Belt
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt.

2. (n.) That which restrains or confines as a girdle.

3. (n.) Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe; as, a belt of trees; a belt of sand.

4. (n.) Same as Band, n., 2. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt.

5. (n.) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.

6. (n.) A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.

7. (n.) A token or badge of knightly rank.

8. (n.) A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other.

9. (n.) A band or stripe, as of color, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges.

10. (v. t.) To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.

11. (v. t.) To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BELT

See ARMOR; DRESS.

Greek
2223. zone -- a belt
... a belt. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: zone Phonetic Spelling:
(dzo'-nay) Short Definition: a girdle, belt, purse Definition: a girdle, belt ...
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2224. zonnumi -- to gird
... Cognate: 2224 () -- to gird, ie "to pull the belt" to remove slack so a person could
move quickly. ... From zone; to bind about (especially with a belt) -- gird. ...
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328. anazonnumi -- to gird up
... 328 (from 303 , " to down" and 2224 , "gird, take out slack") -- properly, raise
up a tunic (= "tighten the belt"), "girding oneself"; (figuratively) getting ...
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905. ballantion -- a purse
... bag. Word Origin from a prim. root bal- Definition a purse NASB Word Usage
money belt (3), money belts (1). bag, purse. Probably ...
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4024. perizonnumi -- to gird
... gird. From peri and zonnumi; to gird all around, ie (middle voice or passive) to
fasten on one's belt (literally or figuratively) -- gird (about, self). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2290b. chagorah -- a girdle, loin covering, belt
chagorah or chagorah. 2290a, 2290b. chagorah or chagorah. 2291 . a girdle,
loin covering, belt. Transliteration: chagorah or chagorah Short Definition: belt ...
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2290a. chagor -- a belt, girdle
... a belt, girdle. Transliteration: chagor or chagor Short Definition: belt. Word Origin
from chagar Definition a belt, girdle NASB Word Usage belt (2), belts (1). ...
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2290. chagowr -- a belt, girdle
... 2289, 2290. chagowr. 2290a . a belt, girdle. Transliteration: chagowr Phonetic
Spelling: (khag-ore') Short Definition: apron. apron, armor, girdle ...
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4206a. mezach -- a girdle
... a girdle. Transliteration: mezach Short Definition: belt. Word Origin of uncertain
derivation Definition a girdle NASB Word Usage belt (1), restraint (1). ...
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232. ezor -- a waist cloth
... waistband. Word Origin from azar Definition a waist cloth NASB Word Usage
belt (3), belts (1), girdle (2), waistband (8). girdle. ...
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4206b. meziach -- a girdle
... a girdle. Transliteration: meziach Short Definition: belt. Word Origin of uncertain
derivation Definition a girdle NASB Word Usage belt (1). 4206a, 4206b. ...
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73. abnet -- a girdle
... Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition a girdle NASB Word Usage sash (6),
sashes (3). girdle. Of uncertain derivation; a belt -- girdle. 72, 73. ...
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4206. maziyach -- a girdle
... girdle, strength Or mezach {may-zakh'}; from zachach; a belt (as movable) -- girdle,
strength. see HEBREW zachach. 4205, 4206. maziyach. 4206a . ...
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247. azar -- to gird, encompass, equip
... bind compass about, gird up, with. A primitive root; to belt -- bind (compass) about,
gird (up, with). 246, 247. azar. 248 . Strong's Numbers.
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8151. shanas -- to gird up
... root Definition to gird up NASB Word Usage girded (1). gird up. A primitive root;
to compress (with a belt) -- gird up. 8150, 8151. shanas. 8152 . ...
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Library

'The Girdle of Truth'
... The girdle, which is the first specified, is not properly a weapon at all, but it
comes first because the belt keeps all the other parts of the armour in place ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the girdle of truth.htm

Voyage to China
... I had felt it a duty to comply with the earnest wish of my beloved and honoured
mother, and for her sake to procure a swimming-belt. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/taylor/a retrospect/chapter viii voyage to china.htm

Man's Life his Monument.
... across the wild water that lay between him and the shore, the captain muttered,
"I can swim as far as that," and then unfastening the life-belt which he wore ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xxxviii mans life his.htm

Jesus is Arrested.
... They encircled his waist with a species of belt studded with iron points, and to
this collar were appended two leathern straps, which were crossed over his ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/chapter iii jesus is arrested.htm

One Way to Help Boys
... hall and put upon every boy's head a little military cap that costs in our country
something like twenty cents, and you put around his waist a belt that costs ...
/.../stones rolled away and other addresses to young men/iii one way to help.htm

