What does Piece mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
פַּת־ fragment 3
מִמֶּ֥נָּה from 2
מִקְשָׁ֥ה hammered work 2
מִמֶּ֣נָּה from 2
כְּפֶ֤לַח cleavage 2
ἐπίβλημα that which is thrown or put upon a thing 2
פִּתֵּ֖ךְ fragment 1
(קְצוֹתָֽיו) end 1
קַרְנֹתָ֑יו horn. 1
פֶ֨לַח cleavage 1
לִנְתָחֶ֙יהָ֙ piece 1
לִנְתָחֶ֤יהָ piece 1
נֵ֥תַח piece 1
מִקְשָׁה֙ hammered work 1
קַרְנֹתָֽיו horn. 1
מִמֶּ֖נּוּ from 1
פֶּ֨לַח cleavage 1
βραχύ short 1
הַכְּרֻבִ֖ים cherub 1
כִכַּר־ round. 1
חֶלְקַת֙ portion 1
חֶלְקַ֤ת portion 1
חֶלְקָ֣ה portion 1
הַחֶלְקָ֣ה portion 1
חֶלְקַ֥ת portion 1
הָי֣וּ to be 1
בִּתְר֖וֹ part 1
בְדַל־ a piece 1
וְאֶשְׁפָּ֣ר piece of meat 1
וְאֶשְׁפָּ֖ר piece of meat 1
לַאֲג֥וֹרַת payment 1
σουδαρίῳ a handkerchief. 1
קְשִׂיטָ֣ה a unit of unknown value. 1

Definitions Related to Piece

G1915


   1 that which is thrown or put upon a thing, or that which is added to it.
      1a an addition.
      1b that which is sewed on to cover a rent, a patch.
      

H6595


   1 fragment, bit, morsel (of bread), Piece.
   

H3742


   1 cherub, cherubim (pl).
      1a an angelic being.
         1a1 as guardians of Eden.
         1a2 as flanking God’s throne.
         1a3 as an image form hovering over the Ark of the Covenant.
         1a4 as the chariot of Jehovah (fig.
         ).
         

H5409


   1 Piece, a Piece of flesh or meat.
   

H6400


   1 cleavage, mill-stone, cut, slice, part cut off.
      1a mill-stone.
      1b cleavage, slice.
      

H4749


   1 hammered work, finely decorated cultic objects of gold or silver.
   

H7161


   1 horn.
      1a horn.
      1b of strength (fig).
      1c flask (container for oil).
      1d horn (as musical instrument).
      1e horn (of horn-like projections on the altar).
      1f of rays of light.
      1g hill.
   2 a place conquered by Israel probably in Bashan.
   

H2513


   1 portion, parcel.
      1a of ground.
   2 smooth part, smoothness, flattery.
      2a smoothness, smooth part.
      2b slippery places.
      2c smoothness, flattery.
      

G4676


   1 a handkerchief.
   2 a cloth for wiping perspiration from the face and for cleaning the nose and also used in swathing the head of a corpse.
   

H7192


   1 a unit of unknown value.
      1a perhaps weight, money.
      

H3603


   1 round.
      1a a round district (environs of the Jordan valley).
      1b a round loaf (of bread).
      1c a round weight, talent (of gold, silver, bronze, iron).
      

H1335


   1 part, Piece.
      1a of the parts of an animal cut in half for a sacrifice.
      

H829


   1 Piece of meat, measured portion, date-cake (meaning and significance obscure).
   

H915


   1 a Piece, severed Piece, a Piece (of an ear).
   

H95


   1 payment, Piece, coin.
   

G1024


   1 short, small, little.
      1a of place, a short distance, a little.
      1b of time, a short time, for a little while.
      

Frequency of Piece (original languages)

Frequency of Piece (English)

Dictionary

Webster's Dictionary - Chimney-Piece
(n.) A decorative construction around the opening of a fireplace.
Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words - Piece
1: ἐπίβλημα (Strong's #1915 — Noun Neuter — epiblema — ep-ib'-lay-mah ) primariy denotes "that which is thrown over, a cover" (epi, "over," ballo, "to throw"); then, "that which is put on, or sewed on, to cover a rent, a patch," Matthew 9:16 ; Mark 2:21 ; in the next sentence, RV, "that which should fill" (AV, "the new piece that filled"), there is no word representing "piece" (lit., "the filling," pleroma); see FILL , B: Luke 5:36 .
2: δραχμή (Strong's #1406 — Noun Feminine — drachme — drakh-may' ) a drachma, firstly, "an Attic weight," as much as one can hold in the hand (connected with drassomai, "to grasp with the hand, lay hold of," 1 Corinthians 3:19 ), then, "a coin," nearly equal to the Roman denarius (see PENNY), is translated "pieces of silver" in Luke 15:8,1 st part; "piece," 2nd part and Luke 15:9 .
3: μέρος (Strong's #3313 — Noun Neuter — meros — mer'-os ) "a part," is translated "a piece (of a broiled fish)" in Luke 24:42 . See BEHALF , PART.
4: κλάσμα (Strong's #2801 — Noun Neuter — klasma — klas'-mah ) "a broken piece" (from klao, "to break") is used of the broken pieces from the feeding of the multitudes, RV, "broken pieces," AV, "fragments," Matthew 14:20 ; Mark 6:43 ; 8:19,20 ; Luke 9:17 ; John 6:12,13 ; in Matthew 15:37 ; Mark 8:8 , RV, "broken pieces" (AV, "broken meat").
5: ἀργύριον (Strong's #694 — Noun Neuter — argurion — ar-goo'-ree-on ) which frequently denotes "money," also represents "a silver coin," of the value of a shekel or tetradrachmon (four times the drachme, see No. 2); it is used in the plural in Matthew 26:15 ; 27:3-9 . In Acts 19:19 , "fifty thousand of silver" is, lit., "fifty thousand of silver" (probably drachmas). See MONEY , SILVER.
Notes: (1) In Acts 27:44 , for AV, "broken pieces," the RV translates epi ("on") tinon ("certain things") ton ("the," i.e., "those namely") by "on other things;" there is no word in the original representing "pieces." (2) For the phrase "to break to (in) pieces," Matthew 21:44 , RV, and Mark 5:4 , see BREAK , A, Nos. 10 and 5 respectively. (3) In Luke 14:18 , AV, agros, "a field" (RV), is translated "a piece of ground." (4) In Matthew 17:27 , AV, stater, "a shekel" (RV), a tetradrachmon (see No. 5, above), is translated "a piece of money."
Holman Bible Dictionary - Piece of Money
1. Translation of the Hebrew qesitah, a coin of uncertain weight and value (Genesis 33:19 ; Job 42:11 KJV, NAS, NRSV). NIV reads “pieces of silver.” 2. KJV translation of the Greek term stater ( Matthew 17:27 ). Modern translations read: stater (NAS); four drachma coin (NIV); shekel (RSV); coin (NRSV, REB). See Coins .
Webster's Dictionary - Piece
(1):
(n.) A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.
(2):
(n.) A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole, in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break in pieces.
(3):
(n.) Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single effort of a series; a definite performance
(4):
(n.) A literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of poetry, music, or statuary.
(5):
(n.) A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces; a following piece.
(6):
(n.) A coin; as, a sixpenny piece; - formerly applied specifically to an English gold coin worth 22 shillings.
(7):
(n.) A fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of knowledge.
(8):
(n.) An individual; - applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.
(9):
(n.) One of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.
(10):
(n.) A castle; a fortified building.
(11):
(v. t.) To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; - often with out.
(12):
(v. t.) To unite; to join; to combine.
(13):
(v. i.) To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.
1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Altar Piece
Painted or frescoed picture on the wall or hung in frame above the altar; a statue or statuary group on the altar. See also reredos.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Piece
PIECE . Piece is used in AV [1] for (1) a measure equal to a firkin ( 1Es 8:20 ‘an hundred pieces of wine’); (2) an instrument of war ( 1Ma 6:51 ‘pieces to cast darts, and slings’).
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Piece of Silver
I. In the Old Testament the word "pieces" is used in the Authorized Version for a word understood in the Hebrew (if we except) (Psalm 68:30 ) The phrase is always "a thousand," or the like, "of silver." (Genesis 20:16 ; 37:28 ; 45:28 ; Judges 9:4 ; 16:5 ; 2 Kings 6:25 ; Hosea 3:2 ; Zechariah 11:12,13 ) In similar passages the word "shekels" occurs in the Hebrew. There are other passages in which the Authorized Version supplies the word "shekels" instead of "pieces," (22:19,29; Judges 17:2,3,4,10 ; 2 Samuel 18:11,12 ) and of these the first two require this to be done. The shekel, be it remembered, was the common weight for money, and therefore most likely to be understood in an elliptical phrase. The "piece" or shekel of silver weighed 220 grains, or about half an ounce, and was worth a little more than half a dollar (55 cents). II. In the New Testament two words are rendered by the phrase "piece of silver:"
Drachma , ( Luke 15:8,9 ) which was a Greek silver coin, equivalent, at the time of St. Luke, to the Roman denarias (15 or 16 cents).
Silver occurs only in the account of the betrayal of our Lord for "thirty pieces of silver." ( Matthew 26:15 ; 17:3,5,6,9 ) It is difficult to ascertain what coins are here intended. If the most common silver pieces be meant, they would be denarii. The parallel passage in Zachariah, (Zechariah 11:12,13 ) must, however, be taken into consideration where shekels (worth about 55 cents) must be understood. It is more probable that the thirty pieces of silver were tetradrachms than that they were denarii (80 cents).
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Piece of Gold
The rendering "pieces of gold," as in (2 Kings 5:5 ) is very doubtful; and "shekels of gold") as designating the value of the whole quantity, not individual pieces is preferable. Coined money was unknown in Palestine till the Persian period.
Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Piece of Silver
PIECE OF SILVER.—See Money, p. 200a.

