And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who
was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands
wittingly; for Manasseh was the firstborn.
And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and
when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.
And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid
his hands upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as
the Lord commanded Moses.
Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord.
Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my
hands as the evening sacrifice.
1 Kings 8:22
And Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in the presence of all the
congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven:
Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands
on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not
hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on
him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way
as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be
filled with the Holy Ghost.
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their
hands on them.
And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent
Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and
they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
Long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, which gave testimony
unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their
And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:
And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace
that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of
fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision.
1 Tim. 2:8
I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath
1 Tim. 4:14
Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the
laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
1 Tim. 5:22
Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep
2 Tim. 1:6
Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is
in thee by the putting on of my hands.