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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (imp.) of Cleave.

2. (p. p.) of Cleave.

3. (v.) imp. & p. p. from Cleave.

4. (a.) Divided; split; partly divided or split.

5. (a.) Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.

6. (n.) A space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock.

7. (n.) A piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood.

8. (n.) A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT

kleft, klif, klift: The first of these words, from cleave, "to split," is a crevice or narrow opening, as "of the ragged rocks" (Isaiah 2:21); "under the clefts of the rocks" (Isaiah 57:5). "Clift" is an obsolete form of cleft, found in the King James Version Exodus 33:22 Isaiah 57:5, but not in the Revised Version (British and American). "Cliff," an abrupt, precipitous, towering rock, is not in the Revised Version (British and American), but is found in the King James Version 2 Chronicles 20:16, the Revised Version (British and American) "ascent," Job 30:6.

Greek
5327. pharagx -- a chasm, ravine
... of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: pharagx Phonetic Spelling: (far'-anx)
Short Definition: a valley, ravine Definition: a valley, ravine, chasm, cleft. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8157. shesa -- cleft
... cleft. Transliteration: shesa Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-sah) Short Definition: hoof.
Word Origin from shasa Definition cleft NASB Word Usage hoof (1). ...
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6449. Pisgah -- "cleft," a mountain in Moab
... Pisgah. 6450 . "cleft," a mountain in Moab. Transliteration: Pisgah Phonetic Spelling:
(pis-gaw') Short Definition: Pisgah. ... From pacag; a cleft; Pisgah, a mt. ...
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5357. naqiq -- cleft (of a rock)
... cleft (of a rock). Transliteration: naqiq Phonetic Spelling: (naw-keek') Short
Definition: clefts. ... hole. From an unused root meaning to bore; a cleft -- hole. ...
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5585. saiph -- a cleft, branch
... 5584, 5585. saiph. 5586 . a cleft, branch. Transliteration: saiph Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-eef') Short Definition: branches. Word ...
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5366. neqarah -- a hole, crevice
... Word Origin from naqar Definition a hole, crevice NASB Word Usage caverns (1), cleft
(1). cleft, clift. From naqar, a fissure -- cleft, clift. see HEBREW naqar. ...
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2288. chagavim -- places of concealment, retreats
... 3). cleft. From an unused root meaning to take refuge; a rift in rocks --
cleft. 2287, 2288. chagavim. 2289 . Strong's Numbers.
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1233. beqia -- fissure, breach
... 1). breach, cleft. From baqa'; a fissure -- breach, cleft. see HEBREW baqa'.
1232, 1233. beqia or baqia. 1234 . Strong's Numbers.
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1412. Gudgodah -- a place in the desert
... Gudgodah. By reduplication from gadad (in the sense of cutting) cleft; Gudgodah,
a place in the Desert -- Gudgodah. see HEBREW gadad. 1411, 1412. ...
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2735. Chor Haggidgad -- "hollow of Gidgad," a place in the S. ...
... From chowr and a collateral (masculine) form of Gudgodah, with the article interposed;
hole of the cleft: Chor-hag-Gidgad, a place in the Desert -- Hor-hagidgad ...
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6385. palag -- to split, divide
... Definition: divided. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to split, divide NASB
Word Usage cleft (1), divide (1), divided (2). divide. A ...
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Library

"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me. "
... Hymn 13. 6 lines 7's. "Rock of Ages, cleft for me.". Rock of ages, cleft
for me, Let me hide myself in thee! Let the water and the ...
/.../a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/hymn 13 6 lines 7s.htm

Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me
... II. THE CHRISTIAN YEAR Sundays After Trinity: Faith 217. Rock of ages, cleft for
me. six 7's ... alt., Thomas Cotterill, 1819. Rock of ages, cleft for me,. ...
/.../sundays after trinity faith 217.htm

"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me. "
... Nuhguhmoowin 13. 6 lines 7's. "Rock of Ages, cleft for me.". Nin dah zhe
be koom, Je sus, Kah zhe shin suh ke yuh wing; Pah tah ze ...
/.../nuhguhmoowin 13 6 lines 7s.htm

Toplady. 7S, 6. Rock of Ages.
... (515) Rock of ages, cleft for me! ... Augustus M. Toplady, 1776. Cho."Rock of Ages, cleft
for me, Let me hide myself in thee, Let me hide myself in thee. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lorenz/the otterbein hymnal/129 toplady 7s 6 rock.htm

