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1. (n.) A single occurrence or example.

2. (n.) The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.

3. (n.) That which is instant or urgent; motive.

4. (n.) That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.

5. (n.) A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.

6. (v. t.) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.

7. (v. i.) To give an example.

5179. tupos -- typically
... scar; by analogy, a shape, ie A statue, (figuratively) style or resemblance; specially,
a sampler ("type"), ie A model (for imitation) or instance (for warning ...
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993. Boanerges -- Boanerges, an epithet applied to the two sons of ...
... It seems to have been intended as a title of honor, though not perpetuated like
the surname Peter (this being the only instance of its occurrence ...
// - 8k

1345. dikaioma -- an ordinance, a sentence of acquittal or ...
... pronounced (by God) to be righteous (just, the right); or the restoration of a criminal,
a fresh chance given him; a righteous deed, an instance of perfect ...
// - 8k

Strong's Hebrew
4489. moneh -- a counted number, time
... time. From manah; properly, something weighed out, ie (figuratively) a portion of
time, ie An instance -- time. see HEBREW manah. 4488, 4489. moneh. 4490 . ...
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Naomi is an Instance of a Widow Receiving Back from Her Daughter ...
... Concerning Widows. Chapter VI. Naomi is an instance of a widow receiving
back from her daughter-in-law the fruits of? Naomi is ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter vi naomi is an.htm

The Other Instance of Delusion from Book Learning, Relates to Mr. ...
... Address 84: The other instance of delusion from book learning, relates
to Mr.? The other instance of delusion from book learning ...
/.../address 84 0 0 the other instance.htm

An Instance of Chastity which Teaches us that all Men Should not ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter VII. An instance of chastity which
teaches us that all men should not be emulous of all things. ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter vii an instance of.htm

He Then Shows, from the Instance of Adam and Abel, and Other ...
... Section 3. He then shows, from the instance of Adam and Abel, and other examples,
the absence of alienation of essence in the case of the "generate" and ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 3 he then shows.htm

The Instance of King Uzziah who was Overcome by the Taint of the ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter XI. The instance of King Uzziah who was overcome by
the taint of the same malady. Of Uzziah, the ancestor of ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xi the instance of.htm

After the Instance Borrowed from the Mithraic Mysteries, Celsus ...
... Chapter XXIV. After the instance borrowed from the Mithraic mysteries,
Celsus declares that he who would investigate? After the ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxiv after the instance.htm

An Instance of Brother Juniper's Great Power against the Devil
/.../the little flowers of st francis of assisi/chapter ii an instance of.htm

The Instance of Joash, King of Judah, Showing what was the ...
... Chapter XXI. The instance of Joash, King of Judah, showing what was the consequence
of his pride. Some such thing we read of in the book of Chronicles. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxi the instance of.htm

An Instance of a Lukewarm Monk Caught in the Snares of ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter XII. An instance of a lukewarm monk caught in the
snares of covetousness. I know of one, who thinks himself ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xii an instance of.htm

The Most Eminent Instance of Predestination is Christ Jesus.
... A Treatise on the gift of perseverance, Chapter 67."The Most Eminent
Instance of Predestination is Christ Jesus. But there is ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 67 the most eminent instance.htm

Instance (9 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance
a fact. 7. (vi) To give an example. ...Instance (9 Occurrences). ...
/i/instance.htm - 9k

Ordinance (89 Occurrences)
... Version (British and American) generally retains "ordinance," but sometimes substitutes
"statute" (eg Exodus 18:20 Psalm 99:7). In one instance the Revised ...
/o/ordinance.htm - 40k

Example (54 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) An instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept, especially a
problem to be solved, or a case to be determined, as an exercise in the ...
/e/example.htm - 26k

Bondmaid (18 Occurrences)
... The first instance is that of Hebrew girl who has by birth, purchase or otherwise
come into temporary slavery. The word here is shiphchah. ...
/b/bondmaid.htm - 13k

Genealogy (29 Occurrences)
... and a study of the effect of naive and exaggerated patriotism dealing with the supposed
facts of national life, or else, in the extreme instance, a highly ...
/g/genealogy.htm - 70k

... For instance the word in Ignatius, Philadelphians, ix.2, means the Incarnation.
Or the Incarnation is called the first Parousia, as in Justin, Trypho, xiv. ...
/p/parousia.htm - 36k

Crimes (22 Occurrences)
... The crime of sexual relation of persons within the degrees of relationship forbidden
by the Levitical law, as for instance, that of Lot's daughters with their ...
/c/crimes.htm - 44k

Proverb (24 Occurrences)
... in answer to the insolent demands of Benhadad, "Let not him that girdeth on his
harness boast himself as he that putteth it off," is a well known instance of a ...
/p/proverb.htm - 29k

Crime (45 Occurrences)
... The crime of sexual relation of persons within the degrees of relationship forbidden
by the Levitical law, as for instance, that of Lot's daughters with their ...
/c/crime.htm - 51k

Liver (16 Occurrences)
... The first recorded instance of divination (qv) is that of the teraphim of Laban.
By the teraphim the LXX. ... The prophet Ezekiel gives us a Biblical instance. ...
/l/liver.htm - 16k

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Instance (9 Occurrences)

Acts 19:12
Towels or aprons, for instance, which Paul had handled used to be carried to the sick, and they recovered from their ailments, or the evil spirits left them.

Acts 24:3
in every instance and in every place we accept them with profound gratitude.

Romans 3:7
If, for instance, a falsehood of mine has made God's truthfulness more conspicuous, redounding to His glory, why am I judged all the same as a sinner?

Romans 7:2
A wife, for instance, whose husband is living is bound to him by the Law; but if her husband dies the law that bound her to him has now no hold over her.

Romans 7:7
What follows? Is the Law itself a sinful thing? No, indeed; on the contrary, unless I had been taught by the Law, I should have known nothing of sin as sin. For instance, I should not have known what covetousness is, if the Law had not repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not covet."

1 Corinthians 14:7
Even inanimate things--flutes or harps, for instance--when yielding a sound, if they make no distinction in the notes, how shall the tune which is played on the flute or the harp be known?

Hebrews 7:6
But, in this instance, one who does not trace his origin from them takes tithes from Abraham, and pronounces a blessing on him to whom the promises belong.

1 Peter 3:6
Thus, for instance, Sarah obeyed Abraham, acknowledging his authority over her. And you have become Sarah's children if you do what is right and permit nothing whatever to terrify you.

Esther 5:11
And he gave them an account of the glories of his wealth, and the number of children he had, and the ways in which he had been honoured by the king, and how he had put him over the captains and servants of the king.
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