Curb
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To bend or curve

2. (v. t.) To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will; to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check.

3. (v. t.) To furnish with a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth.

4. (v. i.) To bend; to crouch; to cringe.

5. (n.) That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse.

6. (n.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome.

7. (n.) A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in.

8. (n.) A curbstone.

9. (n.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness.

Greek
5468. chalinagogeo -- to lead with a bridle
... lead with a bridle. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: chalinagogeo Phonetic
Spelling: (khal-in-ag-ogue-eh'-o) Short Definition: I bridle, curb Definition: I ...
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5424. phren -- midriff, heart, mind, thought
... Probably from an obsolete phrao (to rein in or curb; compare phrasso); the midrif
(as a partition of the body), ie (figuratively and by implication, of sympathy ...
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5469. chalinos -- a bridle
... bit, bridle. From chalao; a curb or head-stall (as curbing the spirit) -- bit, bridle.
see GREEK chalao. (chalinous) -- 1 Occurrence. (chalinon) -- 1 Occurrence ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1102. balam -- to curb, hold in
... 1101b, 1102. balam. 1103 . to curb, hold in. Transliteration: balam Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-lam') Short Definition: check. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7448. resen -- a halter, jaw
... bridle. From an unused root meaning to curb; a halter (as restraining); by implication,
the jaw -- bridle. 7447b, 7448. resen. 7449 . Strong's Numbers.
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4964. metheg -- a bridle
... control (1). bit, bridle. From an unused root meaning to curb; a bit -- bit,
bridle. 4963, 4964. metheg. 4965 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Chapter twenty-one
... attendant was shouting out the numbers of different carriages and the carriage doors
were slamming as the horses were driven rapidly up to the curb, held there ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sheldon/in his steps/chapter twenty-one.htm

The Words of Our Lips.
... Such a man is very careful to keep a curb upon his tongue. ... No one has learnt aright
the lessons of Christianity unless he can curb his tongue. ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xl the words of.htm

The Nineteenth Chapter: the Practices of a Good Religious
... Arm yourself like a man against the devil's assaults. Curb your appetite and
you will more easily curb every inclination of the flesh. ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the nineteenth chapter the practices.htm

Whether the Four Cardinal virtues Differ from one Another?
... which is rectitude of reason in things to be done; the second, ie choice, belongs
to temperance, whereby a man, holding his passions on the curb, acts, not ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the four cardinal virtues.htm

A Strain of Sodom.
... By liquid ruin, retribution's due; And had assigned, to curb the rains, the
bow. Of ... availed. 150 The giddy boy to curb the haughty steeds. ...
/.../fathers of the third century tertullian appendix/2 a strain of sodom.htm

Offenses
... ecclesiastical sanction, and the warning of the text is against all who would use
the name of discipline or of order to bridle the zeal, to curb the energies ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 9 38-50 offenses.htm

At the Well
... had paused. The earth about the well was always damp, and the top-most row
of the curb was worn smooth in hollows. This, therefore ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxxvii at the well.htm

The Personality of Power.
... But the electric cars are whizzing past in both directions, and wagons, and carriages,
and omnibuses, and horses jam the street from curb to curb, and she ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on power/the personality of power.htm

Matt. viii. 23, 24
... hands to Heaven, nor did He need any prayer, but, as was meet for a master commanding
His handmaid, or a creator His creature, so did He quiet and curb it by ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxviii matt viii 23.htm

Rom. Iii. 18-Sep
... first he brings in as accuser, David speaking of the same things at length, which
Isaiah mentioned all in short compass, so furnishing a strong curb for them ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily vii rom iii 18-sep.htm

Thesaurus
Curb (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will;
to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check. ...
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Bridle (12 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A restraint; a curb; a check. 3. (n.) The piece in the interior
of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc. ...
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Bit (46 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The curb put into the mouths of horses to restrain
them. The Hebrew word (metheg) so rendered in Psalm ...
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Check (9 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress;
to curb. 11. ... 17. (vi) To act as a curb or restraint. 18. ...
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Curbed (1 Occurrence)
... & pp) of Curb. ... Psalms 32:9 Be ye not as a horse -- as a mule, Without understanding,
With bridle and bit, its ornaments, to curb, Not to come near unto thee. ...
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Cups (28 Occurrences)

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Jacob's (34 Occurrences)
... of 70 feet the surface of the water glimmering with a pale blue light in the darkness,
while you notice how the limestone blocks that form its curb have been ...
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Limit (115 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full
time or extent. 4. (n.) A restriction; a check; a curb; a hindrance. ...
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Integrity (46 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 2:22 Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive
for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the ...
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Restrain (31 Occurrences)
... back from acting, proceeding, or advancing, either by physical or moral force, or
by any interposing obstacle; to repress or suppress; to keep down; to curb. ...
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Concordance
Curb (5 Occurrences)

2 Timothy 2:22
Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the Lord with pure hearts.
(WEY)

James 3:2
For we often stumble and fall, all of us. If there is any one who never stumbles in speech, that man has reached maturity of character and is able to curb his whole nature.
(WEY)

1 Peter 5:8
Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.
(WEY)

Psalms 32:9
Be ye not as a horse -- as a mule, Without understanding, With bridle and bit, its ornaments, to curb, Not to come near unto thee.
(YLT RSV)

Psalms 39:1
To the Overseer, to Jeduthun. -- A Psalm of David. I have said, 'I observe my ways, Against sinning with my tongue, I keep for my mouth a curb, while the wicked 'is' before me.'
(YLT)

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Curb

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