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

2. (a. & n.) from Strain.

Greek
928. basanizo -- to torture
... Word Origin from basanos Definition to torture NASB Word Usage battered (1),
felt...tormented (1), pain (1), straining (1), torment (4), tormented (4). ...
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603. apokaradokia -- strained expectancy
... This intense expectation fosters to see Jesus -- portrayed as an Olympic
runner straining forward to the end-goal with "" (Ro 8:19)! ...
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4764. strenos -- insolent luxury
... delicacy, luxury. Akin to stereos; a "straining", "strenuousness" or "strength",
ie (figuratively) luxury (voluptuousness) -- delicacy. see GREEK stereos. ...
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417. anemos -- wind
... 45 Immediately and go ahead of Him to the other side to Bethsaida, while He Himself
was sending the crowd away. . . 48 Seeing them straining at the ...
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Library

And yet it is Perhaps Straining Too Far for those who do Believe ...
... IV."Apologetic Works. Chapter XVIII. And yet it is perhaps straining
too far for those who do believe that God´┐Ż And yet it is ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/chapter xviii and yet it.htm

Excerpts of Theodotus;
... It is accordingly a sign of the sanctifying of our invisible part, and of the straining
off from the new and spiritual creation of the unclean spirits that ...
/.../theodotus/excerpts of theodotus/excerpts of theodotus.htm

Holiness Demanded
... world through lust. No straining, no hacking at the text can alter it. There
it stands, whether men like it or not. There are some ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 50 1904/holiness demanded.htm

The Key-Note of a Choice Sonnet
... I might not be straining words if I were to say to many a sister in Christ here,
"Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 26 1880/the key-note of a choice.htm

The Resurrection
... No, while the affair was still ringing in their ears and their eyes were still
straining and their minds in turmoil, and while those who had put Him to death ...
/.../athanasius/on the incarnation of the word/chapter 5 the resurrection.htm

The Second Part.
... curiositie in lighter matters joyned with omission and neglect of greater, wise
in circumstance, and carelesse in substance, tithing mint, straining at gnats ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the second part.htm

The Heart of the Gospel
... A certain man who owned a vessel went down to the sea coast, and there he noticed
many hungry people straining their eyes toward the sea, watching for the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 32 1886/the heart of the gospel.htm

Composition and Style
... If some authors weaken the subjects of which they treat, by straining them into
certain soft and lascivious measures, we must not on that account judge that ...
/.../kleiser/the training of a public speaker/composition and style.htm

Death and Life in Christ
... our newness of life. What a rebuke this should be to those in modern times
who are ever straining after novelties. There may be ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 9 1863/death and life in christ.htm

The Ministry in Galilee --The New Lesson
... The question, however, implies official suspicion that Jesus was seeking to evade
payment, and exhibits further the straining of the relations between him and ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/iv the ministry in galileethe.htm

Thesaurus
Straining (4 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Straining (4 Occurrences). Matthew 23:24 You blind guides,
straining out the gnat while you gulp down the camel! (WEY YLT RSV). ...
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Strain (5 Occurrences)
... 15. (vi) To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.
16. (n.) The act of straining, or the state of being strained. 17. ...
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Strait (14 Occurrences)

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Labor (181 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) Any pang or distress. 6. (n.) The pitching or tossing of a vessel
which results in the straining of timbers and rigging. ...
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Gulp (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) A disgorging. Multi-Version Concordance Gulp (1 Occurrence). Matthew
23:24 You blind guides, straining out the gnat while you gulp down the camel! (WEY) ...
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Refining (8 Occurrences)
... in Malachi 3:3 both tsaraph and zaqaq are used (1 Chronicles 28:18; 1 Chronicles
29:4 Job 28:1). The same word in Isaiah 25:6 referred to the straining of wine ...
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Refiner (10 Occurrences)
... in Malachi 3:3 both tsaraph and zaqaq are used (1 Chronicles 28:18; 1 Chronicles
29:4 Job 28:1). The same word in Isaiah 25:6 referred to the straining of wine ...
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Bend (29 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To strain or move out of a straight line; to crook by straining; to make
crooked; to curve; to make ready for use by drawing into a curve; as, to bend ...
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Second (2060 Occurrences)
... Its absorbing interest is in events which were profoundly agitating Paul and the
Corinthians at the time, straining their relations to the point of rupture ...
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Straineth (1 Occurrence)

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Bible Concordance
Straining (4 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:24 You blind guides, straining out the gnat while you gulp down the camel!
(WEY YLT RSV)

Mark 6:48 Seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he would have passed by them,
(See NAS NIV)

Philippians 3:13 brethren, I do not reckon myself to have laid hold; and one thing -- the things behind indeed forgetting, and to the things before stretching forth --
(See RSV NIV)

Zechariah 6:7 and the strong ones have come forth, and they seek to go to walk up and down in the earth;' and he saith, 'Go, walk up and down in the earth;' and they walk up and down in the earth.
(See NIV)

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