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1. (n.) Any severe trial or test; a painful experience.

2. (n.) An ancient form of test to determine guilt or innocence, by appealing to a supernatural decision, -- once common in Europe, and still practiced in the East and by savage tribes.

3. (a.) of or pertaining to trial by ordeal.

1382. dokime -- (the process or result of) trial, proving ...
... Word Origin from dokimos Definition (the process or result of) trial, proving, approval
NASB Word Usage ordeal (1), proof (2), proven character (2), proven ...
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4451. purosis -- a burning, hence a refining
... test. Word Origin from puroo Definition a burning, hence a refining NASB
Word Usage burning (2), fiery ordeal (1). burning, trial. ...
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Of the Ordeal by which one who is to be Received in the Monastery ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter III. Of the ordeal by which one who is to be received
in the monastery is tested. One, then, who seeks to be ...
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Jerome Savonarola (Ad 1452-1498)
... At length one Francis of Apulia, a Franciscan friar, challenged him to what was
called the ordeal (or judgment) of fire, as a trial of the truth of his doctrine ...
/.../chapter xxviii jerome savonarola ad.htm

Through Fire.
... He needs these three young men. They consent to be His messengers. It meant going
through a terrible ordeal. ... It was a fearful ordeal that they went through. ...
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Reverence in Prayer
... IF we were summoned to dine, or to any other audience, with our sovereign, with
what fear and trembling should we prepare ourselves for the ordeal! ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/whyte/lord teach us to pray/xvii reverence in prayer.htm

Three Homilies. On Our Lord.
... For Moses ground to powder the calf and caused them to drink it in the water of
ordeal; [561] that by drinking of the calf all those who were living for its ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/three homilies on our lord.htm

A Long Twilight. AD 900-1100.
... All the great nobles claimed the right of private war; there was no regular
administration of justice; trial by ordeal was practised; and a revolt against the ...
/.../winkworth/christian singers of germany/chapter ii a long twilight.htm

The Great Furnace for a Great Soul
... They disappear, and alone she meets a cruel, loveless, unknown world. A
Chinese village wedding is a terrible ordeal for the bride. ...
/.../cable/the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xi the great furnace.htm

From the Death of Bishop Asbury to the Close of the General ...
... between the parties, both from the pulpit and the press, during which the doctrines
and measures of Mr. Wesley passed through the severest ordeal of critical ...
/.../chapter 3 from the death.htm

... the intellect, long exercised on secondary problems, wrought into habitual and accepted
traits of the explorer, are called on at last to face the direst ordeal ...
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... While in our land the Germans and Scandinavians lose much in the transition
ordeal, all is not lost; they have something to give. ...
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Ordeal (2 Occurrences)
... savage tribes. 3. (a.) of or pertaining to trial by ordeal. Multi-Version
Concordance Ordeal (2 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians ...
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Adultery (49 Occurrences)
... The Mosaic law (Numbers 5:11-31) prescribed that the suspected wife should be tried
by the ordeal of the "water of jealousy." There is, however, no recorded ...
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Code (6 Occurrences)
... unprovable charge of sorcery is dealt with in an especially interesting manner
(section symbol 2). The accused in this case has to submit to an ordeal at the ...
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Elijah (104 Occurrences)
... Testament Eleias or Elias, the King James Version of New Testament Elias): Contents
I. THE WORKS OF ELIJAH 1. The Judgment of Drought 2. The Ordeal by Prayer 3 ...
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... unprovable charge of sorcery is dealt with in an especially interesting manner
(section symbol 2). The accused in this case has to submit to an ordeal at the ...
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Ordaineth (1 Occurrence)

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Water (4571 Occurrences)
... A phrase employed (not, however, in Scripture) to denote the water used in the solemn
ordeal prescribed by the law of Moses (Numbers 5:11-31) in cases of ...
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Poison (17 Occurrences)
... our Lord's promise in the appendix to Mark 16:18 shows, however, that poisons were
known and might be administered by way of ordeal, as was the unknown "water ...
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Pass (1172 Occurrences)
... 25. (vt) To cause to advance by stages of progress; to carry on with success through
an ordeal, examination, or action; specifically, to give legal or official ...
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Purge (35 Occurrences)
... guilt or crime. 6. (vt) To clear from accusation, or the charge of a crime
or misdemeanor, as by oath or in ordeal. 7. (vt) To remove ...
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