Verses with the word keep in the Apocrypha (70 verses):
1 Esdras 1:6
Offer the passover in order, and make ready the sacrifices for your brethren, and keep the passover according to the commandment of the Lord, which was given unto Moses.
1 Esdras 4:11
And these keep watch round about him, neither may any one depart, and do his own business, neither disobey they him in any thing.
1 Esdras 8:59
Watch ye, and keep them till ye deliver them to the chief of the priests and Levites, and to the principal men of the families of Israel, in Jerusalem, into the chambers of the house of our God.
2 Esdras 1:24
What shall I do unto thee, O Jacob? thou, Juda, wouldest not obey me: I will turn me to other nations, and unto those will I give my name, that they may keep my statutes.
2 Esdras 2:5
As for me, O father, I call upon thee for a witness over the mother of these children, which would not keep my covenant,
2 Esdras 2:22
Keep the old and young within thy walls.
2 Esdras 4:40
So he answered me, and said, Go thy way to a woman with child, and ask of her when she hath fulfilled her nine months, if her womb may keep the birth any longer within her.
2 Esdras 8:27
Regard not the wicked inventions of the heathen, but the desire of those that keep thy testimonies in afflictions.
2 Esdras 10:15
Now therefore keep thy sorrow to thyself, and bear with a good courage that which hath befallen thee.
2 Esdras 12:38
And teach them to the wise of the people, whose hearts thou knowest may comprehend and keep these secrets.
2 Esdras 13:42
That they might there keep their statutes, which they never kept in their own land.
2 Esdras 14:46
But keep the seventy last, that thou mayest deliver them only to such as be wise among the people:
2 Esdras 15:24
Woe to them that sin, and keep not my commandments! saith the Lord.
2 Esdras 15:32
Then these shall be troubled bled, and keep silence through their power, and shall flee.
2 Esdras 16:76
And the guide of them who keep my commandments and precepts, saith the Lord God: let not your sins weigh you down, and let not your iniquities lift up themselves.
And that I never polluted my name, nor the name of my father, in the land of my captivity: I am the only daughter of my father, neither hath he any child to be his heir, neither any near kinsman, nor any son of his alive, to whom I may keep myself for a wife: my seven husbands are already dead; and why should I live? but if it please not thee that I should die, command some regard to be had of me, and pity taken of me, that I hear no more reproach.
So they were well pleased. Then said he to Tobias, Prepare thyself for the journey, and God send you a good journey. And when his son had prepared all things far the journey, his father said, Go thou with this man, and God, which dwelleth in heaven, prosper your journey, and the angel of God keep you company. So they went forth both, and the young man's dog with them.
For the good angel will keep him company, and his journey shall be prosperous, and he shall return safe.
It is good to keep close the secret of a king, but it is honourable to reveal the works of God. Do that which is good, and no evil shall touch you.
Surely I will keep close nothing from you. For I said, It was good to keep close the secret of a king, but that it was honourable to reveal the works of God.
But keep thou the law and the commandments, and shew thyself merciful and just, that it may go well with thee.
Charging them to keep the passages of the hill country: for by them there was an entrance into Judea, and it was easy to stop them that would come up, because the passage was straight, for two men at the most.
Remain in thy camp, and keep all the men of thine army, and let thy servants get into their hands the fountain of water, which issueth forth of the foot of the mountain:
Wisdom of Solomon 6:10
For they that keep holiness holily shall be judged holy: and they that have learned such things shall find what to answer.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:4
For neither might the corner that held them keep them from fear: but noises [as of waters] falling down sounded about them, and sad visions appeared unto them with heavy countenances.
If thou desire wisdom, keep the commandments, and the Lord shall give her unto thee.
They that fear the Lord will not disobey his Word; and they that love him will keep his ways.
Come unto her with thy whole heart, and keep her ways with all thy power.
Hast thou cattle? have an eye to them: and if they be for thy profit, keep them with thee.
Consult not with a fool; for he cannot keep counsel.
Keep thee far from the man that hath power to kill; so shalt thou not doubt the fear of death: and if thou come unto him, make no fault, lest he take away thy life presently: remember that thou goest in the midst of snares, and that thou walkest upon the battlements of the city.
If thou wilt, to keep the commandments, and to perform acceptable faithfulness.
The alms of a man is as a signet with him, and he will keep the good deeds of man as the apple of the eye, and give repentance to his sons and daughters.
I had rather dwell with a lion and a dragon, than to keep house with a wicked woman.
