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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.
2. (n.) A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky.
3. (n.) Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien.
4. (n.) Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him.
5. (n.) The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
6. (n.) Probability; likelihood.
7. (n.) The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaAPPEARANCE
a-per'-ans (mar'eh; chiefly used of the mystic and supernatural visions of Ezekiel and Daniel): A semblance, as of lightning, wheels, sapphire stone (Ezekiel 1:14, 16, 26); Gabriel's overpowering revelation (Daniel 8:15; see also Daniel 10:6, 18). In the New Testament refers exclusively, through three Greek words, prosopon, "sight," "countenance," to "outward appearance" (2 Corinthians 10:7 the King James Version); and its possibly deceptive nature: opsis, "Judge not according to appearance." (John 7:24); "them that glory in appearance." (2 Corinthians 5:12; compare 1 Samuel 16:7). See also 1 Thessalonians 2:12, the English Revised Version, margin (eidos = "sight").
Greek1491. eidos -- appearance, fashion, shape, sight.
... 1490b, 1491. eidos. 1491a . appearance, fashion, shape, sight. Part of
Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: eidos Phonetic Spelling ...
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3706. horasis -- the act of seeing, a vision, appearance
2015. epiphaneia -- appearance
1490a. eidea -- form, appearance
2397. idea -- countenance, appearance
3345. metaschematizo -- to change in fashion or appearance
1491a. eidon -- appearance, fashion, shape, sight.
5326. phantasma -- an appearance, apparition
4768. stugnazo -- to have a gloomy appearance
2143. euprepeia -- goodly appearance
Topical Bible Verses1 Timothy 2:9
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with modesty and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
1 Samuel 16:7
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Strong's Hebrew4758. mareh -- sight, appearance, vision
... 4757, 4758. mareh. 4759 . sight, appearance, vision. Transliteration: mareh
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7299. rev -- appearance
2376. chezu -- vision, appearance
7907. sekvi -- perhaps appearance, phenomenon
5869. ayin -- an eye
8389. toar -- outline, form
7210. roi -- looking, seeing, sight
2380. chazuth -- vision, conspicuousness
6440. panim -- face, faces
1935. hod -- splendor, majesty, vigor
Of the Appearance of the Angels.
The Appearance to the Eleven on the Mountain.
The Last Appearance and Ascension.
Appearance at Sea of Galilee.
The Appearance in the Bush.
Of the Same Appearance.
Of the Appearance in the Pillar of Cloud and of Fire.
Description of the Personal Appearance of the Blessed virgin.
Describes the Hideous Appearance of a Soul in Mortal Sin as ...
Of the Appearance on Sinai. Whether the Trinity Spake in that ...
ThesaurusAppearance (126 Occurrences)
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Appearance's (2 Occurrences)
Gleaming (9 Occurrences)
Appearances (10 Occurrences)
Brightness (36 Occurrences)
Glowing (14 Occurrences)
Radiance (9 Occurrences)
Downward (10 Occurrences)
Deeper (18 Occurrences)
Amber (3 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceAppearance (126 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:1 About this time John the Baptist made his appearance, preaching in the Desert of Judaea.
Matthew 6:16 And when ye may fast, be ye not as the hypocrites, of sour countenances, for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men fasting; verily I say to you, that they have their reward.
Matthew 16:3 In the morning,'It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.' Hypocrites! You know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but you can't discern the signs of the times!
Matthew 28:3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.
Mark 9:2 Six days later, Jesus took with Him Peter, James, and John, and brought them alone, apart from the rest, up a high mountain; and in their presence His appearance underwent a change.
Luke 1:80 The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Luke 3:22 and the Holy Spirit came down in a bodily appearance, as if a dove, upon him, and a voice came out of heaven, saying, 'Thou art My Son -- the Beloved, in thee I did delight.'
Luke 9:29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became white and dazzling.
Luke 12:56 You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, but how is it that you don't interpret this time?
