Uphold
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.

2. (v. t.) To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.

3. (v. t.) To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.

Greek
1991. episterizo -- to make stronger
... make stronger. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: episterizo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-stay-rid'-zo) Short Definition: I prop up, uphold, confirm Definition ...
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447. aniemi -- to send up, produce, send back
... 447 (from 303 , "up" and 2447 , "send") -- properly, so as to loosen; ("sink");
fail to uphold; to desert (abandon), especially what has already been trusted ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8551. tamak -- to grasp, support, attain
... to grasp, support, attain. Transliteration: tamak Phonetic Spelling: (taw-mak')
Short Definition: uphold. ... take, uphold up, maintain, retain, stay up. ...
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5564. samak -- to lean, lay, rest, support
... 17), lean (1), leans (3), relied (1), rested (1), steadfast (1), support (1), sustain
(3), sustained (2), sustainer (1), sustains (3), upheld (4), uphold (1). ...
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6965. qum -- to arise, stand up, stand
... surely stand (1), take his stand (1), taken (1). abide, make surely, be
uphold,. A primitive root; to rise (in various applications ...
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5582. saad -- to support, sustain, stay
... root Definition to support, sustain, stay NASB Word Usage hold (1), refresh (2),
support (1), sustain (3), sustains (1), uphold (2), upholds (2). ...
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Library

As Celsus Supposes that we Uphold the Doctrine of the Resurrection ...
... Chapter XXXIII. As Celsus supposes that we uphold the doctrine of the
resurrection in order that we� As Celsus supposes that we ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxiii as celsus supposes.htm

November 7. "I Will Strengthen Thee; Yea, I Will Help Thee; Yea, I ...
... NOVEMBER 7. "I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will
uphold thee" (Isa. xli. 10). "I will strengthen thee; yea ...
/.../simpson/days of heaven upon earth /november 7 i will strengthen.htm

What Advantage is it to us to Know that God Has Created, and by ...
... Lord's Day 10 Question 28 What advantage is it to us to know that God has
created, and by his providence does still uphold all things? ...
/.../various/the heidelberg catechism /question 28 what advantage is.htm

Demetrius of the Lesser Leptis Said: "We Uphold one Baptism...
... Book VI. Chapter 43. " 83. Demetrius of the Lesser Leptis said: "We
uphold one baptism� "83. Demetrius of the Lesser Leptis ...
/.../chapter 43 83 demetrius.htm

Peace on Earth through Righteousness
... So has it been since Cain killed Abel, since Christ was crucified on Calvary, and
so it is to-day wherever men uphold the false doctrine that "might makes right ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/van dyke/what peace means/ii peace on earth through.htm

Psalm 119:12. Twelfth Part. Breathing after Comfort and ...
... Ver.39 116. 1 Forbid, forbid the sharp reproach Which I so justly fear; Uphold
my life, uphold my hopes, Nor let my shame appear. Ver.122 135. ...
/.../watts/the psalms of david/psalm 119 12 0 twelfth part breathing.htm

Council Held at Sardica.
... atrocities against the servants of God who keep the true faith; they introduce false
doctrines themselves, and persecute those who uphold orthodox principles. ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter vi council held at sardica.htm

Once More, that I Might Close up this Point with an Infinite ...
... more esteemed: because every moment's preservation is another obligation: even so
in the continual series of thoughts whereby we continue to uphold the frame ...
/.../traherne/centuries of meditations/91 once more that i.htm

Marcus of Mactaris Said: "It is not to be Wondered at if Heretics. ...
... For when Marcus said, "It is marvellous that some of us, traitors to the truth,
uphold heretics and oppose Christians," it seemed natural that he should add ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 2 2 marcus.htm

Hortensianus of Lares Said: "How Many Baptisms There Are...
... are� "53. Hortensianus of Lares [1691] said: "How many baptisms there
are, let those who uphold or favor heretics determine. We ...
/.../chapter 28 53 hortensianus.htm

