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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.

2. (n.) Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or scorpion.

3. (n.) Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the word is often loosely applied to various small invertebrates.

4. (n.) Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.

5. (a.) of or pertaining to an insect or insects.

6. (a.) Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.

2847. kokkinos -- scarlet
... scarlet, crimson. From kokkos (from the kernel-shape of the insect); crimson-colored --
scarlet (colour, coloured). see GREEK kokkos. (kokkinen) -- 1 Occurrence ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6550. parosh -- a flea
... flea. Probably from para' and ash; a flea (as the isolated insect) -- flea. see
HEBREW para'. see HEBREW ash. 6549, 6550. parosh. 6551 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/6550.htm - 6k

8144. shani -- scarlet
... crimson, scarlet thread. Of uncertain derivation; crimson, properly, the insect
or its color, also stuff dyed with it -- crimson, scarlet (thread). ...
/hebrew/8144.htm - 6k

2728. chargol -- (a kind of) locust
... beetle. From charag; the leaping insect, ie A locust -- beetle. see HEBREW
charag. 2727, 2728. chargol. 2729 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/2728.htm - 6k


The Glory of the Trinity
... In God, in the ever blessed Trinity"Father, Son, and Holy Ghost"we, and not we only,
but every living thing"each flower, each insect"lives, and moves ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xvi the glory of.htm

... The marvellous insect-life beneath its shadow excites in it no wonder. ... To
stream and insect and bird it is insensible, torpid, dead. ...
// law in the spiritual world/death.htm

Preaching the Gospel, Healing the Sick
... The well-favoured Goat, aged five years, wears a brilliant yellow cotton jacket,
on which are sketched in bold brush work every species of venomous insect. ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xxii preaching the gospel.htm

Translation from the Greek.
... an orderly manner, as in the spider is formed the phantasy of weaving; and the attempt
to weave follows, the nature of its phantasy inciting the insect in an ...
/.../origen/origen de principiis/translation from the greek.htm

The Principle of Life in the Creature.
... An insect and a star, the mildew on the wall and the cedar on Lebanon, a common
laborer and a man like Augustine, are all the creatures of God; yet how ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/v the principle of life.htm

A Cultivated Conservative Friend of Mine once Exhibited Great ...
... It is typical of our time that it has to look for its god through a microscope;
and our time has marked a definite adoration of the insect. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 42 a cultivated conservative.htm

The Disciple, -- Master, in These Days Some Learned Men and their ...
... him to descend. Worse still, the tree on which he sat had been eaten away
at the roots by an insect and it was ready to fall. In a ...
/.../ the masters feet/section ii the disciple 2.htm

... I am shut up in a hermitage; but an insect drops from its leaf, and I see in that
insect, life which God preserves and sustains; yea, shut me out from the ...
/.../ sermons volume 2 1856/omniscience.htm

The Future State a Self-Conscious State.
... Like that insect in our gardens which spins a slender thread by which to guide itself
in its meanderings, and which when the clew is cut thrusts out its head ...
/.../shedd/sermons to the natural man/the future state a self-conscious 2.htm

A Letter from a West Indian Cottage Ornee
... or moths, containing many chrysalids each. Meanwhile, dismiss from your
mind the stories of insect plagues. If good care is taken ...
// last/chapter v a letter from.htm

Insect (6 Occurrences)
... 5. (a.) of or pertaining to an insect or insects. 6. (a.) Like an insect; small;
mean; ephemeral. Multi-Version Concordance Insect (6 Occurrences). ...
/i/insect.htm - 8k

Worm (22 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Any annelid. 5. (n.) An insect larva. ... (tola`ath shani (Exodus 25:4, etc.)):
Cermes vermilio, a scale insect from which a red dye is obtained. ...
/w/worm.htm - 21k

Moth (10 Occurrences)
... Allusion is thus made to the destruction of clothing by the larvae of the
clothes-moth. This is the only lepidopterous insect referred to in Scripture. ...
/m/moth.htm - 13k

... In none of the cases here considered are worms, properly so called, denoted, but
various insect larvae which are commonly called "worms," eg "silkworm," "apple ...
/s/scarlet-worm.htm - 11k

