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Genesis 19:16

But [when] he lingered, the men seized him by his hand and his wife's hand, and his two daughters by hand, on account of the mercy of Yahweh upon him. And they brought him out and set him outside of the city.

Genesis 48:14

And Israel stretched out his right hand and put [it] on the head of Ephraim (now he was the younger), and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands, for Manasseh [was] the firstborn.

Exodus 17:11-12

And when Moses raised his hand, Israel would prevail, but when he rested his hand, Amalek would prevail. But the hands of Moses [were] heavy, and they took a stone and placed it under him, and he sat on it; Aaron and Hur supported his hands, {one on each side}, and his hands [were] steady until {sundown}.

Leviticus 1:4

" 'He must lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted for him [in order] to make atonement for him.

Numbers 27:18

Then Yahweh said to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is [the] spirit, and place your hand on him.

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom because Moses had placed his hands on him, and the {Israelites} listened to him, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

And he laid his hands on them [and] traveled on from there.

Acts 6:6

whom they stood before the apostles. And they prayed [and] placed [their] hands on them.

Judges 3:15

And the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjaminite and {a left-handed man}. And the {Israelites} sent a tribute to Eglon king of Moab {through him}.

Judges 5:26

She reached out her hand to the peg, and her right hand for the workman's hammer; and she struck Sisera, crushed his head, and she shattered and pierced his temple.

Judges 20:16

From all these troops [were] seven hundred well-trained men {who were left-handed}; each one could sling with a stone at a hair and not miss.

2 Kings 10:15

Next he went from there and found Jehonadab the son of Recab to meet him. He greeted him and asked him, "{Is your heart right with me as my heart is with you}?" Then Jehonadab said, "Yes, it is. Give your hand!" And he gave his hand and took him up to him on the chariot.

Psalm 28:2

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

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.

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of Yahweh [has] exalted; the right hand of Yahweh [has] done valiantly.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in [the] sanctuary and bless Yahweh.

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set before you [as] incense, the lifting up of my palms [as the] evening offering.

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the night watches; pour out your heart like water, before the face of the Lord. Lift to him your hands, for the life of your children, who faint in starvation, at the head of all streets."

Proverbs 6:1

My child, if you have pledged to your neighbor, [if] you have bound {yourself} to the stranger,

Isaiah 62:8

Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by {his mighty arm}, "Surely I will never again give your grain [as] food to {your enemies}, and surely {foreigners} shall not drink your new wine at which you have labored."

Daniel 5:5-6

{Immediately} {human fingers} appeared and they wrote {opposite} the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, and the king was watching the palm of the hand that was writing. Then his face changed and his thoughts terrified him, and {his hip joints gave way} and {his knees knocked together}.

Mark 6:5

And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his hands on a few sick [people] [and] heal [them].

Mark 7:32

And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had difficulty speaking, and they were imploring him that he would place his hand on him.

Luke 4:40

Now [as] the sun was setting, all who had those who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and placing [his] hands on every one of them, he healed them.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

But the hands of Moses [were] heavy, and they took a stone and placed it under him, and he sat on it; Aaron and Hur supported his hands, {one on each side}, and his hands [were] steady until {sundown}.

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

Acts 6:6

whom they stood before the apostles. And they prayed [and] placed [their] hands on them.

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom because Moses had placed his hands on him, and the {Israelites} listened to him, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the night watches; pour out your heart like water, before the face of the Lord. Lift to him your hands, for the life of your children, who faint in starvation, at the head of all streets."

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set before you [as] incense, the lifting up of my palms [as the] evening offering.

Psalm 28:2

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

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 lying down, afflicted with fever and dysentery. Paul went to {him} and [after] praying, he placed [his] hands on him [and] healed him.

Mark 7:32

And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had difficulty speaking, and they were imploring him that he would place his hand on him.

Mark 16:18

they will pick up snakes. And if they drink any deadly [poison] it will never hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick and {they will get} well."

Mark 6:5

And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his hands on a few sick [people] [and] heal [them].

