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1. (n.) The transcript, image, or picture of a visible object, that is formed by the mind; also, a similar image of any object whatever, whether sensible or spiritual.

2. (n.) A general notion, or a conception formed by generalization.

3. (n.) Hence: Any object apprehended, conceived, or thought of, by the mind; a notion, conception, or thought; the real object that is conceived or thought of.

4. (n.) A belief, option, or doctrine; a characteristic or controlling principle; as, an essential idea; the idea of development.

5. (n.) A plan or purpose of action; intention; design.

6. (n.) A rational conception; the complete conception of an object when thought of in all its essential elements or constituents; the necessary metaphysical or constituent attributes and relations, when conceived in the abstract.

7. (n.) A fiction object or picture created by the imagination; the same when proposed as a pattern to be copied, or a standard to be reached; one of the archetypes or patterns of created things, conceived by the Platonists to have excited objectively from eternity in the mind of the Deity.

2397. idea -- countenance, appearance
... 2396, 2397. idea. 2398 . ... countenance, appearance From eido; a sight (comparative
figuratively "idea"), ie Aspect -- countenance. see GREEK eido. ...
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3056. logos -- a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a ...
... a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a speech. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: logos Phonetic Spelling: (log'-os) Short Definition: a ...
// - 8k

1342. dikaios -- correct, righteous, by impl. innocent
... Spelling: (dik'-ah-yos) Short Definition: just, righteous, impartial Definition:
just; especially, just in the eyes of God; righteous; the elect (a Jewish idea ...
// - 8k

2443. hina -- in order that, that, so that
... so that. 2443 (a subordinating conjunction) -- (in order that), looking
to the aim (intended result) of the verbal idea. 2443 ("for ...
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1385. dokos -- a beam of timber
... vision. Word Origin from dechomai (through the idea of holding up) Definition
a beam of timber NASB Word Usage log (6). beam. From ...
// - 7k

1065. ge -- emphasizes the word to which it is joined
... 1065 () adds the idea " ()" which stresses the part of a comparison (a two-part
statement). 1065 () "the key idea/word that it" (, 1148; B umlein, 54). ...
// - 7k

5176. trogo -- to gnaw, munch, crunch
... Probably strengthened from a collateral form of the base of trauma and tribos through
the idea of corrosion or wear; or perhaps rather of a base of trugon and ...
// - 6k

700. aresko -- to please
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: aresko Phonetic Spelling: (ar-es'-ko) Short
Definition: I please, serve Definition: I please, with the idea of willing ...
// - 7k

4496. rhipto -- to throw, cast, spec. to throw off, toss
... A primary verb (perhaps rather akin to the base of rhapizo, through the idea of
sudden motion); to fling (properly, with a quick toss, thus differing from ballo ...
// - 7k

737. arti -- just now
... Adverb from a derivative of airo (compare artos) through the idea of suspension;
just now -- this day (hour), hence(-forth), here(-after), hither(-to), (even ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
8120. shemash -- to minister
... minister. (Aramaic) corresponding to the root of shemesh through the idea of activity
implied in day-light; to serve -- minister. see HEBREW shemesh. ...
/hebrew/8120.htm - 6k

7835. shachar -- to be black
... be black. A primitive root (identical with shachar through the idea of the duskiness
of early dawn); to be dim or dark (in color) -- be black. ...
/hebrew/7835.htm - 6k

4754. mara -- perhaps to flap (the wings)
... A primitive root; to rebel; hence (through the idea of maltreating) to whip, ie
Lash (self with wings, as the ostrich in running) -- be filthy, lift up self. ...
/hebrew/4754.htm - 6k

5287. naar -- to shake, shake out or off
... A primitive root (probably identical with na'ar, through the idea of the rustling
of mane, which usually accompanies the lion's roar); to tumble about -- shake ...
/hebrew/5287.htm - 6k

5401. nashaq -- to kiss
... A primitive root (identical with nasaq, through the idea of fastening up; compare
chazaq, chashaq); to kiss, literally or figuratively (touch); also (as a mode ...
/hebrew/5401.htm - 6k

6202. araph -- to break the neck
... A primitive root (identical with araph through the idea of sloping); properly, to
bend downward; but used only as a denominative from oreph, to break the neck ...
/hebrew/6202.htm - 6k

5091. nahah -- to wail, lament
... lament, wail. A primitive root; to groan, ie Bewail; hence (through the idea of
crying aloud), to assemble (as if on proclamation) -- lament, wail. ...
/hebrew/5091.htm - 6k

7789. shur -- to behold, regard
... A primitive root (identical with shuwr through the idea of going round for inspection);
to spy out, ie (generally) survey, (for evil) lurk for, (for good) care ...
/hebrew/7789.htm - 6k

