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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To hold back; to restrain; to keep from action.

2. (v. t.) To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition.

3. (v. t.) To keep; to maintain; to retain.

5083. tereo -- to watch over, to guard
... a prophecy; figuratively, to fulfil a command); by implication, to detain (in custody;
figuratively, to maintain); by extension, to withhold (for personal ends ...
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5288. hupostello -- to draw in, let down, draw back
... From hupo and stello; to withhold under (out of sight), ie (reflexively) to cower
or shrink, (figuratively) to conceal (reserve) -- draw (keep) back, shun ...
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2967. koluo -- to hinder
... 1), hinder (5), hindered (1), hindering (1), kept (1), prevent (3), prevented (2),
prevents (1), refuse (1), restrained (1), stand in...way (1), withhold (1). ...
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2722. katecho -- to hold fast, hold back
... in various applications (literally or figuratively) -- have, hold (fast), keep
(in memory), let, X make toward, possess, retain, seize on, stay, take, withhold ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4513. mana -- to withhold, hold back
... mana. 4514 . to withhold, hold back. Transliteration: mana Phonetic Spelling:
(maw-nah') Short Definition: withheld. ... deny, keep back, refrain, restrain, withhold ...
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3607. kala -- to shut up, restrain, withhold
... 3606, 3607. kala. 3608 . to shut up, restrain, withhold. Transliteration: kala
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-law') Short Definition: shut. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2820. chasak -- to withhold, refrain
... 2819b, 2820. chasak. 2821 . to withhold, refrain. Transliteration: chasak Phonetic
Spelling: (khaw-sak') Short Definition: withheld. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/2820.htm - 6k

680. atsal -- to lay aside, reserve, withdraw, withhold
... 679, 680. atsal. 681 . to lay aside, reserve, withdraw, withhold. Transliteration:
atsal Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tsal') Short Definition: refuse. ...
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1219. batsar -- to cut off, make inaccessible, enclose
... ie Inaccessible by height or fortification) -- cut off, (de-)fenced, fortify, (grape)
gather(-er), mighty things, restrain, strong, wall (up), withhold. ...
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2637. chaser -- to lack, need, be lacking, decrease
... 2), depriving (1), empty (1), have...lack (1), lack (2), lacked (2), lacking (4),
lacks (2), made him a lower (1), need (1), scarce (1), want (3), withhold (1 ...
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6113. atsar -- to restrain, retain
... X be able, close up, detain, fast, keep (self close, still), prevail, recover, refrain,
X reign, restrain, retain, shut (up), slack, stay, stop, withhold (self ...
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1639. gara -- to diminish, restrain, withdraw
... A primitive root; to scrape off; by implication, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold --
abate, clip, (di-)minish, do (take) away, keep back, restrain, make small ...
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2254. chabal -- to bind, pledge
... especially of parturition) -- X at all, band, bring forth, (deal) corrupt(-ly),
destroy, offend, lay &? To (take a) pledge, spoil, travail, X very, withhold. ...
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3240. yanach -- bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let ...
... implication, to allow to stay -- bestow, cast down, lay (down, up), leave (off),
let alone (remain), pacify, place, put, set (down), suffer, withdraw, withhold ...
/hebrew/3240.htm - 6k


All Sufficiency
... "The LORD GOD is a Sun and Shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: "No good
thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly." "Psalm 84:11. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/taylor/a ribband of blue/all sufficiency.htm

Whether a Man is Bound to Immediate Restitution, or May He Put it ...
... I answer that, Even as it is a sin against justice to take another's property, so
also is it to withhold it, since, to withhold the property of another against ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether a man is bound 2.htm

Privilege and Experience
... I will withhold no good thing from thee. ... But I know that God loves His people too
much to withhold His fellowship from them for any such reason. ...
/.../murray/the deeper christian life/ii privilege and experience.htm

Sovereignty and Human Responsibility
... If God could "withhold" Abimelech from sinning against Him then why was He unable
to do the same with Adam? Should someone ask, Then why did not God do so? ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter eight sovereignty and human.htm

... Preface. Wenceslas Link to all believers in Christ: The wise Solomon says
in Proverbs 11:"The people who withhold grain curse him. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/luther/an open letter on translating/preface.htm

2 Thessalonians ii. 9-Jun
... Because if he meant to say the Spirit, he would not have spoken obscurely, but plainly,
that even now the grace of the Spirit, that is the gifts, withhold him. ...
/.../homily iv 2 thessalonians ii.htm

Our Guilt.
... Working with head, heart, or hand, we open an account with God; and while we can
deceive other partners and withhold part of the accounts from them, He is ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xiv our guilt.htm

Obedience Entire.
... importance. If we may wilfully withhold a part of our hearts from God,
and yet be accepted, how great a part may we withhold? If ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture x obedience entire.htm

Whether it is Lawful for the Accused to Defend Himself with ...
... defend himself with calumnies. I answer that, It is one thing to withhold
the truth, and another to utter a falsehood. The former is ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful for 7.htm

Constant, Instant, Expectant
... If we do not value the blessing sufficiently to be eager in seeking it, is it not
right that he should withhold it until we are in a better mind? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 25 1879/constant instant expectant.htm

