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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To care; to desire.

2. (v. t.) To hold; to restrain from departure or removal; not to let go of; to retain in one's power or possession; not to lose; to retain; to detain.

3. (v. t.) To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or tenor.

4. (v. t.) To have in custody; to have in some place for preservation; to take charge of.

5. (v. t.) To preserve from danger, harm, or loss; to guard.

6. (v. t.) To preserve from discovery or publicity; not to communicate, reveal, or betray, as a secret.

7. (v. t.) To attend upon; to have the care of; to tend.

8. (v. t.) To record transactions, accounts, or events in; as, to keep books, a journal, etc. ; also, to enter (as accounts, records, etc.) in a book.

9. (v. t.) To maintain, as an establishment, institution, or the like; to conduct; to manage; as, to keep store.

10. (v. t.) To supply with necessaries of life; to entertain; as, to keep boarders.

11. (v. t.) To have in one's service; to have and maintain, as an assistant, a servant, a mistress, a horse, etc.

12. (v. t.) To have habitually in stock for sale.

13. (v. t.) To continue in, as a course or mode of action; not to intermit or fall from; to hold to; to maintain; as, to keep silence; to keep one's word; to keep possession.

14. (v. t.) To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate; to practice or perform, as duty; not to neglect; to be faithful to.

15. (v. t.) To confine one's self to; not to quit; to remain in; as, to keep one's house, room, bed, etc. ; hence, to haunt; to frequent.

16. (v. t.) To observe duty, as a festival, etc. ; to celebrate; to solemnize; as, to keep a feast.

17. (v. i.) To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.

18. (v. i.) To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.

19. (v. i.) To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell.

20. (v. i.) To take care; to be solicitous; to watch.

21. (v. i.) To be in session; as, school keeps to-day.

22. (n.) The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge.

23. (n.) The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case; as, to be in good keep.

24. (n.) The means or provisions by which one is kept; maintenance; support; as, the keep of a horse.

25. (n.) That which keeps or protects; a stronghold; a fortress; a castle; specifically, the strongest and securest part of a castle, often used as a place of residence by the lord of the castle, especially during a siege; the donjon.

26. (n.) That which is kept in charge; a charge.

27. (n.) A cap for retaining anything, as a journal box, in place.

4933. suntereo -- to keep close, ie preserve
... to keep close, ie preserve. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: suntereo Phonetic
Spelling: (soon-tay-reh'-o) Short Definition: I preserve, keep safe, keep in ...
// - 7k

4601. sigao -- to keep silent, to keep secret
... to keep silent, to keep secret. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sigao Phonetic
Spelling: (see-gah'-o) Short Definition: I keep silent Definition: intrans ...
// - 7k

1301. diatereo -- to keep carefully
... to keep carefully. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diatereo Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-at-ay-reh'-o) Short Definition: I keep safe, hold fast Definition: I ...
// - 7k

2687. katastello -- to keep down
... to keep down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katastello Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-as-tel'-lo) Short Definition: I appease, restrain Definition: I let down ...
// - 6k

1758. enecho -- to hold in or upon, ie to ensnare, by impl. to ...
... to keep a grudge. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: enecho Phonetic Spelling:
(en-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I am angry with, entangle Definition: (a) I have ...
// - 6k

568. apecho -- to hold back, keep off, to be away, be distant
... to hold back, keep off, to be away, be distant. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
apecho Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I have in full, am ...
// - 8k

4722. stego -- to cover closely (so as to keep water out) ...
... to cover closely (so as to keep water out), generally to bear up under. Part of
Speech: Verb Transliteration: stego Phonetic Spelling: (steg'-o) Short Definition ...
// - 7k

879b. aphustereo -- to be late, spec. to keep back
... to be late, spec. to keep back. Transliteration: aphustereo Short Definition: withheld. ...
to keep back NASB Word Usage withheld (1). 879a, 879b. ...
// - 5k

1235. diagregoreo -- to keep awake, to be fully awake
... to keep awake, to be fully awake. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diagregoreo
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ag-ray-gor-eh'-o) Short Definition: I awake out of ...
// - 7k

5442. phulasso -- to guard, watch
... to guard, watch. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phulasso Phonetic Spelling:
(foo-las'-so) Short Definition: I keep, guard, observe Definition: (a) I guard ...
// - 9k

Strong's Hebrew
8104. shamar -- to keep, watch, preserve
... 8103, 8104. shamar. 8105 . to keep, watch, preserve. Transliteration: shamar
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-mar') Short Definition: keep. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/8104.htm - 7k

2013. has -- hush! keep silence!
... has or has. 2014 . hush! keep silence! ... keep silence! NASB Word Usage keep quiet
(1), keep silence (1), quieted (1), silence (1), silent (3), still (1). ...
/hebrew/2013.htm - 6k

6822. tsaphah -- to look out or about, spy, keep watch
... tsaphah. 6823 . to look out or about, spy, keep watch. Transliteration: tsaphah
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-faw') Short Definition: watchman. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/6822.htm - 6k

5341. natsar -- to watch, guard, keep
... 5340b, 5341. natsar. 5342 . to watch, guard, keep. Transliteration: natsar
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-tsar') Short Definition: observe. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5341.htm - 6k

