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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Press.

2. (a.) Urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity.

4846. sumpnigo -- to choke
... live.]. Word Origin from sun and pnigo Definition to choke NASB Word Usage
choke (2), choked (2), pressing against (1). choke, throng. ...
// - 7k

4918. sunthlibo -- to press together
... sides, crowd upon. Word Origin from sun and thlibo Definition to press together
NASB Word Usage pressing (2). throng. From sun and ...
// - 6k

318. anagke -- necessity
... 318 (perhaps cognate with 43 , "arm," which is derived from , "a bent/uplifted arm
poised to meet a pressing need") -- ; a requiring action, ie in a situation. ...
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3791. ochleo -- to disturb, trouble
... 3791 ("to trouble, confuse") refers to pressing someone, by carrying them along
with the torrential force of a . 3791 () is used twice in the NT (Lk 6:18; Ac 5 ...
// - 7k

598. apothlibo -- to press hard
... crowd. Word Origin from apo and thlibo Definition to press hard NASB Word
Usage pressing (1). press, crowd from every side. From ...
// - 6k

1347. dikaiosis -- the act of pronouncing righteous, acquittal
... [1347 (), in ancient secular Greek, is closely associated with the pressing need
to be released from (Josephus, 18:14; Plutarch ( 14:3). Thuccydides (3.82.4 ...
// - 8k

316. anagkaios -- necessary
... See 318 (). Word Origin from anagke Definition necessary NASB Word Usage close
(1), more necessary (1), necessary (5), pressing (1). necessary, needful. ...
// - 7k

1945. epikeimai -- to lie on
... from epi and keimai Definition to lie on NASB Word Usage am under (1), assailing
(1), imposed (1), insistent (1), lying (1), placed (1), pressing around (1). ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
4330. mits -- squeezing, pressing, wringing
... 4329, 4330. mits. 4331 . squeezing, pressing, wringing. Transliteration:
mits Phonetic Spelling: (meets) Short Definition: churning. ...
/hebrew/4330.htm - 6k

808. ashish -- foundation
... foundation From the same as 'esh (in the sense of pressing down firmly; compare
'ashuwyah); a (ruined) foundation -- foundation. see HEBREW 'esh. ...
/hebrew/808.htm - 6k

1660. gath -- a wine press
... winepress fat. Probably from nagan (in the sense of treading out grapes); a
wine-press (or vat for holding the grapes in pressing them) -- (wine-)press (fat). ...
/hebrew/1660.htm - 6k

1413. gadad -- to penetrate, cut
... A primitive root (compare guwd); to crowd; also to gash (as if by pressing into) --
assemble (selves by troops), gather (selves together, self in troops), cut ...
/hebrew/1413.htm - 6k

8285. sherah -- a bracelet
... bracelet. From sharar in its original sense of pressing; a wrist-band (as compact
or clasping) -- bracelet. see HEBREW sharar. 8284, 8285. sherah. 8286 . ...
/hebrew/8285.htm - 6k


Faustus Warns against Pressing Too Far the Argument, that if Jesus ...
... Book XXVII. Faustus warns against pressing too far the argument, that if
Jesus was not born He cannot have suffered. Augustin accepts ...
/.../faustus warns against pressing too.htm

... PRONUNCIATION. ` When before k, sound the letter by pressing the back of the tongue
against the soft palate, and expelling the letter with a clicking sound. ...
// methodist hymn-book/pronunciation.htm

Psalm LVI.
... Held in a winepress is His Body, that is, His Church. What is, in a winepress?
In pressings. But in a winepress fruitful is the pressing. ...
/.../ on the book of psalms/psalm lvi.htm

That in the Time of this Work the Remembrance of the Holiest ...
... more helpful to all thy friends, bodily and ghostly, quick and dead"such a blind
stirring of love unto God for Himself, and such a privy pressing upon this ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the ninth chapter.htm

