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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth; the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body.

2. (n.) Hence, outward or external appearance.

3. (n.) A magnitude that has length and breadth without thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical surface.

4. (n.) That part of the side which is terminated by the flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion.

5. (v. t.) To give a surface to; especially, to cause to have a smooth or plain surface; to make smooth or plain.

6. (v. t.) To work over the surface or soil of, as ground, in hunting for gold.

5559. chros -- the surface of the body, skin
... the surface of the body, skin. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
chros Phonetic Spelling: (khroce) Short Definition: the skin Definition: the skin ...
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4109. plax -- anything flat and broad, hence a flat stone
... broad, hence a flat stone. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: plax
Phonetic Spelling: (plax) Short Definition: a tablet, flat surface Definition: a ...
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4383. prosopon -- the face
... face. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: prosopon Phonetic Spelling:
(pros'-o-pon) Short Definition: the face, countenance, surface Definition: the ...
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2116. euthuno -- to make straight
... Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-thoo'-no) Short Definition: I make straight, guide, steer
Definition: (a) I make straight (of the direction, not the surface, of a road ...
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4028. perikalupto -- to cover around
... blindfold, cover, overlay. From peri and kalupto; to cover all around, ie Entirely
(the face, a surface) -- blindfold, cover, overlay. see GREEK peri. ...
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5567. psallo -- to pull, twitch, twang, play, sing
... Probably strengthened from psao (to rub or touch the surface; compare psocho); to
twitch or twang, ie To play on a stringed instrument (celebrate the divine ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6706. tsachiach -- a shining or glaring surface
... 6705, 6706. tsachiach. 6707 . a shining or glaring surface. Transliteration:
tsachiach Phonetic Spelling: (tsekh-ee'-akh) Short Definition: bare. ...
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7549. raqia -- an extended surface, expanse
... 7548, 7549. raqia. 7550 . an extended surface, expanse. Transliteration: raqia
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-kee'-ah) Short Definition: expanse. ...
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3330b. yatsia -- flat surface
... flat surface. Transliteration: yatsia Short Definition: stories. Word Origin from
yatsa Definition flat surface NASB Word Usage stories (2), story (1). ...
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5869. ayin -- an eye
... 1), see (1), see* (1), seem (1), seemed* (1), selfish* (1), sight (277), sight*
(1), sleep* (1), sparkles* (1), sparkling (1), spring (1), surface (4), think (2 ...
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3331. yatsa -- to lay, spread
... make one's bed, lie, spread. A primitive root; to strew as a surface -- make (one's)
bed, X lie, spread. 3330b, 3331. yatsa. 3332 . Strong's Numbers.
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8414. tohu -- formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
... From an unused root meaning to lie waste; a desolation (of surface), ie Desert;
figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain -- confusion, empty place ...
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4556. mispachath -- scab
... scab. From caphach; scruf (as spreading over the surface) -- scab. see HEBREW
caphach. 4555, 4556. mispachath. 4557 . Strong's Numbers.
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7023. qir -- a wall
... derivation Definition a wall NASB Word Usage ceiling (1), ceiling* (1), city (1),
male* (6), masons* (1), Oh (1), side (2), sides (3), surface (1), wall (41 ...
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2564. chemar -- bitumen, asphalt
... slimepit. From chamar; bitumen (as rising to the surface) -- slime(-pit). see HEBREW
chamar. 2563c, 2564. chemar. 2565 . Strong's Numbers.
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4548. masmer -- a nail
... masmrah (Eccles. 12:11) {mas-mer-aw'}; from camar; a peg (as bristling from
the surface) -- nail. see HEBREW camar. 4547, 4548. masmer ...
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Wondrous Depth of Thy Words! Whose Surface, Behold! is Before Us.. ...
... Book XII Chapter XIV Wondrous depth of Thy words! whose surface, behold! is
before us� Wondrous depth of Thy words! whose surface, behold! ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xiv wondrous depth of.htm

