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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Something which stands, or remains, to keep in remembrance what is past; a memorial.

2. (n.) A building, pillar, stone, or the like, erected to preserve the remembrance of a person, event, action, etc.; as, the Washington monument; the Bunker Hill monument. Also, a tomb, with memorial inscriptions.

3. (n.) A stone or other permanent object, serving to indicate a limit or to mark a boundary.

4. (n.) A saying, deed, or example, worthy of record.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

mon'-u-ment (Isaiah 65:4 the King James Version).


3419. mnemeion -- a memorial, a monument
... a memorial, a monument. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: mnemeion Phonetic
Spelling: (mnay-mi'-on) Short Definition: a tomb, sepulcher Definition ...
// - 7k

3418. mnema -- a memorial, a sepulcher
... a memorial, a sepulcher. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: mnema Phonetic
Spelling: (mnay'-mah) Short Definition: a tomb, monument Definition: a tomb ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
6725. tsiyyun -- a signpost, monument
... 6724, 6725. tsiyyun. 6726 . a signpost, monument. Transliteration: tsiyyun
Phonetic Spelling: (tsee-yoon') Short Definition: marker. ...
/hebrew/6725.htm - 6k

5341. natsar -- to watch, guard, keep
... besieged, hidden thing, keeper monument, observe, preserver,. A primitive
root; to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey ...
/hebrew/5341.htm - 6k

226. oth -- a sign
... Probably from 'uwth (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively),
as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc. ...
/hebrew/226.htm - 6k

3027. yad -- hand
... labor (1), large* (2), leadership (1), left-handed* (2), let go* (1), lose courage*
(1), manhood (1), means (11), means* (3), memorial (1), monument (2), much ...
/hebrew/3027.htm - 8k


Man's Life his Monument.
... SERMON XXXVIII. MAN'S LIFE HIS MONUMENT. ... And yet, I tell you, we shall have our monument,
we have it now, and we are building it ourselves each day we live. ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xxxviii mans life his.htm

He Also Erected his Own Sepulchral Monument in this Church.
... Book IV. Chapter LX."He also erected his own Sepulchral Monument in this
Church. All these edifices the emperor consecrated with ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter lx he also erected his.htm

Omar and the Sacred vine
... If there were a magic ointment, and we took it to a strong man, and said, "This
will enable you to jump off the Monument," doubtless he would jump off the ...
// omar and the sacred.htm

Titus when the Jews were not at all Mollified by his Leaving Off ...
... when no signs of peace appeared to come from the Jews, Titus divided his legions,
and began to raise banks, both at the tower of Antonia and at John's monument ...
/.../chapter 9 titus when the.htm

"She Hath done what She Could. "
... Little did Mary think that she was going to erect a monument which would
outlive empires and kingdoms. She never thought of herself. ...
/.../moody/to the work to the work/chapter vii she hath done.htm

In the Dungeon of Giant Discourager
... Oh see, here is a monument by the roadside! ... "Just at that place where you
saw the monument, I fought the battle through, and won. ...
/.../berry/adventures in the land of canaan/chapter nine in the dungeon.htm

If this be True, Doubtless Also the Providing for the Interment of ...
... For both the term Memorial [2726] most plainly shews this, and Monument
is so named from monishing, that is, putting in mind. For ...
/.../augustine/on care to be had for the dead /6 if this be true.htm

The Feast of the Lord
... Sometimes a stone has been set up"a monument"but this has not always been
most effective. God, when he would have the children ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/the feast of the lord.htm

Justinian I.
... In Constantinople alone he built twenty-seven"one of these being St. Sophia,
which stands to-day a monument to his enterprise. The St. ...
// of the apostolic church/justinian i.htm

The Description of Jerusalem.
... then extended further to a great length, and passed by the sepulchral caverns of
the kings, and bent again at the tower of the corner, at the monument which is ...
/.../chapter 4 the description of.htm

Monument (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A building, pillar, stone, or the like, erected to preserve the remembrance
of a person, event, action, etc.; as, the Washington monument; the Bunker ...
/m/monument.htm - 9k

... In Modin Judas and John, the sons of Simon, slept before the battle in which they
defeated Cendebaeus (1 Maccabees 16:4). Of the impressive monument erected by ...
/m/modin.htm - 10k

Stone (290 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Something made of stone. Specifically: -. 4. (n.) The glass of a mirror;
a mirror. 5. (n.) A monument to the dead; a gravestone. ...
/s/stone.htm - 54k

Moabite (13 Occurrences)
... of Moab. This ancient monument, recording the heroic struggles of King
Mesha with Omri and Ahab, was erected about BC 900. Here ...
/m/moabite.htm - 23k

Chemosh (8 Occurrences)
... The monument, which is now one of the most precious treasures of the Louvre in Paris,
bears an inscription which is the oldest specimen of Semitic alphabetic ...
/c/chemosh.htm - 20k

Dale (2 Occurrences)
... Some have identified it with the southern part of the valley of Jehoshaphat,
where Absalom reared his family monument (2 Samuel 18:18). ...
/d/dale.htm - 9k

Pillar (72 Occurrences)
... a building (Judges 16:26, 29); as a trophy or memorial (Genesis 28:18; 35:20; Exodus
24:4; 1 Samuel 15:12, AV, "place, " more correctly "monument, " or "trophy ...
/p/pillar.htm - 38k

Machpelah (6 Occurrences)
... the most excellent manner"; and in another place he writes of Isaac being buried
by his sons with his wife in Hebron where they had a monument belonging to ...
/m/machpelah.htm - 19k

Memorial (54 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Anything intended to preserve the memory of a person or event; something
which serves to keep something else in remembrance; a monument. ...
/m/memorial.htm - 28k

Moabites (26 Occurrences)
... This is clear from the inscription on the Moabite Stone, a monument of Mesha, king
of Moab, erected about 850 BC, and discovered among the ruins of Dibon in ...
/m/moabites.htm - 28k

Monument (7 Occurrences)

Acts 2:29
Brethren, let it be allowed to speak with freedom to you concerning the patriarch David, that he has both died and been buried, and his monument is amongst us unto this day.

1 Samuel 15:12
Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning; and it was told Samuel, saying, "Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself, and turned, and passed on, and went down to Gilgal."

2 Samuel 18:18
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale; for he said, "I have no son to keep my name in memory." He called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Absalom's monument, to this day.

2 Kings 23:17
Then he said, "What monument is that which I see?" The men of the city told him, "It is the tomb of the man of God, who came from Judah, and proclaimed these things that you have done against the altar of Bethel."

1 Chronicles 18:3
David struck Hadadezer king of Zobah to Hamath, as he went to establish his dominion by the river Euphrates.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 19:19
In that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the middle of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the Lord at the edge of the land.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 56:5
Unto them will I give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a name better than of sons and of daughters; I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.



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