19 occurrences in 9 translations

'Watchers' in the Bible

and the watchers see a man coming out from the city, and say to him, 'Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance of the city, and we have done with thee kindness.'

Why did you keep quiet among the sheep, hearing nothing but the watchers piping to the flocks?

And the townsmen of Shechem put secret watchers on the tops of the mountains, and they made attacks on all who went by on the road and took their goods; and word of this came to Abimelech.

So the children of Benjamin saw that they were overcome: and the men of Israel had given way before Benjamin, putting their faith in the watchers who were to make the surprise attack on Gibeah.

And the watchers, rushing on Gibeah and overrunning it, put all the town to the sword without mercy.

And so David sent out watchers, and got word from them that Saul was certainly coming.

But Absalom at the same time sent watchers through all the tribes of Israel to say, At the sound of the horn you are to say, Absalom is king in Hebron.

and the sons of Israel do covertly things that are not right against Jehovah their God, and build for them high places in all their cities, from a tower of the watchers unto the fenced city,

he hath smitten the Philistines unto Gaza, and its borders, from a tower of watchers unto the fenced city.

So they and their sons had the care of the doors of the house of the Lord, the house of the Tent, as watchers.

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than the watchers wait for the morning, more than the watchers for the morning.

They prepare the table, they spread the rugs, [and having] set the watchers [the revelers take no other precaution], they eat, they drink. Arise, you princes, and oil your shields [for your deadly foe is at the gates]!

But your mind is troubled by the number of your guides: let them now come forward for your salvation: the measurers of the heavens, the watchers of the stars, and those who are able to say from month to month what things are coming on you.

Make ye mention to the nations; behold, publish against Jerusalem, that watchers come from a far country, and give out their voice against the cities of Judah.

Like watchers of a field they were against her from all around, because she has rebelled against me," {declares} Yahweh.

For I hear the rumor of many, "Terror [is] from all around, denounce [him], yes, let us denounce him!" {All my close friends} [are] watchers of my stumbling, [saying], "perhaps he can be persuaded, and we can prevail over him, and we can take our revenge on him."

Unto the walls of Babylon lift up an ensign, Strengthen the watch, Establish the watchers, prepare the ambush, For Jehovah hath both devised and done that which He spake, Concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.

This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.

and for fear of him the watchers did quake, and became as dead men.

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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

G69
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

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