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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A high, steep rock; a precipice.

2. (n.) See Clef.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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.



4074. Petros -- "a stone" or "a boulder," Peter, one of the twelve ...
... 4074 ("small stone") then stands in contrast to 4073 ("cliff, boulder," ). "4074 ()
is an isolated rock and 4073 () is a cliff" (, 3, 100). ...
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2630. katakremnizo -- to throw over a precipice
... Word Origin from kata and kremnos Definition to throw over a precipice NASB
Word Usage throw...down the cliff (1). cast down headlong. ...
// - 6k

4073. petra -- a (large mass of) rock
... rock. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: petra Phonetic Spelling:
(pet'-ra) Short Definition: rock Definition: a rock, ledge, cliff, cave, stony ...
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2911. kremnos -- a steep bank
... a steep bank, cliff. From kremannumi; overhanging, ie A precipice -- steep place.
see GREEK kremannumi. (kremnou) -- 3 Occurrences. 2910, 2911. kremnos. 2912 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5553. sela -- a crag, cliff
... 5552, 5553. sela. 5554 . a crag, cliff. Transliteration: sela Phonetic
Spelling: (seh'-lah) Short Definition: rock. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/5553.htm - 6k

6697. tsur -- rock, cliff
... 6696c, 6697. tsur. 6698 . rock, cliff. Transliteration: tsur Phonetic
Spelling: (tsoor) Short Definition: rock. Word Origin from ...
/hebrew/6697.htm - 6k

5573. Senneh -- a cliff in Isr.
... 5572, 5573. Senneh. 5574 . a cliff in Isr. ... Word Origin of uncertain derivation
Definition a cliff in Isr. NASB Word Usage Seneh (1). Seneh. ...
/hebrew/5573.htm - 6k

4608. maaleh -- an ascent
... section (1). ascent, cliff, going up, hill, mounting up,. From alah; an
elevation, ie (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly ...
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4869. misgab -- a secure height, retreat, stronghold
... From sagab; properly, a cliff (or other lofty or inaccessible place); abstractly,
altitude; figuratively, a refuge -- defence, high fort (tower), refuge, Misgab ...
/hebrew/4869.htm - 6k

8127. shen -- tooth, ivory
... From shanan; a tooth (as sharp); specifically (for shenhabbiym) ivory; figuratively,
a cliff -- crag, X forefront, ivory, X sharp, tooth. see HEBREW shanan. ...
/hebrew/8127.htm - 6k

6159. Oreb -- a Midianite
... Oreb. Or mowreb {o-rabe'}; the same as oreb; Oreb, the name of a Midianite and of
the cliff near the Jordan -- Oreb. see HEBREW oreb. 6158, 6159. Oreb. 6160 ...
/hebrew/6159.htm - 6k


Be for Thou Art'
... is identical, and the difference between them is insignificant; one being a rock
of any shape or size, the other being a perpendicular cliff or elevated ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/be for thou art.htm

Athor, the Golden
... A company of half a score of children were ascending in single file, along a slanting
plane of planks, into the hollow in the cliff upon which work had been ...
// yoke/chapter vii athor the golden.htm

The Apocalypse of Peter.
... 31. And other men and women were being hurled down from a great cliff and reached
the bottom, and again were driven by those who were set over them to climb up ...
/.../unknown/the apocalypse of peter/the apocalypse of peter.htm

Samson who did to Others as they did to Him
... do, I will not stop until I have had my revenge on you!" So he fought fiercely and
killed many of them; then he went and stayed in a cavern in the cliff of Etam ...
/.../ childrens bible/samson who did to others.htm

At Gerasa - the Healing of the Demonised.
... perhaps the silvery moon was shedding her pale light on the weird scene, and laying
her halo around the shadows cast upon the sea by the steep cliff down which ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxv at gerasa -.htm

The Inch-Worm and the Mountain
... They decided that the only thing to do was to try to climb up the face of the cliff.
But the rock, was too steep, and so they tried to jump up. ...
/.../fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/the inch-worm and the mountain.htm

