17 occurrences in 11 translations

'Refrained' in the Bible

And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread.

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha, the man of God, thought, "Look, my master has refrained from taking what this Aramean Naaman brought from his hand. {As Yahweh lives}, I will certainly run after him, and I will accept something from him."

Nevertheless Haman refrained himself: and when he came home, he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife.

The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.

When they were sick, I wore sackcloth, and refrained from eating food. (If I am lying, may my prayers go unanswered!)

I was mute and silent, I refrained even from good, And my sorrow grew worse.

I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.

Look attentively from the heavens, And see from Thy holy and beauteous habitation, Where is Thy zeal and Thy might? The multitude of Thy bowels and Thy mercies Towards me have refrained themselves.

Thus saith the LORD unto this people, Thus have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet, therefore the LORD doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.

But ten men who were found among them said to Ishmael, "Do not put us to death; for we have stores of wheat, barley, oil and honey hidden in the field." So he refrained and did not put them to death along with their companions.

But I refrained from doing so, and acted instead for the sake of my reputation, so that I would not be profaned before the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

Therefore, over you refrained have the heavens from dew, And the land hath refrained its increase.

Then they came to Jesus Himself: but when they saw that He was already dead, they refrained from breaking His legs.

But I call upon God as my soul's witness: it was to avoid hurting you that I refrained from coming to Corinth -- "

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אפק 
'aphaq 
Usage: 7

חטם 
Chatam 
Usage: 1

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

παύω 
Pauo 
Usage: 15



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