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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BRINK

brink: saphah, or sepheth = "the lip," "margin," "bank," "edge" (Genesis 41:3 Exodus 2:3; Exodus 7:15); qatseh, or qetseh = "an extremity," "border," "brim" (Joshua 3:8, 15 Isaiah 19:7 Daniel 12:5).

See BRIM.

Greek
5491. cheilos -- a lip, an edge
... Transliteration: cheilos Phonetic Spelling: (khi'-los) Short Definition: a lip,
mouth, shore Definition: a lip, mouth, shore, edge, brink; meton: language ...
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3790. ophrus -- an eyebrow
... Perhaps from optanomai (through the idea of the shading or proximity to the organ
of vision); the eye-"brow" or forehead, ie (figuratively) the brink of a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7097. qatseh -- end, extremity
... end, extremity. Transliteration: qatseh Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-tseh') Short Definition:
after. after, border, brim, brink, edge, end, infinite, frontier, ...
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8193. saphah -- lip, speech, edge
... 12), talk (1), talkative (1), words (2). band, bank, binding, border, brim,
brink, edge, language,. Or (in dual and plural) sepheth ...
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1428. gidyah -- bank
... Word Origin the same as gadah, qv. bank Or gadyah {gad-yaw'}; the same as gadah;
a river brink -- bank. see HEBREW gadah. 1427, 1428. gidyah. 1429 . ...
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Library

Argument. Perpetua, when Besieged by Her Father, Comforts Him when ...
... And moreover, in the same place where Dinocrates was, there was a pool full of water,
having its brink higher than was the stature of the boy; and Dinocrates ...
/.../chapter ii argument perpetua when besieged.htm

The Divine Pleader.
... from his moral slumber, and in the agonies of conviction, exclaiming, "What must
I do to be saved?""The Procrastinator sending up from the brink of despair ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xv the divine pleader.htm

Christianity and Slavery.
... empire: "As many slaves, so many enemies." Hence the constant danger of servile
insurrections, which more than once brought the republic to the brink of ruin ...
/.../section 48 christianity and slavery.htm

Baptism unto Repentance
... Then we are led to the brink of the precipice, and compelled to see the point at
which the primrose-path we are travelling ends in the fatal abyss. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/meyer/john the baptist/vi baptism unto repentance.htm

Introduction.
... different, that you can bring fruit from their union. We stand here on the
brink of a great deep. For wise ends the system of nature has ...
//christianbookshelf.org/arnot/the parables of our lord/introduction.htm

"O Wretched Man that I Am!"
... And now he is on the brink of deliverance! ... This man is on the brink of that great
deliverance; the way has been prepared for the glorious eighth chapter. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/murray/absolute surrender/o wretched man that i.htm

Joseph and his Brethren
... And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill favoured
and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river. ...
/.../select masterpieces of biblical literature/i joseph and his brethren.htm

"Love and I" --A Mystery
... with the eleven whom he had chosen, and who had consorted with him from the beginning;
a prayer under such circumstances, when he was just on the brink of the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 28 1882/love and ia mystery.htm

An Address to the Man who is Down
... young men. There are men here who are lost in the abyss; but there are
more men who are on the brink of the precipice. Temptation ...
/.../stones rolled away and other addresses to young men/ii an address to the.htm

The Believing Thief
... Behold the wonder wrought by the Saviour when emptied of all his glory,
and hanged up a spectacle of shame upon the brink of death! ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 35 1889/the believing thief.htm

Thesaurus
Brink (11 Occurrences)
... (n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or
edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. ...BRINK. ...
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Border (233 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The outer part or edge of anything, as
of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink. 2. (n ...
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Kine (24 Occurrences)
... parah, ie, "fruitful"), mentioned in Pharaoh's dream (Genesis 41:18). Here the word
denotes "buffaloes," which fed on the reeds and sedge by the river's brink. ...
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Borders (104 Occurrences)
... yerekhdh = "the flank," "the side," "the coast," hence, "the border" occurs in Genesis
49:13; qatseh = "an extremity" "brim," "brink," "edge" (Exodus 16:35 ...
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Brim (9 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The edge or margin, as of a fountain, or of the water contained in it; the
brink; border. 3. (n.) The rim of a hat. 4. (vi) To be full to the brim. ...
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Shore (45 Occurrences)
... 11:4 Judges 7:12 1 Samuel 13:5 1 Kings 4:29); the shore of the Red Sea or Gulf of
`Aqabah by Ezion-geber (1 Kings 9:26 2 Chronicles 8:17); the brink of the ...
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River (189 Occurrences)
... Genesis 41:3 Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ugly
and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river. ...
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Ugly (7 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Genesis 41:3 Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the
river, ugly and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river. ...
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Jordan's (4 Occurrences)
... Joshua 3:8 And thou shalt command the priests that bear the ark of the covenant,
saying: When ye are come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, ye shall ...
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Lean-fleshed (3 Occurrences)
... Genesis 41:3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river,
ill-favored and lean-fleshed, and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the ...
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Concordance
Brink (11 Occurrences)

Genesis 41:3
Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ugly and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Genesis 41:17
Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river:
(WEB JPS ASV)

Exodus 2:3
And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Exodus 7:15
Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Deuteronomy 2:36
From Aroer, which is by the brink of the river of Arnon, and from the city that is by the river, even unto Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: the LORD our God delivered all unto us:
(KJV WBS)

Joshua 3:8
You shall command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, saying,'When you come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.'"
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Joshua 3:15
and when they that bare the ark were come unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brink of the water ( for the Jordan overfloweth all its banks all the time of harvest, )
(ASV JPS RSV)

Proverbs 5:14
I have come to the brink of utter ruin, in the midst of the gathered assembly."
(WEB NIV)

Isaiah 19:7
The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile, will become dry, be driven away, and be no more.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Ezekiel 47:6
And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river.
(KJV WBS)

Daniel 12:5
Then I, Daniel, looked, and behold, there stood other two, the one on the brink of the river on this side, and the other on the brink of the river on that side.
(WEB ASV)

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