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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To lay or place; to put or adjust (one thing to another); -- with to; as, to apply the hand to the breast; to apply medicaments to a diseased part of the body.

2. (v. t.) To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular case; to appropriate; to devote; as, to apply money to the payment of a debt.

3. (v. t.) To make use of, declare, or pronounce, as suitable, fitting, or relative; as, to apply the testimony to the case; to apply an epithet to a person.

4. (v. t.) To fix closely; to engage and employ diligently, or with attention; to attach; to incline.

5. (v. t.) To direct or address.

6. (v. t.) To betake; to address; to refer; -- used reflexively.

7. (v. t.) To busy; to keep at work; to ply.

8. (v. t.) To visit.

9. (v. i.) To suit; to agree; to have some connection, agreement, or analogy; as, this argument applies well to the case.

10. (v. i.) To make request; to have recourse with a view to gain something; to make application. (to); to solicit; as, to apply to a friend for information.

11. (v. i.) To ply; to move.

12. (v. i.) To apply or address one's self; to give application; to attend closely (to).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-pli': Purely an Old Testament term representing five Hebrew originals which signify respectively, "to enter," "to incline," "to give," "to go about," "to put or place," in each instance spoken of the heart in its attitude to wisdom (Psalm 90:12 the King James Version); instruction (Proverbs 23:12); understanding (Proverbs 2:2); knowledge (Proverbs 22:17).

3462. murizo -- to anoint
... Cognate: 3462 (from 3464 ) -- apply ointment ("anoint"), especially for burial
(embalming). See 3464 (). ... From muron; to apply (perfumed) unguent to -- anoint. ...
// - 6k

2920. krisis -- a decision, judgment
... Cognate: 2920 (a noun derived from 2919 , "to separate, distinguish, judge") --
judgment, emphasizing its qualitative aspect that can apply either to a ...
// - 7k

3863. parazeloo -- to provoke to jealousy
... 3863 (from 3844 , " close beside" and 2206 , " with desire") -- properly, to apply
heavy ("hot") pressure to provoke change, especially in an "up-close-and ...
// - 7k

233. halizo -- to salt
... Cognate: 233 -- to apply salt (make salty). See 217 (). Word Origin from hals
Definition to salt NASB Word Usage made salty (1), salted (1). salt. ...
// - 6k

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

3813. paidion -- a young child
... old or younger). Some scholars apply 3816 () to a son or daughter (the age
of "" in Scripture). Word Origin dim. of pais Definition ...
// - 7k

3985. peirazo -- to make proof of, to attempt, test, tempt
... the " (, 1, 30). "The word means " (, 1, 348). determines which sense is
intended, or if both apply . 3985 () means "tempt" (" sense ...
// - 9k

3539. noeo -- to perceive, think
... aor. possibly: realize. 3539 (from 3563 , "mind") -- properly, to apply effort
needed to reach "bottom-line" conclusions. 3539 () underlines ...
// - 7k

3986. peirasmos -- an experiment, a trial, temptation
... c) calamity, affliction. Cognate: 3986 (from 3985 ) -- or -- both senses
can apply (depending on the context). The positive sense ...
// - 7k

3345. metaschematizo -- to change in fashion or appearance
... From meta and a derivative of schema; to transfigure or disguise; figuratively,
to apply (by accommodation) -- transfer, transform (self). see GREEK meta. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
4799. marach -- to rub
... to rub. Transliteration: marach Phonetic Spelling: (maw-rakh') Short Definition:
apply. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to rub NASB Word Usage apply (1). ...
/hebrew/4799.htm - 5k

935. bo -- to come in, come, go in, go
... root Definition to come in, come, go in, go NASB Word Usage actually come (1), advanced
(8), alight (1), apply (1), approach (1), arrival (1), arrive (3 ...
/hebrew/935.htm - 8k

7896. shith -- to put, set
... root Definition to put, set NASB Word Usage account (1), apply (1), appoint (1),
appointed (1), bring (1), cast (1), close* (1), concern* (1), concerned* (1 ...
/hebrew/7896.htm - 6k