The Perennial Freshness of the Bible Bears Witness to Its Divine ...
... Man is only able to deal with surface things, hence he cares only about surface
appearances; consequently, whatever man has to say lies upon the surface of his ...
/.../the divine inspiration of the bible/chapter two the perennial freshness.htm

Geological Contemporaneity and Persistent Types of Life.
... Allied with geology, palaeontology has established two laws of inestimable importance:
the first, that one and the same area of the earth's surface has been ...
/.../x geological contemporaneity and persistent.htm

Hollow Laughter, Solid Joy
... us not forget that, while His joy filled His soul to the brim, He was 'acquainted
with grief'; and let us not wonder if the strange surface contradiction is ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/hollow laughter solid joy.htm

Soul-Healing First: Body-Healing Second
... this story now, not for the sake of dealing with the mere miraculous event, but
in order to draw the important lessons from it which lie upon its very surface. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture b/soul-healing first body-healing second.htm

Sheep among Wolves
... There are the domestic ties, there are the associations of commerce and neighbourhood,
there are surface identities of opinion about many important things. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture st john chaps xv to xxi/sheep among wolves.htm

"Love and I" --A Mystery
... I am, however, comforted by this fact, that these subjects are so fruitful that
even we who can only scratch the surface of them shall yet get a harvest from ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 28 1882/love and ia mystery.htm

Teaching Three Things in one Action.
... Three things the Master was doing. The teaching about humility lies on the surface,
within easy reach. ... The humility teaching is out on the surface. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/teaching three things in one.htm

The Way to the City
... On the surface this seems to be merely a piece of homely, practical sagacity, conjoined
with one of the bitter things which Ecclesiastes is fond of saying ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the way to the city.htm

Naaman's Wrath
... its power. My only purpose in this sermon is to bring out two or three
of these as lying on the surface of the story before us. I ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/naamans wrath.htm

Surface (71 Occurrences)
... esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the
earth; the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body. ...
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Plane (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Any tree of the genus Platanus. 2. (a.) Without elevations or depressions;
even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface. ...
/p/plane.htm - 10k

Table (125 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A smooth, flat surface, like the side
of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. ...
/t/table.htm - 62k

Float (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) Anything which floats or rests on the surface of a fluid, as to sustain
weight, or to indicate the height of the surface, or mark the place of ...
/f/float.htm - 10k

Level (31 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is
perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of ...
/l/level.htm - 19k

Land (19790 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to water as constituting
a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight ...
/l/land.htm - 21k

On (40792 Occurrences)
... 2. (prep.) At, or in contact with, the surface or upper part of a thing, and supported
by it; placed or lying in contact with the surface; as, the book lies on ...
/o/on.htm - 17k

Ground (538 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Grind. 2. (n.) The surface of the earth;
the outer crust of the globe, or some indefinite portion of it. ...
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Rub (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with
pressure and friction, especially to the action of something moving back ...
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Scrape (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To rub over the surface of (something) with a sharp or rough instrument;
to rub over with something that roughens by removing portions of the surface...
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Bible Concordance
Surface (71 Occurrences)

Luke 21:35 For it will come like a snare on all those who dwell on the surface of all the earth.

Acts 17:26 He made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the surface of the earth, having determined appointed seasons, and the boundaries of their dwellings,

Genesis 1:2 Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Genesis 1:29 God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food.

Genesis 2:6 but a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole surface of the ground.

Genesis 4:14 Behold, you have driven me out this day from the surface of the ground. I will be hidden from your face, and I will be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth. It will happen that whoever finds me will kill me."

Genesis 6:1 It happened, when men began to multiply on the surface of the ground, and daughters were born to them,

Genesis 6:7 Yahweh said, "I will destroy man whom I have created from the surface of the ground; man, along with animals, creeping things, and birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Genesis 7:3 Also of the birds of the sky, seven and seven, male and female, to keep seed alive on the surface of all the earth.

Genesis 7:4 In seven days, I will cause it to rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights. Every living thing that I have made, I will destroy from the surface of the ground."

