Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of a town, of a country; the limits of human knowledge or endeavor.
2. (n.) The space or thing defined by limits.
3. (v. t.) That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.
4. (n.) A restriction; a check; a curb; a hindrance.
5. (n.) A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic; a differentia.
6. (n.) A determinate quantity, to which a variable one continually approaches, and may differ from it by less than any given difference, but to which, under the law of variation, the variable can never become exactly equivalent.
7. (v. t.) To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate, circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to limit one's ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of a word.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaLIMIT
lim'-it (gebhul, "bound"): Occurs once in Ezekiel 43:12 ("limit" of holy mountain). "Limited" (Psalm 78:41) and "limiteth" (horizo, Hebrews 4:7) are changed in the Revised Version (British and American) to "provoked" (the margin retains "limited") and "defineth" respectively.
Greek4009. peras -- a limit
... a limit. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: peras Phonetic Spelling:
(per'-as) Short Definition: a boundary, limit, an end Definition: (a) a boundary ...
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3734. horothesia -- a setting of boundaries
3724. horizo -- to mark off by boundaries, to determine
310. anaboao -- to cry out
1298. diatarasso -- to agitate greatly
4051. perisseuma -- superfluity
4053. perissos -- abundant
5039. tekmerion -- a sure sign
5056. telos -- an end, a toll
873. aphorizo -- to mark off by boundaries from, ie set apart
Strong's Hebrew1366. gebul -- border, boundary, territory
... border, bound, coast, great, landmark, limit, quarter, space. ... The territory inclosed --
border, bound, coast, X great, landmark, limit, quarter, space. ...
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4693. Matsor -- a country Southwest of the Red Sea
7093. qets -- end
1639. gara -- to diminish, restrain, withdraw
5592. caph -- a basin, goblet
4557. mispar -- number, tally
7097b. qetseh -- an end
8379. taavah -- a boundary
5331. netsach -- eminence, enduring, everlastingness, perpetuity
2707. chaqah -- to cut in, carve
The Limit of Forgiveness.
What is the Usual Limit Both of Abstinence and of Partaking Food.
How the Incarnation did not Limit the Ubiquity of the Word, nor ...
Argument. --But There was a Limit to the Use of These Shadows or ...
But it is not Enough that You Limit the Gods by Forms...
Creatures that are Able to Dart their Thoughts into all Spaces Can ...
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Of those to Whose Wrath Even the Going Down of the Sun Sets no ...
How, Even if a Large Sum of Money is Amassed by the Labour of Each ...
We are Drawing Near the End, and to the Highest Conclusions of ...
ThesaurusLimit (115 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound,
border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of a town, of a ...
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Ending (22 Occurrences)
Farthest (33 Occurrences)
Zedad (3 Occurrences)
Unwalled (39 Occurrences)
Inlet (4 Occurrences)
Terminate (1 Occurrence)
Manasseh's (9 Occurrences)
Boundary (83 Occurrences)
Day's (19 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceLimit (115 Occurrences)
John 3:34 For He whom God has sent speaks God's words; for God does not give the Spirit with limitations."
2 Corinthians 10:13 But we will not boast beyond proper limits, but within the boundaries with which God appointed to us, which reach even to you.
2 Corinthians 10:15 not boasting beyond proper limits in other men's labors, but having hope that as your faith grows, we will be abundantly enlarged by you in our sphere of influence,
1 Thessalonians 2:16 forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved; to fill up their sins always. But wrath has come on them to the uttermost.
Hebrews 4:7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Genesis 49:26 Thy father's blessings have been mighty Above the blessings of my progenitors, Unto the limit of the heights age-during They are for the head of Joseph, And for the crown of the one Separate 'from' his brethren.
Numbers 22:36 And when Balak heard that Balaam had come, he went out to meet him to a city of Moab, which is in the border of Arnon, which is in the utmost limit.
Numbers 34:3 Then your south quarter will be from the waste land of Zin by the side of Edom, and your limit on the south will be from the east end of the Salt Sea,
Numbers 34:6 And for your limit on the west you will have the Great Sea and its edge: this will be your limit on the west.
