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Genesis 19:16

And he lingereth, and the men lay hold on his hand, and on the hand of his wife, and on the hand of his two daughters, through the mercy of Jehovah unto him, and they bring him out, and cause him to rest without the city.

Genesis 48:14

And Israel putteth out his right hand, and placeth it upon the head of Ephraim, who is the younger, and his left hand upon the head of Manasseh; he hath guided his hands wisely, for Manasseh is the first-born.

Exodus 17:11-12

and it hath come to pass, when Moses lifteth up his hand, that Israel hath been mighty, and when he letteth his hands rest, that Amalek hath been mighty. And the hands of Moses are heavy, and they take a stone, and set it under him, and he sitteth on it: and Aaron and Hur have taken hold on his hands, on this side one, and on that one, and his hands are stedfast till the going in of the sun;

Leviticus 1:4

and he hath laid his hand on the head of the burnt-offering, and it hath been accepted for him to make atonement for him;

Numbers 27:18

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Take to thee Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and thou hast laid thine hand upon him,

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun is full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him, and the sons of Israel hearken unto him, and do as Jehovah commanded Moses.

Matthew 19:15

and having laid on them his hands, he departed thence.

Acts 6:6

whom they did set before the apostles, and they, having prayed, laid on them their hands.

Judges 3:15

And the sons of Israel cry unto Jehovah, and Jehovah raiseth to them a saviour, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite (a man -- shut of his right hand), and the sons of Israel send by his hand a present to Eglon king of Moab;

Judges 5:26

Her hand to the pin she sendeth forth, And her right hand to the labourers' hammer, And she hammered Sisera -- she smote his head, Yea, she smote, and it passed through his temple.

Judges 20:16

among all this people are seven hundred chosen men, bound of their right hand, each of these slinging with a stone at the hair, and he doth not err.

2 Kings 10:15

And he goeth thence, and findeth Jehonadab son of Rechab -- to meet him, and blesseth him, and saith unto him, 'Is thy heart right, as my heart is with thy heart?' and Jehonadab saith, 'It is;' -- 'Then it is; give thy hand;' and he giveth his hand, and he causeth him to come up into him into the chariot,

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications, In my crying unto Thee, In my lifting up my hands toward thy holy oracle.

Psalm 48:10

As is Thy name, O God, so is Thy praise, Over the ends of the earth, Righteousness hath filled Thy right hand.

Psalm 118:16

The right hand of Jehovah is exalted, The right hand of Jehovah is doing valiantly.

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, And bless ye Jehovah.

Psalm 141:2

My prayer is prepared -- incense before Thee, The lifting up of my hands -- the evening present.

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.

Proverbs 6:1

My son! if thou hast been surety for thy friend, Hast stricken for a stranger thy hand,

Isaiah 62:8

Sworn hath Jehovah by His right hand, Even by the arm of His strength: 'I give not thy corn any more as food for thine enemies, Nor do sons of a stranger drink thy new wine, For which thou hast laboured.

Daniel 5:5-6

In that hour come forth have fingers of a man's hand, and they are writing over-against the candlestick, on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king is seeing the extremity of the hand that is writing; then the king's countenance hath changed, and his thoughts do trouble him, and the joints of his loins are loosed, and his knees are smiting one against another.

Mark 6:5

and he was not able there any mighty work to do, except on a few infirm people having put hands he did heal them;

Mark 7:32

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him.

Luke 4:40

And at the setting of the sun, all, as many as had any ailing with manifold sicknesses, brought them unto him, and he on each one of them his hands having put, did heal them.

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Aaron » supports » moses » hands

Exodus 17:12

And the hands of Moses are heavy, and they take a stone, and set it under him, and he sitteth on it: and Aaron and Hur have taken hold on his hands, on this side one, and on that one, and his hands are stedfast till the going in of the sun;

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

Acts 6:6

whom they did set before the apostles, and they, having prayed, laid on them their hands.

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun is full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him, and the sons of Israel hearken unto him, and do as Jehovah commanded Moses.

hands » Laying on of » Lifted up

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.