The Nailing of Jesus to the Cross.
... The executioners soon pulled off our Lord's cloak, the belt to which the ropes were
fastened, and his own belt, when they found it was impossible to drag the ...
/.../chapter xxxviii the nailing of.htm

"Won't You Save Me?"
... In the crowd was a returning California gold-miner. He fastened the belt containing
his gold securely about his waist and was preparing to try to swim ashore. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/wont you save me.htm

Paul's Last Journey to Jerusalem
... Coming up to us, he took Paul's belt, bound his own feet and hands with it, and
said: "This is what the Holy Spirit says, 'In the same way the Jews will bind ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/pauls last journey to jerusalem.htm

As Many as were Called by Grace, and Displayed the First Zeal...
... might those Christians be treated as lapsi who, having conscientiously given up
military service (this is meant by the soldier's belt), afterwards retracted ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xii as many as.htm

The Knight of God
... cease from his tortures, and to leave it to God to teach him a more excellent way."
Thereupon he cast his leathern gloves, and his shirt, and his belt, and all ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bevan/three friends of god/chapter lii the knight of.htm

Thesaurus
Belt (32 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) That which engirdles a person or thing;
a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt. 2. (n ...
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Waistcloth (9 Occurrences)
... He binds their waist with a belt. ... Jeremiah 13:1 Thus says Yahweh to me, Go, and buy
yourself a linen belt, and put it on your waist, and don't put it in water. ...
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Waist (36 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A girdle or belt for the waist. ... Matthew 3:4 Now John himself wore clothing
made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. ...
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Waistband (15 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Jeremiah 13:1 Thus says Yahweh to me, Go, and buy yourself a linen belt,
and put it on your waist, and don't put it in water. (See NAS). ...
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Phrat (17 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 13:4 Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist, and arise,
go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock. ...
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Syria (73 Occurrences)
... sir'-ia (Suria (Matthew 4:24 Luke 2:2)): 1. Name and Its Origin 2. Other Designations
3. Physical (1) The Maritime Plain (2) First MoUntain Belt (3) Second ...
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Euphra'tes (33 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Jeremiah 13:4 Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist,
and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock. ...
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Girdle (44 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference; a belt; esp.,
a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist; a ...
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Totally (27 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 13:7 Then I went to the Euphrates, and dug, and took the belt from the
place where I had hid it; and behold, the belt was marred, it was profitable ...
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Profitable (34 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 13:7 Then I went to the Euphrates, and dug, and took the belt from the
place where I had hid it; and behold, the belt was marred, it was profitable ...
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Concordance
Belt (32 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:4
Now John himself wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Mark 1:6
John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist. He ate locusts and wild honey.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Mark 6:8
and he commanded them that they should take nothing for the way, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their belt;
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 10:4
Carry no purse, nor wallet, nor sandals. Greet no one on the way.
(See NAS)

Luke 22:35
He said to them, "When I sent you out without purse, and wallet, and shoes, did you lack anything?" They said, "Nothing."
(See NAS)

Luke 22:36
Then he said to them, "But now, whoever has a purse, let him take it, and likewise a wallet. Whoever has none, let him sell his cloak, and buy a sword.
(See NAS)

Acts 21:11
Coming to us, and taking Paul's belt, he bound his own feet and hands, and said, "Thus says the Holy Spirit:'So will the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man who owns this belt, and will deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'"
(WEB NAS NIV)

Ephesians 6:14
Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
(WEB NIV)

Exodus 12:11
This is how you shall eat it: with your waist girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is Yahweh's Passover.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 18:4
Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him, and gave it to David, and his clothing, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his sash.
(See NAS NIV)

2 Samuel 18:11
Joab said to the man who told him, "Behold, you saw it, and why didn't you strike him there to the ground? I would have given you ten pieces of silver, and a sash."
(See NAS NIV)

2 Samuel 20:8
When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a sash with a sword fastened on his waist in its sheath; and as he went forth it fell out.
(See NAS NIV)

1 Kings 2:5
"Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, even what he did to the two captains of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war on his sash that was about his waist, and in his shoes that were on his feet.
(See NAS NIV)

1 Kings 18:46
The hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; and he tucked his cloak into his belt and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.
(WEB NIV)

2 Kings 1:8
They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."
(WEB NIV)

2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, "Tuck your cloak into your belt, take my staff in your hand, and go your way. If you meet any man, don't greet him; and if anyone greets you, don't answer him again. Then lay my staff on the face of the child."
(WEB NIV)

