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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To stoop in fear by bending the knees; to crouch; to sink through fear.

2. (v. t.) To cherish with care.

4434. ptochos -- (of one who crouches and cowers, hence) beggarly ...
... 4434 (from , "to crouch or cower like a beggar") -- properly, bent over; (figuratively)
, completely lacking resources (earthly wealth) -- ie . ...
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5288. hupostello -- to draw in, let down, draw back
... From hupo and stello; to withhold under (out of sight), ie (reflexively) to cower
or shrink, (figuratively) to conceal (reserve) -- draw (keep) back, shun ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3728. kaphash -- to make bent, press or bend together
... kaphash. 3729 . to make bent, press or bend together. Transliteration: kaphash
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-fash') Short Definition: cower. Word Origin a prim. ...
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Of Two Ghostly Devices that be Helpful to a Ghostly Beginner in ...
... When thou feelest that thou mayest on nowise put them down, cower thou down under
them as a caitiff and a coward overcome in battle, and think that it is but a ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the two and 2.htm

The Peace-Bringer in the Spiritual World
... result that Jesus speaks but one word, the permissive 'Go,' and that thus His simple
presence is the potent spell before which the demons cower and flee. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the peace-bringer in the spiritual.htm

In the Course of the Second Year, the Persecution against us ...
... were Christians, and by their ambition for all terrible things, showed that those
who glory in the religion of the God of the universe do not cower before the ...
/...// history/chapter iii in the course.htm

The Ride from Pembroke to Swansea
... the road on the other side. By his help, between five and six, we came
well tired to Oxwych in Cower. I had sent two persons on ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/the ride from pembroke to.htm

Looking up to the Cross
... What if the martyrs' fire some day thy dainty limbs devour? What if beneath
the scourge they writhe, or in dull famine cower? What ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/cccxii looking up to the.htm

Israel the Beloved
... Sometimes He is represented as covering His beloved, who cower under His wings,
'as the hen gathereth her chickens' when hawks are in the sky. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/israel the beloved.htm

I Closed Her Eyes; and There Flowed Withal a Mighty Sorrow into My ...
... Soft slumbers o'er the night,. That to our limbs the power. Of toil may be
renew'd,. And hearts be rais'd that sink and cower,. And sorrows be subdu'd.". ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xii i closed her.htm

The Note of Edification.
... She needs a living and burning enthusiasm; a joy that will not be silent, and
a hope that will not cower before the pessimism of the age. ...
/.../jackson/the message and the man/chapter iv the note of.htm

Rom. viii. 12, 13
... For if This be present, all the billows are laid low, and the passions
cower under It, and nothing can exalt itself against us. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xiv rom viii 12.htm

Three Youths Save Constantinople
... His genius felt rebuked in that holy presence, and he cowered before John
as the birds cower and lie low when the eagle is in the air. ...
/.../chapter xxxii three youths save.htm

Cower (2 Occurrences)
... fear. 2. (vt) To cherish with care. Multi-Version Concordance Cower (2
Occurrences). Deuteronomy 33:29 You are happy, Israel. Who ...
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Quail (5 Occurrences)
... to become cast down; to sink under trial or apprehension of danger; to lose the
spirit and power of resistance; to lose heart; to give way; to shrink; to cower...
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Cowed (1 Occurrence)

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Cowered (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Cower. Multi-Version Concordance Cowered
(1 Occurrence). Job 9:13 "God will not withdraw his anger. ...
/c/cowered.htm - 6k

Hug (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To cower; to crouch; to curl up. 2.
(vi) To crowd together; to cuddle. 3. (vt) To press closely ...
/h/hug.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Cower (2 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 33:29 You are happy, Israel. Who is like you, a people saved by Yahweh, the shield of your help, the sword of your excellency! Your enemies shall submit themselves to you. You shall tread on their high places."
(See NIV)

Lamentations 3:16 He has also broken my teeth with gravel stones; he has covered me with ashes.



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