Psalm 141:2

My prayer is prepared -- incense before Thee, The lifting up of my hands -- the evening present.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications, In my crying unto Thee, In my lifting up my hands toward thy holy oracle.

More verses: Psalm 63:4 Psalm 134:2

hands » Laying on of » In healing

Acts 28:8

and it came to pass, the father of Publius with feverish heats and dysentery pressed, was laid, unto whom Paul having entered, and having prayed, having laid his hands on him, healed him;

Mark 7:32

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him.

Mark 16:18

serpents they shall take up; and if any deadly thing they may drink, it shall not hurt them; on the ailing they shall lay hands, and they shall be well.'

Mark 6:5

and he was not able there any mighty work to do, except on a few infirm people having put hands he did heal them;

More verses: Luke 4:40

hands » Laying on of » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

and Aaron hath laid his two hands on the head of the living goat, and hath confessed over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, and hath put them on the head of the goat, and hath sent it away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness;

Leviticus 3:2

and he hath laid his hand on the head of his offering, and hath slaughtered it at the opening of the tent of meeting, and sons of Aaron, the priests, have sprinkled the blood on the altar round about.

Leviticus 1:4

and he hath laid his hand on the head of the burnt-offering, and it hath been accepted for him to make atonement for him;

Leviticus 4:15

and the elders of the company have laid their hands on the head of the bullock, before Jehovah, and one hath slaughtered the bullock before Jehovah.

hands » Taken » Washed

Deuteronomy 21:6

and all the elders of that city, who are near unto the slain one, do wash their hands over the heifer which is beheaded in the valley,

Psalm 26:6

I wash in innocency my hands, And I compass Thine altar, O Jehovah.

Matthew 27:24

And Pilate having seen that it profiteth nothing, but rather a tumult is made, having taken water, he did wash the hands before the multitude, saying, 'I am innocent from the blood of this righteous one; ye -- ye shall see;'

hands » Laying on of » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel putteth out his right hand, and placeth it upon the head of Ephraim, who is the younger, and his left hand upon the head of Manasseh; he hath guided his hands wisely, for Manasseh is the first-born.

Matthew 19:15

and having laid on them his hands, he departed thence.

hands » Taken » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

And he goeth thence, and findeth Jehonadab son of Rechab -- to meet him, and blesseth him, and saith unto him, 'Is thy heart right, as my heart is with thy heart?' and Jehonadab saith, 'It is;' -- 'Then it is; give thy hand;' and he giveth his hand, and he causeth him to come up into him into the chariot,

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

hands » Taken » Dorcas, by peter in restoring life

Acts 9:41

and having given her his hand, he lifted her up, and having called the saints and the widows, he presented her alive,

hands » Taken » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

but Jesus, having taken him by the hand, lifted him up, and he arose.

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

Acts 3:7

And having seized him by the right hand, he raised him up, and presently his feet and ankles were strengthened,

hands » Saints blessed in the work of

Psalm 90:17

And let the pleasantness of Jehovah our God be upon us, And the work of our hands establish on us, Yea, the work of our hands establish it!

Job 1:10

Hast not Thou made a hedge for him, and for his house, and for all that he hath -- round about?

Deuteronomy 2:7

for Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee in all the work of thy hands; He hath known thy walking in this great wilderness these forty years; Jehovah thy God is with thee; thou hast not lacked anything.

Deuteronomy 30:9

and Jehovah thy God hath made thee abundant in every work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, for good; for Jehovah turneth back 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 saith to Amasa, 'Art thou in peace, my brother?' and the right hand of Joab layeth hold on the beard of Amasa to give a kiss to him;

Song of Songs 2:6

His left hand is under my head, And his right doth embrace me.

Song of Songs 8:3

His left hand is under my head, And his right doth embrace me.

hands » Suretiship entered into by striking

Proverbs 17:18

A man lacking heart is striking hands, A surety he becometh before his friend.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not thou among those striking hands, Among sureties for burdens.

