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Genesis 19:16

But Lot kept lingering in the city, so the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters (because of the LORD's compassion for him!), brought them out of the city, and left them outside.

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand, laying it on Ephraim's head (he was the younger son) and laying his left hand on Manasseh's head (even though Manasseh was the firstborn).

Exodus 17:11-12

Whenever Moses raised his hand, the Israelis prevailed, but when his hand remained at his side, then the Amalekites prevailed. When Moses' hands became heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other, and so his hands were steady until the sun went down.

Leviticus 1:4

He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted for him as an atonement on his behalf.

Numbers 27:18

"Select Nun's son Joshua. The Spirit is in that man," the LORD answered Moses. "You are to lay your hand on him

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Nun's son Joshua was full of the spirit of wisdom, because Moses had placed his hands on him, so Israelis listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

When he had laid his hands on them, he went on from there.

Acts 6:6

They had these men stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

Judges 3:15

But when the Israelis cried out to the LORD, the LORD raised up Gera's son Ehud, a left-handed descendant of Benjamin, as a deliverer for them. The Israelis paid tribute through him to king Eglon of Moab.

Judges 5:26

She reached out one hand for the tent peg, and her other for the workman's mallet. Then she struck Sisera, smashing his head, shattering and piercing his temple.

2 Kings 10:15

After he left there, he encountered Rechab's son Jehonadab. After he greeted him, Jehu asked him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours?" "It is," Jehonadab answered.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the sound of my supplications when I cry to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.

Psalm 48:10

God, according to your name, so is your praise to the ends of the earth. Your right hand is filled with righteousness.

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of the LORD is exalted! The right hand of the LORD is victorious!"

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands to the Holy Place and bless the LORD.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.

Lamentations 2:19

Get up and cry aloud in the night, at the beginning of every hour. Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord! Lift up your hands toward him for the lives of your children, who are fainting away at every street corner.

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger,

Isaiah 62:8

"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

Daniel 5:5-6

At that moment, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall. While the king watched the back of the hand as it was writing, his facial expression changed. Utterly frightened, he lost control of his own bowels and his knees knocked together.

Mark 7:32

Some people brought him a deaf man who also had a speech impediment. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

Luke 4:40

When the sun was setting, everyone who had any friends suffering from various diseases brought them to him. He placed his hands on each of them and began healing them.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

When Moses' hands became heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other, and so his hands were steady until the sun went down.

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

Acts 6:6

They had these men stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Nun's son Joshua was full of the spirit of wisdom, because Moses had placed his hands on him, so Israelis listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative.

Lamentations 2:19

Get up and cry aloud in the night, at the beginning of every hour. Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord! Lift up your hands toward him for the lives of your children, who are fainting away at every street corner.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the sound of my supplications when I cry to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.

More verses: Psalm 63:4 Psalm 134:2

hands » Laying on of » In healing

Acts 28:8

The father of Publius happened to be sick in bed with fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, prayed, and healed him by placing his hands on him.

Mark 7:32

Some people brought him a deaf man who also had a speech impediment. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

Mark 16:18

and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

More verses: Luke 4:40

hands » Laying on of » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

Aaron is to lay his two hands upon the head of the male goat and confess over it the sins of Israel, all their transgressions, and all their sins, thus placing them on the head of the male goat that he'll then send out to the wilderness by the hand of a man capable of carrying out this task.

Leviticus 3:2

Then the presenter is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.

Leviticus 1:4

He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted for him as an atonement on his behalf.

Leviticus 4:15

where the elders of the community are to lay their hands on the head of the bull in the LORD's presence and slaughter it.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

All the elders of the city nearest the dead body are to wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Psalm 26:6

I wash my hands innocently. I go around your altar, LORD,

Matthew 27:24

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves."

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand, laying it on Ephraim's head (he was the younger son) and laying his left hand on Manasseh's head (even though Manasseh was the firstborn).

Matthew 19:15

When he had laid his hands on them, he went on from there.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

After he left there, he encountered Rechab's son Jehonadab. After he greeted him, Jehu asked him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours?" "It is," Jehonadab answered.

