yatsab stand, to place so as to stay, station, remain, set selves

Exodus 14:13-13 “And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will shew to you today: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen today, ye shall see them again no more forever.  The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.”

I Samuel 12:7 “Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD which he did to you and to your fathers.”


amad to stand, abide, continue, endure, dwell, establish, remain, stay, tarry

Numbers 9:8 “And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and I will hear what the Lord will command concerning you.”

Joshua 3:8 “And thou (Joshua) shalt command the priests that bear the ark of the covenant, saying, When ye are come to the brink of the water of Jordan, ye shall stand still in Jordan.”

I Samuel 9:27 “And as they were going down to the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us, and he passed on, but stand thou still a while, that I may show thee the word of God.”

I Samuel 14:9 “If they say thus unto us, Tarry until we come to you; then we will stand still in our place, and will not go up unto them.”

II Chronicles 20:17 “Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; tomorrow go out against them: for the LORD will be with you.”

II Samuel 18:30 “And the king said unto him, Turn aside, and stand here.  And he turned aside, and stood still.”

Job 37:14 “Hearken unto this, O Job: stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.”


dadam be astonished, hold peace, quiet self, rest, be silent, stand still, tarry, wait

Joshua 10:12-14 “Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou moon, in the valley of Ajalon.  And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.  Is not this written in the book of Jasher?  So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.  And there was no day like that before it or after it, that the Lord hearkened unto the voice of a man for the Lord fought for Israel.”

Psalm 4:4 “Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still.  Selah.”



histemi to stand, abide, continue, establish, stand still

Act 8:38 “And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.”


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