Proverbs 6:1

My son! if thou hast been surety for thy friend, Hast stricken for a stranger thy hand,

Job 17:3

Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?

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

Leviticus 14:14

'And the priest hath taken of the blood of the guilt-offering, and the priest hath put on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot;

Leviticus 14:25

and he hath slaughtered the lamb of the guilt-offering, and the priest hath taken of the blood of the guilt-offering, and hath put on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot;

Leviticus 14:17

And of the residue of the oil which is on his palm, the priest putteth on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt-offering;

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

Leviticus 3:2

and he hath laid his hand on the head of his offering, and hath slaughtered it at the opening of the tent of meeting, and sons of Aaron, the priests, have sprinkled the blood on the altar round about.

Leviticus 1:4

and he hath laid his hand on the head of the burnt-offering, and it hath been accepted for him to make atonement for him;

Leviticus 16:21-22

and Aaron hath laid his two hands on the head of the living goat, and hath confessed over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, and hath put them on the head of the goat, and hath sent it away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness; and the goat hath borne on him all their iniquities unto a land of separation. 'And he hath sent the goat away into the wilderness,

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The thumb

Exodus 29:20

and thou hast slaughtered the ram, and hast taken of its blood, and hast put on the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and on the tip of the right ear of his sons, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the great toe of their right foot, and hast sprinkled the blood on the altar round about;

Leviticus 14:14

'And the priest hath taken of the blood of the guilt-offering, and the priest hath put on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot;

Leviticus 14:17

And of the residue of the oil which is on his palm, the priest putteth on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt-offering;

hands » Should be employed » In God's service

Zechariah 8:9

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Let your hands be strong, Ye who are hearing in these days these words from the mouth of the prophets, That in the day the house of Jehovah of Hosts Hath been founded, the temple is to be built.

Nehemiah 2:18

And I declare to them the hand of my God that is good upon me, and also the words of the king that he said to me, and they say, 'Let us rise, and we have built;' and they strengthen their hands for good.

Zechariah 8:13

And it hath come to pass, As ye have been a reviling among nations, O house of Judah, and house of Israel, So I save you, and ye have been a blessing, Do not fear, let your hands be strong.

hands » Smitten together in extreme anger

Numbers 24:10

And the anger of Balak burneth against Balaam, and he striketh his hands; and Balak saith unto Balaam, 'To pierce mine enemies I called thee, and lo, thou hast certainly blessed -- these three times;

Ezekiel 21:14

And thou, son of man, prophesy, And smite hand on hand, And bent is the sword a third time, The sword of the wounded! It is the sword of the wounded -- the great one, That is entering the inner chamber to them.

Ezekiel 21:17

And I also, I smite My hand on my hand, And have caused My fury to rest; I, Jehovah, have spoken.'

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

Genesis 47:31

and he saith, 'Swear to me;' and he sweareth to him, and Israel boweth himself on the head of the bed.

Genesis 24:2

and Abraham saith unto his servant, the eldest of his house, who is ruling over all that he hath, 'Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,

Genesis 47:29

And the days of Israel are near to die, and he calleth for his son, for Joseph, and saith to him, 'If, I pray thee, I have found grace in thine eyes, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and thou hast done with me kindness and truth; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt,

hands » The wicked recompensed for the work of

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.

Psalm 28:4

Give to them according to their acting, And according to the evil of their doings. According to the work of their hands give to them. Return their deed to them.

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

Psalm 110:5

The Lord on thy right hand smote kings In the day of His anger.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Working

Proverbs 31:19

Her hands she hath sent forth on a spindle, And her hands have held a distaff.

hands » Should be employed » Industriously

hands » Criminals often » Deprived of

2 Samuel 4:12

And David commandeth the young men, and they slay them, and cut off their hands and their feet, and hang them over the pool in Hebron, and the head of Ish-Bosheth they have taken, and bury it in the burying-place of Abner in Hebron.

hands » Imposition of, used in » Conferring civil power

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun is full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him, and the sons of Israel hearken unto him, and do as Jehovah commanded Moses.

