Behold

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Behold \Be*hold"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Beheld}(p. p. formerly {Beholden}, now used only as a p. a.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beholding}.] [OE. bihalden, biholden, AS. behealdan to hold, have in sight; pref. be- + healdan to hold, keep; akin to G. behalten to hold, keep. See {Hold}.] To have in sight; to see clearly; to look at; to regard with the eyes.

When he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. --Num. xxi. 9.

Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. --John. i. 29.

Syn: To scan; gaze; regard; descry; view; discern.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Behold \Be*hold"\, verb (used without an object) To direct the eyes to, or fix them upon, an object; to look; to see.

And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne, . . . a lamb as it had been slain. --Rev. v. 6.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

behold

verb

1: see with attention; "behold Christ!" [syn: {behold}, {lay eyes on}]


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