'Bend' in the Bible
And it cometh to pass, when he seeth her, that he rendeth his garments, and saith, 'Alas, my daughter, thou hast caused me greatly to bend, and thou hast been among those troubling me; and I -- I have opened my mouth unto Jehovah, and I am not able to turn back.'
Grind to another let my wife, And over her let others bend.
He doth bend his tail as a cedar, The sinews of his thighs are wrapped together,
Arise, O Jehovah, go before his face, Cause him to bend. Deliver my soul from the wicked, Thy sword,
And the anger of God hath gone up against them, And He slayeth among their fat ones, And youths of Israel He caused to bend.
Come in, we bow ourselves, and we bend, We kneel before Jehovah our Maker.
A labouring man hath laboured for himself, For his mouth hath caused him to bend over it.
And they bend their tongue, their bow is a lie, And not for stedfastness have they been mighty in the land, For from evil unto evil they have gone forth, And Me they have not known, An affirmation of Jehovah!
Bend yourselves, yea, bend ye, O nation not desired,
and lo, there was a woman having a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and she was bowed together, and not able to bend back at all,
and these things beginning to happen bend yourselves back, and lift up your heads, because your redemption doth draw nigh.'
to whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they were ministering these, which now were told to you (through those who did proclaim good news to you,) in the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, to which things messengers do desire to bend looking.