Jump to: Webster'sConcordanceThesaurusGreekHebrewLibrarySubtopicsTerms
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand.

2. (v.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible.

3. (v. i.) To give an explanation.

1329. diermeneuo -- to explain thoroughly, by impl. to translate
... 1328, 1329. diermeneuo. 1330 . to explain thoroughly, by impl. to translate.
Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diermeneuo Phonetic ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1329.htm - 7k

1285. diasapheo -- to make clear, explain fully
... to make clear, explain fully. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diasapheo Phonetic
Spelling: (dee-as-af-eh'-o) Short Definition: I make clear, explain ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1285.htm - 6k

5419. phrazo -- to show forth, tell
... to show forth, tell. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phrazo Phonetic Spelling:
(frad'-zo) Short Definition: I declare, explain, interpret Definition: I ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5419.htm - 6k

1956. epiluo -- to loose, to solve
... to loose, to solve. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epiluo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-loo'-o) Short Definition: I explain, interpret, decide Definition: I ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1956.htm - 7k

1620. ektithemi -- to set forth, fig. to declare
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ektithemi Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tith'-ay-mee)
Short Definition: I put out or expose a child, set forth, explain Definition: (a ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1620.htm - 6k

1421. dusermeneutos -- hard of interpretation
... Word Origin from dus- and hermeneuo Definition hard of interpretation NASB
Word Usage hard to explain (1). hard to utter or explain. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1421.htm - 6k

1834. exegeomai -- to show the way
... to show the way. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exegeomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-ayg-eh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I explain, make declaration Definition ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1834.htm - 7k

4793. sugkrino -- to combine, compare
... sugkrino Phonetic Spelling: (soong-kree'-no) Short Definition: I combine, compare
Definition: I join together, combine, compare, interpret, explain. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4793.htm - 7k

1839. existemi -- to displace, to stand aside from
... fixed) position," put out of place; ie "beside oneself," showing someone as
flabbergasted (completely stupefied); at a total loss to explain or account for ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1839.htm - 8k

2059. hermeneuo -- to interpret
... Verb Transliteration: hermeneuo Phonetic Spelling: (her-mayn-yoo'-o) Short Definition:
I translate, interpret Definition: (a) I translate, explain, (b) I ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2059.htm - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
952. bur -- to make clear, clear up, explain
... 951, 952. bur. 953 . to make clear, clear up, explain. Transliteration: bur
Phonetic Spelling: (boor) Short Definition: explain. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/952.htm - 5k

5046. nagad -- to be conspicuous
... 1), confront* (1), declare (46), declared (13), declares (6), declaring (4), denounce
(2), describe (1), disclosed (1), display (1), explain (3), fully ...
/hebrew/5046.htm - 6k

995. bin -- to discern
... 8), consider carefully (1), considers (1), diligently consider (1), discern (9),
discerned (2), discerning (9), discernment (1), explain (1), explained (1 ...
/hebrew/995.htm - 7k

2331b. chavah -- to declare
... Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to chavah Definition to declare NASB Word Usage
declare (13), explain (1). 2331a, 2331b. chavah. 2332 . Strong's Numbers
/hebrew/2331b.htm - 5k

6286. paar -- to beautify, glorify
... A primitive root; to gleam, ie (causatively) embellish; figuratively, to boast;
also to explain (ie Make clear) oneself; denominative from p'orah, to shake a ...
/hebrew/6286.htm - 6k

874. baar -- to make distinct or plain
... declare, make plainly. A primitive root; to dig; by analogy, to engrave; figuratively,
to explain -- declare, (make) plain(-ly). 873, 874. baar. 875 . ...
/hebrew/874.htm - 6k


I Shall Explain to You Also How it is that the Soul is Transfused ...
... 9 I shall explain to you also how it is that the soul is transfused into� I shall
explain to you also how it is that the soul is transfused into five bodies. ...
/.../the acts of the disputation with the heresiarch manes/9 i shall explain to.htm

And Now Let us Explain the Cause for which the Incorporeal Word of ...
... Pronounced on the thirtieth anniversary of his reign. Chapter XIV. And now let us
explain the cause for which the incorporeal Word of God assumed� ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xiv and now let.htm

He Returns to Explain the Prophecy of Isaiah.
... Chapter LXXVII."He returns to explain the prophecy of Isaiah. Then Trypho
said, "I admit that such and so great arguments are ...
/.../chapter lxxvii he returns to explain.htm

But to Explain More Fully this Whole Topic for it is one that ...
... Book 2 Chapter 29. But to explain more fully this whole topic for it is
one that cannot� 29. But to explain more fully this whole ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 29 but to explain.htm

