'Preserve' in the Bible
Come, let's make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve our father's seed."
It came to pass on the next day, that the firstborn said to the younger, "Behold, I lay last night with my father. Let us make him drink wine again, tonight. You go in, and lie with him, that we may preserve our father's seed."
Now don't be grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.
God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to save you alive by a great deliverance.
Yahweh commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear Yahweh our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as at this day.
You are Yahweh, even you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their army, the earth and all things that are on it, the seas and all that is in them, and you preserve them all. The army of heaven worships you.
He doesn't preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted their right.
You will keep them, Yahweh. You will preserve them from this generation forever.
Preserve me, God, for in you do I take refuge.
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.
You are my hiding place. You will preserve me from trouble. You will surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God. Your judgments are like a great deep. Yahweh, you preserve man and animal.
Don't withhold your tender mercies from me, Yahweh. Let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me.
Yahweh will preserve him, and keep him alive. He shall be blessed on the earth, and he will not surrender him to the will of his enemies.
He shall be enthroned in God's presence forever. Appoint your loving kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.
Hear my voice, God, in my complaint. Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
Let the sighing of the prisoner come before you. According to the greatness of your power, preserve those who are sentenced to death.
Preserve my soul, for I am godly. You, my God, save your servant who trusts in you.
Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth. LAMED
Deliver me, Yahweh, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;
Yahweh, keep me from the hands of the wicked. Preserve me from the violent men who have determined to trip my feet.
that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his saints.
Don't forsake her, and she will preserve you. Love her, and she will keep you.
that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.
As birds hovering, so Yahweh of Armies will protect Jerusalem. He will protect and deliver it. He will pass over and preserve it."
Thus says Yahweh, "In an acceptable time have I answered you, and in a day of salvation have I helped you; and I will preserve you, and give you for a covenant of the people, to raise up the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritage:
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.
And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me for his heavenly Kingdom; to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.