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Genesis 19:16

But while he lingered, the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the hand, for the Lord was merciful to him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city and left him there.

Genesis 48:14

And Israel reached out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands intentionally, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Exodus 17:11-12

When Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed; and when he lowered his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses' hands were heavy and grew weary. So [the other men] took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Then Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side and one on the other side; so his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

Leviticus 1:4

And he shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of the burnt offering [transferring symbolically his guilt to the victim], and it shall be an acceptable atonement for him.

Numbers 27:18

The Lord said to Moses, Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand upon him;

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the Israelites listened to him and did as the Lord commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

And He put His hands upon them, and then went on His way.

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift which is in you, [that special inward endowment] which was directly imparted to you [by the Holy Spirit] by prophetic utterance when the elders laid their hands upon you [at your ordination].

2 Timothy 1:6

That is why I would remind you to stir up (rekindle the embers of, fan the flame of, and keep burning) the [gracious] gift of God, [the inner fire] that is in you by means of the laying on of my hands [ with those of the elders at your ordination].

Judges 3:15

But when the Israelites cried to the Lord, the Lord raised them up a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite, a left-handed man; and by him the Israelites sent tribute to Eglon king of Moab.

Judges 5:26

She put her [left] hand to the tent pin, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer. And with the wooden hammer she smote Sisera, she smote his head, yes, she struck and pierced his temple.

2 Kings 10:15

When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Rechab coming to meet him. He saluted him and said to him, Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours? Jehonadab answered, It is. [Jehu said] If it is, give me your hand. He gave him his hand, and Jehu took him up into the chariot.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplication as I cry to You for help, as I lift up my hands toward Your innermost sanctuary (the Holy of Holies).

Psalm 48:10

As is Your name, O God, so is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness (rightness and justice).

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of the Lord is exalted; the right hand of the Lord does valiantly and achieves strength!

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in holiness and to the sanctuary and bless the Lord [affectionately and gratefully praise Him]!

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before You, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 143:6

I spread forth my hands to You; my soul thirsts after You like a thirsty land [for water]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Lamentations 2:19

Arise [from your bed], cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord. Lift up your hands toward Him for the lives of your young children, who faint from hunger at the head of every street.

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire therefore that in every place men should pray, without anger or quarreling or resentment or doubt [in their minds], lifting up holy hands.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another,

Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has sworn by His right hand and by His mighty arm: Surely I will not again give your grain as food for your enemies, and [the invading sons of] aliens shall not drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

Daniel 5:5-6

Immediately and suddenly there appeared the fingers of a man's hand and wrote on the plaster of the wall opposite the candlestick [so exposed especially to the light] in the king's palace, and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. Then the color and the [drunken] hilarious brightness of the king's face was changed, and his [terrifying] thoughts troubled and alarmed him; the joints and muscles of his hips and back gave way and his knees smote together.

Mark 6:5

And He was not able to do even one work of power there, except that He laid His hands on a few sickly people [and] cured them.

Mark 7:32

And they brought to Him a man who was deaf and had difficulty in speaking, and they begged Jesus to place His hand upon him.

Luke 4:40

Now at the setting of the sun [indicating the end of the Sabbath], all those who had any [who were] sick with various diseases brought them to Him, and He laid His hands upon every one of them and cured them.

Luke 13:13

Then He laid [His] hands on her, and instantly she was made straight, and she recognized and thanked and praised God.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

But Moses' hands were heavy and grew weary. So [the other men] took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Then Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side and one on the other side; so his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

hands » Laying on of » In ordination or consecration of men for service

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift which is in you, [that special inward endowment] which was directly imparted to you [by the Holy Spirit] by prophetic utterance when the elders laid their hands upon you [at your ordination].

1 Timothy 5:22

Do not be in a hurry in the laying on of hands [giving the sanction of the church too hastily in reinstating expelled offenders or in ordination in questionable cases], nor share or participate in another man's sins; keep yourself pure.

2 Timothy 1:6

That is why I would remind you to stir up (rekindle the embers of, fan the flame of, and keep burning) the [gracious] gift of God, [the inner fire] that is in you by means of the laying on of my hands [ with those of the elders at your ordination].

