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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The boundary that goes encompasses a circular figure; a periphery.

2. (n.) A circle; anything circular.

3. (n.) The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular body.

4. (v. t.) To include in a circular space; to bound.

4042. perioche -- circumference, a portion circumscribed
... circumference, a portion circumscribed. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
perioche Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-okh-ay') Short Definition: a passage ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5437. sabab -- to turn about, go around, surround
... around (2), brought about (1), change (1), changed (5), circle around (2), circled
(2), circled around (1), circling (1), circuit (1), circumference* (3), come ...
/hebrew/5437.htm - 7k

6961a. qaveh -- a line
... a line. Transliteration: qaveh Short Definition: circumference. Word Origin from
qavah Definition a line NASB Word Usage circumference* (1). 6961, 6961a. ...
/hebrew/6961a.htm - 5k

5439. sabib -- circuit, round about
... around about (1), all sides (3), all* (2), altogether* (1), around (114), around
about (1), around* (1), circular courses (1), circumference* (2), completely (1 ...
/hebrew/5439.htm - 6k

2339. chut -- thread, cord, line
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition thread, cord, line NASB Word Usage
circumference* (1), cord (1), line (1), thread (4). cord, fillet, line, thread. ...
/hebrew/2339.htm - 6k

6957b. qav -- a line
... a line. Transliteration: qav Short Definition: line. Word Origin from qavah Definition
a line NASB Word Usage circumference* (1), line (16), measuring line (3). ...
/hebrew/6957b.htm - 5k


The Doctrine of Mathematicians not Wholly to be Despised, when ...
... For they say that the circumference of the world is likened to the turnings
of a well-rounded globe, the earth having a central point. ...
/.../chapter xiv the doctrine of mathematicians.htm

Explanation of Ungenerate,' and a Study' of Eternity.
... Those who draw a circular figure in plane geometry from a centre to the distance
of the line of circumference tell us there is no definite beginning to their ...
/.../section 42 explanation of ungenerate.htm

That Upon the Conquest and Slaughter of vitellius Vespasian ...
... to the top of Mount Tabor, whether we estimate it by winding and gradual, or by
the perpendicular altitude, and of twenty-six furlongs' circumference upon the ...
/.../chapter 11 that upon the.htm

The Third Day He Rose Again from the Dead. The Glory of Christ's ...
... We speak of infernal and supernal, because we are bounded by the definite circumference
of the body, and are confined within the limits of the region ...
/.../29 the third day he.htm

The City of the "Elegant Gate"[*]
... name. The city proper or citadel is about one mile in circumference. ... extensive.
Its circumference, I suppose, is about six miles. ...
/...// years in south china/iii the city of the.htm

The Girdle of the City. Nehemiah 3
... The beginning of the circumference was from 'the sheep-gate.' That, we suppose,
was seated on the south part, yet but little removed from that corner, which ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 26 the girdle of.htm

A Description of the Roman Armies and Roman Camps and of Other ...
... 2. As for what is within the camp, it is set apart for tents, but the outward
circumference hath the resemblance to a wall, and is adorned with towers at equal ...
/.../chapter 5 a description of.htm

But Since the Human Being is a Twofold Creature...
... the contour of its full bulk unless there entered in at the top something else to
fill up the vacuum; and thus a person, seeing the circumference of this ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/chapter xxxvii but since the.htm

Explanatory Notes to the American Edition
... However, while until Christ it proceeded from circumference to center, after Christ
it proceeds in ever-widening circles from center to circumference. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/explanatory notes to the american.htm

"All Thing that is Done, it is Well Done: for Our Lord God Doeth ...
... And this is when it contains a point which is equally distant from every part of
its circumference" In the Vita Nuova Love appearing, says -- "I am as the ...
/.../julian/revelations of divine love/chapter xi all thing that.htm

Circumference (4 Occurrences)
... orbicular body. 4. (vt) To include in a circular space; to bound.
Multi-Version Concordance Circumference (4 Occurrences). 1 Kings ...
/c/circumference.htm - 7k

Girdle (44 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference; a belt; esp.,
a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist; a ...
/g/girdle.htm - 24k

Round (664 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant
from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical ...
/r/round.htm - 40k

Circle (32 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference,
every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the ...
/c/circle.htm - 17k

Achmetha (1 Occurrence)
... in his time, he can hardly find words to express his admiration for it, especially
for the magnificent royal palace, nearly 7 stadia in circumference, built of ...
/a/achmetha.htm - 10k

Zion (169 Occurrences)
... excavation that the great walls of Gezer, which must have been contemporaneous with
the Jebusite Jerusalem, measured approximately 4,500 feet in circumference. ...
/z/zion.htm - 49k

Circuit (27 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The circumference of, or distance round, any space; the measure of a line
round an area. 3. (n.) That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown. ...
/c/circuit.htm - 16k

Jachin (8 Occurrences)
... Each was eighteen cubits high and twelve in circumference (Jeremiah 52:21, 23;
1 Kings 7:17-21). They had doubtless a symbolical import. Int. ...
/j/jachin.htm - 12k

Function (4 Occurrences)
... former. Each quantity is said to be a function of the other. Thus, the
circumference of a circle is a function of the diameter. If ...
/f/function.htm - 8k

Fillets (11 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 52:21 the rendering of a different word, hut, meaning a "thread," and
designating a measuring-line of 12 cubits in length for the circumference of the ...
/f/fillets.htm - 10k

Bible Concordance
Circumference (4 Occurrences)

1 Kings 7:15 For he fashioned the two pillars of brass, eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits encircled either of them about.

1 Chronicles 11:8 and he buildeth the city round about, from Millo, and unto the circumference, and Joab restoreth the rest of the city.

Jeremiah 52:21 As for the pillars, the height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits; and a line of twelve cubits did compass it; and its thickness was four fingers: it was hollow.

Ezekiel 48:35 It shall be eighteen thousand reeds around: and the name of the city from that day shall be, Yahweh is there.
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