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

hands » Taken » Dorcas, by peter in restoring life

Acts 9:41

He extended his hand and helped her get up. Then he called the saints, including the widows, and gave her back to them alive.

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took his hand and helped him up, and he stood up.

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

Acts 3:7

Then Peter took hold of his right hand and began to help him up. Immediately his feet and ankles became strong,

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Job 1:10

Haven't you surrounded him with a fence on all sides, around his house, and around all that he owns? You have blessed everything he puts his hands on and you have increased his livestock in the land.

Deuteronomy 2:7

Indeed, the LORD your God blessed all the works of your hands. He knows about your travels through this vast desert. The LORD your God was with you these past 40 years, so that you didn't lack anything.

Deuteronomy 30:9

and the LORD your God will prosper you abundantly in all that you do, along with your children, your livestock, and the produce of your fields, because the LORD your God will again be delighted with you for good, just as he was delighted with your ancestors,

hands » The right hand » Used in embracing

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,

Song of Songs 2:6

I wish that his left hand were under my head, and that his right hand were embracing me!

Song of Songs 8:3

Let his left hand be under my head, and let his right hand embrace me.

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A man who lacks sense cosigns a loan, becoming a guarantor for his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

Don't be one of those who make promises to guarantee loans for debts.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger,

Job 17:3

Offer, then, some collateral on my behalf. Is there anyone who will be my guarantor?

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

Leviticus 14:14

"Then the priest is to take some of the blood from the guilt offering and place it on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, and on his right great toe.

Leviticus 14:25

Then he is to take the lamb for the guilt offering and place some blood from the guilt offering on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, and on his right great toe.

Leviticus 14:17

"As to the remainder of the olive oil in his palm, he is to place some on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, on his right great toe, and on the blood of the guilt offering.

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

Leviticus 3:2

Then the presenter is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.

Leviticus 1:4

He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted for him as an atonement on his behalf.

Leviticus 16:21-22

Aaron is to lay his two hands upon the head of the male goat and confess over it the sins of Israel, all their transgressions, and all their sins, thus placing them on the head of the male goat that he'll then send out to the wilderness by the hand of a man capable of carrying out this task. The male goat will bear on itself all their sins to a solitary land as Aaron sends the goat out to the wilderness.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

You are to slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear, the lobe of his sons' right ears, the thumbs of their right hands, and the big toes of their right feet. Then you are to scatter the rest of the blood around the altar.

Leviticus 14:14

"Then the priest is to take some of the blood from the guilt offering and place it on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, and on his right great toe.

Leviticus 14:17

"As to the remainder of the olive oil in his palm, he is to place some on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, on his right great toe, and on the blood of the guilt offering.

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Be strong so the Temple can be built, you who are now listening to this message spoken by the prophets when the foundation was laid to the Temple of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Nehemiah 2:18

Then I told them how good my God had been to me, and about what the king had told me. They replied, "Let's get out there and build!" So they encouraged themselves to do good.

Zechariah 8:13

Furthermore, house of Judah and house of Israel, even though you used to be a curse among the nations, now I will surely save you, and you will be a blessing. Stop being afraid. Instead, grow stronger.'"

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

Balak flew into a rage and he started hitting his fists together. "I called you to curse my enemies," he yelled at Balaam. "But look here! You've blessed them three times!

Ezekiel 21:14

"Now, Son of Man, prophesy as you strike your hands together. Let the sword that fatally wounds be doubled and tripled. That great, slaughtering sword closes in on them. I've set in place a slaughtering sword at the entrance to all their gates,

Ezekiel 21:17

I will also clap my hands; then my anger will subside. I, the LORD have spoken it."

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

Genesis 47:31

"Promise me," Israel insisted. So Joseph promised. Then Israel collapsed on his bed.

Genesis 24:2

So Abraham instructed his servant, who was the oldest member of his household and in charge of everything he owned, "Make this solemn oath to me

Genesis 47:29

As the time approached for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and addressed him. "Please," he asked, "if you're happy with me, make a solemn promise that you'll treat me fairly and kindly by not burying me in Egypt.

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him.

