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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make familiar; to furnish or give experimental knowledge of; as, to acquaint oneself with local customs.

2. (v. t.) To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant; -- followed by with (formerly, also, by of), or by that, introducing the intelligence; as, to acquaint a friend with the particulars of an act.

3. (v. t.) To familiarize; to accustom.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-kwant', a-kwan'-tans (gnostoi): Terms referring to various degrees of knowledge, but implying more or less detailed information; applied to God's omniscience (Psalm 139:3), to the grief of the Suffering Servant of Yahweh (Isaiah 53:3), and to the knowledge which man should have of God. The noun in the concrete, unless limited by a qualifying term, means more than one who has been known simply in passing, and implies a degree of intimacy, as may be seen in Luke 2:44; Luke 23:49 2 Kings 12:5.

H. E. Jacobs

Strong's Hebrew
5090. nahag -- to drive, conduct
... 5089, 5090. nahag. 5090a . to drive, conduct. Transliteration: nahag Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-hag') Short Definition: acquaint. acquaint ...
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5532. cakan -- to be of use or service, benefit
... acquaint self, be advantage, ever, be, unprofitable, treasurer, be wont
A primitive root; to be familiar with; by implication, to ...
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M. Anonymous. Acquaint Thee with God.
... VI. THE CHRISTIAN CHARACTER. 199. 11s. M. Anonymous. Acquaint Thee with
God. 1 Acquaint thee, O spirit, acquaint thee with God, And ...
/.../book of hymns for public and private devotion/199 11s m anonymous acquaint.htm

How St. Augustine, Being Made a Bishop, Sent to Acquaint Pope ...
... Augustine, being made a bishop, sent to acquaint Pope Gregory with what had been
done in Britain, and asked and received replies, of which he stood in need. ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xxvii how st augustine.htm

Preparatory Considerations.
... such a purpose? Suppose him to design for mankind a future state; is it
unlikely that he should acquaint him with it? Now in what ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/preparatory considerations.htm

Index of First Lines.
... According to Thy gracious word, 139 Acquaint thee, O spirit, acquaint thee with
God, 199 Affliction's faded form draws nigh, 329 Ages, ages have departed, 439 ...
/.../various/book of hymns for public and private devotion/index of first lines.htm

Letter Xcix. (AD 408 or Beginning of 409. )
... By his letter we have been greatly distressed, because he has taken pains to acquaint
us [2316] with the things which are taking place in the city (Rome) or ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter xcix a d 408 or.htm

Letter Lxxxvi. (AD 405. )
... of God which make you rejoice in Him from whom they came, and from whom you hope
to receive yet greater things,"have moved me to acquaint your Excellency by ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter lxxxvi a d 405.htm

Knowledge and Peace
... THE BOOK OF JOB KNOWLEDGE AND PEACE. 'Acquaint now thyself with Him, and
be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.'"Job 22:21. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/knowledge and peace.htm

Watkinson -- the Transfigured Sackcloth
... to do; we have an unpleasant feeling that all is not right, nay, indeed, that something
is seriously wrong; but we do not unshrinkingly acquaint ourselves with ...
/.../the worlds great sermons volume 8/watkinson the transfigured sackcloth.htm

... One cannot acquaint himself with the Church of the Apostles, with its glowing service,
and with the noble stand it has made, and still maintains, for the truth ...
// from the east/introduction.htm

Letter iii. (AD 387. )
... the mind. This world with which our senses acquaint us is surely the image
of some world which the understanding apprehends. Now ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter iii a d 387.htm

Acquaint (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To make familiar; to furnish or give experimental knowledge of; as,
to acquaint oneself with local customs. ...ACQUAINT; ACQUAINTANCE. ...
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Acquaintance (16 Occurrences)
... with him. 2. (n.) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. ACQUAINT; ACQUAINTANCE. a-kwant ...
/a/acquaintance.htm - 12k

Acknowledgment (6 Occurrences)

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Inform (24 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To communicate knowledge to; to make known to; to acquaint; to advise; to
instruct; to tell; to notify; to enlighten; -- usually followed by of. ...
/i/inform.htm - 14k

Initiate (1 Occurrence)
... or enter upon. 2. (vt) To acquaint with the beginnings; to instruct in the
rudiments or principles; to introduce. 3. (vt) To introduce ...
/i/initiate.htm - 7k

Tell (3056 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge. 4. (vt) To give instruction
to; to make report to; to acquaint; to teach; to inform. ...
/t/tell.htm - 33k

Resolve (3 Occurrences)
... a riddle. 3. (vi) To cause to perceive or understand; to acquaint; to inform;
to convince; to assure; to make certain. 4. (vi) To ...
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Possess (193 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To put in possession; to make the owner or holder of property, power, knowledge,
etc.; to acquaint; to inform; -- followed by of or with before the ...
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Peace (523 Occurrences)
... (3) Inward peace was the portion of the righteous who trusted in God (Job 22:21,
"Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace (shalam)"; Psalm 4:8; Psalm 85 ...
/p/peace.htm - 46k

Cushi (7 Occurrences)
... (1) The messenger (the Revised Version (British and American) "the Cushite")
sent by Joab to acquaint David with the victory over Absalom. ...
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Bible Concordance
Acquaint (1 Occurrence)

Job 22:21 "Acquaint yourself with him, now, and be at peace. Thereby good shall come to you.



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