Numbers 34:7 And your limit on the north will be the line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor:
Numbers 34:9 And the limit will go on to Ziphron, with its farthest point at Hazar-enan: this will be your limit on the north.
Numbers 34:10 And on the east, your limit will be marked out from Hazar-enan to Shepham,
Numbers 34:11 And the limit shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall reach to the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward:
Deuteronomy 2:18 You are about to go by Ar, the limit of the country of Moab;
Deuteronomy 3:17 As well as the Arabah, with the river Jordan as their limit, from Chinnereth to the Salt Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah to the east.
Deuteronomy 11:24 Every place where you put your foot will be yours: from the waste land and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates as far as the Great Sea, will be the limits of your land.
Deuteronomy 12:20 When the Lord your God makes wide the limit of your land, as he has said, and you say, I will take flesh for my food, because you have a desire for it; then you may take whatever flesh you have a desire for.
Joshua 13:4 On the south: all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah which is the property of the Zidonians, to Aphek, as far as the limit of the Amorites:
Joshua 13:16 Their limit was from Aroer, on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, and the town in the middle of the valley, and all the table-land by Medeba;
Joshua 13:23 And the limit of the children of Reuben was the edge of Jordan. This was the heritage of the children of Reuben by their families, with its towns and its unwalled places.
Joshua 13:25 And their limit was Jazer, and all the towns of Gilead, and half the land of the children of Ammon, to Aroer before Rabbah;
Joshua 13:27 And in the valley, Beth-haram, and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon, king of Heshbon, having Jordan for its limit, to the end of the sea of Chinnereth on the east side of Jordan.
Joshua 13:30 And their limit was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og, king of Bashan, and all Havvoth-Jair, in Bashan, sixty towns;
Joshua 15:2 Their south limit was from the farthest part of the Salt Sea, from the inlet looking to the south:
Joshua 15:4 Then on to Azmon, ending at the stream of Egypt: and the end of the limit is at the sea; this will be your limit on the south.
Joshua 15:5 And the east limit is the Salt Sea as far as the end of Jordan. And the limit of the north part of the land is from the inlet of the sea at the end of Jordan:
Joshua 15:9 And the limit is marked out from the top of the mountain to the fountain of the waters of Nephtoah, and out to the towns of Mount Ephron, as far as Baalah (which is Kiriath-jearim):
Joshua 15:12 And the limit on the west is the edge of the Great Sea. This is the line going round the land marked out for the children of Judah, by their families.
Joshua 15:47 Ashdod, with her daughter-towns and her unwalled places; Gaza, with her daughter-towns and her unwalled places, to the stream of Egypt, with the Great Sea as a limit.
Joshua 16:1 And the limit of the land marked out for the children of Joseph went out from Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, in the waste land, going up from Jericho through the hill-country to Beth-el;
Joshua 16:2 And it goes out from Beth-el to Luz, and on as far as the limit of the Archites to Ataroth;
Joshua 16:3 And it goes down to the west to the limit of the Japhletites, to the limit of Beth-horon the lower, as far as Gezer; ending at the sea.
Joshua 16:5 And the limit of the land of the children of Ephraim by their families was marked out in this way: the limit of their heritage to the east was Ataroth-addar, to Beth-horon the higher;
Joshua 17:7 And the limit of Manasseh's land was from Asher to Michmethath, which is before Shechem; the line goes on to the right hand, to the people of En-tappuah.
Joshua 17:9 And the limit goes down to the stream Kanah, to the south of the stream: these towns were Ephraim's among the towns of Manasseh; Manasseh's limit was on the north side of the stream, ending at the sea:
Joshua 17:10 To the south it is Ephraim's, and to the north it is Manasseh's, and the sea is his limit; and they are touching Asher on the north, and Issachar on the east.
Joshua 18:5 And let them make division of it into seven parts: let Judah keep inside his limit on the south, and let the children of Joseph keep inside their limit on the north.
Joshua 18:11 And the first heritage came out for the tribe of Benjamin by their families: and the limit of their heritage went between the children of Judah and the children of Joseph.
