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Of the Necessity of the Wager
... PENS√ČES SECTION III: OF THE NECESSITY OF THE WAGER. 184. A letter to incite
to the search after God. And ... up. What will you wager? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pascal/pensees/section iii of the necessity.htm

The Love of Rameses
... To prove my sincerity I will wager my biggest diamond against thy three brightest
smiles that thou wilt hear of Kenkenes again, alive and dreamy as ever, led ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxv the love of.htm

Bunyan -- the Heavenly Footman
... "So run that ye may obtain.". These words were taken from men's funning for a wager;
a very apt similitude to set before the eyes of the saints of the Lord. ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons vol 2/bunyan the heavenly footman.htm

Of the Mass.
... I wager [Thus it will come to pass] that the Mass will then collapse of itself,
not only among the insane [rude] common people, but also among all pious ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/luther/the smalcald articles/article ii of the mass.htm

Letter W
... 1830 * Wade, John "Received 1774, Located 1777 * Wadsworth, Edward "Received 1831 *
Wadsworth, Edward L. "Received 1832 * Wager, Philip "Received 1790 ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bangs/an alphabetical list of m e preachers/letter w.htm

Christians Charged with an Obstinate Contempt of Death Instances ...
... of his own crucifixion, yet a contempt of the fire has even now displayed itself,
[745] since one of yourselves very lately has offered for a wager [746] to go ...
/.../tertullian/ad nationes/chapter xviii name charged with.htm

The Martyr-Bishop, 1548-1560.
... But do tell him not to be afraid of me. I have no instructions concerning him. I
will wager my neck for that," he said, putting his finger to his throat. ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter x the martyr-bishop 1548-1560.htm

That Evening Vergilius Went to Feast with the Young Herodian ...
... "I accept the wager," Vergilius calmly answered, laying off his robe and seizing
a lance. ... "Not unless I have the wager," says he, calmly. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 4 that evening vergilius.htm

Explanation of the Lord's Question About his Mother and his ...
... Now, I ask you, Apelles, or will you Marcion, please (to tell me), if you happened
to be at a stage play, or had laid a wager [7050] on a foot race or a ...
/.../tertullian/ on the flesh of christ/chapter vii explanation of the lords.htm

The Time of the Evening.
... One vivacious young woman won a wager by riding a spirited horse without a saddle;
other good sisters and brethren cleaned shoes and peddled, while some pushed ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/the gospel day /chapter ii the time of.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.

2. (n.) A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.

3. (v. t.) That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.

4. (v. t.) To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.

5. (v. i.) To make a bet; to lay a wager.

Thesaurus
Wager (2 Occurrences)
... to stake; to bet. 5. (vi) To make a bet; to lay a wager. Multi-Version
Concordance Wager (2 Occurrences). 2 Kings 18:23 ...
/w/wager.htm - 7k

Lay (524 Occurrences)
... 17. (vt) To cause to lie dead or dying. 18. (vt) To deposit, as a wager;
to stake; to risk. 19. ... 32. (vi) To lay a wager; to bet. 33. ...
/l/lay.htm - 41k

Vie (2 Occurrences)
... See Revie. 3. (vt) To stake; to wager. ... 5. (n.) A contest for superiority; competition;
rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/v/vie.htm - 7k

Stake (2 Occurrences)
... work, punching upon, etc. 5. (vt) That which is laid down as a wager; that
which is staked or hazarded; a pledge. 6. (vt) To fasten ...
/s/stake.htm - 8k

Set (6715 Occurrences)
... 18. (vt) To stake at play; to wager; to risk. 19. ... 46. (n.) That which is staked;
a wager; a venture; a stake; hence, a game at venture. 47. ...
/s/set.htm - 20k

Job (60 Occurrences)
... THE COURSE OF THE STORY A) To Job's Blessing and Curse 1. His "Autumn Days" 2. The
Wager in Heaven 3. The Silent Friends 4. Whose Way Is Hid B) To Job's ...
/j/job.htm - 62k

Go (17871 Occurrences)
... (vt) To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for;
to bear a part in. 15. (vt) To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling. 16. ...
/g/go.htm - 19k

Wage (39 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest;
to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar. ...
/w/wage.htm - 18k

Waged (6 Occurrences)

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Pledge (55 Occurrences)
... the Hebrew). In 2 Kings 18:23 (equals Isaiah 36:8) the "pledge" is a wager
(so the Revised Version margin). Rabshakeh mockingly ...
/p/pledge.htm - 28k

Bible Concordance
Wager (2 Occurrences)

2 Kings 18:23 Now therefore, I pray thee, give pledges to my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them.
(See JPS RSV)

Isaiah 36:8 Now therefore, I pray thee, give pledges to my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them.
(See JPS RSV)

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