Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The act of losing; failure; destruction; privation; as, the loss of property; loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation.
2. (n.) The state of losing or having lost; the privation, defect, misfortune, harm, etc., which ensues from losing.
3. (v. t.) That which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; -- opposed to gain or increase; as, the loss of liquor by leakage was considerable.
4. (n.) The state of being lost or destroyed; especially, the wreck or foundering of a ship or other vessel.
5. (v. t.) Failure to gain or win; as, loss of a race or battle.
6. (v. t.) Failure to use advantageously; as, loss of time.
7. (v. t.) Killed, wounded, and captured persons, or captured property.
8. (v. t.) Destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by water or smoke), or the death or injury of an insured person; also, the sum paid or payable therefor; as, the losses of the company this year amount to a million of dollars.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaLOSS
chaTa "to suffer as one erring, or as a sinner" (Genesis 31:39, where Jacob assures Laban that he (Jacob) suffered the loss of all animals of the flock torn by beasts); shekhol, "bereavement" (Isaiah 47:8, where the prophet foretells the humiliation of proud Babylon who shall suffer the loss of her children, and widowhood); shikkulim, "bereavement" (Isaiah 49:20, translated "bereavement" in the Revised Version (British and American), where the prophet promises to the desolate Zion enlargement). In the New Testament the translations of three Greek words: apobole, "casting away" (Acts 27:22, where Paul assures the crew and passengers that there shall be no "loss" of life from the storm); zemia, "loss" (Acts 27:21, referring to the harm sustained in the storm; Philippians 3:7, where Paul counts all his natural privileges and attainments as forfeited for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ); zemioo. "to suffer loss" (1 Corinthians 3:15, where Paul says the man whose works are burned shall suffer "loss"; Philippians 3:8, same context as above).
Greek2210. zemioo -- to damage, suffer loss
... to damage, suffer loss. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: zemioo Phonetic Spelling:
(dzay-mee-o'-o) Short Definition: I inflict loss upon, punish Definition ...
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639. aporeo -- to be at a loss, be perplexed
684. apoleia -- destruction, loss
2275. hettema -- loss
1820. exaporeo -- to be utterly at a loss, be in despair
1280. diaporeo -- to be greatly perplexed or at a loss
1805. exagorazo -- to buy up, ie ransom, fig. to rescue from loss
580. apobole -- a throwing away, rejection
2209. zemia -- damage
5196. hubris -- wantonness, insolence, an act of wanton violence
Strong's Hebrew7908. shekol -- bereavement, loss of children
... shekol. 7909 . bereavement, loss of children. Transliteration: shekol Phonetic
Spelling: (shek-ole') Short Definition: children. ... loss of children, spoiling. ...
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2398. chata -- to miss, go wrong, sin
7674. shebeth -- perhaps cessation
5142. nezaq -- to suffer injury
7923. shikkulim -- bereavement, childlessness
5143. nezeq -- injury, damage
3318. yatsa -- to go or come out
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Bible ConcordanceLoss (90 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:18 In Ramah there was a sound of weeping and great sorrow, Rachel weeping for her children, and she would not be comforted for their loss.
Matthew 5:29 And if your right eye is a cause of trouble to you, take it out and put it away from you; because it is better to undergo the loss of one part, than for all your body to go into hell.
Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand is a cause of trouble to you, let it be cut off and put it away from you; because it is better to undergo the loss of one part, than for all your body to go into hell.
Matthew 5:32 But I say to you that everyone who puts away his wife for any other cause but the loss of her virtue, makes her false to her husband; and whoever takes her as his wife after she is put away, is no true husband to her.
Matthew 16:26 For what profit has a man, if he gets all the world with the loss of his life? or what will a man give in exchange for his life?
Matthew 18:8 And if your hand or your foot is a cause of trouble, let it be cut off and put it away from you: it is better for you to go into life with the loss of a hand or a foot than, having two hands or two feet, to go into the eternal fire.
Matthew 19:9 And I say to you, Whoever puts away his wife for any other cause than the loss of her virtue, and takes another, is a false husband: and he who takes her as his wife when she is put away, is no true husband to her.
Mark 8:36 What profit has a man if he gets all the world with the loss of his life?
Mark 9:25 And when Jesus saw that the people came running together, he gave orders to the unclean spirit, saying to him, You, spirit, who are the cause of his loss of voice and hearing, I say to you, come out of him, and never again go into him.
Luke 9:25 For what profit will a man have if he gets all the world, but undergoes loss or destruction himself?
Luke 23:19 Now this man was in prison because of an attack against the government in the town, in which there had been loss of life.
John 11:19 Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
John 13:22 The disciples began looking at one another, at a loss to know to which of them He was referring.
Acts 5:24 When the Commander of the Temple Guards and the High Priests heard this statement, they were utterly at a loss with regard to it, wondering what would happen next.
Acts 20:16 for Paul decided to sail past Ephesus, that there may not be to him a loss of time in Asia, for he hasted, if it were possible for him, on the day of the Pentecost to be at Jerusalem.
