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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or bent; not prone; as, to stand erect.

2. (a.) Directed upward; raised; uplifted.

3. (a.) Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed.

4. (a.) Watchful; alert.

5. (a.) Standing upright, with reference to the earth's surface, or to the surface to which it is attached.

6. (a.) Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc.

7. (v. t.) To raise and place in an upright or perpendicular position; to set upright; to raise; as, to erect a pole, a flagstaff, a monument, etc.

8. (v. t.) To raise, as a building; to build; to construct; as, to erect a house or a fort; to set up; to put together the component parts of, as of a machine.

9. (v. t.) To lift up; to elevate; to exalt; to magnify.

10. (v. t.) To animate; to encourage; to cheer.

11. (v. t.) To set up as an assertion or consequence from premises, or the like.

12. (v. t.) To set up or establish; to found; to form; to institute.

13. (v. i.) To rise upright.

3717. orthos -- straight, upright
... Probably from the base of oros; right (as rising), ie (perpendicularly) erect
(figuratively, honest), or (horizontally) level or direct -- straight, upright. ...
// - 7k

2311. themelioo -- to lay the foundation of
... From themelios; to lay a basis for, ie (literally) erect, or (figuratively) consolidate
-- (lay the) found(- ation), ground, settle. see GREEK themelios. ...
// - 6k

3618. oikodomeo -- to build a house
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: oikodomeo Phonetic Spelling: (oy-kod-om-eh'-
o) Short Definition: I build, build up, edify Definition: I erect a building ...
// - 9k

2005. epiteleo -- to complete, accomplish
... Word Origin from epi and teleo Definition to complete, accomplish NASB Word Usage
accomplished (1), complete (1), completion (1), erect (1), finish (1 ...
// - 7k

461. anorthoo -- to set upright, set straight again
... Word Origin from ana and orthoo (to set straight, set up) Definition to set upright,
set straight again NASB Word Usage made erect again (1), restore (1 ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
5324. natsab -- to take one's stand, stand
... 1), set (15), settled (1), stand (5), standing (14), stands (1), station myself
(1), station yourself (1), stationed (1), stood (9), stood erect (1), takes ...
/hebrew/5324.htm - 6k

6968. qomemiyyuth -- uprightness
... 6967, 6968. qomemiyyuth. 6969 . uprightness. Transliteration: qomemiyyuth
Phonetic Spelling: (ko-mem-ee-yooth') Short Definition: erect. ...
/hebrew/6968.htm - 6k

7069. qanah -- to get, acquire
... A primitive root; to erect, ie Create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase
(causatively, sell); by implication to own -- attain, buy(-er), teach ...
/hebrew/7069.htm - 6k

7077. qanan -- to make a nest
... make. A primitive root; to erect; but used only as denominative from qen; to nestle,
ie Build or occupy as a nest -- make...nest. see HEBREW qen. 7076, 7077. ...
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6965. qum -- to arise, stand up, stand
... him to raise (1), come (2), confirm (13), confirmed (3), confirming (1), confirms
(1), deeded over (2), dim (1), endure (4), enemies (1), erect (2), erected (10 ...
/hebrew/6965.htm - 7k

8558. tamar -- palm tree, date palm
... 1). palm tree. From an unused root meaning to be erect; a palm tree -- palm
(tree). 8557, 8558. tamar. 8559 . Strong's Numbers.
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3559. kun -- to be firm
... A primitive root; properly, to be erect (ie Stand perpendicular); hence (causatively)
to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish ...
/hebrew/3559.htm - 7k

5446. sebal -- to bear, carry (a load)
... strongly laid. (Aramaic) corresponding to cabal; to erect -- strongly laid. see
HEBREW cabal. 5445, 5446. sebal. 5447 . Strong's Numbers.
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5568. samar -- to bristle up
... stand up, tremble. A primitive root; to be erect, ie Bristle as hair -- stand
up, tremble. 5567, 5568. samar. 5569 . Strong's Numbers.
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7076. qinnamon -- cinnamon
... cinnamon. From an unused root (meaning to erect); cinnamon bark (as in upright rolls) --
cinnamon. 7075, 7076. qinnamon. 7077 . Strong's Numbers.
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Constantine's Letter to Eusebius and Other Bishops, Respecting the ...
... XLVI."Constantine's Letter to Eusebius and Other Bishops, respecting the Building
of Churches, with Instructions to repair the Old, and erect New Ones on a ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter xlvi constantines letter to eusebius.htm

Whether the Body of Man was Given an Apt Disposition?
... the brutes. But plants are erect in stature, while brutes are prone in
stature. Therefore man should not be of erect stature. On ...
// theologica/whether the body of man.htm

Concerning the Embassage of the Jews to Caius; and How Caius Sent ...
... Caius, and in other regards universally received him as they received the gods,
these Jews alone thought it a dishonorable thing for them to erect statues in ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 8 concerning the embassage.htm

