Mire
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An ant.

2. (n.) Deep mud; wet, spongy earth.

3. (v. t.) To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon.

4. (v. t.) To soil with mud or foul matter.

5. (v. i.) To stick in mire.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MIRE

mir.

See CHALKSTONE; CLAY; MARSH.

Greek
1004. borboros -- mud, filth
... mud, filth. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: borboros Phonetic Spelling:
(bor'-bor-os) Short Definition: mud, mire, filth Definition: mud, mire ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2916. tit -- mud, mire, clay
... 2915, 2916. tit. 2917 . mud, mire, clay. Transliteration: tit Phonetic Spelling:
(teet) Short Definition: mire. Word Origin of uncertain ...
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1206. bots -- mire
... mire. Transliteration: bots Phonetic Spelling: (botse) Short Definition: mire. Word
Origin from an unused word Definition mire NASB Word Usage mire (1). mire. ...
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3121. yaven -- mire
... 3120, 3121. yaven. 3122 . mire. Transliteration: yaven Phonetic Spelling:
(yaw-ven') Short Definition: mire. Word Origin of uncertain ...
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7516. rephesh -- mire
... 7515, 7516. rephesh. 7517 . mire. Transliteration: rephesh Phonetic Spelling:
(reh'-fesh) Short Definition: refuse. ... mire. From raphas; mud (as roiled) -- mire ...
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2563. chomer -- cement, mortar, clay
... 2562, 2563. chomer. 2563a . cement, mortar, clay. Transliteration: chomer Phonetic
Spelling: (kho'mer) Short Definition: clay. clay, heap, homer, mire, motion ...
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1207. bitstsah -- a swamp
... swamp, mire. Intensive from bots; a swamp -- fen, mire(-ry place). see HEBREW
bots. 1206, 1207. bitstsah. 1208 . Strong's Numbers.
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2563a. chomer -- cement, mortar, clay
... Word Origin from chamar Definition cement, mortar, clay NASB Word Usage clay (12),
mire (1), mortar (4), mud (1). 2563, 2563a. chomer. 2563b . ...
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Library

The Protection of Chastity and virginity Divinely Given to Men ...
... Discourse IV."Theopatra. Chapter II."The Protection of Chastity and Virginity Divinely
Given to Men, that They May Emerge from the Mire of Vices. ...
/.../chapter ii the protection of chastity.htm

Psalm CXIII.
... 6. "He taketh up the destitute out of the dust, and lifteth the poor out of the
mire" (ver.7); "that He may set Him with the princes, even with the princes of ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxiii.htm

The Apocalypse of Peter.
... 22. And there was a great lake, full of flaming mire, in which were certain men
that pervert righteousness, [3891] and tormenting angels afflicted them. 23. ...
/.../unknown/the apocalypse of peter/the apocalypse of peter.htm

Happy are Ye Whose Bodies have Been Made to Shine!
... the fire of the sanctuary, [514] "a mystery of that glorified fire"which the Highpriest
mingles in Baptism."The priests took up of the mire,"and on the ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn viii happy are ye.htm

That He Descended into Hell is Also Evidently Foretold in the ...
... the death." And again, "What profit is there in my blood, when I shall have descended
into corruption?" And again, "I descended into the deep mire, where there ...
/.../28 that he descended into.htm

That the King of Babylon Repented of Making Jehoiachin King, and ...
... the king had granted them such a permission, they presently came into the prison,
and took him, and let him down with a cord into a pit full of mire, that he ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 that the king.htm

The Broken and Contrite Heart
... But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast
up mire and dirt. ... It is not God who casts up the mire and dirt. ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xvii the broken and.htm

I Lift My Hands, and with My Heart,
... II. Lo! in the mire of sin I lie,. My raiment all defiled; ... VI. And hold me up, lest
to the mire. Of sin my soul return; O let Thy love my spirit fire,. ...
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David's Hymn of victory
... Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp them
as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad.44. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/davids hymn of victory.htm

I Lift My Hands, and with My Heart
... Lord, send Thy help to me. Lo, in the mire of sin I lie,. My raiment all defiled; ...
And hold me up, lest to the mire. Of sin My soul return; ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/vii i lift my hands.htm

Thesaurus
Mire (21 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud;
as, to mire a horse or wagon. ... 5. (vi) To stick in mire. Int. ...
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Mud (15 Occurrences)
... I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad. (See NIV). Job
30:19 He has cast me into the mire. I have become like dust and ashes. ...
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Marsh (4 Occurrences)
... the Revised Version (British and American) "cistern" (Isaiah 30:14); compare Arabic
jaba', "reservoir," "watering-through"; (2) bots, "mire"; bitstsah, "mire...
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Sunk (20 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Psalms 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come
into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. (See JPS YLT NAS). ...
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Wallow (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) To roll one's self about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move
lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire. ...
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Out-places (22 Occurrences)
... enemy, And cover her doth shame, Who saith unto me, 'Where 'is' Jehovah thy God?'
Mine eyes do look on her, Now she is for a treading-place, As mire of the out ...
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Lowered (14 Occurrences)
... down Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and
Jeremiah sank in the mire. (See NIV). Ezekiel 1:24 When ...
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Guardhouse (6 Occurrences)
... down Jeremiah with cords. And in the pit there was no water, but mire; and
Jeremiah sank in the mire. (See NAS). Jeremiah 38:13 So ...
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Dirt (9 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS). Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest,
and its waters cast up mire and dirt. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). ...
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Dungeon (15 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah
sank in the mire. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS). Jeremiah 38 ...
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Concordance
Mire (21 Occurrences)

