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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) See the bird.

2. (n.) A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.

3. (n.) That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock.

4. (v. i.) To appear above the surface either of sea or land, or to appear enlarged, or distorted and indistinct, as a distant object, a ship at sea, or a mountain, esp. from atmospheric influences; as, the ship looms large; the land looms high.

5. (v. i.) To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense.

6. (n.) The state of looming; esp., an unnatural and indistinct appearance of elevation or enlargement of anything, as of land or of a ship, seen by one at sea.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia



Strong's Hebrew
708. ereg -- a loom
... 707, 708. ereg. 709 . a loom. Transliteration: ereg Phonetic Spelling:
(eh'-reg) Short Definition: loom. Word Origin from arag Definition ...
/hebrew/708.htm - 6k

4545. masseketh -- fabric on a loom
... 4544, 4545. masseketh. 4546 . fabric on a loom. Transliteration: masseketh
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-seh'-keth) Short Definition: web. ...
/hebrew/4545.htm - 6k

7966. shillum -- requital
... 7965, 7966. shillum or shillum. 7967 . requital. Transliteration: shillum or
shillum Phonetic Spelling: (shil-loom') Short Definition: bribe. ...
/hebrew/7966.htm - 6k

7967. Shallum -- the name of a number of Isr.
... Shallum or Shallum. 7968 . the name of a number of Isr. Transliteration: Shallum
or Shallum Phonetic Spelling: (shal-loom') Short Definition: Shallum. ...
/hebrew/7967.htm - 6k

4500. manor -- a (weaver's) beam
... beam. From niyr; a yoke (properly, for plowing), ie The frame of a loom -- beam.
see HEBREW niyr. 4499, 4500. manor. 4501 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/4500.htm - 6k

5934. alumim -- youth, youthful vigor
... 5933, 5934. alumim. 5935 . youth, youthful vigor. Transliteration: alumim
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-loom') Short Definition: youth. ...
/hebrew/5934.htm - 6k

485. alummah -- a sheaf
... sheaf. Or (masculine) ealum {aw-loom'}; passive participle of 'alam; something bound;
a sheaf -- sheaf. see HEBREW 'alam. 484, 485. alummah. 486 . ...
/hebrew/485.htm - 6k

2042. harar -- hill, mountain
... Word Origin the same as har, qv. hill, mountain From an unused root meaning to loom
up; a mountain -- hill, mount(-ain). 2041, 2042. harar. 2043 . ...
/hebrew/2042.htm - 5k

1803a. dallah -- hair, thrum
... hair, thrum. Transliteration: dallah Short Definition: locks. Word Origin from dalal
Definition hair, thrum NASB Word Usage flowing locks (1), loom (1). ...
/hebrew/1803a.htm - 5k


God's Wooing.
... His weaving. He sits at life's loom ever watching and weaving. Were ... the
Master. Life's in the loom, Room for it"room! "Children ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks about jesus/gods wooing.htm

What Say You, O Races and Nations, Given up to Such Beliefs? when ...
... Pray, when you read such tales, do you not seem to yourselves to hear either girls
at the loom wiling away their tedious working hours, or old women seeking ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/14 what say you o.htm

The Anvil of Experience.
... your life. The swift drive of the double-pointed shuttle, the hard push
of the loom back and forth goes through you. Experience ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/the anvil of experience.htm

A Look Ahead
... At the Loom. ... These three groups of experiences are like so many hanks of threads
in the loom, in which the pattern of life is being woven. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/1 a look ahead.htm

The Story of Samson, the Strong Man
... "You notice that my long hair is in seven locks. Weave it together in the
loom, just as if it were the threads in a piece of cloth.". ...
/.../marshall/the wonder book of bible stories/the story of samson the.htm

Survival of the Fittest
... What is each man but one little thread in the loom of God? The great wheels
revolve, the shuttle flies, not for the thread but for ...
/.../berkhof/new evangelism and other papers/survival of the fittest.htm

