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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To hold within fixed limits; to comprise; to include; to enclose; to hold.

2. (v. t.) To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel contains four pecks.

3. (v. t.) To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.

4. (v. i.) To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONTAIN

kon-tan'.

See CONTINENCY.

Greek
4023. periecho -- to surround
... to surround. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: periecho Phonetic Spelling:
(per-ee-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I contain, seize Definition: (a) I contain (of ...
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5562. choreo -- to make room, advance, hold
... Phonetic Spelling: (kho-reh'-o) Short Definition: I make room, go, receive Definition:
(lit: I make room, hence) (a) I have room for, receive, contain, (b) I ...
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4632. skeuos -- a vessel, implement, pl. goods
... goods. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: skeuos Phonetic Spelling:
(skyoo'-os) Short Definition: a vessel to contain liquid, utensil, tackle ...
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1467. egkrateuomai -- to exercise self-control
... contain, be temperate. Middle voice from egkrates; to exercise self-restraint (in
diet and chastity) -- can(-not) contain, be temperate. see GREEK egkrates. ...
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3551. nomos -- that which is assigned, hence usage, law
... law; in NT: of law in general, plur: of divine laws; of a force or influence impelling
to action; of the Mosaic law; meton: of the books which contain the law ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3557. kul -- to comprehend, contain
... 3556, 3557. kul. 3558 . to comprehend, contain. Transliteration: kul Phonetic
Spelling: (kool) Short Definition: provided. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1004. bayith -- a house
... 1), within (3). court, door, dungeon, family, forth of, great as would contain,
hangings,. Probably from banah abbreviated; a house ...
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5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
... 10), bring forth (1), bringing (7), brought (5), carried (45), carries (6), carry
(45), carry away (1), carry off (2), carrying (20), contain (1), continued* (1 ...
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5845. atin -- probably a pail, bucket
... breast. From an unused root meaning apparently to contain; a receptacle (for milk,
ie Pail; figuratively, breast) -- breast. 5844b, 5845. atin. 5846 . ...
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662. aphaq -- to hold, be strong
... force oneself, restrain. A primitive root; to contain, ie (reflex.) Abstain -- force
(oneself), restrain. 661, 662. aphaq. 663 . Strong's Numbers.
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2833. choshen -- breastpiece, sacred pouch
... From an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle; perhaps a pocket (as
holding the Urim and Thummim), or rich (as containing gems), used only of the ...
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Library

Whether the Sacraments of the New Law Contain Grace?
... OF THE SACRAMENTS' PRINCIPAL EFFECT, WHICH IS GRACE (SIX ARTICLES) Whether
the sacraments of the New Law contain grace? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the sacraments of the.htm

Why Does the New Testament Contain Four Gospels and not one Only?
... THE ORIGIN OF THE NEW TESTAMENT 3. Why does the New Testament contain Four
Gospels and not One only? The original title of the Gospels ...
/.../harnack/the origin of the new testament/ 3 why does the.htm

All Sects of Philosophy Contain a Germ of Truth.
... The Stromata, or Miscellanies: Book I Chapter XIII."All Sects of Philosophy
Contain a Germ of Truth. Since, therefore, truth is ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xiii all sects of philosophy.htm

Do the Heaven and Earth Then Contain Thee, Since Thou Fillest Them ...
... Book I Chapter III Do the heaven and earth then contain Thee, since Thou fillest
them? ... Do the heaven and earth then contain Thee, since Thou fillest them? ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter iii do the heaven.htm

The New Year All-Embracing as the Greek Service Books Are ...
... STILLING THE TEMPEST THE NEW YEAR All-embracing as the Greek service books are,
curiously enough they contain, strictly speaking, no Thanksgiving services. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/the new year all-embracing as.htm

What is the Sum of the Six Commandments which Contain Our Duty to ...
... Question 122: What is the sum of the six commandments which contain our
duty to man? Answer: The sum of the six commandments which ...
/.../anonymous/the westminster larger catechism/question 122 0 0 what is the.htm

Celsus Appears to Me to have Heard that There are Treatises in ...
... Chapter LI. Celsus appears to me to have heard that there are treatises
in existence which contain´┐Ż Celsus appears to me to have ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter li celsus appears to.htm

After This, Selecting from all the Treatises which Contain ...
... Chapter LII. After this, selecting from all the treatises which contain
allegorical explanations and interpretations´┐Ż After this ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lii after this selecting.htm

