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Easton's Bible DictionaryThe attitude generally assumed in Palestine by those who were engaged in any kind of work. "The carpenter saws, planes, and hews with his hand-adze, sitting on the ground or upon the plank he is planning. The washerwoman sits by the tub; and, in a word, no one stands when it is possible to sit. Shopkeepers always sit, and Levi sitting at the receipt of custom (Matthew 9:9) is the exact way to state the case.", Thomson, Land and Book.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sit.
2. (a.) Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
3. (n.) The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.
4. (n.) A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
5. (n.) The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc.
6. (n.) The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission.
7. (n.) The time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSITTING
sit'-ing (yashabh, "to sit down or still," daghar, "to brood," "hatch"; kathezomai, "to sit down," anakeimai, "to lie back," "recline"): The favorite position of the Orientals (Malachi 3:3 Matthew 9:9; Matthew 26:55 (compare Matthew 5:1 Luke 4:20; Luke 5:3); Mark 14:18 Luke 18:35 John 2:14, etc.).
Greek856. aphedron -- a place of sitting apart, ie a privy, drain
... a place of sitting apart, ie a privy, drain. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: aphedron Phonetic Spelling: (af-ed-rone') Short Definition: a drain ...
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4892. sunedrion -- a sitting together, hence a council, spec. the ...
1476. hedraios -- sitting, steadfast
2516. kathezomai -- to sit down
2521. kathemai -- to be seated
2138a. euparedros -- constantly attendant
2523. kathizo -- to make to sit down, to sit down
1453. egeiro -- to waken, to raise up
4775. sugkathemai -- to sit together or with
3918a. paredreuo -- to sit constantly beside
Strong's Hebrew3429. Yosheb Bashshebeth -- "sitting in the seat," one of David's ...
Yosheb Bashshebeth. 3428, 3429. Yosheb Bashshebeth. 3430 . "sitting in the
seat," one of David's heroes. Transliteration: Yosheb Bashshebeth Phonetic Spelling ...
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3427. yashab -- to sit, remain, dwell
7257. rabats -- stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out
4186. moshab -- a seat, assembly, dwelling place, dwelling ...
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Of Sitting after Prayer.
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Sitting in Judgment Upon God.
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ThesaurusSitting (201 Occurrences)
... of work. "The carpenter saws, planes, and hews with his hand-adze, sitting on
the ground or upon the plank he is planning. The washerwoman ...
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Down-sitting (1 Occurrence)
Seat (256 Occurrences)
Passed (329 Occurrences)
Dressed (77 Occurrences)
Mighty (514 Occurrences)
Office (64 Occurrences)
Way-side (10 Occurrences)
Frightened (38 Occurrences)
Tax-office (3 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceSitting (201 Occurrences)
Matthew 4:16 the people sitting in darkness has seen a great light, and to those sitting in the country and shadow of death, to them has light sprung up.
Matthew 9:9 As Jesus passed by from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax collection office. He said to him, "Follow me." He got up and followed him.
Matthew 11:16 "But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions
Matthew 13:1 That same day Jesus had left the house and was sitting on the shore of the Lake,
Matthew 15:29 And Jesus having passed thence, came nigh unto the sea of Galilee, and having gone up to the mountain, he was sitting there,
Matthew 20:30 Behold, two blind men sitting by the road, when they heard that Jesus was passing by, cried out, "Lord, have mercy on us, you son of David!"
Matthew 21:5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.
Matthew 23:22 and he who did swear by the heaven, doth swear by the throne of God, and by Him who is sitting upon it.
Matthew 24:3 And as he was sitting upon the mount of Olives the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be, and what is the sign of thy coming and the completion of the age?
Matthew 26:20 Now when even was come, he was sitting at meat with the twelve disciples;
Matthew 26:55 Then said Jesus to the crowds, "Have you come out as if to fight with a robber, with swords and bludgeons to apprehend me? Day after day I have been sitting teaching in the Temple, and you did not arrest me.
Matthew 26:58 and Peter was following him afar off, unto the court of the chief priest, and having gone in within, he was sitting with the officers, to see the end.
Matthew 26:64 Jesus said to him, "You have said it. Nevertheless, I tell you, after this you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming on the clouds of the sky."
Matthew 26:69 Now Peter was sitting outside in the court, and a maid came to him, saying, "You were also with Jesus, the Galilean!"
Matthew 27:19 While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him."
Matthew 27:36 And sitting down they watched him there;
Matthew 27:61 Mary Magdalene was there, and the other Mary, sitting opposite the tomb.
Matthew 28:2 But to their amazement there had been a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord had descended from Heaven, and had come and rolled back the stone, and was sitting upon it.
Mark 2:6 But there were some of the scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts,
Mark 2:14 As he passed by, he saw Levi, the son of Alphaeus, sitting at the tax office, and he said to him, "Follow me." And he arose and followed him.
