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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Become.

2. (a.) Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.

3. (n.) That which is becoming or appropriate.

1096. ginomai -- to come into being, to happen, to become
... 1096 () fundamentally means "" (becoming, became) so it is an exact equivalent to
the ordinary equative verb "to be" (, , ) as with 1510 (1511 , 2258 ). ...
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433. aneko -- to be fit, be proper
... to be fit, be proper. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: aneko Phonetic Spelling:
(an-ay'-ko) Short Definition: is due, becoming, suitable, proper Definition ...
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38. hagiasmos -- consecration, sanctification
... hagiasmos Phonetic Spelling: (hag-ee-as-mos') Short Definition: sanctification,
holiness Definition: the process of making or becoming holy, set apart ...
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2297. thaumasios -- wonderful
... Cognate: 2297 (an adjective) -- wonderful, moving a person () at the sight (which
can include the reaction of becoming ) (only used in Mt 21;15). See 2296 (). ...
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770. astheneo -- to be weak, feeble
... See 772 (). Word Origin from asthenes Definition to be weak, feeble NASB Word Usage
am weak (1), becoming weak (1), fell sick (1), sick (18), weak (12). ...
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1912. epibareo -- to put a burden on
... fitting" intensifying 916 , "become heavy, burdensome") -- properly, to burden upon,
bringing inevitable (expected) side-effects that go with becoming a burden ...
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1630. ekphobos -- terrified
... from 1537 , "wholly ," intensifying 5401 , "fear") -- properly, wholly frightened
(literally of one's wits), ie with the outcome of becoming fearful (affrighted ...
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145. aistheterion -- organ of perception
... 145 () is "the concrete organ of , becoming virtually a habitual ability which must
be developed and enables believers to distinguish between the spirits. ...
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3643. oligoreo -- to esteem lightly
... Job 5:17; Prov 3:11): "My son (ie true followers of the Lord), do not (3643 , negated
imperative) the training of the Lord, nor go on becoming undone when you ...
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5207. huios -- a son
... For the believer, becoming a son of God begins with being reborn () by
the heavenly Father -- through Christ (the work of the ). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1432. gadel -- becoming great, growing up
... 1431, 1432. gadel. 1433 . becoming great, growing up. Transliteration: gadel
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-dale') Short Definition: greater. ...
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1980. halak -- to go, come, walk
... access (1), accompany* (2), act (5), acting (2), already gone (1), am (1), am about
(1), attended* (1), became greater (3), become (1), becoming (1), becoming ...
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2930. tame -- to be or become unclean
... root Definition to be or become unclean NASB Word Usage became unclean (1), become
defiled (3), become unclean (6), becomes unclean (13), becoming unclean (1 ...
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5000. naveh -- comely, seemly
... Word Origin from naah Definition comely, seemly NASB Word Usage becoming (2),
comely (1), fitting (3), lovely (4). becometh, comely, seemly. ...
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1961. hayah -- to fall out, come to pass, become, be
... 1), allotted (1), am (13), appeared* (1), apply (1), became (85), became his and
lived (1), became* (1), become (221), becomes (13), becoming (1), been (90 ...
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... BECOMING. ... An article of clothing becomes you when it gives you a better or less awkward
appearance. So your life is to be becoming to the gospel of Christ. ...
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Whether it is Becoming to Pray?
... OF PRAYER (SEVENTEEN ARTICLES) Whether it is becoming to pray? Objection
1: It would seem that it is unbecoming to pray. Prayer ...
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Whether it was Becoming, when Christ was Baptized that the ...
... OF THE BAPTIZING OF CHRIST (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether it was becoming, when Christ
was baptized that the Father's voice should be heard, bearing witness to the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was becoming when.htm

Whether it is Becoming of Christ to Pray?
... OF CHRIST'S PRAYER (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it is becoming of Christ to pray?
Objection 1: It would seem unbecoming that Christ should pray. ...
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Whether it was Becoming that Christ Should be Tempted?
... OF CHRIST'S TEMPTATION (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it was becoming that Christ
should be tempted? Objection 1: It would seem that it ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was becoming that 3.htm

