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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword.

2. (v. i.) To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive; as, the glittering scenes of a court.

3. (n.) A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

glit'-er, glit'-er-ing (baraq, "lightning"): The word is used in sense of "glittering" in the Old Testament with "sword," "spear" (Deuteronomy 32:41 Job 20:25 Ezekiel 21:10, 28 Nahum 3:3 Habakkuk 3:11). In Ezekiel 21:10 the Revised Version (British and American) changes "glitter" to "as lightning," and in Deuteronomy 32:41 the Revised Version, margin gives, "the lightning of my sword." In Job 39:23, where the word is different (lahabh), the Revised Version (British and American) has "flashing."

Strong's Hebrew
6668. tsaheb -- to gleam
... root Definition to gleam NASB Word Usage shiny (1). fine. A primitive root; to glitter,
ie Be golden in color -- X fine. 6667, 6668. tsaheb or tsahob. 6669 > ...
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6326. Puah -- an Israelite midwife
... midwife NASB Word Usage Puah (1). Puah. From an unused root meaning to glitter;
brilliancy; Puah, an Israelitess -- Puah. 6325, 6326. Puah. 6327 . ...
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5050. nagah -- to shine
... enlighten, cause to shine. A primitive root; to glitter; causatively, to illuminate --
(en-)lighten, (cause to) shine. 5049, 5050. nagah. 5051 . ...
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1300. baraq -- lightning
... bright, glittering sword, lightning. From baraq; lightning; by analogy, a gleam;
concretely, a flashing sword -- bright, glitter(-ing sword), lightning. ...
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5329. natsach -- preeminent or enduring
... A primitive root; properly, to glitter from afar, ie To be eminent (as a superintendent,
especially of the Temple services and its music); also (as ...
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On the Immeasurable Joys of Heaven.
... such bitterness! How exquisitely beautiful will not the wounds and marks
glitter, which here below are received from My love! So ...
/.../suso/a little book of eternal wisdom/chapter xii on the immeasurable.htm

At the Unknown' Feast in Jerusalem, and by the Pool of Bethesda.
... But as one longs to escape from the stifling atmosphere of a scene of worldly pomp,
with its glitter and unreality, into the clearness of the evening-air, so ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xii at the unknown.htm

Servants of Sin.
... flesh. He offers us all the flash and glitter of the world, but he does not
let us see the foulness and rottenness which they cover. ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xlii servants of sin.htm

Psalm LXII.
... For doth gold glitter in the furnace of the refiner? In a necklace it will
glitter, in an ornament it will glitter: let it suffer ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxii.htm

The Saviour's Many Crowns
... They are not self-created. He struck them off like sparks from the anvil of his
omnipotence; and there they glitter, upheld and supported by his might. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the saviours many crowns.htm

On the Public Shows.
... and nights; the moon's orb, designating in its waxings and warnings the courses
of the seasons; the troops of shining stars, and those which glitter from on ...
/.../on the public shows.htm

Picture of a Pauline Church
... The pomp and glitter of the court, the wars waged and the victories won, the changes
in the constitution and the rise and fall of administrations, are ...
/.../stalker/the life of st paul/chapter viii picture of a.htm

A Woman's Memorial
... head of Jesus? But so is it. Jesus values things, not by their glare and glitter,
but by their intrinsic value. He bids his historians ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/a womans memorial.htm

Exploring Canaan by Faith
... To the north along the ridge is Bethlehem and Jerusalem; to the east the silvery
waters of the Dead Sea glitter in the sun; westward is Gath, where Goliath the ...
/.../berry/adventures in the land of canaan/chapter five exploring canaan by.htm

Hymns of Suffering and Trust.
... will find Him.". She began to teach as well as enjoy the new light so different
from the glitter of the traditional worship. But her ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter v hymns of suffering.htm

Glitter (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the
glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage. Int. ...GLITTER; GLITTERING. ...
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Glittering (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Glitter. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. GLITTER; GLITTERING. glit'-er, glit'-er ...
/g/glittering.htm - 11k

Glistering (3 Occurrences)

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Glint (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A glimpse, glance, or gleam. 2. (vi) To glance; to peep forth, as a flower
from the bud; to glitter. 3. (vt) To glance; to turn; as, to glint the eye. ...
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Gleam (5 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To shoot, or dart, as rays of light; as, at the dawn, light gleams
in the east. 5. (vt) To shine; to cast light; to glitter. ...
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Contemneth (3 Occurrences)
... (ASV DBY). Ezekiel 21:10 It is sharpened to make a sore slaughter; it is
furbished that it may glitter: should we then make mirth? ...
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Carbuncle (6 Occurrences)
... smaragdos; Vulgate, smaragdus; Revised Version, marg., "emerald." The Hebrew word
is from a root meaning "to glitter," "lighten," "flash." When held up to the ...
/c/carbuncle.htm - 10k

Springing (16 Occurrences)
... Nahum 3:3 The horseman springing up, and the glitter of the sword, and the flash
of the spear, and a multitude of slain, and a mass of carcases, and no end of ...
/s/springing.htm - 11k

Sceptre (20 Occurrences)
... lamentation. (KJV JPS ASV DBY YLT). Ezekiel 21:10 It is sharpened for sore
slaughter, it is furbished that it may glitter. Shall ...
/s/sceptre.htm - 17k

Warfare (18 Occurrences)
... the noise of the rumbling wheel and the galloping horse, and the jolting chariot
and the rearing horsemen; and the flash of the sword and the glitter of the ...
/w/warfare.htm - 34k

Bible Concordance
Glitter (3 Occurrences)

Ezekiel 21:10 It is sharpened to make a sore slaughter; it is furbished that it may glitter: should we then make mirth? it contemneth the rod of my son, as every tree.

Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots glitter with the sheen of steel, in the day of his preparation, and the spears are brandished.

Nahum 3:3 the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies,



Related Terms

Glittering (12 Occurrences)

Glistering (3 Occurrences)

Glint (1 Occurrence)

Gleam (5 Occurrences)

Contemneth (3 Occurrences)

Carbuncle (6 Occurrences)

Springing (16 Occurrences)

Sceptre (20 Occurrences)

Warfare (18 Occurrences)

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