'Stand' in the Bible
She said to her father, “Sir, don’t be angry that I cannot stand up in your presence; I am having my period.” So Laban searched, but could not find the household idols.
Go to Pharaoh in the morning. When you see him walking out to the water, stand ready to meet him by the bank of the Nile. Take in your hand the staff that turned into a snake.
The magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils, for the boils were on the magicians as well as on all the Egyptians.
But Moses said to the people, “Don’t be afraid. Stand firm and see the Lord’s salvation He will provide for you today; for the Egyptians you see today, you will never see again.
I am going to stand there in front of you on the rock at Horeb; when you hit the rock, water will come out of it and the people will drink.” Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Moses said to Joshua, “Select some men for us and go fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the hilltop with God’s staff in my hand.”
When Moses’ father-in-law saw everything he was doing for them he asked, “What is this thing you’re doing for the people? Why are you alone sitting as judge, while all the people stand around you from morning until evening?”
However, if the slave can stand up after a day or two, the owner should not be punished because he is his owner’s property.
Hang it on four gold-plated posts of acacia wood that have gold hooks and that stand on four silver bases.
“Make a bronze basin for washing and a bronze stand for it. Set it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water in it.
the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the basin with its stand.
the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, the basin with its stand—
Whenever Moses went out to the tent, all the people would stand up, each one at the door of his tent, and they would watch Moses until he entered the tent.
As all the people saw the pillar of cloud remaining at the entrance to the tent, they would stand up, then bow in worship, each one at the door of his tent.
The Lord said, “Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock,
Be prepared by morning. Come up Mount Sinai in the morning and stand before Me on the mountaintop.
the altar of burnt offering with its bronze grate, its poles, and all its utensils; the basin with its stand;
He made the bronze basin and its stand from the bronze mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
the bronze altar with its bronze grate, its poles, and all its utensils; the basin with its stand;
Anoint the basin and its stand and consecrate it.
He sprinkled some of the oil on the altar seven times, anointing the altar with all its utensils, and the basin with its stand, to consecrate them.
They will stumble over one another as if fleeing from a sword though no one is pursuing them. You will not be able to stand against your enemies.
“When a man consecrates his house as holy to the Lord, the priest will assess its value, whether high or low. The price will stand just as the priest assesses it.
If he consecrates his field during the Year of Jubilee, the price will stand according to your assessment.
“The priest is to bring her forward and have her stand before the Lord.
After the priest has the woman stand before the Lord, he is to let down her hair and place in her hands the grain offering for remembrance, which is the grain offering of jealousy. The priest is to hold the bitter water that brings a curse.
or when a feeling of jealousy comes over a husband and he becomes jealous of his wife. He is to have the woman stand before the Lord, and the priest will apply this entire ritual to her.
“You are to have the Levites stand before Aaron and his sons, and you are to present them before the Lord as a presentation offering.
The Lord answered Moses, “Bring Me 70 men from Israel known to you as elders and officers of the people. Take them to the tent of meeting and have them stand there with you.
Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord. He brought 70 men from the elders of the people and had them stand around the tent.
Isn’t it enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the Israelite community to bring you near to Himself, to perform the work at the Lord’s tabernacle, and to stand before the community to minister to them?
But God was incensed that Balaam was going, and the Angel of the Lord took His stand on the path to oppose him. Balaam was riding his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
Have him stand before Eleazar the priest and the whole community, and commission him in their sight.
He will stand before Eleazar who will consult the Lord for him with the decision of the Urim. He and all the Israelites with him, even the entire community, will go out and come back in at his command.”
Moses did as the Lord commanded him. He took Joshua, had him stand before Eleazar the priest and the entire community,
And here you, a brood of sinners, stand in your fathers’ place adding even more to the Lord’s burning anger against Israel.
But you stand here with Me, and I will tell you every command—the statutes and ordinances—you are to teach them, so that they may follow them in the land I am giving them to possess.’
He will hand their kings over to you, and you will wipe out their names under heaven. No one will be able to stand against you; you will annihilate them.
The people are strong and tall, the descendants of the Anakim. You know about them and you have heard it said about them, ‘Who can stand up to the sons of Anak?’
“At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the Lord’s covenant, to stand before Yahweh to serve Him, and to pronounce blessings in His name, as it is today.
No one will be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put fear and dread of you in all the land where you set foot, as He has promised you.
For Yahweh your God has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes to stand and minister in His name from now on.
the two people in the dispute must stand in the presence of the Lord before the priests and judges in authority at that time.
You must stand outside while the man you are making the loan to brings the security out to you.
“When you have crossed the Jordan, these tribes will stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
And these tribes will stand on Mount Ebal to deliver the curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.
Then all the peoples of the earth will see that you are called by Yahweh’s name, and they will stand in awe of you.
No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. I will be with you, just as I was with Moses. I will not leave you or forsake you.
Command the priests carrying the ark of the covenant: When you reach the edge of the waters, stand in the Jordan.”
