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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Running or moving rapidly.

2. (a.) Now passing, as time; as, the current month.

3. (a.) Passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulating through the community; generally received; common; as, a current coin; a current report; current history.

4. (a.) Commonly estimated or acknowledged.

5. (a.) Fitted for general acceptance or circulation; authentic; passable.

6. (n.) A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity.

7. (a.) General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kur'-ent (`obher, "passing," Genesis 28:16 2 Kings 12:4 (Hebrew 5)): The text and translation in 2 Kings 12:4 are uncertain and difficult. See the Revised Version margin. The reference is probably not to a money standard, but to a poll tax which was levied in addition to the free-will offering. Genesis 23:16 implies the existence of a standard shekel and also probably the use of the precious metals in stamped bars or ingots of an approximately fixed weight or value, a primitive coinage. Code of Hammurabi presupposes these pieces, and records in cuneiform writing discovered in Cappadocia indicate that shekel pieces with a seal stamp were in use in Asia Minor in the time of Hammurabi (Sayce, Contemporary Review, August, 1907, XCII, 259;). The existence of these pieces did not do away with the custom of weighing money, a practice which obtained in Israel down to the time of the exile (Jeremiah 32:10).

Walter R. Betteridge



3546. nomisma -- a custom, current coin
... a custom, current coin. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: nomisma Phonetic
Spelling: (nom'-is-mah) Short Definition: money, coin Definition: money ...
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1384. dokimos -- tested, approved
... approved, tried. From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), ie Approved
-- approved, tried. see GREEK dokeo. (dokimoi) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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5297. hupophero -- to bear by being under, to endure
... 5297 (from 5259 , "under" and 5342 , "bear, carry") -- properly, carry-under (like
an under-current of a river carrying someone away, ); (figuratively) to ...
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4505. rhume -- the rush (of a moving body), hence a (crowded) ...
... Word Origin probably akin to rheuma (that which flows, current); from rheo Definition
the rush (of a moving body), hence a (crowded) street NASB Word Usage ...
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1754. energeo -- to be at work, to work, to do
... which intensifies 2041 , "work") -- properly, ergize, working a situation which
brings it from one stage (point) to the next, like an electrical current a wire ...
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4506. rhuomai -- to draw to oneself, ie deliver
... Middle voice of an obsolete verb, akin to rheo (through the idea of a current; compare
rhusis); to rush or draw (for oneself), ie Rescue -- deliver(-er). ...
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4215. potamos -- a river
... Probably from a derivative of the alternate of pino (compare potos); a current,
brook or freshet (as drinkable), ie Running water -- flood, river, stream, water ...
// - 7k

3901. pararreo -- to flow by, hence slip away
... 3901 (from 3844 , "from close-beside" and 4483 , "to flow, drift") -- properly,
to float (flow) alongside, a destination because pushed along by current. ...
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4151. pneuma -- wind, spirit
... From pneo; a current of air, ie Breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively,
a spirit, ie (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle ...
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1129. gumnasia -- exercise
... This ancient (and current) philosophy contends the discipline of the body is one
of life's concerns and special physical exercises as necessary for spiritual ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5674a. abar -- to pass over, through, or by, pass on
... 13), continued through (1), contrary (2), cross (29), cross over (31), crossed
(31), crossed over (17), crossing (5), crossing over (5), current (1), devote (1 ...
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5314. naphash -- to be refreshed
... A primitive root; to breathe; passively, to be breathed upon, ie (figuratively)
refreshed (as if by a current of air) -- (be) refresh selves (-ed). ...
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5104. nahar -- a stream, river
... Word Origin from nahar Definition a stream, river NASB Word Usage canals (1), current
(1), Euphrates (5), Euphrates river (1), floods (3), river (69), rivers ...
/hebrew/5104.htm - 6k

5674. abar -- to pass over, through, or by, pass on
... copulation) -- alienate, alter, X at all, beyond, bring (over, through), carry over,
(over-)come (on, over), conduct (over), convey over, current, deliver, do ...
/hebrew/5674.htm - 6k


