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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Drop.

2. (n.) The action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling.

3. (n.) That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

"To drop" expresses a "distilling" or "dripping" of a fluid (Judges 5:4 Proverbs 3:20 Songs 5:5, 13 Joel 3:18 Amos 9:13; compare 1 Samuel 14:26, "the honey dropped" (margin "a stream of honey")); Job 29:22 and Isaiah 45:8 read "distil" (the King James Version "drop"). The continuous "droppings" of rain through a leaking roof (roofs were usually made of clay in Palestine, and always liable to cracks and leakage) on a "very rainy day" is compared to a contentious wife (Proverbs 19:13; Proverbs 27:15); "What is described is the irritating, unceasing, sound of the fall, drop after drop, of water through the chinks in the roof" (Plumptre, in the place cited); compare also the King James Version Ecclesiastes 10:18 (the Revised Version (British and American) "leaketh").

Strong's Hebrew
1812. deleph -- a dropping
... deleph. 1813 . a dropping. Transliteration: deleph Phonetic Spelling: (deh'-lef)
Short Definition: dripping. ... dropping. From dalaph; a dripping -- dropping. ...
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2955. Taphath -- daughter of Solomon
... Taphath. Probably from nataph; a dropping (of ointment); Taphath, an Israelitess --
Taphath. see HEBREW nataph. 2954, 2955. Taphath. 2956 . Strong's Numbers
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6329. puq -- to bring out, furnish, promote
... A primitive root (identical with puwq through the idea of dropping out; compare
nphaq); to issue, ie Furnish; causatively, to secure; figuratively, to succeed ...
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6183. ariph -- a cloud
... Word Origin from araph Definition a cloud NASB Word Usage clouds (1). heaven. From
araph; the sky (as dropping at the horizon) -- heaven. see HEBREW araph. ...
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2153. Zilpah -- one of Jacob's wives
... Zilpah. : from an unused root apparently meaning to trickle, as myrrh; fragrant
dropping; Zilpah, Leah's maid -- Zilpah. 2152, 2153. Zilpah. 2154 . ...
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5197. nataph -- to drop, drip, discourse
... root Definition to drop, drip, discourse NASB Word Usage drip (4), dripped (3),
dripping (1), dropped (2), speak (7), spokesman (1). dropping, prophesy. ...
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His Cheeks are as a Bed of Spices, Prepared by the Perfumers; his ...
... CHAPTER V. 13. His cheeks are as a bed of spices, prepared by the perfumers;
His lips like lilies, dropping choice myrrh. The cheeks ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/guyon/song of songs of solomon/13 his cheeks are as.htm

Death and Growth
... from the great Protestant Reformation. He notes but two processes"silent
dropping away and silent growth. 'Joseph died, and all ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/death and growth.htm

The Ethics of Elfland
... Falling in love is more poetical than dropping into poetry. The democratic
contention is that government (helping to rule the tribe ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/orthodoxy/iv the ethics of elfland.htm

Motives to Holy Mourning
... 3 The preciousness of tears. Tears dropping from a mournful, penitent eye, are like
water dropping from the roses, very sweet and precious to God. ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/8 motives to holy mourning.htm

Lo! the Evil one Reproached Death
... is naught."26. By continual dropping, I clean the rocks: for continual
dropping can dissolve even a mountain."27. Habit even ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn lv lo the evil.htm

Chapter v.
... His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers; his lips like lilies,
dropping sweet smelling myrrh.13. His cheeks are as a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/guyon/song of songs of solomon/chapter v.htm

But Suppose that the Deity was Present in that Very Stone...
... [5033] "To do...to show;" so the edd., dropping -nt from the ms. facere-nt...præbere-
nt. [5034] "To do...to show;" so the edd., dropping -nt from the ms. ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/51 but suppose that the.htm

Chapter thirteen
... I am losing a great many subscribers every day.". "What do the subscribers give
as their reason for dropping the paper?" asked Mr. Maxwell. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sheldon/in his steps/chapter thirteen.htm

Troubles of Lingering at the Crossing
... Dropping into God's will means dropping into our own niche in life and being happy
in fulfilling our destiny as God has marked out by His infinite wisdom. ...
/.../berry/adventures in the land of canaan/chapter four troubles of lingering.htm

Remaining and Falling Asleep
... They have 'fallen asleep.' The act of dying is but a laying one's self down to rest,
and a dropping out of consciousness of the surrounding world. ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/remaining and falling asleep.htm

Dropping (33 Occurrences)
... animals. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. DROP, DROPPING. "To ... leaketh").
Multi-Version Concordance Dropping (33 Occurrences). Mark ...
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Drop (32 Occurrences)
... courses only. 14. (n.) Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent. 15. (n ... yards.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. DROP, DROPPING. "To drop ...
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Dripping (3 Occurrences)
... dripping. (WEB NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 27:15 Like an unending dropping on
a day of rain is a bitter-tongued woman. (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Contentions (20 Occurrences)
... (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS). Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his
father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping. ...
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Constant (16 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions
of a wife are a continual dropping. (See NAS NIV). ...
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Fall (522 Occurrences)
... 25. (n.) The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity;
descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. 26. ...
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Flowers (42 Occurrences)
... NAS RSV). Job 15:33 He is like a vine whose grapes do not come to full
growth, or an olive-tree dropping its flowers. (BBE). Song ...
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Plants (70 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 32:2 My teaching is dropping like rain, coming down like dew on the
fields; like rain on the young grass and showers on the garden plants: (BBE NIV ...
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Fig (45 Occurrences)
... crops of figs in a year, (1) the bikkurah, or "early-ripe fig" (Micah 7:1; Isaiah
28:4; Hosea 9:10, RV), which is ripe about the end of June, dropping off as ...
/f/fig.htm - 33k