When the feet of the priests who carry the ark of the Lord, the Lord of all the earth, come to rest in the Jordan’s waters, its waters will be cut off. The water flowing downstream will stand up in a mass.”
The Lord then said to Joshua, “Stand up! Why are you on the ground?
This is why the Israelites cannot stand against their enemies. They will turn their backs and run from their enemies, because they have been set apart for destruction. I will no longer be with you unless you remove from you what is set apart.
“Go and consecrate the people. Tell them to consecrate themselves for tomorrow, for this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: There are things that are set apart among you, Israel. You will not be able to stand against your enemies until you remove what is set apart.
The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them, for I have handed them over to you. Not one of them will be able to stand against you.”
On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua spoke to the Lord in the presence of Israel:“Sun, stand still over Gibeon,and moon, over the Valley of Aijalon.”
The Lord gave them rest on every side according to all He had sworn to their fathers. None of their enemies were able to stand against them, for the Lord handed over all their enemies to them.
“The Lord has driven out great and powerful nations before you, and no one is able to stand against you to this day.
Then he said to her, “Stand at the entrance to the tent. If a man comes and asks you, ‘Is there a man here?’ say, ‘No.’”
Then Abimelech and the units that were with him rushed forward and took their stand at the entrance of the city gate. The other two units rushed against all who were in the countryside and struck them down.
When they were drunk, they said, “Bring Samson here to entertain us.” So they brought Samson from prison, and he entertained them. They had him stand between the pillars.
The men of Beth-shemesh asked, “Who is able to stand in the presence of this holy Lord God? Who should the ark go to from here?”
Every morning and evening for 40 days the Philistine came forward and took his stand.
I’ll go out and stand beside my father in the field where you are and talk to him about you. When I see what he says, I’ll tell you.”
Then he begged me, ‘Stand over me and kill me, for I’m mortally wounded, but my life still lingers.’
The Benjaminites rallied to Abner; they formed a single unit and took their stand on top of a hill.
He would get up early and stand beside the road leading to the city gate. Whenever anyone had a grievance to bring before the king for settlement, Absalom called out to him and asked, “What city are you from?” If he replied, “Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel,”
The king said, “Move aside and stand here.” So he stood to one side.
but Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field, defended it, and struck down the Philistines. So the Lord brought about a great victory.
How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.
Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers, said to Ahab, “As the Lord God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!”
Then Elijah said, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand, today I will present myself to Ahab.”
Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was shattering cliffs before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.
Elisha responded, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, I stand before Him. If I did not have respect for King Jehoshaphat of Judah, I would not look at you; I wouldn’t take notice of you.
All Moab had heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. So all who could bear arms, from the youngest to the oldest, were summoned and took their stand at the border.
But Naaman got angry and left, saying, “I was telling myself: He will surely come out, stand and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and will wave his hand over the spot and cure the skin disease.
But Elisha said, “As the Lord lives, I stand before Him. I will not accept it.” Naaman urged him to accept it, but he refused.
However, they were terrified and reasoned, “Look, two kings couldn’t stand against him; how can we?”
But Eleazar and David took their stand in the middle of the field and defended it. They killed the Philistines, and the Lord gave them a great victory.
They are also to stand every morning to give thanks and praise to the Lord, and likewise in the evening.
How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.
The priests and Levites from all their regions throughout Israel took their stand with Rehoboam,
He said:Yahweh, the God of our ancestors, are You not the God who is in heaven, and do You not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand, and no one can stand against You.
“If disaster comes on us—sword or judgment, pestilence or famine—we will stand before this temple and before You, for Your name is in this temple. We will cry out to You because of our distress, and You will hear and deliver.”
You do not have to fight this battle. Position yourselves, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord. He is with you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid or discouraged. Tomorrow, go out to face them, for Yahweh is with you.’”
They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, “Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the Lord—only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the Lord God.”
My sons, don’t be negligent now, for the Lord has chosen you to stand in His presence, to serve Him, and to be His ministers and burners of incense.”
Lord God of Israel, You are righteous, for we survive as a remnant today. Here we are before You with our guilt, though no one can stand in Your presence because of this.
At that time, I also said to the people, “Let everyone and his servant spend the night inside Jerusalem, so that they can stand guard by night and work by day.”
Then the Levites—Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah—said, “Stand up. Praise Yahweh your God from everlasting to everlasting.”Praise Your glorious name,and may it be exalted above all blessing and praise.
He leans on his web, but it doesn’t stand firm.He grabs it, but it does not hold up.
You put my feet in the stocksand stand watch over all my paths,setting a limit for the soles of my feet.
Even young boys scorn me.When I stand up, they mock me.
But I know my living Redeemer,and He will stand on the dust at last.
I cry out to You for help, but You do not answer me;when I stand up, You merely look at me.
Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,now that they stand there and no longer answer?
Refute me if you can.Prepare your case against me; take your stand.
The earth is changed as clay is by a seal;its hills stand out like the folds of a garment.
He charges ahead with trembling rage;he cannot stand still at the trumpet’s sound.
Look on every proud person and humble him;trample the wicked where they stand.
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