Incline
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to the north or south.

2. (v. i.) Fig.: To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense; to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed.

3. (v. i.) To bow; to incline the head.

4. (v. t.) To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction; to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the column or post to the east; incline your head to the right.

5. (v. t.) To impart a tendency or propensity to, as to the will or affections; to turn; to dispose; to influence.

6. (v. t.) To bend; to cause to stoop or bow; as, to incline the head or the body in acts of reverence or civility.

7. (n.) An inclined plane; an ascent o/ descent; a grade or gradient; a slope.

Greek
2827. klino -- to cause to bend
... klino Phonetic Spelling: (klee'-no) Short Definition: I rest, recline, make to yield
Definition: trans: I rest, recline; I bend, incline; I cause to give ground ...
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4346. prosklisis -- to cause to lean against
... 4346 (from 4314 , "towards" and 2827 , "incline") -- properly, the direction a
balance-scale because tipped one way; (figuratively) pre-inclination, , (undue ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7181. qashab -- to incline (ears), attend
... 7180, 7181. qashab. 7182 . to incline (ears), attend. Transliteration: qashab
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-shab') Short Definition: listen. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... 5185, 5186. natah. 5187 . to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend.
Transliteration: natah Phonetic Spelling: (naw-taw') Short Definition: stretched ...
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6808. tsaah -- to stoop, bend, incline
... 6807b, 6808. tsaah. 6809 . to stoop, bend, incline. Transliteration: tsaah
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-aw') Short Definition: exile. Word Origin a prim. ...
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183. avah -- to incline, desire
... 182, 183. avah. 184 . to incline, desire. Transliteration: avah Phonetic
Spelling: (aw-vaw') Short Definition: desire. Word Origin ...
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8388a. taar -- probably to incline
... probably to incline. Transliteration: taar Short Definition: curved. ... root Definition
probably to incline NASB Word Usage curved (3), extended (2), stretches (1). ...
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8388. ta'ar -- probably to incline
ta'ar. 8387, 8388. ta'ar. 8388a . probably to incline. Transliteration:
ta'ar Phonetic Spelling: (taw-ar') Short Definition: Taanath-shiloh. Taanath-shiloh ...
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7743. shuach -- to sink down
... bow down, incline, humble. A primitive root; to sink, literally or figuratively --
bow down, incline, humble. 7742, 7743. shuach. 7744 . Strong's Numbers.
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2654. chaphets -- to delight in
... A primitive root; properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely)
to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire -- X any at all, (have, take ...
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7925. shakam -- to start or rise early
... A primitive root; properly, to incline (the shoulder to a burden); but used only
as denominative from shkem; literally, to load up (on the back of man or beast ...
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2583. chanah -- to decline, bend down, encamp
... A primitive root (compare chanan); properly, to incline; by implication, to decline
(of the slanting rays of evening); specifically, to pitch a tent; gen. ...
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Library

God Operates on Men's Hearts to Incline their Wills Whithersoever ...
... A Treatise on grace and free will, Chapter 43."God Operates on Men's Hearts
to Incline Their Wills Whithersoever He Pleases. From ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 43 god operates on mens.htm

Concerning Apolinarius: Father and Son of that Name. vitalianus ...
... of that Name. Vitalianus, the Presbyter. On being dislodged from One Kind of
Heresy, they incline to Others. About this period, Apolinarius ...
/.../chapter xxv concerning apolinarius father and.htm

Whether the virtue of Truth Inclines Rather to that which is Less?
... Objection 1: It seems that the virtue of truth does not incline to that which is
less. ... Therefore truth does not more incline to that which is less. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the virtue of truth.htm

A Chime of Gospel Bells.
... COME AND HEAR! "Incline your ear, and come unto ... I like to see that. This is the figure
that the prophet uses when he says on God's behalf, "Incline your ear.". ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/sovereign grace/chapter viii a chime of.htm

Psalm LXXVIII.
... "Incline ye your ear unto the words of My mouth." "Hearken ye," is the same as,
"Incline your ear:" and what He saith there, "My law," this He saith here in ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxviii.htm

Old Testament Testimonies.
... And so do they suppose that God inclines the wills of those whom He pleases to the
attainment of earthly kingdoms, but does not incline them to the attainment ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 42 old testament testimonies.htm

Whether to Believe is to Think with Assent?
... But some acts of the intellect have unformed thought devoid of a firm assent, whether
they incline to neither side, as in one who "doubts"; or incline to one ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether to believe is to.htm

Christ the Best Husband: or an Earnest Invitation to Young Women ...
... of men to be his spouse; and is exceeding desirous of their beauty; who, forgetting
their people and father's house, do hearken, consider and incline to his ...
/.../whitefield/selected sermons of george whitefield/christ the best husband or.htm

The King 'Blessing' his People
... That He may incline our hearts unto Him, to walk in all His ways, and to keep His
commandments, and His statutes, and His judgments, which He commanded our ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the king blessing his people.htm

Psalm LXXI.
... In Thee I have hoped, O Lord, I shall not be confounded for everlasting: in Thine
own righteousness," not in mine, "deliver me, and save me." "Incline unto me ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxi.htm

Thesaurus
Incline (38 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean;
to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to ...
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Nod (2 Occurrences)
... It lay on the east of Eden. Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (vi) To bend or incline
the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes. ...
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Lean (22 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position
thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning ...
/l/lean.htm - 14k

