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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.

2. (v. t.) To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.

1426. dusphemia -- to use evil words, to speak ill of
... dusphemia Phonetic Spelling: (doos-fay-mee'-ah) Short Definition: evil report,
defamation Definition: evil report, defamation, words of ill omen. evil report. ...
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5059. teras -- a wonder, marvel
... word Definition a wonder, marvel NASB Word Usage wonders (16). wonder. Of uncertain
affinity; a prodigy or omen -- wonder. (terasi) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
// - 6k

2176. euonumos -- of good name, euph. for left
... euonumos Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-o'-noo-mos) Short Definition: on the left-hand
side, left Definition: (lit: well-named, to avoid the evil omen attaching to ...
// - 6k

5600. o -- may, might
... flower of her age, should stand, were. see GREEK eimi. see GREEK ei. (omen) --
3 Occurrences. 5599, 5600. o. 5601 . Strong's Numbers.
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Strong's Hebrew
544. omen -- faithfulness
... 543, 544. omen. 545 . faithfulness. Transliteration: omen Phonetic Spelling:
(oh-men') Short Definition: faithfulness. ... 543, 544. omen. 545 . Strong's Numbers
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5173. nachash -- divination, enchantment
... 5172, 5173. nachash. 5174 . divination, enchantment. Transliteration: nachash
Phonetic Spelling: (nakh'-ash) Short Definition: omen. ...
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5172. nachash -- to practice divination, observe signs
... 1), divined (1), enchantments (1), indeed practice divination (1), indeed uses
(1), interprets omens (1), practice divination (1), took as an omen (1), used ...
/hebrew/5172.htm - 6k

547. omnah -- pillar
... of aman, qv. pillar Feminine active participle of 'omen (in the original sense of
supporting); a column -- pillar. see HEBREW 'omen. 546, 547. omnah. 548 . ...
/hebrew/547.htm - 5k

551. omnam -- verily, truly
... indeed, no doubt, surely, it is. Adverb from 'omen; verily -- indeed, no doubt,
surely, (it is, of a) true(-ly, -th). see HEBREW 'omen. 550, 551. omnam. 552 ...
/hebrew/551.htm - 6k

545. omnah -- bringing up, nourishment
... brought up. Feminine of 'omen (in the specific sense of training); tutelage -- brought
up. see HEBREW 'omen. 544, 545. omnah. 546 . Strong's Numbers.
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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. ...
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4159. mopheth -- a wonder, sign, portent
... Or mopheth {mo-faith'}; from yaphah in the sense of conspicuousness; a miracle;
by implication, a token or omen -- miracle, sign, wonder(-ed at). ...
/hebrew/4159.htm - 6k

546. omnah -- verily, truly, indeed
... indeed. Feminine form of 'omen (in its usual sense); adverb, surely -- indeed.
see HEBREW 'omen. 545, 546. omnah. 547 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/546.htm - 6k


Whether Divination by Auguries, Omens, and by Like Observations of ...
... Yet Gedeon made use of an omen, when he listened to the relation and interpreting
of a dream (Judges 7:15): and Eliezer, Abraham's servant, acted in like ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether divination by auguries omens.htm

If any one Wishes to Hear the Arrangements for My Journey from ...
... cradle of the Saviour. I saw also the lake of ill-omen. Nor did I ... cradle
of the Saviour. I saw also the lake of ill-omen. Nor did I ...
/.../22 if any one wishes.htm

Examples from among the Heathen, as Well as from the Church, to ...
... legitimately marrying, have a woman never married but once appointed them as
brideswoman; and if you say that "this is for the sake of the omen," of course it ...
/.../tertullian/on exhortation to chastity/chapter xiii examples from among the.htm

The Death of Darius.
... The omen which seemed to him to portend success to the enterprise in which he had
undertaken to act as guide, was merely that he dreamed one night that he saw ...
// the great/chapter xii the death of.htm

The Heathens Made Gods Like Themselves, Whence Springs all ...
... It was a clever remark of Antiphon, who (when one regarded it as an ill omen that
the sow had eaten her pigs), on seeing her emaciated through the ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv the heathens made gods.htm

