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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sting.

2. (a.) Piercing, or capable of piercing, with a sting; inflicting acute pain as if with a sting, goad, or pointed weapon; pungent; biting; as, stinging cold; a stinging rebuke.

2971. konops -- a gnat
... gnat. Apparently a derivative of the base of kentron and a derivative of optanomai;
a mosquito (from its stinging proboscis) -- gnat. see GREEK kentron. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5636. sirpad -- nettle (a desert plant)
... brier. From caraph; a nettle (as stinging like a burn) -- brier. see HEBREW
caraph. 5635, 5636. sirpad. 5637 . Strong's Numbers.
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2070. zebub -- a fly
... fly. From an unused root (meaning to flit); a fly (especially one of a stinging
nature) -- fly. 2069, 2070. zebub. 2071 . Strong's Numbers.
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6880. tsirah -- hornets
... hornets (1). hornet. From tsara'; a wasp (as stinging) -- hornet. see HEBREW
tsara'. 6879, 6880. tsirah. 6881 . Strong's Numbers.
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On the Physical Basis of Life.
... You are doubtless aware that the common nettle owes its stinging property to the
innumerable stiff and needle-like, though exquisitely delicate, hairs which ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/vii on the physical basis.htm

The Holy Communion.
... Can he not leave us alone? Let him talk to us of other matters; let him preach
to us some real stinging gospel truth, and make us wince. ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/xxxix the holy communion.htm

What the Flowers Say.
... your love. Some children are regular stinging nettles in a home, or a
school. They always make people uncomfortable. They sting ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon lxi what the flowers.htm

Literary Expressions
... A step was at her heels. A stifling sensation of pain and suspense. A stinging wind
swept the woods. ... A subtle emphasis of scorn. A sudden and stinging delight. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section vii literary expressions.htm

Of Creation in General.
... of itself, would be full of torment, as soon as it was shut up in the first forms
of its life, in its own astringency, sourness, and stinging bitterness: so ...
/.../law/an appeal to all that doubt/of creation in general.htm

On Genesis.
... And let Dan become a serpent by the way, lying on the path, stinging the horse's
heel; and the horseman shall fall backward, waiting for the salvation of the ...
/.../hippolytus/the extant works and fragments of hippolytus/on genesis.htm

Preface by the Translator.
... style to the English reader, is not liable to these objections; and yet, in the
variety of its themes, the clearness of its exposition, the stinging force of ...
/.../preface by the translator.htm

Jacob and Doubting Souls --A Parallel
... If they see any passage of Scripture that appears to frown upon them, they retain
that in their memory, and they keep on stinging themselves with it, often ...
/.../spurgeons sermons volume 42 1896/jacob and doubting soulsa parallel.htm

Asking and Receiving
... If the father loves his son it would be utterly inconsistent with his nature to
give his child a stone, or a snake, or a stinging scorpion instead of bread. ...
/.../anderson/prayer availeth much/chapter 10 asking and receiving.htm

The Tears of the Penitent.
... obligations; the fatal necessity which drags sin after sin, and summons up murder
to hide, if it be possible, the foul form of adultery; the stinging rebuke in ...
/.../maclaren/the life of david/xiii the tears of the penitent.htm

Stinging (1 Occurrence)
... a.) Piercing, or capable of piercing, with a sting; inflicting acute pain as if
with a sting, goad, or pointed weapon; pungent; biting; as, stinging cold; a ...
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Sting (5 Occurrences)
... reproach. 4. (n.) The thrust of a sting into the flesh; the act of stinging;
a wound inflicted by stinging. 5. (n.) A goad; incitement. ...
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Scorpion (6 Occurrences)
... akrides) like war-horses with crowns of gold, with the faces of men, hair of women,
teeth of lions, breastplates of iron, and with stinging tails like scorpions ...
/s/scorpion.htm - 13k

Venom (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The poisonous fluid excreted by snakes,
scorpions, spiders and bees by biting or stinging. 2. (n ...
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Keen (3 Occurrences)
... keen features. 3. (superl.) Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging;
severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm. 4. (superl.) Piercing ...
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Nettles (5 Occurrences)
... wild vetches"); the translation "nettles" is due to the supposed derivations of
charul from an (obsolete) charal, meaning "to be sharp" or "stinging," but a ...
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Nettle (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp hairs containing
a poison that produces a stinging sensation. Urtica ...
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Gnat (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Only in Matthew 23:24, a small two-winged stinging
fly of the genus Culex, which includes mosquitoes. ...
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... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Any one of numerous species of stinging
hymenopterous insects, esp. any of the numerous species of ...
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Prick (2 Occurrences)
... a skewer. 2. (n.) The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked;
a sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse. 3. (n.) A ...
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Bible Concordance
Stinging (1 Occurrence)

Ezekiel 5:15 So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, an instruction and an astonishment, to the nations that are around you, when I shall execute judgments on you in anger and in wrath, and in wrathful rebukes; (I, Yahweh, have spoken it;)
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