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See SHIPS AND BOATS, II, 1, (2).

Strong's Hebrew
7513. raphsodah -- a raft
... a raft. Transliteration: raphsodah Phonetic Spelling: (raf-so-daw') Short Definition:
rafts. Word Origin from raphas Definition a raft NASB Word Usage rafts (1) ...
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1702. doberah -- floats, rafts
... float. Feminine active participle of dabar in the sense of driving (compare dober);
a raft -- float. see HEBREW dabar. see HEBREW dober. 1701, 1702. ...
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The Plagues
... It was an hour after sunrise. Her raft, built of papyrus, was boat-shaped and graceful
as a swan. ... A silence fell, and the raft passed below Masaarah. ...
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Things Unknown
... thoroughly sanctified; but when we are in trouble, when affliction and adversity,
sickness and suffering, are trying us, there, is no man-made raft upon which ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 46 1900/things unknown.htm

On the Way to Thebes
... the inordinate apprehension of the fugitive, lurked in the shadows, dashed across
open spaces and imagined in every drifting, drowsy fisher's raft a pursuing ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxi on the way.htm

The Gifts to the Flock
... Suppose two men, two Manchester merchants, made bankrupt by the same commercial
crisis; or two shipwrecked sailors lashed upon a raft; or two men sitting side ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/the gifts to the flock.htm

Mention of the Heretic Colarbasus; Alliance Between Heresy and the ...
... It therefore might be made to designate immaturity of opinion. Schedia means
something hastily put together, viz., a raft; schedios, sudden. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xiii mention of the heretic.htm

Miracle Performed by Silvanus Bishop of Troas Formerly of ...
... [1022] platen, a sort of raft; the word is incorrectly spelled plate according to
Sophocles (Greek Lexic., &c.), and should be plote. [1023] 431 ad. ...
/.../chapter xxxvii miracle performed by silvanus.htm

The Answer to Trust
... If the shipwrecked sailor is not to be washed off the raft he must tie himself on
to it, and must see that the lashings are reliable and the knots tight; and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the answer to trust.htm

The Commandment, Old yet New
... Suppose, for instance, some great ship comes alongside a raft with ship-wrecked
sailors upon it, and in the darkness of the night transfers them to the ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the commandment old yet new.htm

The Wailing of Risca
... I would liken the sons of men to a company of South Sea Islanders, whose canoe being
disabled, floated upon a raft, and they were attacked by sharks; they ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 7 1861/the wailing of risca.htm

The Climax of Ecclesiastes' Exercises Seems to have Been Reached ...
... Are we left as shipwrecked sailors upon a raft, without chart or compass, and know
not whether sunken wreck or cliff-bound coast shall next threaten us? ...
/.../jennings/old groans and new songs/chapter x the climax of.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) imp. & p. p. of Reave.

2. (n.) A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.

3. (n.) A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. (such as is formed in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs navigation.

4. (n.) A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.

5. (v. t.) To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.

6. (p. p.) of Reave

... 5. (vt) To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as,
to raft timber. 6. (pp) of Reave. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. RAFT. raft...
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Float (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A mass of timber or boards fastened together, and conveyed down a stream
by the current; a raft. ... flot. See RAFT; SHIPS AND BOATS. FLOTE (FLOAT). ...
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Radiant (14 Occurrences)

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Boats (11 Occurrences)
... In The Wisdom of Solomon 14:6 Noah's ark is called a schedia, a "clumsy ship" (the
literal translation "raft" in the Revised Version (British and American) is ...
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Ships (46 Occurrences)
... In The Wisdom of Solomon 14:6 Noah's ark is called a schedia, a "clumsy ship" (the
literal translation "raft" in the Revised Version (British and American) is ...
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Vessel (118 Occurrences)
... 14:1, where "vessel" represents ploion, "a boat," while The Wisdom of Solomon
14:5, 6 the King James Version has "weak vessel" for schedia, "raft" (so the ...
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... 1. (vt) To fleet; to skim. 2. (n.) A wave. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
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Tow (3 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) That which is towed, or drawn by a towline, as a barge, raft, collection
of boats, etc. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TOW. ...
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Rafter (1 Occurrence)

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Related Terms

Float (4 Occurrences)

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Rafter (1 Occurrence)

Drift (1 Occurrence)

Crib (3 Occurrences)

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