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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The power of the mind to reason or infer by running, as it were, from one fact or reason to another, and deriving a conclusion; an exercise or act of this power; reasoning; range of reasoning faculty.

2. (n.) Conversation; talk.

3. (n.) The art and manner of speaking and conversing.

4. (n.) Consecutive speech, either written or unwritten, on a given line of thought; speech; treatise; dissertation; sermon, etc.; as, the preacher gave us a long discourse on duty.

5. (n.) Dealing; transaction.

6. (v. i.) To exercise reason; to employ the mind in judging and inferring; to reason.

7. (v. i.) To express one's self in oral discourse; to expose one's views; to talk in a continuous or formal manner; to hold forth; to speak; to converse.

8. (v. i.) To relate something; to tell.

9. (v. i.) To treat of something in writing and formally.

10. (v. t.) To treat of; to expose or set forth in language.

11. (v. t.) To utter or give forth; to speak.

12. (v. t.) To talk to; to confer with.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

dis-kors': In the Revised Version (British and American) of Acts 20:7, 9, the translation of Greek dialegomai (the King James Version "preach"), elsewhere rendered, according to the implications of the context, "reason" or "dispute," as Acts 17:2; Acts 19:9 (the King James Version "disputing," the Revised Version (British and American) "reasoning"); Jude 1:9.



3056. logos -- a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a ...
... [3056 () is a common term (used 330 times in the NT) with regards to a person
sharing a message (discourse, "communication-speech"). ...
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1258. dialektos -- speech, language
... language, tongue. From dialegomai; a (mode of) discourse, ie "dialect" -- language,
tongue. see GREEK dialegomai. (dialekto) -- 6 Occurrences. 1257, 1258. ...
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5274. hupolambano -- to take or bear up, to receive, to assume
... From hupo and lambano; to take from below, ie Carry upward; figuratively, to take
up, ie Continue a discourse or topic; mentally, to assume (presume) -- answer ...
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3004. lego -- to say
... A primary verb; properly, to "lay" forth, ie (figuratively) relate (in words (usually
of systematic or set discourse; whereas epo and phemi generally refer to ...
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3754. hoti -- that, because
... Transliteration: hoti Phonetic Spelling: (hot'-ee) Short Definition: that, since,
because Definition: that, since, because; may introduce direct discourse. ...
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3942. paroimia -- a byword, a parable, an allegory
... paroimia Phonetic Spelling: (par-oy-mee'-ah) Short Definition: an allegory, proverb
Definition: a cryptic saying, an allegory; a proverb, figurative discourse. ...
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4487. rhema -- a word, by impl. a matter
... a matter NASB Word Usage charge (1), discourse (1), fact (2), matters (1), message
(2), nothing* (1), remark (1), say (1), say say (1), saying (1), sayings (3 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5197. nataph -- to drop, drip, discourse
... 5196, 5197. nataph. 5198 . to drop, drip, discourse. Transliteration: nataph
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-taf') Short Definition: speak. Word Origin a prim. ...
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4912. mashal -- a proverb, parable
... Word Origin from mashal Definition a proverb, parable NASB Word Usage byword (3),
discourse (9), parable (3), parables (1), proverb (15), proverbs (6), taunt (2 ...
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4406. millah -- a word, thing
... commandment, matter, thing. (Aramaic) corresponding to millah; a word, command,
discourse, or subject -- commandment, matter, thing. Word. see HEBREW millah. ...
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4405. millah -- a word, speech, utterance
... From malal (plural masculine as if from milleh {mil-leh'}; a word; collectively,
a discourse; figuratively, a topic -- + answer, by-word, matter, any thing ...
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4986. metheq -- sweetness
... sweetness. From mathaq; figuratively, pleasantness (of discourse) -- sweetness.
see HEBREW mathaq. 4985, 4986. metheq. 4987 . Strong's Numbers.
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5012. naba -- to prophesy
... A primitive root; to prophesy, ie Speak (or sing) by inspiration (in prediction
or simple discourse) -- prophesy(-ing), make self a prophet. 5011, 5012. ...
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A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God
A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God. <. A Discourse Concerning
the Being and Attributes of God Samuel Clarke. Table of Contents. ...
/.../clarke/a discourse concerning the being and attributes of god/

A Discourse
That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a discourse.htm

Fragment from the Discourse.
... On the Trinity. Fragment from the Discourse. Gregory Thaumaturgus, Bishop
of Neo-Cæsareia in Pontus, [377] near successor of the ...
/.../fragment from the discourse.htm

A Discourse On
death in the error of your life; Neither draw upon yourselves ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/ii a discourse on.htm

A Discourse which was in the Presence of Antoninus Cæsar
... Remains of the Second and Third Centuries. [Translated by the Rev. BP Pratten.]
I. A Discourse Which Was in the Presence of Antoninus Cæsar. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/unknown/the decretals/i a discourse which was.htm

