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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or state of being hard, literally or figuratively.

2. (n.) The cohesion of the particles on the surface of a body, determined by its capacity to scratch another, or be itself scratched;-measured among minerals on a scale of which diamond and talc form the extremes.

3. (n.) The peculiar quality exhibited by water which has mineral salts dissolved in it. Such water forms an insoluble compound with soap, and is hence unfit for washing purposes.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia


4643. sklerotes -- hardness
... hardness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: sklerotes Phonetic Spelling:
(sklay-rot'-ace) Short Definition: hardness of heart Definition: hardness ...
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4641. sklerokardia -- hardness of heart
... hardness of heart. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: sklerokardia
Phonetic Spelling: (sklay-rok-ar-dee'-ah) Short Definition: hardness of heart ...
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4457. porosis -- a covering with a callous, fig. blindness
... blindness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: porosis Phonetic Spelling:
(po'-ro-sis) Short Definition: hardness of heart Definition: hardness of ...
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2553. kakopatheo -- to suffer evil
... endure afflictions, suffer hardship. From the same as kakopatheia; to undergo hardship --
be afflicted, endure afflictions (hardness), suffer trouble. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4165. mutsaq -- a casting
... casting, hardness. From agiyl; properly, fusion, ie Literally, a casting (of metal);
figuratively, a mass (of clay) -- casting, hardness. see HEBREW agiyl. ...
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4044. meginnah -- a covering
... 4043, 4044. meginnah. 4045 . a covering. Transliteration: meginnah Phonetic
Spelling: (meg-in-naw') Short Definition: hardness. ...
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3095. yahalom -- (a precious stone) perhaps jasper or onyx
... diamond. From halam (in the sense of hardness); a precious stone, probably onyx --
diamond. see HEBREW halam. 3094, 3095. yahalom. 3096 . Strong's Numbers.
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2496. challamish -- flint
... flinty, rock. Probably from chalam (in the sense of hardness); flint -- flint(-y),
rock. see HEBREW chalam. 2495, 2496. challamish. 2497 . Strong's Numbers
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The Hardness of the Way.
... THE HARDNESS OF THE WAY. ... How hard? As hard as the Master of salvation could find
words to express the hardness: 'If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not .... ...
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Hardness of Heart Complained Of.
... third lines of the stanza. Hymn 2:98. Hardness of heart complained of. 1
My heart, how dreadful hard it is! How heavy here it lies ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 0 151388889 hardness of heart.htm

Whether Blindness and Hardness of Heart are Directed to the ...
... OF THE EXTERNAL CAUSES OF SIN (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether blindness and hardness of
heart are directed to the salvation of those who are blinded and hardened? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether blindness and hardness of.htm

Hardness of Heart Complained Of.
... Hymns, Book II HYMN 98 Hardness of heart complained of. CM Hardness of heart complained
of. My heart, how dreadful hard it is! How heavy here it lies! ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/hymn 98 hardness of heart.htm

Whether God is the Cause of Spiritual Blindness and Hardness of ...
of spiritual blindness and hardness of heart? Objection 1 ...
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Now as a New Thickness of Darkness, Hardness, or Substantiality...
... [Way-3-33] Now as a new thickness of darkness, hardness, or substantiality? Now
as a new thickness of darkness, hardness, or substantiality ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-3-33 now as a new.htm

God is Able to Convert Opposing Wills, and to Take Away from the ...
... A Treatise on grace and free will, Chapter 29."God is Able to Convert Opposing
Wills, and to Take Away from the Heart Its Hardness. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 29 god is able to.htm

Some Laws Given by Concession to Human Weakness.
... of accommodation to the weakness of those to whom the law was given; for something
of this kind is indicated in the words, "Moses for your hardness of heart ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/23 some laws given by.htm

2 Timothy ii. 7-Jan
... be able to teach others also. Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good
soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth ...
/.../homily iv 2 timothy ii.htm

Whether it was Lawful to Divorce a Wife under the Mosaic Law?
... Objection 4: On the contrary, our Lord said (Mat.19:8) that Moses granted the Jews
the bill of divorce by reason of the hardness of their heart. ...
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Adamant (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Unyielding in opinion; also a stone or diamond perceived to be of impenetrable
hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme ...
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Diamond (5 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary. (1.) A precious gem (Hebrews yahalom', in allusion to
its hardness), otherwise unknown, the sixth, ie, the third in the second row ...
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Temper (14 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To fit together; to adjust; to accommodate. 3. (vt) To bring to a proper
degree of hardness; as, to temper iron or steel. 4. (vt) To govern; to manage. ...
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Rigor (8 Occurrences)
... fever. 3. (n.) The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity;
stiffness; hardness. 4. (n.) See 1st Rigor, 2. 5 ...
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... 1. (v.) To burn a surface to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to brand; to expose
to a degree of heat such as changes the color or the hardness and texture ...
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Rock (176 Occurrences)
... be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offense" (compare
Romans 9:33 1 Peter 2:8). (3) The rock is a symbol of hardness (Jeremiah 5 ...
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Stone (290 Occurrences)
... article weighed. 10. (n.) Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility;
torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone. 11. (n.) A ...
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Hardness (11 Occurrences)
... purposes. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HARDLY; HARDNESS. See HARD.
Multi-Version Concordance Hardness (11 Occurrences). Matthew ...
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Hard (733 Occurrences)
... Hardiness occurs in Judith 16:10 thrasos, the Revised Version (British and American)
"boldness." Hardness is the translation of mutsaq, "something poured out ...
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... Hardiness occurs in Judith 16:10 thrasos, the Revised Version (British and American)
"boldness." Hardness is the translation of mutsaq, "something poured out ...
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Hardness (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 19:8
He said to them, "Moses, because of the hardness of your hearts, allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it has not been so.

Mark 3:5
And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.

Mark 10:5
But Jesus said to them, "For your hardness of heart, he wrote you this commandment.

Mark 16:14
Afterward he was revealed to the eleven themselves as they sat at the table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they didn't believe those who had seen him after he had risen.

Romans 2:5
But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath, revelation, and of the righteous judgment of God;

Romans 11:25
For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this secret -- that ye may not be wise in your own conceits -- that hardness in part to Israel hath happened till the fulness of the nations may come in;

Ephesians 4:18
being darkened in understanding, estranged from the life of God by reason of the ignorance which is in them, by reason of the hardness of their hearts,

2 Timothy 2:3
Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Job 38:38
When the dust groweth into hardness, and the clods cleave fast together?

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is like the wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.

Lamentations 3:65
You will give them hardness of heart, your curse to them.



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