More verses: Luke 4:40

hands » Laying on of » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

And Aaron shall place his two hands on the living goat's head, and he shall confess over it all the {Israelites}' iniquities and all their transgressions for all their sins, and he shall put them on the goat's head, and he shall send [it] away into the desert {with} a man [standing] ready.

Leviticus 3:2

He must lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance of the tent of assembly, and Aaron's sons shall sprinkle the blood on the altar all around.

Leviticus 1:4

" 'He must lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted for him [in order] to make atonement for him.

Leviticus 4:15

And the elders of the community shall place their hands on the bull's head before Yahweh, and he shall slaughter the bull before Yahweh.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

And all of the elders of that city nearest to the slain person shall wash their hands over the heifer [with] the broken neck in the wadi.

Psalm 26:6

I will wash my hands in innocence, and I will walk about your altar, O Yahweh,

Matthew 27:24

So Pilate, [when he] saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but instead an uproar was developing, took water [and] washed his hands before the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this man. You see to [it]!"

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel stretched out his right hand and put [it] on the head of Ephraim (now he was the younger), and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands, for Manasseh [was] the firstborn.

Matthew 19:15

And he laid his hands on them [and] traveled on from there.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

Next he went from there and found Jehonadab the son of Recab to meet him. He greeted him and asked him, "{Is your heart right with me as my heart is with you}?" Then Jehonadab said, "Yes, it is. Give your hand!" And he gave his hand and took him up to him on 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] raised her up. And he called the saints and the widows [and] presented her alive.

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took hold of his hand [and] raised him up, and he stood up.

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

Acts 3:7

And taking hold of him by the right hand, he raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankles were made strong.

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish for us the work of our hands, yes, the work of our hands, establish it.

Job 1:10

Have you not put a fence around him and his household and around {all that belongs to him} {on every side}? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock has increased in the land.

Deuteronomy 2:7

The fact of the matter is, Yahweh your God has blessed you in {all the work you have done}; he knows {your travels} [with respect to] this great wilderness; forty years Yahweh your God [has been] with you; you have not lacked a thing." '

Deuteronomy 30:9

And Yahweh your God will make you prosperous {in all your undertakings}, and in the fruit of your livestock and in the fruit of your ground {abundantly}, for Yahweh {will again rejoice} over you, [just] as he rejoiced over your ancestors.

hands » The right hand » Used in embracing

2 Samuel 20:9

Then Joab said to Amasa, "Is it peace, O you my brother?" Then the right hand of Joab took hold of the beard of Amasa [as if] 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 is] under my head, and his right [hand] embraces me.

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A person who lacks {sense} {pledges}; he becomes security before his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

Do not be with those who {give a pledge} {by becoming} surety.

Proverbs 6:1

My child, if you have pledged to your neighbor, [if] you have bound {yourself} to the stranger,

Job 17:3

Please lay down a pledge for me with yourself; who [is] he [who] will give security for my hand?

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

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take {some of} the guilt offering's blood, and the priest shall put [it] on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe.

Leviticus 14:25

and he shall slaughter the male lamb of the guilt offering, and the priest shall take {some of} the guilt offering's blood, and he shall put [it] on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe.

Leviticus 14:17

Then the priest shall put {some of} the remaining oil, which [is] on his palm, on the right ear's lobe of the one to be cleansed and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe, on [top of] the guilt offering's blood.

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

Leviticus 3:2

He must lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance of the tent of assembly, and Aaron's sons shall sprinkle the blood on the altar all around.

Leviticus 1:4

" 'He must lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted for him [in order] to make atonement for him.

Leviticus 16:21-22

And Aaron shall place his two hands on the living goat's head, and he shall confess over it all the {Israelites}' iniquities and all their transgressions for all their sins, and he shall put them on the goat's head, and he shall send [it] away into the desert {with} a man [standing] ready. Thus the goat shall bear on it to {a barren region} all their guilt, and he shall send the goat away into the desert.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

And you will slaughter the ram and take [some] of its blood and put [it] on Aaron's [right] earlobe and on the right earlobe of his sons and on the thumb of their right hand and on {the big toe} of their right foot, and you will sprinkle the blood at the base of the altar all around.