Numbers 27:18

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Take to thee Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and thou hast laid thine hand upon him,

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

Exodus 29:20

and thou hast slaughtered the ram, and hast taken of its blood, and hast put on the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and on the tip of the right ear of his sons, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the great toe of their right foot, and hast sprinkled the blood on the altar round about;

Leviticus 8:23-24

and one slaughtereth, and Moses taketh of its blood, and putteth on the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot; and he bringeth near the sons of Aaron, and Moses putteth of the blood on the tip of their right ear, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the great toe of their right foot. And Moses sprinkleth the blood on the altar round about,

hands » Were lifted up » In taking an oath

Genesis 14:22

and Abram saith unto the king of Sodom, 'I have lifted up my hand unto Jehovah, God Most High, possessing heaven and earth --

Revelation 10:5

And the messenger whom I saw standing upon the sea, and upon the land, did lift up his hand to the heaven,

hands » Were lifted up » In prayer

Psalm 141:2

My prayer is prepared -- incense before Thee, The lifting up of my hands -- the evening present.

Lamentations 3:41

We lift up our heart on the hands unto God in the heavens.

hands » Illustrative » (opened,) of liberality

Deuteronomy 15:8

for thou dost certainly open thy hand to him, and dost certainly lend him sufficient for his lack which he lacketh.

Psalm 104:28

Thou dost give to them -- they gather, Thou dost open Thy hand -- they are satisfied with good.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Slothful

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.

Proverbs 6:10

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

hands » Should be employed » In acts of benevolence

hands » Treaties made by joining

2 Kings 10:15

And he goeth thence, and findeth Jehonadab son of Rechab -- to meet him, and blesseth him, and saith unto him, 'Is thy heart right, as my heart is with thy heart?' and Jehonadab saith, 'It is;' -- 'Then it is; give thy hand;' and he giveth his hand, and he causeth him to come up into him into the chariot,

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Holding

Judges 7:20

and the three detachments blow with trumpets, and break the pitchers, and keep hold with their left hand on the lamps, and with their right hand on the trumpets to blow, and they cry, 'The sword of Jehovah and of Gideon.'

Revelation 10:2

and he had in his hand a little scroll opened, and he did place his right foot upon the sea, and the left upon the land,

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Writing

Isaiah 44:5

This one saith, For Jehovah I am, And this calleth himself by the name of Jacob, And this one writeth with his hand, 'For Jehovah,' and by the name of Israel surnameth himself.

Galatians 6:11

Ye see in how large letters I have written to you with my own hand;

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The palm

Isaiah 49:16

Lo, on the palms of the hand I have graven thee, Thy walls are before Me continually.

hands » Illustrative » Of power

1 Kings 18:46

and the hand of Jehovah hath been on Elijah, and he girdeth up his loins, and runneth before Ahab, till thine entering Jezreel.

2 Kings 13:5

and Jehovah giveth to Israel a saviour, and they go out from under the hand of Aram, and the sons of Israel dwell in their tents as heretofore;

hands » Parts of, mentioned » The fingers

2 Samuel 21:20

And the battle is again in Gath, and there is a man of stature, and the fingers of his hands are six, and the toes of his feet are six, twenty and four in number, and he also hath been born to the giant,

Daniel 5:5

In that hour come forth have fingers of a man's hand, and they are writing over-against the candlestick, on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king is seeing the extremity of the hand that is writing;

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

Zechariah 3:1

And he sheweth me Joshua the high priest standing before the messenger of Jehovah, and the Adversary standing at his right hand, to be an adversary to him.

Psalm 109:6

Appoint Thou over him the wicked, And an adversary standeth at his right hand.

hands » The jews carried a staff in, when walking

Exodus 12:11

'And thus ye do eat it: your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand, and ye have eaten it in haste; it is Jehovah's passover,

2 Kings 4:29

And he saith to Gehazi, 'Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thy hand, and go; when thou dost meet a man, thou dost not salute him; and when a man doth salute thee, thou dost not answer him; and thou hast laid my staff on the face of the youth.'

