Facing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Face.

2. (n.) A covering in front, for ornament or other purpose; an exterior covering or sheathing; as, the facing of an earthen slope, sea wall, etc. , to strengthen it or to protect or adorn the exposed surface.

3. (n.) A lining placed near the edge of a garment for ornament or protection.

4. (n.) The finishing of any face of a wall with material different from that of which it is chiefly composed, or the coating or material so used.

5. (n.) A powdered substance, as charcoal, bituminous coal, etc., applied to the face of a mold, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.

6. (n.) The collar and cuffs of a military coat; -- commonly of a color different from that of the coat.

7. (n.) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about; -- chiefly in the pl.

Greek
991. blepo -- to look (at)
... verb Definition to look (at) NASB Word Usage beware (5), careful (1), careful*
(1), consider (1), facing (1), guard (1), keep on seeing (2), look (7), looking ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5049. neged -- in front, facing
... 5048, 5049. neged. 5050 . in front, facing. Transliteration: neged Phonetic
Spelling: (neh'-ghed) Short Definition: toward. Word ...
/hebrew/5049.htm - 6k

6437. panah -- to turn
... cleared away (1), considered (1), dawn* (1), dawns (1), declined (1), declines
(1), empty (1), face (2), faced (2), faced* (1), faces (3), facing (11), facing ...
/hebrew/6437.htm - 6k

6440. panim -- face, faces
... face you first (1), face before (1), face* (2), faced (6), faced* (4), faces (49),
faces in the presence (1), faces toward (1), faces* (1), facing (7), facing ...
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314. acharon -- coming after or behind
... Or (shortened);acharon {akh-ar-one'}; from 'achar; hinder; generally, late or last;
specifically (as facing the east) western -- after (-ward), to come ...
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8486. teman -- south, south wind
... south side,. Or teman {tay-mawn'}; denominative from yamiyn; the south (as being
on the right hand of a person facing the east) -- south (side, -ward, wind). ...
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4480. min -- from
... 1), concerning* (1), course* (2), devoid (2), dictated* (1), distance* (3), doing*
(2), due (4), either (2), ever (1), exclusive (1), facing (2), far* (2 ...
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413. el -- to, into, towards
... behind* (2), beside (3), beside* (3), between* (2), carried (1), concerning (31),
corresponding* (1), defied* (1), everywhere* (1), faced (1), facing* (3), far ...
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268. achor -- the hind side, back part
... Or (shortened) achor {aw-khore'}; from Achiyra'; the hinder part; hence (adverb)
behind, backward; also (as facing north) the West -- after(-ward), back (part ...
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5921. al -- upon, above, over
... crowns (1), defiance* (1), despite (1), due (1), duty (1), east* (7), encouragingly*
(2), engaged (1), even (1), everywhere* (1), faces* (1), facing* (1), far ...
/hebrew/5921.htm - 8k

6753. Tselelponi -- "give shade, you who turn to me!" an Israelite ...
... From tselel and the active participle of panah; shade-facing; Tselelponi, an
Israelitess -- Hazelelponi (including the article). see HEBREW tselel. ...
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Library

Facing Fact. September 13.
... Facing Fact. September 13. It is good for a man to be brought once, at
least, in his life, face to face with fact, ultimate fact ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/daily thoughts /facing fact september 13.htm

Facing Realities. May 12.
... Facing Realities. May 12. The only comfort I can see in the tragedies of war
is that they bring us all face to face with the realities ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/daily thoughts /facing realities may 12.htm

Facing Life's Record
... Chapter 28 Facing Life's Record. "I beheld," says the prophet Daniel,
"till thrones were placed, and One that was Ancient of Days ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 28 facing lifes record.htm

Last Years
... This church is facing, as every church is facing, a new day; and it needs the
leadership of younger and stronger men." It was accepted with marked reluctance ...
//christianbookshelf.org/herrick/frank h nelson of cincinnati/last years.htm

Five Catechetical Lectures the Same Author,
... 2. First ye entered into the vestibule [2360] of the Baptistery, and there facing
towards the West ye listened to the command to stretch forth your hand, and ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/five catechetical lectures the same.htm

Illustrations
... FACING PAGE Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness Painted by WL Taylor 14. Rebekah
Comes to Isaac Painted by WL Taylor 18. ... IN DUOTONE. FACING PAGE. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sherman/the childrens bible/illustrations.htm

The Annunciation
... The wall of the room facing the door was rounded, and in this rounded part (which
was shut off by a high wicker screen) was the Blessed Virgin's bed, rolled up ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/viii the annunciation.htm

A Description of Some Parts of Ancient Jerusalem.
... met the procession. The gate by which Jesus left the town was not entirely
facing the west, but rather the south-west. The city ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/chapter xlix a description of.htm

