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Some Modern Words that have Archaic Definitions in the KJV:

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abide

wait

Acts 20:23

Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.

except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me.

abjects

the lowest, outcasts

Psalm 35:15

But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

But in my adversity they rejoiced And gathered together; Attackers gathered against me, And I did not know it; They tore at me and did not cease;

abroad

1) away from the house

1 Samuel 9:26

And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, that Samuel called Saul to the top of the house, saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.

They arose early; and it was about the dawning of the day that Samuel called to Saul on the top of the house, saying, "Get up, that I may send you on your way." And Saul arose, and both of them went outside, he and Samuel.

2) over a wide area

Mark 1:28

And immediately his fame spread abroad throughout all the region round about Galilee.

And immediately His fame spread throughout all the region around Galilee.

adamant

sharp, hard stone, diamond

Zechariah 7:12

Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

Yes, they made their hearts like flint, refusing to hear the law and the words which the LORD of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets. Thus great wrath came from the LORD of hosts.

admiration

wonder or astonishment

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

I saw the woman, drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I marveled with great amazement.

admire

marvel at

2 Thessalonians 1:10

When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

when He comes, in that Day, to be glorified in His saints and to be admired among all those who believe, because our testimony among you was believed.

advanced

appointed

1 Samuel 12:6

And Samuel said unto the people, It is the LORD that advanced Moses and Aaron, and that brought your fathers up out of the land of Egypt.

Then Samuel said to the people, "It is the LORD who raised up Moses and Aaron, and who brought your fathers up from the land of Egypt.

adventure

hazard, risk, venture

Acts 19:31

And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring him that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.

Then some of the officials of Asia, who were his friends, sent to him pleading that he would not venture into the theater.

advertise

advise

Numbers 24:14

And now, behold, I go unto my people: come therefore, and I will advertise thee what this people shall do to thy people in the latter days.

And now, indeed, I am going to my people. Come, I will advise you what this people will do to your people in the latter days."

affect

1) to cause pain, to act upon

Lamentations 3:51

Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

My eyes bring suffering to my soul
Because of all the daughters of my city.

2) embitter

Acts 14:2

But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minds evil affected against the brethren.

But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.

3) desire, seek

Galatians 4:17

They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them.

They zealously court you, but for no good; yes, they want to exclude you, that you may be zealous for them.

affections

passions

Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

all to

utterly

Judges 9:53

And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.

But a certain woman dropped an upper millstone on Abimelech's head and crushed his skull.

allow

1) accept

Acts 24:15

And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.

I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and the unjust.

2) approve

Luke 11:48

Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.

In fact, you bear witness that you approve the deeds of your fathers; for they indeed killed them, and you build their tombs.

almost

soon

Psalm 94:17

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Unless the LORD had been my help,
My soul would soon have settled in silence.

amazed

terrified, fearful

Mark 9:15

And straightway all the people, when they beheld him, were greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him.

Immediately, when they saw Him, all the people were greatly amazed, and running to Him, greeted Him.

amazement

terror

1 Peter 3:6

Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.

as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose daughters you are if you do good and are not afraid with any terror.

amiable

lovely

Psalm 84:1

How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!

How lovely is Your tabernacle, O LORD of hosts!

ancient

old person yet still alive, elders

Job 12:12

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Wisdom is with aged men,
And with length of days, understanding.

angle

fishhook or fishing tackle

Habakkuk 1:15

They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

They take up all of them with a hook,
They catch them in their net,
And gather them in their dragnet. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

apothecary

perfume and spice dealer

Exodus 30:25

And thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.

And you shall make from these a holy anointing oil, an ointment compounded according to the art of the perfumer. It shall be a holy anointing oil.

apparently

openly, manifestly

Numbers 12:8

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

I speak with him face to face, Even plainly, and not in dark sayings; And he sees the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant Moses?"

apple of the eye

pupil of the eye

Lamentations 2:18

Their heart cried unto the Lord, O wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears run down like a river day and night: give thyself no rest; let not the apple of thine eye cease.

Their heart cried out to the Lord, "O wall of the daughter of Zion, Let tears run down like a river day and night; Give yourself no relief; Give your eyes no rest.

apprehend

lay hold of, seize

Philippians 3:13

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,

approve

prove

2 Corinthians 6:4

But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

But in all things we commend ourselves as ministers of God: in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses,

armholes

the armpit; the hole in the garment in which the arm is put

Jeremiah 38:12

And Ebed-melech the Ethiopian said unto Jeremiah, Put now these old cast clouts and rotten rags under thine armholes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so.

Then Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian said to Jeremiah, "Please put these old clothes and rags under your armpits, under the ropes." And Jeremiah did so.

artillery

weapon, equipment

1 Samuel 20:40

And Jonathan gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Then Jonathan gave his weapons to his lad, and said to him, "Go, carry them to the city."

assuage, asswage

restrain

Job 16:6

Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?

"Though I speak, my grief is not relieved; And if I remain silent, how am I eased?

attendance

attention

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

averse

returning, coming back from; to turn away from; to be opposed, unwilling, disinclined, turned back

Micah 2:8

Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.

"Lately My people have risen up as an enemy--
You pull off the robe with the garment
From those who trust you, as they pass by,
Like men returned from war.

avoided

departed, escaped

1 Samuel 18:11

And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.

And Saul cast the spear, for he said, "I will pin David to the wall!" But David escaped his presence twice.

away with

1) endure, tolerate

Isaiah 1:13

Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.

Bring no more futile sacrifices;
Incense is an abomination to Me.
The New Moons, the Sabbaths, and the calling of assemblies--
I cannot endure iniquity and the sacred meeting.

2) take away

Luke 23:18

And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas:

And they all cried out at once, saying, "Away with this Man, and release to us Barabbas"

bade

invited, asked, told

Genesis 43:17

And the man did as Joseph bade; and the man brought the men into Joseph's house.

Then the man did as Joseph ordered, and the man brought the men into Joseph's house.

bands

pains

Psalm 73:4

For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.

For there are no pangs in their death,
But their strength is firm.

bank

mound for besieging a city

2 Kings 19:32

Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.

“Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the king of Assyria

‘He shall not come into this city,
Nor shoot an arrow there,
Nor come before it with shield,
Nor build a siege mound against it.

barbarian

foreigner, alien

1 Corinthians 14:11

Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.

Therefore, if I do not know the meaning of the language, I shall be a foreigner to him who speaks, and he who speaks will be a foreigner to me.

barked

stripped of bark

Joel 1:7

He hath laid my vine waste,
And barked my fig tree
He hath made it clean bare, and cast it away; The branches thereof are made white.

He has laid waste My vine,
And ruined My fig tree;
He has stripped it bare and thrown it away;
Its branches are made white.

base

lowly, humble

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

Now I, Paul, myself am pleading with you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—who in presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

bath

OT liquid measure: 6 hins; about 6 gallons or 34 litres

1 Kings 7:38

Then made he ten lavers of brass: one laver contained forty baths: and every laver was four cubits: and upon every one of the ten bases one laver.

Then he made ten lavers of bronze; each laver contained forty baths, and each laver was four cubits. On each of the ten carts was a laver.

because

that

Matthew 20:31

And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David.

Then the multitude warned them that they should be quiet; but they cried out all the more, saying, "Have mercy on us, O Lord, Son of David!"

behind

lacking

Colossians 1:24

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church,

belly

body

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am in trouble;
My eye wastes away with grief,
Yes, my soul and my body!

bishop

overseer

1 Peter 2:25

For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

blasting

blight, a plant disease which causes foliage death

Deuteronomy 28:22

The LORD shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.

The LORD will strike you with consumption, with fever, with inflammation, with severe burning fever, with the sword, with scorching, and with mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

blaze

to make known, proclaim, sound an alarm or publish

Mark 1:45

But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and they came to him from every quarter.

However, he went out and began to proclaim it freely, and to spread the matter, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter the city, but was outside in deserted places; and they came to Him from every direction.

bloody

blood-thirsty

Psalm 5:6

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

You shall destroy those who speak falsehood;
The LORD abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

botch

ulcer, boil

Deuteronomy 28:27

The LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.

The LORD will strike you with the boils of Egypt, with tumors, with the scab, and with the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

bottom

valley

Zechariah 1:8

I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white.

I saw by night, and behold, a man riding on a red horse, and it stood among the myrtle trees in the hollow; and behind him were horses: red, sorrel, and white.

bound

landmark

Hosea 5:10

The princes of Judah were like them that remove the bound: therefore I will pour out my wrath upon them like water.

"The princes of Judah are like those who remove a landmark;
I will pour out My wrath on them like water.

bowels

1) affections, tender mercies

Philippians 2:1

If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,

Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy,

2) heart

Philemon 1:12

whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

I am sending him back. You therefore receive him, that is, my own heart,

3) intestines

Acts 1:18

Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

(Now this man purchased a field with the wages of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his entrails gushed out.

branch

song

Isaiah 25:5

Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low.

You will reduce the noise of aliens,
As heat in a dry place;
As heat in the shadow of a cloud,
The song of the terrible ones will be diminished.

bravery

splendor; magnificence

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon,

In that day the Lord will take away the finery:
The jingling anklets, the scarves, and the crescents;

bray

crush

Proverbs 27:22

Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

Though you grind a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain,
Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.

breaking up

breaking in

Exodus 22:2

If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.