Luke 24:28 And they came nigh to the village whither they were going, and he made an appearance of going on further,
John 5:37 And the Father who sent me Himself hath testified concerning me; ye have neither heard His voice at any time, nor His appearance have ye seen;
John 7:24 Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."
2 Corinthians 5:12 For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
2 Corinthians 10:1 But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;
2 Corinthians 10:7 Do ye look on things after the outward appearance? If any man trust to himself that he is Christ's, let him of himself think this again, that, as he is Christ's, even so are we Christ's.
Galatians 2:6 But from those who were reputed to be important (whatever they were, it makes no difference to me; God doesn't show partiality to man)-they, I say, who were respected imparted nothing to me,
Galatians 6:12 As many as desire to have a fair appearance in the flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only that they may not be persecuted because of the cross of Christ.
Philippians 2:8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, the death of the cross. Paul's First Letter to the Thessalonians
Colossians 2:23 These rules have indeed an appearance of wisdom where self-imposed worship exists, and an affectation of humility and an ascetic severity. But not one of them is of any value in combating the indulgence of our lower natures.
1 Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.
2 Thessalonians 2:8 Then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will kill with the breath of his mouth, and destroy by the manifestation of his coming;
Hebrews 12:21 and so fearful was the appearance, that Moses said, "I am terrified and trembling."
James 1:11 For the sun arises with the scorching wind, and withers the grass, and the flower in it falls, and the beauty of its appearance perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in his pursuits.
Revelation 4:3 The appearance of Him who sat there was like jasper or sard; and encircling the throne was a rainbow, in appearance like an emerald.
Revelation 9:7 The appearance of the locusts was like that of horses equipped for war. On their heads they had wreaths which looked like gold.
Revelation 9:17 And this was the appearance of the horses which I saw in my vision--and of their riders. The body-armour of the riders was red, blue and yellow; and the horses' heads were shaped like the heads of lions, while from their mouths there came fire and smoke and sulphur.
Genesis 2:9 and Jehovah God causeth to sprout from the ground every tree desirable for appearance, and good for food, and the tree of life in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Genesis 12:11 and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou 'art' a woman of beautiful appearance;
Genesis 24:16 and the young person 'is' of very good appearance, a virgin, and a man hath not known her; and she goeth down to the fountain, and filleth her pitcher, and cometh up.
Genesis 26:7 and men of the place ask him of his wife, and he saith, 'She 'is' my sister:' for he hath been afraid to say, 'My wife -- lest the men of the place kill me for Rebekah, for she 'is' of good appearance.'
Genesis 29:17 and the eyes of Leah 'are' tender, and Rachel hath been fair of form and fair of appearance.
Genesis 30:30 for 'it is' little which thou hast had at my appearance, and it breaketh forth into a multitude, and Jehovah blesseth thee at my coming; and now, when do I make, I also, for mine own house?'
Genesis 39:6 and he leaveth all that he hath in the hand of Joseph, and he hath not known anything that he hath, except the bread which he is eating. And Joseph is of a fair form, and of a fair appearance.
Genesis 41:2 and lo, from the River coming up are seven kine, of fair appearance, and fat 'in' flesh, and they feed among the reeds;
Genesis 41:3 and lo, seven other kine are coming up after them out of the River, of bad appearance, and lean 'in' flesh, and they stand near the kine on the edge of the River,
Genesis 41:4 and the kine of bad appearance and lean 'in' flesh eat up the seven kine of fair appearance, and fat -- and Pharaoh awaketh.
Genesis 41:21 and they come in unto their midst, and it hath not been known that they have come in unto their midst, and their appearance 'is' bad as at the commencement; and I awake.
Exodus 3:3 And Moses saith, 'Let me turn aside, I pray thee, and I see this great appearance; wherefore is the bush not burned?'
Exodus 24:17 The appearance of the glory of Yahweh was like devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the eyes of the children of Israel.
Leviticus 13:3 and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the body: and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the plague is deeper than the body's skin, it is the plague of leprosy; and the priest shall examine him, and pronounce him unclean.
