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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to produced motion suddenly, or immediately.

2. (n.) The effect of an impelling force; motion produced by a sudden or momentary force.

3. (n.) The action of a force during a very small interval of time; the effect of such action; as, the impulse of a sudden blow upon a hard elastic body.

4. (n.) A mental force which simply and directly urges to action; hasty inclination; sudden motive; momentary or transient influence of appetite or passion; propension; incitement; as, a man of good impulses; passion often gives a violent impulse to the will.

5. (v. t.) To impel; to incite.

3709. orge -- impulse, wrath
... impulse, wrath. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: orge Phonetic Spelling:
(or-gay') Short Definition: anger, wrath, passion Definition: anger ...
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3730. horme -- a rapid motion forwards, onrush, assault
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: horme Phonetic Spelling: (hor-may') Short Definition:
a rush, violent assault Definition: a rush, violent assault, impulse. ...
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3731. hormema -- a rush
... a rush. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: hormema Phonetic Spelling:
(hor'-may-mah) Short Definition: a rushing on, impulse Definition: a rushing on ...
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4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
... (4102).". 3. In sum, (4102) is that we as He grants impulse ("divine spark";
cf. the Heb form of believe, , in a later discussion). ...
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3661. homothumadon -- with one mind
... Word Origin from the same as homou and thumos Definition with one mind NASB Word
Usage one accord (7), one impulse (1), one mind (3). with one accord. ...
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2309. thelo -- to will, wish
... otherwise obsolete; apparently strengthened from the alternate form of haireomai;
to determine (as an active option from subjective impulse; whereas boulomai ...
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2759. kentron -- a sharp point
... prick, sting. From kenteo (to prick); a point ("centre"), ie A sting (figuratively,
poison) or goad (figuratively, divine impulse) -- prick, sting. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4041. megammah -- perhaps assembling
... sup up. From the same as gam; properly, accumulation, ie Impulse or direction --
sup up. see HEBREW gam. 4040, 4041. megammah. 4042 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/4041.htm - 6k

On the Other Hand, I Find in Myself a Vehement Impulse to Turn ...
... [Way-1-3] On the other hand, I find in myself a vehement impulse to turn
preacher amongst? On the other hand, I find in myself ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-1-3 on the other hand.htm

For, While all Things Else that are Born are Subject to the ...
... IV."Apologetic Works. Chapter XXXIX. For, while all things else that
are born are subject to the impulse of those? For, while ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/chapter xxxix for while all.htm

Desire in Paradise was Either None at All, or it was Obedient to ...
... A Treatise against two letters of the pelagians, Chapter 35."Desire in Paradise
Was Either None at All, or It Was Obedient to the Impulse of the Will. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 35 desire in paradise was.htm

The New Testament Has Hindered the Natural Impulse to Give to the ...
... The New Testament has hindered the natural impulse to give to the content of Religion
a simple, clear, and logical expression, but, on the other hand, it has ...
/.../harnack/the origin of the new testament/ 11 the new testament.htm

How those are to be Admonished who Sin from Sudden Impulse and ...
... XXXII. How those are to be admonished who sin from sudden impulse and
those who sin deliberately. (Admonition 33.). Differently ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xxxii how those are.htm

Of the Deaths of Ananias and Sapphira, and Judas, which they ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter XXV. Of the deaths of Ananias and Sapphira, and Judas,
which they underwent through the impulse of covetousness. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxv of the deaths.htm

The First Preaching at Antioch
... I. Notice the spontaneous impulse which these men obeyed. ... 'They believed, and therefore
spoke.' A spontaneous impulse, and nothing more, leads them on. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture the acts/the first preaching at antioch.htm

His Gospel
... Sojourn in Arabia."When a man has been suddenly converted, as Paul was, he is generally
driven by a strong impulse to make known what has happened to him. ...
// life of st paul/chapter iv his gospel.htm

Philosophy is Knowledge Given by God.
... For both are powers of the soul, both knowledge and impulse. And impulse
is found to be a movement after an assent. For he who has ...
/.../the stromata or miscellanies/chapter viii philosophy is knowledge given.htm

