What does behold mean?

Definitions for behold
bɪˈhoʊldbe·hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behold, lay eyes on(verb)

    see with attention

    "behold Christ!"

Wiktionary

  1. behold(Verb)

    To see, or to look at.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behold(verb)

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

  2. Behold(verb)

    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. Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna:

    Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.

  2. James Bryant Conant:

    Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

  3. Kelly Estes:

    Lo and behold, she isn't even with him, all of this happened for zero reason.

  4. Secret Service Tim McCarthy:

    I turned toward where I thought the shots were coming from, attempted to make myself as big as I could and lo and behold, I was hit right in the chest.

  5. Kevin Lewis:

    Its something that I had thought about it for a long time, i didnt expect to have precision that was high enough to be able to use for science purposes. But I started looking into the data and calibrating out some of the complicating factors, like temperature and some other variables. And, lo and behold, it got to the point where the precision was actually scientifically meaningful.

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  • 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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