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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.

2. (n.) That degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments that induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.

3. (n.) The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness that resists impression, or does not yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.

4. (n.) Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.

5. (n.) A trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination; -- called also proof sheet.

6. (n.) A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Cf. Prove, v. t., 5.

7. (v. t.) Armor of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armor of proof.

8. (a.) Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge.

9. (a.) Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof.

10. (a.) Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of alcoholic liquors.

Greek
1732. endeixis -- a pointing out or indication, a proof
... a pointing out or indication, a proof. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
endeixis Phonetic Spelling: (en'-dike-sis) Short Definition: a showing ...
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1650. elegchos -- a proof, test
... a proof, test. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: elegchos Phonetic
Spelling: (el'-eng-khos) Short Definition: a proof, persuasion, reproof ...
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1730. endeigma -- an indication, a proof
... an indication, a proof. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: endeigma Phonetic
Spelling: (en'-dighe-mah) Short Definition: a plain token, sign, proof ...
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3985. peirazo -- to make proof of, to attempt, test, tempt
... to make proof of, to attempt, test, tempt. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
peirazo Phonetic Spelling: (pi-rad'-zo) Short Definition: I try, tempt, test ...
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1382. dokime -- (the process or result of) trial, proving ...
... proving, approval. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: dokime Phonetic
Spelling: (dok-ee-may') Short Definition: a trial, proof; tried, approved ...
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5039. tekmerion -- a sure sign
... a sure sign. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: tekmerion Phonetic Spelling:
(tek-may'-ree-on) Short Definition: a sign, certain proof Definition: a ...
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4973. sphragis -- a seal, a signet
... Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: sphragis Phonetic Spelling: (sfrag-ece')
Short Definition: a signet-ring, impression of a seal, the proof Definition: a ...
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4135. plerophoreo -- to bring in full measure, to fulfill
... 2), fully convinced (1). fulfill, fully know, make full proof of. From pleres
and phoreo; to carry out fully (in evidence), ie Completely ...
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584. apodeiknumi -- to bring out, show forth, declare
... forth, declare. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apodeiknumi Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-od-ike'-noo-mee) Short Definition: I show by proof, demonstrate, set ...
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585. apodeixis -- a showing off, demonstration
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apodeixis Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-od'-ike-sis) Short Definition: demonstration, proof Definition: demonstration ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8433. towkechah -- rebuke, correction
... And towkachath {to-kakh'-ath}; from yakach; chastisement; figuratively (by words)
correction, refutation, proof (even in defence) -- argument, X chastened ...
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Library

Proof that the Divinity of the Saviour is Impassible.
... Book V. Proof that the Divinity of the Saviour is Impassible. 1. Alike
by the divine Scripture and by the holy Fathers assembled ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/proof that the divinity of.htm

In Proof of the Unity in Trinity the Passage of Isaiah which Has ...
... Book III. Chapter XXII. In proof of the Unity in Trinity the passage
of Isaiah which has been cited� In proof of the Unity in ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxii in proof of.htm

From this First Proof that the Prince had Been Won Over to their ...
... Book II. Chapter XXXIX. From this first proof that the prince had been
won over to their side� From this first proof that the ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xxxix from this first.htm

Proof of the Same from the Poets.
... Chapter XXIX."Proof of the Same from the Poets. But among the Greeks, also, those
who are eminent in poetry and history say the same thing. ...
/.../athenagoras/a plea for the christians/chapter xxix proof of the same.htm

After Proof that the Spirit is the Giver of Revelation Equally ...
... Book II. Chapter XII. After proof that the Spirit is the Giver of revelation
equally with the Father and� After proof that the ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xii after proof that.htm

Faith an Assurance and a Proof.
... CHAPTER X. FAITH AN ASSURANCE AND A PROOF. ... Proof is usually supposed to dispense
with faith and compel us to accept the inference drawn. ...
/.../chapter x faith an assurance.htm

Appendix (C). Proof that Hesychius is a Copyist Only in what He ...
... APPENDIX (C). Proof that HESYCHIUS is a copyist only in what he says concerning
the end of S. Mark's Gospel. ... The proof of that statement is subjoined. ...
/.../appendix c proof that hesychius.htm

The Proof of the Foregoing the Trinity of Persons in one God...
... Article IX The Proof of the Foregoing Article of the Trinity of Persons in One God�
The Proof of the Foregoing Article of the Trinity of Persons in One God ...
/.../various/the belgic confession /article ix the proof of.htm

Proof of Immortality and the Resurrection.
... Chapter XVIII."Proof of immortality and the resurrection. For reflect upon
the end of each of the preceding kings, how they died ...
/.../justin/the first apology of justin/chapter xviii proof of immortality and.htm

A Short Proof against their Error that Say, that There is no ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE FIFTEENTH CHAPTER A short proof against their error that say,
that there is no perfecter cause to be meeked under, than is the knowledge of ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the fifteenth chapter.htm

