Riddles
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135. ainigma -- a riddle
... enigma. Word Origin from ainissomai (to speak in riddles) Definition a
riddle NASB Word Usage dimly (1). obscure saying, riddle. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2420. chidah -- a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or ...
... an enigmatic, perplexing saying or question NASB Word Usage dark sayings (2), difficult
questions (2), insinuations (1), intrigue (1), riddle (10), riddles (1 ...
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263. achavah -- a declaring
... showing. (Aramaic) corresponding to 'achvah; solution (of riddles) -- showing. see
HEBREW 'achvah. 262, 263. achavah or achavayah. 264 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

How Solomon Built Himself a Royal Palace, Very Costly and Splendid ...
... CHAPTER 5. How Solomon Built Himself A Royal Palace, Very Costly And Splendid;
And How He Solved The Riddles Which Were Sent Him By Hiram. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 how solomon built.htm

Life and Death
... their dust. Do I speak riddles? I think the text will explain my riddles,
for it tells us how life comes, how death comes. Life ...
/.../kingsley/twenty-five village sermons/sermon iii life and death.htm

A Bible-Riddle
... Boys and girls are all fond of riddles, and I am sure you will be surprised to know
that there is one of the best riddles of all in the Bible, one that is very ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/a bible-riddle.htm

The Thing that Follows is not the Same as the Thing that it ...
... He says "without meaning to contract into the being that which we have proved to
follow it." Perhaps some of the guessers of riddles might tell us that by ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 41 the thing that.htm

They are Blameworthy who Invented Such Stories.
... to piety, set forth in an open and straightforward manner, I wonder you call those
men sensible and wise who concealed them under crooked riddles, and overlaid ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xvii they are blameworthy who.htm

Whether in Christ There was the Gift of Prophecy?
... to him in a dream." But Christ had full and unveiled knowledge, much more than Moses,
of whom it is subjoined that "plainly and not by riddles and figures doth ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether in christ there was 4.htm

Psalm XLIX.
... absent from the Lord." [1615] For our vision is not yet that face to face, where
there are no longer parables, where there no longer are riddles and comparisons ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xlix.htm

The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
... [Sidenote: Use of fables and riddles]. ... Proverbs xxx.15-31 contains a collection
of numerical riddles, combined with their answers. ...
/.../the origin and permanent value of the old testament/x the hebrew sages and.htm

John vii. 1, 2
... And, lo, He speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto Him." ( Ver.25, 26.) What
mean these riddles? Away with the word! ... "they are not riddles, God forbid! ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xlviii john vii 1.htm

Strength Profaned and Lost
... fixed design of resisting them. He seeks a wife among them, and is ready
to feast and play at riddles with them. When he does attack ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/strength profaned and lost.htm

Thesaurus
Riddles (5 Occurrences)
...Riddles (5 Occurrences). Numbers 12:8 With him I will speak mouth to mouth, even
plainly, and not in riddles; and he shall see Yahweh's form. ...
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Games (2 Occurrences)
... GAMES. gamz: I. ISRAELITISH GAMES 1. Children's Games Mimicry 2. Sports 3. Games
of Chance and Skill 4. Story-Telling 5. Dancing 6. Proverbs 7. Riddles II. ...
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Riddle (11 Occurrences)

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Ride (31 Occurrences)

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Dark (234 Occurrences)
... a proverb mashal, and a figure (or, an interpretation, melitsah), the words (singular
dabhar) of the wise, and their dark sayings (or, riddles)." The "proverb ...
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Marriagefeasts
... ground and retiring to the seats round the walls, the guests then sit down
cross-legged and gossip, or listen to recitals, or puzzle over riddles, light being ...
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Marriage-feasts (6 Occurrences)
... ground and retiring to the seats round the walls, the guests then sit down
cross-legged and gossip, or listen to recitals, or puzzle over riddles, light being ...
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Parables (21 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 1:6 to understand a proverb, and parables, the words and riddles of
the wise. (WEB NIV). Ezekiel 20:49 Then said I, Ah Lord Yahweh! ...
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Beholdeth (25 Occurrences)
... Numbers 12:8 mouth unto mouth I speak with him, and 'by' an appearance, and not
in riddles; and the form of Jehovah he beholdeth attentively; and wherefore ...
/b/beholdeth.htm - 12k

Attentively (35 Occurrences)
... Numbers 12:8 mouth unto mouth I speak with him, and 'by' an appearance, and not
in riddles; and the form of Jehovah he beholdeth attentively; and wherefore ...
/a/attentively.htm - 16k

Concordance
Riddles (5 Occurrences)

Numbers 12:8
With him I will speak mouth to mouth, even plainly, and not in riddles; and he shall see Yahweh's form. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"
(WEB DBY YLT NIV)

Psalms 78:2
I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter riddles from of old,
(DBY)

Proverbs 1:6
to understand a proverb, and parables, the words and riddles of the wise.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Daniel 5:12
forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and showing of dark sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.
(See JPS RSV NIV)

Daniel 8:23
And at the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors shall have come to the full, a king of bold countenance, and understanding riddles, shall stand up.
(DBY RSV)

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Riddles

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Riddle (11 Occurrences)

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Dark (234 Occurrences)

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Parables (21 Occurrences)

Beholdeth (25 Occurrences)

Attentively (35 Occurrences)

Sayings (134 Occurrences)

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Plainly (25 Occurrences)

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Buying (12 Occurrences)

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Appearance (126 Occurrences)

Proverb (24 Occurrences)

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