Leviticus 13:4 If the bright spot is white in the skin of his body, and its appearance isn't deeper than the skin, and its hair hasn't turned white, then the priest shall isolate the infected person for seven days.
Leviticus 13:5 and the priest shall look on him the seventh day: and, behold, if in his eyes the plague be at a stay, and the plague be not spread in the skin, then the priest shall shut him up seven days more:
Leviticus 13:20 and the priest shall examine it; and behold, if its appearance is lower than the skin, and its hair has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy. It has broken out in the boil.
Leviticus 13:25 then the priest shall examine it; and behold, if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and its appearance is deeper than the skin; it is leprosy. It has broken out in the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy.
Leviticus 13:30 then the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if its appearance is deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is an itch, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard.
Leviticus 13:31 If the priest examines the plague of itching, and behold, its appearance isn't deeper than the skin, and there is no black hair in it, then the priest shall isolate him the person infected with itching seven days.
Leviticus 13:32 On the seventh day the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if the itch hasn't spread, and there is no yellow hair in it, and the appearance of the itch isn't deeper than the skin,
Leviticus 13:34 On the seventh day, the priest shall examine the itch; and behold, if the itch hasn't spread in the skin, and its appearance isn't deeper than the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean. He shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
Leviticus 13:37 But if in his eyes the scall be at a stay, and black hair be grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
Leviticus 13:43 Then the priest shall examine him; and, behold, if the rising of the plague is reddish-white in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, like the appearance of leprosy in the skin of the flesh,
Leviticus 13:55 And the priest shall look on the sore after the washing, and behold, if the sore have not changed its appearance, and the sore have not spread, it is unclean: thou shalt burn it with fire: it is a fretting sore on what is threadbare or where the nap is gone.
Leviticus 14:37 and he shall look on the plague; and, behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, and the appearance thereof be lower than the wall;
Numbers 8:4 And this 'is' the work of the candlestick: beaten work of gold; unto its thigh, unto its flower it 'is' beaten work; as the appearance which Jehovah shewed Moses, so he hath made the candlestick.
Numbers 9:15 On the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, even the Tent of the Testimony: and at evening it was over the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until morning.
Numbers 9:16 So it was continually. The cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.
Numbers 11:7 The manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like the appearance of bdellium.
Numbers 12:6 And He saith, 'Hear, I pray you, My words: If your prophet is of Jehovah -- in an appearance unto him I make Myself known; in a dream I speak with him;
Numbers 12:8 mouth unto mouth I speak with him, and 'by' an appearance, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah he beholdeth attentively; and wherefore have ye not been afraid to speak against My servant -- against Moses?'
Joshua 22:10 And they came to the districts of the Jordan that are in the land of Canaan; and the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh built there an altar by the Jordan, an altar of grand appearance.
Judges 13:6 And the woman cometh and speaketh to her husband, saying, 'A man of God hath come unto me, and his appearance 'is' as the appearance of a messenger of God, very fearful, and I have not asked him whence he 'is', and his name he hath not declared to me;
1 Samuel 16:7 But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Don't look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for Yahweh sees not as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yahweh looks at the heart."
1 Samuel 16:12 And he sent and brought him in. And he was ruddy, and besides of a lovely countenance and beautiful appearance. And Jehovah said, Arise, anoint him; for this is he.
1 Samuel 17:42 and the Philistine looketh attentively, and seeth David, and despiseth him, for he was a youth, and ruddy, with a fair appearance.
1 Samuel 25:3 Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail; and the woman was of good understanding, and of a beautiful face: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.
1 Samuel 28:14 He said to her, "What does he look like?" She said, "An old man comes up. He is covered with a robe." Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he bowed with his face to the ground, and did obeisance.
2 Samuel 11:2 and it cometh to pass, at evening-time, that David riseth from off his couch, and walketh up and down on the roof of the king's house, and seeth from the roof a woman bathing, and the woman 'is' of very good appearance,
2 Samuel 14:20 in order to turn the appearance of the thing has thy servant Joab done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all that is in the earth.