Sentence search

Pauldron - ) A Piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of the body Piece and arm Piece
Trippet - ) A cam, wiper, or projecting Piece which strikes another Piece repeatedly
Piece - ) A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a Piece of broadcloth; a Piece of wall paper. ) A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole, in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or tearing; a part; a portion; as, a Piece of sugar; to break in Pieces. ) A literary or artistic composition; as, a Piece of poetry, music, or statuary. ) A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six Pieces; a following Piece. ) A coin; as, a sixpenny Piece; - formerly applied specifically to an English gold coin worth 22 shillings. ) A fact; an item; as, a Piece of news; a Piece of knowledge. ) To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a Piece or Pieces; to patch; as, to Piece a garment; - often with out
Collop - ) A small slice of meat; a Piece of flesh. ) A part or Piece of anything; a portion
Heelpiece - ) A Piece of leather fixed on the heel of a shoe. ) A Piece of armor to protect the heels
Crownpiece - ) A Piece or part which passes over the head, as in a bridle. ) A coin Hammer Break - An interrupter in which contact is broken by the movement of an automatically vibrating hammer between a contact Piece and an electromagnet, or of a rapidly moving Piece mechanically driven
Scantling - ) A Piece or quantity cut for a special purpose; a sample. ) The dimensions of a Piece of timber with regard to its breadth and thickness; hence, the measure or dimensions of anything. ) A Piece of timber sawed or cut of a small size, as for studs, rails, etc. ) A fragment; a bit; a little Piece
Sippet - ) A small sop; a small, thin Piece of toasted bread soaked in milk, broth, or the like; a small Piece of toasted or fried bread cut into some special shape and used for garnishing
Piecemeal - ) Piece by Piece; by little and little in succession. ) Made up of parts or Pieces; single; separate. ) In Pieces; in parts or fragments
Apron - A cloth or Piece of leather worn on the forepart of the body, to keep the clothes clean, or defend them from injury. In gunnery, a flat Piece of lead that covers the vent of a cannon. In ships, a Piece of curved timber, just above the foremost end of the keel. A Piece of lether or other thing to be spread before a person riding in a gig, chaise or sulky, to defend him from rain, snow or dust
Piece - Piece . Piece is used in AV [1] for (1) a measure equal to a firkin ( 1Es 8:20 ‘an hundred Pieces of wine’); (2) an instrument of war ( 1Ma 6:51 ‘pieces to cast darts, and slings’)
Chip - ) A Piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument. ) A fragment or Piece broken off; a small Piece. ) To break or fly off in small Pieces. ) To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a Piece of crockery. ) To cut small Pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew. ) The triangular Piece of wood attached to the log line
Eking - ) The carved work under the quarter Piece at the aft part of the quarter gallery. ) A lengthening or filling Piece to make good a deficiency in length
Knife-Edge - ) A Piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other Piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction
Pasach - Thy broken Piece
Peece - ) See Piece
Forging - ) A Piece of forged work in metal; - a general name for a Piece of hammered iron or steel
Pieced - ) of Piece...
Cloth - 1: ῥάκος (Strong's #4470 — Noun Neuter — rhakos — hrak'-os ) denotes "a ragged garment, or a Piece of cloth torn off, a rag," hence, a Piece of "undressed cloth," Matthew 9:16 ; Mark 2:21
Rag - ) A Piece of cloth torn off; a tattered Piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment. ) To play or compose (a Piece, melody, etc. ) A sail, or any Piece of canvas
Piecing - ) of Piece...
Tile - A plate or Piece of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings. In metallurgy, a small flat Piece of dried earth, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused. A Piece of baked clay used in drains
Rump - ) Among butchers, the Piece of beef between the sirloin and the aitchbone Piece
Cantlet - ) A Piece; a fragment; a corner
Chunk - ) A short, thick Piece of anything
Pingle - ) A small Piece of inclosed ground
Monoxylous - ) Made of one Piece of wood
Piece of Silver - PIECE OF SILVER
Plummet - ) A Piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water. ) A Piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing
Chump - ) A short, thick, heavy Piece of wood
Secondo - ) The second part in a concerted Piece
Wholesale - ) Sale of goods by the Piece or large quantity, as distinguished from retail. ) Pertaining to, or engaged in, trade by the Piece or large quantity; selling to retailers or jobbers rather than to consumers; as, a wholesale merchant; the wholesale price
Cam - ) A projecting part of a wheel or other moving Piece so shaped as to give alternate or variable motion to another Piece against which it acts. ) A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two Pieces together. ) A turning or sliding Piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion to, or receives such motion from, a rod, lever, or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it
Usset - ) A small Piece of chain mail at the openings of the joints beneath the arms. ) A kind of bracket, or angular Piece of iron, fastened in the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; esp. ) A small Piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement
Coprolite - ) A Piece of petrified dung; a fossil excrement
Assument - ) A patch; an addition; a Piece put on
Parietine - ) A Piece of a fallen wall; a ruin
Chessman - ) A Piece used in the game of chess
Shred - ) In general, a fragment; a Piece; a particle. ) A long, narrow Piece cut or torn off; a strip. ) To cut or tear into small Pieces, particularly narrow and long Pieces, as of cloth or leather
Patch - : Anything regarded as a patch; a small Piece of ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or growing corn. ) To make of Pieces or patches; to repair as with patches; to arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; - generally with up; as, to patch up a truce. ) A Piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, esp. ) A small Piece of anything used to repair a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc. ) A small Piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to hide a defect, or to heighten beauty. ) To mend by sewing on a Piece or Pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat. ) To mend with Pieces; to repair with Pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house. ) A Piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore
Wringstaff - ) A strong Piece of plank used in applying wringbolts
Crumb - ) A small fragment or Piece; especially, a small Piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off. ) To break into crumbs or small Pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread
Kesitah - "pieces of money," marg. , "lambs;" Joshua 24:32 , "pieces of silver;" Job 42:11 , "piece of money"). The kesitah was probably a Piece of money of a particular weight, cast in the form of a lamb. (See PieceS
Trigger - ) A Piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially (Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the Piece
Keynote - ) The tonic or first tone of the scale in which a Piece or passage is written; the fundamental tone of the chord, to which all the modulations of the Piece are referred; - called also key tone
Brickbat - ) A Piece or fragment of a brick
Pleurosteon - ) The antero-lateral Piece which articulates the sternum of birds
Monoxylon - ) A canoe or boat made from one Piece of timber
Jingal - ) A small portable Piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel
Tablet - ) A flat Piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or engrave; also, such a Piece containing an inscription or a picture. ) A flattish cake or Piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague
Cappeak - ) The front Piece of a cap; - now more commonly called visor
Picke - ) A small Piece of land inclosed with a hedge; a close
Copland - ) A Piece of ground terminating in a point or acute angle
Wair - ) A Piece of plank two yard/ long and a foot broad
Pederero - ) A term formerly applied to a short Piece of chambered ordnance
Bailpiece - ) A Piece of parchment, or paper, containing a recognizance or bail bond
Cutlet - ) A Piece of meat, especially of veal or mutton, cut for broiling
Plane-Parallel - ) Having opposite surfaces exactly plane and parallel, as a Piece of glass
Coverlet - ) The uppermost cover of a bed or of any Piece of furniture
Parapleura - ) A chitinous Piece between the metasternum and the pleuron of certain insects
Altarpiece - ) The painting or Piece of sculpture above and behind the altar; reredos
Odsend - ) Something sent by God; an unexpected acquisiton or Piece of good fortune
Taslet - ) A Piece of armor formerly worn to guard the things; a tasse
Wool-Dyed - ) Dyed before being made into cloth, in distinction from Piece-dyed; ingrain
Potsherd, - also in Authorized Version "sherd," a broken Piece of earthenware
Velveting - ) The fine shag or nap of velvet; a Piece of velvet; velvet goods
Didrachma - A Piece of money, the fourth of an ounce of silver
Playground - ) A Piece of ground used for recreation; as, the playground of a school
Vambrace - ) The Piece designed to protect the arm from the elbow to the wrist
Serenate - ) A Piece of vocal music, especially one on an amoreus subject; a serenade
Didrachma - ) A two-drachma Piece; an ancient Greek silver coin, worth nearly forty cents
Oring Cloth - ) A Piece of canvas cut obliquely to widen a sail at the foot
Maniglion - ) Either one of two handles on the back of a Piece of ordnance
Mammock - ) To tear to Pieces. ) A shapeless Piece; a fragment
Ore - ) A small traingular Piece of land. ) To cut in a traingular form; to Piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron. ) A wedgeshaped or triangular Piece of cloth, canvas, etc
Beam - In 1 Samuel 17:7 , it means a weaver's frame or principal beam; in Habakkuk 2:11 , a crossbeam or girder; 2 Kings 6:2,5 , a cross-piece or rafter of a house; 1 Kings 7:6 , an architectural ornament as a projecting step or moulding; Ezekiel 41:25 , a thick plank. dokos) a large Piece of wood used for building purposes, as contrasted with "mote" (Gr. karphos), a small Piece or mere splinter
Potsherd - Psalm 22:15 (b) A potsherd is a Piece of a broken clay pot which has no value. ...
Isaiah 45:9 (a) Man is described as a broken Piece of gourd fighting with and arguing with another man who is also a Piece of a gourd
Whittle - ) To cut or shape a Piece of wood with am small knife; to cut up a Piece of wood with a knife. ) To pare or cut off the surface of with a small knife; to cut or shape, as a Piece of wood held in the hand, with a clasp knife or pocketknife
Ore - ) A small traingular Piece of land. ) To cut in a traingular form; to Piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron. ) A wedgeshaped or triangular Piece of cloth, canvas, etc
Chasuble - ) The outer vestment worn by the priest in saying Mass, consisting, in the Roman Catholic Church, of a broad, flat, back Piece, and a narrower front Piece, the two connected over the shoulders only
Slab - ) An outside Piece taken from a log or timber in sawing it into boards, planks, etc. ) A thin Piece of anything, especially of marble or other stone, having plane surfaces
Tessera - ) A small Piece of marble, glass, earthenware, or the like, having a square, or nearly square, face, used by the ancients for mosaic, as for making pavements, for ornamenting walls, and like purposes; also, a similar Piece of ivory, bone, wood, etc
Mortise - ) A cavity cut into a Piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another Piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon
Testiere - ) A Piece of plate armor for the head of a war horse; a tester
Baldrib - ) A Piece of pork cut lower down than the sparerib, and destitute of fat
Allegro - ) An allegro movement; a quick, sprightly strain or Piece
Quadrin - ) A small Piece of money, in value about a farthing, or a half cent
Palla - ) An oblong rectangular Piece of cloth, worn by Roman ladies, and fastened with brooches
Whetstone - ) A Piece of stone, natural or artificial, used for whetting, or sharpening, edge tools
Tasse - ) A Piece of armor for the thighs, forming an appendage to the ancient corselet
Milksop - ) A Piece of bread sopped in milk; figuratively, an effeminate or weak-minded person
Kneepiece - ) A Piece shaped like a knee; as, the kneepieces or ears of a boat
Larget - ) A sport Piece of bar iron for rolling into a sheet; a small billet
Underspore - ) To raise with a spar, or Piece of wood, used as a lever
Cramponee - ) Having a cramp or square Piece at the end; - said of a cross so furnished
Haik - ) A large Piece of woolen or cotton cloth worn by Arabs as an outer garment
Curtilage - ) A yard, courtyard, or Piece of ground, included within the fence surrounding a dwelling house
Dirge - ) A Piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; a funeral hymn
Oxshoe - ) A shoe for oxen, consisting of a flat Piece of iron nailed to the hoof
Courche - ) A square Piece of linen used formerly by women instead of a cap; a kerchief
Concertino - ) A Piece for one or more solo instruments with orchestra; - more concise than the concerto
Witherband - ) A Piece of iron in a saddle near a horse's withers, to strengthen the bow
Lizard - ) A Piece of timber with a forked end, used in dragging a heavy stone, a log, or the like, from a field. ) A Piece of rope with thimble or block spliced into one or both of the ends
Sop - KJV translation of psomion meaning a small Piece of bread that could be dipped in a dish or wine. Most translators today use “morsel” (NAS) or “piece of bread” (NIV, NRSV). Today in Bible lands a host honors a guest by dipping a Piece of bread into the sauce of the main dish and handing it to the guest
Sill - ) The timber or stone on which a window frame stands; or, the lowest Piece in a window frame. ) The basis or foundation of a thing; especially, a horizontal Piece, as a timber, which forms the lower member of a frame, or supports a structure; as, the sills of a house, of a bridge, of a loom, and the like. ) A Piece of timber across the bottom of a canal lock for the gates to shut against
Dispart - ) A Piece of metal placed on the muzzle, or near the trunnions, on the top of a Piece of ordnance, to make the line of sight parallel to the axis of the bore; - called also dispart sight, and muzzle sight. ) The difference between the thickness of the metal at the mouth and at the breech of a Piece of ordnance
Commonty - ) A common; a Piece of land in which two or more persons have a common right
Skag - ) An additional Piece fastened to the keel of a boat to prevent lateral motion
Postscutellum - ) The hindermost dorsal Piece of a thoracic somite of an insect; the plate behind the scutellum
Whatnot - ) A kind of stand, or Piece of furniture, having shelves for books, ornaments, etc
Tableman - ) A man at draughts; a Piece used in playing games at tables
Hangnail - ) A small Piece or silver of skin which hangs loose, near the root of finger nail
Urosternite - ) The sternal, or under Piece, of any one of the uromeres of insects and other arthropods
Clothespin - ) A forked Piece of wood, or a small spring clamp, used for fastening clothes on a line
Byard - ) A Piece of leather crossing the breast, used by the men who drag sledges in coal mines
Planchet - ) A flat Piece of metal; especially, a disk of metal ready to be stamped as a coin
Quadrel - ) A square Piece of turf or peat
Apiece - a and Piece. ...
To each noting the share of each as here is an orange apiece
Cravat - ) A neckcloth; a Piece of silk, fine muslin, or other cloth, worn by men about the neck
Dismemberment - ) The act of dismembering, or the state of being dismembered; cutting in Piece; m/tilation; division; separation
Washstand - ) A Piece of furniture holding the ewer or pitcher, basin, and other requisites for washing the person
Mezuzoth - ) A Piece of parchment bearing the Decalogue and attached to the doorpost; - in use among orthodox Hebrews
Apart - ) In two or more parts; asunder; to Piece; as, to take a Piece of machinery apart
Morsel - A bite a mouthful a small Piece of food. A Piece a meal something to be eaten
Quoit - ) A flattened ring-shaped Piece of iron, to be pitched at a fixed object in play; hence, any heavy flat missile used for the same purpose, as a stone, Piece of iron, etc
Two-Step - ) A kind of round dance in march or polka time; also, a Piece of music for this dance
Sideboard - ) A Piece of dining-room furniture having compartments and shelves for keeping or displaying articles of table service
Sloat - ) A narrow Piece of timber which holds together large Pieces; a slat; as, the sloats of a cart
Obbet - ) A mouthful; a lump; a small Piece
Maestoso - ) Majestic or majestically; - a direction to perform a passage or Piece of music in a dignified manner
Morsel - ) A small quantity; a little Piece; a fragment
Taled - ) A kind of quadrangular Piece of cloth put on by the Jews when repeating prayers in the synagogues
Tut-Work - ) Work done by the Piece, as in nonmetaliferous rock, the amount done being usually reckoned by the fathom
Clout - ) A cloth; a Piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag. ) A Piece; a fragment. ) The center of the butt at which archers shoot; - probably once a Piece of white cloth or a nail head
Parcel - ) A part; a portion; a Piece; as, a certain Piece of land is part and parcel of another Piece
Casque - ) A Piece of defensive or ornamental armor (with or without a vizor) for the head and neck; a helmet
Cadenza - ) A parenthetic flourish or flight of ornament in the course of a Piece, commonly just before the final cadence
Backplate - ) A Piece, or plate which forms the back of anything, or which covers the back; armor for the back
Aurilave - ) An instrument for cleansing the ear, consisting of a small Piece of sponge on an ivory or bone handle
Papillote - ) a small Piece of paper on which women roll up their hair to make it curl; a curl paper
Firebrand - ) A Piece of burning wood
Pusane - ) A Piece of armor for the breast; often, an addition to, or reenforcement of
Ropeband - ) A small Piece of spun yarn or marline, used to fasten the head of the sail to the spar
Telson - ) The terminal joint or movable Piece at the end of the abdomen of Crustacea and other articulates
Libretto - ) A book containing the words of an opera or extended Piece of music
Twaite - ) A Piece of cleared ground
Slipper - ) A Piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding Piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; - also called shoe, and gib
Cathead - ) A projecting Piece of timber or iron near the bow of vessel, to which the anchor is hoisted and secured
Ancony - ) A Piece of malleable iron, wrought into the shape of a bar in the middle, but unwrought at the ends
Bloodstick - ) A Piece of hard wood loaded at one end with lead, and used to strike the fleam into the vein
Davenport - ) A kind of small writing table, generally somewhat ornamental, and forming a Piece of furniture for the parlor or boudoir
Rynd - ) A Piece of iron crossing the hole in the upper millstone by which the stone is supported on the spindle
Slade - ) A little dell or valley; a flat Piece of low, moist ground
Driftpiece - ) An upright or curved Piece of timber connecting the plank sheer with the gunwale; also, a scroll terminating a rail
Lames - ) Small steel plates combined together so as to slide one upon the other and form a Piece of armor
Lodestone - ) A Piece of magnetic iron ore possessing polarity like a magnetic needle
Cespitose - ) Having the form a Piece of turf, i
Eraser - , a sharp instrument or a Piece of rubber used to erase writings, drawings, etc
as-Burner - ) The jet Piece of a gas fixture where the gas is burned as it escapes from one or more minute orifices
Siphonium - ) A bony tube which, in some birds, connects the tympanium with the air chambers of the articular Piece of the mandible
Fieldpiece - ) A cannon mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army; a Piece of field artillery; - called also field gun
Escritoire - ) A Piece of furniture used as a writing table, commonly with drawers, pigeonholes, and the like; a secretary or writing desk
Top-Cloth - ) A Piece of canvas used to cover the hammocks which are lashed to the top in action to protect the topmen
Afterpiece - ) A Piece performed after a play, usually a farce or other small entertainment
Vamp - ) To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to Piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; - often followed by up. ) Any Piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance
Cannon - ) A hollow cylindrical Piece carried by a revolving shaft, on which it may, however, revolve independently. ) A great gun; a Piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force
Dowel - ) To fasten together by dowels; to furnish with dowels; as, a cooper dowels Pieces for the head of a cask. ) A pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two Pieces, and being partly in one Piece and partly in the other, to keep them in their proper relative position. ) A Piece of wood driven into a wall, so that other Pieces may be nailed to it
Tenon - ) A projecting member left by cutting away the wood around it, and made to insert into a mortise, and in this way secure together the parts of a frame; especially, such a member when it passes entirely through the thickness of the Piece in which the mortise is cut, and shows on the other side. ) To cut or fit for insertion into a mortise, as the end of a Piece of timber
Firebrand - A Piece of wood kindled or on fire
Drabbler - ) A Piece of canvas fastened by lacing to the bonnet of a sail, to give it a greater depth, or more drop
Reef-Band - ) A Piece of canvas sewed across a sail to strengthen it in the part where the eyelet holes for reefing are made
Etagere - ) A Piece of furniture having a number of uninclosed shelves or stages, one above another, for receiving articles of elegance or use
Frizel - ) A movable furrowed Piece of steel struck by the flint, to throw sparks into the pan, in an early form of flintlock
Tappoon - ) A Piece of wood or sheet metal fitted into a ditch to dam up the water so as to overflow a field
Selion - ) A short Piece of land in arable ridges and furrows, of uncertain quantity; also, a ridge of land lying between two furrows
Decerption - ) That which is plucked off or rent away; a fragment; a Piece
Melisma - ) A Piece of melody; a song or tune, - as opposed to recitative or musical declamation
Moder - ) The principal Piece of an astrolabe, into which the others are fixed
Piece - 1: ἐπίβλημα (Strong's #1915 — Noun Neuter — epiblema — ep-ib'-lay-mah ) primariy denotes "that which is thrown over, a cover" (epi, "over," ballo, "to throw"); then, "that which is put on, or sewed on, to cover a rent, a patch," Matthew 9:16 ; Mark 2:21 ; in the next sentence, RV, "that which should fill" (AV, "the new Piece that filled"), there is no word representing "piece" (lit. ...
2: δραχμή (Strong's #1406 — Noun Feminine — drachme — drakh-may' ) a drachma, firstly, "an Attic weight," as much as one can hold in the hand (connected with drassomai, "to grasp with the hand, lay hold of," 1 Corinthians 3:19 ), then, "a coin," nearly equal to the Roman denarius (see PENNY), is translated "pieces of silver" in Luke 15:8,1 st part; "piece," 2nd part and Luke 15:9 . ...
3: μέρος (Strong's #3313 — Noun Neuter — meros — mer'-os ) "a part," is translated "a Piece (of a broiled fish)" in Luke 24:42 . ...
4: κλάσμα (Strong's #2801 — Noun Neuter — klasma — klas'-mah ) "a broken Piece" (from klao, "to break") is used of the broken Pieces from the feeding of the multitudes, RV, "broken Pieces," AV, "fragments," Matthew 14:20 ; Mark 6:43 ; 8:19,20 ; Luke 9:17 ; John 6:12,13 ; in Matthew 15:37 ; Mark 8:8 , RV, "broken Pieces" (AV, "broken meat"). ...
Notes: (1) In Acts 27:44 , for AV, "broken Pieces," the RV translates epi ("on") tinon ("certain things") ton ("the," i. , "those namely") by "on other things;" there is no word in the original representing "pieces. " (2) For the phrase "to break to (in) Pieces," Matthew 21:44 , RV, and Mark 5:4 , see BREAK , A, Nos. (3) In Luke 14:18 , AV, agros, "a field" (RV), is translated "a Piece of ground. 5, above), is translated "a Piece of money
Toccata - ) An old form of Piece for the organ or harpsichord, somewhat in the free and brilliant style of the prelude, fantasia, or capriccio
Burnous - ) A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one Piece, worn by Arabs
Murderer - A small Piece of ordnance
Bedplate - ) The foundation framing or Piece, by which the other parts are supported and held in place; the bed; - called also baseplate and soleplate
Epistyle - ) A massive Piece of stone or wood laid immediately on the abacus of the capital of a column or pillar; - now called architrave
Forehook - ) A Piece of timber placed across the stem, to unite the bows and strengthen the fore part of the ship; a breast hook
Barcarolle - ) A Piece of music composed in imitation of such a song
Rolling-Pin - ) A cylindrical Piece of wood or other material, with which paste or dough may be rolled out and reduced to a proper thickness
Mesosternum - ) The ventral Piece of the middle segment of the thorax in insects
Wiper - ) A Piece generally projecting from a rotating or swinging Piece, as an axle or rock shaft, for the purpose of raising stampers, lifting rods, or the like, and leaving them to fall by their own weight; a kind of cam
Log - A bulky Piece or stick of timer unhewed. A Piece of timber when hewed or squared, is not called a log, unless perhaps in constructing log-huts. The common log is a Piece of board, forming the quadrant of a circle of about six inches radius, balanced by a small plate of lead nailed on the circular part, so as to swim perpendicular
Pall - (1) Chalice-cover made of square Piece of cardboard covered with linen
Andante - ) A movement or Piece in andante time
Crosspiece - ) A Piece of any structure which is fitted or framed crosswise
Chesstree - ) A Piece of oak bolted perpendicularly on the side of a vessel, to aid in drawing down and securing the clew of the mainsail
Ferule - ) A flat Piece of wood, used for striking, children, esp
Monopetalous - ) Having only one petal, or the corolla in one Piece, or composed of petals cohering so as to form a tube or bowl; gamopetalous
Lintel - ...
The head-piece of a door-frame or window-frame the part of the frame that lies on the side-pieces
Planted - ) Fixed in place, as a projecting member wrought on a separate Piece of stuff; as, a planted molding
Canape - ) A slice or Piece of bread fried in butter or oil, on which anchovies, mushrooms, etc
Negligently - Carelessly heedlessly without exactness as a person negligently dressed a Piece negligently written a farm negligently cultivated
Passegarde - ) A ridge or projecting edge on a shoulder Piece to turn the blow of a lance or other weapon from the joint of the armor
Driblet - ) A small Piece or part; a small sum; a small quantity of money in making up a sum; as, the money was paid in dribblets
Breastplate - ) A Piece against which the workman presses his breast in operating a breast drill, or other similar tool. It was a double Piece of richly embroidered stuff, a span square, set with twelve precious stones, on which were engraved the names of the twelve tribes of Israel
Junk - ) Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc. , and when picked to Pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships. ) A fragment of any solid substance; a thick Piece. ) A large vessel, without keel or prominent stem, and with huge masts in one Piece, used by the Chinese, Japanese, Siamese, Malays, etc
Orchard - In America, any Piece of land set with apple trees, is called an orchard and orchards are usually cultivated land, being either grounds for mowing or tillage. In some parts of the country, a Piece of ground planted with peach trees is called a peach orchard
Billethead - ) A round Piece of timber at the bow or stern of a whaleboat, around which the harpoon lone is run out when the whale darts off
Sestet - ) A Piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; - called also sestuor
Bauble - ) A trifling Piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay and showy without real value; a cheap, showy plaything
Cariccio - ) A Piece in a free form, with frequent digressions from the theme; a fantasia; - often called caprice
Sling, Slingers, Slingstones - Weapon of two long straps with a Piece between them at the end to hold the stone
Duces Tecum - A judicial process commanding a person to appear in court and bring with him some Piece of evidence or other thing to be produced to the court
Piecework - ) Work done by the Piece or job; work paid for at a rate based on the amount of work done, rather than on the time employed
Apple, Adam's - (Pomum Adami) The prominence in the fore part of the throat so called from the belief that a Piece of the forbidden fruit lodged in Adam's throat
Apple of Sodom - (Pomum Adami) The prominence in the fore part of the throat so called from the belief that a Piece of the forbidden fruit lodged in Adam's throat
Adam's Apple - (Pomum Adami) The prominence in the fore part of the throat so called from the belief that a Piece of the forbidden fruit lodged in Adam's throat
Sodom, Apple of - (Pomum Adami) The prominence in the fore part of the throat so called from the belief that a Piece of the forbidden fruit lodged in Adam's throat
Toe - ) A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a Piece, as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved. ) A projection from the periphery of a revolving Piece, acting as a cam to lift another Piece
Catherine Wheel - ...
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A revolving Piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name
Autoplasty - ) The process of artificially repairing lesions by taking a Piece of healthy tissue, as from a neighboring part, to supply the deficiency caused by disease or wounds
Cheiloplasty - ) The process of forming an artificial tip or part of a lip, by using for the purpose a Piece of healthy tissue taken from some neighboring part
Hemautography - ) The obtaining of a curve similar to a pulse curve or sphygmogram by allowing the blood from a divided artery to strike against a Piece of paper
Peep Sight - An adjustable Piece, pierced with a small hole to peep through in aiming, attached to a rifle or other firearm near the breech; - distinguished from an open sight
Saker - ) A small Piece of artillery
Waddy - ) A Piece of wood; stick; peg; also, a walking stick
Shredding - ) That which is cut or torn off; a Piece
Water Meadow - A meadow, or Piece of low, flat land, capable of being kept in a state of fertility by being overflowed with water from some adjoining river or stream
Greaves - a Piece of defensive armor which reached from the foot to the knee and thus protected the shin of the wearer
Greaves - Only in 1 Samuel 17:6 , a Piece of defensive armour (q
Canzone - ) An instrumental Piece in the madrigal style
Chasing - ) The art of ornamenting metal by means of chasing tools; also, a Piece of ornamental work produced in this way
Univalve - ) A shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single Piece, as the snails and conchs
Loggat - ) An old game in England, played by throwing Pieces of wood at a stake set in the ground. ) A small log or Piece of wood
Afikoman - "dessert,") from the Aramaic fiku man, the Piece of matzah that is hidden and then eaten at the conclusion of the Seder meal to recall the Paschal sacrifice ...
Corbelling - ) Corbel work or the construction of corbels; a series of corbels or Piece of continuous corbeled masonry, sometimes of decorative purpose, as in the stalactite ornament of the Moslems
Self-Adjusting - ) Capable of assuming a desired position or condition with relation to other parts, under varying circumstances, without requiring to be adjusted by hand; - said of a Piece in machinery
Polacca - The masts are usually of one Piece, and without tops, caps, or crosstrees
Flitter - ) A rag; a tatter; a small Piece or fragment
Epimeron - ) In insects: The lateral Piece behind the episternum
Composer - Specifically, an author of a Piece of music
Tappet - ) A lever or projection moved by some other Piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, with a view to produce change or regulate motion
Revers - ) A part turned or folded back so as to show the inside, or a Piece put on in imitation of such a part, as the lapel of a coat
Skiving - ) A Piece made in paring or splitting leather; specifically, the part from the inner, or flesh, side
Osteotomy - ) The operation of dividing a bone or of cutting a Piece out of it, - done to remedy deformity, etc
Log-Chip - ) A thin, flat Piece of board in the form of a quadrant of a circle attached to the log line; - called also log-ship
Largo - ) A movement or Piece in largo time
Sop - In eastern lands where our table utensils are unknown, the meat, with the broth, is brought upon the table in a large dish, and is eaten usually by means of Pieces of bread clipped into the common dish. "It was such a Piece of bread a sop dipped in broth that Jesus gave to Judas, (John 13:26 ) and again, in Matthew 26:23 It is said "he that dippeth his hand with me in the dish," i. to make a sop by dipping a Piece of bread into the central dish
Degradation - they dressed him in episcopal robes, made only of canvas; put the mitre on his head, and the pastoral staff in his hand, and in this attire showed him to the people, and then stripped him Piece by Piece
Carrier - ) That which drives or carries; as: (a) A Piece which communicates to an object in a lathe the motion of the face plate; a lathe dog. (c) A movable Piece in magazine guns which transfers the cartridge to a position from which it can be thrust into the barrel
Chambranle - The top Piece is called the traverse and the side Pieces the ascendants
Malory, Thomas - Compiler of the "Morte d' Arthur," the earliest Piece of literary English prose
Breasthook - ) A thick Piece of timber in the form of a knee, placed across the stem of a ship to strengthen the fore part and unite the bows on each side
Tetralogy - ) A group or series of four dramatic Pieces, three tragedies and one satyric, or comic, Piece (or sometimes four tragedies), represented consequently on the Attic stage at the Dionysiac festival
Tampion - ) A wooden stopper, or plug, as for a cannon or other Piece of ordnance, when not in use
Ruddock - ) A Piece of gold money; - probably because the gold of coins was often reddened by copper alloy
Thomas Malory, Sir - Compiler of the "Morte d' Arthur," the earliest Piece of literary English prose
Coulter - It was the facing-piece of a plough, analogous to the modern coulter
Tergum - ) The dorsal Piece of a somite of an articulate animal
Lasher - ) A Piece of rope for binding or making fast one thing to another; - called also lashing
Bit - Bits are of various kinds, as the musrol, snaffle,or watering bit the canon mouth, jointed in the middle the canon or fast mouth, all of a Piece, kneed in the middle the scatch-mouth the masticador,or slavering bit &c. A small Piece a mouthful, or morsel a bite. A small Piece of any substance
