Dunghill
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
To sit on a, was a sign of the deepest dejection (1 Samuel 2:8; Psalm 113:7; Lamentations 4:5).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A heap of dung.

2. (n.) Any mean situation or condition; a vile abode.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DUNGHILL

dung'-hil ('ashpoth, 1 Samuel 2:8, madhmenah, etc., with other words; kopria, Luke 14:35): Dung heap, or place of refuse. To sit upon a dunghill (1 Samuel 2:8 Psalm 113:7 Lamentations 4:5) is significant of the lowest and most wretched condition. To turn a house into a dunghill (Daniel 2:5; Daniel 3:29), or be flung upon a dunghill (Luke 14:35), marks the extreme of ignominy. See also DUNG.

Greek
2874a. kopria -- a dunghill
... a dunghill. Transliteration: kopria Short Definition: manure. Word Origin from kopros
(dung) Definition a dunghill NASB Word Usage manure pile (1). ...
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2874. kopria -- a dunghill
... a dunghill. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun, Neuter Transliteration: kopria
Phonetic Spelling: (kop-ree'-ah) Short Definition: manure Definition: manure; a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
830. ashpoth -- an ash heap, refuse heap, dunghill
... 829, 830. ashpoth. 831 . an ash heap, refuse heap, dunghill. Transliteration:
ashpoth Phonetic Spelling: (ash-pohth') Short Definition: refuse. ...
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4087. madmenah -- place of dung, dung pit
... dunghill. Feminine from the same as domen; a dunghill -- dunghill. see HEBREW
domen. 4086, 4087. madmenah. 4088 . Strong's Numbers.
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5122. nevalu -- a refuse heap
... dunghill. (Aramaic) or nvaliy (Aramaic) {nev-aw-lee'}; from an unused root probably
meaning to be foul; a sink -- dunghill. 5121, 5122. ...
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4086. Madmen -- a place in Moab
... Madmen. From the same as domen; dunghill; Madmen, a place in Palestine -- Madmen.
see HEBREW domen. 4085, 4086. Madmen. 4087 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

The Exhortation of the Last HomilyIs Continued in This. ...
... furnace, did, as it would seem, yesterday give no small comfort to your Charity;
and still more the example in the case of Job, and that dunghill more to be ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily v the exhortation of.htm

That the Union of Our Will with the Good-Pleasure of God Takes ...
... And yet behold the great Job, king as it were of all the miserable creatures of
the world, seated upon a dunghill, as upon the throne of misery, adorned with ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter ii that the union.htm

1 John ii. 27-iii. 8
... But there was a certain man, a man now well skilled, though a mortal born, who even
as he sat on the dunghill, putrifying with worms, overcame the devil: yea ...
/.../ten homilies on the epistle of john to the parthians/homily iv 1 john ii.htm

About the Prefigured Change of the Israelitic Kingdom and ...
... He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill,
that He may set him among the mighty of [His] people, and maketh them ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 4 about the prefigured change.htm

Spoken in Antioch in the Old Church, as it was Called...
... Thus it was that Job, when he had lost all, sat himself down upon a dunghill; and
his friends heard of it, and came, and seeing him, while yet afar off, they ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily ii spoken in antioch.htm

Jerusalem
... of David, and the sepulchre of Huldah the prophetess; which were there from the
days of the former prophets: nor in it do they suffer a dunghill by reason of ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 21 jerusalem.htm

Of the Scriptures
... prosperity and wealth, O that is but sand and dung! Would any man build a house
upon a dunghill? You who have no other hope but in your ...
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"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
... themselves. You see the swine embraces the dunghill, that stink is only a savoury
smell to them, because it is suitable to their nature. ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xviii for they that.htm

"This Then is the Message which we have Heard of Him, and Declare ...
... add that singular property of it, that it is not capable of infection, it is of
such absolute purity, that it can communicate itself to the dunghill, as well ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon x this then is.htm

Resurgam
... Mary? Since his enemies could not reach his body, they took up the body of
his wife after she was dead, and buried it in a dunghill. ...
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Thesaurus
Dunghill (8 Occurrences)
...DUNGHILL. ... To sit upon a dunghill (1 Samuel 2:8 Psalm 113:7 Lamentations
4:5) is significant of the lowest and most wretched condition. ...
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Rubble (17 Occurrences)
... shall alter this word, let a beam be pulled out from his house, and let him be lifted
up and fastened thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this ...
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Limb (5 Occurrences)
... The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its
interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill...
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Rubbish (5 Occurrences)
... The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its
interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill...
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Dung (27 Occurrences)
...Dunghill was used in the same way (1 Samuel 2:8 Ezra 6:11 Psalm 113:7 Isaiah
25:10 Daniel 2:5; Daniel 3:29 Luke 14:35 Lamentations 4:5); (b) as an expression ...
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Piles (10 Occurrences)
... The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its
interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill...
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Raiseth (33 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from
the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the ...
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Lifteth (69 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from
the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the ...
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Ruins (84 Occurrences)
... The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its
interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill...
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Decree (82 Occurrences)
... shall alter this word, let a beam be pulled out from his house, and let him be lifted
up and fastened thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this ...
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Concordance
Dunghill (8 Occurrences)

Luke 14:35
It is neither fit for the land, nor yet for the dunghill; but men cast it out. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
(KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV)

1 Samuel 2:8
He raises up the poor out of the dust. He lifts up the needy from the dunghill, To make them sit with princes, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are Yahweh's. He has set the world on them.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)

Ezra 6:11
Also I have made a decree, that whoever shall alter this word, let a beam be pulled out from his house, and let him be lifted up and fastened thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Nehemiah 2:13
And I go out through the gate of the valley by night, and unto the front of the fountain of the dragon, and unto the gate of the dunghill, and I am measuring about the walls of Jerusalem, that are broken down, and its gates consumed with fire.
(YLT)

Psalms 113:7
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT)

Isaiah 25:10
For in this mountain the hand of Yahweh will rest. Moab will be trodden down in his place, even like straw is trodden down in the water of the dunghill.
(WEB KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)

Daniel 2:5
The king answered the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Daniel 3:29
Therefore I make a decree, that every people, nation, and language, which speak anything evil against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill; because there is no other god who is able to deliver after this sort.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

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Dunghill

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