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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.

2. (v. i.) To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.

3. (v. i.) To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.

4. (v. t.) To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.

5. (v. t.) To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.

6. (v. t.) To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).

7. (n.) To trick up in a showy manner.

8. (n.) To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.

9. (n.) A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.

10. (n.) A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.

11. (n.) The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.

12. (n.) A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictitious strength to liquors.

13. (a.) Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.

14. (a.) Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.

15. (n.) Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.

16. (n.) A pool.

17. (n.) A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.

797. astrapto -- to lighten, flash forth
... to lighten, flash forth. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: astrapto Phonetic
Spelling: (as-trap'-to) Short Definition: I flash, am lustrous Definition: I ...
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1823. exastrapto -- to flash or gleam like lightning, be radiant
... to flash or gleam like lightning, be radiant. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
exastrapto Phonetic Spelling: (ex-as-trap'-to) Short Definition: I flash ...
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4015b. periastrapto -- to flash around
... 4015a, 4015b. periastrapto. 4016 . to flash around. Transliteration:
periastrapto Short Definition: flashed. Word Origin from peri ...
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4744. stilbo -- to shine
... to shine. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: stilbo Phonetic Spelling:
(stil'-bo) Short Definition: I shine, glisten, flash Definition: I shine, glisten ...
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4015. periastrapto -- to tie around
... to tie around. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: periastrapto Phonetic Spelling:
(per-ee-as-trap'-to) Short Definition: I flash around like lightning ...
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796. astrape -- lightning, brightness
... lightning, brightness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: astrape Phonetic
Spelling: (as-trap-ay') Short Definition: a flash of lightning ...
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826. augazo -- to shine forth
... to shine forth. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: augazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ow-gad'-zo) Short Definition: I shine forth Definition: I flash, gleam, shine ...
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541. apaugasma -- radiance
... brightness, radiance. From a compound of apo and augazo; an off-flash, ie Effulgence --
brightness. see GREEK apo. see GREEK augazo. (apaugasma) -- 1 Occurrence ...
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4493. rhipe -- any rapid movement, spec. a twinkling (of lights or ...
... Feminine Transliteration: rhipe Phonetic Spelling: (hree-pay') Short Definition:
a glance, twinkle (of the eye) Definition: a glance, twinkle or flash of the ...
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5395. phlox -- a flame
... flame. From a primary phlego (to "flash" or "flame"); a blaze -- flame(-ing). (phloga)
-- 2 Occurrences. (phlogi) -- 2 Occurrences. (phlogos) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
965. bazaq -- a lightning flash
... 964, 965. bazaq. 966 . a lightning flash. Transliteration: bazaq Phonetic Spelling:
(baw-zawk') Short Definition: lightning. ... flash of lightning. ...
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7335. razam -- to wink, flash
... to wink, flash. Transliteration: razam Phonetic Spelling: (raw-zam') Short Definition:
flash. ... root Definition to wink, flash NASB Word Usage flash (1). ...
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2385. chaziz -- a thunderbolt, lightning flash
... 2384, 2385. chaziz. 2386 . a thunderbolt, lightning flash. Transliteration:
chaziz Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-zeez') Short Definition: thunderbolt. ...
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1299. baraq -- to flash (of lightning)
... 1298, 1299. baraq. 1300 . to flash (of lightning). Transliteration: baraq Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-rak') Short Definition: forth. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1301. Baraq -- "flash of lightning," an Israelite leader
... 1300, 1301. Baraq. 1302 . "flash of lightning," an Israelite leader.
Transliteration: Baraq Phonetic Spelling: (baw-rawk') Short Definition: Barak. ...
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3851. lahab -- flame, blade
... From an usused root meaning to gleam; a flash; figuratively, a sharply polished
blade or point of a weapon -- blade, bright, flame, glittering. 3850b, 3851. ...
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2448. chakliluth -- dullness
... redness. From chakliyl; flash (of the eyes); in a bad sense, blearedness -- redness.
see HEBREW chakliyl. 2447, 2448. chakliluth. 2449 . Strong's Numbers.
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1300. baraq -- lightning
... Word Origin from baraq Definition lightning NASB Word Usage flash like lightning
(1), flashing (1), gleaming (2), glittering point (1), lightning (9 ...
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5132. nuts -- flee away, bud forth
... A primitive root; properly, to flash; hence, to blossom (from the brilliancy of
color); also, to fly away (from the quickness of motion) -- flee away, bud ...
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1984a. halal -- to shine
... to shine. Transliteration: halal Short Definition: shine. Word Origin a prim. root
Definition to shine NASB Word Usage flash forth (2), shone (2). 1984, 1984a ...
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Fire on Earth
... a baptism to be baptized with, and how am I straitened till it be accomplished.'
If I might use such an incongruous figure, the fire that is to flash and flame ...
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The Call of Abraham
... growth. Stars cannot reach the zenith of the heavens by one sudden flash,
nay even the sun himself must climb to his meridian. Trials ...
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Saint Maura. AD 304
... I could not bear to see them, bleeding, dark, Never, no never to look into mine;
Never to watch me round the little room Singing about my work, or flash on me ...
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Christ's Lament Over Our Faithlessness
... strike one as remarkable that the only occasion on which there came from His lips
anything that sounded like impatience and a momentary flash of indignation was ...
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The World's Age
... Who will say the world is dying? Who will say our prime is past? Sparks from Heaven,
within us lying, Flash, and will flash till the last. Fools! ...
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Jesus in the Temple.
... most public manner. He seems to flash upon the Jewish multitude on this
occasion with the suddenness of the lightning flash. How he ...
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The Signs of Pentecost.
... In order suddenly to arouse and excite a person, one need only startle
him by an explosion or by the flash of a dazzling light. ...
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Whether it is Reasonable in the Platonists to Determine that the ...
... possible delivered from the trammels of connection with the body, have only such
gleams of insight into His nature as may be compared to a flash of lightning ...
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The Prayer of Prayers
... Our Christianity brings to us glorious hopes that flash lustre into the darkness,
and make the solitude of the grave companionship, and the end of earth the ...
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The Light of Glory.
... But, on a sudden, there is a flash of light from above, and your mind is enlightened
far beyond its natural capacity, and you can see all the heavenly bodies ...
/.../boudreaux/the happiness of heaven/chapter xiii the light of.htm

