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1. (a.) Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.

2. (a.) Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.

3. (a.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when the radical lies against the back of one of them.

4. (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.

5. (n.) A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office.


Though These Eternal Moral Obligations are Indeed of Themselves ...
... REVELATION. II. Proposition II. Though these eternal moral obligations are
indeed of themselves incumbent on all rational beings,. even ...
/.../ii proposition ii though these.htm

Of Agreement as to Tithe, Composition, Notice, &C.
... the time of payment; and the parishioner may avail himself of the defect of notice,
at the same time that he controverts the: right of the incumbent to receive ...
/.../prideaux/directions to church-wardens/2 of agreement as to.htm

The Daily Walk with Others (iii. ).
... It is, the relation between the Curate and his Incumbent; or more particularly,
the Curate's position and conduct with regard to the Incumbent. ...
/.../moule/to my younger brethren/chapter vi the daily walk.htm

Further Exposure of the Wicked and Blasphemous Doctrines of the ...
... 1. Moreover, this impious opinion of theirs with respect to actions"namely, that
it is incumbent on them to have experience of all kinds of deeds, even the ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxxii further exposure of the.htm

Virtue Rational, Sin Irrational.
... But that which is done right, in obedience to reason, the followers of the Stoics
call prosekon and kathekon, that is, incumbent and fitting. ...
/.../the instructor paedagogus/chapter xiii virtue rational sin irrational.htm

The Treasure Hid in the Scriptures is Christ; the True Exposition ...
... 2. Wherefore it is incumbent to obey the presbyters who are in the Church,"those
who, as I have shown, possess the succession from the apostles; those who ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxvi the treasure hid in.htm

Whether one Can Merit Eternal Life Without Grace
... 2. Again, a work is the more meritorious the less it is incumbent upon one, and
a good work is the less incumbent if it is done by him who has received the ...
/.../ and grace/article two whether one can.htm

... In 1702-05 he was incumbent at Stratford. Later, while incumbent at Richmond, he
taught school in addition to his ministerial work. He died May 20, 1726. ...
// writers of the church/brady.htm

Religious Characteristics.
... the one Supreme God, had found him Saviour, &c....he judged it folly to join in
the idle worship of those who were no gods...and felt it incumbent on him to ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/section 6 religious characteristics.htm

The Sin of Silence
... But we have to remember that the whole Church is nothing more than the sum total
of all its members, and that nothing is incumbent upon it which is not in ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the sin of silence.htm

Incumbent (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the
incumbent toe of a bird. ... Multi-Version Concordance Incumbent (1 Occurrence). ...
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Fill (126 Occurrences)
... 5. (v.) To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent;
to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office ...
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Incur (7 Occurrences)

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Void (64 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled. 2. (a.) Having
no incumbent; unoccupied; -- said of offices and the like. ...
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Incredible (2 Occurrences)

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Text (5 Occurrences)
... but since the researches in particular of Dalman, Deissmann, Moulton (WF) and Milligan
(George), the task is not only appropriate but incumbent upon the ...
/t/text.htm - 73k

Residence (7 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.
4. (n.) The place where anything rests permanently. ...
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Creep (8 Occurrences)
... (n.) A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent
strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground. ...
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Crush (50 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an
incumbent weight. 4. (vt) To oppress or burden grievously. ...
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Abdon (8 Occurrences)
... It should be noted that the regaining of independence was signalized by the
reestablishment of the office of judge, with Samuel as incumbent (1 Samuel 7:6 and ...
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