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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An orderly succession; a line; a row

2. (n.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; -- in contradistinction to rank, which designates a row of soldiers standing abreast; a number consisting the depth of a body of troops, which, in the ordinary modern formation, consists of two men, the battalion standing two deep, or in two ranks.

3. (n.) An orderly collection of papers, arranged in sequence or classified for preservation and reference; as, files of letters or of newspapers; this mail brings English files to the 15th instant.

4. (n.) The line, wire, or other contrivance, by which papers are put and kept in order.

5. (n.) A roll or list.

6. (n.) Course of thought; thread of narration.

7. (v. t.) To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers.

8. (v. t.) To bring before a court or legislative body by presenting proper papers in a regular way; as, to file a petition or bill.

9. (v. t.) To put upon the files or among the records of a court; to note on (a paper) the fact date of its reception in court.

10. (v. i.) To march in a file or line, as soldiers, not abreast, but one after another; -- generally with off.

11. (n.) A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation with a chisel, used for abrading or smoothing other substances, as metals, wood, etc.

12. (n.) Anything employed to smooth, polish, or rasp, literally or figuratively.

13. (n.) A shrewd or artful person.

14. (v. t.) To rub, smooth, or cut away, with a file; to sharpen with a file; as, to file a saw or a tooth.

15. (v. t.) To smooth or polish as with a file.

16. (v. t.) To make foul; to defile.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FILE

fil:

Found only in 1 Samuel 13:21, but the text here is obscure.

The Hebrew (petsirah phim) signifies "bluntness of edge," and is so rendered in the Revised Version, margin.

See TOOLS.

Greek
4960. sustoicheo -- to stand in the same rank, fig. correspond to
... to correspond to. From sun and stoicheo; to file together (as soldiers in ranks),
ie (figuratively) to correspond to -- answer to. see GREEK sun. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6477. petsirah -- perhaps bluntness
... Word Origin from patsar Definition perhaps bluntness NASB Word Usage charge (1).
file. From patsar; bluntness -- + file. see HEBREW patsar. 6476, 6477. ...
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6310. peh -- mouth
... with preposition) according to -- accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment,
assent, collar, command(-ment), X eat, edge, end, entry, + file, hole, X in ...
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Thesaurus
File (1 Occurrence)
... as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file;
to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers. ...
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Defile (63 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To march off in a line, file by file;
to file off. 2. (vt) Same as Defilade. 3. (n.) Any narrow ...
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Tools (3 Occurrences)
... In 1 Samuel 13:21 English Versions of the Bible speaks of sharpening with a file,
but the text of the verse is hopelessly corrupt and the translation mere ...
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Rank (42 Occurrences)
... a rank of osiers. 9. (n. & v.) A line of soldiers ranged side by side; --
opposed to file. See 1st File, 1 (a). 10. (n. & v.) Grade ...
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Precious (128 Occurrences)
... The topazion of the ancient Greeks was a green stone yielding to the action of a
file and said to be brought from an island in the Red Sea, whereas the topaz ...
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Stones (244 Occurrences)
... The topazion of the ancient Greeks was a green stone yielding to the action of a
file and said to be brought from an island in the Red Sea, whereas the topaz ...
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Figures (11 Occurrences)

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Filing (1 Occurrence)
... & vb. n.) of File. ... 1 Samuel 13:21 yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the
coulters, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to set the goads. ...
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Goads (4 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 13:21 yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the plowshares,
and for the forks, and for the axes, and to set the goads. ...
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Found (3968 Occurrences)
... 2. (v.) imp. & pp of Find. 3. (vt) To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into
a mold; to cast. 4. (n.) A thin, single-cut file for combmakers. ...
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