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take {some of} the guilt offering's blood, and the priest shall put [it] on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe.

Leviticus 14:17

Then the priest shall put {some of} the remaining oil, which [is] on his palm, on the right ear's lobe of the one to be cleansed and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe, on [top of] the guilt offering's blood.

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Let your hands be strong, you who are hearing in these days these words from the mouth of the prophets who [were present] on [the] day {the foundation was laid for the rebuilding of the temple, the house of Yahweh of hosts}.

Nehemiah 2:18

I told them of the good hand of my God that was upon me and surely the words of the king that were spoken to me. And they said, "Let us arise and build!" And they strengthened their hands for [this] good work.

Zechariah 8:13

{And then}, just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so will I save you, and you will be a blessing. You must not be afraid; let your hands be strong!'"

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

Then {Balak became angry with} Balaam, and he clapped his hands and said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, but look, you have surely blessed [them] these three times.

Ezekiel 21:14

And you, son of man, prophesy {and clap your hands}. And the sword will {strike twice}; let it happen a third time. It [is] a sword of the dead, [the] sword of the great dead that [is] surrounding them,

Ezekiel 21:17

And also {I myself} will {clap my hands}, and I will satisfy my rage! I, Yahweh, I have spoken."

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

Genesis 47:31

Then he said, "Swear to me." And he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself on the head of the bed.

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his house, who had charge of all he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh

Genesis 47:29

When {the time of Israel's death drew near}, he called to his son, to Joseph. And he said to him, "If I have found favor in your eyes, please put your hand under my thigh, that you might [vow] to deal kindly and faithfully with me. Please do not bury me in Egypt,

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he is filled with good, and the reward of {a man's labor} will return to him.

Psalm 28:4

Give to them according to their work, even according to the evil of their deeds. Give to them according to the work of their hands; repay them their rightful due.

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

Psalm 109:31

for he stands at [the] right [hand] of [the] needy, to save [him] from those judging his life.

Psalm 110:5

O Lord, at your right [hand] he will shatter kings in the day of his anger.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

Her hands she puts onto the distaff, and her palms hold a spindle.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

Then David commanded the young men, and they killed them, and they cut off their hands and their feet, and they hung [them] at the pool at Hebron, but the head of Ish-Bosheth they took and buried in the grave of Abner at Hebron.

Deuteronomy 25:12

then you shall cut off her hand; your eye shall not take pity.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom because Moses had placed his hands on him, and the {Israelites} listened to him, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

Then Yahweh said to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is [the] spirit, and place your hand on him.

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

Exodus 29:20

And you will slaughter the ram and take [some] of its blood and put [it] on Aaron's [right] earlobe and on the right earlobe of his sons and on the thumb of their right hand and on {the big toe} of their right foot, and you will sprinkle the blood at the base of the altar all around.

Leviticus 8:23-24

and he slaughtered [it]. Then Moses took {some of} its blood and put [it] on Aaron's right ear lobe and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe. Then he brought Aaron's sons near, and Moses put {some of} the blood on their right ear lobe and on their right hand's thumb and on their right foot's big toe, and Moses sprinkled the blood on the altar all around.

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand to Yahweh, God Most High, Maker of heaven and earth,

Revelation 10:5

And 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 set before you [as] incense, the lifting up of my palms [as the] evening offering.

Lamentations 3:41

Let us lift up our hearts with our hands to God in the heavens.

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

But you shall certainly open your hand for him, and {you shall willingly lend} [to] him enough to meet his need, {whatever it is}.

Psalm 104:28

You give to them; they gather [it]. You open your hand, they are filled with [what is] good.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 21:25

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

Proverbs 6:10

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest--

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

Next he went from there and found Jehonadab the son of Recab to meet him. He greeted him and asked him, "{Is your heart right with me as my heart is with you}?" Then Jehonadab said, "Yes, it is. Give your hand!" And he gave his hand and took him up to him on the chariot.