7725. shub -- to turn back, return
... A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally
or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting ...
/hebrew/7725.htm - 9k

7953. shalah -- to draw out, extract
... A primitive root (rather cognate (by contraction) to the base of nashal, shalal
and their congeners through the idea of extracting); to draw out or off, ie ...
/hebrew/7953.htm - 6k


Sixth Tractate. Quality and Form-Idea.
and Reality (to on and he ousia) distinct; must we not ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/sixth tractate quality and form-idea.htm

Whether Goodness is Prior in Idea to Being?
... OF GOODNESS IN GENERAL (SIX ARTICLES) Whether goodness is prior in idea to being?
Objection 1: It seems that goodness is prior in idea to being. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether goodness is prior in.htm

Fundamental Idea.
Idea. THE whole temptation taken together presents us one ...
/.../section 46 fundamental idea.htm

From this Idea of Knowledge it Is, that when this Rational Man ...
... [Way-2-59] From this idea of knowledge it is, that when this rational
man turns his thoughts? From this idea of knowledge it is ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-2-59 from this idea of.htm

Of the Idea that the Angels were Meant Where the Separation of the ...
... Chapter 34."Of the Idea that the Angels Were Meant Where the Separation of the Waters
by the Firmament is Spoken Of, and of that Other Idea that the Waters ...
// of god/chapter 34 of the idea that.htm

The Manich??an Idea of virtue in Matter Scouted; if one virtue Has ...
... Chapter XVII."The Manich??an Idea of Virtue in Matter Scouted; If One Virtue Has
Been Created Immaterial, the Rest are Also Immaterial; Material Virtue an ...
/.../alexander/of the manichaeans/chapter xvii the manichaean idea of.htm

The Christian Idea of the Position of Hades; the Blessedness of ...
... Chapter LV."The Christian Idea of the Position of Hades; The Blessedness of Paradise
Immediately After Death. The Privilege of the Martyrs. ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter lv the christian idea of.htm

Refutation of the Absurd Idea of Two Territories.
... Against the Epistle of Manich??us Called Fundamental. Chapter 20. "Refutation
of the Absurd Idea of Two Territories. 22. But perhaps ...
/.../chapter 20 name of the.htm

Plato's Idea of the Beginning of Time Drawn from Moses.
... Chapter XXXIII."Plato's idea of the beginning of time drawn from Moses.
And from what source did Plato draw the information that ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter xxxiii platos idea of the.htm

Aristotle's General Idea.
... Book VII. Chapter IV."Aristotle's General Idea. We affirm the existence
of animal absolutely, not some animal. And this animal ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter iv aristotles general idea.htm

Idea (64 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A belief, option, or doctrine; a characteristic or controlling principle;
as, an essential idea; the idea of development. ...Idea (64 Occurrences). ...
/i/idea.htm - 27k

... The idea, however, is Biblical, and in strictness of speech exclusively
Biblical. The realization of the idea is not only confined ...
/t/theocracy.htm - 11k

Guilt (180 Occurrences)
... gilt: The Christian idea of guilt involves three elements: responsibility (Greek
aitia, "cause," depending upon a man's real freedom), blameworthiness (Latin ...
/g/guilt.htm - 46k

Repentance (28 Occurrences)
... THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ELEMENTS 1. The Intellectual Element 2. The Emotional Element
3. The Volitional Element LITERATURE To get an accurate idea of the precise New ...
/r/repentance.htm - 31k

... It there correctly conveys the idea of absence of all limitation. ... How, it is
asked, can the idea of infinity get into our finite minds? ...
/i/infinitude.htm - 12k

Propitiation (4 Occurrences)
... while primarily to the Jewish ceremonial in tabernacle and temple, would not depend
upon this reference for its comprehension, for the idea was general in ...
/p/propitiation.htm - 15k

Debtor (7 Occurrences)
... DEBT; DEBTOR. det, det'-er: It is difficult nowadays to think of debt without
associating with it the idea of interest, and even usury. ...
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Debt (48 Occurrences)
... DEBT; DEBTOR. det, det'-er: It is difficult nowadays to think of debt without
associating with it the idea of interest, and even usury. ...
/d/debt.htm - 28k

Choose (116 Occurrences)
... 2. God Chooses King of Israel: A leading idea is that of God choosing Moses as leader
(Numbers 16:5, 7; Numbers 17:5); the Levites to the priesthood (1 Samuel 2 ...
/c/choose.htm - 54k

Infinite (8 Occurrences)
... It there correctly conveys the idea of absence of all limitation. ... How, it is
asked, can the idea of infinity get into our finite minds? ...
/i/infinite.htm - 15k

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Idea: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Idea (64 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:7
And in your prayer do not make use of the same words again and again, as the Gentiles do: for they have the idea that God will give attention to them because of the number of their words.

