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BEHO'LD, v.t. pret. and pp. beheld' L.observo, from servo, to keep.
1. To fix the eyes upon; to see with attention; to observe with care.
Behold the lamb of God which taketh away the sin of the world. John 1.
2. In a less intensive sense, to look upon; to see.
When he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. Num. 21.
BEHO'LD, v.i. To look; to direct the eyes to an object.
And I beheld, and lo, in the midst of the throne, a lamb,as it had been slain. Rev.5.
1. To fix the attention upon an object; to attend; to direct or fix the mind.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. Rev.3.word is much used in this manner for exciting attention, or admiration. It is in the imperative mode, expressing command, or exhortation; and by no means a mere exclamation.
BEHO'LDER, n. One who beholds; a spectator; one who looks upon, or sees.
BEHO'LDING, ppr. Fixing the eyes upon; looking on; seeing.
1. Fixing the attention; regarding with attention.
2. Obligation. Not used.
3. Obliged. Bacon on Love. A mistaken use of the word for beholden.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read" —Isaiah 34:16, KJV
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