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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.

2. (n.) A wooden pin, or nail, on which to hang things, as coats, etc. Hence, colloquially and figuratively: A support; a reason; a pretext; as, a peg to hang a claim upon.

3. (n.) One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.

4. (n.) One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.

5. (n.) A step; a degree; esp. in the slang phrase To take one down peg.

6. (v. t.) To put pegs into; to fasten the parts of with pegs; as, to peg shoes; to confine with pegs; to restrict or limit closely.

7. (v. t.) To score with a peg, as points in the game; as, she pegged twelve points.

8. (v. i.) To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; -- usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.

Greek
4338. proseloo -- to nail to
... nail to. From pros and a derivative of helos; to peg to, ie Spike fast -- nail to.
see GREEK pros. see GREEK helos. (proselosas) -- 1 Occurrence. 4337, 4338. ...
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4078. pegnumi -- to make fast
... A prolonged form of a primary verb (which in its simpler form occurs only as an
alternate in certain tenses); to fix ("peg"), ie (specially) to set up (a tent ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3489. yathed -- a peg, pin
... 3488, 3489. yathed. 3490 . a peg, pin. Transliteration: yathed Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-thade') Short Definition: pegs. Word Origin ...
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2053. vav -- a hook, pin, peg
... 2052, 2053. vav. 2054 . a hook, pin, peg. Transliteration: vav Phonetic
Spelling: (vaw) Short Definition: hooks. Word Origin of ...
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4548. masmer -- a nail
... masmrah (Eccles. 12:11) {mas-mer-aw'}; from camar; a peg (as bristling from
the surface) -- nail. see HEBREW camar. 4547, 4548. masmer ...
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4930. masmerah -- nail
... Word Origin the same as masmer, qv. nail For macmer fem.; a peg -- nail. see HEBREW
macmer. 4929, 4930. masmerah. 4931 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Hearken and Look; Or, Encouragement for Believers
... and inaction. The smallest peg suffices to hang an excuse upon when we
are anxious to escape from the stern service of faith. "I ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 27 1881/hearken and look or encouragement.htm

Notes on Tauler's Teaching
... Sometimes moreover he expounds a text like a homilist; sometimes his text is barely
referred to, and becomes a mere peg on which to hang a discourse on a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tauler/the inner way/iii notes on taulers teaching.htm

God's Use of Weak Things.
... A nail or tent-pin, only a wooden peg, in the hands of a woman with a hammer helps
to make the enemy's defeat more decisive.[27] Three hundred young men with ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/gods use of weak things.htm

Hobab
... One of them came to be somebody, the Jael who struck the tent-peg through the temples
of the sleeping Sisera, for she is called 'the wife of Heber the Kenite ...
//christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/hobab.htm

Elucidations.
... of pious exercise. Baronius, more suo, grasps at this word askesis, as
a peg to hang the system of monkery upon. Casaubon answers ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/clement/the stromata or miscellanies/elucidations 4.htm

The Mustard Seed: a Sermon for the Sabbath-School Teacher
... what the truth itself says. It is wicked to take the Gospel and make a
peg of it to hang our old clothes upon. The Gos el is not ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 35 1889/the mustard seed a sermon.htm

Princely Service.
... The little pet had found a small piece of wood, and had bored a hole in it with
her scissors, in which she had inserted a peg, and on the top had hung half a ...
/.../taylor/separation and service/part iii princely service.htm

Christ Thwarted
... Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.' We have an inheritance like that of men
who get a piece of land in some mining district: so much as we peg out and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/christ thwarted.htm

The Evangelical Revival.
... a different direction"not indeed, in over-estimating the character of this remarkable
man, but in making him a mere name to conjure with, a mere peg to hang ...
/.../chapter ix the evangelical revival.htm

The Hallowing of Work and of Rest
... God in times when the whole nature is somewhat relaxed, and the strings are loosened,
like those of a violin screwed down a turn or two of the peg, than there ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the hallowing of work and.htm

Thesaurus
Peg (8 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in
attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. ...
/p/peg.htm - 9k

Pin (10 Occurrences)
... etc., generally cylindrical, used for fastening separate articles together, or as
a support by which one article may be suspended from another; a peg; a bolt. ...
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Nail (9 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary For fastening. (1.) Hebrew yathed, "piercing,"
a peg or nail of any material (Ezek. 15:3), more especially ...
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Ja'el (6 Occurrences)
... Judges 4:21 But Ja'el the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her
hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, till it went ...
/j/ja'el.htm - 8k

Temples (17 Occurrences)
... Judges 4:21 Then Jael Heber's wife took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand,
and went softly to him, and struck the pin into his temples, and it pierced ...
/t/temples.htm - 13k

Pierced (63 Occurrences)
... Judges 4:21 Then Jael Heber's wife took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand,
and went softly to him, and struck the pin into his temples, and it pierced ...
/p/pierced.htm - 26k

Sis'era (19 Occurrences)
... him, and said to him, "Come, and I will show you the man whom you are seeking."
So he went in to her tent; and there lay Sis'era dead, with the tent peg in his ...
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Jael (6 Occurrences)
... Judges 4:21 Then Jael Heber's wife took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand,
and went softly to him, and struck the pin into his temples, and it pierced ...
/j/jael.htm - 14k

Hammer (15 Occurrences)
... Judges 4:21 Then Jael Heber's wife took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand,
and went softly to him, and struck the pin into his temples, and it pierced ...
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Sisera (18 Occurrences)
... came out to meet him, and said to him, "Come, and I will show you the man whom you
seek." He came to her; and behold, Sisera lay dead, and the tent peg was in ...
/s/sisera.htm - 17k

Concordance
Peg (8 Occurrences)

Judges 4:21
Then Jael Heber's wife took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him, and struck the pin into his temples, and it pierced through into the ground; for he was in a deep sleep; so he swooned and died.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 4:22
Behold, as Barak pursued Sisera, Jael came out to meet him, and said to him, "Come, and I will show you the man whom you seek." He came to her; and behold, Sisera lay dead, and the tent peg was in his temples.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 5:26
She put her hand to the tent peg, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer. With the hammer she struck Sisera. She struck through his head. Yes, she pierced and struck through his temples.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 9:8
Now for a little moment grace has been shown from Yahweh our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 22:23
And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a throne of glory to his father's house.
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 22:25
In that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, shall the nail that was fastened in a sure place give way; and it shall be hewn down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off; for Jehovah hath spoken it.
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 15:3
Shall wood be taken of it to make any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon?
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Zechariah 10:4
From him will come forth the cornerstone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler together.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

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