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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The black tern.

2. (superl.) Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a stern resolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.

3. (n.) The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.

4. (n.) The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.

5. (v. t.) Fig.: The post of management or direction.

6. (n.) The hinder part of anything.

7. (n.) The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.

8. (a.) Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.

4403. prumna -- the stern (of a ship)
... the stern (of a ship). Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: prumna Phonetic
Spelling: (proom'-nah) Short Definition: the stern of a ship Definition ...
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4642. skleros -- hard, rough
... hard, rough. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: skleros Phonetic Spelling:
(sklay-ros') Short Definition: hard, violent, harsh, stern Definition: hard ...
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2048. eremos -- solitary, desolate
... for shepherds and their flocks. Hepworth Dixon () says, 'Even in the
wilderness nature is not so stern as man. Here and there, in ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5802. Azbuq -- an Israelite
... NASB Word Usage Azbuk (1). Azbuk. From az and the root of buwqah; stern depopulator;
Azbuk, an Israelite -- Azbuk. see HEBREW az. see HEBREW buwqah. 5801, 5802 ...
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5797. oz -- strength, might
... Word Origin from azaz Definition strength, might NASB Word Usage fortress* (1),
loud (1), might (3), mighty (4), power (12), stern (1), strength (53), strong ...
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5803. Azgad -- "Gad is mighty," an Israelite name
... name NASB Word Usage Azgad (4). Azgad. From az and gad; stern troop; Azgad, an
Israelite -- Azgad. see HEBREW az. see HEBREW gad. 5802, 5803. Azgad. 5804 . ...
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The Voice of Stern Rebuke
... Prophets of the Northern Kingdom Chapter 10 The Voice of Stern Rebuke.
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 17:8-24; 28:1-19.] For a ...
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... And as the sage looked down on that well- ordered camp, he seems to have forgotten
for a moment that every man therein was a stern and practised warrior. ...
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Whether the Philosopher Suitably Assigns the Species of Anger?
... iv, 5) where he says that some angry persons are "choleric," some "sullen," and
some "ill-tempered" or "stern." According to him, a person is said to be "sullen ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the philosopher suitably assigns.htm

Ahab and Micaiah
... because He is, it is absolutely necessary that what comes from Him, and is the reflex
and cast, so to speak, of His character, should be in stern and continual ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/ahab and micaiah.htm

God's Curse on Sin.
... Now, inasmuch as your early years are the seed-time of your life, these stern reminders
that if you sow any sin in your soul you will some day reap its curse ...
// at rugby/xiv gods curse on sin.htm

The Meek and Lowly One
... A Christian man will often feel him self called to bear most solemn and stern witness
against the error of his times, But Christ's mission, although it ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the meek and lowly one.htm

... as symbolic of the divine love for Israel, which refuses to be defeated, but will
seek to recover the people, though it be through the stern discipline of ...
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Hymn for those who Fast
... There, vowed to abstinence, he grew To manhood, and with stern disdain He turned
from meat and drink, until He saw night's shadow fall again; And locusts and ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/vii hymn for those who.htm

The Great Suit: Jehovah Versus Judah
... No rational answer to that stern 'Why?' is possible. ... Repentance and cleansing of
life come first. But these stern requirements, if taken alone, kindle despair. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the great suit jehovah versus.htm

The Eclipse and Rediscovery of the Old Testament
... From the law, the prophets, and the book of Proverbs they drew their stern spirit
of justice, their zeal for righteousness, and their uncompromising ...
/.../i the eclipse and rediscovery.htm

Stern (8 Occurrences)
... of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging;
unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a stern resolve; a ...
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Stern-faced (1 Occurrence)
Stern-faced. Stern, Stern-faced. Sternly . Multi-Version Concordance
Stern-faced (1 Occurrence). Daniel 8:23 In the ...
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Sternly (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a stern manner. ... And assuming a stern tone Jesus
said to them, "Be careful to let no one know." (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Gallery (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship,
and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels ...
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Cushion (3 Occurrences)
... it was one of the customary furnishings of the boat, and it was probably similar
to the cushion placed for the comfort of passengers in the stern of modern ...
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Aground (5 Occurrences)
... Acts 27:29 Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go four
anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight. (WEB NAS). ...
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Joab (128 Occurrences)
... His rebuke of David's great grief over Absalom's death can only be characterized
as just; he is the stern warrior who, after being once merciful and forgiving ...
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Drunkenness (10 Occurrences)
... 1. In the Old Testament: In the Old Testament, intemperance is most repugnant to
the stern ethical rigorism of the prophets, as well as to the more utilitarian ...
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Run (147 Occurrences)
... a sheep run. 61. (n.) The aftermost part of a vessel's hull where it narrows
toward the stern, under the quarter. 62. (n.) The distance ...
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Boats (11 Occurrences)
... In the boat on which Jesus and the disciples were crossing the Lake after the feeding
of the 5,000, Jesus was in the stern "asleep on the cushion" (Mark 4:38 ...
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Bible Concordance
Stern (8 Occurrences)

Matthew 9:30 Then their eyes were opened. And assuming a stern tone Jesus said to them, "Be careful to let no one know."

Mark 4:38 He himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion, and they woke him up, and told him, "Teacher, don't you care that we are dying?"

Acts 27:29 Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight.

Acts 27:41 But coming to a place where two seas met, they ran the vessel aground. The bow struck and remained immovable, but the stern began to break up by the violence of the waves.

Deuteronomy 28:50 a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,
(See RSV)

Proverbs 15:10 There is stern discipline for one who forsakes the way: whoever hates reproof shall die.

Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise man? and to whom is the sense of anything clear? A man's wisdom makes his face shining, and his hard face will be changed.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 21:2 A vision of fear comes before my eyes; the worker of deceit goes on in his false way, and the waster goes on making waste. Up! Elam; to the attack! Media; I have put an end to her sorrow.
(See RSV)



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