Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Keep.
2. (n.) A holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation.
3. (n.) Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping.
4. (n.) Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other.
Greek5084. teresis -- a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
... a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: teresis Phonetic Spelling: (tay'-ray-sis) Short Definition: a prison ...
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802. asunthetos -- not keeping covenant
5083. tereo -- to watch over, to guard
5442. phulasso -- to guard, watch
514. axios -- of weight, of worth, worthy
4908. sunetos -- intelligent
4909. suneudokeo -- to join in approving
4520. sabbatismos -- a sabbath rest
1921. epiginosko -- to know exactly, to recognize
2272. hesuchios -- tranquil
Strong's Hebrew4929. mishmar -- place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch ...
... of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch, observance NASB Word Usage confinement
(4), custody (2), diligence (1), division (2), guard (8), keeping watch (1 ...
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2287. chagag -- to make a pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim feast
975. bachan -- a watchtower
7674. shebeth -- perhaps cessation
2814. chashah -- to be silent, inactive, or still
8104. shamar -- to keep, watch, preserve
On Keeping the Heart
Keeping and Kept
Keeping the Commandments.
On the Keeping of Easter.
The Dancing of Herodias. The Keeping of Oaths.
Herdsmen Keeping Lonely vigil
Keeping the Commandments a Test of Love.
The True Manner of Keeping Holy the Lord's Day.
At the Cross Her Station Keeping
It Is, Then, Completely in Keeping with This, that He who was Thus ...
ThesaurusKeeping (282 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping. ...
Multi-Version Concordance Keeping (282 Occurrences). ...
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Sabbath-keeping (1 Occurrence)
Deposit (19 Occurrences)
Storage (7 Occurrences)
Guarding (16 Occurrences)
Tending (11 Occurrences)
Custody (27 Occurrences)
Commands (216 Occurrences)
Happiness (54 Occurrences)
Fearing (107 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceKeeping (282 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:8 Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance!
Matthew 16:11 How is it that you do not see that I was not talking to you about bread, but about keeping away from the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?
Matthew 25:24 "But, next, the man who had the one talent in his keeping came and said, "'Sir, I knew you to be a severe man, reaping where you had not sown and garnering what you had not winnowed.
Matthew 27:54 As for the Captain and the soldiers who were with Him keeping guard over Jesus, when they witnessed the earthquake and the other occurrences they were filled with terror, and exclaimed, "Assuredly he was God's Son."
Mark 2:18 (Now John's disciples and those of the Pharisees were keeping a fast.)
Mark 6:20 for Herod was fearing John, knowing him a man righteous and holy, and was keeping watch over him, and having heard him, was doing many things, and hearing him gladly.
Mark 7:3 Now the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not take food without washing their hands with care, keeping the old rule which has been handed down to them:
Mark 14:61 and he was keeping silent, and did not answer anything. Again the chief priest was questioning him, and saith to him, 'Art thou the Christ -- the Son of the Blessed?'
Luke 1:6 They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
Luke 2:8 There were shepherds in the same country staying in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock.
Luke 2:24 and to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, "A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons."
Luke 2:51 and he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and he was subject to them, and his mother was keeping all these sayings in her heart,
Luke 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and don't begin to say among yourselves,'We have Abraham for our father;' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones!
Luke 9:32 Now Peter and the others were weighed down with sleep; but, keeping themselves awake all through, they saw His glory, and the two men standing with Him.
Luke 11:28 And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping 'it'!'
Luke 17:7 But who is there among you, having a servant plowing or keeping sheep, that will say, when he comes in from the field,'Come immediately and sit down at the table,'
Luke 17:12 And when he went into a certain small town he came across ten men who were lepers, and they, keeping themselves at a distance,
Luke 18:13 The tax-farmer, on the other hand, keeping far away, and not lifting up even his eyes to heaven, made signs of grief and said, God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
John 14:21 he who is having my commands, and is keeping them, that one it is who is loving me, and he who is loving me shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.'
John 17:12 when I was with them in the world, I was keeping them in Thy name; those whom Thou hast given to me I did guard, and none of them was destroyed, except the son of the destruction, that the Writing may be fulfilled.
John 18:16 and Peter was standing at the door without, therefore went forth the other disciple who was known to the chief priest, and he spake to the female keeping the door, and he brought in Peter.
John 18:17 Then said the maid keeping the door to Peter, 'Art thou also of the disciples of this man?' he saith, 'I am not;'
Acts 8:36 As they went on the way, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "Behold, here is water. What is keeping me from being baptized?"
