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Definitions for behold
bɪˈhoʊldbe·hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behold, lay eyes onverb

    see with attention

    "behold Christ!"

Wiktionary

  1. beholdverb

    To see, or to look at.

    Etymology: From beholden, from behealdan, from bihaldanan, equivalent to . Cognate with behouden, behalten, and beholde.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beholdverb

    to have in sight; to see clearly; to look at; to regard with the eyes

  2. Beholdverb

    to direct the eyes to, or fix them upon, an object; to look; to see

Freebase

  1. Behold

    Behold is a brand of furniture polish produced by Nakoma Products, LLC. Behold furniture polish and Endust dusting aid were previously produced by Sara Lee. When Drackett was sold to S. C. Johnson & Son in 1992, these two products, Endust and Behold, were sold to Sara Lee. In 2010 the product lines Endust and Behold were sold to Nakoma Products LLC. Located in Coal City, Illinois. The company introduced a new glass cleaner and oven/grill cleaner under the Behold brand name in 2012. S. C. Johnson produces Pledge, a similar product to Behold. William R. Johnson, now president of H.J. Heinz, was assistant brand manager for Behold at Drackett, 1974-1977. The National Institutes of Health household products database lists Behold as containing propane and butane and naphtha. Propane and isobutane blends are used as propellants for household cleaners. Aerosol furniture polishes apply a thin layer of silicone oils, rather than the thicker, more durable layer of solid waxes. Fine furniture craftsmen warn that the silicone oils can penetrate through tiny cracks in the finish and make eventual refinishing very difficult.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Behold

    be-hōld′, v.t. to look upon: to contemplate.—v.i. to look: to fix the attention:—pa.t. and pa.p. beheld′.—imper. or interj. see! lo! observe!—adj. Behold′en, bound in gratitude: obliged (with to).—n. Behold′er, one who beholds: an onlooker.—adj. Behold′ing (Shak.), beholden.—n. (Shak.) sight, contemplation. [A.S. behealdan, to hold, observe—pfx. be-, and healdan, to hold.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behold in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of behold in a Sentence

  1. John Hagee:

    God says in Jeremiah 16 :' Behold, I will bring them the Jewish people again unto their land that I gave to their fathers. ... Behold, I will send for many fishers, and after will I send for many hunters,'.

  2. Noah Petro:

    I’ve been telling people to go out at night on either Sunday or Monday night to see the supermoon, the difference in distance from one night to the next will be very subtle, so if it’s cloudy on Sunday, go out on Monday. Any time after sunset should be fine. The last time the full moon was this close to Earth was 1948, NASA says. BEHOLD, THE' PILLARS OF DESTRUCTION' The moon only appears full from Earth when our planet is between the sun and the moon. But since the moon’s orbit has an elliptical shape, sometimes it is closer to Earth than other times. Astronomers call the closest-to-the-Earth moment the perigee. What makes November 14 special is that the moon.

  3. Wallace Stevens:

    What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on the text and the disclosures of these meditations are no less a part of the structure of reality.

  4. Sohail Pardis:

    Don't believe what you're told by the generals or the ambassadors or people in administration saying we're never going to do this again, that's exactly what we said after Vietnam : We're never going to do this again. Lo and behold, we did Iraq. And we did Afghanistan. We will do this again.

  5. Lisa Derderian:

    She was joking with people at the birthday party, she said I may have Covid-19, and lo and behold, she did.

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  • Arthur Covington
    St. John 19:25-27 used this word in 2 forms. #1. Jesus said to his mother. behold = to see or "look at" her son. #2. To his disciple John. behold to "look after" His mother.
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