Withhold (32 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition.
3. (vt) To keep; to maintain; to retain. ...Withhold (32 Occurrences). ...
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Withholden (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (pp) of Withhold. Multi-Version Concordance Withholden
(12 Occurrences). Genesis 11:6 And Jehovah said, Behold ...
/w/withholden.htm - 10k

Doubt (49 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to
believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to ...
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Deny (48 Occurrences)
... decline; to renounce. 3. (vt) To refuse to grant; to withhold; to refuse
to gratify or yield to; as, to deny a request. 4. (vt) To ...
/d/deny.htm - 23k

Withheld (32 Occurrences)
... 1. (imp.) of Withhold. 2. (pp) of Withhold. ... Haggai 1:10 Therefore for your sake
the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit. ...
/w/withheld.htm - 16k

Thirst (40 Occurrences)
... Nehemiah 9:20 You gave also your good Spirit to instruct them, and didn't withhold
your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst. ...
/t/thirst.htm - 20k

Venture (10 Occurrences)
... Job 4:2 "If someone ventures to talk with you, will you be grieved? But who can
withhold himself from speaking? (Root in WEB JPS NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Ventures (1 Occurrence)
... Ventures (1 Occurrence). Job 4:2 "If someone ventures to talk with you, will you
be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking? (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Uprightly (32 Occurrences)
... Psalms 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and
glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. ...
/u/uprightly.htm - 15k

Unshod (1 Occurrence)
... Jeremiah 2:25 Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst:
but you said, It is in vain; no, for I have loved strangers, and after them ...
/u/unshod.htm - 6k

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Withhold (32 Occurrences)

Luke 6:29
To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also.

Romans 8:32
He who did not withhold even His own Son, but gave Him up for all of us, will He not also with Him freely give us all things?

Genesis 20:6
And God saith unto him in the dream, 'Yea, I -- I have known that in the integrity of thy heart thou hast done this, and I withhold thee, even I, from sinning against Me, therefore I have not suffered thee to come against her;

Genesis 23:6
"Hear us, my lord. You are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the best of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb. Bury your dead."

Deuteronomy 22:1
If you see your brother's ox or his sheep wandering, do not go by without helping, but take them back to your brother.
(See RSV)

Deuteronomy 22:3
And so shalt thou do with his ass; and so shalt thou do with his garment; and so shalt thou do with every lost thing of thy brother's, which he hath lost, and thou hast found; thou mayest not hide thyself.
(See RSV)

Deuteronomy 22:4
Thou dost not see the ass of thy brother, or his ox, falling in the way, and hast hid thyself from them; thou dost certainly raise 'them' up with him.
(See RSV)

2 Samuel 13:13
I, where would I carry my shame? And as for you, you will be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, please speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from you."

Nehemiah 9:20
You gave also your good Spirit to instruct them, and didn't withhold your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.

Job 4:2
"If someone ventures to talk with you, will you be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking?

Job 7:11
Also I -- I withhold not my mouth -- I speak in the distress of my spirit, I talk in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 31:16
If I withhold from pleasure the poor, And the eyes of the widow do consume,

Psalms 40:11
Don't withhold your tender mercies from me, Yahweh. Let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me.

Psalms 84:11
For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Proverbs 1:15
My son! go not in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path,

Proverbs 3:27
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Proverbs 21:26
There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold.

Proverbs 23:13
Don't withhold correction from a child. If you punish him with the rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 30:7
Two things I have asked from Thee, Withhold not from me before I die.

Ecclesiastes 2:10
Whatever my eyes desired, I didn't keep from them. I didn't withhold my heart from any joy, for my heart rejoiced because of all my labor, and this was my portion from all my labor.

Ecclesiastes 7:18
It is good that thou shouldest take hold of the one; yea, also from the other withdraw not thy hand; for he that feareth God shall discharge himself of them all.
(See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 11:6
In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening don't withhold your hand; for you don't know which will prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both will be equally good.

Isaiah 10:2
Who do wrong to the poor in their cause, and take away the right of the crushed among my people, so that they may have the property of widows, and get under their power those who have no father.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 32:6
For the foolish man will say foolish things, having evil thoughts in his heart, working what is unclean, and talking falsely about the Lord, to keep food from him who is in need of it, and water from him whose soul is desiring it.

Isaiah 43:6
I will say to the north, Give them up; and to the south, Do not keep them back; send back my sons from far, and my daughters from the end of the earth;
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 2:25
Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst: but you said, It is in vain; no, for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.

Jeremiah 31:16
Thus said Jehovah: Withhold thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears, For there is a reward for thy work, An affirmation of Jehovah, And they have turned back from the land of the enemy.

Jeremiah 42:4
And Jeremiah the prophet saith unto them, 'I have heard: lo, I am praying unto Jehovah your God according to your words, and it hath come to pass, the whole word that Jehovah answereth you, I declare to you -- I do not withhold from you a word.'

Lamentations 2:8
The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion; He hath stretched out the line, He hath not withdrawn His hand from destroying; but He hath made the rampart and wall to mourn, they languish together.
(See NIV)

Daniel 1:16
So the steward took away their dainties, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
(See NAS)

Haggai 1:10
Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

Zechariah 1:12
Then the angel of Yahweh replied, "O Yahweh of Armies, how long will you not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which you have had indignation these seventy years?"
(See NIV)



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