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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal.

2. (v. i.) To strike; to peck.

3. (v. i.) To join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness.

4. (n.) The bell, or boom, of the bittern

5. (n.) A cutting instrument, with hook-shaped point, and fitted with a handle; -- used in pruning, etc.; a billhook. When short, called a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill.

6. (n.) A weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff.

7. (n.) One who wields a bill; a billman.

8. (n.) A pickax, or mattock.

9. (n.) The extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke.

10. (v. t.) To work upon (as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill.

11. (n.) A declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed by some person against a law.

12. (n.) A writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may be stated in the document.

13. (n.) A form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law.

14. (n.) A paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods; a placard; a poster; a handbill.

15. (n.) An account of goods sold, services rendered, or work done, with the price or charge; a statement of a creditor's claim, in gross or by items; as, a grocer's bill.

16. (n.) Any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc.

17. (v. t.) To advertise by a bill or public notice.

18. (v. t.) To charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BILL OF DIVORCEMENT

di-vors'-ment.

See DIVORCE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT.

Greek
647. apostasion -- a forsaking, spec. (bill of) divorce
... a forsaking, spec. (bill of ... Word Origin from aphistemi Definition a forsaking, spec.
(bill of) divorce NASB Word Usage certificate of divorce (1), divorce (2). ...
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1121. gramma -- that which is drawn or written, ie a letter
... Word Origin from grapho Definition that which is drawn or written, ie a letter NASB
Word Usage bill (2), learning (1), letter (5), letters (3), writings (2). ...
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975. biblion -- a paper, book
... book, scroll, writing. A diminutive of biblos; a roll -- bill, book, scroll, writing.
see GREEK biblos. (biblia) -- 3 Occurrences. (bibliois) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5612. sepher -- a missive, document, writing, book
... scroll* (3), writ (1). bill, book, evidence, learned letter, register, scroll.
Or (feminine) ciphrah (Psa. 56:8; Psa. 56:9) {sif-raw ...
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Library

The Bill of Divorcement.
... Book XIV. 18. The Bill of Divorcement. After this we will discuss the saying
of the Pharisees which they said to Jesus, "Why then ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/18 the bill of divorcement.htm

Of the Bill of Divorce (Seven Articles)
... OF THE BILL OF DIVORCE (SEVEN ARTICLES). We must now consider the bill of
divorce, under which head there are seven points of inquiry: ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/of the bill of divorce.htm

What Old Bill could not Do
... TALK EIGHTEEN. WHAT OLD BILL COULD NOT DO. Old Bill M" was a drunkard. Everybody
knew it. ... Yes, Old Bill was a drunkard. He had tried many times to quit. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/naylor/heart talks/talk eighteen what old bill.htm

Wesley's Chancery Bill
... Chapter 6. First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs; Wesley's Protest
against Ungodliness Wesley's Chancery Bill. Thursday ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesleys chancery bill.htm

Whether the Causes of Divorce had to be Written in the Bill?
... OF THE BILL OF DIVORCE (SEVEN ARTICLES) Whether the causes of divorce
had to be written in the bill? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the causes of divorce.htm

The Divorce of Israel.
... Now, keeping in mind what we said above in regard to the passage from Isaiah about
the bill of divorcement, we will say that the mother of the people separated ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/19 the divorce of israel.htm

Whether it was Lawful to Divorce a Wife under the Mosaic Law?
... OF THE BILL OF DIVORCE (SEVEN ARTICLES) Whether it was lawful to divorce a wife
under the Mosaic law? ... Neither therefore did the law about the bill of divorce. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was lawful to.htm

Of the Harmony Subsisting Between Matthew and Mark in the Accounts ...
... asked by the Lord as to what Moses commanded them, and that on His questioning them
to that effect they returned the answer regarding the bill of divorcement ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter lxii of the harmony subsisting.htm

The Marriage of Church Dignitaries.
... But, from what is said in the law about the bill of divorcement, I reflect whether,
seeing that the bishop and the presbyter and the deacon are a symbol of ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/22 the marriage of church.htm

Just Going to do It.
... "I wish you would have my bill ready by three o'clock," said a customer to
him, dropping in one morning. ... "Is my bill made out?" he asked. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/arthur/words for the wise/just going to do it.htm

Thesaurus
Bill (9 Occurrences)
... When short, called a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill. ... 7. (n.) One who
wields a bill; a billman. 8. (n.) A pickax, or mattock. ...
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Divorcement (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BILL OF DIVORCEMENT. ... (KJV ASV WBS). Mark 10:4 And
they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away ...
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Bilhan (3 Occurrences)
... (2) A descendant of Benjamin, son of Jediael, father of seven sons who were heads
of houses in their tribes (1 Chronicles 7:10). BILL, BOND, etc. ...
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Passage (20 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) A movement or an evacuation of the bowels. 12. (vi) In parliamentary
proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the ...
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Pass (1172 Occurrences)
... be carried through a body that has power to sanction or reject; to receive legislative
sanction; to be enacted; as, the resolution passed; the bill passed both ...
/p/pass.htm - 44k

Certificate (8 Occurrences)
... Matthew 19:7 They asked him, "Why then did Moses command us to give her a
bill of divorce, and divorce her?" (See NAS RSV NIV). Mark ...
/c/certificate.htm - 9k

Kite (3 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) Fictitious commercial paper used for raising money or to sustain credit,
as a check which represents no deposit in bank, or a bill of exchange not ...
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Writeth (26 Occurrences)
... her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he hath found some
unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorcement, and ...
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Writes (4 Occurrences)
... her, then it cometh to pass, if she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath
found some unseemly thing in her, that he writeth her a bill of divorcement ...
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Report (127 Occurrences)
... vt) To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any
matter officially referred; as, the committee reported the bill with amendments ...
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Concordance
Bill (9 Occurrences)

Matthew 19:7
They asked him, "Why then did Moses command us to give her a bill of divorce, and divorce her?"
(WEB ASV)

Mark 10:4
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.
(KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Luke 16:6
He said,'A hundred batos of oil.' He said to him,'Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.'
(WEB KJV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 16:7
Then said he to another,'How much do you owe?' He said,'A hundred cors of wheat.' He said to him,'Take your bill, and write eighty.'
(WEB KJV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 24:1
When a man takes a wife, and marries her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Deuteronomy 24:3
If the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, who took her to be his wife;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Job 31:35
Who giveth to me a hearing? lo, my mark. The Mighty One doth answer me, And a bill hath mine adversary written.
(YLT)

Isaiah 50:1
Thus says Yahweh, "Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, with which I have put her away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities were you sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Jeremiah 3:8
I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorce, yet treacherous Judah, her sister, didn't fear; but she also went and played the prostitute.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

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