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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Recline.

2. (a.) Bending or curving gradually back from the perpendicular.

3. (a.) Recumbent.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

re-klin'-ing (John 13:23).


2828. klisia -- a place for reclining
... a place for reclining. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: klisia Phonetic
Spelling: (klee-see'-ah) Short Definition: a dining couch, group of ...
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2621. katakeimai -- to lie down, recline
... Word Origin from kata and keimai Definition to lie down, recline NASB Word Usage
bedridden* (1), dining (1), lay (1), lying (4), lying sick (1), reclining (4). ...
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345. anakeimai -- to be laid up, to recline
... Word Origin from ana and keimai Definition to be laid up, to recline NASB Word Usage
dinner guests (3), reclined (1), reclines (2), reclining (7), seated (1). ...
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2825. kline -- a small couch
... kline Phonetic Spelling: (klee'-nay) Short Definition: a couch, bed, mat, bier
Definition: a couch, bed, portable bed or mat, a couch for reclining at meals ...
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4873. sunanakeimai -- to recline with (at table)
... Word Origin from sun and anakeimai Definition to recline with (at table) NASB Word
Usage dining (2), dinner guests (2), reclining (2), table (1). ...
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377. anapipto -- to fall back
... I lie down, recline, fall back upon Definition: I lie down, recline (at a
dinner-table), fall back upon (the breast of another person reclining at dinner). ...
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4411. protoklisia -- the chief place (at the table)
... From protos and klisia; a reclining first (in the place of honor) at the
dinner-bed, ie Preeminence at meals -- chief (highest, uppermost) room. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4769. marbets -- (place of) lying down
... couching place, place to lie down. From rabats; a reclining place, ie Fold (for
flocks) -- couching place, place to lie down. see HEBREW rabats. 4768, 4769. ...
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While the King was Reclining Upon his Couch, My Spikenard Sent ...
... COMMENTARY. CHAPTER I. 11. While the King was reclining upon his couch,
my spikenard sent forth the smell thereof. The Spouse is ...
/.../ of songs of solomon/11 while the king was.htm

This is He who Took a Bodily Form in the virgin
... Thou, O Israel, wast giving commands, and He was being crucified; thou wast rejoicing,
and He was being buried; thou wast reclining on a soft couch, and He was ...
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The Five Thousand Fed.
... had become common among the Jews, being adopted from the Greeks and Romans; and
hence the frequent reference, in the New Testament, to reclining at meals. ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/the five thousand fed.htm

Song of Songs of Solomon
... 10. We will make thee chains of gold inlaid with silver. 11. While the King was
reclining upon his couch, my spikenard sent forth the smell thereof. 12. ...
// of songs of solomon/

Christ and his Table-Companions "And when the Hour was Come, He ...
... did not kneel,"there is no sign of that,"but He sat down, I doubt not, after the
Oriental mode of sitting, that is to say, by a partial reclining, He sat ...
/.../spurgeon/till he come/christ and his table-companions and.htm

Arria and Her Brother were Far from the Shores of Hellas and Near ...
... Tepas knew that a few leagues more would bring him in sight of the familiar cliffs.
Brother and sister were reclining on the deck of their trireme. ...
// 21 arria and her.htm

Wesleyan Mission Commenced at Goobbe.
... Occasionally, a shepherd's boy, reclining on the ground near his sheep, played sweetly
on an instrument, newly made by himself out of some hollow vegetable ...
/.../hodson/old daniel/chapter thirteen wesleyan mission commenced.htm

... The disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom He spake. There was at the
table reclining in Jesus' bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. ...
/.../dods/the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/vii judas.htm

The Betrayal Foretold at the Supper
... 30. * * * *. NOTE BY THE ARTIST. Comment has already been made upon the
custom prevailing at this time of reclining at meat. We ...
/.../newton/the life of jesus christ for the young/the betrayal foretold at the.htm

A Child of God Longing to See Him Beloved
... None hears what I express; Delivered from the scorner,. What peace do I possess!
Beneath the boughs reclining,. Or roving o'er the wild,. I live as undesigning. ...
/.../a child of god longing.htm

