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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The Paraguay tea, being the dried leaf of the Brazilian holly (Ilex Paraguensis). The infusion has a pleasant odor, with an agreeable bitter taste, and is much used for tea in South America.

2. (n.) Same as Checkmate.

3. (a.) See Mat.

4. (v. t.) To confuse; to confound.

5. (v. t.) To checkmate.

6. (n.) One who customarily associates with another; a companion; an associate; any object which is associated or combined with a similar object.

7. (n.) Hence, specifically, a husband or wife; and among the lower animals, one of a pair associated for propagation and the care of their young.

8. (n.) A suitable companion; a match; an equal.

9. (n.) An officer in a merchant vessel ranking next below the captain. If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively, first mate, second mate, third mate, etc. In the navy, a subordinate officer or assistant; as, master's mate; surgeon's mate.

10. (v. t.) To match; to marry.

11. (v. t.) To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.

12. (v. i.) To be or become a mate or mates, especially in sexual companionship; as, some birds mate for life; this bird will not mate with that one.

3155. maten -- in vain, to no purpose
... See 3152 (). Word Origin adverb from acc. of mate (a folly) Definition
in vain, to no purpose NASB Word Usage vain (2). in vain. ...
// - 6k

5362. philandros -- loving men, (of a wife) loving her husband
... loving friend" and 435 , "husband, the male companion of a wife") -- properly, the
special affection of a woman for her life-time mate (husband), embracing him ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
7468. reuth -- fellow (woman)
... Word Origin from raah Definition fellow (woman) NASB Word Usage another (1), another's
(1), kind (1), mate (1), neighbor (2). another, mate, neighbor. ...
/hebrew/7468.htm - 6k

7250. raba -- to lie stretched out, lie down
... 7249, 7250. raba. 7251 . to lie stretched out, lie down. Transliteration: raba
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-bah') Short Definition: mate. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/7250.htm - 6k

3179. yacham -- to be hot, to conceive
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to be hot, to conceive NASB Word Usage conceived
(1), mate (1), mating (2). get heat, be hot, conceive, be warm. ...
/hebrew/3179.htm - 6k

7453. rea -- friend, companion, fellow
... 5), another* (1), companion (3), fellow (1), friend (30), friend's (1), friends
(18), husband (1), kind (1), lover (1), lovers (1), mate (1), neighbor (64 ...
/hebrew/7453.htm - 6k

5048. neged -- in front of, in sight of, opposite to
... From nagad; a front, ie Part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually
(adverbial, especially with preposition) over against or before -- about ...
/hebrew/5048.htm - 6k


The Stowaway
... ragged boy, aged nine years, was discovered on the fourth day of the voyage out
from Liverpool to New York, and carried before the first mate, whose duty it ...
/.../shaw/touching incidents and remarkable answers to prayer/the stowaway.htm

Chapter vii
... 2, 3. Of all clean animals take to thyself seven of each, a male and his mate; but
of all animals which are not clean, two each, a male and his mate; also of ...
// of genesis volume 1/chapter vii.htm

Strengthened by Faith
... and was ordered to the country, but thought it well to call first, and make further
inquiry, lest there should have been any mistake about the mate having run ...
/.../ retrospect/chapter vi strengthened by faith.htm

Isaiah's Discourse
... There shall the arrowsnake make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her
shadow: yea, there shall the kites be gathered, every one with her mate. ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/v isaiahs discourse.htm

Whether it was ever Lawful to have a Concubine?
... But in regard to the secondary end, which is the management of the household and
community of works, the wife is united to the husband as his mate: and this ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was ever lawful 2.htm

How God is Jealous of Us.
... Nothing is so gentle as the dove, yet nothing so merciless as he towards
his mate, when he has some feeling of jealousy. If ever ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter xiii how god is.htm

The Seventh Commandment
... The turtle dove is a chaste creature, and keeps to its mate; and the stork,
wherever he flies, comes into no nest but his own. Naturalists ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 7 the seventh commandment.htm

These Things, Since they are Asserted Upon the Warrant of the ...
... when it is well known that the Eastern bird, which they call the Phoenix, is in
such wise born, or born again, without the intervention of a mate, that it ...
/.../11 these things since they.htm

The Morning Breaketh
... I have a friend who used to use an illustration of a sea captain, his first mate
and his wife wrecked upon a rocky shore, huddled together upon a rock out from ...
// judas iscariot/the morning breaketh.htm