Wedge - A Piece of metal, particularly iron, thick at one end and sloping to a thin edge at the other, used in splitting wood, rocks, &c. A like Piece of wood is by some persons called a wedge, or a glut. To fasten with a wedge or with wedges as, to wedge on a sythe to wedge in a rail or a Piece of timber
Crossbar - ) A transverse bar or Piece, as a bar across a door, or as the iron bar or stock which passes through the shank of an anchor to insure its turning fluke down
Groat - Piece of money mentioned by Our Lord in the parable of the woman who has ten groats and loses one (Luke 15); it is identical with the drachma, and has the same value
Tipcat - ) A game in which a small Piece of wood pointed at both ends, called a cat, is tipped, or struck with a stick or bat, so as to fly into the air
Pogamoggan - ) An aboriginal weapon consisting of a stone or Piece of antler fastened to the end of a slender wooden handle, used by American Indians from the Great Plains to the Mackenzie River
Cuirass - ) A Piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle...
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Throughout - ) In every part; as, the cloth was of a Piece throughout
Cross-Banded - ) A term used when a narrow ribbon of veneer is inserted into the surface of any Piece of furniture, wainscoting, etc
Bracelet - A Piece of defensive armor for the arm
Contredanse - ) A Piece of music in the rhythm of such a dance
Etude - ) A study; an exercise; a Piece for practice of some special point of technical execution
Entr'Acte - ) A dance, Piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama
Incredulity - ...
See Duncan Forbes's Piece, entitled, Reflections on the Sources of Incredulity with regard to Religion, and Casaubon on Credulity and Incredulity
Valenciennes Lace - Each Piece is made throughout, ground and pattern, by the same person and with the same thread, the pattern being worked in the net
Scotchman - ) A Piece of wood or stiff hide placed over shrouds and other rigging to prevent chafe by the running gear
Shim - ) A thin Piece of metal placed between two parts to make a fit
Rafter - ...
A roof timber a Piece of timber that extends from the plate of a building to the ridge and serves to support the covering of the roof
Transcription - ) An arrangement of a composition for some other instrument or voice than that for which it was originally written, as the translating of a song, a vocal or instrumental quartet, or even an orchestral work, into a Piece for the piano; an adaptation; an arrangement; - a name applied by modern composers for the piano to a more or less fanciful and ornate reproduction on their own instrument of a song or other Piece not originally intended for it; as, Liszt's transcriptions of songs by Schubert
Lunette - ) Any surface of semicircular or segmental form; especially, the Piece of wall between the curves of a vault and its springing line. ) A Piece of felt to cover the eye of a vicious horse
Cantabile - ) A Piece or passage, whether vocal or instrumental, peculiarly adapted to singing; - sometimes called cantilena
Parrel - ) A chimney-piece
Dumb-Waiter - ; also, a Piece of furniture with movable or revolving shelves
Heirloom - ) Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law or special custom descends to the heir along with the inheritance; any Piece of personal property that has been in a family for several generations
Triparted - ) Parted into three Piece; having three parts or Pieces; - said of the field or of a bearing; as, a cross triparted
Tubing - ) A series of tubes; tubes, collectively; a length or Piece of a tube; material for tubes; as, leather tubing
Roman Collar - From it usually hangs a silk breast-piece known in the United States as "rabbi
Bracelet - ) A Piece of defensive armor for the arm
Pantalet - ) One of the legs of the loose drawers worn by children and women; particularly, the lower part of such a garment, coming below the knee, often made in a separate Piece; - chiefly in the plural
Ridotto - ) An arrangement or abridgment of a Piece from the full score
Cheval-de-Frise - ) A Piece of timber or an iron barrel traversed with iron-pointed spikes or spears, five or six feet long, used to defend a passage, stop a breach, or impede the advance of cavalry, etc
Garment - ...
No man putteth a Piece of new cloth to an old garment
Waltz - ) A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a whirling motion; also, a Piece of music composed in triple measure for this kind of dance
Nehushtan - He called it a 'piece of brass,' as in the margin
Stater - Greek word rendered "piece of money" (Matthew 17:27 , A
Commutator - ) A Piece of apparatus used for reversing the direction of an electrical current; an attachment to certain electrical machines, by means of which alternating currents are made to be continuous or to have the same direction
Adagio - ) A Piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn
Toga - ) The loose outer garment worn by the ancient Romans, consisting of a single broad Piece of woolen cloth of a shape approaching a semicircle
Frump - ) A contemptuous speech or Piece of conduct; a gibe or flout
Task Wage - When the workman is paid in proportion for excess over the minimum, the wage is one for Piece-work
Cantle - ) To cut in Pieces; to cut out from. ) A corner or edge of anything; a Piece; a fragment; a part
Quartette - ) The set of four person who perform a Piece of music in four parts
Scion - ) A Piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting
Minie Ball - A conical rifle bullet, with a cavity in its base plugged with a Piece of iron, which, by the explosion of the charge, is driven farther in, expanding the sides to fit closely the grooves of the barrel
Shield - A Piece of defensive armor
Silver - See MONEY , Piece. ...
Note: For drachme, Luke 15:8 , see Piece
Gore - A wedge-shaped or triangular Piece of cloth sewed into a garment to widen it in any part. A slip or triangular Piece of land
Tile - ) A small, flat Piece of dried earth or earthenware, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused. ) A plate, or thin Piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for ornamental mantel works
Bird's-Mouth - ) An interior angle or notch cut across a Piece of timber, for the reception of the edge of another, as that in a rafter to be laid on a plate; - commonly called crow's-foot in the United States
Forefoot - ) A Piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem
Doit - ) A small Dutch coin, worth about half a farthing; also, a similar small coin once used in Scotland; hence, any small Piece of money
Drake - ) A small Piece of artillery
Ritornello - ) A short intermediate symphony, or instrumental passage, in the course of a vocal Piece; an interlude
Ibraltar - ) A kind of candy sweetmeat, or a Piece of it; - called, in full, Gibraltar rock
Counter-Paly - ) Paly, and then divided fesswise, so that each vertical Piece is cut into two, having the colors used alternately or counterchanged
Courant - ) A Piece of music in triple time; also, a lively dance; a coranto
Mite - It was the smallest Piece of money and worth about one-fifth of a cent—two mites making a farthing
el-Elohe-Isreal - Mighty one; God of Israel, the name which Jacob gave to the alter which he erected on the Piece of land where he pitched his tent before Shechem, and which he afterwards purchased from the sons of Hamor (Genesis 33:20 )
Sop - Our Lord took a Piece of unleavened bread, and dipping it into the broth of bitter herbs at the Paschal meal, gave it to Judas
Murderer - ) A small cannon, formerly used for clearing a ship's decks of boarders; - called also murdering Piece
Hananeel - A kinsman of Jeremiah, from whom the prophet bought a Piece of ground before the captivity, and had the legal record made, in token of his prophetic assurance that his people would return to their possessions, Jeremiah 32:6-12
Sealing - Fixing a seal fastening with a seal confirming closing keeping secret fixing a Piece of wood or iron in a wall with cement
Drachm, - In Luke denarii (Authorized Version "piece of silver") seem to be intended
Potters Field - The name given to the Piece of ground which was afterwards bought with the money that had been given to Judas
Cabob - ) A small Piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; - so called in Turkey and Persia
Plaque - ) Any flat, thin Piece of metal, clay, ivory, or the like, used for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, as a slab, plate, dish, or the like, hung upon a wall; also, a smaller decoration worn on the person, as a brooch
Holt - ) A Piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill
Branks - It was an iron frame surrounding the head and having a triangular Piece entering the mouth of the scold. ) A sort of bridle with wooden side Pieces
Turk's-Head - ) A knot of turbanlike form worked on a rope with a Piece of small line
Jardiniere - , used as a Piece of decorative furniture in room
Keelson - ) A Piece of timber in a ship laid on the middle of the floor timbers over the keel, and binding the floor timbers to the keel; in iron vessels, a structure of plates, situated like the keelson of a timber ship
Underhew - ) To hew less than is usual or proper; specifically, to hew, as a Piece of timber which should be square, in such a manner that it appears to contain a greater number of cubic feet than it really does contain
Potter's Field, the, - a Piece of ground which, according to the statement of St. Matthew, (Matthew 27:7 ) was purchased by the Priests with the thirty Pieces of silver rejected by Judas, and converted into a burial-place for Jews not belonging to the city
Apron - ) The Piece that holds the cutting tool of a planer. ) A Piece of carved timber, just above the foremost end of the keel. ) A Piece of leather, or other material, to be spread before a person riding on an outside seat of a vehicle, to defend him from the rain, snow, or dust; a boot
Cob - ) A punishment consisting of blows inflicted on the buttocks with a strap or a flat Piece of wood. ) To break into small Pieces, as ore, so as to sort out its better portions. ) To punish by striking on the buttocks with a strap, a flat Piece of wood, or the like. ) A lump or Piece of anything, usually of a somewhat large size, as of coal, or stone
Figuline - ) A Piece of pottery ornamented with representations of natural objects
Heeltap - ) To add a Piece of leather to the heel of (a shoe, boot, etc
Finale - ) The closing part, Piece, or scene in any public performance or exhibition
Altar Crucifix - If the Crucifixion be the subject of the altar-piece or picture behind the altar, this will suffice for the altar-crucifix
Forerunner - ) A Piece of rag terminating the log line
Saree - It consists of a long Piece of cloth, which is wrapped round the middle of the body, a portion being arranged to hang down in front, and the remainder passed across the bosom over the left shoulder
Taille - ) A tally; an account scored on a Piece of wood
Para - ) A Piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent
Para - ) A Piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent
Clevis - ) A Piece of metal bent in the form of an oxbow, with the two ends perforated to receive a pin, used on the end of the tongue of a plow, wagen, etc
Hammock - ) A Piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with bushes and vines
Aud - ) An ornament; a Piece of worthless finery; a trinket
Binder - the principal Piece of timber intended to bind together any building
Pouffe - ) A Piece of furniture like an ottoman, generally circular and affording cushion seats on all sides
Trembler - ) The vibrating hammer, or spring contact Piece of a hammer break, as of the electric ignition apparatus for an internal-combustion engine
Honeycomb - ) Any substance, as a easting of iron, a Piece of worm-eaten wood, or of triple, etc
Vachette Clasp - A Piece of strong steel wire with the ends curved and pointed, used on toe or quarter cracks to bind the edges together and prevent motion
Shoeing-Horn - ) A curved Piece of polished horn, wood, or metal used to facilitate the entrance of the foot into a shoe
Medal - ) A Piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward
Wicker - ) Wickerwork; a Piece of wickerwork, esp
Brand - A burning Piece of wood or a stick or Piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct
Corsned - ) The morsel of execration; a species of ordeal consisting in the eating of a Piece of bread consecrated by imprecation
Closer - ) The last stone in a horizontal course, if of a less size than the others, or a Piece of brick finishing a course
Crag - ) The neck Piece or scrag of mutton
Chamfer - ) The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle, formed by two faces of a Piece of timber, stone, etc
Aspic - ) A Piece of ordnance carrying a 12 pound shot
Circlet - ) A circular Piece of wood put under a dish at table
Edging - ) The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a Piece of metal
Barde - ) A Piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb
Unwale - ) The upper edge of a vessel's or boat's side; the uppermost wale of a ship (not including the bulwarks); or that Piece of timber which reaches on either side from the quarter-deck to the forecastle, being the uppermost bend, which finishes the upper works of the hull
Remnant - ) An unsold end of Piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc
Threshold - ) The plank, stone, or Piece of timber, which lies under a door, especially of a dwelling house, church, temple, or the like; the doorsill; hence, entrance; gate; door
Tip - ) An end Piece or part; a Piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc. ) A Piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown
Lintel - 7, "upper door post," but RSV "lintel"); the head-piece of a door, which the Israelites were commanded to mark with the blood of the paschal lamb
Clipping - ) That which is clipped off or out of something; a Piece separated by clipping; as, newspaper clippings
Briquette - ) A block of artificial stone in the form of a brick, used for paving; also, a molded sample of solidified cement or mortar for use as a test Piece for showing the strength of the material
Clump - ) An unshaped Piece or mass of wood or other substance
Mite - In Scripture, a small Piece of money, the quarter of a denarius, or about seven English farthings
Haversack - ) A gunner's case or bag used carry cartridges from the ammunition chest to the Piece in loading
Hemmer - ) An attachment to a sewing machine, for turning under the edge of a Piece of fabric, preparatory to stitching it down
Thebez - City in Ephraim, It was taken by Abimelech except the tower, from which he was killed by a Piece of a millstone
Shard - ) A Piece or fragment of an earthen vessel, or a like brittle substance, as the shell of an egg or snail
Tart - ) A species of small open pie, or Piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie
Tarpaulin - ) A Piece of canvas covered with tar or a waterproof composition, used for covering the hatches of a ship, hammocks, boats, etc
Hel'Kath-Haz'Zurim - (field of rock ), a smooth Piece of ground, apparently close to the pool of Gibeon, where the combat took place between the two parties of Joab's men and Abner's men which ended in the death of the whole of the combatants, and brought on a general battle
Parcel - A part belonging to a whole as in law, one Piece of ground is part and parcel of a greater Piece
Visor - ) The fore Piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes
Bib - ) A small Piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes
Foam - The expression in Hosea may therefore be read, "as a chip on the face of the water," denoting the helplessness of the Piece of wood as compared with the irresistable current
Bayeux Tapestry - A Piece of linen about 1 ft
Angelot - Michael; also, a Piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI
Arden - ) A Piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables
Pier - ) Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the Piece of wall between two openings
Beaten-Work - The cherubim and the mercy-seat were to be beaten out of one Piece, Exodus 37:7 : the candlestick also was beaten work of pure gold
Coulisse - ) A Piece of timber having a groove in which something glides
Draughtsman - ) A "man" or Piece used in the game of draughts
Recitative - ) A species of musical recitation in which the words are delivered in a manner resembling that of ordinary declamation; also, a Piece of music intended for such recitation; - opposed to melisma
Riser - ) The upright Piece of a step, from tread to tread
Trunnion - ) A cylindrical projection on each side of a Piece, whether gun, mortar, or howitzer, serving to support it on the cheeks of the carriage
Mite - A small Piece of money, two of which made a kodrantes, or the fourth part of the Roman as
Miter - The sacred turban or bonnet of the Jewish high priest, made of a Piece of fine linen many yards long, wound about the head, and having in front, secured with blue lace, a plate of pure gold on which was inscribed, "HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD," Exodus 28:4,36-38 39:28-31
Gerah - A bean, probably of the carob tree, the smallest weight, and also the smallest Piece of money, among the Hebrews, equal to the twentieth part of a shekel (Exodus 30:13 ; Leviticus 27:25 ; Numbers 3:47 )
Bust - ) A Piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast
Billboard - ) A Piece of thick plank, armed with iron plates, and fixed on the bow or fore channels of a vessel, for the bill or fluke of the anchor to rest on
Kesitah - (keh ssee' tah) Transliteration of Hebrew meaning, “part, measure, Piece of money
Eke - ) To increase; to add to; to augment; - now commonly used with out, the notion conveyed being to add to, or Piece out by a laborious, inferior, or scanty addition; as, to eke out a scanty supply of one kind with some other
Cleft - A Piece made by splitting as a cleft of wood
Helmet - Defensive armor for the head a head-piece a morion
Shive - ) A thin Piece or fragment; specifically, one of the scales or Pieces of the woody part of flax removed by the operation of breaking
Retable - The face of the Piece is usually called the retable, the back known as the counter-retable
Throughout - The cloth was of a Piece throughout
Slice - ) A thin, broad Piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. ) A broad, thin Piece of plaster. ) To cut into thin Pieces, or to cut off a thin, broad Piece from
Tallboy - ) A Piece of household furniture common in the eighteenth century, usually in two separate parts, with larger drawers above and smaller ones below and raised on legs fifteen inches or more in height; - called also highboy
Coral - ) A Piece of coral, usually fitted with small bells and other appurtenances, used by children as a plaything
Drachma - The DRΑCΗΜΑ is different, it was a Greek coin which the Roman DΕΝΑRΙUS (translated unfortunately "penny" Revelation 6:6, a laborer's daily wages Matthew 20:2-9) superseded: Luke 15:8-9, "PIECE OF SILVER," Greek drachmee
Assart - ) A Piece of land cleared of trees and bushes, and fitted for cultivation; a clearing
Piston - ) A sliding Piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure
Acre - ) A Piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet
Foreland - ) A Piece of ground between the wall of a place and the moat
Carving - ) A Piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other material
Easterling - ) A Piece of money coined in the east by Richard II
Templet - ) A short Piece of timber, iron, or stone, placed in a wall under a girder or other beam, to distribute the weight or pressure
Sabot - ) A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed ammunition for cannon; also, a Piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling
Scrap - ) Something scraped off; hence, a small Piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion
Whang - in large Pieces; to chop. ) A large Piece or slice; chunk
Lambrequin - ) A Piece of ornament drapery or short decorative hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding the curtain fixtures, or the like
Lounge - ) A Piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline
Pieces - ), supposed by some to have been a Piece of money bearing the figure of a lamb, but rather simply a certain amount. ...
The word Pieces is omitted in many passages, as Genesis 20:16 ; 37:28 ; 45:22 , etc. ...
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The "piece of money" mentioned in Matthew 17:27 is a stater=a Hebrew shekel, or four Greek drachmae; and that in Luke 15:8,9 , Acts 19:19 , a Greek drachma=a denarius
Pane - ) One of the openings in a slashed garment, showing the bright colored silk, or the like, within; hence, the Piece of colored or other stuff so shown. ) A division; a distinct Piece, limited part, or compartment of any surface; a patch; hence, a square of a checkered or plaided pattern
Queen - ) The most powerful, and except the king the most important, Piece in a set of chessmen. ) To make a queen (or other Piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn
Scarf - ) To unite, as two Pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint. ) In a Piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the Piece
Slate - ) A prepared Piece of such stone. ) A thin, flat Piece, for roofing or covering houses, etc
Male - ) Adapted for entering another corresponding Piece (the female Piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc
Male - ) Adapted for entering another corresponding Piece (the female Piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc
Lut - ) A Piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing. ) A bat, or small Piece of brick, used to fill out a course
Sheet - ) A broad Piece of cloth, usually linen or cotton, used for wrapping the body or for a covering; especially, one used as an article of bedding next to the body. ) A broad Piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc. ) In general, a large, broad Piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc
Hinge - In Syria, and especially in the Hauran, there are many ancient doors, consisting of stone slabs with pivots carved out of the same Piece inserted in sockets above and below, and fixed during the building of the house" (Proverbs 26:14 )
Dish - Each dips a "sop" or Piece of bread in the dish, and takes up therewith a portion of meat or other contents of the dish
Chape - ) The Piece by which an object is attached to something, as the frog of a scabbard or the metal loop at the back of a buckle by which it is fastened to a strap
Pennant - The narrow, / long, pennant (called also whip or coach whip) is a long, narrow Piece of bunting, carried at the masthead of a government vessel in commission
Plastron - ) A Piece of leather stuffed or padded, worn by fencers to protect the breast
Fitter - ) A little Piece; a flitter; a flinder
Callus - ) The material of repair in fractures of bone; a substance exuded at the site of fracture, which is at first soft or cartilaginous in consistence, but is ultimately converted into true bone and unites the fragments into a single Piece
Gorget - A Piece of armor for defending the throat or neck a kind of breast-plate like a half-moon also, a small convex ornament worn by officers on the breast
Tablature - ) A painting on a wall or ceiling; a single Piece comprehended in one view, and formed according to one design; hence, a picture in general
Goad - A rod or pole about eight feet long, armed at the larger end with a Piece of iron, with which the plowshare was freed from clods and earth, and at the smaller with a sharp spike, by which the oxen were urged on in their labor
Joist - ) A Piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; - called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc
Knee - In ship-building, a Piece of timber somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent, having two branches or arms, and used to connect the beams of a ship with her sides or timbers
Trough - A vessel hollow longitudinally, or a large log or Piece of timber excavated longitudinally on the upper side used for various purposes
Basilisk - ) A large Piece of ordnance, so called from its supposed resemblance to the serpent of that name, or from its size
Target - The margin has "gorget," a Piece of armour for the throat
Arming - ) A Piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells, etc
Sand-Lot - to a lot or Piece of sandy ground, - hence, pert
Banner - ) A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle. ) A large Piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place
Bunk - ) A Piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers
Flint - ) A Piece of flint for striking fire; - formerly much used, esp
Serenade - ) A Piece of music suitable to be performed at such times
Breastplate - In Jewish antiquity, a part of the vestment of the high priest, consisting of a folded Piece of the rich embroidered stuff of which the ephod was made
Onyx - The precious stone in each shoulder Piece of the ephod, and one of those in the breastplate of the high priest
Crag - We now apply it to the neck or neck-piece of mutton, and call it a rack of mutton
Tinkle - ) To make, or give forth, small, quick, sharp sounds, as a Piece of metal does when struck; to clink
Whet - ) To rub or on with some substance, as a Piece of stone, for the purpose of sharpening; to sharpen by attrition; as, to whet a knife
Melody - ) The air or tune of a musical Piece
Propitiatory - Some even take it to have been one Piece of massive gold
Lens - ) A Piece of glass, or other transparent substance, ground with two opposite regular surfaces, either both curved, or one curved and the other plane, and commonly used, either singly or combined, in optical instruments, for changing the direction of rays of light, and thus magnifying objects, or otherwise modifying vision
Eleloheisrael - God had just before altered his name into Israel, 'a prince of God;' Jacob connected the blessing involved in this name with a Piece of land he bought, instead of with God's house at Bethel, and calls the altar he had erected 'God, the God of Israel
Lock - The bold passes through a groove in a Piece attached to the door into a socket in the door-post
Blaze - ) A spot made on trees by chipping off a Piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark. ) To mark (a tree) by chipping off a Piece of the bark
Yard - ) A long Piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, tapering toward the ends, and designed to support and extend a square sail. ) A long Piece of timber, as a rafter, etc
Tell - ) To mention one by one, or Piece by Piece; to recount; to enumerate; to reckon; to number; to count; as, to tell money
Lever - ) A rigid Piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which are two or more other points where forces are applied; - used for transmitting and modifying force and motion. ) A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory Piece to turn it
Chipping - ) A chip; a Piece separated by a cutting or graving instrument; a fragment. ) The act or process of cutting or breaking off small Pieces, as in dressing iron with a chisel, or reducing a timber or block of stone to shape. ) The breaking off in small Pieces of the edges of potter's ware, porcelain, etc
Chirograph - ) A writing which, requiring a counterpart, was engrossed twice on the same Piece of parchment, with a space between, in which was written the word chirographum, through which the parchment was cut, and one part given to each party
Hinge - In the Hauran the door was often a stone slab with a stone pivot above and below of the same Piece, fitting into corresponding sockets
Coak - ) A metallic bushing or strengthening Piece in the center of a wooden block sheave
Consecutive - ) Having similarity of sequence; - said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a Piece of harmony; as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are forbidden
Plug - ) Any Piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple
Potpourri - ) A Piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley
Flitch - ) The outside Piece of a sawed log; a slab
Progression - ) A regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a Piece from key to key
Trestle - ) A movable frame or support for anything, as scaffolding, consisting of three or four legs secured to a top Piece, and forming a sort of stool or horse, used by carpenters, masons, and other workmen; also, a kind of framework of strong posts or piles, and crossbeams, for supporting a bridge, the track of a railway, or the like
Fritter - ) To break into small Pieces or fragments. ) To cut, as meat, into small Pieces, for frying. ) A fragment; a shred; a small Piece
Pieces of Gold - Piece OF SILVER: probably shekels (weight); Genesis 20:16; Genesis 37:28; Genesis 45:22. ) The 30 Pieces paid to Judas were "shekels," the price of a slave's life (Exodus 21:32), Exodus 21:3 British pounds or 4 British pounds: Zechariah 11:12-13
Hamor - Prince of the Hivites and father of Shechem, of whose family Jacob bought a Piece of ground in which Joseph was buried
Slot - , one for the reception of a Piece fitting or sliding in it
Orgue - ) A Piece of ordnance, consisting of a number of musket barrels arranged so that a match or train may connect with all their touchholes, and a discharge be secured almost or quite simultaneously. ) Any one of a number of long, thick Pieces of timber, pointed and shod with iron, and suspended, each by a separate rope, over a gateway, to be let down in case of attack
Manilla - ) A Piece of copper of the shape of a horseshoe, used as money by certain tribes of the west coast of Africa
Lanyard - ) A short Piece of rope or line for fastening something in ships; as, the lanyards of the gun ports, of the buoy, and the like; esp. , Pieces passing through the dead-eyes, and used to extend shrouds, stays, etc
Jointer - ) A plane for smoothing the surfaces of Pieces which are to be accurately joined...
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(n. ) A bent Piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints of a wall
Habergeon - Nehemiah 4:16 ; Job 41:26 , a coat of mail; an ancient Piece of defensive armor, in the form of a coat or tunic, descending from the neck to the middle of the body, and formed of tough hide, or many quilted linen folds, or of scales of brass overlapping each other like fishes' scales, or of small iron rings or meshes linked into each other, Exodus 28:32 ; 39:23
Oar - An instrument for rowing boats, being a Piece of timber round or square at one end, and flat at the other
Bolster - ) A cushioned or a Piece part of a saddle. ) A cushioned or a Piece of soft wood covered with tarred canvas, placed on the trestletrees and against the mast, for the collars of the shrouds to rest on, to prevent chafing. ) The crossbeam forming the bearing Piece of the body of a railway car; the central and principal cross beam of a car truck
Key - In a general sense, a fastener that which fastens as a Piece of wood in the frame of a building, or in a chain, &c. In an organ or harpsichord, the key, or finger key is a little lever or Piece in the fore part by which the instrument is played on by the fingers. In music, the key, or key note, is the fundamental note or tone, to which the whole Piece is accommodated, and with which it usually begins and always ends
Continental - ) A soldier in the Continental army, or a Piece of the Continental currency
Bombard - ) A Piece of heavy ordnance formerly used for throwing stones and other ponderous missiles
Ezem - Archaeologists at tell esh-Sharia about thirteen miles northwest of Beersheba have found a broken Piece of pottery with the name Ezem on it
Dish - Judas dipped his hand with a "sop" or Piece of bread in the same dish with our Lord, thereby indicating friendly intimacy (Matthew 26:23 )
Champleve - ) A Piece of champleve enamel; also, the process or art of making such enamel work; champleve work
Cape - ) A Piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland
Bureau - ) A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an ornamental Piece of furniture
Checker - ) A Piece in the game of draughts or checkers
Altar Screen - Originally a Piece of ornamental precious cloth suspended above the altar at the rear and known as the dossel or dorsal. Such altar decorations are also known as altar-pieces
Continued - A continued base is performed through the whole Piece
Vaudeville - ) A theatrical Piece, usually a comedy, the dialogue of which is intermingled with light or satirical songs, set to familiar airs
Tucker - ) A narrow Piece of linen or the like, folded across the breast, or attached to the gown at the neck, forming a part of a woman's dress in the 17th century and later
Veneer - ) To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as, to veneer a Piece of furniture with mahogany
Compress - ) A folded Piece of cloth, pledget of lint, etc
Overlay - ) A Piece of paper pasted upon the tympan sheet to improve the impression by making it stronger at a particular place
Behalf - " See COAST , CRAFT , PART , Piece , PORTION , RESPECT , SORT
Ledge - ) A Piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams
Screen, Altar - Originally a Piece of ornamental precious cloth suspended above the altar at the rear and known as the dossel or dorsal. Such altar decorations are also known as altar-pieces
Parched Corn - PARCHED CORN ( qâlî , or more fully ’âbîb qâlui bâ’çsh [1], Leviticus 23:14 , Joshua 5:11 , Rth 2:14 , 1 Samuel 17:17 ; 1 Samuel 25:18 , 2 Samuel 17:28 ) is often made on the harvest field by holding a bundle of ears in a blazing fire or by roasting them over a Piece of metal
Clamp - ) A Piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen. ) One of a pair of movable Pieces of lead, or other soft material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to grasp without bruising. ) Something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a Piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more Pieces together
Shape - ) A Piece which has been roughly forged nearly to the form it will receive when completely forged or fitted. ) A rolled or hammered Piece, as a bar, beam, angle iron, etc
Breastplate - A Piece of elaborate embroidery about nine inches square worn by the high priest upon his breast. A Piece of defensive armor
Nail - A small pointed Piece of metal, usually with a head, to be driven into a board or other Piece of timber, and serving to fasten it to other timber
Elevation - ) The movement of the axis of a Piece in a vertical plane; also, the angle of elevation, that is, the angle between the axis of the Piece and the line o/ sight; - distinguished from direction
Cleft - ) A Piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood
Shook - ) The parts of a Piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together
Crutch - ) A staff with a crosspiece at the head, to be placed under the arm or shoulder, to support the lame or infirm in walking. ) A knee, or Piece of knee timber...
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Tables - That which served the purpose was a skin or Piece of leather spread out on the carpeted floor
Antic - ) A grotesque trick; a Piece of buffoonery; a caper
Commode - ) A Piece of furniture, so named according to temporary fashion...
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Log - The “log” of Jesus' hyperbolic expression (Matthew 7:3-5 ; Luke 6:41-42 ) was a long, shaped Piece of lumber (KJV, beam)
