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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A region near a border or beyond settled lands; that part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.

2. (n.) An outwork.

3. (a.) Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.

4. (a.) of or relating to a frontier.

5. (v. i.) To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

fron'-ter, frun'ter (katseh): The word occurs once in plural in Ezekiel 25:9. the Revised Version, margin has "in every quarter."

3181. methorion -- border.
... border. From meta and horion; bounded alongside, ie Contiguous (neuter plural as
noun, frontier) -- border. see GREEK meta. see GREEK horion. 3180, 3181. ...
// - 6k

3725. horion -- a boundary
... Neuter of a derivative of an apparently primary horos (a bound or limit); a
boundary-line, ie (by implication) a frontier (region) -- border, coast. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
5512a. Sin -- E. frontier city of Egypt
... Sin. 5512b . E. frontier city of Egypt. Transliteration: Sin Short Definition:
Sin. Word Origin of foreign origin Definition E. frontier city of Eg. ...
/hebrew/5512a.htm - 5k

5512. Ciyn -- E. frontier city of Egypt
... 5511, 5512. Ciyn. 5512a . E. frontier city of Egypt. Transliteration:
Ciyn Phonetic Spelling: (seen) Short Definition: Sin. Sin ...
/hebrew/5512.htm - 5k

7097. qatseh -- end, extremity
... end, extremity. Transliteration: qatseh Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-tseh') Short Definition:
after. after, border, brim, brink, edge, end, infinite, frontier, ...
/hebrew/7097.htm - 5k

4136. mul -- front, in front of
... root Definition front, in front of NASB Word Usage before (1), front (7), frontier
(1), left (1), opposite (8), opposite* (2), over against (1), toward* (2). ...
/hebrew/4136.htm - 6k


Letter Xlvi. (AD 398. )
... customary, as I have heard, for the barbarians to take an oath, swearing by their
false gods, in the presence of the decurion stationed on the frontier or of ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter xlvi a d 398.htm

The Youth of Count Zinzendorf, 1700-1722.
... will take the trouble to consult a map of Europe he will see that that part of the
Kingdom of Saxony known as Upper Lusatia runs down to the Bohemian frontier. ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter i the youth of.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... I am now returned principally on account of a rather unfortunate accident which
occurred on the frontier of La Mancha, the particulars of which I shall give ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 51.htm

The Sun Rising Upon a Dark World
... The northern part of it, the inheritance of Naphtali, was the boundary or frontier
towards Syria, and had been frequently vexed and afflicted, when the sins if ...
// vol 1/sermon viii the sun rising.htm

Close of the Colonial Era --The German Churches --The Beginnings ...
... Two successive "French and Indian" wars kept the long frontier, at a time when there
was little besides frontier to the British colonies, in continual peril of ...
/.../bacon/a history of american christianity/chapter xii close of the.htm

The Life, as Amplified by Mediaeval Biographers.
... a central city of that region; his father belonged to the older and more famous
City of Nisibis, not far from Amid but near the Persian frontier, where he was ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/iii the life as amplified by.htm

From the Close of the General Conference of 1812 to the Death of ...
... reference to our intercourse with our Canadian brethren, "there is no mercy in war,
and hence we must expect much suffering on our frontier settlements," and ...
/.../chapter 2 from the close.htm

Sojourners of the Dispersion
... The Russian Government sends out what are called military colonies, studded along
the frontier, with the one mission of extending the empire. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/sojourners of the dispersion.htm

The Charm
... respecting the opinion of their neighbours and acquaintances on this point, and
they assured me that in their part of the Spanish frontier all were of the same ...
// of george borrow/the charm.htm

The Nations of the South-East
... Gilead. Southward it extended towards the frontier of Moab, if indeed the
borders of the two nations did not at one time coincide. ...
/.../sayce/early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter iii the nations of.htm

Frontier (6 Occurrences)
... or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled
and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization. ...
/f/frontier.htm - 9k

Territory (140 Occurrences)
... the Mediterranean, to the East the Dead Sea, and the Jordan, and to the South 60
miles, North to South, of practically trackless desert, a frontier as secure ...
/t/territory.htm - 56k

Derbe (4 Occurrences)
... Southeast, and for a time Laranda was the frontier city looking toward
Cappadocia and Cilicia and Syria via the Cilician Gates. ...
/d/derbe.htm - 15k

Border (233 Occurrences)
... margin; verge; brink. 2. (n.) A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the
settled part of a country; a frontier district. 3. (n.) A ...
/b/border.htm - 40k

Illyricum (1 Occurrence)
... In other words, Paul may mean that he has preached throughout Macedonia as far as
the Illyrian frontier, or his words may involve a journey within Illyricum ...
/i/illyricum.htm - 13k

Berothah (1 Occurrence)
... the same name. Ezekiel 47:16 places it on the ideal northern frontier of
Israel, between Damascus and Hamath. According to 2 Samuel ...
/b/berothah.htm - 8k

Berothai (1 Occurrence)
... the same name. Ezekiel 47:16 places it on the ideal northern frontier of
Israel, between Damascus and Hamath. According to 2 Samuel ...
/b/berothai.htm - 8k

Azekah (7 Occurrences)
... which belongeth to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammin."
In 2 Chronicles 11:9 it is mentioned as one of the frontier cities which ...
/a/azekah.htm - 11k

Zerah (22 Occurrences)
... for (a) after the defeat it fled toward Egypt, not eastward toward Arabia; (b) the
cities around Gerar (probably Egyptian towns on the frontier of Palestine ...
/z/zerah.htm - 19k

Amorites (82 Occurrences)
... still extended eastward to the borders of Babylonia, while its southern limits
coincided approximately with what was afterward the northern frontier of Naphtali ...
/a/amorites.htm - 50k

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Frontier (6 Occurrences)

Acts 16:7
When they reached the frontier of Mysia, they were about to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not permit this.

Deuteronomy 2:19
and when you come near over against the children of Ammon, don't bother them, nor contend with them; for I will not give you of the land of the children of Ammon for a possession; because I have given it to the children of Lot for a possession."
(See RSV)

Joshua 22:11
And the children of Israel heard say: 'Behold, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar in the forefront of the land of Canaan, in the region about the Jordan, on the side that pertaineth to the children of Israel.'

2 Kings 3:21
and all Moab have heard that the kings have come up to fight against them, and they are called together, from every one girding on a girdle and upward, and they stand by the border.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 25:9
therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Beth Jeshimoth, Baal Meon, and Kiriathaim,

Ezekiel 48:1
And these 'are' the names of the tribes: From the north end unto the side of the way of Hethlon, at the coming in to Hamath, Hazar-Enan, the border of Damascus northward, unto the side of Hamath, and they have been his -- side east and west, Dan one,
(See NIV)



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