'Seize' in the Bible
then his parents are to seize him and bring him before the elders at the gate of his city.
"When you loan something to your neighbor, don't enter his house to seize what he offered as collateral.
you get up from the ambush and seize the city, because the LORD your God will give it into your control.
"Israel didn't seize the land of Moab nor the land of the Ammonites. Here's what happened: When Israel came up from Egypt, passed through the desert to the Red Sea, and arrived at Kadesh,
they would order him, "Pronounce the word "Shibboleth' right now." If he said "Sibboleth," not being able to pronounce it correctly, they would seize him and slaughter him there at the fords of the Jordan River. During those days 42,000 descendants of Ephraim died that way.
When he heard the man of God curse the altar in Bethel, the king pointed at the man of God from where the king was standing at the altar. "Seize him!" he ordered. But all of a sudden his hand that he had stretched out dried up, and he could not bring it back to his side!
Let death seize them! May they be plunged alive into the afterlife, for wicked things are in their homes and among them.
and say, "God has abandoned him. Run after him and seize him, because there's no deliverer."
May creditors seize all his possessions, and may foreigners loot the property he has acquired.
With a roar like a lion, they snarl, and like young lions, they growl; they seize their prey and then carry it off, with no one to rescue.
I'm sending my fury against a godless nation, and I'll command him against the people with whom I'm angry to seize loot and snatch plunder, and to trample them down like mud in the streets.
They will be terrified; pain and anguish will seize them; they'll writhe like a woman in labor. They'll look aghast at one another; and their faces will be ablaze with fear.
"Can they seize plunder from warriors, or can the captives of tyrants be rescued?
But this is what the LORD says: "He will seize even the warriors' plunder, and the captives of tyrants will be rescued. I myself will quarrel with those who have a quarrel with you, and I myself will save your children.
What will you say when the LORD appoints over you as your head those whom you taught to be your allies? Pain will seize you like that seizing a woman about to give birth, will it not?
Damascus will become weak. She will turn to flee, but panic will seize her. Distress and anguish will take hold of her like that of a woman giving birth.
Even if they hide at the top of Mount Carmel, from there I will search and seize them. Even if they hide from my sight in the depths of the sea, from there I will order the serpent to strike them.
They covet fields and seize them; they covet houses, and grab them, too. They harass the valiant man, along with his household, an individual and his estate.
They make fun of kings, deriding those who rule. They laugh at all of the fortified places, constructing ramps to seize them.
Then the Jewish leaders tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him because his hour had not yet come.
Some of them were wanting to seize him, but no one laid hands on him.
Again they tried to seize him, but he slipped away from them.
so that by these two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to prove false, we who have taken refuge in him might be encouraged to seize the hope set before us.