Genesis 7:18 The waters prevailed, and increased greatly on the earth; and the ship floated on the surface of the waters.

Genesis 7:23 Every living thing was destroyed that was on the surface of the ground, including man, livestock, creeping things, and birds of the sky. They were destroyed from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ship.

Genesis 8:8 He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from the surface of the ground,

Genesis 8:9 but the dove found no place to rest her foot, and she returned to him into the ship; for the waters were on the surface of the whole earth. He put forth his hand, and took her, and brought her to him into the ship.

Genesis 8:13 It happened in the six hundred first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from the earth. Noah removed the covering of the ship, and looked. He saw that the surface of the ground was dried.

Genesis 11:4 They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."

Genesis 11:8 So Yahweh scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.

Genesis 11:9 Therefore its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused the language of all the earth. From there, Yahweh scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.

Genesis 41:56 The famine was over all the surface of the earth. Joseph opened all the store houses, and sold to the Egyptians. The famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 10:5 and they shall cover the surface of the earth, so that one won't be able to see the earth. They shall eat the residue of that which has escaped, which remains to you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which grows for you out of the field.

Exodus 10:15 For they covered the surface of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened, and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left. There remained nothing green, either tree or herb of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

Exodus 16:14 When the dew that lay had gone, behold, on the surface of the wilderness was a small round thing, small as the frost on the ground.

Exodus 32:12 Why should the Egyptians speak, saying,'He brought them forth for evil, to kill them in the mountains, and to consume them from the surface of the earth?' Turn from your fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against your people.

Exodus 32:20 He took the calf which they had made, and burnt it with fire, ground it to powder, and scattered it on the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
(See NAS)

Exodus 33:16 For how would people know that I have found favor in your sight, I and your people? Isn't it in that you go with us, so that we are separated, I and your people, from all the people who are on the surface of the earth?"

Leviticus 14:37 And when he looketh on the plague, and behold, the plague is in the walls of the house, greenish or reddish hollows, and their look is deeper than the surface of the wall,

Numbers 11:31 A wind from Yahweh went out and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, about a day's journey on this side, and a day's journey on the other side, around the camp, and about two cubits above the surface of the earth.

Numbers 12:3 Now the man Moses was very humble, above all the men who were on the surface of the earth.

Numbers 21:20 and from Bamoth to the valley that is in the fields of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, which looks over the surface of the waste.

Numbers 22:5 He sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is by the River, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, "Behold, there is a people who came out from Egypt. Behold, they cover the surface of the earth, and they are staying opposite me.

Numbers 22:11 'Behold, the people that is come out of Egypt, it covers the surface of the earth: now, come curse me them; perhaps I shall be able to fight against them, and shall drive them out.'"

Numbers 23:28 And Balak brought Balaam to the top of Peor, which looks over the surface of the waste.

1 Samuel 20:15 but also you shall not cut off your kindness from my house forever; no, not when Yahweh has cut off the enemies of David everyone from the surface of the earth."

2 Samuel 14:7 Behold, the whole family has risen against your handmaid, and they say,'Deliver him who struck his brother, that we may kill him for the life of his brother whom he killed, and so destroy the heir also.' Thus they would quench my coal which is left, and would leave to my husband neither name nor remainder on the surface of the earth."

2 Samuel 18:8 For the battle was there spread over the surface of all the country; and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

1 Kings 13:34 This thing became sin to the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and to destroy it from off the surface of the earth.

Job 24:18 "They are foam on the surface of the waters. Their portion is cursed in the earth. They don't turn into the way of the vineyards.

Job 26:10 He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.

Job 37:12 It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,

Job 38:30 The waters become hard like stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen.

Job 41:13 Who can uncover the surface of his garment? who can come within his double jaws?

Proverbs 8:27 When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,

Proverbs 24:31 Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.

Ecclesiastes 11:1 Put out your bread on the face of the waters; for after a long time it will come back to you again.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 14:21 Prepare for slaughter of his children because of the iniquity of their fathers, that they not rise up and possess the earth, and fill the surface of the world with cities.