Wool - Gideon used a Piece of wool to determine God's will for his life (Judges 6:35-40 )
Picker - ) A machine for picking fibrous materials to Pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber. ) The Piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp
Quoin - ) Originally, a solid exterior angle, as of a building; now, commonly, one of the selected Pieces of material by which the corner is marked. ) A wedgelike Piece of stone, wood metal, or other material, used for various purposes...
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Weatherboard - ) A Piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other opening, to keep out water
Wafer - ) A thin cake or Piece of bread (commonly unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church
Repetition - ) The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same Piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note
Ruck - ) A wrinkle or crease in a Piece of cloth, or in needlework
Wiredraw - ) To form (a Piece of metal) into wire, by drawing it through a hole in a plate of steel
Location - ) The marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a Piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc
Lattice - ) The representation of a Piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal
Latch - ) A movable Piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted
Clay - A Piece of clay marked by a signet ring gave proof of ownership or approval
Ruthwell Cross - A portion of Cynewulf's poem, Dream of the Rood, in which the tree of the Cross is conceived of as telling its own story, is engraved upon it, and is said to be the earliest Piece of written English extant
Warren - A Piece of ground appropriated to the breeding and preservation of rabbits
Mite, - (Mark 12:41-44 ; Luke 21:1-4 ) It seems in Palestine to have been the smallest Piece of money (worth about one-fifth of a cent), being the half of the farthing, which was a coin of very low value
Flagon, - ...
Nebel , ( Isaiah 22:24 ) is commonly used for a bottle or vessel, originally probably a skin, but in later times a Piece of pottery
Hinge - (1 Kings 7:50 ) In Syria, and especially the Hauran, there are many ancient doors consisting of stone slabs with pivots carved out of the same Piece, inserted in sockets above and below, and fixed during the building of the house
Polonaise - ) An article of dress for women, consisting of a body and an outer skirt in one Piece
Catastrophe - ) The final event in a romance or a dramatic Piece; a denouement, as a death in a tragedy, or a marriage in a comedy
Hasshub - Man who helped repair the bakers' ovens and apparently two parts of the wall, Nehemiah 3:23 describing the “other Piece” or a “second section” (REB)
Church-Yard - A Piece of ground adjoining to the church, set apart for the interment of the dead
Kesitah - word rendered ‘ Piece of money ’ in the three passages Genesis 33:19 , Joshua 24:32 , and Job 42:11
Seminary - ) A Piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat
Refractory - ) OPottery) A Piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles
Plantation - ) The place planted; land brought under cultivation; a Piece of ground planted with trees or useful plants; esp
Crouch - Every one that is left in thine house shall come and crouch to him for a Piece of bread
Cutting - A separation or division a Piece cut off a ship as the cuttings of vines
Shiner - ) A bright Piece of money
Angle - Fishing was very common in Egypt, not only with the net, but with the line and hook, Isaiah 19:8 ; and the same were used by the Israelites, for nets are often referred to, and the fish that had the Piece of money in its mouth was caught with a hook
Moccasin - ) A shoe made of deerskin, or other soft leather, the sole and upper part being one Piece
Buckler - A kind of shield, or Piece of defensive armor, anciently used in war
Ledger - ) A horizontal Piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like
Link - ) Any one of the several elementary Pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc. ) Hence, any such Piece of ground where golf is played. ) Any intermediate rod or Piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (Steam Engine), the slotted bar, or connecting Piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion
Rail - In New England, this is never called a beam Pieces of timber of the proper size for rails are called scantling. In the United States, a Piece of timber cleft, hewed or sawed, rough or smooth, inserted in upright posts for fencing. A bar of wood or iron used for inclosing any place the Piece into which ballusters are inserted. In a ship, a narrow plank nailed for ornament or security on a ship's upper works also, a curved Piece of timber extending from the bows of a ship to the continuation of its stern, to support the knee of the head, &c
Field - ) A Piece of land of considerable size; esp. , a Piece inclosed for tillage or pasture
Bit - ) In the British West Indies, a fourpenny Piece, or groat. Hence: A small Piece of anything; a little; a mite
Coin - The "pieces of silver" paid by Abimelech to Abraham (Genesis 20:16 ), and those also for which Joseph was sold (37:28), were proably in the form of rings. The "piece of money" mentioned in Job 42:11 ; Genesis 33:19 (marg. , "lambs") was the Hebrew Kesitah , Probably an uncoined Piece of silver of a certain weight in the form of a sheep or lamb, or perhaps having on it such an impression
Timber - ) A single Piece or squared stick of wood intended for building, or already framed; collectively, the larger Pieces or sticks of wood, forming the framework of a house, ship, or other structure, in distinction from the covering or boarding. ) A rib, or a curving Piece of wood, branching outward from the keel and bending upward in a vertical direction. One timber is composed of several Pieces united
Plough - long, in two Pieces, with a joint in the middle. Through the butt-end is passed downward and made fast a Piece of wood about 5 ft. The under end is sharpened, and armed with a Piece of iron
Block - ) The solid Piece of wood on which condemned persons lay their necks when they are beheaded. ) A Piece of hard wood (as mahogany or cherry) on which a stereotype or electrotype plate is mounted to make it type high. ) A Piece of wood more or less bulky; a solid mass of wood, stone, etc. ) To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two boards at their angles of intersection, by Pieces of wood glued to each. ) A Piece of box or other wood for engravers' work
Castle - ) A Piece, made to represent a castle, used in the game of chess; a rook
Our Lady of Ransom, Scapular of - It is white, one part bears a picture of Our Lady of Ransom, and the other simply of a smaller Piece of white cloth
Gauze, Garments of - At this time a mirror would be a Piece of polished metal
Plaid - ) A rectangular garment or Piece of cloth, usually made of the checkered material called tartan, but sometimes of plain gray, or gray with black stripes
Fingering - ) The marking of the notes of a Piece of music to guide or regulate the action or use of the fingers
Pillow - ) A Piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block
Cot - ) A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a Piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed
Shelf - ) A Piece of timber running the whole length of a vessel inside the timberheads
Slang - ) Any long, narrow Piece of land; a promontory
Warren - ) A Piece of ground for the breeding of rabbits
Aceldama - a Piece of ground without the south wall of Jerusalem, on the other side of the brook Siloam
Bonnet - The whole was entirely covered with another Piece of linen, which came down as low as their forehead, and concealed the deformity of the seams
Knee - ) A Piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent
Sliver - ) To cut or divide into long, thin Pieces, or into very small Pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood. ) A long Piece cut ot rent off; a sharp, slender fragment; a splinter. ) Bait made of Pieces of small fish
Undo - ) To loose; to open; to take to Piece; to unfasten; to untie; hence, to unravel; to solve; as, to undo a knot; to undo a puzzling question; to undo a riddle
Rug - ) A Piece of thick, nappy fabric, commonly made of wool, - used for various purposes, as for covering and ornamenting part of a bare floor, for hanging in a doorway as a potiere, for protecting a portion of carpet, for a wrap to protect the legs from cold, etc
Scapular of Our Lady of Ransom - It is white, one part bears a picture of Our Lady of Ransom, and the other simply of a smaller Piece of white cloth
Flint - A Piece of the above described stone used in firearms to strike fire
Dresser of Sycamore Trees - The tending involved slitting the top of each Piece of fruit to hasten its ripening and to produce a sweeter, more edible fruit
Beaver - ) That Piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate
Crock - ) Any Piece of crockery, especially of coarse earthenware; an earthen pot or pitcher
Lives: Wrecked - Sailing down the Thames one occasionally sees a green flag in tatters, inscribed with the word WRECK, floating in the breeze over a Piece of a mast, or the funnel of a steamer which is just visible above the water
Harvey Process - Harvey of New Jersey, consisting in the additional carburizing of the face of a Piece of low carbon steel by subjecting it to the action of carbon under long-continued pressure at a very high heat, and then to a violent chilling, as by a spray of cold water
Fourchette - ) The forked Piece between two adjacent fingers, to which the front and back portions are sewed
Scrip - ) A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a Piece of paper containing a writing
Ib - ) A Piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; - usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw
Agnusdei - They cover them with a Piece of stuff cut in the form of a heart, and carry them very devoutly in their processions
Tee - ) A short Piece of pipe having a lateral outlet, used to connect a line of pipe with a pipe at a right angle with the line; - so called because it resembles the letter T in shape
Slue - ) To turn about a fixed point, usually the center or axis, as a spar or Piece of timber; to turn; - used also of any heavy body
Wallop - ) A thick Piece of fat
Modulation - ) A change of key, whether transient, or until the music becomes established in the new key; a shifting of the tonality of a Piece, so that the harmonies all center upon a new keynote or tonic; the art of transition out of the original key into one nearly related, and so on, it may be, by successive changes, into a key quite remote
Mangle - ) To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or pertaining; as, to mangle a Piece of music or a recitation
Kiss - ) A small Piece of confectionery
Betrothment - Among the ancient Jews, the bethrothing was performed either by a writing, or by a Piece of silver given to the bride
Lid - ) A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single Piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti
Mop - ) An implement for washing floors, or the like, made of a Piece of cloth, or a collection of thrums, or coarse yarn, fastened to a handle
Chance - "The case of the painter, " says Chambers, "who, unable to express the foam at the mouth of the horse he had painted, threw his sponge in despair at the Piece, and by chance did that which he could not do before by design, is an eminent instance of what is called chance. Yet it is obvious all we here mean by chance, is, that the painter was not aware of the effect, or that he did not throw the sponge with such a view: not but that he actually did every thing necessary to produce the effect; insomuch that, considering the direction wherein he threw the sponge, together with its form and specific gravity, the colours wherewith it was smeared, and the distance of the hand from the Piece, it was impossible, on the present system of things, that the effect should not follow
Bush - ) To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a Piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground. ) A Piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored
Chuck - ) To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving Piece held in a chuck. ) A Piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast
Finger - ) a small projecting rod, wire, or Piece, which is brought into contact with an object to effect, direct, or restrain a motion. ) To mark the notes of (a Piece of music) so as to guide the fingers in playing
Hardeneth - We should note, also, that the rain falls on one Piece of ground and weeds grow. The same kind of rain falls on another Piece of ground, and flowers grow, and also grain and vegetables
Chop - To cut into small Pieces to mince as, to chop meat to chop straw. A Piece chopped off a small Piece of meat as a mutton chop
Timber - A single Piece or squared stick of wood for building, or already framed. In ships, a timber is a rib or curving Piece of wood, branching outward from the keel in a vertical direction. One timber is composed of several Pieces united in one frame
Blank - ) A Piece or division of a Piece, without spots; as, the "double blank"; the "six blank. ) A Piece of metal prepared to be made into something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts
Beam - The largest, or a principal Piece in a building, that lies across the walls, and serves to support the principal rafters. Any large Piece of timber, long in proportion to its thickness, and squared, or hewed for use. The main Piece of a plow, in which the plow-tails are fixed, and by which it is drawn
ox Goad - At one end was an iron spear, and at the other a Piece of the same metal flattened
Nehushtan - " The lapse of nearly one thousand years had invested the "brazen serpent" with a mysterious sanctity; and in order to deliver the people from their infatuation, and impress them with the idea of its worthlessness, Hezekiah called it, in contempt, "Nehushtan," a brazen thing, a mere Piece of brass (2 Kings 18:4 )
Apparel - ) A small ornamental Piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments
Particle - ) A crumb or little Piece of concecrated host
Plat - ) A small Piece or plot of ground laid out with some design, or for a special use; usually, a portion of flat, even ground
Publish - ) To send forth, as a book, newspaper, musical Piece, or other printed work, either for sale or for general distribution; to print, and issue from the press
Entire - ) Consisting of a single Piece, as a corolla
Dresser - ) A Piece of chamber furniture consisting of a chest of drawers, or bureau, with a mirror
Reenforce - ) That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the Piece, so as better to resist the force of the exploding powder
Ephod - Before the breast was a square Piece or breastplate
Point-Blank - ) With artillery, the point where the projectile first strikes the horizontal plane on which the gun stands, the axis of the Piece being horizontal
Transom - ) The Piece of wood or iron connecting the cheeks of some gun carriages
Manual - ) A prescribed exercise in the systematic handing of a weapon; as, the manual of arms; the manual of the sword; the manual of the Piece (cannon, mortar, etc
Movable - ) An article of wares or goods; a commodity; a Piece of property not fixed, or not a part of real estate; generally, in the plural, goods; wares; furniture
Kitcat - ) A game played by striking with a stick small Piece of wood, called a cat, shaped like two cones united at their bases; tipcat
Nehushtan - The superstitious people having made an idol of this serpent, Hezekiah caused it to be burned, and in derision have it the name of Nehushtan, a mere Piece of brass, 2 Kings 18:4
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A small writing, certificate or schedule a Piece of paper containing a writing
Hit - ) To take up, or replace by a Piece belonging to the opposing player; - said of a single unprotected Piece on a point
Panel - ) A Piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury. ) Formerly, a Piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing
Pin - ) Especially, a small, pointed and headed Piece of brass or other wire (commonly tinned), largely used for fastening clothes, attaching papers, etc. ) A Piece of wood, metal, etc
Park - ) A Piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant. ) A Piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York
Bracket - ) A Piece or combination of Pieces, usually triangular in general shape, projecting from, or fastened to, a wall, or other surface, to support heavy bodies or to strengthen angles. ) A figure determined by firing a projectile beyond a target and another short of it, as a basis for ascertaining the proper elevation of the Piece; - only used in the phrase, to establish a bracket
Brand - ) A burning Piece of wood; or a stick or Piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct
March - ) A Piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a Piece of music in the march form
Yoke - ) A frame or Piece resembling a yoke, as in use or shape. ) A frame or convex Piece by which a bell is hung for ringing it. ) A bent crosspiece connecting two other parts. ) A clamp or similar Piece that embraces two other parts to hold or unite them in their respective or relative positions, as a strap connecting a slide valve to the valve stem, or the soft iron block or bar permanently connecting the pole Pieces of an electromagnet, as in a dynamo. ) A crosspiece upon the head of a boat's rudder
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Bonnet - It consisted of a Piece of cloth twisted about the head
Money-Changer - Every Israelite from twenty years and upwards had to pay (Exodus 30:13-15 ) into the sacred treasury half a shekel every year as an offering to Jehovah, and that in the exact Hebrew half-shekel Piece
Jan Van Eyck - Besides collaborating with his brother in the Saint Bavon altar-piece, he achieved fame as a portrait painter
Pound - (see Piece), occurs in Luke 19:13,16 (twice),18 (twice),20,24 (twice),25
Chaplet - ) A bent Piece of sheet iron, or a pin with thin plates on its ends, for holding a core in place in the mold
Blanket - ) A Piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic
Bearer - ) A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high Piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved
Mast - A long, round Piece of timber, elevated or designed to be raised perpendicularly or nearly so, on the keel of a ship or other vessel, to which the yards,sails and rigging are attached, and by which they are supported. A mast is a single stick, formed from the trunk of a tree, or it consists of many Pieces of timber united by iron bands
Plasmid - ) A Piece of DNA, usually circular, functioning as part of the genetic material of a cell, not integrated with the chromosome and replicating independently of the chromosome, but transferred, like the chromosome, to subsequent generations
Quirk - ) A Piece of ground taken out of any regular ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc
Pawn - ) A man or Piece of the lowest rank
Piping - ) A Piece cut off to be set or planted; a cutting; also, propagation by cuttings
Picture - In Proverbs 25:11 "apples of gold in pictures of silver" probably describe some Piece of jewellery judging from what immediately follows; others prefer to translate it 'graven imagery
Header - ) In framing, the Piece of timber fitted between two trimmers, and supported by them, and carrying the ends of the tailpieces
Appropriation - ) The act of setting apart or assigning to a particular use or person, or of taking to one's self, in exclusion of all others; application to a special use or purpose, as of a Piece of ground for a park, or of money to carry out some object
Zest - ) A Piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc
Accidental - ) A sharp, flat, or natural, occurring not at the commencement of a Piece of music as the signature, but before a particular note
Eyck, Jan Van - Besides collaborating with his brother in the Saint Bavon altar-piece, he achieved fame as a portrait painter
Chamber - ) That part of the bore of a Piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. ) A short Piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades
Chop - ) To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into Pieces; to mince; - often with up. ) A Piece chopped off; a slice or small Piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop
Card - ) A Piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. ; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; - usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick Piece of leather fastened to a back
Job - ) A Piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars. ) To do chance work for hire; to work by the Piece; to do petty work
Chine - ) A Piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking. ) To cut through the backbone of; to cut into chine Pieces
Tertullus - It is a gross Piece of flattery, for the Jews were in constant opposition to Felix
Farm - , Mark 15:21 , or, in the plural, "country places, farms," Mark 5:14 ; 6:36,56 ; Luke 8:34 ; 9:12 ; (c) "a Piece of ground," e
Pence, Penny, Pennyworth - 1: δηνάριον (Strong's #1220 — Noun Neuter — denarion — day-nar'-ee-on ) a Roman coin, a denarius, a little less than the value of the Greek drachme (see Piece), now estimated as amounting to about 9 1/2d
Clod - ) A part of the shoulder of a beef creature, or of the neck Piece near the shoulder
Coin - ) A Piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; - much used in a collective sense
Cabinet - ) A decorative Piece of furniture, whether open like an etagere or closed with doors
Botch - ) Work done in a bungling manner; a clumsy performance; a Piece of work, or a place in work, marred in the doing, or not properly finished; a bungle
Mightily - I was mightily pleased with a story applicable to this Piece of philosophy
Agnes of Rome, Saint - The catacombs of Saint Agnes on the Via Nomentana grew up around her crypt there, on a small Piece of property owned by her family
Potsherd - A Piece of earthenware broken
Washing - ) The covering of a Piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze
Verse - ) A Piece of poetry
Monk - ) A Piece of tinder made of agaric, used in firing the powder hose or train of a mine
Mast - ) A pole, or long, strong, round Piece of timber, or spar, set upright in a boat or vessel, to sustain the sails, yards, rigging, etc. A mast may also consist of several Pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of a hollow pillar of iron or steel
Money - ) A Piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc. , coined, or stamped, and issued by the sovereign authority as a medium of exchange in financial transactions between citizens and with government; also, any number of such Pieces; coin
Money - ) A Piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc. , coined, or stamped, and issued by the sovereign authority as a medium of exchange in financial transactions between citizens and with government; also, any number of such Pieces; coin
Merom - Indeed the numerous branches of this river, descending from the mountains, unite in this small Piece of water; out of which issues the single stream which may be considered as the Jordan Proper
Stille Omgang - It miraculously remained intact, and was recovered from the fire in one Piece harm to It or the person retreiving It
Peg - A small, cylindrical or tapered Piece of wood (or some other material)
Rome, Agnes of, Saint - The catacombs of Saint Agnes on the Via Nomentana grew up around her crypt there, on a small Piece of property owned by her family
Field - A Piece of land inclosed for tillage or pasture any part of a farm, except the garden and appurtenances of the mansion properly land not covered with wood, and more strictly applicable to tillage land than to mowing land, which is often called meadow. A Piece or tract of land
Trail - ) To carry, as a firearm, with the breech near the ground and the upper part inclined forward, the Piece being held by the right hand near the middle. ) That part of the stock of a gun carriage which rests on the ground when the Piece is unlimbered
Wedge - ) To fasten with a wedge, or with wedges; as, to wedge a scythe on the snath; to wedge a rail or a Piece of timber in its place. ) A Piece of metal, or other hard material, thick at one end, and tapering to a thin edge at the other, used in splitting wood, rocks, etc
Saddle - ) A Piece of meat containing a part of the backbone of an animal with the ribs on each side; as, a saddle of mutton, of venison, etc. ) The threshold of a door, when a separate Piece from the floor or landing; - so called because it spans and covers the joint between two floors
Weights And Measures - 141, was the first to coin Jewish money, though there existed doubtless from of old Pieces of silver of known value, which passed from hand to hand without being always weighed. 000...
Talent of Lead (Zechariah 5:7 ), 'weighty Piece,' margin. ...
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With respect to 'Piece of money' (Genesis 33:19 ; Job 42:11 ) and 'Piece of silver' (Joshua 24:32 ) qesitah, Gesenius compares Genesis 33:19 with Genesis 23:16 and supposes the weight to equal 4 shekels. ...
Piece of silver, δραχμή………………………. ...
Piece of money, στατήρ……………………. ...
Piece of silver, ἀργύριον ……………………. 'Piece of silver' in the A
Dish - To offer a person a choice Piece of food from the common dish was a special sign of hospitality
Needle - A small pointed Piece of steel used in the mariners compass, which by its magnetic quality is attracted and directed to the pole, and thus enables navigators to steer their ships the course intended
Saints: Their Real Worth - A Piece of plate may become battered and scratched, so that its beauty is hopelessly gone, but it loses not its real worth; put it into the scale, and its weight and not its fashion shall be the estimate of its preciousness ; throw it into the melting-pot and its purity will show its actual value
Untruth: in Religious Giving - But are there no such farces among us? When men of mean and miserly dispositions sing certain of our hymns, are they not guilty of just such a pretence of generosity? ...
With abundance of goods in their power, they fumble for a threepenny-piece in their pockets, singing, meanwhile, ...
'Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small; Love so amazing, so divine Demands my soul, my life, my all
Mortar - A short Piece of ordnance, thick and wide, used for throwing bombs, carcasses,shells, &c
Plank - ) A broad Piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker
Crane - A machine for raising great weights, consisting of a horizontal arm, or Piece of timber, projecting from a post, and furnished with a tackle or pulley
Un - ) A Piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon. Muskets, rifles, carbines, and fowling Pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc
Upright - ) Something standing upright, as a Piece of timber in a building
Pointing - ) The act or process of measuring, at the various distances from the surface of a block of marble, the surface of a future Piece of statuary; also, a process used in cutting the statue from the artist's model
Un - ) A Piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon. Muskets, rifles, carbines, and fowling Pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc
Liner - ) A slab on which small Pieces of marble, tile, etc. ) A thin Piece placed between two parts to hold or adjust them, fill a space, etc
Cake - In New England, a Piece of floating ice in a river or lake
Brazen Serpent - The brazen serpent was long preserved, as a memorial of the gracious miracle wrought in connection with it; but being regarded as an object of worship, it was broken to Pieces by king Hezekiah, as Nehushtana mere Piece of brass, 2 Kings 18:4
Service - This poem was the last Piece of service I did for my master king Charles
Key - The key of a native Oriental lock is a Piece of wood, from seven inches to two feet in length, fitted with the wires or short nails, which, being inserted laterally into the hollow bolt which serves as a lock, raises other pins within the staple so as to allow the bolt to be drawn back
Tent - The ropes which hold the tent in its place are fastened, not to the tent-cover itself, but to loops consisting of a leathern thong tied to the ends of a stick, round which is twisted a Piece of old cloth, which is itself sewed to the tent-cover. (Judges 4:21 ) Round the back and sides of the tent runs a Piece of stuff removable at pleasure to admit air
Religious Life: Not Mere Imitation - At one of the late grand reviews in Eastern Prussia, says a German paper, a brigade of artillery was ordered to pass at full gallop over a Piece of uneven ground, intersected by a ditch full of water. The man in question immediately raised the Piece from the ground, and, unassisted, put it on its carriage
Move - ) To transfer (a Piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king. ) To change the place of a Piece in accordance with the rules of the game. ) The act of moving one of the Pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game
Lot - In the United States, a Piece or division of land perhaps originally assigned by drawing lots, but now any portion, Piece or division
Piece of Silver - In the Old Testament the word "pieces" is used in the Authorized Version for a word understood in the Hebrew (if we except) (Psalm 68:30 ) The phrase is always "a thousand," or the like, "of silver. There are other passages in which the Authorized Version supplies the word "shekels" instead of "pieces," (22:19,29; Judges 17:2,3,4,10 ; 2 Samuel 18:11,12 ) and of these the first two require this to be done. The "piece" or shekel of silver weighed 220 grains, or about half an ounce, and was worth a little more than half a dollar (55 cents). In the New Testament two words are rendered by the phrase "piece of silver:"
Drachma , ( Luke 15:8,9 ) which was a Greek silver coin, equivalent, at the time of St. ...
Silver occurs only in the account of the betrayal of our Lord for "thirty Pieces of silver. If the most common silver Pieces be meant, they would be denarii. It is more probable that the thirty Pieces of silver were tetradrachms than that they were denarii (80 cents)
Money - 1: ἀργύριον (Strong's #694 — Noun Neuter — argurion — ar-goo'-ree-on ) properly, "a Piece of silver," denotes (a) "silver," e. , Acts 3:6 ; (b) a "silver coin," often in the plural, "pieces of silver," e. , Matthew 26:15 ; so Matthew 28:12 , where the meaning is "many, (hikanos) Pieces of silver;" (c) "money;" it has this meaning in Matthew 25:18,27 ; 28:15 ; Mark 14:11 ; Luke 9:3 ; 19:15,23 ; 22:5 ; Acts 8:20 (here the RV has "silver"). ...
Note: In Matthew 17:27 , AV, stater ("a coin," estimated at a little over three shillings, equivalent to four drachmae, the temple-tax for two persons), is translated "piece of money" (RV, "shekel")
Self - , without addition or change; unmixed; as, a self bow, one made from a single Piece of wood; self flower or plant, one which is wholly of one color; self-colored
Arrangement - ) A Piece so adapted; a transcription; as, a pianoforte arrangement of Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like
Cage - ) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose Piece, as a ball valve
Preachers: to be Acquainted With Human Nature - Michael Angelo, when painting an altar-piece in the conventual church, in Florence, in order that the figures might be as death-like as possible, obtained permission of the prior to have the coffins of the newly-buried opened and placed beside him during the night;: an appalling expedient, but successful in enabling him to reproduce with terrible effect, not the mortal pallor only, but the very anatomy of death
Hinge - , turns or swings; a flexible Piece, as a strip of leather, which serves as a joint to turn on
Shingle - ) A Piece of wood sawed or rived thin and small, with one end thinner than the other, - used in covering buildings, especially roofs, the thick ends of one row overlapping the thin ends of the row below
Dam - ) A kind or crowned Piece in the game of draughts
Sling - It could easily be formed of a Piece of leather with a small hole in the centre, and having two strings attached
Target - ) The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff. , of lamb, a Piece consisting of the neck and breast joints
Journal - ) That portion of a rotating Piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc
Magazine - ) A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the Piece
Thimble - ) A tubular Piece, generally a strut, through which a bolt or pin passes
Web - Locally, a Piece of linen cloth
Plate - ) A flat, or nearly flat, Piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a thick sheet of metal; as, a steel plate. ) Metallic armor composed of broad Pieces. ) A Piece of money, usually silver money. ) A Piece of metal on which anything is engraved for the purpose of being printed; hence, an impression from the engraved metal; as, a book illustrated with plates; a fashion plate. ) To beat into thin, flat Pieces, or laminae
Bed - A plat or level Piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground. Hebrews 13 The bed of the carriage of a gun is a thick plank which lies under the Piece, being, as it were, the body of the carriage. ...
The bed of a mortar is a solid Piece of oak, hollow in the middle, to receive the britch and half the trunnions
Part - ...
Bad (בַּד, Strong's #905), “part; portion; limbs; Piece of cloth; pole; shoot; alone; by themselves; only; apart from; besides; aside from. ...
Second, the word means a Piece of cloth: “And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover their nakedness …” ( Piece of wood or woody material
Bias - ) A wedge-shaped Piece of cloth taken out of a garment (as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference
Bevel - ) Any angle other than a right angle; the angle which one surface makes with another when they are not at right angles; the slant or inclination of such surface; as, to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab; the bevel of a Piece of timber
Mercy Seat - An oblong Piece of solid gold, 212 by 112 cubits (about 30 by 18 inches), which was placed over the Ark of the Covenant (Exodus 25:37)
Field, Cornfield - 2, denotes (a) "a place, region," (b) "a Piece of land, property," rendered "field" in Acts 1:18,19
Eulogy - When the Greeks have cut a loaf or Piece of bread to consecrate it, they break the rest into little bits, and distribute it among the persons who have not yet communicated, or send it to persons that are absent: and these Pieces of bread are what they call eulogies
Key - A Piece of wood, from seven inches to two feet long, fitted with pegs which correspond to small holes in the bolt within; the key put through a hole draws the bolt
Canvas - ) A Piece of strong cloth of which the surface has been prepared to receive painting, commonly painting in oil
Button - ) A Piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door
Armature - ) A Piece of soft iron used to connect the two poles of a magnet, or electro-magnet, in order to complete the circuit, or to receive and apply the magnetic force