Psalm 28:4

Reward them according to their deeds; according to the evil of their actions. Reward them based on what they do; give them what they deserve.

Isaiah 3:11

"How terrible it will be for the wicked! Disaster is headed their way, because what they did with their hand will be repaid to them.

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

Psalm 109:31

for he stands at the right hand of the needy one, to deliver him from his accusers. A Davidic psalm

Psalm 110:5

The Lord is at your right hand; he will utterly destroy kings in the time of his wrath.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

She works with her own hands on her clothes her hands work the sewing spindle.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

So David commanded his personal guards, and they killed Rechab and Baanah, cut off their hands and feet, and hung up their bodies beside the pool at Hebron. They took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Abner's tomb at Hebron.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Nun's son Joshua was full of the spirit of wisdom, because Moses had placed his hands on him, so Israelis listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

"Select Nun's son Joshua. The Spirit is in that man," the LORD answered Moses. "You are to lay your hand on him

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

Exodus 29:20

You are to slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear, the lobe of his sons' right ears, the thumbs of their right hands, and the big toes of their right feet. Then you are to scatter the rest of the blood around the altar.

Leviticus 8:23-24

Moses then slaughtered it, took some of its blood, and put it on Aaron's right earlobe, right thumb, and right great toe. Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, took some of the ram's blood, put it on their right earlobes, on their right thumbs, and on their right great toes, and then poured the blood on the altar and all around it.

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

But Abram answered the king of Sodom, "I have made an oath to the LORD God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,

Revelation 10:5

Then the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven.

hands » Were lifted up » In prayer

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.

Lamentations 3:41

Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven.

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

Instead, be sure to open your hand to him and lend him enough to lessen his need.

Psalm 104:28

They receive what you give them; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 21:25

What the lazy person craves will kill him, because his hands refuse to work.

Proverbs 6:10

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

After he left there, he encountered Rechab's son Jehonadab. After he greeted him, Jehu asked him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours?" "It is," Jehonadab answered.

Proverbs 11:21

Be sure of this: the wicked will not go unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will go free.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

When the three companies sounded their trumpets and broke the jars, they held the torches in their left hands and sounded their trumpets with their right hands. Then they cried out, "A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!"

Revelation 10:2

He held a small, opened scroll in his hand. Setting 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 belong to the LORD,' and another will call himself by the name of Jacob; still another will have written on his hand, "the LORD's,' and will adopt the name of Israel."

Galatians 6:11

Look at how large these letters are because I am writing with my own hand!

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

Look! I've inscribed you on the palms of my hands, and your walls are forever before me.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

After Ahab had left, the hand of the LORD came upon Elijah, and he tucked his mantle into his belt and outran Ahab in a race to the city gate of Jezreel.

2 Kings 13:5

The LORD provided Israel with a deliverer, so they escaped the Aramean oppression while the descendants of Israel lived in tents as they had formerly.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

Later on, there was another battle at Gath, where there was a very tall man with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot 24 in number who had also been fathered by giants.

Daniel 5:5

At that moment, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall.

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

Zechariah 3:1

Then I saw Joshua the High Priest standing in the presence of the angel of the LORD, with Satan standing at his right to oppose him.

Psalm 109:6

Appoint an evil person over him; may an accuser stand at his right side.

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

""This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it hurriedly it's the LORD's Passover.

2 Kings 4:29

At this he told Gehazi, "Get ready to run! Take my staff in your hand, and get on the road. Don't greet anyone you meet. If anyone greets you, don't respond. Just go lay my staff on the youngster's face."

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

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

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand, laying it on Ephraim's head (he was the younger son) and laying his left hand on Manasseh's head (even though Manasseh was the firstborn).

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

But when the Israelis cried out to the LORD, the LORD raised up Gera's son Ehud, a left-handed descendant of Benjamin, as a deliverer for them. The Israelis paid tribute through him to king Eglon of Moab.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This is that carefree city that lived irresponsibly, that told herself, "Me first!' and, "There will be no one else!' How ruined she has become a habitat for wild animals! Everyone who passes by her will sneer at her and make obscene gestures!"

