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1. (a.) Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.

2. (a.) Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people.

3. (a.) Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.

4. (a.) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family.

5. (a.) Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits, but living in different regions; -- said of certain species and varieties.

6. (a.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and Represent, 8.

7. (n.) One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which exhibits a likeness or similitude.

8. (n.) An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of another, or others, being invested with his or their authority.

9. (n.) One who represents, or stands in the place of, another.

10. (n.) A member of the lower or popular house in a State legislature, or in the national Congress.

11. (n.) That which presents the full character of the type of a group.

12. (n.) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the place of a similar one in another region.

499. antitupos -- struck back, corresponding to
... representative, counterpart. Neuter of a compound of anti and tupos; corresponding
("antitype"), ie A representative, counterpart -- (like) figure (whereunto). ...
// - 7k

76. Adam -- Adam, the first man
... Adam. Of Hebrew origin ('Adam); Adam, the first man; typically (of Jesus) man (as
his representative) -- Adam. see HEBREW 'Adam. (adam) -- 9 Occurrences. ...
// - 6k

4243. presbeuo -- to be the elder, to take precedence
... be an ambassador. From the base of presbuteros; to be a senior, ie (by implication)
act as a representative (figuratively, preacher) -- be an ambassador. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
6754. tselem -- an image
... From an unused root meaning to shade; a phantom, ie (figuratively) illusion,
resemblance; hence, a representative figure, especially an idol -- image, vain shew ...
/hebrew/6754.htm - 6k

3027. yad -- hand
... 1), possess* (1), possession (4), power (44), prepared (1), prevailed* (1), reached*
(1), rebelled* (2), reined about* (1), representative (1), responsible* (1 ...
/hebrew/3027.htm - 8k


The Accession of Darius.
... Otanes's republic."Principles of representation."Large assemblies."Nature of ancient
republics."Nature of a representative republic."Megabyzus."He ...
/...// the great/chapter iv the accession of.htm

The Binding of Satan.
... The angel descending from heaven, must be a representative of his own order; for
at this epoch there are no other orders of beings for him to be a ...
/.../bliss/a brief commentary on the apocalypse/the binding of satan.htm

The Sacrifice of Christ.
... meaning of the English will emerge""if one died for all, then all died;" and the
apostle's argument runs thus, that if one acts as the representative of all ...
/.../robertson/sermons preached at brighton/vii the sacrifice of christ.htm

Justification by Faith
... by sin. And so death passed upon all men," as being contained in him who
was the common father and representative of us all. Thus ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 5 justification by faith.htm

Jesus, Pilate and Herod.
... Then Caiaphas stepped forward in front of the crowd, and, bowing low, thus began,
"Governor and representative of the great Caesar, health and blessing to thee ...
/...// of the jews/chapter vii jesus pilate and.htm

Forgiveness Made Easy
... The second rendering of the text would be this, that God has forgiven us
because of the representative character of Christ. It should ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 24 1878/forgiveness made easy.htm

... But in order to realise this unity on earth Christ has appointed a representative,
the Pope, who is therefore the head of both spheres in this world. ...
// church and the empire/introductory.htm

The Shame and Spitting
... Let us view Him first as the representative of God; secondly, as the substitute
of His people, thirdly, as the servant of Jehovah; and fourthly, as the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 25 1879/the shame and spitting.htm

Baptism --A Burial
... First, think of our representative union with Christ, so that when he died and was
buried it was on our behalf, and we were thus buried with him. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 27 1881/baptisma burial.htm

Eighteenth Lesson Whose is this Image?'
... all in it. All the three expressions show us that man was meant, as God's
representative, to hold rule here on earth. As God's viceroy ...
/.../murray/with christ in the school of prayer/eighteenth lesson whose is this.htm

Representative (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or
others; as, a council representative of the people. 3. (a ...
/r/representative.htm - 10k

Ambassador (5 Occurrences)
... interpreter"; tsir, "to go"; hence a messenger; presbeuo, "to act as an ambassador,"
literally, to be older): An ambassador is an official representative of a ...
/a/ambassador.htm - 11k

Type (12 Occurrences)
... correlative to antitype. 4. (n.) That which possesses or exemplifies
characteristic qualities; the representative. 5. (n.) A general ...
/t/type.htm - 23k

Moon (70 Occurrences)
... wanderer"; by some given as "paleness"; selene): The moon was very early worshipped
by the nations of the Far East as a divinity or the representative of one ...
/m/moon.htm - 36k

Breastplate (45 Occurrences)
... The lower corners were fastened to the girdle of the priest. As it reminded the
priest of his representative character, it was called the memorial (28:29). ...
/b/breastplate.htm - 24k

... 2. Based on the Synagogue Plan: The local synagogue of the Jewish church was under
the care and control of a body of representative men called "the elders ...
/p/presbyter.htm - 14k

... In Moses we have for the first time a recognized national representative who acted
both as God's spokesman to the people, and the people's spokesman before God ...
/m/mediation.htm - 38k

Presbytery (1 Occurrence)
... 2. Based on the Synagogue Plan: The local synagogue of the Jewish church was under
the care and control of a body of representative men called "the elders ...
/p/presbytery.htm - 14k

Mediator (7 Occurrences)
... In Moses we have for the first time a recognized national representative who acted
both as God's spokesman to the people, and the people's spokesman before God ...
/m/mediator.htm - 42k

Second (2060 Occurrences)
... of intense anxiety; he had even nervously regretted that he had written as he did
(2 Corinthians 7:5-8). Titus, who had gone as his representative to Corinth ...
/s/second.htm - 96k

Representative (10 Occurrences)

John 5:43
I have come as my Father's representative, and you do not receive me. If some one else comes representing only himself, him you will receive.

Ephesians 6:20
For which I am a representative in chains, and that I may say without fear the things which it is right for me to say.

Philemon 1:13
It was my wish to keep him at my side for him to attend to my wants, as your representative, during my imprisonment for the Good News.

Hebrews 3:1
For this reason, holy brothers, marked out to have a part in heaven, give thought to Jesus the representative and high priest of our faith;

Exodus 18:19
Give ear now to my suggestion, and may God be with you: you are to be the people's representative before God, taking their causes to him:

2 Samuel 15:3
Absalom said to him, "Behold, your matters are good and right; but there is no man deputized by the king to hear you."
(See NIV)

1 Kings 22:48
And the representative of King Jehoshaphat made a Tarshish-ship to go to Ophir for gold, but it did not go, because it was broken at Ezion-geber.

Nehemiah 11:24
Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 49:14
Word has come to me from the Lord, and a representative has been sent to the nations, to say, Come together and go up against her, and take your places for the fight.

Obadiah 1:1
The vision of Obadiah. This is what the Lord has said about Edom: We have had word from the Lord, and a representative has been sent among the nations, saying, Up! and let us make war against her.



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