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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; -- used by falconers in recalling hawks.

2. (n.) Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; a decoy.

3. (n.) A velvet smoothing brush.

4. (n.) To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.

5. (v. i.) To recall a hawk or other animal.

1185. deleazo -- to lure
... to lure. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: deleazo Phonetic Spelling:
(del-eh-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I allure, entice by a bait Definition: I allure ...
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538. apatao -- to deceive
... 538 (from 539 ) -- properly, , like seduction, giving , etc. 538 ("lure into
deception") emphasizes the to bring in error (delusion). ...
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1389. doloo -- to ensnare, fig. to adulterate
... Cognate: 1389 (from 1388 , "bait") -- properly, to lure (or snare) -- holding out
the worm and concealing the hook!; ; "primarily, ; then to corrupt -- used of ...
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1387. dolioo -- to deceive
... Cognate: 1387 (from 1388 , "bait") -- properly, to lure, using to pull someone in;
to deceive, preying on people who are blinded by their own bitterness, greed ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3369. yaqosh -- to lay a bait or lure
... 3368, 3369. yaqosh. 3370 . to lay a bait or lure. Transliteration: yaqosh Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-koshe') Short Definition: snared. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/3369.htm - 6k

4170. moqesh -- a bait or lure, a snare
... 4169, 4170. moqesh or moqesh. 4171 . a bait or lure, a snare. Transliteration:
moqesh or moqesh Phonetic Spelling: (mo-kashe') Short Definition: snare. ...
/hebrew/4170.htm - 6k

6983. qush -- to lay bait or lure
... to lay bait or lure. Transliteration: qush Phonetic Spelling: (koshe) Short Definition:
ensnare. ... root Definition to lay bait or lure NASB Word Usage ensnare (1). ...
/hebrew/6983.htm - 6k


But Perhaps Some one is Alarmed at Hearing us Discourse of the ...
... it were a hook concealed beneath the form and fashion of human flesh (He being,
as the Apostle Paul says, "found in fashion as a man"), might lure on the ...
/.../16 but perhaps some one.htm

The Paradoxes of Christianity
... round after all. The earth itself is shaped like an orange in order to lure
some simple astronomer into calling it a globe. A blade ...
/.../chesterton/orthodoxy/vi the paradoxes of christianity.htm

Special Efforts
... front light. The devil should not lure men to destruction with a brighter
light than that by which she showed the way to Heaven! Soon ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/vi special efforts.htm

Excess in Dress, as Well as in Personal Culture, to be Shunned ...
... Those times of life, in fact, which are at last blest with quiet and withdrawn into
the harbour of modesty, the splendour and dignity of dress lure away (from ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter ix excess in dress as.htm

God Neither Known nor Loved by the World
... They hear me not"alas! how fond to rove. In endless chase of folly's specious
lure! 'Tis here alone, beneath this shady grove,. ...
/.../god neither known nor loved.htm

First Tractate.
... That great soul must stand pictured before another soul, one not mean, a soul that
has become worthy to look, emancipate from the lure, from all that binds its ...
// six enneads/first tractate 5.htm

Tapestry Threads.
... them. He couldn't withstand the pull of the crowd. The lure of its intense
need was irresistible to Him. Yet He knew crowds rarely. ...
/...// talks on johns gospel/tapestry threads.htm

The First Lie.
... Sometimes we have found ourselves wishing Eve had died with the fruit in her mouth,
instead of living to do the devil's work, and lure her loved husband to the ...
// bread/lviii the first lie.htm

To Miss Mitford: Authoress of 'Our Village'
... The same examples lure, You in each woodland, me on breezy moor" With kindred aim
the same sweet path along, To knit in loving knowledge rich and poor. ...
/.../kingsley/andromeda and other poems/to miss mitford authoress of.htm

The Image of God.
... Jesus is God giving the race a new Leader who would withstand the lure of temptation
and realize the ambition of God's heart for His darling. ...
// talks about jesus/the image of god.htm

Lure (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that
promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract. ...Lure (2 Occurrences). ...
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Old (3966 Occurrences)
... This is what the "tree of the knowledge of good and evil" (Genesis 2:17) means.
The tree by its very name was alike a test and a lure. ...
/o/old.htm - 101k

Testament (13 Occurrences)
... This is what the "tree of the knowledge of good and evil" (Genesis 2:17) means.
The tree by its very name was alike a test and a lure. ...
/t/testament.htm - 101k

Luncheon (1 Occurrence)

/l/luncheon.htm - 7k

Lured (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Lure. Multi-Version Concordance
Lured (3 Occurrences). James 1:14 But each one is tempted ...
/l/lured.htm - 7k

Train (17 Occurrences)
... enticement; allurement. 10. (v.) Hence, something tied to a lure to entice
a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare. 11. (v.) That ...
/t/train.htm - 14k

Trap (35 Occurrences)
... men." Isaiah 42:22 uses this expression, "snared in holes." This might mean that
a snare was placed in a hole, or that the hole was the snare to lure bird or ...
/t/trap.htm - 19k

Beguile (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To delude by guile, artifice, or craft;
to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure. ...
/b/beguile.htm - 10k

Bait (3 Occurrences)
... to a hook, snare, enclosure, or net. 2. (vi) Anything which allures; a
lure; enticement; temptation. 3. (n.) A portion of food or ...
/b/bait.htm - 8k

Allure (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of
some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable ...
/a/allure.htm - 7k

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Lure: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Lure (2 Occurrences)

Judges 16:5
The lords of the Philistines came up to her, and said to her, "Entice him, and see in which his great strength lies, and by what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind him to afflict him; and we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."
(See NIV)

Amos 3:5
Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth, where no gin is'set for him? shall a snare spring up from the ground, and have taken nothing at all?
(See JPS)



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Beguile (10 Occurrences)

Bait (3 Occurrences)

Allure (1 Occurrence)



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