Whether it was Becoming that the Magi Should Come to Adore Christ ...
that the Magi should come to adore Christ and pay homage to Him? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was becoming that.htm

Whether Christ was Buried in a Becoming Manner?
... OF CHRIST'S BURIAL (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether Christ was buried in a becoming manner? ...
But the wrapping up of the body was merely a question of becoming propriety. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether christ was buried in.htm

Whether it was Becoming that Christ Should Lead an Austere Life in ...
... OF CHRIST'S MANNER OF LIFE (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it was becoming that
Christ should lead an austere life in this world? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was becoming that 2.htm

The Third Article: on Becoming Holy
... I. The Ten Commandments: The Simple Way a Father Should Present Them to
His Household III. The Third Article: On Becoming Holy. I ...
/.../luther/luthers little instruction book/iii the third article on.htm

Whether Clarity is Becoming to the Glorified Body?
is becoming to the glorified body? Objection 1: It would ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether clarity is becoming to.htm

Becoming (75 Occurrences)
... n.) of Become. 2. (a.) Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.
3. (n.) That which is becoming or appropriate. ...Becoming (75 Occurrences). ...
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Growing (31 Occurrences)
... Luke 1:80 The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the
desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel. (WEB). ...
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Decency (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The quality of being morally fit, suitable, or becoming, in words or behavior;
propriety of form in social intercourse, in actions, or in discourse ...
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Comely (32 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable. 3. (adv.) In a becoming
manner. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. COMELINESS; COMELY. ...
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Appearance (126 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of appearing or coming into sight; the
act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. ...
/a/appearance.htm - 41k

... Ezekiel surrenders to the dangerous and difficult task of becoming messenger to
a rebellious house (Ezekiel 2:1-3:3). Jonah, after flight from duty, at last ...
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... Ezekiel surrenders to the dangerous and difficult task of becoming messenger to
a rebellious house (Ezekiel 2:1-3:3). Jonah, after flight from duty, at last ...
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Continued (148 Occurrences)
... (WEB WEY ASV DBY). Luke 1:80 The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit,
and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel. ...
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Quickening (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The act or process of making or of becoming quick. ... It has been popularly
supposed to be due to the fetus becoming possessed of independent life. ...
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Grow (139 Occurrences)
... Luke 1:80 The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert
until the day of his public appearance to Israel. (Root in WEB NAS). ...
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Bible Concordance
Becoming (75 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:15 But Jesus answering said to him, 'Suffer now, for thus it is becoming to us to fulfill all righteousness,' then he doth suffer him.

Mark 4:37 And a great storm of wind came up, and the waves came into the boat, so that the boat was now becoming full.

Luke 1:80 The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Luke 2:40 The child was growing, and was becoming strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Luke 24:5 Becoming terrified, they bowed their faces down to the earth. They said to them, "Why do you seek the living among the dead?

Luke 24:37 and being amazed, and becoming affrighted, they were thinking themselves to see a spirit.

John 1:12 But all who have received Him, to them--that is, to those who trust in His name--He has given the privilege of becoming children of God;

Acts 6:7 And the word of God was increasing in power; and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem became very great, and a great number of priests were in agreement with the faith.
(See NAS)

Acts 10:4 and he having looked earnestly on him, and becoming afraid, said, 'What is it, Lord?' And he said to him, 'Thy prayers and thy kind acts came up for a memorial before God,

Acts 16:18 She was doing this for many days. But Paul, becoming greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!" It came out that very hour.

Acts 17:5 But the unpersuaded Jews took along some wicked men from the marketplace, and gathering a crowd, set the city in an uproar. Assaulting the house of Jason, they sought to bring them out to the people.
(See NAS)

Acts 19:9 But because some of the people were hard-hearted and would not give hearing, saying evil words about the Way before the people, he went away from them, and kept the disciples separate, reasoning every day in the school of Tyrannus.
(See NAS)

Acts 19:20 So the word of the Lord was growing and becoming mighty.

