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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To render (a person) certain; to cause to feel certain; to make confident; to assure; to apprise.

2. (v. t.) To make (a thing) certain to the mind; to free from obscurity, doubt, or change; to make sure of; to fix; to determine.

3. (v. t.) To find out or learn for a certainty, by trial, examination, or experiment; to get to know; as, to ascertain the weight of a commodity, or the purity of a metal.

4441. punthanomai -- to inquire, by impl. to learn
... Verb Transliteration: punthanomai Phonetic Spelling: (poon-than'-om-ahee) Short
Definition: I ask, inquire Definition: I ask, inquire, ascertain by inquiry ...
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3129. manthano -- to learn
... to learn. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: manthano Phonetic Spelling:
(man-than'-o) Short Definition: I learn, ascertain Definition: I learn; with adj. ...
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1921. epiginosko -- to know exactly, to recognize
... Word Origin from epi and ginosko Definition to know exactly, to recognize NASB Word
Usage acknowledge (1), ascertain (2), aware (2), find (1), found (2), fully ...
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198. akriboo -- exact, precise
... See 199 (). enquire diligently. From the same as akribestatos; to be exact,
ie Ascertain -- enquire diligently. see GREEK akribestatos. ...
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1331. dierotao -- to find by inquiry
... to ask about, learn by inquiry. From dia and erotao; to question throughout, ie
Ascertain by interrogation -- make enquiry foreign. see GREEK dia. ...
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1231. diaginosko -- to distinguish, to determine
... enquire, know the uttermost. From dia and ginosko; to know thoroughly, ie Ascertain
exactly -- (would) enquire, know the uttermost. see GREEK dia. ...
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1833. exetazo -- to examine closely
... ask, enquire, search. From ek and etazo (to examine); to test thoroughly (by questions),
ie Ascertain or interrogate -- ask, enquire, search. see GREEK ek. ...
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3354. metreo -- to measure, measure out
... From metron; to measure (ie Ascertain in size by a fixed standard); by implication,
to admeasure (ie Allot by rule) -- figuratively, to estimate -- measure ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3045. yada -- to know
... A primitive root; to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety
of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially ...
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How to Ascertain the Will of God
... HOW TO ASCERTAIN THE WILL OF GOD. I seek at the beginning to get my heart into such
a state that it has no will of its own in regard to a given matter. ...
// to prayer/how to ascertain the will.htm

After this Celsus Continues: "It is not Easy, Indeed...
... After this Celsus continues: "It is not easy, indeed, for one who is not a philosopher
to ascertain the origin of evils, though it is sufficient for the ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lxv after this celsus.htm

On Incorporeal and Corporeal Beings.
... We have now to ascertain what those matters are which it is proper to treat in the
following pages according to our dogmatic belief, ie, in agreement with the ...
/.../origen/origen de principiis/chapter vii on incorporeal and corporeal.htm

Volume iii. From the Year 1816 to the Year 1828.
... In such cases I have, as far as I could ascertain the fact, fixed the date of their
location the last time mentioned, with a view to give them credit for at ...
/.../volume iii from the year.htm

Extracts No. Iii.
... "That I deserve any credit in the opinion of our friend or my own conscience for
the unwearied pains I have taken to ascertain the correct ideas communicated ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no iii.htm

Examine Yourself Whether Ye be in the Faith; Prove Your Own Selves ...
... It is nothing less than a positive command that we should ascertain our own true
character, and settle the question definitely for ourselves, whether we are ...
/.../finney/lectures to professing christians/examine yourself whether ye be.htm

The Early Fathers Appealed To, and Observed to Bear Favourable ...
... We have first to ascertain whether the external testimony concerning S. Mark
16:9-20 is of such a nature as to constrain us to admit that it is highly probable ...
/.../chapter iii the early fathers.htm

The Early Fathers Appealed To, and Observed to Bear Favourable ...
... seven Chapters will be necessary:(27) for a discussion of the latter, one seventh
of that space will suffice.(28) We have first to ascertain whether the ...
/.../chapter iii the early fathers.htm

Article xii (V): of Repentance.
... For all good men will ascertain that especially on this subject we have taught things
that are true, godly, salutary, and necessary for the whole Church of ...
/.../melanchthon/the apology of the augsburg confession/part 15 article xii v .htm

The Review of the Troops at Doriscus.
... The first thing was to ascertain the numbers of the troops; and as the soldiers
were too numerous to be counted, Xerxes determined to measure the mighty mass ...
// vi the review of.htm

Ascertain (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To find out or learn for a certainty, by trial, examination, or experiment;
to get to know; as, to ascertain the weight of a commodity, or the purity ...
/a/ascertain.htm - 8k

Prove (83 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test;
as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the ...
/p/prove.htm - 34k

Sound (1245 Occurrences)
... 13. (vt) To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the
depth of by means of a line and plummet. 14. (vt) Fig.: To ...
/s/sound.htm - 12k

Survey (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine
and ascertain the state of; as, to survey a building in order to determine ...
/s/survey.htm - 9k

Determine (13 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To ascertain definitely; to find out the specific character or name of;
to assign to its true place in a system; as, to determine an unknown or a newly ...
/d/determine.htm - 13k

Discover (28 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To obtain for the first time sight or knowledge of, as of a thing existing
already, but not perceived or known; to find; to ascertain; to espy; to ...
/d/discover.htm - 17k

Measure (269 Occurrences)
... 16. (n.) The act of measuring; measurement. 17. (a.) Beds or strata; as, coal measures;
lead measures. 18. (n.) To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument ...
/m/measure.htm - 45k

Calculate (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary
rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute. ...
/c/calculate.htm - 9k

Ascertained (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Ascertain. Multi-Version Concordance
Ascertained (8 Occurrences). Matthew 2:7 Thereupon ...
/a/ascertained.htm - 8k

Precious (128 Occurrences)
... For the interpretation of the Bible it is thus necessary to ascertain, if possible,
the kind of stone to which a Greek or Hebrew name was applied at the time ...
/p/precious.htm - 71k

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Ascertain (5 Occurrences)

Acts 22:24
the Tribune ordered him to be brought into the barracks, and be examined by flogging, in order to ascertain the reason why they thus cried out against him.

Acts 23:28
Desiring to know the cause why they accused him, I brought him down to their council.
(See NAS)

Acts 24:8
By examining him yourself you may ascertain all these things of which we accuse him."

Acts 24:11
For you have it in your power to ascertain that it is not more than twelve days ago that I went up to worship in Jerusalem;

1 Samuel 23:23
And see, and ascertain all the lurking-places where he hides himself, and come ye again to me with sure information, that I may go with you; and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout the thousands of Judah.



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