Flash (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly
on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash. ...
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Lightning-flash (1 Occurrence)
Lightning-flash. Lightning, Lightning-flash. Lightnings .
Multi-Version Concordance Lightning-flash (1 Occurrence). ...
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Lighten (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To burst forth or dart, as lightning; to shine with, or like, lightning;
to display a flash or flashes of lightning; to flash. ...
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Glance (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A sudden flash of light or splendor. ... 5.
(vi) To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. ...
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Flashed (12 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Flash. Multi-Version Concordance ... Your judgments are like a flash of
lightning. (See NIV). Habakkuk 3:4 His splendor is like the sunrise. ...
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Lightning (49 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of
light, commonly from one cloud to another, sometimes from a cloud to the earth. ...
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Flashes (16 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Plural of Flash. ... Ezekiel 1:14 And the living creatures
are running, and turning back, as the appearance of the flash. (See NIV). ...
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Thunder's (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Thunder's (2 Occurrences). Job 28:26 In appointing a
statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash: (DBY). ...
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Lightnings (17 Occurrences)

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Quiver (9 Occurrences)
... Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet:
the chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the cypress ...
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Flash (19 Occurrences)

Luke 9:29
As he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became white and dazzling.
(See NIV)

Job 15:12
Why does your heart carry you away? Why do your eyes flash,

Job 28:26
In appointing a statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash:

Job 37:15
Dost thou know how +God hath disposed them, and how he causeth the lightning of his cloud to flash?

Job 38:25
Who hath divided a channel for the rain-flood, and a way for the thunder's flash;

Job 41:18
His sneezing flashes out light. His eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

Psalms 144:6
With your storm-flames send them in flight: send out your arrows for their destruction.

Isaiah 13:10
For the stars of heaven and its bright armies will not give their light: the sun will be made dark in his journey through the heaven, and the moon will keep back her light.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 1:14
The living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Ezekiel 21:10
It has been made sharp to give death; it is polished so that it may be like a thunder-flame: ...

Ezekiel 21:15
In order that hearts may become soft, and the number of those who are falling may be increased, I have sent death by the sword against all their doors: you are made like a flame, you are polished for death.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 21:28
And you, son of man, say as a prophet, This is what the Lord has said about the children of Ammon and about their shame: Say, A sword, even a sword let loose, polished for death, to make it shining so that it may be like a flame:

Hosea 6:5
Therefore I have cut them to pieces with the prophets; I killed them with the words of my mouth. Your judgments are like a flash of lightning.

Hosea 11:6
The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
(See NIV)

Amos 5:9
that bringeth sudden destruction upon the strong, so that destruction cometh upon the fortress.

Nahum 2:3
The shield of his mighty men is made red. The valiant men are in scarlet. The chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the pine spears are brandished.

Nahum 3:3
the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies,

Habakkuk 3:11
The sun and moon stood still in the sky, at the light of your arrows as they went, at the shining of your glittering spear.

Zechariah 9:14
Yahweh will be seen over them; and his arrow will go flash like lightning; and the Lord Yahweh will blow the trumpet, and will go with whirlwinds of the south.



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Thunder's (2 Occurrences)

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