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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Of great cost; expensive; dear.

2. (a.) Gorgeous; sumptuous.

4185. poluteles -- very costly
... very costly. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: poluteles Phonetic Spelling:
(pol-oo-tel-ace') Short Definition: very costly, very precious Definition ...
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4186. polutimos -- very precious
... Transliteration: polutimos Phonetic Spelling: (pol-oot'-ee-mos) Short Definition:
of great value Definition: of great value, very costly, very precious. ...
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4041. periousios -- of one's own possession
... of one's own possession. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: periousios Phonetic
Spelling: (per-ee-oo'-see-os) Short Definition: costly, specially chosen ...
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5093. timios -- valued, precious
... See 5092 (). Word Origin from time Definition valued, precious NASB Word Usage dear
(1), honor (1), precious (8), respected (1), very costly (2). ...
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5524. choregeo -- to lead a chorus (ie a group of performers), to ...
... "The provision of a chorus at public festivals was a costly business for
the Athenian public offices, who supplied " (P. Hughs).]. ...
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927. barutimos -- of great value
... great price. Word Origin from barus and time Definition of great value
NASB Word Usage very costly (1). very precious. From barus ...
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1040. bussos -- byssus (a species of flax), also (the) linen (made ...
... 1040 -- , ie a very expensive (sought-after) form of linen -- "a specific species
of Egyptian flax or linen made from it that is very costly, delicate" (J ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4897. meshi -- (costly material for garments) perhaps silk
... 4896, 4897. meshi. 4898 . (costly material for garments) perhaps silk.
Transliteration: meshi Phonetic Spelling: (meh'-shee) Short Definition: silk. ...
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3366. yeqar -- preciousness, price, honor
... Word Origin from yaqar Definition preciousness, price, honor NASB Word Usage costly
things (1), honor (9), pomp (2), precious (2), precious things (1), price (1 ...
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3368. yaqar -- precious, rare, splendid, weighty
... Word Origin from yaqar Definition precious, rare, splendid, weighty NASB Word Usage
costly (6), glory (1), luminaries (1), noble (1), precious (23), rare (1 ...
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3365. yaqar -- to be precious, prized or appraised
... root Definition to be precious, prized or appraised NASB Word Usage costly (1),
esteemed (1), make...scarcer (1), precious (6), rarely (1), valued (1). ...
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Costly and Fatal Help
the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/costly and fatal help.htm

On Costly Vessels.
... The Instructor: Book II. Chapter III."On Costly Vessels. And so the use
of cups made of silver and gold, and of others inlaid ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iii on costly vessels.htm

That it Does not Become one in Holy Orders to be Clad in Costly ...
... Canon XVI. That it does not become one in holy orders to be clad in costly apparel.
That it does not become one in holy orders to be clad in costly apparel. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xvi that it does.htm

How Solomon Built Himself a Royal Palace, Very Costly and Splendid ...
... CHAPTER 5. How Solomon Built Himself A Royal Palace, Very Costly And Splendid;
And How He Solved The Riddles Which Were Sent Him By Hiram. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 how solomon built.htm

On Dress.
... If so, what you wear you are in effect tearing from the back of the naked; and the
costly and delicate food you eat, you are snatching from the mouth of the ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/on dress.htm

Whether There Can be virtue and vice in Connection with Outward ...
... i, 19): "The body should be bedecked naturally and without affectation, with simplicity,
with negligence rather than nicety, not with costly and dazzling ...
/.../ theologica/whether there can be virtue.htm

1 Timothy ii. 10-Aug
... manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness
and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; but ...
/.../homily viii 1 timothy ii.htm

Women Adorned with Good Work
... XVII Women adorned with Good Work. Let women adorn themselves; not with braided
hair, and gold or pearls or costly raiment; but through good works. ...
/...// for god/xvii women adorned with good.htm

Luther's Second Preface.
... with great pomp, and ordered them with much diligence; and afterwards the kings
of Judah held splendid ceremonials over the dead, with costly incense of all ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/luthers second preface.htm

Civ. Jesus Arrives and is Feasted at Bethany.
... as he sat at meat, there came ^a unto him a woman { ^d 3 Mary} ^a having an alabaster
cruse of exceeding precious ointment, ^b of pure nard very costly; ^d 3 ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/civ jesus arrives and is.htm

Costly (26 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Costly (26 Occurrences). Matthew 13:46 He finds one most
costly pearl; he goes away; and though it costs all he has, he buys it. (WEY) ...
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Apparel (38 Occurrences)
... Kings and nobles usually had a store of costly garments for festive occasions (Isaiah
3:22; Zechariah 3:4) and for presents (Genesis 45:22; Esther 4:4; 6:8, 11 ...
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Costliness (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The quality of being costly; expensiveness;
sumptuousness. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. COSTLINESS. ...
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Hewn (32 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 5:17 And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones,
hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the house. (DBY JPS YLT). ...
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Hewed (22 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 5:17 And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones,
and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house. (KJV ASV WBS). ...
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Foundation (82 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 3:12 But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly
stones, wood, hay, or stubble; (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Ointment (29 Occurrences)
... oil are mentioned, and the verse might be paraphrased thus: My head with common
oil thou didst not anoint; but she hath anointed my feet with costly scented oil ...
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Luxury (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A free indulgence in costly food, dress, furniture,
or anything expensive which gratifies the appetites or tastes. ...
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Rich (140 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at
great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress ...
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Expensive (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay;
costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family. ...
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Bible Concordance
Costly (26 Occurrences)

Matthew 13:46 He finds one most costly pearl; he goes away; and though it costs all he has, he buys it.

