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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) Any combination or compound of metals fused together; a mixture of metals; for example, brass, which is an alloy of copper and zinc. But when mercury is one of the metals, the compound is called an amalgam.

2. (n.) The quality, or comparative purity, of gold or silver; fineness.

3. (n.) A baser metal mixed with a finer.

4. (v. t.) Admixture of anything which lessens the value or detracts from; as, no happiness is without alloy.

5. (v. t.) To reduce the purity of by mixing with a less valuable substance; as, to alloy gold with silver or copper, or silver with copper.

6. (v. t.) To mix, as metals, so as to form a compound.

7. (v. t.) To abate, impair, or debase by mixture; to allay; as, to alloy pleasure with misfortunes.

8. (v. t.) To form a metallic compound.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-loi' (bedhil): In Isaiah 1:25 the Revised Version, margin; translated "tin" in the text. Elsewhere in both versions bedhil is translated TIN (which see).

5474. chalkolibanon -- chalcolibanus (fine copper, bronze or brass ...
... Neuter of a compound of chalkos and libanos (in the implied mean of whiteness or
brilliancy); burnished copper, an alloy of copper (or gold) and silver having ...
// - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
913. bedil -- alloy, tin, dross
... 912, 913. bedil. 914 . alloy, tin, dross. Transliteration: bedil Phonetic
Spelling: (bed-eel') Short Definition: tin. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/913.htm - 6k

The Final Conflict and Heaven a Weary Pilgrim's Song.
... Thou with cheating hopes art rife,. But in heaven is no alloy,. Only peace and love
and joy. ... Gnawing care and grief are thine; But in heaven is no alloy,. ...
/.../the final conflict and heaven 4.htm

And what was it that I Delighted In, but to Love...
... For Thou wert ever with me mercifully rigorous, and besprinkling with most bitter
alloy all my unlawful pleasures: that I might seek pleasures without alloy. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter ii and what was.htm

Judas Iscariot
... He well knew, indeed, that in his motives there was a selfish alloy; but this was
the case with all His followers; and fellowship with Himself was the fire in ...
/.../stalker/the trial and death of jesus christ/chapter ix judas iscariot.htm

Easter Sunday
... of poison or other impurity, and the purer they are, the more readily defiled and
poisoned; so, also, God's Word and his cause will bear absolutely no alloy. ...
// sermons vol ii/easter sunday.htm

On the Excellency of Religion and Divine Love.
... But now, as all the creatures we converse with have their mixture and alloy, we
are always in hazard to be sullied and corrupted by placing our affections on ...
/.../scougal/the life of god in the soul of man/part ii on the excellency.htm

Humbly Inscribed to his Grace the Duke of Newcastle, one of his ...
... And throw aside our senses with our peace. But grant no guilt, no shame,
no least alloy; Grant joy and glory quite unsullied shone; ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/humbly inscribed to his grace.htm

The Deists.
... and immutable reason of things; that, in point of fact, the Old Testament is a tissue
of fables and folly, and the New Testament has much alloy mingled with ...
/.../abbey/the english church in the eighteenth century/chapter iii the deists.htm

... The highest friendship may grow more perfectly when friends are separated, then
it is unmixed with the alloy of imperfect thought and action. ...
/.../judy/questionable amusements and worthy substitutes/viii friendship.htm

Of Atheistical Discourse.
... of countenance, and having seized the mint, nothing shall pass for wit that hath
not its stamp, and with it there is no metal of so base an alloy, but shall go ...
/.../allestree/the government of the tongue/section iii of atheistical discourse.htm

Sanctified by God the Holy Ghost.
... Most certainly that it may consume the inbred sin of our nature, as fire consumes
the chaff, or destroys the alloy that the gold may be left pure. ...
/.../clark/the theology of holiness/chapter xiii sanctified by god.htm

... 1. (vt) Any combination or compound of metals fused together; a mixture of metals;
for example, brass, which is an alloy of copper and zinc. ...
/a/alloy.htm - 7k

Brass (168 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Which is an alloy of copper and zinc, was not
known till the thirteenth century. What is designated by ...
/b/brass.htm - 44k

Brazen (42 Occurrences)
... At the present time the term brass is applied to an alloy of copper and
zinc or of copper, zinc and tin. The word translated "brass ...
/b/brazen.htm - 25k

Copper (55 Occurrences)
... Neither describes the actual alloy according to present definitions so well as the
word "bronze." Copper was one of the earliest metals to be known and ...
/c/copper.htm - 27k

Assay (3 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) The act or process of ascertaining the proportion of a particular metal
in an ore or alloy; especially, the determination of the proportion of gold or ...
/a/assay.htm - 9k

Tin (6 Occurrences)
... In Isaiah 1:25 the word so rendered is generally understood of lead, the
alloy with which the silver had become mixed (ver. 22). ...
/t/tin.htm - 10k

... 4. (n.) Alleviation; abatement; check. 5. (n.) Alloy. 6. (vt) To mix (metals);
to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate. Int. ...
/a/allay.htm - 7k

Steel (7 Occurrences)
... used, and is also rendered in the Revised Version "brass." But more correctly it
is copper (qv), as brass in the ordinary sense of the word (an alloy of copper ...
/s/steel.htm - 10k

Allows (7 Occurrences)

/a/allows.htm - 8k

Lead (192 Occurrences)
... Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead
sulphide. 2. (n.) An article made of lead or an alloy of lead. ...
/l/lead.htm - 42k



of Metals Alloy: General Scriptures Concerning

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