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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.

2. (n.) One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or types.

3. (v. i.) To become filled with water, and sink, as a ship.

4. (v. i.) To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.

5. (v. i.) To fail; to miscarry.

6. (v. t.) To cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him.

7. (n.) A lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh.

8. (n.) An inflammatory fever of the body, or acute rheumatism; as, chest founder. See Chest founder.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FOUNDER

foun'-der (from tsaraph): A worker in molten metal (Judges 17:4, etc.).

The word in the King James Version in Jeremiah 10:9, 14; Jeremiah 51:17 is rendered in the Revised Version (British and American) "goldsmith," and in 6:29 by a paraphrase, "They go on refining."

See REFINER; GOLDSMITH.

Greek
747. archegos -- founder, leader
... founder, leader. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: archegos Phonetic
Spelling: (ar-khay-gos') Short Definition: originator, author, founder ...
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4516. Rhome -- Rome, the capital of Italy and the Rom. Empire ...
... Empire (named after Romulus, the legendary founder). Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Rhome Phonetic Spelling: (hro'-may) Short Definition: Rome ...
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2939. ktistes -- a creator
... a creator. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: ktistes Phonetic Spelling:
(ktis-tace') Short Definition: a founder, creator, God Definition: (often ...
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2194. Zaboulon -- Zebulun, a son of Jacob and one of the Isr. ...
... Transliteration: Zaboulon Phonetic Spelling: (dzab-oo-lone') Short Definition: Zebulon
Definition: Zebulon, one of the sons of Jacob, and founder of one of the ...
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3128. Manasses -- Manasseh, an Israelite
... Transliteration: Manasses Phonetic Spelling: (man-as-sace') Short Definition: Manasseh
Definition: (Hebrew), Manasseh, (a) son of Joseph, founder of a tribe of ...
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958. Beniamin -- Benjamin, one of the twelve Isr. tribes
... Transliteration: Beniamin Phonetic Spelling: (ben-ee-am-een') Short Definition:
Benjamin Definition: Benjamin, youngest son of Jacob, founder of one of the ...
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5079. technites -- a craftsman, artificer
... builder, craftsman. From techne; an artisan; figuratively, a founder (Creator) --
builder, craftsman. see GREEK techne. (technitai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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7. Abia -- Abijah, Abia, the name of two Israelites
... Indeclinable Transliteration: Abia Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-ah') Short Definition:
Abijah Definition: Abijah, (a) a king, son of Rehoboam, (b) founder of the ...
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3017. Leui -- Levi, the name of several Israelites
... Definition: Levi Definition: (Hebrew), Levi, (a) an ancestor of Jesus, (b) another
ancestor of Jesus, (c) third son of Jacob, the patriarch, and founder of a ...
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4502. Rhouben -- Reuben, a son of Jacob, also a tribe of Isr.
... Transliteration: Rhouben Phonetic Spelling: (hroo-bane') Short Definition: Reuben
Definition: Reuben, eldest son of the patriarch Jacob and founder of a tribe. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8007. Salma -- father of Boaz, also the founder of Bethlehem
... 8006, 8007. Salma. 8008 . father of Boaz, also the founder of Bethlehem.
Transliteration: Salma Phonetic Spelling: (sal-maw') Short Definition: Salma. ...
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5248. Nimrod -- a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. kingdom
... Nimrod or Nimrod. 5249 . a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. ... Word Origin probably
of foreign origin Definition a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. ...
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6884. tsaraph -- to smelt, refine, test
... cast, refiner, founder, goldsmith, melt, pure, purge away, try. A primitive
root; to fuse (metal), ie Refine (literally or figuratively ...
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25. Abi Gibon -- father of Gibeon
... father of Gibeon From 'ab and Gib'own; father (ie Founder) of Gibon; Abi-Gibon,
perhaps an Israelite -- father of Gibeon. see HEBREW 'ab. see HEBREW Gib'own. ...
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Library

The Founder and Finisher of the Temple
... ZECHARIAH THE FOUNDER AND FINISHER OF THE TEMPLE. 'The hands of Zerubbabel
have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the founder and finisher of.htm

The Founder of Christianity.
... CHAPTER II. JESUS CHRIST. Section 15. The Founder of Christianity. When
"the fulness of the time" was come, God sent forth his only ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 15 the founder of.htm

