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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To explain in detail; to examine closely; as to expound on the meaning of a word.

2. (v. t.) To lay open the meaning of; to explain; to clear of obscurity; to interpret; as, to expound a text of Scripture, a law, a word, a meaning, or a riddle.

1620. ektithemi -- to set forth, fig. to declare
... ay-mee) Short Definition: I put out or expose a child, set forth, explain Definition:
(a) I put out or expose a child, (b) mid: I set forth, expound, explain. ...
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5419. phrazo -- to show forth, tell
... expound. Probably akin to phrasso through the idea of defining; to indicate (by
word or act), ie (specially), to expound -- declare. see GREEK phrasso. ...
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1956. epiluo -- to loose, to solve
... determine, expound. From epi and luo; to solve further, ie (figuratively) to explain,
decide -- determine, expound. see GREEK epi. see GREEK luo. ...
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1329. diermeneuo -- to explain thoroughly, by impl. to translate
... expound, interpret. From dia and hermeneuo; to explain thoroughly, by implication,
to translate -- expound, interpret(-ation). see GREEK dia. ...
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3718. orthotomeo -- to cut straight
... From a compound of orthos and the base of tomoteros, to make a straight cut, ie
(figuratively) to dissect (expound) correctly (the divine message) -- rightly ...
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1272. dianoigo -- to open up completely
... to open up completely. From dia and anoigo; to open thoroughly, literally (as a
first-born) or figuratively (to expound) -- open. see GREEK dia. see GREEK anoigo ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5046. nagad -- to be conspicuous
... bewray, certainly, certify, declare, denounce, expound, fully, messenger,.
A primitive root; properly, to front, ie Stand boldly ...
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874. baar -- to make distinct or plain
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to make distinct or plain NASB Word Usage
distinctly (1), expound (1), inscribe (1). declare, make plainly. ...
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The Jews Expound These Signs Jejunely and Feebly, and Take up ...
... Chapter CXII."The Jews expound these signs jejunely and feebly, and take
up their attention only with insignificant matters. "But ...
/.../chapter cxii the jews expound these.htm

Preface to Book ii.
... Rufinus, as we see by his Preface to the former book, considered it unsatisfactory
to expound the Blessing upon Judah apart from those on his brethren. ...
/.../preface to book ii.htm

Foreword to the Second Edition
... Many have notified him of the help and blessing received from a perusal of his
attempts to expound what is admittedly a difficult subject. ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/foreword to the second edition.htm

Attempt to Invalidate this Rule of Faith Rebutted the Apostles ...
... He did, inseparable (from Himself) in their attendance, in their discipleship, in
their society, to whom, "when they were alone, He used to expound" all things ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter xxii attempt to invalidate this.htm

... First, I shall expound my text; secondly, I shall enforce it; and thirdly, I shall
try and help you to carry it into practice here and on the spot. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/self-examination.htm

Of the Third Consideration of the Sacred Holy Stigmata
... unprofitable servant?" And then, kneeling before St Francis, Brother Leo accused
himself of disobedience to his command, and besought him to expound to him the ...
/.../the little flowers of st francis of assisi/of the third consideration of.htm

He Proves that Christ is the Lord of Hosts from Ps. xxiv. , and ...
... xxiv., and from his authority over demons. "Moreover, some of you venture to expound
the prophecy which runs, Lift up your gates, ye rulers; and be ye lift up ...
/.../chapter lxxxv he proves that christ.htm

The Objection that Christ, on the Showing of St. ...
... Let us expound His meaning as best we can; nay, rather let Him expound it Himself.
124. Take notice, then, what He said in an earlier part of His discourse. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter x the objection that.htm

Texts Explained; Sixthly...
... beginning of His ways, for His works [2497] ;' since, however, these are proverbs,
and it is expressed in the way of proverbs, we must not expound them nakedly ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/chapter xix texts explained sixthly.htm

The Mode of the Discussion.
... [1252] For if Peter alone should wish to expound his thought, but you should be
silent as to yours, it is possible that some argument adduced by you might ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter iii the mode of the.htm

Expound (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To explain in detail; to examine closely; as
to expound on the meaning of a word. ...Expound (7 Occurrences). ...
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... It became the custom to expound the Scriptures on Sundays and week-days
in all the pulpits of the Protestant churches. "Luther's ...
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Undertook (14 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 1:5 beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, took Moses upon
him to expound this law, saying: (See NAS RSV). Deuteronomy ...
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Orderly (8 Occurrences)
... noble Theophilus, (See RSV NIV). Acts 11:4 And Peter having begun, did expound
to them in order saying, (See NAS). Acts 21:24 Them take ...
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Interpret (27 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into
intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied ...
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Exposure (1 Occurrence)

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Expounded (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Expound. Multi-Version Concordance
Expounded (5 Occurrences). Mark 4:34 But without a parable ...
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Explain (30 Occurrences)
... 2. (v.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound;
to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the ...
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Define (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To determine the precise signification of; to fix the meaning of; to describe
accurately; to explain; to expound or interpret; as, to define a word, a ...
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Prophesy (96 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To give instruction in religious matters; to interpret or explain Scripture
or religious subjects; to preach; to exhort; to expound. ...
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Expound (7 Occurrences)

Matthew 13:36
Then, having dismissed the crowds, he went into the house; and his disciples came to him, saying, Expound to us the parable of the darnel of the field.

Matthew 15:15
And Peter answering said to him, Expound to us this parable.

Acts 11:4
But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying,

Acts 18:26
And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

Deuteronomy 1:5
Beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

Judges 14:14
And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.

Psalms 49:4
I will incline my ear to a proverb. I will open my riddle on the harp.
(See NIV)



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