Caisson - In light field batteries there is one caisson to each Piece, having two ammunition boxes on the body, and one on the limber
Development - ) The elaboration of a theme or subject; the unfolding of a musical idea; the evolution of a whole Piece or movement from a leading theme or motive
Estimate - , from imperfect data, comparison, or experience; to make an estimate of; to calculate roughly; to rate; as, to estimate the cost of a trip, the number of feet in a Piece of land
Sconce - ) A Piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet
Dump - ) A thick, ill-shapen Piece; a clumsy leaden counter used by boys in playing chuck farthing
Coral - A Piece of coral worn by children about their necks
Fringe - ) An ornamental appendage to the border of a Piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp, projecting beyond the woven fabric; but more commonly made separate and sewed on, consisting sometimes of projecting ends, twisted or plaited together, and sometimes of loose threads of wool, silk, or linen, or narrow strips of leather, or the like
Relish - ) The projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned Piece
Knight - ) A Piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head
Movement - ) One of the several strains or Pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a symphony. ) The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a Piece
Button - ) A Piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door
Candle - ...
Sale by inch of candle, is an auction in which persons are allowed to bid, only till a small Piece of candle burns out
Board - ) A Piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, - used for building, etc. ) A square or oblong Piece of thin wood or other material used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a chessboard; a backgammon board
Shoe - ) A drag, or sliding Piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill. ) A plate, or notched Piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; - called also slipper, and gib
Tongue - ) A short Piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc. the upper main Piece of a mast composed of several Pieces
Trace - ) A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of another Piece, for transmitting motion, esp. , such a Piece in an organ-stop action to transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the stop slider
Breastplate -
That Piece of ancient armour that protected the breast
Shekel, Half Shekel - 1: στατήρ (Strong's #4715 — Noun Masculine — stater — stat-air' ) a teradrachmon or four drachmae, originally 224 grains, in Tyrian currency, but reduced in weight somewhat by the time recorded in Matthew 17:24 ; the value was about three shillings, and would pay the Temple tax for two persons, Matthew 17:27 , RV, "shekel" (AV, "a Piece of money"); in some mss
Secretary - ) A Piece of furniture, with conveniences for writing and for the arrangement of papers; an escritoire
Hubert Van Eyck - Hubert's authenticated works are few; his masterpiece, finished by his brother, is the altar-piece of the cathedral of Saint Bavon in Ghent
Carbon - ) A carbon rod or pencil used in an arc lamp; also, a plate or Piece of carbon used as one of the elements of a voltaic battery
Pump - ) An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving Piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the piston
Pall - ) A Piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side; - used to put over the chalice
Agnus Dei - ...
(2) A sacramental, consisting of a small Piece of wax, blessed by the pope. After being blessed, it is often subdivided into small Pieces, and each is enclosed in a leather case
Pomegranates, Rimmon - The temples, or cheeks, of the bride in the Canticles are compared to 'a Piece of a pomegranate
Exceed - One Piece of cloth exceeds the customary length or breadth one man exceeds another in bulk, stature or weight one offender exceeds another in villainy
Slope - ) To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a Piece of cloth in cutting a garment
Sleeve - ) A short Piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes
Rebate - ) A Piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar
Eyck, Hubert Van - Hubert's authenticated works are few; his masterpiece, finished by his brother, is the altar-piece of the cathedral of Saint Bavon in Ghent
Limb - ) An elementary Piece of the mechanism of a lock
Wheel - The name is also given to a solid circular or round Piece of wood or metal, which revolves on an axis
Horn - Exodus 30:2 ; the horns were of one Piece with the altar, as in the case of the brazen altar, Exodus 27:2 , and were emblematic of the efficacy of the ministry connected with it); (b) metaphorically, in the singular, "a horn of salvation," Luke 1:69 (a frequent metaphor in the OT, e
Laborers in the Vineyard, Parable of the - One of the parables of Christ (Matthew 20), in which the householder hiring men at different hours of the day even up to the eleventh, or last, gives each of them the same wage, "a penny" meaning a Piece of money, as if the one hour laborer was entitled to as much as the full day laborer
Mill - It was with the upper stone of a hand-mill that "a certain woman" at Thebez broke Abimelech's skull (Judges 9:53 , "a Piece of a millstone;" literally, "a millstone rider", i
Candle - In beautiful contrast, as the woman in the parable "lit the candle, swept the house, and sought diligently until she found" the lost Piece of silver, so God (Luke 15:8) searches out His elect so that not one is lost, and takes each out of the darkness of this world, and restores the divine image, with a view to their salvation
Bridle - ) The Piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc
Bobbin - ) The little rounded Piece of wood, at the end of a latch string, which is pulled to raise the latch
Bishop - ) A Piece used in the game of chess, bearing a representation of a bishop's miter; - formerly called archer
Direction - ) The pointing of a Piece with reference to an imaginary vertical axis; - distinguished from elevation
Sing - ) in a chorus or concerted Piece
Artaxerxes - (ahr tuh xuhr' xeess) Persian royal name meaning, “kingdom of righteousness,” belonging to four Persian rulers and forming a major Piece of evidence in dating Ezra and Nehemiah
Bridle - A short Piece of cable well served, attached to a swivel on a chain, laid in a harbor, and the upper end drawn into a ship and secured to the bits. Bowline bridles are short legs or Pieces of rope, running through iron thimbles,by which the bowline attaches to different places on the leech or edge of a large sail ...
BRI'DLE, To put on a bridle as, to bridle a horse
Baker - In Jerusalem there was apparently a part devoted to the bakers, for Jeremiah was to have a Piece of bread out of the Bakers' street (or Bazaar, as it would now be expressed in the East) as long as the bread lasted
Execution - ; as, the execution of a statue, painting, or Piece of music
Coal - A Piece of wood, or other combustible substance, ignited, burning, or charred
Ensign - The flag or banner of a military band a banner of colors a standard a figured cloth or Piece of silk, attached to a staff, and usually with figures, colors or arms thereon, borne by an officer at the head of a company, troop or other band
Estimate - We estimate the value of cloth by inspection, or the extend of a Piece of land, or the distance of a mountain
Garden - A Piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, or plants, fruits and flowers usually near a mansion-house
Roast - ) That which is roasted; a Piece of meat which has been roasted, or is suitable for being roasted
Ticket - ) A small Piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something
Little - ) Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; - opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little Piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child
King - ) The chief Piece in the game of chess
Tally - ) Originally, a Piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number; later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc
Travel - ) The length of stroke of a reciprocating Piece; as, the travel of a slide valve
Breastplate - A Piece of embroidery, about ten inches square, Exodus 28:15-30 , of very rich work, which the high priest wore on his breast. It was made of two Pieces of the same rich embroidered stuff of which the ephod was made, having a front and a lining, and forming a kind of purse or bag, in which, according to the rabbins, the Urim and Thummim were enclosed
Streets - Here, and especially at the prominent points and corners, men loved, as the Turks do now, to spread their Piece of carpet and sit, 1 Samuel 4:13 ; Job 29:7 ; and here at the hours of prayer they performed their devotions, Matthew 6:5
Scribe - SCRIBE, To mark by a model or rule to mark so as to fit one Piece to another a term used by carpenters and joiners
Rib - In ship building, a Piece of timber which forms or strengthens the side of a ship. Ribs of a parrel, are short Pieces of plank, having holes through which are reeved the two parts of the parrel-rope
Positive - ) Designating, or pertaining to, a motion or device in which the movement derived from a driver, or the grip or hold of a restraining Piece, is communicated through an unyielding intermediate Piece or Pieces; as, a claw clutch is a positive clutch, while a friction clutch is not
Pole - ) A long, slender Piece of wood; a tall, slender Piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A carriage pole, a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses, by which the carriage is guided and held back
Board - A Piece of timber sawed thin and of considerable length and breadth, compared with the thickness, used for building and other purposes. The table of our rude ancestors was a Piece of board, perhaps originally laid upon the knees
Fret - ) To rub; to wear away by friction; to chafe; to gall; hence, to eat away; to gnaw; as, to fret cloth; to fret a Piece of gold or other metal; a worm frets the plants of a ship. ) A short Piece of wire, or other material fixed across the finger board of a guitar or a similar instrument, to indicate where the finger is to be placed
Tack - ) Especially, to attach or secure in a slight or hasty manner, as by stitching or nailing; as, to tack together the sheets of a book; to tack one Piece of cloth to another; to tack on a board or shingle; to tack one Piece of metal to another by drops of solder
Cramp - ) A Piece of wood having a curve corresponding to that of the upper part of the instep, on which the upper leather of a boot is stretched to give it the requisite shape
Cog - ) A tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate Piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel
Crust - ) The hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a Piece of bread grown dry or hard
Incense - Five grains of incense, each incased in a Piece of wax resembling a nail, are inserted in the paschal candle, symbolic of the Five Wounds of Our Risen Saviour
Curtain - A Piece of cloth or other material, sometimes arranged so that it can be drawn up or sideways, hung either for decoration or to cover, conceal, or shut off something
Meal - A part a fragment in the word Piece-meal
Dates - Other modern translations follow the KJV, understanding the food as a Piece of meat
Wheel - The finest specimen of a Roman chariot wheel as yet found has the felloe, ‘which is formed of a single Piece of wood bent,’ and the nave shod with iron, the latter being also ‘bushed with iron’ (Scott, Hist
Shekel - When it became a coined Piece of money, the shekel of gold was equivalent to about 2 pound of our money
Man: Natural State of - Cadogan's inattention to his performances, said to him one day, 'Come, I am determined to make you feel the power of music, pay particular attention to this Piece
Mercy: Excellence of - I remember well being taken one day to see a gorgeous palace at Venice, where every Piece of furniture was made with most exquisite taste, and of the richest material, where statues and pictures of enormous price abounded on all hands, and the floor of each room was paved with mosaics of marvelous art, and extraordinary value
Premise - ) A Piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts; as, to lease premises; to trespass on another's premises
Execute - ) To perform, as a Piece of music, either on an instrument or with the voice; as, to execute a difficult part brilliantly
Galley - The Latin word signifies a helmet,the top of a mast, and a galley and the name of this vessel seems to have been derived from the head-piece, or kind of basket-work, at mast-head
Hook - A Piece of iron or other metal bent into a curve for catching, holding and sustaining any thing as a hook for catching fish a teeter-hook a chimney-hook a pot-hook, &c
Tumbler - ) A Piece attached to, or forming part of, the hammer of a gunlock, upon which the mainspring acts and in which are the notches for sear point to enter
Orge - ) A primitive device used instead of a fishhook, consisting of an object easy to be swallowed but difficult to be ejected or loosened, as a Piece of bone or stone pointed at each end and attached in the middle to a line
Tent - ) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical Piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges
Nail - ) A slender, pointed Piece of metal, usually with a head, used for fastening Pieces of wood or other material together, by being driven into or through them
Thrum - ) To insert short Pieces of rope-yarn or spun yarn in; as, to thrum a Piece of canvas, or a mat, thus making a rough or tufted surface
Breastplate - It was a Piece of embroidered work, about ten inches square and made double, with a front and lining, so as to answer for a pouch or bag
Carbuncle - ברקת , Exodus 28:17 ; Exodus 39:10 ; Ezekiel 28:13 ; and ανθρεξ , Ecclesiastes 32:5; Tob_13:17 ; a very elegant and rare gem, known to the ancients by the name ανθραξ , or coal, because, when held up before the sun, it appears like a Piece of bright burning charcoal: the name carbunculus has the same meaning
Knockdown - ) Something that knocks down, or takes apart, for packing or removal, as a Piece of furniture; also, state of being knocked down, or taken apart
Log - ) A bulky Piece of wood which has not been shaped by hewing or sawing
Lug - ) A projecting Piece to which anything, as a rod, is attached, or against which anything, as a wedge or key, bears, or through which a bolt passes, etc
Length - ) A single Piece or subdivision of a series, or of a number of long Pieces which may be connected together; as, a length of pipe; a length of fence
Vanucci, Pietro - In 1491 he painted the elaborate altar-piece, The Madonna adoring the Infant Christ, of the Villa Albani, Rome. His masterpiece, the great triple-arched Crucifixion, was done for the Chapter House of Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi in Florence, in 1496
Lock - The part of a musket or fowling-piece or other fire-arm, which contains the pan, trigger, &c
Job - A Piece of work any thing to be done, whether of more or less importance
Yoke - A Piece of timber, hollowed or made curving near each end, and fitted with bows for receiving the necks of oxen by which means two are connected for drawing
Cucumbers - On visiting the Arab school in Jerusalem (1858) I observed that the dinner which the children brought with them to school consisted, without exception, of a Piece of barley cake and a raw cucumber, which they ate rind and all
Check - ) A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other Piece, expose it to immediate capture. ) To make a move which puts an adversary's Piece, esp
Drum - ) An instrument of percussion, consisting either of a hollow cylinder, over each end of which is stretched a Piece of skin or vellum, to be beaten with a stick; or of a metallic hemisphere (kettledrum) with a single Piece of skin to be so beaten; the common instrument for marking time in martial music; one of the pair of tympani in an orchestra, or cavalry band
Fret - To rub to wear away a substance by friction as, to fret cloth to fret a Piece of gold or other metal. A short Piece of wire fixed on the fingerboard of a guitar, &c
Tail - ...
Tail-piece, of a violin, is a Piece of ebony attached to the end of the instrument, to which the strings are fastened
Cross - ) A gibbet, consisting of two Pieces of timber placed transversely upon one another, in various forms, as a T, or +, with the horizontal Piece below the upper end of the upright, or as an X. ) A Piece of money stamped with the figure of a cross, also, that side of such a Piece on which the cross is stamped; hence, money in general
Right - ) The outward or most finished surface, as of a Piece of cloth, a carpet, etc. ) Designed to be placed or worn outward; as, the right side of a Piece of cloth. ) That which justly belongs to one; that which one has a claim to possess or own; the interest or share which anyone has in a Piece of property; title; claim; interest; ownership
Table - ) To insert, as one Piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf. ) A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth Piece of anything; a slab. ) A thin, flat Piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tablet...
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Fishing, the Art of - And he "ate a Piece of broiled fish" with his disciples after his resurrection (Luke 24:42,43 ; Compare Acts 1:3 )
Bone - ) Two or four Pieces of bone held between the fingers and struck together to make a kind of music. ) One of the Pieces or parts of an animal skeleton; as, a rib or a thigh bone; a bone of the arm or leg; also, any fragment of bony substance. ) Whalebone; hence, a Piece of whalebone or of steel for a corset
Bat - ) A large stick; a club; specifically, a Piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc
Procrastination - It is a snowy day, and some boys have put a few bricks together, making a sort of square box of them; they have set up one on edge on a Piece of stick, and have scattered under it a few crumbs
Colony - It is a Piece of Rome transported bodily out of Rome itself and planted somewhere in the Roman Empire
Doublet - ) A counterfeit gem, composed of two Pieces of crystal, with a color them, and thus giving the appearance of a naturally colored gem. Also, a Piece of paste or glass covered by a veneer of real stone
Punch - ) An extension Piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly
Rider - ) An addition or amendment to a manuscript or other document, which is attached on a separate Piece of paper; in legislative practice, an additional clause annexed to a bill while in course of passage; something extra or burdensome that is imposed
Ark of the Covenant Item - The ark was the only Piece of furniture placed in the inner room (holy of holies) of the Temple
Dog - ) A Piece in machinery acting as a catch or clutch; especially, the carrier of a lathe, also, an adjustable stop to change motion, as in a machine tool
Shittah - The shittah boards of the tabernacle, ten cubits long and one and a half broad, were not necessarily one Piece but formed of Pieces joined together
Fox - ) To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to Piece the upper fronts of
Romance - ) A short lyric tale set to music; a song or short instrumental Piece in ballad style; a romanza
Segment - ) A Piece in the form of the sector of a circle, or part of a ring; as, the segment of a sectional fly wheel or flywheel rim
Peg - ) A small, pointed Piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc
Shield - ) A broad Piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, - formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body
Raw - ) Not trimmed, covered, or folded under; as, the raw edge of a Piece of metal or of cloth
Ready - ) A word of command, or a position, in the manual of arms, at which the Piece is cocked and held in position to execute promptly the next command, which is, aim
Unbelief - It should seem that amidst the deadly poison infused into our nature by the great enemy of souls, this of unbelief was his master-piece, of contrivance
Punch - ) An extension Piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly
Jumper - ) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece. ) A rude kind of sleigh; - usually, a simple box on runners which are in one Piece with the poles that form the thills
Branch - klasma, "a broken Piece"), properly a young tender shoot, "broken off" for grafting, is used for any kind of branch, Matthew 13:32 ; 21:8 ; 24:32 ; Mark 4:32 ; 13:28 ; Luke 13:19 ; the descendants of Israel, Romans 11:16-19,21
Lute - ) A straight-edged Piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold
Paper - A Piece of paper
Vail - A Piece of thin cloth or silk stuff, used by females to hide their faces
Wag - ...
The counselor never pleaded without a Piece of packthread in his hand, which he used to twist about his finger all the while he was speaking the wags used to call it the thread of his discourse
But - ) A Piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field. ) The end of a connecting rod or other like Piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib
Slip - ) A slender Piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper. ) A counterfeit Piece of money, being brass covered with silver. ) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a Piece of cloth or paper
Abimelech - King of Gerar of the Philistines, who took Sarah into his harem; but being warned of God in a dream, he restored her to Abraham, and gave him 1,000 Pieces of silver as a "covering of the eyes" for Sarah, that is, as an atoning present, and to be a testimony of her innocence in the eyes of all. Three years afterwards, they rose against Abimelech; he defeated them, and destroyed their city, but as he was attacking Thebez, a woman threw down a Piece of millstone on his head, which so injured him, that he called to his armor bearer to slay him, Judges 9:1 - 57
Footstool - A Piece of furniture for resting the feet, especially for one seated on a throne (2 Chronicles 9:18 ; James 2:3 )
Mill - Being moveable it could be thrown as a missile (Isaiah 47:1-26 Gesenius translated "a cut Piece of millstone," not a fragment, but the whole with its carefully cut surface; Revelation 18:21)
Money - Coin stamped metal any Piece of metal, usually gold, silver or copper, stamped by public authority, and used as the medium of commerce
Cloak - The cloak mentioned here and in Luke 6:29 was the Greek himation, Latin pallium, and consisted of a large square Piece of wollen cloth fastened round the shoulders, like the abba of the Arabs
Regular - ) Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular Piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building
Pocket - ) A hole or space covered by a movable Piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like
Pomegranate - This was a fruit of Palestine, beautiful in its appearance, and very pleasant in its taste; and therefore Christ, in celebrating the loveliness of the church, compares her temples to "a Piece of pomegranate within her locks
Fold - To double to lap or lay in plaits as, to fold a Piece of cloth
Telltale - ) A movable Piece of ivory, lead, or other material, connected with the bellows of an organ, that gives notice, by its position, when the wind is exhausted
Upset - ) To thicken and shorten, as a heated Piece of iron, by hammering on the end
Slug - ) An irregularly shaped Piece of metal, used as a missile for a gun
Abimelech - This was fulfilled by many of the men of Shechem being killed, and Abimelech being mortally wounded by a Piece of a millstone cast upon him by a woman at the attack upon Thebez
Jump - ) An abrupt interruption of level in a Piece of brickwork or masonry
Mail - ) A small Piece of money; especially, an English silver half-penny of the time of Henry V
Babbler, Babblings - He finds in the word a Piece of Athenian slang, applied to one who was outside any literary circle, an ignorant plagiarist
Olive Tree - In the month of June it puts forth white flowers, growing in bunches, each of one Piece, and widening toward the top, and dividing into four parts
Lap - To fold to bend and lay over or on as, to lap a Piece of cloth
Yard - In ships, a long slender Piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, suspended upon the mast, by which a sail is extended
Frontlets, - They were then rolled up in a case of black calfskin, which was attached to a stiffer Piece of leather, having a thong one finger broad and one and a half cubits long
Ordeals - Among the ordeals were: ...
the duel, the outcome of which was looked upon as the judgment of God
the cross, before which the accuser and the accused stood with outstretched arms, and the first to let fall his arms was defeated
the hot iron, in which ordeal the accused must walk a certain distance carrying a red-hot iron in his hands, or he must walk barefooted over red-hot ploughshares, and if he remained uninjured his innocence was established
cold water, into which the accused with arms and legs bound was cast, and if he floated upon the water, he was declared not guilty
the blessed morsel, consisting of a Piece of cheese and bread which the accused must swallow, if he was to have his innocence established
the suspended loaf, a loaf of bread, through which a stick of wood was passed and placed in an opening made in another Piece of wood, so that it could turn, and a person was considered guilty if it turned from west to east
the examen in mensuris (Latin: trial by ballot), seldom practised, an ordeal probably decided by lot or by the measuring of the accused by a stick of determined length
bleeding, in which ordeal, a person suspected of murder was forced to look upon the wounds of the victim, and if these began to bleed afresh, his guilt was supposed to have been proven
The Christian missionaries and Churchmen generally were somewhat tolerant of the ordeals, excepting the duel
Rain - ) The hair side of a Piece of leather, or the marking on that side. ) A thin Piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core
Rain - ) The hair side of a Piece of leather, or the marking on that side. ) A thin Piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core
Range - In gunnery, the path of a bullet or bomb, or the line it describes from the mouth of the Piece to the point where it lodges or the whole distance which it passes. To this may be added the ricochet, the rolling or bounding shot, with the Piece elevated from three to six degrees
Paper - ) A sheet, leaf, or Piece of such substance
Serpent, Brazen - In the absence of a direct statement we cannot say whether it was Jahweh who was worshipped under the form of the bronze serpent of 2 Kings 18:4 the Nehushtan , or Piece of bronze, as it was called
Frontlets - They were then "rolled up in a case of black calfskin, which was attached to a stiffer Piece of leather, having a thong one finger broad and one cubit and a half long
Weaving - Jesus wore a seamless garment (χιτὼν ἄρραφος, John 19:23), woven in one Piece, from the top throughout, made probably by faithful, ministering women (Luke 8:2 f
Loom - In a humorous scene, Samson convinced Delilah that his strength would be sapped should someone weave his hair into a Piece of cloth on a loom
Breastplate (1) - It was made of an oblong Piece of richly wrought linen, which, folded in two, formed a square of half a cubit, or 9 inches, in the side. The breastplate was kept in position by means of two cords of ‘wreathen work’ of gold, by which it was attached to a couple of gold ‘ouches’ (probably rosettes of gold filigree) on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, while the lower part was fastened to the ephod by a ‘lace of blue’ ( Exodus 28:28 ) at each corner
Door - The frame of boards, or any Piece of board or plank that shuts the opening of a house or closes the entrance into an apartment or any inclosure, and usually turning on hinges
Fillet - ) A Piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied
Bat - A heavy stick or club a Piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other
Docket - ) A small Piece of paper or parchment, containing the heads of a writing; a summary or digest
Calk - ) A sharp-pointed Piece of iron or steel projecting downward on the shoe of a horse or an ox, to prevent the animal from slipping; - called also calker, calkin
Tension - ) The degree of stretching to which a wire, cord, Piece of timber, or the like, is strained by drawing it in the direction of its length; strain
Tension - ) The degree of stretching to which a wire, cord, Piece of timber, or the like, is strained by drawing it in the direction of its length; strain
Man - ) One of the Piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played
Paper - ) A sheet, leaf, or Piece of such substance
Ahimaaz - He performed a very important Piece of service for David during the war with Absalom
King - The chief Piece in the game of chess
Frontlets - Thus described by Leo of Modena: the Jews take four Pieces of parchment, and write with an ink made on purpose, and in square letters, these four passages, one on each Piece: (1. " ...
These four Pieces are fastened together, and a square formed of them, on which the Hebrew letter Shin is written; then a little square of hard calf-skin is put at the top, out of which come two leathern strings
Verse - A Piece of poetry
Close - ) The interest which one may have in a Piece of ground, even though it is not inclosed. ) An inclosed place; especially, a small field or Piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; - specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey
Post - ) A Piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house. ) The Piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited
Air - A tune a short song or Piece of music adapted to words also, the peculiar modulation of the notes, which gives music its character as, a soft air. A song or Piece of poetry for singing also, the leading part of a tune, or that which is intended to exhibit the greatest variety of melody
Slide - ) A moving Piece which is guided by a part or parts along which it slides. ) To cause to slide; to thrust along; as, to slide one Piece of timber along another
Post - ) A Piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house. ) The Piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited
Post - ) A Piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house. ) The Piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited
Undressed Cloth - —In Matthew 9:16, Mark 2:21 Christ, in reply to the question of the disciples of John the Baptist as to why His disciples did not fast, employs the figure of a Piece of undressed cloth (ῥάκος ἄγναφον) sewed on an old garment, to show the incongruity between fasting according to rule and the new spirit of Christianity, ῥάκος (fr. ῥήγνυμι ‘to break’) is properly a Piece of cloth torn off, cf. A Piece of cloth that is undressed or unfulled is certain to shrink with a wetting, and so to strain and tear away the old garment to which it is sewed
Composition - ) The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse, or of a work of art; as, the composition of a poem or a Piece of music
Skid - ) A Piece of timber used as a support, or to receive pressure
Runner - ) The movable Piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached. ) One of the Pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice
Fish - ) A Piece of timber, somewhat in the form of a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard
Hook - ) A Piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc
Temple - Every child of GOD like every Piece of the temple in some way represents the majesty, the glory, the beauty, and the usefulness into which we have been called by His grace
Truck - ) A small Piece of wood, usually cylindrical or disk-shaped, used for various purposes
Voluntary - ) A Piece played by a musician, often extemporarily, according to his fancy; specifically, an organ solo played before, during, or after divine service
Runner - ) The movable Piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached. ) One of the Pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice
Through - ) From end to end of, or from side to side of; from one surface or limit of, to the opposite; into and out of at the opposite, or at another, point; as, to bore through a Piece of timber, or through a board; a ball passes through the side of a ship
Bread - It has been supposed by some that the kneading was done upon a circular Piece of leather, such as is now used in Persia, and which would be more properly called a kneading-bag, as it draws up like a knapsack
Advice, Advise - ...
2: βουλή (Strong's #1012 — Noun Feminine — boule — boo-lay' ) from a root meaning "a will," hence "a counsel, a Piece of advice," is to be distinguished from gnome; boule is the result of determination, gnome is the result of knowledge
Hammer - ) That part of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a Piece of steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming
Little - Small in size or extent not great or large as a little body a little animal a little Piece of ground a little table a little book a little hill a little distance a little child
Vent - The opening in a cannon or other Piece of artillery, by which fire is communicated to the charge
Cross - The crux simplex (I), a "single Piece without transom
Hieroglyphics - For many centuries the key to these representations was altogether unknown; but a Piece of granite found near Rosetta by the French army in 1798, and now in the British Museum, contains a decree in honour of Ptolemy Epiphanes (204 B
Girdle - The "curious girdle" was made, as the ephod, of "gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twined linen" (Exodus 28:8), it was the band for fastening the ephod, which is upon it, and of the same work, of one Piece with it
Pad - ) A Piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck
Pace - ) To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a Piece of ground
Cake - ...
We read also of honey-cakes (Exodus 16:31 ), "cakes of figs" (1 Samuel 25:18 ), "cake" as denoting a whole Piece of bread (1 Kings 17:12 ), and "a [1] cake of barley bread" (Judges 7:13 )
Ripe - ) The Piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot
Ripe - ) The Piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot
Jabbok - On this side of the stream, at the spot where we forded it, was a Piece of wall, solidly built upon the inclined slope, constructed in a uniform manner, though of small stones, and apparently finished at the end toward the river, so that it never could have been carried across, as we at first supposed, either for a bridge, or to close the pass
Lamp - ( Matthew 25:1 ) Modern Egyptian lamps consist of small glass vessels with a tube at the bottom containing a cotton wick twisted around a Piece of straw
Craft, Craftsman - See BEHALF , COAST , PART , Piece , PORTION , RESPECT , SORT
Lap - ) A Piece of brass, lead, or other soft metal, used to hold a cutting or polishing powder in cutting glass, gems, and the like, or in polishing cutlery, etc. ) To fold; to bend and lay over or on something; as, to lap a Piece of cloth