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

Psalm 144:11

Free me, and deliver me From the hand of sons of a stranger, Because their mouth hath spoken vanity, And their right hand is a right hand of falsehood,

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

hands » Imposition of, used in » Blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel putteth out his right hand, and placeth it upon the head of Ephraim, who is the younger, and his left hand upon the head of Manasseh; he hath guided his hands wisely, for Manasseh is the first-born.

hands » Many had more command of the left

Judges 3:15

And the sons of Israel cry unto Jehovah, and Jehovah raiseth to them a saviour, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite (a man -- shut of his right hand), and the sons of Israel send by his hand a present to Eglon king of Moab;

Judges 20:16

among all this people are seven hundred chosen men, bound of their right hand, each of these slinging with a stone at the hair, and he doth not err.

hands » Stretched out in derision

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the exulting city that is dwelling confidently, That is saying in her heart, 'I am, and beside me there is none,' How hath she been for a desolation, A crouching-place for beasts, Every one passing by her doth hiss, He doth shake his hand!

Hosea 7:5

A day of our king! Princes have polluted themselves with the poison of wine, He hath drawn out his hand with scorners.

hands » Clapped together in joy

2 Kings 11:12

and he bringeth out the son of the king, and putteth on him the crown, and the testimony, and they make him king, and anoint him, and smite the hand, and say, 'Let the king live.'

Psalm 47:1

To the Overseer. -- By sons of Korah. A Psalm. All ye peoples, clap the hand, Shout to God with a voice of singing,

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Bloody

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands have been polluted with blood, And your fingers with iniquity, Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue perverseness doth mutter.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Taking

Genesis 3:22

And Jehovah God saith, 'Lo, the man was as one of Us, as to the knowledge of good and evil; and now, lest he send forth his hand, and have taken also of the tree of life, and eaten, and lived to the age,' --

Exodus 4:4

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Put forth thy hand, and lay hold on the tail of it;' and he putteth forth his hand, and layeth hold on it, and it becometh a rod in his hand --

hands » Imposition of, used in » Ordaining ministers

Acts 6:6

whom they did set before the apostles, and they, having prayed, laid on them their hands.

hands » Distinguished as » The left

Genesis 14:15

And he divideth himself against them by night, he and his servants, and smiteth them, and pursueth them unto Hobah, which is at the left of Damascus;

Acts 21:3

and having discovered Cyprus, and having left it on the left, we were sailing to Syria, and did land at Tyre, for there was the ship discharging the lading.

hands » The right hand » Place of honor

1 Kings 2:19

And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto king Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah, and the king riseth to meet her, and boweth himself to her, and sitteth on his throne, and placeth a throne for the mother of the king, and she sitteth at his right hand.

Psalm 45:9

Daughters of kings are among thy precious ones, A queen hath stood at thy right hand, In pure gold of Ophir.

hands » Often spread out in prayer

Psalm 68:31

Come do fat ones out of Egypt, Cush causeth her hands to run to God.

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Violent

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs become not a garment, Nor do they cover themselves with their works, Their works are works of iniquity, And a deed of violence is in their hands.

Psalm 58:2

Even in heart ye work iniquities, In the land the violence of your hands ye ponder.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Making signs

Isaiah 13:2

'On a high mountain lift ye up an ensign, Raise the voice to them, wave the hand, And they go in to the openings of nobles.

Acts 12:17

and having beckoned to them with the hand to be silent, he declared to them how the Lord brought him out of the prison, and he said, 'Declare to James and to the brethren these things;' and having gone forth, he went on to another place.

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Feeling

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we did behold, and our hands did handle, concerning the Word of the Life --

Psalm 115:7

Their hands, but they handle not, Their feet, and they walk not;

hands » Right hand, illustrative » Of strength and power

Psalm 17:7

Separate wonderfully Thy kindness, O Saviour of the confiding, By Thy right hand, from withstanders.

hands » The right hand » Place of power

Mark 14:62

and Jesus said, 'I am; and ye shall see the Son of Man sitting on the right hand of the power, and coming with the clouds, of the heaven.'

hands » Of the wicked, described as » Mischievous

Psalm 26:10

In whose hand is a wicked device, And their right hand is full of bribes.