... SAPPHO. She lay among the myrtles on the cliff; Above her glared the noon;
beneath, the sea. Upon the white horizon Atho's peak Weltered ...
// and other poems/sappho.htm

"A Kind of Waterspout"
... Just was quite full at five, and God gave us a parting blessing. At noon I preached
on the cliff near Penzance, where no one now gives an uncivil word. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/a kind of waterspout.htm

The Alps
... Thou speakest from each rolling cloud. That pours its stormy mirth on high,.
When cliff to cliff is shouting loud,. Responsive to the sky:". ...
// treasury of sacred song/cccv the alps.htm

The Treasure Cave
... There he permitted the rubble to slide with a mixture of earth, like a natural
displacement, into the talus, of a similar nature, at the base of the cliff. ...
// yoke/chapter xx the treasure cave.htm

Cliff (11 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) See Clef. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT. ...CLIFF; CLIFT.
See CLEFT. Multi-Version Concordance Cliff (11 Occurrences). ...
/c/cliff.htm - 10k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A cliff. 2. (n.) A cleft of crack; a narrow
opening. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT. ...
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Crag (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A steep, rugged rock; a rough, broken
cliff, or point of a rock, on a ledge. 2. (n.) A partially ...
/c/crag.htm - 9k

Inaccessible (1 Occurrence)
... Inaccessible (1 Occurrence). Job 39:28 On the cliff he dwells, and makes his
home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold. (See NAS). ...
/i/inaccessible.htm - 6k

Peniel (4 Occurrences)
... Some have thought it might be a prominent cliff, the contour of which
resembled a human face. Such a cliff on the seashore to the ...
/p/peniel.htm - 9k

Partridge (2 Occurrences)
... This bird, unlike our own partridge, is distinguished by "its ringing call-note,
which in early morning echoes from cliff to cliff amidst the barrenness of the ...
/p/partridge.htm - 13k

Bozez (1 Occurrence)
... the two cliffs that stand one on each side of the gorge of Michmash (1 Samuel
14:4). It catches the sun during most of the day, while the southern cliff is in ...
/b/bozez.htm - 7k

Cleft (15 Occurrences)
... wood. 8. (n.) A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CLEFT; CLIFF; CLIFT. kleft ...
/c/cleft.htm - 12k

Seneh (1 Occurrence)
... The acacia; rock-thorn, the southern cliff in the Wady es-Suweinit, a valley south
of Michmash, which Jonathan climbed with his armour-bearer (1 Samuel 14:4, 5 ...
/s/seneh.htm - 7k

Stays (21 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV ASV WBS). Job 39:28 On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home,
on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold. (See NIV). ...
/s/stays.htm - 12k

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Cliff (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 8:32
He said to them, "Go!" They came out, and went into the herd of pigs: and behold, the whole herd of pigs rushed down the cliff into the sea, and died in the water.

Mark 5:13
He gave them leave; and the foul spirits came out and entered into the swine, and the herd--about 2,000 in number--rushed headlong down the cliff into the Lake and were drowned in the Lake.

Luke 4:29
They rose up, threw him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill that their city was built on, that they might throw him off the cliff.

Luke 8:33
The demons came out of the man and left him, and entered into the swine; and the herd rushed violently over the cliff into the Lake and were drowned.

Numbers 24:21
He looked at the Kenite, and took up his parable, and said, "Your dwelling place is strong. Your nest is set in the rock.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 14:4
Between the passes, by which Jonathan sought to go over to the Philistines' garrison, there was a rocky crag on the one side, and a rocky crag on the other side: and the name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 20:16
To morrow go ye down against them: behold, they come up by the cliff of Ziz; and ye shall find them at the end of the brook, before the wilderness of Jeruel.

2 Chronicles 25:12
And the children of Judah took ten thousand captive, alive, and brought them to the top of the cliff, and cast them down from the top of the cliff, so that they all were broken in pieces.

Job 39:28
On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.

Proverbs 30:26
the rock-badgers are but a feeble folk, yet they make their house in the cliff;

Song of Songs 2:14
O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the steep place, Let me see thy countenance, Let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.



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Seneh (1 Occurrence)

Stays (21 Occurrences)

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