Lick
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To draw or pass the tongue over; as, a dog licks his master's hand.

2. (v. t.) To lap; to take in with the tongue; as, a dog or cat licks milk.

3. (n.) A stroke of the tongue in licking.

4. (n.) A quick and careless application of anything, as if by a stroke of the tongue, or of something which acts like a tongue; as, to put on colors with a lick of the brush. Also, a small quantity of any substance so applied.

5. (n.) A place where salt is found on the surface of the earth, to which wild animals resort to lick it up; -- often, but not always, near salt springs.

6. (v. t.) To strike with repeated blows for punishment; to flog; to whip or conquer, as in a pugilistic encounter.

7. (n.) A slap; a quick stroke.

Greek
621. apoleicho -- lick.
... 620, 621. apoleicho. 622 . lick. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
apoleicho Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol-i'-kho) Short Definition ...
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1952b. epileicho -- to lick over
... 1952a, 1952b. epileicho. 1953 . to lick over. Transliteration: epileicho
Short Definition: licking. Word Origin from epi and leicho ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3897. lachak -- to lick
... to lick. Transliteration: lachak Phonetic Spelling: (law-khak') Short Definition:
lick. ... root Definition to lick NASB Word Usage lick (4), licked (1), licks (1). ...
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3952. laqaq -- to lap, lick
... 3951, 3952. laqaq. 3953 . to lap, lick. Transliteration: laqaq Phonetic Spelling:
(law-kak') Short Definition: lapped. Word Origin a prim. ... lap, lick. ...
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3857. lahat -- to blaze up, flame
... burn up, set on fire, flaming, kindle. A primitive root; properly, to lick, ie
(by implication) to blaze -- burn (up), set on fire, flaming, kindle. ...
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3960. lashan -- to use the tongue, slander
... accuse, slander. A primitive root; properly, to lick; but used only as a denominative
from lashown; to wag the tongue, ie To calumniate -- accuse, slander. ...
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3218. yeleq -- (a kind of) locust
... cankerworm, caterpillar. From an unused root meaning to lick up; a devourer;
specifically, the young locust -- cankerworm, caterpillar. 3217, 3218. ...
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Library

Of the End of this Age.
... But the fire shall not touch the just, but shall by all means lick them up. ... The meaning
is: lick up them (the wicked) who have persecuted them. Daniel 3:22.]. ...
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Nor Does Ps. Lxxii. Apply to Solomon, Whose Faults Christians ...
... unto the ends of the earth. Ethiopians shall fall down before Him, and
His enemies shall lick the dust. The kings of Tarshish and ...
/.../chapter xxxiv nor does ps lxxii.htm

That the Foundation and Strength of Hope and Faith is Fear.
... Their ears shall be deafened, and they shall lick the dust as do serpents.
Dragging the earth, they shall be disturbed, and they ...
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The Tests of Love to God
... They who love God cannot be contented with having ordinances, unless they may enjoy
God in them; that were to lick the glass, and not the honey. ...
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Further Examples from the Old Testament in Favour of Fasting.
... In the place where dogs had licked up the blood of Naboth, thine also shall they
lick up,""he "abandoned himself, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted ...
/.../chapter vii further examples from the.htm

The Demons Allure Men to the Worship of Images.
... They who draw men to idols, then, are the aforesaid demons, who are eager for the
blood of the sacrifices, and lick them; but the gods that please the multitude ...
/.../athenagoras/a plea for the christians/chapter xxvi the demons allure men.htm

The Charge of Infanticide Retorted on the Heathen.
... men alive? Is it, forsooth, only a trifle to lick up human blood, when you
draw out [696] the blood which was destined to live? Is ...
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Elijah
... and thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the Lord, In the place where dogs
licked the blood of Naboth, shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xix elijah.htm

Argument: the Religion of the Christians is Foolish, Inasmuch as ...
... with dark and secret wounds. Thirstily"O horror!"they lick up its blood;
eagerly they divide its limbs. By this victim they ...
/.../felix/the octavius of minucius felix/chapter ix argument the religion of.htm

The Witness of Balaam to Israel
... And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this multitude lick up all that
is round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/ii the witness of balaam.htm

Thesaurus
Lick (8 Occurrences)
... quick and careless application of anything, as if by a stroke of the tongue, or
of something which acts like a tongue; as, to put on colors with a lick of the ...
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Licked (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Lick. Multi-Version Concordance
Licked (4 Occurrences). Luke 16:21 and desiring to be fed ...
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Dust (182 Occurrences)
... To "lick the dust" is a sign of abject submission (Psalm 72:9); and to throw dust
at one is a sign of abhorrence (2 Samuel 16:13; Comp. Acts 22:23). ...
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Licentiousness (10 Occurrences)

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Queens (4 Occurrences)
... 49:23 Kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers:
they shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust ...
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Zippor (7 Occurrences)
... Numbers 22:4 Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up
all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the ...
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Naboth's (5 Occurrences)
... and thou shalt speak unto him, saying: Thus saith the LORD: In the place where dogs
licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.' (See NIV ...
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Nomads (3 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Psalms 72:9 Those who dwell in the wilderness shall bow before
him. His enemies shall lick the dust. (See NAS). Jeremiah ...
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Nurses (2 Occurrences)
... 49:23 And kings shall be thy foster-fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers;
they shall bow down to thee with their face to the earth, and lick the dust ...
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Nay (92 Occurrences)
... on the floor from the rich man's table. Nay, the dogs, too, used to come and
lick his sores. (WEY). Luke 16:30 And he said, Nay, father ...
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Concordance
Lick (8 Occurrences)

Luke 16:21
and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:4
Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 21:19
You shall speak to him, saying,'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying,'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 22:38
They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 72:9
Those who dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him. His enemies shall lick the dust.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 5:24
For this cause, as the waste of the grain is burned up by tongues of fire, and as the dry grass goes down before the flame, so their root will be like the dry stems of grain, and their flower will go up in dust: because they have gone against the law of the Lord of armies, and have given no honour to the word of the Holy One of Israel.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 49:23
Kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers: they shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust of your feet; and you shall know that I am Yahweh; and those who wait for me shall not be disappointed."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Micah 7:17
They will lick the dust like a serpent. Like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their dens. They will come with fear to Yahweh our God, and will be afraid because of you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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Lick

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Dwellers (12 Occurrences)

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Mothers (27 Occurrences)

Meal (288 Occurrences)

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Possessions (84 Occurrences)

Holes (36 Occurrences)

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Grass (92 Occurrences)

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Dread (69 Occurrences)

Fearful (73 Occurrences)

Trembling (72 Occurrences)

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Tremble (92 Occurrences)

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