'Constrained by the Word'
... strange city. Now the reason for that slackening of impulse and comparative
cessation of activity is not far to seek. The first ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/constrained by the word.htm

Impulse (18 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The action of a force during a very small interval of time; the effect of
such action; as, the impulse of a sudden blow upon a hard elastic body. ...
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Sound (1245 Occurrences)
... 18. (n.) The perceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material
substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received ...
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Impulsive (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) Having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent. ...
4. (n.) That which impels or gives an impulse; an impelling agent. ...
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Instinct (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting
to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct ...
/i/instinct.htm - 8k

Motion (8 Occurrences)
... its parts. 5. (n.) Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act,
or impulse to any action; internal activity. 6. (n.) A ...
/m/motion.htm - 11k

Affection (30 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Bent of mind; a feeling or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon
and swaying the mind; any emotion; as, the benevolent affections, esteem ...
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Shock (6 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow, collision, or violent
impulse; a blow, impact, or collision; a concussion; a sudden violent ...
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Driving (144 Occurrences)
... n.) of Drive. 2. (a.) Having great force of impulse; as, a driving wind or storm. ...
It is hard for you to go against the impulse which is driving you. (BBE). ...
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Freely (101 Occurrences)
... Exodus 35:29 The children of Israel, every man and woman, from the impulse of their
hearts, gave their offerings freely to the Lord for the work which the Lord ...
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Moved (316 Occurrences)
... James 3:4 And again ships, though they are so great and are moved by violent winds,
are turned by a very small guiding-blade, at the impulse of the man who is ...
/m/moved.htm - 35k

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Impulse (18 Occurrences)

John 1:13
who were begotten as such not by human descent, nor through an impulse of their own nature, nor through the will of a human father, but from God.

Acts 7:57
But they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and rushed at him with one accord.
(See NAS)

Acts 26:14
And when we had all gone down on the earth, a voice came to me, saying in the Hebrew language, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly? It is hard for you to go against the impulse which is driving you.

2 Corinthians 8:3
For I give them witness, that as they were able, and even more than they were able, they gave from the impulse of their hearts,

2 Corinthians 8:17
For while he gladly gave ear to our request, he was interested enough to go to you from the impulse of his heart.

James 3:4
Behold, the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by rough winds, are yet turned about by a very small rudder, whither the impulse of the steersman willeth.

2 Peter 1:21
For these words did not ever come through the impulse of men: but the prophets had them from God, being moved by the Holy Spirit.

Exodus 25:2
Say to the children of Israel that they are to make me an offering; from every man who has the impulse in his heart take an offering for me.

Exodus 35:5
Take from among you an offering to the Lord; everyone who has the impulse in his heart, let him give his offering to the Lord; gold and silver and brass;

Exodus 35:21
And everyone whose heart was moved, everyone who was guided by the impulse of his spirit, came with his offering for the Lord, for whatever was needed for the Tent of meeting and its work and for the holy robes.

Exodus 35:29
The children of Israel, every man and woman, from the impulse of their hearts, gave their offerings freely to the Lord for the work which the Lord had given Moses orders to have done.

Exodus 36:2
Then Moses sent for Bezalel and Oholiab, and for all the wise-hearted men to whom the Lord had given wisdom, even everyone who was moved by the impulse of his heart to come and take part in the work:

Numbers 24:13
Even if Balak gave me his house full of silver and gold, it would not be possible for me to go outside the orders of the Lord, doing good or evil at the impulse of my mind; whatever the Lord says I will say?

1 Samuel 14:7
And his servant said to him, Do whatever is in your mind: see, I am with you in every impulse of your heart.

1 Kings 10:13
And King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatever she made request for, in addition to what he gave her freely from the impulse of his heart. So she went back to her country, she and her servants.

2 Kings 12:4
And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the holy things, which comes into the house of the Lord, (the amount fixed for every man's payment,) and all the money given by any man freely from the impulse of his heart,

1 Chronicles 5:26
And the God of Israel put an impulse into the heart of Pul, king of Assyria, and of Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, who took them away as prisoners, all the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, to Halah and Habor and Hara and to the river of Gozan, to this day.

1 Chronicles 21:1
Now Satan, designing evil against Israel, put into David's mind the impulse to take the number of Israel.



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