Experiment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Atrial or special observation, made to confirm or disprove something doubtful; esp., one under conditions determined by the experimenter; an act or operation undertaken in order to discover some unknown principle or effect, or to test, establish, or illustrate some suggest or known truth; practical test; poof.

2. (n.) Experience.

3. (v. t.) To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power.

4. (v. t.) To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EXPERIMENT

eks-per'-i-ment (dokime, "approvedness," "tried character"):

"The experiment of this ministration" (2 Corinthians 9:13 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "the proving of you by his ministration"), i.e. the sincerity of their Christian profession was evidenced by their liberal contribution.

Greek
3984. peira -- a trial, an experiment
... a trial, an experiment. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: peira Phonetic
Spelling: (pi'-rah) Short Definition: a trial, experiment Definition: a ...
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3986. peirasmos -- an experiment, a trial, temptation
... an experiment, a trial, temptation. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
peirasmos Phonetic Spelling: (pi-ras-mos') Short Definition: trial, testing ...
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Library

The First Experiment
... THE FIRST EXPERIMENT. THEN you reduce religion to a common Friendship? A
common Friendship"Who talks of a common Friendship? There ...
/.../the greatest thing in the world and other addresses/the first experiment.htm

September the Seventh Experiment and Experience
... SEPTEMBER The Seventh EXPERIMENT AND EXPERIENCE. HEBREWS xi.1-6. I like ... conquest.
By an experiment faith acquires an experience. By ...
/.../september the seventh experiment and.htm

Extracts No. Iii.
... there is no great barrier at one time than at another except what exists in the
ignorance of man; and if the Christian could now try the experiment over again ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no iii.htm

Biogenesis
... Stated in his own words, his conclusion is this: "Both observation and experiment
unmistakeably testify to the fact that living matter is constantly being ...
/.../drummond/natural law in the spiritual world/biogenesis.htm

On Redeeming the Time
... five hours in twenty-four. But when he made the experiment himself, he
quickly relinquished the opinion. And I am fully convinced ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 93 on redeeming the.htm

Elucidations.
... of early Christian living. Gibbon finds in this experiment nothing but an
opportunity for his scurrility. [417] A true philosopher ...
/.../pastor/the pastor books first second third/elucidations.htm

Whyte -- Experience
... We would not debate, or doubt, but we would make experiment, and would follow out
the experience": so all the scientifically minded men will say to you. ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 8/whyte experience.htm

It is a Matter of Doubt, Whether Believers under the Old Testament ...
... confidently denied. Let them make the experiment, and they will perceive
how difficult an enterprise they have undertaken. For the ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/article xi it is a.htm

Early Mentions of Christianity in Britain. --King Lucius. --Origin ...
... Both Eusebius, writing about 320, and Sozomen, about 443, tell of an experiment
made in the palace by Constantine's father Constantius, when he governed Gaul ...
/.../lecture ii early mentions of.htm

The Romance of M. Renan. By Napoleon Roussel.
... This commission would choose the corpse, assure itself that death was real, fix
upon the place in which the experiment should be made, and establish a whole ...
/.../the romance of m renan and the christ of the gospels/the romance of m renan.htm

Thesaurus
Experiment (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon,
or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the ...
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Try (84 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose of determining
the quality; to examine; to prove; to test; as, to try weights or measures ...
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Necks (28 Occurrences)
... Acts 15:10 Now, therefore, why try an experiment upon God, by laying on the necks
of these disciples a yoke which neither our forefathers nor we have been able ...
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Whiles (8 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 9:13 Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God
for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal ...
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Find (1784 Occurrences)
... bottom. 5. (vt) To discover by study or experiment direct to an object or
end; as, water is found to be a compound substance. 6. (vt ...
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Taste (46 Occurrences)
... 16. (n.) Essay; trial; experience; experiment. 17. (n.) A small portion given
as a specimen; a little piece tastted of eaten; a bit. 18. ...
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Test (105 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To put to the proof; to prove the truth, genuineness, or quality of by
experiment, or by some principle or standard; to try; as, to test the soundness ...
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Trial (45 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The act of testing by experience; proof; test. 4. (n.) Examination
by a test; experiment, as in chemistry, metallurgy, etc. ...
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Rehearse (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To recite or repeat in private for experiment and improvement,
before a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy. ...
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Receiver (1 Occurrence)
... 6. (n.) The glass vessel in which the vacuum is produced, and the objects of experiment
are put, in experiments with an air pump. Cf. Bell jar, and see Illust. ...
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Concordance
Experiment (3 Occurrences)

Acts 5:9
"How was it," replied Peter, "that you two agreed to try an experiment upon the Spirit of the Lord? The men who have buried your husband are already at the door, and they will carry you out."
(WEY)

Acts 15:10
Now, therefore, why try an experiment upon God, by laying on the necks of these disciples a yoke which neither our forefathers nor we have been able to bear?
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 9:13
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
(KJV WBS)

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