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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.

2. (n.) That which represents.

3. (n.) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like.

4. (n.) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.

5. (n.) A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.

6. (n.) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress.

7. (n.) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.

8. (n.) The state of being represented.

1504. eikon -- an image, ie lit. statue, fig. representation
... representation. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: eikon Phonetic Spelling:
(i-kone') Short Definition: an image, likeness, bust Definition: an ...
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5481. charakter -- a tool for engraving
... charakter Phonetic Spelling: (khar-ak-tare') Short Definition: an exact reproduction
Definition: an impression, representation, exact reproduction; a graving ...
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Representation of the Cross in the Palace, and of Daniel at the ...
... Book III. Chapter XLIX."Representation of the Cross in the Palace, and
of Daniel at the Public Fountains. On the other hand one ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xlix representation of the cross.htm

Accordingly, as the Prophet Interpreted the Matter, the Image ...
... Book II. Chapter III. Accordingly, as the prophet interpreted the matter,
the image which was seen furnished a representation? ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter iii accordingly as the.htm

Celsus Goes on to Say: "That I May Give a True Representation of ...
... Chapter XV. Celsus goes on to say: "That I may give a TRUE representation
of their faith? Celsus goes on to say: "That I may give ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xv celsus goes on.htm

Simon Interprets his System by the Mythological Representation of ...
... Chapter XIV."Simon Interprets His System by the Mythological Representation of Helen
of Troy; Gives an Account of Himself in Connection with the Trojan ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xiv simon interprets his system.htm

Simon's Interpretation of the Mosaic Hexaemeron; his Allegorical ...
... Book VI. Chapter IX."Simon's Interpretation of the Mosaic Hexa?�meron; His
Allegorical Representation of Paradise. When, therefore ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter ix simons interpretation of the.htm

Of the Union of the Blessed Spirits with God, in the vision of the ...
... When we look upon anything, though it is present to us, it is not itself united
to our eyes, but only sends out to them a certain representation or picture of ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter xi of the union.htm

The Love which Withers.
... This entire representation of hardening is in such open and irreconcilable conflict
with all the feelings of the human heart that it is impossible to suppose ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxxii the love which withers.htm

The Seed Growing Secretly.
... he knows not how. This representation is palpably incongruous with the
attributes and character of the Lord. The things that are ...
/.../arnot/the parables of our lord/xv the seed growing secretly.htm

Regeneration and Faith.
... It is evident that God's Word, and therefore our symbols of faith, offers a modified
representation of these things which, superficially considered, seems to ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxiii regeneration and faith.htm

Whether "Likeness" is Properly Distinguished from "Image"?
... Objection 2: Further, the nature of the image consists not only in the representation
of the Divine Persons, but also in the representation of the Divine ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether likeness is properly distinguished.htm

Representation (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which represents. 3. (n.) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as,
a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like. ...
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... Must not God have an absolutely perfect representation of Himself-that is,
a representation in which everything that is in Him is found? ...
/t/trinity.htm - 39k

Delineation (1 Occurrence)
... as by lines, diagrams, sketches, etc.; drawing an outline; as, the delineation of
a scene or face; in drawing and engraving, representation by means of lines ...
/d/delineation.htm - 7k

Picture (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The art of painting; representation by
painting. 2. (n.) A representation of anything (as a person ...
/p/picture.htm - 10k

Figure (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modeling, carving,
embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body; as, a ...
/f/figure.htm - 19k

Plan (58 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map
or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or ...
/p/plan.htm - 23k

Priest (500 Occurrences)
... of Hebrews 10:21, see Thayer's Lexicon, under the word hiereus): I. NATURE OF THE
PRIESTLY OFFICE 1. Implies Divine Choice 2. Implies Representation 3. Implies ...
/p/priest.htm - 88k

Hades (11 Occurrences)
... hand, Death and Hades are represented as prisons from which Christ, in virtue of
His own resurrection, has the power to deliver, a representation which again ...
/h/hades.htm - 23k

Idol (56 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) An image or representation of anything.
2. (n.) An image of a divinity; a representation or symbol ...
/i/idol.htm - 29k

Foliage (14 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation
of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and ...
/f/foliage.htm - 11k

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Representation (6 Occurrences)

Acts 17:29
Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold, or silver, or stone, engraved by art and design of man.
(See RSV)

Acts 21:31
And as they were seeking to kill him, a representation came to the chiliarch of the band that the whole of Jerusalem was in a tumult;

Colossians 1:15
Christ is the visible representation of the invisible God, the Firstborn and Lord of all creation.

Hebrews 1:3
He brightly reflects God's glory and is the exact representation of His being, and upholds the universe by His all-powerful word. After securing man's purification from sin He took His seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Hebrews 8:5
(who serve the representation and shadow of heavenly things, according as Moses was oracularly told when about to make the tabernacle; for See, saith He, that thou make all things according to the pattern which has been shewn to thee in the mountain.)

Hebrews 10:1
For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near.



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