Discourse to The Greeks Concerning Hades
Discourse to The Greeks Concerning Hades. <. Discourse to The Greeks Concerning
Hades Flavius Josephus. Produced by David Reed Table of Contents. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/josephus/discourse to the greeks concerning hades/

From the Discourse on the Resurrection
From the Discourse on the Resurrection. <. From the Discourse
on the Resurrection Methodius. Translated by the Rev. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/methodius/from the discourse on the resurrection/

Discourse III.
... Chapter II. Discourse III. Chapter XXIII."Texts Explained; Seventhly,
John 14:10 Introduction. The doctrine of the coinherence. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/discourse iii.htm

Discourse IV.
... Chapter II. Discourse IV. Sec. Sec. 1-5. The substantiality of the Word proved from
Scripture. If the One Origin be substantial, Its Word is substantial. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/discourse iv.htm

Discourse II.
... Chapter II. Discourse II. Chapter XIV."Texts explained; Fourthly, Hebrews
3:2 Introduction; the Regula Fidei counter to an Arian ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/discourse ii.htm

Discourse (25 Occurrences)
... speech, either written or unwritten, on a given line of thought; speech; treatise;
dissertation; sermon, etc.; as, the preacher gave us a long discourse on duty ...
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Preach (72 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To proclaim or publish tidings; specifically, to proclaim the gospel; to
discourse publicly on a religious subject, or from a text of Scripture; to ...
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Deuteronomy (1 Occurrence)
... The first discourse (1-4:40) recapitulates the chief events of the last forty years
in the wilderness, with earnest exhortations to obedience to the divine ...
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Lecture (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse,
intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a ...
/l/lecture.htm - 7k

Talk (164 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar
discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts. ...
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... of Ambrose, has been attached specifically to those words of blessing with which,
according to both Matthew and Luke, Jesus began that great discourse which is ...
/b/beatitudes.htm - 16k

Micah (54 Occurrences)
... Yet the contents of his first discourse confirm the fact that he prophesied, not
only before the destruction of Samaria, but also before the reformation of ...
/m/micah.htm - 38k

Sermon (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A discourse or address; a talk; a writing; as, the sermons of Chaucer. ...
4. (vi) To speak; to discourse; to compose or deliver a sermon. ...
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Oration (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) An elaborate discourse, delivered in public, treating an important subject
in a formal and dignified manner; especially, a discourse having reference ...
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Word (8118 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Talk; discourse; speech; language. 4. (n.) Account; tidings; message;
communication; information; -- used only in the singular. ...
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Bible Concordance
Discourse (25 Occurrences)

Matthew 7:28 When Jesus had concluded this discourse, the crowds were filled with amazement at His teaching,

Mark 12:13 and they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, that they may ensnare him in discourse,

Mark 13:11 But when they shall lead you away to deliver you up, be not careful beforehand as to what ye shall say, nor prepare your discourse: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak; for ye are not the speakers, but the Holy Spirit.

Luke 7:1 After he had finished speaking in the hearing of the people, he entered into Capernaum.
(See NAS)

Acts 1:1 I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Acts 15:32 And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with much discourse, and strengthened them.

Acts 20:2 And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with much discourse, he came to Greece.

Acts 20:7 On the first day of the week, when we had met to break bread, Paul, who was going away the next morning, was preaching to them, and prolonged his discourse till midnight.

1 Corinthians 1:5 that in every thing ye were enriched in him, in all discourse and all knowledge,

1 Corinthians 1:17 For Christ did not send me to baptize, but -- to proclaim good news; not in wisdom of discourse, that the cross of the Christ may not be made of none effect;

1 Corinthians 2:1 And I, having come unto you, brethren, came -- not in superiority of discourse or wisdom -- declaring to you the testimony of God,

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

1 Timothy 1:6 which things some having missed, have turned aside to vain discourse,

Titus 2:8 discourse sound, irreprehensible, that he who is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say concerning you.

Hebrews 5:11 concerning whom we have much discourse and of hard explanation to say, since ye have become dull of hearing,

Numbers 23:7 He took up his parable, and said, "From Aram has Balak brought me, the king of Moab from the mountains of the East. Come, curse Jacob for me. Come, defy Israel.

Numbers 23:18 He took up his parable, and said, "Rise up, Balak, and hear! Listen to me, you son of Zippor.

Numbers 24:3 He took up his parable, and said, "Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eye was closed says;

Numbers 24:15 He took up his parable, and said, "Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eye was closed says;

Numbers 24:20 He looked at Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, "Amalek was the first of the nations, But his latter end shall come to destruction."

Numbers 24:21 He looked at the Kenite, and took up his parable, and said, "Your dwelling place is strong. Your nest is set in the rock.

Numbers 24:23 He took up his parable, and said, "Alas, who shall live when God does this?

Job 11:4 And thou sayest, 'Pure 'is' my discourse, And clean I have been in Thine eyes.'

Job 27:1 Job again took up his parable, and said,

Job 29:1 Job again took up his parable, and said,



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