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as'-falt. See SLIME.

Strong's Hebrew
2564. chemar -- bitumen, asphalt
... 2563c, 2564. chemar. 2565 . bitumen, asphalt. Transliteration: chemar
Phonetic Spelling: (khay-mawr') Short Definition: tar. Word ...
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2560b. chamar -- to cover or smear with asphalt
... 2560a, 2560b. chamar. 2560c . to cover or smear with asphalt. Transliteration:
chamar Short Definition: covered. Word Origin denominative ...
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2203. zepheth -- pitch
... pitch From an unused root (meaning to liquify); asphalt (from its tendency to soften
in the sun) -- pitch. 2202, 2203. zepheth. 2203a . Strong's Numbers.
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The Illusion of the Sealed Letters; Object in Detailing These ...
... Melting pitch, resin, and sulphur, and moreover asphalt, in equal parts, (and)
forming the ointment into a figure, they keep it by them. ...
/.../hippolytus/the refutation of all heresies/chapter xxxiv the illusion of the.htm

... Wall and Sawkins, in an Appendix on Asphalt Deposits, an excellent monograph which
first pointed out, as far as I am aware, the fact that asphalt, at least at ...
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La Brea
... which buried vegetable matter, which would have become peat, and finally brown coal,
in a temperate climate, becomes, under the hot tropic soil, asphalt and oil ...
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Naparima and Montserrat
... So we walked out upon the mud, which was mostly hard enough, past shallow pools
of brackish water, smelling of asphalt, toward a group of little mud-volcanoes ...
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The Story of the Tower of Babel
... Then they said one to another, "Come, let us make bricks and thoroughly bake
them." So they had bricks for stone and asphalt for mortar. ...
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The Divination by a Cauldron; Illusion of Fiery Demons; Specimen ...
... figure he wishes, and then covertly smearing it with a drug mixed according to this
manner, viz., of Laconian [264] and Zacynthian asphalt,"while next, as if ...
/.../hippolytus/the refutation of all heresies/chapter xxxv the divination by a.htm

The Sethian Theory Concerning "Mixture" and "Composition ...
... And in the first of the outlets is exhibited a concretion of salt, and in the second
of asphalt, and in the third of oil; and the oil is black, just as, he says ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xvi the sethian theory concerning.htm

The Heathens Made Gods Like Themselves, Whence Springs all ...
... So many people's persons with one torch, one squill,. With sulphur and asphalt of
the loud-sounding sea,. From the placid-flowing, deep-flowing ocean. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv the heathens made gods.htm

Acts and Martyrdom of St. Matthew the Apostle.
... his hands and feet with iron nails, and cover him over with paper, having smeared
it with dolphins' oil, and cover him up with brimstone and asphalt and pitch ...
/.../acts and martyrdom of st matthew the apostle/acts and martyrdom of st.htm

The Book of Jubilees
... about the position of the Tower of Babel, that it stood between the territory of
Assyria and Babylon in the land of Shinar, and that the asphalt used in its ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Alt. of Asphaltum.

2. (v. t.) To cover with asphalt; as, to asphalt a roof; asphalted streets.

Asphalt (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Alt. of Asphaltum. 2. (vt) To cover with asphalt; as, to asphalt a roof;
asphalted streets. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ASPHALT. as'-falt. ...
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Salt (45 Occurrences)
... Lyon Playfair argues, on scientific grounds, that under the generic name of "salt,"
in certain passages, we are to understand petroleum or its residue asphalt. ...
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Slime (6 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Genesis 11:3; LXX., "asphalt;" RV marg., "bitumen").
The vale of Siddim was full of slime pits (14:10). ...
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Bitumen (3 Occurrences)
... It is used in cements, in the construction of pavements, etc. See Asphalt.
2. (n.) By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons ...
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Noah (55 Occurrences)
... It was divided into rooms or nests, and was three stories high, pitched within and
without with bitumen or "asphalt," of which there are extensive deposits at ...
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Lot (145 Occurrences)
... time in the saline incrustations. She became "a pillar of salt", ie, as
some think, of asphalt. (see SALT.). Lot and his daughters ...
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Daub (3 Occurrences)
... In Exodus 2:3 "daubed it with slime and with pitch" (Hebrew wattachmerah, denominative
of chemar, "bitumen" or "asphalt"), "to daub" has the same meaning as in ...
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Pit (110 Occurrences)
... 9:15), and is the name given to the unseen place of woe (Revelation 20:1, 3). The
slime-pits in the vale of Siddim were wells which yielded asphalt (Genesis 14 ...
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Pitch (25 Occurrences)
... (Genesis 6:14), asphalt or bitumen in its soft state, called "slime" (Genesis
11:3; 14:10; Exodus 2:3), found in pits near the Dead Sea (qv). ...
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Pits (13 Occurrences)
... Diodorus Siculus calls the Dead Sea limne asphalstitis, "lake of asphalt." See SIDDIM;
CITIES OF THE PLAIN. Alfred Ely Day. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Bible Concordance
Asphalt (2 Occurrences)

Genesis 11:3 And they said one to another, Come on, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar.

Genesis 14:10 And the vale of Siddim was full of pits of asphalt. And the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there: and they that remained fled to the mountain.



Related Terms

Salt (45 Occurrences)

Slime (6 Occurrences)

Bitumen (3 Occurrences)

Noah (55 Occurrences)

Lot (145 Occurrences)

Daub (3 Occurrences)

Pit (110 Occurrences)

Pitch (25 Occurrences)

Pits (13 Occurrences)

Aspects (1 Occurrence)


Sea (4178 Occurrences)

Ark (212 Occurrences)

Dead (580 Occurrences)

Syria (73 Occurrences)

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