2 Kings 9:1
Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, "Gird up your waist, and take this vial of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead.
(See NIV)

Job 12:18
He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.
(WEB)

Job 12:21
He pours contempt on princes, and loosens the belt of the strong.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Psalms 109:19
Let it be to him as the clothing with which he covers himself, for the belt that is always around him.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 3:24
It shall happen that instead of sweet spices, there shall be rottenness; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well set hair, baldness; instead of a robe, a girding of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty.
(WEB NAS)

Isaiah 5:27
None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the belt of their waist be untied, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:
(WEB NAS NIV)

Isaiah 11:5
Righteousness will be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his waist.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Isaiah 22:21
and I will clothe him with your robe, and strengthen him with your belt. I will commit your government into his hand; and he will be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah.
(WEB)

Jeremiah 13:1
Thus says Yahweh to me, Go, and buy yourself a linen belt, and put it on your waist, and don't put it in water.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:2
So I bought a belt according to the word of Yahweh, and put it on my waist.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:4
Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:6
It happened after many days, that Yahweh said to me, Arise, go to the Euphrates, and take the belt from there, which I commanded you to hide there.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:7
Then I went to the Euphrates, and dug, and took the belt from the place where I had hid it; and behold, the belt was marred, it was profitable for nothing.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:10
This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and are gone after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this belt, which is profitable for nothing.
(WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 13:11
For as the belt cleaves to the waist of a man, so have I caused to cleave to me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, says Yahweh; that they may be to me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
(WEB NIV)

Daniel 10:5
I lifted up my eyes, and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, whose thighs were girded with pure gold of Uphaz:
(See NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Belt

Related Terms

Waistcloth (9 Occurrences)

Waist (36 Occurrences)

Waistband (15 Occurrences)

Phrat (17 Occurrences)

Syria (73 Occurrences)

Euphra'tes (33 Occurrences)

Girdle (44 Occurrences)

Totally (27 Occurrences)

Profitable (34 Occurrences)

Tied (33 Occurrences)

Leather (34 Occurrences)

Bind (68 Occurrences)

Owns (13 Occurrences)

Jarmuth (7 Occurrences)

Locusts (33 Occurrences)

Loosens (2 Occurrences)

Wore (19 Occurrences)

Marred (7 Occurrences)

Paul's (34 Occurrences)

Coupling (8 Occurrences)

Camel's (3 Occurrences)

Honey (62 Occurrences)

Euphrates (36 Occurrences)

Ruined (65 Occurrences)

Dug (45 Occurrences)

Wearing (43 Occurrences)

Belteshazzar (8 Occurrences)

Wild (147 Occurrences)

Bound (175 Occurrences)

Cloak (73 Occurrences)

Deliver (397 Occurrences)

Bought (66 Occurrences)

Gentiles (150 Occurrences)

Worthless (103 Occurrences)

Vale (20 Occurrences)

Zanoah (5 Occurrences)

Nebo (13 Occurrences)

Neballat (1 Occurrence)

Untied (6 Occurrences)

Utility (1 Occurrence)

Outran (3 Occurrences)

Jattir (4 Occurrences)

Lace (7 Occurrences)

Looseth (5 Occurrences)

Latchet (4 Occurrences)

Leg (24 Occurrences)

Looses (2 Occurrences)

Girding (8 Occurrences)

Greets (9 Occurrences)

Wraps (6 Occurrences)

Tucking (1 Occurrence)

Tucked (2 Occurrences)

Tishbite (6 Occurrences)

Ties (7 Occurrences)

Tuck (3 Occurrences)

Roller (2 Occurrences)

Rottenness (9 Occurrences)

Rope (10 Occurrences)

Renown (24 Occurrences)

Elam (24 Occurrences)

Elamites (2 Occurrences)

Diet (2 Occurrences)

Disarms (1 Occurrence)

Dragon (20 Occurrences)

Pours (21 Occurrences)

Purse (7 Occurrences)

Boy's (10 Occurrences)

Bethzur (4 Occurrences)

Binds (14 Occurrences)

Beth-zur (4 Occurrences)

Baldness (11 Occurrences)

Band (150 Occurrences)

Breastplate (45 Occurrences)

Branding (3 Occurrences)

Belshazzar's (1 Occurrence)

Brand (4 Occurrences)

Buckled (1 Occurrence)

Clings (6 Occurrences)

Clothing (288 Occurrences)

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