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5083. tereo -- to watch over, to guard
... watch over. 5083 (from , "a guard") -- properly, maintain (preserve);
(figuratively) (watch), . Word Origin from a prim. word teros ...
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2204. zeo -- to boil, be hot
... 2204 (onomatopoetic for the sound of boiling water, perhaps a primitive verb) --
properly, to bubble over because enough to (J. Thayer); (figuratively) to show ...
// - 7k

2205. zelos -- to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be ...
... perhaps derived from 2204 , "to boil") -- properly, burning emotion (inner feeling
boiling over, "boiling from heat," J. Thayer); (figuratively) something very ...
// - 7k

4198. poreuomai -- to go
... 4198 (from , "passageway") -- properly, to , moving something from one destination
(port) to another; (figuratively) to go or depart, which is attached to ...
// - 10k

2583. kanon -- a rule, standard
... area, province. 2583 -- properly, a rod (bar) used as a , originally, a
used as a ; (figuratively) a ; a or (see Gal 6:16). 2583 ...
// - 7k

4647. skolops -- anything pointed, spec. a stake, thorn
... 4647 -- properly, anything with a , a ; (figuratively) an instrument producing
pain, discomfort (acute irritation), used only in 2 Cor 12:7. ...
// - 7k

4442. pur -- fire
... fire. 4442 -- . In Scripture, fire is often used figuratively -- like with
the "fire of God" which all it touches into and. , like ...
// - 7k

4722. stego -- to cover closely (so as to keep water out) ...
... 4722 -- properly, to place under , to -over (with a roof); (figuratively) to because ,
ie bearing up (forbearing) because under (). Word Origin a prim. ...
// - 7k

4638. skenoma -- a tent
... 4638 -- properly, a pitched tent ("tabernacle," Ac 7:46); (figuratively) the physical
body, serving as God's vehicle (dwelling place) -- ie as believers live ...
// - 7k

4921. sunistemi and sunistano -- to commend, establish, stand near ...
... is'-tay-mee) from sun and histemi (including its collateral forms); to set together,
ie (by implication) to introduce (favorably), or (figuratively) to exhibit ...
// - 8k

Strong's Hebrew
4294. matteh -- a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe
... Or (feminine) mattah {mat-taw'}; from natah; a branch (as extending); figuratively,
a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively, correction ...
/hebrew/4294.htm - 6k

6763. tsela -- rib, side
... Or (feminine) tsaltah {tsal-aw'}; from tsala'; a rib (as curved), literally (of
the body) or figuratively (of a door, ie Leaf); hence, a side, literally (of a ...
/hebrew/6763.htm - 6k

4578. meeh -- internal organs, inward parts, belly
... From an unused root probably meaning to be soft; used only in plural the intestines,
or (collectively) the abdomen, figuratively, sympathy; by implication, a ...
/hebrew/4578.htm - 6k

1061. bikkurim -- first fruits
... first fruit ripe figuratively, hasty fruit. From bakar; the first-fruits of the
crop -- first fruit (-ripe (figuratively)), hasty fruit. see HEBREW bakar. ...
/hebrew/1061.htm - 6k

4864. maseth -- an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
... From nasa'; properly, (abstractly) a raising (as of the hands in prayer), or rising
(of flame); figuratively, an utterance; concretely, a beacon (as raised); a ...
/hebrew/4864.htm - 6k

5102. nahar -- to flow, stream
... A primitive root; to sparkle, ie (figuratively) be cheerful; hence (from the sheen
of a running stream) to flow, ie (figuratively) assemble -- flow (together ...
/hebrew/5102.htm - 5k

4334. mishor -- a level place, uprightness
... mee-shore'}; from yashar; a level, ie A plain (often used (with the article prefix)
as a properly, name of certain districts); figuratively, concord; also ...
/hebrew/4334.htm - 6k

4339. meshar -- evenness, uprightness, equity
... From yashar; evenness, ie (figuratively) prosperity or concord; also straightness,
ie (figuratively) rectitude (only in plural with singular sense; often ...
/hebrew/4339.htm - 6k

4609. ma'alah -- what comes up
... Feminine of ma'aleh; elevation, ie The act (literally, a journey to a higher place,
figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally ...
/hebrew/4609.htm - 6k

6635. tsaba -- army, war, warfare
... Or (feminine) tsbadah {tseb-aw-aw'}; from tsaba'; a mass of persons (or
figuratively, things), especially reg. Organized for war ...
/hebrew/6635.htm - 6k


Of the Excellence of the Perfect Man who is Figuratively Spoken of ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter X. Of the excellence of the
perfect man who is figuratively spoken of as ambidextrous. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter x of the excellence.htm