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the Israelites listened to him and did as the Lord commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire therefore that in every place men should pray, without anger or quarreling or resentment or doubt [in their minds], lifting up holy hands.

Lamentations 2:19

Arise [from your bed], cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord. Lift up your hands toward Him for the lives of your young children, who faint from hunger at the head of every street.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before You, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 143:6

I spread forth my hands to You; my soul thirsts after You like a thirsty land [for water]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplication as I cry to You for help, as I lift up my hands toward Your innermost sanctuary (the Holy of Holies).

More verses: Psalm 63:4 Psalm 134:2

hands » Laying on of » In healing

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was sick in bed with recurring attacks of fever and dysentery; and Paul went to see him, and after praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

Mark 7:32

And they brought to Him a man who was deaf and had difficulty in speaking, and they begged Jesus to place His hand upon him.

Mark 16:18

They will pick up serpents; and [even] if they drink anything deadly, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will get well.

Luke 13:13

Then He laid [His] hands on her, and instantly she was made straight, and she recognized and thanked and praised God.

Mark 6:5

And He was not able to do even one work of power there, except that He laid His hands on a few sickly people [and] cured them.

More verses: Luke 4:40

hands » Laying on of » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat and confess over him all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions, all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat [the sin-bearer], and send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is timely (ready, fit).

Leviticus 3:2

He shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the Tent of Meeting; and Aaron's sons the priests shall throw the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 1:4

And he shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of the burnt offering [transferring symbolically his guilt to the victim], and it shall be an acceptable atonement for him.

Leviticus 4:15

The elders of the congregation shall lay their hands upon the head of the bull before the Lord, and the bull shall be killed before the Lord.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Psalm 26:6

I will wash my hands in innocence, and go about Your altar, O Lord,

Matthew 27:24

So when Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but rather that a riot was about to break out, he took water and washed his hands in the presence of the crowd, saying, I am not guilty of nor responsible for this righteous Man's blood; see to it yourselves.

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel reached out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands intentionally, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Matthew 19:15

And He put His hands upon them, and then went on His way.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Rechab coming to meet him. He saluted him and said to him, Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours? Jehonadab answered, It is. [Jehu said] If it is, give me your hand. He gave him his hand, and Jehu took him up into the chariot.

hands » Taken » The little maid's, by jesus

hands » Taken » Dorcas, by peter in restoring life

Acts 9:41

And he gave her his hand and lifted her up. Then calling in God's people and the widows, he presented her to them alive.

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took [ a strong grip of] his hand and began lifting him up, and he stood.

hands » Taken » The lame man's, by peter

Acts 3:7

Then he took hold of the man's right hand with a firm grip and raised him up. And at once his feet and ankle bones became strong and steady,

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty and delightfulness and favor of the Lord our God be upon us; confirm and establish the work of our hands -- "yes, the work of our hands, confirm and establish it.

Job 1:10

Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Deuteronomy 2:7

For the Lord your God has blessed you in all the work of your hand. He knows your walking through this great wilderness. These forty years the Lord your God has been with you; you have lacked nothing.

Deuteronomy 30:9

And the Lord your God will make you abundantly prosperous in every work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, of your cattle, of your land, for good; for the Lord will again delight in prospering you, as He took delight in your fathers,

hands » The right hand » Used in embracing

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, Are you well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand [as if] to kiss him.

Song of Songs 2:6

[I can feel] his left hand under my head and his right hand embraces me!

Song of Songs 8:3

[Then musingly she added] Oh, that his left hand were under my head and that his right hand embraced me!

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of good sense gives a pledge and becomes security for another in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not one of those who strike hands and pledge themselves, or of those who become security for another's debts.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another,

Job 17:3

Give me a pledge with Yourself [acknowledge my innocence before my death]; who is there that will give security for me?

hands » The right hand » Of healed leper touched with blood of his sacrifice

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt or trespass offering and put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:25

And he shall kill the lamb of the guilt or trespass offering, and the priest shall take some of the blood of the offering and put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

And of the rest of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put some on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt or trespass offering [which he has previously placed in each of these places].

hands » Imposition of, used in » Transferring guilt of sacrifices

Leviticus 3:2

He shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the Tent of Meeting; and Aaron's sons the priests shall throw the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 1:4

And he shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of the burnt offering [transferring symbolically his guilt to the victim], and it shall be an acceptable atonement for him.