Joshua 18:12 And their limit on the north was from the Jordan, and the line goes up to the side of Jericho on the north and through the hill-country to the west, ending at the waste land of Beth-aven.
Joshua 18:14 And the limit is marked as coming round to the south on the west side from the mountain which is south of Beth-horon, and ending at Kiriath-baal (which is Kiriath-jearim), a town of the children of Judah: this is the west part.
Joshua 18:20 And the limit of the east part is the Jordan. This is the heritage of the children of Benjamin, marked out for their families by these limits on all sides.
Joshua 19:10 And the third heritage came out for Zebulun by their families; the limit of their heritage was as far as Sarid;
Joshua 19:11 And their limit goes up to the west to Maralah, stretching to Dabbesheth, and to the stream in front of Jokneam;
Joshua 19:12 Then turning east from Sarid to the limit of Chisloth-tabor, it goes out to Daberath, and up to Japhia;
Joshua 19:18 And their limit was to Jezreel and Chesulloth and Shunem
Joshua 19:22 And their limit goes as far as Tabor and Shahazimah and Beth-shemesh, ending at Jordan; sixteen towns with their unwalled places.
Joshua 19:25 And their limit was Helkath and Hali and Beten and Achshaph
Joshua 19:29 And the limit goes round to Ramah and the walled town of Tyre and Hosah, ending at the sea by Heleb and Achzib;
Joshua 19:33 And their limit was from Heleph, from the oak-tree in Zaanannim, and Adami-hannekeb and Jabneel, as far as Lakkum, ending at Jordan;
Joshua 19:34 And turning west to Aznoth-tabor, the limit goes out from there to Hukkok, stretching to Zebulun on the south, and Asher on the west, and Judah at Jordan on the east.
Joshua 19:41 And the limit of their heritage was Zorah and Eshtaol and Ir-shemesh
Joshua 19:47 (But the limit of the children of Dan was not wide enough for them; so the children of Dan went up and made war on Leshem and took it, putting it to the sword without mercy, and they took it for their heritage and made a place for themselves there, giving it the name of Leshem-dan, after the name of their father, Dan.)
Judges 1:18 Then Judah took Gaza and its limit, and Ashkelon and its limit, and Ekron and its limit.
Judges 1:36 And the limit of the Edomites went from the slope of Akrabbim from Sela and up.
Judges 11:18 Then he went on through the waste land and round the land of Edom and the land of Moab, and came by the east side of the land of Moab, and put up their tents on the other side of the Arnon; they did not come inside the limit of Moab, for the Arnon was the limit of Moab.
Judges 11:22 All the limit of the Amorites was theirs, from the Arnon as far as the Jabbok and from the waste land even to Jordan.
1 Samuel 14:6 And Jonathan said to his young servant who had his arms, Come, let us go over to the armies of these men who have no circumcision: it may be that the Lord will give us help, for there is no limit to his power; the Lord is able to give salvation by a great army or by a small band.
1 Chronicles 22:16 of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and Yahweh be with you.
2 Chronicles 9:26 And he was ruler over all the kings from the River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the limit of Egypt.
2 Chronicles 26:8 The Ammonites gave offerings to Uzziah: and news of him went out as far as the limit of Egypt; for he became very great in power.
Ezra 7:22 to one hundred talents of silver, and to one hundred measures of wheat, and to one hundred baths of wine, and to one hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.
Job 11:7 "Can you fathom the mystery of God? Or can you probe the limits of the Almighty?
Job 13:27 And you put chains on my feet, watching all my ways, and making a limit for my steps;
Job 14:5 If his days are ordered, and you have knowledge of the number of his months, having given him a fixed limit past which he may not go;
Job 14:13 O that in Sheol Thou wouldst conceal me, Hide me till the turning of Thine anger, Set for me a limit, and remember me.
Job 15:8 Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?
Job 16:3 Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?
Job 26:10 By him a circle is marked out on the face of the waters, to the limits of the light and the dark.
Job 28:3 Man puts an end to the dark, searching out to the farthest limit the stones of the deep places of the dark.
