Creep
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To move along the ground, or on any other surface, on the belly, as a worm or reptile; to move as a child on the hands and knees; to crawl.

2. (v. t.) To move slowly, feebly, or timorously, as from unwillingness, fear, or weakness.

3. (v. t.) To move in a stealthy or secret manner; to move imperceptibly or clandestinely; to steal in; to insinuate itself or one's self; as, age creeps upon us.

4. (v. t.) To slip, or to become slightly displaced.

5. (v. t.) To move or behave with servility or exaggerated humility; to fawn; as, a creeping sycophant.

6. (v. t.) To grow, as a vine, clinging to the ground or to some other support by means of roots or rootlets, or by tendrils, along its length.

7. (v. t.) To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of the body; to crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. See Crawl, v. i., 4.

8. (v. i.) To drag in deep water with creepers, as for recovering a submarine cable.

9. (n.) The act or process of creeping.

10. (n.) A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects.

11. (n.) A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground.

Greek
1744. enduno -- creep.
... 1743, 1744. enduno. 1745 . creep. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration ... mid:
I enter, creep into. Word Origin from en and duno, see enduo. creep. ...
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3921. pareisduo -- to settle in alongside
... creep in unawares. From para and a compound of eis and duno; to settle in alongside,
ie Lodge stealthily -- creep in unawares. see GREEK para. see GREEK eis. ...
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2062. herpeton -- a creeping thing
... creeping thing, serpent. Neuter of a derivative of herpo (to creep); a reptile,
ie (by Hebraism (compare remes)) a small animal -- creeping thing, serpent. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7430. ramas -- to creep, move lightly, move about
... ramas. 7431 . to creep, move lightly, move about. Transliteration: ramas Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-mas') Short Definition: creeps. Word Origin a prim. ... creep, move ...
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8317. sharats -- to swarm, teem
... breed bring forth, increase abundantly in abundance, creep, move. A primitive
root; to wriggle, ie (by implication) swarm or abound ...
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8318. sherets -- swarmers, swarming things
... creeping thing, moving creature. From sharats; a swarm, ie Active mass of minute
animals -- creep(-ing thing), move(-ing creature). see HEBREW sharats. ...
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Library

A Question How Such Wrong Notions Can Creep into Us.
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter XIV. A question how such wrong
notions can creep into us. Germanus: Very aptly has your ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xiv a question how.htm

Treatise x. On Jealousy and Envy.
... prudent, and charged us to watch with careful solicitude, lest the adversary, who
is always on the watch and always lying in wait, should creep stealthily into ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/treatise x on jealousy and.htm

On the Fast of the Tenth Month.
... deceitful tongue" from which the prophet asks that his soul should be delivered
[701] ; because "their words," as says the blessed Apostle, "do creep as doth a ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/leo/writings of leo the great/sermon xvi on the fast.htm

Psalm CXL.
... behold a comparison. In the serpent above all beasts is there cunning
and craft to hurt; for therefore does it creep. [5749] It ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxl.htm

Now in Vergilius and in Many of that Time the Human Heart had ...
... You are a deadly serpent, born to creep and hide. Shame upon you"murderer! ...
Creep away from them who would put their feet upon you. ...
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But Suffer it to be So, I Beg You, as You are Lovers of Christ ...
... in the resurrection even lawful intercourse will no longer exist between the sexes,
since there would be danger that unlawful intercourse would creep in if ...
/.../8 but suffer it to.htm

Tenderness.
... itself of protection, rest, warmth, and all manner of conscious well-being in those
poor, defenseless, dependent, little creatures, as they creep under and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/tenderness.htm

A Strain of Sodom.
... Nor they which with forth-stretched body creep. Over earth's face. ... The step once
taken: to the mountain speed!". Lot feared to creep the heights with tardy step, ...
/.../fathers of the third century tertullian appendix/2 a strain of sodom.htm

