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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A movable single seat with a back.

2. (n.) An official seat, as of a chief magistrate or a judge, but esp. that of a professor; hence, the office itself.

3. (n.) The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.

4. (n.) A vehicle for one person; either a sedan borne upon poles, or two-wheeled carriage, drawn by one horse; a gig.

5. (n.) An iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to the sleepers.

6. (v. t.) To place in a chair.

7. (v. t.) To carry publicly in a chair in triumph.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia



2515. kathedra -- a seat
... a seat. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: kathedra Phonetic Spelling:
(kath-ed'-rah) Short Definition: a seat, chair Definition: a seat, chair. ...
// - 6k

968. bema -- a step, raised place, by impl. a tribunal
... a platform to which someone walked up to receive ; (figuratively) the administration
of justice -- literally, given from "a tribunal-chair" (throne) where ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
668. appiryon -- a sedan, litter, palanquin
... 667, 668. appiryon. 669 . a sedan, litter, palanquin. Transliteration: appiryon
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-pir-yone') Short Definition: chair. ...
/hebrew/668.htm - 5k

3678. kisse -- seat of honor, throne
... Word Origin from the same as kese Definition seat of honor, throne NASB Word Usage
authority (1), chair (1), official seat (1), seat (6), sworn* (1), throne ...
/hebrew/3678.htm - 6k


A Steamer Chair for his Friend.
... Worry: A Hindrance to Service. (Psalm xxxvii:1-11; Matthew vi:19-34, Philippians
iv:6-7. American Revision.) A Steamer Chair for His Friend. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/a steamer chair for his.htm

The Episcopal Chair of James.
... Book VII. Chapter XIX."The Episcopal Chair of James. The chair of James,
who first received the episcopate of the church at Jerusalem ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xix the episcopal chair of.htm

Discerning Prayer.
... He asked of the agent if a deck chair had arrived for him from New York. ... His reply
was, "No, my brother, Our Heavenly Father will send the chair from New York. ...
// wonders of prayer/discerning prayer.htm

The Circumcision of Jesus
... She brought with her a chair specially kept for these occasions, and a
thick octagonal stone slab containing what was necessary. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xii the circumcision of jesus.htm

The Potency of Prayer Hath Subdued the Strength of Fire...
... About half-an-hour before the tender was to take the passengers to the ship, he
asked of the agent if a deck chair had arrived for him from New York. ...
// in prayer/chapter iv the potency of.htm

How those are to be Admonished who Sin from Sudden Impulse and ...
... Contrariwise, it is well said through the Prophet in describing a blessed man, And
he sitteth not in the chair of pestilence (Psalm 1:1). For a chair is wont ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xxxii how those are.htm

When God Withdraws Himself
... A mother sat quietly in her easy chair. ... Presently the mother quietly slipped from
her chair and went into an adjoining room, out of the baby's sight. ...
/.../naylor/heart talks/talk twenty-six when god withdraws.htm

Introductory Notice to Hippolytus.
... Lawrence at Rome, on the Tiburtine Road, there was found an ancient statue, in marble,
of a figure seated in a chair, and wearing over the Roman tunic the ...
/.../hippolytus/the refutation of all heresies/introductory notice to hippolytus.htm

Vision First. Against Filthy and Proud Thoughts, and the ...
... shall I ask the Lord to be merciful to me?" While I was thinking over these things,
and discussing them in my mind, I saw opposite to me a chair, white, made ...
/.../pastor/the pastor books first second third/vision first against filthy and.htm

Letter iv. Personal Habits.
... A wicker rocking-chair had a cushion of bright-colored satine firmly tied in, and
matching the ribbons which were drawn through the bordering interstices of ...
/.../letter iv personal habits.htm

Chair (6 Occurrences)
... that of a professor; hence, the office itself. 3. (n.) The presiding officer of
an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair. ... 6. (vt) To place in a chair. ...
/c/chair.htm - 9k

Seat (256 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The place or thing upon which one sits; hence; anything made to be sat
in or upon, as a chair, bench, stool, saddle, or the like. ...
/s/seat.htm - 41k

Throne (181 Occurrences)
... (Hebrews kiss'e), a royal chair or seat of dignity (Deuteronomy 17:18; 2 Samuel
7:13; Psalm 45:6); an elevated seat with a canopy and hangings, which cover it. ...
/t/throne.htm - 48k

Rock (176 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath;
as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or ...
/r/rock.htm - 49k

Bottom (33 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as
the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of ...
/b/bottom.htm - 20k

Sedan (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A portable chair or covered vehicle for carrying
a single person, -- usually borne on poles by two men. Called also sedan chair. ...
/s/sedan.htm - 6k

Use (620 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To make use of; to convert to one's service; to avail one's self of; to
employ; to put a purpose; as, to use a plow; to use a chair; to use time; to ...
/u/use.htm - 8k

Lift (283 Occurrences)
... sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; -- said of
material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden ...
/l/lift.htm - 41k

Fill (126 Occurrences)
... in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president
fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair...
/f/fill.htm - 36k

Tidy (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) A cover, often of tatting, drawn work, or other ornamental work, for the
back of a chair, the arms of a sofa, or the like. 5. (n.) A child's pinafore. ...
/t/tidy.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Chair (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:2 "The Scribes," He said, "and the Pharisees sit in the chair of Moses.

1 Samuel 1:9 So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his seat by the doorpost of the temple of Yahweh.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 4:13 When he came, behold, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road watching; for his heart trembled for the ark of God. When the man came into the city, and told it, all the city cried out.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 4:18 It happened, when he made mention of the ark of God, that Eli fell from off his seat backward by the side of the gate; and his neck broke, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. He had judged Israel forty years.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 4:10 Let us make, please, a little chamber on the wall. Let us set for him there a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp stand. It shall be, when he comes to us, that he shall turn in there."

Song of Songs 3:9 King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.
(See NAS)



Related Terms

Seat (256 Occurrences)

Throne (181 Occurrences)

Rock (176 Occurrences)

Bottom (33 Occurrences)

Sedan (1 Occurrence)

Use (620 Occurrences)

Lift (283 Occurrences)

Fill (126 Occurrences)

Tidy (1 Occurrence)

Round (664 Occurrences)

Rolling (32 Occurrences)

Restless (6 Occurrences)

Rise (417 Occurrences)

Easy (14 Occurrences)

Elbow (1 Occurrence)

Chalcedony (1 Occurrence)

Chain-work (1 Occurrence)

Arm (110 Occurrences)

Stool (6 Occurrences)

State (51 Occurrences)

Sit (216 Occurrences)

Hitch (2 Occurrences)

Jude (4 Occurrences)

Paul (207 Occurrences)




Chamber (73 Occurrences)

Lamp (45 Occurrences)

Hebrew (37 Occurrences)


Wall (227 Occurrences)

Bed (142 Occurrences)


Table (125 Occurrences)

Apostle (25 Occurrences)

Epistle (13 Occurrences)

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