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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To cause to turn; to turn.

2. (v. t.) To change or turn from one state or condition to another; to alter in form, substance, or quality; to transform; to transmute; as, to convert water into ice.

3. (v. t.) To change or turn from one belief or course to another, as from one religion to another or from one party or sect to another.

4. (v. t.) To produce the spiritual change called conversion in (any one); to turn from a bad life to a good one; to change the heart and moral character of (any one) from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness.

5. (v. t.) To apply to any use by a diversion from the proper or intended use; to appropriate dishonestly or illegally.

6. (v. t.) To exchange for some specified equivalent; as, to convert goods into money.

7. (v. t.) To change (one proposition) into another, so that what was the subject of the first becomes the predicate of the second.

8. (v. t.) To turn into another language; to translate.

9. (v. i.) To be turned or changed in character or direction; to undergo a change, physically or morally.

10. (n.) A person who is converted from one opinion or practice to another; a person who is won over to, or heartily embraces, a creed, religious system, or party, in which he has not previously believed; especially, one who turns from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness, or from unbelief to Christianity.

11. (n.) A lay friar or brother, permitted to enter a monastery for the service of the house, but without orders, and not allowed to sing in the choir.

3504. neophutos -- newly planted
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: neophutos Phonetic Spelling:
(neh-of'-oo-tos) Short Definition: newly-planted, recent convert Definition: (lit: ...
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1994. epistrepho -- to turn, to return
... come again, convert, return. From epi and strepho; to revert (literally, figuratively
or morally) -- come (go) again, convert, (re-)turn (about, again). ...
// - 8k

4762. strepho -- to turn, ie to change
... turned back (1), turning (5). turn, convert. Strengthened from the base of
trope; to twist, ie Turn quite around or reverse (literally ...
// - 8k

536. aparche -- the beginning of a sacrifice, ie the first fruit
... Word Origin from apo and arche Definition the beginning of a sacrifice, ie the first
fruit NASB Word Usage first convert (1), first fruits (6), first piece (1 ...
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4339. proselutos -- one who has arrived (at Judaism), a proselyte
... proselyte. From the alternate of proserchomai; an arriver from a foreign region,
ie (specially), an acceder (convert) to Judaism ("proselyte") -- proselyte. ...
// - 6k

738. artigennetos -- newborn
... new born. From arti and gennetos; just born, ie (figuratively) a young convert --
new born. see GREEK arti. see GREEK gennetos. (artigenneta) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
7725. shub -- to turn back, return
... bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly,
come again (back), X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again ...
/hebrew/7725.htm - 9k

A Martyr-Convert
... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First CCCLXXVI A MARTYR-CONVERT. The
number of Thine own complete, Sum up and make an end; Sift ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/ccclxxvi a martyr-convert.htm

The New Convert.
... VI. CAUTIONS. Hymn 68 The new convert. William Cowper 8,8,8,8. The new
convert. The new-born child of gospel-grace,. Like some ...
// hymns/hymn 68 the new convert.htm

Convert. PM
... 248 Convert. PM. Joy in Christ. Oh, how happy are they Who their Savior
obey, And have laid up their treasures above; Tongue cannot ...
// otterbein hymnal/248 convert p m.htm

Lydia, the First European Convert
... Lydia, the First European Convert. A Sermon ... Lydia, then, is the first European convert,
and we will review her history so far as we have it in Holy Writ. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/lydia the first european convert.htm

A Gentle Heroine, a Gentile Convert
me not to leave thee, or to return from following after ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/a gentle heroine a gentile.htm

"Let them Convert the Scolds"
... Chapter 4. Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield;
Curious Interruptions; The Mother of the Wesleys "Let Them Convert the Scolds". ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/let them convert the scolds.htm

The Christian Convert Warned Of, and Animated against those ...
/.../chapter xvi the christian convert.htm

Peter Wishes to Convert Faustus.
... Homily XV. Chapter I."Peter Wishes to Convert Faustus. At break of day
our father, with our mother and his three sons, entered ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter i peter wishes to convert.htm

God Hath Made it Easy to Convert Our Soul into a Thought ...
... THE SECOND CENTURY 87 God hath made it easy to convert our soul into a
Thought containing Heaven and Earth. God hath made it easy ...
/.../traherne/centuries of meditations/87 god hath made it.htm

God is Able to Convert Opposing Wills, and to Take Away from the ...
... A Treatise on grace and free will, Chapter 29."God is Able to Convert Opposing
Wills, and to Take Away from the Heart Its Hardness. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 29 god is able to.htm

Convert (6 Occurrences)
... vt) To change or turn from one state or condition to another; to alter in form,
substance, or quality; to transform; to transmute; as, to convert water into ice ...
/c/convert.htm - 9k

Realize (29 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual;
to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish; as, to ...
/r/realize.htm - 15k

Proselyte (2 Occurrences)
... stranger" (1 Chronicles 22:2), ie, a comer to Palestine; a sojourner in the land
(Exodus 12:48; 20:10; 22:21), and in the New Testament for a convert to Judaism ...
/p/proselyte.htm - 26k

Conversion (1 Occurrence)
... life. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CONVERSION. kon-vur'-shun: I. The
Words "Conversion," "Convert," in Biblical Usage. 1. In ...
/c/conversion.htm - 21k

Novice (1 Occurrence)
... 5:7. In the New Testament it occurs once only (1 Timothy 3:6), where it means a
person newly planted in the Christian faith, a neophyte, a new convert, one who ...
/n/novice.htm - 8k

Interrogation (1 Occurrence)
... This change according to Alford and Bengel is correct. "The interrogation of a good
conscience" may refer to the question asked of a convert before baptism ...
/i/interrogation.htm - 8k

Mash (2 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure;
to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples in a mill, or potatoes with a ...
/m/mash.htm - 8k

Converted (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Convert. Multi-Version Concordance
Converted (11 Occurrences). Matthew 13:15 For this people's ...
/c/converted.htm - 10k

... Besides those the Jew had what would seem to the convert a counterpart of the Christian
rite in the baptism of proselytes by which Gentiles entered the circle ...
/n/nonimmersionist.htm - 38k

... Besides those the Jew had what would seem to the convert a counterpart of the Christian
rite in the baptism of proselytes by which Gentiles entered the circle ...
/n/non-immersionist.htm - 38k

Convert (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:15
"Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for you scour sea and land in order to win one convert--and when he is gained, you make him twice as much a son of Gehenna as yourselves.

Acts 6:5
These words pleased the whole multitude. They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch;
(See NIV)

Romans 16:5
Greetings, too, to the Church that meets at their house. Greetings to my dear Epaenetus, who was the earliest convert to Christ in the province of Asia;

1 Timothy 3:6
not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

James 5:19
Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him;

Isaiah 6:10
Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.



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