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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of granting authority; also a sales fee to a brokerage.

2. (n.) The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.

3. (n.) The duty or employment entrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.

4. (n.) A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.

5. (n.) A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.

6. (n.) A company of persons joined in the performance of some duty or the execution of some trust; as, the interstate commerce commission.

7. (n.) The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.

8. (n.) The thing to be done as agent for another; as, I have three commissions for the city.

9. (n.) The brokerage or allowance made to a factor or agent for transacting business for another; as, a commission of ten per cent on sales. See Del credere.

10. (v. t.) To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.

11. (v. t.) To send out with a charge or commission.

2011. epitrope -- authority
... authority. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epitrope Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-trop-ay') Short Definition: commission, full power Definition ...
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651. apostole -- a sending away
... a sending away. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apostole Phonetic
Spelling: (ap-os-tol-ay') Short Definition: commission, duty of apostle ...
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1291. diastello -- to set apart, fig. to distinguish, to charge ...
... expressly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diastello Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-as-tel'-lom-ahee) Short Definition: I give a commission, order Definition: ...
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3201. memphomai -- to blame, find fault
... rejected because condemned") -- find fault, see as fully blameworthy (disgraceful,
condemnable); hence, rejected because deep wrongs by omission or commission. ...
// - 6k

2855. kollubistes -- a moneychanger
... 2855 -- properly, a charge ("commission") given to someone making a transaction
or exchange; in the NT a , converting "heathen currency" into "Jewish money" so ...
// - 6k

649. apostello -- to send, send away
... Spelling: (ap-os-tel'-lo) Short Definition: I send forth, send, send away, dismiss
Definition: I send forth, send (as a messenger, commission, etc.), send away ...
// - 10k

652. apostolos -- a messenger, one sent on a mission, an apostle
... Cognate: 652 (from 649 , "to commission, send forth") -- properly, someone sent
(commissioned), focusing back on the authority (commissioning) of the sender ...
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1821. exapostello -- to send forth or away
... task). 1821 (from 1537 , "out from" intensifying 649 , "commission, send
forth") -- properly, send ("sent out from"). Word Origin ...
// - 7k

273. amemptos -- blameless
... 273 (an adjective, derived from 1 "not" and 3201 , "to find blame") -- properly,
without fault; , by omission or commission; hence, above reproach because ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1881. dath -- decree, law
... commandment, commission, decree, law, manner. Of uncertain (perhaps foreign)
derivation: a royal edict or statute -- commandment, commission ...
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4400. malakuth -- a message
... 4399, 4400. malakuth. 4401 . a message. Transliteration: malakuth Phonetic
Spelling: (mal-ak-ooth') Short Definition: commission. ...
/hebrew/4400.htm - 6k

6680. tsavah -- to lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command ...
... appoints (1), charge (5), charged (17), charging (1), command (56), commanded (332),
commander (1), commanding (18), commands (6), commission (3), commissioned ...
/hebrew/6680.htm - 6k


The Great Commission
... Lesson 3 The Great Commission. After the death ... the Saviour. Before ascending
to heaven, Christ gave His disciples their commission. He ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 3 the great commission.htm

The World-Wide Commission
... THE WORLD-WIDE COMMISSION. 'Every creature.'"Mark 16:15. The missionary
enterprise has been put on many bases. People do not like ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the world-wide commission.htm

The New Leaders Commission
... THE BOOK OF JOSHUA THE NEW LEADERS COMMISSION. 'Now after the death of Moses
the servant of the Lord it came to pass, that the Lord ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the new leaders commission.htm

The Apostles' Commission; Or, the Gospel Attested by Miracles ...
... Hymns. Book 1. Hymn 1:128. The Apostles' commission; or, The gospel attested
by miracles, Mark 16. 15 &c. Matt. 28. 18 &c. 1 "Go ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 0 130555556 the apostles commission.htm

Whether Sins of Commission and Omission Differ Specifically?
... OF THE DISTINCTION OF SINS (NINE ARTICLES) Whether sins of commission and
omission differ specifically? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether sins of commission and.htm

