Portent
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) That which portends, especially that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign.
Greek
5059. teras -- a wonder, marvel
... a wonder, marvel. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: teras Phonetic Spelling:
(ter'-as) Short Definition: a wonder, portent Definition: a wonder ...
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5400. phobetron -- a (cause of) terror
... fearful sight. Neuter of a derivative of phobeo; a frightening thing, ie Terrific
portent -- fearful sight. see GREEK phobeo. (phobetra) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4159. mopheth -- a wonder, sign, portent
... 4158, 4159. mopheth or mopheth. 4160 . a wonder, sign, portent. Transliteration:
mopheth or mopheth Phonetic Spelling: (mo-faith') Short Definition: wonders ...
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852. ath -- a sign
... Usage signs (3). sign. (Aramaic) corresponding to 'owth; a portent -- sign.
see HEBREW 'owth. 851, 852. ath. 853 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

That it is not Contrary to Nature That, in an Object Whose Nature ...
... Varro, entitled, Of the Race of the Roman People, I cite word for word the following
instance: "There occurred a remarkable celestial portent; for Castor ...
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Fragment xviii. On the Circumstances Connected with Our Saviour's ...
... Let that opinion pass however; let it carry the majority with it; and let this portent
of the world be deemed an eclipse of the sun, like others a portent only ...
/.../the writings of julius africanus/fragment xviii on the circumstances.htm

But Besides, if Birds of Augury Converse with one Another...
... "A mighty dragon shot, of dire portent; From Jove himself the dreadful sign was
sent. ... And Jove's portent with beating hearts behold." [4042]. ...
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Of the Internal Disasters which Vexed the Roman Republic, and ...
... If this was a portent, how serious a calamity must have been portended by a plague
which, whether portent or no, was in itself a serious calamity! ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 23 of the internal disasters.htm

These Things, Since they are Asserted Upon the Warrant of the ...
... Again, they say that Father Bacchus was born from Jupiter's thigh. Here is another
portent, yet it is believed. ... Here is another portent, yet it is believed. ...
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However, as we have Already Remarked, it Cannot but Distress us ...
... That sun, too, in the metropolis of Utica, [450] with light all but extinguished,
was a portent which could not have occurred from an ordinary eclipse ...
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Hymn for the Epiphany
... Roused by the portent of the sky The sages fix their gaze on high, And speed them
'neath the furrowed way Marked by the star's effulgent ray. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/xii hymn for the epiphany.htm

The Heir Intervenes
... and pugnacity. Tanis was within hearing of the plaints of Israel, and the
atmosphere quivered with omen and portent. Moses appeared ...
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These Things, Moreover, He Has Said with the view of Showing us ...
... shall say, Behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not." [1811] And yet,
after all these directions, this man, who has neither sign nor portent of any ...
/.../35 these things moreover he.htm

The Unseen Watcher
... came forth and traced upon the walls of the palace characters that gleamed like
fire"words which, though unknown to the vast throng, were a portent of doom ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 43 the unseen watcher.htm

Thesaurus
Portent (5 Occurrences)
... (n.) That which portends, especially that which portends evil; a sign of coming
calamity; an omen; a sign. Multi-Version Concordance Portent (5 Occurrences). ...
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Wonder (148 Occurrences)
... In the New Testament the ordinary verb is thaumazo, and the most frequent noun is
teras, a "marvel," "portent," answering in its meaning to Hebrew pala'. ...
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Wonderful (71 Occurrences)
... In the New Testament the ordinary verb is thaumazo, and the most frequent noun is
teras, a "marvel," "portent," answering in its meaning to Hebrew pala'. ...
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Disaster (131 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An unpropitious or baleful aspect of a planet
or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; hence, an ill portent. ...
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Portals (2 Occurrences)

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Portents (2 Occurrences)

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Ceremony (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A ceremonial symbols; an emblem, as a crown, scepter, garland, etc. 4.
(n.) A sign or prodigy; a portent. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Antichrist (4 Occurrences)
... witnessed. Some twelve years before the epistle was penned, the Roman world
had seen in Caligula the portent of a mad emperor. Caligula ...
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Fear (970 Occurrences)
... the second death"; phoberos, "fearful," "terrible" (Hebrews 10:27, 31); phobetron,
"something fearful," "a terrible sign or portent" (Luke 21:11, Revised ...
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Miracle (15 Occurrences)
... the unusual, exceptional, and striking character of the works, as pele',
niphla'oth (Exodus 3:20; Exodus 15:11, etc.), teras, literally, "a portent" (in ...
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Concordance
Portent (5 Occurrences)

Revelation 12:1
A great sign was seen in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
(See RSV)

Revelation 15:1
I saw another great and marvelous sign in the sky: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them God's wrath is finished.
(See RSV)

Psalms 71:7
I am a marvel to many, but you are my strong refuge.
(See RSV NIV)

Isaiah 20:3
And the Lord said, As my servant Isaiah has gone unclothed and without shoes for three years as a sign and a wonder to Egypt and Ethiopia,
(See RSV NIV)

Zechariah 3:8
Hear now, Joshua the high priest, thou and thy fellows that sit before thee for they are men of portent for behold, I will bring forth my servant the Branch.
(DBY)

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