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1. (n.) A forerunner; a precursor; a messenger; as warmer weather is a harbinger of the vacation season.

2. (n.) One who provides lodgings; especially, the officer of the English royal household who formerly preceded the court when traveling, to provide and prepare lodgings.

3. (v. t.) To usher in; to be a harbinger of.


The Harbinger
... Sermon II The Harbinger. The Harbinger Isaiah 40:3-5. The voice of him that
crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD ,. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/newton/messiah vol 1/sermon ii the harbinger.htm

Jesus and his Forerunner.
... John had been waiting and watching for the Coming One, whose herald and
harbinger he was. One day he came and asked to be baptized. ...
/.../miller/personal friendships of jesus/chapter iii jesus and his.htm

The Second Season
... The good duke answered, "Sir, be not troubled, and think not that I suffer from
want; for I send a harbinger before me, who makes ready my lodgings and takes ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/ii the second season.htm

... Living Water. This is the only real harbinger of revival which I have
been able to detect anywhere on the religious horizon. It ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tozer/the pursuit of god/preface.htm

True Repentance a Thing Divine, Originated by God, and Subject to ...
... To Him John, as His harbinger, directed the repentance (which he preached), whose
province was the purging of men's minds, that whatever defilement inveterate ...
/.../tertullian/on repentance/chapter ii true repentance a thing.htm

... accompanies. Whether therefore it is the herald of one now present or the harbinger
of one who shall come immediately, the want is evident. ...
/.../lawlor/st bernard of clairvauxs life of st malachy of armagh/preface.htm

The Blossoming Desert.
... There were nineteen converts. This was the harbinger of brighter days. Even during
the troublous times of 1853 signs of awakening appeared. ...
/.../fagg/forty years in south china/vii the blossoming desert.htm

The Last Season
... death in your behalf, so that you have nothing to encounter but bodily pain, and
possibly not even that; if death will be to you the harbinger of heaven, why ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/xii the last season.htm

These Heretics Brand the Christians as Simple Persons the Charge ...
... The one even from the first has been the harbinger of divine peace; the other
from the beginning has been the despoiler of the divine image. ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter ii these heretics brand the.htm

... subsisted for the prophetic mind between the sorrows and disasters of the present
and the coming day of Jehovah: the one is the immediate harbinger of the other ...
//christianbookshelf.org/mcfadyen/introduction to the old testament/joel.htm

Harbinger (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A forerunner; a precursor; a messenger; as warmer weather is a harbinger
of the vacation season. ... 3. (vt) To usher in; to be a harbinger of. ...
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Usher (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (vt) To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; --
sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher ...
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Forerunner (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger;
a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever ...
/f/forerunner.htm - 9k

Dove (27 Occurrences)
... 24). The dove was the harbinger of peace to Noah (Genesis 8:8, 10). It
is often mentioned as the emblem of purity (Psalm 68:13). ...
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Marshal (2 Occurrences)
... the like. 3. (n.) One who goes before a prince to declare his coming and provide
entertainment; a harbinger; a pursuivant. 4. (n.) One ...
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Announces (5 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger of good
tidings, that announceth peace, the harbinger of good tidings, that ...
/a/announces.htm - 7k

Almond (7 Occurrences)
... abundant blossom which appears before the leaves; In Palestine this is fully out
at the end of January or beginning of February; it is the harbinger of spring. ...
/a/almond.htm - 14k

Zephaniah (11 Occurrences)
... of the divine judgment upon his sinful countrymen and upon the surrounding nations;
and he saw in the coming of the mysterious host the harbinger of the day of ...
/z/zephaniah.htm - 32k

Harassing (1 Occurrence)

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Harbona (1 Occurrence)

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Bible Concordance
Harbinger (2 Occurrences)

Isaiah 41:27 I am the first that saith unto Zion, Behold, behold them; and I will give to Jerusalem one that bringeth good tidings.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace, that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
(See JPS)



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