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Hebrews 13:5
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
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2 Timothy 2:4
No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.
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Zechariah 14:1-21
Behold, the day of the LORD comes, and your spoil shall be divided in the middle of you.
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1 John 4:1
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
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Proverbs 31:6-7
Give strong drink to him that is ready to perish, and wine to those that be of heavy hearts.
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Genesis 1:1-31
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of receiving as host, or of amusing, admitting, or cherishing; hospitable reception; also, reception or treatment, in general.

2. (n.) That which entertains, or with which one is entertained; as: (a) Hospitality; hospitable provision for the wants of a guest; especially, provision for the table; a hospitable repast; a feast; a formal or elegant meal. (b) That which engages the attention agreeably, amuses or diverts, whether in private, as by conversation, etc., or in public, by performances of some kind; amusement.

3. (n.) Admission into service; service.

4. (n.) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

Greek
755. architriklinos -- the superintendent of a banquet
... From arche and a compound of treis and klino (a dinner-bed, because composed of
three couches); director of the entertainment -- governor (ruler) of the feast. ...
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1403. doche -- a reception, a banquet
... feast. From dechomai; a reception, ie Convivial entertainment -- feast. see GREEK
dechomai. (dochen) -- 2 Occurrences. 1402, 1403. doche. 1404 . ...
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3578. xenia -- hospitality, a lodging place
... lodging. From xenos; hospitality, ie (by implication) a place of entertainment --
lodging. see GREEK xenos. (xenian) -- 2 Occurrences. 3577, 3578. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1761a. dachavah -- perhaps a musical instrument
... 1761, 1761a. dachavah. 1761b . perhaps a musical instrument. Transliteration:
dachavah Short Definition: entertainment. Word Origin (Aramaic) from the equiv ...
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Birth and Ancestors. Family Circumstances. "Fist and Skull" ...
... Family Circumstances. "Fist and Skull" Entertainment. Removal to Ohio and Return. ...
Birth and Ancestors. Family Circumstances. "Fist and Skull" Entertainment. ...
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That by Men who are Fasting Sacrifices are to be Offered to God.
... the Eucharist, and not the Eucharist itself, and that on Maunday-Thursday [442]
yearly, before the Eucharist, they had such a public entertainment in imitation ...
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Social Recreation.
... the second and third tables are being served, let those retiring contest at games
of skill, converse, or take up other appropriate entertainment directed by ...
/.../judy/questionable amusements and worthy substitutes/vii social recreation.htm

Conversations.
... Mode of finding a worthy man."Pheraulas wounded."Pheraulas pursues his course."He
receives the Sacian's horse."Sumptuous entertainment."Pheraulas and ...
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The Final Controversies in Jerusalem
... feast. Jesus had friends there who gladly gave him entertainment, and the
Sabbath was doubtless spent quietly in this retreat. The ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/vi the final controversies in.htm

The Difference Between the Outward and Inward Man.
... Faith, without Image, Form or Figure, but with great assurance founded in tranquility
and rest Internal: in whose infused meeting and entertainment, the spirit ...
/.../chap i the difference between.htm

To These Sayings Postumianus Replies: "While Listening to You...
... It is further to be observed that she did not recline with Martin at the entertainment,
nor did she venture even to partake in the feast, but simply gave her ...
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Matthew the Publican Called from the Custom-House. --Familial ...
... This decisive event was celebrated by a great entertainment, [372] intended also,
perhaps, as a farewell feast to his old business associates. ...
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Death and Judgement.
... I should be very glad if I could furnish you with any hints for that day's
entertainment. Were I able to dress up several thoughts ...
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Union and Communion with God the End and Design of the Gospel
... This is the entertainment of friends, to delight in one another, and to enjoy
one another. Amicorum omnia communia. Love makes all common. ...
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Thesaurus
Entertainment (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Admission into service; service. 4. (n.) Payment of soldiers or servants;
wages. Multi-Version Concordance Entertainment (2 Occurrences). ...
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Treat (53 Occurrences)
... 10. (vi) To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
11. ... 12. (n.) An entertainment given as an expression of regard. 13. ...
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Party (47 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A number of persons invited to a social entertainment; a select company;
as, a dinner party; also, the entertainment itself; as, to give a party. ...
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Banquet (58 Occurrences)
... A feast provided for the entertainment of a company of guests (Esther 5; 7; 1 Peter
4:3); such as was provided for our Lord by his friends in Bethany (Matthew ...
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Feast (209 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment,
of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety ...
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Reception (5 Occurrences)
... of receiving visitors; entertainment; hence, an occasion or ceremony of receiving
guests; as, a hearty reception; an elaborate reception. ...
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Entertain (8 Occurrences)
... 8. (vi) To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains
generously. 9. (n.) Entertainment. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Entertaining (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entertain. 2. (a.) Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing;
diverting. Multi-Version Concordance Entertaining (1 Occurrence). ...
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Inn (7 Occurrences)
... residence; abode. 2. (n.) A house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers
or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel. 3. (n ...
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Enthroned (25 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Entertainment (2 Occurrences)

