|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. p.) of Bid.
2. (v. t.) To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay (a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract).
3. (v. t.) To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc.
4. (v. t.) To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known.
5. (v. t.) To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
6. (v. t.) To invite; to call in; to request to come.
7. (v.) imp. & p. p. of Bid.
8. (n.) An offer of a price, especially at auctions; a statement of a sum which one will give for something to be received, or will take for something to be done or furnished; that which is offered.
9. (v. t.) To pray.
10. (v. t.) To make a bid; to state what one will pay or take.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Variously signifying, according to six Hebrew and as many Greek originals:
(1) "to command" (Numbers 14:10 Matthew 1:24 the King James Version, prostasso);
(2) "to prescribe" or "order" (John 2:2);
(3) "to consecrate," and so rendered in the Revised Version (British and American) (Zephaniah 1:7; compare 1 Samuel 16:5);
(4) eipon, "to say" or "tell" (Matthew 16:12);
(5) "to call" i.e. "invite" (kaleo), conspicuously used in this sense in Christ's parables of the Marriage Feast (Matthew 22:3-9) and of the Great Supper (Luke 14:7-24);
(6) "to take leave of," appotasso (Luke 9:61).
Bid (35 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:28 And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. (KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT RSV)
Matthew 22:9 Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage. (KJV ASV)
Matthew 23:3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not. (KJV ASV WBS)
Luke 5:24 But to prove to you that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" --Turning to the paralytic He said, "I bid you, Rise, take up your bed, and go home." (WEY)
Luke 9:54 And when his disciples James and John saw 'this', they said, Lord, wilt thou that we bid fire to come down from heaven, and consume them? (ASV RSV)
Luke 9:61 Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to bid farewell to those who are at my house." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Luke 10:40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me. (KJV ASV WBS)
Luke 12:13 And one out of the multitude said unto him, Teacher, bid my brother divide the inheritance with me. (ASV RSV)
Luke 12:37 Blessed are those servants, whom their Master when He comes shall find on the watch. I tell you in solemn truth, that He will tie an apron round Him, and will bid them recline at table while He comes and waits on them. (WEY)
Luke 14:12 Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. (KJV ASV)
Luke 14:13 But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: (ASV)
Acts 27:22 Now I exhort you to cheer up, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship. (See RSV)
Romans 12:3 For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think reasonably, as God has apportioned to each person a measure of faith. (See RSV)
1 Corinthians 10:27 If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake. (KJV ASV)
Philippians 2:18 And I bid you also share my gladness, and congratulate me. (WEY)
Titus 2:2 that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience: (See RSV)
Titus 2:3 and that older women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good; (See RSV)
Titus 2:9 Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting; (See RSV)
1 John 5:16 If any one sees a brother man committing a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask and God shall give him life--for those who do not sin unto death. There is such a thing as sin unto death; for that I do not bid him make request. (WEY)
2 John 1:10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: (KJV WEY)
Numbers 15:38 Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Numbers 22:20 God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, rise up, go with them; but only the word which I speak to you, that you shall do." (See RSV)
Numbers 22:35 The angel of Yahweh said to Balaam, "Go with the men; but only the word that I shall speak to you, that you shall speak." So Balaam went with the princes of Balak. (See RSV)
Joshua 5:14 He said, "No; but I have come now as commander of Yahweh's army." Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and worshipped, and said to him, "What does my lord say to his servant?" (See RSV)
Joshua 6:10 And Joshua had commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I bid you shout; then shall ye shout. (KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
1 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. (KJV JPS ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 2:26 Then Abner called to Joab, and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Don't you know that it will be bitterness in the latter end? How long shall it be then, before you bid the people return from following their brothers?" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
2 Kings 4:24 Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
2 Kings 5:13 And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean? (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
2 Kings 9:2 When you come there, find Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brothers, and carry him to an inner room. (See NAS RSV)
2 Kings 10:5 And he that was over the house, and he that was over the city, the elders also, and the bringers up of the children, sent to Jehu, saying, We are thy servants, and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any king: do thou that which is good in thine eyes. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Psalms 61:7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him. (Root in KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Isaiah 40:2 Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem; and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she hath received of Jehovah's hand double for all her sins. (See JPS)
Jonah 3:2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Zephaniah 1:7 Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath bid his guests. (KJV)