Matthew 20:10
Then those who came first had the idea that they would get more; and they, like the rest, were given a penny.

Matthew 20:22
But Jesus made answer and said, You have no idea what you are requesting. Are you able to take of the cup which I am about to take?

Matthew 21:16
Have you any idea what these are saying? And Jesus said to them, Yes: have you not seen in the Writings, From the lips of children and babies at the breast you have made your praise complete?

Matthew 21:27
And they made answer and said, We have no idea. Then he said to them, And I will not say to you by what authority I do these things.

Mark 4:27
And went to sleep and got up, night and day, and the seed came to growth, though he had no idea how.

Mark 11:33
And they said in answer to Jesus, We have no idea. And Jesus said to them, And I will not say to you by what authority I do these things.

Luke 20:7
And they made answer that they had no idea where it came from.

John 2:9
After tasting the water which had now become wine, the master of the feast (having no idea where it came from, though it was clear to the servants who took the water out) sent for the newly-married man,

John 5:13
But he who was healed didn't know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, a crowd being in the place.
(See NIV)

John 8:14
Jesus answered them, "Even if I testify about myself, my testimony is true, for I know where I came from, and where I am going; but you don't know where I came from, or where I am going.
(See NIV)

John 11:13
Jesus, however, was talking of his death: but they had the idea that he was talking about taking rest in sleep.

John 20:14
And then looking round, she saw Jesus there, but had no idea that it was Jesus.

Acts 7:40
And saying to Aaron, Make us gods to go before us: as for this Moses, who took us out of the land of Egypt, we have no idea what has become of him.

Acts 8:20
But Peter said, May your money come to destruction with you, because you had the idea that what is freely given by God may be got for a price.

Acts 12:9
And he went out and followed him. He didn't know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.
(See NIV)

Acts 15:38
But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.

Acts 16:13
And on the Sabbath we went outside the town, by the river, where we had an idea that there would be a place of prayer; and, being seated, we had talk with the women who had come together.

Acts 17:29
If then we are the offspring of God, it is not right for us to have the idea that God is like gold or silver or stone, formed by the art or design of man.

Acts 19:32
The people, meanwhile, kept shouting, some one thing and some another; for the assembly was all uproar and confusion, and the greater part had no idea why they had come together.

Acts 21:29
For they had seen him before in the town with Trophimus of Ephesus, and had the idea that Paul had taken him with him into the Temple.

Acts 23:5
And Paul said, Brother, I had no idea that he was the high priest: for it has been said, You may not say evil about the ruler of your people.

Acts 27:27
But when the fourteenth day came, while we were going here and there in the Adriatic sea, about the middle of the night the sailors had an idea that they were getting near land;

Acts 27:39
And when it was day, they had no knowledge of the land, but they saw an inlet of the sea with a floor of sand, and they had the idea of driving the ship up on to it if possible.

Acts 28:6
But they had the idea that they would see him becoming ill, or suddenly falling down dead; but after waiting a long time, and seeing that no damage came to him, changing their opinion, they said he was a god.

1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man have a false idea. If any man seems to himself to be wise among you, let him become foolish, so that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 4:18
But some of you have been puffed up through getting the idea that I am not coming to Corinth.

1 Corinthians 8:10
For if a man sees you, who have knowledge, taking food as a guest in the house of an image, will it not give him, if he is feeble, the idea that he may take food offered to images?

Galatians 6:3
For if a man has an idea that he is something when he is nothing, he is tricked by himself.

Ephesians 3:17
I pray that Christ may make His home in your hearts through your faith; so that having your roots deep and your foundations strong, in love, you may become mighty to grasp the idea,

2 Peter 2:13
receiving the wages of unrighteousness; people who count it pleasure to revel in the daytime, spots and blemishes, reveling in their deceit while they feast with you;
(See NIV)

Genesis 4:9
And the Lord said to Cain, Where is your brother Abel? And he said, I have no idea: am I my brother's keeper?

Genesis 21:26
But Abimelech said, I have no idea who has done this thing; you never gave me word of it, and I had no knowledge of it till this day.

Genesis 38:16
And turning to her by the roadside, he said to her, Let me come in to you; for he had no idea that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, What will you give me as my price?

Genesis 42:8
Now though Joseph saw that these were his brothers, they had no idea who he was.

Genesis 43:7
And they said, The man put a number of questions to us about ourselves and our family, saying, Is your father still living? have you another brother? And we had to give him answers; how were we to have any idea that he would say, Come back with your brother?

Genesis 43:22
As well as more money, with which to get food: we have no idea who put our money in our bags.

