Grasping
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Greek
5495. cheir -- the hand
... hand. Perhaps from the base of cheimon in the sense of its congener the base of
chasma (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (literally or ...
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4793. sugkrino -- to combine, compare
... Positively, 4793 ("closely compare") means grasping truths as they are ""
into one entity, ie where each is understood (, 1 Cor 2:14). ...
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5147. tribos -- a beaten track, a path
... It is the "road of faith," which God equally extends to all people, so all can know
Him for who He really is (personally grasping His attributes, cf. ...
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1212. delos -- clear, evident
... evident. 1212 (an adjective) -- properly, what is ("manifest"); because of "
perception" (J. Thayer), ie grasping what is (self-). Word ...
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Strong's Hebrew
676. etsba -- a finger
... finger, toe. From the same as tseba' (in the sense of grasping); something to sieze
with, ie A finger; by analogy, a toe -- finger, toe. see HEBREW tseba'. ...
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7469. reuth -- longing, striving
... vexation. Probably from ra'ah; a feeding upon, ie Grasping after -- vexation. see
HEBREW ra'ah. 7468, 7469. reuth. 7470 . Strong's Numbers.
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106. egroph -- a fist
... Word Origin from garaph Definition a fist NASB Word Usage fist (2). fist. From garaph
(in the sense of grasping); the clenched hand -- fist. see HEBREW garaph. ...
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1575. Gammadim -- "men of valor," defenders of Tyre
... Gammadims. From the same as gomed; a warrior (as grasping weapons) -- Gammadims.
see HEBREW gomed. 1574, 1575. Gammadim. 1576 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

On Grasping the Knowledge of Spiritual Things.
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter II. On grasping the knowledge of spiritual
things. Whoever then would arrive at this theoretical ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter ii on grasping the.htm

What a Project was It, to be Grasping after the Knowledge of all ...
... [Way-2-31] What a project was it, to be grasping after the knowledge of
all the opinions´┐Ż What a project was it, to be grasping ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-2-31 what a project was.htm

But we Need no Longer Show in this Narrow Way the Drawback of this ...
... To show what I mean, we generally find the grasping man throwing the blame on his
nearest kin; the man mad after notoriety and ambition generally makes his ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/chapter iv but we need.htm

Faith the Foundation of all Knowledge.
... But those who believe not, as to be expected, drag all down from heaven, and the
region of the invisible, to earth, "absolutely grasping with their hands rocks ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv faith the foundation of.htm

The Habitation of the Soul
... There is no true refuge nor any peace and rest for a man unless in grasping the
articulate word of God, and building his assurance upon that. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the habitation of the soul.htm

To the Honourable Mr Yorke.
... Trembling, at once, with eagerness and age? With avarice, and convulsions,
grasping hard? Grasping at air! for what has earth beside? ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/to the honourable mr yorke.htm

1 John iv. 16-Dec
... Now certainly, "the root of all evils is avarice." We find that in pride there is
also avarice, (or grasping;) for man has passed bounds: and what is it to be ...
/.../ten homilies on the epistle of john to the parthians/homily viii 1 john iv.htm

1 Timothy iv. 3-Jan
... For if wealth is a good, but is increased by grasping, the more it is increased,
the more will its possessor be considered to be good. ...
/.../homily xii 1 timothy iv.htm

How Saints May Help the Devil
... commendation as successful merchants, whose lives will not bear the test of Scripture,
whose business transactions were as hard as griping, as grasping, as the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/how saints may help the.htm

False Professors Solemnly Warned
... If you want men that are hard in business, that are grasping after wealth, that
seize upon the poor debtor and suck the last particle of his blood; if you want ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/false professors solemnly warned.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Seizing; embracing; catching.

2. (a.) Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous; close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man.

Thesaurus
Grasping (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Seizing; embracing; catching. 2. (a.) Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous;
close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man. ...Grasping (3 Occurrences). ...
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Grip (32 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping. ...
7. (n.) A device for grasping or holding fast to something. ...
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Grasp (20 Occurrences)
... with; to comprehend. 3. (vi) To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping;
to clutch; to struggle; to strive. 4. (n.) A gripe ...
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Grasped (11 Occurrences)

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Outsider (9 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A locksmith's pinchers for grasping the point of a key in the keyhole,
to open a door from the outside when the key is inside. ...
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Jaw (6 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other,
for grasping or crushing anything between them, as, the jaws of a vise ...
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Grasps (5 Occurrences)

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Robbery (18 Occurrences)
... whence the King James Version's "robbery." The verse would then mean "who thought
that being on an equality with God did not consist in grasping," and this ...
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Restraining (9 Occurrences)
... lips 'is' wise. (YLT). Proverbs 27:16 restraining her is like restraining
the wind, or like grasping oil in his right hand. (WEB NIV). ...
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Rapacious (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Avaricious; grasping; extortionate; also, greedy; ravenous; voracious; as,
rapacious usurers; a rapacious appetite. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Bible Concordance
Grasping (3 Occurrences)

Genesis 25:26 After that, his brother came out, and his hand had hold on Esau's heel. He was named Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
(See NIV)

Judges 7:20 The three companies blew the trumpets, and broke the pitchers, and held the torches in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands with which to blow; and they shouted, "The sword of Yahweh and of Gideon!"
(See NIV)

Proverbs 27:16 restraining her is like restraining the wind, or like grasping oil in his right hand.
(WEB NIV)

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Grasping

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