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Strong's #8104: shamar (pronounced shaw-mar')

a primitive root; properly, to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.:--beward, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep(-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch(-man).




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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shâmar

1) to keep, guard, observe, give heed

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to keep, have charge of

1a2) to keep, guard, keep watch and ward, protect, save life

1a2a) watch, watchman (participle)

1a3) to watch for, wait for

1a4) to watch, observe

1a5) to keep, retain, treasure up (in memory)

1a6) to keep (within bounds), restrain

1a7) to observe, celebrate, keep (sabbath or covenant or commands), perform (vow)

1a8) to keep, preserve, protect

1a9) to keep, reserve

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be on one' s guard, take heed, take care, beware

1b2) to keep oneself, refrain, abstain

1b3) to be kept, be guarded

1c) (Piel) to keep, pay heed

1d) (Hithpael) to keep oneself from

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root



Usage:

This word is used 468 times:

Deuteronomy 8:1: "I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply,"
Deuteronomy 8:2: "what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or not."
Deuteronomy 8:6: " Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear"
Deuteronomy 8:11: " Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy God, in not keeping"
Deuteronomy 8:11: "the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes,"
Deuteronomy 10:13: " To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command"
Deuteronomy 11:1: "the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments,"
Deuteronomy 11:8: " Therefore shall ye keep all the commandments which I command you this day,"
Deuteronomy 11:16: " Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods,"
Deuteronomy 11:22: "For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments"
Deuteronomy 11:22: "For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments"
Deuteronomy 11:32: " And ye shall observe to do all the statutes and judgments which I"
Deuteronomy 12:1: "are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD"
Deuteronomy 12:13: " Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest:"
Deuteronomy 12:19: " Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon"
Deuteronomy 12:28: " Observe and hear all these words which I"
Deuteronomy 12:30: " Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before"
Deuteronomy 12:32: "What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not"
Deuteronomy 13:4: "the LORD your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve"
Deuteronomy 13:18: "to the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all his commandments which"
Deuteronomy 15:5: "thou carefully hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all"
Deuteronomy 15:9: " Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying,"
Deuteronomy 16:1: " Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the LORD thy God:"
Deuteronomy 16:12: "thou wast a bondman in Egypt: and thou shalt observe and do these statutes."
Deuteronomy 17:10: "which the LORD shall choose shall show thee; and thou shalt observe to do according to all that"
Deuteronomy 17:19: "the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this"
Deuteronomy 19:9: "If thou shalt keep all these commandments to do them, which"
Deuteronomy 23:9: "goeth forth against thine enemies, then keep thee from every wicked thing."
Deuteronomy 23:23: "That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt keep and perform; even a freewill offering, according as thou hast vowed unto the LORD"
Deuteronomy 24:8: " Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou observe diligently, and do according to all that"
Deuteronomy 24:8: "Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou observe diligently, and do according to all that"
Deuteronomy 24:8: "shall teach you: as I commanded them, so ye shall observe to do."
Deuteronomy 26:16: "these statutes and judgments: thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all"
Deuteronomy 26:17: "thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken"
Deuteronomy 26:18: "people, as he hath promised thee, and that thou shouldest keep all his commandments;"
Deuteronomy 27:1: "the people, saying, Keep all the commandments which"
Deuteronomy 28:1: "thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all"
Deuteronomy 28:9: "unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God,"
Deuteronomy 28:13: "I command thee this day, to observe and to do"
Deuteronomy 28:15: "unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments"
Deuteronomy 28:45: "unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded"
Deuteronomy 28:58: "If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this"
Deuteronomy 29:9: " Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper"
Deuteronomy 30:10: "unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this"
Deuteronomy 30:16: "thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live"
Deuteronomy 31:12: "they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do"
Deuteronomy 32:46: "ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words"
Deuteronomy 33:9: "knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant."
Joshua 1:7: "be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which"
Joshua 1:8: "but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written"









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