'Lift' in the Bible
And as for you, lift up your staff and extend your hand toward the sea and divide it, so that the Israelites may go through the middle of the sea on dry ground.
The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace."'
The elders of his house stood over him and tried to lift him from the ground, but he was unwilling, and refused to eat food with them.
He said, "Lift it out." So he reached out his hand and grabbed it.
I prayed, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God! For our iniquities have climbed higher than our heads, and our guilt extends to the heavens.
If I am guilty, woe to me, and if I am innocent, I cannot lift my head; I am full of shame, and satiated with my affliction.
If I lift myself up, you hunt me as a fierce lion, and again you display your power against me.
For then you will lift up your face without blemish; you will be securely established and will not fear.
Surely then you will delight yourself in the Almighty, and will lift up your face toward God.
When people are brought low and you say 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast;
Hear my plea for mercy when I cry out to you for help, when I lift my hands toward your holy temple!
For this reason I will praise you while I live; in your name I will lift up my hands.
They will lift you up in their hands, so you will not slip and fall on a stone.
I will lift my hands to your commands, which I love, and I will meditate on your statutes.
Lift your hands toward the sanctuary and praise the Lord!
Does an ax exalt itself over the one who wields it, or a saw magnify itself over the one who cuts with it? As if a scepter should brandish the one who raises it, or a staff should lift up what is not made of wood!
So here is what the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, says: "My people who live in Zion, do not be afraid of Assyria, even though they beat you with a club and lift their cudgel against you as Egypt did.
At that time the sovereign master will again lift his hand to reclaim the remnant of his people from Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, and the seacoasts.
He will lift a signal flag for the nations; he will gather Israel's dispersed people and assemble Judah's scattered people from the four corners of the earth.
They lift their voices and shout joyfully; they praise the majesty of the Lord in the west.
Come through! Come through the gates! Prepare the way for the people! Build it! Build the roadway! Remove the stones! Lift a signal flag for the nations!
(Qof) Get up! Cry out in the night when the night watches start! Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord! Lift up your hands to him for your children's lives; they are fainting at every street corner.
Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven:
Lift your hand triumphantly against your adversaries; may all your enemies be destroyed!
and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down. For it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you' and 'with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'"
He said to them, "Would not any one of you, if he had one sheep that fell into a pit on the Sabbath, take hold of it and lift it out?
They tie up heavy loads, hard to carry, and put them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing even to lift a finger to move them.
and 'with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'"
Then Jesus said, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing on my own initiative, but I speak just what the Father taught me.