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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A tool with a cutting edge on one end of a metal blade, used in dressing, shaping, or working in timber, stone, metal, etc.; -- usually driven by a mallet or hammer.

2. (v. t.) To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue.

3. (v. t.) To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat.

Strong's Hebrew
4741. maqtsuah -- a scraping tool
... Word Origin from qatsa Definition a scraping tool NASB Word Usage planes (1). plane.
From qatsa'; a scraper, ie A carving chisel -- plane. see HEBREW qatsa'. ...
/hebrew/4741.htm - 6k

2747. cheret -- engraving tool, stylus
... graving tool, pen. From a primitive root meaning to engrave; a chisel or graver;
also a style for writing -- graving tool, pen. 2746, 2747. cheret. 2748 . ...
/hebrew/2747.htm - 6k


The Sculptor's Work
... Standing by it was a man with a large chisel in one hand and a heavy mallet
in the other. As I looked he walked up to the stone ...
// talks/talk fifty the sculptors work.htm

The Duty of the Present Moment the Only Rule.
... Each blow of the hammer on the chisel can only produce one cruel mark at a time,
and the stone struck by repeated blows cannot know, nor see the form produced ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/section vi the duty of the.htm

Meanwhile Cardinal Bonpre had once More Reached his Own Apartments ...
... the door, Eccellenza?" he asked anxiously, "I know the trick of those old
locks"if the Eccellenza will permit I can push back the catch with a strong chisel ...
/.../corelli/the master-christian/xxx meanwhile cardinal bonpre had.htm

The Treasure Cave
... dried reeds and flag blades. This he fired after many failures by striking
together his chisel and a stone. Rachel hid the blaze ...
// yoke/chapter xx the treasure cave.htm

Under Ban of the Ritual
... And after the festivities in celebration of her prowess, she laid down pike and
falchion, bull-hide shield and helmet, and took up the chisel and brush, the ...
// yoke/chapter ii under ban of.htm

How to Become Like Christ.
... Suppose you enter a studio where a sculptor is working, will he hand you his hammer
and chisel to finish the most difficult piece of his work or to do any part ...
/.../dods/how to become like christ/how to become like christ.htm

The Patient Workman
... The chisel is sharp that strikes off the superfluous pieces of marble, and when
the chisel cuts, not into marble, but into a heart, there is a pang. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the patient workman.htm

The Realization of Selfless Love
... Even so, within each there reposes the Divine Image awaiting the master-hand of
Faith and the chisel of Patience to bring it into manifestation. ...
/.../allen/the way of peace/the realization of selfless love.htm

Early Days
... too, the clearness with which, notwithstanding that indifference, the living men
are set before us"the image cut with half a dozen strokes of the chisel. ...
// life of david/ii early days.htm

The Absurdity and Shamefulness of the Images by which the Gods are ...
... of Polias at Athens, were executed of gold and ivory by Phidias, is known by everybody;
and that the image of Here in Samos was formed by the chisel of Euclides ...
/.../exhortation to the heathen/chapter iv the absurdity and shamefulness.htm

Chisel (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of
marble into a statue. ... Multi-Version Concordance Chisel (5 Occurrences). ...
/c/chisel.htm - 8k

Tools (3 Occurrences)
... In Exodus 20:25, however, the knife ("sword," English Versions of the Bible "tool")
appears as a stone-cutter's implement and is without doubt a chisel. ...
/t/tools.htm - 14k

Drove (89 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; --
called also drove chisel. 9. (n.) The grooved surface ...
/d/drove.htm - 34k

Quarrel (22 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A square or lozenge-shaped paving tile. 6. (n.) A glazier's diamond. 7.
(n.) A four-sided cutting tool or chisel having a diamond-shaped end. ...
/q/quarrel.htm - 15k

Quarries (4 Occurrences)
... Zerubbabel, and Herod. Huge blocks of stone are still found in these caves
bearing the Marks of pick and chisel. The general appearance ...
/q/quarries.htm - 11k

Gouge (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A chisel, with a hollow or semi cylindrical blade, for scooping or cutting
holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.; a similar instrument ...
/g/gouge.htm - 8k

Grave (128 Occurrences)
... substance; to engrave. 9. (n.) To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with
a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image. 10. (n.) To ...
/g/grave.htm - 37k

Goad (2 Occurrences)
... branch of oak or other strong wood from which the bark has been stripped, and which
has at one end a pointed spike and at the other a flat chisel-shaped iron. ...
/g/goad.htm - 9k

Iron-smith (1 Occurrence)
... Isaiah 44:12 The iron-smith hath a chisel, and he worketh in the coals, and he
fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with his strong arm; but he is hungry ...
/i/iron-smith.htm - 6k

File (1 Occurrence)
... 11. (n.) A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation
with a chisel, used for abrading or smoothing other substances, as metals, wood ...
/f/file.htm - 9k

Bible Concordance
Chisel (5 Occurrences)

Exodus 32:4 And he took them out of their hand, and fashioned it with a chisel and made of it a molten calf: and they said, This is thy god, Israel, who has brought thee up out of the land of Egypt!

Exodus 34:1 Yahweh said to Moses, "Chisel two stone tablets like the first: and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke.

1 Kings 6:7 The house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 44:12 The iron-smith hath a chisel, and he worketh in the coals, and he fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with his strong arm; but he is hungry, and his strength faileth; he hath not drunk water, and he is faint.

Jeremiah 10:3 For the statutes of the peoples are vanity; for it is a tree cut out of the forest, worked with a chisel by the hands of the artizan;



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