Leviticus 16:21-22

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat and confess over him all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions, all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat [the sin-bearer], and send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is timely (ready, fit). The goat shall bear upon himself all their iniquities, carrying them to a land cut off (a land of forgetfulness and separation, not inhabited)! And the man leading it shall let the goat go in the wilderness.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

Then you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ears of Aaron and his sons and on the thumb of their right hands and on the great toe of their right feet, and dash the rest of the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt or trespass offering and put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

And of the rest of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put some on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt or trespass offering [which he has previously placed in each of these places].

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

Thus says the Lord of hosts: Let your hands be strong and hardened, you who in these days hear these words from the mouths of the prophets who on the day that the foundation of the house of the Lord of hosts was laid foretold that the temple should be rebuilt.

Nehemiah 2:18

Then I told them of the hand of my God which was upon me for good, and also the words that the king had spoken to me. And they said, Let us rise up and build! So they strengthened their hands for the good work.

Zechariah 8:13

And as you have been a curse and a byword among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing. Fear not, but let your hands be strong and hardened.

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

Then Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, I called you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have done nothing but bless them these three times.

Ezekiel 21:14

Therefore, son of man, prophesy and smite your hands together and let the sword be doubled, yes, trebled in intensity -- "the sword for those to be overthrown and pierced through; it is the sword of great slaughter which encompasses them [so that none can escape, even by entering into their inner chambers].

Ezekiel 21:17

I will also clap My hands, and I will cause My wrath to rest. I the Lord have said it.

hands » Placed under the thigh of a person to whom an oath was made

Genesis 47:31

Then Jacob said, Swear to me [that you will do it]. And he swore to him. And Israel bowed himself upon the head of the bed.

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said to the eldest servant of his house [Eliezer of Damascus], who ruled over all that he had, I beg of you, put your hand under my thigh;

Genesis 47:29

When the time drew near that Israel must die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, If now I have found favor in your sight, put your hand under my thigh and [promise to] deal loyally and faithfully with me. Do not bury me, I beg of you, in Egypt,

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of his words a man shall be satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hands shall come back to him [as a harvest].

Psalm 28:4

Repay them according to their work and according to the wickedness of their doings; repay them according to the work of their hands; render to them what they deserve.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (standing at,) of protection

Psalm 109:31

For He will stand at the right hand of the poor and needy, to save him from those who condemn his life.

Psalm 110:5

The Lord at Your right hand will shatter kings in the day of His indignation.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

She lays her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them over the pool in Hebron. But they took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Hebron in the tomb of Abner [his relative and once chief supporter].

Deuteronomy 25:12

Then you shall cut off her hand; your eyes shall not pity her.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the Israelites listened to him and did as the Lord commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

The Lord said to Moses, Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand upon him;

hands » The right hand » Of priests touched with blood of consecration-ram

Exodus 29:20

Then you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ears of Aaron and his sons and on the thumb of their right hands and on the great toe of their right feet, and dash the rest of the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 8:23-24

And Moses killed it and took some of its blood and put it on the tip of Aaron's right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot. And he brought Aaron's sons and Moses put some of the blood on the tips of their right ears, and the thumbs of their right hands, and the great toes of their right feet; and Moses dashed the blood upon the altar round about.

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand and sworn to the Lord, God Most High, the Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth,

Revelation 10:5

Then the [mighty] angel whom I had seen stationed on sea and land raised his right hand to heaven (the sky),

hands » Were lifted up » In prayer

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before You, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Lamentations 3:41

Let us lift up our hearts and our hands [and then with them mount up in prayer] to God in heaven:

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

But you shall open your hands wide to him and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.

Psalm 104:28

When You give it to them, they gather it up; You open Your hand, and they are filled with good things.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 6:10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down and sleep -- "

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

Proverbs 31:20

She opens her hand to the poor, yes, she reaches out her filled hands to the needy [whether in body, mind, or spirit].

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Rechab coming to meet him. He saluted him and said to him, Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours? Jehonadab answered, It is. [Jehu said] If it is, give me your hand. He gave him his hand, and Jehu took him up into the chariot.

