Fiction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind.

2. (n.) That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.

3. (n.) Fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances.

4. (n.) An assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth.

5. (n.) Any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue.

Greek
3454. muthos -- a speech, story, ie a fable
... fable. Perhaps from the same as mueo (through the idea of tuition); a tale, ie Fiction
("myth") -- fable. see GREEK mueo. (muthois) -- 3 Occurrences. ...
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The Theory of Poetical Fiction.
... THE PERSON OF CHRIST. V."The Theory of Poetical Fiction. The last, the
least dishonorable, and the most plausible, of the false ...
/.../schaff/the person of christ/v the theory of poetical fiction.htm

Was Moses "A Literary Fiction"?
... III. WAS MOSES "A LITERARY FICTION"? "God called unto him out of the midst
of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here ...
/.../iii was moses a literary.htm

The Peter of History and the Peter of Fiction.
... CHAPTER IV. ST. PETER AND THE CONVERSION OF THE JEWS Section 26. The Peter
of History and the Peter of Fiction. ... The Peter of Fiction. ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 26 the peter of.htm

For Nothing is Effected by Fiction and Invention, by any Contrived ...
... [Way-2-93] For nothing is effected by fiction and invention, by any contrived
arts or searchings of� For nothing is effected by ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-2-93 for nothing is effected.htm

Of the Number of Natures in the Manichæan Fiction.
... Against the Epistle of Manichæus Called Fundamental. Chapter 24. "Of the
Number of Natures in the Manichæan Fiction. 26. Again ...
/.../chapter 24 name the number.htm

That this Prophecy Respecting Our Saviour was not the Fiction of ...
... emperor constantine, which he addressed "to the assembly of the saints." Chapter
XIX."That this Prophecy respecting our Saviour was not the Fiction of any ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter xix that this prophecy respecting.htm

Of those who Reject the Doctrines of Philosophers, as Well as ...
... [3413] Rather "cheat," or "delude." Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, essayist and novelist,
says in an interesting essay on the relation of fiction to life, that the ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter x of those who reject.htm

A Passage of Origen Out of his Books against Celsus, Concerning ...
... And that he raised the dead, and that this is not a fiction of those that wrote
the gospels, is evident hence; that if it had been a fiction of theirs, they ...
/.../a passage of origen out.htm

Celsus, Moreover, Unable to Resist the Miracles which Jesus is ...
... and the ears of the deaf shall hear; then shall the lame man leap as an hart."
[3318] And that He also raised the dead, and that it is no fiction of those who ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xlviii celsus moreover unable.htm

That the Platonists Maintain that the Poets Wrong the Gods by ...
... The fiction of the poets, according to him, consists in their making gods of demons,
and giving them the names of gods, and assigning them as allies or enemies ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 7 that the platonists maintain.htm

Thesaurus
Fiction (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining;
as, by a mere fiction of the mind. ...Fiction (2 Occurrences). ...
/f/fiction.htm - 7k

Fable
... 4. (n.) Fiction; untruth; falsehood. 5. (vi) To compose fables; hence, to
write or speak fiction ; to write or utter what is not true. ...
/f/fable.htm - 12k

Susanna (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SUSANNA, THE HISTORY OF. su-zan'-a: 1. Name
2. Canonicity and Position 3. Contents 4. Fact or Fiction? ...
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Judith (1 Occurrence)
... " I. NAME II. CANONICITY III. CONTENTS IV. FACT OR FICTION? ... For later and shorter
forms of the tale see VII, 4 (Hebrew Midrashes). IV. Fact or Fiction? ...
/j/judith.htm - 27k

Tobit
... (n.) A book of the Apocrypha. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TOBIT, BOOK OF.
to'-bit: 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Fact or Fiction? ...
/t/tobit.htm - 34k

Anaharath (1 Occurrence)
... BDB is wrong in assigning it to the tribe of Naphtali. TOBIT, BOOK OF.
to'-bit: 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Fact or Fiction? ...
/a/anaharath.htm - 87k

Hellenism
... Although the fiction of consanguinity was cultivated by the Hellenic city-state
as by the Semitic tribe, it was more transparent in the former, particularly in ...
/h/hellenism.htm - 26k

Hellenist
... Although the fiction of consanguinity was cultivated by the Hellenic city-state
as by the Semitic tribe, it was more transparent in the former, particularly in ...
/h/hellenist.htm - 26k

Government (20 Occurrences)
... Although the possession of the same grazing-grounds doubtless played a large part
in determining the complexion of the clan, the fiction of descent from a ...
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Knee (12 Occurrences)
... adoption customs. In 30:3 a fiction is enacted that purports to represent
Rachel as the actual mother of Bilhah's children. By a ...
/k/knee.htm - 12k

Concordance
Fiction (2 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 2:7
and of which I have been appointed a herald and an Apostle (I am speaking the truth: it is not a fiction)
(WEY)

Nehemiah 6:8
Then I sent to him, saying, No such things as you say are being done, they are only a fiction you have made up yourself.
(BBE)

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