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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of prostrating, throwing down, or laying fiat; as, the prostration of the body.

2. (n.) The act of falling down, or of bowing in humility or adoration; primarily, the act of falling on the face, but usually applied to kneeling or bowing in reverence and worship.

3. (n.) The condition of being prostrate; great depression; lowness; dejection; as, a prostration of spirits.

4. (n.) A latent, not an exhausted, state of the vital energies; great oppression of natural strength and vigor.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

pros-tra'-shun. See ATTITUDES.

Strong's Hebrew
2476. chalushah -- weakness, prostration
... 2475, 2476. chalushah. 2477 . weakness, prostration. Transliteration: chalushah
Phonetic Spelling: (khal-oo-shaw') Short Definition: defeat. Word Origin fem ...
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7252. reba -- lying down
... Word Origin the same as raba, qv. lying down From raba'; prostration (for sleep) --
lying down. see HEBREW raba'. 7251, 7252. reba. 7253 . Strong's Numbers
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2669. chophshuth -- freedom, separateness
... several. And chophshiyth {khof-sheeth'}; from chaphash; prostration by sickness
(with bayith, a hospital) -- several. see HEBREW chaphash. see HEBREW bayith. ...
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The Seventh vision "In Heaven"
... Yet the structure, as a whole, is perfect, and the utterances are significantly
marked by being alternated with prostration and worship: first, of the Elders ...
/.../bullinger/commentary on revelation/the seventh vision in heaven.htm

Prayer Takes in the Whole Man
... praying attitude in prayer. Prostration of the body becomes us in praying
as well as prostration of the soul. The attitude of the ...
/.../bounds/the essentials of prayer/i prayer takes in the.htm

Going to Gethsemane, and Agony Therein.
... The nervous prostration of Jesus was such as to endanger his life, and
the watching of the apostles may have been doubly needful. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxiii going to gethsemane and.htm

The Manich├Žan System.
... In the second prostration let him say: Thou highly praised, O thou enlightening
one, Mani, our Leader, thou root of enlightenment, stem of honorableness, thou ...
/.../chapter iii name manichaean system.htm

Concerning Things done in Illumination.
... he has received, as the sheep upon his shoulders, the two men, and has first worshipped,
glorifies with a mental thanksgiving and bodily prostration the One ...
/.../dionysius/ecclesiastical hierarchy/caput ii i concerning things.htm

Justification by Faith --Illustrated by Abram's Righteousness
... The word of Jehovah came to him with power, and he felt that same prostration of
spirit which made the beloved John fall at the feet of his Lord in the Isle of ...
/.../justification by faithillustrated by abrams.htm

Concerning the Outward Manifestations by which this Second ...
... appeased. And thus exomologesis is a discipline for man's prostration and
humiliation, enjoining a demeanor calculated to move mercy. ...
/.../tertullian/on repentance/chapter ix concerning the outward manifestations.htm

Strength and Indwelling.
... noteworthy. As a rule the Jews stood for prayer (Luke 18:11-13), and
prostration seems to have been an exceptional posture. But ...
/.../thomas/the prayers of st paul/viii strength and indwelling.htm

A Nightly Prayer. 1831.
... good there is in me, and from thee good alone,"from myself and my own corrupted
will all evil and the consequents of evil,"with inward prostration of will ...
/.../coleridge/confessions of an inquiring spirit etc/a nightly prayer 1831.htm

The Nature and Value of Prayer, and How the Heart Should be ...
... lay before him with complete confidence the dangers that are besetting us on all
sides, completely grief-stricken in ourselves, in humble prostration of mind ...
/...// cleaving to god/chapter 13 the nature and.htm

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of prostrating, throwing down, or laying
fiat; as, the prostration of the body. ...PROSTRATION. pros-tra'-shun. ...
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... The chief attitudes referred to in the Bible are the following: 1. Prostration:
Among the Orientals, especially Persians, prostration (ie falling upon the knees ...
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Faint (76 Occurrences)
... Paghar is the prostration of utter fatigue whereby one is unable to raise himself
or to proceed on a journey, as were some of David's little band (1 Samuel 30 ...
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Worship (332 Occurrences)
... or to Jesus as God. The root idea of bodily prostration is much less prominent
than in the Old Testament. It is always translated ...
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Attitudes (1 Occurrence)
... We shall call attention to just four postures: (1) standing, (2) bowing,
(3) kneeling, and (4) falling on the face or prostration. ...
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Protect (32 Occurrences)

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Indicate (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as,
great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. ...
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Reverence (42 Occurrences)
... 19:30; Leviticus 26:2. So the group of ideas there would be "fear," "awe," "reverence."
The root idea of the second is "falling down," as prostration of the ...
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Prostrating (2 Occurrences)

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Adore (1 Occurrence)
... The forms of adoration among the Jews were putting off the shoes (Exodus 3:5; Joshua
5:15), and prostration (Genesis 17:3; Psalm 95:6; Isaiah 44:15, 17, 19; 46 ...
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Indicate (5 Occurrences)

Reverence (42 Occurrences)

Prostrating (2 Occurrences)

Adore (1 Occurrence)

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