Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, lay thine hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man, or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?
Turn round to me, and be astonished, and lay hand on mouth!
Rulers, restrained speech, and, a hand, laid they on their mouth;
Lo! I am of no account, what shall I reply to thee? My hand, have I laid on my mouth:
If thou hast acted basely by lifting thyself up, - if thou hast plotted evil, put thy hand to thy mouth!
Nations, shall see, that they may turn pale at all their valour, - they shall lay hand on mouth, their ears, shall be silent:
And Micah said unto him - Dwell with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and, I, will give thee ten pieces of silver by the year, and a suit of apparel, and thy sustenance. So the Levite went.
2 Kings 6:21
Then said the king of Israel unto Elisha, when he saw them, - Shall I smite - shall I smite, my father?
2 Kings 8:8
So the king said unto Hazael - Take in thy hand a present, and go to meet the man of God, - so shalt thou enquire of Yahweh, from him, saying, Shall I recover from this sickness?
2 Kings 13:14
Now, Elisha, had fallen sick of his sickness whereof he was about to die, - so then Joash king of Israel came down unto him, and wept upon his face, and said, My father! my father! The chariots of Israel and the horsemen thereof!
And, father, be none of you called, upon the earth, for, one, is your Father, the Heavenly;