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Genesis 19:16

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand and upon the hand of his wife and upon the hand of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful unto him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city.

Genesis 48:14

Then Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands with understanding; for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power; thy right hand, O LORD, has dashed the enemy in pieces.

Exodus 17:11-12

And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; but when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. And Moses' hands were heavy, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat upon it; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side and the other on the other side; thus his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

Numbers 27:18

And the LORD said unto Moses, Take Joshua, the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay thine hand upon him

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua, the son of Nun, was full of the Spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the sons of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

And he laid his hands on them and departed from there.

Acts 6:6

these they set before the apostles, and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Judges 3:15

But when the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a saviour, Ehud, the son of Gera, a son of Jemini, a man, who had his right hand impeded, and by him the sons of Israel sent a present unto Eglon, the king of Moab.

Judges 5:26

She put her hand to the stake, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer, and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.

Judges 20:16

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men with their right hands impeded (they were lefthanded); each one could sling stones at a hairs breadth, and not miss.

2 Kings 10:15

And when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab, the son of Rechab; and after he saluted him, he said to him, Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jehonadab answered, It is. If it is, give me thy hand. And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward the oracle of thy holiness.

Psalm 48:10

According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth; thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of the LORD is exalted; the right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, the gift of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Lamentations 2:19

Koph 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.

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire, therefore, that the men in every place, pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and strife.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no longer give thy wheat to be food for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured:

Daniel 5:5-6

In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote. Then the king became pale, and his thoughts troubled him, and the girdings of his loins were unloosed, and his knees smote one against another.

Mark 6:5

And he could do no mighty work there except that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk and healed them.

Mark 7:32

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

Luke 4:40

Now when the sun was setting, all those who had anyone sick with diverse diseases brought them unto him, and laying his hands on each one of them, he healed them.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

And Moses' hands were heavy, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat upon it; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side and the other on the other side; thus his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

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

Acts 6:6

these they set before the apostles, and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua, the son of Nun, was full of the Spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the sons of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire, therefore, that the men in every place, pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and strife.

Lamentations 2:19

Koph 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.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, the gift of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward the oracle of thy holiness.

More verses: Psalm 63:4 Psalm 134:2

hands » Laying on of » In healing

Acts 28:8

And it came to pass that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of dysentery, to whom Paul entered in and prayed and laid his hands on him and healed him.

Mark 7:32

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

Mark 16:18

they shall take away serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands upon the sick, and they shall be healed.

Mark 6:5

And he could do no mighty work there except that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk and healed 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 he goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their rebellions and all their sins, putting them thus upon the head of the he goat and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man prepared for this;

Leviticus 3:2

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, and Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

Leviticus 4:15

And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands upon the head of the bullock before the LORD, and the bullock shall be killed before the LORD.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

And all the elders of that closest city next to the dead man shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley.

Psalm 26:6

I will wash my hands in innocency, so I will walk near unto thine altar, O LORD:

Matthew 27:24

When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person; see ye to it.

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

Then Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands with understanding; for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Matthew 19:15

And he laid his hands on them and departed from there.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

And when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab, the son of Rechab; and after he saluted him, he said to him, Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jehonadab answered, It is. If it is, give me thy hand. And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him 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; and calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus, taking him by the hand, straightened him up; and he arose.

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

Acts 3:7

And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us, and set thou aright the work of our hands upon us; yea, set thou aright the work of our hands.

Job 1:10

Hast thou not made a hedge about him and about his house and about all that he has on every side? Thou hast blessed the work of his hands; therefore, his substance has increased in the land.

Deuteronomy 2:7

For the LORD thy God has blessed thee in all the works of thy hand; he knows thy walking through this great wilderness; these forty years the LORD thy God has been with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.

Deuteronomy 30:9

And the LORD thy God will make thee abound in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body and in the fruit of thy beasts and in the fruit of thy land, for good; for the LORD will turn to rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers,

hands » The right hand » Used in embracing

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in peace, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Song of Songs 2:6

His left hand is under my head, and his right hand embraces me.

Song of Songs 8:3

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of understanding strikes hands and becomes surety in the presence of his friend.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not thou one of them that strike hands or of them that are sureties for debts.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

Job 17:3

Put up now, give me surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with 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 expiation for the guilt, and the priest shall put it upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:25

then he shall kill the lamb of the expiation of the guilt, and the priest shall take some of the blood of the expiation of the guilt and put it upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

And of that which is left of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the expiation for the guilt;

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

Leviticus 3:2

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, and Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

Leviticus 16:21-22

and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live he goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their rebellions and all their sins, putting them thus upon the head of the he goat and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man prepared for this; and that he goat shall bear upon itself all their iniquities unto an uninhabitable land; and he shall send the he goat into the wilderness.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

Then shalt thou kill the ram and take of his blood and put it upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron and upon the tip of the right ears of his sons and upon the thumb of their right hands and upon the great toe of their right feet and sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take some of the blood of the expiation for the guilt, and the priest shall put it upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:17

And of that which is left of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the expiation for the guilt;

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, from the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of the hosts was laid, that the temple might be built.

