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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To draw, or attempt to draw, toward one; to draw forcibly.

2. (v. t.) To draw apart; to tear; to rend.

3. (v. t.) To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward one; to pluck; as, to pull fruit; to pull flax; to pull a finch.

4. (v. t.) To move or operate by the motion of drawing towards one; as, to pull a bell; to pull an oar.

5. (v. t.) To hold back, and so prevent from winning; as, the favorite was pulled.

6. (v. t.) To take or make, as a proof or impression; -- hand presses being worked by pulling a lever.

7. (v. t.) To strike the ball in a particular manner. See Pull, n., 8.

8. (v. i.) To exert one's self in an act or motion of drawing or hauling; to tug; as, to pull at a rope.

9. (n.) The act of pulling or drawing with force; an effort to move something by drawing toward one.

10. (n.) A contest; a struggle; as, a wrestling pull.

11. (n.) A pluck; loss or violence suffered.

12. (n.) A knob, handle, or lever, etc., by which anything is pulled; as, a drawer pull; a bell pull.

13. (n.) The act of rowing; as, a pull on the river.

14. (n.) The act of drinking; as, to take a pull at the beer, or the mug.

15. (n.) Something in one's favor in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing; as, in weights the favorite had the pull.

16. (n.) A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.

Greek
2507. kathaireo -- to take down, pull down
... to take down, pull down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kathaireo Phonetic
Spelling: (kath-ahee-reh'-o) Short Definition: I take down, depose, destroy ...
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5567. psallo -- to pull, twitch, twang, play, sing
... to pull, twitch, twang, play, sing. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: psallo
Phonetic Spelling: (psal'-lo) Short Definition: I sing psalms Definition: I sing ...
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385. anaspao -- to draw up
... to draw up. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anaspao Phonetic Spelling:
(an-as-pah'-o) Short Definition: I drag up, pull up Definition: I drag up, pull ...
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1670. helko -- to drag
... to drag. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: helko Phonetic Spelling:
(hel-koo'-o) Short Definition: I drag, draw, pull, persuade Definition: I drag, ...
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4685. spao -- to draw (a sword)
... a sword). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: spao Phonetic Spelling: (spah'-o)
Short Definition: I draw (as a sword) Definition: I draw (as a sword), pull. ...
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1387. dolioo -- to deceive
... Cognate: 1387 (from 1388 , "bait") -- properly, to lure, using to pull someone in;
to deceive, preying on people who are blinded by their own bitterness, greed ...
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2694. katasuro -- to drag away
... to drag away. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katasuro Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-as-oo'-ro) Short Definition: I drag down Definition: I pull down, drag away ...
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4506. rhuomai -- to draw to oneself, ie deliver
... danger or destruction). 4506 (from , "draw ") -- properly, draw (pull) ;
to rescue ("snatch up"); to draw or rescue a person . In Mt ...
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2218. zugos -- a yoke
... 2218 -- properly, a yoke; a wooden bar placed over the neck of a of animals so they
can pull ; (figuratively) what () two people to move (work) together as . ...
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1288. diaspao -- to draw apart, tear asunder
... pluck asunder, tear apart. From dia and spao; to draw apart, ie Sever or dismember --
pluck asunder, pull in pieces. see GREEK dia. see GREEK spao. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5423. nathaq -- to pull, draw, or tear away, apart, or off
... nathaq. 5424 . to pull, draw, or tear away, apart, or off. Transliteration: nathaq
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-thak') Short Definition: away. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5422. nathats -- to pull down, break down
... 5421, 5422. nathats. 5423 . to pull down, break down. Transliteration: nathats
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-thats') Short Definition: down. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5428. nathash -- to pull or pluck up, root out
... nathash. 5429 . to pull or pluck up, root out. Transliteration: nathash Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-thash') Short Definition: uproot. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5256. nesach -- to pull away
... 5255, 5256. nesach. 5257 . to pull away. Transliteration: nesach Phonetic
Spelling: (nes-akh') Short Definition: drawn. ... pull down. ...
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5265. nasa -- to pull out or up, set out, journey
... nasa. 5266 . to pull out or up, set out, journey. Transliteration: nasa Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-sah') Short Definition: journeyed. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5255. nasach -- to pull or tear away
... 5254, 5255. nasach. 5256 . to pull or tear away. Transliteration: nasach Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-sakh') Short Definition: away. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2040. haras -- to throw down, break or tear down
... break down (2), break through (2), broken down (1), destroyed (2), destroyers (1),
overthrew (2), overthrow (5), overthrown (1), overthrows (1), pull you down ...
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6584. pashat -- to strip off, make a dash, raid
... fall upon, flay, invade, make an invasion, pull off, put off, make a road,
run upon,. A primitive root; to spread out (ie Deploy ...
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7997a. shalal -- to draw out
... to draw out. Transliteration: shalal Short Definition: pull. Word Origin a prim.
root Definition to draw out NASB Word Usage purposely pull (1). 7997, 7997a. ...
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3318. yatsa -- to go or come out
... 1), pluck (1), prematurely (1), proceed (4), proceeded (11), proceeds (1), produces
(3), projecting (3), promised* (1), publicly (2), pull (1), pursuit (1 ...
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Library