Victor Utterly Unable to Explain How the Sinless Soul Deserved to ...
... A Treatise on the soul and its origin, Chapter 9."Victor Utterly Unable
to Explain How the Sinless Soul Deserved to Be Made Sinful. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 9 victor utterly unable to.htm

If I must Now Explain How the Just Man "Slays his Enemies...
... Chapter XXII. If I must now explain how the just man "slays his enemies�
If I must now explain how the just man "slays his enemies ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxii if i must.htm

His System Applied to Explain Our Lord's Life and Death.
... Book VI. Chapter XLII."His System Applied to Explain Our Lord's Life and
Death. And he says, as the result of this computation ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlii his system applied to.htm

How we are to Explain the Passages of Scripture which Ascribe to ...
... The Stromata, or Miscellanies. Book II. Chapter XVI."How We are to Explain the
Passages of Scripture Which Ascribe to God Human Affections. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xvi how we are to.htm

it is Safer to Explain a Doubtful Passage by Other Passages of ...
... Book III. Chapter 28." It is Safer to Explain a Doubtful Passage by Other
Passages of Scripture Than by Reason. 39. When, however ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books /chapter 28 it is safer.htm

Dejection of the Apostles Immediately after Christ's Death. ...
... of the Apostles immediately after Christ's Death."Their Joy and Activity at a later
Period."The Reappearance of Christ necessary to explain the Change. ...
/.../section 295 dejection of the.htm

Explain (30 Occurrences)
... 2. (v.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound;
to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the ...
/e/explain.htm - 15k

Explained (25 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Explain. ... 1 Kings 10:3 And Solomon explained to her all she spoke of:
there was not a thing hidden from the king that he did not explain to her. ...
/e/explained.htm - 13k

Gabriel (5 Occurrences)
... Champion of God, used as a proper name to designate the angel who was sent to Daniel
(8:16) to explain the vision of the ram and the he-goat, and to ...
/g/gabriel.htm - 9k

Figurative (20 Occurrences)
... Matthew 15:15 "Explain to us this figurative language," said Peter. (WEY). Matthew
22:1 Again Jesus spoke to them in figurative language. (WEY). ...
/f/figurative.htm - 12k

Expound (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To explain in detail; to examine closely;
as to expound on the meaning of a word. 2. (vt) To lay ...
/e/expound.htm - 8k

Barsabbas (2 Occurrences)
... apostles and the elders, with the whole church" regarding the attitude to be taken
by GentileChristians toward the Mosaic law, and also to explain "the same ...
/b/barsabbas.htm - 11k

Simile (61 Occurrences)
... Matthew 13:36 Then having let away the multitudes, Jesus came to the house, and
his disciples came near to him, saying, 'Explain to us the simile of the darnel ...
/s/simile.htm - 22k

Table (125 Occurrences)
... It has become the fashion of the newer criticism to deny the existence of the altar
of incense in preexilic times, and to explain the allusion to it in 1 Kings ...
/t/table.htm - 62k

Partridge (2 Occurrences)
... It would require the proverbial "Philadelphia lawyer" to explain this reference
to a "partridge sitting on eggs she had not laid." No ornithologist ever could ...
/p/partridge.htm - 13k

... In passages of this tenor, mythology may explain the word itself and justify its
appropriateness, it does not explain the use of the term or disclose the ...
/n/nightmonster.htm - 17k

Bible Concordance
Explain (30 Occurrences)

Matthew 13:18 "To you then I will explain the parable of the Sower.

Matthew 13:36 Then Jesus sent the multitudes away, and went into the house. His disciples came to him, saying, "Explain to us the parable of the darnel weeds of the field."

Matthew 15:15 Peter answered him, "Explain the parable to us."

Matthew 16:21 From this time Jesus began to explain to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer much cruelty from the Elders and the High Priests and the Scribes, and be put to death, and on the third day be raised to life again.

Mark 4:10 When He was alone, the Twelve and the others who were about Him requested Him to explain His figurative language.

John 4:25 The woman said to him, "I know that Messiah comes," (he who is called Christ). "When he has come, he will declare to us all things."
(See NIV)

Acts 2:14 But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and spoke out to them, "You men of Judea, and all you who dwell at Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and listen to my words.
(See NIV)

Acts 11:4 But Peter began, and explained to them in order, saying,

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

Revelation 17:7 Then the angel said to me, "Why are you so astonished? I will explain to you the secret meaning of the woman and of the seven-headed, ten-horned Wild Beast which carries her.

Genesis 41:24 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads of grain. I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me."