If the thief is found breaking in, and he is struck so that he dies, there shall be no guilt for his bloodshed.

breeding

possession

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.

Therefore, as I live,”
Says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel,
“Surely Moab shall be like Sodom, And the people of Ammon like Gomorrah--
Overrun with weeds and saltpits,
And a perpetual desolation.
The residue of My people shall plunder them,
And the remnant of My people shall possess them.”

brimstone

sulphur

Genesis 19:24

Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

Then the LORD rained brimstone and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah, from the LORD out of the heavens.

bunches

humps

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.

The burden against the beasts of the South.

Through a land of trouble and anguish,
From which came the lioness and lion,
The viper and fiery flying serpent,
They will carry their riches on the backs of young donkeys,
And their treasures on the humps of camels,
To a people who shall not profit;

bushel

NT dry measure (Gr modios): 2 dry gallons or 8.8 litres

Matthew 5:15

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.

butler

cup-bearer

Genesis 40:21

And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand:

Then he restored the chief butler to his butlership again, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

by

with reference to, against

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

For I know of nothing against myself, yet I am not justified by this; but He who judges me is the Lord.

cab

OT dry measure: 4 logs; 3.5 pints or 2 litres

2 Kings 6:25

And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass’s head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove’s dung for five pieces of silver.

And there was a great famine in Samaria; and indeed they besieged it until a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and one-fourth of a kab of dove droppings for five shekels of silver.

cabin

cell in prison

Jeremiah 37:16

When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

When Jeremiah entered the dungeon and the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days,

cake not turned

half-baked

Hosea 7:8

Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

"Ephraim has mixed himself among the peoples;
Ephraim is a cake unturned.

canker

cancer, ulcerous disease

2 Timothy 2:17

And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

And their message will spread like cancer. Hymenaeus and Philetus are of this sort,

cankered

eaten away with rust

James 5:3

Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.

Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have heaped up treasure in the last days.

careful

anxious

Luke 10:41

And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:

And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things.

carefulness

anxiety

1 Corinthians 7:32

But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:

But I want you to be without care. He who is unmarried cares for the things of the Lord—how he may please the Lord.

careless

free from care, secure

Judges 18:7

Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.

So the five men departed and went to Laish. They saw the people who were there, how they dwelt safely, in the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure. There were no rulers in the land who might put them to shame for anything. They were far from the Sidonians, and they had no ties with anyone.

carriage(s)

a load, baggage, goods, burdens

Judges 18:21

So they turned and departed, and put the little ones and the cattle and the carriage before them.

Then they turned and departed, and put the little ones, the livestock, and the goods in front of them.

cast a mount

build a raised fortification

Ezekiel 21:22

At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice with shouting, to appoint battering rams against the gates, to cast a mount, and to build a fort.

In his right hand is the divination for Jerusalem: to set up battering rams, to call for a slaughter, to lift the voice with shouting, to set battering rams against the gates, to heap up a siege mound, and to build a wall.

cast about

turn round, turn back

Jeremiah 41:14

So all the people that Ishmael had carried away captive from Mizpah cast about and returned, and went unto Johanan the son of Kareah.

Then all the people whom Ishmael had carried away captive from Mizpah turned around and came back, and went to Johanan the son of Kareah.

cast angle

to fish with a hook and line

Isaiah 19:8

The fishers also shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish.

The fishermen also will mourn;
All those will lament who cast hooks into the River,
And they will languish who spread nets on the waters.

castaway

rejected

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.

cattle

livestock of any kind

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock to day, removing from thence all the speckled and spotted cattle, and all the brown cattle among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my hire.

Let me pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown ones among the lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and these shall be my wages.

causeway

paved road

1 Chronicles 26:16

To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came forth westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward.

To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came out for the West Gate, with the Shallecheth Gate on the ascending highway—watchman opposite watchman.

certified

told

Esther 2:22

And the thing was known to Mordecai, who told it unto Esther the queen; and Esther certified the king thereof in Mordecai's name.

So the matter became known to Mordecai, who told Queen Esther, and Esther informed the king in Mordecai's name.

chambering

sensual, wanton living

Romans 13:13

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy.

chamberlain

manager of household

Acts 12:20

And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king’s chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king’s country.

Now Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon; but they came to him with one accord, and having made Blastus the king’s personal aide their friend, they asked for peace, because their country was supplied with food by the king’s country.

changeable

that can be changed, changes of dress being a sign of wealth

Isaiah 3:22

The changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles,
And the wimples, and the crisping pins,

the festal apparel, and the mantles; The outer garments, the purses,

charged

burdened

1 Timothy 5:16

If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.

If any believing man or woman has widows, let them relieve them, and do not let the church be burdened, that it may relieve those who are really widows.

charger

dish, large plate

Matthew 14:8

And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist’s head in a charger.

So she, having been prompted by her mother, said, “Give me John the Baptist’s head here on a platter.”

charity

love

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

Now concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

charmer

enchanter

Deuteronomy 18:11

Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.

or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.

check

rebuke, chastisement

Job 20:3

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

I have heard the rebuke that reproaches me,
And the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.

chide

contend, emphatically express anger or disappointment; complain

Exodus 17:2

Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?

Therefore the people contended with Moses, and said, "Give us water, that we may drink." So Moses said to them, "Why do you contend with me? Why do you tempt the LORD?"

chief estates

leading men

Mark 6:21

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee;

Then an opportune day came when Herod on his birthday gave a feast for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.

chimney

window

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.

Therefore they shall be like the morning cloud
And like the early dew that passes away,
Like chaff blown off from a threshing floor
And like smoke from a chimney.

cleave

1) cling

Genesis 2:24

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

2) cut

Leviticus 1:17

And he shall cleave it with the wings thereof, but shall not divide it asunder: and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood that is upon the fire: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.

Then he shall split it at its wings, but shall not divide it completely; and the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire. It is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the LORD.

closet

private room

Luke 12:3

Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Therefore whatever you have spoken in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have spoken in the ear in inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.

coasts

borders, region, country

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.

Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the wise men.

commotions

civil uprisings

Luke 21:9

But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.

But when you hear of wars and commotions, do not be terrified; for these things must come to pass first, but the end will not come immediately.”

communicate

to impart; to give to another

Galatians 6:6

Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.

Let him who is taught the word share in all good things with him who teaches.

companied

accompanied

Acts 1:21

Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

“Therefore, of these men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

compass

1) circumference

Exodus 38:4

And he made for the altar a brasen grate of network under the compass thereof beneath unto the midst of it.

And he made a grate of bronze network for the altar, under its rim, midway from the bottom.

2) make a circuit, surround

Judges 16:2

And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.

When the Gazites were told, "Samson has come here!" they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. They were quiet all night, saying, “In the morning, when it is daylight, we will kill him.”

(fetch a) compass

turn round, to go around (not navigation)

Acts 28:13

And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli:

From there we circled round and reached Rhegium. And after one day the south wind blew; and the next day we came to Puteoli,

conceit

opinion, conception

Proverbs 18:11

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own esteem.

concluded

included

Galatians 3:22

But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

But the Scripture has confined all under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

confectionaries

ointment-makers

1 Samuel 8:13

And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be cooks, and to be bakers.

He will take your daughters to be perfumers, cooks, and bakers.

consumption

1) a disease causing wasting away of the body

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

I also will do this to you:
I will even appoint terror over you, wasting disease and fever which shall consume the eyes and cause sorrow of heart.
And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

2) destruction

Isaiah 28:22

Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts a consumption, even determined upon the whole earth.

Now therefore, do not be mockers,
Lest your bonds be made strong;
For I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts,
A destruction determined even upon the whole earth.

convenient

suitable, needful

Ephesians 5:4

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.

conversation

1) behavior

Ephesians 4:22

That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

that you put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts,

2) citizenship

Philippians 3:20

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

convince

to prove guilty, convict, vanquish, refute

John 8:46

Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?

Which of you convicts Me of sin? And if I tell the truth, why do you not believe Me?

corn

small grain

(Our corn was not known in the Holy Land.)

John 12:24

Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.

Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.

cousin

relative

Luke 1:58

And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.

When her neighbors and relatives heard how the Lord had shown great mercy to her, they rejoiced with her.

covert

a cover, shelter, hiding place

1 Samuel 25:20

And it was so, as she rode on the ass, that she came down by the covert of the hill, and, behold, David and his men came down against her; and she met them.

So it was, as she rode on the donkey, that she went down under cover of the hill; and there were David and his men, coming down toward her, and she met them.

creature

a created being, created thing

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:

For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving;

crib

the manger of a stable

Job 39:9

Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?

"Will the wild ox be willing to serve you?
Will he bed by your manger?

crisping pins

curling pins for the hair

Isaiah 3:22

The changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping pins,

the festal apparel, and the mantles;
The outer garments, the purses,

crouch

prostrate himself

1 Samuel 2:36

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, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a piece of bread.

And it shall come to pass that everyone who is left in your house will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread, and say, "Please, put me in one of the priestly positions, that I may eat a piece of bread."'"

cunning

skill, art, skillful

1 Kings 7:14

He was a widow’s son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass: and he was filled with wisdom, and understanding, and cunning to work all works in brass. And he came to king Solomon, and wrought all his work.

