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Greek139. hairesis -- choice, opinion
... choice, opinion. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hairesis Phonetic
Spelling: (hah'-ee-res-is) Short Definition: a self-chosen opinion, a sect ...
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1588. eklektos -- select, by impl. favorite
1586. eklego -- to select
1589. ekloge -- a (divine) selection
830. authairetos -- self-chosen, ie of one's own accord
2920. krisis -- a decision, judgment
140. hairetizo -- to choose
2820. kleroo -- to assign by lot
2307. thelema -- will
3404. miseo -- to hate
Strong's Hebrew4004. mibchor -- choice
... choice. Transliteration: mibchor Phonetic Spelling: (mib-khore') Short Definition:
choice. Word Origin from bachar Definition choice NASB Word Usage choice (3). ...
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6266. athiq -- eminent, surpassing, choice
8321b. soreqah -- (choice) vine
8321a. soreq -- (choice species of) the vine
2173. zimrah -- perhaps choice products
4030. migdanah -- a choice or excellent thing
7796a. Soreq -- "choice vines," a valley where Delilah lived
8321. soreq -- (choice species of) the vine
7796. Sowreq -- "choice vines," a valley where Delilah lived
977. bachar -- to choose
Of Choice, which is an Act of the Will with Regard to the Means ...
Whether Choice is an Act of Will or of Reason?
A Choice of Masters
The Importance of a Choice
Whether Use Precedes Choice?
Whether Choice is Only of the Means, or Sometimes Also of the End?
Whether There is Love of Choice in the Angels?
Whether Choice is to be Found in Irrational Animals?
The Choice of the Twelve
The Choice of Gideon was a Figure of Our Lord's Incarnation, The
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.
2. (n.) The power or opportunity of choosing; option.
3. (n.) Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination.
4. (n.) A sufficient number to choose among.
5. (n.) The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.
6. (n.) The best part; that which is preferable.
7. (superl.) Worthy of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable.
8. (superl.) Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money.
Topical Bible VersesGenesis 2:7
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
ThesaurusChoice (113 Occurrences)
... 8. (superl.) Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of;
as, to be choice of time, or of money. ...CHOICE. chois. See CHOOSE; WILL. ...
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Bible ConcordanceChoice (113 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:45 "Again the Kingdom of the Heavens is like a jewel merchant who is in quest of choice pearls.
Luke 1:53 The hungry He has satisfied with choice gifts, But the rich He has sent empty-handed away.
Luke 18:7 and shall not God execute the justice to His choice ones, who are crying unto Him day and night -- bearing long in regard to them?
Luke 23:35 And the people were standing, looking on, and the rulers also were sneering with them, saying, 'Others he saved, let him save himself, if this be the Christ, the choice one of God.'
John 2:10 and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and when the guests have drunk freely, then that which is worse. You have kept the good wine until now!"
Acts 9:15 And the Lord said unto him, 'Be going on, because a choice vessel to Me is this one, to bear My name before nations and kings -- the sons also of Israel;
Acts 15:7 When there had been much discussion, Peter rose up and said to them, "Brothers, you know that a good while ago God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the nations should hear the word of the Good News, and believe.
Romans 8:20 For the Creation fell into subjection to failure and unreality (not of its own choice, but by the will of Him who so subjected it)
Romans 8:33 Who shall lay a charge against the choice ones of God? God 'is' He that is declaring righteous,
Romans 9:11 (for they being not yet born, neither having done anything good or evil, that the purpose of God, according to choice, might remain; not of works, but of Him who is calling,) it was said to her --
Romans 11:5 So then also in the present time a remnant according to the choice of grace there hath been;
Romans 11:6 But if it is in His grace that He has selected them, then His choice is no longer determined by human actions. Otherwise grace would be grace no longer.
Romans 11:28 In relation to the Good News, the Jews are God's enemies for your sakes; but in relation to God's choice they are dearly loved for the sake of their forefathers.
Romans 16:13 Salute Rufus, the choice one in the Lord, and his mother and mine,
Colossians 3:12 Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,
1 Thessalonians 1:4 knowing as we do, brethren, that you are beloved by God and that He has chosen you.
1 Timothy 5:21 I testify fully, before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the choice messengers, that these things thou mayest keep, without forejudging, doing nothing by partiality.
2 Timothy 2:10 because of this all things do I endure, because of the choice ones, that they also salvation may obtain that 'is' in Christ Jesus, with glory age-during.
Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the choice ones of God, and an acknowledging of truth that 'is' according to piety,
1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the choice sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
1 Peter 2:4 to whom coming -- a living stone -- by men, indeed, having been disapproved of, but with God choice, precious,
1 Peter 2:6 Wherefore, also, it is contained in the Writing: 'Lo, I lay in Zion a chief corner-stone, choice, precious, and he who is believing on him may not be put to shame;'
1 Peter 2:9 and ye 'are' a choice race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people acquired, that the excellences ye may shew forth of Him who out of darkness did call you to His wondrous light;
2 Peter 1:10 wherefore, the rather, brethren, be diligent to make stedfast your calling and choice, for these things doing, ye may never stumble,
2 John 1:1 The Elder to the choice Kyria, and to her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only, but also all those having known the truth,
2 John 1:13 salute thee do the children of thy choice sister. Amen.
Revelation 17:14 these with the Lamb shall make war, and the Lamb shall overcome them, because Lord of lords he is, and King of kings, and those with him are called, and choice, and stedfast.'