Seven "I Wills" of Christ.
... He said, "I will take my Bible out tonight and read it." He took it out,
and soon he heard the footsteps of his mate coming upstairs. ...
// overcoming life/seven i wills of christ.htm

Mate (9 Occurrences)
... If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively,
first mate, second mate, third mate, etc. In the navy ...
/m/mate.htm - 10k

Match (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope
with another; an equal; a mate. ... 18. (vi) To be united in marriage; to mate. 19. ...
/m/match.htm - 9k

Dove (27 Occurrences)
... forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated." Noah first sent out a
raven, because it was a strong, aggressive bird and would return to its mate. ...
/d/dove.htm - 28k

Yoke (79 Occurrences)
... 18. (vi) To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort
closely; to mate. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. YOKE. ...
/y/yoke.htm - 40k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n.) An associate or companion in, or as in; a mate;
a fellow; especially, a partner in marriage. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/y/yokefellow.htm - 9k

Vultures (6 Occurrences)
... 15 There shall the great owl make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under
her shadow: there shall the vultures also be gathered, every one with her mate...
/v/vultures.htm - 8k

Kites (1 Occurrence)
... there, and lay, hatch, and gather under her shade. Yes, the kites will be
gathered there, every one with her mate. (WEB JPS ASV RSV). ...
/k/kites.htm - 6k

Odd (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (superl.) Not paired with another, or remaining over after a pairing; without
a mate; unmatched; single; as, an odd shoe; an odd glove. ...
/o/odd.htm - 7k

Lad (66 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. p) of to guide. 2. (n.) A boy; a youth; a stripling.
3. (n.) A companion; a comrade; a mate. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/l/lad.htm - 27k

Fellow (166 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An equal in power, rank, character, etc. 4. (n.) One of a pair, or of two
things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male. ...
/f/fellow.htm - 42k

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Mate (9 Occurrences)

Genesis 7:2
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee seven and seven, the male and his female; and of the beasts that are not clean two, the male and his female:

Genesis 30:41
It happened, whenever the stronger of the flock conceived, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the flock in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods;

Leviticus 18:23
"'You shall not lie with any animal to defile yourself with it; neither shall any woman give herself to an animal, to lie down with it: it is a perversion.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 19:19
"'You shall keep my statutes. "'You shall not crossbreed different kinds of animals. "'you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed; "'neither shall there come upon on you a garment made of two kinds of material.

Leviticus 20:16
"'If a woman approaches any animal, and lies down with it, you shall kill the woman, and the animal: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 34:15
The arrow snake will make her nest there, and lay, hatch, and gather under her shade. Yes, the kites will be gathered there, every one with her mate.

Isaiah 34:16
Search in the book of Yahweh, and read: not one of these will be missing. none will lack her mate. For my mouth has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.

Jonah 1:7
They all said to each other, "Come, let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is on us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
(See NAS)

Nahum 2:12
The lion tore in pieces enough for his cubs, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with the kill, and his dens with prey.
(See NIV)



Related Terms

Match (4 Occurrences)

Dove (27 Occurrences)

Yoke (79 Occurrences)


Vultures (6 Occurrences)

Kites (1 Occurrence)

Odd (1 Occurrence)

Lad (66 Occurrences)

Fellow (166 Occurrences)

Fear (970 Occurrences)

Turtledove (5 Occurrences)

Tally (1 Occurrence)

Eve (5 Occurrences)

Dart-snake (1 Occurrence)

Make (12882 Occurrences)

Mated (2 Occurrences)

Missing (17 Occurrences)

Matching (1 Occurrence)

Pair (18 Occurrences)


Comrade (9 Occurrences)


Associate (20 Occurrences)


Sparrow (4 Occurrences)

Brood (19 Occurrences)

Arrow (34 Occurrences)

Bittern (4 Occurrences)

Snake (43 Occurrences)

Nest (22 Occurrences)

On (40792 Occurrences)

Owl (11 Occurrences)

Shade (67 Occurrences)

Serpent (40 Occurrences)

Lack (86 Occurrences)

Shadow (72 Occurrences)

Breath (95 Occurrences)

Hatch (3 Occurrences)

Mating (4 Occurrences)

Fail (130 Occurrences)

Tabeel (2 Occurrences)

Old (3966 Occurrences)

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