Matthew 26:7 a woman came to Him with a jar of very costly, sweet-scented ointment, which she poured over His head as He reclined at table.

John 12:3 Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

1 Corinthians 3:12 But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;

1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Hebrews 9:23 It was needful therefore that the copies of the things in Heaven should be cleansed in this way, but that the heavenly things themselves should be cleansed with more costly sacrifices.

Revelation 18:12 cargoes of gold and silver, of jewels and pearls, of fine linen, purple and silk, and of scarlet stuff; all kinds of rare woods, and all kinds of goods in ivory and in very costly wood, in bronze, steel and marble.

Revelation 21:11 having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;
(See NAS)

Genesis 24:53 The servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and clothing, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave precious things to her brother and her mother.

Genesis 27:15 And Rebecca took the clothes of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son;

1 Kings 5:17 The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

1 Kings 7:9 All these were of costly stones, even of cut stone, according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside, even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.

1 Kings 7:10 The foundation was of costly stones, even great stones, stones of ten cubits, and stones of eight cubits.

1 Kings 7:11 Above were costly stones, even cut stone, according to measure, and cedar wood.

2 Chronicles 32:27 Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honor: and he provided him treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of goodly vessels;
(See RSV)

Ezra 1:6 All those who were around them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, and with animals, and with precious things, besides all that was willingly offered.
(See RSV)

Esther 1:6 There were hangings of white, green, and blue material, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and marble pillars. The couches were of gold and silver, on a pavement of red, white, yellow, and black marble.
(See NIV)

Psalms 49:8 For the redemption of their life is costly, no payment is ever enough,

Proverbs 20:15 There is gold and a store of corals: but the lips of knowledge are a jewel of great price.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 21:20 There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Isaiah 3:22 Of the costly apparel, and of the mantles, And of the coverings, and of the purses,

Isaiah 28:16 therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner -'stone of sure foundation: he that believeth shall not be in haste.

Ezekiel 16:10 I clothed you also with embroidered work, and shod you with sealskin, and I girded you about with fine linen, and covered you with silk.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 16:13 Thus you were decked with gold and silver; and your clothing was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work; you ate fine flour, and honey, and oil; and you were exceeding beautiful, and you prospered to royal estate.
(See NIV)

Daniel 11:38 But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.

Zechariah 3:4 And he answereth and speaketh unto those standing before him, saying: 'Turn aside the filthy garments from off him.' And he saith unto him, 'See, I have caused thine iniquity to pass away from off thee, so as to clothe thee with costly apparel.'



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Apparel (38 Occurrences)

Costliness (1 Occurrence)

Hewn (32 Occurrences)

Hewed (22 Occurrences)

Foundation (82 Occurrences)

Ointment (29 Occurrences)

Luxury (8 Occurrences)

Rich (140 Occurrences)

Expensive (6 Occurrences)

Dainty (7 Occurrences)

Dear (120 Occurrences)

Poured (155 Occurrences)

Precious (128 Occurrences)

Blocks (9 Occurrences)

Costs (5 Occurrences)

Alabaster (6 Occurrences)

Spikenard (4 Occurrences)

Silver (329 Occurrences)

Measures (50 Occurrences)

Quarried (3 Occurrences)

Quarry (5 Occurrences)

Quality (14 Occurrences)

Valuable (17 Occurrences)

Needful (17 Occurrences)

Nard (5 Occurrences)

Using (88 Occurrences)

Odour (43 Occurrences)

Opportunity (35 Occurrences)

Jewels (54 Occurrences)

Jar (45 Occurrences)

Jacob's (34 Occurrences)

Loins (72 Occurrences)

Lazarus (19 Occurrences)

Goes (472 Occurrences)

Gehazi (14 Occurrences)

Woods (37 Occurrences)

Weight (143 Occurrences)

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Finding (57 Occurrences)

Faileth (26 Occurrences)

Foundations (49 Occurrences)

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Though (623 Occurrences)

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Reclined (7 Occurrences)

Rare (8 Occurrences)

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Embroidery (12 Occurrences)

Erecting (1 Occurrence)

Deportment (12 Occurrences)

Discretion (20 Occurrences)

Dainties (14 Occurrences)

Dearly (30 Occurrences)

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Measurement (14 Occurrences)

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Broided (1 Occurrence)

Buys (5 Occurrences)

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Buildeth (73 Occurrences)

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Beams (28 Occurrences)

Beautiful (152 Occurrences)

Bedchamber (6 Occurrences)

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