Hosea 7:5

"On the king's festival day the princes got drunk from wine, so the king joined the mockers.

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

Then he brought out the king's son, put the royal crown on him, presented him with the Testimony, and installed him as king. They anointed him, applauded, and said, "May the king live!"

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Bloody

Isaiah 59:3

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

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

Later, the LORD God said, "Look! The man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, so he won't reach out, also take from the tree of life, eat, and then live forever "

Exodus 4:4

Then God told Moses, "Reach out and grab its tail." So he reached out, grabbed it, and it became a staff in his hand.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

Acts 6:6

They had these men stand before the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

During the night, Abram and his servants divided his forces, conquered his enemies, and pursued them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus.

Acts 21:3

We came in sight of Cyprus, and leaving it on our left, we sailed on to Syria and landed at Tyre because the ship was to unload its cargo there.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to talk to King Solomon for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, and sat down on his throne. He ordered a throne be set in place for his mother. She sat on a throne to his right

Psalm 45:9

The king's daughters are among your honorable women; the queen, dressed in gold from Ophir, has taken her place at your right hand."

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Envoys will come from Egypt. Let the Ethiopians stretch out their hands to God.

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their cobwebs cannot become clothing, they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are deeds of iniquity, and acts of violence fill their hands.

Psalm 58:2

As a matter of fact, in your heart you plan iniquities! In the land your hands are violent!

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

"Raise a banner on a bare hilltop! Cry out loud to them! Give a wave of the hand, signaling for them to enter the gates of the nobles.

Acts 12:17

He motioned to them with his hand to be quiet, and then he told them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. He added, "Tell this to James and the brothers." Then he left and went somewhere else.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

What existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we observed and touched with our own hands this is the Word of life!

Psalm 115:7

They have hands, but cannot touch; feet, but cannot walk; they cannot even groan with their throats.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Psalm 17:7

Show forth your gracious love, save those who take refuge in you from those who rebel against your sovereign power.

hands » The right hand » Place of power

Mark 14:62

Jesus said, "I AM, and "you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power' and "coming with the clouds of heaven.'"

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Psalm 26:10

Their hands are filled with wicked schemes, and their right hands with bribes.

Micah 7:3

And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

(The Pharisees and indeed all the Jewish people don't eat unless they wash their hands properly, following the tradition of their elders.

Matthew 15:2

"Why do your disciples disregard the tradition of the elders? They don't wash their hands when they eat."

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

Some of them began to spit on him. They blindfolded him and kept hitting him with their fists and telling him, "Prophesy!" Even the servants took him and slapped him around.

John 19:3

They kept coming up to him and saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!" Then they began to slap him on the face.

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

Acts 8:17

Then Peter and John laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

The eye cannot say to the hand, "I don't need you," or the head to the feet, "I don't need you."

hands » Were washed » In token of innocency

Deuteronomy 21:6-7

All the elders of the city nearest the dead body are to wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley, and they are to make this declaration: "Our hands didn't shed this blood, nor were we witnesses to the crime.

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

Lamentations 5:12

Princes they have hung by their hands; elders they have disrespected.

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

Equipped as archers, they could use both their right and left hands to shoot arrows and hurl stones. As descendants of Benjamin, they were Saul's relatives.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

"If there should be a poor man among your relatives in one of the cities of the land that the LORD your God is about to give you, don't be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your poor relative.

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

Leviticus 14:28

The priest is to place oil from his palm on the right earlobe of the person being cleansed, on his right thumb, on his right great toe, and where the blood for the guilt offering is poured.

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

"Anyone whom the one with the discharge touches without rinsing his hands with water is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

"As certainly as I'm alive and living," declares the LORD, "even if Jehoiakim's son King Jehoiachin of Judah were a signet ring on my right hand, I would pull you off

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

Aaron raised his hand toward the people and blessed them. Then he came down from the altar after offering the sin, whole burnt, and peace offerings.

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

2 Samuel 20:21

That's a lie! But there is a man from the Ephraim hill country he's known as Bichri's son Sheba who has rebelled against King David. Turn him over and I'll withdraw from the city!"

