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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The strap of a bridle by which the rider controls a horse.

2. (n.) Hence, an instrument or means of curbing, restraining, or governing; government; restraint.

3. (v. t.) To govern or direct with the reins; as, to rein a horse one way or another.

4. (v. t.) To restrain; to control; to check.

5. (v. i.) To be guided by reins.

5424. phren -- midriff, heart, mind, thought
... Probably from an obsolete phrao (to rein in or curb; compare phrasso); the midrif
(as a partition of the body), ie (figuratively and by implication, of sympathy ...
// - 7k

But those Who, Giving the Rein to Lust...
... Book 3 Chapter 28. But those who, giving the rein to lust? 28. But those
who, giving the rein to lust, either wander about steeping ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 28 but those who.htm

Nun Komm, Der Heiden Heiland. Saviour of the Heathen, Known.
... 3. Der Jungfrau Leib schwanger ward Doch blieb Keuschheit rein bewahrt, Leucht
herfuer manch Tugend schon, Gott da war in seinem Thron. ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/vi nun komm der heiden.htm

Wesley and his Horses
... I scarcely ever remember any horse (except, two, that would fall head over heels
anyway) to fall or make a considerable stumble while I rode with a slack rein. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley and his horses.htm

When Appius Told his Mother and his Sister what Augustus had Said ...
... "Proud son and daughter of Publius," said Antipater, drawing rein, "my heart ... "Son
of Herod," said Arria, drawing rein, "we cannot longer enjoy your company.". ...
// 19 when appius told.htm

Because the Rapture of a Part of the Church Only, Would Leave the ...
... and signs and lying wonders and will all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them
that perish." Then it will be that the Devil is allowed "free rein." Then it ...
// redeemers return/4 because the rapture of.htm

... It is said of Napoleon that while he was reviewing his army one day, his horse became
frightened at something, and the Emperor lost his rein, and the horse ...
// anecdotes and illustrations/assurance.htm

The Day was Near Its End. ...
... The squad parted, passing on either side. All drew rein, and one, dismounting, stood
a moment looking down at her. ... Suddenly they drew rein, listening. ...
// 25 the day was.htm

Nun Freut Euch, Lieben Christen G'Mein. Dear Christians, one and ...
... Dem Teufel ich gefangen lag, Im Tod war ich verloren, Mein' Suend' mich quaelet
Nacht und Tag, Darin war ich geboren, Ich fiel auch immer tiefer d'rein, Es war ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/i nun freut euch lieben.htm

Von Himmel Hoch Da Komm Ich Her. From Heaven Above to Earth I Come ...
... 3. Es ist der Herr Christ unser Gott, Der will euch fuehr'n aus aller Noth, Er
will eu'r Heiland selber sein, Von allen Suenden machen rein. ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/xxix von himmel hoch da.htm

2 Cor. vii. 13
... rebuke, I have no apprehension of your being alienated; or again to boast, I fear
not to be convicted of falsehood; or to praise you as obeying the rein, or as ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xvi 2 cor vii.htm

Rein (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To govern or direct with the reins; as, to rein a horse one way or another.
4. (vt) To restrain; to control; to check. ...Rein (3 Occurrences). ...
/r/rein.htm - 7k

... 3. (n.) One free from restraint; one who acts according to his impulses and desires;
now, specifically, one who gives rein to lust; a rake; a debauchee. ...
/l/libertine.htm - 7k

Restrain (31 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To draw back tightly, as a rein. 3. (vt) To hinder from unlimited enjoinment;
to abridge. 4. (vt) To limit; to confine; to restrict. ...
/r/restrain.htm - 15k

Reimburse (1 Occurrence)

/r/reimburse.htm - 7k

Reined (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Rein. Multi-Version Concordance
Reined (1 Occurrence). 2 Kings 9:23 Joram turned his hands ...
/r/reined.htm - 6k

Praetorian (2 Occurrences)
... Akad. Sitzungsber., 1895, 501; Ramsay, Paul the Traveler and the Rein Citizen,
357; Workman, Persecution in the Early Church, 35). ...
/p/praetorian.htm - 15k

Bridle (12 Occurrences)
... against Jerusalem. (3.) Another word, re'sen, was employed to represent a
halter or bridle-rein, as used Psalm 32:9; Isaiah 30:28. In ...
/b/bridle.htm - 15k

Cord (47 Occurrences)
... by "withes" (Judges 16:7 the Revised Version, margin "bowstring"); by "cord" (Job
30:11), where some think it may mean "bowstring," or possibly "rein" of a ...
/c/cord.htm - 27k

... his way on the earth. It is, however, in the poetical passages that the
writer gives loose rein to paraphrase. As an example the ...
/t/targum.htm - 38k

Guard (185 Occurrences)
... Akad. Sitzungsber., 1895, 501; Ramsay, Paul the Traveler and the Rein Citizen,
357; Workman, Persecution in the Early Church, 35). ...
/g/guard.htm - 55k

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Rein: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Rein (3 Occurrences)

James 1:26
If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless. Peter's First Letter
(See NIV)

Job 10:1
"My soul is weary of my life. I will give free course to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
(See NIV)

Psalms 50:19
"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.
(See RSV)



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Restrain (31 Occurrences)

Reimburse (1 Occurrence)

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Guard (185 Occurrences)


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