Of the Incomparable Love which the Mother of God, Our Blessed Lady ...
... [164] And, in fine, maternal love, the most pressing, the most active and the most
ardent of all, what must it not have worked in the heart of such a Mother ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter viii of the incomparable.htm

part ii.
... An alleged requisition, not pressing equally upon all in its ordinary operations,
cannot rise out of the necessary relations of the spiritual universe, and ...
// faithful steward/part ii.htm

Christ Stimulating Sluggish Discipleship
... full of danger, and may be the cover of a great deal of self-deception; and, at
any rate, is not in consonance with Christ's supreme and pressing and immediate ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture a/christ stimulating sluggish discipleship.htm

How Love Effects the Union of the Soul with God in Prayer.
... united and joined to his divine goodness: for there is truly a difference between
joining or uniting one thing to another, and clasping or pressing one thing ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter i how love effects.htm

Your Apology Says that There are Three Opinions as to the Origin ...
... This then, forsooth, is the pressing question, whether our souls were created by
God or by the devil, and not whether the opinion of Origen is true that our ...
/.../30 your apology says that.htm

1 Peter iv. 8
... THE Apostle is, in this Verse, after the most earnest manner, pressing upon the
Christians to whom he writes, the most fervent and unconfined Love towards one ...
/.../sermon xi 1 peter iv.htm

Pressing (16 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Press. 2. (a.) Urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing
necessity. Multi-Version Concordance Pressing (16 Occurrences). ...
/p/pressing.htm - 11k

Instant (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest. 3. (a.) Closely pressing or impending
in respect to time; not deferred; immediate; without delay. ...
/i/instant.htm - 13k

Throng (21 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp.) of Thring. 2. (n.) A multitude of persons or
of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd. ...
/t/throng.htm - 12k

Touch (82 Occurrences)
... the resistance of the keys of an instrument to the fingers; as, a heavy touch, or
a light touch; also, the manner of touching, striking, or pressing the keys ...
/t/touch.htm - 35k

Crowd (166 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To press or drive together; to mass together. 3. (vt) To fill by pressing
or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity. ...
/c/crowd.htm - 35k

Press (57 Occurrences)
... 19. (n.) An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of articles; as, a clothes
press. 20. (n.) The act of pressing or thronging forward. 21. ...
/p/press.htm - 46k

Adoption (5 Occurrences)
... He employed the idea metaphorically much in the manner of Christ's parables, and,
as in their case, there is danger of pressing the analogy too far in its ...
/a/adoption.htm - 23k

Crafts (2 Occurrences)
... Pliny mentions many other oils which were extracted in Egypt. The oils were usually
extracted by first crushing the fruit and then pressing the crushed mass. ...
/c/crafts.htm - 30k

Need (914 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A state that requires supply or relief;
pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want. ...
/n/need.htm - 7k

Necessity (22 Occurrences)
... inevitableness; indispensableness. 2. (n.) The condition of being needy or
necessitous; pressing need; indigence; want. 3. (n.) That ...
/n/necessity.htm - 13k

Bible Concordance
Pressing (16 Occurrences)

Mark 5:24 He went with him, and a great multitude followed him, and they pressed upon him on all sides.
(See NAS)

Mark 5:31 His disciples said to him, "You see the multitude pressing against you, and you say,'Who touched me?'"

Luke 5:1 On one occasion the crowd was pressing on Him and listening to God's Message, while He was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.

Luke 8:42 for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. But as he went, the multitudes pressed against him.
(See NAS)

Luke 8:45 "Who is it touched me?" Jesus asked. And when all denied having done so, Peter and the rest said, "Rabbi, the crowds are hemming you in and pressing on you."

Luke 23:23 And they were pressing with loud voices asking him to be crucified, and their voices, and those of the chief priests, were prevailing,

Acts 24:9 And the Jews also joined in pressing the matter against Paul, saying that these things were so.

