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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The back, or top of the back; a crest.

2. (n.) A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys.

3. (n.) A raised line or strip, as of ground thrown up by a plow or left between furrows or ditches, or as on the surface of metal, cloth, or bone, etc.

4. (n.) The intersection of two surface forming a salient angle, especially the angle at the top between the opposite slopes or sides of a roof or a vault.

5. (n.) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.

6. (v. t.) To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.

7. (v. t.) To form into ridges with the plow, as land.

8. (v. t.) To wrinkle.

3790. ophrus -- an eyebrow
... an eyebrow. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: ophrus Phonetic Spelling:
(of-roos') Short Definition: the brow, a ridge Definition: the brow, a ...
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1638. elaion -- an olive orchard, ie spec. the Mt. of Olives
... from 1636, "an olive tree") -- properly, the of olive trees (an olive orchard),
referring to the Mount of Olives (J. Thayer) -- the mountain-ridge that runs ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7927. Shekem -- "ridge," a district in Northern Palestine, also a ...
... Shekem. 7928 . "ridge," a district in Northern Palestine, also a son of Hamor.
Transliteration: Shekem Phonetic Spelling: (shek-em') Short Definition: Shechem ...
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8525. telem -- a furrow
... furrow, ridge. From an unused root meaning to accumulate; a bank or terrace --
furrow, ridge. 8524, 8525. telem. 8526 . Strong's Numbers.
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7406. rekes -- perhaps roughness
... rough place. From rakac; a mountain ridge (as of tied summits) -- rough place. see
HEBREW rakac. 7405, 7406. rekes. 7407 . Strong's Numbers.
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7218. rosh -- head
... hair (3), head (256), heads (129), laughingstock* (1), leader (4), leaders (8),
leading man (1), leading men (2), masters (1), released* (1), ridge (2), rivers ...
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6077. Ophel -- a fortified mound or hill in Jer.
... NASB Word Usage Ophel (5). Ophel. The same as ophel; Ophel, a ridge in Jerusalem --
Ophel. see HEBREW ophel. 6076b, 6077. Ophel. 6078 . Strong's Numbers.
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When one at the Back of the North Wind Wanted to Know How Things ...
... The ridge of ice which encircled it appeared but a few yards off, and no larger
than the row of pebbles with which a child will mark out the boundaries of the ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 11 when one at.htm

Simon's Interpretation of the Mosaic Hexaemeron; his Allegorical ...
... of spirit, embrace the bladder on both sides, around the pelvis, and connect it
with the great artery, called the aorta, in the vicinity of the dorsal ridge. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter ix simons interpretation of the.htm

... withdrew from the eyes of His disciples, in a seclusion which, perhaps, could nowhere
else be found so near the stir of a mighty city, the long ridge of Olivet ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/footnotes.htm

Palm Branches.
... Gradually the long procession swept up and over the ridge, where first begins
the 'descent of the Mount of Olives,' towards Jerusalem. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xviii palm branches.htm

Christ's Finished and Unfinished Work
... some points of view will be foreshortened and invisible, but when gazed down upon,
is seen to stretch widely leagues broad, from mountain ridge to mountain ...
/.../christs finished and unfinished work.htm

The Journey of the Three Holy Kings to Bethlehem
... After I had left the region inhabited by these people, my path continually ascended,
and I had to cross a mountain ridge of white sand, covered in many places ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xiii the journey of the.htm

The Second Awakening.
... For in the spring of the next year Barton Warren Stone, a Presbyterian minister
serving his two congregations of Concord and Cane Ridge in Bourbon County, and ...
/.../bacon/a history of american christianity/chapter xiv the second awakening.htm

The Last visit.
... From the elevated ridge of Olivet, on which He now stood with the arrested group
around Him, He might tell them to gaze, in thought at least, far north beyond ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xxi the last visit.htm

In the Desert
... The second man retreated, and raged from afar. The sculptor turned up the shingly
slope toward the sun-white ridge of higher hills inland. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xix in the desert.htm

... Canada, 18-29. Cane Ridge revival, 235. Carolinas colonized, 62. ... Missionary Ridge,
268. Mississippi, the, 18, 21, 256. Missouri Compromise, 270, 271, 284. ...
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Ridge (3 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a
ridge or ridges. ... Multi-Version Concordance Ridge (3 Occurrences). ...
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Olives (30 Occurrences)
... Early Arabic writers use the term Tur Zait, "Mount of Oil." 2. Situation and Extent:
The mountain ridge which lies East of Jerusalem leaves the central range ...
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Malchiel (3 Occurrences)
... The name Neba is found on a ridge which, some 5 miles Southwest of Hesban and opposite
the northern end of the Dead Sea, runs out to the West from the plateau ...
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Nebo (13 Occurrences)
... It was the summit of the ridge of Pisgah (qv), which was a part of the range of
the "mountains of Abarim." It is about 2,643 feet in height, but from its ...
/n/nebo.htm - 17k

Zion (169 Occurrences)
... set up" and Wetzstein from tsin, "to protect." Gesenius finds a more hopeful suggestion
in the Arabic equivalent cihw, the Arabic cahwat signifying "ridge of a ...
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Nob (6 Occurrences)
... Rather more than a mile North of Jerusalem rises the ridge Ras el-Mesharif (2, 665
ft.), over which the road from the Nob passes; and here the traveler ...
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Rib (5 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A ridge, fin, or wing, as on a plate, cylinder, beam, etc., to strengthen
or stiffen it. ... 6. (n.) A prominent line or ridge, as in cloth. ...
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Carmel (33 Occurrences)
... It was here, at the east end of the ridge, at a place called el-Mukhrakah (ie, the
place of burning), that Elijah brought back the people to their allegiance ...
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Crest (2 Occurrences)
... See Cognizance. 4. (n.) The upper curve of a horse's neck. 5. (n.) The ridge or
top of a wave. 6. (n.) The summit of a hill or mountain ridge. ...
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Bethhoron (12 Occurrences)
... to Beit Ur el tachta (1,210 ft.); it then ascends along the ridge, with valleys
lying to north and south, and reaches Beit Ur el foqa (2,022 ft.), and pursuing ...
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Ridge (3 Occurrences)

Genesis 48:22
Moreover I have given to you one portion above your brothers, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow."
(See NIV)

Numbers 14:40
They rose up early in the morning, and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, "Behold, we are here, and will go up to the place which Yahweh has promised: for we have sinned."
(See NAS)

Numbers 14:44
But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and Moses, didn't depart out of the camp.
(See NAS)



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