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a-tend'; a-tend'-ans:

(1) "To incline," "listen," "regard" qashabh; (Psalm 17:1 etc.); then, in the King James Version, "observe," but in the Revised Version (British and American), more frequently, "give heed" prosechein noun, as in 1 Timothy 4:13.

(2) "To be with," "take care of," "wait upon" (Esther 4:5 Hebrews 7:13 Romans 13:6); literally, "give unremitting care to," as in 1 Corinthians 7:35 (Luther: "serve the Lord constantly and without hindrance").

4337. prosecho -- to hold to, turn to, attend to
... to hold to, turn to, attend to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosecho Phonetic
Spelling: (pros-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I pay attention to, devote ...
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4342. proskartereo -- to attend constantly
... to attend constantly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: proskartereo Phonetic
Spelling: (pros-kar-ter-eh'-o) Short Definition: I persist Definition: I ...
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3708. horao -- to see, perceive, attend to
... to see, perceive, attend to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: horao Phonetic
Spelling: (hor-ah'-o) Short Definition: I see, look upon, experience Definition ...
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2145. euprosedros -- attend to
... attend to. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: euprosedros Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo-pros'-ed-ros) Short Definition: devoted Definition: constantly ...
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5219. hupakouo -- to listen, attend to
... to listen, attend to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hupakouo Phonetic Spelling:
(hoop-ak-oo'-o) Short Definition: I listen, obey Definition: I listen ...
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190. akoloutheo -- to follow
... to follow. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: akoloutheo Phonetic Spelling:
(ak-ol-oo-theh'-o) Short Definition: I accompany, attend, follow Definition: I ...
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2323. therapeuo -- to serve, cure
... to serve, cure. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: therapeuo Phonetic Spelling:
(ther-ap-yoo'-o) Short Definition: I care for, attend, serve, heal Definition ...
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1959. epimeleomai -- to take care of
... take care of. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epimeleomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-mel-eh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I take care of, attend to Definition ...
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3877. parakoloutheo -- to follow closely, to investigate
... From para and akoloutheo; to follow near, ie (figuratively) attend (as a result),
trace out, conform to -- attain, follow, fully know, have understanding. ...
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3191. meletao -- to care for, practice, study
... study, ponder. Cognate: 3191 -- properly, to care for, attend to; hence be
diligent, especially to ponder (study). See 3199 (). Word ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7181. qashab -- to incline (ears), attend
... 7180, 7181. qashab. 7182 . to incline (ears), attend. Transliteration: qashab
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-shab') Short Definition: listen. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6485. paqad -- to attend to, visit, muster, appoint
... paqad. 6486 . to attend to, visit, muster, appoint. Transliteration: paqad Phonetic
Spelling: (paw-kad') Short Definition: numbered. Word Origin a prim. ...
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8104. shamar -- to keep, watch, preserve
... root Definition to keep, watch, preserve NASB Word Usage attend (4), being careful
(1), beware (8), bodyguard* (1), careful (32), careful to keep (1), cares (1 ...
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995. bin -- to discern
... attend, consider, be cunning, diligently, direct, discern, eloquent, feel,.
A primitive root; to separate mentally (or distinguish ...
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6440. panim -- face, faces
... again (1), against (6), against* (2), aged* (1), ahead (15), along* (1), anger
(1), another* (1), appearance (2), appease* (1), around (1), attend (1), attend ...
/hebrew/6440.htm - 8k

8334. sharath -- to minister, serve
... A primitive root; to attend as a menial or worshipper; figuratively, to contribute
to -- minister (unto), (do) serve(- ant, -ice, -itor), wait on. ...
/hebrew/8334.htm - 6k

5975. amad -- to take one's stand, stand
... to take one's stand, stand NASB Word Usage abiding (1), act (1), appoint (2), appointed
(15), arise (11), arisen (1), arose (3), attend* (1), attended (1 ...
/hebrew/5975.htm - 7k

7365. rechats -- to trust
... trust. (Aramaic) corresponding to rachats (probably through the accessory idea of
ministering as a servant at the bath); to attend upon -- trust. ...
/hebrew/7365.htm - 6k


Our Evening Prayers Attend,
... Our evening prayers attend,. tr., John Brownlie 6,6,8,6,8,8. tas hesperinas hemon
euchas. ... I. Our evening prayers attend,. O Thou that holy art; ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the greek church/our evening prayers attend.htm

