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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two armies encounter each other; to encounter obstacles or difficulties, to encounter strong evidence of a truth.

2. (v. i.) To meet face to face; to have a meeting; to meet, esp. as enemies; to engage in combat; to fight; as, three armies encountered at Waterloo.

3. (n.) A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or incidental meeting; an interview.

4. (n.) A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter.

4820. sumballo -- to throw together, hence to discuss, consider ...
... discuss, consider, meet with. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sumballo Phonetic
Spelling: (soom-bal'-lo) Short Definition: I ponder, encounter, confer or ...
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528. apantao -- to meet
... to meet. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apantao Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-an-tah'-o) Short Definition: I meet, encounter Definition: I go to meet, meet ...
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4876. sunantao -- to meet with, hence to befall
... meet with, hence to befall. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sunantao Phonetic
Spelling: (soon-an-tah'-o) Short Definition: I meet, encounter Definition: I ...
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529. apantesis -- a meeting
... meeting, friendly encounter. From apantao; a (friendly) encounter -- meet. see GREEK
apantao. (apantesin) -- 3 Occurrences. 528, 529. apantesis. 530 . ...
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1793. entugchano -- to chance upon, by impl. confer with, by ext. ...
... entreat. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: entugchano Phonetic Spelling:
(en-toong-khan'-o) Short Definition: I meet, encounter, call upon, make a petition ...
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5221. hupantao -- to go to meet, to meet
... Word Origin from hupo and antao (to meet face to face, meet with) Definition to
go to meet, to meet NASB Word Usage encounter (1), met (7), went and met (1 ...
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4171. polemos -- war
... battle, fight, war. From pelomai (to bustle); warfare (literally or figuratively;
a single encounter or a series) -- battle, fight, war. ...
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4045. peripipto -- to fall around
... Word Origin from peri and pipto Definition to fall around NASB Word Usage
encounter (1), fell among (1), striking (1). fall into. ...
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2341. theriomacheo -- to fight with wild beasts
... From a compound of therion and machomai; to be a beast-fighter (in the gladiatorial
show), ie (figuratively) to encounter (furious men) -- fight with wild ...
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5222. hupantesis -- a going to meet
... meeting. From hupantao; an encounter or concurrence (with eis for infinitive, in
order to fall in with) -- meeting. see GREEK hupantao. see GREEK eis. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7122. qara -- to encounter, befall
... 7121, 7122. qara. 7123 . to encounter, befall. Transliteration: qara Phonetic
Spelling: (kaw-raw') Short Definition: meet. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6298. pagash -- to meet, encounter
... 6297, 6298. pagash. 6299 . to meet, encounter. Transliteration: pagash Phonetic
Spelling: (paw-gash') Short Definition: met. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7136a. qarah -- to encounter, meet, befall
... 7136, 7136a. qarah. 7136b . to encounter, meet, befall. Transliteration:
qarah Short Definition: happened. Word Origin a prim. root ...
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579. anah -- to be opportune, to meet, encounter opportunely
... anah. 580 . to be opportune, to meet, encounter opportunely. Transliteration:
anah Phonetic Spelling: (aw-naw') Short Definition: befall. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6293. paga -- to meet, encounter, reach
... 6292, 6293. paga. 6294 . to meet, encounter, reach. Transliteration: paga Phonetic
Spelling: (paw-gah') Short Definition: fall. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7136. qarah -- to encounter, meet, befall
... 7135, 7136. qarah. 7136a . to encounter, meet, befall. Transliteration:
qarah Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-raw') Short Definition: appoint. ...
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7128. qerab -- a battle, war
... Word Origin from qarab Definition a battle, war NASB Word Usage battle (4), war
(5). battle, war. From qarab; hostile encounter -- battle, war. see HEBREW qarab ...
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7147. qeri -- opposition, contrariness
... Word Origin from qarah Definition opposition, contrariness NASB Word Usage hostility
(7). contrary. From qarah; hostile encounter -- contrary. see HEBREW qarah. ...
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While the Emperor Theodosius is Engaged in Military Preparations ...
... Maximus, his Son Honorius is born. He then proceeds to Milan in Order to
encounter the Usurper. But the Emperor Theodosius was filled ...
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The Adventures of Saint David of Wales.
... carrying his spear. The trumpets sounded, Saint David took his spear, and
shaking it aloft prepared for the encounter. A Knight, one ...
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The Preaching of the Apostle Peter in Rome.
... I am tempted to think that Eusebius may have been using at this point some unknown
source and that the word "immediately" refers to an encounter which Simon ...
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Prayer and vigilance
... How ignorant he seems to be of the enemies he must encounter, if he engage to serve
God faithfully and so succeed in getting to heaven and receive the crown of ...
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Preliminary Remarks
... considered. That volume embodies the infidel spirit of the present day. Turn
where you will, you encounter some criticism upon it. No ...
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Canaan on Earth
... fighting for their own inheritance; and though each tribe had its lot marked out,
yet they had to conquer the giant Anakim, and encounter terrible hosts of ...
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How it was Brought About that they Fast on the Sabbath in the City ...
... from fasting ought certainly not to be allowed on the Sabbath, because they say
that on this day the Apostle Peter fasted before his encounter with Simon. ...
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Whether a Religious Order Can be Directed to Soldiering?
... Objection 2: Further, the bodily encounter of the battlefield is more grievous than
the encounter in words that takes place between counsel at law. ...
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The Burning of Athens.
... Of course, before he could enter the peninsula itself, he must pass the Isthmus
of Corinth, where he might, perhaps, encounter some concentrated resistance. ...
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The Adventures of Saint Andrew of Scotland.
... His next encounter was with a nation of people with heads like foxes, from whose
cunning arts and guiles he had the greatest difficulty in escaping. ...
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Encounter (10 Occurrences)
... or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage
in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend ...
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Meet (281 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely;
as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and ...
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Justle (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To run or strike against each other; to encounter;
to clash; to jostle. ... 3. (n.) An encounter or shock; a jostle. Int. ...
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Taint (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) An injury done to a lance in an encounter, without its being broken; also,
a breaking of a lance in an encounter in a dishonorable or unscientific ...
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Cope (1 Occurrence)
... 8. (vi) To exchange or barter. 9. (vi) To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.
10. ... 13. (vt) To match one's self against; to meet; to encounter. ...
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Shock (6 Occurrences)
... body. 9. (v.) To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to
strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence. 10. ...
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Encompassing (6 Occurrences)

