Relief
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything oppressive or burdensome, by which some ease is obtained; succor; alleviation; comfort; ease; redress.

2. (n.) Release from a post, or from the performance of duty, by the intervention of others, by discharge, or by relay; as, a relief of a sentry.

3. (n.) That which removes or lessens evil, pain, discomfort, uneasiness, etc.; that which gives succor, aid, or comfort; also, the person who relieves from performance of duty by taking the place of another; a relay.

4. (n.) A fine or composition which the heir of a deceased tenant paid to the lord for the privilege of taking up the estate, which, on strict feudal principles, had lapsed or fallen to the lord on the death of the tenant.

5. (n.) The projection of a figure above the ground or plane on which it is formed.

6. (n.) The appearance of projection given by shading, shadow, etc., to any figure.

7. (n.) The height to which works are raised above the bottom of the ditch.

8. (n.) The elevations and surface undulations of a country.

Greek
425. anesis -- a loosening, relaxation
... a loosening, relaxation. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: anesis
Phonetic Spelling: (an'-es-is) Short Definition: relief, remission, indulgence ...
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1248. diakonia -- service, ministry
... Word Origin from diakonos Definition service, ministry NASB Word Usage ministries
(1), ministry (19), mission (1), preparations (1), relief (1), serve (1 ...
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4944. sunodino -- to be in travail together
... sun and odino; to have (parturition) pangs in company (concert, simultaneously)
with, ie (figuratively) to sympathize (in expectation of relief from suffering ...
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2428. hiketeria -- supplication
... supplication, entreaty. 2428 -- properly, an olive branch; (figuratively) earnest
for (relief, reconciliation), used only in Heb 5:7. [This ...
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484. antilempsis -- a laying hold of, help
... Word Origin from antilambano Definition a laying hold of, help NASB Word Usage helps
(1). help. From antilambanomai; relief -- help. see GREEK antilambanomai. ...
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1984. episkope -- a visiting, an overseeing
... From episkeptomai; inspection (for relief); by implication, superintendence; specially,
the Christian "episcopate" -- the office of a "bishop", bishoprick ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7309. revachah -- respite, relief
... 7308, 7309. revachah. 7310 . respite, relief. Transliteration: revachah
Phonetic Spelling: (rev-aw-khaw') Short Definition: relief. ...
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7305. revach -- a space, interval, respite, relief
... 7304, 7305. revach. 7306 . a space, interval, respite, relief. Transliteration:
revach Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-vakh) Short Definition: relief. ...
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6314. pugath -- benumbing, cessation
... 6313, 6314. pugath. 6315 . benumbing, cessation. Transliteration: pugath
Phonetic Spelling: (poo-gaw') Short Definition: relief. ...
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7304. ravach -- to be wide or spacious
... 7303, 7304. ravach. 7305 . to be wide or spacious. Transliteration: ravach
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-vakh') Short Definition: relief. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3545. kehah -- lessening, alleviation
... 3544, 3545. kehah. 3546 . lessening, alleviation. Transliteration: kehah
Phonetic Spelling: (kay-haw') Short Definition: relief. ...
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8252. shaqat -- to be quiet or undisturbed
... to be quiet or undisturbed NASB Word Usage been quiet (1), been undisturbed (1),
calm (1), calmed (1), calms (1), careless (1), grant him relief (1), had rest ...
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4734. miqlaath -- carving
... carved figure, carving, graving. From qala'; a sculpture (probably in bas-relief) --
carved (figure), carving, graving. see HEBREW qala'. 4733, 4734. ...
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2280. chabash -- to bind, bind on, bind up
... root Definition to bind, bind on, bind up NASB Word Usage bandage (1), bandaged
(1), bind (5), binds (2), bound (3), dams (1), gives relief (1), healer (1 ...
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6603. pittuach -- an engraving
... Or pittuach {pit-too'-akh; passive participle of pathach; sculpture (in low or high
relief or even intaglio) -- carved (work) (are, en-)grave(-ing, -n). ...
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Library

Psalm 38. Guilt of Conscience and Relief; Or, Repentance, and ...
... THE Psalms of David, In Metre. Psalm 38. Guilt of conscience and relief;
or, Repentance, and prayer for pardon and health. 1 Amidst ...
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Psalm 38 Guilt of Conscience and Relief; Or, Repentance and Prayer ...
... THE PSALMS OF DAVID PSALM 38 Guilt of conscience and relief; or, Repentance
and prayer for pardon and health. CM Guilt of conscience ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 38 guilt of conscience.htm

On the Management of the Resources Collected for the Support of ...
... Of Bishops, Presbyters, and Deacons. Sec. IV."On the Management of the Resources
Collected for the Support of the Clergy, and the Relief of the Poor. ...
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Alexander, Bishop of Constantinople; his Refusal to Receive Arius ...
... Book II. Chapter XXIX."Alexander, Bishop of Constantinople; his Refusal to receive
Arius into Communion; Arius is burst asunder while seeking Natural Relief. ...
/.../chapter xxix alexander bishop of constantinople.htm

Prayer Incidents in the Life of Our Lord
... weight of man's sins and sorrows which were pressing down upon Him, His spirit and
frame crushed, and almost expiring, then He cried out for relief, yet it was ...
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The Glory-Coloured Thread.
... 50) The Glory-Coloured Thread. It is a relief to turn now to the chief
figure in this tapestried picture of John's weaving. Here ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the glory-coloured thread.htm

2 Cor. Ii. 12, 13
... Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ, and when a door was opened unto
me in the Lord, I had no relief for my spirit, because I found not Titus my ...
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Relation 1. Sent to St. Peter of Alcantara in 1560 from the ...
... And the longings I have are longings not to live; and they come on because it seems
as if I must live on without being able to find any relief, for relief ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/relation 1 sent to st.htm

