Alight
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.

2. (v. i.) To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.

3. (v. i.) To come or chance (upon).

4. (a.) Lighted; lighted up; in a flame.

Strong's Hebrew
6795. tsanach -- to descend
... fasten, light from off. A primitive root; to alight; (transitive) to cause to descend,
ie Drive down -- fasten, light (from off). 6794b, 6795. tsanach. 6796 ...
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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 ...
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Library

Whether Essence and Existence are the Same in God
... Thirdly, anything which has existence without being existence exists through
participation, just as anything which is alight but is not itself fire is alight ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article four whether essence and.htm

Dying Lamps
... a light kindled and' (therefore) 'shining,' but it will be light 'for a season'
only, unless it is fed from that from which it was first set alight; and that ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/dying lamps.htm

Slavery
... His slave, whose business it was to keep them alight, was kindly treated; the old
man soon grew very fond of him and would harangue him by the hour on the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/forbes/life of st vincent de paul/chapter 2 slavery.htm

And Now we Can Turn at Last to See in Our Picture...
... them. Nothing but that which He inspires can carry quickening power: no
experience"no spirituality even, can set the spark alight. ...
/.../trotter/parables of the christ-life/section 5 and now we.htm

Power Hindered.
... The strokes of the "Sword of the Spirit" alight only on the conscience, and its
edge is anointed with a bairn to heal every wound it may inflict."Dr. J ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/secret power/chapter v power hindered.htm

Preface
... Even if phrases or passages make for orthodoxy, to accept them if condemned by evidence
and history is to alight upon the quicksands of conjecture. ...
/.../burgon/the causes of the corruption of the traditional text/preface.htm

The Temple of Wisdom
... once more that Wisdom is no discovery of their own, but the inspiration of the Almighty;
and that this world is no dead and dark machine, but alight with the ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon ii the temple of wisdom.htm

The Shepherd of Pella
... confidence than was natural in the ready answers of this professed servant, and
before he would leave Laodice to pitch camp, he helped her to alight and drew ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter iii the shepherd of.htm

Accidental Causes of Corruption.
... The eye of a scribe on reverting from his copy to the original before him is of
necessity apt sometimes to alight on the same word, or what looks like the same ...
/.../chapter iii accidental causes of.htm

The Swallow
... Had I skill to improve it, a lesson of love: How seldom on earth do we see
her alight! She dwells in the skies, she is ever above. ...
/.../cowper/translations from the french of madame de la mothe guion/the swallow.htm

Thesaurus
Alight (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (a.) Lighted; lighted up; in a flame. Multi-Version Concordance Alight (3
Occurrences). Luke 12:35 "Have your girdles on, and let your lamps be alight; (WEY) ...
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Alighted (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Alight. Multi-Version Concordance
Alighted (7 Occurrences). Acts 2:3 and they saw tongues ...
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Light (2869 Occurrences)
... 43. (vi) To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with
from, off, on, upon, at, in. 44. (vi) To feel light; to be made happy. 45. ...
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Land (19790 Occurrences)
... 13. (vt) To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish. 14. (vt) To
set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the ...
/l/land.htm - 21k

Locust (25 Occurrences)
... Woe to the countries beneath them if the wind fall and let them alight! They
descend unnumbered as flakes of snow and hide the ground. ...
/l/locust.htm - 34k

Girdles (13 Occurrences)
... Matthew 10:9 Provide not gold, nor silver, nor brass in your girdles, (YLT). Luke
12:35 "Have your girdles on, and let your lamps be alight; (WEY). ...
/g/girdles.htm - 10k

Mustard (5 Occurrences)
... arvensis, or the charlock (all of Natural Order Cruciferae), would, any one of them,
suit the requirements of the parable; birds readily alight upon their ...
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Perch (2 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) A pole connecting the fore gear and hind gear of a spring carriage; a
reach. 8. (vi) To alight or settle, as a bird; to sit or roost. ...
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Alien's (1 Occurrence)

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Stoop (10 Occurrences)
... condescend. 7. (vi) To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse;
to swoop. 8. (vi) To sink when on the wing; to alight. 9 ...
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Concordance
Alight (3 Occurrences)

Luke 12:35
"Have your girdles on, and let your lamps be alight;
(WEY)

Proverbs 26:2
As the sparrow in her wandering, as the swallow in her flying, So the curse that is causeless alighteth not.
(Root in ASV NAS RSV)

Isaiah 50:11
See, all you who make a fire, arming yourselves with burning branches: go in the flame of your fire, and among the branches you have put a light to. This will you have from my hand, you will make your bed in sorrow.
(See RSV)

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Alight

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Light (2869 Occurrences)

Land (19790 Occurrences)

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Mustard (5 Occurrences)

Perch (2 Occurrences)

Alien's (1 Occurrence)

Stoop (10 Occurrences)

Alighting (1 Occurrence)

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