Weaving - Weaving, when reduced to its original principle, is nothing more than the interlacing of the weft or cross threads into the parallel threads of the warp, so as to tie them together, and form a web or Piece of cloth. Harmer suggests whether the simile here used may not refer to the weaving of a carpet filled with flowers and other ingenious devices; and that the meaning may be, that, just as a weaver, after having wrought many decorations into a Piece of carpeting, suddenly cuts it off, while the figures were rising into view fresh and beautiful, and the spectator expecting he would proceed in his work; so, after a variety of pleasing transactions in the course of life, it suddenly and unexpectedly comes to its end
Crucifixion - He even had to carry the heavy Piece of wood that formed the horizontal part of the cross on which he was to be crucified (John 19:17). ...
At the place of crucifixion the usual procedure was to nail the victim’s outstretched arms to the crosspiece, and then to lift this on to the vertical Piece already fixed in the ground
Shoulder - , as the projection around a tenon at the end of a Piece of timber, the part of the top of a type which projects beyond the base of the raised character, etc
Bonnet - ) An additional Piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds
Engedi - Saul was in a cave near Engedi when David cut off a Piece of his robe but spared his life (1 Samuel 24:1 )
Cock - ) The bridge Piece which affords a bearing for the pivot of a balance in a clock or watch
Plane - ) To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other Piece of wood, by the use of a plane; as, to plane a plank
Feel - ) To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this Piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often with out
Signature - ) The designation of the key (when not C major, or its relative, A minor) by means of one or more sharps or flats at the beginning of the staff, immediately after the clef, affecting all notes of the same letter throughout the Piece or movement
Mercy Seat - Two cherubim were also made of pure gold and were of one Piece with the mercy seat
Tree - ...
2: ξύλον (Strong's #3586 — Noun Neuter — xulon — xoo'-lon ) "wood, a Piece of wood, anything made of wood" (see STAFF , STOCKS), is used, with the rendering "tree," (a) in Luke 23:31 , where "the green tree" refers either to Christ, figuratively of all His living power and excellencies, or to the life of the Jewish people while still inhabiting their land, in contrast to "the dry," a figure fulfilled in the horrors of the Roman massacre and devastation in A
Invention - In painting, the finding or choice of the objects which are to enter into the composition of the Piece
So - ...
It was impressed, as was then the custom, on a Piece of fine clay, which also bore the impress of a royal signet of Assyria; thus showing the probability that such a treaty between the two nations had here been deposited
Through - From end to end, or from side to side from one surface or limit to the opposite as, to bore through a Piece of timber, or through a board a ball passes through the side of a ship
Wrong - ) Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a Piece of cloth
Money - Next, this word is used in connection with the purchase of the cave of Machpelah (23:16), and again in connection with Jacob's purchase of a field at Shalem (Genesis 33:18,19 ) for "an hundred Pieces of money"=an hundred Hebrew kesitahs (q. , probably Pieces of money, as is supposed, bearing the figure of a lamb. There were in common use in trade silver Pieces of a definite weight, shekels, half-shekels, and quarter-shekels. But these were not properly coins, which are Pieces of metal authoritatively issued, and bearing a stamp. ) was a gold Piece current in Palestine in the time of Cyrus. 331), the coins consisting of gold, silver, and copper Pieces. The usual gold Pieces were staters (q
Second - ) The second part in a concerted Piece; - often popularly applied to the alto
Burr - ) A thin flat Piece of metal, formed from a sheet by punching; a small washer put on the end of a rivet before it is swaged down
Tribute (2) - The ‘piece of money’ (στατήρ) of Matthew 17:27 was equal to a shekel (about 2 Samuel 9 d
Bob - ) A small Piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float
Beam - ) Any large Piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use
Goat - Amos (Amos 3:12) speaks of a shepherd "taking out of the mouth of the lion a Piece of an ear," alluding to the long pendulous ears of the Syrian breed
Pile - ) A large stake, or Piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a building, a pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam, etc
Deal - ) The division of a Piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length
Principal - Also, loosely, the most important member of a Piece of framing
Flow - ) A low-lying Piece of watery land; - called also flow moss and flow bog
Brake - ) A Piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction, as of a carriage or railway car, by the pressure of rubbers against the wheels, or of clogs or ratchets against the track or roadway, or of a pivoted lever against a wheel or drum in a machine
Counter - ) A Piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc
Ather - ) To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a Piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle
Pomegranate - the upper part of the cheek near the temples) of the bride are "like a Piece of pomegranate within her locks" (Song of Solomon 4:3)
Tap - ) A Piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel
Web - ) A whole Piece of linen cloth as woven
Mouth - ) The opening of a Piece of ordnance, through which it is discharged. ) A principal speaker; one who utters the common opinion; a mouthpiece. ) The crosspiece of a bridle bit, which enters the mouth of an animal
Coast, Coasting - See BEHALF , CRAFT , PART , PARTICULAR, Piece , PORTION , RESPECT , SOMEWHAT , SORT
Register - A sliding Piece of wood, used as a stop in an organ
Thick - Noting the diameter of a body as a Piece of timber seven inches thick
Seal - A Piece of metal or other hard substance, usually round or oval, on which is ingraved some image or device, and sometimes a legend or inscription
Voluntary - In music, a Piece played by a musician extemporarily, according to his fancy
Ephod - It was a common Piece of Hebrew clothing (1 Samuel 2:18; 2 Samuel 6:14), but in most cases where the Bible mentions an ephod the reference is to an article of the high priest’s dress (Exodus 28:4-30; Exodus 29:5). This was because within the flat pouch, or breastpiece, on the front of the ephod were two objects, the Urim and the Thummim, which the priest used to find out God’s will (1 Samuel 23:9-12; 1 Samuel 30:7-8; Ezra 2:63; see URIM AND THUMMIM)
Hebron - Abraham, Isaac and Jacob all lived in the region at various times, and Abraham bought a Piece of ground there for a family burial place (Genesis 13:18; Genesis 18:1; Genesis 23:2; Genesis 23:17-20; Genesis 25:9; Genesis 35:27; Genesis 37:14; Genesis 50:13)
Valerius - After Augustine's appointment, Valerius gave him a Piece of land for his monastery (Aug
Bible, Hermeneutics - The science of interpreting the Bible (or any Piece of literature) is called hermeneutics. ...
Questions to Ask The meaning of a Piece of writing is seldom clearly self-evident to anyone who happens to read it. If we want to interpret a Piece of literature, we must ask at least five questions: 1) Who was the writer and to whom was he writing? 2) What was the cultural-historical setting of the writer? 3) What was the meaning of the words in the writer's day? 4) What was the intended meaning of the author and why was he saying it? 5) What should this mean to me in my situation today? These basic questions lead into other questions that must be explored in a serious attempt to understand the message of the Bible. On the one hand, the Bible is a Piece of literature that is to be interpreted just like any other Piece of literature
Inn - Often the reference is only to a convenient Piece of ground near a spring
Bail - ) The top or cross Piece ( or either of the two cross Pieces) of the wicket
Seal - ) To fix, as a Piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like
Direct - To point or aim in a straight line, towards a place or object as, to direct an arrow or a Piece of ordnance to direct the eye to direct a course or flight
Direct - ) To arrange in a direct or straight line, as against a mark, or towards a goal; to point; to aim; as, to direct an arrow or a Piece of ordnance
Bone - A Piece of bone, with fragments of meat adhering to it
Bread - It was usually leavened by a Piece of old dough in a state of fermentation
Crucifixion - The Romans used a short beam fastened to a long upright one, on which was placed a Piece of wood for the feet to rest on
Sight - ) A small Piece of metal, fixed or movable, on the breech, muzzle, center, or trunnion of a gun, or on the breech and the muzzle of a rifle, pistol, etc
Best - To make the best of, to carry to its greatest perfection to improve to the utmost as, to make the best of a sum of money, or a Piece of land
Green - A grassy plain or plat a Piece of ground covered with verdant herbage
Rent - ) That portion of the produce of the earth paid to the landlord for the use of the "original and indestructible powers of the soil;" the excess of the return from a given Piece of cultivated land over that from land of equal area at the "margin of cultivation
Term - ) A Piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail
Garment - 4:6, beged means “covering,” in the sense of a large flat Piece of cloth material to be laid over something: “And [4] shall put thereon the covering of badgers’ skins, and shall spread over it a cloth wholly of blue
Seal - ) To fix, as a Piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like
Abimelech - A king of Gerar, and contemporary with Abraham, who took Sarah into his harem, and thought to make her his wife; but being warned of God in a dream of Sarah's relationship to Abraham, that she was not his sister, but his wife, he restored her to her husband, with a present of a thousand Pieces of silver, as "a covering of the eyes" for Sarah; that is, as an atoning present, and to be a testimony of her innocence in the eyes of all. Three years afterwards the men of Shechem rose against Abimelech; he defeated them and destroyed their city, and sowed it with salt While attacking Thebez, he was mortally wounded by a Piece of a millstone thrown upon his head by a woman from the top of the tower
Wing - Any side-piece
Ark of the Covenant - The first Piece of the tabernacle's furniture, for which precise directions were delivered
Conversion: a Radical Change - ...
I passed by a Piece of common which some lord of the manor or other had been enclosing, as those rascals always will if they can, to rob the poor of their rights, and filch every morsel of green grass upon which we may freely plant our feet; but I noticed that the enclosers had only railed it round, but had not dug it up, nor ploughed it, nor planted it; and though they had cut down the gorse, it was coming up again; of course it would, for it was a common still, and a bit of fence or rail could not alter it; the furze would come peeping up, and ere long the enclosure would be as wild as the heath outside
Short - ) Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short Piece of timber; a short flight
Judgment--Comparable to Balances - Fraudulent shopkeepers will use a movable Piece of metal, by removing which they can lighten the weight or the scale, and we too may have a convenient indignation which we may restrain or indulge according as the person whose fault we judge may be the object of our goodwill or our displeasure
Brace - ) A Piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the Pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts
Ophir - Ophir is mentioned outside the Bible on a Piece of broken pottery found at tell el-Qasileh, north of Tel Aviv on the plain of Sharon
Coat - This habit was diversified with bands and fillets of several colors, placed alternately, and called devises, as being divided and composed of several Pieces sewed together. A coat of mail is a Piece of armor, in form of a shirt, consisting of a net-work of iron rings
Cock - The Piece which covers the balance in a clock or watch
Trip - ) A small Piece; a morsel; a bit
Cherubim - They were all of one Piece with the golden lid of the ark of the covenant in the Holy of Holies, signifying that the prospect of redeemed and glorified creatures was bound up with the sacrifice of Christ
Scapular - It consists of two Pieces of cloth, one of which is worn on the breast and the other on the back, with bands or strings passing over the shoulders. In certain religious orders an outer garment called, a scapular is worn; it consists of a long Piece of cloth hanging from the shoulders before and behind, almost to the ground
Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke of - At the States General of 1614, where he was the mouth-piece of the clergy, he attracted attention by his eloquence and soon after was made Secretary of State by Maria de' Medici
Theodelinda, Queen of the Lombards - 42, 43), and Gregory congratulated her upon the birth of her son Adaloald in 602, and sent him a cross containing a Piece of the true cross and a lection from the gospels, and three rings to his sister Gundiperga
Bar - A Piece of wood,iron or other solid matte, long in proportion to its diameter, used for various purposes, but especially for a hindrance or obstruction as the bars of a fence or gate the bar of a door or hatchway. A bar of iron is a long Piece, wrought in the forge and hammered from a pig
Meals - (Genesis 43:34 ; Ruth 2:14 ; 1 Samuel 1:4 ) A Piece of bread was held between the thumb and two fingers of the right hand, and was dipped either into a bowl of melted grease (in which case it was termed "a sop,") (John 13:26 ) or into the dish of meat, whence a Piece was conveyed to the mouth between the layers of bread
Feel - Feel this Piece of silk, or feel of it
Bow - ) Two Pieces of wood which form the arched forward part of a saddletree. ) The U-shaped Piece which embraces the neck of an ox and fastens it to the yoke
Cloud - ]'>[1] Bar 53 73, the cloud from which the twelve streams of water pour is ‘the wide world which the Almighty created’ a very peculiar Piece of imagery
Leaven - The leaven both of OT and of NT may be assumed to have always consisted of a Piece of fermented dough from a previous baking
Garden - —In its most precise application the term refers to a level Piece of ground enclosed by a wall or hedge, in which plants, shrubs, and trees are cultivated by irrigation
Dead - ) Out of play; regarded as out of the game; - said of a ball, a Piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games
Coat - The χιτών was made of two Pieces of cloth sewn together at the sides, or of one Piece which required a single seam; or it was entirely seamless (ἄῤῥαφος, unsewed), being ‘woven from the top throughout’ (John 19:23), a process for which a special loom was needed
Shechem - But nothing is said in the latter passage about a sepulchre: Jacob bought a Piece of ground to spread his tent in
Boundary - 23:17, gebûl represents the “border” of an individual’s field or Piece of ground: “And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure
Die - ) A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made in one Piece or composed of several parts, for forming screw threads on bolts, etc
Drill - ) To pierce or bore with a drill, or a with a drill; to perforate; as, to drill a hole into a rock; to drill a Piece of metal
Rack - ) A Piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; - called also rack block
Front - ) That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front Piece of false hair worn by women
Taste - ) A small portion given as a specimen; a little Piece tastted of eaten; a bit
Catch - In music, a fugue in the unison, wherein to humor some conceit in the words, the melody is broken, and the sense is interrupted in one part, and caught and supported by another, or a different sense is given to the words or a Piece for three or more voices, one of which leads and the others follow in the same notes
Sechem - Here Joseph's bones were brought out of Egypt to be interred; and on the same Piece of ground was the well called Jacob's well, at which our Saviour sat down when he had the memorable conversation with the woman of Samaria, John 4, which caused her, and many other inhabitants of Sechem, or Sychar, as it is there called, to receive him as the Messiah
Embalming - The process of embalming dead bodies among the Egyptians was as follows: The embalmers, who were looked upon as sacred officers, drew the brains through the nostrils with a hooked Piece of iron, and filled the skull with astringent drugs; they drew all the entrails, except the heart and kidneys, through a hole cut in the left side, washed them in palm-wine, and replaced them, filling the cavity with astringent and preservative drugs
Possession (2) - Their size may be gathered from the next clause, ‘containing two or three firkins a Piece’—about nine English gallons
Genesis, Book of - ' See ADAM...
A vast amount of learned labour has been lost in trying to account for the name of 'God' in Genesis 1 and 'Jehovah God' in Genesis 2 , often ending with the conclusion that Moses must have had two or more earlier accounts of the creation before him — one called the Elohistic (which used the name of God) and the other the Jehovistic (which had Jehovah God), and that he copied first a Piece of the one, and then a Piece of the other
Gezer - Even earlier is an inscribed Piece of broken pottery in the “Proto-Sinaitic” script
Bed - ) A plat or level Piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground
Innocents - But it is plainly quite of a Piece with Herod’s well-known character, and, indeed, compared with his other deeds of monstrous cruelty, it would easily escape notice
Cenchreae - 67, Nero, impressed by an idea which had previously commended itself to greater minds-notably to that of Julius Caesar-made an abortive attempt to cut a canal across the Isthmus, a Piece of engineering which was not accomplished till the end of the 19th century (1881-1893)
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Third, middâh sometimes represents a “measured portion” of a thing: “Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of Pahath-moab, repaired the other Piece, and the tower of the furnaces” ( Linen, Linen Cloth, Fine Linen - ...
3: ὀθόνιον (Strong's #3608 — Noun Neuter — othonion — oth-on'-ee-on ) "a Piece of fine linen," is used in the plural, of the strips of cloth with which the body of the Lord was bound, after being wrapped in the sindon, Luke 24:12 ; John 19:40 ; 20:5,6,7
Joint - ) A narrow Piece of scenery used to join together two flats or wings of an interior setting. ) The means whereby the meeting surfaces of Pieces in a structure are secured together. ) Any one of the large Pieces of meat, as cut into portions by the butcher for roasting. ) The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction as, a joint between two Pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe
Warp - They clamp one Piece of wood to the end of another, to keep it from casting or warping
Thomas Apameensis, Bishop of Apamea - The panic-stricken people entreated their bishop to strengthen them to meet their fate by displaying a Piece of the true cross, a cubit in length, which was treasured in their church in a casket richly decorated with gold and gems, and usually shewn to the faithful but once a year
Sop - Edersheim says, ‘Mark the definite article—not “a sop” ’), hold that it was a specific sop, used at the Passover supper in the time of Christ, which consisted of a Piece of the flesh of the Paschal lamb, a Piece of unleavened bread, and some bitter herbs, all wrapped together and dipped in the harôseth—a sauce made of raisins, dates, and other fruits, mixed with vinegar—and then passed round to the company by the host
Parable - THE LOST Piece OF MONEY. The Piece of money was lost in the house, even as many persons in God's sight were lost in the outward profession of being Abraham's children (as many indeed are lost now in Christendom). The lost Piece was sought by the light of the candle till it was found. It was precious, a Piece of silver. The LOST SHEEP; the LOST Piece OF MONEY; and the PRODIGAL SON
Play - ) To perform, as a Piece of music, on an instrument; as, to play a waltz on the violin
Fish - He paid the tribute with a stateer ("piece of money") from a fish taken with a hook (Matthew 17:27)
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A — 4: ἀγρός (Strong's #68 — Noun Masculine — agros — ag-ros' ) "a field," or "piece of ground," or "the country" as distinct from the town, is translated "lands" in Matthew 19:29 ; Mark 10:29,30 ; Acts 4:37 (cp
Pleroma - Matthew 9:18 ) which refers to the effect of sewing a Piece of undressed cloth on a worn garment: ‘That which should fill it up (to plçrôma ) taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made. The new Piece used to fill up the rent’ tears itself away by contraction when wetted, taking a part of the old garment along with it’ (Bruce, EGT Cross - The cross, σταυρος , a post, otherwise called the unpropitious or infamous tree, consisted of a Piece of wood erected perpendicularly, and intersected by another at right angles near the top, so as to resemble the letter T. The crime for which the person suffered was inscribed on the transverse Piece near the top of the perpendicular one. Near the middle, however, of the perpendicular beam, there projected a Piece of wood, on which he sat, and which answered as a support to the body, since the weight of the body might otherwise have torn away the hands from the nails driven through them
Idol - Further, the idol begins as a leftover Piece of a tree from which a person makes a god
Tyrannus - ’ This addition is all of a Piece with the idea that Tyrannus was a schoolmaster or professor, whose work, according to the ancient custom, would be over early in the day, thus leaving the building free for the rest of the day
Bar - ) A Piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for various other purposes, but especially for a hindrance, obstruction, or fastening; as, the bars of a fence or gate; the bar of a door
Embroidery And Needlework - ]'>[2] substitutes ‘embroidery,’ in the former passage, however, render ‘a Piece of embroidery or two’ for ‘embroidery on both sides,’ and in Ezekiel 16:10 ; Ezekiel 16:13 ; Ezekiel 16:18 ; Ezekiel 27:7 ; Ezekiel 27:16 ; Ezekiel 27:24 by ‘ broidered work’ or ‘broidered garments,’ which RV
An illustration in colours of the sails which Tyre imported from Egypt, ‘of fine linen with broidered work’ (Ezekiel 27:7 ), may be seen in the frontispiece to Wilkinson’s Ancient Egyptians , vol
Mercy-Seat - Ritschl maintains that in both the OT and the NT ἱλαστήριον designates ‘the Piece of furniture over the ark of the covenant in the holy of holies’ (Rechtfertigung und Versöhnung3, ii
Part - , whether actually separate or not; a Piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent. ) To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or Pieces; to sever. ) To be broken or divided into parts or Pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle
Enter - ) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a knife into a Piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc
Cloke - …’ It appears to have been of one Piece, circular or ellipsoid in shape, with a hole in the middle for the insertion of the head, and with no sleeves
End - A fragment or broken Piece
Midst - …” In other passages this word signifies the hypothetical center line dividing something into two equal parts: “And he [5] took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each Piece one against another …” ( Throw - ) The extreme movement given to a sliding or vibrating reciprocating Piece by a cam, crank, eccentric, or the like; travel; stroke; as, the throw of a slide valve
Cross - There was sometimes also a kind of bracket attached near the bottom of the upright Piece, as a partial support to the sufferer
Plough - The ploughshare is a "piece of iron, broad, but not large, which tips the end of the shaft
Enter - ) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a knife into a Piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc
Money - No Piece, however effaced, is refused there: the merchant draws out his scales and weighs it, as in the days of Abraham, when he purchased his sepulchre. In considerable payments, an agent of exchange is sent for, who counts paras by thousands, rejects Pieces of false money, and weighs all the sequins, either separately or together
Cloke - …’ It appears to have been of one Piece, circular or ellipsoid in shape, with a hole in the middle for the insertion of the head, and with no sleeves
Jehoram - Jehoram was pierced by an arrow from Jehu's bow on the Piece of ground at Jezreel which Ahab had taken from Naboth, and there he died (2 Kings 9:21-29 )
Meat - (3) In Matthew 15:37 ; Mark 8:8 , the AV translates the plural of klasma, "a broken Piece" (from klao, "to break"), "broken meat" (RV, "broken Pieces")
Cut - It signifies also, to cut into Pieces to sever or divide as, to cut timber in the forest. But when an entire separation of the body is intended, it is usually followed by off, down, asunder, in two, in Pieces, or other word denoting such severance. ...
To cut asunder, to cut into Pieces to divide to sever. To remove a part by cutting or carving as, to cut out a Piece from a board to cut out the tongue. To cut in Pieces as, to cut up beef. Also, any small Piece or shred
Break, Breaker, Breaking, Brake - A — 1: κλάω (Strong's #2806 — Verb — klao | klazo — klah'-o ) "to break, to break off Pieces," is used of "breaking bread," (a) of the Lord's act in providing for people, Matthew 14:19 ; 15:36 ; Mark 8:6,19 ; (b) of the "breaking of bread" in the Lord's Supper, Matthew 26:26 ; Mark 14:22 ; Luke 22:19 ; Acts 20:7 ; 1 Corinthians 10:16 ; 11:24 ; (c) of an ordinary meal, Acts 2:46 ; 20:11 ; 27:35 ; (d) of the Lord's act in giving evidence of His resurrection, Luke 24:30 . , "to rub together," and so "to shatter, shiver, break in Pieces by crushing," is said of the bruising of a reed, Matthew 12:20 (No. 9 is used in the next clause); the "breaking" of fetters in Pieces, Mark 5:4 ; the "breaking" of an alabaster cruse, Mark 14:3 ; an earthenware vessel, Revelation 2:27 ; of the physical bruising of a person possessed by a demon, Luke 9:39 ; concerning Christ, "a bone of Him shall not be broken," John 19:36 ; metaphorically of the crushed condition of a "broken-hearted" person, Luke 4:18 (AV only); of the eventual crushing of Satan, Romans 16:20 . ...
A — 10: συνθλάω (Strong's #4917 — Verb — sunthlao — soon-thlah'-o ) sun, "together" (intensive), and thlao, "to break or crush, to break in Pieces, to shatter," is used in Matthew 21:44 ; Luke 20:18 of the physical effect of falling on a stone. ...
B — 2: κλάσμα (Strong's #2801 — Noun Neuter — klasma — klas'-mah ) "a broken Piece, fragment," is always used of remnants of food, Matthew 14:20 ; 15:37 and corresponding passages. See Piece
Agriculture - The essential part or ‘body’ of the latter, corresponding in position to the modern plough-tail or ‘stilt,’ consists of a Piece of tough wood bent and pointed at the foot to receive an iron sheath or share ( 1 Samuel 13:20 ), the upper end being furnished with a short cross-piece to serve as a handle. The yoke is a short Piece of wood the bar of Leviticus 26:13 (RV Stone - , "Peter"); petros denotes "a Piece of a rock, a detached stone or boulder," in contrast to petra, "a mass of rock
Sinaiticus Codex - was wrapped up in a Piece of cloth, and on its being unrolled, to the surprise and delight of the critic the very document presented itself which he had given up all hope of seeing
Mouth - The opening of a Piece of ordnance at the end, by which the charge issues
Wisdom, the, of Solomon, - 7:22-8:1, must rank among the noblest passages of human eloquence, and it would be perhaps impossible to point out any Piece of equal length in the remains of classical antiquity more pregnant with noble thought or more rich in expressive phraseology
Bronze Serpent - So, Nehushtan, as it was called, was broken into Pieces. This explains why the Israelites revered it, why Hezekiah (probably ancient Judah's best king) contemptuously called it “a serpent-shaped Piece of bronze,” and why he destroyed it
New Self - Baptism, unlike circumcision, which was the putting away of a mere Piece of flesh, represented rather the stripping off of the whole body of flesh (v
Street - Craftsmen plied their trade on certain “streets” named after the guild—for example, the Bakers’ Street: “Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the prison, and that they should give him daily a Piece of bread out of the bakers’ street, until all the bread in the city were spent” ( Key - ) A wedge to unite two or more Pieces, or adjust their relative position; a cotter; a forelock. ) A Piece of wood used as a wedge
Frontlets - Leo of Modena thus describes them: The Jews take four Pieces of parchment, and write, with an ink made on purpose, and in square letters, these four passages, one on each Piece:...
1. " These four little Pieces of parchment are fastened together, and a square formed of them, on which the letter ש is written; then a little square of hard calf's skin is put upon the top, out of which come two leathern strings an inch wide, and a cubit and a half, or thereabouts, in length
Key - ) A wedge to unite two or more Pieces, or adjust their relative position; a cotter; a forelock. ) A Piece of wood used as a wedge
Country - , "fields"); 23:26; a Piece of ground, e
Cross, Crucify - Hence the Tau or T, in its most frequent form, with the cross-piece lowered, was adopted to stand for the "cross" of Christ
Leaven - An easier way of making leaven for future batches of bread was to remove a small Piece of leavened dough before baking and leaving it stand till it too fermented
Red Heifer - ]'>[3] , and to the casting into the burning mass of a Piece of cedar wood and a bunch of hyssop bound with a Piece of scarlet cloth (such, at least, is the regulation of the Mishna treatise dealing with this subject)
Honey - ]'>[4] and Authorized Version, of a Piece ‘of a honeycomb’ (ἀπὸ μελισσίου κηρίου) as having been offered along with ‘a Piece of broiled fish’ to Jesus after His resurrection
Point - ) A pointed Piece of quill or bone covered at one end with vaccine matter; - called also vaccine point. ) A short Piece of cordage used in reefing sails
Honey - ]'>[4] and Authorized Version, of a Piece ‘of a honeycomb’ (ἀπὸ μελισσίου κηρίου) as having been offered along with ‘a Piece of broiled fish’ to Jesus after His resurrection
Fire - A Piece of charcoal in combustion, is of a red color and very hot
Napkin (2) - The Piece of cloth, a yard or so square, of which the σουδάριον consisted, was turned to various purposes
Amulets And Charms - These have brought to light hundreds of amulets, bewildering in their variety of substance and form beads of various colours (the blue variety is the favourite amulet at the present day), pendants of slate, Pieces of coral, bronze hells (cf. 200) shows that in NT times a favourite charm ( qemia ’, whence our ‘cameo’) consisted of a Piece of parchment inscribed with sacred or cabalistic writing, and suspended from the neck in a leather capsule
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In the common cause we are all of a Piece we hang together
Garments - It was this garment of the Lord's that was woven in one Piece, John 19:23 ; and theword is used of the coats made by Dorcas
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This word may mean “intact,” or not cut up into Pieces: “Behold, when it was whole, it [1] was meet for no work …” ( Hair - After the hair is plaited and perfumed, the eastern ladies proceed to dress their heads, by tying above the lock into which they collect it, a triangular Piece of linen, adorned with various figures in needlework
Money - ( Genesis 17:13 ) The 1000 Pieces of silver paid by Abimelech to Abraham, ( Genesis 20:16 ) and the 20 Pieces of silver for which Joseph was sold to the Ishmaelites, ( Genesis 37:28 ) were probably rings such as we see on the Egyptian monuments in the act of being weighed. The coins mentioned by the evangelists, and first those of silver, are the following: The stater , ( Matthew 17:24-27 ) called Piece of money , was a Roman coin equal to four drachmas
Taste - A bit a little Piece tasted or eaten
Watch - A small time Piece or chronometer, to be carried in the pocket or about the person, in which the machinery is moved by a spring
Portion - Psalms 16:5 יְהֹוָה מְנְת חֶלֽקי וְכֹסִי אַתָּה תּוֹמִיה תּוֹמִיךְ נּוֹרָלְי ‘The Lord is the portion of my lot and my cup: thou maintainest my lot’...
In the Gospels μέρος* Price of Blood - The thirty Pieces of silver were the price of a traitor’s service, and so ultimately the price of a man’s head; and though the priests were willing to take advantage of the dastardly deed by putting the betrayed Man to death, they still regarded with feelings of disgust and abhorrence the money paid for His betrayal. ...
The reasoning of the Temple priests here has been usually condemned as a Piece of pious hypocrisy, implying a display of honourable diffidence that stands in suspicious contrast with their previous dealings with the traitor
Husbandman - Compare the references to plants and trees (Matthew 7:16-20; Matthew 12:33, Luke 6:43-45), the putting of the hand to the plough (Luke 9:62), the application of salt to the land (Matthew 5:13, Luke 14:35), the ox fallen into the pit (Luke 14:5), the action of the airs of heaven (Luke 12:55, John 3:8), the glowing or beelouded sky (Matthew 16:2-3, Luke 12:54), the buyer gone to survey his Piece of ground (Luke 14:18), or busy testing his new teams (Luke 14:19), the deeply-suggestive corn of wheat (John 12:24), the sifting of the same (Luke 22:31), the tenant counting up his measures (Luke 16:7), labourers needed for the plenteous harvest (Matthew 9:37-38, Luke 10:2), the growing whiteness of the crops (John 4:35), the fated twain of field workers (Matthew 24:40, Luke 17:36), and the beautiful picture of the fig-tree at the approach of summer putting forth leaves upon its tender branch (Matthew 24:32, Luke 21:29). Thus, in tragic fashion, He broadens the charge against His opponents, with their complacent jealousy (Mark 12:7), by proving their conduct to be of a Piece with Israel’s cruel treatment of speakers for God in the past
Set - ) A Piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot be reached by the weight, or hammer, except by means of such an intervening Piece
Money (2) - —In the Authorized Version six Greek words are rendered ‘money,’ ‘tribute money,’ or ‘piece of money. This word originally means silver, hence silver money (also translation ‘pieces of silver,’ Matthew 27:3; Matthew 27:5-6; Matthew 27:9; see below, under ‘Stater’); finally, as silver was the chief medium of exchange in the ancient world, money in general (cf. στατήρ (Matthew 17:27 Authorized Version ‘piece of money,’ Revised Version NT 1881, OT 1885 ‘shekel’). The ‘piece of money’ of the Authorized Version in Matthew 17:27 is the stater, the ‘pieces of silver’ in Luke 15:8 are drachms, while the ‘pieces of silver’ in Matthew 26:15 are probably staters, and are discussed under that heading. Drachm (δραχμή, Luke 15:8-9 Authorized Version and Revised Version NT 1881, OT 1885 Piece of silver). The ‘ten Pieces of silver’ possessed by the woman thus amounted to eight shillings. Stater (στατήρ, Matthew 17:27 Authorized Version Piece of money, Revised Version NT 1881, OT 1885 shekel). In Athens it was at first applied to the didrachm, which was looked upon as the standard coin of the monetary system, but afterwards to the tetradrachm or Piece of four drachms. ]'>[7] reads σριἁκοντα στατῆρας; and though this reading is rejected by critical editors, it probably embodies a correct paraphrase of the ἀργύρια (Authorized Version and Revised Version NT 1881, OT 1885 ‘pieces of silver’) of
