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el'-e-ment, (ta stoicheia, "the letters of the alphabet," "the elements out of which all things are formed," "the heavenly bodies," "the fundamental principles of any art or science"):

(1) In 2 Peter 3:10, the constituent parts of the physical universe ("elements shall be dissolved with fervent heat," the American Revised Version, margin "the heavenly bodies").

(2) In Galatians 4:3, 1, the Revised Version (British and American) has "rudiments," as in the King James Version margin, and in Colossians 2:8, 20, where the reference is to imperfect Jewish ordinances.


4747. stoicheion -- one of a row, hence a letter (of the alphabet) ...
... Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: stoicheion Phonetic Spelling:
(stoy-khi'-on) Short Definition: a heavenly body, an element Definition: (a) plur ...
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4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
... "Faith always has the element of assurance, certainty and confidence . . . and
evidential value substantiating the thing we hope for . . . ...
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4158. poderes -- reaching to the feet
... long robe, dress. From pous and another element of uncertain affinity; a dress
(esthes implied) reaching the ankles -- garment down to the foot. see GREEK pous. ...
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1103. gnesios -- lawfully begotten, genuine
... see-os) Short Definition: real, true, genuine Definition: (lit: born in wedlock),
hence: real, true, genuine; with definite article: the true, genuine element. ...
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3667. homoioma -- that which is made like (something)
... 3667 ("resemblance") does require one element of a comparison to be from
the other; indeed, it can be wholly separate from it. Rather ...
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4892. sunedrion -- a sitting together, hence a council, spec. the ...
... or the (Aramaic form of ), , composed of 71 members comprising members of:
high-priestly families, Pharisees learned in the law, and a lay element of Elders ...
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1128. gumnazo -- to exercise naked, to train
... 1128 () conveys acquiring -- regular exercise with graduated resistance (the physical
element is also included with the spiritual of being in "God's gymnasium ...
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1308. diaphero -- to carry through, carry about, to differ, make a ...
... 1308 ("distinguishing what differs") underlines the involved, ie (distinguishing
from) the one element in a comparison (its value) . ...
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2081. esothen -- from within
... Definition: from within, inside Definition: (a) from within, from inside, (b) within,
inside; with the article: the inner part, the inner element, (c) the mind ...
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687. ara -- an untranslatable interrog. particle implying anxiety ...
... is expected. 687 -- . This difficult-to-translate interrogative particle
(adverb) injects the element of and the . Depending on ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3974. maor -- a luminary
... mpowrah {meh-o-raw'}; or morah {meh-o-raw'}; from 'owr; properly, a luminous body
or luminary, ie (abstractly) light (as an element): figuratively, brightness ...
/hebrew/3974.htm - 6k

7353. rachel -- ewe
... ewe, sheep. From an unused root meaning to journey; a ewe (the females being the
predominant element of a flock) (as a good traveller) -- ewe, sheep. ...
/hebrew/7353.htm - 5k


The Dramatic Element in Speaking
... THE DRAMATIC ELEMENT IN SPEAKING. There is a well-defined prejudice against
the importation of anything "theatrical" into the pulpit. ...
/.../kleiser/talks on talking/the dramatic element in speaking.htm

A Third Element which Tends to Gain any One's Confidence is Shown ...
... Book II. Chapter XI. A third element which tends to gain any one's confidence
is shown to have been� A third element which tends ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xi a third element.htm

Moreover, the Capital Element of Our Salvation is the Incarnation ...
... A Sectional Confession of Faith. Section VI. Moreover, the capital element
of our salvation is the incarnation of the Word.� Moreover ...
/.../section vi moreover the capital.htm

Negative Element of the Miracle. --Its Insufficiency.
... Section 85. Negative Element of the Miracle."Its Insufficiency. We must
distinguish in the Miracle a negative and a positive element. ...
/.../section 85 negative element of.htm

Positive Element. --Teleological Aim of Miracles.
... Section 86. Positive Element."Teleological Aim of Miracles. Miracles, then, are
entirely different from results of the powers of nature intensified. ...
/.../section 86 positive element teleological aim.htm

Synopsis. --The Gradual Narrowing of the Miraculous Element in the ...
... I SYNOPSIS."The gradual narrowing of the miraculous element in the Bible by recent
discovery and discussion."The alarm thereby excited in the Church."The ...
/.../miracles and supernatural religion/i synopsis the gradual narrowing of.htm

Synopsis. --The Present Net Results of the Discussion of the ...
... II SYNOPSIS."The present net results of the discussion of the miraculous element
in the Bible."Evaporation of the former evidential value of miracles ...
/.../miracles and supernatural religion/ii synopsis the present net results.htm

The Primeval Hovering of the Spirit of God Over the Waters Typical ...
... The Universal Element of Water Thus Made a Channel of Sanctification.
Resemblance Between the Outward Sign and the Inward Grace. ...
/.../tertullian/on baptism/chapter iv the primeval hovering of.htm

Soul and Body Conceived, Formed and Perfected in Element ...
... Chapter XXVII."Soul and Body Conceived, Formed and Perfected in Element
Simultaneously. How, then, is a living being conceived? ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter xxvii soul and body conceived.htm

Christ's Distinction Between the Material Element of Miracles and ...
... CHAPTER V. THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST. Section 94. Christ's Distinction between the
material Element of Miracles and their essential Object."John, vi., 26. ...
/.../section 94 christs distinction between.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A fundamental, essential, or irreducible part or principle.

