76 occurrences in 3 translations

'Pause' in the Bible

Many are saying of me,“There is no help [no salvation] for him in God.” Selah.

With my voice I was crying to the Lord,And He answered me from His holy mountain. Selah.

O sons of men, how long will my honor and glory be [turned into] shame?How long will you [my enemies] love worthless (vain, futile) things and seek deception and lies? Selah.

Tremble [with anger or fear], and do not sin;Meditate in your heart upon your bed and be still [reflect on your sin and repent of your rebellion]. Selah.

Let the enemy pursue me and overtake me;And let him trample my life to the groundAnd lay my honor in the dust. Selah.

The Lord has made Himself known;He executes judgment;The wicked are trapped by the work of their own hands. Higgaion (meditation) Selah.

Put them in [reverent] fear of You, O Lord,So that the nations may know they are but [frail and mortal] men. Selah.

May He remember all your meal offeringsAnd accept your burnt offering. Selah.

You have given him his heart’s desire,And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

This is the generation (description) of those who diligently seek Him and require Him as their greatest need,Who seek Your face, even [as did] Jacob. Selah.

Who is [He then] this King of glory?The Lord of hosts,He is the King of glory [who rules over all creation with His heavenly armies]. Selah.

For day and night Your hand [of displeasure] was heavy upon me;My energy (vitality, strength) was drained away as with the burning heat of summer. Selah.

“Behold, You have made my days as [short as] hand widths,And my lifetime is as nothing in Your sight.Surely every man at his best is a mere breath [a wisp of smoke, a vapor that vanishes]! Selah.

“With rebukes You discipline man for sin;You consume like a moth what is precious to him;Surely every man is a mere breath [a wisp of smoke, a vapor that vanishes]. Selah.

In God we have boasted all the day long,And we will praise and give thanks to Your name forever. Selah.

Though its waters roar and foam,Though the mountains tremble at its roaring. Selah.

The Lord of hosts is with us;The God of Jacob is our stronghold [our refuge, our high tower]. Selah.

He chooses our inheritance for us,The glory and excellence of Jacob whom He loves. Selah.

As we have heard, so have we seenIn the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God:God will establish her forever. Selah.

This is the fate of those who are foolishly confident,And of those after them who approve [and are influenced by] their words. Selah.

And the heavens declare His righteousness,For God Himself is judge. Selah.

You love evil more than good,And falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.

But God will break you down forever;He will take you away and tear you away from your tent,And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

For strangers have risen against meAnd violent men have sought my life;They have not set God before them. Selah.

“I would wander far away,I would lodge in the [peace of the] wilderness. Selah.

God will hear and humble them,Even He who sits enthroned from old— Selah.Because in them there has been no change [of heart],And they do not fear God [at all].

He will send from heaven and save me;He calls to account him who tramples me down. Selah.God will send out His lovingkindness and His truth.

They set a net for my steps;My very life was bowed down.They dug a pit before me;Into the midst of it they themselves have fallen. Selah.

You, O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel,Arise to punish all the nations;Spare no one and do not be merciful to any who treacherously plot evil. Selah.

Destroy them in wrath, destroy them so that they may be no more;Let them know that God rules over Jacob (Israel)To the ends of the earth. Selah.

You have set up a banner for those who fear You [with awe-inspired reverence and submissive wonder—a banner to shield them from attack],A banner that may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

Let me dwell in Your tent forever;Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings. Selah.

They consult only to throw him down from his high position [to dishonor him];They delight in lies.They bless with [the words of] their mouths,But inwardly they curse. Selah.

“All the earth will [bow down to] worship You [in submissive wonder],And will sing praises to You;They will praise Your name in song.” Selah.

I shall offer to You burnt offerings of fat lambs,With the [sweet] smoke of rams;I will offer bulls with male goats. Selah.

O God, when You went out before Your people,When You marched through the wilderness, Selah.

Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth,Sing praises to the Lord! Selah.

“The earth and all the inhabitants of it melt [in tumultuous times].It is I who will steady its pillars. Selah.

There He broke the flaming arrows,The shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. Selah.

When God arose to [establish] judgment,To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.

I remember God; then I am disquieted and I groan;I sigh [in prayer], and my spirit grows faint. Selah.

Has God forgotten to be gracious?Or has He in anger withdrawn His compassion? Selah.

“You called in [the time of] trouble and I rescued you;I answered you in the secret place of thunder;I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah.

Assyria also has joined with them;They have helped the children of Lot [the Ammonites and the Moabites] and have been an arm [of strength] to them. Selah.

Blessed and greatly favored are those who dwell in Your house and Your presence;They will be singing Your praises all the day long. Selah.

O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer;Listen, O God of Jacob! Selah.

You have forgiven the wickedness of Your people;You have covered all their sin. Selah.

Glorious things are spoken of you,O city of God [Jerusalem]. Selah.

The Lord will count, when He registers the peoples,“This one was born there.” Selah.

Will You perform wonders for the dead?Shall the departed spirits arise and praise You? Selah.

I will establish your seed foreverAnd I will build up your throne for all generations.” Selah.

“It shall be established forever like the moon,And the witness in the heavens is ever faithful.” Selah.

You have shortened the days of his youth;You have covered him with shame. Selah.

The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords;They have spread a net by the wayside;They have set traps for me. Selah.

“Do not grant, O Lord, the desires of the wicked;Do not further their evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah.

Pause and wonder! Blind yourselves and be blind! They are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

God from Teman doth come, The Holy One from mount Paran. Pause! Covered the heavens hath His majesty, And His praise hath filled the earth.

Utterly naked Thou dost make Thy bow, Sworn are the tribes -- saying, 'Pause!' With rivers Thou dost cleave the earth.

Thou hast gone forth for the salvation of Thy people, For salvation with Thine anointed, Thou hast smitten the head of the house of the wicked, Laying bare the foundation unto the neck. Pause!

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