43 occurrences in 13 translations

'Retain' in the Bible

And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and lay up grain under the direction and authority of Pharaoh, and let them retain food [in fortified granaries] in the cities.

For if thou refuse to let them go, and shalt retain them still,

An inheritance belonging to the Israelites must not transfer from tribe to tribe, because each of the Israelites is to retain the inheritance of his ancestral tribe.

Every daughter who is in possession of an inheritance from the Israelis is to marry someone from the families within her father's tribe so the Israelis can retain possession of their ancestral inheritance.

No inheritance is to transfer from one tribe to another, because each of the Israelite tribes is to retain its inheritance."

And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither retain the memory of the wickedness that thy slave did the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should guard it in his heart.

He will retain one tribe, for my servant David's sake and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel.

and who doth retain strength to build to Him a house, for the heavens, even the heavens of the heavens, do not contain Him? and who am I that I do build to Him a house, except to make perfume before Him?

And he seeketh Ahaziah, and they capture him, (and he is hiding himself in Samaria), and bring him in unto Jehu, and put him to death, and bury him, for they said, 'He is son of Jehoshaphat, who sought Jehovah with all his heart;' and there is none to the house of Ahaziah to retain power for the kingdom.

We therefore are informing the king that if this city is rebuilt and its walls are completed, you will not retain control of this portion of Trans-Euphrates."

"Because he knew no quiet within him, He does not retain anything he desires.

He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and hast had thy way.

Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine, and plague, but whoever goes out and surrenders to the Chaldeans who are besieging you will live and will retain his life like the spoils [of war].

or oppress anyone, or retain a pledge, or commit robbery, but he gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing,

"Now as to the rest of the tribes: from the east side to the west side, Benjamin is to retain one portion.

Adjacent to the border of Benjamin running from east to west, Simeon is to retain one portion.

Adjacent to the border of Simeon running from east to west, Issachar is to retain one portion.

Adjacent to the border of Issachar running from east to west, Zebulun is to retain one portion.

Adjacent to the border of Zebulun running from east to west, Gad is to retain one portion.

And I myself, Daniel, alone saw this great vision, and [as a result] {no strength was left in me} and {my complexion grew deathly pale}, and I did not retain any strength.

And behold, one after the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips; and I opened my mouth and spoke, and said unto him that stood before me, My lord, by reason of the vision my pains are turned upon me, and I retain no strength.

And in the end of years they shall join themselves together; for the king's daughter of the south shall come to the king of the north to make an agreement: but she shall not retain the power of the arm; neither shall he stand, nor his arm: but she shall be given up, and they that brought her, and he that begat her, and he that strengthened her in these times.

And flight shall be lost to the swift and refuge shall fail him; the strong shall not retain and confirm his strength, neither shall the mighty deliver himself.

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

Now I praise you, brothers, that ye remember me in all things and retain my instructions the same as I spoke unto you.

by which also ye are being saved if ye retain the word that I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.

whom I did wish to retain to myself, that in thy behalf he might minister to me in the bonds of the good news,

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Root Form
Definition
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כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

תּמך 
Tamak 
hold , uphold , retain , hold up ,
Usage: 21

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