Acts 25:17 "When, therefore, a number of them came here, the next day I took my seat on the tribunal, without any loss of time, and ordered the man to be brought in.
Acts 25:20 I was at a loss how to investigate such questions, and asked Paul whether he would care to go to Jerusalem and there stand his trial on these matters.
Acts 27:10 and said to them, "Sirs, I perceive that the voyage will be with injury and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."
Acts 27:21 When they had been long without food, Paul stood up in the middle of them, and said, "Sirs, you should have listened to me, and not have set sail from Crete, and have gotten this injury and loss.
Acts 27:22 Now I exhort you to cheer up, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.
Romans 11:12 Now if their fall is the riches of the world, and their loss the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fullness?
1 Corinthians 3:15 If any man's work is burned, he will suffer loss, but he himself will be saved, but as through fire.
1 Corinthians 6:7 More than this, it is not to your credit to have causes at law with one another at all. Why not put up with wrong? why not undergo loss?
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do not keep back from one another what is right, but only for a short time, and by agreement, so that you may give yourselves to prayer, and come together again; so that Satan may not get the better of you through your loss of self-control.
2 Corinthians 7:9 I now rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that you were made sorry to repentance. For you were made sorry in a godly way, that you might suffer loss by us in nothing.
Philippians 3:7 However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.
Philippians 3:8 Yes most certainly, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ
Hebrews 6:6 and then fell away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance; seeing they crucify the Son of God for themselves again, and put him to open shame.
Hebrews 10:34 For you had pity on those who were in prison, and had joy in the loss of your property, in the knowledge that you still had a better property and one which you would keep for ever.
Genesis 31:38 These twenty years I have been with you; your sheep and your goats have had young without loss, not one of your he-goats have I taken for food.
Genesis 31:39 That which was torn of animals, I didn't bring to you. I bore its loss. Of my hand you required it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.
Genesis 34:19 And without loss of time the young man did as they said, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was the noblest of his father's house.
Genesis 38:12 And after a time, Bath-shua, Judah's wife, came to her end; and after Judah was comforted for her loss, he went to Timnah, where they were cutting the wool of his sheep, and his friend Hirah of Adullam went with him.
Exodus 9:4 And the Lord will make a division between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt; there will be no loss of any of the cattle of Israel.
Exodus 9:6 And on the day after, the Lord did as he had said, causing the death of all the cattle of Egypt, but there was no loss of any of the cattle of Israel.
Exodus 9:7 And Pharaoh sent and got word that there was no loss of any of the cattle of Israel. But the heart of Pharaoh was hard and he did not let the people go.
Exodus 21:19 if he rises again and walks around with his staff, then he who struck him shall be cleared: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall provide for his healing until he is thoroughly healed.
Exodus 21:22 If men, while fighting, do damage to a woman with child, causing the loss of the child, but no other evil comes to her, the man will have to make payment up to the amount fixed by her husband, in agreement with the decision of the judges.
Exodus 21:27 Or if the loss of a tooth is caused by his blow, he will let him go free on account of his tooth.
Exodus 21:34 the owner of the pit shall make it good. He shall give money to its owner, and the dead animal shall be his.
Exodus 22:9 In any question about an ox or an ass or a sheep or clothing, or about the loss of any property which anyone says is his, let the two sides put their cause before God; and he who is judged to be in the wrong is to make payment to his neighbour of twice the value.
Exodus 22:12 But if it is taken from him by a thief, he is to make up for the loss of it to its owner.
Exodus 22:14 If a man gets from his neighbour the use of one of his beasts, and it is damaged or put to death when the owner is not with it, he will certainly have to make payment for the loss.
Exodus 22:15 If the owner is with it, he will not have to make payment: if he gave money for the use of it, the loss is covered by the payment.
Exodus 23:26 All your animals will give birth without loss, not one will be without young in all your land; I will give you a full measure of life.
Leviticus 6:3 Or has taken a false oath about the loss of something which he has come across by chance; if a man has done any of these evil things,
Leviticus 25:27 Then let him take into account the years from the time when he gave it up, and make up the loss for the rest of the years to him who took it, and so get back his property.
Numbers 6:12 And he will give to the Lord his days of being separate, offering a he-lamb of the first year as an offering for error: but the earlier days will be a loss, because he became unclean.
Deuteronomy 22:9 Do not have your vine-garden planted with two sorts of seed: or all of it may become a loss, the seed you have put in as well as the increase.
Joshua 6:26 Joshua commanded them with an oath at that time, saying, "Cursed is the man before Yahweh, who rises up and builds this city Jericho. With the loss of his firstborn shall he lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son shall he set up its gates."
Judges 3:25 And they waited till they were utterly at a loss; but when he still did not open the doors of the roof chamber, they took the key and opened them; and there lay their lord dead on the floor.
Judges 18:25 And the children of Dan said to him, Say no more, or men of bitter spirit may make an attack on you, causing loss of your life and the lives of your people.
1 Samuel 25:21 Now David had said, What was the use of my taking care of this man's goods in the waste land, so that there was no loss of anything which was his? he has only given me back evil for good.