Streams (80 Occurrences)
... Joel 3:18 And it will come about in that day that the mountains will be dropping
sweet wine, and the hills will be flowing with milk, and all the streams of ...
/s/streams.htm - 30k

Bible Concordance
Dropping (33 Occurrences)

Mark 12:41 Having taken a seat opposite the Treasury, He observed how the people were dropping money into the Treasury, and that many of the wealthy threw in large sums.

Luke 21:2 He also saw a poor widow dropping in two farthings,

Luke 22:44 while He--an agony of distress having come upon Him--prayed all the more with intense earnestness, and His sweat became like clots of blood dropping on the ground.

Revelation 6:13 The stars of the sky fell to the earth, like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when it is shaken by a great wind.

Exodus 21:33 If a man makes a hole in the earth without covering it up, and an ox or an ass dropping into it comes to its death;

Exodus 29:20 You are to put the sheep to death, and take some of its blood and put it on the point of Aaron's right ear, and of the right ears of his sons, and on the thumbs of their right hands and the great toes of their right feet, dropping the rest of the blood on the sides of the altar.

Deuteronomy 32:2 My teaching is dropping like rain, coming down like dew on the fields; like rain on the young grass and showers on the garden plants:

Deuteronomy 33:28 And Israel is living in peace, the fountain of Jacob by himself, in a land of grain and wine, with dew dropping from the heavens.

Judges 5:4 Lord, when you went out from Seir, moving like an army from the field of Edom, the earth was shaking and the heavens were troubled, and the clouds were dropping water.

Judges 8:25 And they gave answer, We will gladly give them. So they put down a robe, every man dropping into it the ear-rings he had taken.

1 Samuel 14:26 and the people come in unto the forest, and lo, the honey dropped, and none is moving his hand unto his mouth, for the people feared the oath.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 24:10 All the princes and all the people rejoiced, and brought in, and cast into the chest, until they had made an end.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 34:4 He had the altars of the Baals broken down, while he himself was present; and the sun-images which were placed on high over them he had cut down; and the pillars of wood and the metal images he had broken up and crushed to dust, dropping the dust over the resting-places of the dead who had made offerings to them.

Job 9:26 They go rushing on like reed-boats, like an eagle dropping suddenly on its food.

Job 15:33 He is like a vine whose grapes do not come to full growth, or an olive-tree dropping its flowers.

Job 21:10 Their ox is ready at all times to give seed; their cow gives birth, without dropping her young.

Job 30:30 My skin is black and dropping off me; and my bones are burning with the heat of my disease.

Job 36:28 Flowing down from the sky, and dropping on the peoples.

Psalms 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.
(Root in ASV BBE DBY)

Psalms 59:7 See, hate is dropping from their lips; curses are on their tongues: they say, Who gives attention to it?

Psalms 65:11 The year is crowned with the good you give; life-giving rain is dropping from your footsteps,

Proverbs 3:20 By his knowledge the deep was parted, and dew came dropping from the skies.

Proverbs 5:3 For honey is dropping from the lips of the strange woman, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

Proverbs 15:2 Knowledge is dropping from the tongue of the wise; but from the mouth of the foolish comes a stream of foolish words.

Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

Proverbs 27:15 A continual dropping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike:

Song of Songs 4:11 Your lips are dropping honey; honey and milk are under your tongue; and the smell of your clothing is like the smell of Lebanon.

Song of Songs 5:5 I got up to let my loved one in; and my hands were dropping with myrrh, and my fingers with liquid myrrh, on the lock of the door.

Song of Songs 5:13 His cheeks are like a bed of spices with towers of perfumes. His lips are like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.

Isaiah 16:9 For this cause my sorrow for the vine of Sibmah will be like the weeping for Jazer: my eyes are dropping water on you, O Heshbon and Elealeh! For they are sounding the war-cry over your summer fruits and the getting in of your grain;

Lamentations 4:1 How dark has the gold become! how changed the best gold! the stones of the holy place are dropping out at the top of every street.

Joel 3:18 And it will come about in that day that the mountains will be dropping sweet wine, and the hills will be flowing with milk, and all the streams of Judah will be flowing with water; and a fountain will come out from the house of the Lord, watering the valley of acacia-trees.

Amos 9:13 See, the days will come, says the Lord, when the ploughman will overtake him who is cutting the grain, and the crusher of the grapes him who is planting seed; and sweet wine will be dropping from the mountains, and the hills will be turned into streams of wine.



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Plants (70 Occurrences)

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Streams (80 Occurrences)

Flowing (123 Occurrences)

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Droppeth (2 Occurrences)

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Drip (12 Occurrences)

Dispenses (2 Occurrences)

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Banks (11 Occurrences)

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Clots (1 Occurrence)

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Aqueduct (4 Occurrences)

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