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly [I pledge it] the wicked shall not go unpunished, but the multitude of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be delivered.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

And the three companies blew the trumpets and shattered the pitchers, holding the torches in their left hands, and in their right hands the trumpets to blow [leaving no chance to use swords], and they cried, The sword for the Lord and Gideon!

Revelation 10:2

He had a little book (scroll) open in his hand. He set his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land,

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Writing

Isaiah 44:5

One will say, I am the Lord's; and another will call himself by the name of Jacob; and another will write [even brand or tattoo] upon his hand, I am the Lord's, and surname himself by the [honorable] name of Israel.

Galatians 6:11

See with what large letters I am writing with my own hand. [ Mark carefully these closing words of mine.]

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

Behold, I have indelibly imprinted (tattooed a picture of) you on the palm of each of My hands; [O Zion] your walls are continually before Me.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

The hand of the Lord was on Elijah. He girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel [nearly twenty miles].

2 Kings 13:5

Then the Lord gave Israel a savior [one to rescue and give them peace], so that they escaped from under the hand of the Syrians; and the Israelites dwelt in their tents or homes as before.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

And there was again war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number; he also was a descendant of the giants.

Daniel 5:5

Immediately and suddenly there appeared the fingers of a man's hand and wrote on the plaster of the wall opposite the candlestick [so exposed especially to the light] in the king's palace, and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.

hands » The right hand » The accuser stood at, of the accused

Zechariah 3:1

Then [the guiding angel] showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at Joshua's right hand to be his adversary and to accuse him.

Psalm 109:6

Set a wicked man over him [as a judge], and let [a malicious] accuser stand at his right hand.

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

And you shall eat it thus: [as fully prepared for a journey] your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste. It is the Lord's Passover.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand and go lay my staff on the face of the child. If you meet any man, do not salute him. If he salutes you, do not answer him.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (full of falsehood,) of deceitfulness

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me out of the power of [hostile] alien [tribes] whose mouths speak deceit and whose right hands are right hands [raised in taking] fraudulent oaths.

Psalm 144:8

Whose mouths speak deceit and whose right hands are right hands [raised in taking] fraudulent oaths.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (holding by,) of support

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel reached out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands intentionally, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

But when the Israelites cried to the Lord, the Lord raised them up a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite, a left-handed man; and by him the Israelites sent tribute to Eglon king of Moab.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the joyous and exultant city that dwelt carelessly [feeling so secure], that said in her heart, I am and there is none beside me. What a desolation she has become, a lair for [wild] beasts! Everyone who passes by her shall hiss and wave his hand [indicating his gratification].

Hosea 7:5

On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men.

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

And Jehoiada brought out the king's son and put the crown on him and gave him the Testimony [the Mosaic Law]; and they proclaimed him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, Long live the king!

Psalm 47:1

O clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph and songs of joy!

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Bloody

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 1:15

And when you spread forth your hands [in prayer, imploring help], I will hide My eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood!

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

And the Lord God said, Behold, the man has become like one of Us [the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit], to know [how to distinguish between] good and evil and blessing and calamity; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever -- "

Exodus 4:4

And the Lord said to Moses, Put forth your hand and take it by the tail. And he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand,

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift which is in you, [that special inward endowment] which was directly imparted to you [by the Holy Spirit] by prophetic utterance when the elders laid their hands upon you [at your ordination].

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and attacked and routed them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.

Acts 21:3

After we had sighted Cyprus, leaving it on our left we sailed on to Syria and put in at Tyre, for there the ship was to unload her cargo.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set at his right hand for her, the king's mother.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters are among Your honorable women; at Your right hand stands the queen in gold of Ophir.

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall hasten to stretch out her hands [with the offerings of submission] to God.

Isaiah 1:15

And when you spread forth your hands [in prayer, imploring help], I will hide My eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood!

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs will not serve as clothing, nor will they cover themselves with what they make; their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Psalm 58:2

No, in your heart you devise wickedness; you deal out in the land the violence of your hands.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

Raise up a signal banner upon the high and bare mountain, summon them [the Medes and Persians] with loud voice and beckoning hand that they may enter the gates of the [Babylonian] nobles.

