88 occurrences in 10 translations

'Closely' in the Bible

And they said, The man asked very closely after us, and after our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye a brother? And we told him according to the tenor of these words. Could we at all know that he would say, Bring your brother down?

Then he put the tunic on Aaron, wrapped the sash around him, and clothed him with the robe. Next he put the ephod on him and placed on him the decorated band of the ephod, and fastened the ephod closely to him with the band.

You must not have sexual intercourse with both a woman and her daughter; you must not take as wife either her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter to have intercourse with them. They are closely related to her -- it is lewdness.

Balaam took up his [second] discourse (oracle) and said:“Rise up, O Balak, and hear;Listen [closely] to me, son of Zippor.

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

so that anyone who kills a person unintentionally and without premeditation may run there and be protected from closely related avengers.

Now if the closely related avenger pursues him, then they are not to hand the killer over to him, because he killed his neighbor without premeditation and without hating him beforehand.

These were appointed to be cities for all the Israelis and for the foreigner who lives among them, so that whoever kills anyone unintentionally may run there and not die at the hands of a closely related avenger until he stands for trial before the community.

He said to them, "Watch me and do as I do. Watch closely! I am going to the edge of the camp. Do as I do!

Naomi replied, "May the one who hasn't abandoned his gracious love to the living or to the dead be blessed by the LORD." Naomi added, "This man is closely related to us, our related redeemer, as a matter of fact!"

When all the men of Israel who had hidden themselves in the hill country of Ephraim heard that the Philistines had fled, even they also pursued them closely in the battle.

The young man who told him said, “By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa, and behold, Saul was leaning on his spear. And behold, the chariots and the horsemen pursued him closely.

Now please pay attention closely! My whole family is attacking your humble servant! They're saying, "Turn over the one who attacked his brother and we'll put him to death in retribution for his brother, whose life he took. That way, we'll kill the heir also!' They're going to extinguish the only light left in my family, leaving my late husband neither an ongoing name nor a survivor on the face of the earth!"

Everybody from Judah shouted to the men from Israel, "We did this because the king is closely related to us. So why are you angry about this? Have we lived off the king's expense? Have we appropriated anything for ourselves?"

When I got up in the morning to nurse my son, I discovered he was dead. That morning, when I looked closely at him I realized that he was not the son I gave birth to.”

Listen closely, Lord, and hear; open Your eyes, Lord, and see. Hear the words that Sennacherib has sent to mock the living God.

The Philistines closely pursued Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down Jonathan, Abinadab and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

My feet have followed his steps closely; I have kept to his way and have not turned aside.

then he looked at wisdom and assessed its value; he established it and examined it closely.

Look, I waited for you to speak; I listened closely to your wise thoughts,while you were searching for words.

“Listen closely to the thunder of His voice,And the rumbling that goes out from His mouth.

Have you considered closely [the] earth's vast expanse? Declare [it], if you know all of it.

His pride is in his rows of scales,closely sealed together.

They are joined to one another,so closely connected they cannot be separated.

My steps have held closely to Your paths;My feet have not staggered.

Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.Be a rock of refuge for me,a mountain fortress to save me.

My soul [my life, my very self] clings to You;Your right hand upholds me.

In Your justice, rescue and deliver me;listen closely to me and save me.

listening closely to wisdomand directing your heart to understanding;

My son, pay attention to my words;listen closely to my sayings.

My son, pay attention to my wisdom;listen closely to my understanding

I didn’t obey my teachersor listen closely to my mentors.

Listen closely, pay attention to the words of the wise,and apply your mind to my knowledge.

Those who see you will stare at you;they will look closely at you:“Is this the man who caused the earth to tremble,who shook the kingdoms,

Behold, Jehovah, like a'strong man, will hurl thee away violently; yea, he will wrap thee up closely.

Listen closely, Lord, and hear; open Your eyes, Lord, and see. Hear all the words that Sennacherib has sent to mock the living God.

“For cross to the coastlands of Kittim and see,And send to Kedar and observe closelyAnd see if there has been such a thing as this!

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Consider closely, and call for the wailing women, so that they come, and for the skillful women, so that they come.

The {anger} of Yahweh will not turn back until his doing and until his keeping the plans of his {mind}. {In latter days} you will look closely at it [with] understanding.

then the sword, which you are afraid of, will overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about which you are anxious, will follow closely after you there in Egypt, and you will die there.

צ TsadeOur steps were closely followedso that we could not walk in our streets.Our end drew near; our time ran out.Our end had come!

