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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act or the faculty of observing or taking notice; the act of seeing, or of fixing the mind upon, anything.

2. (n.) The result of an act, or of acts, of observing; view; reflection; conclusion; judgment.

3. (n.) Hence: An expression of an opinion or judgment upon what one has observed; a remark.

4. (n.) Performance of what is prescribed; adherence in practice; observance.

5. (n.) The act of recognizing and noting some fact or occurrence in nature, as an aurora, a corona, or the structure of an animal.

6. (n.) Specifically, the act of measuring, with suitable instruments, some magnitude, as the time of an occultation, with a clock; the right ascension of a star, with a transit instrument and clock; the sun's altitude, or the distance of the moon from a star, with a sextant; the temperature, with a thermometer, etc.

7. (n.) The information so acquired.

3907. parateresis -- observation
... observation. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: parateresis Phonetic
Spelling: (par-at-ay'-ray-sis) Short Definition: observation Definition ...
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3700. optanomai -- to appear
... of horao; to gaze (ie With wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus
differing from blepo, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from eido ...
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1987. epistamai -- to know, to understand
... For the believer, this careful study (observation) taking a stand that Scripture
(note the , ""). 1987 ) expresses "what comes from " (BF Westcott, , 101). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3045. yada -- to know
... to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally,
euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition ...
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The Observation of the Birth of Christ, the Duty of all Christians ...
... The Observation of the Birth of Christ, the Duty of All Christians; Or
the True Way of Keeping Christmas. Matthew 1:21 " "And she ...
/.../selected sermons of george whitefield/the observation of the birth.htm

Fragment Li. Now, However, Inasmuch as the Books of These Men May ...
... Fragment LI. Now, however, inasmuch as the books of these men may possibly
have escaped your observation? Now, [4901] however, inasmuch ...
/.../fragment li now however inasmuch.htm

The Foundation of the House of St. Joseph. The Observation of Holy ...
... Chapter XXXV. The Foundation of the House of St. Joseph. The Observation
of Holy Poverty Therein. How the Saint Left Toledo. 1. When ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter xxxv the foundation of.htm

The Kingdom of God CometH not with Observation. (Luke, xvii. , 20. ...
213. The Kingdom of God comet/h not with Observation. (Luke, xvii., 20.). ...
/.../section 213 the kingdom of.htm

The Origin of the Heretics' Close Observation of Syllables.
of the heretics' close observation of syllables. 4. The ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/chapter ii the origin of.htm

Perseverance of Saints.
... (4.) Observation, it is said, conflicts with the doctrine in question. ... But
this is not, and cannot be certainly known by observation. ...
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Eighth Tractate. Why Distant Objects Appear Small.
... light must be concentrated to suit the size of the pupil; besides, as we are placed
farther and farther away from the material mass under observation, it is ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/eighth tractate why distant objects.htm

The Supposed Effects of Christianity.
... Yet many have been found to contend for this paradox, and very confident appeals
have been made to history and to observation for the truth of it. ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/chapter vii the supposed effects.htm

Answer to Mr. W's Fourth Objection.
... Our author has several other things under this observation; but as they do not properly
belong to this, of the length of time these persons are said to have ...
/.../section iv answer to mr.htm

It is Said that on a Recent Occasion Where the Letters of ...
... I say nothing against this: I do not make the observation which perhaps another
might make, that it was impossible for him to be ignorant of that which he had ...
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Observation (4 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Observation (4 Occurrences). ... Here He entered a house and
wished no one to know it, but He could not escape observation. (WEY). ...
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... Talmudic. The first rested on observation merely, the second on observation
coupled with calculation, and the third on calculation only. ...
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Note (129 Occurrences)
... n.) A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a
text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation...
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... Consideration I. ERA OF PREPARATION 1. Outside of Palestine 2. In Palestine (1)
Early Christian Period (2) Period of Cursory Observation (3) Beginning of ...
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Watch (203 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or
constantly observant attention; close observation; guard; preservative or ...
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Remark (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To make a remark or remarks; to comment. 5. (n.) Act of remarking
or attentively noticing; notice or observation. 6. (n.) The ...
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... Among the contents of the library of Nineveh are reports from the Royal Observatory,
relating to the observation of eclipses and the like. ...
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... The oldest divisions of time were mainly based on the observation of the movements
of the heavenly bodies, the "ordinances of heaven" (Genesis 1:14-18; Job 38 ...
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... The second consists in the observation that each individual of complexly constructed
species of organisms begins its life in the embryonic stage as the ...
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Wisdom (320 Occurrences)
... were thrown back on the records of the past (scribism), while on the other the problems
of religion and life were studied through sharp observation of Nature ...
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Observation (4 Occurrences)

Mark 7:24
Then He rose and left that place and went into the neighbourhood of Tyre and Sidon. Here He entered a house and wished no one to know it, but He could not escape observation.

Luke 1:3
It seemed good to me, having made observation, with great care, of the direction of events in their order, to put the facts in writing for you, most noble Theophilus;

Luke 17:20
Being asked by the Pharisees when the Kingdom of God would come, he answered them, "The Kingdom of God doesn't come with observation;

1 Chronicles 19:3
But the chiefs of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Does it seem to you that David is honouring your father, by sending comforters to you? is it not clear that these men have only come to go through the land and to make secret observation of it so that they may overcome it?



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