The Lady Miriam
... "Gods! Hotep, thou dost make me creep.". "Creep!" the scribe responded heartily,
"never in my life have I so wanted to flee a royal audience. ...
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Letter Lxxix. To Salvina.
... Men may say that I am not so much trying to console a widow in affliction as
endeavouring to creep into the imperial court; and that, while I make a pretext ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter lxxix to salvina.htm

Thesaurus
Creep (8 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of the body; to
crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. ...Creep (8 Occurrences). ...
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Creeping (43 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Creep. 2. (a.) Crawling,
or moving close to the ground. 3. (a.) Growing along, and ...
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Weasel (1 Occurrence)
... WEASEL. (1) Choledh is found only in Leviticus 11:29, where it stands first in the
list of eight unclean "creeping things that creep upon the earth." the King ...
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Crawl (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To move slowly by drawing the body along the ground, as a worm; to
move slowly on hands and knees; to creep. ... See Creep, vi, 7. ...
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Swarming (19 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:29 And these are they which are unclean unto you among the creeping
things that creep upon the earth: the weasel, and the mouse, and the great ...
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Creepeth (17 Occurrences)

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Fowls (61 Occurrences)
... JPS DBY WBS). Leviticus 11:20 All fowls that creep, going upon all four,
shall be an abomination unto you. (KJV WBS). Leviticus 20 ...
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Fowl (73 Occurrences)
... the edible birds, but formerly it denoted all flying creatures; in Leviticus
11:20 the King James Version we have even, "all fowls that creep, going upon all ...
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Quake (23 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 38:20 so that the fish of the sea, and the birds of the sky, and the animals
of the field, and all creeping things who creep on the earth, and all the ...
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Loaded (21 Occurrences)
... (WEY). 2 Timothy 3:6 For of these are those who creep into houses, and take captive
gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts, (WEB NIV). ...
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Concordance
Creep (8 Occurrences)

2 Timothy 3:6
For of these are those who creep into houses, and take captive gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts,
(WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Genesis 8:17
Bring forth with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh, including birds, livestock, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply on the earth."
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Leviticus 11:20
All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.
(KJV ASV WBS)

Leviticus 11:29
"'These are they which are unclean to you among the creeping things that creep on the earth: the weasel, the rat, any kind of great lizard,
(Root in WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Leviticus 11:31
These are they which are unclean to you among all that creep. Whoever touches them when they are dead, shall be unclean until the evening.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Leviticus 11:42
Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has many feet, even all creeping things that creep on the earth, them you shall not eat; for they are an abomination.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Psalms 104:20
Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Ezekiel 38:20
so that the fish of the sea, and the birds of the sky, and the animals of the field, and all creeping things who creep on the earth, and all the men who are on the surface of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

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Creep

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Creeping (43 Occurrences)

Weasel (1 Occurrence)

Crawl (5 Occurrences)

Swarming (19 Occurrences)

Creepeth (17 Occurrences)

Fowls (61 Occurrences)

Fowl (73 Occurrences)

Quake (23 Occurrences)

Loaded (21 Occurrences)

Laden (14 Occurrences)

Lusts (28 Occurrences)

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Tumble (1 Occurrence)

Touches (55 Occurrences)

Rat (1 Occurrence)

Ramp (9 Occurrences)

Run (147 Occurrences)

Moves (30 Occurrences)

Mouse (2 Occurrences)

Homes (43 Occurrences)

Pathways (1 Occurrence)

Crawls (2 Occurrences)

Collapse (9 Occurrences)

Climb (8 Occurrences)

Crumble (1 Occurrence)

Creeks (1 Occurrence)

Crept (3 Occurrences)

Cliffs (10 Occurrences)

Ant (1 Occurrence)

Silly (5 Occurrences)

Steal (29 Occurrences)

Settest (13 Occurrences)

Swarm (26 Occurrences)

Swayed (6 Occurrences)

Slink (1 Occurrence)

Steep (7 Occurrences)

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Detestable (121 Occurrences)

Divers (36 Occurrences)

Belly (62 Occurrences)

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Houses (308 Occurrences)

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Enter (372 Occurrences)

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