Nor do they Attend to This, that if Another Should Say...
... Section 3. Nor do they attend to this, that if another should say� 3. Nor
do they attend to this, that if another should say, that ...
/.../augustine/of the work of monks /section 3 nor do they.htm

Lord, to Our Humble Prayers Attend,
... COLLECTS THE ECTENE AND THE LITANY OF THE DEACON Lord, to our humble prayers attend,.
tr., John Brownlie 8,8,8,7. ... I. Lord, to our humble prayers attend,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the greek church/lord to our humble prayers.htm

Our Evening Prayers Attend,
... EASTER II Our evening prayers attend,. 6,6,8,6,8,8 Tas esperinas emon euchas Stichera
of The Resurrection. Our evening prayers attend,. O Thou that holy art; ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/ii our evening prayers attend.htm

And we must Carefully Attend to the Circumstance of Time. ...
... Of Prayer. John Calvin Chapter 18 And we must carefully attend to the circumstance
of time.� And we must carefully attend to the circumstance of time. ...
/.../calvin/of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 18 and we must.htm

All Internal Livers Obliged to Attend to God's Inspirations. ...
... CHAPTER V. All internal livers obliged to attend to God's inspirations.� Sec. 1.
All internal livers obliged to attend to God's inspirations. Sec. ...
/.../chapter v all internal livers.htm

CM "Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayers. "
... Hymn 29. CM "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers.". Spirit Divine, attend
our prayers, And make this house thy home; Descend with all ...
/.../a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/hymn 29 c m spirit.htm

We must Now Attend not Only to a Surer Method...
... Of Prayer. John Calvin Chapter 34 We must now attend not only to a surer
method� We must now attend not only to a surer method ...
/.../calvin/of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 34 we must now.htm

Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayers
... II. THE CHRISTIAN YEAR Whitsunday 202. Spirit divine, attend our prayers. CM ... Andrew
Reed, 1829. Spirit divine, attend our prayers,. And make this house thy home; ...
/.../whitsunday 202 spirit divine attend.htm

"Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayers. "
... Nuhguhmoowin 29. CM "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers.". O je chog pe weej e she
nom: Ewh uh nuh me ah yong! Pe zhuh wa ne me she nong suh, O ke che o je chog? ...
/.../nuhguhmoowin 29 c m spirit.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To direct the attention to; to fix the mind upon; to give heed to; to regard.

2. (v. t.) To care for; to look after; to take charge of; to watch over.

3. (v. t.) To go or stay with, as a companion, nurse, or servant; to visit professionally, as a physician; to accompany or follow in order to do service; to escort; to wait on; to serve.

4. (v. t.) To be present with; to accompany; to be united or consequent to; as, a measure attended with ill effects.

5. (v. t.) To be present at; as, to attend church, school, a concert, a business meeting.

6. (v. t.) To wait for; to await; to remain, abide, or be in store for.

7. (v. i.) To apply the mind, or pay attention, with a view to perceive, understand, or comply; to pay regard; to heed; to listen; -- usually followed by to.

8. (v. i.) To accompany or be present or near at hand, in pursuance of duty; to be ready for service; to wait or be in waiting; -- often followed by on or upon.

9. (v. i.) (with to) To take charge of; to look after; as, to attend to a matter of business.

10. (v. i.) To wait; to stay; to delay.

Attend (71 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To be present at; as, to attend church, school, a concert, a business
meeting. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ATTEND; ATTENDANCE. ...
/a/attend.htm - 28k

Attentive (18 Occurrences)
... Same Hebrew word as "attend," and is used particularly in prayers (Psalm 130:2 Nehemiah
1:6). "Very attentive" (Luke 19:48) is a paraphrase for what is ...
/a/attentive.htm - 12k

Wait (223 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany; to await. 5.
(vt) To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect. ...
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Follow (267 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To go or come after; to move behind in the same path or direction; hence,
to go with (a leader, guide, etc.); to accompany; to attend. ...
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Attendance (12 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) Waiting for; expectation. 4. (n.) The persons attending; a retinue;
attendants. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ATTEND; ATTENDANCE. ...
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Listen (441 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To give close attention with the purpose of hearing;
to give ear; to hearken; to attend. ... 3. (vt) To attend to. ...
/l/listen.htm - 34k