The Continuation of the Story
... in Hwochow, Jane Stevens and Mildred Clarke. They might well shrink from
the task facing them. Work in the provincial capital had ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter iv the continuation of.htm

At the Feast of Tabernacles - First Discourse in the Temple
... Here, turning round and facing westwards to the Holy Place, they repeated: Our fathers,
who were in this place, they turned their backs on the Sanctuary of ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter vi at the feast.htm

Thesaurus
Facing (79 Occurrences)
... n.) of Face. 2. (n.) A covering in front, for ornament or other purpose; an exterior
covering or sheathing; as, the facing of an earthen slope, sea wall, etc. ...
/f/facing.htm - 31k

Water-vessel (14 Occurrences)
... the bases by the house, five on the right side and five on the left; and he put
the great water-vessel on the right side of the house, to the east, facing south ...
/w/water-vessel.htm - 10k

Foal (10 Occurrences)
... Matthew 21:2 saying to them, "Go to the village you see facing you, and as you
enter it you will find a she-ass tied up and a foal with her. ...
/f/foal.htm - 11k

Supported (43 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 7:25 It was supported on twelve oxen, with their back parts turned to the
middle of it, three of them facing to the north, three to the west, three to ...
/s/supported.htm - 19k

Faced (32 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 11:1 And lift me up doth a spirit, and it bringeth me in unto the east gate
of the house of Jehovah, that is facing the east, and lo, at the opening of ...
/f/faced.htm - 15k

Rooms (69 Occurrences)
... Esther 5:1 Now on the third day, Esther put on her queen's robes, and took her place
in the inner room of the king's house, facing the king's house: and the ...
/r/rooms.htm - 28k

Queen's (3 Occurrences)
... Esther 5:1 Now on the third day, Esther put on her queen's robes, and took her place
in the inner room of the king's house, facing the king's house: and the ...
/q/queen's.htm - 7k

Lines (42 Occurrences)
... supports on the pillars. (BBE). 1 Kings 7:4 There were three lines of
window-frames, window facing window in every line. (BBE). 1 Kings 7 ...
/l/lines.htm - 19k

Gateway (40 Occurrences)
... a spirit between the earth and the heavens, and it bringeth me in to Jerusalem in
visions of God, unto the opening of the inner gate that is facing the north ...
/g/gateway.htm - 18k

Winged (69 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Exodus 25:20 And their wings are to be outstretched over the cover, and the
winged ones are to be opposite one another, facing the cover. (BBE). ...
/w/winged.htm - 26k

Concordance
Facing (79 Occurrences)

Matthew 21:2
saying to them, "Go to the village you see facing you, and as you enter it you will find a she-ass tied up and a foal with her. Untie her and bring them to me.
(WEY)

Mark 11:2
"Go," He said, "to the village facing you, and immediately on entering it you will find an ass's foal tied up which no one has ever yet ridden: untie him and bring him here.
(WEY)

Mark 15:39
When the centurion, who stood by opposite him, saw that he cried out like this and breathed his last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!"
(See RSV)

Luke 19:30
saying to them, "Go into the village facing you. On entering it you will find an ass's foal tied up which no one has ever yet ridden: untie it, and bring it here.
(WEY)

Acts 20:23
except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions wait for me.
(See NIV)

Acts 27:12
and as the harbour was inconvenient for wintering in, the majority were in favour of putting out to sea, to try whether they could get to Phoenix--a harbour on the coast of Crete facing north-east and south-east--to winter there.
(WEY NAS NIV)

2 Corinthians 6:5
by floggings, by imprisonments; by facing riots, by toil, by sleepless watching, by hunger and thirst;
(WEY)

Philippians 4:12
I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need.
(See RSV)

Genesis 23:19
After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre (that is, Hebron), in the land of Canaan.
(See NAS)

Genesis 25:9
Isaac and Ishmael, his sons, buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron, the son of Zohar the Hittite, which is before Mamre,
(See NAS)

Exodus 25:20
And their wings are to be outstretched over the cover, and the winged ones are to be opposite one another, facing the cover.
(BBE NAS)

Exodus 37:9
And their wings were stretched out over the cover; the faces of the winged ones were opposite one another and facing the cover.
(BBE)

Numbers 2:2
The children of Israel are to put up their tents in the order of their families, by the flags of their fathers' houses, facing the Tent of meeting on every side.
(BBE RSV)

Deuteronomy 3:29
So we were waiting in the valley facing Beth-peor.
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 4:46
On the far side of Jordan, in the valley facing Beth-peor, in the land of Sihon, king of the Amorites, who was ruling in Heshbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel overcame after they had come out of Egypt:
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 34:1
And Moses went up from the table-lands of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah which is facing Jericho. And the Lord let him see all the land, the land of Gilead as far as Dan;
(BBE)

