269 occurrences

'Keep' in the Bible

And of every living thing, from all flesh, you must bring two from every [kind] into the ark to keep [them] alive with you; they shall be male and female.

From the birds according to their kind, and from the animals according to their kind, from every creeping thing [on] the ground according to its kind--two from every kind shall come to you to keep [them] alive.

as well as from the birds of heaven {seven pairs}, male and female, {to keep their kind alive} on the face of the earth.

And God said to Abraham, "Now [as for] you, you must keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you, throughout their generations.

This [is] my covenant which you shall keep, between me and you, and [also] with your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.

And he said, "What shall I give you?" And Jacob said, "Do not give me anything. If you will do this thing for me, I will again feed your flocks and keep [them].

Then Esau said, "{I have enough} my brother; {keep what you have}."

Then let them gather all the food of these coming good years and let them pile up grain under the hand of Pharaoh [for] food in the cities, and let them keep [it].

And God sent me before you [all] to preserve for you a remnant in the land and to keep alive among you many survivors.

"{You will keep it} until the fourteenth day of this month, and all the assembly of the community of Israel will slaughter it {at twilight}.

"And you will keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread, because on this very day I brought out your divisions from the land of Egypt, and you will keep this day for your generations as a lasting statute.

"And you will keep this event as a rule for you and for your children forever.

{And} when you come into the land that Yahweh will give to you, as he said, you will keep this {religious custom}.

And you will keep this statute at its appointed time {from year to year}.

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

And Yahweh said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep my commands and my laws?

And now if you will carefully listen to my voice and keep my covenant, you will be a treasured possession for me out of all the peoples, {for all the earth is mine},

You will keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread; for seven days you will eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you at [the] appointed time, the month of Abib, because in it you came out from Egypt, and {no one will} appear before me empty-handed.

And [you will keep] the Feast of Harvest, [with] the firstfruits of your work, what you sow in the field. And [you will keep] the Feast of Harvest Gathering when the year goes out, when you gather your work from the field.

"And you, speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'Surely you must keep my Sabbaths, because it [is] a sign between me and you throughout your generations, [in order] to know that I [am] Yahweh, who consecrates you.

And you must keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you; defilers of it will surely be put to death, because anyone who does work on it--that person will be cut off from among his people.

"Keep for yourself what I myself have commanded you today. Look, I [am about to] drive from before you the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites.

"You will keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Seven days you will eat unleavened bread, which I commanded you, at the appointed time of the month of Abib, for in the month of Abib you came out from Egypt.

And you must stay [at the] entrance to [the] tent of assembly day and night [for] seven days, and you shall keep the obligation from Yahweh, so you might not die, for thus I have been commanded."

because I [am] Yahweh your God, and you must keep yourselves sanctified, so that you shall be holy, because I [am] holy. And you must not make yourselves unclean with any swarmer that moves along on the land,

"And you shall keep the {Israelites} separate from their uncleanness so that they might not die because of their uncleanness by their making my tabernacle, which [is] in their midst, unclean.

But you ([neither] the native nor the alien who is dwelling in your midst) shall keep my statutes and my regulations, and you shall not {practice} any of these detestable things

Thus you shall keep my obligation to not do any of the statutes {regarding} the detestable things that they did {before you}, so that you will not make yourselves unclean by them; I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

" 'You must keep my statutes: [as for] your domestic animals, you shall not cause two differing kinds to breed; [as for] your field, you shall not sow two differing kinds of seed; and, a garment of two differing kinds [of] woven material should not be worn on you.

" '[Thus] you shall keep all my statutes and all my regulations, and you shall do them; I [am] Yahweh.'"

And you shall keep my statutes, and you shall do them; I [am] Yahweh who consecrates you.

" 'And you shall keep all my statutes and all my regulations, and you shall do them, so that the land, to which I am bringing you to inhabit it, shall not vomit you out.

" 'And they shall keep my obligation, and they shall not incur guilt because of it, so that they die through it, because they have profaned it; I [am] Yahweh who consecrates them.

" 'And you shall do my statutes, and you must keep my regulations, and you shall do them, so that you shall live {securely} on the land.

" 'You shall keep my Sabbaths, and you shall revere my sanctuary; I [am] Yahweh.

" 'If you walk in my statutes and you keep my commands and you do them,

But the Levites will encamp around the tabernacle of the testimony, and there will not be wrath on the community of the {Israelites}; and the Levites will keep the requirements of the tabernacle of the testimony."