October the Twenty-Fourth "Push" and "Pull"
... OCTOBER The Twenty-fourth "PUSH" AND "PULL". LUKE xiv.1-11. ... "Push" is selfish
and exclusive: "pull" is inclusive and neighbourly. ...
/.../october the twenty-fourth push and.htm

Heretics Work to Pull Down and to Destroy, not to Edify and ...
... Chapter XLII."Heretics Work to Pull Down and to Destroy, Not to Edify and Elevate
Heretics Do Not Adhere Even to Their Own Traditions, But Harbour Dissent ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter xlii heretics work to pull.htm

"Pull for the Shore. "
... "Pull for the Shore.". Look at that man in a boat on Niagara River. He is
only about a mile from the rapids. A man on the bank shouts ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/pull for the shore.htm

"Pull for the Shore, Sailor. "
... "Pull for the Shore, Sailor.". A vessel was wrecked off the shore. Eager ... shore.
CHO." Pull for the shore, sailor, pull for the shore! ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/pull for the shore sailor.htm

Balkers
... It may be fine in appearance, strong, and able to do a great amount of work, and
it may pull along very well on good roads; but when a mud-hole is encountered ...
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The Heart-Strings of God.
... It's the tense pull-up of a love that grows stronger with the growth of
man's misunderstanding. ... Man tried to pull away, poor thing. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the heart-strings of god.htm

The Adventures of Saint Patrick of Ireland.
... Instead, however, of coming out themselves, the first held him tight, and others
arriving caught hold of him likewise, and began to pull and pull away till the ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter nine the adventures of.htm

Divine Fellowship
... in service, so that when there is a difficulty to face, some burden to be carried,
or something to be moved, then you can go in for a good pull, a strong pull ...
/.../howard/standards of life and service/iii divine fellowship.htm

The Distracted Mind
... To distract, means literally to pull a thing two different ways"even to pull
it asunder. ... How should I be able to pull through such a trouble? ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xxxix the distracted mind.htm

In Step with Jesus.
... Let's pull together, you and I." And if we will pull steadily along, content to
be by His side, and to be hearing His quiet voice, and always to keep His pace ...
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Thesaurus
Pull (32 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To draw apart; to tear; to rend. 3. (vt) To gather with the hand, or by
drawing toward one; to pluck; as, to pull fruit; to pull flax; to pull a finch. ...
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Pluck (41 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To pull; to draw. ... 6. (n.) The act of plucking;
a pull; a twitch. 7. (n.) The heart, liver, and lights of an animal. ...
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Draw (212 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing
moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow. ...
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Mote (6 Occurrences)
... (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT). Matthew 7:4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull
out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? ...
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Haul (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To pull or draw with force; to drag. ... See under
Haul. 4. (vt) To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked. ...
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Thyself (352 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the
mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in ...
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Either (152 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the
mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in ...
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Demolish (16 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To pull down; to raze; to destroy the fabric of;
to pull to pieces; to ruin; as, to demolish an edifice, or a wall. ...
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Beholdest (6 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the
mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in ...
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Canst (62 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the
mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in ...
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Concordance
Pull (32 Occurrences)

Matthew 7:4
Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
(KJV WBS)

Matthew 9:16
And no man puts a bit of new cloth on an old coat, for by pulling away from the old, it makes a worse hole.
(Root in BBE NAS NIV)

Matthew 13:28
"He said to them,'An enemy has done this.' "The servants asked him,'Do you want us to go and gather them up?'
(See NIV)

Matthew 26:61
who testified, "This man said, 'I am able to pull down the Sanctuary of God and three days afterwards to build a new one.'"
(WEY)

Matthew 27:40
and said, "You who would pull down the Sanctuary and build a new one within three days, save yourself. If you are God's Son, come down from the cross."
(WEY)

Mark 2:21
No man puts a bit of new cloth on an old coat: or the new, by pulling away from the old, makes a worse hole.
(Root in BBE NAS NIV)

Mark 14:58
"We have heard him say, 'I will pull down this Sanctuary built by human hands, and three days afterwards I will erect another built without hands.'"
(WEY)

Luke 6:42
Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
(KJV WBS)

Luke 12:18
He said,'This is what I will do. I will pull down my barns, and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV)

Luke 14:5
He answered them, "Which of you, if your son or an ox fell into a well, wouldn't immediately pull him out on a Sabbath day?"
(WEB KJV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 6:14
For we have heard him say that Jesus, the Nazarene, will pull this place down to the ground and will change the customs which Moses handed down to us."
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 10:8
If, however, I were to boast more loudly of our Apostolic authority, which the Lord has given us that we may build you up, not pull you down, I should have no reason to feel ashamed.
(WEY NIV)