Joshua 8:11
And all the fighting-men who were with him went up and came near the town, and took up a position on the north side of Ai facing the town, with a valley between him and the town.
(BBE)

Joshua 8:33
All Israel, and their elders and officers, and their judges, stood on this side of the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, who carried the ark of Yahweh's covenant, the foreigner as well as the native; half of them in front of Mount Gerizim, and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of Yahweh had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel.
(See NIV)

Joshua 18:14
The border extended, and turned around on the west quarter southward, from the mountain that lies before Beth Horon southward; and ended at Kiriath Baal (the same is Kiriath Jearim), a city of the children of Judah. This was the west quarter.
(See NIV)

Joshua 18:16
And the line goes down to the farthest part of the mountain facing the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is on the north of the valley of Rephaim: from there it goes down to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of the Jebusite on the south as far as En-rogel;
(BBE NIV)

Joshua 18:18
And it goes on to the side facing the Arabah to the north, and down to the Arabah;
(BBE)

Joshua 19:46
Me Jarkon, and Rakkon, with the border over against Joppa.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 13:18
and another company turned the way to Beth Horon; and another company turned the way of the border that looks down on the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 17:21
Israel and the Philistines put the battle in array, army against army.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 26:1
And the Ziphites came to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself in the hill of Hachilah, facing the waste?
(DBY)

1 Samuel 26:3
Saul encamped in the hill of Hachilah, which is before the desert, by the way. But David stayed in the wilderness, and he saw that Saul came after him into the wilderness.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 2:13
And Joab, the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out and came face to face with them by the pool of Gibeon; and they took up their position, facing one another on opposite sides of the pool.
(BBE)

1 Kings 7:4
There were three lines of window-frames, window facing window in every line.
(BBE NIV)

1 Kings 7:5
And all the doors and windows had square frames, with the windows facing one another in three lines.
(BBE NIV)

1 Kings 7:25
It was supported on twelve oxen, with their back parts turned to the middle of it, three of them facing to the north, three to the west, three to the south, and three to the east; the vessel was resting on top of them.
(BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 7:39
And he put the bases by the house, five on the right side and five on the left; and he put the great water-vessel on the right side of the house, to the east, facing south.
(BBE)

1 Kings 20:29
Now the two armies kept their positions facing one another for seven days. And on the seventh day the fight was started; and the children of Israel put to the sword a hundred thousand Aramaean footmen in one day.
(BBE)

1 Kings 22:35
The battle increased that day. The king was propped up in his chariot facing the Syrians, and died at evening. The blood ran out of the wound into the bottom of the chariot.
(WEB BBE RSV NIV)

2 Kings 2:7
And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went out and took their places facing them a long way off, while the two of them were by the edge of Jordan.
(BBE NIV)

2 Kings 2:15
And when the sons of the prophets who were facing him at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah is resting on Elisha. And they came out to him, and went down on the earth before him.
(BBE)

2 Kings 3:22
And early in the morning they got up, when the sun was shining on the water, and they saw the water facing them as red as blood.
(BBE)

2 Chronicles 3:13
Their outstretched wings were twenty cubits across; they were placed upright on their feet, facing the inner part of the house.
(BBE NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 4:4
It was supported on twelve oxen, three facing to the north, three to the west, three to the south, and three to the east, the water-vessel resting on top of them; their back parts were all turned to the middle of it.
(BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 4:10
He put the great water-vessel on the right side of the house to the east, facing south.
(BBE)

2 Chronicles 13:13
But Jeroboam had put some of his men to make a surprise attack on them from the back, so some were facing Judah and others were stationed secretly at their back.
(BBE)

2 Chronicles 18:34
But the fight became more violent while the day went on; and the king of Israel was supported in his war-carriage facing the Aramaeans till the evening; and by sundown he was dead.
(BBE RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 3:19
Next to him repaired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, another portion, over against the ascent to the armory at the turning of the wall.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 3:26
(Now the Nethinim were living in the Ophel, as far as the place facing the water doorway to the east, and the tower which comes out.)
(BBE)

Nehemiah 8:3
He read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those who could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.
(See RSV)

Esther 5:1
Now on the third day, Esther put on her queen's robes, and took her place in the inner room of the king's house, facing the king's house: and the king was seated on his high seat in the king's house, facing the doorway of the house.
(BBE NIV)

Proverbs 31:25
Strength and self-respect are her clothing; she is facing the future with a smile.
(BBE)

Jeremiah 1:13
And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying: 'What seest thou?' And I said: 'I see a seething pot; and the face thereof is from the north.'
(See NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 46:5
Wherefore have I seen them dismayed -- They are turned backward, And their mighty ones are beaten down, And 'to' a refuge they have fled, and not turned the face? Fear 'is' round about -- an affirmation of Jehovah.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 8:3
And he put out the form of a hand and took me by the hair of my head; and the wind, lifting me up between the earth and the heaven, took me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the way into the inner door facing to the north; where was the seat of the image of envy.
(BBE YLT)