Job 28:26 In His making for the rain a limit, And a way for the brightness of the voices,
Job 34:36 I wish that Job were tried to the end, because of his answering like wicked men.
Job 38:10 Ordering a fixed limit for it, with locks and doors;
Job 38:20 So that you might take it to its limit, guiding it to its house?
Psalms 104:9 You made a limit over which they might not go, so that the earth would never again be covered by them.
Psalms 119:96 I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commands are boundless.
Psalms 147:5 Great is our Lord, and great his power; there is no limit to his wisdom.
Proverbs 8:29 When he put a limit to the sea, so that the waters might not go against his word: when he put in position the bases of the earth:
Isaiah 5:14 For this cause the underworld has made wide its throat, opening its mouth without limit: and her glory, and the noise of her masses, and her loud-voiced feasters, will go down into it.
Isaiah 54:2 Make wide the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your house be stretched out without limit: make your cords long, and your tent-pins strong.
Jeremiah 5:22 Have you no fear of me? says the Lord; will you not be shaking with fear before me, who have put the sand as a limit for the sea, by an eternal order, so that it may not go past it? and though it is ever in motion, it is not able to have its way; though the sound of its waves is loud, they are not able to go past it.
Jeremiah 5:28 They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights.
Lamentations 3:22 It is through the Lord's love that we have not come to destruction, because his mercies have no limit.
Ezekiel 11:11 This town will not be your cooking-pot, and you will not be the flesh inside it; I will be your judge at the limit of the land of Israel;
Ezekiel 43:12 This is the law of the house: on the top of the mountain the whole limit around it shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.
Ezekiel 45:7 And for the ruler there is to be a part on one side and on the other side of the holy offering and of the property of the town, in front of the holy offering and in front of the property of the town on the west of it and on the east: measured in the same line as one of the parts of the land, from its limit on the west to its limit on the east of the land.
Ezekiel 47:15 And this is to be the limit of the land: on the north side, from the Great Sea, in the direction of Hethlon, as far as the way into Hamath;
Ezekiel 47:16 To Zedad, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the limit of Damascus and the limit of Hazar-hatticon, which is on the limit of Hauran.
Ezekiel 47:17 And this is the limit from the sea in the direction of Hazar-enon; and the limit of Damascus is to the north, and on the north is the limit of Hamath. This is the north side.
Ezekiel 47:18 And the east side will be from Hazar-enon, which is between Hauran and Damascus; and between Gilead and the land of Israel the Jordan will be the limit, to the east sea, to Tamar. This is the east side.
Ezekiel 47:20 And the west side will be the Great Sea, from the limit on the south to a point opposite the way into Hamath. This is the west side.
Ezekiel 48:1 Now these are the names of the tribes: from the north end, from the west on the way of Hethlon to the way into Hamath, in the direction of Hazar-enon, with the limit of Damascus to the north, by Hamath; and on the limit from the east side to the west side: Dan, one part.
Ezekiel 48:2 And on the limit of Dan, from the east side to the west side: Asher, one part.
Ezekiel 48:3 And on the limit of Asher, from the east side to the west side: Naphtali, one part.
Ezekiel 48:4 And on the limit of Naphtali, from the east side to the west side: Manasseh, one part.
Ezekiel 48:5 And on the limit of Manasseh, from the east side to the west side: Ephraim, one part.
Ezekiel 48:6 And on the limit of Ephraim, from the east side to the west side: Reuben, one part.
Ezekiel 48:7 And on the limit of Reuben, from the east side to the west side: Judah, one part.
Ezekiel 48:8 And on the limit of Judah, from the east side to the west side, will be the offering which you are to make, twenty-five thousand wide, and as long as one of the parts, from the east side to the west side: and the holy place will be in the middle of it.
Ezekiel 48:12 Even for them will be the offering from the offering of the land, a thing most holy, on the limit of the land given to the Levites.
Ezekiel 48:13 And the Levites are to have a part of the land equal to the limit of the priests', twenty-five thousand long and ten thousand wide, all of it together to be twenty-five thousand long and twenty thousand wide.
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