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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n. pl.) A body of picked troops; as, The Household Guards.
5442. phulasso -- to guard, watch
... Word Origin from a root phulak- Definition to guard, watch NASB Word Usage abstain
(1), guard (8), guarded (1), guarding (1), guards (1), keep (5), keeping (2 ...
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5441. phulax -- a guard, keeper
... Word Origin from phulasso Definition a guard, keeper NASB Word Usage guards (3).
keeper. From phulasso; a watcher or sentry -- keeper. see GREEK phulasso. ...
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5083. tereo -- to watch over, to guard
... word teros (a guard) Definition to watch over, to guard NASB Word Usage continue
(1), guard (1), guards (1), heed (2), heeds (1), held in custody (1), keep (27 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7323. ruts -- to run
... run NASB Word Usage carried them speedily (1), courier runs (1), courier runs to
another (1), couriers (6), dash to and fro (1), guard (6), guards (7), guards ...
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8104. shamar -- to keep, watch, preserve
... 1), diligently keep (1), doorkeeper* (1), doorkeepers* (4), gatekeepers* (1), give
heed (2), giving heed (1), guard (20), guarded (7), guards (4), guardsmen (1 ...
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5341. natsar -- to watch, guard, keep
... root Definition to watch, guard, keep NASB Word Usage besieged (2), Besiegers (1),
cunning (1), guard (2), guarding (1), guards (2), hidden things (1), keep (7 ...
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4931. mishmereth -- a guard, watch, charge, function
... Definition a guard, watch, charge, function NASB Word Usage allegiance (1), charge
(27), duties (15), duty (2), guard post (2), guard* (1), guards (2), keep (1 ...
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The Two Guards, Praying and Watching
... The Two Guards, Praying and Watching. A Sermon (No.2254). Intended for Reading
on Lord's-Day, May 1st, 1892,. Delivered by. CH SPURGEON,. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/the two guards praying and.htm

Guards are Placed Around the Tomb of Jesus.
... CHAPTER LVII. Guards are placed around the Tomb of Jesus. ... They then returned to the
city, and the guards stationed themselves opposite the outer door. ...
/.../chapter lvii guards are placed.htm

Pelagius once More Guards Himself against the Necessity of Grace.
... A Treatise on the grace of christ, and on original sin, Chapter 44 [XL.]"Pelagius
Once More Guards Himself Against the Necessity of Grace. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 44 xl pelagius once more.htm

Some of the Guards Report to the Jewish Rulers.
... Jud??a and Galilee. (Time, Forty Days. Spring ad 30.) CXXXVI. Some of the
Guards Report to the Jewish Rulers. ^A Matthew 28:11-15. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxxvi some of the guards.htm

That Thy Resurrection Might be Believed among the Gainsayers, they ...
... Hymn VIII. That Thy Resurrection might be believed among the gainsayers,
they sealed Thee up within the sepulchre, and set guards. ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn viii that thy resurrection.htm

But in Addition to the Foregoing Rule, which Guards us against ...
... Book 3 Chapter 14. But in addition to the foregoing rule, which guards
us against taking a metaphorical? 14. But in addition to ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 14 but in addition.htm

And While they were Sitting in the Synagogue, and Recriminating ...
... And while they were sitting in the synagogue, and recriminating about Joseph, there
came certain of the guards whom they had asked from Pilate to guard the ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 13 and while they 2.htm

How the Romans Carried their Ensigns to the Temple, and Made ...
... that kept themselves still upon the wall of the holy house,[26] there was a boy
that, out of the thirst he was in, desired some of the Roman guards to give him ...
/.../chapter 6 how the romans.htm

Psalm LIX.
... That sepulchre was therefore as it were the house: to guard which the government
of the Jews sent, when guards were set to the sepulchre of Christ. ...
/.../ on the book of psalms/psalm lix.htm

And after That, Jesus Knew that all Things were Finished...
... [3687] He said unto them, And have ye not guards? ... [44] [3689] And they went, and
set guards at the tomb, and sealed that stone, with the guards. ...
/.../hogg/the diatessaron of tatian/section lii and after that.htm

Guards (42 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n. pl.) A body of picked troops; as, The Household
Guards. Multi-Version Concordance Guards (42 Occurrences). ...
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Guard (185 Occurrences)
... properly a "courier," one whose office was to run before the king's chariot (2 Samuel
15:1; 1 Kings 1:5). The couriers were also military guards (1 Samuel 22:17 ...
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Guardsman (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) One who guards; a guard. 2. (n.) A member,
either officer or private, of any military body called Guards. ...
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Guarding (16 Occurrences)
... 12:6 and when Herod was about to bring him forth, the same night was Peter sleeping
between two soldiers, having been bound with two chains, guards also before ...
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Watchman (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Specifically, one who guards a building, or the streets of a city, by night.
Int. ... Unless Yahweh watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain. ...
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Palace (194 Occurrences)
... regard the praetroium (qv) as the barrack within the palace (the palatium) of the
Caesars in Rome where a detachment of these praetorian guards was stationed ...
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Shemariah (5 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Whom Jehovah guards. (1.) One who joined David at Ziklag
(1 Chronicles 12:5). (2.) Ezra 10:32, 41. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Sentries (4 Occurrences)
... Acts 5:23 "We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the
doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!" (See RSV). ...
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Opens (30 Occurrences)
... Yahweh loves the righteous. (WEB NAS RSV). Proverbs 13:3 He who guards his mouth
guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. (WEB NAS RSV). ...
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Chains (100 Occurrences)
... 34). Among the Romans the prisoner was chained to one or two guards (Acts
12:6, 7; Acts 21:33 Ephesians 6:20 2 Timothy 1:16). These ...
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Guards (42 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:58
But Peter followed him from a distance, to the court of the high priest, and entered in and sat with the officers, to see the end.