Acts 28:6 But they had the idea that they would see him becoming ill, or suddenly falling down dead; but after waiting a long time, and seeing that no damage came to him, changing their opinion, they said he was a god.

Romans 4:18 who against hope believed in hope to his becoming father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be:

Romans 4:19 and not having been weak in the faith, he did not consider his own body, already become dead, (being about a hundred years old,) and the deadness of Sarah's womb,
(See NAS)

Romans 7:4 So that, my brethren, ye also were made dead to the law through the body of the Christ, for your becoming another's, who out of the dead was raised up, that we might bear fruit to God;

1 Corinthians 2:6 And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,

1 Corinthians 7:35 Thus much I say in your own interest; not to lay a trap for you, but to help towards what is becoming, and enable you to wait on the Lord without distraction.

1 Corinthians 14:40 only let everything be done in a becoming and orderly manner.

Galatians 3:13 Christ has purchased our freedom from the curse of the Law by becoming accursed for us--because "Cursed is every one who is hanged upon a tree."

Philippians 1:14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, becoming confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.

Philippians 2:7 Nay, He stripped Himself of His glory, and took on Him the nature of a bondservant by becoming a man like other men.

Philippians 2:8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, the death of the cross. Paul's First Letter to the Thessalonians

Philippians 3:6 according to zeal persecuting the assembly! according to righteousness that is in law becoming blameless!

Philippians 3:10 that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death;

Philippians 3:21 who shall transform the body of our humiliation to its becoming conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working of his power, even to subject to himself the all things.

1 Timothy 2:9 and I would have the women dress becomingly, with modesty and self-control, not with plaited hair or gold or pearls or costly clothes,
(Root in WEY YLT)

1 Timothy 5:13 And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.

2 Timothy 2:4 Every one who serves as a soldier keeps himself from becoming entangled in the world's business--so that he may satisfy the officer who enlisted him.

Titus 2:3 that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

Hebrews 2:10 For it was becoming to Him, because of whom 'are' the all things, and through whom 'are' the all things, many sons to glory bringing, the author of their salvation through sufferings to make perfect,

Hebrews 5:5 so also the Christ did not glorify himself to become chief priest, but He who spake unto him: 'My Son thou art, I to-day have begotten thee;'
(See NIV)

Hebrews 8:13 In that he says, "A new covenant," he has made the first old. But that which is becoming old and grows aged is near to vanishing away.

Hebrews 10:33 partly, being exposed to both reproaches and oppressions; and partly, becoming partakers with those who were treated so.

Hebrews 12:3 Therefore, if you would escape becoming weary and faint-hearted, compare your own sufferings with those of Him who endured such hostility directed against Him by sinners.

James 1:10 and the rich in his becoming low, because as a flower of grass he shall pass away;

James 1:12 Happy the man who doth endure temptation, because, becoming approved, he shall receive the crown of the life, which the Lord did promise to those loving Him.

James 1:25 and he who did look into the perfect law -- that of liberty, and did continue there, this one -- not a forgetful hearer becoming, but a doer of work -- this one shall be happy in his doing.

1 Peter 5:3 neither as exercising lordship over the heritages, but patterns becoming of the flock,

Genesis 8:5 and the waters have been going and becoming lacking till the tenth month; in the tenth 'month', on the first of the month, appeared the heads of the mountains.

Genesis 26:13 and the man is great, and goeth on, going on and becoming great, till that he hath been very great,

Leviticus 15:32 This is the law of him who has a discharge, and of him who has an emission of semen, so that he is unclean thereby;
(See RSV)

Leviticus 21:9 "'The daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by playing the prostitute, she profanes her father: she shall be burned with fire.
(See NIV)

Leviticus 22:8 That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat, defiling himself by it. I am Yahweh.
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 17:3 By becoming a servant of other gods and worshipping them or the sun or the moon or all the stars of heaven, against my orders;

Judges 4:24 and the hand of the sons of Israel goeth, going on and becoming hard on Jabin king of Canaan, till that they have cut off Jabin king of Canaan.