The Precept About Touching the Menstruous Woman not to be ...
... Book III. Chapter 21 [XII.]"The Precept About Touching the Menstruous Woman Not
to Be Figuratively Understood; The Necessity of the Sacraments. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 21 xii the precept about.htm

All who Walk According to Truth are Children of God.
... ye be converted, and become as little chidren, ye shall not enter into the kingdom
of heaven;" [1051] not in that place speaking figuratively of regeneration ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter v all who walk according.htm

Neither do they Confess that they are Awed by those Citations from ...
... awed by those citations from the Old Testament which are alleged as examples of
lies: for there, every incident may possibly be taken figuratively, although it ...
// lying/section 7 neither do they.htm

On Proverbs. From the Commentary of St. Hippolytus on Proverbs.
... vision of the soul; and when he gives the exhortation, "Eat honey, my son, that
it may be sweet to thy palate," he uses "honey" figuratively, meaning divine ...
/.../on proverbs from the commentary.htm

Psalm CXXI.
... Of God, is understood the sun figuratively: of the Church, is understood the moon
figuratively. ... Understand hence, brethren, that it is spoken figuratively. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxi.htm

I Desire to Die.
... [850] Comp. 1 1 Corinthians 15:32, where the word is also used figuratively. ... [856]
Comp. 1 1 Corinthians 15:32, where the word is also used figuratively. ...
/.../ignatius/the epistle of ignatius to the romans/chapter v i desire to die.htm

Who the Instructor Is, and Respecting his Instruction.
... Since, then, we have shown that all of us are by Scripture called children; and
not only so, but that we who have followed Christ are figuratively called babes ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter vii who the instructor is.htm

Figurative Senses have their Foundation in Literal Fact Besides ...
... For it was not figuratively that the Virgin conceived in her womb; nor in
a trope did she bear Emmanuel, that is, Jesus, God with us. ...
/.../on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter xx figurative senses have their.htm

The Meaning of Leaven. Jesus' Knowledge of the Heart.
... continued to use metaphorical language, the disciples would have understood that
the discourse of the Saviour was about the teaching, figuratively called leaven ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/6 the meaning of leaven.htm

Figuratively (4 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Figuratively (4 Occurrences). ...Figuratively speaking,
he also did receive him back from the dead. (WEB WEY RSV NIV). ...
/f/figuratively.htm - 7k

Filth (21 Occurrences)
... The word once translated "filth" in the Old Testament is tso'ah, "excrement" or
"dung," elsewhere translated "dung" (Isaiah 4:4, used figuratively of evil ...
/f/filth.htm - 17k

Filthiness (16 Occurrences)
... The word once translated "filth" in the Old Testament is tso'ah, "excrement" or
"dung," elsewhere translated "dung" (Isaiah 4:4, used figuratively of evil ...
/f/filthiness.htm - 16k

Filthy (22 Occurrences)
... The word once translated "filth" in the Old Testament is tso'ah, "excrement" or
"dung," elsewhere translated "dung" (Isaiah 4:4, used figuratively of evil ...
/f/filthy.htm - 16k

Dust (182 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) Figuratively, a worthless thing. 6. (n.) Figuratively, a low or mean
condition. 7. (n.) Gold dust. 8. (n.) Coined money; cash. ...
/d/dust.htm - 43k

Go (17871 Occurrences)
... various applications, of the movement of both animate and inanimate beings, by whatever
means, and also of the movements of the mind; also figuratively applied ...
/g/go.htm - 19k

Key (8 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 22:22). The word is used figuratively of power or authority or office (Isaiah
22:22; Revelation 3:7; Revelation 1:8; Comp. 9:1; 20:1; Comp. ...
/k/key.htm - 14k

Blot (23 Occurrences)
... Often figuratively; as, to blot out offenses. ...Figuratively: "To blot out sin" is
to forgive sin fully (Psalm 51:1, 9 Acts 3:19 Colossians 2:14). ...
/b/blot.htm - 16k

Sow (61 Occurrences)
... wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate. 9 ... Also used
figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle. 10. (vi) To ...
/s/sow.htm - 26k

Gate (248 Occurrences)
... framework which closes or opens a passage. Also, figuratively, a means
or way of entrance or of exit. 3. (n.) A door, valve, or ...
/g/gate.htm - 63k

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Figuratively (4 Occurrences)

John 16:25
I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. But the time is coming when I will no more speak to you in figures of speech, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
(See NIV)

1 Corinthians 4:6
Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another.
(See NAS)

Hebrews 11:19
concluding that God is able to raise up even from the dead. Figuratively speaking, he also did receive him back from the dead.

Revelation 11:8
Their dead bodies will be in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.
(See NIV)



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