Exodus 16:15
And when the children of Israel saw it, they said to one another, What is it? for they had no idea what it was. And Moses said to them, It is the bread which the Lord has given you for your food.

Exodus 32:1
And when the people saw that Moses was a long time coming down from the mountain, they all came to Aaron and said to him, Come, make us a god to go before us: as for this Moses, who took us up out of the land of Egypt, we have no idea what has become of him.

Exodus 32:23
For they said to me, Make us a god to go before us: as for this Moses, who took us up out of the land of Egypt, we have no idea what has come to him.

Deuteronomy 21:1
If, in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you come across the dead body of a man in the open country, and you have no idea who has put him to death:

Joshua 2:4
And the woman took the two men and put them in a secret place; then she said, Yes, the men came to me, but I had no idea where they came from;

Joshua 2:5
And when it was the time for shutting the doors at dark, they went out; I have no idea where the men went: but if you go after them quickly, you will overtake them.

Joshua 8:14
Now when the king of Ai saw it, he got up quickly and went out to war against Israel, he and all his people, to the slope going down to the valley; but he had no idea that a secret force was waiting at the back of the town.

Joshua 15:18
Now when she came to him, he put into her mind the idea of requesting a field from her father: and she got down from her ass; and Caleb said to her, What is it?

Judges 1:14
Now when she came to him, he put into her mind the idea of requesting a field from her father: and she got down from her ass; and Caleb said to her, What is it?

1 Samuel 14:3
And Ahijah, the son of Ahitub, brother of Ichabod, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the priest of the Lord in Shiloh, who had the ephod. And the people had no idea that Jonathan had gone.

1 Samuel 17:55
And when Saul saw David going out against the Philistine, he said to Abner, the captain of the army, Abner, whose son is this young man? And Abner said, On your life, O king, I have no idea.

1 Samuel 20:3
But David took his oath again and said, Your father sees that I am dear to you; so he says to himself, Let Jonathan have no idea of this, for it will be a grief to him; but as the Lord is living, and as your soul is living, there is only a step between me and death.

1 Samuel 20:39
But the boy had no idea what was going on; only Jonathan and David had knowledge of it.

1 Samuel 25:11
Am I to take my bread and my wine and the meat I have got ready for my wool-cutters and give it to men coming from I have no idea where?

2 Samuel 13:32
And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David's brother, said, Let not my lord have the idea that all the sons of the king have been put to death; for only Amnon is dead: this has been purposed by Absalom from the day when he took his sister Tamar by force.

2 Samuel 13:33
So now, let not my lord the king take this thing to heart, with the idea that all the king's sons are dead: for only Amnon is dead.

2 Samuel 17:7
And Hushai said to Absalom, Ahithophel's idea is not a good one at this time.

1 Kings 2:15
And he said, You saw how the kingdom was mine, and all Israel had the idea that I would be their king; but now the kingdom is turned about, and has become my brother's, for it was given to him by the Lord.

1 Kings 18:12
And straight away, when I have gone from you, the spirit of the Lord will take you away, I have no idea where, so that when I come and give word to Ahab, and he sees you not, he will put me to death: though I, your servant, have been a worshipper of the Lord from my earliest years.

1 Kings 18:24
You call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of Yahweh. The God who answers by fire, let him be God." All the people answered, "It is well said."
(See NAS)

2 Kings 3:26
And when the king of Moab saw that the fight was going against him, he took with him seven hundred men armed with swords, with the idea of forcing a way through to the king of Aram, but they were not able to do so.

2 Kings 4:39
And one went out into the field to get green plants and saw a vine of the field, and pulling off the fruit of it till the fold of his robe was full, he came back and put the fruit, cut up small, into the pot of soup, having no idea what it was.

2 Kings 5:11
But Naaman was angry and went away and said, I had the idea that he would come out to see such an important person as I am, and make prayer to the Lord his God, and with a wave of his hand over the place make the leper well.

2 Kings 7:12
Then the king got up in the night and said to his servants, This is my idea of what the Aramaeans have done to us. They have knowledge that we are without food; and so they have gone out of their tents, and are waiting secretly in the open country, saying, When they come out of the town, we will take them living and get into the town.

Esther 3:6
But he scorned the thought of laying hands on Mordecai alone, for they had made known to him Mordecai's people. Therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the Mordecai's people.
(See NIV)

Esther 4:13
Then Mordecai sent this answer back to Esther: Do not have the idea that you in the king's house will be safe from the fate of all the Jews.

Daniel 7:25
And he will say words against the Most High, attempting to put an end to the saints of the Most High; and he will have the idea of changing times and law; and the saints will be given into his hands for a time and times and half a time.



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