Micah 7:3

On the evil are both hands to do it well, The prince is asking -- also the judge -- for recompence, And the great -- he is speaking the mischief of his soul, And they wrap it up.

hands » Were washed » Before eating

Mark 7:3

for the Pharisees, and all the Jews, if they do not wash the hands to the wrist, do not eat, holding the tradition of the elders,

Matthew 15:2

'Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they may eat bread.'

hands » Operations of, mentioned » Striking

Mark 14:65

and certain began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say to him, 'Prophesy;' and the officers were striking him with their palms.

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

Acts 8:17

then were they laying hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

hands » Necessary members of the body

1 Corinthians 12:21

and an eye is not able to say to 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 city, who are near unto the slain one, do wash their hands over the heifer which is beheaded in the valley, and they have answered and said, Our hands have not shed this blood, and our eyes have not seen --

hands » Criminals often » Hung by

Lamentations 5:12

Princes by their hand have been hanged, The faces of elders have not been honoured.

hands » Many alike expert with both

1 Chronicles 12:2

armed with bow, right and left handed, with stones, and with arrows, with bows, of the brethren of Saul, of Benjamin.

hands » Illustrative » (shut,) of illiberality

Deuteronomy 15:7

'When there is with thee any needy one of one of thy brethren, in one of thy cities, in thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, thou dost not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy needy brother;

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

Leviticus 14:28

And the priest hath put of the oil which is on his palm, on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot, on the place of the blood of the guilt-offering;

hands » Were washed » After touching an unclean person

Leviticus 15:11

'And anyone against whom he cometh who hath the issue (and his hands hath not rinsed with water) hath even washed his garments, and bathed with water, and been unclean till the evening.

hands » The right hand » Signet worn on

Jeremiah 22:24

I live -- an affirmation of Jehovah, Though Coniah son of Jehoiakim king of Judah Were a seal on My right hand, Surely thence I draw thee away,

hands » Were lifted up » In blessing

Leviticus 9:22

And Aaron lifteth up his hand towards the people, and blesseth them, and cometh down from making the sin-offering, and the burnt-offering, and the peace-offerings.

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

2 Samuel 20:21

The matter is not so; for a man of the hill-country of Ephraim -- Sheba son of Bichri his name -- hath lifted up his hand against the king, against David; give ye up him by himself, and I go away from the city.' And the woman saith unto Joab, 'Lo, his head is cast unto thee over the wall.'

hands » Criminals often » Bound by

hands » The right hand » Given in token of friendship

Galatians 2:9

and having known the grace that was given to me, James, and Cephas, and John, who were esteemed to be pillars, a right hand of fellowship they did give to me, and to Barnabas, that we to the nations, and they to the circumcision may go,

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

Hebrews 6:1-2

Wherefore, having left the word of the beginning of the Christ, unto the perfection we may advance, not again a foundation laying of reformation from dead works, and of faith on God, of the teaching of baptisms, of laying on also of hands, of rising again also of the dead, and of judgment age-during,

hands » The jews eat with

Matthew 26:23

And he answering said, 'He who did dip with me the hand in the dish, he will deliver me up;

hands » God strengthens

Genesis 49:24

And his bow abideth in strength, And strengthened are the arms of his hands By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, Whence is a shepherd, a son of Israel.

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

Matthew 5:30

'And, if thy right hand doth cause thee to stumble, cut it off, and cast from thee, for it is good to thee that one of thy members may perish, and not thy whole body be cast to gehenna.

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

Numbers 8:10

and thou hast brought near the Levites before Jehovah, and the sons of Israel have laid their hands on the Levites,

hands » Criminals often » Mutilated

Judges 1:6-7

And Adoni-Bezek fleeth, and they pursue after him, and seize him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes, and Adoni-Bezek saith, 'Seventy kings -- their thumbs and their great toes cut off -- have been gathering under my table; as I have done so hath God repaid to me;' and they bring him in to Jerusalem, and he dieth there.

hands » Custom of domestics pouring water upon, alluded to

2 Kings 3:11

And Jehoshaphat saith, 'Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah, and we seek Jehovah by him?' And one of the servants of the king of Israel answereth and saith, 'Here is Elisha 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 turn back Thy hand, Even Thy right hand? From the midst of Thy bosom remove it.

