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And the third time I said, 'Behold the winged separates from that which hath no wings.'

The voice again said, 'Behold the winged separates from that which hath no wings!'

When the sun arose in the morning he did not say "Behold another day."

Behold me with staff and scrip, footing it merrily in the Land of Pardons.

If we could not enter the land of Canaan, we could at least behold it from Mount Pisgah.

Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

The cover was removed, and, behold, a beautiful cauliflower!

He lifted his head from his hands, in which he had hidden it, and, behold!

The old folks fell on their knees to thank him; but, behold!

On taking off the thick brown paper which enveloped it, behold!

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bihaldan (West Saxon behealdan) "give regard to, hold in view," also "to keep hold of, to belong to," from be- + haldan, healdan (see hold). Related: Beheld; beholding. A common West Germanic compound, cf. Old Saxon bihaldan "hold, keep," Old Frisian bihalda, Old High German bihaltan, German behalten, but "[t]he application to watching, looking, is confined to English" [OED].

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