2287. chagag -- to make a pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim feast
... 2286b, 2287. chagag. 2288 . to make a pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim feast.
Transliteration: chagag Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-gag') Short Definition: celebrate. ...
/hebrew/2287.htm - 6k

5202. netar -- to keep
... netar. 5203 . to keep. Transliteration: netar Phonetic Spelling: (net-ar') Short
Definition: kept. ... keep. (Aramaic) corresponding to natar; to retain -- keep. ...
/hebrew/5202.htm - 6k

5201. natar -- to keep
... 5200, 5201. natar. 5202 . to keep. Transliteration: natar Phonetic Spelling:
(naw-tar') Short Definition: angry. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5201.htm - 6k

5640. satham -- to stop up, shut up, keep close
... satham or satham. 5641 . to stop up, shut up, keep close. Transliteration: satham
or satham Phonetic Spelling: (saw-tham') Short Definition: stopped. ...
/hebrew/5640.htm - 6k

1692. dabaq -- to cling, cleave, keep close
... 1691b, 1692. dabaq. 1693 . to cling, cleave, keep close. Transliteration: dabaq
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-bak') Short Definition: cling. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/1692.htm - 6k

7673b. shabath -- to keep, observe (sabbath)
... 7673a, 7673b. shabath. 7674 . to keep, observe (sabbath). Transliteration:
shabath Short Definition: have. Word Origin denominative ...
/hebrew/7673b.htm - 5k


"Keep Step. "
... The Church "Keep Step.". ... The same men might cross the bridge, in as large
numbers, at the same time, but they must not keep step. ...
// talks with world winners/keep step.htm

How to Keep the Heart
... How To Keep the Heart. A Sermon ... "The peace of God, which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds, through Christ Jesus.""Philippians 4:7. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/how to keep the heart.htm

Keep the Roots Watered.
... KEEP THE ROOTS WATERED. How often you admire a tree for the loveliness of its green
foliage and the profusion of its luscious fruit. ... Keep the roots watered. ...
// to live a holy life/keep the roots watered.htm

How to Keep the Word of God in the Heart.
... HOW TO KEEP THE WORD OF GOD IN THE HEART. Since keeping the Word of God
in the heart is the only way to successful Christian living ...
// to live a holy life/how to keep the word.htm

How to Keep Passion Week
... SERMON I. HOW TO KEEP PASSION WEEK. (Preached before the Queen.) Philippians
2:5-11. Let ... Jesus.'. How, then, shall we keep his Passion Week? ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon i how to keep.htm

March 29. "He Will Keep the Feet of his Saints" (I. Sam. Ii. 9).
... MARCH 29. "He will keep the feet of His saints" (I. Sam. ii. 9). "He will
keep the feet of His saints" (I. Sam. ii.9). Perils as ...
/.../simpson/days of heaven upon earth /march 29 he will keep.htm

March 13. "Keep Yourselves in the Love of God" (Jude 21).
... MARCH 13. "Keep yourselves in the love of God" (Jude 21). "Keep yourselves
in the love of God" (Jude 21). Some time ago, we were ...
/.../simpson/days of heaven upon earth /march 13 keep yourselves in.htm

Meditations on the Hindrances which Keep Back a Sinner from the ...
FROM THE PRACTICE OF PIETY. Those hindrances are chiefly seven:" ...
/.../bayly/the practice of piety/meditations on the hindrances which.htm

Whether all are Bound to Keep the Fasts of the Church?
... OF FASTING (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether all are bound to keep the fasts of
the Church? Objection 1: It would seem that all are bound ...
/...// theologica/whether all are bound to 2.htm

How to Keep Out of Trouble
... TALK SIXTEEN. HOW TO KEEP OUT OF TROUBLE. ... That is the only safe way. While you are
out, keep out; and the only way to keep out is to mind your own business. ...
// talks/talk sixteen how to keep.htm

Keep (4573 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To attend upon; to have the care of; to tend. 8. (vt) To record transactions,
accounts, or events in; as, to keep books, a journal, etc. ...
/k/keep.htm - 9k

Celebrate (66 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining
from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a ...
/c/celebrate.htm - 27k

Avoid (31 Occurrences)
... 5. (v.) To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor no to meet; to shun; to
abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters. 6. (v.) To get rid of. ...
/a/avoid.htm - 15k

Awake (83 Occurrences)
... be broken into. (WEY). Matthew 25:13 "Keep awake therefore; for you know
neither the day nor the hour. (WEY). Matthew 26:38 and He ...
/a/awake.htm - 33k

Steadfast (194 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 7:37 But he who stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity,
but has power over his own heart, to keep his own virgin, does well. ...
/s/steadfast.htm - 33k

Silence (80 Occurrences)
... silence. 5. (n.) Absence of mention; oblivion. 6. (interj.) Be silent; -- used
elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence. 7 ...
/s/silence.htm - 31k

Busy (13 Occurrences)
... 5. (a.) Careful; anxious. 6. (vt) To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage
or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one's self with books. ...
/b/busy.htm - 10k

Shun (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way
of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice. ...
/s/shun.htm - 10k

Sojourns (18 Occurrences)
... Exodus 12:48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover
to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near ...
/s/sojourns.htm - 12k

Attend (71 Occurrences)
... 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. (WEY). ...
/a/attend.htm - 28k

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