Invention
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention of the art of printing.

2. (n.) That which is invented; an original contrivance or construction; a device; as, this fable was the invention of Esop; that falsehood was her own invention.

3. (n.) Thought; idea.

4. (n.) A fabrication to deceive; a fiction; a forgery; a falsehood.

5. (n.) The faculty of inventing; imaginative faculty; skill or ingenuity in contriving anything new; as, a man of invention.

6. (n.) The exercise of the imagination in selecting and treating a theme, or more commonly in contriving the arrangement of a piece, or the method of presenting its parts.

Strong's Hebrew
2810. chishshabon -- device, invention
... chishshabon. 2811 . device, invention. Transliteration: chishshabon Phonetic Spelling:
(khish-shaw-bone') Short Definition: devices. ... engine, invention. ...
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4611. maalal -- a deed, practice
... doing, endeavor, invention, work. From alal; an act (good or bad) -- doing, endeavour,
invention, work. see HEBREW alal. 4610, 4611. maalal. 4612 . ...
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4209. mezimmah -- purpose, discretion, device
... wickedly (1). wicked device, discretion, intent, witty invention, lewdness,
mischievous device, thought, wickedly. From zamam; a ...
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5949. alilah -- wantonness, a deed
... 3), acts (1), deeds (17), shameful (2). action, deed, doing, invention,
occasion, work. Or malilah {al-ee-law'}; from alal in the ...
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Library

Invention of the Lyre; Allegorizing the Appearance and Position of ...
... Chapter XLVIII."Invention of the Lyre; Allegorizing the Appearance and Position
of the Stars; Origin of the Phoenicians; The Logos Identified by Aratus with ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlviii invention of the lyre.htm

For Nothing is Effected by Fiction and Invention, by any Contrived ...
... [Way-2-93] For nothing is effected by fiction and invention, by any contrived
arts or searchings of� For nothing is effected by ...
/.../law/the way to divine knowledge/way-2-93 for nothing is effected.htm

He Imagines Also that Both the Earthquake and the Darkness were an ...
... Chapter LIX. He imagines also that both the earthquake and the darkness were
an invention� He imagines also that both the earthquake ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lix he imagines also.htm

The Greeks Claim, Without Reason, the Invention of the Arts.
... Chapter I."The Greeks Claim, Without Reason, the Invention of the Arts.
Be not, O Greeks, so very hostilely disposed towards the ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter i the greeks claim without.htm

Some Departments of Knowledge, not of Mere Human Invention, Aid us ...
... Book II. Chapter 27."Some Departments of Knowledge, Not of Mere Human Invention,
Aid Us in Interpreting Scripture. 41. But, coming ...
/.../chapter 27 some departments of knowledge.htm

That Astrology, Soothsaying, and Similar Arts are the Invention of ...
... the divine institutes. Book II. Of the Origin of Error. Chap. XVII."That Astrology,
Soothsaying, and Similar Arts are the Invention of Demons. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xvii that astrology soothsaying and.htm

Of the State Wherein Man was Created, and How the Image of God is ...
... It was a sad and doleful invention which Satan inspired at first into man's heart,
to go about to find out another happiness,"to seek how to be wise as God ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/lecture xxiii of the state.htm

Of the Mass.
... For it is but a pure invention of men, and has not been commanded by God; and every
invention of man we may [safely] discard, as Christ declares, Matt.15, 9 ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/luther/the smalcald articles/article ii of the mass.htm

After This, Celsus, Desirous of Maintaining that Providence ...
... nor engaged in the study of philosophy, should be placed in a condition of want,
in order that they might employ their understanding in the invention of the ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lxxvi after this celsus.htm

Whether Intelligence is a Power Distinct from Intellect?
... which is about a certain thing is called intention; that which remains and conforms
the soul to that which is understood is called invention, and invention ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether intelligence is a power.htm

Thesaurus
Invention (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that
which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention...
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Device (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) That which is devised, or formed by design; a contrivance; an invention;
a project; a scheme; often, a scheme to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice. ...
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Virgin (62 Occurrences)
... HISTORICAL QUESTION 1. Statement Not Dogmatic but Vital as History 2. Its Importance
to Leaders of the Early Church 3. Hypothesis of Invention Discredits the ...
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Birth (357 Occurrences)
... HISTORICAL QUESTION 1. Statement Not Dogmatic but Vital as History 2. Its Importance
to Leaders of the Early Church 3. Hypothesis of Invention Discredits the ...
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Alphabet (2 Occurrences)
... 3. Invention: The question of the invention of this alphabet differs from the question
of the origin of the written forms of the letters with which it is often ...
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Potter (14 Occurrences)
... The potter's wheel too was probably an invention of this date. ... Before the invention
of the potter's wheel the clay was shaped into vessels by hand. ...
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Pottery (11 Occurrences)
... The potter's wheel too was probably an invention of this date. ... Before the invention
of the potter's wheel the clay was shaped into vessels by hand. ...
/p/pottery.htm - 27k

Expert (59 Occurrences)
... and brass and iron, in stone and wood, in purple and blue and fair linen and red,
trained in the cutting of every sort of ornament and the invention of every ...
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Inventions (8 Occurrences)

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Design (84 Occurrences)
... 10. (n.) The invention and conduct of the subject; the disposition of every part,
and the general order of the whole. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Concordance
Invention (4 Occurrences)

2 Chronicles 2:14
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, whose father was a man of Tyre, an expert worker in gold and silver and brass and iron, in stone and wood, in purple and blue and fair linen and red, trained in the cutting of every sort of ornament and the invention of every sort of design; let him be given a place among your expert workmen and those of my lord, your father David.
(BBE)

2 Chronicles 26:15
And in Jerusalem he made machines, the invention of expert men, to be placed on the towers and angles of the walls for sending arrows and great stones. And his name was honoured far and wide; for he was greatly helped till he was strong.
(BBE YLT)

Psalms 10:2
The evil-doer in his pride is cruel to the poor; let him be taken by the tricks of his invention.
(BBE)

Ezekiel 13:2
Son of man, be a prophet against the prophets of Israel, and say to those prophets whose words are the invention of their hearts, Give ear to the word of the Lord;
(BBE)

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Invention

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