Augustus, the Founder of the Empire, Would not Even have the Title ...
... Chapter XXXIV. Augustus, the founder of the empire, would not even have
the title Lord� Augustus, the founder of the empire, would ...
/.../tertullian/apology/chapter xxxiv augustus the founder.htm

Argument. --That God is the Founder of all Things, their Lord and ...
... Chapter III. Argument."That God is the Founder of All Things, Their Lord
and Parent, is Proved from the Holy Scriptures. Him, then ...
/.../chapter iii argument that god is.htm

Manes, the Founder of the Manichæan Heresy, and on his Origin.
... The ECCLESIASTICAL HistorY, BY SOCRATES SCHOLASTICUS. Book I. Chapter
XXII."Manes, the Founder of the Manichæan Heresy, and on his Origin. ...
/.../chapter xxii manes the founder of.htm

What Carey did for Science --Founder of the Agricultural and ...
... LIFE OF WILLIAM CAREY, DD CHAPTER XII WHAT CAREY DID FOR SCIENCE"FOUNDER
OF THE AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF INDIA. ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/chapter xii what carey did.htm

That Rome Made Its Founder Romulus a God Because it Loved Him; but ...
... Book XXII. Chapter 6."That Rome Made Its Founder Romulus a God Because It Loved
Him; But the Church Loved Christ Because It Believed Him to Be God. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 6 that rome made its.htm

Thales; his Physics and Theology; Founder of Greek Astronomy.
... Chapter I."Thales; His Physics and Theology; Founder of Greek Astronomy.
It is said that Thales of Miletus, one of the seven [40 ...
/.../hippolytus/the refutation of all heresies/chapter i thales his physics and.htm

Pontitianus' Account of Antony, the Founder of Monachism, and of ...
... Book VIII. Chapter VI."Pontitianus' Account of Antony, the Founder of
Monachism, and of Some Who Imitated Him. 13. And how, then ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter vi pontitianus account of antony.htm

Of the Fratricidal Act of the Founder of the Earthly City, and the ...
... Book XV. Chapter 5."Of the Fratricidal Act of the Founder of the Earthly
City, and the Corresponding Crime of the Founder of Rome. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 5 of the fratricidal act.htm

Thesaurus
Founder (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder
of cannon, bells, hardware, or types. ... See Chest founder. Int. ...
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Empire (8 Occurrences)
... In one sense Julius Caesar-the most wonderful man that Rome or any other country
produced-was the founder of the empire, and Augustus the founder of the ...
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Nimrod (4 Occurrences)
... Haupt, Hilprecht), which is quite unlikely; but the most admissible correspondence
is with Marduk, chief god of Babylon, probably its historic founder, just as ...
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Ashkenaz (3 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary One of the three sons of Gomer (Genesis 10:3),
and founder of one of the tribes of the Japhetic race. ...
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Sargon (1 Occurrence)
... Assyrian generals established himself on the vacant throne, taking the name of
"Sargon," after that of the famous monarch, the Sargon of Accad, founder of the ...
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Graven (61 Occurrences)
... Judges 17:4 Yet he restored the money unto his mother; and his mother took two hundred
shekels of silver, and gave them to the founder, who made thereof a ...
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Shinar (8 Occurrences)
... from which the land was finally delivered by Khammurabi, the son of Amarpel ("Amraphel,
king of Shinar, " Genesis 14:1), who became the founder of the new ...
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Roman (26 Occurrences)
... In one sense Julius Caesar-the most wonderful man that Rome or any other country
produced-was the founder of the empire, and Augustus the founder of the ...
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Confounded (64 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 10:14 Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded
by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no ...
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Pharaoh (245 Occurrences)
... government of Egypt. A new dynasty, the Nineteenth, as it is called, came
into power under Seti I., who was its founder. He associated ...
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Concordance
Founder (5 Occurrences)

Judges 17:4
When he restored the money to his mother, his mother took two hundred pieces of silver, and gave them to the founder, who made of it an engraved image and a molten image: and it was in the house of Micah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Isaiah 41:7
And the artizan encouraged the founder, he that smootheth with the hammer him that smiteth on the anvil, saying of the soldering, It is good; and he fasteneth it with nails, that it be not moved.
(DBY)

Jeremiah 6:29
The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.
(KJV JPS WBS)

Jeremiah 10:14
Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
(KJV DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 51:17
Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
(KJV DBY WBS)

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