Tadmor - This Piece of information he may have picked up locally; what he had in view would he, of course, the remains, which must have been still very majestic, of the city whose climax of splendour was reached in the 2nd and 3rd cent
High Priest - " It was a Piece of cloth doubled, of one span square
Charge - ) To place within or upon any firearm, Piece of apparatus or machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge an electrical machine, etc
Midrash - Matthew 27:3-10 (the 30 Pieces of silver) is regarded as a midrash on Zechariah 11:12-13 and Jeremiah 32:6-15 . Stories contained in a midrash may be totally historically accurate or simply a Piece of fiction based on history, or even a work of literary fiction without any basis in history
Hardness of the Heart - ” The analogy is to a rock or a millstone so that the individual has no feeling and is like a Piece of stone
Beat - ) The act of obtaining and publishing a Piece of news by a newspaper before its competitors; also, the news itself; a scoop
Sosthenes - Paul was that ‘the Greeks, who always hated the Jews, took advantage of the marked snub which the governor had inflicted on them, to seize and beat Sosthenes, who had been appointed to replace Crispus as Archisynagogos,’-a ‘piece of “Lynch law,” which probably seemed to him [2] to be a rough sort of justice’ (Ramsay, St
Fly - ) The Piece hinged to the needle, which holds the engaged loop in position while the needle is penetrating another loop; a latch
Hezekiah, King of Judah - Because the people had burnt incense to the brazen serpent, he brake it in Pieces calling it 'a Piece of brass
Ark - " This Piece of furniture functioned primarily as a container
Book With the Seven Seals - There is no more impressive Piece of symbolism in the Apocalypse than that connected with the seven-sealed book (Revelation 5)
Composition - In music, the act or art of forming tunes or a tune, song, anthem, air, or other musical Piece
Top - ) To put a stiffening Piece or back on (a saw blade)
Tree - Large unprocessed Pieces of “wood or timber” are also signified by ‛êts: “Go up to the mountain, and bring wood [2], and build the house …” (
Jack - ) In the harpsichord, an intermediate Piece communicating the action of the key to the quill; - called also hopper
But - It is used particularly for the larger end of a thing, as of a Piece of timber, or of a fallen tree that which grows nearest the earth
Altar - Like the altar of burnt offering it had horns at the four corners, which were of one Piece with the rest of the altar
Melania, a Roman Lady - She was received by Paulinus at Nola with great honour, and brought him a Piece of the true cross set in gold, sent by John bp
Bible, History of Interpretation - It seems natural to us to assume that the Bible, while a divinely inspired book, is also like any other Piece of literature, with one message to convey from the mind of the writer to the mind of the reader. Read this way, the Bible can be made to say anything that you want to imagine!...
The interpretation of the Bible (or any Piece of literature, for that matter), is called hermeneutics
Martinus, Bishop of Dumium - This is the only Piece of historical evidence connecting the Benedictine rule with Visigothic Catholicism. We may also regard him to some extent as a Piece in a political game
Base - ) The lower part of a complete architectural design, as of a monument; also, the lower part of any elaborate Piece of furniture or decoration
Yoke - It consists generally of a Piece of timber hollowed or made curving near each end, and fitted with bows for receiving the necks of the oxen, by which means two are connected for drawing
Man - A movable Piece at chess or draughts
Milk - Opinion is still divided as to whether we have here a Piece of purely humanitarian some would say sentimental legislation, or the prohibition of a magical rite incompatible with the religion of J″ Abimelech - A divine warning that death would be the penalty of keeping her, but that Abraham's intercession as a prophet would follow the restoring of her, led him to give her back with a present of a thousand Pieces of silver (131 British pounds). Thence he marched to Thebez, nine miles eastward, and took the town; but when trying to burn the tower was struck on the head by a Piece of a millstone cast down by a woman
Couch - In English usage the distinction between ‘bed’ and ‘couch’ is clear enough; a couch is a Piece of furniture on which it is customary to repose or recline when dressed
Fortunatus, Bishop of Poictiers - and his empress Sophia, who had presented Rhadegund with a Piece of the true cross
Clear - Clean quite entirely wholly indicating entire separation as, to cut a Piece clear off to go clear away but in this sense its use is not elegant
Greece - It was a Piece of tact on his part, to secure the respectful attention of his audience
Amos, Book of - Though judgements would come there would be a remnant left, as when a shepherd recovers from a lion "two legs or a Piece of an ear " — a small remnant indeed! Amos 3:12
Stone - Job 41:24 , speaking of the leviathan, says, that "his heart is as firm as a stone, yea, as hard as a Piece of the nether millstone:" that is, he is of a very extraordinary strength, boldness, and courage
Altar - Like the altar of burnt offering it had horns at the four corners, which were of one Piece with the rest of the altar
Table - Draughts small Pieces of wood shifted on squares. Raised table, in sculpture, an embossment in a frontispiece for an inscription or other ornament, supposed to be the abacus of Vitruvius. To let one Piece of timber into another by alternate scores or projections from the middle
Gen'Esis - In Genesis 1 to 2:3, which is really one Piece of composition, as the title, v. The changes of the name correspond exactly to the changes in the narratives and the titles of the several Pieces
Oven - She has on one side the tray of dough from which she tears out a small Piece, and after rolling it out into a thin cake she distends it still further by slapping it over one arm and then over the other. Upon it is laid fuel of the same kind as before, with an addition of thicker twigs and Pieces of cleft wood, and the fire is kept up until sufficient heat has been produced
Victor Vitensis - 253–275) maintains with much learning and acuteness that Victor was born in Vita that his see is unknown that he was consecrated bishop after the persecution and wrote his History before 487 and that this History is a Piece of tendency-writing and untrustworthy
the Bidden to the Reat Marriage Supper And Some of Their Excuses - The first said unto the servant, I have bought a Piece of ground, and I must needs go to see it; I pray thee have me excused. The first man's treasure was his newly-bought Piece of ground. O light-hearted students, go and make your Piece of bread in some much safer calling
Cross - Cross signifies also a gibbet, made with two Pieces of wood, placed crosswise, whether they cross with right angles at the top like a T, or in the middle of their length like an X. The form of a cross being such as has been already described, the body of the criminal was fastened to the upright Piece by nailing the feet to it, and on the other transverse Piece generally by nailing the hands on each side. Before crucifixion, the criminal was generally scourged with cords; sometimes little bones, or Pieces of bones, were tied to these scourges, so that the condemned person might suffer more severely
Adam - "...
The word "formed" suggests the careful work of a potter making an exquisite art-piece
Do - Will this plan do? Also, to fit to be adapted to answer the design with for as, this Piece of timber will do for the corner post this tenon will do for the mortise the road is repaired and will do for the present
Adoption - The (purchaser) simulated the payment of a price by striking the scales with a Piece of money, and the (vendor) ratified what had been done in a set form of words’ (Maine, Ancient Law , vi
Passover, the - As an ending of the supper they all took a Piece of bread and some of the bitter herbs, dipped them in the sauce, and ate them
Ark - The writer of Hebrews mentions the ark of the covenant (τὴν κιβωτὸν τῆς διαθήκης) as the innermost and most sacred Piece of furniture contained in the Tabernacle
Roll - ) A document written on a Piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll
Wash - ) A Piece of ground washed by the action of a sea or river, or sometimes covered and sometimes left dry; the shallowest part of a river, or arm of the sea; also, a bog; a marsh; a fen; as, the washes in Lincolnshire
Salt - I broke a Piece of it, of which that part that was exposed to the sun, rain, and air, though it had the sparks and particles of salt, yet it had perfectly lost its savour; the inner part, which was connected with the rock, retained its savour, as I found by proof
Calvary - The first has been preserved without mutilation: being a Piece of ground about ten yards square, in its original position; and so high above the common floor of the church, that there are, according to Chateaubriand, twenty-one steps to ascend up to it
Line - ) That which was measured by a line, as a field or any Piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode
Ark - The most important Piece of the tabernacle's furniture
Parable - ...
Lost Piece of silver, Luke 15:8-10
Onesimus - ...
The epistle of Paul to Philemon is a master-piece for elegance and simplicity of style
Dress (2) - This consists of a rectangular Piece of woollen or even cotton material, about 3 feet long by a foot wide; it has a large hole in the centre through which the head is put, so that the garment comes to lie over the chest and back like a kind of double chest-protector. It consists of a kufîyeh or large napkin of white or coloured cotton or silk, as much perhaps as a yard square, folded diagonally to make a triangular Piece, and laid on the head with the apex backward; and the ’akâl, a rope-like circle of camel’s hair, laid double over the top of the head to keep the kufîyeh in position. The ordinary ‘abâ is made of a long rectangular Piece of material, with the sides folded in and sewn along the top; it is thus very square, when new, across the shoulders. Now, as then, it is at times woven in one Piece without seam (John 19:23)
Jeremiah - King Jehoiakim burnt it Piece by Piece
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(D) The usual outer garment consisted of a Piece of woollen cloth like a Scotch plaid, either wrapped round the body or thrown over the shoulders like a shawl, with the ends hanging down in front, or it might be thrown over the head so as to conceal the face (2 Samuel 15:30 ; Esther 6:12 )
Part - See BEHALF , COAST , CRAFT , Piece , PORTION , RESPECT
Palm (of Hand) - 5:5 this word represents the bent Piece of metal or wood which forms a door handle
Funeral, Rites - " The Greeks used to put a Piece of money in the mouth of the deceased, which was thought to be the fare over the infernal river: they abstained from banquets; tore, cut, or shaved their hair: sometimes throwing themselves on the ground, and rolling in the dust; beating their breasts, and even tearing their flesh with their nails
Meals - A bread sop held between the thumb and two fingers was dipped into the melted grease in a bowl, or into a dish of meat, and a Piece taken out
Laying on of Hands - This ceremony, of frequent occurrence in both OT and NT, is a Piece of natural symbolism with the central idea that through physical contact the person performing it identifies himself with the other in the presence of God
Aristeas - —This interesting Piece of fiction may find a place in this Dictionary, because it gives the first account of that work which more than any other paved the way of the gospel in early times, namely, the Greek translation of the OT, the so-called Septuagint
Breastplate - It was about ten inches square, Exodus 28:13-31 ; and consisted of a folded Piece of the same rich embroidered stuff of which the ephod was made
Eating - They take care that, after meals, there shall be a Piece of bread remaining on the table; the master of the house orders a glass to be washed, fills it with wine, and, elevating it, says," Let us bless Him of whose benefits we have been partaking:" the rest answer, "Blessed be He who has heaped his favours on us, and by his goodness has now fed us
Veil - Many of the Turkish women, instead of the smaller handkerchief, use a long Piece of black crape stiffened, which, sloping a little from the forehead, leaves room to breathe more freely
Part - A portion, Piece or fragment separated from a whole thing as, to divide an orange into five parts. To divide, separate or break to sever into two or more Pieces
Masona, Bishop of Merida - If it be a genuine Piece of 7th-cent
Perpetua, Vibia - The shepherd gave Perpetua a Piece of cheese, which she received "junctis manibus" and consumed, the attendants saying "Amen
Draw - To pull or take from a spit, as a Piece of meat. To extend to stretch as, to draw wine to draw a Piece of metal by beating, &c
Mill - This was the feat of a woman, for the mill is worked only by females; it was not a Piece of a mill stone, but the rider, the distinguishing name of the upper mill stone, which literally rides upon the other, and is a Piece or division of the mill: it was a stone of two feet broad, and therefore fully sufficient, when thrown from such a height, to produce the effect mentioned in the narrative
Habits - The greater part of their clothes are long and flowing, loosely cast about the body, consisting only of a large Piece of cloth, in the cutting and sewing of which very little art or industry is employed. Sometimes, however, this part of the work was performed in the loom; for they had the art of weaving robes with sleeves all of one Piece: of this kind was the coat which our Saviour wore during his abode with men
Helena, Companion of Simon Magus - This adaptation of the myth of Athene springing from the head of Zeus to the alleged relation of Ennoea to the first Father is of a Piece with the appropriation of other Grecian myths by these heretics
Garments - (4) the outer garment consisted of a square Piece of woolen cloth
Moth - "The young moth, or moth worm," says the Abbe Pluche, "upon leaving the egg which a papilio had lodged upon a Piece of stuff commodious for her purpose, finds a proper place of residence, grows and feeds upon the nap, and likewise builds with it an apartment, which is fixed to the groundwork of the stuff with several cords and a little glue
Raise - the plate Pieces of eight were raised three pence in the Piece
Eating, Mode of - Animal food was often cut into small Pieces, or stewed, and served up in one large dish with melted butter, vegetables, etc. Each person took a portion from the dish either with his thumb and fingers, or with the help of a small Piece of thin bread. In the center of this stood a large dish with a mountain of pillaw, composed of rice boiled and buttered, with small Pieces of meat strewed through and upon it
High Priest - "...
But this passage suits at least as well the view that the Urim and Thummim were the 12 precious stones put into the Piece of cunning (skilled weaver's) work, and representing Israel "perfected" and "shining with light" because justified before God, as the view that they were some distinct means of lot casting, inside the fold of the choshen . It consisted of a back Piece and a front Piece joined by shoulder straps; Exodus 28:28 translated "two rings of gold shalt thou make, and put them on the two shoulder Pieces of the ephod, low down in the front of it, near the joining, above the band for fastening it" (Speaker's Commentary). ...
Below the arms the two Pieces were kept in place by a band attached to one of the Pieces ("the curious girdle of the ephod"), "of the same work, of one Piece with it" (Exodus 39:8). Two onyx stones, each inscribed with the names of six tribes, clasped together on the shoulders the back and front Pieces
Arms - The breastplate or corslet, שריון , was another Piece of defensive armour. From these various renderings of the original word, it should seem that this Piece of armour covered both the back and breast, but principally the latter. The corslets were made of various materials: sometimes they were made of flax or cotton, woven very thick, or of a kind of woollen felt: others again were made of iron or brazen scales, or laminae, laid one over another, like the scales of a fish; others were properly what we call coats of mail; and others were composed of two Pieces of iron or brass, which protected the back and breast. Of the battle-axe we have no description in the sacred volume: it seems to have been a most powerful weapon in the hands of cavalry, from the allusion made to it by Jeremiah: "Thou art my battle-axe and weapons of war; for with thee will I break in Pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms: and with thee will I break in Pieces the horse and his rider, and with thee will I break in Pieces the chariot and his rider,"...
Jeremiah 51:20-21
Divination And Magic - To demonstrate his supreme position in the godhead, Marduk through the magical power of his word caused a Piece of cloth to vanish and to reappear
Beam And Mote - ’ Clearly a large Piece of timber is suggested, such as could not literally be in the eye
Goat - It is said, that when the two goats were led into the inner court of the temple and presented to the high priest, according to the Lord's appointment of casting lots, (Leviticus 16:8) the scape goat, or as the margin of the Bible expresseth it, the Azazel, had then a fillet, or a narrow Piece of scarlet, fastened to its head, which soon became white. Some of the Jews say, that the edge of the wilderness had a precipice where the Azazel fell over, and was dashed to Pieces
Nimrod - Thus nahash, the brazen "serpent" in the wilderness, was called by Hezekiah, in contempt, nehushtan, "a Piece of brass," when he broke it in Pieces, because it was perverted into an object of idolatrous worship by the Jews, 2 Kings 18:4
Sycamore - This sort of tree is pretty common in Egypt; the people, for the greater part, live upon its fruit, and think themselves well regaled when they have a Piece of bread, a couple of sycamore figs, and a pitcher of water
Garments - The upper garment or mantle was a Piece of cloth nearly square, and two or three yards in length and breadth, which was wrapped round the body, or tied over the shoulders
Seal, Signet - ...
Newberry in his Scarabs illustrates the Egyptian (and doubtless Hebrew) practice of sealing doors by means of a Piece of string attaching the door to the jamb, and sealed with a clay seal
Bread - “Bread” was baked in loaves: “And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left in thine house shall come and crouch to him for a Piece of silver and a morsel of bread …” ( Lucifer - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!"...
Perhaps there never was a finer Piece of imagery in any description ever given
Indulgences - Since that time the popes have been more sparing in the exercise of this power; although it is said, they still carry on a great trade with them to the Indies, where they are purchased at two rials a Piece, and sometimes more
Sepulchre - And the whole is so firm and entire that it may be called a chamber hallowed out of one Piece of marble. They had been at first covered with handsome lids, and carved with garlands; but now most of them were broken to Pieces by sacrilegious hands
Baal - When the Israelites entered Canaan and found that the local people believed every Piece of land had a god as its ‘owner’, baal developed a particular use as a proper noun
Achan - But even as it was, had Achan only happened to stand a little to the one side, or a little to the other side of where he did stand, in that case he would not have seen that beautiful Piece, and not seeing it he would not have coveted it, and would have gone home to his tent that night a good soldier and an honest man. He was terrified lest any of his companions should have seen that glittering Piece. ...
The eagle that stole a Piece of sacred flesh from the altar brought home a smouldering coal with it that kindled up afterwards and burned up both her whole nest and all her young ones
Cooking And Heating - Not until Roman times were pottery ovens in use where the firebox was separated from the cooking area by a clay dividing Piece. It was eaten by forming a scoop with a Piece of bread, and dipping it in the central pot
Spinning And Weaving - The distaff probably consisted, as elsewhere, of a Piece of cane slit at the top to hold the wool. Sometimes a Piece of broken pottery served as a whorl ( id
Hymn - 4 (a liturgical Piece). —The poetical Pieces which we know as the Magnificat, Benedictus, Nune Dimittis, and Gloria in Excelsis (Angels’ song), and which are embodied in the first two chapters of the Third Gospel, are probably the earliest examples of Christian hymns. The present writer finds himself in independent agreement with Briggs in regarding Matthew 1:20 b, 21 as a translation from a Hebrew poetical Piece. ]'>[12] According to the same scholar, the full number of poetical Pieces given in Luke is seven, viz. Other Hymns and Hymn-pieces
Sabbatical Year - Their principles of rest and redemption, though never practised as a Piece of social politics, were preached as ideals, and may have had some effect in discouraging slave-owning, land-grabbing, and usury, and in encouraging a more merciful view of the relations between Jew and Jew
Excommunication - Excommunication, in the greek church, cuts off the offender from all communion with the three hundred and eighteen fathers of the first council of Nice, and with the saints; consigns him over to the devil and the traitor Judas, and condemns his body to remain after death as hard as a flint or Piece of steel, unless he humble himself, and make atonement for his sins by a sincere repentance. The form abounds with dreadful imprecations; and the Greeks assert, that, if a person dies excommunicated, the devil enters into the lifeless corpse; and, therefore, in order to prevent it, the relations of the deceased cut his body in Pieces, and boil them in wine
Temple - ...
The site of the temple in Jerusalem was a Piece of land that David had bought from a local farmer on the hill of Zion (Moriah) (2 Samuel 24:18; 2 Samuel 24:22-25; 2 Chronicles 3:1; Psalms 74:2; Psalms 78:68-69; cf
Sychar - Συχάρ) writes to the effect that Sychar lay ‘before Neapolis, near the Piece of ground which Jacob gave to his son Joseph, where Christ, according to John, held discourse with the Samaritan woman, by the fountain: it is shown to this day
Resurrection of Jesus Christ - He showed His hands and feet, and in the most physical act of the resurrection He ate a Piece of fish ( Luke 24:43 )
Lamp - The earliest illuminant everywhere was supplied by Pieces of resinous wood. An interesting specimen of a lamp with seven spouts and stand in one Piece was found by Sellin at Taanach (illust
Long-Suffering - In the parable of the Unjust Judge the word μακροθυμεῖ (Luke 18:7) occurs in connexion with a difficult Piece of interpretation, for the full discussion of which we have scarcely space here
Cities - To gates like these, the Psalmist probably refers in these words: "He hath broken the gates of brass," Psalms 107:16 ; and the Prophet, in that remarkable passage, where God promises to go before Cyrus his anointed, and "break in Pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars iron," Isaiah 45:2 . And a certain woman cast a Piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to break his skull," Judges 9:52
Husbandry - It was another law of Moses, that the vender of a Piece of land, or his nearest relative, had a right to redeem the land sold, whenever they chose, by paying the amount of profits up to the year of jubilee, Ruth 4:4 ; Jeremiah 32:7
Dress - ( Mark 14:51 ) (4) The outer garment consisted of a quadrangular Piece of woollen cloth, probably resembling in shape a Scotch plaid
Jacob - ...
Jacob then crossed the Jordan into Canaan, where he demonstrated his faith in God’s promises by buying a Piece of land
Paul in Arabia - Till his David was like John Bunyan's Luther, so old that it was ready to fall Piece from Piece if he did but turn it over
Priest - It was furnished with sleeves, and was fabricated all of one Piece without being sewn, Exodus 28:39 ; Exodus 28:41 ; Exodus 29:5 ; Leviticus 19:23-24 . In the time of Josephus the shape of the mitre had become somewhat altered; it was circular, was covered with a Piece of fine linen, and sat so closely on the upper part of the head, (for it did not cover the whole of the head,) that it would not fall off when the body was bent down
War - A favourite Piece of tactics was to pretend flight, and by leaving a body of men in ambush , to fall upon the unwary pursuers in front and rear ( Joshua 8:15 , Judges 20:36 )
Fill, Fill up - " ...
B — 1: πλήρωμα (Strong's #4138 — Noun Neuter — pleroma — play'-ro-mah ) fullness, has two meanings, (a) in the Active sense, "that which fills up," a Piece of undressed cloth on an old garment, Matthew 9:16 ; Mark 2:21 , lit
Raca - 174) he suggested at last a more probable solution, that the word in Greek assumed its form through assimilation to Greek ῥάκος, ‘lump’ = rag (a tattered Piece of cloth, and then used of a shabby, beggarly fellow)
Gospels, the - In this gospel only we have the parable of the good Samaritan, teaching that grace does not ask the question, "who is my neighbour?" for all men are neighbours; and here only we get the parable of the lost sheep, the lost Piece of money, and the prodigal son: it is God seeking the lost
Gift, Giving - The charming picture of Ephron’s generosity to Abraham with regard to the cave of Machpelah ( Genesis 23:1-20 ) must be interpreted in the light of Oriental custom; it is a mere Piece of politeness, not intended to be accepted
Man - Man was made last of all the creatures, being the chief and master-piece of the whole creation on earth
Cast - A cylindrical Piece of brass or copper, slit in two lengthwise, to form a canal or conduit, in a mold, for conveying metal
Nazareth - The pilgrims who visit these holy spots are in the habit of knocking off small Pieces of stone from the walls, which are thus considerably enlarging. Clarke, "that the capital and a Piece of the shaft of a pillar of gray granite have been fastened on to the roof of the cave; and so clumsily is the rest of the hocus pocus contrived, that what is shown for the lower fragment of the same pillar resting upon the earth, is not of the same substance, but of Cipolino marble
Water - Sometimes he found, near these places of Arab refreshment, a Piece of a ground shell, or a little scoop of wood, for lifting the water
Proverbs, Book of - Between the two a little Piece ( Proverbs 27:23-27 ) praises the life of a farmer
Light - The illuminated part of a picture the part which lies open to the luminary by which the Piece is supposed to be enlightened, and is painted in vivid colors opposed to shade
Idol, Idolatry - ...
The reason for the prophets’ condemnation of idols was not just that idols were lifeless Pieces of wood or stone, but that behind the idols were demonic forces. ...
Some Christians may feel free to eat such food, for they know that the idol is only a Piece of wood or stone and that it cannot in any way change the food
Farming - The threshing floor was a hard flat Piece of ground where oxen trampled the loosened sheaves so that the grain fell from the stalks
Lamp - God gave Moses no dimensions for the lampstand, but it weighed about thirty-five kilograms, was made of one Piece of gold and was richly ornamented
Ships And Boats - Dwelling on a narrow Piece of sea-board, unsuited for agriculture (they imported corn from Palestine, 1 Kings 5:11 , Acts 12:20 ), they had behind them the Lebanon range, famed for its great cedars, and a coast with good natural harbours. That people should commit their lives to a small Piece of wood would be absurd but for Divine Providence
Money - The "thousand Pieces of silver" which Abimelech gave Abraham (Genesis 20:16) were of this kind; so the 400 shekels "weighed" by Abraham to Ephron (Genesis 23:3; Genesis 23:9; Genesis 23:16), "current (money) with the merchant"; implying that the silver was in some conventional shapes, with a rude sign to mark its weight. and Septuagint "lambs," namely, lamb shaped or lamb stamped Pieces of silver, as pecunia , from pecus ; but the Arabic root implies equal division, or scales; Umbreit, "weighed out" (compare with Genesis 23:15-16), possibly each equal to four shekels; it is probably a ring-shaped ingot or a bar of silver of a definite weight; Bochart from qasat , "pure" (Job 42:11). ...
Copper coins of Herod are extant in abundance, as the "farthing" of the New Testament, a Piece of brass or copper (chalkous ), with "king Herod" and an anchor; the reverse, two cornua copiae "horns of plenty," within which is a caduceus , Mercury's wand. The 30 Pieces of silver paid to Judas for betraying Jesus were tetradrachmas or shekels, the sum paid for a slave accidentally killed (Zechariah 11:12; Zechariah 11:18; Matthew 26:15; Exodus 21:32)
Galilee - In picturesque beauty, it comes nearest to the lake of Locarno, in Italy, although it is destitute of any thing similar to the islands by which that majestic Piece of water is adorned
Reccared - He sends him a Piece of the true cross, some fragments of the chains of St
Money - ]'>[1] supply ‘pieces,’ but RVm [2] ‘pieces of silver’), if she lose one drachm,’ etc. The 50,000 ‘pieces of silver’ (lit. ]'>[1] ‘the half-shekel’), but this was a two-drachm Piece on the Phœnician standard, and was now very rare. This is ( e ) the ‘piece of money’ of v. The thirty ‘pieces of silver’ for which Judas betrayed his Lord were also most probably Tyrian tetradrachms
House - The command of Deuteronomy 6:9 ; Deuteronomy 11:20 gave rise to the practice, still observed in all Jewish houses, of enclosing a Piece of parchment containing the words of Deuteronomy 6:4-9 ; Deuteronomy 11:13-21 in a small case of metal or wood, which is nailed to the doorpost, hence its modern name mezuzah (‘doorpost’). This consists of a short upright Piece of wood, fastened on the inside of the door, through which a square wooden bolt ( Song of Solomon 5:5 , Nehemiah 3:3 RV Music, Instruments, Dancing - is a complete Piece of Hurrian cult music. As a hymn to the moon goddess Nikkal, the Piece uses a notational system consisting of technical Akkadian terminology for interval names followed by numerals. Perhaps better described as a primitive clarinet, the “khalil ” (NAS, “flute” or KJV,” pipe”) was an instrument consisting of two separate pipes made of reed, metal, or ivory; each pipe having a mouthpiece with single or double reeds
Friendship - (1) In the parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Piece of Silver, He touches upon the much debated basis of friendship. How precarious is our hold upon a friendship which ‘death, a few light words, a Piece of stamped paper,’ can destroy
Nehemiah - Then the guild of the goldsmiths did a large Piece, and next to them the apothecaries. Meshullam Matthew Henry holds to have been a lodger who undertook a Piece of the wall the size of his own rented room
Dress - (1) It might consist of two similar Pieces of woollen or linen cloth cut from a larger web, which were sewed together along the sides and top. The simlah was almost certainly a large rectangular Piece of cloth, in most cases of wool, in more special cases of linen. The latter, then, seems to have been a Piece of cloth of superior material and workmanship, in the shape of a magnified chest-protector, worn over the tunic like a priest’s chasuble, and reaching almost to the ankles
Manifestation - Indeed, He was anxious that they should not suppose Him to be mere spirit, and actually ate a Piece of broiled fish before them in order to show them the reality of His bodily existence (Luke 24:42)
Providence - 5:; Forsythe's Piece on Providence, Enc
Abgar - The only Piece of real information that has come down to us regarding the Abgar of the time of Christ is a very uncomplimentary reference in Tacitus (Ann
Abraham - When the sun went down a smoking furnace and a burning lamp passed between the Pieces: type of the fire that consumes the dross, and a light for the path. ...
Abraham was by faith so much a stranger (Hebrews 11:9 ) that, on the death of Sarah, he had to buy a Piece of ground of the children of Heth, to secure a sepulchre in the land
Commerce - The furniture carried by the individuals of a caravan consisted of a mattress, a coverlet, a carpet for sitting upon, a round Piece of leather, which answered the purpose of a table, a few pots and kettles of copper covered with tin; also a tin-plated cup, which was suspended before the breast under the outer garment, and was used for drinking, 1 Samuel 26:11-12 ; 1 Samuel 26:16 : leathern bags for holding water, tents, lights, and provisions in quality and abundance as each one could afford
Run - ) To be played on the stage a number of successive days or nights; as, the Piece ran for six months
Severus, Aurelius Alexander - In the famous suit between the guild of cooks and the Christians for a Piece of land, which according to tradition is the site of St
Obsolete or Obscure Words in the English av Bible - ...
All to brake, Judges 9:53—brake to Pieces. ...
Hosen, Daniel 3:21—trowsers and stockings in one Piece
Cherub (1) - ...
As the cherubim were of one Piece with the ark, so the redeemed are one with Christ, and one with Him as their propitiation (2 Peter 1:4; Hebrews 2:11; Exodus 29:42-46; Exodus 25:22; 1 Corinthians 3:16-17; Galatians 2:20)
Family - The natural accompaniment of such a practice was the insignificance of the wife’s position: she was ordinarily regarded as a Piece of property, as the wording of the Tenth Commandment testifies
Ecbatana - He says, "I accompanied the priest through the town, over much ruin and rubbish, to an enclosed Piece of ground, rather more elevated than any in its immediate vicinity
Bread - At a meal a small Piece of such bread is torn off, and with the ease and skill of long habit is folded over at the end held in the hand
Circumstantiality in the Parables - Mark describe the patch as a Piece of undressed cloth, while St
Caecilia, Saint, Roman Lady - Cimabue painted an altar-piece, representing different episodes in the life of the saint for the church dedicated to her at Florence
Leander (2) - The homily ( Homilia Sancti Leandri to laudem ecclesiae ob conversionem gentis ) is an eloquent and imaginative Piece of writing, with an undercurrent of reference to the great semi-religious, semi-political struggle which marked the reign of the last Arian king