... In none of the cases here considered are worms, properly so called, denoted, but
various insect larvae which are commonly called "worms," eg "silkworm," "apple ...
/s/scarletworm.htm - 11k

Insects (17 Occurrences)
... In the list of 23 names given above honey and bee refer to one insect, as do crimson
and scarlet. Sandfly has no place if "lice" be retained in Exodus 8:16. ...
/i/insects.htm - 14k

Locust (25 Occurrences)
... The name also occurs in Revelation 9:3, 7, in allusion to this Oriental devastating
insect. Locusts belong to the class of Orthoptera, ie, straight-winged. ...
/l/locust.htm - 34k

Virgin (62 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there
has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect. ...
/v/virgin.htm - 64k

Grasshopper (12 Occurrences)
... This insect is not unknown in Palestine. ... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) Any jumping,
orthopterous insect, of the families Acrididae and Locustidae. ...
/g/grasshopper.htm - 12k

Grub (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To supply with food. 5. (n.) The larva of an insect, especially of a beetle; --
called also grubworm. 6. (n.) A short, thick man; a dwarf. ...
/g/grub.htm - 7k

Insect (6 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 24:14
After whom has the king of Israel come out? for whom are you searching? for a dead dog, an insect.

Job 4:19
How much more those living in houses of earth, whose bases are in the dust! They are crushed more quickly than an insect;

Job 25:6
How much less man who is an insect, and the son of man who is a worm!

Isaiah 51:8
For like a coat they will be food for the insect, the worm will make a meal of them like wool: but my righteousness will be for ever, and my salvation to all generations.

Jeremiah 46:20
Egypt is a fair young cow; but a biting insect has come on her out of the north.

Hosea 5:12
And so to Ephraim I am like a wasting insect, and a destruction to the children of Judah.



Related Terms

Worm (22 Occurrences)

Moth (10 Occurrences)



Insects (17 Occurrences)

Locust (25 Occurrences)

Virgin (62 Occurrences)

Grasshopper (12 Occurrences)

Grub (2 Occurrences)

Walker (1 Occurrence)

Flea (2 Occurrences)

Fly (33 Occurrences)

Trunk (3 Occurrences)

Bat (2 Occurrences)

Ant (1 Occurrence)

Scarlet (54 Occurrences)


Dye (1 Occurrence)

Plagues (28 Occurrences)

Katydid (1 Occurrence)

Least (76 Occurrences)

Grain (413 Occurrences)

Gadfly (1 Occurrence)

Wax (32 Occurrences)

Wing (18 Occurrences)

Inscrutable (2 Occurrences)

Imitate (13 Occurrences)

Tarsus (5 Occurrences)

Thigh (38 Occurrences)

Turn (963 Occurrences)

Tongue (160 Occurrences)

Roller (2 Occurrences)

Mole (2 Occurrences)

Palmerworm (2 Occurrences)

Plague (142 Occurrences)

Palmer-worm (2 Occurrences)

Biting (12 Occurrences)

Bee (1 Occurrence)

Beetle (7 Occurrences)

Boil (29 Occurrences)


Chameleon (1 Occurrence)

Caterpillar (6 Occurrences)

Camel (13 Occurrences)

Cricket (2 Occurrences)

Cast (640 Occurrences)

Crawl (5 Occurrences)

Corselet (2 Occurrences)

Chirp (3 Occurrences)

Cocoon (1 Occurrence)

Apples (11 Occurrences)

Stalk (7 Occurrences)

Song (207 Occurrences)


Sodom (49 Occurrences)

Scale (38 Occurrences)

Sheath (11 Occurrences)

Silk (4 Occurrences)

Horn (108 Occurrences)

Light (2869 Occurrences)

Type (12 Occurrences)

Manna (19 Occurrences)

Cow (32 Occurrences)

Searching (111 Occurrences)

Wasting (57 Occurrences)

Bases (80 Occurrences)

Coat (54 Occurrences)

Devour (118 Occurrences)

Deliverance (86 Occurrences)

Egypt (596 Occurrences)

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