Christ's Commission, John 3 16 17
... Christ's commission, John 3. 16 17. ... 3 Thy hands, dear Jesus, were not arm'd With
a revenging rod, No hard commission to perform The vengeance of a God. ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 0 154861111 christs commission john.htm

Relation of the Former Commission Given by Jesus to the Disciples ...
... Book XII. 15. Relation of the Former Commission Given by Jesus to the Disciples,
to His Present Injunction of Silence. Belief and Knowledge Contrasted. ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/15 relation of the former.htm

From his Commission to Reside Abroad in 1820 to his Removal to ...
IN 1822. In 1822 John Yeardley went to reside in Germany. ...
/.../chapter iii from his commission.htm

The Great Confession - the Great Commission - the Great ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxxvii the great confession.htm

The Apostles' Commission. Mark 16:15Ff; Matt. 28:18Ff.
... HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS IN THREE BOOKS. HYMN 128 The apostles' commission. Mark
16:15ff; Matt. ... LM The apostles' commission. Mark 16:15ff; Matt.28:18ff. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/hymn 128 the apostles commission.htm

Commission (11 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority;
as, a colonel's commission. 6. (n.) A company of persons ...
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Gideon (45 Occurrences)
... It is probable that Gideon had already distinguished himself in resistance to the
Midianites (Judges 6:12), but he now receives Divine commission to assume the ...
/g/gideon.htm - 36k

Apostle (25 Occurrences)
... 15). To them, as representing his church, he gave the commission to "preach
the gospel to every creature" (Matthew 28:18-20). After ...
/a/apostle.htm - 87k

Jonah (30 Occurrences)
... It gives an account of (1) his divine commission to go to Nineveh, his disobedience,
and the punishment following (1:1-17); (2) his prayer and miraculous ...
/j/jonah.htm - 35k

Miracle (15 Occurrences)
... simple volition of God, operating without the use of means capable of being discerned
by the senses, and designed to authenticate the divine commission of a ...
/m/miracle.htm - 44k

Mission (14 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated
by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; commission. ...
/m/mission.htm - 11k

... The basis for the Christian catechumenate we find in the great commission
(Matthew 28:19, 20). The aim of this commission was to ...
/c/catechist.htm - 12k

... The basis for the Christian catechumenate we find in the great commission
(Matthew 28:19, 20). The aim of this commission was to ...
/c/catechumen.htm - 12k

Latin (2 Occurrences)
... It is therefore more convenient to begin a study of its history with Jerome toward
the close of the 4th century and the commission entrusted to him by Pope ...
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Moses (9295 Occurrences)
... in the shop of a Galilean carpenter; so Moses a shepherd in the Bedouin country,
in the "waste, howling wilderness." 5. Leader of Israel: (1) The Commission. ...
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Commission (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 13:41
The Son of Man will commission His angels, and they will gather out of His Kingdom all causes of sin and all who violate His laws;

Acts 26:12
"Whereupon as I traveled to Damascus with the authority and commission from the chief priests,

1 Corinthians 9:17
For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward. But if not of my own will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 8:19
And more than that, he is the one who was chosen by the vote of the Churches to travel with us, sharing our commission in the administration of this generous gift to promote the Lord's glory and gratify our own strong desire.

Colossians 1:25
of which I -- I did become a ministrant according to the dispensation of God, that was given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God,
(See NIV)

Numbers 27:19
and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation; and commission him in their sight.

Deuteronomy 3:28
But commission Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him; for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see."

Deuteronomy 31:14
Yahweh said to Moses, "Behold, your days approach that you must die: call Joshua, and present yourselves in the Tent of Meeting, that I may commission him." Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the Tent of Meeting.

Ezra 8:17
And I gave them a commission to Iddo the chief, at the place Casiphia, and I put words in their mouths to say to Iddo and his brethren the Nethinim, at the place Casiphia, that they should bring to us ministers for the house of our God.

Isaiah 10:6
I will send him against a nation of wrongdoers, and against the people of my wrath I will give him orders, to take their wealth in war, crushing them down like the dust in the streets.
(See NAS)

Haggai 1:13
Then Haggai, Yahweh's messenger, spoke Yahweh's message to the people, saying, "I am with you," says Yahweh.
(See NAS)



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