Acts 10:30 And Cornelius said, Four days ago, until this hour, I was keeping the ninth hour of prayer in my house; and behold, a man stood before me in bright apparel,
Acts 11:23 Who, when he came and saw the grace of God, was glad; and he made clear to them the need of keeping near the Lord with all the strength of their hearts:
Acts 12:6 And when Herod was about to take him out, the same night Peter was sleeping in chains between two armed men, and the watchmen were keeping watch before the door of the prison.
Acts 14:18 And even with these words, it was hard for them to keep the people from making an offering to them.
Acts 15:29 to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication; keeping yourselves from which ye will do well. Farewell.
Acts 18:18 Paul, having stayed after this many more days, took his leave of the brothers, and sailed from there for Syria, together with Priscilla and Aquila. He shaved his head in Cenchreae, for he had a vow.
Acts 21:24 Take them, and purify yourself with them, and pay their expenses for them, that they may shave their heads. Then all will know that there is no truth in the things that they have been informed about you, but that you yourself also walk keeping the law.
Acts 22:3 I am a Jew of Tarsus in Cilicia by birth, but I had my education in this town at the feet of Gamaliel, being trained in the keeping of every detail of the law of our fathers; given up to the cause of God with all my heart, as you are today.
Acts 22:20 and when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting, and keeping the garments of them that slew him.
Acts 26:5 And they are able to say, if they would give witness, that I was living as a Pharisee, in that division of our religion which is most regular in the keeping of the law.
Romans 2:27 And they, by their keeping of the law without circumcision, will be judges of you, by whom the law is broken though you have the letter of the law and circumcision.
Romans 5:19 Because, as numbers of men became sinners through the wrongdoing of one man, even so will great numbers get righteousness through the keeping of the word of God by one man.
1 Corinthians 7:19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
1 Corinthians 16:2 On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.
2 Corinthians 8:5 This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.
2 Corinthians 10:15 We do not exceed our due limits, and take credit for other men's labours; but we entertain the hope that, as your faith grows, we shall gain promotion among you--still keeping within our own sphere--promotion to a larger field of labour,
Galatians 6:1 Brothers, if a man is taken in any wrongdoing, you who are of the Spirit will put such a one right in a spirit of love; keeping watch on yourself, for fear that you yourself may be tested.
Ephesians 1:16 Give praise without end for you, keeping you in mind in my prayers;
Ephesians 6:18 With prayers and deep desires, making requests at all times in the Spirit, and keeping watch, with strong purpose, in prayer for all the saints,
Philippians 2:4 Not looking everyone to his private good, but keeping in mind the things of others.
Colossians 4:2 Give yourselves to prayer at all times, keeping watch with praise;
1 Thessalonians 1:2 We give praise to God at all times for you, keeping you in memory in our prayers;
2 Thessalonians 2:6 And now it is clear to you what is keeping back his revelation till the time comes for him to be seen.
2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the secret of evil is even now at work: but there is one who is keeping back the evil till he is taken out of the way.
1 Timothy 1:18 This instruction I commit to you, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which led the way to you, that by them you may wage the good warfare;
1 Timothy 1:19 Keeping faith, and being conscious of well-doing; for some, by not doing these things, have gone wrong in relation to the faith:
1 Timothy 3:4 one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;
1 Timothy 3:9 Keeping the secret of the faith in a heart free from sin.
1 Timothy 5:22 Be laying hands quickly on no one, nor be having fellowship with sins of others; be keeping thyself pure;
2 Timothy 1:4 Desiring to see you, keeping in my memory your weeping, so that I may be full of joy;
Titus 1:9 Keeping to the true word of the teaching, so that he may be able to give comfort by right teaching and overcome the arguments of the doubters.
Philemon 1:13 whom I was desirous of keeping with myself, that for thee he might minister to me in the bonds of the glad tidings;
Hebrews 2:17 Because of this it was necessary for him to be made like his brothers in every way, so that he might be a high priest full of mercy and keeping faith in everything to do with God, making offerings for the sins of the people.
Hebrews 10:25 Not giving up our meetings, as is the way of some, but keeping one another strong in faith; and all the more because you see the day coming near.
Hebrews 13:17 Obey your leaders and be submissive to them. For they are keeping watch over your souls as those who will have to give account; that they may do this with joy and not with lamentation. For that would be of no advantage to you.
James 2:8 If, however, you are keeping the Law as supreme, in obedience to the Commandment which says "You are to love your fellow man just as you love yourself," you are acting rightly.
James 4:11 Don't speak against one another, brothers. He who speaks against a brother and judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.
James 5:4 I tell you that the pay of the labourers who have gathered in your crops--pay which you are keeping back--is calling out against you; and the outcries of those who have been your reapers have entered into the ears of the Lord of the armies of Heaven.
James 5:8 So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.
1 Peter 3:16 Yet argue modestly and cautiously, keeping your consciences free from guilt, so that, when you are spoken against, those who slander your good Christian lives may be put to shame.