Watch (203 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) That part, usually one half, of the officers and crew, who together attend
to the working of a vessel for an allotted time, usually four hours. ...
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Tend (24 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to. 4. (vi) To wait, as
attendants or servants; to serve; to attend; -- with on or upon. ...
/t/tend.htm - 14k

Reflect (6 Occurrences)
... Specifically: To attend earnestly to what passes within the mind; to attend to the
facts or phenomena of consciousness; to use attention or earnest thought; to ...
/r/reflect.htm - 9k

Escort (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of affording
safety when on a journey; one who conducts some one as an attendant; a ...
/e/escort.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Attend (71 Occurrences)

Mark 16:17 And signs shall attend those who believe, even such as these. By making use of my name they shall expel demons. They shall speak new languages.

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.

Romans 8:21 Yet there was always the hope that at last the Creation itself would also be set free from the thraldom of decay so as to enjoy the liberty that will attend the glory of the children of God.

1 Corinthians 7:35 This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.

1 Corinthians 9:13 Do ye not know that they who labour at sacred things eat of the offerings offered in the temple; they that attend at the altar partake with the altar?

1 Thessalonians 4:11 and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;
(See NAS)

1 Timothy 4:13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
(Root in KJV WBS RSV)

Philemon 1:13 It was my wish to keep him at my side for him to attend to my wants, as your representative, during my imprisonment for the Good News.

Hebrews 13:9 Do not be drawn aside by all sorts of strange teaching; for it is well to have the heart made stedfast through God's grace, and not by special kinds of food, from which those who scrupulously attend to them have derived no benefit.

1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears open to their prayer; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."
(See NAS)

Genesis 40:4 And the captain of the life-guard appointed Joseph to them, that he should attend on them. And they were several days in custody.

Exodus 33:14 And he said, My presence shall attend thee, and I will give thee rest.

Exodus 33:15 And he said to him, If thy presence shall not attend me, conduct us not hence.

Numbers 1:5 These are the names of the men who shall stand with you: Of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur.
(See RSV)

Numbers 3:8 They shall keep all the furnishings of the Tent of Meeting, and the obligations of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.
(See RSV)

Numbers 3:10 And Aaron and his sons shalt thou appoint that they may attend to their priest's office; and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.

Numbers 8:13 You shall set the Levites before Aaron, and before his sons, and offer them as a wave offering to Yahweh.
(See RSV)

Numbers 18:3 They shall keep your commands, and the duty of all the Tent: only they shall not come near to the vessels of the sanctuary and to the altar, that they not die, neither they, nor you.

Numbers 18:4 They shall be joined to you, and keep the responsibility of the Tent of Meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you.

Numbers 18:5 "You shall perform the duty of the sanctuary, and the duty of the altar; that there be wrath no more on the children of Israel.

Numbers 18:7 But thou and thy sons with thee shall attend to your priesthood for all that concerneth the altar, and for that which is inside the veil; and ye shall perform the service: I give you your priesthood as a service of gift, and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.

Deuteronomy 32:29 If they were wise -- They deal wisely 'with' this; They attend to their latter end:

1 Samuel 20:29 He said,'Please let me go, for our family has a sacrifice in the city. My brother has commanded me to be there. Now, if I have found favor in your eyes, let me get away, please, and see my brothers.' Therefore he has not come to the king's table."
(See NAS)

2 Samuel 20:4 And the king said to Amasa, Call me the men of Judah together within three days, and do thou attend here.

1 Kings 1:2 Therefore his servants said to him, "Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and cherish him; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."

1 Chronicles 23:32 and that they should keep the duty of the Tent of Meeting, and the duty of the holy place, and the duty of the sons of Aaron their brothers, for the service of the house of Yahweh.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 13:10 But as for us, Yahweh is our God, and we have not forsaken him; and we have priests ministering to Yahweh, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites in their work:
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 20:15 and he saith, 'Attend, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and O king Jehoshaphat, Thus said Jehovah to you, Ye fear not, nor are afraid of the face of this great multitude, for not for you 'is' the battle, but for God.

Ezra 8:20 and of the Nethinim, whom David and the princes had given for the service of the Levites, two hundred and twenty Nethinim: all of them were mentioned by name.
(See RSV)

Esther 4:5 Then Esther called for Hathach, one of the king's eunuchs, whom he had appointed to attend her, and commanded him to go to Mordecai, to find out what this was, and why it was.

