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1. (n.) The stay extending from the foot of the foremast to the maintop.

2. (n.) Main support; principal dependence.


Concerning Peace, and what is Meant by the Self-Existent Being ...
... First then, this must be said, that It is mainstay of the self-existent Peace, both
the general and the particular; and that It mingles all things with each ...
/.../dionysius/dionysis on divine names/caput xi concerning peace and.htm

Concerning Wisdom, Mind, Reason, Truth, Faith.
... For, agreeably to the things already spoken, the super-wise, and all-wise Cause
is a mainstay [48] even of the self-existing Wisdom, both the universal and the ...
/.../dionysius/dionysis on divine names/caput vii concerning wisdom mind.htm

Concerning Great, Small, Same, Different, Similar, Dissimilar ...
... thou art the same"; and as different, when He is depicted, by the same Oracles,
as of many shapes and many forms; and as similar, as mainstay of things similar ...
/.../dionysius/dionysis on divine names/caput ix concerning great small.htm

The Second General Epistle of Peter
... p.344. This knowledge, resting on a sure foundation, must be the mainstay of the
readers, when false doctrines are propagated in their midst, and must be their ...
/.../drummond/introduction to the new testament/the second general epistle of.htm

'Fit, Though Few'
... From his home among the hills, he had sent the fiery cross to the three northern
tribes, who had been the mainstay of Deborah's victory, and who now rallied ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/fit though few.htm

Letter L. To Domnio.
... You inform me, moreover, that this home-grown dialectician, this mainstay of the
Plautine company, has read neither the "Categories" of Aristotle nor his ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter l to domnio.htm

Petilianus Said: "David Also Said, the Oil of the Sinner Shall not ...
... Augustin answered: As representing the body of Christ, which is the Church of the
living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth, dispersed throughout the ...
/.../chapter 104 236 petilianus.htm

The Morning-Meal in the Pharisee's House - Meals and Feasts among ...
... Bread was regarded as the mainstay of life, [4260] without which no entertainment
was considered as a meal. Indeed, in a sense it constituted the meal. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xii the morning-meal in.htm

Preface to Volume ii. Of the Edinburgh Edition.
... This man was really the mainstay of the heresy; he had greater resources of mind
and a firmer character than either of his associates;"more candid and ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/preface to volume ii of.htm

The Service Common to Two and Many Nuns.
... following it in abstemiousness, ye have put down all the fawning of the serpent,
crying out unto Christ: O heavenly Bridegroom, be Thou unto us the mainstay. ...
/.../anonymous/the general menaion/chapter xxiii the service common.htm

Mainstay (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance Mainstay (1 Occurrence). Jeremiah 49:35 Thus says Yahweh
of Armies: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might. ...
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Maintain (50 Occurrences)

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Main-sail. Mainsail, Main-sail. Mainstay . Easton's Bible Dictionary (Gr. artemon ...
40). Mainsail, Main-sail. Mainstay . Reference Bible.
/m/main-sail.htm - 6k

Pekah (11 Occurrences)
... Isaiah himself was the mainstay of the opposition to their projects. The policy
he advocated, by divine direction, was that of complete neutrality. ...
/p/pekah.htm - 19k

Pillar (72 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Figuratively, that which resembles such a pillar in appearance, character,
or office; a supporter or mainstay; as, the Pillars of Hercules; a pillar of ...
/p/pillar.htm - 38k

Bible Concordance
Mainstay (1 Occurrence)

Jeremiah 49:35 Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.



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