Bodyguard
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A guard to protect or defend the person; a lifeguard.

2. (n.) Retinue; attendance; following.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BODY-GUARD

bod'-i-gard: The expression occurs in Apocrypha (1 Esdras 3:4), "the body-guard that kept the king's person."

Strong's Hebrew
3746. Kari -- bodyguard of Jehoash
... 3745, 3746. Kari. 3747 . bodyguard of Jehoash. Transliteration: Kari Phonetic
Spelling: (kaw-ree') Short Definition: Carites. Word ...
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3774. Kerethi -- the foreign bodyguard of King David
... 3773, 3774. Kerethi. 3775 . the foreign bodyguard of King David. Transliteration:
Kerethi Phonetic Spelling: (ker-ay-thee') Short Definition: Cherethites. ...
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2876. tabbach -- cook, guardsman
... 2875, 2876. tabbach. 2877 . cook, guardsman. Transliteration: tabbach
Phonetic Spelling: (tab-bawkh') Short Definition: bodyguard. ...
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2877. tabbach -- guardsman
... 2876, 2877. tabbach. 2878 . guardsman. Transliteration: tabbach Phonetic
Spelling: (tab-bawkh') Short Definition: bodyguard. Word ...
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7218. rosh -- head
... root Definition head NASB Word Usage bands (1), beginning (11), beheaded* (1), best
(1), best things (1), bodyguard* (1), captains (3), census (7), chief (35 ...
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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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Library

Chapter xl
... at his two eunuchs, at the chief of the butlers and at the chief of the bakers,
and put them under guard in the house of the chief of the bodyguard, the prison ...
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Epistle Lxv. To Mauricius Augustus .
... To this, behold, Christ through me the last of His servants and of yours will answer,
saying; From a notary I made thee a Count of the bodyguard; from Count of ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle lxv to mauricius augustus.htm

The End of Self-Will
... we have to conceive of a short, hopeless struggle on the plain, and then a rush
to the hills for safety, in which Saul and his sons and bodyguard were borne ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the end of self-will.htm

The Continuation of the Story
... The Chaocheng mandarin, surrounded by his bodyguard, went outside the city gates
to the place where the Boxers were practising their rites with the intention ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter iv the continuation of.htm

Chapter xxxix
... 1-4. And as for Joseph he was brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, a eunuch of
Pharaoh's, captain of the bodyguard, an Egyptian man, bought him from the ...
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Chapter xli
... Pharaoh was angry at bis servants and put me under guard in the house of the chief
of the bodyguard, both me and the chief of the bakers, And we dreamed a ...
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David Appointing Solomon
... They were David's bodyguard, and were probably as heartily hated by Joab and
the other Israelite soldiers as they were trusted by David. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/david appointing solomon.htm

The Revelation of St. John the Divine
... The fourth and central revelation contains two songs; one is sung by the bodyguard
of the Lamb before they go to war, the other is sung after the victory is ...
/.../pullan/the books of the new testament/chapter xxv the revelation of.htm

Affairs in the West
... kept his loyalty, and thereby so deeply disgusted the strong and savage Gothic
chieftain, Sarus, that he surprised Stilico's camp, killed his bodyguard of Huns ...
/.../chapter lxx affairs in the.htm

Knox, Wishart, and the Murder of Beaton: 1545-1546
... Knox had then for some weeks been the constant companion and armed bodyguard of
George Wishart, who was calling himself "the messenger of the Eternal God," and ...
/.../lang/john knox and the reformation/chapter ii knox wishart and.htm

Thesaurus
Bodyguard (23 Occurrences)
... body-guard that kept the king's person.". Multi-Version Concordance Bodyguard
(23 Occurrences). Genesis 37:36 The Midianites sold him ...
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Guard (185 Occurrences)
... properly a "cook, " and in a secondary sense "executioner, " because this office
fell to the lot of the cook in Eastern countries), the bodyguard of the kings ...
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Pelethites (7 Occurrences)
... The word probably means "runners" or "couriers," and may denote that while forming
part of David's bodyguard, they were also sometimes employed as couriers (2 ...
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Couriers (16 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 11:4 And in the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the captains of the
hundreds, of the bodyguard and the couriers, and brought them to him into ...
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Body-guard (23 Occurrences)
Body-guard. Bodyguard, Body-guard. Body's . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BODY-GUARD. ... (DBY). Bodyguard, Body-guard. Body's . Reference Bible.
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Body-covers (25 Occurrences)
Body-covers. Body-cover, Body-covers. Bodyguard . Multi-Version Concordance ...
(BBE). Body-cover, Body-covers. Bodyguard . Reference Bible.
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Army (401 Occurrences)
... The kings introduced the custom of maintaining a bodyguard (the Gibborim; ie,
"heroes"), and thus the nucleus of a standing army was formed. ...
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Jediael (6 Occurrences)
... Chronicles 7:6, 10, 11). (2.) A Shimrite, one of David's bodyguard (1 Chronicles
11:45). Probably same as in 12:20. (3.) A Korhite of ...
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Lysias (3 Occurrences)
... He therefore dispatched Paul under the protection of a bodyguard to Felix at Caesarea,
along with a letter explaining the circumstances (Acts 23:26-30. ...
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Gittites (2 Occurrences)
... the other chief Philistine cities in Joshua 13:3. It would seem that numbers of
them emigrated to Judah, for we find 600 of them acting as a bodyguard to David ...
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Concordance
Bodyguard (23 Occurrences)