Reclining (25 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. RECLINING. re-klin'-ing (John 13:23). See MEALS,
III; TRICLINIUM. Multi-Version Concordance Reclining (25 Occurrences). ...
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Eating (151 Occurrences)
... 11). The Hebrews originally sat at table, but afterwards adopted the Persian
and Chaldean practice of reclining (Luke 7:36-50). ...
/e/eating.htm - 38k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A couch for reclining at meals, extending
round three sides of a table, and usually in three parts. ...
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Recline (14 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch.
4. (vt) Having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining. ...
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Ministering (63 Occurrences)
... Luke 22:27 for who is greater? he who is reclining (at meat), or he who
is ministering? is it not he who is reclining (at meat)? ...
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Banquet (58 Occurrences)
... Compare Amos 6:7 the King James Version, "The banquet of them that stretched
themselves," where the reference seems to be to reclining at wine-drinkings. ...
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Reclines (1 Occurrence)
... Reclines (1 Occurrence). Luke 22:27 for who is greater? he who is reclining (at
meat), or he who is ministering? is it not he who is reclining (at meat)? ...
/r/reclines.htm - 6k

Marriage-feast (4 Occurrences)
... having gone forth to the ways, did gather all, as many as they found, both bad and
good, and the marriage-feast apartment was filled with those reclining. ...
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Collectors (16 Occurrences)
... Mark 2:15 It happened, that he was reclining at the table in his house, and many
tax collectors and sinners sat down with Jesus and his disciples, for there ...
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Abraham's (34 Occurrences)
... Abraham's bosom: (Luke 16:22, 23) refers to the custom of reclining on couches at
table, which was prevalent among the Jews, an arrangement which brought the ...
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Reclining: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Reclining (25 Occurrences)

Matthew 9:10
And while He was reclining at table, a large number of tax-gathers and notorious sinners were of the party with Jesus and His disciples.

Matthew 14:9
and the king was grieved, but because of the oaths and of those reclining with him, he commanded 'it' to be given;

Matthew 22:10
And those servants, having gone forth to the ways, did gather all, as many as they found, both bad and good, and the marriage-feast apartment was filled with those reclining.

Matthew 22:11
And the king having come in to view those reclining, saw there a man not clothed with clothing of the marriage-feast,

Matthew 26:7
there came to him a woman having an alabaster box of ointment, very precious, and she poured on his head as he is reclining (at meat).

Matthew 26:20
Now when evening had come, he was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.

Mark 2:15
It happened, that he was reclining at the table in his house, and many tax collectors and sinners sat down with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many, and they followed him.

Mark 6:22
and the daughter of that Herodias having come in, and having danced, and having pleased Herod and those reclining (at meat) with him, the king said to the damsel, 'Ask of me whatever thou wilt, and I will give to thee,'

Mark 6:26
And the king -- made very sorrowful -- because of the oaths and of those reclining (at meat) with him, would not put her away,

Mark 14:3
And he, being in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, at his reclining (at meat), there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment, of spikenard, very precious, and having broken the alabaster box, did pour on his head;

Mark 14:18
and as they are reclining, and eating, Jesus said, 'Verily I say to you -- one of you, who is eating with me -- shall deliver me up.'

Mark 16:14
Afterwards, as they are reclining (at meat), he was manifested to the eleven, and did reproach their unbelief and stiffness of heart, because they believed not those having seen him being raised;

Luke 5:29
Levi made a great feast for him in his house. There was a great crowd of tax collectors and others who were reclining with them.

Luke 7:37
Behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that he was reclining in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of ointment.

Luke 7:49
and those reclining with him (at meat) began to say within themselves, 'Who is this, who also doth forgive sins?'

Luke 14:10
But, when thou mayest be called, having gone on, recline in the last place, that when he who called thee may come, he may say to thee, Friend, come up higher; then thou shalt have glory before those reclining with thee;

Luke 14:15
And one of those reclining with him, having heard these things, said to him, 'Happy 'is' he who shall eat bread in the reign of God;'

Luke 22:27
for who is greater? he who is reclining (at meat), or he who is ministering? is it not he who is reclining (at meat)? and I -- I am in your midst as he who is ministering.

Luke 24:30
And it came to pass, in his reclining (at meat) with them, having taken the bread, he blessed, and having broken, he was giving to them,

John 6:11
and Jesus took the loaves, and having given thanks he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to those reclining, in like manner, also of the little fishes as much as they wished.

John 12:2
they made, therefore, to him a supper there, and Martha was ministering, and Lazarus was one of those reclining together (at meat) with him;

John 13:23
There was at table one of His disciples--the one Jesus loved-- reclining with his head on Jesus's bosom.

John 13:28
and none of those reclining at meat knew for what intent he said this to him,

1 Corinthians 8:10
For if any one were to see you, who know the real truth of this matter, reclining at table in an idol's temple, would not his conscience (supposing him to be a weak believer)

Esther 7:8
Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman had fallen on the couch where Esther was. Then the king said, "Will he even assault the queen in front of me in the house?" As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.
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