85 occurrences in 13 translations

'Preserve' in the Bible

and also seven of every kind of bird in the sky, male and female, to preserve their offspring on the face of the earth.

Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.

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And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.

Let them gather all the [excess] food during these good years that are coming, store the grain under Pharaoh's authority as food in the cities, and preserve [it].

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.

And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.

But if the man doesn't want to marry his sister-in-law, she must go to the elders at the [city] gate and say, 'My brother-in-law refuses to preserve his brother's name in Israel. He isn't willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law for me.'

then she is to approach her brother-in-law in the presence of the elders, remove his sandal, spit in his face, and say in response, "May this be done to the man who does not preserve the lineage of his brother.'

Then Boaz said, "When you acquire the field from Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the wife of our deceased relative, in order to preserve his family name by raising up a descendant who will inherit his property."

And David saith, 'Ye do not do so, my brethren, with that which Jehovah hath given to us, and He doth preserve us, and doth give the troop which cometh against us into our hand;

When he was alive, Absalom had erected for himself a pillar in the King's Valley, for he had said, "I have no son to preserve the memory of my name." So he gave the pillar his name. It is still called Absalom's Monument today.

You rescue me from a hostile army; you preserve me as a leader of nations; people over whom I had no authority are now my subjects.

"I will defend this city and preserve it for my own reasons, and because of my servant David.'"

"O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;

But now, for a brief moment, grace has come from the Lord our God to preserve a remnant for us and give us a stake in His holy place. Even in our slavery, God has given us new life and light to our eyes.

and a letter for Asaph the keeper of the king's nature preserve, so that he will give me timber for beams for the gates of the fortress adjacent to the temple and for the city wall and for the house to which I go." So the king granted me these requests, for the good hand of my God was on me.

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, he is under your control. Just preserve his life."

My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and You glue up my iniquity [to preserve it in full for the day of reckoning].

He doesn't preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted their right.

Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.

{Michtam of David.} Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.

Preserve your servant from arrogant people; do not let them rule over me. Then I will be upright and acquitted of great wickedness.

All who prosper on earth will eat and bow down; all those who go down to the dust will kneel before Him- even the one who cannot preserve his life.

Preserve my life and deliver me; do not let me be ashamed, because I take refuge in you.

Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.

The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

You will prolong the king's life; His years will be as many generations.

He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.

According to your loyal love preserve me alive, so that I may heed the testimony from your mouth.

Hear my voice according to your loyal love; O Yahweh, preserve my life according to your justice.

Plead my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your word.

Your mercies [are] great, O Yahweh; preserve my life according to your ordinances.

Consider that I love your precepts; O Yahweh, according to your loyal love preserve my life.

The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;

Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.

For the sake of your name, LORD, preserve my life. Because you are righteous, bring me out of trouble.

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.

Let them not turn aside from thine eyes, Preserve them in the midst of thy heart.

so you may carefully practice discretion and your lips preserve knowledge.

To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

To preserve thee from a strange woman, From a stranger who hath made smooth her sayings.

Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

As birds flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver it; and passing over he will preserve it.

O sovereign master, your decrees can give men life; may years of life be restored to me. Restore my health and preserve my life.'

Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

This is what the Lord says: Preserve justice and do what is right, for My salvation is coming soon, and My righteousness will be revealed.

Will he keep his anger for ever? Will he preserve it perpetually? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and thou art so determined.

Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

You are to preserve a few strands of hair and hide them in the folds of your garment.

The seller will certainly not return to what was sold as long as he and the buyer remain alive. For the vision concerning all its people will not be revoked, and none of them will preserve his life because of his iniquity.

"But I'll preserve a few people out of the violent death, famine, and pestilence, so they can recount their detestable practices among the nations when they'll go there. Then they'll know that I am the LORD."

and say: This is what the Lord God says: Woe to the women who sew [magic] bands on the wrist of every hand and who make veils for the heads of people of every height in order to ensnare lives. Will you ensnare the lives of My people but preserve your own?

"Because you disheartened the righteous with falsehood when I did not cause him grief, but have encouraged the wicked not to turn from his wicked way and preserve his life,

But if a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.

"The river delta will consist of swamps and marshes that will remain a salt water wetland preserve.

The skilled archer will not be able to stand, the swift runner will not survive, and the mounted rider will not preserve his own life.

You'll eat, but you won't have enough; and hunger will be common among you. You'll horde things, but you won't save them, and what you preserve I'll give over to the sword.

For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, because he's the messenger of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

And did not God make [you and your wife] one [flesh]? Did not One make you and preserve your spirit alive? And why [did God make you two] one? Because He sought a godly offspring [from your union]. Therefore take heed to yourselves, and let no one deal treacherously and be faithless to the wife of his youth.

And they went and awakened Him, saying, Lord, rescue and preserve us! We are perishing!

For whoever would preserve his life and save it will lose and destroy it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he will preserve and save it [ from the penalty of eternal death].

The one who loves his life will destroy it, and the one who hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

But we are not among those who shrink back and thus perish, but are among those who have faith and preserve their souls.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

יתר 
Yathar 
Usage: 107

מחיה 
Michyah 
Usage: 8

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

ζωογονέω 
Zoogoneo 
Usage: 1

συντηρέω 
suntereo 
Usage: 2

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49



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