Proverbs 11:21

{Rest assured}, the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

When three companies blew on the trumpets and broke the jars, they held in their left hand the torches and in their right hand the trumpets for blowing, and they cried, "A sword for Yahweh and for Gideon!"

Revelation 10:2

and holding in his hand a little scroll that was opened. And he put his right foot on the sea and his left on the land.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Writing

Isaiah 44:5

This [one] will say, 'I belong to Yahweh!' And that [one] will be called by the name of Jacob, and another will write [on] his hand 'Yahweh's' and {take the name} of Israel."

Galatians 6:11

See with what large letters I am writing to you with my [own] hand.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

Look, I have inscribed you on the palms of [my] hands; your walls [are] continually before me.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

but the hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; he girded up his loins and ran before Ahab as one comes to Jezreel.

2 Kings 13:5

Yahweh gave Israel a savior, and they went out from under the hand of Aram. So the {Israelites} lived in their tents as {formerly}.

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

Once again there [was] battle at Gath, and there [was] {a man of great size}. The fingers of his hand and the toes of his feet [were] six and six, twenty-four in number. He [was] also born to the Raphah.

Daniel 5:5

{Immediately} {human fingers} appeared and they wrote {opposite} the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, and the king was watching the palm of the hand that was writing.

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 Yahweh; and Satan was standing on his right to accuse him.

Psalm 109:6

Appoint over him a wicked [man], and let an accuser stand at his right [hand].

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

And this is how you will eat it--[with] your waists fastened, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand, and you will eat it in haste. It [is] Yahweh's Passover.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand and go. If you meet anyone, you must not greet them; if anyone greets you, you must not answer them. You must put my staff on the face of the boy."

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

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me from [the] hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks falsely, and whose right hand [is] a false right hand,

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

Isaiah 41:13

For I, Yahweh your God, [am] grasping your right hand; {it is I who say} to you, "You must not fear; I myself, I will help you.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel stretched out his right hand and put [it] on the head of Ephraim (now he was the younger), and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands, for Manasseh [was] the firstborn.

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

And the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjaminite and {a left-handed man}. And the {Israelites} sent a tribute to Eglon king of Moab {through him}.

Judges 20:16

From all these troops [were] seven hundred well-trained men {who were left-handed}; each one could sling with a stone at a hair and not miss.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This [is] the city of rejoicing that lived securely; the one saying in her heart, "{I am, and there is none besides me}." How she has become a desolation, a lair for wild animals! Everyone who passes by her hisses and shakes his fist.

Hosea 7:5

[On] the day of our king, the princes became sick [with] the heat of wine; he stretched out his hand with mockers.

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

Then he brought out the son of the king, put the crown on him with the testimony, and they made him king, anointed him, clapped [their] hands, and said, "[Long] live the king!"

Psalm 47:1

All [you] peoples, clap [your] hands. Shout to God with a voice of rejoicing.

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 speaks wickedness.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

And Yahweh God said, "Look--the man has become as one of us, to know good and evil. {What if} he stretches out his hand and takes also from the tree of life and eats, and lives forever?"

Exodus 4:4

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Reach out your hand and grasp [it] by its tail"--" (And he reached out his hand and grabbed it, and it became a staff in his palm.)--

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

Acts 6:6

whom they stood before the apostles. And they prayed [and] placed [their] hands on them.

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

And he divided [his trained men] against them at night, he and his servants. And he defeated them and pursued them to Hobah, which [is] north of Damascus.

Acts 21:3

And [after we] sighted Cyprus and left it behind {on the port side}, we sailed to Syria and arrived at Tyre, because the ship was to unload [its] cargo there.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

Bathsheba came to King Solomon to speak to him concerning Adonijah, and the king got up to meet her, bowed down to her, and then sat on his throne. Then he set up a throne for the king's mother, and she sat on his right.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Ambassadors will come from Egypt; Cush will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs cannot become clothing, and they cannot cover themselves with their works. Their works [are] works of iniquity, and deeds of violence [are] in their hands.