Mark 2:15 When He was sitting at table in Levi's house, a large number of tax-gatherers and notorious sinners were at table with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many such who habitually followed Him.
Mark 3:32 A multitude was sitting around him, and they told him, "Behold, your mother, your brothers, and your sisters are outside looking for you."
Mark 3:34 And, fixing His eyes on the people who were sitting round Him in a circle, He said,
Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting, clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were afraid.
Mark 6:22 When the daughter of Herodias herself came in and danced, she pleased Herod and those sitting with him. The king said to the young lady, "Ask me whatever you want, and I will give it to you."
Mark 9:35 Then sitting down He called the Twelve, and said to them, "If any one wishes to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
Mark 10:40 but as to sitting at my right hand or at my left, that is not mine to give: it will be for those for whom it is reserved."
Mark 10:46 They came to Jericho. As he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.
Mark 13:3 He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite to the Temple, when Peter, James, John, and Andrew, apart from the others asked Him,
Mark 14:54 Peter had followed him from a distance, until he came into the court of the high priest. He was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire.
Mark 14:62 Jesus said, "I am. You will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of the sky."
Mark 16:5 Entering into the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were amazed.
Luke 1:79 to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Luke 2:46 It happened after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them, and asking them questions.
Luke 5:17 It happened on one of those days, that he was teaching; and there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come out of every village of Galilee, Judea, and Jerusalem. The power of the Lord was with him to heal them.
Luke 5:27 After these things he went out, and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax office, and said to him, "Follow me!"
Luke 5:29 And Levi made him a great feast in his house: and there was a great multitude of publicans and of others that were sitting at meat with them.
Luke 7:32 They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.
Luke 7:37 And behold, a woman who was in the city, a sinner; and when she knew that he was sitting at meat in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster cruse of ointment,
Luke 8:35 People went out to see what had happened. They came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus' feet, clothed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.
Luke 10:13 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon which were done in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
Luke 14:31 Or what king, going on his way to engage in war with another king, does not, sitting down first, take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him coming against him with twenty thousand?
Luke 18:35 As Jesus came near to Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the way-side begging.
Luke 22:55 And when they had lighted a fire in the middle of the court and had seated themselves in a group round it, Peter was sitting among them,
Luke 22:56 when a maidservant saw him sitting by the fire, and, looking fixedly at him, she said, "This man also was with him."
Luke 22:69 but henceforth shall the Son of man be sitting on the right hand of the power of God.
John 2:14 He found in the temple those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, and the changers of money sitting.
John 4:6 and there was there a well of Jacob. Jesus therefore having been weary from the journeying, was sitting thus on the well; it was as it were the sixth hour;
John 6:3 and Jesus went up to the mount, and he was there sitting with his disciples,
John 6:11 Jesus took the loaves; and having given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to those who were sitting down; likewise also of the fish as much as they desired.
John 9:8 The neighbours therefore, and those who used to see him before, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that was sitting and begging?
John 11:20 Martha, however, as soon as she heard the tidings, "Jesus is coming," went to meet Him; but Mary remained sitting in the house.
John 12:15 "Don't be afraid, daughter of Zion. Behold, your King comes, sitting on a donkey's colt."
John 20:11 and Mary was standing near the tomb, weeping without; as she was weeping, then, she stooped down to the tomb, and beholdeth two messengers in white, sitting,
John 20:12 and she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Acts 2:2 Suddenly there came from the sky a sound like the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
Acts 3:10 they were knowing him also that this it was who for a kindness was sitting at the Beautiful gate of the temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what hath happened to him.
Acts 6:15 At once the eyes of all who were sitting in the Sanhedrin were fastened on him, and they saw his face looking just like the face of an angel.
Acts 8:28 He was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
Acts 12:21 And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them.
Acts 14:8 And a certain man in Lystra, impotent in the feet, was sitting, being lame from the womb of his mother -- who never had walked,
Acts 16:13 On the Sabbath we went beyond the city gate to the riverside, where we had reason to believe that there was a place for prayer; and sitting down we talked with the women who had come together.
Acts 20:9 and a youth of the name of Eutychus was sitting at the window. This lad, gradually sinking into deep sleep while Paul preached at unusual length, overcome at last by sleep, fell from the second floor and was taken up dead.
Acts 23:3 "Before long," exclaimed Paul, "God will strike you, you white-washed wall! Are you sitting there to judge me in accordance with the Law, and do you yourself actually break the Law by ordering me to be struck?"
Acts 25:6 And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought.
Acts 26:30 So the King rose, and the Governor, and Bernice, and those who were sitting with them;
1 Corinthians 8:10 For if a man sees you who have knowledge sitting in an idol's temple, won't his conscience, if he is weak, be emboldened to eat things sacrificed to idols?
