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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To stick fast or cleave, as tape adheres to paper; to become joined or united; as, wax to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura.

2. (v. i.) To hold, be attached, or devoted; to remain fixed, either by personal union or conformity of faith, principle, or opinion; as, men adhere to a party, a cause, a leader, a church.

3. (v. i.) To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.

4357. prosmeno -- to wait longer
... prosmeno Phonetic Spelling: (pros-men'-o) Short Definition: I remain, persist in
Definition: I remain; I abide in, remain in, persist in, adhere to. ...
// - 7k

2853. kollao -- to glue, unite
... and pass: I join myself closely, cleave, adhere (to), I keep company (with),
of friendly intercourse. 2853 (from , "glue") -- to ...
// - 7k

4342. proskartereo -- to attend constantly
... towards, ie (to a thing) to persevere, be constantly diligent, or (in a place) to
attend assiduously all the exercises, or (to a person) to adhere closely to ...
// - 8k

4337. prosecho -- to hold to, turn to, attend to
... From pros and echo; (figuratively) to hold the mind (nous implied) towards, ie Pay
attention to, be cautious about, apply oneself to, adhere to -- (give) attend ...
// - 8k

4347. proskollao -- to glue to, fig. to cleave to
... cleave, join self. From pros and kollao; to glue to, ie (figuratively) to adhere --
cleave, join (self). see GREEK pros. see GREEK kollao. ...
// - 7k

472. antecho -- to hold against, ie to hold firmly to
... From anti and the middle voice of echo; to hold oneself opposite to, ie (by implication)
adhere to; by extension to care for -- hold fast, hold to, support. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
1693. debeq -- to cling
... 1692, 1693. debeq. 1694 . to cling. Transliteration: debeq Phonetic Spelling:
(deb-ak') Short Definition: adhere. Word Origin (Aramaic ...
/hebrew/1693.htm - 6k

2442. chakah -- to wait, await
... long, tarry, wait. A primitive root (apparently akin to chaqah through the idea
of piercing); properly, to adhere to; hence, to await -- long, tarry, wait. ...
/hebrew/2442.htm - 6k

1692. dabaq -- to cling, cleave, keep close
... A primitive root; properly, to impinge, ie Cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch
by pursuit -- abide fast, cleave (fast together), follow close (hard after ...
/hebrew/1692.htm - 6k

6821. tsaphad -- to draw together, contract
... root Definition to draw together, contract NASB Word Usage shriveled (1). cleave.
A primitive root; to adhere -- cleave. 6820, 6821. tsaphad. 6822 . ...
/hebrew/6821.htm - 5k


We must Adhere to those who Cultivate Peace, not to those who ...
... Chapter XV."We must adhere to those who cultivate peace, not to those
who merely pretend to do so. Let us cleave, therefore, to ...
/.../chapter xv we must adhere to.htm

We must Adhere to those who Cultivate Peace, not to those who ...
... The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians. Chapter XV."We Must Adhere to Those
Who Cultivate Peace, Not to Those Who Merely Pretend to Do So. ...
/.../keith/the epistles of clement/chapter xv we must adhere to.htm

The Children of the Catholic Church Ought to Adhere to the Faith ...
... Chapter XXXIII. The Children of the Catholic Church ought to adhere to
the Faith of their Fathers´┐Ż The Children of the Catholic ...
/.../vincent/the commonitory of vincent of lerins/chapter xxxiii the children of.htm

Let us Therefore, Seeing that we Adhere to the Example of Cyprian. ...
... Book III. Chapter 3. " 4. Let us therefore, seeing that we adhere to
the example of Cyprian´┐Ż "4. Let us therefore, seeing ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 3 4 let.htm

Heretics Work to Pull Down and to Destroy, not to Edify and ...
... Chapter XLII."Heretics Work to Pull Down and to Destroy, Not to Edify and Elevate
Heretics Do Not Adhere Even to Their Own Traditions, But Harbour Dissent ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter xlii heretics work to pull.htm

Of Fear* (Four Articles) [*St. Thomas Calls this vice ...
... Thomas calls this vice indifferently 'fear' or 'timidity.' The translation requires
one to adhere to these terms on account of the connection with the passion ...
// theologica/of fear four articles st.htm

Whether Hope is Distinct from the Other Theological virtues
... Now there are two ways in which one may adhere to something. One may adhere
to it for its own sake. One may also adhere to it for ...
/.../ and grace/article six whether hope is.htm

Whether Hope is Distinct from the Other Theological virtues?
... Now one may adhere to a thing in two ways: first, for its own sake; secondly,
because something else is attained thereby. Accordingly ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether hope is distinct from.htm

That the Nature of the Angels, Both Good and Bad, is one and the ...
... Wherefore, if when the question is asked, why are the former blessed, it is rightly
answered, because they adhere to God; and when it is asked, why are the ...
// of god/chapter 1 that the nature of.htm

Whether Passive Scandal May Happen Even to the Perfect?
... The elders, ie the perfect, adhere to God alone, Whose goodness is unchangeable,
for though they adhere to their superiors, they do so only in so far as these ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether passive scandal may happen.htm

Adhere (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To stick fast or cleave, as tape adheres to paper; to become joined or united;
as, wax to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura. ...
/a/adhere.htm - 8k

Cleave (52 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast; to cling. 2. (vi) To unite or
be united closely in interest or affection; to adhere with strong attachment. ...
/c/cleave.htm - 25k

Cement (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue,
etc. ... 6. (n.) To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement. ...
/c/cement.htm - 7k

Cling (35 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast, especially by twining round or
embracing; as, the tendril of a vine clings to its support; -- usually ...
/c/cling.htm - 16k

Stick (47 Occurrences)
... 13. (n.) To attach by causing to adhere to the surface; as, to stick on a plaster;
to stick a stamp on an envelope; also, to attach in any manner. 14. ...
/s/stick.htm - 23k

Zephaniah (11 Occurrences)
... That he continued to adhere to the policy of resistance against Babylonian authority
is indicated by the fact that he was among the leaders of Israel taken by ...
/z/zephaniah.htm - 32k

Keep (4573 Occurrences)
... 14. (vt) To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate; to
practice or perform, as duty; not to neglect; to be faithful to. 15. ...
/k/keep.htm - 9k

Unite (10 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To put together so as to make one; to join, as two or more constituents,
to form a whole; to combine; to connect; to join; to cause to adhere; as, to ...
/u/unite.htm - 10k

Judgment (430 Occurrences)
... for the welfare of our immortal interests, flee to the refuge set before us, improve
our precious time, depend on the merits of the Redeemer, and adhere to the ...
/j/judgment.htm - 52k

Levi (79 Occurrences)
... In this passage the name is connected with the verb lawah, "to adhere," or "be joined
to," Leah expressing assurance that with the birth of this third son, her ...
/l/levi.htm - 35k

Bible Concordance
Adhere (4 Occurrences)

Genesis 29:34 And she conceived again, and bore a son; and said, Now this time will my husband adhere to me, because I have borne him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.

2 Kings 17:34 To this day they do what they did before: they don't fear Yahweh, neither do they follow their statutes, or their ordinances, or the law or the commandment which Yahweh commanded the children of Jacob, whom he named Israel;
(See NIV)

Job 41:17 One unto another they adhere, They stick together and are not separated.

Daniel 2:43 Because thou hast seen iron mixed with miry clay, they are mixing themselves with the seed of men: and they are not adhering one with another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.
(See NAS)



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