1 Peter 4:19 Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
2 Peter 2:4 For God did not spare angels when they had sinned, but hurling them down to Tartarus consigned them to caves of darkness, keeping them in readiness for judgement.
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his word, as he seems to some, but he is waiting in mercy for you, not desiring the destruction of any, but that all may be turned from their evil ways.
1 John 2:4 he who is saying, 'I have known him,' and his command is not keeping, a liar he is, and in him the truth is not;
1 John 3:24 and he who is keeping His commands, in Him he doth remain, and He in him; and in this we know that He doth remain in us, from the Spirit that He gave us.
1 John 5:3 For loving God is keeping his laws: and his laws are not hard.
2 John 1:6 And love is the keeping of his laws. This is the law which was given to you from the first, so that you might keep it.
Revelation 1:3 Happy is he who is reading, and those hearing, the words of the prophecy, and keeping the things written in it -- for the time is nigh!
Revelation 2:26 and he who is overcoming, and who is keeping unto the end my works, I will give to him authority over the nations,
Revelation 3:3 Remember, then, how thou hast received, and heard, and be keeping, and reform: if, then, thou mayest not watch, I will come upon thee as a thief, and thou mayest not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Revelation 7:1 After this I saw four angels in their places at the four points of the earth, keeping back the four winds in their hands, so that there might be no moving of the wind on the earth, or on the sea, or on any tree.
Revelation 12:17 and the dragon was angry against the woman, and went away to make war with the rest of her seed, those keeping the commands of God, and having the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Revelation 14:12 Here is endurance of the saints: here 'are' those keeping the commands of God, and the faith of Jesus.'
Revelation 16:15 lo, I do come as a thief; happy 'is' he who is watching, and keeping his garments, that he may not walk naked, and they may see his unseemliness,' --
Revelation 22:7 Lo, I come quickly; happy 'is' he who is keeping the words of the prophecy of this scroll.'
Revelation 22:9 and he saith to me, 'See -- not; for fellow-servant of thee am I, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of those keeping the words of this scroll; before God bow.'
Genesis 19:19 See now, your servant has had grace in your eyes and great is your mercy in keeping my life from destruction, but I am not able to get as far as the mountain before evil overtakes me and death;
Genesis 37:16 And he said, I am looking for my brothers; please give me word of where they are keeping their flock.
Genesis 39:6 And he gave Joseph control of all his property, keeping no account of anything, but only the food which was put before him. Now Joseph was very beautiful in form and face.
Genesis 41:49 Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.
Exodus 3:1 Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to God's mountain, to Horeb.
Exodus 5:5 And Pharaoh said, Truly, the people of the land are increasing in number, and you are keeping them back from their work.
Exodus 9:2 for, if thou art refusing to send away, and art still keeping hold upon them,
Exodus 15:26 And he said, If with all your heart you will give attention to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his eyes, giving ear to his orders and keeping his laws, I will not put on you any of the diseases which I put on the Egyptians: for I am the Lord your life-giver.
Exodus 20:6 and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and keeping My commands.
Exodus 20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Exodus 22:10 If a man puts an ass or an ox or a sheep or any beast into the keeping of his neighbour, and it comes to death or is damaged or is taken away, without any person seeing it:
Exodus 28:35 Aaron is to put it on for his holy work; and the sound of it will be clear, when he goes into the holy place before the Lord, and when he comes out, keeping him safe from death.
Exodus 34:7 keeping loving kindness for thousands, forgiving iniquity and disobedience and sin; and that will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, and on the children's children, on the third and on the fourth generation."
Exodus 39:21 And the rings on the bag were fixed to the rings of the ephod by a blue cord, keeping it in place over the band, so that the bag might not get loose, as the Lord gave orders to Moses.
Numbers 3:28 According to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, there were eight thousand six hundred, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary.
Numbers 3:38 Those who encamp before the tabernacle eastward, in front of the Tent of Meeting toward the sunrise, shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary for the duty of the children of Israel. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
Numbers 5:15 Then let him take her to the priest, offering for her the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal, without oil or perfume; for it is a meal offering of a bitter spirit, a meal offering keeping wrongdoing in mind.
Numbers 6:6 All days of his keeping separate to Jehovah, near a dead person he doth not go;
Numbers 9:13 But the man that is clean, and is not on a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, that soul shall be cut off from his people; because he brought not the offering of the LORD in its appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.
Numbers 31:30 And from the sons of Israel's half thou dost take one possession out of fifty, of man, of the herd, of the asses, and of the flock, of all the cattle, and thou hast given them to the Levites keeping the charge of the tabernacle of Jehovah.'
Numbers 31:47 Moses taketh from the sons of Israel's half the one possession from the fifty, of man and of beast, and giveth them to the Levites keeping the charge of the tabernacle of Jehovah, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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