Matthew 28:4
For fear of him, the guards shook, and became like dead men.

Matthew 28:11
Now while they were going, behold, some of the guards came into the city, and told the chief priests all the things that had happened.

Mark 14:54
Peter had followed him from a distance, until he came into the court of the high priest. He was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire.

Mark 14:65
Some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to beat him with fists, and to tell him, "Prophesy!" The officers struck him with the palms of their hands.

Luke 11:21
"When the strong man, fully armed, guards his own dwelling, his goods are safe.

John 7:32
The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to arrest him.
(See NIV)

John 7:45
The officers therefore came to the chief priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, "Why didn't you bring him?"
(See NIV)

John 7:46
The officers answered, "No man ever spoke like this man!"
(See NIV)

Acts 5:23
"We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!"

Acts 5:24
When the Commander of the Temple Guards and the High Priests heard this statement, they were utterly at a loss with regard to it, wondering what would happen next.

Acts 12:6
The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.

Acts 12:10
When they were past the first and the second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.
(See NIV)

Acts 12:19
When Herod had sought for him, and didn't find him, he examined the guards, and commanded that they should be put to death. He went down from Judea to Caesarea, and stayed there.

2 Corinthians 11:32
In Damascus the governor under King Aretas kept guards at the gates of the city in order to apprehend me,

Philippians 1:13
And thus it has become notorious among all the Imperial Guards, and everywhere, that it is for the sake of Christ that I am a prisoner;

1 Samuel 22:17
And the king said unto the guard that stood about him: 'Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and did not disclose it to me.' But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.

1 Kings 14:28
And it was so, that as oft as the king went into the house of the LORD, the guard bore them, and brought them back into the guard-chamber.

2 Kings 10:25
And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt-offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the captains: 'Go in, and slay them; let none come forth.' And they smote them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the captains cast them out, and went to the city of the house of Baal.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 11:4
And in the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the captains over hundreds, of the Carites and of the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the LORD; and he made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the LORD, and showed them the king's son.

2 Kings 11:6
now another third part was at the gate Sur, and another third part at the gate behind the guard--shall keep the watch of the house, and be a barrier.

2 Kings 11:11
And the guard stood, every man with his weapons in his hand, from the right side of the house to the left side of the house, along by the altar and the house, by the king round about.

2 Kings 11:13
And when Athaliah heard the noise of the guard and of the people, she came to the people into the house of the LORD.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 11:18
All the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. The priest appointed officers over the house of Yahweh.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 11:19
And he took the captains over hundreds, and the Carites, and the guard, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of the LORD, and came by the way of the gate of the guard unto the king's house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.

1 Chronicles 9:23
So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of Yahweh, even the house of the tent, by wards.

2 Chronicles 12:11
And it was so, that as oft as the king entered into the house of the LORD, the guard came and bore them, and brought them back into the guard-chamber.

Nehemiah 4:22
Likewise at the same time said I unto the people: 'Let every one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard to us, and may labour in the day.'
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 4:23
So neither I, nor my brethren, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard that followed me, none of us put off our clothes, every one that went to the water had his weapon.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 7:3
and I say to them, 'Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened till the heat of the sun, and while they are standing by let them shut the doors, and fasten, and appoint guards of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each in his guard, and each over-against his house.'

Psalms 97:10
You who love Yahweh, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his saints. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 13:3
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:6
Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Proverbs 16:17
The highway of the upright is to be turned away from evil: he who takes care of his way will keep his soul.

Proverbs 19:16
He who keeps the law keeps his soul; but death will be the fate of him who takes no note of the word.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 21:23
Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 22:5
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.

Proverbs 24:12
If you say, See, we had no knowledge of this: does not the tester of hearts give thought to it? and he who keeps your soul, has he no knowledge of it? and will he not give to every man the reward of his work?
(See NIV)

Proverbs 27:18
Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 9:1
Then he cried in my ears with a loud voice, saying, Cause those who are in charge of the city to draw near, every man with his destroying weapon in his hand.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:7
Every lodge was one reed long, and one reed broad; and the space between the lodges was five cubits; and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate toward the house was one reed.
(See NIV)

Nahum 3:17
Your guards are like the locusts, and your officials like the swarms of locusts, which settle on the walls on a cold day, but when the sun appears, they flee away, and their place is not known where they are.



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Entrance (190 Occurrences)

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