'Held' in the Bible
And they held the passover in the first month on the fourteenth day of the month, between the two evenings, in the wilderness of Sinai: according to all that Jehovah had commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel.
And the children of Israel encamped in Gilgal, and held the passover on the fourteenth day of the month, at even, in the plains of Jericho.
And they went out into the field, and gathered the grapes from their vineyards and trod them, and held festival, and went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and reviled Abim'elech.
and Samson said to the lad who held him by the hand, "Let me feel the pillars on which the house rests, that I may lean against them."
And he said, Bring the cloak that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And she held it, and he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her; and he went into the city.
And he said to him, Behold now, a man of God is in this city, and the man is held in honour; all that he says comes surely to pass. Let us now go thither: perhaps he will shew us the way that we should go.
And Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was drunken to excess; so she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
And he built the floors against all the house, five cubits high; and they held to the house by the timbers of cedar.
And its thickness was a hand-breadth, and its brim was like the work of the brim of a cup, with lily-blossoms; it held two thousand baths.
And at that time Solomon held the feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entrance of Hamath unto the torrent of Egypt, before Jehovah our God, seven days and seven days, fourteen days.
And its thickness was a hand-breadth, and its brim like the work of the brim of a cup, with lily-blossoms; in capacity it held three thousand baths.
And at that time Solomon held the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entrance of Hamath unto the torrent of Egypt.
And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout Israel from Beer-sheba even to Dan, that they should come to hold the passover to Jehovah the God of Israel, at Jerusalem; because they had not held it for a long time as it was written.
And the children of Israel, that were present at Jerusalem, held the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness; and the Levites and the priests praised Jehovah day by day, with the instruments of praise to Jehovah.
And Josiah held a passover to Jehovah in Jerusalem; and they slaughtered the passover on the fourteenth of the first month.
And the children of Israel that were present held the passover at that time, and the feast of unleavened bread seven days.
And there was no passover like to that holden in Israel from the days of Samuel the prophet; neither did all the kings of Israel hold such a passover as Josiah held, and the priests, and the Levites, and all Judah and Israel that were present, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And they held the feast of tabernacles as it is written, and offered daily burnt-offerings by number, according to the ordinance, as the duty of every day required;
And the children of the captivity held the passover upon the fourteenth of the first month.
And from that time forth the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held the spears, and the shields, and the bows, and the corslets; and the captains were behind all the house of Judah.
They that built on the wall, and they that bore burdens, with those that loaded, wrought in the work with one hand, and with the other they held a weapon.
And we laboured in the work; and half of them held the spears from the rising of the dawn till the stars appeared.
And it was so, when the king saw the queen Esther standing in the court, that she obtained grace in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand; and Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre.
for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the adversary could not compensate the king's damage.
And the king held out the golden sceptre toward Esther. And Esther arose and stood before the king,
My foot hath held to his steps; his way have I kept, and not turned aside.
And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, and thy right hand held me up; and thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.
I was dumb with silence, I held my peace from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
We who held sweet intercourse together. To the house of God we walked amid the throng.
When I said, My foot slippeth, thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, held me up.
Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.
Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.
Speak not too much about a servant to his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be held guilty.
Scarcely had I passed from them, When I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, Until I had brought him into my mother's house, And into the chamber of her that conceived me.
Therefore doth the curse devour the earth, and they that dwell therein are held guilty; therefore the inhabitants of the earth are consumed, and few men are left.
And of whom hast thou been afraid or feared, that thou hast lied, and hast not remembered me, nor taken it to heart? Have not I even of long time held my peace, and thou fearest me not?
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The children of Israel and the children of Judah were together oppressed; and all that took them captives held them fast: they refused to let them go.
All the people of the land shall be held to this heave-offering for the prince in Israel.
And I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river; and he held up his right hand and his left hand unto the heavens, and swore by him that liveth for ever that it is for a time, times, and a half; and when the scattering of the power of the holy people shall be accomplished, all these things shall be finished.
whose possessors slay them without being held guilty; and they that sell them say, Blessed be Jehovah! for I am become rich; and their own shepherds pity them not.
And while desiring to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they held him for a prophet.
And seeking to lay hold of him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they held him for a prophet.
Then went the Pharisees and held a council how they might ensnare him in speaking.
but should we say, Of men they feared the people; for all held of John that he was truly a prophet.
And there was also a strife among them which of them should be held to be the greatest.
And the men who held him mocked him, beating him;
Whom God has raised up, having loosed the pains of death, inasmuch as it was not possible that he should be held by its power;
And as he held Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the portico which is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.
But a certain man, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in honour of all the people, rose up in the council, and commanded to put the men out for a short while,
And they cried out with a loud voice, and held their ears, and rushed upon him with one accord;
And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life.
And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Brethren, listen to me:
If therefore Demetrius and the artisans who are with him have a matter against any one, the courts are being held, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another.
how I held back nothing of what is profitable, so as not to announce it to you, and to teach you publicly and in every house,
but now we are clear from the law, having died in that in which we were held, so that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in oldness of letter.
So we also, when we were children, were held in bondage under the principles of the world;
Christ has set us free in freedom; stand fast therefore, and be not held again in a yoke of bondage.
Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.
And when it opened the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of them that had been slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held;
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