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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.

2. (v. t.) To rid; to free.

3. (v. t.) To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.

4. (v. t.) To send off or away; -- particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.

5. (v. t.) To send out of the world; to put to death.

6. (v. i.) To make haste; to conclude an affair; to finish a matter of business.

7. (n.) The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business.

8. (v. t.) Any sending away; dismissal; riddance.

9. (n.) The finishing up of a business; speedy performance, as of business; prompt execution; diligence; haste.

10. (n.) A message dispatched or sent with speed; especially, an important official letter sent from one public officer to another; -- often used in the plural; as, a messenger has arrived with dispatches for the American minister; naval or military dispatches.

11. (n.) A message transmitted by telegraph.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISPATCH

dis-pach': Occurs Tobit 7:8 in the sense of dispatch of business, "Let this business be dispatched" (the Revised Version (British and American) "finished"); 2 Maccabees 12:18, "before he had dispatched anything" (the Revised Version (British and American) "without accomplishing"); The Wisdom of Solomon 11:19 (20) in the sense of finishing, destroying, "dispatch them at once" (the Revised Version (British and American) "consume"); 2 Maccabees 9:4 "dispatch the journey" (katanuein), which may mean "finish it quickly" Revised Version (British and American) spells "despatch."

Greek
1992. epistole -- an epistle, a letter
... a letter. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epistole Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-is-tol-ay') Short Definition: a letter, dispatch, epistle Definition ...
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3992. pempo -- to send
... Word Origin a prim. word Definition to send NASB Word Usage dispatch (1),
put (2), send (24), sending (2), sent (50). send, thrust in. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1254. bara' -- to shape, create
... to shape, create. Transliteration: bara' Phonetic Spelling: (baw-raw') Short Definition:
choose. choose, create creator, cut down, dispatch, do, make fat ...
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7971. shalach -- to send
... burned* (1), cast (2), cast off (1), casting (1), certainly let (1), certainly let
the go (1), delivered (1), direct (1), dismissed (2), dispatch (1), divorce ...
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Library

Worldly Business no Plea for the Neglect of Religion
... or rather loving this present world, says, "Suffer me first to go home and bury
my father," or, as most explain it, let me first go and dispatch some important ...
/.../selected sermons of george whitefield/worldly business no plea for.htm

About Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata.
... see. Then certain men who were uneasy about the written document, persuaded
Constantius to dispatch a messenger to recover it. Accordingly ...
/.../chapter xxviii about eusebius bishop of.htm

Second Petition of the Same, Sent from Chalcedon to Theodosius ...
... The dispatch of your piety was read a second time by the most honourable Count
Candidianus, ordering that the questions recently raised be examined in a quiet ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/clxvii second petition of the.htm

Letter Lxxxix. To Meletius, Bishop of Antioch.
... Be so good as to dispatch him directly after Easter, because of his waiting
for the answer from Samosata. Look kindly on his zeal ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter lxxxix to meletius bishop.htm

Letters of the Emperors Valentinianus and Valens, Written to the ...
... had decided to hold fast the creed put forth at Nic├Ža and the emperor himself wrote
to them, associating his brother with him in the dispatch, urging that the ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter vii letters of the emperors.htm

Moreover, it Has Been Reported to us that a Thing Has Happened in ...
... Dispatch ye commissioners into the country, lest the thunderbolts of heaven fall
all too surely upon those who perpetrate such deeds. Footnotes: ...
/.../canonical epistle of gregory thaumaturgus/canon vi moreover it has.htm

The First Delegated General Conference of 1812
... new states and territories, to prevent a useless expenditure of time, labor, and
money, as well as to secure greater harmony in counsel and dispatch of business ...
/.../chapter 1 the first delegated.htm

Division and Argument
... which is of most consequence, and the patient, will tacitly call upon you to acquit
yourself of your promise, or, if he has much business to dispatch, or his ...
/.../kleiser/the training of a public speaker/division and argument.htm

Advertisements
... self-estimate and persistent effort along well considered lines of thought and action,
designed to eradicate this uneasiness.""Times Dispatch, Richmond, Va. ...
/.../kleiser/successful methods of public speaking/advertisements.htm

There is a Great Question About Lying, which Often Arises in the ...
... Eloquence thou must not look for: we have been intent upon things, and upon dispatch
in putting out of hand a matter which nearly concerns our every day life ...
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Thesaurus
Dispatch (5 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) A message transmitted by telegraph. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
DISPATCH. dis-pach': Occurs Tobit 7:8 in the sense ...
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Send (3254 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch;
to commission or direct to go; as, to send a messenger. ...
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Speed (22 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The act or state of moving swiftly; swiftness; velocity; rapidly;
rate of motion; dispatch; as, the speed a horse or a vessel. ...
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Rid (39 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy.
6. (vt) To get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish. ...
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Expedition (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness;
haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition. ...
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Dispatched (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Dispatch. Multi-Version Concordance
Dispatched (3 Occurrences). 1 Kings 20:17 The young ...
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Disparagement (1 Occurrence)

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Drive (132 Occurrences)
... for driving. 16. (n.) Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away;
esp., a forced or hurried dispatch of business. 17. (n.) In ...
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Septuagint
... Ptolemy requests Eleazar to select and dispatch to Alexandria 72 elders, proficient
in the Law, 6 from each tribe, to undertake the translation the importance ...
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Chaldeans (82 Occurrences)
... end his life. He therefore directed his armor-bearer to dispatch him, and
each ran the other through with his sword. The prince's ...
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Bible Concordance
Dispatch (5 Occurrences)

Acts 10:5 Now send men to Joppa, and get Simon, who is surnamed Peter.
(See NAS)

Romans 9:28 for He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, because the LORD will make a short work upon the earth."
(See RSV)

Isaiah 10:6 I will send him against a nation of wrongdoers, and against the people of my wrath I will give him orders, to take their wealth in war, crushing them down like the dust in the streets.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 51:2 I will send to Babylon strangers, who shall winnow her; and they shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her around.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 23:47 The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.
(WEB KJV WBS RSV)

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Disparagement (1 Occurrence)

Drive (132 Occurrences)

Septuagint

Chaldeans (82 Occurrences)

Swords (50 Occurrences)

Chaldea (8 Occurrences)

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Haste (106 Occurrences)

Despatch (1 Occurrence)

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