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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.

2. (n.) The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children.

3. (v. t.) That which is bred or produced; breed; species.

4. (v. t.) Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.

5. (a.) Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs.

6. (a.) Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.

7. (v. i.) To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding.

8. (v. i.) To have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; -- usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes.

9. (v. t.) To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.

10. (v. t.) To cherish with care.

11. (v. t.) To think anxiously or moodily upon.

3555. nossia -- a brood of young birds
... a brood of young birds. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: nossia Phonetic
Spelling: (nos-see-ah') Short Definition: a brood of young birds ...
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2282. thalpo -- to warm, hence to cherish
... cherish. Probably akin to thallo (to warm); to brood, ie (figuratively) to foster --
cherish. (thalpei) -- 1 Occurrence. (thalpe) -- 1 Occurrence. 2281, 2282 ...
// - 6k

431. anepsios -- a cousin
... cousin, sister's son. From a (as a particle of union) and an obsolete nepos (a brood);
properly, akin, ie (specially) a cousin -- sister's son. see GREEK a. ...
// - 6k

1081. gennema -- offspring
... offspring, child, fruit. Word Origin from gennao Definition offspring NASB Word
Usage brood (4). fruit, offspring. From gennao; offspring ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6526. pirchach -- a brood
... a brood. Transliteration: pirchach Phonetic Spelling: (pir-khakh') Short Definition:
brood. Word Origin from parach Definition a brood NASB Word Usage brood (1) ...
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8635. tarbuth -- an increase, brood
... 8634, 8635. tarbuth. 8636 . an increase, brood. Transliteration: tarbuth
Phonetic Spelling: (tar-booth') Short Definition: brood. ...
/hebrew/8635.htm - 6k

1716. dagar -- to gather together as a brood
... 1715, 1716. dagar. 1717 . to gather together as a brood. Transliteration: dagar
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-gar') Short Definition: gather. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/1716.htm - 6k

7257. rabats -- stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out
... A primitive root; to crouch (on all four legs folded, like a recumbent animal);
be implication, to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed -- crouch (down), fall ...
/hebrew/7257.htm - 6k

7363. rachaph -- to grow soft, relax
... flutter, move, shake A primitive root; to brood; by implication, to be relaxed --
flutter, move, shake. 7362, 7363. rachaph. 7363a . Strong's Numbers.
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7424. rammak -- perhaps a mare
... Word Origin of foreign origin Definition perhaps a mare NASB Word Usage royal stud
(1). dromedary. Of foreign origin; a brood mare -- dromedary. 7423b, 7424. ...
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667. ephroach -- a young one
... young one. From parach (in the sense of bursting the shell); the brood of a bird --
young (one). see HEBREW parach. 666, 667. ephroach. 668 . Strong's Numbers
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The Eagle and Its Brood
of the sky busies itself with tender cares for its brood. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the eagle and its brood.htm

Sin's Brood.
... The Purpose in Jesus' Coming Sin's Brood. The second great result of that
Eden break has been in the growth of sin. In the seventeenth ...
// talks about jesus/sins brood.htm

... providence by which God governs the universe, giving to the lilies their eclat and
perfume, watching with maternal care over the young brood, preparing its ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xii vocation.htm

Three Pictures of one Reality
... It was but a poor brood that had been hatched out, but yet 'as birds flying' He
had watched over the city. ... As I said, it is a poor brood that is hatched out. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/three pictures of one reality.htm

Thy Redeemer
... the Spirit, "am also God"not an influence, but a person "I, eternal and everlasting,
co-existent with the Father and the Son"I, who did brood over chaos ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/thy redeemer.htm

Whether it is Fitting to Say that when Christ was Baptized the ...
... Further, the dove feeds the brood of other birds. This refers to the gift
of counsel, with which the saints, by teaching and example ...
/...// theologica/whether it is fitting to 2.htm

Sorrowful yet Always Rejoicing.
... how oft would I have gathered thee as a hen gathereth her brood under her wing,
but ye would not." When did you shed tears over lost souls? ...
/.../orr/how to live a holy life/sorrowful yet always rejoicing.htm

These are the False Accusations; the Accusation of Classicism...
... with the most grotesque gravity, "Anyone can put his hand in his pocket and give
a poor man a penny; but we, philanthropists, go home and brood and travail ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 38 these are the.htm

