verb (used with object), be·held, be·hold·ing.
Examples from the Web for behold
To look at her in tears was to behold the enormity of her loss.
A Gaylard Williams Sunday sermon (which lasted for 45 minutes on average) was something to behold.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were there to put on a show and deliver a message: behold, we are a technological power with which to be reckoned!
Even by the already money-drenched standards of American politics, the Eldridge campaign was a jaw-dropping spectacle to behold.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And lo and behold, she was determined to sink the mining industry, and we were determined to fight for our community.‘Pride’: The Feel-Good Movie of the Year, and the Film Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Want You to See|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our trusty friend and vis-à-vis turns his head, and we behold ourselves reflected in the opposite mirror.
Open Thou mine eyes that I may behold wondrous things out of Thy law.The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible|R. Heber Newton
Behold him sitting on the side of the bed, trying to dress himself—trying to do it.The Channings|Mrs. Henry Wood
Induce her to do this, and to behold the wonders of the strangest country in the universe.Tales Of The Trains|Charles James Lever
Behold, blessed are you for this thing, and for speaking my words which I have given you according to my commandments.