In a Swift Current.
... The Coming Victory In a Swift Current. The momentum of the present missionary
movement has been startling. It suggests that we are ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/in a swift current.htm

The Main Current of the Reformation
... CHAPTER I THE MAIN CURRENT OF THE REFORMATION. I One of the greatest tragedies
in Christian history is the division of forces which ...
/.../chapter i the main current.htm

The Scriptures which are Current in the Churches of God do not ...
... Chapter XXI. The Scriptures which are current in the Churches of God do
not speak of "seven"� The Scriptures which are current ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxi the scriptures which.htm

The Missing Factor in Current Theories
... II THE MISSING FACTOR IN CURRENT THEORIES. But it is not so much in ignoring
Man that evolutionary philosophy has gone astray; for ...
/.../drummond/the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/ii the missing factor in.htm

The Ceremonies and Discipline Op the Church as Illustrated by ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter xii the ceremonies and.htm

A Praying Bent of Mind.
... The adding habit had become fixed, and left the undercurrent of my thought free.
That current is apt to reveal the heart's purpose or set of mind. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/a praying bent of mind.htm

"Pull for the Shore. "
... you'll have enough to do; I'll take care of myself." Like a good many men, they
are asleep to the danger that's hanging over them while they are in the current ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/pull for the shore.htm

The Sword of the Lord
... It is very beautiful to note that the point at which the irrepressible welling up
of sweet waters breaks the current of his prophecy is the prediction against ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the sword of the lord.htm

Tapestry Threads.
... It's all a matter of mining. Skilful mining gets out the gold. This wondrous Lover
used the magnetic-current method of mining, the love-current. ...
/...// talks on johns gospel/tapestry threads.htm

The Main Road --Experiences of Power and Privilege
... continually. Power Is in the Current. ... Have you noticed how much the current of
the stream will do for you if you are out in a row-boat? All ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/2 the main roadexperiences of.htm

Current (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Running or moving rapidly. 2. (a.) Now
passing, as time; as, the current month. 3. (a.) Passing ...
/c/current.htm - 10k

Stream (96 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A current of water or other fluid; a liquid flowing continuously in a line
or course, either on the earth, as a river, brook, etc., or from a vessel ...
/s/stream.htm - 42k

Race (36 Occurrences)
... 12. (n.) A strong or rapid current of water, or the ... 13. (n.) The current of water
that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race. 14. ...
/r/race.htm - 19k

Blow (124 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To produce a current of air; to move, as air, esp. ... 8. (vi) To send forth
a forcible current of air, as from the mouth or from a pair of bellows. ...
/b/blow.htm - 42k

Instant (19 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Closely pressing or impending in respect to time; not deferred; immediate;
without delay. 4. (a.) Present; current. 5. (adv.) Instantly. ...
/i/instant.htm - 13k

Drift (1 Occurrence)
... 16. (n.) The distance through which a current flows in a given time. 17. ... 26. (vt)
To drive into heaps; as, a current of wind drifts snow or sand. 27. ...
/d/drift.htm - 9k

Gale (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff
breeze and a hurricane. ... 2. (n.) A moderate current of air; a breeze. ...
/g/gale.htm - 9k

Wind (180 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist; a winding. 10.
(n.) Air naturally in motion with any degree of velocity; a current of air. 11. ...
/w/wind.htm - 45k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A pipe in a chimney or organ for directing
a current of air or gasses; an air passage. 2. (n.) A ...
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... bow and arrow. It was current among the Jews after their return from Babylon,
ie, while under the Persian domination. It weighed ...
/d/daric.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Current (4 Occurrences)

Matthew 28:15 So they took the money and did as they were instructed; and this story was noised about among the Jews, and is current to this day.

Genesis 23:16 Abraham listened to Ephron. Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the audience of the children of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, according to the current merchants' standard.

2 Kings 12:4 Jehoash said to the priests, "All the money of the holy things that is brought into the house of Yahweh, in current money, the money of the persons for whom each man is rated, and all the money that it comes into any man's heart to bring into the house of Yahweh,

Jonah 2:3 For you threw me into the depths, in the heart of the seas. The flood was all around me. All your waves and your billows passed over me.



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