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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in laborious respiration; to labor for breath; to respire convulsively; to pant violently.

2. (v. i.) To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.

3. (v. t.) To emit or utter with gasps; -- with forth, out, away, etc.

4. (n.) The act of opening the mouth convulsively to catch the breath; a labored respiration; a painful catching of the breath.

4682. sparasso -- to mangle, convulse
... Word Origin akin to spairo (to gasp) Definition to mangle, convulse NASB Word Usage
throwing...into...convulsions (2), throws...into a convulsion (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7602a. shaaph -- to gasp, pant, pant after, long for
... 7602, 7602a. shaaph. 7602b . to gasp, pant, pant after, long for.
Transliteration: shaaph Short Definition: pant. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7602. sha'aph -- to gasp, pant, pant after, long for
sha'aph. 7601, 7602. sha'aph. 7602a . to gasp, pant, pant after, long for.
Transliteration: sha'aph Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-af') Short Definition: pant. ...
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5395. nasham -- to pant
... to pant. Transliteration: nasham Phonetic Spelling: (naw-sham') Short Definition:
gasp. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to pant NASB Word Usage gasp (1). ...
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3021. yaga -- to toil, grow or be weary
... faint, make to labor, be weary. A primitive root; properly, to gasp; hence, to be
exhausted, to tire, to toil -- faint, (make to) labour, (be) weary. ...
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Time Changes Nations' Dresses --And Fortunes.
... [11] When, however, their country's fortunes are at the last gasp, and the ram,
now turned Roman, is doing his deeds of daring against the ramparts which erst ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter i time changes nations dressesand.htm

Wesley's Hymns Reconsidered
... College, Oxford. Get an edition with tunes, and turn to the index of metres.
You will gasp with astonishment at the variety. You will ...
/.../the hymns of wesley and watts five papers/wesleys hymns reconsidered.htm

The Right to Regulate My Private Affairs as I Wish
... What was wrong with that for a child of her size? I looked at the two women, trying
my best to understand their point of view. What I saw made me gasp. ...
/...// we no rights/chapter 4 the right to.htm

Of the Voice.
... Moreover, also, the voice is not affected by that greatest breath with which we
gasp, but with a light and not compressed breath, as often as we wish. ...
/.../lactantius/on the workmanship of god/chap xv of the voice.htm

The Completion of Our Saviour's Prophecies Confirmed Pagans in ...
... Christians who, according to this prediction of our Saviour, being brought before
kings and governors for his sake, are pressed to their latest gasp of breath ...
/.../sect viii the completion of.htm

The Crucifixion
... gored with nails, His limbs stretched from their sockets, naked upon the shameful
cross, the Son of God hung, lingering slowly towards the last gasp, in the ...
/.../kingsley/twenty-five village sermons/sermon xvi the crucifixion.htm

Vanished Hopes
... long handling. Here were the proofs of her identity! Laodice shrank from
him with a gasp that was almost a cry. Behold, the faithful ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xxii vanished hopes.htm

Diamond and his Mother Sat Down Upon the Edge of the Rough Grass ...
... And how is he to take care of us if he's got nothing to eat himself?". "Oh dear!"
said Diamond with a gasp; "hasn't he got anything to eat? Oh! ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 13 diamond and his.htm

Matt. viii. 5
... "For neither was it possible," saith he, "paralyzed as he was, and tormented, and
at his last gasp, to lift and convey him." For that he was at the point of ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxvi matt viii 5.htm

A Prayer for the Spirit of Devotion
... Withdraw not Thou Thy comfort from me, lest my soul "gasp after thee as a thirsty
land." Lord, teach me to do Thy will, teach me to walk humbly and uprightly ...
// of christ/a prayer for the spirit.htm

Gasp (5 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Gasp (5 Occurrences). Job 3:11 Why from the womb do
I not die? From the belly I have come forth and gasp! (YLT). ...
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Pant (8 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness
or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp. ...
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Ghost (123 Occurrences)
... 20, "the giving up of the ghost" (so the Revised Version (British and American)),
and Jeremiah 15:9, "She hath given up the ghost"; gawa`, "to gasp out, "expire ...
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Gasping (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gasp. Multi-Version Concordance
Gasping (2 Occurrences). Isaiah 42:14 I have long ...
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Gashmu (1 Occurrence)

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Gaspeth (1 Occurrence)

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Travailing (16 Occurrences)
... I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing
woman. I will both gasp and pant. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT). ...
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Panting (5 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Isaiah 42:14 I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained
myself: now will I cry out like a travailing woman; I will gasp and pant ...
/p/panting.htm - 7k

... When "quite at the last gasp" he was by the intercession of Onias restored to life
and strength and "testified to all men the works of the great God which he ...
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Bible Concordance
Gasp (5 Occurrences)

Job 3:11 Why from the womb do I not die? From the belly I have come forth and gasp!

Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."
(See NIV)

Job 13:19 Who 'is' he that doth strive with me? For now I keep silent and gasp.

Isaiah 42:14 "I have been silent a long time. I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will both gasp and pant.

Jeremiah 14:6 And the wild asses stand on the bare heights, they pant for air like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage.
(See JPS)



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Pant (8 Occurrences)

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