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

So when James, Cephas, and John (who were reputed to be leaders) recognized the grace that had been given me, they gave Barnabas and me the right hand of fellowship, agreeing that we should go to the gentiles and they to the circumcised.

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

Hebrews 6:1-2

Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

He replied, "The man who has dipped his hand into the bowl with me will betray me.

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock,

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

Matthew 5:30

And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away from you. It is better for you to lose one of your body parts than to have your whole body go into hell."

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

Numbers 8:10

Bring the descendants of Levi into the LORD's presence and have the Israelis lay their hands on the descendants of Levi.

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

Adoni-bezek ran off, but they pursued him, caught him, and amputated his thumbs and big toes. Adoni-bezek used to brag, "Seventy kings without thumbs and big toes used to eat what was left under my table. God has repaid me for what I've done." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he later died there.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

Jehoshaphat asked, "Isn't there a prophet who belongs to the LORD and through whom we can ask the LORD a question?" One of the king of Israel's attendants replied, "Shaphat's son Elisha lives here. He used to be Elijah's personal attendant."

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

Psalm 74:11

Why do you not withdraw your hand your right hand from your bosom and destroy them?

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

Psalm 26:10

Their hands are filled with wicked schemes, and their right hands with bribes.

hands » Were lifted up » In praise

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands to the Holy Place and bless the LORD.

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Consider this: as the eyes of a servant focus on what his master provides, and as the eyes of a female servant focus on what her mistress provides, so our eyes focus on the LORD our God, until he has mercy on us.

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

Psalm 9:16

The LORD has made himself known, executing judgment. The wicked are ensnared by what their hands have made. Interlude

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

so that in the depths of my deceived heart I worshipped them with my mouth and hands,

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

Then Peter took hold of his right hand and began to help him up. Immediately his feet and ankles became strong,

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

He frustrates the plans of the crafty; so that what they work for never succeeds.

Murder » Defiles the » hands

Isaiah 59:3

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

Topics on Hands

Angels Hands

Ezekiel 1:8

From under their wings there were human hands on their four sides.

Christ's Hands

Matthew 14:31

At once Jesus reached out his hand, caught him, and asked him, "You who have so little faith, why did you doubt?"

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

Matthew 5:30

And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away from you. It is better for you to lose one of your body parts than to have your whole body go into hell."

Given Into One's Hands

Jeremiah 38:5

King Zedekiah said, "Look, he's in your hands, and the king can do nothing to you."

God's Hands In Opposition

Job 13:21

Withdraw your hand far from me and keep me from being petrified with terror.

God's Hands On People

Ezekiel 1:3

a message from the LORD came directly to Buzi's son Ezekiel, the priest, by the Chebar River in the land of the Chaldeans. The hand of the LORD rested upon him there.

God's Hands Stretched Out

Isaiah 14:26

"This is what I've planned for the whole earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out over all the nations.

Hands On Heads

Jeremiah 2:37

You will also go out from this place with your hands over your heads. For the LORD has rejected those in whom you trust, and you won't prosper through them."

Idle Hands

Proverbs 6:10

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

"You are to bring the bull in front of the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull.

Laying On Hands For Evil

Leviticus 24:14

"Take the one who cursed outside the camp. Everyone who heard him is to lay their hands on his head. Then the entire congregation is to stone him to death.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Nun's son Joshua was full of the spirit of wisdom, because Moses had placed his hands on him, so Israelis listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

Numbers 8:10

Bring the descendants of Levi into the LORD's presence and have the Israelis lay their hands on the descendants of Levi.

Laying On Hands To Heal

2 Kings 4:34

Then he approached the child and lay down with his mouth near the child's, with his eyes near those of the child, and taking the child's hands in his. As Elisha stretched himself on the child, the child's flesh began to grow warm.

Not Given Into One's Hands

Psalm 31:8

You have not delivered me into the hand of the enemy, but you have set my feet in a sturdy place.

Shaking Hands

Job 17:3

Offer, then, some collateral on my behalf. Is there anyone who will be my guarantor?

To Be Given Into One's Hands

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But God did not answer him that day.

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