Bead
Jump to: Webster'sConcordanceThesaurusHebrewLibrarySubtopicsTerms
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A prayer.

2. (n.) A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for counting prayers, as by Roman Catholics and Mohammedans, whence the phrases to tell beads, to at one's beads, to bid beads, etc., meaning, to be at prayer.

3. (n.) Any small globular body

4. (n.) A bubble in spirits.

5. (n.) A drop of sweat or other liquid.

6. (n.) A small knob of metal on a firearm, used for taking aim (whence the expression to draw a bead, for, to take aim).

7. (n.) A small molding of rounded surface, the section being usually an arc of a circle. It may be continuous, or broken into short embossments.

8. (n.) A glassy drop of molten flux, as borax or microcosmic salt, used as a solvent and color test for several mineral earths and oxides, as of iron, manganese, etc., before the blowpipe; as, the borax bead; the iron bead, etc.

9. (v. t.) To ornament with beads or beading.

10. (v. i.) To form beadlike bubbles.

Strong's Hebrew
2737. charuz -- string of beads
... chain. From an unused root meaning to perforate; properly, pierced, ie A bead of
pearl, gems or jewels (as strung) -- chain. 2736, 2737. charuz. 2738 . ...
/hebrew/2737.htm - 6k
Library

The Persecutions.
... humbly entreating, amid the mockery of the guards, until the spot of execution was
reached, and the prisoner was bidden to kneel down to have his bead cut off. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson xxv the persecutions.htm

Song 1. The Sluggard.
... You have waked me too soon! I must slumber again!'. As the door on its hinges, so
he on his bead. Turns his sides, and his shoulders, and his heavy head. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watts/divine and moral songs/song 1 the sluggard.htm

Rev. 21:1-9
... the second death shall die. O may we stand before the Lamb,. when earth and seas
are fled,. And hear the judge pronounce our name,. with blessings on our bead! ...
/.../anonymous/scottish psalter and paraphrases/67 rev 21 1-9.htm

The Influence of the King James Version on English Literature
... of Solon and Lycurgus, of Apelles and Praxiteles"not even this Greece, prolific
as she was in sages and heroes, can boast such a lengthy bead-roll as Ireland ...
/.../mcafee/study of the king james bible/lecture iv the influence of.htm

The Ascent of the Body
... beads. Each bead is the counterpart of the other; and with such an
organization any high or varied life becomes an impossibility. ...
/.../drummond/the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/chapter i the ascent of.htm

Jacob Boehme's Influence in England
... Boehme, he thinks he can "begin a new roll of Civil Saints," hoping, he says, that
in these last generations "much company" may be added to the bead roll thus ...
/.../chapter xii jacob boehmes influence.htm

Gunsaulus -- the Bible Vs. Infidelity
... happiness until I found Christ as a Savior. Read the Bible! Bead the Bible!
Through all my perplexities and distresses I never read ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume 10/gunsaulus the bible vs.htm

A Provision Ground
... bushes, whose magnificent crimson flowers contrast with the bright yellow bunches
of the common Cassia, and the scarlet flowers of the Jumby-bead bush, {314f ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/at last/chapter xvi a provision ground.htm

Troubles of the Closing Years.
... Basil is duly canonized in the grateful memory, no less than in the official
bead-roll, of Christendom, and we may be permitted to regret that the existing ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/x troubles of the closing years.htm

Earliest Memories
... "But it is more amusing still to see Therese put her hand in her pocket, time after
time, to pull a bead along the string, whenever she makes a little sacrifice ...
/.../martin/the story of a soul/chapter i earliest memories.htm

Thesaurus
Bead-rows (2 Occurrences)
Bead-rows. Bead, Bead-rows. Beads . Multi-Version Concordance
Bead-rows (2 Occurrences). Song of Songs 1:10 Thy cheeks ...
/b/bead-rows.htm - 6k

Bead (2 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) A small knob of metal on a firearm, used for taking aim (whence the
expression to draw a bead, for, to take aim). ...Bead (2 Occurrences). ...
/b/bead.htm - 8k

Beads (3 Occurrences)
... 31:50 and we bring near Jehovah's offering, each that which he hath found, vessels
of gold -- chain, and bracelet, seal-ring, 'ear'-ring, and bead -- to make ...
/b/beads.htm - 7k

Beacon (3 Occurrences)

/b/beacon.htm - 8k

Ornamental (4 Occurrences)
... purple 'are' her clothing. (YLT). Song of Songs 1:10 Thy cheeks are comely
with bead-rows, Thy neck with ornamental chains. (DBY). ...
/o/ornamental.htm - 7k

Bugle (1 Occurrence)
... also the Kent bugle. 4. (n.) An elongated glass bead, of various colors,
though commonly black. 5. (a.) Jet black. 6. (n.) A plant ...
/b/bugle.htm - 7k

Seal-ring (3 Occurrences)
... 31:50 and we bring near Jehovah's offering, each that which he hath found, vessels
of gold -- chain, and bracelet, seal-ring, 'ear'-ring, and bead -- to make ...
/s/seal-ring.htm - 7k

Ourselves (129 Occurrences)
... 31:50 and we bring near Jehovah's offering, each that which he hath found, vessels
of gold -- chain, and bracelet, seal-ring, 'ear'-ring, and bead -- to make ...
/o/ourselves.htm - 38k

Beat (85 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Song of Songs 4:9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my bride; thou
hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one bead of thy necklace. ...
/b/beat.htm - 35k

Concordance
Bead (2 Occurrences)

Numbers 31:50
and we bring near Jehovah's offering, each that which he hath found, vessels of gold -- chain, and bracelet, seal-ring, 'ear'-ring, and bead -- to make atonement for ourselves before Jehovah.'
(YLT RSV)

Song of Songs 4:9
Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my bride; Thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, With one chain of thy neck.
(See JPS)

Subtopics

Bead

Related Terms

Bead (2 Occurrences)

Beads (3 Occurrences)

Beacon (3 Occurrences)

Ornamental (4 Occurrences)

Bugle (1 Occurrence)

Seal-ring (3 Occurrences)

Ourselves (129 Occurrences)

Beat (85 Occurrences)

Vessels (210 Occurrences)

Links
Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus


Beacon
Top of Page
Top of Page