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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Producing little or no crop; barren; unfruitful; unproductive; not fertile; as, sterile land; a sterile desert; a sterile year.

2. (a.) Incapable of reproduction; unfitted for reproduction of offspring; not able to germinate or bear fruit; unfruitful; as, a sterile flower, which bears only stamens.

3. (a.) Free from reproductive spores or germs; as, a sterile fluid.

4. (a.) Fig.: Barren of ideas; destitute of sentiment; as, a sterile production or author.

4723. steira -- barren
... barren. A contraction from stereos (as stiff and unnatural); "sterile" -- barren.
see GREEK stereos. (steira) -- 4 Occurrences. (steirai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
// - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
6135. aqar -- barren
... sterile male or barren woman. From aqar; sterile (as if extirpated in the generative
organs) -- (X male or female) barren (woman). see HEBREW aqar. 6134, 6135 ...
/hebrew/6135.htm - 6k

1565. galmud -- hard, barren
... desolate, solitary. Probably by prolonged from galam; sterile (as wrapped up too
hard); figuratively, desolate -- desolate, solitary. see HEBREW galam. ...
/hebrew/1565.htm - 6k

6160. arabah -- a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley ...
... From arab (in the sense of sterility); a desert; especially (with the article prefix)
the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the ...
/hebrew/6160.htm - 6k

3521. Kabul -- a city in Asher, also a region in Galilee
... Cabul. From the same as kebel in the sense of limitation; sterile; Cabul, the name
of two places in Palestine -- Cabul. see HEBREW kebel. 3520, 3521. ...
/hebrew/3521.htm - 6k


Whether it is Allowable for a Menstruous Wife to Ask for the ...
... Reply to Objection 3: As long as a woman is subject to the menses it cannot
be certain that she is sterile. For some are sterile ...
/.../ theologica/whether it is allowable for.htm

Whether the Reason Can be Overcome by a Passion, against Its ...
... whoever knows the universal, knows also the particular which he knows to be contained
in the universal: thus who knows that every mule is sterile, knows that ...
// theologica/whether the reason can be.htm

To Daniella of Orvieto Clothed with the Habit of St. Dominic
... those for whom we were praying, and none in another, who was also a servant of God"
but thou didst seem to see him with his mind abased and sterile"do not ...
/.../benincasa/letters of catherine benincasa/to daniella of orvieto clothed.htm

Thoughts on Mind and on Style
... when they are presented with propositions of which they understand nothing, and
the way to which is through definitions and axioms so sterile, and which they ...
// i thoughts on mind.htm

Following Hard after God
... The doctrine of justification by faith"a Biblical truth, and a blessed relief from
sterile legalism and unavailing self-effort"has in our time fallen into ...
/...// pursuit of god/i following hard after god.htm

Jesus Christ, the Divine Teacher of Prayer (Continued)
... In Christ's teaching, prayer isno sterile, vain performance, not a mere rite, a
form, but a request for an answer, a plea to gain, the seeking of a great good ...
/.../bounds/the reality of prayer/vi jesus christ the divine.htm

... He was surprised, says Washington Irving, at the verdure and fertility of the country,
having expected to find it more parched and sterile as he approached the ...
// last/chapter iii trinidad.htm

The Holy Spirit and Prayer
... The marvelous facts of Christ's life told by hearts unanointed by the Holy Spirit
will be dry and sterile, or "like a story told by an idiot, full of sound and ...
/.../bounds/the reality of prayer/xiii the holy spirit and.htm

A New Venture
... The effort was, however, sterile so far as women were concerned, and Pastor Hsi
knew the impossibility of establishing upon a solid basis a work which left ...
/.../cable/the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter iii a new venture.htm

The Silence of God
... Augustin was going to live nine years at Carthage"nine years that he squandered
in obscure tasks, in disputes sterile or unfortunate for himself and others ...
// augustin/v the silence of god.htm

Sterile (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Producing little or no crop; barren; unfruitful; unproductive; not
fertile; as, sterile land; a sterile desert; a sterile year. ...
/s/sterile.htm - 7k

Barren (44 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (a.) Incapable of producing offspring; producing
no young; sterile; -- said of women and female animals. ...
/b/barren.htm - 23k

Sterility (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The quality or condition of being sterile. 2. (n.) Quality of being sterile;
infecundity; also, the state of being free from germs or spores. ...
/s/sterility.htm - 7k

Jeshimon (6 Occurrences)
... This is the bare and sterile land, saturated with salt, lying on each side of the
Jordan North of the Dead Sea, where for miles practically no vegetable life ...
/j/jeshimon.htm - 11k

Barrenness (3 Occurrences)
... bar'-en-nes tsiyah; melehah; shakhol; `aqar; steiros; argos): (1) Of land that bears
no crop, either (a) because it is naturally poor and sterile: tsiyah "dry ...
/b/barrenness.htm - 10k

Unfruitful (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not producing fruit or offspring; unproductive;
infertile; barren; sterile; as, an unfruitful tree or animal; unfruitful soil ...
/u/unfruitful.htm - 9k

Worker (36 Occurrences)
... worker in brass. 2. (n.) One of the neuter, or sterile, individuals of the
social ants, bees, and white ants. The workers are generally ...
/w/worker.htm - 20k

Impoverish (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To exhaust the strength, richness, or fertility of; to make sterile; as,
to impoverish land. Multi-Version Concordance Impoverish (3 Occurrences). ...
/i/impoverish.htm - 7k

Impotent (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Wanting the power of procreation; unable to copulate; also, sometimes, sterile;
barren. 4. (n.) One who is impotent. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/i/impotent.htm - 9k

Poor (276 Occurrences)
... poor lodgings. 7. (superl.) Destitute of fertility; exhausted; barren; sterile; --
said of land; as, poor soil. 8. (superl.) Destitute ...
/p/poor.htm - 60k

Bible Concordance
Sterile (3 Occurrences)

Judges 13:2 There was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and didn't bear.
(See NIV)

Judges 13:3 The angel of Yahweh appeared to the woman, and said to her, "See now, you are barren, and don't bear; but you shall conceive, and bear a son.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 2:19 And the men of the city say unto Elisha, 'Lo, we pray thee, the site of the city 'is' good, as my lord seeth, and the waters 'are' bad, and the earth sterile.'



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