Psalm 58:2

No, in [your] heart you plan injustices; in the land you weigh out the violence of your hands.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

Raise a signal on a bare hill, lift up [your] voice to them; wave [the] hand and may they enter [the] gateways of [the] noblemen.

Acts 12:17

But motioning to them with [his] hand to be silent, he related to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, "Report these [things] to James and to the brothers," and he departed [and] went to another place.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and our hands have touched, concerning the word of life--

Psalm 115:7

[they have] their hands, but they cannot feel, their feet, but they cannot walk; they cannot utter a sound in their throats.

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Psalm 17:7

Show wondrously your acts of loyal love, O Savior of those who take refuge at your right hand 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 see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming with the clouds of heaven."

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Psalm 26:10

in whose hands [is] an evil plan, and whose right hand is full of bribes.

Micah 7:3

Their hands [are] upon evil, to do [it] well; the official and the judge ask for the bribe, and the great [man] utters the evil desire of his soul; and they weave [it] together.

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands {ritually}, [thus] holding fast to the traditions of the elders.

Matthew 15:2

"Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat {a meal}."

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

And some began to spit on him and to cover his face and to strike him with their fists, and to say to him "Prophesy!" And the officers received him with slaps in the face.

John 19:3

and were coming up to him and saying, "Hail, king of the Jews!" and were giving him slaps in the face.

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

Acts 8:17

Then they placed [their] hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit.

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

Now the eye is not able to say to the hand, "I do not have need of you," or again, the head to the feet, "I do not have need of you."

hands » Were washed » In token of innocency

Deuteronomy 21:6-7

And all of the elders of that city nearest to the slain person shall wash their hands over the heifer [with] the broken neck in the wadi. And they shall declare, and they shall say, 'Our hands did not shed this blood, and our eyes did not see [what was done].

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

Lamentations 5:12

They hang princes by their hand; they do not show respect before elders.

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

[They were] armed with [the] bow, [able to shoot] right-handed or left-handed, [slinging] stones or [shooting] arrows with the bow; [they were] kinsmen of Saul from Benjamin.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

If [there] is a poor [person] among you from [among] one of your brothers in one of your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you, you shall not harden your heart, and you shall not shut your hand toward {your brother who is poor}.

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

Leviticus 14:28

Then the priest shall put {some of} the oil that [is] on his palm on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe on the place of the guilt offering's blood.

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

And anyone whom the person who discharges might touch {without} rinsing off his hands with water shall wash his garments, and he shall wash [himself] with water, and he shall be unclean until the evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

"As I live," {declares} Yahweh, "surely if Coniah, the son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were [the] seal on my right hand, surely from there I would wrench you off.

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

Then Aaron lifted his hand toward the people, and he blessed them, and he came down {after} {sacrificing} the sin offering and the burnt offering and the fellowship offerings.

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

2 Samuel 20:21

That is not the matter. But a man from the mountains of Ephraim, whose name [is] Sheba the son Bicri, has lifted up his hand against the king, against David. Give only him to us, and I will depart from the city." The woman said to Joab, "Look, his head [is] being thrown down to you over the wall."

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

and [when] James and Cephas and John--those thought to be pillars--acknowledged the grace given to me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right [hand] of fellowship, in order that we [should go] to the Gentiles and they to the circumcision.

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

Hebrews 6:1-2

Therefore, leaving behind the elementary message about Christ, let us move on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God, teaching about baptisms and laying on of hands, and resurrection of the dead and eternal judgment.

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

And he answered [and] said, "The one who dips his hand in the bowl with me--this one will betray me.

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained in a steady position; {his arms} were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob. From there [is] the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel.

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] from you! For it is better for you that one of your limbs be destroyed than your whole body go into hell.