Nehemiah 2:18

Then I told them how the hand of my God was good upon me and likewise the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they comforted their hands for good.

Zechariah 8:13

And it shall come to pass that as ye were a curse among the Gentiles, O house of Judah and house of Israel; so will I save you that ye might be a blessing; fear not, but let your hands be strong.

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

Then Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and smiting his hands together he said, I called thee to curse my enemies, and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times.

Ezekiel 21:14

Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy and smite thine hands together, and let the sword be doubled the third time, the sword of the slain; this is the sword of great slaughter that shall pierce them.

Ezekiel 21:17

I will also smite my hands together, and I will cause my fury to rest; I the LORD have spoken.

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

Genesis 47:31

And he said, Swear unto me. And he swore unto him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head.

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said unto his eldest slave of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,

Genesis 47:29

And the time drew nigh that Israel must die; and he called his son Joseph and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh and deal with me in mercy and truth; do not bury me, I pray thee, in Egypt;

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

Man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Psalm 28:4

Give them according to their deeds and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render unto them their desert.

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

Psalm 109:31

For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor in spirit to save his soul from those that judge him.

Psalm 110:5

The Lord at thy right hand shall smite the kings in the day of his wrath.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

Jod She laid her hands to the spindle, and her hands held the distaff.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

Then David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and their feet and hung them up over the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ishbosheth and buried it in the sepulchre of Abner in Hebron.

Deuteronomy 25:12

then thou shalt cut off her hand; thine eye shall not pity her.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua, the son of Nun, was full of the Spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the sons of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

And the LORD said unto Moses, Take Joshua, the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay thine hand upon him

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

Exodus 29:20

Then shalt thou kill the ram and take of his blood and put it upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron and upon the tip of the right ears of his sons and upon the thumb of their right hands and upon the great toe of their right feet and sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

Leviticus 8:23-24

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

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of the heavens and of the earth,

Revelation 10:5

And the angel whom I saw standing upon the sea and upon the land lifted up his hand to heaven

hands » Were lifted up » In prayer

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, the gift of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Lamentations 3:41

Nun Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he lacks.

Psalm 104:28

Thou givest unto them, they gather; thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs 6:10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

Proverbs 31:20

Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute.

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

And when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab, the son of Rechab; and after he saluted him, he said to him, Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jehonadab answered, It is. If it is, give me thy hand. And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

Proverbs 11:21

No matter how many covenants he has made with death, the wicked shall not be absolved, but the seed of the righteous shall escape.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

And the three companies blew the shofarot; and breaking the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the shofarot in their right hands to blow with; and they cried, The sword of I AM The Hewer!

Revelation 10:2

And he had in his hand a little open book, and he set his right foot upon the sea and his left foot upon the land

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Writing

Isaiah 44:5

One shall say, I am the LORD's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD and surname himself by the name of Israel.

Galatians 6:11

Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with my own hand.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

And the hand of the LORD was upon Elijah, who girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

2 Kings 13:5

(And the LORD gave Israel a saviour so that they went out from under the hand of the Syrians, and the sons of Israel dwelt in their tents as beforetime.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

And after that there was another war in Gath where there was a man of great stature, that had six fingers on every hand, and six toes on every foot, twenty-four in number; and he also was of the sons of the giant.

Daniel 5:5

In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote.

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

Zechariah 3:1

And he showed me Joshua the high priest, standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.

Psalm 109:6

Set thou the wicked man over him, and let Satan stand at his right hand.

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

And thus shall ye eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins and take my staff in thy hand and go; if thou meet anyone, salute him not; and if anyone salutes thee, answer him not again, and lay my staff upon the face of the child.

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

Psalm 144:11

Redeem me, and save me from the hand of strange sons, whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:

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

Psalm 73:23

Nevertheless I was continually with thee; thou hast apprehended me by my right hand.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

Then Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands with understanding; for Manasseh was the firstborn.

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

But when the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a saviour, Ehud, the son of Gera, a son of Jemini, a man, who had his right hand impeded, and by him the sons of Israel sent a present unto Eglon, the king of Moab.

Judges 20:16

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men with their right hands impeded (they were lefthanded); each one could sling stones at a hairs breadth, and not miss.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! anyone that passes by her shall hiss and wag his hand.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners.

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

Then he brought forth the king's son and put the crown upon him and gave him the testimony, and they made him king by anointing him; and they clapped their hands and said, Long live the king.

Psalm 47:1

O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Bloody

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips pronounce lies; your tongue speaks evil.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever,

Exodus 4:4

And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thy hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

Acts 6:6

these they set before the apostles, and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

And he and his slaves poured themselves out against them by night and smote them and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.

Acts 21:3

Now when we had sighted Cyprus, we left it on the left hand and sailed into Syria and landed at Tyre, for there the ship was to unload her cargo.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

Bathsheba, therefore, went unto King Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her and bowed himself unto her and sat down on his throne and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right hand.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women; the queen stands at thy right hand with a crown of gold from Ophir.

