Word: XNY

Pronounce: shaw-mar'

Strong: H8104

Orig: 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).

Use: TWOT-2414 Verb

Grk Strong: G25 G189 G191 G472 G1299 G1301 G1314 G1522 G1685 G2043 G2125 G2147 G3906 G4160 G4337 G4863 G4920 G4933 G5083 G5087 G5441 G5442

    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