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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.
4436. puthon -- Python, a mythical serpent slain by Apollo ...
... From Putho (the name of the region where Delphi, the seat of the famous oracle,
was located); a Python, ie (by analogy, with the supposed diviner there ...
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4516. Rhome -- Rome, the capital of Italy and the Rom. Empire ...
... founder). Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Rhome Phonetic Spelling:
(hro'-may) Short Definition: Rome Definition: Rome, the famous city on the ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7121. qara -- to call, proclaim, read
... root Definition to call, proclaim, read NASB Word Usage become (1), become famous
(1), call (121), called (301), calling (11), calls (17), cried (24), cries (1 ...
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7148. qari -- called, summoned
... famous, renowned. From qara'; called, ie Select -- famous, renowned. see HEBREW
qara'. 7147, 7148. qari. 7149 . Strong's Numbers.
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117. addir -- majestic
... stately (1). excellent, famous, gallant, glorious, goodly, lordly, mighty ier
one, noble,. From 'adar; wide or (generally) large; figuratively ...
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8034. shem -- a name
... Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition a name NASB Word Usage byword (1),
defamed* (1), defames* (1), fame (8), famous (3), famous* (1), memorial (1 ...
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477. Elisha -- "God is salvation," a well-known Isr. prophet
... prophet NASB Word Usage Elisha (58). Elisha. Contracted for Eliyshuwa'.; Elisha,
the famous prophet -- Elisha. see HEBREW Eliyshuwa'. 476, 477. Elisha. 478 > ...
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210. Uphaz -- a region where gold is found
... Uphaz. Perhaps a corruption of 'Owphiyr; Uphaz, a famous gold region -- Uphaz. see
HEBREW 'Owphiyr. 209, 210. Uphaz. 211 . Strong's Numbers.
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3045. yada -- to know
... comprehend, consider, X could they, cunning, declare, be diligent, (can, cause to)
discern, discover, endued with, familiar friend, famous, feel, can have, be ...
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452. Eliyyah -- "Yah is God," a well-known prophet of Isr., also ...
... Or prolonged teliyahuw {ay-lee-yaw'-hoo}; from 'el and Yahh; God of Jehovah; Elijah,
the name of the famous prophet and of two other Israelites -- Elijah, Eliah ...
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347. Iyyob -- a patriarch
... Job. From 'ayab; hated (ie Persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience --
Job. see HEBREW 'ayab. 346, 347. Iyyob. 348 . Strong's Numbers.
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8096. Shimi -- the name of a number of Isr.
... Shimeah, Shimei, Shimhi, Shimi. From shema'; famous; Shimi, the name of twenty
Israelites -- Shimeah (from the margin), Shimei, Shimhi, Shimi. see HEBREW shema' ...
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Acts and Records of the Famous Controversy About the Baptism of ...
... Acts and Records of the Famous Controversy About the Baptism of Heretics. A
Roman Council Celebrated Under Stephen. From the Synodal Roll. ...
/.../a treatise of novatian concerning the trinity/acts and records of the.htm

Of Famous Leaders of the Arian Faction.
... Book V. Chapter VII."Of famous leaders of the Arian faction. The Eastern section
of the empire had received the infection from many quarters. ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter vii of famous leaders of.htm

The Death of the Famous Actor Miraudin was a Nine Days' Wonder...
... XXV. The death of the famous actor Miraudin was a nine days' wonder? The
death of the famous actor Miraudin was a nine days' wonder ...
//christianbookshelf.org/corelli/the master-christian/xxv the death of the.htm

Gwennap's Famous Amphitheater
... Chapter 14. Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents;
Wesley's Opinion of Mary Queen of Scots Gwennap's Famous Amphitheater. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/gwennaps famous amphitheater.htm

The Famous Martyrs of God, who Filled Every Place with their ...
... Book VIII. Chapter IV."The Famous Martyrs of God, who filled Every Place with
their Memory and won Various Crowns in behalf of Religion. ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter iv the famous martyrs of.htm

Of the Three Most Famous Kingdoms of the Nations, of which One ...
... Book XVI. Chapter 17."Of the Three Most Famous Kingdoms of the Nations, of Which
One, that is the Assyrian, Was Already Very Eminent When Abraham Was Born. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 17 of the three most.htm

