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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.

2. (v. t.) To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.

3. (v. i.) To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.

4. (v. i.) To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.

5. (v. i.) To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses.

6. (v. i.) To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense.

7. (n.) The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.

8. (n.) Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.

9. (n.) Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose.

2885. kosmeo -- to order, arrange
... adorn, garnish, trim. From kosmos; to put in proper order, ie Decorate (literally
or figuratively); specially, to snuff (a wick) -- adorn, garnish, trim. ...
// - 7k
Strong's Hebrew
4289. machtah -- a fireholder, censer, snuff dish
... 4288, 4289. machtah. 4290 . a fireholder, censer, snuff dish. Transliteration:
machtah Phonetic Spelling: (makh-taw') Short Definition: firepans. ...
/hebrew/4289.htm - 6k

5301. naphach -- to breathe, blow
... blow, breath, give up, cause to lose life, seething, snuff. A primitive root;
to puff, in various applications (literally, to inflate ...
/hebrew/5301.htm - 6k

7602. sha'aph -- to gasp, pant, pant after, long for
... desire earnestly, devour, haste, pant, snuff up, swallow up A primitive root;
to inhale eagerly; figuratively, to cover; by implication ...
/hebrew/7602.htm - 5k


To the Rev. A. Brandram
... He was then silent for a minute, and his better nature overcoming his angry
feelings he produced a snuff-box and offered it to me. ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 3.htm

Evil Habits and Injurious Indulgences.
... One of them was fashionably dressed, while the other was uncommonly plain in her
apparel. The lady in the plain dress was addicted to the habit of using snuff. ...
// gospel day /chapter xiv evil habits and.htm

The Church of Christ
... May God take away some of the worldly cares, and snuff the candles a little!
You know there were snuffers and snuffer-trays provided ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the church of christ.htm

Napoleon Bonaparte.
... justify the inference that Napoleon was a true Christian, as his American biographer
seems to think, who very deservedly was honored with a golden snuff-box by ...
// person of christ/napoleon bonaparte.htm

The Power of the Holy Ghost
... sea to boil like a pot, that one would think the deep were hoary; as for Behemoth,
who drinketh up Jordan at a draught, and boasteth that he can snuff up rivers ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the power of the holy.htm

Degrees of Sin
... The snuffers of the tabernacle were of pure gold: they who reprove and snuff the
vices of others, had need themselves be free from those sins. ...
// ten commandments/3 2 degrees of sin.htm

Private Property and the Common Good
... anticipation. To Jesus the fat farmer was a tragic comedy. In the first place,
an unseen hand was waiting to snuff out his candle. To ...
/.../the social principles of jesus/chapter viii private property and.htm

The Joy of the Lord, the Strength of his People
... is once quickened by the eternal Spirit, it can no more fill itself with worldly
mirth, or even with the common enjoyments of life than can a man snuff up wind ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/the joy of the lord.htm

The Life of Mr. William Vetch.
... and then advised the Duchess to keep him all night; and likewise knowing that when
he first awaked in the morning, he usually called for his snuff, they hired ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr william 3.htm

Our Lord's Prayer for his People's Sanctification
... they were greater, like the altar, and the holy table, and the ark of the covenant,
or whether they were of less degree, like the bowls and the snuff-dishes of ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 32 1886/our lords prayer for his.htm

Snuff (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the
snuff of. ... Multi-Version Concordance Snuff (6 Occurrences). ...
/s/snuff.htm - 8k

Snuff-trays (3 Occurrences)
Snuff-trays. Snuffs, Snuff-trays. So . Multi-Version Concordance
Snuff-trays (3 Occurrences). Exodus 25:38 and the snuffers ...
/s/snuff-trays.htm - 7k

Snuff-dishes (3 Occurrences)
Snuff-dishes. Snuffdishes, Snuff-dishes. Snuffed . Multi-Version
Concordance Snuff-dishes (3 Occurrences). Exodus 25 ...
/s/snuff-dishes.htm - 7k

Snuffers (8 Occurrences)
... (n. pl.) An instrument for cropping and holding the snuff of a candle. Int. ... Exodus
25:38 Its snuffers and its snuff dishes shall be of pure gold. ...
/s/snuffers.htm - 11k

Trimmers (8 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Trimmers (8 Occurrences). Exodus 25:38 Its snuffers
and its snuff dishes shall be of pure gold. (See NIV). ...
/t/trimmers.htm - 8k

Dishes (18 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Exodus 25:38 Its snuffers and its
snuff dishes shall be of pure gold. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT). ...
/d/dishes.htm - 12k

Snuffdishes (3 Occurrences)

/s/snuffdishes.htm - 9k

Wick (10 Occurrences)
... victory. (WEY NAS RSV NIV). Exodus 37:23 He made its seven lamps, and its
snuffers, and its snuff dishes, of pure gold. (See NIV). ...
/w/wick.htm - 9k

Firepan (2 Occurrences)
... (Exodus 27:3; 38:3), one of the vessels of the temple service (rendered
"snuff-dish" Exodus 25:38; 37:23; and "censer" Leviticus 10:1; 16:12). ...
/f/firepan.htm - 9k

Dipping (4 Occurrences)
... brass, by dipping it in acids, etc. 6. (n.) The practice of taking snuff by rubbing
the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff. ...
/d/dipping.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Snuff (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:20 He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a smoking flax, until he leads justice to victory.
(See NIV)

Exodus 25:38 Its snuffers and its snuff dishes shall be of pure gold.

Exodus 37:23 He made its seven lamps, and its snuffers, and its snuff dishes, of pure gold.

Numbers 4:9 "They shall take a blue cloth, and cover the lampstand of the light, and its lamps, and its snuffers, and its snuff dishes, and all its oil vessels, with which they minister to it.

Isaiah 42:3 He will not let a crushed stem be quite broken, and he will not let a feebly burning light be put out: he will go on sending out the true word to the peoples.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 14:6 And the wild asses did stand in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons; their eyes did fail, because there was no grass.
(Root in KJV DBY WBS)



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