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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To enclose; to enfold.

2. (v. t.) To use; to have in service; to cause to be engaged in doing something; -- often followed by in, about, on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means, a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply; as, to employ the pen in writing, bricks in building, words and phrases in speaking; to employ the mind; to employ one's energies.

3. (v. t.) To occupy; as, to employ time in study.

4. (v. t.) To have or keep at work; to give employment or occupation to; to entrust with some duty or behest; as, to employ a hundred workmen; to employ an envoy.

5. (n.) That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.

Greek
3180. methodeia -- craft, deceit
... Word Origin from methodeuo (to employ craft) Definition craft, deceit NASB
Word Usage schemes (1), scheming (1). scheming, trickery. ...
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1247. diakoneo -- to serve, minister
... to serve, minister NASB Word Usage administered (1), administration (1), cared
(1), contributing...support (1), do...the serving (1), employ...in serving (1 ...
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5530. chraomai -- to use, make use of
... rather from cheir, to handle); to furnish what is needed; (give an oracle, "graze"
(touch slightly), light upon, etc.), ie (by implication) to employ or (by ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6440. panim -- face, faces
... etc.) -- + accept, a-(be-)fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, +
because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire ...
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6555. parats -- to break through
... away (1), breaks through (2), broke (1), broke down (1), broken (3), broken down
(5), broken through (2), destroyed (1), distributed (1), employ violence (1 ...
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935. bo -- to come in, come, go in, go
... to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in,
out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to ...
/hebrew/935.htm - 8k

Library

That we are to Employ in the Practice of Divine Love all the ...
... HOLY LOVE. CHAPTER VI. THAT WE ARE TO EMPLOY IN THE PRACTICE OF DIVINE
LOVE ALL THE OCCASIONS THAT PRESENT THEMSELVES. There are ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter vi that we are.htm

In the Next Place, Speaking of those who Employ the Arts of Magic ...
... Chapter XXXIX. In the next place, speaking of those who employ the arts
of magic and sorcery� In the next place, speaking of those ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxix in the next.htm

The Other Passages of Scripture which they Employ to Defend their ...
... Of Prayer. John Calvin Chapter 25 The other passages of Scripture which
they employ to defend their error are miserably wrested.� ...
/.../of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 25 the other passages.htm

For we Inquire of all those who Employ Such Invocations of God...
... Chapter XXXIV. For we inquire of all those who employ such invocations of
God� For we inquire of all those who employ such invocations ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxiv for we inquire.htm

Enter his Gates with Songs of Joy, with Praises to his Courts ...
... 3 Enter his gates with songs of joy, With praises to his courts repair, And make
it your divine employ To pay your thanks and honours there. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watts/the psalms of david/3 enter his gates with.htm

What Kind of Religion that is which Teaches that Men Ought to ...
... Chapter 18."What Kind of Religion that is Which Teaches that Men Ought to Employ
the Advocacy of Demons in Order to Be Recommended to the Favor of the Good ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 18 what kind of religion.htm

That it is not Lawful for the Well Affected Subjects to Concur in ...
... speak something to this point, That it is as unlawful for the subjects to associate
and join in arms with that party as it is for the parliament to employ them ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/section iv that it is.htm

Heaven.
... This love of Christ, if I may so say, will keep the saints in an employ, even when
they are in heaven; though not an employ, that is laborsome, tiresome ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bunyan/the riches of bunyan/xxvii heaven.htm

On the Power of the Church in Delivering Doctrines
... the right of examining and forming a judgment upon doctrines, as to the kind of
spirit by which they have been proposed; in this, also she will employ the rule ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/disputation lv on the power.htm

Lutherans in New York.
... Yet, while denying the request of the Lutherans, they, at the same time, urged the
governor to employ mildness and moderate means in dealing with them. ...
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Thesaurus
Employ (6 Occurrences)
... on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means,
a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply; as, to employ the pen ...
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Use (620 Occurrences)
... are in general use. 2. (vt) Occasion or need to employ; necessity; as, to
have no further use for a book. 3. (vt) Yielding of service ...
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Lose (59 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) Not to employ; to employ ineffectually; to throw away; to waste; to squander;
as, to lose a day; to lose the benefits of instruction. ...
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Employed (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Employ. Multi-Version Concordance
Employed (8 Occurrences). Matthew 25:16 Without delay ...
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Engage (20 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To gain over; to win and attach; to attract and hold; to draw. 4. (vt) To
employ the attention and efforts of; to occupy; to engross; to draw on. ...
/e/engage.htm - 14k

Apply (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular
case; to appropriate; to devote; as, to apply money to the payment of a ...
/a/apply.htm - 13k

Parable (52 Occurrences)
... The Epistles, although they often employ rhetorical allegories and similes, make
absolutely no use of the parable, so common in Christ's pedagogical methods. ...
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Varied (3 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). 1 Peter 4:10 As each has received a gift, employ it in serving one another,
as good managers of the grace of God in its various forms. (See RSV). ...
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Utensils (72 Occurrences)
... shalt make its pots to cleanse it of the fat, its shovels, and its bowls, and its
forks, and its firepans; for all the utensils thereof thou shalt employ copper ...
/u/utensils.htm - 28k

Occupy (25 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of; to
employ; to busy. 4. (vt) To do business in; to busy one's self with. ...
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Concordance
Employ (6 Occurrences)

Acts 19:24
There was a certain Demetrius, a silversmith, who made miniature silver sanctuaries of Diana, a business which brought great gain to the mechanics in his employ.
(WEY)

Romans 6:19
your human infirmity leads me to employ these familiar figures--and just as you once surrendered your faculties into bondage to Impurity and ever-increasing disregard of Law, so you must now surrender them into bondage to Righteousness ever advancing towards perfect holiness.
(WEY)

1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, employ it in serving one another, as good managers of the grace of God in its various forms.
(WEB NAS RSV)

Exodus 27:3
And thou shalt make its pots to cleanse it of the fat, its shovels, and its bowls, and its forks, and its firepans; for all the utensils thereof thou shalt employ copper.
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 20:19
When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:
(KJV WBS)

Hosea 4:2
There is cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed.
(See NAS)

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