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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel tracks.

2. (a.) Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; -- used with to and with.

3. (a.) Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage.

4. (n.) A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc.

5. (n.) Direction conformable to that of another line,

6. (n.) Conformity continued through many particulars or in all essential points; resemblance; similarity.

7. (n.) A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity; as, Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope.

8. (n.) Anything equal to, or resembling, another in all essential particulars; a counterpart.

9. (n.) One of the imaginary circles on the surface of the earth, parallel to the equator, marking the latitude; also, the corresponding line on a globe or map.

10. (n.) One of a series of long trenches constructed before a besieged fortress, by the besieging force, as a cover for troops supporting the attacking batteries. They are roughly parallel to the line of outer defenses of the fortress.

11. (n.) A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines (thus,) used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page.

12. (v. t.) To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something else.

13. (v. t.) Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like.

14. (v. t.) To equal; to match; to correspond to.

15. (v. t.) To produce or adduce as a parallel.

16. (v. i.) To be parallel; to correspond; to be like.

1638. elaion -- an olive orchard, ie spec. the Mt. of Olives
... tree") -- properly, the of olive trees (an olive orchard), referring to the Mount
of Olives (J. Thayer) -- the mountain-ridge that runs parallel to Jerusalem ...
// - 7k

752. archisunagogos -- ruler of a synagogue
... [Note the parallel with government in the NT. Like the ancient Jewish , a local
NT church needs to be shepherded by a ("plurality") . See 4245 ("elder").]. ...
// - 8k

2219. zume -- leaven
... Leaven is generally a symbol of the spreading nature of , but note the exception
at Lk 13:20:21 (parallel Mt 13:32,33). Word Origin from a prim. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
3600. kir -- cooking furnace
... a cooking range. A form for kuwr (only in the dual); a cooking range (consisting
of two parallel stones, across which the boiler is set): see HEBREW kuwr. ...
/hebrew/3600.htm - 6k

5980. ummah -- close by, side by side with
... beside (3), close (5), close beside (2), close* (1), comparable (1), corresponded
(1), corresponding (3), exactly (1), just (1), like (1), parallel (1), side (1 ...
/hebrew/5980.htm - 6k

7298. rahat -- a trough
... From an unused root apparently meaning to hollow out; a channel or watering-box;
by resemblance a ringlet of hair (as forming parallel lines) -- gallery, gutter ...
/hebrew/7298.htm - 5k

4915. moshel -- dominion
... dominion, like ('ab) from mashal; empire; ('ab) from mashal; a parallel -- dominion,
like. see HEBREW 'ab. see HEBREW mashal. see HEBREW 'ab. see HEBREW mashal. ...
/hebrew/4915.htm - 5k


The Parallel Passages in Mark and Luke.
... Book XIII. 19. The Parallel Passages in Mark and Luke. But let us consider
also the like account in the other Evangelists. Mark, [5939 ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/19 the parallel passages in.htm

The Parallel Case of Mary Considered.
... Chapter VI."The Parallel Case of Mary Considered. Let us now see whether
the apostle withal observes the norm of this name in ...
/.../tertullian/on the veiling of virgins/chapter vi the parallel case of.htm

Jacob and Doubting Souls --A Parallel
... Jacob and Doubting Souls"A Parallel. A Sermon (No.2470). ... So far, the parallel
between Jacob and the doubting soul runs very properly. ...
/.../spurgeons sermons volume 42 1896/jacob and doubting soulsa parallel.htm

Objections Continued. Whether we May Decide the Question by the ...
... Chapter II. Chapter VIII."Objections Continued. Whether we may decide the question
by the parallel of human sons, which are born later than their parents. ...
/.../chapter viii objections continued whether we.htm

The Tragic Break in the Plan.
... The Murderous Rejection: a fugitive from Judea, John 7:1."fresh attack by southern
leaders, Matthew 15:1-20 with parallel in Mark."fourth "withdrew ...
/.../ talks about jesus/3 the tragic break in.htm

Answer to the Jewish Rabby's Letter.
... If, says he, historians can parallel this story of the malignity of the Jews towards
Jesus and Lazarus upon such a real miracle with thing [things] equally ...
/.../answer to the jewish rabbys.htm

Appendix J.
... For there has been a parallel case; the case of the inspired writers of
the New Testament dealing with the Scriptures of the Old. ...
// and interpretation/appendix j.htm

Waiting and Singing
... Unto Thee, O my Strength, I will sing!' They are, word for word, parallel, with
the significant difference that the waiting in the one passes into song, in the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/waiting and singing.htm

The Name Above Every Name
... There is no sharper contrast conceivable than between Joshua and Jesus. The contrast
and the parallel are both most significant. ... (b) The parallel. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the name above every name.htm

The King in Exile
... Without supposing that the evangelist moulded his Gospel on the plan of the Pentateuch,
we cannot but see that there is a real parallel between the beginnings ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the king in exile.htm

Parallel (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Extended in the same direction, and in all
parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel tracks. ...
/p/parallel.htm - 10k

... named (see next section), it will be advantageous to give an outline of the book
now specially under consideration, with reference to the parallel passages in ...
/e/esdras.htm - 29k

Level (31 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is
perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of ...
/l/level.htm - 19k

Eluzai (1 Occurrence)
... them prophets and apostles; and some of them they shall kill and persecute." The
patristic and many later commentators, on the basis of the parallel in Matthew ...
/e/eluzai.htm - 9k

Destroyer (23 Occurrences)
... a man's life during severe illness. No exact parallel to this is found
in the Old Testament. The nearest approach is "the angel ...
/d/destroyer.htm - 16k

Abaddon (7 Occurrences)
... In three instances Abaddon is parallel with Sheol (Job 26:6 Proverbs
15:11; Proverbs 27:20). In one instance it is parallel with ...
/a/abaddon.htm - 12k

Shoe-latchet (1 Occurrence)
... luxury (compare Luke 15:22). But in Matthew 3:11 and parallel's, only the
sandal can be meant. Sandals were not worn indoors, so ...
/s/shoe-latchet.htm - 12k

Shammah (8 Occurrences)
... against the Philistines. The parallel passage (1 Chronicles 11:10) ascribes
this deed to Eleazar, the son of Dodo. The succeeding ...
/s/shammah.htm - 13k

Shoelatchet (1 Occurrence)
... luxury (compare Luke 15:22). But in Matthew 3:11 and parallel's, only the
sandal can be meant. Sandals were not worn indoors, so ...
/s/shoelatchet.htm - 12k

Sermon (1 Occurrence)
III. TIME AND OCCASION IV. ... See SERMON ON THE PLAIN. I. Parallel Accounts. ...
/s/sermon.htm - 39k

Parallel (6 Occurrences)

Exodus 26:17
There shall be two tenons in each board, joined to one another: thus you shall make for all the boards of the tabernacle.
(See NIV)

Exodus 36:22
Each board had two tenons, joined one to another. He made all the boards of the tabernacle this way.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 16:13
So David and his men went on their way: and Shimei went by the hillside parallel with them, cursing and sending stones and dust at him.

Ezekiel 42:7
The wall that was outside by the side of the chambers, toward the outer court before the chambers, its length was fifty cubits.

Ezekiel 42:12
According to the doors of the chambers that were toward the south was a door at the head of the way, even the way directly before the wall toward the east, as one enters into them.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 45:7
And for the ruler there is to be a part on one side and on the other side of the holy offering and of the property of the town, in front of the holy offering and in front of the property of the town on the west of it and on the east: measured in the same line as one of the parts of the land, from its limit on the west to its limit on the east of the land.
(See NIV)



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