The Sheltering Wing
... are guarded. Whatever kites may be in the sky, whatever stoats and weasels
may be in the hedges, the brood are safe there. The image ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the sheltering wing.htm

John Chapter viii. 15-18
... from the talons of the male parent and directly exposed to the rays of the sun;
if it looks steadily at the sun, it is recognized as a true brood; if its eye ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xxxvi john chapter viii.htm

Brood (19 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The young birds hatched at one time;
a hatch; as, a brood of chickens. 2. (n.) The young from ...
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Quail (5 Occurrences)
... They nest on the ground and brood on from 12 to 20 eggs. ... If half a brood escaped,
they yet multiplied in such numbers as easily to form clouds in migration. ...
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Partridge (2 Occurrences)
... himself by unjust means "will as surely be disappointed as the partridge which
commences to sit, but is speedily robbed of her hopes of a brood" by her eggs ...
/p/partridge.htm - 13k

Gather (251 Occurrences)
... pale "; for "or gather together" (Job 11:10), "and call unto judgment," margin Hebrew
"call an assembly"; for "even as a hen doth gather her brood" (Luke 13:34 ...
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Killeth (23 Occurrences)
... how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen 'gathereth'
her own brood under her wings, and ye would not! (ASV). ...
/k/killeth.htm - 13k

Killing (41 Occurrences)
... Jerusalem, that is killing the prophets, and stoning those sent unto her, how often
did I will to gather together thy children, as a hen her brood under the ...
/k/killing.htm - 19k

Kills (38 Occurrences)
... How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her
own brood under her wings, and you refused! (WEB DBY NAS). ...
/k/kills.htm - 17k

Killest (3 Occurrences)
... killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would
I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her ...
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Unbecomingly (1 Occurrence)
... 1 Corinthians 13:5 She does not behave unbecomingly, nor seek to aggrandize herself,
nor blaze out in passionate anger, nor brood over wrongs. (WEY NAS). ...
/u/unbecomingly.htm - 6k

Overflow (43 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Overflow (43 Occurrences). Matthew 12:34 O vipers'
brood, how can you speak what is good when you are evil? ...
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Brood (19 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:7
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he exclaimed, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 12:34
O vipers' brood, how can you speak what is good when you are evil? For it is from the overflow of the heart that the mouth speaks.

Matthew 23:33
O serpents, O vipers' brood, how are you to escape condemnation to Gehenna?

Matthew 23:37
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!
(See RSV)

Luke 3:7
Accordingly John used to say to the crowds who came out to be baptized by him, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Luke 13:34
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and you refused!

1 Corinthians 13:5
She does not behave unbecomingly, nor seek to aggrandize herself, nor blaze out in passionate anger, nor brood over wrongs.

2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;
(See NIV)

Numbers 32:14
And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers'stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Jehovah toward Israel.

Deuteronomy 22:6
When a bird's nest cometh before thee in the way, in any tree, or on the earth, brood or eggs, and the mother sitting on the brood or on the eggs, thou dost not take the mother with the young ones;

Job 30:8
They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.

Job 30:12
At my right hand rise the young brood; they push away my feet, and raise up against me their pernicious ways;

Job 39:30
And his brood gulph up blood, And where the pierced 'are' -- there 'is' he!

Psalms 84:3
(Even a sparrow hath found a house, And a swallow a nest for herself, Where she hath placed her brood,) Thine altars, O Jehovah of Hosts, My king and my God.

Isaiah 1:4
O nation full of sin, a people weighted down with crime, a generation of evil-doers, false-hearted children: they have gone away from the Lord, they have no respect for the Holy One of Israel, their hearts are turned back from him.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 2:6
For thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they are filled with customs from the east, and are'soothsayers like the Philistines, and they strike hands with the children of foreigners.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 34:15
There shall the dart-snake make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shade; yea, there shall the kites be gathered, every one with her mate.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 57:4
Of whom do you make sport? against whom is your mouth open wide and your tongue put out? are you not uncontrolled children, a false seed,
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 17:11
As the partridge that broodeth over young which she hath not brought forth, so is he that getteth riches, and not by right; in the midst of his days he shall leave them, and at his end he shall be a fool.
(Root in JPS RSV)



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