Ezekiel 9:2
And lo, six men are coming from the way of the upper gate, that is facing the north, and each his slaughter-weapon in his hand, and one man in their midst is clothed with linen, and a scribe's inkhorn at his loins, and they come in, and stand near the brazen altar.
(YLT)

Ezekiel 11:1
And lift me up doth a spirit, and it bringeth me in unto the east gate of the house of Jehovah, that is facing the east, and lo, at the opening of the gate twenty and five men, and I see in their midst Jaazaniah son of Azzur, and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, heads of the people.
(YLT)

Ezekiel 40:6
Then came he to the gate which looks toward the east, and went up its steps: and he measured the threshold of the gate, one reed broad; and the other threshold, one reed broad.
(See RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 40:7
Every lodge was one reed long, and one reed broad; and the space between the lodges was five cubits; and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate toward the house was one reed.
(See NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 40:8
He measured also the porch of the gate toward the house, one reed.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 40:14
He made also posts, sixty cubits; and the court reached to the posts, around the gate.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:20
The gate of the outer court whose prospect is toward the north, he measured its length and its breadth.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:22
and its windows, and its arches, and its palm-trees 'are' according to the measure of the gate whose face 'is' eastward, and by seven steps they go up on it, and its arches 'are' before them.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:23
There was a gate to the inner court over against the other gate, both on the north and on the east; and he measured from gate to gate one hundred cubits.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:24
He led me toward the south; and behold, a gate toward the south: and he measured its posts and its arches according to these measures.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:27
There was a gate to the inner court toward the south: and he measured from gate to gate toward the south a hundred cubits.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:32
And he took me into the inner square facing the east: and he took the measure of the doorway by these measures;
(BBE)

Ezekiel 40:44
And he took me into the inner square, and there were two rooms in the inner square, one at the side of the north doorway, facing south; and one at the side of the south doorway, facing north.
(BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 40:45
And he said to me, This room, facing south, is for the priests who have the care of the house.
(BBE NIV)

Ezekiel 40:46
And the room facing north is for the priests who have the care of the altar: these are the sons of Zadok, who, from among the sons of Levi, come near to the Lord to do the work of his house.
(BBE NIV)

Ezekiel 41:12
The building that was before the separate place at the side toward the west was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of the building was five cubits thick all around, and its length ninety cubits.
(See RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 41:15
He measured the length of the building before the separate place which was at its back, and its galleries on the one side and on the other side, one hundred cubits; and the inner temple, and the porches of the court;
(See RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 42:4
And in front of the rooms was a walk, ten cubits wide and a hundred cubits long; and their doors were facing north.
(BBE)

Ezekiel 42:7
The wall that was outside by the side of the chambers, toward the outer court before the chambers, its length was fifty cubits.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 42:8
For the length of the chambers that were in the outer court was fifty cubits: and behold, before the temple were one hundred cubits.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 42:10
In the thickness of the wall of the court toward the east, before the separate place, and before the building, there were chambers.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 42:13
Then said he to me, The north chambers and the south chambers, which are before the separate place, they are the holy chambers, where the priests who are near to Yahweh shall eat the most holy things: there shall they lay the most holy things, and the meal offering, and the sin offering, and the trespass offering; for the place is holy.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 43:1
Afterward he brought me to the gate, even the gate that looks toward the east.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 43:4
And the honour of Jehovah hath come in unto the house, the way of the gate whose face 'is' eastward.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 43:17
And the shelf is fourteen cubits long and fourteen cubits wide, on its four sides; the edge round it is half a cubit; the base of it is a cubit all round, and its steps are facing the east.
(BBE)

Ezekiel 44:1
Then he brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary, which looks toward the east; and it was shut.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 46:1
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: The gate of the inner court that looks toward the east shall be shut the six working days; but on the Sabbath day it shall be opened, and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.
(See NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 46:12
When the prince shall prepare a freewill offering, a burnt offering or peace offerings as a freewill offering to Yahweh, one shall open for him the gate that looks toward the east; and he shall prepare his burnt offering and his peace offerings, as he does on the Sabbath day: then he shall go forth; and after his going forth one shall shut the gate.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 46:19
Then he brought me through the entry, which was at the side of the gate, into the holy chambers for the priests, which looked toward the north: and behold, there was a place on the hinder part westward.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 47:2
Then he brought me out by the way of the gate northward, and led me round by the way outside to the outer gate, by the way of the gate that looks toward the east; and behold, there ran out waters on the right side.
(See NIV)

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Facing

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