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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A public command or ordinance by the sovereign power; the proclamation of a law made by an absolute authority, as if by the very act of announcement; a decree; as, the edicts of the Roman emperors; the edicts of the French monarch.
Greek
1297. diatagma -- an edict, mandate
... an edict, mandate. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: diatagma Phonetic
Spelling: (dee-at'-ag-mah) Short Definition: a mandate, decree Definition: a ...
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1378. dogma -- an opinion, (a public) decree
... a public) decree. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: dogma Phonetic Spelling:
(dog'-mah) Short Definition: a decree, edict, ordinance Definition: a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6599. pithgam -- an edict, decree
... 6598, 6599. pithgam. 6600 . an edict, decree. Transliteration: pithgam
Phonetic Spelling: (pith-gawm') Short Definition: edict. ...
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1881. dath -- decree, law
... Word Origin of foreign origin Definition decree, law NASB Word Usage decree
(5), edict (4), edicts (1), law (7), laws (3), regulations (1). ...
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7010. qeyam -- a statute
... decree, statute. (Aramaic) from quwm; an edict (as arising in law) -- decree, statute.
see HEBREW quwm. 7009, 7010. qeyam. 7011 . Strong's Numbers.
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3982. maamar -- a word, command
... commandment, decree. From 'amar; something (authoritatively) said, ie An edict --
commandment, decree. see HEBREW 'amar. 3981, 3982. maamar. 3983 . ...
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1697. dabar -- speech, word
... 1), customs (1), dealings (2), decree (2), deed (2), deeds (3), defect* (1), desires
(1), dispute (5), disputes (1), doings (1), duty (1), edict (1), eloquent ...
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6600. pithgam -- a command, word, affair
... Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to pithgam Definition a command, word, affair NASB
Word Usage answer (1), answer...matter (1), answered* (1), edict (1), report ...
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4385. miktab -- writing
... writing. From kathab; a thing written, the characters, or a document (letter, copy,
edict, poem) -- writing. see HEBREW kathab. 4384, 4385. miktab. 4386 . ...
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3791. kethab -- a writing
... Word Origin from kathab Definition a writing NASB Word Usage decree (1), edict
(2), letter (1), register (1), registration* (2), regulation (1), script (4 ...
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Library

This Edict was Promulgated at Nicomedia on the Day Preceding the ...
... Chap. XXXV. This edict was promulgated at Nicomedia on the day preceding
the kalends of May� This edict was promulgated at Nicomedia ...
/.../of the manner in which the persecutors died/chap xxxv this edict was.htm

Note on the Emperor's Edict to the Synod.
... The Canons of the Blessed and Holy Fathers Assembled at Antioch in Syria.
Note on the Emperor's Edict to the Synod. Neither of the ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/note on the emperors edict.htm

The Edict of Banishment, 1729-1736.
... The Revival under Zinzendorf. CHAPTER V. THE EDICT OF BANISHMENT, 1729-1736. ... But
Zinzendorf was not yet satisfied. He regarded the edict as an insult. ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter v the edict of.htm

Next Day an Edict was Published, Depriving the Christians of all ...
... Chap. XIII. Next day an edict was published, depriving the Christians of
all honours and dignities� Next day an edict was published ...
/.../of the manner in which the persecutors died/chap xiii next day an.htm

The Imperial Edict Posted in the Third Atrium of the Great Church ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. The Imperial Edict Posted in the Third Atrium
of the Great Church Near What is Called Dicymbala. In ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/the imperial edict posted in.htm

Constantine's Edict to the People of the Provinces Concerning the ...
... Chapter XLVIII."Constantine's Edict to the People of the Provinces concerning the
Error of Polytheism, commencing with Some General Remarks on Virtue and Vice ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xlviii constantines edict to the.htm

Edict that Women Should not Meet with the Men in the Churches.
... The Life of the blessed emperor constantine, by eusebius pamphilus. Book I. Chapter
LIII."Edict that Women should not meet with the Men in the Churches. ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter liii edict that women should.htm

Constantine's Edict against the Heretics.
... Book III. Chapter LXIV."Constantine's Edict against the Heretics. "Victor
Constantinus, Maximus Augustus, to the heretics. "Understand ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter lxiv constantines edict against the.htm

Of the Edict of Mithridates, Commanding that all Roman Citizens ...
... Book III. Chapter 22."Of the Edict of Mithridates, Commanding that All
Roman Citizens Found in Asia Should Be Slain. These things ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 22 of the edict of.htm

How Claudius Restored to Agrippa his Grandfathers Kingdoms and ...
... CHAPTER 5. How Claudius Restored To Agrippa His Grandfathers Kingdoms And Augmented
His Dominions; And How He Published An Edict In Behalf. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 how claudius restored.htm