Nazarene (2) - An interesting Piece of early evidence of this usage has in recent years come to light in the Palestinian recension‡ Wisdom of Solomon - In the latter the carpenter selects suitable timber* for some article of furniture, uses the chippings to cook his food, and, if some crooked and knotty Piece remain which is of no use for either purpose, fashions it in his leisure into a god. In the account in Isaiah, ‘half of it he burneth in the fire; on half of it he eateth flesh, he roasteth roast and is satisfied; yea he warmeth himself; and the residue thereof he maketh a god,’ wherein apparently two parts of the timber are employed as firewood, and the remainder used for the idol-the important matter, that the primary object was a Piece of furniture, the secondary firewood, being forgotten by the prophet, yet very clearly somehow in his mind
Samson - ’ The ‘linen garments’ of Judges 13:12 are Pieces of fine linen, costly and luxurious ( Proverbs 31:24 , Isaiah 3:23 ); ‘the changes’ are gala dresses. We are to imagine an upright loom with a Piece of unfinished stuff; Delilah weaves the hair into this, and heats it tight with the ‘pin
Atonement, Day of - He then tied a tongue shaped Piece of scarlet cloth on the scape-goat
Genesis - The constant fact is that Genesis is both a classic Piece of literature and the word of God inspired to teach His people about Him, His plan of redemption, and the nature of the world and people He created
Pope - Scrutiny is the ordinary method, and consists in this: every cardinal writes his own name on the inner part of a Piece of paper, and this is folded up and sealed; on the second fold of the same paper, a conclavist writes the name of the person for whom his master votes
Paul's Visit to Jerusalem to See Peter - Landor's Epictetus and Seneca, his Diogenes and Plato, his Melanchthon and Calvin, his Galileo and Milton and a Dominican, and his Dante and Beatrice, are all among his masterpieces. And then he went on with the good Samaritan, and the lost Piece of silver, and the lost sheep, and the lost son
Parable - The two debtors (Luke 7:41), the merciless servant (Matthew 18), the good Samaritan (Luke 10:30), the friend at midnight (Luke 11:5), the rich fool (Luke 12:16), the figtree (Luke 13:6), the great supper (Luke 14:16), the lost sheep, Piece of silver, son (Luke 15; Matthew 18:12), the unjust steward (Luke 16:1), Lazarus, etc
Money - When the Greeks first used money, it was only little Pieces of iron or copper, called oboli or spits, of which a handful was a drachma, says Plutarch. If gold or silver be offered, they take it and pay it by weight, as other goods: so that they are obliged to cut it into Pieces with shears for that purpose, and they carry a steel yard at their girdles to weigh it. " Joseph was sold by his brethren to the Midianites for twenty Pieces (in Hebrew twenty shekels) of silver, Genesis 37:28 . Isaiah 46:6 , describes the wicked as weighing silver in a balance, to make an idol of it; and Jeremiah 32:10 , weighs seventeen Pieces of silver in a pair of scales, to pay for a field he had bought. This shekel, therefore, and this talent, were not fixed and determined Pieces of money, but weights applied to things used in commerce. The stater, or Piece of money which Peter found in the fish's mouth, Matthew 17:27 , was two half shekels
Eye - The method of performing this among the women in the eastern countries at the present day, as described by Russel, is by a cylindrical Piece of silver or ivory, about two inches long, made very smooth, and about the size of a common probe; this is wet with water, and then dipped into a powder finely levigated, made from what appears to be a rich lead ore, and applied to the eye; the lids are closed upon it while it is drawn through between them
Judgment, Day of - They see this as no more than a needless Piece of imagery and hold that what the Bible really means is that God is constantly at work judging his people
Pilgrimage - ...
But the aforesaid quick pace they are not obliged to use every time they perform this Piece of devotion, but only at some particular times
the Woman With the Issue of Blood - Even when you feel completely disenchanted of this scripture and this night and this house; even when you feel shame as you look back at your intensity tonight; even when you feel that this woman, and Christ, and this church, and the present preacher are all a Piece of the same entire dream-still grope after His garment. And O, as many of you as are torn to Pieces every day with the torture of sin, as well as covered with inward shame at the degradation and pollution of sin, keep yourselves in life by hope
Diognetus, Epistle to - The Greek writing known under this name was first printed in 1592 by Henricus Stephanus, along with a companion Piece To Greeks , as hitherto unknown writings of Justin Martyr, taken by him from a single faded exemplar. from which he took the Pieces (identified by Gebhardt with that collated by Cunitz at Strasburg, where it perished in 1870) three works, each ascribed by name to Justin, were followed by the two Pieces Of the Same to Greeks and Of the Same to Diognetus . The correctness of the ascription of each of these two Pieces to Justin was separately called in question by subsequent critics; but the connexion between the two Pieces, the contrast in style presented by both alike to the spurious or dubious works of Justin to which in the MS. , that these Pieces seem most at home
Lucianus, a Famous Satirist - He endeavoured to get Alexander punished for this Piece of treachery, but the latter's influence was too strong
Trajanus, m. Ulpius - Pliny's letter is the earliest heathen account of the services and behaviour of the Christians, and Trajan's reply is the earliest Piece of legislation about Christianity that we possess
Palesti'na - And as with the buildings, so with other memorials, With one exception, the museums of Europe do not possess a single Piece of pottery or metal work, a single weapon or household utensil, an ornament or a Piece of armor of Israelite make, which can give us the least conception of the manners or outward appliances of the nation before the date of the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus
Harmony of the Gospels - A third Piece of evidence indicating the priority of Mark is that statements in Mark which could offend or perplex readers are either omitted or presented in a less provocative form by the other two synoptics (compare Mark 4:38 with Matthew 8:25 and Luke 8:24 )
Dominicans - One day they sent him a loaf prepared with some spices, which, growing green in a day or two, he threw a Piece of it to a wolf's whelps that were in the monastery, and it killed them immediately
Reward - Paul’s language about rewards as a Piece of earlier Judaism persisting in his Christian teaching, in which it forms an intractable and contradictory element
Proverbs, Theology of - Rather, in a fine Piece of literary fiction, "Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares" (1:20)
Music - The body of it was of wood and hollow, and was enclosed with a Piece of leather tensely drawn. The first consisted of two flat Pieces of metal or plates: the musician held one of them in his right hand, the other in his left, and smote them together, as an accompaniment to other instruments. But מצלות , Zechariah 14:20 , rendered in the English version bells, are not musical instruments, as some suppose, nor indeed bells, but concave Pieces or plates of brass, which were sometimes attached to horses for the sake of ornament
Houses - The court is for the most part surrounded with a cloister, over which, when the house has a number of stories, a gallery is erected of the same dimensions with the cloister, having a balustrade, or else a Piece of carved or latticed work, going round about, to prevent people from failing from it into the court
House - The court is for the most part surrounded with a cloister or colonnade; over which, when the house has two or three stories, there is a gallery erected, of the same dimensions with the cloister, having a balustrade, or else a Piece of carved or latticed work going round about it to prevent people from falling from it into the court
Macarius Magnus, Magnes, a Writer - ...
With respect to idolatry the heathen apologist argues: None of us supposes wood or stone to be God, or thinks that if a Piece be broken off an image, the power of the Deity represented is diminished
Profaning, Profanity - That system of diluted oaths was a miserable Piece of casuistry at the best
Revelation, Book of - It cannot serve as a basis of theology, but, like any Piece of imaginative writing, will serve to stir the emotion and the faith of the Christian
Lots - This is a Piece of pure imagination
Moses - 1 Corinthians 6:8-104 (where Moses is referred to only as the mouth-piece of God, exactly like ‘Isaiah’ in the next verse)
Job - The authorities on these things tell us that the debating in the Book of Job is the most wonderful Piece of genius that has ever been heard or read since debating genius was
Mary Magdalene - They rage and roar and tear and gnash our hearts to Pieces when they begin to see that their time in us is to be short. There are some wild beasts so devilish in their bite; they make their cruel teeth so to meet and lock fast in a man's flesh; that the Piece has to be cut out if he is to be saved from their deadly hold. And the fangs of these five genuine devils must be broken to Pieces in their heads with the hammer of God, and the flesh and bone into which they have locked their cursed teeth must be cut out and sacrificed before the soul is set free
Septuagint - If, as there is every reason to believe is the case, this Piece is a forgery, it was made at a very early period; for it was in existence in the time of Josephus, who has made use of it in his Jewish Antiquities
Resurrection - This is, in fact, the true and rational answer to the objection that the same Piece of matter may happen to be a part of two or more bodies, as in the instances of men feeding upon animals which have fed upon men, and of men feeding upon one another
Passion Week - This apparently so exact Piece of information really strikes us as utterly trivial and pedantic
Virgin Birth - Numerous Pieces of evidence, however, strongly recommend it as the only satisfactory explanation of what happened. But as second-century Jewish polemic against the virgin birth shows, it had no such independent Piece of tradition to appeal to; it was merely a reaction to the broadly accepted tradition of the virgin birth. The birth narratives have as their centerpiece the entrance of the supernatural into ordinary human life
Mediation Mediator - His death was not of a Piece with that of Stephen and James, who died as martyrs
Scripture (2) - Although, therefore, the singular τὸ γράμμα is used of any written thing, it is apparently, when applied to ‘writings,’ most naturally employed of brief Pieces like short inseriptions or proverbs, or of the shorter portions of documents such as clauses—though it is also used of those larger sections of works which are more commonly designated as ‘books. Kindred with γράμμα as it is, its true synonymy in its literary application is rather with such words as βίβλος (βιβλίον) and λόγος, in common with which it most naturally designates a complete literary Piece, whether ‘treatise’ or ‘book
Unpardonable Sin - For an act may be the revelation of a state; and when the Pharisees said of Jesus, ‘He hath an unclean spirit,’ this particular Piece of blasphemy, as we have seen, was really the expression of a settled attitude of mind
House - The ‘candlestick’ or lamp-stand (λυχνία) mentioned in the above passages is also a Piece of furniture, set in the middle of the room to hold the light
Metaphors - condemned for two altogether different reasons (Luke 5:36)—the necessity of tearing a new Piece of cloth in order to get the patch, and because it would be a different kind of cloth
Confession - ’ Our difficulties begin when we try to Piece together any sort of longer confession which might be regarded as the archetype of the later creeds
the Rich Man And Lazarus - ...
Perhaps the most terrible Piece of pulpit rhetoric that ever fell from any preacher's lips is to be found in one of Newman's Catholic sermons
the Woman Who Took Leaven And Hid it in Three Measures of Meal - And thus it was that after Joseph had struck the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that was in the basin, and after the whole family had hurriedly eaten each a portion of the pascal lamb, and a Piece of the unleavened bread, at that appointed moment the eldest son of the house came forward and said, Father, what mean you by this service? What mean you by the blood, and the unleavened bread, and the bitter herbs? And Joseph would say, It is the Lord's passover, because He passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when He smote the Egyptians and delivered our houses
the Man Who Cast Seed Into the Round And it Grew up he Knew Not How - And you ask me never to pass a Piece of what I would call real style without stopping and calling your attention to it. Enough, if, when we are no longer here to enjoy such masterpieces with them, they are by that time discovering the hid treasure, say, of Rutherford's Letters, and Guthrie's Saving Interest, and Baxter's Saint's Rest, and Marshall's Gospel Mystery, and William Law's immortal treatises, and are winding up every night with Bishop Andrewes's Private Devotions
the Disobedient Prophet - But then, 'some sins,' says that noble Piece, the Westminster Larger Catechism, 'receive their aggravation from the persons offending; if they be of riper age, greater experience in grace, eminent for profession, gifts, place, office, and as such are guides to others, and whose example is likely to be followed by others
Paul as a Controversialist - "If two goats meet each other in a narrow path above a Piece of water, what do they do?" asks Luther
Sanballat - Archbishop Whately's Bampton Lecture, for the year 1822, has for its subject, 'The Use and the Abuse of Party Spirit in matters of Religion,' and a very able Piece of work it is
Apocrypha - As a Piece of lyrical work the Psalms of Solomon is the best example in this group
Acts - How can we tell the person who wrote these books was named Luke?...
The first Piece of evidence comes in Luke 1:2
Wealth - But frequently that wealth is tied up with the land or the temple in ways that do not carry over into a New Testament age that knows no one sacred Piece of geography or architecture (John 4:24 )
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Four years after, in his great distress, he attempted to kill himself; but being as mean- spirited and dastardly as he was wicked and cruel, he had not the resolution to do that Piece of justice to the world, and was forced to beg assistance. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them to Pieces as a potter's vessel
Apostolic Constitutions And Canons - 6 of those whose gifts should not be received-adulterers, cruel employers, idol-makers, thieves, unjust publicans, drunkards, usurers, A strange Piece of advice follows-that, if such contributions have to be taken, they shall be expended in fuel for the needy rather than in food, as the putrid sacrificial meat is ordered in Leviticus 19:6 to be burnt
Passover (ii. in Relation to Lord's Supper). - For, unless Jesus was altogether lacking in this respect, He must have foreseen, as clearly as we can see today, that the broken loaf of bread was infinitely better suited than a Piece of the Jewish Paschal lamb to serve to the Church of the future as the symbol of His sacrifice of love
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The most important Piece of external evidence is contained in Sir 48:22-24 . 1 35 is a book formed not entirely, or perhaps even mainly, by the collection and free re-arrangement of prophetic Pieces, but rather by the incorporation whole of earlier and smaller books. 6 and Isaiah 8:1-8 we have what there is no reason to question are Pieces of Isaiah’s autobiography; Isaiah here speaks of himself in the first person. 5, originally quite distinct Pieces, or dividing, as in the case of Isaiah 9:8 to Isaiah 10:4 , what formed an undivided whole. Justice can he done to the prophetic literature only when the brevity of the several Pieces is recognized, instead of being obscured by treating several distinct Pieces as a single discourse
Saul - The great preacher did not say it till he had felt it to be quite impossible to draw out Saul's obscure life into a consistent and open Piece
Samson - Some commentators on the Book of Judges have treated the story of Samson as an excellent Piece of Hebrew folklore. And, as a sad consequence to them and to us, that our dramatists and tragedians can never again give us such masterpieces as their forerunners have left behind them. Well, here are twenty untouched and absolutely silent years, during which the plot was laying deep and thickening fast toward the terrible catastrophe of Milton's masterpiece
Apocalyptic Literature - In them we have probably the oldest Piece of Jewish literature touching the general resurrection of Israel and representing Gehenna as a place of final punishment (see Gehenna)
Psalms - On the contrary, it is much oftener the capital figure in the Piece, and stands confessed at once by such splendour of language, that the letter, in its turn, is thrown into shade, and almost totally disappears
Lots - This is a Piece of pure imagination
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Development of Written Gospels Within the New Testament, the word euanggelion always refers to oral communication, never to a document or Piece of literature
Luke, Gospel According to - The insertion deals largely with the Peræan ministry and the journeys towards Jerusalem, and contains many parables peculiar to Lk (the Good Samaritan, the Importunate Friend, the Rich Fool, the Barren Fig-tree, the Lost Sheep, the Lost Piece of Money, the Prodigal Son, the Unjust Steward, the Rich Man and Lazarus, the Ten Lepers, the Unjust Judge, the Pharisee and the Publican), and also several incidents and sayings peculiar to Lk
War, Holy War - One Piece of literature depicts the head of the Canaanite pantheon bearing two children by a man's wives
Kingdom of God - " How is the term "kingdom" to be understood? Should it be understood statically as denoting a realm or place? If this is correct and "kingdom" refers to a territory or Piece of real estate, then it is evident that the kingdom of God cannot have arrived
Individual - The parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Piece of Money, and above all of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15), speak of God’s unwillingness to let anything so precious as an individual be lost
Merit - And, finally, both Mark 10:45 and John 17 imply that the work of Christ in His life and death is all of a Piece; since in both passages, but especially in John 17, there is no break in the way in which the culminating work of the death is added on to the work of the life
Paul as a Pastor - See that they have some profitable moving book besides the Bible in each family; and if they have not, persuade them to buy some small Piece of great use
Helena, Saint, Mother of Constantine the Great - 403) to Sulpicius Severus, and sending him a Piece, as he says, of the true cross brought from Jerusalem by Benedicta Melanius, adds an account of its original discovery, because, as he says, it is so difficult to credit. He adds that, though Pieces were frequently taken from the cross, its original bulk was miraculously preserved ( Ep
Solomon - But once a Piece like that is composed, and spoken, and taken down, and read, it lasts for ever
David - in His Races - '...
But, who is that roaring all the day long on the murderous wheel? Who is that stretched and stretched again on the rack all night till all his bones are out of joint-out of joint and broken in Pieces with the hammer and the anger of God? The voice of whose roaring is that-According to the multitude of Thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions? And that-For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me? Do you ask who that is? Do you not know? That is the prodigal son of the Old Testament. David might have put Joab, and Shimei, and all the rest of his tutors and governors, in the front of the battle as he put Uriah; but he could not cast a Piece of a millstone on his Maker from the walls of Rabbah, and he would not now if he could
Jacob - But it was not till that morning at Luz that Jacob learned to say: Against Thee, Thee only, have I sinned! How dreadful did his past life look now, as it lay naked and open under that gate of heaven and that shining ladder! The lasting lesson of that best of all mornings to Jacob is memorably preserved to us and to our children in our Second Paraphrase; and as we sing or say to God that noble Piece we still reap into our own hearts the first sheaf out of the rich harvest of Jacob's life
Ahithophel - So Dryden describes Lord Chancellor Shaftesbury in his Absalom and Ahithophel, that very able but still more truculent and time-serving Piece
Temple - It was surrounded by a range of porticoes, or cloisters, above which were galleries, or apartments, supported by pillars of white marble, each consisting of a single Piece, and twenty-five cubits in height
Paul - From the information in these two sources, we Piece together a reasonable picture of one of the major personalities of early Christianity
Tabernacle - From the four corners spring the four horns of the altar , ‘of one Piece’ with it, while half-way up the side there was fitted a projecting ledge , from which depended a network or grating (AV Dead Sea Scrolls - Most were not found intact; rather, scholars have had to Piece together, and thereby attempt to understand, thousands of fragments. Just to the south of the main building was a large meeting hall with an adjoining pantry, from which over a thousand Pieces of pottery were recovered
Hezekiah - ) "Hezekiah also broke in Pieces the brazen serpent that Moses made," for previously "Israel did burn intense to it, and he called it Nehushtan" (piece of brass, nothing better: 2 Kings 18:4); a practical condemnation of "relics" when superstitiously venerated
Sibylline Oracles - The spirit of the Piece is deliberately neutral
Doctrines - 29), ‘His teaching is that in His appearance and active life which is necessary to make that life intelligible to us, and without which the Apostolic teaching about Him would be only a sum of dogmatic utterances which we could not comprehend and whose truth we could not prove,—a result not a little awkward for that view which contrasts “the teaching of Jesus” as Christianity proper with the Apostolic “teaching about Christ” Taking due account of these considerations, we may yet gather from the sources at our disposal, the simple narratives of the Synoptic Gospels and the more elaborate narratives and discourses of the Gospel of John, sufficient materials to enable us to Piece together a scheme of the doctrine of Jesus as He taught it and as it was understood by His immediate followers
Isidorus, Archbaptist of Seville - , as the ten virgins, the woman with the lost Piece of money, the man who planted a vineyard, and the like
Aaron - The crossing of the Red Sea also, Mount Sinai, and the giving of the tabernacle and the law-it has certainly been by some one who could both speak well and write well also that all that wonderful Piece has been put into our hands
Jesuits - " Voltaire directed against them all the powers of his ridicule, and finished the Piece which Pascal had sketched
Parable - The same is true of 1 Kings 20:39 [17], where the story is helped out by a Piece of acting
Philo - The prologue of the Fourth Gospel (John 1:1-18), treated for a long time by many scholars almost as a Philonean Piece, is often interpreted now without any reference to Philo, by recurring immediately to the popular philosophy of the time
Marriage - According to the Mishna, the later ceremony of betrothal consisted in payment of a Piece of money, or a gift, or the conveyance of a writing, in presence of two witnesses
Fall (2) - ), and the corresponding parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Piece of Money in the same chapter
Anger - The Epistle to the Galatians is a Piece of passionate writing, and a note of indignation runs through, the later chapters of 2 Cor
Fortification And Siegecraft - ]'>[7] ) of the period, ‘engines of war and instruments for casting fire and stones, and Pieces to cast darts and slings. ) At the siege of Gezer (such is the best reading, 1Ma 13:45 ) Simon is even said to have used effectively a Piece of the most formidable siege-artillery then known, the helepolis (lit. In this siege the Jews had 300 Pieces for discharging arrows or rather bolts ( catapultœ ), and 40 Pieces for casting stones ( ballistœ ), according to Josephus, who gives a graphic account of the working of these formidable ‘engines of war’ in his story of the siege of Jotapata ( BJ III
Honorius, Flavius Augustus, Emperor - He had to capitulate and was beheaded, and so many of his Germans were sold as slaves that their price fell to a single gold Piece
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Of Mari, his companion, little is known certainly (his life is a mere Piece of hagiography), but he appears to have penetrated into the southern provinces of the Parthian kingdom, to have preached without much success at the capital, Seleucia-Ctesiphon, and to have died in peace at Dor-Koni
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‘I have observed,’ says old Thomas Fuller, ‘some at the church door cast in sixpence with such ostentation that it rebounded from the bottom and rang against both sides of the bason (so that the same Piece of silver was the alms and the giver’s trumpet), whilst others have dropped down silent five shillings without any noise
Ideas (Leading) - God so cares for even the most sinful among His children, that He is compared to the shepherd seeking the lost sheep, to the woman searching for her lost Piece of money
Regeneration - It is evidently autobiographical in fact as well as in rhetorical form, and is a wonderful Piece of self-revelation
Wandering Stars - … It is impossible to believe that the command to buy a sword was meant literally and seriously: it is all a Piece of ironical foreboding
Trial of Jesus - Afterwards, they were able to Piece together, from their own observation and from the information of councillors like Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathaea, or of sympathizers in the crowd, or of some of the women, several of the words and experiences of their Lord before the Council and the procurator
Bible - Subsequently “it was employed for the Piece of writing which a reader was supposed to render without taking breath, and the marks of the stichoi would be helps for the reader, indicating where he might pause
Judges (1) - On their return they remain for a night in Gibeah, which belonged to the Benjamites; here the men of the city so maltreat the concubine that she is left dead on the threshold of the house in which her lord is staying; the Levite takes up the dead body, brings it home, and, after having cut it up, sends the Pieces by the hands of messengers throughout the borders of Israel, as a call to avenge the outrage. ...
On the other hand, the story of Ehud, Judges 3:12-30 , is a Piece of genuine old history; signs of redactional work are, Indeed, not wanting at the beginning and end, but the central facts of the story, such as the Moabite oppression and the conquest of Jericho, the realistic description of the assassination of Eglon, and the defeat of the Moabites, all bear the stamp of genuineness
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Among those, however, who regard the belief in the Virgin-birth as a Piece of primitive Christian mythology, there has been a controversy as to what led the author to quote this passage, and the relation between that belief and the passage in Isaiah
Son of God - This, however, is a mere Piece of dogmatism; for the uniqueness might quite as well lie in this quarter
Boyhood of Jesus - By being present at the meeting of the Rabbis, Christ was obeying the counsel of Ben Sira (Sirach 6:34-36), which was possibly a commonplace Piece of instruction in pious Israelite families
Book - And the instrument used to write with was a Piece of iron, called a style; and hence the word "style" came to be taken for the composition of the writing. To these are occasionally added the apparatus of summaries, or side notes; the embellishments of red, gold, or figured initial letters, head Pieces, tail Pieces, effigies, schemes, maps, and the like. If the ancient books were large, they were formed of a number of skins, of a number of Pieces of linen and cotton cloth, or of papyrus, or parchment, connected together
Eucharist - ]'>[5] that the parallelism between the Lord’s Cup and the cup of libation at a heathen sacrifice was closer than that between the eating of a Piece of bread and anything that took place there
Arabia - Any other empire placed in the same circumstances would have crumbled to Pieces; but the Arabs felt their power; they revered their founder as the chosen prophet of God; and their ardent temperament, animated by a religious enthusiasm, gave an earnest of future success, and encouraged the zeal or the ambition of their leaders. The venerable Arabian sheik was also seated on the ground with a Piece of carpet spread under him; and, like his ancient Chaldean ancestor, turned to the one side and the other, graciously answering or questioning the groups around him, with an interest in them all which clearly showed the abiding simplicity of his government, and their obedience
Augustine - " But, whatever else is taught in this remarkable Piece of autobiography, every pious reader will be delighted with the additional proofs which it contains of the ultimate prevalence of faithful prayer, especially on the part of Christian parents
Passover - The festival commences with a sanctification; then comes the first cup of wine; the aphiḳomen (half a maẓẓah, which is reserved to be eaten at the close) is set aside; the question is asked, ‘Why is this night distinguished from all other nights?’ to which a long response is given; this is followed by the first part of Hallel (Psalms 113, 114), the second cup of wine, washing of the hands; the unleavened bread (maẓẓôth) is eaten with bitter herbs (horse-radish); next comes Hillel’s ceremony (eating a Piece of horse-radish placed between two Pieces of unleavened bread); the aphiḳomen is eaten, grape after meals is said with considerable additions; then there is the third cup of wine and the opening of the door; Hallel is resumed (Psalms 115-118); Psalms 136 is recited with large expansions, followed by the fourth cup of wine and prayer for the Divine acceptance of the service; ‘Adir hu’, an impassioned song praying for the rebuilding of the Temple, brings all to a close
Poet - But more frequently it is a clear-cut Piece of detail that lie sees, sharp-edged and complete in itself
Tatianus - is a noble Piece of declamation; c. Let fire destroy my flesh, let me be drowned, or torn to Pieces by wild beasts, I am laid up in the treasure-chambers of a wealthy Lord
Valentinus, Founder of a Gnostic Sect - 767), and of two Pieces contained in the Philosophumena , the narrative of a vision (ὅραμα ) seen by Valentinus (Philos. 80–117) and Hilgenfeld ( Ketzergeschichte , 472–498); lastly, a rather large Piece out of an otherwise unknown Valentinian writing preserved by Epiphanius (Haer
Law (2) - It would be a Piece of unreality to introduce into their present religious life an element so incongruous
Basilides, Gnostic Sect Founder - ) is a Piece of moral argument on Providence, wholly free from the technical terms of Gnostic mythology
Criticism - The criticism characteristic of the time was carried on, as it were, Piecemeal: one book was defended or attacked, or the alleged author was accepted or rejected, but there was no attempt to bring the books of the NT under one general conception. We cease to be so much surprised that Strauss should regard the history of the resurrection of our Lord as a Piece of colossal humbug, when the Jesus whom he depicted was so insignificant; or that Baur should regard this same account of the resurrection as a fact outside the province of historical inquiry, when he made no serious attempt to answer the question who Jesus was, or to understand Him and His life
Gregorius (51) i, (the Great), Bishop of Rome - A monk, Julius, who had been a physician and had attended Gregory himself, night and day, during a long illness, being himself dangerously ill, confided to a brother that, in violation of monastic rule, he had three Pieces of gold concealed in his cell. This confession was overheard, the cell searched, and the Pieces found. Gregory forbade all to approach the offender, even in the agonies of death, and after death caused his body to be thrown on a dunghill with the Pieces of gold, the monks crying aloud, "Thy money perish with thee" (Greg Dial. Peter, in which was some iron from the chain that had bound him, and a cross containing a Piece of the true cross, and some hairs of John the Baptist ( Canones Eccles
Hermas, Known as the Shepherd - His information about himself is contained in incidental allusions, not very easy to Piece together; and the author of a fictitious narrative would not have conveyed so obscurely what he tells about his hero
Authority of Christ - Probably in the generation before that in which He lived the Jews had come to regard the Messiah as God’s vicegerent in the great judgment which ushered in the world to come; but what we find in the NT in this connexion is not the formal transference of a Piece of Messianic dogmatic to Jesus; it is the moral recognition of the moral supremacy of Jesus, and of His right to pronounce finally on the moral worth of men and things
Back to Christ - And since His history is of a Piece with His consciousness, the two must be taken together
Archaeology And Biblical Study - An ostracon (plural, ostraca) is a Piece of broken pottery that has been written upon. Ancient peoples often employed Pieces of pottery as a writing surface and used these for records, lists, and letters. Several hundred Pieces of ivory were found in the excavations of Samaria
Clement of Alexandria - is in fact a Piece of a treatise on logic
Neology - " When such a word is used of saleable articles, like fish, and in a connection which requires the getting a Piece of money, it is clear that getting by sale and not by finding is referred to
Marcion, a 2nd Century Heretic - ...
The story proceeds to say that he asked the Roman presbyters to explain the texts, "A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit," and "No man putteth a Piece of new cloth unto an old garment," texts from which he himself deduced that works in which evil is to be found could not proceed from the good God, and that the Christian dispensation could have nothing in common with the Jewish
Originality - In some of the cases we have to consider, it is the question of the originality not so much of Christ as of Christianity that is involved, as the Person of Christ is either left out of account as a pure Piece of fiction, or reduced to such mean proportions as rob it of all historical significance
Perfection (of Jesus) - Peter was the mouth-piece of the Prince of this world, pointing out the lower way (Matthew 16:21-23)
Preaching Christ - Even on a priori grounds we should say this was improbable, and there is a very significant Piece of evidence that it is not true