'Restrained' in the Bible
The deep's fountains and the sky's windows were also stopped, and the rain from the sky was restrained.
Sarai said to Abram, "See now, Yahweh has restrained me from bearing. Please go in to my handmaid. It may be that I will obtain children by her." Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.
Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, "Let neither man nor woman make anything else for the offering for the sanctuary." So the people were restrained from bringing.
Nevertheless Haman restrained himself, and went home. There, he sent and called for his friends and Zeresh his wife.
"I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be restrained.
Surely the wrath of man praises you. The survivors of your wrath are restrained.
who struck the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, who ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained.
"I have been silent a long time. I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will both gasp and pant.
Look down from heaven, and see from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where are your zeal and your mighty acts? the yearning of your heart and your compassion is restrained toward me.
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: In the day when he went down to Sheol I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained its rivers; and the great waters were stayed; and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.
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