Acts 28:2 and the foreigners were shewing us no ordinary kindness, for having kindled a fire, they received us all, because of the pressing rain, and because of the cold;

2 Corinthians 11:28 Besides those things that are without, the crowd of cares pressing on me daily, the burden of all the assemblies.

Philippians 3:12 I do not say that I have already won the race or have already reached perfection. But I am pressing on, striving to lay hold of the prize for which also Christ has laid hold of me.

Titus 3:14 Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.
(See NAS)

Exodus 5:13 The taskmasters were urgent saying, "Fulfill your work quota daily, as when there was straw!"
(See NIV)

Judges 20:45 They turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways five thousand men, and followed hard after them to Gidom, and struck of them two thousand men.
(See NIV)

Esther 1:8 And the drinking 'is' according to law, none is pressing, for so hath the king appointed for every chief one of his house, to do according to the pleasure of man and man.

Proverbs 30:33 For the pressing of milk bringeth forth butter, and the pressing of the nose bringeth forth blood; and the pressing of anger bringeth forth strife.

Amos 2:13 Lo, I am pressing you under, As the full cart doth press for itself a sheaf.



Pressing Towards the Goal

Related Terms

Instant (19 Occurrences)

Throng (21 Occurrences)

Touch (82 Occurrences)

Crowd (166 Occurrences)

Press (57 Occurrences)

Adoption (5 Occurrences)

Crafts (2 Occurrences)

Need (914 Occurrences)

Necessity (22 Occurrences)

Urge (34 Occurrences)

Urgent (12 Occurrences)

Ordinary (17 Occurrences)

Oil (281 Occurrences)

Occasion (53 Occurrences)

Justus (3 Occurrences)

Jehoram (27 Occurrences)

Listening (47 Occurrences)

Gennes'aret (2 Occurrences)

Won (24 Occurrences)

Instance (9 Occurrences)

Insist (7 Occurrences)

Instantly (39 Occurrences)

Importunity (1 Occurrence)

Important (39 Occurrences)

Foreigners (76 Occurrences)

Full (1047 Occurrences)

Touched (96 Occurrences)

Tight (9 Occurrences)

Tribulation (43 Occurrences)

Type (12 Occurrences)

Rash (18 Occurrences)

Edge (150 Occurrences)

Entreaty (12 Occurrences)

Exclaimed (45 Occurrences)

Emergency (1 Occurrence)

Driving (144 Occurrences)

Mealtime (1 Occurrence)

Meals (8 Occurrences)

Meal-time (1 Occurrence)

Pressure (10 Occurrences)

Pethor (2 Occurrences)

Pinch (3 Occurrences)

Prevailing (3 Occurrences)

Pressfat (1 Occurrence)

Presses (12 Occurrences)

Press-measures (1 Occurrence)

Philippi (8 Occurrences)

Pushing (26 Occurrences)

Prize (13 Occurrences)

Besetting (1 Occurrence)

Constrain (6 Occurrences)

Choke (6 Occurrences)

Cares (28 Occurrences)

Assault (8 Occurrences)


Anguish (75 Occurrences)

Striving (33 Occurrences)

Slack (19 Occurrences)

Shewing (23 Occurrences)

Sides (170 Occurrences)

Spin (4 Occurrences)

Stop (108 Occurrences)

Sheaf (11 Occurrences)

Light (2869 Occurrences)

Beside (326 Occurrences)

Message (222 Occurrences)

Rabbi (51 Occurrences)

Aqueduct (4 Occurrences)

Sacrifice (300 Occurrences)

Cistern (21 Occurrences)

Race (36 Occurrences)

God's (602 Occurrences)

Crowds (62 Occurrences)

Justification (6 Occurrences)

Perfection (30 Occurrences)

Burden (111 Occurrences)

Reached (152 Occurrences)

Yet (1244 Occurrences)

Hezekiah (124 Occurrences)

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