85 occurrences in 11 translations

'Holds' in the Bible

"A spring or a cistern that holds water is clean, but whoever touches the carcass of an unclean animal will be unclean.

And what the land is that they dwell in, whether it be good or bad; and what cities they be that they dwell in, whether in tents, or in strong holds;

and her father hears her vow, and her bond with which she has bound her soul, and her father holds his peace at her; then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she has bound her soul shall stand.

And her husband hears of it and holds his peace concerning it on the day that he hears it, then her vows shall stand and her pledge with which she bound herself shall stand.

But if her husband altogether holds his peace [concerning the matter] with her from day to day, then he establishes and confirms all her vows or all her pledges which are upon her. He establishes them because he said nothing to [restrain] her on the day he heard of them.

And this [is] the manner of the remission of debt: every {creditor} shall remit his claim that he holds against his neighbor, and he shall not exact payment [from] his brother because there remission of debt has been proclaimed unto Yahweh.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

He said, Let me go, I pray, for our family holds a sacrifice in the city and my brother commanded me to be there. Now, if I have found favor in your eyes, let me get away and see my brothers. That is why he has not come to the king's table.

And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

And David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds at Engedi.

And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.

And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them, and store of victual, and of oil and wine.

"Every servant of the king and every person in the king's provinces knows that for any man or woman who goes to the king in the inner court without being summoned there is only one law that he be put to death unless the king holds out the golden scepter to him. Only then he will live. For these last 30 days I've not been summoned to come to the king."

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

"He trusts in his house, but it does not stand; He holds fast to it, but it does not endure.

The one who is at ease holds calamity in contempt [and thinks] it is prepared for those whose feet are slipping.

If he holds back the waters, then they dry up; if he releases them, they destroy the land.

But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

Though he desires it and will not let it go, But holds it in his mouth,

He holds the waters bound in His clouds [which otherwise would spill on earth all at once], and the cloud is not rent under them.

He holds back the face of his throne and spreads his cloud upon it.

Its stones are the bed of sapphires; it holds dust of gold [which he wins].

He holds him back from the pit [of destruction], and his life from perishing by the sword [of God's destructive judgments].

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord holds his hand.

I follow close to You; Your right hand holds on to me.

For the Lord holds in his hand a cup full of foaming wine mixed with spices, and pours it out. Surely all the wicked of the earth will slurp it up and drink it to its very last drop."

He holds in his hand the lowest parts of the earth and the mountain peaks belong to him.

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold on her; and happy (blessed, fortunate, to be envied) is everyone who holds her fast.

The people curse him who holds back grain [when the public needs it], but a blessing [from God and man] is upon the head of him who sells it.

Even a fool who remains silent is considered wise, and the one who holds his tongue is deemed discerning.

So I perceived there is nothing better than for people to enjoy their work, because that is their reward; for who can show them what the future holds?

In times of prosperity be joyful, but in times of adversity consider this: God has made one as well as the other, so that no one can discover what the future holds.

He stretched out his hand over the sea, he shook the kingdoms: the LORD hath given a commandment against the merchant city, to destroy the strong holds thereof.

The LORD has a sword bathed in blood; it's covered with fat, with the blood of lambs and goats, and with fat from the kidneys of rams." "For the LORD holds a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

Tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods! Yes, do something good or something bad, so we may hear and gaze at it together.'"

Blessed is the one who does this, and the person that holds it fast, who observes the Sabbath without profaning it, and restrains his hands from practicing any evil.

"Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, To minister to Him, and to love the name of the LORD, To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath And holds fast My covenant;

Cursed is the one who is slack in doing the LORD's work. Cursed is the one who holds back his sword from shedding blood.

Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.

Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised, and the mighty men's hearts in Moab at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.

The mighty men of Babylon have forborn to fight, they have remained in their holds: their might hath failed; they became as women: they have burned her dwellingplaces; her bars are broken.

The Lord hath swallowed up all the habitations of Jacob, and hath not pitied: he hath thrown down in his wrath the strong holds of the daughter of Judah; he hath brought them down to the ground: he hath polluted the kingdom and the princes thereof.

