Explanation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of explaining, expounding, or interpreting; the act of clearing from obscurity and making intelligible; as, the explanation of a passage in Scripture, or of a contract or treaty.

2. (n.) That which explains or makes clear; as, a satisfactory explanation.

3. (n.) The meaning attributed to anything by one who explains it; definition; interpretation; sense.

4. (n.) A mutual exposition of terms, meaning, or motives, with a view to adjust a misunderstanding, and reconcile differences; reconciliation; agreement; as, to come to an explanation.

Greek
1063. gar -- for, indeed (a conjunc. used to express cause ...
... used to express cause, explanation, inference or continuation). Part of Speech:
Conjunction Transliteration: gar Phonetic Spelling: (gar) Short Definition: for ...
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1955. epilusis -- a release, an interpretation
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epilusis Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-il'-oo-sis) Short Definition: solution, explanation, interpretation Definition ...
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1421. dusermeneutos -- hard of interpretation
... hard to utter or explain. From dus- and a presumed derivative of hermeneuo; difficult
of explanation -- hard to be uttered. see GREEK dus-. see GREEK hermeneuo. ...
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2058. hermeneia -- interpretation
... hermeneia Phonetic Spelling: (her-may-ni'-ah) Short Definition: translation,
interpretation Definition: translation, interpretation, explanation. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2808. cheshbon -- a reckoning, account
... 2807, 2808. cheshbon. 2809 . a reckoning, account. Transliteration: cheshbon
Phonetic Spelling: (khesh-bone') Short Definition: explanation. ...
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263. achavah -- a declaring
... 262, 263. achavah or achavayah. 264 . a declaring. Transliteration: achavah
or achavayah Phonetic Spelling: (akh-av-aw') Short Definition: explanation. ...
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Library

Explanation of "Corban. "
... Book XI. 9. Explanation of "Corban.". Jesus, however, does not accuse them
with reference to a tradition of the Jewish elders, but ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/9 explanation of corban.htm

An Explanation.
... Book IX. Chapter I."An Explanation. On the following day, Peter, along with
us, hastened early to the place in which the discussion ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter i an explanation.htm

The Rationalistic Explanation.
... THE PERSON OF CHRIST. IV."The Rationalistic Explanation. PAULUS. But
the champions of this theory may admit all this, and yet ...
/.../schaff/the person of christ/iv the rationalistic explanation.htm

Explanation of the Parable of the Prodigal Son, in which St. ...
... Book II. Chapter III. Explanation of the parable of the Prodigal Son, in which St.�
Explanation of the parable of the Prodigal Son, in which St. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter iii explanation of the.htm

Explanation of what is Meant by the Body, which is to be Raised ...
... Chapter XXXV."Explanation of What is Meant by the Body, Which is to Be
Raised Again Not the Corporeality of the Soul. But He also ...
/.../on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter xxxv explanation of what is.htm

An Explanation of the Circumstance that Matthew Tells us How the ...
... Chapter XX."An Explanation of the Circumstance that Matthew Tells Us How the Centurion
Came to Jesus on Behalf of His Servant, While Luke's Statement is that ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xx an explanation of the.htm

An Explanation of the Circumstance that Matthew States that ...
... Chapter IX."An Explanation of the Circumstance that Matthew States that Joseph's
Reason for Going into Galilee with the Child Christ Was His Fear of Archelaus ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter ix an explanation of the.htm

An Explanation of the Circumstance That, According to the ...
... Chapter XV."An Explanation of the Circumstance That, According to the Evangelist
John, John the Baptist Says, "I Knew Him Not;" While, According to the Others ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xv an explanation of the.htm

Explanation of the System of the Naasseni Taken from one of their ...
... Book V. Chapter V."Explanation of the System of the Naasseni Taken from
One of Their Hymns. The foregoing remarks, then, though ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter v explanation of the system.htm

Explanation of the Phrase: "For I Delight in the Law of God after ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter XI. Explanation of the phrase:
"For I delight in the law of God after the inner man," etc. ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xi explanation of the.htm

Thesaurus
Explanation (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of explaining, expounding, or interpreting; the act of clearing
from obscurity and making intelligible; as, the explanation of a passage in ...
/e/explanation.htm - 9k

Merab (4 Occurrences)
... meaning of the Hebrew word Yaladh, which is a physiological word for bearing children,
and cannot be translated "brought up." A Targum explanation reads: "The ...
/m/merab.htm - 11k

Dreamer (4 Occurrences)
... Naturally enough, as with all other normal and natural phenomena for which men could
assign no scientific and rational explanation, they would be looked upon ...
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Dream (82 Occurrences)
... Naturally enough, as with all other normal and natural phenomena for which men could
assign no scientific and rational explanation, they would be looked upon ...
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Confusion (71 Occurrences)
... of all the earth: and from thence did Yahweh scatter them abroad upon the face of
all the earth." The purpose of this narrative is the explanation of the ...
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Evolution
... 3. Evolution and Biblical Truth: It was natural that such an important proposition
as the explanation of the present form of the whole universe by theory of ...
/e/evolution.htm - 39k

Tithe (30 Occurrences)
... take tithes of the people.' Westcott's explanation is that the priests, who received
from the Levites a tithe of the tithe, thus symbolically received the ...
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Lips (199 Occurrences)
... runs "So will we render as bullocks the offering of our lips." Strange as the text
is, it may be retained, and it admits of at least a possible explanation. ...
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Explain (30 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To give an explanation. Multi-Version Concordance Explain (30 Occurrences).
Matthew 13:18 "To you then I will explain the parable of the Sower. (WEY). ...
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Phinehas (24 Occurrences)
... sent to expostulate with the two and a half tribes who, just after crossing Jordan,
built an altar and departed without giving any explanation, Phinehas was ...
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Concordance
Explanation (9 Occurrences)

Galatians 2:2
I went up in obedience to a revelation of God's will; and I explained to them the Good News which I proclaim among the Gentiles. To the leaders of the Church this explanation was made in private, lest by any means I should be running, or should already have run, in vain.
(WEY)

Ephesians 3:4
By means of that explanation, as you read it, you can judge of my insight into the truth of Christ
(WEY)

Hebrews 5:11
concerning whom we have much discourse and of hard explanation to say, since ye have become dull of hearing,
(YLT)

Esther 4:7
and Mordecai declareth to him all that hath met him, and the explanation of the money that Haman said to weigh to the treasuries of the king for the Jews, to destroy them,
(YLT)

Esther 10:2
and all the work of his strength, and his might, and the explanation of the greatness of Mordecai with which the king made him great, are they not written on the book of the Chronicles of Media and Persia?
(YLT)

Ecclesiastes 7:25
I gave my mind to knowledge and to searching for wisdom and the reason of things, and to the discovery that sin is foolish, and that to be foolish is to be without one's senses.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 7:27
Look! this I have seen, said the Preacher, taking one thing after another to get the true account,
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is as the wise? and who knoweth the explanation of things? A man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face is changed.
(DBY NIV)

Daniel 5:12
because an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and showing of dark sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.
(See NAS)

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