'Held' in the Bible
The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham held a great feast on the day Isaac was weaned.
Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”
While Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, but whenever he put his hand down, Amalek prevailed.
You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.
Then the Lord said to Joshua, “Hold out the sword in your hand toward Ai, for I will hand the city over to you.” So Joshua held out his sword toward it.
When he held out his hand, the men in ambush rose quickly from their position. They ran, entered the city, captured it, and immediately set it on fire.
The three companies blew their trumpets and shattered their pitchers. They held their torches in their left hands, their trumpets in their right hands, and shouted, “A sword for Yahweh and for Gideon!”
So they went out to the countryside and harvested grapes from their vineyards. They trampled the grapes and held a celebration. Then they went to the house of their god, and as they ate and drank, they cursed Abimelech.
And he told Ruth, “Bring the shawl you’re wearing and hold it out.” When she held it out, he shoveled six measures of barley into her shawl, and she went into the town.
When Abner and 20 men came to David at Hebron, David held a banquet for him and his men.
Then Solomon woke up and realized it had been a dream. He went to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the Lord’s covenant, and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then he held a feast for all his servants.
The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom. It held 11,000 gallons.
He remained faithful to Yahweh and did not turn from following Him but kept the commands the Lord had commanded Moses.
On the eighth day they held a sacred assembly, for the dedication of the altar lasted seven days and the festival seven days.
From that day on, half of my men did the work while the other half held spears, shields, bows, and armor. The officers supported all the people of Judah,
who were rebuilding the wall. The laborers who carried the loads worked with one hand and held a weapon with the other.
He held a feast in the third year of his reign for all his officials and staff, the army of Persia and Media, the nobles, and the officials from the provinces.
At the end of this time, the king held a week-long banquet in the garden courtyard of the royal palace for all the people, from the greatest to the least, who were present in the fortress of Susa.
The king held a great banquet for all his officials and staff. It was Esther’s banquet. He freed his provinces from tax payments and gave gifts worthy of the king’s bounty.
I had just passed themwhen I found the one I love.I held on to him and would not let him gountil I brought him to my mother’s house—to the chamber of the one who conceived me.
Your head crowns you like Mount Carmel,the hair of your head like purple cloth—a king could be held captive in your tresses.
The Lord also says:Because the daughters of Zion are haughty,walking with heads held highand seductive eyes,going along with prancing steps,jingling their ankle bracelets,
You are to regard only the Lord of Hosts as holy.Only He should be feared;only He should be held in awe.
None of the transgressions he has committed will be held against him. He will live because of the righteousness he has practiced.
“This is what the Lord God says: I caused grieving on the day the cedar went down to Sheol. I closed off the underground deep because of it: I held back the rivers of the deep, and its abundant waters were restrained. I made Lebanon mourn on account of it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.
None of the sins he committed will be held against him. He has done what is just and right; he will certainly live.
King Belshazzar held a great feast for 1,000 of his nobles and drank wine in their presence.
So Herodias held a grudge against him and wanted to kill him. But she could not,
so that this generation may be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world—
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary.“Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible.
A jar full of sour wine was sitting there; so they fixed a sponge full of sour wine on hyssop and held it up to His mouth.
God raised Him up, ending the pains of death, because it was not possible for Him to be held by it.
Now the large group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but instead they held everything in common.
But when Paul appealed to be held for trial by the Emperor, I ordered him to be kept in custody until I could send him to Caesar.”
After casting off the anchors, they left them in the sea, at the same time loosening the ropes that held the rudders. Then they hoisted the foresail to the wind and headed for the beach.
But now we have been released from the law, since we have died to what held us, so that we may serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old letter of the law.
He doesn’t hold on to the head, from whom the whole body, nourished and held together by its ligaments and tendons, develops with growth from God.
and free those who were held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death.
But by the same word, the present heavens and earth are stored up for fire, being kept until the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.
Then one of the seven angels, who had held the seven bowls filled with the seven last plagues, came and spoke with me: “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”
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