Moreover, He said to me, “Son of man, take into your heart all My words which I will speak to you and listen closely.

This is what the man told me: "Son of Man, watch carefully, listen closely, and remember everything I'm going to be showing you, because you've been brought here to be shown what you're about to see. Be sure that you tell the house of Israel everything that you observe."

Then the LORD told me, "Son of Man, watch carefully, listen closely, and remember everything I'm going to be telling you about all the statutes pertaining to the LORD's Temple and all of its laws. Pay careful attention to the entrance to the Temple, along with all of the exits from the sanctuary."

Just as [it is] written in the law of Moses, all of this calamity has come upon us, and {we have not implored} the face of Yahweh our God [so as] to turn from our iniquities and to attend closely to your faithfulness.

Hear this, you priests! Pay attention, you Israelites! Listen closely, O king! For judgment is about to overtake you! For you were like a trap to Mizpah, like a net spread out to catch Tabor.

Hear, O peoples, all of you;Listen closely, O earth and all that is in it,And let the Lord God be witness [giving a testimony of the judgment] against you,The Lord from His holy temple [in the heavens].

And concerning them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled that says: 'You will listen carefully yet will never understand, you will look closely yet will never comprehend.

so that '{they may look closely} and not perceive, and {they may listen carefully} and not understand, lest they turn and it be forgiven them.'"

it seemed fitting for me as well, [and so I have decided] after having carefully searched out and investigated all the events accurately, from the very beginning, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus;

for it is written and forever remains written,‘He will command His angels concerning You to guard and protect You,’

When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,

But there is nothing [so carefully] concealed that it will not be revealed, nor so hidden that it will not be made known.

They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor’s rule and authority.

When a servant saw him sitting in the firelight, and looked closely at him, she said, “This man was with Him too.”

Now the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed [closely], and saw the tomb and how His body was laid.

But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them: “Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be explained to you; listen closely and pay attention to what I have to say.

So the man watched them closely, expecting to get something from them.

When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, there came the voice of the Lord:

I am the God of your forefathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.' Moses began to tremble and did not dare to look more closely.

When I looked closely and considered it, I saw the four-footed animals of the earth, the wild beasts, the reptiles, and the birds of the sky.

who was [closely associated] with the proconsul [of the province], Sergius Paulus, an intelligent and sensible man. He called for Barnabas and Saul and wanted to hear the word of God [concerning eternal salvation through faith in Christ].

and heard Paul speaking. After observing him closely and seeing that he had faith to be healed,

For as I was walking around and looking closely at the objects you worship, I even found an altar with this written on it: "To an unknown god.' So I am telling you about the unknown object you worship.

If, on the other hand, every one is prophesying and an unbeliever or an ungifted man comes in, he is convicted by all and closely examined by all,

in union with whom the whole fabric, fitted and closely joined together, is growing so as to form a holy sanctuary in the Lord;

But if anyone does not obey our message through this letter, take note of him and do not associate closely with him, so that he may be ashamed.

If you continue to point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of the Messiah Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the healthy teaching that you have followed closely.

But he who looks closely into the perfect Law--the Law of freedom--and continues looking, he, being not a hearer who forgets, but an obedient doer, will as the result of his obedience be blessed.

There were Prophets who earnestly inquired about that salvation, and closely searched into it--even those who spoke beforehand of the grace which was to come to you.

And I saw lying in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written on both sides and closely sealed with seven seals.

So I looked, and behold, an ashen (pale greenish gray) horse [like a corpse, representing death and pestilence]; and its rider’s name was Death; and Hades (the realm of the dead) was following with him. They were given authority and power over a fourth part of the earth, to kill with the sword and with famine and with plague (pestilence, disease) and by the wild beasts of the earth.

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אצל 
'etsel 
by , beside , by ... , near , at , with ... , from ... , against , close , to , toward , unto , with
Usage: 61

גּדר 
Gadar 
Usage: 10

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

זוּר 
Zuwr 
Usage: 4

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

מסגּרת 
Micgereth 
Usage: 17

סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

שׂתם סתם 
Catham 
stop , shut up , hidden , shut out , secret , close up
Usage: 14

סתר 
Cathar 
Usage: 81

עצם 
`atsam 
Usage: 20

תּחרה 
Tacharah 
Usage: 2

ἆσσον 
Asson 
Usage: 1

καμμύω 
Kammuo 
Usage: 1

πτύσσω 
Ptusso 
Usage: 1

σιγάω 
Sigao 
Usage: 9

ταμεῖον 
Tameion 
Usage: 0

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