He was the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a bronze worker; he was filled with wisdom and understanding and skill in working with all kinds of bronze work. So he came to King Solomon and did all his work.

curious

embroidered, detailed, intricately or skillfully made

Exodus 28:8

And the curious girdle of the ephod, which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the work thereof; even of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.

And the intricately woven band of the ephod, which is on it, shall be of the same workmanship, made of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine woven linen.

curious arts

magic, sorcery

Acts 19:19

Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.

Also, many of those who had practiced magic brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted up the value of them, and it totaled fifty thousand pieces of silver.

custom

1) tribute, tax, toll

Luke 5:27

And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.

After these things He went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, “Follow Me.”

2) (modern definition)

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.

So He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. And as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.

darling

life, beloved

Psalm 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.

Deliver Me from the sword,
My precious life from the power of the dog.

deal

part

Exodus 29:40

And with the one lamb a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth part of an hin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin of wine for a drink offering.

With the one lamb shall be one-tenth of an ephah of flour mixed with one-fourth of a hin of pressed oil, and one-fourth of a hin of wine as a drink offering.

declare

explain

Judges 14:13

But if ye cannot declare it me, then shall ye give me thirty sheets and thirty change of garments. And they said unto him, Put forth thy riddle, that we may hear it.

But if you cannot explain it to me, then you shall give me thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing.”
And they said to him, “Pose your riddle, that we may hear it.”

decline

to deviate, turn aside

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Get wisdom! Get understanding!
Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

delicately

daintily

1 Samuel 15:32

Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.

Then Samuel said, “Bring Agag king of the Amalekites here to me." So Agag came to him cautiously.
And Agag said, “Surely the bitterness of death is past.”

delicates

delicacies, luxurious food

Jeremiah 51:34

Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel, he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out.

"Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon
Has devoured me, he has crushed me;
He has made me an empty vessel,
He has swallowed me up like a monster;
He has filled his stomach with my delicacies,
He has spit me out.

deliciously

luxuriously

Revelation 18:9

And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

“The kings of the earth who committed fornication and lived luxuriously with her will weep and lament for her, when they see the smoke of her burning,

describe

divide, mark out

Joshua 18:6

Ye shall therefore describe the land into seven parts, and bring the description hither to me, that I may cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.

You shall therefore survey the land in seven parts and bring the survey here to me, that I may cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.

desired

regretted, mourned

2 Chronicles 21:20

Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years, and departed without being desired. Howbeit they buried him in the city of David, but not in the sepulchres of the kings.

He was thirty-two years old when he became king. He reigned in Jerusalem eight years and, to no one’s sorrow, departed. However they buried him in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.

despite

contempt, scorn, or spite

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,

devotions

objects of worship

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription:

TO THE UNKNOWN GOD

Therefore, the One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you:

diet

daily allowance, allowance of food

Jeremiah 52:34

And for his diet, there was a continual diet given him of the king of Babylon, every day a portion until the day of his death, all the days of his life.

And as for his provisions, there was a regular ration given him by the king of Babylon, a portion for each day until the day of his death, all the days of his life.

disappoint

confront

Psalm 17:13

Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword:

Arise, O LORD,
Confront him, cast him down;
Deliver my life from the wicked with Your sword,

discover

uncover, disclose, expose

Proverbs 25:9

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:

Debate your case with your neighbor,
And do not disclose the secret to another;

discovered

come in view of

Acts 27:39

And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.

When it was day, they did not recognize the land; but they observed a bay with a beach, onto which they planned to run the ship if possible.

dispensation

administration, stewardship, distribution

1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.

For if I do this willingly, I have a reward; but if against my will, I have been entrusted with a stewardship.

disposition

ordinance, appointment

Acts 7:53

Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.

who have received the law by the direction of angels and have not kept it.”

divers

diverse, various, different

Matthew 4:24

And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.

Then His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.

doctor

teacher

Luke 2:46

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.

Now so it was that after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.

dog

1) a Sodomite

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

You shall not bring the wages of a harlot or the price of a dog to the house of the LORD your God for any vowed offering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.

2) a worthless person

1 Samuel 17:43

And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

So the Philistine said to David, "Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?" And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

3) a wicked person

Revelation 22:15

For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.

4) a canine

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it to dogs.

But He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the little dogs."

dote

to say, think, or do foolishly

1 Timothy 6:4

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

he is proud, knowing nothing, but is obsessed with disputes and arguments over words, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions,

drag

fishing net

Habakkuk 1:15

They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

They take up all of them with a hook,
They catch them in their net,
And gather them in their dragnet. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

dragon

1) jackal

Isaiah 13:22

And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.

The hyenas will howl in their citadels,
And jackals in their pleasant palaces.
Her time is near to come,
And her days will not be prolonged.”

2) sea monster, crocodile, serpent

Revelation 20:2

And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

He laid hold of the dragon, that serpent of old, who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;

draught

1) drain, sewer

Mark 7:19

Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?

because it does not enter his heart but his stomach, and is eliminated, thus purifying all foods?”

2) net full of fish

Luke 5:4

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.

When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.”

dress

1) prepare for use

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

So she said, “As the LORD your God lives, I do not have bread, only a handful of flour in a bin, and a little oil in a jar; and see, I am gathering a couple of sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.”

2) remove an animal’s inward parts in preparation for eating

1 Kings 18:25

And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under.

Now Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, “Choose one bull for yourselves and prepare it first, for you are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under it.”

3) to till, cultivate

Genesis 2:15

And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.

4) to dress a lamp

Exodus 30:7

And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.

"Aaron shall burn on it sweet incense every morning; when he tends the lamps, he shall burn incense on it.

duke

chief

Exodus 15:15

Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away.

Then the chiefs of Edom will be dismayed;
The mighty men of Moab,
Trembling will take hold of them;
All the inhabitants of Canaan will melt away.

earing, eared

ploughing, ploughed

Deuteronomy 21:4

And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto a rough valley, which is neither eared nor sown, and shall strike off the heifer’s neck there in the valley:

The elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with flowing water, which is neither plowed nor sown, and they shall break the heifer’s neck there in the valley.

Easter

Passover

Acts 12:4

And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.

So when he had arrested him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four squads of soldiers to keep him, intending to bring him before the people after Passover.

emulation

jealousy, anger

Romans 11:14

If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.

if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh and save some of them.

engines

1) machines

2 Chronicles 26:15

And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong.

And he made devices in Jerusalem, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and the corners, to shoot arrows and large stones. So his fame spread far and wide, for he was marvelously helped till he became strong.

2) battering rams

Ezekiel 26:9

And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.

He will direct his battering rams against your walls, and with his axes he will break down your towers.

enterprise

purpose

Job 5:12

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

He frustrates the devices of the crafty,
So that their hands cannot carry out their plans.

estate

condition, position, or status

Jude 1:6

And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

And the angels who did not keep their proper domain, but left their own abode, He has reserved in everlasting chains under darkness for the judgment of the great day;

estate (of the elders)

holding office as elders

Acts 22:5

As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.

as also the high priest bears me witness, and all the council of the elders, from whom I also received letters to the brethren, and went to Damascus to bring in chains even those who were there to Jerusalem to be punished.

expecting

waiting

Hebrews 10:13

From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool.

from that time waiting till His enemies are made His footstool.

experiment

proving

2 Corinthians 9:13

Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;

while, through the proof of this ministry, they glorify God for the obedience of your confession to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal sharing with them and all men,

fairs

anything gotten at a sale

Ezekiel 27:12

Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kind of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in thy fairs.

"Tarshish was your merchant because of your many luxury goods. They gave you silver, iron, tin, and lead for your goods.

familiar spirit

demon supposed to be in a person or under the power of a person

Leviticus 20:27

A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.

A man or a woman who is a medium, or who has familiar spirits, shall surely be put to death; they shall stone them with stones. Their blood shall be upon them.’ ”

fan

fork-like instrument used for winnowing

Luke 3:17

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather the wheat into His barn; but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire.”

fanners

winnowers

Jeremiah 51:2

And will send unto Babylon fanners, that shall fan her, and shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her round about.

And I will send winnowers to Babylon,
Who shall winnow her and empty her land.
For in the day of doom
They shall be against her all around.

fats

a vat or vessel

Joel 2:24

And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil.

The threshing floors shall be full of wheat,
And the vats shall overflow with new wine and oil.

feeble minded

fainthearted (not slow)

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.

feller

lumberjack, tree surgeon

Isaiah 14:8

Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.

Indeed the cypress trees rejoice over you,
And the cedars of Lebanon,
Saying, ‘Since you were cut down,
No woodsman has come up against us.’

filleted

ornamented with encircling bands

Exodus 27:17

All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver; their hooks shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass.

All the pillars around the court shall have bands of silver; their hooks shall be of silver and their sockets of bronze.

fillets

ornamental bands

Exodus 27:10

And the twenty pillars thereof and their twenty sockets shall be of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver.

And its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets shall be bronze. The hooks of the pillars and their bands shall be silver.

finer

refiner

Proverbs 25:4

Take away the dross from the silver, and there shall come forth a vessel for the finer.

Take away the dross from silver,
And it will go to the silversmith for jewelry.

flag

marshland plant, such as reed or rush

Job 8:11

Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?

“Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh?
Can the reeds flourish without water?

flakes

folds

Job 41:23

The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved.

