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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To cut or shave off the outside; as, to pare an apple; to pare a horse's hoof.

2. (v. t.) To remove; to separate; to cut or shave, as the skin, ring, or outside part, from anything; -- followed by off or away; as; to pare off the ring of fruit; to pare away redundancies.

3. (v. t.) Fig.: To diminish the bulk of; to reduce; to lessen.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PARE, (THE NAILS)

par (`asah, "to fix," "manipulate"): The word, which in Hebrew has a very wide range of application, and which is of very frequent occurrence in the Hebrew Bible, is found in the above meaning in but one passage of English Versions of the Bible (Deuteronomy 21:12; see NAIL). In a similar sense it is found in 2 Samuel 19:24, where it is used to express the dressing of the feet anti the trimming of the beard.

Strong's Hebrew
4591. maat -- to be or become small, diminished, or few
... A primitive root; properly, to pare off, ie Lessen; intransitively, to be (or
causatively, to make) small or few (or figuratively, ineffective) -- suffer to ...
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6213. asah -- do, make
... hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain,
make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to ...
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Library

As it is Blasphemy to Pare Away the Divinity of Christ, So Also is ...
... Book III. Chapter V. As it is blasphemy to pare away the Divinity of Christ,
so also is it blasphemous to deny that He is true man. ...
/.../cassian/the seven books of john cassian /chapter v as it is.htm

The Seven Books of John Cassian
... Chapter V. As it is blasphemy to pare away the Divinity of Christ, so also
is it blasphemous to deny that He is true man. Chapter VI. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/cassian/the seven books of john cassian /

Model Speeches
... Do not pare down your undertaking to what you can hope to see successful
in the next few years, or in the years of your own life. ...
/.../kleiser/successful methods of public speaking/study of model speeches.htm

The Fift Part.
... Zeale will cut of the right hand, if it cause to offend; much more to pare the nayles
and superfluities: it consumes the strongest, dearest corruptions; much ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the fift part.htm

Note on the Morning Watch.
... Do not try to pare down the time limit of the morning watch to less than the
half-hour. There can be no question about the possibility of finding the time. ...
/.../murray/the school of obedience/note on the morning watch.htm

Degrees of Sin
... He sinned presumptuously, against an enlightened conscience. To sin ignorantly
does something to extenuate and pare off the guilt. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watson/the ten commandments/3 2 degrees of sin.htm

Preface to the Translations of Origen's Books Peri 'Archon
... into Latin above seventy of the books of Origen which he called Homiletics, and
also a certain number of the "Tomes," proceeded to purge and pare away in his ...
/.../preface to the translations of.htm

Herod Has Thoughts of Killing Himself with his Own Hand; and a ...
... very great, he was now ready to faint for want of somewhat to eat; so he called
for an apple and a knife; for it was his custom formerly to pare the apple ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 herod has thoughts.htm

The Regular or Calvinistic Baptists.
... Essex. Two were burned"a Dutchman, named George van Pare, and an English
woman, Joan Boucher, usually called Joan of Kent. These ...
/.../creeds of christendom with a history and critical notes/ 105 the regular or.htm

The Minister's Farewell
... doctrines, and bring them down to the tone of the times; that, in fact, they need
dilution, that men have become so intelligent that we must pare off the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/the ministers farewell.htm

Thesaurus
Pare (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To cut or shave off the outside; as, to
pare an apple; to pare a horse's hoof. 2. (vt) To remove ...
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Nail (9 Occurrences)
... To "pare the nails" is in Deuteronomy 21:12 (marg., "make, " or "dress, " or "suffer
to grow") one of the signs of purification, separation from former ...
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Nails (16 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia PARE, (THE NAILS). par (`asah, "to fix,"
"manipulate"): The word, which in Hebrew has a very wide ...
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Shave (19 Occurrences)
... to shave the beard. 2. (vt) To cut or pare off from the surface of a body
with a razor or other edged instrument. 3. (vt) To make ...
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Off (5363 Occurrences)
... 3. (adv.) Denoting the action of removing or separating; separation; as, to take
off the hat or cloak; to cut off, to pare off, to clip off, to peel off, to ...
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Trim (4 Occurrences)
... Trim (4 Occurrences). Deuteronomy 21:12 then you shall bring her home to your house;
and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails; (See NAS NIV). ...
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Pardons (4 Occurrences)

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Parent (2 Occurrences)

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Plane (5 Occurrences)
... 7. (v.) To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of,
as of a board or other piece of wood, by the use of a plane; as, to plane a ...
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Chisel (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of
marble into a statue. 3. (vt) To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat. ...
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