Bow (248 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To exercise powerful or controlling influence over; to bend,
figuratively; to turn; to incline. 3. (vt) To bend or incline...
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Attentive (18 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 2:2 So that thou make thine
ear attend unto wisdom, and thy heart incline to discernment; (See NAS RSV). ...
/a/attentive.htm - 12k

Slope (29 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct
obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to ...
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Warp (9 Occurrences)
... otherwise. 3. (vt) To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend
or incline; to pervert. 4. (vt) To weave; to fabricate. ...
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Recline (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest; to
place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand. ...
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Apply (19 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To fix closely; to engage and employ diligently, or with attention;
to attach; to incline. 5. (vt) To direct or address. ...
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Sennach'erib (13 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 19:16 Incline Thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open Thine eyes, O LORD, and
see; and hear the words of Sennacherib, wherewith he hath sent him to taunt the ...
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Concordance
Incline (38 Occurrences)

Genesis 24:14
and it hath been, the young person unto whom I say, Incline, I pray thee, thy pitcher, and I drink, and she hath said, Drink, and I water also thy camels) -- her Thou hast decided for Thy servant, for Isaac; and by it I know that Thou hast done kindness with my lord.'
(YLT)

Exodus 15:26
And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.
(DBY)

Numbers 21:15
the slope of the valleys that incline toward the dwelling of Ar, leans on the border of Moab."
(WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Joshua 24:23
"Now therefore put away the foreign gods which are among you, and incline your heart to Yahweh, the God of Israel."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Kings 8:58
that he may incline our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his ordinances, which he commanded our fathers.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

2 Kings 19:16
Incline your ear, Yahweh, and hear. Open your eyes, Yahweh, and see. Hear the words of Sennacherib, with which he has sent to defy the living God.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

2 Kings 20:10
And Hezekiah saith, 'It hath been light for the shadow to incline ten degrees: nay, but let the shadow turn backward ten degrees.'
(YLT)

Psalms 10:17
Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 17:6
I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 31:2
Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me.
(DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 45:10
Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house;
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 49:4
I will incline my ear to a proverb. I will open my riddle on the harp.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 71:2
Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
(KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 78:1
Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 86:1
{A Prayer of David.} Incline thine ear, Jehovah, answer me; for I am afflicted and needy.
(DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 88:2
Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry;
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 102:2
Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 119:36
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 119:112
I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 141:4
Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 144:5
Jehovah, incline Thy heavens and come down, Strike against mountains, and they smoke.
(YLT)

Proverbs 2:2
So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Proverbs 4:20
My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 4:27
Incline not 'to' the right or to the left, Turn aside thy foot from evil!
(YLT)

Proverbs 5:1
My son, attend unto my wisdom; Incline thine ear to my understanding:
(ASV DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 5:13
And have not obeyed the voice of my teachers, nor inclined mine ear to them that instructed me!
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 22:17
Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, And apply thy heart unto my knowledge.
(ASV DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 37:17
Incline thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open thine eyes, O LORD, and see: and hear all the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent to reproach the living God.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 55:3
Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 7:24
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 7:26
yet they didn't listen to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 11:8
Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do: but they did them not.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 17:23
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 34:14
At the end of seven years you shall let go every man his brother who is a Hebrew, who has been sold to you, and has served you six years, you shall let him go free from you: but your fathers didn't listen to me, neither inclined their ear.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 35:15
I have sent also to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and don't go after other gods to serve them, and you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but you have not inclined your ear, nor listened to me.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 44:5
But they didn't listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Daniel 9:18
O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy great mercies.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Hosea 11:4
With cords of man I do draw them, With thick cords of love, And I am to them as a raiser up of a yoke on their jaws, And I incline unto him -- I feed 'him'.
(YLT)

Subtopics

Incline

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Lean (22 Occurrences)

Bow (248 Occurrences)

Attentive (18 Occurrences)

Slope (29 Occurrences)

Warp (9 Occurrences)

Recline (14 Occurrences)

Apply (19 Occurrences)

Sennach'erib (13 Occurrences)

Stoop (10 Occurrences)

Sway (7 Occurrences)

Taunt (38 Occurrences)

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Inclining (1 Occurrence)

Attend (71 Occurrences)

Valleys (38 Occurrences)

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List (17 Occurrences)

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Felix (11 Occurrences)

Tilt (2 Occurrences)

Tip (17 Occurrences)

Tirzah (17 Occurrences)

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Riddle (11 Occurrences)

Roll (57 Occurrences)

Righteousnesses (9 Occurrences)

Raiser (4 Occurrences)

Run (147 Occurrences)

Expound (7 Occurrences)

Extends (15 Occurrences)

Defilement (12 Occurrences)

Delicacies (7 Occurrences)

Dishonest (33 Occurrences)

Defy (10 Occurrences)

Defile (63 Occurrences)

Dainties (14 Occurrences)

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Dip (17 Occurrences)

Discernment (43 Occurrences)

Delight (213 Occurrences)

Merits (1 Occurrence)

Maskil (13 Occurrences)

Presenting (16 Occurrences)

Persuade (20 Occurrences)

Pity (165 Occurrences)

Prolong (20 Occurrences)

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Bithron (1 Occurrence)

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