International Standard Bible EncyclopediaPURE; PURELY; PURITY
pur, pur'-li, pu'-ri-ti: This group of words has in the Old Testament and the New Testament an almost exclusively ethical significance, though the word "pure" is of course used also in its literal sense of freedom from alloy or other alien matter (Exodus 25:11, etc.). "Pure" in the Old Testament represents many Hebrew words, most frequently Tahor; "purely," occurs once only in the King James Version, as the translation of bor, properly "that which cleanses" (compare Job 9:30, the Revised Version margin "Hebrew `cleanse my hands with lye,' " i.e. alkali for soap) in Isaiah 1:25, the Revised Version (British and American) "thoroughly (margin "as with lye," the King James Version "purely") purge away thy dross"; "pureness" is the King James Version translation of the same word in Job 22:30, the Revised Version (British and American) "cleanness." In the New Testament "pure" is the translation chiefly of katharos (Matthew 5:8, Blessed are the pure in heart," etc.), but also of hagnos (Philippians 4:8 1 Timothy 5:22 James 3:17 1 John 3:3 -always in an ethical sense). A different word (eilikrines) is used in 2 Peter 3:1, the Revised Version (British and American) "sincere." "Purity" (hagneia) occurs only in the King James Version in 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Timothy 5:2; in the Revised Version (British and American) in 2 Corinthians 11:3 (as the translation of tes hagnotelos).
Greek1506. eilikrines -- judged by sunlight, unalloyed, pure
... judged by sunlight, unalloyed, pure. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration:
eilikrines Phonetic Spelling: (i-lik-ree-nace') Short Definition: pure ...
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185. akeraios -- unmixed, pure
55. hagnos -- purely, with pure motives
53. hagnos -- free from ceremonial defilement, holy, sacred
2513. katharos -- clean (adjective)
4101. pistikos -- trustworthy
97. adolos -- guileless, genuine
784. aspilos -- spotless, unstained
40. hagios -- sacred, holy
1341. dikaiokrisia -- righteous judgment
Strong's Hebrew1249. bar -- pure, clean
... 1248, 1249. bar. 1250 . pure, clean. Transliteration: bar Phonetic Spelling:
(bar) Short Definition: pure. Word Origin from barar ...
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2135. zakah -- to be clear, clean or pure
5343. neqe -- clean, pure
6337. paz -- refined, pure gold
2134. zak -- pure, clean
2141. zakak -- to be bright, clean or pure
2889. tahor -- clean, pure
2891. taher -- to be clean or pure
3800. kethem -- gold
1305. barar -- to purify, select
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (superl.) Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; free from mixture or combination; clean; mere; simple; unmixed; as, pure water; pure clay; pure air; pure compassion.
2. (superl.) Free from moral defilement or quilt; hence, innocent; guileless; chaste; -- applied to persons.
3. (superl.) Free from that which harms, vitiates, weakens, or pollutes; genuine; real; perfect; -- applied to things and actions.
4. (superl.) Ritually clean; fitted for holy services.
ThesaurusPure (160 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; free from mixture
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Purely (4 Occurrences)
Clean (298 Occurrences)
Dishes (18 Occurrences)
Molding (10 Occurrences)
Sincere (18 Occurrences)
Purity (16 Occurrences)
Overlayeth (19 Occurrences)
Goblets (12 Occurrences)
Froward (21 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordancePure (160 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Mark 14:3 While he was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at the table, a woman came having an alabaster jar of ointment of pure nard-very costly. She broke the jar, and poured it over his head.
John 12:3 Mary, therefore, took a pound of ointment of pure nard, very precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment.
Acts 18:6 But as they opposed and spoke injuriously, he shook his clothes, and said to them, Your blood be upon your own head: I am pure; from henceforth I will go to the nations.
Acts 20:26 Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
Romans 4:16 All depends on faith, and for this reason--that acceptance with God might be an act of pure grace,
Romans 14:20 For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.
2 Corinthians 1:12 For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.
2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy. For I married you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
2 Corinthians 11:3 But I am afraid that somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve in his craftiness, so your minds might be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
Philippians 1:10 that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ's day,
Philippians 1:17 but those out of contention, announce the Christ, not purely, supposing to arouse tribulation for my bonds.