Conversion of the Iberians .
... She then, as far as in her lay, explained the Divine doctrines, and exhorted her
to erect a church in honour of Christ who had made her whole. ...
/.../chapter xxiii conversion of the iberians.htm

"She Hath done what She Could. "
... Little did Mary think that she was going to erect a monument which would
outlive empires and kingdoms. She never thought of herself. ...
/.../moody/to the work to the work/chapter vii she hath done.htm

The Struggle for Life
... To use a club effectively, or to keep a good look-out for enemies or for food, a
man must stand erect. ... In time the erect position becomes confirmed. ...
/.../the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/chapter vi the struggle for.htm

A Description of the Roman Armies and Roman Camps and of Other ...
... uneven, it is first leveled: their camp is also four-square by measure, and carpenters
are ready, in great numbers, with their tools, to erect their buildings ...
/.../chapter 5 a description of.htm

Of the Devil, the World, God, Providence, Man, and his Wisdom.
... As therefore the builder, when he is about to erect any building, does not himself
make the materials, but uses those which are already prepared, and the ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap ix of the devil the.htm

The Acquirement of Spiritual Power
... Break away from the tyranny of custom, tradition, conventionality, and the opinions
of others, until you succeed in walking lonely and erect among men. ...
/.../allen/the way of peace/the acquirement of spiritual power.htm

Touching the First Subject of all the Forementioned Power of the ...
... 2. From his soveraign power it proceedeth, that he onely can erect and ordain a
true constitution of a Church-estate, Heb.3.3 to 6. He buildeth his own house ...
/.../chap vii touching the first.htm

Erect (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or
bent; not prone; as, to stand erect. ...Erect (17 Occurrences). ...
/e/erect.htm - 12k

Stand (542 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed
in an upright or firm position. ... 16. (n.) To measure when erect on the feet. ...
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Rear (46 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To place in the rear; to secure the rear of. 6. (vt) To raise; to lift up;
to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith. ...
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Standing (334 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. ... 7. (n.) The act of stopping,
or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand. ...
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Upright (392 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) In an erect position or posture; perpendicular;
vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree. ...
/u/upright.htm - 36k

Raise (175 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to
set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff. ...
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Erected (26 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Erect. Multi-Version Concordance
Erected (26 Occurrences). Acts 7:48 Yet the Most High does ...
/e/erected.htm - 14k

Fall (522 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To cease to be erect; to take suddenly a recumbent posture; to become prostrate;
to drop; as, a child totters and falls; a tree falls; a worshiper ...
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Erech (2 Occurrences)

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Noah (55 Occurrences)
... On leaving the ark Noah's first act was to erect an altar, the first of which there
is any mention, and offer the sacrifices of adoring thanks and praise to God ...
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Erect (17 Occurrences)

Mark 14:58
"We have heard him say, 'I will pull down this Sanctuary built by human hands, and three days afterwards I will erect another built without hands.'"

Luke 13:13
He laid his hands on her, and immediately she stood up straight, and glorified God.
(See NAS)

Luke 18:11
The Pharisee, standing erect, prayed as follows by himself: "'O God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people--I am not a thief nor a cheat nor an adulterer, nor do I even resemble this tax-gatherer.

Hebrews 8:5
who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, even as Moses was warned by God when he was about to make the tabernacle, for he said, "See, you shall make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain."

Revelation 13:14
And his power of leading astray the inhabitants of the earth is due to the marvels which he has been permitted to work in the presence of the Wild Beast. And he told the inhabitants of the earth to erect a statue to the Wild Beast who had received the sword-stroke and yet had recovered.

Genesis 37:7
for, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves came round about, and bowed down to my sheaf.'
(See NAS)

Exodus 26:30
And thou shalt rear up the tabernacle according to the fashion thereof which hath been shown thee in the mount.

Exodus 40:2
"On the first day of the first month you shall raise up the tabernacle of the Tent of Meeting.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 26:1
"'You shall make for yourselves no idols, neither shall you raise up an engraved image or a pillar, neither shall you place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it: for I am Yahweh your God.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 26:13
I 'am' Jehovah your God, who have brought you out of the land of the Egyptians, from being their servants; and I break the bars of your yoke, and cause you to go erect.

2 Samuel 24:18
Gad came that day to David, and said to him, "Go up, build an altar to Yahweh on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite."
(See NAS)

1 Chronicles 21:18
Then the angel of the LORD commanded Gad to say to David, that David should go up, and erect an altar to the LORD in the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Ezra 2:68
And some of the heads of fathers' houses, when they came to the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem, offered willingly for the house of God to set it up in its place;
(See RSV)

Ezra 5:9
Then we asked those elders, and said to them thus, Who commanded you to build this house, and to erect these walls?

Ezekiel 4:2
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it all around.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 21:22
In his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to set battering rams, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice with shouting, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up mounds, to build forts.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 31:14
to the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves in their stature, neither set their top among the thick boughs, nor that their mighty ones stand up in their height, even all that drink water; for they are all delivered unto death, to the nether parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with them that go down to the pit.
(See NAS)



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