Genesis 18:7 Abraham ran to the herd, and fetched a tender and good calf, and gave it to the servant. He hurried to dress it.
Genesis 23:6 Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.
Genesis 24:10 The servant took ten camels, of his master's camels, and departed, having a variety of good things of his master's with him. He arose, and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.
Genesis 27:9 Go now to the flock, and get me from there two good young goats. I will make them savory food for your father, such as he loves.
Genesis 43:11 Their father, Israel, said to them, "If it must be so, then do this. Take from the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry down a present for the man, a little balm, a little honey, spices and myrrh, nuts, and almonds;
Genesis 49:11 Binding his foal to the vine, his donkey's colt to the choice vine; he has washed his garments in wine, his robes in the blood of grapes.
Exodus 15:4 Chariots of Pharaoh and his force He hath cast into the sea; And the choice of his captains Have sunk in the Red Sea!
Exodus 23:19 The choicest first-fruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in its mother's milk.
Deuteronomy 12:11 then it shall happen that to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the wave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which you vow to Yahweh.
Deuteronomy 32:14 Butter of the herd, and milk of the flock, with fat of lambs, rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the finest of the wheat. Of the blood of the grape you drank wine.
Deuteronomy 33:13 Of Joseph he said, "His land is blessed by Yahweh, for the precious things of the heavens, for the dew, for the deep that couches beneath,
Deuteronomy 33:14 for the precious things of the fruits of the sun, for the precious things of the growth of the moons,
Deuteronomy 33:15 for the chief things of the ancient mountains, for the precious things of the everlasting hills,
Deuteronomy 33:16 for the precious things of the earth and its fullness, the good will of him who lived in the bush. Let the blessing come on the head of Joseph, On the crown of the head of him who was separate from his brothers.
Judges 20:15 And the children of Benjamin numbered on that day out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah, who numbered seven hundred chosen men.
Judges 20:16 All this people, even seven hundred chosen men, were left-handed; every one could sling stones at a hair-breadth, and not miss.
Judges 20:34 And there came over against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore; but they knew not that evil was close upon them.
1 Samuel 2:29 Why do you kick at my sacrifice and at my offering, which I have commanded in my habitation, and honor your sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the best of all the offerings of Israel my people?'
1 Samuel 8:16 And he will take your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your most choice young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
1 Samuel 9:2 And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a choice young man, and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
2 Samuel 1:21 Ye mountains of Gilboa, Let there be no dew nor rain upon you, neither fields of offerings: For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.
2 Samuel 10:9 Now when Joab saw that the battle was set against him before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in array against the Syrians:
1 Kings 4:23 ten head of fat cattle, and twenty head of cattle out of the pastures, and one hundred sheep, besides harts, and gazelles, and roebucks, and fattened fowl.
2 Kings 3:19 You shall strike every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all springs of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.'"
2 Kings 19:23 By your messengers you have defied the Lord, and have said,'With the multitude of my chariots, I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the innermost parts of Lebanon; and I will cut down its tall cedars, and its choice fir trees; and I will enter into his farthest lodging place, the forest of his fruitful field.
1 Chronicles 7:40 All these were the children of Asher, heads of the fathers' houses, choice and mighty men of valor, chief of the princes. The number of them reckoned by genealogy for service in war was twenty-six thousand men.
1 Chronicles 19:10 Now when Joab saw that the battle was set against him before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in array against the Syrians.
1 Chronicles 21:11 So Gad came to David, and said to him, Thus says Yahweh, Take your choice:
2 Chronicles 25:5 Moreover Amaziah gathered Judah together, and made them captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, according to the houses of their fathers, throughout all Judah and Benjamin: and he numbered them from twenty years old and above, and found them three hundred thousand choice men, able to go forth to war, that could handle spear and shield.
2 Chronicles 32:23 Many brought gifts to Yahweh to Jerusalem, and precious things to Hezekiah king of Judah; so that he was exalted in the sight of all nations from thenceforth.
Nehemiah 5:18 Now that which was prepared for one day was one ox and six choice sheep; also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine: yet for all this I didn't demand the bread of the governor, because the bondage was heavy on this people.
Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be grieved; for the joy of Yahweh is your strength.
Esther 2:9 The maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness from him. He quickly gave her cosmetics and her portions of food, and the seven choice maidens who were to be given her out of the king's house. He moved her and her maidens to the best place in the women's house.
Esther 9:19 Therefore the Jews of the villages, who live in the unwalled towns, make the fourteenth day of the month Adar a day of gladness and feasting, a good day, and a day of sending presents of food to one another.
Esther 9:22 as the days in which the Jews had rest from their enemies, and the month which was turned to them from sorrow to gladness, and from mourning into a good day; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, and of sending presents of food to one another, and gifts to the needy.