The folds of his flesh are joined together;
They are firm on him and cannot be moved.

floats

rafts

2 Chronicles 2:16

And we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as thou shalt need: and we will bring it to thee in floats by sea to Joppa; and thou shalt carry it up to Jerusalem.

And we will cut wood from Lebanon, as much as you need; we will bring it to you in rafts by sea to Joppa, and you will carry it up to Jerusalem.

flowers

menstrual impurity

Leviticus 15:33

And of her that is sick of her flowers, and of him that hath an issue, of the man, and of the woman, and of him that lieth with her that is unclean.

and for her who is indisposed because of her customary impurity, and for one who has a discharge, either man or woman, and for him who lies with her who is unclean.'"

fools

rebels

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity?
For scorners delight in their scorning,
And fools hate knowledge.

forecast

plan, scheme, arrange

Daniel 11:25

And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.

“He shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the South with a great army. And the king of the South shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand, for they shall devise plans against him.

forum

market place

Acts 28:15

And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and The three taverns: whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.

And from there, when the brethren heard about us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and Three Inns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

forward

earnest, ready, eager

2 Corinthians 8:17

For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.

For he not only accepted the exhortation, but being more diligent, he went to you of his own accord.

frame(d)

1) manage

Judges 12:6

Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.

then they would say to him, “Then say, ‘Shibboleth’!" And he would say, “Sibboleth," for he could not pronounce it right. Then they would take him and kill him at the fords of the Jordan. There fell at that time forty-two thousand Ephraimites.

2) form

Psalm 103:14

For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

For He knows our frame;
He remembers that we are dust.

3) make

Hosea 5:4

They will not frame their doings to turn unto their God: for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.

“They do not direct their deeds
Toward turning to their God,
For the spirit of harlotry is in their midst,
And they do not know the LORD.

4) fitted together

Ephesians 2:21

In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:

in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,

5) completed

Hebrews 11:3

Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.

By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.

frankly

freely

Luke 7:42

And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?

And when they had nothing with which to repay, he freely forgave them both. Tell Me, therefore, which of them will love him more?”

fray

frighten

Zechariah 1:21

Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to fray them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn over the land of Judah to scatter it.

And I said, “What are these coming to do?”
So he said, “These are the horns that scattered Judah, so that no one could lift up his head; but the craftsmen are coming to terrify them, to cast out the horns of the nations that lifted up their horn against the land of Judah to scatter it.”

fretted

raged against

Ezekiel 16:43

Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness above all thine abominations.

Because you did not remember the days of your youth, but agitated Me with all these things, surely I will also recompense your deeds on your own head,” says the Lord GOD. “And you shall not commit lewdness in addition to all your abominations.

fretting

festering

Leviticus 13:51

And he shall look on the plague on the seventh day: if the plague be spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that is made of skin; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean.

And he shall examine the plague on the seventh day. If the plague has spread in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof, in the leather or in anything made of leather, the plague is an active leprosy. It is unclean.

furniture

equipment, harness

Genesis 31:34

Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.

Now Rachel had taken the household idols, put them in the camel's saddle, and sat on them. And Laban searched all about the tent but did not find them.

garner

barn, grain store

Matthew 3:12

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather His wheat into the barn; but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”

gender(eth)

1) to produce, breed, generate, or give rise to

2 Timothy 2:23

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.

But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife.

2) bear young

Galatians 4:24

Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.

which things are symbolic. For these are the two covenants: the one from Mount Sinai which gives birth to bondage, which is Hagar—

Ghost

1) Holy Ghost: Holy Spirit

John 14:26

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.

2) gave up the ghost: expired, died

Luke 23:46

And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.

And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, “Father, ‘into Your hands I commit My spirit.’ ”Having said this, He breathed His last.

gin

snare, trap

Job 18:9

The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

The net takes him by the heel,
And a snare lays hold of him.

give place

1) make room for

Luke 14:9

And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.

and he who invited you and him come and say to you, ‘Give place to this man,’ and then you begin with shame to take the lowest place.

2) give way, yield

Galatians 2:5

To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.

to whom we did not yield submission even for an hour, that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.

glass

mirror

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known.

glistering

shining

Luke 9:29

And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.

As He prayed, the appearance of His face was altered, and His robe became white and glistening.

goeth about, going about

endeavour(ing), try(ing)

John 7:20

The people answered and said, Thou hast a devil: who goeth about to kill thee?

The people answered and said, “You have a demon. Who is seeking to kill You?”

gold

in NT currency, $5.00 or £3.33

Matthew 23:17

Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?

Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that sanctifies the gold?

go to

come now!

Judges 7:3

Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

Now therefore, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is fearful and afraid, let him turn and depart at once from Mount Gilead.’ ”And twenty-two thousand of the people returned, and ten thousand remained.

good

property

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house, my own special treasure of gold and silver:

Grecians

Greek-speaking Jews

Acts 6:1

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.

gross

thick, powerful, or big

Matthew 13:15

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

For the hearts of this people have grown dull.
Their ears are hard of hearing,
And their eyes they have closed,
Lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears,
Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn,
So that I should heal them.'

grudge

1) howl

Psalm 59:15

Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.

They wander up and down for food,
And howl if they are not satisfied.

2) to be discontented at another's enjoyments or advantages

Leviticus 19:18

Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

guilty of

worthy of

Matthew 26:66

What think ye? They answered and said, He is guilty of death.

What do you think?”
They answered and said, “He is deserving of death.”

gutter

channel, shaft, tunnel

2 Samuel 5:8

And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David’s soul, he shall be chief and captain. Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

Now David said on that day, “Whoever climbs up by way of the water shaft and defeats the Jebusites (the lame and the blind, who are hated by David’s soul), he shall be chief and captain.” Therefore they say, “The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.”

hale

haul, drag

Luke 12:58

When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.

When you go with your adversary to the magistrate, make every effort along the way to settle with him, lest he drag you to the judge, the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.

haling

hauling, pulling with force or violence

Acts 8:3

As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.

As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering every house, and dragging off men and women, committing them to prison.

halt

lame, crippled

Mark 9:45

And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame, rather than having two feet, to be cast into hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched—

hard

near, close by

Judges 9:52

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

So Abimelech came as far as the tower and fought against it; and he drew near the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

hardly

with difficulty

Mark 10:23

And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Then Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, “How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!”

hires

gain of a prostitute

Micah 1:7

And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire of an harlot.

All her carved images shall be beaten to pieces,
And all her pay as a harlot shall be burned with the fire;
All her idols I will lay desolate,
For she gathered it from the pay of a harlot,
And they shall return to the pay of a harlot."

horn

symbol of strength and power

Psalm 18:2

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

impotent

without strength, invalid

Acts 14:8

And there sat a certain man at Lystra, impotent in his feet, being a cripple from his mother’s womb, who never had walked:

And in Lystra a certain man without strength in his feet was sitting, a cripple from his mother’s womb, who had never walked.

instant

earnest, urgent or persistent

Luke 23:23

And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed.

But they were insistent, demanding with loud voices that He be crucified. And the voices of these men and of the chief priests prevailed.

instantly

earnestly

Luke 7:4

And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:

And when they came to Jesus, they begged Him earnestly, saying that the one for whom He should do this was deserving,

joinings

clamps, fittings

1 Chronicles 22:3

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight;

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails of the doors of the gates and for the joints, and bronze in abundance beyond measure,

know

to have sexual relations

Genesis 4:1

And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, and said, "I have acquired a man from the LORD."

lawyer

scribe, student of the law (not attorney)

Luke 11:45

Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.

Then one of the lawyers answered and said to Him, "Teacher, by saying these things You reproach us also."

leasing

lie, deceit

Psalm 4:2

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

How long, O you sons of men,
Will you turn my glory to shame?
How long will you love worthlessness
And seek falsehood?
Selah

leaven

yeast, fermented dough

Exodus 12:15

Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.

Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses. For whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel.

legion

Roman legion comprising 3,000 to 6,000 soldiers

Mark 5:15

And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.

Then they came to Jesus, and saw the one who had been demon-possessed and had the legion, sitting and clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.

let

hinder, prevent

2 Thessalonians 2:7

For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.

For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way.

lewd

vicious, ignorant

Acts 17:5

But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.

But the Jews who were not persuaded, becoming envious, took some of the evil men from the marketplace, and gathering a mob, set all the city in an uproar and attacked the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.

liberal

generous, ample

Proverbs 11:25

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

The generous soul will be made rich,
And he who waters will also be watered himself.

lien

lain

Jeremiah 3:2

Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lien with. In the ways hast thou sat for them, as the Arabian in the wilderness; and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms and with thy wickedness.

“Lift up your eyes to the desolate heights and see:
Where have you not lain with men?
By the road you have sat for them
Like an Arabian in the wilderness;
And you have polluted the land
With your harlotries and your wickedness.

lieutenants

provincial rulers

Ezra 8:36

And they delivered the king’s commissions unto the king’s lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river: and they furthered the people, and the house of God.

And they delivered the king’s orders to the king’s satraps and the governors in the region beyond the River. So they gave support to the people and the house of God.

liking

one’s condition, whether good or bad

Daniel 1:10

And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king.

And the chief of the eunuchs said to Daniel, “I fear my lord the king, who has appointed your food and drink. For why should he see your faces looking worse than the young men who are your age? Then you would endanger my head before the king.”

listed

pleases, desires

John 3:8

The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit."

litters

covered wagons

Isaiah 66:20

And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the LORD out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the LORD, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.

