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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The fruit of the oak and beech, or other forest trees; nuts; acorns.

2. (n.) A pole, or long, strong, round piece of timber, or spar, set upright in a boat or vessel, to sustain the sails, yards, rigging, etc. A mast may also consist of several pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of a hollow pillar of iron or steel.

3. (n.) The vertical post of a derrick or crane.

4. (v. t.) To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

See SHIPS AND BOATS, II, 2, (3); 3.

Strong's Hebrew
8650. toren -- a mast
... 8649b, 8650. toren. 8651 . a mast. Transliteration: toren Phonetic Spelling:
(to'-ren) Short Definition: mast. Word Origin of uncertain ...
/hebrew/8650.htm - 6k

2260. chibbel -- probably a mast
... 2259, 2260. chibbel. 2260a . probably a mast. Transliteration: chibbel
Phonetic Spelling: (khib-bale') Short Definition: mast. mast ...
/hebrew/2260.htm - 5k

2260a. chibbel -- probably a mast
... chibbel. 2260b . probably a mast. Transliteration: chibbel Short Definition: mast.
Word Origin from chebel Definition probably a mast NASB Word Usage mast (1) ...
/hebrew/2260a.htm - 5k


Talks to the Indians
... sailor cried out, "Now everyone must take care of himself." I told him, "God will
take care for us all." Almost as soon as the words were spoken, the mast fell ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/talks to the indians.htm

The Mildness of the Yellow Press
... Nailed to the Mast! Nailed to the Mast!" In the whole office there was
apparently no compositor or office-boy to point out that ...
// the mildness of the.htm

Dialogue ii. --The Unconfounded.
... Orth."And if you undertook to be a ship builder, and saw that the mast wanted repair,
would you try to mend it in the same way as you would the tiller? ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/dialogue ii the unconfounded.htm

Justification by Grace
... a man-of-war, whose son"a young lad"was very fond of running up the rigging of the
ship; and one time, running after a monkey, he ran up the mast, till at ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/justification by grace.htm

Justin Justifies his Departure from Greek Customs.
... [2496] That is, the manner in which he did it, stopping his companions' ears
with wax, and having himself bound to the mast of his ship. ...
/.../justins discourse to the greeks/chapter i justin justifies his departure.htm

A Strain of Jonah the Prophet.
... And, from on high, her labouring mass of yard. Creaks shuddering; and the
tree-like mast itself. 65 Bends to the gale, misdoubting to be riven. ...
/.../fathers of the third century tertullian appendix/1 a strain of jonah.htm

Christian Morals. Part I.
... In this virtuous voyage of thy life hull not about like the ark, without
the use of rudder, mast, or sail, and bound for no port. ...
// morals/christian morals part i.htm

The Second Continental Journey.
... One of our shipmen being busy about the sails, part of a beam fell from the
top-mast and struck him on the head. He never spoke more, but died instantly. ...
/.../chapter viii the second continental.htm

The Changed Life
... pushed it on? When one attempts to sanctify himself by effort, he is trying
to make his boat go by pushing against the mast. He is ...
/.../the greatest thing in the world and other addresses/the changed life.htm

Sundry Sharp Reproofs
... It is with most people as with a man on the top of a mast; the winds blow and the
waves beat, and the ship is in danger of ship wreck, and he is fast asleep. ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/7 sundry sharp reproofs.htm

Mast (4 Occurrences)
... A mast may also consist of several pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of
a hollow pillar of iron or steel. ...MAST. See SHIPS AND BOATS, II, 2, (3); 3. ...
/m/mast.htm - 8k

Fish (66 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) A purchase used to fish the anchor. 8. (n.) A piece of timber, somewhat
in the form of a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard. ...
/f/fish.htm - 38k

Top (880 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) The head, or upper part, of a plant. 9. (n.) A platform surrounding
the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sides. ...
/t/top.htm - 8k

Beacon (3 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:17). In Isaiah 33:23 and Ezek. 27:5, the same word is rendered
"mast." (see Banner.). Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) A ...
/b/beacon.htm - 8k

Step (41 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To set, as the foot. 6. (vt) To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to
erect. 7. (n.) An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace. ...
/s/step.htm - 19k

Shin (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with
the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like; -- used with up ...
/s/shin.htm - 7k

Ship (122 Occurrences)
... a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and
a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a ...
/s/ship.htm - 36k

Spring (122 Occurrences)
... 11. (vt) To cause to explode; as, to spring a mine. 12. (vt) To crack or split;
to bend or strain so as to weaken; as, to spring a mast or a yard. 13. ...
/s/spring.htm - 40k

Stay (221 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A large, strong rope, employed to support a mast, by being extended from
the head of one mast down to some other, or to some part of the vessel. ...
/s/stay.htm - 38k

Boats (11 Occurrences)
... Thy tacklings (ropes, cables) are loosed; they could not strengthen the foot of
their mast, they could not spread the sail" (Isaiah 33:21, 23). ...
/b/boats.htm - 40k

Bible Concordance
Mast (4 Occurrences)

Acts 27:17 which having taken up, they were using helps, undergirding the ship, and fearing lest they may fall on the quicksand, having let down the mast -- so were borne on.

Proverbs 23:34 Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast.

Isaiah 33:23 Your rigging is untied. They couldn't strengthen the foot of their mast. They couldn't spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey.

Ezekiel 27:5 They have made all your planks of fir trees from Senir; they have taken a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you.



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