And they will keep all the vessels of the tent of assembly and the responsibilities of the {Israelites}, to do the work of the tabernacle.

Those encamped before the tabernacle to the east--before the tent of assembly to the east--[were] Moses and Aaron and his sons; they will keep the responsibility of the sanctuary {for the Israelites}; and the stranger who approaches will be put to death.

"Speak to the {Israelites} and say to them, 'When a man or a woman takes a special vow, a vow of a {Nazirite}, to keep separate for Yahweh,

They can attend their brothers in the tent of assembly to keep [their] responsibilities, but they will not do work. This is what you will do concerning the Levities and their responsibilities."

They will keep your responsibility and the responsibility of all the tent, only they may not come near the vessels of the sanctuary and the altar, so both you and they will not die.

They will be joined to you, and they will keep the responsibility of the tent of assembly for the entire service of the tent; a stranger may not come near you.

You will keep the responsibility of the sanctuary and the responsibility of the altar, and there will no longer be wrath on the {Israelites}.

But you with your sons will keep your priesthood to perform your priestly duties for everything at the altar and for {the area behind the curtain}. I give you the priesthood as a gift, but the stranger who approaches will be put to death."

They came to Balaam and said to him, "Thus says Balak son of Zippor, 'Please, let nothing keep you from coming to me

Nevertheless, [the] Kenite will be burned; how long will Asshur keep you captive?"

But all the females who have not {had sexual intercourse with a man}, keep alive for yourselves.

From half of the {Israelites}, take one [share] drawn by lot from the fifty from the humans, from the cattle, from the male donkeys, from the flock, from all the domestic animals, and give them to the Levities who keep the responsibilities of the tabernacle of Yahweh."

From the half that belonged to the {Israelites}, Moses took one share drawn by lot out of every fifty humans and domestic animals, and he gave them to the Levites, who keep the responsibility of the tabernacle of Yahweh, just as Yahweh commanded Moses.

You must not add to the word that I [am] commanding you, and you shall not take away from it [in order] to keep the commands of Yahweh your God that I [am] commanding you [to observe].

And you shall keep his rules and his commandments that I am commanding you {today}, [so] that {it may go well} for you and for your children after you, and so that {you may remain a long time} on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [during] all [of] those days."

but showing loyal love to thousands of [those who] love me and of [those who] keep my commandments.

And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh your God brought you out with a strong hand and with an outstretched arm; therefore, Yahweh your God commanded you to keep {the Sabbath}.

{If only} {they had such a mind}'; [that is], to fear me and to keep all my commandments {at all times}, so that {it will go well} for them and for their children {forever}.

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you.

And [so] you shall keep the commandment and the rules and the regulations that I [am] commanding you {today} to observe them.

"{And then} because you listen [to] these regulations and you diligently keep and you do them, then Yahweh your God will maintain his covenant and his loyal love that he swore to your ancestors.

And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.

So you must keep the commandments of Yahweh your God by walking in his ways and by fearing him.

to keep the commandments of Yahweh and his statutes that I am commanding you today {for your own good}.

"And you shall love Yahweh your God, and you shall keep his obligations and his statutes and his regulations and his commandments {always}.

"And you must keep all [of] the commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, so that you may have strength and [you may] go and [you may] take possession of that land {to which you are crossing} to take possession of it,

Yes, if you diligently keep all this commandment that I [am] commanding you {to observe it}, by loving Yahweh your God {by walking in} all his ways and by holding fast to him,

You shall go after Yahweh your God, and him you shall revere, and his commandment you shall keep, and to his voice you shall listen, and him you shall serve, and to him you shall hold fast.

if you listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep all [of] his commandments that I [am] commanding [to] you {today} [so as] to do the right [thing] in the eyes of Yahweh your God."

"Observe the month of Abib, and you shall keep [the] Passover to Yahweh your God, for in the month of Abib Yahweh your God brought you out from Egypt [by] night.

Then Moses and the elders of Israel charged the people, {saying}, "Keep all of the commandment that I [am] commanding you {today}.

'Cursed be [the one] {who does not keep} the words of this law, to observe them.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'"

Yahweh will establish you for {himself} as a holy people as he has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and you walk in his ways.

As for you, keep [away] from the things devoted to destruction so that you do not take them and bring about your own destruction, making the camp of Israel an object for destruction, bringing trouble upon it.

Only be very careful to observe the commandment and law that Moses Yahweh's servant commanded you, to love Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, to keep his commandments, to hold fast to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."