Then they shall bring all your brethren for an offering to the LORD out of all nations, on horses and in chariots and in litters, on mules and on camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the LORD, “as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.

lively

living

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

log

about one pint or half-litre

Leviticus 14:24

And the priest shall take the lamb of the trespass offering, and the log of oil, and the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the LORD:

And the priest shall take the lamb of the trespass offering and the log of oil, and the priest shall wave them as a wave offering before the LORD.

look to

look upon

1 Samuel 16:12

And he sent, and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, and withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him: for this is he.

So he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, with bright eyes, and good-looking. And the LORD said, “Arise, anoint him; for this is the one!”

matrix

womb, point of origin

Numbers 18:15

Every thing that openeth the matrix in all flesh, which they bring unto the LORD, whether it be of men or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou redeem.

“Everything that first opens the womb of all flesh, which they bring to the LORD, whether man or beast, shall be yours; nevertheless the firstborn of man you shall surely redeem, and the firstborn of unclean animals you shall redeem.

matter

timber, forest, fuel

James 3:5

Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things.
See how great a forest a little fire kindles!

maul

hammer, weapon

Proverbs 25:18

A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

A man who bears false witness against his neighbor
Is like a club, a sword, and a sharp arrow.

mean

1) obscure

Acts 21:39

But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city: and, I beseech thee, suffer me to speak unto the people.

But Paul said, “I am a Jew from Tarsus, in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city; and I implore you, permit me to speak to the people.”

2) (modern definition)

Acts 10:17

Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had seen should mean, behold, the men which were sent from Cornelius had made enquiry for Simon’s house, and stood before the gate,

Now while Peter wondered within himself what this vision which he had seen meant, behold, the men who had been sent from Cornelius had made inquiry for Simon’s house, and stood before the gate.

mean men

obscure, low, inferior men

Proverbs 22:29

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

Do you see a man who excels in his work?
He will stand before kings;
He will not stand before unknown men.

measure

OT dry volume (Heb seah): 1.25 pecks or 11 litres

2 Kings 7:16

And the people went out, and spoiled the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD.

Then the people went out and plundered the tents of the Syrians. So a seah of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD.

meat

food of any kind

John 4:34

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.

meet

suitable, fitting

Genesis 2:18

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

And the LORD God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him."

mess

dish or serving of food

2 Samuel 11:8

And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king’s house, and there followed him a mess of meat from the king.

And David said to Uriah, “Go down to your house and wash your feet.” So Uriah departed from the king’s house, and a gift of food from the king followed him.

mile

(Gr milion) Roman mile: 4,986 feet or 1,520 metres

Matthew 5:41

And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two.

miserable

to be pitied

1 Corinthians 15:19

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable.

mite

(Gr lepton) about 1/8th of $0.01 or 1/12th of £0.01

Mark 12:42

And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.

Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which make a quadrans.

mitre

head-dress, turban

Zechariah 3:5

And I said, Let them set a fair mitre upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the LORD stood by.

And I said, “Let them put a clean turban on his head.”
So they put a clean turban on his head, and they put the clothes on him. And the Angel of the LORD stood by.

motions

impulses, passions

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were aroused by the law were at work in our members to bear fruit to death.

mount

mound, bank of earth

Jeremiah 6:6

For thus hath the LORD of hosts said, Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against Jerusalem: this is the city to be visited; she is wholly oppression in the midst of her.

For thus has the LORD of hosts said:

“Cut down trees,
And build a mound against Jerusalem.
This is the city to be punished.
She is full of oppression in her midst.

munitions

fortress, stronghold

Isaiah 33:16

He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

He will dwell on high;
His place of defense will be the fortress of rocks;
Bread will be given him,
His water will be sure.

napkin

cloth, handkerchief

John 20:7

And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.

and the handkerchief that had been around His head, not lying with the linen cloths, but folded together in a place by itself.

naught, naughty

worthless, bad

Proverbs 20:14

It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

It is good for nothing,” cries the buyer;
But when he has gone his way, then he boasts.

naughtiness

badness, wickedness

James 1:21

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

nephew

grandson, descendant

Isaiah 14:22

For I will rise up against them, saith the LORD of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the LORD.

“For I will rise up against them,” says the LORD of hosts,
“And cut off from Babylon the name and remnant,
And offspring and posterity,” says the LORD.

noised abroad

widely reported

Acts 2:6

Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.

And when this sound occurred, the multitude came together, and were confused, because everyone heard them speak in his own language.

noisome

hurtful, deadly

Revelation 16:2

And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.

So the first went and poured out his bowl upon the earth, and a foul and loathsome sore came upon the men who had the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image.

occupy

to trade or do business

Luke 19:13

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

So he called ten of his servants, delivered to them ten minas, and said to them, 'Do business till I come.'

offend

cause to stumble or sin

Matthew 18:6

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

orator

defense attorney

Acts 24:1

And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.

Now after five days Ananias the high priest came down with the elders and a certain orator named Tertullus. These gave evidence to the governor against Paul.

ouches

sockets, settings

Exodus 39:18

And the two ends of the two wreathen chains they fastened in the two ouches, and put them on the shoulderpieces of the ephod, before it.

The two ends of the two braided chains they fastened in the two settings, and put them on the shoulder straps of the ephod in the front.

ought

any(thing)

Genesis 39:6

And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.

Thus he left all that he had in Joseph's hand, and he did not know what he had except for the bread which he ate.
Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

outgoings

limits or boundaries

Joshua 17:9

And the coast descended unto the river Kanah, southward of the river: these cities of Ephraim are among the cities of Manasseh: the coast of Manasseh also was on the north side of the river, and the outgoings of it were at the sea:

And the border descended to the Brook Kanah, southward to the brook. These cities of Ephraim are among the cities of Manasseh. The border of Manasseh was on the north side of the brook; and it ended at the sea.

overcharged

overburdened

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

“But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly.

overran

outran

2 Samuel 18:23

But howsoever, said he, let me run. And he said unto him, Run. Then Ahimaaz ran by the way of the plain, and overran Cushi.

But whatever happens,” he said, “let me run.”

So he said to him, “Run.” Then Ahimaaz ran by way of the plain, and outran the Cushite.

paddle

small spade or trowel

Deuteronomy 23:13

And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee:

and you shall have an implement among your equipment, and when you sit down outside, you shall dig with it and turn and cover your refuse.

painful

laborious, difficult

Psalm 73:16

When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;

When I thought how to understand this,
It was too painful for me—

painfulness

toil, labour

2 Corinthians 11:27

In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.

in weariness and toil, in sleeplessness often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness--

paper (reed)

papyrus

2 John 1:12

Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

Having many things to write to you, I did not wish to do so with paper and ink; but I hope to come to you and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

paps

breasts

Luke 11:27

And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.

And it happened, as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!”

parlour

1) upper room

Judges 3:20

And Ehud came unto him; and he was sitting in a summer parlour, which he had for himself alone. And Ehud said, I have a message from God unto thee. And he arose out of his seat.

So Ehud came to him (now he was sitting upstairs in his cool private chamber). Then Ehud said, “I have a message from God for you.” So he arose from his seat.

2) room

1 Samuel 9:22

And Samuel took Saul and his servant, and brought them into the parlour, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, which were about thirty persons.

Now Samuel took Saul and his servant and brought them into the hall, and had them sit in the place of honor among those who were invited; there were about thirty persons.

passage

1) mountain pass

1 Samuel 13:23

And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the passage of Michmash.

And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the pass of Michmash.

2) ford

Jeremiah 51:32

And that the passages are stopped, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are affrighted.

The passages are blocked,
The reeds they have burned with fire,
And the men of war are terrified.

peculiar

1) special

Exodus 19:5

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

Now therefore, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine.

2) owned, belonging exclusively

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

peep

chirp, as a bird

Isaiah 8:19

And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead?

And when they say to you, “Seek those who are mediums and wizards, who whisper and mutter,” should not a people seek their God? Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living?

penny, pence

(Gr denarion) a day’s wage (16 of the farthings in Matthew 10:29); $0.20 or £0.13

Matthew 20:2

And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Now when he had agreed with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

pictures

images carved in relief

Proverbs 25:11

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold
In settings of silver.

piece of money

(Heb qshitah; Gr stater) 4 days’ wages; $0.64 or £0.43

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

Nevertheless, lest we offend them, go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first. And when you have opened its mouth, you will find a piece of money; take that and give it to them for Me and you.”

piece of silver

(Heb keseph; Gr argurion) $0.16 or £0.11

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

pilled

peeled, stripped off bark

Genesis 30:37

And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chesnut tree; and pilled white strakes in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods.

Now Jacob took for himself rods of green poplar and of the almond and chestnut trees, peeled white strips in them, and exposed the white which was in the rods.

pitiful

full of pity, compassionate

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous;

play

fence, fight with swords

2 Samuel 2:14

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Then Abner said to Joab, “Let the young men now arise and compete before us.”
And Joab said, “Let them arise.”

poll

to count individually

Numbers 3:47

Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take them: (the shekel is twenty gerahs:)

you shall take five shekels for each one individually; you shall take them in the currency of the shekel of the sanctuary, the shekel of twenty gerahs.

polled

cut hair

2 Samuel 14:26

And when he polled his head, (for it was at every year's end that he polled it: because the hair was heavy on him, therefore he polled it:) he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king's weight.