2 Peter 2:22
But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)

2 Samuel 22:43
Then I beat them as small as the dust of the earth. I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 8:11
"Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Job 13:12
Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, your bulwarks are bulwarks of mire.
(DBY)

Job 30:19
He has cast me into the mire. I have become like dust and ashes.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 40:21
Under shades he lieth down, In a secret place of reed and mire.
(YLT)

Job 41:30
Sharp stones are under him: he spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the mire.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 18:42
Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 40:2
And He doth cause me to come up From a pit of desolation -- from mire of mud, And He raiseth up on a rock my feet, He is establishing my steps.
(YLT NIV)

Psalms 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold. I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 69:14
Deliver me out of the mire, and don't let me sink. Let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 10:6
I will send him against a profane nation, and against the people who anger me will I give him a command to take the spoil and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Isaiah 14:23
And have made it for a possession of a bittern, And ponds of waters, And daubed it with the mire of destruction, The affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts!
(YLT)

Isaiah 41:25
I have stirred up 'one' from the north, And he cometh, From the rising of the sun he calleth in My name, And he cometh in 'on' prefects as 'on' clay, And as a potter treadeth down mire.
(YLT)

Isaiah 57:20
But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 38:6
Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Micah 7:10
Then my enemy will see it, and shame will cover her who said to me, where is Yahweh your God? Then my enemy will see me and will cover her shame. Now she will be trodden down like the mire of the streets.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Nahum 3:14
Waters of a siege draw for thyself, Strengthen thy fortresses, Enter into mire, and tread on clay, Make strong a brick-kiln.
(YLT)

Habakkuk 3:15
Thou didst walk through the sea with thy horses, through the mire of great waters.
(WBS)

Zechariah 9:3
Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Zechariah 10:5
And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Subtopics

Mire

Mire: Figurative

Related Terms

Mud (15 Occurrences)

Marsh (4 Occurrences)

Sunk (20 Occurrences)

Wallow (5 Occurrences)

Out-places (22 Occurrences)

Lowered (14 Occurrences)

Guardhouse (6 Occurrences)

Dirt (9 Occurrences)

Dungeon (15 Occurrences)

Malchi'ah (3 Occurrences)

Miry (6 Occurrences)

Malkijah (13 Occurrences)

Malchiah (10 Occurrences)

Sinketh (5 Occurrences)

Sink (16 Occurrences)

Stall (7 Occurrences)

Sank (19 Occurrences)

Depths (56 Occurrences)

Flag (30 Occurrences)

Malchijah (15 Occurrences)

Ropes (32 Occurrences)

Streets (83 Occurrences)

Letting (41 Occurrences)

Hammelech (2 Occurrences)

Tread (60 Occurrences)

Clay (50 Occurrences)

Mirage (2 Occurrences)

Trampled (41 Occurrences)

Miriam (13 Occurrences)

Courtyard (59 Occurrences)

Cords (80 Occurrences)

Beat (85 Occurrences)

Cistern (21 Occurrences)

Vomit (12 Occurrences)

Underparts (1 Occurrence)

Overflow (43 Occurrences)

Overflows (9 Occurrences)

Overflown (6 Occurrences)

Overwhelmeth (1 Occurrence)

Overfloweth (5 Occurrences)

Judah's (18 Occurrences)

Gloat (11 Occurrences)

Wallowing (5 Occurrences)

Foothold (3 Occurrences)

Floods (37 Occurrences)

Fortifications (7 Occurrences)

Forts (12 Occurrences)

Foul (41 Occurrences)

Tyrus (18 Occurrences)

Threshing-wain (1 Occurrence)

Treading-place (4 Occurrences)

Trod (14 Occurrences)

Thrive (11 Occurrences)

Turns (80 Occurrences)

Threshing-sledge (2 Occurrences)

Rushes (13 Occurrences)

Rampart (9 Occurrences)

Reeds (27 Occurrences)

Reed-grass (3 Occurrences)

Reduced (16 Occurrences)

Engulf (5 Occurrences)

Establishing (18 Occurrences)

Emptied (20 Occurrences)

Daubed (9 Occurrences)

Misled (7 Occurrences)

Points (18 Occurrences)

Ponds (6 Occurrences)

Piled (10 Occurrences)

Pulverized (2 Occurrences)

Prefects (18 Occurrences)

Pounded (3 Occurrences)

Pointed (13 Occurrences)

Babylon's (11 Occurrences)

Bog (1 Occurrence)

Bulwarks (22 Occurrences)

Crush (50 Occurrences)

Amassed (4 Occurrences)

Similitude (18 Occurrences)

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