Acts 12:17

But motioning to them with his hand to keep quiet and listen, he related to them how the Lord had delivered him out of the prison. And he said, Report all this to James [the Less] and to the brethren. Then he left and went to some other place.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

[We are writing] about the Word of Life [ in] Him Who existed from the beginning, Whom we have heard, Whom we have seen with our [own] eyes, Whom we have gazed upon [for ourselves] and have touched with our [own] hands.

Psalm 115:7

They have hands, but they handle not; feet have they, but they walk not; neither can they make a sound with their throats.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Psalm 17:7

Show Your marvelous loving-kindness, O You Who save by Your right hand those who trust and take refuge in You from those who rise up against them.

hands » The right hand » Place of power

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, I Am; and you will [all] see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power ( the Almighty) and coming on the clouds of heaven.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Micah 7:3

Both their hands are put forth and are upon what is evil to do it diligently; the prince and the judge ask for a bribe, and the great man utters his evil desire. Thus they twist between them [the course of justice].

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees and all of the Jews do not eat unless [merely for ceremonial reasons] they wash their hands [diligently up to the elbow] with clenched fist, adhering [carefully and faithfully] to the tradition of [practices and customs handed down to them by] their forefathers [to be observed].

Matthew 15:2

Why do Your disciples transgress and violate the rules handed down by the elders of the past? For they do not practice [ceremonially] washing their hands before they eat.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

And some of them began to spit on Him and to blindfold Him and to strike Him with their fists, saying to Him, Prophesy! And the guards received Him with blows and by slapping Him.

John 19:3

And they kept coming to Him and saying, Hail, King of the Jews! [Good health to you! Peace to you! Long life to you, King of the Jews!] And they struck Him with the palms of their hands.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Imparting the gifts of the holy ghost

Acts 19:6

And as Paul laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them; and they spoke in [foreign, unknown] tongues (languages) and prophesied.

Acts 8:17

Then [the apostles] laid their hands on them one by one, and they received the Holy Spirit.

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye is not able to say to the hand, I have no need of you, nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.

hands » Were washed » In token of innocency

Deuteronomy 21:6-7

And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley, And they shall testify, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

Lamentations 5:12

They hung princes by their hands; the persons of elders were not respected.

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were bowmen and could use the right hand or the left to sling stones or shoot arrows from the bow; they were of Saul's kinsmen of Benjamin.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

If there is among you a poor man, one of your kinsmen in any of the towns of your land which the Lord your God gives you, you shall not harden your [minds and] hearts or close your hands to your poor brother;

hands » The right hand » Of healed leper touched with oil

Leviticus 14:28

The priest shall put some of the oil in his hand on the tip of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the places where he has put the blood of the guilt offering.

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

Whomever he who has the discharge touches without rinsing his hands in water shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

As I live, says the Lord, though Coniah [also called Jeconiah and Jehoiachin] son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet [ring] upon My right hand, yet would I tear you off.

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

Then Aaron lifted his hands toward the people and blessed them, and came down [from the altar] after offering the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.

hands » Illustrative » (lifted up against another,) of rebellion

2 Samuel 20:21

That is not true. But a man of the hill country of Ephraim, Sheba son of Bichri, has lifted up his hand against King David. Deliver him only, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said, Behold, his head shall be thrown to you over the wall.

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

And when they knew (perceived, recognized, understood, and acknowledged) the grace (God's unmerited favor and spiritual blessing) that had been bestowed upon me, James and Cephas (Peter) and John, who were reputed to be pillars of the Jerusalem church, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, with the understanding that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised (Jews).

hands » Imposition of, a first principle of the doctrine of Christ

Hebrews 6:1-2

Therefore let us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ (the Messiah), advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity. Let us not again be laying the foundation of repentance and abandonment of dead works (dead formalism) and of the faith [by which you turned] to God, With teachings about purifying, the laying on of hands, the resurrection from the dead, and eternal judgment and punishment. [These are all matters of which you should have been fully aware long, long ago.]

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

He replied, He who has [just] dipped his hand in the same dish with Me will betray Me!