And when he cut the hair of his head--at the end of every year he cut it because it was heavy on him--when he cut it, he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels according to the king's standard.

polls

heads

1 Chronicles 23:3

Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty and eight thousand.

Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and above; and the number of individual males was thirty-eight thousand.

pommels

bowl-shaped ornament on a pillar, bowls

2 Chronicles 4:12

To wit, the two pillars, and the pommels, and the chapiters which were on the top of the two pillars, and the two wreaths to cover the two pommels of the chapiters which were on the top of the pillars;

the two pillars and the bowl-shaped capitals that were on top of the two pillars; the two networks covering the two bowl-shaped capitals which were on top of the pillars;

port

gate

Nehemiah 2:13

And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.

And I went out by night through the Valley Gate to the Serpent Well and the Refuse Gate, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem which were broken down and its gates which were burned with fire.

post

messenger carrying letters

Job 9:25

Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.

“Now my days are swifter than a runner;
They flee away, they see no good.

pots

sheepfolds

Psalm 68:13

Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.

Though you lie down among the sheepfolds,
You will be like the wings of a dove covered with silver,
And her feathers with yellow gold."

pound

1) NT currency (Gr mnah): 100 of the pennies in Matthew 20:2; $20.00 or £13.00

Luke 19:25

(And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds.)

(But they said to him, ‘Master, he has ten minas.’)

2) OT weight (Heb maneh): 300 shekels; 6.6 pounds or 3 kilograms

1 Kings 10:17

And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

He also made three hundred shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

3) NT weight (Gr litra): 12 ounces or 340 grams

John 12:3

Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.

press

crowd

Luke 8:19

Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.

Then His mother and brothers came to Him, and could not approach Him because of the crowd.

prevent

go before, anticipate, precede

1 Thessalonians 4:15

For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.

For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep.

prey

booty, spoil

Numbers 31:12

And they brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and unto the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by Jordan near Jericho.

Then they brought the captives, the booty, and the spoil to Moses, to Eleazar the priest, and to the congregation of the children of Israel, to the camp in the plains of Moab by the Jordan, across from Jericho.

pricks

goads for driving cattle

Acts 9:5

And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

And he said, “Who are You, Lord?”
Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.”

printed

inscribed

Job 19:23

Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!

“Oh, that my words were written!
Oh, that they were inscribed in a book!

prised

priced, value

Zechariah 11:13

And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prised at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.

And the LORD said to me, “Throw it to the potter”—that princely price they set on me. So I took the thirty pieces of silver and threw them into the house of the LORD for the potter.

privy

1) secret, private

Ezekiel 21:14

Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy, and smite thine hands together, and let the sword be doubled the third time, the sword of the slain: it is the sword of the great men that are slain, which entereth into their privy chambers.

“You therefore, son of man, prophesy,
And strike your hands together.
The third time let the sword do double damage.
It is the sword that slays,
The sword that slays the great men,
That enters their private chambers.

2) knowing a secret

Acts 5:2

And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet.

And he kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles’ feet.

proper

1) personal

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house, my own special treasure of gold and silver:

2) one’s own

Acts 1:19

And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

And it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.)

3) handsome, beautiful

Hebrews 11:23

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king’s commandment.

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command.

prove

test, try

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

But let these also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons, being found blameless.

provide

consider beforehand, take thought for

Romans 12:17

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men.

provocation

defiance

Hebrews 3:8

Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
In the day of trial in the wilderness,

provoke

to stir up to do good

Hebrews 10:24

And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:

And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works,

pulse

grain, seed, or beans used as food; vegetables

Daniel 1:12

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.

“Please test your servants for ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.

purchase

obtain

1 Timothy 3:13

For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a good standing and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

put to

apply, use

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct.

If the ax is dull,
And one does not sharpen the edge,
Then he must use more strength;
But wisdom brings success.

quick

alive, living

Numbers 16:30

But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the LORD.

But if the LORD creates a new thing, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the pit, then you will understand that these men have rejected the LORD.”

quickened

brought to life

Ephesians 2:1

And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;

And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,

quit

1) released from penalty, acquitted, free

Exodus 21:19

If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed.

if he rises again and walks about outside with his staff, then he who struck him shall be acquitted. He shall only pay for the loss of his time, and shall provide for him to be thoroughly healed.

2) to conduct oneself

1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.

rail

insult, blaspheme

Mark 15:29

And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days,

And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who destroy the temple and build it in three days,

railing

abusive, reviling

1 Peter 3:9

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.

ranges

1) pot-racks

Leviticus 11:35

And every thing whereupon any part of their carcase falleth shall be unclean; whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they shall be broken down: for they are unclean, and shall be unclean unto you.

And everything on which a part of any such carcass falls shall be unclean; whether it is an oven or cooking stove, it shall be broken down; for they are unclean, and shall be unclean to you.

2) ranks of soldiers

2 Kings 11:8

And ye shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand: and he that cometh within the ranges, let him be slain: and be ye with the king as he goeth out and as he cometh in.

But you shall surround the king on all sides, every man with his weapons in his hand; and whoever comes within range, let him be put to death. You are to be with the king as he goes out and as he comes in.”

ranging

roving

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Like a roaring lion and a charging bear Is a wicked ruler over poor people.

rank

1) full-grown, ripe, healthy, robust, upright

Genesis 41:5

And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

He slept and dreamed a second time; and suddenly seven heads of grain came up on one stalk, plump and good.

2) to set the battle in array

Numbers 2:16

All that were numbered in the camp of Reuben were an hundred thousand and fifty and one thousand and four hundred and fifty, throughout their armies. And they shall set forth in the second rank.

"All who were numbered according to their armies of the forces with Reuben, one hundred and fifty-one thousand four hundred and fifty--they shall be the second to break camp.

ravished

1) delighted to ecstasy

Proverbs 5:19

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.

As a loving deer and a graceful doe,
Let her breasts satisfy you at all times;
And always be enraptured with her love.

2) snatched by force, possibly raped

Isaiah 13:16

Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.

Their children also will be dashed to pieces before their eyes;
Their houses will be plundered
And their wives ravished.

redound

overflow, surge up

2 Corinthians 4:15

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.

For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

reed

(Heb qaneh) 6 cubits; 105 inches or 2.67 metres

Ezekiel 40:5

And behold a wall on the outside of the house round about, and in the man’s hand a measuring reed of six cubits long by the cubit and an hand breadth: so he measured the breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.

Now there was a wall all around the outside of the temple. In the man’s hand was a measuring rod six cubits long, each being a cubit and a handbreadth; and he measured the width of the wall structure, one rod; and the height, one rod.

rehearse

report, declare

Acts 14:27

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

Now when they had come and gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.

reins

mind, inmost being (literally, kidneys)

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

I will kill her children with death, and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works.

remove

move

Matthew 17:20

And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.

reprobate

refused, disapproved, unfit

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

require

ask

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came into the house of the LORD, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.

So David arose from the ground, washed and anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he went to his own house; and when he requested, they set food before him, and he ate.

revolting

stubborn

Jeremiah 5:23

But this people hath a revolting and a rebellious heart; they are revolted and gone.

But this people has a defiant and rebellious heart;
They have revolted and departed.

rid

clear away, remove

Psalm 82:4

Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

Deliver the poor and needy;
Free them from the hand of the wicked.

riot

wanton, or wasteful living; extravagance

1 Peter 4:4

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:

In regard to these, they think it strange that you do not run with them in the same flood of dissipation, speaking evil of you.

riotous

reckless, self-indulgent

Luke 15:13

And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.

And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, journeyed to a far country, and there wasted his possessions with prodigal living.

rising

swelling, tumour, boil

Leviticus 13:2

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests:

“When a man has on the skin of his body a swelling, a scab, or a bright spot, and it becomes on the skin of his body like a leprous sore, then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons the priests.

road

a journey, hostile incursion, or raid

1 Samuel 27:10

And Achish said, Whither have ye made a road to day? And David said, Against the south of Judah, and against the south of the Jerahmeelites, and against the south of the Kenites.

Then Achish would say, "Where have you made a raid today?” And David would say, “Against the southern area of Judah, or against the southern area of the Jerahmeelites, or against the southern area of the Kenites.”

roll

scroll

Ezra 6:1

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Then King Darius issued a decree, and a search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.

room

1) space

Psalm 31:8

And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.

And have not shut me up into the hand of the enemy;
You have set my feet in a wide place.

2) place at table

Matthew 23:6

And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

They love the best places at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,

rude

unlearned, uneducated, unskilled, inexpert

2 Corinthians 11:6

But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.

Even though I am untrained in speech, yet I am not in knowledge. But we have been thoroughly manifested among you in all things.

sardine

a red stone from Sardius, sardius

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

And He who sat there was like a jasper and a sardius stone in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, in appearance like an emerald.

satyrs

wild goats

Isaiah 13:21

But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.

But wild beasts of the desert will lie there,
And their houses will be full of owls;
Ostriches will dwell there, And wild goats will caper there.

save

except

John 6:46

Not that any man hath seen the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father.

Not that anyone has seen the Father, except He who is from God; He has seen the Father.

savour

1) taste

Exodus 5:21

And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us.

