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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A judicial and executive system, for the government of a city, town, or district, for the preservation of rights, order, cleanliness, health, etc., and for the enforcement of the laws and prevention of crime; the administration of the laws and regulations of a city, incorporated town, or borough.

2. (n.) That which concerns the order of the community; the internal regulation of a state.

3. (n.) The organized body of civil officers in a city, town, or district, whose particular duties are the preservation of good order, the prevention and detection of crime, and the enforcement of the laws.

4. (n.) Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison.

5. (n.) The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state / a camp as to cleanliness.

6. (v. t.) To keep in order by police.

7. (v. t.) To make clean; as, to police a camp.

Library

On Mr. Mccabe and a Divine Frivolity
... If a joke is not a joke about religion or morals, it is a joke about police-magistrates
or scientific professors or undergraduates dressed up as Queen Victoria ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/heretics/xvi on mr mccabe and.htm

Paul and Silas in Macedonia
... The next morning the city officials sent the police with the order, "Release these
men." So the jailer told Paul, "The police have brought an order to have you ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/paul and silas in macedonia.htm

The Messenger
... They were to be hanged in the dungeon of the house of the governor of police
at this hour," the man answered with morbid relish in his tone. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter iii the messenger.htm

The Martyrdom of Saint Polycarp,
... 2For it was really impossible to conceal him, since the very ones who betrayed him
were of his own household. [426] And the chief of the police, who chanced ...
/.../richardson/early christian fathers/the martyrdom of saint polycarp.htm

The Three Last Parables of the Peræan Series: the Unrighteous ...
... Jewish Judge. Possibly, he may have been a police-magistrate, or one who
had some function of that kind delegated to him. We know ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xix the three last.htm

Chapter fourteen
... night. The police sent down a special force, and Virginia and Rachel were
always under the protection of either Rollin or Dr. West. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sheldon/in his steps/chapter fourteen.htm

The Arrest
... As it was at the instance of the ecclesiastical authorities that the apprehension
took place, their servants"the Levitical police of the temple"were to the ...
/.../stalker/the trial and death of jesus christ/chapter i the arrest.htm

A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
... Besides, if you keep out of the hands of the police, you will have to take
your trial some day for robbing God, and for soul murder! ...
//christianbookshelf.org/champness/broken bread/xli a sermon on a.htm

A String of Pearls
... want to verify that, or listen to a drunken party coming back from an excursion
and making night hideous with their bellowings, or go to any police court on a ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a string of pearls.htm

"Do Men Gather Grapes of Thorns?"
... Besides these, were the usual loafers, many of whom have found, or will find work
for the police, after going to seek grapes where thorns grow: and then others ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/champness/broken bread/xxxviii do men gather grapes.htm

Thesaurus
Police (10 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order
and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison. ...
/p/police.htm - 10k

Policemen (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Policemen (2 Occurrences). Acts 16:35 But when it was
day, the authorities sent the police, saying, Let these men go. (See NAS). ...
/p/policemen.htm - 7k

Battalion (6 Occurrences)
... John 18:3 So Judas, followed by the battalion and by a detachment of the Temple
police sent by the High Priests and Pharisees, came there with torches and ...
/b/battalion.htm - 8k

Authorities (44 Occurrences)
... to be whipped. (BBE). Acts 16:35 But when it was day, the authorities sent
the police, saying, Let these men go. (BBE). Acts 16:36 ...
/a/authorities.htm - 19k

Agreement (341 Occurrences)
... a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he
may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you ...
/a/agreement.htm - 36k

Cause (1309 Occurrences)
... a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he
may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you ...
/c/cause.htm - 39k

Ruler (329 Occurrences)
... of two councils of the Jews (the Great and the Lesser); they were lay-members (elders);
"before the rulers" (Acts 16:19), the police magistrates (praetores ...
/r/ruler.htm - 50k

Violently (92 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Acts 5:26 Then the captain and some of the police went and took them, but
not violently, for fear that they might be stoned by the people. (BBE). ...
/v/violently.htm - 35k

Poles (58 Occurrences)

/p/poles.htm - 22k

Officer (70 Occurrences)
... n.) One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether
civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a ...
/o/officer.htm - 30k

Concordance
Police (10 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:25
Come to an agreement quickly with him who has a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you may be put into prison.
(BBE)

Luke 12:58
For if anyone has a cause at law against you, and you are going with him before the ruler, make an attempt, on the way, to come to an agreement with him, for if you do not, he may take you before the judge and the judge will give you up to the police, and they will put you in prison.
(BBE)

John 18:3
So Judas, followed by the battalion and by a detachment of the Temple police sent by the High Priests and Pharisees, came there with torches and lamps and weapons.
(WEY BBE)

John 18:12
So the battalion and their tribune and the Jewish police closed in, and took Jesus and bound Him.
(WEY BBE)

John 18:18
Now because it was cold the servants and the police had lighted a charcoal fire, and were standing and warming themselves; and Peter too remained with them, standing and warming himself.
(WEY BBE)

John 18:22
When he said this, one of the police by his side gave him a blow with his open hand, saying, Do you give such an answer to the high priest?
(BBE)

John 19:6
So when the chief priests and the police saw him they gave a loud cry, To the cross! to the cross! Pilate said to them, Take him yourselves and put him on the cross: I see no crime in him.
(BBE)

Acts 5:26
Then the captain and some of the police went and took them, but not violently, for fear that they might be stoned by the people.
(BBE)

Acts 16:35
But when it was day, the authorities sent the police, saying, Let these men go.
(BBE NAS RSV)

Acts 16:38
And the police gave an account of these words to the authorities, and they were full of fear on hearing that they were Romans;
(BBE NAS RSV)

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