'Kept' in the Bible
"In this manner therefore pray: 'Our Father who art in Heaven, may Thy name be kept holy;
in fulfilment of the saying of the Prophet, "I will open my mouth in figurative language, I will utter things kept hidden since the creation of all things."
"All of these," said the young man, "I have carefully kept. What do I still lack?"
and most of the crowd kept spreading their garments along the road, while others cut branches from the trees and carpeted the road with them,
But of this be assured, that if the master of the house had known the hour at which the robber was coming, he would have kept awake, and not have allowed his house to be broken into.
And Peter kept following Him at a distance, till he came even to the court of the High Priest's palace, where he entered and sat down among the officers to see the issue.
When however the High Priests and the Elders kept bringing their charges against Him, He said not a word in reply.
"Why, what crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they kept on furiously shouting, "Let him be crucified!"
Again He went out to the shore of the Lake, and the whole multitude kept coming to Him, and He taught them.
For Herod himself had sent and had had John arrested and had kept him in prison in chains, for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife; because he had married her.
So they kept the matter to themselves, although frequently asking one another what was meant by the rising from the dead.
while those who led the way and those who followed kept shouting "God save Him!" Blessed be He who comes in the Lord's name.
And they kept looking out for an opportunity to seize Him, but were afraid of the people; for they saw that in this parable He had referred to *them*. So they left Him and went away.
In the same way the High Priests also, as well as the Scribes, kept on scoffing at Him, saying to one another, "He has saved others: himself he cannot save!
When, however, he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they knew that he must have seen a vision in the Sanctuary; but he kept making signs to them and continued dumb.
and in course of time his wife Elizabeth conceived, and kept herself secluded five months.
For already He had been commanding the foul spirit to come out of the man. For many a time it had seized and held him, and they had repeatedly put him in chains and fetters and kept guard over him, but he used to break the chains to pieces, and, impelled by the demon, to escape into the Desert.
They came in glory, and kept speaking about His death, which He was so soon to undergo in Jerusalem.
After this voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone. They kept it to themselves, and said not a word to any one at that time about what they had seen.
So He said to them, "When you pray, say, 'Father may Thy name be kept holy; let Thy Kingdom come;
Of this be sure, that if the master of the house had known what time the robber was coming, he would have kept awake and not have allowed his house to be broken into.
"But the tax-gatherer, standing far back, would not so much as lift his eyes to Heaven, but kept beating his breast and saying, "'O God, be reconciled to me, sinner that I am.'
"All of those," he replied, "I have kept from my youth."
"The next came. "'Sir,' he said, 'here is your pound, which I have kept wrapt up in a cloth.
and said to him, "It is usual to put on the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then that which is inferior. But you have kept the good wine till now."
They kept asking, "Is not this man Joseph's son? Is he not Jesus, whose father and mother we know? What does he mean by now saying, 'I have come down out of Heaven'?"
when the Jews gathered round Him and kept asking Him, "How long do you mean to keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us so plainly."
But Jesus interposed. "Do not blame her," He said, "allow her to have kept it for the time of my preparation for burial.
While I was with them, I kept them true to Thy name--the name Thou hast given me to bear--and I kept watch over them, and not one of them is lost but only he who is doomed to destruction--that the Scripture may be fulfilled.
Upon receiving this answer, Pilate was for releasing Him. But the Jews kept shouting, "If you release this man, you are no friend of Caesar's. Every one who sets himself up as king declares himself a rebel against Caesar."
And all the believers kept together, and had everything in common.
with her full knowledge and consent, dishonestly kept back part of the price which he received for it, though he brought the rest and gave it to the Apostles.
"Moreover they made a calf at that time, and offered a sacrifice to the idol and kept rejoicing in the gods which their own hands had made.
But they kept trying to take his life. On learning this, the brethren brought him down to Caesarea, and then sent him by sea to Tarsus.
There he found a man of the name of Aeneas, who for eight years had kept his bed, through being paralysed.
So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf.
and the assembled people kept shouting, "It is the voice of a god, and not of a man!"
She kept following close behind Paul and the rest of us, crying aloud, "These men are the bondservants of the Most High God, and are proclaiming to you the way of salvation."
After listening to this harangue, they became furiously angry and kept calling out, "Great is the Ephesian Diana!"
The people, meanwhile, kept shouting, some one thing and some another; for the assembly was all uproar and confusion, and the greater part had no idea why they had come together.
And on hearing him address them in Hebrew, they kept all the more quiet; and he said,
And he gave orders to the Captain that Paul was to be kept in custody, but be treated with indulgence, and that his personal friends were not to be prevented from showing him kindness.
But when Paul appealed to have his case kept for the Emperor's decision, I ordered him to be kept in prison until I could send him up to Caesar."
And continually, up till daybreak, Paul kept urging all on board to take some food. "This is the fourteenth day," he said, "that you have been anxiously waiting for the storm to cease, and have fasted, eating little or nothing.
But their Captain, bent on securing Paul's safety, kept them from their purpose and gave orders that those who could swim should first jump overboard and get to land;
But in dealing with truths hitherto kept secret we speak of God's wisdom--that hidden wisdom which, before the world began, God pre-destined, so that it should result in glory to us;
All this kept happening to them with a figurative meaning; but it was put on record by way of admonition to us upon whom the ends of the Ages have come.
I tell you a truth hitherto kept secret: we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
And when I was with you and my resources failed, there was no one to whom I became a burden--for the brethren when they came from Macedonia fully supplied my wants--and I kept myself from being in the least a burden to you, and will do so still.
In Damascus the governor under King Aretas kept guards at the gates of the city in order to apprehend me,
For the entire Law has been obeyed when you have kept the single precept, which says, "You are to love your fellow man equally with yourself."
and that by a revelation the truth hitherto kept secret was made known to me as I have already briefly explained it to you.
That is a great truth hitherto kept secret: I mean the truth concerning Christ and the Church.
and ask on my behalf that words may be given to me so that, outspoken and fearless, I may make known the truths (hitherto kept secret)
the truth which has been kept secret from all ages and generations, but has now been revealed to His people,
but ruling his own household wisely and well, with children kept under control with true dignity.
A man who has kept the Law as a whole, but has failed to keep some one command, has become guilty of violating all.
For brute nature under all its forms--beasts and birds, reptiles and fishes--can be subjected and kept in subjection by human nature.
They were eager to know the time which the Spirit of Christ within them kept indicating, or the characteristics of that time, when they solemnly made known beforehand the sufferings that were to come upon Christ and the glories which would follow.
But the present heavens and the present earth are, by the command of the same God, kept stored up, reserved for fire in preparation for a day of judgement and of destruction for the ungodly.
Jude, a bondservant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James: To those who are in God the Father, enfolded in His love, and kept for Jesus Christ, and called.
And the four angels who had been kept in readiness for that hour, day, month, and year, were set at liberty, so that they might kill a third part of mankind.