And they said to them, “Let the LORD look on you and judge, because you have made us abhorrent in the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

2) think, understand

Matthew 16:23

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men.”

scourge

(noun) whip

John 2:15

And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables;

When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables.

(verb) whip

Matthew 27:26

Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Then he released Barabbas to them; and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered Him to be crucified.

see to

look upon

Joshua 22:10

And when they came unto the borders of Jordan, that are in the land of Canaan, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh built there an altar by Jordan, a great altar to see to.

And when they came to the region of the Jordan which is in the land of Canaan, the children of Reuben, the children of Gad, and half the tribe of Manasseh built an altar there by the Jordan—a great, impressive altar.

seethe

boil

Exodus 16:23

And he said unto them, This is that which the LORD hath said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake that which ye will bake to day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.

Then he said to them, “This is what the LORD has said: ‘Tomorrow is a Sabbath rest, a holy Sabbath to the LORD. Bake what you will bake today, and boil what you will boil; and lay up for yourselves all that remains, to be kept until morning.’ ”

set forward

oversee

2 Chronicles 34:12

And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of musick.

And the men did the work faithfully. Their overseers were Jahath and Obadiah the Levites, of the sons of Merari, and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to supervise. Others of the Levites, all of whom were skillful with instruments of music,

set light by

dishonour, treat with contempt or shame

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

‘Cursed is the one who treats his father or his mother with contempt.’
“And all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’

set on

attack

Acts 18:10

For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.

for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.”

set to his seal

affixed his seal

John 3:33

He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true.

He who has received His testimony has certified that God is true.

settle

(noun) base, pedestal, ledge, sitting place, raised platform

Ezekiel 45:19

And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin offering, and put it upon the posts of the house, and upon the four corners of the settle of the altar, and upon the posts of the gate of the inner court.

The priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the ledge of the altar, and on the gateposts of the gate of the inner court.

severally

separately, individually

1 Corinthians 12:11

But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills.

shadowing

representing by faint or imperfect resemblance or shade

Ezekiel 31:3

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

Indeed Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon,
With fine branches that shaded the forest,
And of high stature;
And its top was among the thick boughs.

shambles

meat-market, slaughterhouse

1 Corinthians 10:25

Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake:

Eat whatever is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience' sake;

(took) shipping

they got into the boats

John 6:24

When the people therefore saw that Jesus was not there, neither his disciples, they also took shipping, and came to Capernaum, seeking for Jesus.

when the people therefore saw that Jesus was not there, nor His disciples, they also got into boats and came to Capernaum, seeking Jesus.

shivers

chips, splinters, or slivers

Revelation 2:27

And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.

'He shall rule them with a rod of iron;
They shall be dashed to pieces like the potter's vessels'--

as I also have received from My Father;

singular

special

Leviticus 27:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for the LORD by thy estimation.

“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When a man consecrates by a vow certain persons to the LORD, according to your valuation,

shroud

cover, shelter

Ezekiel 31:3

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

Indeed Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon,
With fine branches that shaded the forest,
And of high stature;
And its top was among the thick boughs.

silly

simple, foolish

2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

For of this sort are those who creep into households and make captives of gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts,

simple

ignorant, without guile, innocent

Romans 16:19

For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

For your obedience has become known to all. Therefore I am glad on your behalf; but I want you to be wise in what is good, and simple concerning evil.

sincere

pure

1 Peter 2:2

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,

single

healthy

Luke 11:34

The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

slack

not violent, weak, not firm

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.

sleight

deceitfulness, slyness

Ephesians 4:14

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting,

slime

mud, bitumen

Genesis 11:3

And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

Then they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar.

slow bellies

idle gluttons

Titus 1:12

One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

One of them, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”

smart

cry out in distress

Proverbs 11:15

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

He who is surety for a stranger will suffer,
But one who hates being surety is secure.

smell

(verb) take no delight in

Amos 5:21

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

"I hate, I despise your feast days,
And I do not savor your sacred assemblies.

snuffed

sniff

Jeremiah 14:6

And the wild asses did stand in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons; their eyes did fail, because there was no grass.

And the wild donkeys stood in the desolate heights; They sniffed at the wind like jackals;
Their eyes failed because there was no grass.”

sod

boiled

Genesis 25:29

And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:

Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary.

sodden

boiled

Exodus 12:9

Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.

Do not eat it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roasted in fire—its head with its legs and its entrails.

sometime(s)

formerly, at one time, once

1 Peter 3:20

Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.

sore (adjective)

very great or severe; extremely

Luke 2:9

And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid.

sort

manner

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.

For observe this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner: What diligence it produced in you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter.

span

(Heb zereth) distance from extended little finger to thumb, 3 handbreadths; 9 inches or 229 millimetres

Isaiah 40:12

Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand,
Measured heaven with a span
And calculated the dust of the earth in a measure?
Weighed the mountains in scales
And the hills in a balance?

speckled

sorrel

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock to day, removing from thence all the speckled and spotted cattle, and all the brown cattle among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my hire.

Let me pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown ones among the lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and these shall be my wages.

spotted

variegated, with various colors

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock to day, removing from thence all the speckled and spotted cattle, and all the brown cattle among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my hire.

Let me pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown ones among the lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and these shall be my wages.

spring

dawn

Judges 19:25

But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.

But the men would not heed him. So the man took his concubine and brought her out to them. And they knew her and abused her all night until morning; and when the day began to break, they let her go.

stand upon

attack

2 Samuel 1:9

He said unto me again, Stand, I pray thee, upon me, and slay me: for anguish is come upon me, because my life is yet whole in me.

He said to me again, ‘Please stand over me and kill me, for anguish has come upon me, but my life still remains in me.’

stay

(noun) cessation of progress

Leviticus 13:5

And the priest shall look on him the seventh day: and, behold, if the plague in his sight be at a stay, and the plague spread not in the skin; then the priest shall shut him up seven days more:

And the priest shall examine him on the seventh day; and indeed if the sore appears to be as it was, and the sore has not spread on the skin, then the priest shall isolate him another seven days.

(verb) support, rely on, trust in

Isaiah 3:1

For, behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water,

For behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts,
Takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah
The stock and the store,
The whole supply of bread and the whole supply of water;

stem

stock, lineage

Isaiah 11:1

And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:

There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse,
And a Branch shall grow out of his roots.

stock

wooden block or log

Isaiah 44:19

And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?

And no one considers in his heart,
Nor is there knowledge nor understanding to say,
“I have burned half of it in the fire,
Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals;
I have roasted meat and eaten it;
And shall I make the rest of it an abomination?
Shall I fall down before a block of wood?”

stout(ness)

hard(ness), bold(ness)

Isaiah 10:12

Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.

Therefore it shall come to pass, when the LORD has performed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, that He will say, “I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his haughty looks.”

strange

foreign

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as in a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

stranger

foreigner

Genesis 15:13

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Then He said to Abram: "Know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them, and they will afflict them four hundred years.

strike hands

clasp hands concluding an agreement

Job 17:3

Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?

“Now put down a pledge for me with Yourself.
Who is he who will shake hands with me?

strokes

blows

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

A fool's lips enter into contention,
And his mouth calls for blows.

suffer

allow

Exodus 12:23

For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.

For the LORD will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to strike you.

superstitious

religious, reverent

Acts 17:22

Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.

Then Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, "Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious;

tabernacle

tent, dwelling

2 Peter 1:13

Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance;

Yes, I think it is right, as long as I am in this tent, to stir you up by reminding you,

table

writing tablet

Luke 1:63

And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.

And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, "His name is John." So they all marveled.

tablet

necklace ornament

Exodus 35:22

And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.

They came, both men and women, as many as had a willing heart, and brought earrings and nose rings, rings and necklaces, all jewelry of gold, that is, every man who made an offering of gold to the LORD.

take

trap, catch

Proverbs 6:25

Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.

Do not lust after her beauty in your heart,
Nor let her allure you with her eyelids.

take up

obtain on credit

Nehemiah 5:2

For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

For there were those who said, “We, our sons, and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain, that we may eat and live.”

tale

number, quantity

1 Samuel 18:27

Wherefore David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full tale to the king, that he might be the king’s son in law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife.

therefore David arose and went, he and his men, and killed two hundred men of the Philistines. And David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full count to the king, that he might become the king’s son-in-law. Then Saul gave him Michal his daughter as a wife.

talent

1) in the Old Testament, generally a disk of a precious metal (gold, silver, etc.) weighing one talent

2) OT weight, standard (Heb kikar) 3,000 shekels, 66 pounds or 30 kilograms

Exodus 38:24

All the gold that was occupied for the work in all the work of the holy place, even the gold of the offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary.

All the gold that was used in all the work of the holy place, that is, the gold of the offering, was twenty-nine talents and seven hundred and thirty shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary.

3) NT currency (Gr talanton): 60 of the pounds in Luke 19:13; $1,200 or £800

Matthew 25:15

And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.

And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey.

4) NT weight (Gr talanton): 75 pounds or 34 kilograms

Revelation 16:21

And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.

And great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent. Men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, since that plague was exceedingly great.

tares

weeds, darnel

Matthew 13:25

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way.

target

small round shield

1 Kings 10:16

And king Solomon made two hundred targets of beaten gold: six hundred shekels of gold went to one target.

And King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield.

taxing

registration, census

Luke 2:2

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria.

tell

count

Psalm 22:17

I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.