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Jehoiakim (37 Occurrences)
... The encounter took place in 605 at Carehemish on the northern Euphrates, where Necoh
was defeated and driven back to the borders of his own land, never more to ...
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Great (10383 Occurrences)
... to meet him. Although the Persian host was estimated at a half-million men,
Alexander hastened to encounter it. Rapidity of motion ...
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Battle (282 Occurrences)
... See Battel. 2. (n.) A general action, fight, or encounter, in which all the divisions
of an army are or may be engaged; an engagement; a combat. ...
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Encounter (10 Occurrences)

Luke 14:31
Or what king, as he goes to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?

Acts 6:9
But some members of the so-called 'Synagogue of the Freed-men,' together with some Cyrenaeans, Alexandrians, Cilicians and men from Roman Asia, were roused to encounter Stephen in debate.

James 1:2
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,
(See NAS)

Exodus 23:27
I will send my terror before you, and will confuse all the people to whom you come, and I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.
(See NIV)

Joshua 8:22
The others came out of the city against them, so they were in the midst of Israel, some on this side, and some on that side. They struck them, so that they let none of them remain or escape.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 17:2
and Saul and the men of Israel have been gathered, and encamp by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array to meet the Philistines.
(See NAS)

2 Samuel 23:8
These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: Josheb Basshebeth a Tahchemonite, chief of the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite, against eight hundred slain at one time.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 11:11
This is the number of the mighty men whom David had: Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite, the chief of the thirty; he lifted up his spear against three hundred and killed them at one time.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 2:34
Yea, in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the innocent poor, whom thou didst not encounter breaking in, but it is found upon all these.

Hosea 13:8
I do meet them as a bereaved bear, And I rend the enclosure of their heart.
(See NAS)



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