Philippians 2:15 that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, 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 any praise, think about these things.
1 Timothy 1:5 but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and unfeigned faith;
1 Timothy 3:9 holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
1 Timothy 5:22 Lay hands hastily on no one, neither be a participant in other men's sins. Keep yourself pure.
2 Timothy 1:3 I thank God, whom I serve as my forefathers did, with a pure conscience. How unceasing is my memory of you in my petitions, night and day
2 Timothy 2:22 Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Titus 1:15 To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.
Titus 2:4 They should school the young women to be affectionate to their husbands and to their children, to be sober-minded, pure in their lives,
Titus 2:5 sober, pure, keepers of 'their own' houses, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.
Hebrews 7:26 For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;
Hebrews 10:22 let's draw near with a true heart in fullness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and having our body washed with pure water,
Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.
James 1:2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,
James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
James 4:8 Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and make your hearts pure, you who are half-hearted towards God.
1 Peter 1:19 but with precious blood, as of a faultless and pure lamb, the blood of Christ;
1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:
1 Peter 2:2 as newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby,
1 Peter 3:2 seeing your pure behavior in fear.
2 Peter 3:1 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
1 John 3:3 Everyone who has this hope set on him purifies himself, even as he is pure.
Revelation 14:4 These are those who had not defiled themselves with women: they are as pure as virgins. They follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They have been redeemed from among men, as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.
Revelation 15:6 The seven angels who had the seven plagues came out, clothed with pure, bright linen, and wearing golden sashes around their breasts.
Revelation 19:8 It was given to her that she would array herself in bright, pure, fine linen: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
Revelation 19:14 The armies which are in heaven followed him on white horses, clothed in white, pure, fine linen.
Revelation 21:18 The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.
Revelation 21:21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls. Each one of the gates was made of one pearl. The street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.
Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
Exodus 25:11 You shall overlay it with pure gold. You shall overlay it inside and outside, and you shall make a gold molding around it.
Exodus 25:17 You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold. Two and a half cubits shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth.
Exodus 25:24 You shall overlay it with pure gold, and make a gold molding around it.
Exodus 25:29 You shall make its dishes, its spoons, its ladles, and its bowls to pour out offerings with. You shall make them of pure gold.
Exodus 25:31 "You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. Of hammered work shall the lampstand be made, even its base, its shaft, its cups, its buds, and its flowers, shall be of one piece with it.
Exodus 25:36 Their buds and their branches shall be of one piece with it, all of it one beaten work of pure gold.
Exodus 25:38 Its snuffers and its snuff dishes shall be of pure gold.
Exodus 25:39 It shall be made of a talent of pure gold, with all these accessories.
Exodus 27:20 "You shall command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
Exodus 28:14 and two chains of pure gold; you shall make them like cords of braided work: and you shall put the braided chains on the settings.
Exodus 28:22 You shall make on the breastplate chains like cords, of braided work of pure gold.
Exodus 28:36 "You shall make a plate of pure gold, and engrave on it, like the engravings of a signet,'HOLY TO YAHWEH.'
Exodus 30:3 You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding around it.
Exodus 30:23 Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
Exodus 30:34 Yahweh said to Moses, "Take to yourself sweet spices, gum resin, and onycha, and galbanum; sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be an equal weight;
Exodus 30:35 and you shall make incense of it, a perfume after the art of the perfumer, seasoned with salt, pure and holy:
Exodus 31:8 the table and its vessels, the pure lampstand with all its vessels, the altar of incense,
Exodus 37:2 He overlaid it with pure gold inside and outside, and made a molding of gold for it around it.
Exodus 37:6 He made a mercy seat of pure gold. Its length was two and a half cubits, and a cubit and a half its breadth.
Exodus 37:11 He overlaid it with pure gold, and made a gold molding around it.
Exodus 37:16 He made the vessels which were on the table, its dishes, its spoons, its bowls, and its pitchers with which to pour out, of pure gold.
Exodus 37:17 He made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of beaten work. Its base, its shaft, its cups, its buds, and its flowers were of one piece with it.
