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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man.

2. (v. t.) To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food.

3. (v. t.) To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth.

4. (v. t.) To cheat; to trick; to take in.

5. (v. t.) To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground.

6. (v. i.) To seize something forcibly with the teeth; to wound with the teeth; to have the habit of so doing; as, does the dog bite?

7. (v. i.) To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent; as, it bites like pepper or mustard.

8. (v. i.) To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing.

9. (v. i.) To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does; hence, to take a tempting offer.

10. (v. i.) To take or keep a firm hold; as, the anchor bites.

11. (n.) The act of seizing with the teeth or mouth; the act of wounding or separating with the teeth or mouth; a seizure with the teeth or mouth, as of a bait; as, to give anything a hard bite.

12. (n.) The act of puncturing or abrading with an organ for taking food, as is done by some insects.

13. (n.) The wound made by biting; as, the pain of a dog's or snake's bite; the bite of a mosquito.

14. (n.) A morsel; as much as is taken at once by biting.

15. (n.) The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.

16. (n.) A cheat; a trick; a fraud.

17. (n.) A sharper; one who cheats.

18. (n.) A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.

Greek
1143. dakno -- to bite
... to bite. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dakno Phonetic Spelling: (dak'-no)
Short Definition: I bite, backbite, harm seriously Definition: I bite; hence ...
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1031. brucho -- to bite, to gnash
... to bite, to gnash. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: brucho Phonetic Spelling:
(broo'-kho) Short Definition: I grind or gnash Definition: I grind or gnash ...
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3145. masaomai -- to chew
... to chew. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: masaomai Phonetic Spelling:
(mas-sah'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I bite, gnaw Definition: I bite, gnaw, chew. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5391. nashak -- to bite
... 5390, 5391. nashak. 5391a . to bite. Transliteration: nashak Phonetic Spelling:
(naw-shak') Short Definition: bite. bite, lend upon usury ...
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5391a. nashak -- to bite
... to bite. Transliteration: nashak Short Definition: bite. ... root Definition to bite
NASB Word Usage bit (2), bite (4), bites (4), bitten (1), creditors (1). ...
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7169. qarats -- to nip, pinch
... A primitive root; to pinch, ie (partially) to bite the lips, blink the eyes (as
a gesture of malice), or (fully) to squeeze off (a piece of clay in order to ...
/hebrew/7169.htm - 6k

Library

The Serpent Lifted up in the Wilderness Prefigured Christ ...
... Chapter 61 [XXXII.]"The Serpent Lifted Up in the Wilderness Prefigured Christ Suspended
on the Cross; Even Infants Themselves Poisoned by the Serpent's Bite. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 61 xxxii the serpent lifted.htm

How Jesus Delivered James from the Bite of a Serpent.
... Latin Form. Chapter XIV."How Jesus Delivered James from the Bite of a Serpent.
And Joseph sent James to gather straw, and Jesus followed him. ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of thomas/chapter xiv how jesus delivered james.htm

Fences and Serpents
... '... Whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.'"Ecclesiastes 10:8. ... Whoso
pulls down the wall of temperance, a serpent will bite him. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/fences and serpents.htm

They who have Committed a "Sin unto Death" are not to be Abandoned ...
... 64. The devil is then deceived so as to wound himself with his own bite,
and to arm against himself him whom he thought to weaken. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xiii they who have.htm

Argument. From the Prison they are Led Forth with Joy into the ...
... Saturus, however, held nothing in greater abomination than a bear; but he imagined
that he would be put an end to with one bite of a leopard. ...
/.../chapter vi argument from the prison.htm

On the Perfection of Patience.
... it is figuratively said by the prophet: "Behold I will send among you serpents,
basilisks, against which there is no charm: and they shall bite you." [2096 ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xvi on the perfection.htm

Moreover, Flies Falling into Myrrh, and Suffocated Therein, Make ...
... for himself first and alone. And he who wrecks another's safety, shall
fall by the bite of a serpent. But he who removeth stones ...
/.../a metaphrase of the book of ecclesiastes/chapter x moreover flies falling.htm

Why the Children of the Baptized Should be Baptized.
... are by the sacrament of baptism conformed to the death of Christ, it must be admitted
that they are also freed from the serpent's poisonous bite, unless we ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 43 xxvii why the children.htm

Diamond and his Mother Sat Down Upon the Edge of the Rough Grass ...
... but the sun who rears them. and the sheep that bite them. are the quietest sheep.
awake or asleep. ... because of their diet. for what they bite. is buttercups yellow ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 13 diamond and his.htm

The Words of Abbot Serapion on the Decline of Thoughts that are ...
... And this meaning we see is neatly expressed in a figure in Ecclesiastes. "If" says
he "a serpent bite without hissing there is no sufficiency for the charmer ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xi the words of.htm

Thesaurus
Bite (13 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to
lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust ...
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Gnaw (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed;
to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by ...
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Loan (9 Occurrences)
... Testament: lawah, "to join," "cause to join," "lend" (Exodus 22:25 Deuteronomy
28:12, 44 Psalm 37:26 Proverbs 19:17); nashah, "to bite," "lend" (Deuteronomy 24 ...
/l/loan.htm - 16k

Lend (21 Occurrences)
... Testament: lawah, "to join," "cause to join," "lend" (Exodus 22:25 Deuteronomy
28:12, 44 Psalm 37:26 Proverbs 19:17); nashah, "to bite," "lend" (Deuteronomy 24 ...
/l/lend.htm - 18k

Bit (46 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) imp. & pp of Bite. 5. (n.) A part of anything, such as may be bitten off
or taken into the mouth; a morsel; a bite. ... 12. (imp.) of Bite. 13. (pp) of Bite. ...
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Swollen (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SWOLLEN. swol'-'-n (pimprasthai, only in Acts
28:6): The Melitans expected to see Paul poisoned by the viper's bite. ...
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Biting (12 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Bite. ... Biting (12 Occurrences). Galatians 5:15 and if one another ye
do bite and devour, see -- that ye may not by one another be consumed. ...
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Snake (43 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:3 But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a
snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand. (BBE). ...
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Interest (35 Occurrences)
... in'-ter-est (neshekh, mashsha'; tokos): The Hebrew word neshekh is from a root which
means "to bite"; thus interest is "something bitten off." The other word ...
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Serpent (40 Occurrences)
... serpent" (Isaiah 27:1); ".. though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the
sea, thence will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them" (Amos 9:3 ...
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Concordance
Bite (13 Occurrences)

John 6:7
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."
(See NIV)

Acts 28:3
But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand.
(BBE)

Galatians 5:15
But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Numbers 21:6
Then the Lord sent poison-snakes among the people; and their bites were a cause of death to numbers of the people of Israel.
(Root in BBE YLT)

Psalms 73:21
My heart was made bitter, and I was pained by the bite of grief:
(BBE)

Proverbs 23:32
In the end, it bites like a snake, and poisons like a viper.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 10:8
He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.
(KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ecclesiastes 10:11
If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer's tongue.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 8:17
For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, says Yahweh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Amos 5:19
As if a man, running away from a lion, came face to face with a bear; or went into the house and put his hand on the wall and got a bite from a snake.
(BBE NAS NIV)

Amos 9:3
Though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out there; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent, and it will bite them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Micah 3:5
Thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Habakkuk 2:7
Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and awake that shall vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto them?
(KJV ASV DBY WBS)

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