Thesaurus
Proof (38 Occurrences)
... be shaken. 5. (n.) A trial impression, as from type, taken for correction
or examination; -- called also proof sheet. 6. (n.) A ...
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Evidence (41 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) That which makes evident or manifest; that which furnishes, or tends to
furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of belief or judgment; as, the ...
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Exhibit (7 Occurrences)
... (WEY). John 2:18 So the Jews asked Him, "What proof of your authority do
you exhibit to us, seeing that you do these things?" (WEY). ...
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Water (4571 Occurrences)
... or reasons why the apostle mentions the fact at all in his report, whether merely
for historical accuracy and completeness, or as a possible proof of the ...
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Demonstration (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond
the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason. ...
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Approve (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To show to be real or true; to prove. 2. (vt)
To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically. ...
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Sign (181 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) That by which anything is made known or represented;
that which furnishes evidence; a mark; a token; an indication; a proof. ...
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Borrowing (1 Occurrence)
... George B. Eager. RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST, THE. " 1. First Proof: The Life of
Jesus 2. Second Proof: The Empty Grave 3. Third Proof: Transformation of the ...
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Blood (435 Occurrences)
... or reasons why the apostle mentions the fact at all in his report, whether merely
for historical accuracy and completeness, or as a possible proof of the ...
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Immortal (3 Occurrences)
... Even this, however, while an instinctive presumption, can hardly be called a proof
of survival after death, and it does not yield an idea of "immortality" in ...
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Concordance
Proof (38 Occurrences)

Matthew 4:7
"Again it is written," replied Jesus, "'Thou shalt not put the Lord thy God to the proof.'"
(WEY)

Matthew 8:4
Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
(See RSV)

Matthew 19:3
Then came some of the Pharisees to Him to put Him to the proof by the question, "Has a man a right to divorce his wife whenever he chooses?"
(WEY)

Mark 1:44
and said to him, "See you say nothing to anybody, but go show yourself to the priest, and offer for your cleansing the things which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them."
(See RSV)

Luke 1:18
"By what proof," asked Zechariah, "shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in years."
(WEY)

Luke 4:12
The reply of Jesus was, "It is said, 'Thou shalt not put the Lord they God to the proof.'"
(WEY)

Luke 5:14
He commanded him to tell no one, "But go your way, and show yourself to the priest, and offer for your cleansing according to what Moses commanded, for a testimony to them."
(See RSV)

Luke 12:56
hypocrites! the face of the earth and of the heaven ye have known to make proof of, but this time -- how do ye not make proof of 'it'?
(YLT)

John 2:18
So the Jews asked Him, "What proof of your authority do you exhibit to us, seeing that you do these things?"
(WEY)

Acts 17:31
because he has set a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, giving the proof of it to all in having raised him from among the dead.
(DBY NAS NIV)

Romans 2:15
since they exhibit proof that a knowledge of the conduct which the Law requires is engraven on their hearts, while their consciences also bear witness to the Law, and their thoughts, as if in mutual discussion, accuse them or perhaps maintain their innocence--
(WEY)

Romans 5:8
But God gives proof of His love to us in Christ's dying for us while we were still sinners.
(WEY)

Romans 9:18
This is a proof that wherever He chooses He shows mercy, and wherever he chooses He hardens the heart.
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 1:15
It was because I entertained this confidence that I intended to visit you before going elsewhere--so that you might receive a twofold proof of God's favour--
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 2:9
For to this end I also wrote, that I might know the proof of you, whether you are obedient in all things.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)

2 Corinthians 8:2
how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
(WEB ASV)

2 Corinthians 8:22
And we send with them our brother, of whose zeal we have had frequent proof in many matters, and who is now more zealous than ever through the strong confidence which he has in you.
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 8:24
Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the assemblies, and of our boasting on your behalf.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 9:13
seeing that through the proof given by this service, they glorify God for the obedience of your confession to the Good News of Christ, and for the liberality of your contribution to them and to all;
(WEB WEY DBY YLT NAS)

2 Corinthians 13:3
seeing that you seek a proof of Christ who speaks in me; who toward you is not weak, but is powerful in you.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Philippians 1:28
and in nothing frightened by the adversaries, which is for them a proof of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that from God.
(WEB)

Philippians 2:22
But you know the proof of him, that, as a child serves a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the Good News.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

2 Timothy 4:5
But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
(KJV WBS)

Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.
(WEB)

James 1:3
knowing that the proof of your faith doth work endurance,
(YLT)

1 Peter 1:7
that the proof of your faith, which is more precious than gold that perishes even though it is tested by fire, may be found to result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ-
(WEB ASV YLT NAS)

1 John 5:2
The fact that we love God Himself, and obey His commands, is a proof that we love God's children.
(WEY)

Genesis 42:15
By this ye shall be put to the proof: as Pharaoh lives, ye shall not go forth hence, unless your youngest brother come hither!
(DBY)

Genesis 42:16
Send one of you, that he may fetch your brother, but ye shall be imprisoned, and your words shall be put to the proof, whether the truth is in you; and if not, as Pharaoh lives, ye are spies.
(DBY)

Exodus 17:2
Therefore the people quarreled with Moses, and said, "Give us water to drink." Moses said to them, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test Yahweh?"
(See RSV)

Exodus 17:7
He called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because the children of Israel quarreled, and because they tested Yahweh, saying, "Is Yahweh among us, or not?"
(See RSV)

Numbers 14:22
because all those men that have seen my glory, and my signs, which I wrought in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tempted me these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
(See JPS RSV)

Deuteronomy 13:3
thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or unto that dreamer of dreams: for Jehovah your God proveth you, to know whether ye love Jehovah your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
(See JPS)

Deuteronomy 22:14
and accuses her of shameful things, and brings up an evil name on her, and says, "I took this woman, and when I came near to her, I didn't find in her the tokens of virginity;"
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:15
then shall the father of the young lady, and her mother, take and bring forth the tokens of the young lady's virginity to the elders of the city in the gate;
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:17
and behold, he has accused her of shameful things, saying,'I didn't find in your daughter the tokens of virginity;' and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity." They shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:20
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the young lady;
(See NIV)

Psalms 95:9
When your fathers tried Me, proved Me, even though they saw My work.
(See RSV)

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