Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
maintain, retain, to sustain, Hebrew: תָּמַךְ, tāmak (H8551)
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Here are hold, maintain, retain, stay and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word תָּמַךְ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: H8551
Hebrew Base Word: תָּמַךְ
Part of speech: Verb
Usage: (take) (up-)hold (up), maintain, retain, stay (up)
Definition: To sustain; by implication, to obtain, keep fast; figuratively, to help, follow close.
- To grasp, hold, support, attain, lay hold of, hold fast.
- To grasp, lay hold of, attain.
- To hold up, support.
- To hold, keep.
- To take hold of each other.
- (Niphal) to be seized, be held.
Derived terms: A primitive root.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t̪ɔːˈmɑk
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: tɑːˈmɑχ
- Transliteration: tāmak
- Biblical Pronunciation: taw-MAHK
- Modern Pronunciation: ta-MAHK
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Bible Verses with תָּמַךְ (H8551)
1 to 20 of 20 Verses
“And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.”
— Genesis 48:17
“But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.”
— Exodus 17:12
“But thou hast fulfilled the judgment of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold on thee.”
— Job 36:17
“The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.”
— Psalm 16:5
“Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.”
— Psalm 17:5
“And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.”
— Psalm 41:12
“My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.”
— Psalm 63:8
“She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.”
— Proverbs 3:18
“He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.”
— Proverbs 4:4
“Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.”
— Proverbs 5:5
“His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.”
— Proverbs 5:22
“A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.”
— Proverbs 11:16
“A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.”
— Proverbs 28:17
“A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.”
— Proverbs 29:23
“She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.”
— Proverbs 31:19
“He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;”
— Isaiah 33:15
“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 the right hand of my righteousness.”
— God, Isaiah 41:10
“Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.”
— Isaiah 42:1
“I will break also the bar of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven, and him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, saith the Lord.”
— Amos 1:5
“And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord God.”
— Amos 1:8
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