46 occurrences in 14 translations

'Holes' in the Bible

Now the valley of Siddim was full of holes of sticky earth; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah were put to flight and came to their end there, but the rest got away to the mountain.

Now all the water-holes, which his father's servants had made in the days of Abraham, had been stopped up with earth by the Philistines.

And he made again the water-holes which had been made in the days of Abraham his father, and which had been stopped up by the Philistines; and he gave them the names which his father had given them.

Now Isaac's servants made holes in the valley, and came to a spring of flowing water.

Let us now put him to death and put his body into one of these holes, and we will say, An evil beast has put him to death: then we will see what becomes of his dreams.

Do not put him to a violent death, but let him be placed in one of the holes; this he said to keep him safe from their hands, with the purpose of taking him back to his father again.

And all the Egyptians made holes round about the Nile to get drinking-water, for they were not able to make use of the Nile water.

And Midian was stronger than Israel; and because of the Midianites, the children of Israel made holes for themselves in the mountains, and hollows in the rocks, and strong places.

The men of Israel saw that they were in trouble because the troops were in a difficult situation. They hid in caves, thickets, among rocks, and in holes and cisterns.

And both of them discovered themselves unto the garrison of the Philistines: and the Philistines said, Behold, the Hebrews come forth out of the holes where they had hid themselves.

And he said, The Lord says, I will make this valley full of water-holes.

An officer who was the king's right-hand man responded to the prophet, "Look, even if the Lord made it rain by opening holes in the sky, could this happen so soon?" Elisha said, "Look, you will see it happen with your own eyes, but you will not eat any of the food!"

But the officer replied to the prophet, "Look, even if the Lord made it rain by opening holes in the sky, could this happen so soon?" Elisha said, "Look, you will see it happen with your own eyes, but you will not eat any of the food!"

I have made water-holes and taken their waters, and with my foot I have made all the rivers of Egypt dry.

And they took walled towns and a fat land, and became the owners of houses full of all good things, water-holes cut in the rock, vine-gardens and olive-gardens and a wealth of fruit-trees: so they had food enough and became fat, and had joy in the good you gave them.

In the dark he makes holes in the walls of houses: in the daytime they are shutting themselves up, they have no knowledge of the light.

They are living on the slopes of the wadis, among the rocks and in holes in the ground.

When they are stretched out in their holes, and are waiting in the brushwood?

O my dove, you are in the holes of the mountain sides, in the cracks of the high hills; let me see your face, let your voice come to my ears; for sweet is your voice, and your face is fair.

And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.

To take cover in the cracks of the rocks, and in the holes of the hills, for fear of the Lord, and before the glory of his power, when he comes out of his place, shaking the earth with his strength.

And they shall come, and shall rest all of them in the desolate valleys, and in the holes of the rocks, and upon all thorns, and upon all bushes.

But the beasts of the waste land will have their holes there; and the houses will be full of crying jackals, and ostriches will have their place there, and evil spirits will be dancing there.

And thorns will come up in her fair houses, and waste plants in her strong towers: and foxes will make their holes there, and it will be a meeting-place for ostriches.

I have made water-holes and taken their waters, and with my foot I have made all the rivers of Egypt dry.

But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore.

And they never said, Where is the Lord, who took us up out of the land of Egypt; who was our guide through the waste of sand, through an unplanted land full of deep holes, through a dry land of deep shade, which no one went through and where no man was living?

For my people have done two evils; they have given up me, the fountain of living waters, and have made for themselves water-holes, cut out from the rock, broken water-holes, of no use for storing water.

Their great men have sent their servants for water: they come to the holes and there is no water to be seen; they come back with nothing in their vessels; they are overcome with shame and fear, covering their heads.

Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

O people of Moab, go away from the towns and take cover in the rock; be like the dove of the Arabah, which makes her living-place in holes.

For this reason the beasts of the waste land with the wolves will make their holes there and the ostriches will be living in it: never again will men be living there, it will be unpeopled from generation to generation.

And the ways across the river have been taken, and the water-holes ... burned with fire, and the men of war are in the grip of fear.

Our breath of life, he on whom the holy oil was put, was taken in their holes; of whom we said, Under his shade we will be living among the nations.

This is what you are to say to them: The Lord has said, By my life, truly, those who are in the waste places will be put to the sword, and him who is in the open field I will give to the beasts for their food, and those who are in the strong places and in holes in the rocks will come to their death by disease.

They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.

The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.

Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.

And the kings of the earth, and the rulers, and the chief captains, and the men of wealth, and the strong, and every servant and free man, took cover in the holes and the rocks of the mountains;

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

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

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

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

קדּישׁ 
Qaddiysh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

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

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

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

ὅσιος 
Hosios 
Usage: 7

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

בּצּרון 
Bitstsarown 
Usage: 1

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

חגג 
Chagag 
Usage: 16

חר חוּר 
Chuwr 
Usage: 2

חר חור 
Chowr 
Usage: 7

חלן חלון 
Cholown 
Usage: 3

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

ישׁט 
Yashat 
Usage: 3

כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

לפת 
Laphath 
Usage: 3

מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

מכתּשׁ 
Maktesh 
Usage: 2

מסגּרת 
Micgereth 
Usage: 17

מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

מערה 
M@`arah 
cave , den , holes
Usage: 39

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

מצדה מצד מצד 
M@tsad 
Usage: 12

מצדה מצודה מצוד 
Matsowd 
Usage: 5

מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

מצרה מצוּרה 
M@tsuwrah 
Usage: 8

מקּבת 
Maqqebeth 
Usage: 3

מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

נבב 
Nabab 
Usage: 4

נסג 
Nacag 
Usage: 9

נקב 
Naqab 
Usage: 22

נקיק 
Naqiyq 
Usage: 3

נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

סעד 
Ca`ad 
Usage: 12

עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

עפל 
`ophel 
Usage: 8

פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

פּחת 
Pachath 
pit , hole , snare
Usage: 10

צריח 
Ts@riyach 
Usage: 4

קבל 
Qabal 
Usage: 13

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

שׁעל 
Sho`al 
Usage: 3

שׁקערוּרה 
Sh@qa`ruwrah 
Usage: 1

תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

G37
ἁγιάζω 
Hagiazo 
Usage: 20

G38
ἁγιασμός 
Hagiasmos 
Usage: 10

G39
ἅγιον 
Hagion 
Usage: 11

G41
ἁγιότης 
Hagiotes 
Usage: 1

G42
ἁγιωσύνη 
Hagiosune 
Usage: 3

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

ἑορτή 
heorte 
Usage: 25

ἐπέχω 
Epecho 
Usage: 5

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

ἡσυχάζω 
hesuchazo 
Usage: 5

ἱεροπρεπής 
Hieroprepes 
Usage: 1

ἱερός 
Hieros 
Usage: 2

ὁσιότης 
Hosiotes 
Usage: 2

ὁσίως 
Hosios 
Usage: 1

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

φωλεός 
Pholeos 
Usage: 0

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