Genesis 37:36
The Midianites sold him into Egypt to Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard.
(See NAS)

Genesis 39:1
Joseph was brought down to Egypt. Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him from the hand of the Ishmaelites that had brought him down there.
(See NAS)

Genesis 40:3
He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.
(See NAS)

Genesis 40:4
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he took care of them. They stayed in prison many days.
(See NAS)

Genesis 41:10
Pharaoh was angry with his servants, and put me in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, me and the chief baker.
(See NAS)

Genesis 41:12
There was with us there a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard, and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams. To each man according to his dream he interpreted.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 22:14
Yahweh confused them before Israel, and he killed them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them by the way of the ascent of Beth Horon, and struck them to Azekah and to Makkedah.
(See RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 28:2
David said to Achish, "Therefore you shall know what your servant will do." Achish said to David, "Therefore will I make you my bodyguard for ever."
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 23:23
He was more honorable than the thirty, but he didn't attain to the first three. David set him over his guard.
(See RSV NIV)

2 Kings 11:4
And in the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the captains of the hundreds, of the bodyguard and the couriers, and brought them to him into the house of Jehovah, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of Jehovah, and shewed them the king's son.
(DBY)

2 Kings 11:19
And he took the captains of the hundreds, and the bodyguard, and the couriers, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of Jehovah, and came by the way through the gate of the couriers into the king's house. And he sat upon the throne of the kings.
(DBY)

2 Kings 25:8
Now in the fifth month, on the seventh day of the month, which was the nineteenth year of king Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, to Jerusalem.
(See RSV)

1 Chronicles 11:25
Behold, he was more honorable than the thirty, but he didn't attain to the first three: and David set him over his guard.
(See RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 39:9
Then Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carried away captive into Babylon the residue of the people who remained in the city, the deserters also who fell away to him, and the residue of the people who remained.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 39:10
But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poor of the people, who had nothing, in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 39:11
Now Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon commanded Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard concerning Jeremiah, saying,
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 39:13
So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent, and Nebushazban, Rabsaris, and Nergal Sharezer, Rabmag, and all the chief officers of the king of Babylon;
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 40:1
The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, after that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah, who were carried away captive to Babylon.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 40:2
The captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, Yahweh your God pronounced this evil on this place;
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 40:5
Now while he was not yet gone back, Go back then, said he, to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon has made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people; or go wherever it seems right to you to go. So the captain of the guard gave him food and a present, and let him go.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 41:10
Then Ishmael carried away captive all the residue of the people who were in Mizpah, even the king's daughters, and all the people who remained in Mizpah, whom Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had committed to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam; Ishmael the son of Nethaniah carried them away captive, and departed to go over to the children of Ammon.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 52:12
Now in the fifth month, in the tenth day of the month, which was the nineteenth year of king Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, who stood before the king of Babylon, into Jerusalem:
(See NAS RSV)

Daniel 2:14
Then Daniel answered with counsel and prudence to Arioch the chief of the king's bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:
(DBY NAS)

Subtopics

Bodyguard

Related Terms

Guard (185 Occurrences)

Pelethites (7 Occurrences)

Couriers (16 Occurrences)

Body-guard (23 Occurrences)

Body-covers (25 Occurrences)

Army (401 Occurrences)

Jediael (6 Occurrences)

Lysias (3 Occurrences)

Gittites (2 Occurrences)

Rei (1 Occurrence)

Executioner (1 Occurrence)

Mebunnai (1 Occurrence)

Mahanaim (15 Occurrences)

Praetorian (2 Occurrences)

A'chish (17 Occurrences)

Arioch (6 Occurrences)

Shimri (4 Occurrences)

Saul (371 Occurrences)

Esdras

Solomon (277 Occurrences)

Achish (20 Occurrences)

Claudius (3 Occurrences)

Shimei (43 Occurrences)

Absalom (93 Occurrences)

King (25505 Occurrences)

Shewed (105 Occurrences)

Tyre (59 Occurrences)

Kingdom (409 Occurrences)

First (4693 Occurrences)

Book (211 Occurrences)

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