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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An oblong case in which the silkworm lies in its chrysalis state. It is formed of threads of silk spun by the worm just before leaving the larval state. From these the silk of commerce is prepared.

2. (n.) The case constructed by any insect to contain its larva or pupa.

3. (n.) The case of silk made by spiders to protect their eggs.

4. (n.) The egg cases of mucus, etc., made by leeches and other worms.

Strong's Hebrew
4897. meshi -- (costly material for garments) perhaps silk
... silk (2). silk. From mashah; silk (as drawn from the cocoon) -- silk. see HEBREW
mashah. 4896, 4897. meshi. 4898 . Strong's Numbers.
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Continues the Same Subject: Explains the Prayer of Union by a ...
... large, people place near it small twigs upon which, of its own accord, it spins
silk from its tiny mouth until it has made a narrow little cocoon in which it ...
/.../teresa/the interior castle or the mansions/chapter ii continues the same 3.htm

In the Bitter Cold of Winter the Trees Stand Bare of Leaves...
... The snake, however many times he casts his skin, remains a snake and nothing else,
but the silkworm, when it casts off its unsightly cocoon, becomes a new ...
// the masters feet/section ii 1 in the.htm

The Life of Faith.
... Remain in the dark and narrow prison of your miserable cocoon, little worm,
until the warmth of grace forms you, and sets you free. ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/section v the life of faith.htm

The Two Houses
... Like the chrysalis that spins out of its own entrails the cocoon in which it lies,
so are you spinning, to vary the metaphor, what you lodge in, until you eat ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the two houses.htm

Cocoon (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance Cocoon (1 Occurrence). Job 27:18 He builds his house
as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes. (See NIV). ...
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Moth (10 Occurrences)
... Further, the larva in many cases spins a cocoon for the protection of the
pupa or chrysalis, which is never the case with butterflies. ...
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... n.) The larva of any one of numerous species of bombycid moths, which spins a large
amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon before changing to a pupa. ...
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Silk (4 Occurrences)
... On issuing into the air, the fine stream is hardened into the silk fiber,
which the caterpillar spins into a cocoon. Within the ...
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Cock's (7 Occurrences)

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Bottom (33 Occurrences)
... 17. (n.) A ball or skein of thread; a cocoon. 18. (vt) To wind round something,
as in making a ball of thread. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BOTTOM. ...
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Spin (4 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To form (a web, a cocoon, silk, or the like) from threads produced by the
extrusion of a viscid, transparent liquid, which hardens on coming into ...
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Code (6 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Cocoon (1 Occurrence)

Job 27:18 He builds his house as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.
(See NIV)



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Moth (10 Occurrences)


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Bottom (33 Occurrences)

Spin (4 Occurrences)

Code (6 Occurrences)

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