The Message.
... Gideon, "If the Lord be with me, why has all this befallen me?" Surely if my Lord
loved me, He would long ere this have hastened to my relief, rebuked this ...
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Note
... awakened conscience. "Let us set this man to seek resolution and relief
in this case of some masters in our Israel. According to ...
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Thesaurus
Relief (32 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Release from a post, or from the performance of duty, by the intervention
of others, by discharge, or by relay; as, a relief of a sentry. ...
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Redress (4 Occurrences)
... relieve from. 4. (vt) To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything
unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon. 5. (n ...
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Code (6 Occurrences)
... circumference. This stone had a relief (see below) and 44 columns of ancient
Babylonian cuneiform writing graven upon it. Professor ...
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Need (914 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A state that requires supply or relief;
pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want. ...
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Impart (12 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 5:16 If any believing man or woman have widows, let them impart relief
to them, and let not the assembly be charged, that it may impart relief to ...
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Flat (33 Occurrences)
... ruined; destroyed. 3. (superl.) Wanting relief; destitute of variety; without
points of prominence and striking interest. 4. (superl ...
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Boot (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Remedy; relief; amends; reparation;
hence, one who brings relief. 2. (n.) That which is given ...
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Begging (18 Occurrences)
... in Israel: It is significant that the Mosaic law contains no enactment concerning
beggars, or begging, though it makes ample provision for the relief and care ...
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Charity (29 Occurrences)
... generosity. 4. (n.) Whatever is bestowed gratuitously on the needy or suffering
for their relief; alms; any act of kindness. 5. (n ...
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Afflicted (171 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 7:5 For even when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief,
but we were afflicted on every side. Fightings were outside. ...
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Concordance
Relief (32 Occurrences)

Acts 11:29
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;
(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS NAS RSV)

Romans 15:26
for Macedonia and Greece have kindly contributed a certain sum in relief of the poor among God's people, in Jerusalem.
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 2:13
I had no relief for my spirit, because I didn't find Titus, my brother, but taking my leave of them, I went out into Macedonia.
(WEB WEY ASV)

2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief, but we were afflicted on every side. Fightings were outside. Fear was inside.
(WEB WEY ASV)

2 Corinthians 8:4
begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 8:13
I do not urge you to give in order that others may have relief while you are unduly pressed,
(WEY)

2 Thessalonians 1:7
and to give relief to you who are afflicted with us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in flaming fire, Paul's Second Letter to Timothy
(WEB NAS NIV)

1 Timothy 5:10
She must have been true to her one husband, and well reported of for good deeds, as having brought up children, received strangers hospitably, washed the feet of God's people, given relief to the distressed, and devoted herself to good works of every kind.
(WEY DBY)

1 Timothy 5:16
If any believing man or woman have widows, let them impart relief to them, and let not the assembly be charged, that it may impart relief to those that are widows indeed.
(DBY)

Genesis 5:29
and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed."
(See RSV)

Exodus 8:15
But when Pharaoh saw that there was a respite, he hardened his heart, and didn't listen to them, as Yahweh had spoken.
(See NAS NIV)

1 Samuel 8:18
You shall cry out in that day because of your king whom you shall have chosen you; and Yahweh will not answer you in that day."
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 16:23
And it came to pass, when the evil'spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
(See JPS NIV)

Ezra 9:8
Now for a little moment grace has been shown from Yahweh our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
(See NIV)

Esther 4:14
For if you remain silent now, then relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. Who knows if you haven't come to the kingdom for such a time as this?"
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:16
The other Jews who were in the king's provinces gathered themselves together, defended their lives, had rest from their enemies, and killed seventy-five thousand of those who hated them; but they didn't lay their hand on the plunder.
(See RSV NIV)

Esther 9:22
as the days in which the Jews had rest from their enemies, and the month which was turned to them from sorrow to gladness, and from mourning into a good day; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, and of sending presents of food to one another, and gifts to the needy.
(See RSV NIV)

Job 5:18
For he wounds, and binds up. He injures, and his hands make whole.
(See NAS)

Job 14:14
If a man die, shall he live again ? All the days of my warfare would I wait, Till my release should come.
(See JPS)

Job 16:5
but I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you.
(See NIV)

Job 32:20
I will speak, that I may be refreshed; I will open my lips and answer.
(See JPS DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Job 35:9
"By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty.
(See NIV)

Psalms 4:1
For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm by David. Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. Give me relief from my distress. Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 94:13
that you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.
(See NAS NIV)

Psalms 143:1
<A Psalm. Of David.> Let my prayer come to you, O Lord; give ear to my requests for your grace; keep faith with me, and give me an answer in your righteousness;
(See NIV)

Isaiah 1:24
Therefore the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, the Mighty One of Israel, says: "Ah, I will get relief from my adversaries, and avenge myself of my enemies;
(WEB NIV)

Isaiah 14:3
And it will be, in the day when the Lord gives you rest from your sorrow, and from your trouble, and from the hard yoke which they had put on you,
(See NIV)

Lamentations 2:18
Their heart cried to the Lord: wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears run down like a river day and night; Give yourself no respite; don't let the apple of your eye cease.
(See NAS NIV)

Lamentations 3:49
My eye pours down, and doesn't cease, without any intermission,
(See NIV)

Lamentations 3:56
You heard my voice; don't hide your ear at my breathing, at my cry.
(See NAS NIV)

Micah 1:12
For the inhabitant of Maroth waits anxiously for good, because evil has come down from Yahweh to the gate of Jerusalem.
(See NIV)

Nahum 3:19
There is no healing your wound, for your injury is fatal. All who hear the report of you clap their hands over you; for who hasn't felt your endless cruelty?
(See NAS)

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