5414. nathan -- to give, put, set
... add, apply, appoint, ascribe, assign, avenge, be healed, bestow,. A primitive
root; to give, used with greatest latitude of application ...
/hebrew/5414.htm - 9k

5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... afternoon, apply, bow down carry aside, decline, deliver, extend, go down.
A primitive root; to stretch or spread out; by implication ...
/hebrew/5186.htm - 7k

3559. kun -- to be firm
... ie Stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of
applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative ...
/hebrew/3559.htm - 7k

5437. sabab -- to turn about, go around, surround
... literally and figuratively (as follows) -- bring, cast, fetch, lead, make, walk,
X whirl, X round about, be about on every side, apply, avoid, beset (about ...
/hebrew/5437.htm - 7k

1961. hayah -- to fall out, come to pass, become, be
... root Definition to fall out, come to pass, become, be NASB Word Usage act (1),
administered* (1), allotted (1), am (13), appeared* (1), apply (1), became (85 ...
/hebrew/1961.htm - 8k

6213a. asah -- do, make
... 4), accomplishing (1), achieve (1), acquired (6), act (22), acted (12), acts (7),
administer (1), administered (1), administered* (1), apply (1), appointed (3 ...
/hebrew/6213a.htm - 8k

5060. naga -- to touch, reach, strike
... root Definition to touch, reach, strike NASB Word Usage add (1), afford* (1), apply
(1), arrive (1), arrived (4), attained (1), attains (1), bring down (1 ...
/hebrew/5060.htm - 6k


Meditations Directing a Christian How to Apply to Himself, Without ...
... THE PRACTICE OF PIETY. Meditations directing a Christian how to apply to himself,
without delay, the foresaid knowledge of God and himself. ...
/.../bayly/the practice of piety/meditations directing a christian how.htm

The "Woe" Does not Apply to the Disciples of Jesus.
... Book XIII. 21. The "Woe" Does Not Apply to the Disciples of Jesus. But
if there is woe unto men everywhere on the earth, because ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/21 the woe does not.htm

How Doth the Spirit Apply to us the Redemption Purchased by Christ ...
... Question 30: How doth the Spirit apply to us the redemption purchased by Christ?
A30: The Spirit applieth to us the redemption purchased ...
/.../anonymous/the westminster shorter catechism/question 30 0 0 how doth the.htm

It Will not do to Apply this Conception, as Drawn Out Above, of ...
... It will not do to apply this conception, as drawn out above, of the Father and Son
to the Creation, as they insist on doing: but we must contemplate the Son ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 26 it will not.htm

Every one Ought to Apply Himself to the Duties Suited to his ...
... Every one ought to apply himself to the duties suited to his character.� Every one
ought to apply himself to the duties suited to his character. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xliv every one ought.htm

Now we May Apply this Very Argument to Venus in Exactly the Same ...
... Book III. 27 Now we may apply this very argument to Venus in exactly the same way.�
Now we may apply this very argument to Venus in exactly the same way. ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/27 now we may apply.htm

Nor Does Ps. Lxxii. Apply to Solomon, Whose Faults Christians ...
... Chapter XXXIV."Nor does Ps. lxxii. apply to Solomon, whose faults Christians
shudder at. "Further, to persuade you that you have ...
/.../chapter xxxiv nor does ps lxxii.htm

How among the Egyptians they Apply Themselves all Day Long to ...
... How among the Egyptians they apply themselves all day long to prayer and Psalm
continually, with the addition of work, without distinction of hours. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter ii how among the.htm

An Address to a Soul So Overwhelmed with a Sense of the Greatness ...
/.../the rise and progress of religion in the soul/chapter xii an address to.htm

The Circumcision of Christ: a Hymn for New Year's Day. So Teach us ...
... So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. So teach
us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. ...
/.../winkworth/lyra germanica the christian year/the circumcision of christ a.htm

Apply (19 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To lay or place; to put or adjust (one thing to another); -- with to; as,
to apply the hand to the breast; to apply medicaments to a diseased part of ...
/a/apply.htm - 13k