If thy daughter be shameless, keep her in straitly, lest she abuse herself through overmuch liberty.
My son, keep the flower of thine age sound; and give not thy strength to strangers.
A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong; and an huckster shall not be freed from sin.
He that revengeth shall find vengeance from the Lord, and he will surely keep his sins [in remembrance.]
Keep thy word, and deal faithfully with him, and thou shalt always find the thing that is necessary for thee.
In all thy works keep to thyself the preeminence; leave not a stain in thine honour.
But be continually with a godly man, whom thou knowest to keep the commandments of the Lord, whose, mind is according to thy mind, and will sorrow with thee, if thou shalt miscarry.
He will keep the sayings of the renowned men: and where subtil parables are, he will be there also.
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is in them both?
Keep a sure watch over a shameless daughter, lest she make thee a laughingstock to thine enemies, and a byword in the city, and a reproach among the people, and make thee ashamed before the multitude.
This is the book of the commandments of God, and the law that endureth for ever: all they that keep it shall come to life; but such as leave it shall die.
Additions to Esther 16:22
Ye shall therefore among your solemn feasts keep it an high day with all feasting:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:34
In like manner, they can neither give riches nor money: though a man make a vow unto them, and keep it not, they will not require it.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:58
Therefore it is better to be a king that sheweth his power, or else a profitable vessel in an house, which the owner shall have use of, than such false gods; or to be a door in an house, to keep such things therein, than such false gods. or a pillar of wood in a a palace, than such false gods.
1 Maccabees 4:61
And they set there a garrison to keep it, and fortified Bethsura to preserve it; that the people might have a defence against Idumea.
1 Maccabees 5:18
So he left Joseph the son of Zacharias, and Azarias, captains of the people, with the remnant of the host in Judea to keep it.
1 Maccabees 6:50
So the king took Bethsura, and set a garrison there to keep it.
1 Maccabees 7:49
Moreover they ordained to keep yearly this day, being the thirteenth of Adar.
1 Maccabees 8:26
Neither shall they give any thing unto them that make war upon them, or aid them with victuals, weapons, money, or ships, as it hath seemed good unto the Romans; but they shall keep their covenants without taking any thing therefore.
1 Maccabees 8:28
Neither shall victuals be given to them that take part against them, or weapons, or money, or ships, as it hath seemed good to the Romans; but they shall keep their covenants, and that without deceit.
1 Maccabees 10:20
Wherefore now this day we ordain thee to be the high priest of thy nation, and to be called the king's friend; (and therewithal he sent him a purple robe and a crown of gold:) and require thee to take our part, and keep friendship with us.
1 Maccabees 10:32
And as for the tower which is at Jerusalem, I yield up authority over it, and give the high priest, that he may set in it such men as he shall choose to keep it.
1 Maccabees 11:3
Now as Ptolemee entered into the cities, he set in every one of them a garrison of soldiers to keep it.
1 Maccabees 11:33
We are determined to do good to the people of the Jews, who are our friends, and keep covenants with us, because of their good will toward us.
1 Maccabees 12:34
For he had heard that they would deliver the hold unto them that took Demetrius' part; wherefore he set a garrison there to keep it.
1 Maccabees 13:48
Yea, he put all uncleanness out of it, and placed such men there as would keep the law, and made it stronger than it was before, and built therein a dwellingplace for himself.
2 Maccabees 1:9
And now see that ye keep the feast of tabernacles in the month Casleu.
2 Maccabees 1:18
Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar.
2 Maccabees 2:16
Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you, and ye shall do well, if ye keep the same days.
2 Maccabees 3:22
They then called upon the Almighty Lord to keep the things committed of trust safe and sure for those that had committed them.
2 Maccabees 6:6
Neither was it lawful for a man to keep sabbath days or ancient fasts, or to profess himself at all to be a Jew.
2 Maccabees 6:11
And others, that had run together into caves near by, to keep the sabbath day secretly, being discovered by Philip, were all burnt together, because they made a conscience to help themselves for the honour of the most sacred day.
2 Maccabees 11:19
And if then ye will keep yourselves loyal to the state, hereafter also will I endeavour to be a means of your good.
2 Maccabees 11:24
We understand also that the Jews would not consent to our father, for to be brought unto the custom of the Gentiles, but had rather keep their own manner of living: for the which cause they require of us, that we should suffer them to live after their own laws.
2 Maccabees 12:42
Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain.
2 Maccabees 14:36
Therefore now, O holy Lord of all holiness, keep this house ever undefiled, which lately was cleansed, and stop every unrighteous mouth.