1 Corinthians 14:30 But if a revelation is made to another sitting by, let the first keep silent.
Colossians 3:1 If therefore ye have been raised with the Christ, seek the things which are above, where the Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God:
James 4:11 Don't speak against one another, brothers. He who speaks against a brother and judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Revelation 3:21 "'To him who overcomes I will give the privilege of sitting down with Me on My throne, as I also have overcome and have sat down with My Father on His throne.
Revelation 4:2 Immediately I was in the Spirit. Behold, there was a throne set in heaven, and one sitting on the throne
Revelation 4:3 and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.
Revelation 4:4 Around the throne were twenty-four thrones. On the thrones were twenty-four elders sitting, dressed in white garments, with crowns of gold on their heads.
Revelation 4:9 and when the living creatures do give glory, and honour, and thanks, to Him who is sitting upon the throne, who is living to the ages of the ages,
Revelation 4:10 fall down do the twenty and four elders before Him who is sitting upon the throne, and bow before Him who is living to the ages of the ages, and they cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
Revelation 5:1 And I saw upon the right hand of Him who is sitting upon the throne a scroll, written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals;
Revelation 5:7 and he came and took the scroll out of the right hand of Him who is sitting upon the throne.
Revelation 5:13 and every creature that is in the heaven, and in the earth, and under the earth, and the things that are upon the sea, and the all things in them, heard I saying, 'To Him who is sitting upon the throne, and to the Lamb, 'is' the blessing, and the honour, and the glory, and the might -- to the ages of the ages!'
Revelation 6:2 and I saw, and lo, a white horse, and he who is sitting upon it is having a bow, and there was given to him a crown, and he went forth overcoming, and that he may overcome.
Revelation 6:4 and there went forth another horse -- red, and to him who is sitting upon it, there was given to him to take the peace from the land, and that one another they may slay, and there was given to him a great sword.
Revelation 6:5 And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, 'Come and behold!' and I saw, and lo, a black horse, and he who is sitting upon it is having a balance in his hand,
Revelation 6:8 and I saw, and lo, a pale horse, and he who is sitting upon him -- his name is Death, and Hades doth follow with him, and there was given to them authority to kill, (over the fourth part of the land,) with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and by the beasts of the land.
Revelation 6:16 and they say to the mountains and to the rocks, 'Fall upon us, and hide us from the face of Him who is sitting upon the throne, and from the anger of the Lamb,'
Revelation 7:10 and crying with a great voice, saying, 'The salvation 'is' to Him who is sitting upon the throne -- to our God, and to the Lamb!'
Revelation 7:15 For this reason they stand before the very throne of God, and render Him service, day after day and night after night, in His sanctuary, and He who is sitting upon the throne will shelter them in His tent.
Revelation 9:17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and those sitting upon them, having breastplates of fire, and jacinth, and brimstone; and the heads of the horses 'are' as heads of lions, and out of their mouths proceedeth fire, and smoke, and brimstone;
Revelation 11:16 and the twenty and four elders, who before God are sitting upon their thrones, did fall upon their faces, and did bow before God,
Revelation 14:14 I looked, and behold, a white cloud; and on the cloud one sitting like a son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
Revelation 14:15 and another messenger did come forth out of the sanctuary crying in a great voice to him who is sitting upon the cloud, 'Send forth thy sickle and reap, because come to thee hath the hour of reaping, because ripe hath been the harvest of the earth;'
Revelation 14:16 and he who is sitting upon the cloud did put forth his sickle upon the earth, and the earth was reaped.
Revelation 17:1 And there came one of the seven messengers, who were having the seven vials, and he spake with me, saying to me, 'Come, I will shew to thee the judgment of the great whore, who is sitting upon the many waters,
Revelation 17:3 He carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness. I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet-colored animal, full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns.
Revelation 19:4 And fall down did the elders -- the twenty and four -- and the four living creatures, and they did bow before God who is sitting upon the throne, saying, 'Amen, Alleluia.'
Revelation 19:11 And I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and one sitting on it, called Faithful and True, and he judges and makes war in righteousness.
Revelation 19:18 that ye may eat flesh of kings, and flesh of chiefs of thousands, and flesh of strong men, and flesh of horses, and of those sitting on them, and the flesh of all -- freemen and servants -- both small and great.'
Revelation 19:19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, having been gathered together to make war with him who is sitting upon the horse, and with his army;
Revelation 19:21 and the rest were killed with the sword of him who is sitting on the horse, which 'sword' is proceeding out of his mouth, and all the birds were filled out of their flesh.
Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and Him who is sitting upon it, from whose face the earth and the heaven did flee away, and place was not found for them;
Revelation 21:5 And He who is sitting upon the throne said, 'Lo, new I make all things; and He saith to me, 'Write, because these words are true and stedfast;'
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