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

Numbers 8:10

And you will bring the Levites {before Yahweh}, and the {Israelites} will lay their hands on the Levites,

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

And Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued after him; they caught him and cut off {his thumbs and big toes}. Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with {their thumbs and big toes} cut off used to pick up [scraps] under my table; just as I have done, so God has repaid to me. And they brought him [to] Jerusalem, and he died there.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

Then Jehoshaphat asked, "Is there no prophet of Yahweh here that we might inquire [guidance] from Yahweh?" One of the servants of the king of Israel answered and said, "Elisha the son of Shaphat is here, who poured water on the hands of Elijah."

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

Psalm 74:11

Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? [Take it] from your bosom; destroy [them]!

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

Psalm 26:10

in whose hands [is] an evil plan, and whose right hand is full of bribes.

hands » Were lifted up » In praise

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in [the] sanctuary and bless Yahweh.

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by {his mighty arm}, "Surely I will never again give your grain [as] food to {your enemies}, and surely {foreigners} shall not drink your new wine at which you have labored."

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as [the] eyes of servants [look] to the hand of their master, as [the] eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes [look] to Yahweh our God, until he is gracious to us.

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

Psalm 9:16

Yahweh has made himself known; he has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his hands. Higgaion Selah

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

and {I was secretly enticed}, and {my hand threw them a kiss},

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

And taking hold of him by the right hand, he raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankles were made strong.

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

[He] is frustrating [the] devices of [the] crafty, and their hands do not achieve success.

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 speaks wickedness.

Topics on Hands

Angels Hands

26;1;8

And under their wings [were] {human hands} on their four sides. And their faces and their wings for the four of them [were as follows]:

Christ's Hands

40;14;31

And immediately Jesus extended his hand [and] caught him and said to him, "[You] of little faith! Why did you doubt?"

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

40;5;30

And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw [it] from you! For it is better for you that one of your limbs be destroyed than your whole body go into hell.

Diseased Hands

3;21;19

or a man in whom is a broken foot or a broken hand,

Given Into One's Hands

24;38;5

And Zedekiah the king said, "Look, he [is] in your hand, for the king is not able [to do] a thing against you."

God's Hands In Opposition

18;13;21

withdraw your hand from me, and let not your dread terrify me.

God's Hands On People

26;1;3

the word of Yahweh {came} clearly to Ezekiel the son of Buzi, the priest, in the land of [the] Chaldeans at the {Kebar River}, and the hand of Yahweh was on him there.

God's Hands Stretched Out

23;14;26

This [is] the plan that is planned concerning all of the earth; and this [is] the hand that is stretched out over all of the nations.

Hands On Heads

24;2;37

Also from there you will come out with your hands on your head, for Yahweh has rejected {those in whom you trust}, and you will not prosper through them.

Idle Hands

20;6;10

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest--

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

2;29;10

"And you will bring the bull before the tent of assembly, and Aaron and his sons will lay their hands on the head of the bull.

Laying On Hands For Evil

3;24;14

"Bring the curser {outside the camp}, and all the hearers shall place their hands on his head, and the whole community shall stone him.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

5;34;9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom because Moses had placed his hands on him, and the {Israelites} listened to him, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

4;8;10

And you will bring the Levites {before Yahweh}, and the {Israelites} will lay their hands on the Levites,

Laying On Hands To Heal

12;4;34

Then he went up and lay upon the child and put his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his palms on his palms. As he bent down over him, the flesh of the boy became warm.

Laying On Of Hands

54;5;22

Lay hands on no one hastily, and do not participate in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.

Left Hands

40;6;3

But you, [when you] practice charitable giving, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Lifting Hands

54;2;8

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and dispute.

Not Given Into One's Hands

19;31;8

And you have not delivered me into [the] hand of [the] enemy. You have set my feet in a broad place.

Shaking Hands

18;17;3

Please lay down a pledge for me with yourself; who [is] he [who] will give security for my hand?

Those God Gave Into Their Hands

1;14;20

And blessed [be] God Most High who delivered your enemies into your hand." And he gave to him a tenth of everything.

To Be Given Into One's Hands

9;14;37

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