Thesaurus
Uphold (30 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person
in wrongdoing. Multi-Version Concordance Uphold (30 Occurrences). ...
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Upheld (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (v.) imp. & pp of Uphold. Multi-Version Concordance
Upheld (15 Occurrences). Luke 7:29 And all the people ...
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Carry (246 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, as a leader or principle;
hence, to succeed in, as in a contest; to bring to a successful issue; to win ...
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Sustain (28 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To keep from falling; to bear; to uphold; to support; as, a foundation sustains
the superstructure; a beast sustains a load; a rope sustains a weight. ...
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Maintain (50 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain;
to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain ...
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Support (135 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To bear by being under; to keep from falling; to uphold; to sustain, in
a literal or physical sense; to prop up; to bear the weight of; as, a pillar ...
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Integrity (46 Occurrences)
... Yes, return again. My cause is righteous. (See NIV). Job 8:20 "Behold, God will
not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold the evildoers. (See NAS). ...
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Strengthen (105 Occurrences)
... Job 8:20 "Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold
the evildoers. ... Yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness. ...
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Victorious (17 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 41:10 Fear thou not, for I am with thee; be not dismayed, for I am thy God;
I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with ...
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Upholds (12 Occurrences)
... natural branches. Or if you are so glorying, do not forget that it is not you
who uphold the root: the root upholds you. (WEY). Hebrews ...
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Concordance
Uphold (30 Occurrences)

Matthew 4:6
And saith to him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall uphold thee, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
(WBS)

Romans 3:31
Do we then nullify the law through faith? May it never be! No, we establish the law.
(See RSV NIV)

Romans 11:18
beware of glorying over the natural branches. Or if you are so glorying, do not forget that it is not you who uphold the root: the root upholds you.
(WEY)

Leviticus 25:35
"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. As a stranger and a sojourner he shall live with you.
(WEB JPS ASV)

Deuteronomy 27:26
'Cursed is he who doesn't confirm the words of this law to do them.' All the people shall say,'Amen.'"
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:51
because you trespassed against me in the midst of the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah of Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; because you didn't sanctify me in the midst of the children of Israel.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 24:15
May Yahweh therefore be judge, and give sentence between me and you, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of your hand."
(See NIV)

1 Kings 8:45
then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 8:49
then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven, your dwelling place, and maintain their cause;
(See NIV)

1 Kings 8:59
Let these my words, with which I have made supplication before Yahweh, be near to Yahweh our God day and night, that he may maintain the cause of his servant, and the cause of his people Israel, as every day shall require;
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 6:35
then hear from heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 6:39
then hear from heaven, even from your dwelling place, their prayer and their petitions, and maintain their cause, and forgive your people who have sinned against you.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 9:8
Blessed be Yahweh your God, who delighted in you, to set you on his throne, to be king for Yahweh your God: because your God loved Israel, to establish them forever, therefore made he you king over them, to do justice and righteousness.
(See NIV)

Job 8:20
"Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold the evildoers.
(WEB JPS ASV)

Psalms 16:5
Jehovah 'is' the portion of my share, and of my cup, Thou -- Thou dost uphold my lot.
(YLT)

Psalms 17:5
Uphold my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
(WBS YLT)

Psalms 41:12
As for me, you uphold me in my integrity, and set me in your presence forever.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS NIV)

Psalms 51:12
Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Psalms 54:4
Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Psalms 119:116
Uphold me according to your word, that I may live. Let me not be ashamed of my hope.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Psalms 119:117
Let me not be moved, and I will be safe, and ever take delight in your rules.
(See NAS NIV)

Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
(KJV WBS YLT)

Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from that time on, even forever. The zeal of Yahweh of Armies will perform this.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 34:8
For it is the day of the Lord's punishment, when he gives payment for the wrongs done to Zion.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 41:10
Don't you be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you. Yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 42:1
"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 63:5
I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: therefore my own arm brought salvation to me; and my wrath, it upheld me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 30:13
There is none to plead your cause, that you may be bound up: you have no healing medicines.
(See RSV)

Lamentations 3:59
Yahweh, you have seen my wrong. Judge my cause.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 30:6
Thus says Yahweh: They also who uphold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her power shall come down: from the tower of Seveneh shall they fall in it by the sword, says the Lord Yahweh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

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