Leviticus 24:12 and he causeth him to rest in charge -- to explain to them by the mouth of Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 1:5 beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, hath Moses begun to explain this law, saying:

Deuteronomy 32:7 Remember the days of old. Consider the years of many generations. Ask your father, and he will show you; your elders, and they will tell you.
(See NIV)

Joshua 20:4 He shall flee to one of those cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city. They shall take him into the city with them, and give him a place, that he may live among them.
(See RSV)

Judges 14:16 Samson's wife wept before him, and said, "You just hate me, and don't love me. You have put forth a riddle to the children of my people, and haven't told it me." He said to her, "Behold, I haven't told it my father nor my mother, and shall I tell you?"
(See NIV)

1 Kings 10:3 And Solomon explained to her all she spoke of: there was not a thing hidden from the king that he did not explain to her.

2 Chronicles 9:2 And Solomon explained to her all she spoke of, and there was not a thing hidden from Solomon that he did not explain to her.

Esther 4:8 He also gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given out in Shushan to destroy them, to show it to Esther, and to declare it to her, and to urge her to go in to the king, to make supplication to him, and to make request before him, for her people.

Job 15:17 "I will show you, listen to me; that which I have seen I will declare:
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 9:1 All this I took to heart, and my heart saw it all: that the upright and the wise and their works are in the hand of God; and men may not be certain if it will be love or hate; all is to no purpose before them.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 28:9 Whom will he teach knowledge? To whom will he explain the message? Those who are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts?

Jeremiah 9:12 Who is the wise man, that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of Yahweh has spoken, that he may declare it? why is the land perished and burned up like a wilderness, so that none passes through?
(See NIV)

Daniel 2:6 But if you show the dream and its interpretation, you shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honor: therefore show me the dream and its interpretation.
(See NIV)

Daniel 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to the king;
(See NIV)

Daniel 5:7 The king cried aloud to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
(See NAS)

Daniel 5:12 because an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and showing of dark sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.

Daniel 5:15 Now the wise men, the enchanters, have been brought in before me, that they should read this writing, and make known to me its interpretation; but they could not show the interpretation of the thing.
(See NIV)

Daniel 8:27 I, Daniel, fainted, and was sick certain days; then I rose up, and did the king's business: and I wondered at the vision, but none understood it.
(See NAS)

Habakkuk 2:2 And Jehovah answereth me and saith: 'Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it.



Related Terms

Explained (25 Occurrences)

Gabriel (5 Occurrences)

Figurative (20 Occurrences)

Expound (7 Occurrences)

Barsabbas (2 Occurrences)

Simile (61 Occurrences)

Table (125 Occurrences)

Partridge (2 Occurrences)



Levitical (19 Occurrences)

Gezer (14 Occurrences)

Burial (25 Occurrences)

Judas (42 Occurrences)

Magi (4 Occurrences)

Tongues (67 Occurrences)


Prophets (270 Occurrences)

Passover (81 Occurrences)

Meal-time (1 Occurrence)

Mealtime (1 Occurrence)

Gift (148 Occurrences)

Meals (8 Occurrences)

Zadok (50 Occurrences)

Prophecy (37 Occurrences)

James (40 Occurrences)


Star (16 Occurrences)

Matthew (5 Occurrences)

Fire (602 Occurrences)

Jude (4 Occurrences)

Parable (52 Occurrences)

According (7613 Occurrences)

Daniel (74 Occurrences)


Zaphnathpaaneah (1 Occurrence)

Zaphnath-paaneah (1 Occurrence)

Kittim (8 Occurrences)

Keepers (78 Occurrences)

Nahash (9 Occurrences)

Nabal (18 Occurrences)

Understand (208 Occurrences)

Unfold (1 Occurrence)

Obed-edom (16 Occurrences)

Open (586 Occurrences)

Obededom (15 Occurrences)

Zerah (22 Occurrences)

Jehoahaz (22 Occurrences)

Jashar (2 Occurrences)

Jeshurun (4 Occurrences)

Laban (52 Occurrences)

Lack (86 Occurrences)

Lysias (3 Occurrences)

Lasea (1 Occurrence)

Weaned (9 Occurrences)

Weeds (14 Occurrences)

Illuminate (1 Occurrence)


Iniquity (299 Occurrences)

Illustrate (1 Occurrence)

Inspiration (4 Occurrences)

Interpret (27 Occurrences)

Ten-horned (1 Occurrence)

Thin (39 Occurrences)


Transform (3 Occurrences)

Temples (17 Occurrences)

Thief (41 Occurrences)

Translate (3 Occurrences)

Tabeel (2 Occurrences)

Reads (5 Occurrences)

Romans (8 Occurrences)

Riddle (11 Occurrences)

Requested (29 Occurrences)

Robbers (21 Occurrences)

Resolve (3 Occurrences)

Reason (438 Occurrences)

Request (248 Occurrences)

Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus
Top of Page
Top of Page