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op-er-a'-shun (ma`ashe, "work"; energeia, energema, "energy"): Twice used in the Old Testament of God's creative work (Psalm 28:4, 5 Isaiah 5:12). The Holy Spirit's inworking and power are manifest in the bestowal of spiritual gifts on individuals and on the church (1 Corinthians 12:6 the King James Version), and in the resurrection of Jesus Christ, through which energy or operation of God those dead in sins are, through faith, raised to newness of life (Colossians 2:12 the King James Version).

1755. energema -- an effect, operation
... an effect, operation. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: energema Phonetic
Spelling: (en-erg'-ay-mah) Short Definition: a working, an effect ...
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1753. energeia -- mute, speechless
... operation, strong, effectual working. From energes; efficiency ("energy") --
operation, strong, (effectual) working. see GREEK energes. ...
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5486. charisma -- a gift of grace, a free gift
... Cognate: 5486 (from "grace," 5485 ) -- properly, the operation of (divine ), ie
a to edify the Church (note the suffix, focusing on the of the endowment of ...
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5051. teleiotes -- a completer, finisher
... Heb 12:2: "Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the 747 and (5051 ) of the (operation of)
(4102 ), who in place of (473 ) joy set before Him, endured a cross (4716 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4639. maaseh -- a deed, work
... generally) property -- act, art, + bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing
made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, X ...
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Whether Happiness is an Operation of the Sensitive Part, or of the ...
... WHAT IS HAPPINESS (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether happiness is an operation of the
sensitive part, or of the intellective part only? Objection ...
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Whether Pleasure Perfects Operation?
... OF THE EFFECTS OF PLEASURE (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether pleasure perfects operation?
Objection 1: It would seem that pleasure does not perfect operation. ...
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Whether Life is an Operation?
... THE LIFE OF GOD (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether life is an operation? Objection 1: It
seems that life is an operation. ... Therefore life is an operation. ...
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Whether Happiness is an Operation of the Speculative, or of the ...
... Whether, if happiness is in the intellective part, it is an operation of the
intellect or of the will? Whether happiness is an operation ...
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Whether Operation is the Proper Cause of Pleasure?
... OF THE CAUSE OF PLEASURE (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether operation is the proper cause
of pleasure? ... Therefore operation is not the proper cause of pleasure. ...
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The Hardening Operation of Love.
... LOVE. XXXI. The Hardening Operation of Love. ... Not every effect, however, of the divine
operation, destructive to the sinner, is in itself a hardening of heart. ...
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As the Almighty Operation of God Whereby He Brings Forth and ...
... Third and Fourth Heads of Doctrine Article 17 As the almighty operation of
God whereby He brings forth and supports this our natural� ...
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Whether the Operation of Contemplation is Fittingly Divided into a ...
... OF THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether the operation of contemplation
is fittingly divided into a threefold movement, circular, straight and oblique ...
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The Manner of this Operation Cannot be Fully Comprehended by ...
... Third and Fourth Heads of Doctrine Article 13 The manner of this operation
cannot be fully comprehended by believers in this life.� ...
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Whether in Christ There is Only one Operation of the Godhead and ...
is only one operation of the Godhead and Manhood? Objection ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.

2. (n.) The method of working; mode of action.

3. (n.) That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.

4. (n.) Effect produced; influence.

5. (n.) Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.

6. (n.) Any methodical action of the hand, or of the hand with instruments, on the human body, to produce a curative or remedial effect, as in amputation, etc.

Operation (8 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OPERATION. ...Operation (8 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians
3:8 Will not the operation of the Spirit have a much greater glory? (BBE). ...
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Shearing (6 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shear. 2. (n.) The act or operation of clipping with shears
or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from cloth. ...
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Laws (184 Occurrences)
... Year 2. The Jubilee 3. Its Object 4. The Legal Rules 5. Ideas and Circumstances
of the Legislation 6. Form of the Legislation 7. Its Operation and Extension 8 ...
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... Year 2. The Jubilee 3. Its Object 4. The Legal Rules 5. Ideas and Circumstances
of the Legislation 6. Form of the Legislation 7. Its Operation and Extension 8 ...
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Run (147 Occurrences)
... 22. (v.) To continue in operation; to be kept in action or motion; as, this engine
runs night and day; the mill runs six days in the week. 23. ...
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Uncircumcision (19 Occurrences)
... The language of 1 Maccabees 1:15 suggests the performance of some surgical operation,
but no such operation appears to be possible, and "behaved like ...
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Uncircumcised (48 Occurrences)
... The language of 1 Maccabees 1:15 suggests the performance of some surgical operation,
but no such operation appears to be possible, and "behaved like ...
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Go (17871 Occurrences)
... 8. (vi) To proceed by a mental operation; to pass in mind or by an act of the
memory or imagination; -- generally with over or through. ...
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Feed (117 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To produce progressive operation upon or with (as in wood and metal working
machines, so that the work moves to the cutting tool, or the tool to the ...
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Result (73 Occurrences)
... That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things
leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or ...
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Bible Concordance
Operation (8 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 3:8 Will not the operation of the Spirit have a much greater glory?

2 Corinthians 3:9 For if the operation of the law, producing punishment, had its glory, how much greater will be the operation of the Spirit causing righteousness?

Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

Psalms 28:4 Give them according to their work, and according to the wickedness of their doings. Give them according to the operation of their hands. Bring back on them what they deserve.

Psalms 28:5 Because they don't regard the works of Yahweh, nor the operation of his hands, he will break them down and not build them up.

Psalms 145:4 One generation after another will give praise to your great acts, and make clear the operation of your strength.

Isaiah 5:12 The harp, lyre, tambourine, and flute, with wine, are at their feasts; but they don't respect the work of Yahweh, neither have they considered the operation of his hands.

Isaiah 28:29 This also cometh forth from the LORD of hosts, who is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in operation.



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