Exodus 37:22 Their buds and their branches were of one piece with it. The whole thing was one beaten work of pure gold.
Exodus 37:23 He made its seven lamps, and its snuffers, and its snuff dishes, of pure gold.
Exodus 37:24 He made it of a talent of pure gold, with all its vessels.
Exodus 37:26 He overlaid it with pure gold, its top, its sides around it, and its horns. He made a gold molding around it.
Exodus 37:29 He made the holy anointing oil and the pure incense of sweet spices, after the art of the perfumer.
Exodus 39:15 They made on the breastplate chains like cords, of braided work of pure gold.
Exodus 39:25 They made bells of pure gold, and put the bells between the pomegranates around the skirts of the robe, between the pomegranates;
Exodus 39:30 They made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote on it a writing, like the engravings of a signet: "HOLY TO YAHWEH."
Exodus 39:37 the pure lampstand, its lamps, even the lamps to be set in order, all its vessels, the oil for the light,
Leviticus 10:10 so as to make a separation between the holy and the common, and between the unclean and the pure;
Leviticus 11:47 to make separation between the unclean and the pure, and between the beast that is eaten, and the beast that is not eaten.'
Leviticus 20:25 And ye have made separation between the pure beasts and the unclean, and between the unclean fowl and the pure, and ye do not make yourselves abominable by beast or by fowl, or by anything which creepeth 'on' the ground which I have separated to you for unclean;
Leviticus 24:2 "Command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
Leviticus 24:4 He shall keep in order the lamps on the pure gold lampstand before Yahweh continually.
Leviticus 24:6 You shall set them in two rows, six on a row, on the pure gold table before Yahweh.
Leviticus 24:7 You shall put pure frankincense on each row, that it may be to the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire to Yahweh.
Numbers 4:6 and shall put a covering of sealskin on it, and shall spread over it a cloth all of blue, and shall put in its poles.
Deuteronomy 32:14 Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
2 Samuel 22:27 With the pure you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
1 Kings 6:20 Within the oracle was a space of twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in its height; and he overlaid it with pure gold: and he covered the altar with cedar.
1 Kings 6:21 So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold: and he drew chains of gold across before the oracle; and he overlaid it with gold.
1 Kings 7:49 and the lampstands, five on the right side, and five on the left, before the oracle, of pure gold; and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold;
1 Kings 7:50 and the cups, and the snuffers, and the basins, and the spoons, and the fire pans, of pure gold; and the hinges, both for the doors of the inner house, the most holy place, and for the doors of the house, to wit, of the temple, of gold.
1 Kings 10:21 All king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
2 Kings 25:15 The fire pans, and the basins, that which was of gold, in gold, and that which was of silver, in silver, the captain of the guard took away.
1 Chronicles 28:17 and the forks, and the basins, and the cups, of pure gold; and for the golden bowls by weight for every bowl; and for the silver bowls by weight for every bowl;
2 Chronicles 3:4 The porch that was before the house, its length, according to the breadth of the house, was twenty cubits, and the height one hundred twenty; and he overlaid it within with pure gold.
2 Chronicles 4:20 and the lampstands with their lamps, to burn according to the ordinance before the oracle, of pure gold;
2 Chronicles 4:22 and the snuffers, and the basins, and the spoons, and the fire pans, of pure gold: and as for the entry of the house, the inner doors of it for the most holy place, and the doors of the main hall of the temple were of gold.
2 Chronicles 9:17 Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold.
2 Chronicles 9:20 All king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: silver was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
2 Chronicles 13:11 and they burn to Yahweh every morning and every evening burnt offerings and sweet incense: the show bread also set they in order on the pure table; and the lampstand of gold with its lamps, to burn every evening: for we keep the instruction of Yahweh our God; but you have forsaken him.
Ezra 6:20 For the priests and the Levites had purified themselves together; all of them were pure: and they killed the Passover for all the children of the captivity, and for their brothers the priests, and for themselves.
Job 4:17 'Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker?
Job 8:6 If you were pure and upright, surely now he would awaken for you, and make the habitation of your righteousness prosperous.
Job 11:4 For you say,'My doctrine is pure. I am clean in your eyes.'
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