Luke 5:29 Levi also gave a great entertainment at his house in honour of Jesus, and there was a large party of tax-gatherers and others at table with them.
(WEY DBY YLT)

Daniel 6:18 Then the king went to his great house, and took no food that night, and no ... were placed before him, and his sleep went from him.
(See NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Entertainment

Entertainments: A Choice Portion Reserved In, for Principal Guests

Entertainments: Anxiety to Have Many Guests At, Alluded To

Entertainments: Began With Thanksgiving

Entertainments: Concluded With a Hymn

Entertainments: Custom of Presenting the Sop At, to One of the Guests,

Entertainments: Forwardness to Take Chief Seats At, Condemned

Entertainments: Given by the Guests in Return

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Birthdays

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Coronation of Kings

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Festivals

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Harvest Home

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Marriage

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of National Deliverance

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Offering Voluntary Sacrifice

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Ratifying Covenants

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Return of Friends

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Sheep-Shearing

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Taking Leave of Friends

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Vintage

Entertainments: Given on Occasions of Weaning Children

Entertainments: Guests At: Arranged According to Rank

Entertainments: Guests At: had Their Feet Washed when They Came a Distance

Entertainments: Guests At: Often Ate from the Same Dish

Entertainments: Guests At: Often had Separate Dishes

Entertainments: Guests At: Saluted by the Master

Entertainments: Guests At: Usually Anointed

Entertainments: Invitations to Often Addressed to Many

Entertainments: Invitations to Often by the Master in Person

Entertainments: Invitations to Often Only to Relatives and Friends

Entertainments: Invitations to Repeated Through Servants when all Things Were Ready

Entertainments: Invitations to should be Sent to the Poor

Entertainments: Kinds of, Mentioned in Scripture: Banquet of Wine

Entertainments: Kinds of, Mentioned in Scripture: Dinner

Entertainments: Kinds of, Mentioned in Scripture: Supper

Entertainments: Men and Women did not Usually Meet At

Entertainments: Music and Dancing often Introduced At

Entertainments: None Admitted To, After the Master had Risen and Shut The

Entertainments: None Asked to Eat or Drink More than he Liked At

Entertainments: Offense Given by Refusing to Go To

Entertainments: Often Given in The Air, Besides Fountains

Entertainments: Often Given in The Court of the House

Entertainments: Often Given in The House

Entertainments: Often Given in The Upper Room or Guest Chamber

Entertainments: Often Great

Entertainments: Often Scenes of Great Intemperance

Entertainments: Portions of, often Sent to the Absent

Entertainments: Preparations Made For

Entertainments: Served often by Hired Servants

Entertainments: Served often by Members of the Family

Entertainments: Under the Direction of a Master of the Feast

Related Terms

Treat (53 Occurrences)

Party (47 Occurrences)

Banquet (58 Occurrences)

Feast (209 Occurrences)

Reception (5 Occurrences)

Entertain (8 Occurrences)

Entertaining (1 Occurrence)

Inn (7 Occurrences)

Enthroned (25 Occurrences)

Host (261 Occurrences)

Quarter (33 Occurrences)

Order (809 Occurrences)

Gibeah (52 Occurrences)

Glee (2 Occurrences)

Welcome (31 Occurrences)

Invite (20 Occurrences)

Images (158 Occurrences)

Fare (13 Occurrences)

Treatment (6 Occurrences)

Tax-gatherers (16 Occurrences)

Tolerable (6 Occurrences)

Rich (140 Occurrences)

Entreaty (12 Occurrences)

Ease (46 Occurrences)

Drinking (114 Occurrences)

Dinner (23 Occurrences)

Marshal (2 Occurrences)

Mask (3 Occurrences)

Musical (14 Occurrences)

Prepare (199 Occurrences)

Board (47 Occurrences)

Cupbearer (10 Occurrences)

Concert (1 Occurrence)

Cheer (22 Occurrences)

Ask (1255 Occurrences)

Assembly (371 Occurrences)

Spread (257 Occurrences)

Eating (151 Occurrences)

Hospitality (9 Occurrences)

Honour (475 Occurrences)

Sheep (413 Occurrences)

Table (125 Occurrences)

Large (235 Occurrences)

Plagues (28 Occurrences)

Food (2953 Occurrences)

Harbor (9 Occurrences)

Ethiopia (26 Occurrences)

Greece (15 Occurrences)

Ancient (64 Occurrences)

Egypt (596 Occurrences)

Religion (23 Occurrences)

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