he watches everything they do.

But when God is silent, who can declare [Him] guilty? When He hides [His] face, who can see Him? Yet He [watches] over both individuals and nations,

All human beings have looked on it; everyone watches from afar.

He sits in ambush in the villages; in hiding places he slays the innocent; he watches stealthily for the poor (the helpless and unfortunate).

The Lord watches over the blameless all their days, and their inheritance will last forever.

When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

Thou hast taken hold of the watches of mine eyes, I have been moved, and I speak not.

the LORD watches over the innocent; I was brought low, and he delivered me.

For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths.

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

The LORD watches over anyone with knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the unfaithful.

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

One who watches the wind will not sow, and the one who looks at the clouds will not reap.

I sleep, but my heart watches for the voice of my beloved that knocks at the door, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Honesty has disappeared; the one who tries to avoid evil is robbed. The Lord watches and is displeased, for there is no justice.

For I have heard the gossip of the multitudes, "Terror is on every side! Report [him]; let's report him!" Everyone I trusted watches for my fall. "Perhaps he will be deceived so that we might prevail against him and take our vengeance on him."

Hear what the Lord has to say, O nations. Proclaim it in the faraway lands along the sea. Say, "The one who scattered Israel will regather them. He will watch over his people like a shepherd watches over his flock."

Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.

(Pe) The Lord himself has scattered them; he no longer watches over them. They did not honor the priests; they did not show favor to the elders.

An end is come, the end is come; it watches for thee; behold, it is come.

"At that time Michael, the great prince who watches over your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress unlike any other from the nation's beginning up to that time. But at that time your own people, all those whose names are found written in the book, will escape.

A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God.

{My anger burns} against the shepherds, and I will punish the leaders, because Yahweh of hosts watches over his flock, the house of Judah; and he will make them like his majestic horse in war.

so that your fasting will not be noticed by others but by your Father who is in the hidden place. And your Father who watches from the hidden place will reward you."

Otherwise, if he lays a foundation and can't finish the building, everyone who watches will begin to ridicule him

We know [absolutely] that anyone born of God does not [deliberately and knowingly] practice committing sin, but the One Who was begotten of God carefully watches over and protects him [Christ's divine presence within him preserves him against the evil], and the wicked one does not lay hold (get a grip) on him or touch [him].

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁמרת אשׁמוּרה אשׁמרה 
'ashmurah 
Usage: 7

מצפּה 
Mitspeh 
Usage: 2

משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

עיר 
`iyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

צפיּה 
Ts@phiyah 
Usage: 1

צפית 
Tsaphiyth 
Usage: 1

קוּץ 
Quwts 
Usage: 22

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁקד 
Shaqad 
Usage: 12

ἀγρυπνέω 
Agrupneo 
Usage: 2

ἀγρυπνία 
Agrupnia 
Usage: 2

γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

κουστωδία 
Koustodia 
Usage: 3

νήφω 
Nepho 
be sober , watch
Usage: 6

παρατηρέω 
Paratereo 
Usage: 6

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35



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