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their cloth is unfit to be a garment, neither shall they cover themselves with their works; their works are works of violence, and the work of iniquity is in their hands.

Psalm 58:2

Yea, in heart ye work iniquity; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

Lift ye up a banner as an example upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, raise the hand, that they may enter in by gates of princes.

Acts 12:17

But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to be silent, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go make these things known unto James and to the brethren. And he departed and went to another place.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life

Psalm 115:7

they have hands, but they shall never touch; they have feet, but they shall never walk; they shall never speak through their throat.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power; thy right hand, O LORD, has dashed the enemy in pieces.

Psalm 17:7

Show thy mercy to be marvellous, O Saviour of those who put their trust in thee, from those that rise up against thy right hand.

hands » The right hand » Place of power

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said unto him, I AM, and ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of the power of God and coming in the clouds of the heaven.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Psalm 26:10

In whose hands are wicked devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Micah 7:3

To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands often, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

Matthew 15:2

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

And some began to spit on him and to cover his face and to buffet him and to say unto him, Prophesy. And the servants struck him with the palms of their hands.

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

Acts 8:17

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

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee; 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 closest city next to the dead man shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley. And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

Lamentations 5:12

Princes were hanged up by their hand; the countenance of the elders was not honoured.

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were armed with bows and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

If there should be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy towns in thy land which the LORD thy God gives thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother,

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

Leviticus 14:28

The priest shall also put of the oil that is in his hand upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot in the place of the blood of the expiation for the guilt.

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

And whoever the one that has the issue touches and has not washed his hands with water, he shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

As I live, saith the LORD, though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet upon my right hand, yet I would pluck thee from there;

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

After that, Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them and came down from offering the sin and the burnt offering and the peace.

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

2 Samuel 20:21

The matter is not so, but a man of Mount Ephraim, Sheba, the son of Bichri, by name, has lifted up his hand against King David; give only him over, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said unto Joab, Behold, his head shall be thrown to thee over the wall.

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

and when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision.

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

Hebrews 6:1-2

Therefore, leaving now the word of the beginning of the establishment of the Christ, let us go on unto perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from works of death, and of faith in God, of the doctrine of the baptisms, and of the laying on of hands, and of the resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

And he answered and said, He that dips his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me.

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the Mighty one of Jacob; from there did the stone of Israel shepherd,

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

Matthew 5:30

And if thy right hand should bring thee occasion to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is better for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

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

Numbers 8:10

and thou shalt bring the Levites before the LORD, and the sons of Israel shall put their hands upon the Levites;

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

But Adonibezek fled, and they pursued after him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his great toes. And Adonibezek said, Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered crumbs under my table; as I have done, so God has recompensed me. And they put him into Jerusalem, and there he died.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not a prophet of the LORD here, that we may enquire of the LORD by him? And one of the king of Israel's slaves answered and said, Here is Elisha, the son of Shaphat, who poured water on the hands of Elijah.

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

Psalm 74:11

Why dost thou withdraw thy hand, even thy right hand? Why dost thou hide it in thy bosom.

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

Psalm 26:10

In whose hands are wicked devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.

hands » Were lifted up » In praise

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no longer give thy wheat to be food for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured:

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of slaves look unto the hand of their masters and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until he shall have mercy upon us.

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

Psalm 9:16

The LORD is known by the judgment which he has executed; the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion (meditate on this for ever). Selah.

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

and my heart has been secretly enticed, and my mouth kissed my hand;

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Murder » Defiles the » hands

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips pronounce lies; your tongue speaks evil.

Topics on Hands

Angels Hands

Ezekiel 1:8

And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and their faces and their wings on all four sides.

Christ's Hands

Matthew 14:31

And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand and caught him and said unto him, O thou of little faith, why didst thou doubt?

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

Matthew 5:30

And if thy right hand should bring thee occasion to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is better for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

Given Into One's Hands

Jeremiah 38:5

Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand, for the king can not do any thing against you.

God's Hands On People

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the LORD came upon him.

God's Hands Stretched Out

Isaiah 14:26

This is the counsel that is purposed upon the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the Gentiles.

Hands On Heads

Jeremiah 2:37

Thou shalt also go forth from him with thine hands upon thine head; for the LORD has rejected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.

Idle Hands

Proverbs 6:10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

And thou shalt cause the bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the testimony, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the bullock.

Laying On Hands For Evil

Leviticus 24:14

Bring forth the one that has blasphemed outside the camp and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua, the son of Nun, was full of the Spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the sons of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

Numbers 8:10

and thou shalt bring the Levites before the LORD, and the sons of Israel shall put their hands upon the Levites;

Laying On Hands To Heal

2 Kings 4:34

Then he went up and lay upon the child and put his mouth upon his mouth and his eyes upon his eyes and his hands upon his hands; thus he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.

Not Given Into One's Hands

Psalm 31:8

and hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a wide place.

Shaking Hands

Job 17:3

Put up now, give me surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?

To Be Given Into One's Hands

1 Samuel 14:37

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