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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to engulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.

2. (v. t.) To project or impend over threateningly.

3. (v. t.) To cause to surround, to cover.

4. (n.) The act of overwhelming.

2626. katakluzo -- to inundate
... to inundate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katakluzo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ak-lood'-zo) Short Definition: I flood over, overwhelm Definition: I flood ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2626.htm - 6k

2642. katalithazo -- to cast stones at
... Phonetic Spelling: (kat-al-ith-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I stone down, stone to
death Definition: I stone down, stone to death, overwhelm with stones. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2642.htm - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
3680. kasah -- to cover
... cover (50), covered (51), covering (4), covers (20), engulfed (3), forgive (1),
hidden (1), hide (2), keep (1), made a covering (1), overwhelm (2), overwhelmed ...
/hebrew/3680.htm - 6k

7779. shuph -- to bruise
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to bruise NASB Word Usage bruise (2), bruises
(1), overwhelm (1). break, bruise, cover. A primitive ...
/hebrew/7779.htm - 5k

5307. naphal -- to fall, lie
... inferior, be judged (by mistake for palal), lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light
(down), be (X hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present(-ed ...
/hebrew/5307.htm - 7k


Times are Measured in Proportion as they Pass By.
... 36. In thee, O my mind, I measure times. [1053] Do not overwhelm me with thy clamour.
That is, do not overwhelm thyself with the multitude of thy impressions. ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter xxvii times are measured in.htm

The Mystery
... That he might, if it were possible by any means to do so, overwhelm the woman, who,
when her offspring was possessed of power, was departing to a station in ...
//christianbookshelf.org/mede/a key to the apocalypse/the mystery 2.htm

The Formation and Order of the Primitive Church.
... these ambassadors of Jesus, whether there was any hope of pardon for so great a
crime, any means of protection from the wrath which was ready to overwhelm them ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture iii the formation and.htm

On the Lord's Prayer in St. Matthew's Gospel, Chap. vi. 9, Etc. To ...
... If all these things be collected together against us, will they not therefore
not overwhelm us, because they are small faults? What ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon vi on the lords.htm

... Faith resolutely puts away from her whatever threatens to overwhelm and impede,
and makes for herself a large room to move freely in. ...
/.../the expositors bible the epistle to the hebrews/chapter xiv conflict.htm

Daily Fellowship with God
... As a sinner you are not worthy to look up to God; bow in self-abasement. As a saint,
let God's love overwhelm you, and bow you still lower down. ...
/.../murray/the deeper christian life/i daily fellowship with god.htm

Treatise i. On the Unity of the Church.
... For it is not persecution alone that is to be feared; nor those things which advance
by open attack to overwhelm and cast down the servants of God. ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/treatise i on the unity.htm

Hillis -- God the Unwearied Guide
... One day an emancipation proclamation went forth, from a king who had come to believe
in the unseen God who loved justice, and would overwhelm oppression and ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume 10/hillis god the unwearied.htm

Debate on the Proposed Invasion of Greece.
... military devastation over some portion of the globe; and the fairer, the richer,
the happier the scene which he was thus to inundate and overwhelm, the greater ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter iii debate on the.htm

Of Querulousness.
... in his Throne, and restored him to the Ark and Sanctuary, yet suffered the loss
of his rebellious son, who was the Author of his danger, to overwhelm the sense ...
/.../allestree/the government of the tongue/section x of querulousness.htm

Overwhelm (18 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Overwhelm (18 Occurrences). ... (See NIV). Job 6:27 Yea, ye
overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend. (KJV DBY WBS). ...
/o/overwhelm.htm - 11k

Deluge (17 Occurrences)
... vii.). 2. (n.) Fig.: Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction.
3. (vt) To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. ...
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Sweep (34 Occurrences)
... 2 Thessalonians 2:8 and then the Lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus
will sweep away with the tempest of His anger, and utterly overwhelm by the ...
/s/sweep.htm - 19k

Overwhelmed (33 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Overwhelm. Multi-Version Concordance
Overwhelmed (33 Occurrences). Matthew 26:38 Then he ...
/o/overwhelmed.htm - 15k

Pit (110 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Job 6:27 Yea, ye overwhelm the
fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend. (KJV JPS DBY WBS). ...
/p/pit.htm - 41k

Quench (14 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; -- said of flame and fire,
of things burning, and figuratively of sensations and emotions; as, to ...
/q/quench.htm - 12k

Utterly (170 Occurrences)
... 2 Thessalonians 2:8 and then the Lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus
will sweep away with the tempest of His anger, and utterly overwhelm by the ...
/u/utterly.htm - 39k

Overflow (43 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To flow over; to cover with, or as with, water
or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm. ...
/o/overflow.htm - 19k

Overweight (1 Occurrence)

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Overlay (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To lay, or spread, something over or across;
hence, to cover; to overwhelm; to press excessively upon. ...
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Overwhelm (18 Occurrences)

2 Thessalonians 2:8
and then the Lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will sweep away with the tempest of His anger, and utterly overwhelm by the awful splendour of His Coming.

Job 3:5
Let the dark and the black night take it for themselves; let it be covered with a cloud; let the dark shades of day send fear on it.
(See NIV)

Job 6:27
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.

Job 9:18
He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.
(See NIV)

Job 12:15
Behold, He withholdeth the waters, and they dry up; also He sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
(See RSV)

Job 15:24
Distress and anguish make him afraid; They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

Job 18:11
Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, And shall chase him at his heels.
(See JPS)

Job 30:15
Terrors have turned on me. They chase my honor as the wind. My welfare has passed away as a cloud.
(See NIV)

Psalms 69:15
Don't let the flood waters overwhelm me, neither let the deep swallow me up. Don't let the pit shut its mouth on me.

Psalms 88:7
The weight of your wrath is crushing me, all your waves have overcome me. (Selah.)

Psalms 139:11
If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; the light around me will be night;"

Psalms 140:9
As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 1:27
When your fear comes on you like a storm, and your trouble like a rushing wind; when pain and sorrow come on you.
(See NIV)

Song of Songs 6:5
Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me. Thy hair is as a flock of goats, that trail down from Gilead.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 28:17
And I will make justice the line, and righteousness the plummet; and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding-place.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 43:2
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee; when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 7:18
And they have girded on sackcloth, And covered them hath trembling, And unto all faces 'is' shame, And on all their heads -- baldness.
(See NAS)

Habakkuk 2:17
For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, and the destruction of the animals, which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to every city and to those who dwell in them.



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