Thesaurus
Edict (22 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Edict (22 Occurrences). Luke 2:1 Just at this time an
edict was issued by Caesar Augustus for the registration of the whole Empire. ...
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Decree (82 Occurrences)
... what is to be done by a subordinate; also, a determination by one having power,
deciding what is to be done or to take place; edict, law; authoritative rule or ...
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Ordinance (89 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action; a statute,
law, regulation, rescript, or accepted usage; an edict or decree; esp., a local ...
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Moses (9295 Occurrences)
... But neither by this edict was the king's purpose effected. One of the
Hebrew households into which this cruel edict of the king ...
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Visit (97 Occurrences)
... He and his wife Priscilla had recently come from Italy because of Claudius's edict
expelling all the Jews from Rome. So Paul paid them a visit; (WEY). ...
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Native (35 Occurrences)
... Aquila. He and his wife Priscilla had recently come from Italy because
of Claudius's edict expelling all the Jews from Rome. So ...
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Issued (40 Occurrences)
... WEY). Luke 2:1 Just at this time an edict was issued by Caesar Augustus
for the registration of the whole Empire. (WEY NIV). John ...
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Imperial (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor;
as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict. ...
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Registration (17 Occurrences)
... Registration (17 Occurrences). Luke 2:1 Just at this time an edict was issued by
Caesar Augustus for the registration of the whole Empire. (WEY). ...
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Rare (8 Occurrences)
... Hebrews 11:23 Through faith the child Moses was hid for three months by his parents,
because they saw his rare beauty; and the king's edict had no terror for ...
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Concordance
Edict (22 Occurrences)

Luke 2:1
Just at this time an edict was issued by Caesar Augustus for the registration of the whole Empire.
(WEY)

Acts 18:2
Here he found a Jew, a native of Pontus, of the name of Aquila. He and his wife Priscilla had recently come from Italy because of Claudius's edict expelling all the Jews from Rome. So Paul paid them a visit;
(WEY)

Hebrews 11:23
Through faith the child Moses was hid for three months by his parents, because they saw his rare beauty; and the king's edict had no terror for them.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

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:
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 1:19
If to the king 'it be' good, there goeth forth a royal word from before him, and it is written with the laws of Persia and Media, and doth not pass away, that Vashti doth not come in before the king Ahasuerus, and her royalty doth the king give to her companion who 'is' better than she;
(See NAS)

Esther 1:20
and when the king's edict which he shall make shall be heard throughout his realm for it is great all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.
(DBY NAS NIV)

Esther 2:8
So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken into the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
(See RSV NIV)

Esther 3:12
Then the king's scribes were called in on the first month, on the thirteenth day of the month; and all that Haman commanded was written to the king's satraps, and to the governors who were over every province, and to the princes of every people, to every province according its writing, and to every people in their language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus, and it was sealed with the king's ring.
(See RSV)

Esther 3:14
A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.
(See NAS NIV)

Esther 3:15
The couriers went forth in haste by the king's commandment, and the decree was given out in the citadel of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
(See NIV)

Esther 4:3
In every province, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
(See NIV)

Esther 4:8
He also gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given out in Shushan to destroy them, to show it to Esther, and to declare it to her, and to urge her to go in to the king, to make supplication to him, and to make request before him, for her people.
(See NAS NIV)

Esther 8:8
Write also to the Jews, as it pleases you, in the king's name, and seal it with the king's ring; for the writing which is written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's ring, may not be reversed by any man."
(See RSV)

Esther 8:11
In those letters, the king granted the Jews who were in every city to gather themselves together, and to defend their life, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, their little ones and women, and to plunder their possessions,
(See NIV)

Esther 8:13
A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that the Jews should be ready for that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
(See NAS NIV)

Esther 8:14
So the couriers who rode on royal horses went out, hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. The decree was given out in the citadel of Susa.
(See NIV)

Esther 8:17
In every province, and in every city, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had gladness, joy, a feast, and a good day. Many from among the peoples of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews was fallen on them.
(See RSV NIV)

Esther 9:1
Now in the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the month, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, on the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to conquer them, (but it was turned out the opposite happened, that the Jews conquered those who hated them),
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:13
Then Esther said, "If it pleases the king, let it be granted to the Jews who are in Shushan to do tomorrow also according to this day's decree, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged on the gallows."
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:14
The king commanded this to be done. A decree was given out in Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
(See NAS NIV)

Daniel 6:7
All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
(See NIV)

Daniel 6:15
Then these men have assembled near the king, and are saying to the king, 'know, O king, that the law of Media and Persia 'is': That any interdict and statute that the king doth establish is not to be changed.'
(See NIV)

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