Place of S. Cyril's Lectures.
... and it must therefore have been flat, as we learn from Eusebius [318] ; Golgotha,
on the contrary, stood up high [319] , and moreover shewed a cleft made there ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/chapter viii place of s cyrils.htm

A Collection of Gospel Hymns in Ojibway and English
... He comes with clouds descending.". Hymn 13. 6 lines 7's. "Rock of Ages, cleft for
me.". Nuhguhmoowin 13. 6 lines 7's. "Rock of Ages, cleft for me.". Hymn 14. ...
/.../anonymous/a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/

Moses --Making Haste
... These are the only days worthy to be named beside that great day when the Lord put
Moses in the cleft of the rock, and covered him with His hand, and proclaimed ...
//christianbookshelf.org/whyte/lord teach us to pray/v mosesmaking haste.htm

That Divine Love Makes the virtues Immeasurably More Agreeable to ...
... If you are grafting a rose tree, and put a grain of musk in the cleft of the stock,
all the roses that spring from it will smell of musk: cleave then your ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter ii that divine love.htm

AM Toplady
... Book First CCIX AM Toplady. Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee! ...
See Thee on Thy judgment-throne; Rock of Ages, cleft for me,. ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/ccix a m toplady.htm

A view of God's Glory
... O, I can picture Moses as he stood in that cleft of the rock with the hand of God
before his eyes, and I can see him look as man never looked before, confident ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 54 1908/a view of gods glory.htm

Thesaurus
Cleft (15 Occurrences)
... 5. (a.) Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf. 6. (n.) A space or opening
made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock. ...
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Etam (5 Occurrences)
... Into some cleft ("top, " AV, ; RV, "cleft") of a rock here Samson retired
after his slaughter of the Philistines (Judges 15:8, 11). ...
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Cleaving (10 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:3 any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoofs,
bringing up the cud, among the beasts, it ye do eat. (YLT). ...
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Clift
... 1. (n.) A cliff. 2. (n.) A cleft of crack; a narrow opening. 3. (n.) The fork of
the legs; the crotch. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT. ...
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Dividing (23 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:3 any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoofs,
bringing up the cud, among the beasts, it ye do eat. (YLT). ...
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Cliff (11 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) See Clef. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT. ... CLIFF; CLIFT.
See CLEFT. Multi-Version Concordance Cliff (11 Occurrences). ...
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Divides (9 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:3 any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoofs, bringing
up the cud, among the beasts, it ye do eat. (See NAS). ...
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Cave (40 Occurrences)
... be identified. The cave of Elijah (1 Kings 19:9), and the "cleft" of Moses
on Horeb (Exodus 33:22), cannot be determined. In the ...
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Split (36 Occurrences)
... thus created. 19. (a.) Divided; cleft. 20. (a.) Divided deeply; cleft.
Multi-Version Concordance Split (36 Occurrences). Matthew 9 ...
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Clefts (10 Occurrences)

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Concordance
Cleft (15 Occurrences)

Genesis 22:3
And Abraham rose early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and cleft the wood for the burnt-offering, and rose and went to the place which God had named to him.
(WBS)

Exodus 33:22
It will happen, while my glory passes by, that I will put you in a cleft of the rock, and will cover you with my hand until I have passed by;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:3
any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoofs, bringing up the cud, among the beasts, it ye do eat.
(YLT)

Leviticus 11:7
and the sow, though it is dividing the hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoof, yet the cud it bringeth not up -- unclean it 'is' to you.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 14:6
And every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat.
(KJV WBS YLT)

Judges 15:8
He struck them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and lived in the cleft of the rock of Etam.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Judges 15:11
Then three thousand men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and said to Samson, "Don't you know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?" He said to them, "As they did to me, so have I done to them."
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Job 38:25
Who hath cleft a channel for the waterflood, Or the way for the lightning of the thunder;
(ASV JPS NAS RSV)

Psalms 60:2
Thou hast made the land to tremble; thou hast rent it: Heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
(See JPS)

Psalms 78:13
He cleft a sea, and causeth them to pass over, Yea, He causeth waters to stand as a heap.
(YLT)

Psalms 78:15
He cleaved rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink abundantly as out of the great deep.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 48:21
And they thirsted not when He led them through the deserts; He caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them; He cleaved the rock also, and the waters gushed out.'
(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.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Micah 1:4
And the mountains shall be molten under him, and the valleys shall be cleft, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Zechariah 14:4
And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east; and the mount of Olives shall be cleft in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
(ASV JPS YLT)

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