Keys (2 Occurrences)
... We need, then, to know the functions of the chief steward and how they apply
to the kingdom of heaven, and to Peter as its steward. ...
/k/keys.htm - 32k

Sojourner (81 Occurrences)
... In what may roughly be called criminal law it was enacted that the same rules should
apply to gerim as to natives (Leviticus 18:26, which is due to the ...
/s/sojourner.htm - 48k

Stranger (152 Occurrences)
... In what may roughly be called criminal law it was enacted that the same rules should
apply to gerim as to natives (Leviticus 18:26, which is due to the ...
/s/stranger.htm - 57k

Nations (683 Occurrences)
... Gentiles? (2) These difficulties, though not insuperable, lead others
to apply the prophecy to the second advent of Christ. The ...
/n/nations.htm - 58k

Leviathan (5 Occurrences)
... in Job 41 has been thought by some to refer to the whale, but while the whale suits
better the expressions denoting great strength, the words apply best on the ...
/l/leviathan.htm - 10k

Go (17871 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To proceed or tend toward a result, consequence, or product; to tend; to
conduce; to be an ingredient; to avail; to apply; to contribute; -- often with ...
/g/go.htm - 19k

Give (13501 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) To devote; to apply; used reflexively, to devote or apply one's self; as,
the soldiers give themselves to plunder; also in this sense used very ...
/g/give.htm - 16k

Whip (7 Occurrences)
... boy. 4. (vt) To apply that which hurts keenly to; to lash, as with sarcasm,
abuse, or the like; to apply cutting language to. 5. (vt ...
/w/whip.htm - 11k

Prime (3 Occurrences)
... See 2d Inch, n., 1. 15. (v.) To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon;
to apply a primer to, as a metallic cartridge. 16. (v ...
/p/prime.htm - 9k

Bible Concordance
Apply (19 Occurrences)

Titus 3:8 This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;
(See RSV)

Titus 3:14 and let ours also learn to apply themselves to good works for necessary wants, that they may not be unfruitful.

Exodus 12:22 You shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that is in the basin; and none of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning.
(See NAS)

Exodus 12:49 One law shall be to him who is born at home, and to the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you."
(See NAS)

Numbers 5:30 or when the spirit of jealousy comes on a man, and he is jealous of his wife; then he shall set the woman before Yahweh, and the priest shall execute on her all this law.

Numbers 15:16 One law and one ordinance shall be for you, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner with you.'"
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return to Jehovah with all your heart, put away the strange gods and the Ashtoreths from among you, and apply your hearts unto Jehovah, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

Job 8:8 For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, And apply thyself to that which their fathers have searched out:

Psalms 90:12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

Proverbs 2:2 So as to turn your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding;

Proverbs 22:17 Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching.

Proverbs 23:12 Apply your heart to instruction, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 10:10 If the iron be blunt, and one do not whet the edge, then must he apply more strength; but wisdom is profitable to give success.

Isaiah 38:21 And Isaiah said, Let them take a cake of figs, and put it on the diseased place, and he will get well.

Jeremiah 30:17 For I will apply a bandage unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith Jehovah; for they have called thee an outcast: This is Zion that no man seeketh after.

Jeremiah 33:6 Behold, I will apply a healing dressing to it and cure, and I will heal them, and will reveal unto them an abundance of peace and truth.

Ezekiel 30:21 Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and behold, it has not been bound up, to apply healing medicines, to put a bandage to bind it, that it be strong to hold the sword.

Ezekiel 44:5 And Jehovah said unto me, Son of man, apply thy heart, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears all that I say unto thee concerning all the statutes of the house of Jehovah, and all the laws thereof; and mark well the entering in of the house, with every going forth of the sanctuary;

Daniel 8:13 Then I heard a holy one speaking; and another holy one said unto that certain one who spoke: 'How long shall be the vision concerning the continual burnt-offering, and the transgression that causes appalment, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trampled under foot?'
(See NAS)



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