1 Samuel 30:19 There was no loss of anything, small or great, sons or daughters or goods or anything which they had taken away: David got it all back.
2 Samuel 15:14 And David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, Come, let us go in flight, or not one of us will be safe from Absalom: let us go without loss of time, or he will overtake us quickly and send evil on us, and put the town to the sword.
1 Kings 16:34 In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho: he laid its foundation with the loss of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates with the loss of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.
2 Chronicles 20:12 O our God, will you not be their judge? for our strength is not equal to this great army which is coming against us; and we are at a loss what to do: but our eyes are on you.
2 Chronicles 24:5 And getting together the priests and Levites, he said to them, Go out into the towns of Judah year by year, and get from all Israel money to keep the house of your God in good condition; and see that this is done without loss of time. The Levites, however, were slow in doing so.
Ezra 4:13 The king may be certain that when the building of this town and its walls is complete, they will give no tax or payment in goods or forced payments, and in the end it will be a cause of loss to the kings.
Ezra 4:15 so that he doth seek in the book of the records of thy fathers, and thou dost find in the book of the records, and dost know, that this city 'is' a rebellious city, and causing loss 'to' kings and provinces, and makers of sedition 'are' in its midst from the days of old, therefore hath this city been wasted.
Ezra 4:22 And beware ye of negligence in doing this; why doth the hurt become great to the loss of the kings?'
Ezra 9:7 From the days of our fathers till this day we have been great sinners; and for our sins, we and our kings and our priests have been given up into the hands of the kings of the lands, to the sword and to prison and to loss of goods and to shame of face, as it is this day.
Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
Job 5:24 You shall know that your tent is in peace. You shall visit your fold, and shall miss nothing.
Job 21:24 His buckets are full of milk, and there is no loss of strength in his bones.
Psalms 144:14 Our oxen are well weighted down; our cows give birth safely; there is no going out, and there is no cry of sorrow in our open places.
Proverbs 6:11 Then loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man
Proverbs 6:33 Wounds will be his and loss of honour, and his shame may not be washed away.
Proverbs 11:15 He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe.
Proverbs 11:16 A woman who is full of grace is honoured, but a woman hating righteousness is a seat of shame: those hating work will undergo loss, but the strong keep their wealth.
Proverbs 18:3 When the evil-doer comes, a low opinion comes with him, and with the loss of honour comes shame.
Proverbs 24:34 So loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man.
Ecclesiastes 3:6 A time for search and a time for loss; a time to keep and a time to give away;
Isaiah 47:8 "Now therefore hear this, you who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
Isaiah 47:9 but these two things shall come to you in a moment in one day, the loss of children, and widowhood; in their full measure shall they come on you, in the multitude of your sorceries, and the great abundance of your enchantments.
Jeremiah 3:16 And it will come about, when your numbers are increased in the land, in those days, says the Lord, that they will no longer say, The ark of the agreement of the Lord: it will not come into their minds, they will not have any memory of it, or be conscious of the loss of it, and it will not be made again.
Jeremiah 22:10 Don't weep for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Jeremiah 23:1 A curse is on the keepers who are causing the destruction and loss of the sheep of my field, says the Lord.
Jeremiah 23:4 And I will put over them keepers who will take care of them: never again will they be overcome with fear or be troubled, and there will not be the loss of one of them, says the Lord.
Jeremiah 31:15 So has the Lord said: In Ramah there is a sound of crying, weeping and bitter sorrow; Rachel weeping for her children; she will not be comforted for their loss.
Ezekiel 5:17 And I will send on you need of food and evil beasts, and they will be a cause of loss to you; and disease and violent death will go through you; and I will send the sword on you: I the Lord have said it.
Ezekiel 16:63 So that, at the memory of these things, you may be at a loss, never opening your mouth because of your shame; when you have my forgiveness for all you have done, says the Lord.
Ezekiel 36:13 This is what the Lord has said: Because they say to you, You, O land, are the destruction of men, causing loss of children to your nation;
Ezekiel 36:14 For this reason you will no longer take the lives of men and will never again be the cause of loss of children to your nation, says the Lord.
Daniel 4:19 Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was at a loss for a time, his thoughts troubling him. The king made answer and said, Belteshazzar, do not be troubled by the dream or by the sense of it. Belteshazzar, answering, said, My lord, may the dream be about your haters, and its sense about those who are against you.
Daniel 5:9 Then King Belshazzar was greatly troubled and the colour went from his face, and his lords were at a loss.
Daniel 6:2 And over them were three chief rulers, of whom Daniel was one; and the captains were to be responsible to the chief rulers, so that the king might undergo no loss.
Daniel 11:33 And those who are wise among the people will be the teachers of the mass of the people: but they will come to their downfall by the sword and by the flame, being made prisoners and undergoing loss for a long time.
Joel 1:18 What sounds of pain come from the beasts! the herds of cattle are at a loss because there is no grass for them; even the flocks of sheep are no longer to be seen.
Micah 3:7 And the seers will be shamed, and the readers of the future will be at a loss, all of them covering their lips; for there is no answer from God.
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