The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up all her palaces: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.

[and] {he does not charge interest} and he takes no usury, [and] he holds back his hand from injustice [and] he executes judgment of fairness between {persons},

And they put him in ward in chains, and brought him to the king of Babylon: they brought him into holds, that his voice should no more be heard upon the mountains of Israel.

This is what the Lord God says: You will drink your sister's cup, which is deep and wide. You will be an object of ridicule and scorn, for it holds [so] much.

Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.

But I will tell you what is inscribed in the writing of truth or the Book of Truth. There is no one who holds with me and strengthens himself against these [hostile spirit forces] except Michael, your prince [national guardian angel].

He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches: yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a time.

Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for gain.

I will shatter the gate bars of Damascus, and I will cut off the residents of the Aven Valley, along with the one who holds the scepter from Beth-eden; and the people of Aram will be exiled to Kir," says the LORD.

"I will also cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, And him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon; I will even unleash My power upon Ekron, And the remnant of the Philistines will perish," Says the Lord GOD.

And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:

All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Draw thee waters for the siege, fortify thy strong holds: go into clay, and tread the morter, make strong the brickkiln.

For in this the saying holds true, One sows and another reaps.

He who holds his life dear, is destroying it; and he who makes his life of no account in this world shall keep it to the Life of the Ages.

for the Father Himself holds you dear, because you have held me dear and have believed that I came from the Father's presence.

And so you know what holds him back, so that he will be revealed in his own time.

For the hidden power of lawlessness is already at work. However, the one who holds him back will do so until he is taken out of the way,

Also pray that we may be rescued from worthless and evil people, since not everyone holds to the faith.

Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still holds and is offered [today], let us be afraid [ to distrust it], lest any of you should think he has come too late and has come short of [reaching] it.

for these men hold office without any oath having been taken, but He holds it attested by an oath from Him who said to Him, "The Lord has sworn and will not recall His words, Thou art a Priest for ever" --

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand and who walks among the seven gold lampstands says:

"To the messenger of the church in Pergamum, write: "The one who holds the sharp, two-edged sword, says this:

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write the following: "This is the solemn pronouncement of the one who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: 'I know your deeds, that you have a reputation that you are alive, but in reality you are dead.

"To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write the following: "This is the solemn pronouncement of the Holy One, the True One, who holds the key of David, who opens doors no one can shut, and shuts doors no one can open:

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

בּצּרון 
Bitstsarown 
Usage: 1

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

ישׁט 
Yashat 
Usage: 3

כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

לפת 
Laphath 
Usage: 3

מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

מצדה מצד מצד 
M@tsad 
Usage: 12

מצדה מצודה מצוד 
Matsowd 
Usage: 5

מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

מצרה מצוּרה 
M@tsuwrah 
Usage: 8

נסג 
Nacag 
Usage: 9

נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

סעד 
Ca`ad 
Usage: 12

עפל 
`ophel 
Usage: 8

צריח 
Ts@riyach 
Usage: 4

קבל 
Qabal 
Usage: 13

תּמך 
Tamak 
hold , uphold , retain , hold up ,
Usage: 21

תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

ἀντέχομαι 
Antechomai 
hold to , support , holdfast ,
Usage: 2

ἐπέχω 
Epecho 
Usage: 5

ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take , take by , catch , take on , lay hold on , take hold of , lay hold upon
Usage: 19

ἡσυχάζω 
hesuchazo 
Usage: 5

κατέχω 
Katecho 
hold , hold fast , keep , possess , stay , take , have , make ,
Usage: 16

κρατέω 
Krateo 
hold , take , lay hold on , hold fast , take by , lay hold upon , lay hand on ,
Usage: 33

σιγάω 
Sigao 
Usage: 9

σιωπάω 
Siopao 
Usage: 8

συνέχω 
sunecho 
be taken with , throng , straiten , keep in , hold , stop , press , lie sick of , constrain , be in a strait
Usage: 10

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

τήρησις 
Teresis 
Usage: 3

φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35



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