Job 8:8 For inquire, I pray thee, of the former generation, and attend to the researches of their fathers;

Job 9:11 Lo, He goeth over by me, and I see not, And He passeth on, and I attend not to it.

Job 13:6 Hear, I pray you, my argument, And to the pleadings of my lips attend,

Job 31:1 A covenant I made for mine eyes, And what -- do I attend to a virgin?

Job 32:12 Yea, I attended unto you, and, behold, there was none of you that convinced Job, or that answered his words:

Job 33:31 Attend, O Job, hearken to me, Keep silent, and I -- I do speak.

Psalms 10:17 Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek: Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear;

Psalms 17:1 Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.

Psalms 28:5 For they attend not to the doing of Jehovah, And unto the work of His hands. He throweth them down, And doth not build them up.

Psalms 55:2 Attend to me, and answer me. I am restless in my complaint, and moan,

Psalms 61:1 Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Psalms 73:17 Till I come in to the sanctuaries of God, I attend to their latter end.

Psalms 86:6 Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.

Psalms 119:95 The wicked have awaited me to destroy me; but I attend unto thy testimonies.

Psalms 142:6 Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Proverbs 2:2 So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding;

Proverbs 4:1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.

Proverbs 4:20 My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.

Proverbs 5:1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

Proverbs 7:24 Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.

Isaiah 14:16 Thy beholders look to thee, to thee they attend, Is this the man causing the earth to tremble, Shaking kingdoms?

Isaiah 28:23 Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 32:3 And the eyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken.

Isaiah 34:1 Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye peoples: let the earth hear, and the fulness thereof; the world, and all things that come forth from it.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 42:23 Who among you giveth ear 'to' this? Attendeth, and heareth afterwards.
(Root in YLT RSV)

Isaiah 49:1 Hearken, O isles, unto me, And attend, O peoples, from afar, Jehovah from the womb hath called me, From the bowels of my mother He hath made mention of my name.

Isaiah 51:4 "Attend to me, my people; and give ear to me, my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples.

Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is become unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

Jeremiah 6:17 And I set watchmen over you,'saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

Jeremiah 18:18 And they say, Come, And we devise against Jeremiah devices, For law doth not perish from the priest, Nor counsel from the wise, Nor the word from the prophet, Come, and we smite him with the tongue, And we do not attend to any of his words.

Jeremiah 23:2 Therefore, thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, Against the shepherds who feed My people, Ye have scattered My flock, and drive them away, And have not inspected them, Lo, I am charging on you the evil of your doings, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 23:20 The anger of Jehovah doth not turn back Till His doing, and till His establishing, The thoughts of His heart, In the latter end of the days ye attend to it With understanding.

Ezekiel 44:11 Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall kill the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them. Joel
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 44:15 But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, who performed the duty of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister to me; and they shall stand before me to offer to me the fat and the blood, says the Lord Yahweh:
(See RSV)

Daniel 9:19 O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer not, for thine own sake, O my God, because thy city and thy people are called by thy name.

Daniel 10:11 And he saith unto me: Daniel, man greatly desired, attend to the words that I am speaking unto thee, and stand on thy station, for now I have been sent unto thee. 'And when he speaketh with me this word, I have stood trembling.

Daniel 11:37 And unto the God of his fathers he doth not attend, nor to the desire of women, yea, to any god he doth not attend, for against all he magnifieth himself.

Micah 1:2 Hear, O peoples, all of them! Attend, O earth, and its fulness, And the Lord Jehovah is against you for a witness, The Lord from His holy temple.

Zechariah 1:4 Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings; but they did not hearken nor attend unto me, saith Jehovah.

Zechariah 7:11 But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.

Malachi 3:16 Then have those fearing Jehovah spoken one to another, And Jehovah doth attend and hear, And written is a book of memorial before Him Of those fearing Jehovah, And of those esteeming His name.



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Reflect (6 Occurrences)

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Magnifieth (4 Occurrences)

Beholders (7 Occurrences)

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Incline (38 Occurrences)

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Visit (97 Occurrences)

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Note (129 Occurrences)

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Wisely (60 Occurrences)

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Insight (39 Occurrences)

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Invest (2 Occurrences)

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Inclinest (1 Occurrence)

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Foods (6 Occurrences)

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Thyati'ra (3 Occurrences)

Throweth (4 Occurrences)

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Tent (333 Occurrences)

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Researches (1 Occurrence)

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