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

Psalm 26:10

In whose hand is a wicked device, 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 ye Jehovah.

hands » The right hand » Sworn by

Isaiah 62:8

Sworn hath Jehovah by His right hand, Even by the arm of His strength: 'I give not thy corn any more as food for thine enemies, Nor do sons of a stranger drink thy new wine, For which thou hast laboured.

hands » Servants directed by movements of

Psalm 123:2

Lo, as eyes of men-servants Are unto the hand of their masters, As eyes of a maid-servant Are unto the hand of her mistress, So are our eyes unto Jehovah our God, Till that He doth favour us.

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

Psalm 9:16

Jehovah hath been known, Judgment He hath done, By a work of his hands Hath the wicked been snared. Meditation. Selah.

hands » Kissed in idolatrous worship

Job 31:27

And my heart is enticed in secret, And my hand doth kiss my mouth,

hands » Distinguished as » The right

Acts 3:7

And having seized him by the right hand, he raised him up, and presently his feet and ankles were strengthened,

hands » God makes impotent

Job 5:12

Making void thoughts of the subtile, And their hands do not execute wisdom.

Murder » Defiles the » hands

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands have been polluted with blood, And your fingers with iniquity, Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue perverseness doth mutter.

Topics on Hands

Angels Hands

Ezekiel 1:8

and hands of man under their wings -- on their four sides, and their faces and their wings -- are to them four;

Christ's Hands

Matthew 14:31

And immediately Jesus, having stretched forth the hand, laid hold of him, and saith to him, 'Little faith! for what didst thou waver?'

Cutting Off Hands And Feet

Matthew 5:30

'And, if thy right hand doth cause thee to stumble, cut it off, and cast from thee, for it is good to thee that one of thy members may perish, and not thy whole body be cast to gehenna.

Diseased Hands

Leviticus 21:19

or a man in whom there is a breach in the foot, or a breach in the hand,

Given Into One's Hands

Jeremiah 38:5

And the king Zedekiah saith, 'Lo, he is in your hand: for the king is not able for you in anything.'

God's Hands On People

Ezekiel 1:3

hath the word of Jehovah certainly been unto Ezekiel son of Buzi the priest, in the land of the Chaldeans, by the river Chebar, and there is on him there a hand of Jehovah.

God's Hands Stretched Out

Isaiah 14:26

This is the counsel that is counselled for all the earth, And this is the hand that is stretched out for all the nations.

Hands On Heads

Jeremiah 2:37

Also from this thou goest out, And thy hands on thy head, For Jehovah hath kicked at thy confidences, And thou dost not give prosperity to them!

Idle Hands

Proverbs 6:10

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

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

and hast brought near the bullock before the tent of meeting, and Aaron hath laid -- his sons also -- their hands on the head of the bullock.

Laying On Hands For The Holy Spirit

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun is full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him, and the sons of Israel hearken unto him, and do as Jehovah commanded Moses.

Laying On Hands To Commission

Numbers 8:10

and thou hast brought near the Levites before Jehovah, and the sons of Israel have laid their hands on the Levites,

Laying On Hands To Heal

2 Kings 4:34

And he goeth up, and lieth down on the lad, and putteth his mouth on his mouth, and his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands, and stretcheth himself upon him, and the flesh of the lad becometh warm;

Not Given Into One's Hands

Psalm 31:8

And Thou hast not shut me up, Into the hand of an enemy, Thou hast caused my feet to stand in a broad place.

Shaking Hands

Job 17:3

Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?

To Be Given Into One's Hands

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul asketh of God, 'Do I go down after the Philistines? dost Thou give them into the hand of Israel?' and He hath not answered him on that day.