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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To draw air audibly up the nose; to snuff; -- sometimes done as a gesture of suspicion, offense, or contempt.

2. (v. t.) To draw in with the breath through the nose; as, to sniff the air of the country.

3. (v. t.) To perceive as by sniffing; to snuff, to scent; to smell; as, to sniff danger.

4. (n.) The act of sniffing; perception by sniffing; that which is taken by sniffing; as, a sniff of air.

Strong's Hebrew
5301. naphach -- to breathe, blow
... to breathe, blow NASB Word Usage blow (3), blows (1), boiling (2), breathe (1),
breathed (1), breathing is labored* (1), disdainfully sniff (1), lose (1 ...
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"We must Increase, but I must Decrease. "
... It is said that cattle, sick and harried with the voyage across the Atlantic, will
show signs of revival as they sniff the first land breezes laden with the ...
// the baptist/ix we must increase but.htm

The Terror by Night
... listened. Nearer and nearer came the rustling of the bushes, and every little
while he could hear an animal sniff the air. Finally ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/the terror by night.htm

Christ's Authority to Forgive
... Nobody came crowding to them, nor hung on their lips. Professional jealousy has
often a great deal to do in helping zeal for truth to sniff out heresy. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/christs authority to forgive.htm

Drawing Nearer to the Storm
... Why he is introduced here, as if a stranger, we cannot tell, and it is useless to
guess, and absurd to sniff suspicion of genuineness in the peculiarity. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/drawing nearer to the storm.htm

In Him: Like Him
... Why, it becomes to them a thing of contempt. They sniff at it. It is so much dung
and sweepings of the street to them, and so it ought to be. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 29 1883/in him like him.htm

The Destroyer Destroyed
... cannot endure. You may tell the devil, "Oh! but I prayed so many times."
He will sniff at your prayers. You may tell him, "Ah! but ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/the destroyer destroyed.htm

The Fainting Warrior
... to escape? Am I always to have this dead man chained to my back, and sniff
the pestiferous exhalations of his putrid body? No, no ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the fainting warrior.htm

The Political Constitution of Egypt
... He is approached, moreover, as a god is approached, with downcast eyes, and head
or back bent; they "sniff the earth" before him, they veil their faces with ...
/.../chapter ithe political constitution of.htm

Sniff (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To draw in with the breath through the nose; as, to sniff the air of
the country. ... Multi-Version Concordance Sniff (1 Occurrence). ...
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Snuff (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff. ... 7.
(n.) The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff. ...
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Nose (23 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as,
to nose a prayer. 7. (vi) To smell; to sniff; to scent. ...
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Sniffed (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Sniff. Multi-Version Concordance
Sniffed (1 Occurrence). Malachi 1:13 You say also,'Behold ...
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Sneezings (1 Occurrence)

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Sniffing (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sniff. 2. (n.) A rapid respiratory act, in which the
mouth is kept shut and the air drawn in through the nose. ...
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Bible Concordance
Sniff (1 Occurrence)

Malachi 1:13 You say also,'Behold, what a weariness it is!' and you have sniffed at it," says Yahweh of Armies; "and you have brought that which was taken by violence, the lame, and the sick; thus you bring the offering. Should I accept this at your hand?" says Yahweh.



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