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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.

2. (n.) Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership.

3. (n.) That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

724. harpage -- pillage, plundering
... See 726 (). Word Origin from harpazo Definition pillage, plundering NASB
Word Usage robbery (2), seizure (1). extortion, robbery. ...
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2897. kraipale -- drunken nausea
... Probably from the same as harpazo; properly, a headache (as a seizure of pain) from
drunkenness, ie (by implication) a debauch (by analogy, a glut ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4916. mishlowach -- outstretching
... Or mishloach {mish-lo'-akh}; also mishlach {mish-lawkh'}; from shalach; a sending
out, ie (abstractly) presentation (favorable), or seizure (unfavorable); also ...
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275. Achuzzam -- "possessor," a man of Judah
... 1). Ahuzam. From 'achaz; seizure; Achuzzam, an Israelite -- Ahuzam. see HEBREW
'achaz. 274, 275. Achuzzam. 276 . Strong's Numbers.
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Philippians ii. 11-May
... For this cause, Paul says not, "He seized not," but, "He counted it not a prize";
He possessed not that estate by seizure, but it was natural, not conferred ...
/.../homily vii philippians ii 11-may.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... About ten days since I was visited by various alguacils, headed by the Alcalde del
Barrio, or headborough, who made a small seizure of Testaments and Gypsy ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 61.htm

John Draws Down Upon Himself the Displeasure of Many Persons of ...
... refuge in the churches, induced the emperors to make a law [841] excluding delinquents
from the privilege of sanctuary, and authorizing the seizure of those ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of scholasticus/chapter v john draws down upon.htm

The Absurdity and Impiety of the Heathen Mysteries and Fables ...
... Demeter and Proserpine have become the heroines of a mystic drama; and their wanderings,
and seizure, and grief, Eleusis celebrates by torchlight processions. ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter ii the absurdity and impiety.htm

How Eurycles Falsely Accused Herod's Sons; and How their Father ...
... due to Herod of five hundred talents, and a bond, wherein it was written, that if
the time appointed be lapsed, it should be lawful to make a seizure out of ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 10 how eurycles falsely.htm

2 Timothy iv. 13-Sep
... He who seizes by violence, is ever sober and watchful, he is anxious and
thoughtful, that he may make his seizure at a seasonable time. ...
/.../homily x 2 timothy iv.htm

The Comfort of the Milk
... All shall be attributed to them by the just Judge. The theft of an apple will weigh
perhaps as heavily in the scales as the seizure of a province or a kingdom. ...
// augustin/iii the comfort of the.htm

Kalli's Illness and Death
... understand better than ever before. The last seizure was so sudden and violent,
that he did not articulate at all. He expired, whilst I ...
/.../murray/kalli the esquimaux christian /kallis illness and death.htm

The Captive Christ and the Circle Round Him
... The canvas is narrow and crowded; but we may see unity in the picture, if we regard
as the central fact the sacrilegious seizure of Jesus, and the other ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the captive christ and the.htm

The Man Sent Ahead.
... First is John's wilderness ministry, heading up in his presenting Jesus to the nation.
Then John's violent seizure, and Jesus' withdrawal from the danger zone. ...
// talks about jesus/the man sent ahead.htm

Seizure (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp
or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property ...
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Grasp (20 Occurrences)
... to struggle; to strive. 4. (n.) A gripe or seizure of the hand; a seizure
by embrace, or enfolding in the arms. 5. (n.) Reach of ...
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Attachment (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process. 5. (n.) The
writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Seizing (7 Occurrences)

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Assyria (124 Occurrences)
... soldiery and satisfy their demands with captured booty; and the result, as in the
Northern Kingdom of Israel, was military revolution, with the seizure of the ...
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Usurp (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vi) To commit forcible seizure of place, power, functions, or the like, without
right; to commit unjust encroachments; to be, or act as, a usurper. ...
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Levy (19 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) The taking or seizure of property on executions to satisfy judgments, or
on warrants for the collection of taxes; a collecting by execution. ...
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Grab (2 Occurrences)
... or three masts. 2. (vt & i.) To gripe suddenly; to seize; to snatch; to clutch.
3. (n.) A sudden grasp or seizure. 4. (n.) An instrument ...
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Infectious (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing.
3. (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture. ...
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Flux (26 Occurrences)
... There seems to have been an epidemic of the disease at the time of his seizure
(2 Chronicles 21:14, 15), and in the case of the king it left behind it a ...
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Bible Concordance
Seizure (1 Occurrence)

Hebrews 10:34 For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens.
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