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1. (n.) Power or authority to change an action or situation; excellence of character or intellect, wealth, etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the community.

2. (n.) A flowing in or upon; influx.

3. (n.) Hence, in general, the bringing about of an effect, physical or moral, by a gradual process; controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or tendency of any kind which the sun exerts on animal and vegetable life; the influence of education on the mind; the influence, according to astrologers, of the stars over affairs.

4. (n.) Induction.

5. (v. t.) To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to move; to persuade; to induce.

1642. elattoo -- to make less (in rank or influence)
... to make less (in rank or influence). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: elattoo
Phonetic Spelling: (el-at-to'-o) Short Definition: I make less, make inferior ...
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2233. hegeomai -- to lead, suppose
... [2233 ("an official who ") carries important responsibility and hence "casts a heavy
vote" (influence) -- and hence deserve cooperation by those who are led ...
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1607. ekporeuomai -- to make to go forth, to go forth
... from," intensifying 4198 , "take a particular ") -- properly, go out from, emphasizing
the come () of going through a particular or -- ie the influence on the ...
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1849. exousia -- power to act, authority
... Spelling: (ex-oo-see'-ah) Short Definition: power, authority, weight Definition:
(a) power, authority, weight, especially: moral authority, influence, (b) in a ...
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600. apokathistemi -- to restore, give back
... dominating power. 600/ ("reestablish") emphasizes from the former, negative
influence to enjoy what is forward (the restoration). Word ...
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3551. nomos -- that which is assigned, hence usage, law
... Short Definition: a law, the Mosaic Law Definition: usage, custom, law; in NT: of
law in general, plur: of divine laws; of a force or influence impelling to ...
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4190. poneros -- toilsome, bad
... From a derivative of ponos; hurtful, ie Evil (properly, in effect or influence,
and thus differing from kakos, which refers rather to essential character, as ...
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4507. rhuparia -- to make filthy
... Cognate: 4507 (a feminine noun) -- properly, dirt (filth); (figuratively) moral
filth that soils (desecrates) the soul, emphasizing a (influence) of moral filth ...
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1982. episkiazo -- to overshadow
... derivative of skia; to cast a shade upon, ie (by analogy) to envelop in a haze of
brilliancy; figuratively, to invest with preternatural influence -- overshadow ...
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1594. eknepho -- to become sober (after drunkenness)
... out of the stupor of spiritual delusion (apathy); "to to one's senses" (, 1, 30.26);
sober-minded because "snapped " the intoxicating influence of sin (darkness ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4575. ma'adannah -- bonds, bands
ma'adannah. 4574, 4575. ma'adannah. 4575a . bonds, bands. Transliteration:
ma'adannah Phonetic Spelling: (mah-ad-an-naw') Short Definition: influence. influence ...
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1523. gil -- to rejoice
... Or (by permutation) guwl {gool}; a primitive root; properly, to spin round (under
the influence of any violent emotion), ie Usually rejoice, or (as cringing ...
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3027. yad -- hand
... handed (1), hands (303), hands* (1), have* (1), help* (1), helpless* (1), herself
(1), himself (1), hold* (1), human agency (1), idle* (1), influence (1), jaws ...
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7937. shakar -- to be or become drunk or drunken
... A primitive root; to become tipsy; in a qualified sense, to satiate with a stimulating
drink or (figuratively) influence -- (be filled with) drink (abundantly ...
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The Alchemy of Influence
... THE ALCHEMY OF INFLUENCE. ... It is the Law of Influence that we become like those whom
we habitually admire: these had become like because they habitually admired. ...
/.../the alchemy of influence.htm

The Influence of Tradition.
... IV. THE INFLUENCE OF TRADITION. "Making the word of God of none effect through
your traditions: and many such like things ye do.""Mark 7:13. ...
/.../percival/sermons at rugby/iv the influence of tradition.htm

Home Influence.
... CHAPTER V. HOME INFLUENCE. "By the soft green ... guiding light!". The Christian
home has an influence which is stronger than death. It is ...
/...// christian home/chapter v home influence.htm

The Author, and his Influence in the Later Church
CHURCH. The writings here translated are among the extant ...
/.../rolt/dionysius the areopagite/i the author and his influence.htm