What Philosophers were Famous when Tarquinius Priscus Reigned Over ...
... Chapter 25."What Philosophers Were Famous When Tarquinius Priscus Reigned Over the
Romans, and Zedekiah Over the Hebrews, When Jerusalem Was Taken and the ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 25 what philosophers were famous.htm

Two Famous Versions of the Scriptures
cap B) Samaritan Book of the Law] By the blue waters of the ...
/.../duff/the bible in its making/chapter vii two famous versions.htm

His Arrival in his Native Land and the virtues Practised There ...
/.../loyola/the autobiography of st ignatius/chapter viii his arrival in.htm

What Shall we Say Then? was Hannibal, that Famous Carthaginian...
... Book VII. 50 What shall we say then? Was Hannibal, that famous Carthaginian?
[5020] What shall we say then? Was Hannibal, that ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/50 what shall we say.htm

Famous (20 Occurrences)
... renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a
bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition ...
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Renowned (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for
distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king. ...
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Cilicia (8 Occurrences)
... 1:21; Acts 9:30), and again, on his second missionary journey (15:41), "he went
through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches." It was famous for its ...
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Athens (5 Occurrences)
... 1 Thessalonians 3:1), and delivered in the Areopagus his famous speech (17:22-31). ...
In this temple was the famous gold and ivory statue of Athena. ...
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Sargon (1 Occurrence)
... Shalmaneser (BC 723), one of the Assyrian generals established himself on the vacant
throne, taking the name of "Sargon," after that of the famous monarch, the ...
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Samothrace (1 Occurrence)
... The island was always famous for sanctity, and the seat of a cult of the Cabeiri,
which Herodotus (ii.51) says was derived from the Pelasgian inhabitants (see ...
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Samos (1 Occurrence)
... sa'-mos (Samos, "height," "mountain" (see Strabo 346, 457)): One of the most famous
of the Ionian islands, third in size among the group which includes Lesbos ...
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Corinth (13 Occurrences)
... Various arts were cultivated and the Corinthians, even in the earliest times, were
famous for their cleverness, inventiveness and artistic sense, and they ...
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Attitudes (1 Occurrence)
... paintings. The famous stela of Hammurabi shows this great king in a standing
position as he receives the famous Code from the sun-god. ...
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Babylon (270 Occurrences)
... The most famous of the early kings of Babylonia were Sargon of Accad (BC.3800) and
his son, Naram-Sin, who conquered a large part of Western Asia, establishing ...
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Famous (20 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 8:18
We have sent together with him the brother whose praise in the Good News is known through all the assemblies.
(See RSV)

Numbers 16:2
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

Numbers 26:9
And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:

Ruth 4:11
All the people who were in the gate, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May Yahweh make the woman who has come into your house like Rachel and like Leah, which two built the house of Israel; and treat you worthily in Ephrathah, and be famous in Bethlehem.

Ruth 4:14
The women said to Naomi, "Blessed be Yahweh, who has not left you this day without a near kinsman; and let his name be famous in Israel.

2 Samuel 8:13
David got him a name when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 23:18
Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief of the three. He lifted up his spear against three hundred and killed them, and had a name among the three.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 23:22
These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had a name among the three mighty men.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 1:47
Moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying,'May your God make the name of Solomon better than your name, and make his throne greater than your throne;' and the king bowed himself on the bed.

1 Chronicles 5:24
These were the heads of their fathers' houses: even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valor, famous men, heads of their fathers' houses.

1 Chronicles 11:20
Abishai, the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three; for he lifted up his spear against three hundred and killed them, and had a name among the three.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 11:24
These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had a name among the three mighty men.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:30
Of the children of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valor, famous men in their fathers' houses.

1 Chronicles 22:5
And David said: 'Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for the LORD must be exceeding magnificent, of fame and of glory throughout all countries; I will therefore make preparation for him.' So David prepared abundantly before his death.
(See NAS)

Psalms 74:5
A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

Psalms 136:18
And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Isaiah 66:19
And I will work a sign among them, and I will send such as escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard My fame, neither have seen My glory; and they shall declare My glory among the nations.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 49:25
How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 23:10
These discovered her nakedness: they took her sons and her daughters, and slew her with the sword: and she became famous among women; for they had executed judgment upon her.

Ezekiel 32:18
Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations, to the lower parts of the earth, with those who go down into the pit.




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