2. (n.) One of the ultimate, indecomposable constituents of any kind of matter. Specifically: (Chem.) A substance which cannot be decomposed into different kinds of matter by any means at present employed; as, the elements of water are oxygen and hydrogen.

3. (n.) One of the ultimate parts which are variously combined in anything; as, letters are the elements of written language; hence, also, a simple portion of that which is complex, as a shaft, lever, wheel, or any simple part in a machine; one of the essential ingredients of any mixture; a constituent part; as, quartz, feldspar, and mica are the elements of granite.

4. (n.) One out of several parts combined in a system of aggregation, when each is of the nature of the whole; as, a single cell is an element of the honeycomb.

5. (n.) One of the smallest natural divisions of the organism, as a blood corpuscle, a muscular fiber.

6. (n.) One of the simplest essential parts, more commonly called cells, of which animal and vegetable organisms, or their tissues and organs, are composed.

7. (n.) An infinitesimal part of anything of the same nature as the entire magnitude considered; as, in a solid an element may be the infinitesimal portion between any two planes that are separated an indefinitely small distance. In the calculus, element is sometimes used as synonymous with differential.

8. (n.) Sometimes a curve, or surface, or volume is considered as described by a moving point, or curve, or surface, the latter being at any instant called an element of the former.

9. (n.) One of the terms in an algebraic expression.

10. (n.) One of the necessary data or values upon which a system of calculations depends, or general conclusions are based; as, the elements of a planet's orbit.

11. (n.) The simplest or fundamental principles of any system in philosophy, science, or art; rudiments; as, the elements of geometry, or of music.

12. (n.) Any outline or sketch, regarded as containing the fundamental ideas or features of the thing in question; as, the elements of a plan.

13. (n.) One of the simple substances, as supposed by the ancient philosophers; one of the imaginary principles of matter.

14. (n.) The four elements were, air, earth, water, and fire

15. (n.) the conditions and movements of the air.

16. (n.) The elements of the alchemists were salt, sulfur, and mercury.

17. (n.) The whole material composing the world.

18. (n.) The bread and wine used in the Eucharist or Lord's supper.

19. (v. t.) To compound of elements or first principles.

20. (v. t.) To constitute; to make up with elements.

Element (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) One out of several parts combined in a system of aggregation, when each
is of the nature of the whole; as, a single cell is an element of the honeycomb ...
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... baptizing." This command declares (a) speciem actus, ie it indicates with sufficient
clearness, by the use of the term "baptize," the external element to be ...
/l/lutheran.htm - 35k

Doctrine (52 Occurrences)
... baptizing." This command declares (a) speciem actus, ie it indicates with sufficient
clearness, by the use of the term "baptize," the external element to be ...
/d/doctrine.htm - 57k

Jehoiachin (20 Occurrences)
... He was carried prisoner to Babylon, and with him ten thousand captives, comprising
all the better and sturdier element of the people from prince to craftsman ...
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Repentance (28 Occurrences)
... THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ELEMENTS 1. The Intellectual Element 2. The Emotional Element
3. The Volitional Element LITERATURE To get an accurate idea of the precise New ...
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... The reading with initial "b" in the second element is confirmed by the Babylonian
rendering of the name as Kimta-rapastum, "my family is widespread," or the ...
/h/hammurabi.htm - 47k

... an-thro-po-mor'-fiz'-m: 1. Definition of the Term 2. Old Testament Anthropomorphisms
3. In What Senses an Anthropomorphic Element Is Necessary 4 ...
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Righteousness (442 Occurrences)
... 1. Double Aspect of Righteousness: Changing and Permanent: In Christian thought
the idea of righteousness contains both a permanent and a changing element. ...
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Fear (970 Occurrences)
... "Fear" is certainly a prominent element in Old Testament religion; the "fear of
God" or of Yahweh, "the fear of the Lord," is indeed synonymous with religion ...
/f/fear.htm - 50k

Innocents (2 Occurrences)
... (3) The idea that the story is told to emphasize the wonder-element in connection
with the birth of Christ. The facts contradict this. ...
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Bible Concordance
Element (1 Occurrence)

1 John 4:18 Love has in it no element of fear; but perfect love drives away fear, because fear involves pain, and if a man gives way to fear, there is something imperfect in his love.



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