Deuteronomy 25:9
then his brother's wife shall come to him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, "So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house."
(See NAS RSV)

Judges 3:22
and the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed on the blade, for he didn't draw the sword out of his body; and it came out behind.
(See NIV)

Judges 6:25
The same night the Lord said to him, Take ten men of your servants and an ox seven years old, and after pulling down the altar of Baal which is your father's, and cutting down the holy tree by its side,
(Root in BBE DBY NAS RSV)

Ruth 2:16
Also pull out some for her from the bundles, and leave it, and let her glean, and don't rebuke her."
(WEB JPS ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 13:4
And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Bethel, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.
(KJV BBE NIV)

Psalms 31:4
Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.
(KJV WBS NAS)

Psalms 144:14
Our oxen will pull heavy loads. There is no breaking in, and no going away, and no outcry in our streets.
(WEB)

Isaiah 22:19
I will thrust you from your office. You will be pulled down from your station.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS)

Jeremiah 1:10
See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
(KJV JPS WBS)

Jeremiah 12:3
But you, Yahweh, know me; you see me, and try my heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS RSV)

Jeremiah 18:7
At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;
(KJV WBS NAS)

Jeremiah 22:24
By my life, says the Lord, even if Coniah, the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, was the ring on my right hand, even from there I would have you pulled off;
(Root in BBE NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 24:6
For I will set my eyes on them for good, and I will bring them again to this land: and I will build them, and not pull them down; and I will plant them, and not pluck them up.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 42:10
If you will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up; for I grieve over the distress that I have brought on you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS RSV)

Ezekiel 17:9
Say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up its roots, and cut off its fruit, that it may wither; that all its fresh springing leaves may wither? and not by a strong arm or much people can it be raised from its roots.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 26:4
They shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 29:4
I will put hooks in your jaws, and I will make the fish of your rivers stick to your scales; and I will bring you up out of the midst of your rivers, with all the fish of your rivers which stick to your scales.
(See NIV)

Hosea 7:12
When they go, I will spread my net on them. I will bring them down like the birds of the sky. I will chastise them, as their congregation has heard.
(See NIV)

Amos 3:11
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "An adversary will overrun the land; and he will pull down your strongholds, and your fortresses will be plundered."
(WEB NAS NIV)

Micah 2:8
Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.
(KJV WBS)

Subtopics

Pull

Related Terms

Pluck (41 Occurrences)

Draw (212 Occurrences)

Mote (6 Occurrences)

Haul (5 Occurrences)

Thyself (352 Occurrences)

Either (152 Occurrences)

Demolish (16 Occurrences)

Beholdest (6 Occurrences)

Canst (62 Occurrences)

Afterwards (143 Occurrences)

Hitch (2 Occurrences)

Tear (97 Occurrences)

Hale (1 Occurrence)

Pick (37 Occurrences)

Pul (3 Occurrences)

Pulling (57 Occurrences)

Sanctuary (250 Occurrences)

Overrun (4 Occurrences)

Loudly (31 Occurrences)

Looted (9 Occurrences)

Lower (72 Occurrences)

Larger (23 Occurrences)

Loads (12 Occurrences)

God's (602 Occurrences)

Glean (12 Occurrences)

Wrest (8 Occurrences)

Within (400 Occurrences)

Wouldn't (67 Occurrences)

Wilt (324 Occurrences)

Fallen (233 Occurrences)

Fruits (109 Occurrences)

Forthwith (30 Occurrences)

Testified (65 Occurrences)

Triest (7 Occurrences)

Twig (4 Occurrences)

Tire (5 Occurrences)

Thrive (11 Occurrences)

Tuck (3 Occurrences)

Tow (3 Occurrences)

Trip (4 Occurrences)

Rouse (25 Occurrences)

Rash (18 Occurrences)

Rug (1 Occurrence)

Relent (15 Occurrences)

Extract (2 Occurrences)

Erect (17 Occurrences)

Defenses (8 Occurrences)

Destroy (379 Occurrences)

Drawer (1 Occurrence)

Deposit (19 Occurrences)

Drag (19 Occurrences)

Mandrakes (4 Occurrences)

Privily (15 Occurrences)

Poll (5 Occurrences)

Purposely (2 Occurrences)

Bigger (4 Occurrences)

Bundles (4 Occurrences)

Beard (23 Occurrences)

Bestow (27 Occurrences)

Ba'al (55 Occurrences)

Barns (7 Occurrences)

Built (299 Occurrences)

Butchered (4 Occurrences)

Citadels (15 Occurrences)

Crop (33 Occurrences)

Carnage (1 Occurrence)

Claw

Averse (2 Occurrences)

Ashe'rah (18 Occurrences)

Attitude (12 Occurrences)

Stretch (73 Occurrences)

Store (134 Occurrences)

Sprouting (4 Occurrences)

Stress (3 Occurrences)

Springing (16 Occurrences)

Strip (33 Occurrences)

Stalks (5 Occurrences)

Inflicted (20 Occurrences)

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