2 Samuel 14:25 Now in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom for his beauty: from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.
2 Samuel 14:27 And there are born to Absalom three sons, and one daughter, and her name 'is' Tamar; she was a woman of a fair appearance.
2 Samuel 23:21 And he hath smitten the Egyptian man, a man of appearance, and in the hand of the Egyptian 'is' a spear, and he goeth down unto him with a rod, and taketh violently away the spear out of the hand of the Egyptian, and slayeth him with his own spear.
Esther 1:11 to bring in Vashti the queen before the king, with a royal crown, to shew the peoples and the heads her beauty, for she 'is' of good appearance,
Esther 2:2 and servants of the king, his ministers, say, 'Let them seek for the king young women, virgins, of good appearance,
Esther 2:3 and the king doth appoint inspectors in all provinces of his kingdom, and they gather every young woman -- virgin, of good appearance -- unto Shushan the palace, unto the house of the women, unto the hand of Hege eunuch of the king, keeper of the women, and to give their purifications,
Esther 2:7 and he is supporting Hadassah -- she 'is' Esther -- daughter of his uncle, for she hath neither father nor mother, and the young woman 'is' of fair form, and of good appearance, and at the death of her father and her mother hath Mordecai taken her to him for a daughter.
Job 4:16 It stood still, but I couldn't discern its appearance. A form was before my eyes. Silence, then I heard a voice, saying,
Job 14:20 You forever prevail against him, and he departs. You change his face, and send him away.
Proverbs 6:35 He accepteth not the appearance of any atonement, Yea, he doth not consent, Though thou dost multiply bribes!
Proverbs 27:23 Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds:
Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise man? and to whom is the sense of anything clear? A man's wisdom makes his face shining, and his hard face will be changed.
Song of Songs 2:14 My dove, in clefts of the rock, In a secret place of the ascent, Cause me to see thine appearance, Cause me to hear thy voice, For thy voice 'is' sweet, and thy appearance comely.
Song of Songs 5:15 His legs are like pillars of marble set on sockets of fine gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
Isaiah 3:9 The appearance of their faces witnessed against them, And their sin, as Sodom, they declared, They have not hidden! Wo to their soul, For they have done to themselves evil.
Isaiah 13:8 And they have been troubled, Pains and pangs they take, As a travailing woman they are pained, A man at his friend they marvel, The appearance of flames -- their faces!
Isaiah 52:14 Like as many were astonished at you (his appearance was marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men),
Isaiah 53:2 Yea, he cometh up as a tender plant before Him, And as a root out of a dry land, He hath no form, nor honour, when we observe him, Nor appearance, when we desire him.
Lamentations 4:7 Purer were her Nazarites than snow, Whiter than milk, ruddier of body than rubies, Of sapphire their form.
Lamentations 4:8 Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: Their skin cleaves to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.
Ezekiel 1:5 Out of its midst came the likeness of four living creatures. This was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.
Ezekiel 1:13 As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, like the appearance of torches: the fire went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning.
Ezekiel 1:14 The living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.
Ezekiel 1:16 The appearance of the wheels and their work was like a beryl: and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel within a wheel.
Ezekiel 1:26 Above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and on the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man on it above.
Ezekiel 1:27 I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the appearance of his waist and downward I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and there was brightness around him.
Ezekiel 1:28 As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness all around. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Yahweh. When I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.
Ezekiel 2:1 It 'is' the appearance of the likeness of the honour of Jehovah, and I see, and fall on my face, and I hear a voice speaking, and He saith unto me, 'Son of man, stand on thy feet, and I speak with thee.'
Ezekiel 8:2 Then I saw, and behold, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his waist and downward, fire; and from his waist and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as it were glowing metal.
Ezekiel 8:4 Behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the appearance that I saw in the plain.
Ezekiel 10:1 Then I looked, and see, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.
Ezekiel 10:9 I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside one cherub, and another wheel beside another cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was like a beryl stone.
Ezekiel 10:10 As for their appearance, they four had one likeness, as if a wheel have been within a wheel.
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