Isaiah 18:2 Which sends its representatives by the sea, even in ships of papyrus on the waters. Go back quickly, O representatives, to a nation tall and smooth, to a people causing fear through all their history; a strong nation, crushing down its haters, whose land is cut through by rivers.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 23:17 It will happen after the end of seventy years that Yahweh will visit Tyre, and she shall return to her wages, and will play the prostitute with all the kingdoms of the world on the surface of the earth.

Isaiah 24:1 See, the Lord is making the earth waste and unpeopled, he is turning it upside down, and sending the people in all directions.

Isaiah 25:7 He will destroy in this mountain the surface of the covering that covers all peoples, and the veil that is spread over all nations.

Isaiah 27:6 In days to come, Jacob will take root. Israel will blossom and bud. They will fill the surface of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 28:25 When he has leveled its surface, doesn't he plant the dill, and scatter the cumin seed, and put in the wheat in rows, the barley in the appointed place, and the spelt in its place?

Jeremiah 8:2 and they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the army of the sky, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried, they shall be for dung on the surface of the earth.

Jeremiah 16:4 They shall die grievous deaths: they shall not be lamented, neither shall they be buried; they shall be as dung on the surface of the ground; and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their dead bodies shall be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth.

Jeremiah 25:26 and all the kings of the north, far and near, one with another; and all the kingdoms of the world, which are on the surface of the earth: and the king of Sheshach shall drink after them.

Jeremiah 25:33 The slain of Yahweh shall be at that day from one end of the earth even to the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 27:5 I have made the earth, the men and the animals that are on the surface of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm; and I give it to whom it seems right to me.

Jeremiah 28:16 Therefore thus says Yahweh, Behold, I will send you away from off the surface of the earth: this year you shall die, because you have spoken rebellion against Yahweh.

Ezekiel 12:12 As to the prince who 'is' in their midst, on the shoulder he beareth in the darkness, and he goeth forth, through the wall they dig to bring forth by it, his face he covereth, that he may not look on the very surface of the land.

Ezekiel 20:47 and tell the forest of the South, Hear the word of Yahweh: Thus says the Lord Yahweh, Behold, I will kindle a fire in you, and it shall devour every green tree in you, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burnt thereby.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 34:6 My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and on every high hill: yes, my sheep were scattered on all the surface of the earth; and there was none who searched or sought.

Ezekiel 37:2 He caused me to pass by them all around: and behold, there were very many in the open valley; and behold, they were very dry.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 38:20 so that the fish of the sea, and the birds of the sky, and the animals of the field, and all creeping things who creep on the earth, and all the men who are on the surface of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.

Ezekiel 39:14 They shall set apart men of continual employment, who shall pass through the land, and, with those who pass through, those who bury those who remain on the surface of the land, to cleanse it: after the end of seven months shall they search.

Daniel 8:5 As I was considering, behold, a male goat came from the west over the surface of the whole earth, and didn't touch the ground: and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.

Hosea 10:7 Samaria and her king float away, like a twig on the water.

Amos 5:8 seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; who calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh is his name,

Amos 9:6 It is he who builds his chambers in the heavens, and has founded his vault on the earth; he who calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out on the surface of the earth; Yahweh is his name.

Amos 9:8 Behold, the eyes of the Lord Yahweh are on the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the surface of the earth; except that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob," says Yahweh.

Zephaniah 1:2 I will utterly sweep away everything off of the surface of the earth, says Yahweh.

Zephaniah 1:3 I will sweep away man and animal. I will sweep away the birds of the sky, the fish of the sea, and the heaps of rubble with the wicked. I will cut off man from the surface of the earth, says Yahweh.

Zechariah 5:3 Then he said to me, "This is the curse that goes out over the surface of the whole land; for everyone who steals shall be cut off according to it on the one side; and everyone who swears falsely shall be cut off according to it on the other side.



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