They were [left] for testing Israel, to know [whether] they would keep the commands of Yahweh that he commanded their ancestors through the hand of Moses.

She should not eat of anything that comes from the vine, or drink wine or strong drink, or eat anything unclean; she should keep all that I commanded."

The angel of Yahweh said to Manoah, "If you keep me, I will not eat your food, but if you prepare a burnt offering for Yahweh, you can offer it (for Manoah did not know that he [was] an angel of Yahweh)."

And they said to him, "Keep quiet! Put your hand on your mouth and come with us and be for us a father and a priest. Is it better being a priest for a house of one man or being a priest for a tribe and clan in Israel?"

Keep your eyes on the field that they reap and go after them. Have I not ordered the servants not to bother you? And if you get thirsty, you shall go to the containers and drink from where the servants have drawn."

Then Samuel said to the cook, "Bring the portion that I gave to you, about which I said to you, 'Keep it with you.'"

So David said to Abner, "[Are] you not a man? And who [is] like you in Israel? Why did you not keep watch over your lord the king? For one of the people came to destroy your lord the king.

You shall keep the charge of Yahweh your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, his commandments, his judgments, and his testimonies, as are written in the law of Moses, so that you may prosper in all that you do and everywhere you turn,

"[Regarding] this temple that you are building: if you walk in my ordinances and if you do my judgments and you keep all my commandments to walk in them, then I will establish my promise with you which I made to David your father.

So then, O Yahweh, God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father what you promised to him, saying, 'For you, no man will be cut off from before me who [will be] sitting on the throne of Israel, if only your sons keep their ways to walk before me just as you have walked before me.'

to incline our hearts toward him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his judgments which he commanded our ancestors.

As for you, if you walk before me as David your father walked, with {integrity of heart} and with uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded you, [and if] you keep my ordinances and my judgments,

"If ever you or any of your descendants turn from [following] me and do not keep my commandments [and] my ordinances that I have set before you and you go and serve other gods and bow down to them,

And he had commanded him concerning this matter not to go after other gods, but he did not keep that which Yahweh commanded.

So Yahweh said to Solomon, "Because this was with you, and you did not keep my covenant and my ordinances which I have commanded you, I will certainly tear the kingdom from you, and I will give it to your servant.

so King Rehoboam made small copper shields in place of them and {entrusted them} to the commanders of the royal guard who keep the doorway of the king's house.

Ahab said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs of water and to all the wadis. Perhaps we may find green grass that we may keep horses and mules alive and that we might not lose any of the animals."

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
σιγάω 
Sigao 
Usage: 9

חגג 
Chagag 
Usage: 16

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

עדר 
`adar 
Usage: 11

φρουρέω 
Phroureo 
keep , keep with a garrison
Usage: 4

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

כּבשׁ 
Kabash 
Usage: 14

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

נוה 
Navah 
Usage: 2

נטר 
Natar 
Usage: 9

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

שׁבח 
Shabach 
praise , still , keep it in , glory , triumph , commend
Usage: 11

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

ἄπταιστος 
Aptaistos 
Usage: 1

βόσκω 
Bosko 
Usage: 6

δεσμοφύλαξ 
Desmophulax 
keeper of the prison , jailor
Usage: 3

διατηρέω 
Diatereo 
Usage: 2

διαφυλάσσω 
Diaphulasso 
Usage: 1

ἑορτάζω 
heortazo 
keep the feast
Usage: 1

θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

θυρωρός 
Thuroros 
Usage: 2

κατάκειμαι 
Katakeimai 
lie , sit at meat , keep , sat down
Usage: 11

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

κολλάω 
Kollao 
Usage: 8

κρύπτω 
Krupto 
Usage: 10

κωλύω 
Koluo 
Usage: 15

νοσφίζομαι 
Nosphizomai 
Usage: 3

οἰκουρός 
Oikouros 
Usage: 1

παρατίθημι 
Paratithemi 
Usage: 15

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

πράσσω 
Prasso 
do , commit , exact , require , deed , keep , use arts
Usage: 35

συναναμίγνυμι 
sunanamignumi 
company with , keep company , have company with
Usage: 3

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

συντηρέω 
suntereo 
Usage: 2

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

τήρησις 
Teresis 
Usage: 3

ὑποστέλλω 
Hupostello 
Usage: 4

ὑπωπιάζω 
Hupopiazo 
Usage: 1

φύλαξ 
Phulax 
Usage: 3