... sea, past Crete, on the Syrian shore to the southward, Dwells in the well-tilled
lowland a dark-haired AEthiop people, Skilful with needle and loom, and the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/andromeda and other poems/andromeda.htm

Introduction. Modesty in Apparel Becoming to Women,
... sheep, and the Serians [88] spun trees, and the Tyrians dyed, and the Phrygians
embroidered with the needle, and the Babylonians with the loom, and pearls ...
/.../on the apparel of women/chapter i introduction modesty in apparel.htm

Coming to New York
... Business opportunities were not so varied in character then as they are now, and
mercantile pursuits seemed to loom up above every other; American ships were ...
/.../griswold/sixty years with plymouth church/coming to new york.htm

Beasts Similarly Subject to the Law of Mutation.
... But you have preferred to assign all the management of wool-work and structure of
the loom to Minerva; whereas a more diligent workshop was presided over by ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter iii beasts similarly subject to.htm

Loom (3 Occurrences)
... one at sea. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LOOM. loom. See WEAVING.
Multi-Version Concordance Loom (3 Occurrences). Judges 16:13 ...
/l/loom.htm - 8k

Weaving (4 Occurrences)
... No mention of the loom is found in Scripture, but we read of the "shuttle" (Job
7:6), "the pin" of the beam (Judges 16:14), "the web" (13, 14), and "the beam ...
/w/weaving.htm - 17k

Thrum (2 Occurrences)
... thrum: In Isaiah 38:12 the Revised Version (British and American) reads "He will
cut me off from the loom," margin "thrum." "Thrum" is a technical term of ...
/t/thrum.htm - 8k

Warp (9 Occurrences)
... warp on a warp beam. 15. (n.) The threads which are extended lengthwise
in the loom, and crossed by the woof. 16. (n.) A rope used ...
/w/warp.htm - 12k

Weavers (4 Occurrences)
... No mention of the loom is found in Scripture, but we read of the "shuttle" (Job
7:6), "the pin" of the beam (Judges 16:14), "the web" (13, 14), and "the beam ...
/w/weavers.htm - 9k

Pining (6 Occurrences)
... sickness in Isaiah 38:12 the King James Version is a mistranslation, the word so
rendered, dallah, meaning here the thrum by which the web is tied to the loom. ...
/p/pining.htm - 11k

Beam (17 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp
before weaving; also, the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is ...
/b/beam.htm - 17k

Sickness (40 Occurrences)
... sickness in Isaiah 38:12 the King James Version is a mistranslation, the word so
rendered, dallah, meaning here the thrum by which the web is tied to the loom. ...
/s/sickness.htm - 29k

Dress (38 Occurrences)
... The reference to the art of sewing are few, inasmuch as the garments generally came
forth from the loom ready for being worn, and all that was required in the ...
/d/dress.htm - 53k

Oar (1 Occurrence)
... at the other. The part which rests in the rowlock is called the loom. 2.
(n) An oarsman; a rower; as, he is a good oar. 3. (n) An ...
/o/oar.htm - 7k

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Loom (3 Occurrences)

Judges 16:13
Delilah said to Samson, "Until now, you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me with what you might be bound." He said to her, "If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web."
(See NIV)

Judges 16:14
So while he slept, Deli'lah took the seven locks of his head and wove them into the web. And she made them tight with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" But he awoke from his sleep, and pulled away the pin, the loom, and the web.

Isaiah 38:12
My dwelling is removed, and is carried away from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up, like a weaver, my life. He will cut me off from the loom. From day even to night you will make an end of me.



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Beam (17 Occurrences)

Sickness (40 Occurrences)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

Oar (1 Occurrence)

Leash (1 Occurrence)

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Lay (524 Occurrences)

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Reed (41 Occurrences)

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Sill (1 Occurrence)

Shepherd's (3 Occurrences)

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