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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Anything used for catching and retaining or communicating fire, made of some substance which takes fire readily, or remains burning some time; esp., a small strip or splint of wood dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium.

2. (n.) A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate.

3. (n.) A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like

4. (n.) A contest to try strength or skill, or to determine superiority; an emulous struggle.

5. (n.) A matrimonial union; a marriage.

6. (n.) An agreement, compact, etc.

7. (n.) A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.

8. (v.) Equality of conditions in contest or competition.

9. (v.) Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match.

10. (n.) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly imbedded when a mold is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mold.

11. (v. t.) To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.

12. (v. t.) To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.

13. (v. t.) To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.

14. (v. t.) To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.

15. (v. t.) To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit (one thing to another).

16. (v. t.) To marry; to give in marriage.

17. (v. t.) To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.

18. (v. i.) To be united in marriage; to mate.

19. (v. i.) To be of equal, or similar, size, figure, color, or quality; to tally; to suit; to correspond; as, these vases match.

4976. schema -- figure, shape
... 4976 ("outward, visible form") is used of Jesus' earthly body (Phil 2:7,8). Christ
incarnated into a body, which was not an "exact match with typical humanity ...
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1921. epiginosko -- to know exactly, to recognize
... known" is the passive form of 1921 (aorist indicative, ), indicating that the level
we will experientially know (enjoy) God in eternity will "match" the level ...
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5273. hupokrites -- one who answers, an actor, a hypocrite
... from 5259 , "under" and 2919 , "judge") -- properly, a , like a acting (ie a
theater-actor); (figuratively) a person; a "," whose does match their -- ie ...
// - 7k

4856. sumphoneo -- to call out with, to be in harmony, generally ...
... Origin from sumphonos Definition to call out with, to be in harmony, generally to
agree NASB Word Usage agree (3), agreed (1), agreed together (1), match (1). ...
// - 8k

Strong's Hebrew
6004. amam -- to darken, dim
... 6003, 6004. amam. 6005 . to darken, dim. Transliteration: amam Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-mam') Short Definition: match. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/6004.htm - 6k

The Little Match Girl
out, and only the thick, damp, cold wall was before her. ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the little match girl.htm

A Double Wrestling Match.
... The Great Outside Hindrance A double Wrestling Match. Now turn back to the
illustration section of our Book for a remarkably graphic ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on prayer/a double wrestling match.htm

... CHAPTER XXIII. MATCH-MAKING. SECTION I. ... 2. The habit of match-making involves a false
principle. This we see more fully among the higher classes of society. ...
/.../philips/the christian home/chapter xxiii match-making.htm

A Memorial Sketch by John Watson (Ian Maclaren)
... A cricket match between two schools had been going on all day and was coming to
an end, and I had gone out to see the result"being a new arrival in Stirling ...
// ideal life/a memorial sketch by john.htm

Outside the Eden Gate.
... Toward the close, His keenness, for which they were no match, joining with the growing
keenness of their hate, made them see at once that the sharp edge of ...
/.../ talks about jesus/outside the eden gate.htm

Christian Zeal.
... CHRISTIAN ZEAL. Satan's Match. If you will allow me an expression, Satan
got a match when he got Paul. He tried to get him away ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/christian zeal.htm

To John, Bishop of Germanicia.
... Do even woodlice change their colour to match the stones or chameleons their skin
to suit the leaves, as these men do their mind to match the times? ...
/.../theodoret/the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/cxlvii to john bishop of.htm

"If So be that the Spirit of God Dwell in You. Now if any Man have ...
... of his glory, and us sinful mortal creatures, whose foundation is in the dust,
therefore it pleased the Father, out of his good will to the match, to send his ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xxv if so be.htm

The Sweet Uses of Adversity
... of victory. And then the Lord pointeth joyously to his saint, and he saith,
"See, Satan, he is more than a match for thee. Weak ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the sweet uses of adversity.htm

The Beatific vision.
... weapons. The honest man is no match for them with those. The man who has
a conscience is no match for the man who has none. The ...
/.../kingsley/westminster sermons/sermon xxvii the beatific vision.htm

Match (4 Occurrences)
... 9. (v.) Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes
with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match. 10. ...
/m/match.htm - 9k

Mate (9 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) A suitable companion; a match; an equal. 9. (n.) An officer in a merchant
vessel ranking next below the captain. ... 10. (vt) To match; to marry. 11. ...
/m/mate.htm - 10k

Main (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A hand or match at dice. ... 3. (n.) The largest throw in a match at dice;
a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard. ...
/m/main.htm - 12k

Lucifer (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) A match made of a sliver of wood tipped with a combustible substance, and
ignited by friction; -- called also lucifer match, and locofoco. ...
/l/lucifer.htm - 7k

Tally (1 Occurrence)
... duplicate. 3. (n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate. 4 ... outboard.
8. (vi) To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match. 9 ...
/t/tally.htm - 7k

Mitre (10 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a line bisecting
the angle of junction; to bevel the ends or edges of, for the purpose of ...
/m/mitre.htm - 12k

Cope (1 Occurrence)
... (vi) To enter into or maintain a hostile contest; to struggle; to combat; especially,
to strive or contend on equal terms or with success; to match; to equal ...
/c/cope.htm - 7k

Mat (17 Occurrences)

/m/mat.htm - 12k

Kindle (25 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin
burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings. ...
/k/kindle.htm - 15k

Light (2869 Occurrences)
... 19. (n.) To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
20. (vi) To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light. 21. ...
/l/light.htm - 31k

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Match (4 Occurrences)

Luke 5:36
He also told a parable to them. "No one puts a piece from a new garment on an old garment, or else he will tear the new, and also the piece from the new will not match the old.

1 Chronicles 12:14
These of the sons of Gad were captains of the army: he who was least was equal to one hundred, and the greatest to one thousand.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 28:3
behold, you are wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that is hidden from you;
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 31:8
The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir trees were not like its boughs, and the plane trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like it in its beauty.



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