The Purifying Influence of Hope
... I. JOHN THE PURIFYING INFLUENCE OF HOPE. 'And every man that hath this hope
in Him purifieth himself, even as He is pure.'"1 John 3:3. ...
/.../the purifying influence of hope.htm

Influence of the Moon and Stars on Men.
... Book XIII. 6. Influence of the Moon and Stars on Men. Let us now, then,
give heed to the very letter of the passage, and first let ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/6 influence of the moon.htm

The Marvelous Influence of the Bible Declares Its Super-Human ...
... Chapter Eight The Marvelous Influence of the Bible Declares its Super-Human
Character. The influence of the Bible is world-wide. ...
/.../the divine inspiration of the bible/chapter eight the marvelous influence.htm

The Influence of Dionysius in Religious History
By WJ Sparrow-Simpson THE significance of the teaching of ...
/.../rolt/dionysius the areopagite/the influence of dionysius in.htm

Influence of the Members of the Kingdom of God in Renewing the ...
of the Kingdom of God in Renewing the World. Section 152. ...
/.../ii influence of the members.htm

"Attracted by the Influence"
... CHAPTER XIX "Attracted by the Influence". "It seems to have been a mistake
to imagine that the Divine Majesty on high was too exalted ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter xix attracted by the.htm

Influence (13 Occurrences)
... to change an action or situation; excellence of character or intellect, wealth,
etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the ...
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... RELATION TO ISRAEL 1. Influence on Occident 2. Popular Judaism 3. Possible Theological
Influence 4. Angelology and Demonology 5. Eschatology 6. Messiah 7 ...
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...INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF GNOSTICISM 1. Not a Heresy of the Humbler Classes 2.
Cerinthus: His Teaching 3. The Gospel of John 4. Various Sects (1) The ...
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Reach (63 Occurrences)
... a shell. 7. (vt) Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to;
to penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as. 8. (vt) To ...
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Command (442 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To have within a sphere of control, influence, access, or vision;
to dominate by position; to guard; to overlook. 4. (vt ...
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Sway (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To influence or direct by power and authority; by persuasion, or by moral
force; to rule; to govern; to guide. ... 7. (vi) To have weight or influence. ...
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... As far as there was any Christianity in Armenia before Gregory's time, it had been
almost exclusively under Syrian influence, from Edessa and Samosata. ...
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... Many miracles also were performed by Philip, sick persons cured, and demons cast
out; and Simon fell under the influence of all these things, both of the ...
/m/magus.htm - 23k

Latin (2 Occurrences)
... The vernacular Latin had its own history and development with great influence on
the ecclesiastical terminology of the West. ...Influence du Latin sur le Grec. ...
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Impression (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication
of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence. ...
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Influence (13 Occurrences)

Acts 7:22
So Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians, and possessed great influence through his eloquence and his achievements.

Acts 8:11
His influence over them arose from their having been, for a long time, bewildered by his sorceries.

Acts 9:22
Saul, however, gained more and more influence, and as for the Jews living in Damascus, he bewildered them with his proofs that Jesus is the Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:26
For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.

1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;

1 Corinthians 12:3
For this reason I would have you understand that no one speaking under the influence of The Spirit of God ever says, "Jesus is accursed," and that no one is able to say, "Jesus is Lord," except under the influence of the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 10:15
not boasting beyond proper limits in other men's labors, but having hope that as your faith grows, we will be abundantly enlarged by you in our sphere of influence,

2 Thessalonians 2:7
For lawlessness is already at work in secret; but only until the man who is now exercising a restraining influence is removed,

2 Thessalonians 2:11
And for this reason God sends them a misleading influence that they may believe the lie;

James 5:16
Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be cured. The heartfelt supplication of a righteous man exerts a mighty influence.

2 Peter 2:18
For, while they pour out their frivolous and arrogant talk, they use earthly cravings--every kind of immorality--as a bait to entrap men who are just escaping from the influence of those who live in error.

Job 31:21
if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,
(See NIV)

Daniel 8:25
Through his policy he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and in their security shall he destroy many: he shall also stand up against the prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
(See NAS)



Influence: Evil

Influence: Evil: Eve Over Adam

Influence: Evil: Satan Over Adam and Eve

Influence: Good

Influence: Good: Ezra

Influence: Good: Hezekiah

Influence: Good: Josiah

Influence: Good: Manasseh

Influence: Good: Nehemiah

Influence: Political

Negative Influences

Positive Influence

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