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(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kneel.
5087. tithemi -- to place, lay, set
... set NASB Word Usage appointed (6), assign (2), committed (1), conceived (1), destined
(1), down* (4), falling (1), fixed (1), kept (1), kneeling* (2), knelt* (3 ...
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1119. gonu -- the knee
... Word Origin a prim. word Definition the knee NASB Word Usage down* (4), feet
(1), knee (3), kneeling* (2), knees (3), knelt* (3). knee. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3766. kara -- to bow down
... bring him low (1), brought me very low (1), couches (2), crouch (1), feeble (1),
fell (1), kneel down (2), kneeled down (1), kneeled* (1), kneeling (1), kneels ...
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1289. berak -- to kneel, bless
... Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to barak Definition to kneel, bless
NASB Word Usage blessed (4), kneeling (1). bless, kneel. ...
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Of Kneeling.
... Chapter XXIII."Of Kneeling. In the matter of kneeling also prayer is subject
to diversity of observance, through the act of some ...
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Knox in England: the Black Rubric: Exile: 1549-1554
... For example, the Prayer Book of Edward VI. at that time took for granted
kneeling as the appropriate attitude for communicants. ...
/.../lang/john knox and the reformation/chapter iv knox in england .htm

Forasmuch as There are Certain Persons who Kneel on the Lord's Day ...
... On Lord's days and at Pentecost all must pray standing and not kneeling. Hammond. ...
Paul prayed kneeling during the time between Pentecost and Easter. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xx forasmuch as there.htm

Letter ccxvii. To Amphilochius, the Canons.
... The fornicator will not be admitted to participation in the sacrament for seven
years; [2836] weeping two, hearing two, kneeling two, and standing one: in the ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxvii to amphilochius the.htm

Formalities of Prayer: Conclusion
... Moreover, one must know that kneeling is necessary when he is about to arraign his
personal sins against God with supplication for their healing and forgiveness ...
/.../origen/origen on prayer/chapter xx formalities of prayer .htm

The Hilltops --Experiences of Gladness and Glory
... be. Yet there can be prayer "without ceasing." Prayer is an act, the kneeling,
and giving voice to the desires of our hearts. Then ...
/.../quiet talks on following the christ/4 the hilltopsexperiences of gladness.htm

Devout Customs and Usages
... Kneeling."The changes of posture in the course of a service have value in relieving
weariness and in sustaining attention, but their chief significance is ...
/.../regester/the worship of the church/devout customs and usages.htm

The Sacrament of the Altar
... Amen. Then, kneeling or standing, say the creed and pray the Lord's Prayer. ... Amen.
Then, kneeling or standing, say the creed and pray the Lord's Prayer. ...
/.../luther/the small catechism of martin luther/vi the sacrament of the.htm

The Way.
... 'Good Master,' said the kneeling youth, and is interrupted by the Master:". 'Why
callest thou me good?' he returns. 'None is good save one, even God.'. ...
// sermons/the way.htm

The Leper
... "And there cometh to Him a leper, beseeching Him, and kneeling down to Him,
and saying unto Him, If Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean. ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 1 40-45 the leper.htm

Kneeling (12 Occurrences)
...Kneeling (12 Occurrences). Matthew 17:14 When they came to the multitude, a man
came to him, kneeling down to him, saying, (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV). ...
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Knee (12 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To supplicate by kneeling. Int. ... For kneeling (or prostrating one's self)
before a superior, see ATTITUDES, 2; SALUTATION. Burton Scott Easton. ...
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Kneel (10 Occurrences)
...Kneeling was less commonly an attitude of prayer among the Jews than was
standing, but references to kneeling are of course abundant. ...
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Attitudes (1 Occurrence)
... We shall call attention to just four postures: (1) standing, (2) bowing,
(3) kneeling, and (4) falling on the face or prostration. ...
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... 2. Kneeling: A substitute for prostration was kneeling, a common attitude in worship,
frequently mentioned in Old Testament and New Testament (eg 1 Kings 8:54 ...
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Knelt (20 Occurrences)
... RSV NIV). Matthew 17:14 And when they came unto the multitude, there came
to him a man, kneeling down to him, (See NIV). Matthew 20 ...
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Praying (71 Occurrences)
... Then, after kneeling down on the beach and praying, (WEY NAS). Acts 22:17 "After
my return to Jerusalem, and while praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance. ...
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Zebedee (11 Occurrences)
... Matthew 20:20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her
sons, kneeling and asking a certain thing of him. (WEB ...
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Kneeleth (1 Occurrence)

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Kneels (1 Occurrence)

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Kneeling (12 Occurrences)

Matthew 17:14
When they came to the multitude, a man came to him, kneeling down to him, saying,

Matthew 20:20
Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, kneeling and asking a certain thing of him.

Matthew 27:29
They twisted a wreath of thorny twigs and put it on His head, and they put a sceptre of cane in His right hand, and kneeling to Him they shouted in mockery, "Long live the King of the Jews!"

Mark 1:40
A leper came to him, begging him, kneeling down to him, and saying to him, "If you want to, you can make me clean."

Mark 10:17
And as he went forth into the way, a person ran up to him, and kneeling to him asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

Mark 15:19
And they were smiting him on the head with a reed, and were spitting on him, and having bent the knee, were bowing to him,
(See NAS)

Acts 7:60
And kneeling down, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep.

Acts 9:40
But Peter, putting them all out, and kneeling down, prayed. And, turning to the body, he said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes, and, seeing Peter, sat up.

Acts 21:5
When it happened that we had accomplished the days, we departed and went on our journey. They all, with wives and children, brought us on our way until we were out of the city. Kneeling down on the beach, we prayed.

1 Kings 1:31
Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did obeisance to the king, and said, "Let my lord king David live forever!"
(See NIV)

1 Kings 8:54
It was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication to Yahweh, he arose from before the altar of Yahweh, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread forth toward heaven.

Daniel 6:10
And Daniel, when he hath known that the writing is signed, hath gone up to his house, and the window being opened for him, in his upper chamber, over-against Jerusalem, three times in a day he is kneeling on his knees, and praying, and confessing before his God, because that he was doing 'it' before this.



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