Job 22:25 The Almighty will be your treasure, and precious silver to you.
Job 28:15 Choice gold cannot be given for it, nor silver be weighed for its price.
Job 36:16 Yes, he would have allured you out of distress, into a broad place, where there is no restriction. That which is set on your table would be full of fatness.
Psalms 78:31 when the anger of God went up against them, killed some of the fattest of them, and struck down the young men of Israel.
Psalms 141:5 Let the righteous smite me, it shall be a kindness; And let him reprove me, it shall be as oil upon the head; Let not my head refuse it: For even in their wickedness shall my prayer continue.
Proverbs 8:10 Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.
Proverbs 8:19 My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver.
Proverbs 10:20 The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
Proverbs 18:8 The words of one who says evil of his neighbour secretly are like sweet food, and go down into the inner parts of the stomach.
Proverbs 21:20 There is a store of great value in the house of the wise, but it is wasted by the foolish man.
Proverbs 26:22 The words of one who says evil of his neighbour secretly are like sweet food, they go down into the inner parts of the stomach.
Song of Songs 4:13 The produce of the garden is pomegranates; with all the best fruits, henna and spikenard,
Song of Songs 4:16 Be awake, O north wind; and come, O south, blowing on my garden, so that its spices may come out. Let my loved one come into his garden, and take of his good fruits.
Song of Songs 5:15 His limbs pillars of marble, Founded on sockets of fine gold, His appearance as Lebanon, choice as the cedars.
Song of Songs 6:9 My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
Song of Songs 7:13 The mandrakes yield fragrance; And at our gates are all choice fruits, new and old: I have laid them up for thee, my beloved.
Isaiah 1:22 Your silver is no longer true metal, your wine is mixed with water.
Isaiah 5:2 He dug it up, gathered out its stones, planted it with the choicest vine, built a tower in its midst, and also cut out a winepress therein. He looked for it to yield grapes, but it yielded wild grapes.
Isaiah 16:8 For the fields of Heshbon languish with the vine of Sibmah. The lords of the nations have broken down its choice branches, which reached even to Jazer, which wandered into the wilderness. Its shoots were spread abroad. They passed over the sea.
Isaiah 22:7 It happened that your choicest valleys were full of chariots, and the horsemen set themselves in array at the gate.
Isaiah 23:18 And her goods and her trade will be holy to the Lord: they will not be kept back or stored up; for her produce will be for those living in the Lord's land, to give them food for their needs, and fair clothing.
Isaiah 25:6 In this mountain, Yahweh of Armies will make all peoples a feast of fat things, a feast of choice wines, of fat things full of marrow, of well refined choice wines.
Isaiah 37:24 By your servants, have you defied the Lord, and have said, "With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the innermost parts of Lebanon. I will cut down its tall cedars and its choice fir trees. I will enter into its farthest height, the forest of its fruitful field.
Jeremiah 2:21 And I planted thee a choice vine, wholly a true seed, And how hast thou been turned to Me, To the degenerate shoots of a strange vine?
Jeremiah 22:7 I will prepare destroyers against you, everyone with his weapons; and they shall cut down your choice cedars, and cast them into the fire.
Jeremiah 25:34 Wail, you shepherds, and cry; and wallow in ashes, you principal of the flock; for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are fully come, and you shall fall like a goodly vessel.
Jeremiah 48:15 Spoiled is Moab, and her cities hath one gone up, And the choice of its young men Have gone down to slaughter, An affirmation of the King, Jehovah of Hosts 'is' His name.
Ezekiel 17:21 All his fugitives in all his bands shall fall by the sword, and those who remain shall be scattered toward every wind: and you shall know that I, Yahweh, have spoken it.
Ezekiel 20:40 For in my holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, says the Lord Yahweh, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them, serve me in the land: there will I accept them, and there will I require your offerings, and the first fruits of your offerings, with all your holy things.
Ezekiel 23:7 She bestowed her prostitution on them, the choicest men of Assyria all of them; and on whoever she doted, with all their idols she defiled herself.
Ezekiel 24:4 gather its pieces into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.
Ezekiel 24:5 Take the choice of the flock, and also a pile of wood for the bones under the caldron; make it boil well; yes, let its bones be boiled in its midst.
Ezekiel 24:6 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the bloody city, to the caldron whose rust is therein, and whose rust is not gone out of it! take out of it piece after piece; No lot is fallen on it.
Ezekiel 27:22 The merchants of Sheba and Raamah were thy traffickers: they furnished thy markets with all the choice spices, and with all precious stones and gold.
Ezekiel 27:24 These were your traffickers in choice wares, in wrappings of blue and embroidered work, and in chests of rich clothing, bound with cords and made of cedar, among your merchandise.
Ezekiel 31:16 I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol with those who descend into the pit; and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, were comforted in the lower parts of the earth.
Ezekiel 34:3 You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep.
Ezekiel 48:14 They shall sell none of it, nor exchange it, nor shall the first fruits of the land be alienated; for it is holy to Yahweh.
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