I can count all My bones.
They look and stare at Me.

temper

mix

1 Corinthians 12:24

For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:

but our presentable parts have no need. But God composed the body, having given greater honor to that part which lacks it,

tempt

try, test

Genesis 22:1

And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here Iam.

Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!”
And he said, “Here I am.”

terrible

awesome

Deuteronomy 7:21

Thou shalt not be affrighted at them: for the LORD thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.

You shall not be terrified of them; for the LORD your God, the great and awesome God, is among you.

thought

anxiety

Matthew 6:25

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. I not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

“Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?

tire

(noun) head-dress

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon,

In that day the Lord will take away the finery:
The jingling anklets, the scarves, and the crescents;

(verb) put on head-dress

2 Kings 9:30

And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window.

Now when Jehu had come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she put paint on her eyes and adorned her head, and looked through a window.

told

counted

2 Kings 12:10

And it was so, when they saw that there was much money in the chest, that the king’s scribe and the high priest came up, and they put up in bags, and told the money that was found in the house of the LORD.

So it was, whenever they saw that there was much money in the chest, that the king’s scribe and the high priest came up and put it in bags, and counted the money that was found in the house of the LORD.

tow

coarse fibres of flax or hemp used for spinning, stand of flax

Judges 16:9

Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake the withs, as a thread of tow is broken when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known.

Now men were lying in wait, staying with her in the room. And she said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" But he broke the bowstrings as a strand of yarn breaks when it touches fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.

traffick

trade

Genesis 42:34

And bring your youngest brother unto me: then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land.

And bring your youngest brother to me; so I shall know that you are not spies, but that you are honest men. I will grant your brother to you, and you may trade in the land.’ ”

translate

transfer, take up to heaven, transport

Colossians 1:13

Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love,

travail

childbirth

Genesis 38:27

And it came to pass in the time of her travail, that, behold, twins were in her womb.

Now it came to pass, at the time for giving birth, that behold, twins were in her womb.

tribute money

(Gr didrachmon) 2 days’ wages; $0.32 or £0.21

Matthew 22:19

Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny.

Show Me the tax money.”
So they brought Him a denarius.

trim

arrange carefully

Jeremiah 2:33

Why trimmest thou thy way to seek love? therefore hast thou also taught the wicked ones thy ways.

“Why do you beautify your way to seek love?
Therefore you have also taught
The wicked women your ways.

trump

trumpet

1 Corinthians 15:52

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

turtle

turtle dove, pigeon

Song of Solomon 2:12

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

The flowers appear on the earth;
The time of singing has come,
And the voice of the turtledove
Is heard in our land.

tutor

guardian

Galatians 4:2

But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.

but is under guardians and stewards until the time appointed by the father.

(at) unawares

unexpectedly

Joshua 20:9

These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person at unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel and for the stranger who dwelt among them, that whoever killed a person accidentally might flee there, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood until he stood before the congregation.

unicorn

wild bull

Job 39:10

Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Can you bind the wild ox in the furrow with ropes?
Or will he plow the valleys behind you?

usury

interest on money lent

Exodus 22:25

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

“If you lend money to any of My people who are poor among you, you shall not be like a moneylender to him; you shall not charge him interest.

us-ward

toward us

Ephesians 1:19

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power

utmost

outermost

Numbers 22:36

And when Balak heard that Balaam was come, he went out to meet him unto a city of Moab, which is in the border of Arnon, which is in the utmost coast.

Now when Balak heard that Balaam was coming, he went out to meet him at the city of Moab, which is on the border at the Arnon, the boundary of the territory.

utter

outer

Ezekiel 42:1

Then he brought me forth into the utter court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building toward the north.

Then he brought me out into the outer court, by the way toward the north; and he brought me into the chamber which was opposite the separating courtyard, and which was opposite the building toward the north.

uttermost

1) outermost

Exodus 26:4

And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of another curtain, in the coupling of the second.

And you shall make loops of blue yarn on the edge of the curtain on the selvedge of one set, and likewise you shall do on the outer edge of the other curtain of the second set.

2) last

Matthew 5:26

Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

Assuredly, I say to you, you will by no means get out of there till you have paid the last penny.

vail, veil

curtain

Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made:

“You shall make a veil woven of blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine woven linen. It shall be woven with an artistic design of cherubim.

(lying) vanities

falsehoods

Psalm 31:6

I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the LORD.

I have hated those who regard useless idols;
But I trust in the LORD.

(at a) venture

at random

2 Chronicles 18:33

And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: therefore he said to his chariot man, Turn thine hand, that thou mayest carry me out of the host; for I am wounded.

Now a certain man drew a bow at random, and struck the king of Israel between the joints of his armor. So he said to the driver of his chariot, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am wounded.”

vial

1) flask

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it upon his head, and kissed him, and said, Is it not because the LORD hath anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head, and kissed him and said: “Is it not because the LORD has anointed you commander over His inheritance?

2) shallow bowl or dish

Revelation 5:8

And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

Now when He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each having a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

vile

1) wicked

Romans 1:26

For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature.

2) lowly

Philippians 3:21

Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself

who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.

3) filthy

James 2:2

For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in fine apparel, and there should also come in a poor man in filthy clothes,

virtue

1) power

Luke 6:19

And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.

And the whole multitude sought to touch Him, for power went out from Him and healed them all.

2) goodness

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.

volume

roll, scroll

Hebrews 10:7

Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.

Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come—
In the volume of the book it is written of Me—
To do Your will, O God.’ ”

(in) ward:

1) under guard

Genesis 40:3

And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

So he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison, the place where Joseph was confined.

2) on guard, on watch

Isaiah 21:8

And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:

Then he cried, “A lion, my Lord!
I stand continually on the watchtower in the daytime;
I have sat at my post every night.

ware

1) aware

Acts 14:6

They were ware of it, and fled unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and unto the region that lieth round about:

they became aware of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding region.

2) wore

Luke 8:27

And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.

And when He stepped out on the land, there met Him a certain man from the city who had demons for a long time. And he wore no clothes, nor did he live in a house but in the tombs.

wares

merchandise, articles of commerce

Jonah 1:5

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

Then the mariners were afraid; and every man cried out to his god, and threw the cargo that was in the ship into the sea, to lighten the load. But Jonah had gone down into the lowest parts of the ship, had lain down, and was fast asleep.

(first) watch

6:00pm to 9:00pm
(not mentioned)

(second) watch

9:00pm to midnight

Luke 12:38

And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

And if he should come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

(third) watch

midnight to 3:00am

Luke 12:38

And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

And if he should come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

(fourth) watch

3:00am to 6:00am

Matthew 14:25

And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.

(In pre-Roman times the Jews had three watches of four hours.)

(middle) watch

10:00pm to 2:00am

Judges 7:19

So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.

So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outpost of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, just as they had posted the watch; and they blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers that were in their hands.

(morning) watch

2:00am to 6:00am

Exodus 14:24

And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

Now it came to pass, in the morning watch, that the LORD looked down upon the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud, and He troubled the army of the Egyptians.

wax

become

Exodus 22:24

And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

and My wrath will become hot, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

what

why

Luke 22:71

And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

And they said, “What further testimony do we need? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth.”

when as

when

Matthew 1:18

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit.

whether

which of two

Matthew 21:31

Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Which of the two did the will of his father?”
They said to Him, “The first.”
Jesus said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you that tax collectors and harlots enter the kingdom of God before you.

which

who

Luke 11:2

And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

So He said to them, “When you pray, say:

Our Father in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.
Your kingdom come.

wise

way or manner

Revelation 21:27

And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

But there shall by no means enter it anything that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb's Book of Life.

with

cord, rope

Judges 16:7

And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

And Samson said to her, "If they bind me with seven fresh bowstrings, not yet dried, then I shall become weak, and be like any other man."

will

wish, desire

Titus 3:8

This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

This is a faithful saying, and these things I want you to affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men.

winked at

overlooked

Acts 17:30

And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:

Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent,

(to) wit

1) to know

Exodus 2:4

And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.

And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him.

2) that is to say

Romans 8:23

And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

Not only that, but we also who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.

3) I do you to wit, I am letting you know

2 Corinthians 8:1

Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia:

without

outside

Mark 11:4

And they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door without in a place where two ways met; and they loose him.

So they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door outside on the street, and they loosed it.

woe worth the day

alas for the day

Ezekiel 30:2

Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Howl ye, Woe worth the day!

“Son of man, prophesy and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD:

“Wail, ‘Woe to the day!

(have) worship

have respect, honour

Luke 14:10

But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.

But when you are invited, go and sit down in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, go up higher.’ Then you will have glory in the presence of those who sit at the table with you.

would (to) God

oh that!

2 Kings 5:3

And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

Then she said to her mistress, “If only my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria! For he would heal him of his leprosy.”

wrest

twist, distort

2 Peter 3:16

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures.

wringed

wrung

Judges 6:38

And it was so: for he rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece, a bowl full of water.

And it was so. When he rose early the next morning and squeezed the fleece together, he wrung the dew out of the fleece, a bowlful of water.

wrought

work, worked, produced

Genesis 34:7

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved and very angry, because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter, a thing which ought not to be done.

you-ward

toward you

2 Corinthians 13:3

Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, which to you-ward is not weak, but is mighty in you.

since you seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who is not weak toward you, but mighty in you.



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