56 occurrences

'Watch' in the Bible

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.

And it was so on the morrow, that Saul put the people in three companies; and they came into the midst of the host in the morning watch, and slew the Ammonites until the heat of the day: and it came to pass, that they which remained were scattered, so that two of them were not left together.

Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If thou save not thy life to night, to morrow thou shalt be slain.

But Absalom fled. And the young man that kept the watch lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came much people by the way of the hill side behind him.

And he commanded them, saying, This is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you that enter in on the sabbath shall even be keepers of the watch of the king's house;

And a third part shall be at the gate of Sur; and a third part at the gate behind the guard: so shall ye keep the watch of the house, that it be not broken down.

And two parts of all you that go forth on the sabbath, even they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD about the king.

But let none come into the house of the LORD, save the priests, and they that minister of the Levites; they shall go in, for they are holy: but all the people shall keep the watch of the LORD.

Watch ye, and keep them, until ye weigh them before the chief of the priests and the Levites, and chief of the fathers of Israel, at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD.

And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.

For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

And it shall come to pass, that like as I have watched over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.

Behold, I will watch over them for evil, and not for good: and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there be an end of them.

Set up the standard upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes: for the LORD hath both devised and done that which he spake against the inhabitants of Babylon.

He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.

And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can.

So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.

Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done.

And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:

And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.

And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.

And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?

And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁמרת אשׁמוּרה אשׁמרה 
'ashmurah 
Usage: 7

παρατηρέω 
Paratereo 
Usage: 6

מצפּה 
Mitspeh 
Usage: 2

משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

עיר 
`iyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

צפיּה 
Ts@phiyah 
Usage: 1

צפית 
Tsaphiyth 
Usage: 1

קוּץ 
Quwts 
Usage: 22

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁקד 
Shaqad 
Usage: 12

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ἀγρυπνέω 
Agrupneo 
Usage: 2

G70
ἀγρυπνία 
Agrupnia 
Usage: 2

γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

κουστωδία 
Koustodia 
Usage: 3

νήφω 
Nepho 
be sober , watch
Usage: 6

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35