But Why do I Speak of These Trifles? what Man is There who is ...
... public"what was done with his head when cut off, or in what place it was shut up,
and the whole affair carefully concealed, in order that the omen which the ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/7 but why do i.htm

But if the Soul of Birds is to be Esteemed Divine Because Future ...
... Ulysses, the friend of Homer's Pallas Athene, was not divine, but understanding
the words spoken by this "divine" grinder of corn as an omen, rejoiced, as the ...
/.../ against celsus/chapter xciv but if the.htm

Whether we Ought to Distinguish Several Species of Divination?
... object men's words uttered unintentionally, which someone twist so as to apply to
the future that he wishes to foreknow, then it is called an "omen": and as ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether we ought to distinguish.htm

Christ's Struggles of Soul, and Submission to the Divine Will. ...
... It is supposed by some that the Bath-Col was nothing else but a subjective
interpretation of the Divine voice in thunder, considered as an omen or Divine sign ...
/.../section 261 christs struggles of.htm

Verbs, 72-84
... Dt.14:33. PERFECT. Is.8:14 pepoithos es. Is.10:20, 17:8 pepoithotes omen.
Nb.22:12 estin gar eulogemenos. ... James 5:16 e pepoiekos. 2 Cor.1:19 pepoithotes omen. ...
/...// grammar of septuagint greek/verbs 72-84.htm

Omen (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions
regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise. ...
/o/omen.htm - 8k

Immanuel (3 Occurrences)
... It is evident that the prophet had first intended an omen of deliverance and blessing
(Isaiah 7:4, 7). Did the king's lack of faith alter the nature of the sign ...
/i/immanuel.htm - 16k

Sign (181 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A remarkable event, considered by the ancients as indicating the will of
some deity; a prodigy; an omen. ... 21. (vi) To be a sign or omen. 22. ...
/s/sign.htm - 46k

Omega (3 Occurrences)

/o/omega.htm - 9k

Divination (25 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage;
prediction. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. DIVINATION. ...
/d/divination.htm - 45k

Omens (3 Occurrences)

/o/omens.htm - 7k

Left (3923 Occurrences)
... sema'li, "belonging to the left," "situated on the left"; aristeros, and
euphemistically euonumos, literally, "having a good name," "of good omen"): The ...
/l/left.htm - 9k

Wool (34 Occurrences)
... quilts, etc., but not for weaving. Gideon used a fleece of wool to seek
an omen from God (Judges 6:37). Mesha, king of Moab, sent ...
/w/wool.htm - 21k

Portent (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) That which portends, especially that which portends
evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/p/portent.htm - 7k

Blasphemy (15 Occurrences)
... blas'-fe-mi (blasphemia): In classical Greek meant primarily "defamation" or
"evil-speaking" in general; "a word of evil omen," hence, "impious, and irreverent ...
/b/blasphemy.htm - 20k

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Omen (6 Occurrences)

Philippians 1:28
Never for a moment quail before your antagonists. Your fearlessness will be to them a sure token of impending destruction, but to you it will be a sure token of your salvation--a token coming from God.
(Root in WEY RSV)

Numbers 23:23
Surely there is no enchantment with Jacob; Neither is there any divination with Israel. Now it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What has God done!
(See NAS)

1 Kings 20:33
And the men took it as a good omen, and hastened to catch what came from him, and they said, Thy brother Ben-Hadad. ... And he said, Go, bring him. And Ben-Hadad came forth to him; and he caused him to come up into the chariot.

Ezekiel 21:21
For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he shook the arrows back and forth, he consulted the teraphim, he looked in the liver.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 21:23
It shall be to them as a false divination in their sight, who have sworn oaths to them; but he brings iniquity to memory, that they may be taken.
(See NIV)

Zechariah 3:8
Hear now, Joshua the high priest, you and your fellows who sit before you; for they are men who are a sign: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant, the Branch.
(See RSV)



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