Dirge
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; a funeral hymn.
Greek
2354. threneo -- to lament
... wail. Word Origin from threnos Definition to lament NASB Word Usage lament
(1), lamenting (1), sang a dirge (2). lament, mourn. ...
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2355. threnos -- a lamentation.
... Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: threnos Phonetic Spelling: (thray'-nos)
Short Definition: wailing, lamentation Definition: wailing, lamentation, dirge ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7015. qinah -- an elegy, dirge
... 7014b, 7015. qinah. 7016 . an elegy, dirge. Transliteration: qinah Phonetic
Spelling: (kee-naw') Short Definition: lamentation. ...
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6969. qonen -- to chant an elegy or dirge
... 6968, 6969. qonen. 6970 . to chant an elegy or dirge. Transliteration:
qonen Phonetic Spelling: (koon) Short Definition: chant. ...
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Library

Dirge.
... LIFE, DEATH AND FUTURITY. 545. " Dirge. 545. 7s. M. Anonymous. Dirge. 1 Clay
to clay, and dust to dust! Let them mingle"for they must! ...
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Dirge for an Infant.
... MOURNING AND CONSOLATION. 587. " Dirge for an Infant. 587. 7s. M. Anonymous. Dirge
for an Infant. 1 Lay her gently in the dust; Grievous task, but oh! ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/adams/hymns for christian devotion/587 dirge for an.htm

Oracles on the Edge of Doom. (vii. 16-xviii Passim, xxii, Xlv. )
... been with them and he had made their sufferings his own; here he would flee from
them to a lodge in the desert.(369) IX.10-12, is another separate dirge on the ...
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Missed Ends
... And all the time from within the house came the sound of the dirge for the dead,
and the laugh and the wail struck against each other, and jarred. ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter vi missed ends.htm

The Poet.
... Nor is it credible that whatever the purpose of his message was"reminiscence, or
dirge, or threat of doom or call to repent, or a didactic purpose"Jeremiah ...
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The Jewish War and the Destruction of Jerusalem. AD 70
... approaching fall of Jerusalem. During the siege he was singing his dirge,
for the last time, from the wall. Suddenly he added: "Woe ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 38 the jewish war.htm

Exhortation to Abandon the Impious Mysteries of Idolatry for the ...
... sang the reptile's epitaph. Whether his ode was a hymn in praise of the
serpent, or a dirge, I am not able to say. But there was ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter i exhortation to abandon the.htm

The Kingdom in Captivity
... Individual Finds: Chapters 1, 13, 22, 36, 38. LAMENTATIONS. I. Author. II. Name.
"A Funeral Dirge.". III. Literary Form. See Dictionary. IV. General Contents. ...
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Christian Ballads.
... Yea, hope and despondency, pleasure and pain, Are mingled together like sunshine
and rain; And the smile and the tear, the song and the dirge, Still follow ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter vi christian ballads.htm

Sailors' Hymns.
... The music is of middle register and less than octave range, natural scale, minor,
and the triple time lightens a little the dirge-like harmony while the weird ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter x sailors hymns.htm

Thesaurus
Dirge (5 Occurrences)
... (n.) A piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; a
funeral hymn. Multi-Version Concordance Dirge (5 Occurrences). ...
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Burial (25 Occurrences)
... Later Customs 3. Sealed Stones 4. Stated Times of Mourning 5. Excessive Mourning
6. Dirge-Songs V. FAILURE TO RECEIVE BURIAL A CALAMITY OR JUDGMENT VI. ...
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Kinah (1 Occurrence)
... The word qinah means "elegy," "dirge," "lament for the dead." The name, however,
may have been derived from the Kenites, qeniy, who had settlements in the ...
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Lamentation (45 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Hebrews qinah), an elegy or dirge. The first
example of this form of poetry is the lament of David over ...
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Tear (97 Occurrences)
... as of some balsams or resins. 3. (n.) That which causes or accompanies
tears; a lament; a dirge. 4. (vt) To separate by violence ...
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Dirges (2 Occurrences)

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Directs (6 Occurrences)

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Boats (11 Occurrences)
... It is fitting, therefore, that in his dirge over the downfall of the mistress of
the sea, Ezekiel should represent Tyre as a gallant ship, well built, well ...
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Ships (46 Occurrences)
... It is fitting, therefore, that in his dirge over the downfall of the mistress of
the sea, Ezekiel should represent Tyre as a gallant ship, well built, well ...
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Poetry
... hemistich with three beats or stress syllables and another having two such syllables,
this being held to be the specific meter of the dirge (see Lamentations 1 ...
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Concordance
Dirge (5 Occurrences)

Matthew 11:17
"'We have played the flute to you,' they say, 'and you have not danced: we have sung dirges, and you have not beaten your breasts.'
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Luke 7:32
They are like children sitting in the public square and calling out to one another, 'We have played the flute to you, and you have not danced: we have sung dirges, and you have not shown sorrow.'
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 9:10
Give yourselves to weeping, crying out in sorrow for the mountains; and for the fields of the waste land send up a song of grief, because they are burned up, so that no one goes through; there is no sound of cattle; the bird of the heavens and the beast are in flight and are gone.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 9:20
Yet hear the word of Yahweh, you women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; and teach your daughters wailing, and everyone her neighbor lamentation.
(See NAS RSV)

Amos 5:1
Listen to this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel.
(See NAS)

Subtopics

Dirge

Elegy: David's, on Saul and Jonathan

Elegy: On Abner

Elegy: The Book of Lamentations

Related Terms

Burial (25 Occurrences)

Kinah (1 Occurrence)

Lamentation (45 Occurrences)

Tear (97 Occurrences)

Dirges (2 Occurrences)

Directs (6 Occurrences)

Boats (11 Occurrences)

Ships (46 Occurrences)

Poetry

Isaiah (64 Occurrences)

Hebrew (37 Occurrences)

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