Appendix (D). Some Account of victor of Antioch's Commentary on S. ...
... which contain Victor's Work. (Referred to at p.60.) ... I conclude these notices of an
unjustly neglected Father, by specifying the MSS. which contain his Work. ...
/.../appendix d some account of.htm

How, I Ask, Can You, Seeing that Your Commentaries Contain Such ...
... How, I ask, can you, seeing that your Commentaries contain such doctrines, put them
forward to prove your soundness in the faith, and to confute those ideas ...
/.../24 how i ask can.htm

Thesaurus
Contain (19 Occurrences)
... chastity. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CONTAIN. kon-tan'. See CONTINENCY.
Multi-Version Concordance Contain (19 Occurrences). John ...
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Comprehend (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian
Empire. ... (2) kul, "to measure" or "contain," as grain in a bushel. ...
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Kings (350 Occurrences)
... They contain the annals of the Jewish commonwealth from the accession of Solomon
till the subjugation of the kingdom by Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonians ...
/k/kings.htm - 61k

Proverbs (11 Occurrences)
... This book is usually divided into three parts: (1.) Consisting of ch. 1-9, which
contain an exhibition of wisdom as the highest good. (2.) Consisting of ch. ...
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Jeshurun (4 Occurrences)
... (2) Most moderns take it as a poetical or ideal title of Israel, derived from yashar,
"upright"; it is held to contain a tacit reference to the word Israel ...
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Include (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to enclose; as, the
shell of a nut includes the kernel; a pearl is included in a shell. ...
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Contained (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Contain. Multi-Version Concordance
Contained (11 Occurrences). Romans 2:14 For when the ...
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Canon
... A book is said to be of canonical authority when it has a right to take a place
with the other books which contain a revelation of the Divine will. ...
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Acid (2 Occurrences)
... They all contain hydrogen, united with a more negative element or radical, either
alone, or more generally with oxygen, and take their names from this negative ...
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Surety (21 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 20:16 seems to contain an exclamation of contemptuous rebuke for the man
who goes security. Proverbs 22:26; Proverbs 27:13 contain like admonitions. ...
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Bible Concordance
Contain (19 Occurrences)

John 21:25 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.
(KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

1 Corinthians 7:9 But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
(KJV WBS)

Galatians 4:24 These things contain an allegory, for these are two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children to bondage, which is Hagar.
(WEB ASV)

2 Peter 3:16 as also in all the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 7:38 He made ten basins of brass: one basin contained forty baths; and every basin was four cubits; and on every one of the ten bases one basin.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

1 Kings 8:27 But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 8:64 On that day hath the king sanctified the middle of the court that 'is' before the house of Jehovah, for he hath made there the burnt-offering, and the present, and the fat of the peace-offerings; for the altar of brass that 'is' before Jehovah 'is' too little to contain the burnt-offering, and the present, and the fat of the peace-offerings.
(YLT)

1 Kings 18:32 With the stones he built an altar in the name of Yahweh. He made a trench around the altar, large enough to contain two measures of seed.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

2 Chronicles 2:6 But who is able to build him a house, seeing heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain him? who am I then, that I should build him a house, save only to burn incense before him?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 6:18 But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house which I have built!
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 7:7 And Solomon sanctifieth the middle of the court that 'is' before the house of Jehovah, for he hath made there the burnt-offerings, and the fat of the peace-offerings: for the altar of brass that Solomon made hath not been able to contain the burnt-offering, and the present, and the fat.
(YLT NAS)

Job 39:24 He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage, and cannot contain himself at the sound of the trumpet:
(DBY)

Psalms 90:10 The days of our years are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty years; yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for it passes quickly, and we fly away.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:8 There is no man who has power over the spirit to contain the spirit; neither does he have power over the day of death. There is no discharge in war; neither shall wickedness deliver those who practice it.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 2:13 For two evils hath My people done, Me they have forsaken, a fountain of living waters, To hew out for themselves wells -- broken wells, That contain not the waters.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 20:9 If I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I can't contain.
(WEB ASV YLT)

Ezekiel 23:32 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: You will drink of your sister's cup, which is deep and large; you will be ridiculed and held in derision; it contains much.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ezekiel 42:5 And the upper chambers 'are' short, for the galleries contain more than these, than the lower, and than the middle one, of the building;
(YLT)

Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: its measure shall be after the homer.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

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