1 Samuel 2:26 And the young Samuel, becoming older, had the approval of the Lord and of men.

1 Samuel 3:2 And at that time, when Eli was resting in his place, (now his eyes were becoming clouded so that he was not able to see,)

1 Samuel 14:19 And it cometh to pass, while Saul spake unto the priest, that the noise which 'is' in the camp of the Philistines goeth on, going on and becoming great, and Saul saith unto the priest, 'Remove thy hand.'

2 Samuel 5:10 and David goeth, going on and becoming great, and Jehovah, God of Hosts, 'is' with him.

2 Samuel 13:4 And he said unto him, Why, O son of the king, art thou thus lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.
(See JPS)

1 Kings 16:7 And moreover by the hand of the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani came the word of the LORD against Baasa, and against his house, both because of all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD, to provoke Him with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because he smote him.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 17:16 And turning their backs on all the orders which the Lord had given them, they made for themselves images of metal, and the image of Asherah, worshipping all the stars of heaven and becoming servants to Baal.

1 Chronicles 11:9 And David goeth, going on and becoming great, and Jehovah of Hosts 'is' with him.

2 Chronicles 17:12 And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store,

Esther 8:17 and in every province and province, and in every city and city, the place where the word of the king, even his law, is coming, gladness and joy 'are' to the Jews, a banquet, and a good day; and many of the peoples of the land are becoming Jews, for a fear of the Jews hath fallen upon them.

Esther 9:4 for great 'is' Mordecai in the house of the king, and his fame is going into all the provinces, for the man Mordecai is going on and becoming great.

Job 10:10 Was I not drained out like milk, becoming hard like cheese?

Job 16:16 My face is red with weeping, and my eyes are becoming dark;

Psalms 6:7 My eyes are wasting away with trouble; they are becoming old because of all those who are against me.

Psalms 33:1 Rejoice in Yahweh, you righteous! Praise is fitting for the upright.
(See NAS)

Psalms 144:12 Because our sons 'are' as plants, Becoming great in their youth, Our daughters as hewn stones, Polished -- the likeness of a palace,

Psalms 147:1 Give praise to the Lord; for it is good to make melody to our God; praise is pleasing and beautiful.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 17:7 Overbearing speech becometh not a churl; much less do lying lips a prince.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 17:18 A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.

Jeremiah 10:7 Who doth not fear Thee, king of the nations? For to Thee it is becoming, For among all the wise of the nations, And in all their kingdom there is none like Thee.

Jeremiah 51:30 Ceased have the mighty of Babylon to fight, They have remained in strongholds, Failed hath their might, they have become woman, They have burnt her tabernacles, Broken have been her bars.
(See NAS)

Lamentations 2:12 To their mothers they say, 'Where 'are' corn and wine?' In their becoming feeble as a pierced one In the broad places of the city, In their soul pouring itself out into the bosom of their mothers.

Ezekiel 16:54 that thou mayest bear thine own shame, and mayest be ashamed because of all that thou hast done, in that thou art a comfort unto them.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 22:19 Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of your all becoming dross, Therefore, lo, I am gathering you unto the midst of Jerusalem,

Hosea 12:11 Is Gilead iniquity? they are altogether FALSE; in Gilgal they sacrifice bullocks; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the field.
(See JPS)

Joel 2:22 Have no fear, you beasts of the field, for the grass-lands of the waste are becoming green, for the trees are producing fruit, the fig-tree and the vine give out their strength.

Jonah 1:11 And they said to him, What are we to do to you so that the sea may become calm for us? For the sea was getting rougher and rougher.
(See NAS)

Jonah 1:13 Nevertheless the men rowed hard to get them back to the land; but they could not, for the sea grew more and more stormy against them.
(See NAS)



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