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained strong and steady and rested in the Strength that does not fail him, for the arms of his hands were made strong and active by the hands of the Mighty God of Jacob, by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (cutting off,) of extreme self-denial

Matthew 5:30

And if your right hand serves as a trap to ensnare you or is an occasion for you to stumble and sin, cut it off and cast it from you. It is better that you lose one of your members than that your entire body should be cast into hell (Gehenna).

hands » Imposition of, used in » Setting apart the levites

Numbers 8:10

And you shall present the Levites before the Lord, and the Israelites shall put their hands upon the Levites,

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his big toes. Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off had to gather their food under my table. As I have done, so God has repaid me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there no prophet of the Lord here by whom we may inquire of the Lord? One of the king of Israel's servants answered, Elisha son of Shaphat, who served Elijah, is here.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (withdrawn,) of support withheld

Psalm 74:11

Why do You hold back Your hand, even Your right hand? Draw it out of Your bosom and consume them [make an end of them]!

hands » Right hand, illustrative » (full of bribes,) of corruption

hands » Were lifted up » In praise

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in holiness and to the sanctuary and bless the Lord [affectionately and gratefully praise Him]!

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has sworn by His right hand and by His mighty arm: Surely I will not again give your grain as food for your enemies, and [the invading sons of] aliens shall not drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, and as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, until He has mercy and loving-kindness for us.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Ensnaring to themselves

Psalm 9:16

The Lord has made Himself known; He executes judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion [meditation]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

And my heart has been secretly enticed by them or my mouth has kissed my hand [in homage to them],

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

Then he took hold of the man's right hand with a firm grip and raised him up. And at once his feet and ankle bones became strong and steady,

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth.

Murder » Defiles the » hands

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.

Topics on Hands

Angels Hands

26;1;8

And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides. And the four of them had their faces and their wings thus:

Christ's Hands

40;14;31

Instantly Jesus reached out His hand and caught and held him, saying to him, O you of little faith, why did you doubt?

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

40;5;30

And if your right hand serves as a trap to ensnare you or is an occasion for you to stumble and sin, cut it off and cast it from you. It is better that you lose one of your members than that your entire body should be cast into hell (Gehenna).

Diseased Hands

3;21;19

Or who has a fractured foot or hand,

Given Into One's Hands

24;38;5

Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hands; for the king is in no position to do anything against you.

God's Hands In Opposition

18;13;21

Withdraw Your hand and take this bodily suffering far from me; and let not my [reverent] dread of You terrify me.

God's Hands On People

26;1;3

The word of the Lord came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the Lord was there upon him.

God's Hands Stretched Out

23;14;26

This is the [Lord's] purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth [regarded as conquered and put under tribute by Assyria]; and this is [His omnipotent] hand that is stretched out over all the nations.

Hands On Heads

24;2;37

From [Egypt] also you will come away with your hands upon your head, for the Lord has rejected those in whom you confide, and you will not prosper with [respect to] them.

Idle Hands

20;6;10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down and sleep -- "

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

2;29;10

Then bring the bull before the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon its head.

Laying On Hands For Evil

3;24;14

Bring him who has cursed out of the camp, and let all who heard him lay their hands upon his head; then let all the congregation stone him.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

5;34;9

And Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the Israelites listened to him and did as the Lord commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

4;8;10

And you shall present the Levites before the Lord, and the Israelites shall put their hands upon the Levites,

Laying On Hands To Heal

12;4;34

He went up and lay on the child, put his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands. And as he stretched himself on him and embraced him, the child's flesh became warm.

Laying On Of Hands

54;5;22

Do not be in a hurry in the laying on of hands [giving the sanction of the church too hastily in reinstating expelled offenders or in ordination in questionable cases], nor share or participate in another man's sins; keep yourself pure.

Left Hands

40;6;3

But when you give to charity, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Lifting Hands

54;2;8

I desire therefore that in every place men should pray, without anger or quarreling or resentment or doubt [in their minds], lifting up holy hands.

Not Given Into One's Hands

19;31;8

And You have not given me into the hand of the enemy; You have set my feet in a broad place.

Shaking Hands

18;17;3

Give me a pledge with Yourself [acknowledge my innocence before my death]; who is there that will give security for me?

Those God Gave Into Their Hands

1;14;20

And blessed, praised, and glorified be God Most High, Who has given your foes into your hand! And [Abram] gave him a tenth of all [he had taken].

To Be Given Into One's Hands

9;14;37

And Saul asked counsel of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will You deliver them into the hand of Israel? But He did not answer him that day.