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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One who, or that which, runs; a racer.

2. (n.) A detective.

3. (n.) A messenger.

4. (n.) A smuggler.

5. (n.) One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat, hotel, shop, etc.

6. (n.) A slender trailing branch which takes root at the joints or end and there forms new plants, as in the strawberry and the common cinquefoil.

7. (n.) The rotating stone of a set of millstones.

8. (n.) A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle.

9. (n.) One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice.

10. (n.) A horizontal channel in a mold, through which the metal flows to the cavity formed by the pattern; also, the waste metal left in such a channel.

11. (n.) A trough or channel for leading molten metal from a furnace to a ladle, mold, or pig bed.

12. (n.) The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached.

13. (n.) A food fish (Elagatis pinnulatus) of Florida and the West Indies; -- called also skipjack, shoemaker, and yellowtail. The name alludes to its rapid successive leaps from the water.

14. (n.) Any cursorial bird.

15. (n.) A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or polishing a surface of stone.

16. (n.) A tool on which lenses are fastened in a group, for polishing or grinding.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
RUNNER

run'-er.

See GAMES.

Greek
603. apokaradokia -- strained expectancy
... This intense expectation fosters to see Jesus -- portrayed as an Olympic
runner straining forward to the end-goal with "" (Ro 8:19)! ...
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5164. trochos -- a wheel
... course. From trecho; a wheel (as a runner), ie (figuratively) a circuit of physical
effects -- course. see GREEK trecho. (trochon) -- 1 Occurrence. 5163, 5164 ...
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1249. diakonos -- a servant, minister
... terms, ".". This root () is "probably connected with the verb , 'to ' (perhaps
originally said of a runner)" (Vine, Unger, White, , 147).]. ...
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4274. prodromos -- a running forward, going in advance
... forerunner. From the alternate of protrecho; a runner ahead, ie Scout (figuratively,
precursor) -- forerunner. see GREEK protrecho. (prodromos) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7323. ruts -- to run
... 6), dash to and fro (1), guard (6), guards (7), guards' (2), hurriedly brought
(1), outran* (1), quickly stretch (1), ran (25), run (34), runner (1), runners ( ...
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7785. shoq -- a leg
... hip, leg, shoulder, thigh. From shuwq; the (lower) leg (as a runner) -- hip, leg,
shoulder, thigh. see HEBREW shuwq. 7784, 7785. shoq. 7786 . Strong's Numbers
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Library

Annas and Caiaphas, Summas and Datam, Gamaliel, Judas, Levi...
... They say to him: We do not say that he is a king, but he himself says he is. And
Pilate, calling a runner, says to him: Let Jesus be brought in with kindness. ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 1 annas and caiaphas.htm

Having Called a Council, the High Priests and Scribes Annas and ...
... And Pilate having called the runner, says to him: Let Jesus be brought
in with respect. And the runner going out, and recognising ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 1 having called a.htm

Expatriation
... Horses!". "Is the son of Hofa away?" the younger man asked. "He is a runner as
well as a soldier.". ... "A runner! Aye, of a truth he is a runner. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xlii expatriation.htm

Philippians iii. 13, 14
... That is, I consider that I have not as yet apprehended all virtue, as if one were
speaking of a runner. Not as yet, saith he, have I completed all. ...
/.../homily xii philippians iii 13.htm

Request that Polycarp Would Send a Messenger to Antioch.
... [1111] Literally, "most befitting God.". [1112] Literally, "God-runner.". ... [1116]
Literally, "most befitting God.". [1117] Literally, "God-runner.". ...
/.../chapter vii request that polycarp would.htm

How the victor Runs
... the other? 'So run, that ye obtain.'. II. The victorious runner sets
Christians an example of rigid self-control. Every man that ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/how the victor runs.htm

Bunyan -- the Heavenly Footman
... Just so is it here; it is not simply the runner, nor yet the hasty runner, that
winneth the crown, unless he be in the way that leadeth thereto. ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons vol 2/bunyan the heavenly footman.htm

Preface
... On account of his insistence on the immediacy of man's approach to God, apart from
Church institutions, he may be justly regarded as a fore-runner of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/eckhart/meister eckharts sermons/preface.htm

Communion Broken --Restoration
... It is not necessary, when the current is against us, to turn the boat's head down
the stream in order to drift; or for a runner in a race to turn back in order ...
/.../taylor/union and communion/section ii communion brokenrestoration.htm

Thoughts Upon the Appearance of Christ the Sun of Righteousness ...
... of all the Prophets in the Old Testament, he shuts up his own, and all the other
Prophesies, with a clear Prediction of Christ, and his Fore-runner John the ...
/.../private thoughts upon a christian life/thoughts upon the appearance of.htm

Thesaurus
Runner (5 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. RUNNER. run'-er. See GAMES. Multi-Version Concordance
Runner (5 Occurrences). Job 9:25 "Now my days are swifter than a runner. ...
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Post-runner (1 Occurrence)
Post-runner. Postmillennial, Post-runner. Posts . Multi-Version
Concordance Post-runner (1 Occurrence). Job 9:25 My ...
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Runs (28 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 51:31 Runner to meet runner doth run, And announcer to meet announcer,
To announce to the king of Babylon, For, captured hath been his city -- at the ...
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Announcer (3 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 51:31 Runner to meet runner doth run, And announcer to meet announcer,
To announce to the king of Babylon, For, captured hath been his city -- at the ...
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Sow (61 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A sow bug. 4. (n.) A channel or runner which receives the rows of molds
in the pig bed. 5. (n.) The bar of metal which remains in such a runner. ...
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Spray (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute
the metal in all parts of the mold. 4. (n.) A group ...
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Runners (21 Occurrences)

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Extremity (46 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 51:31 Runner to meet runner doth run, And announcer to meet announcer,
To announce to the king of Babylon, For, captured hath been his city -- at the ...
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Quicker (5 Occurrences)
... end without hope. (BBE). Job 9:25 My days go quicker than a post-runner:
they go in flight, they see no good. (BBE). Jeremiah 4:13 ...
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Naphtali (51 Occurrences)
... traditions have not much to say about him. According to Targum Pseudo-Jonathan,
he was a swift runner. It also tells us that he was ...
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Concordance
Runner (5 Occurrences)

Job 9:25
"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,
(WEB JPS BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 19:5
Who is like a newly married man coming from his bride-tent, and is glad like a strong runner starting on his way.
(BBE)

Proverbs 6:11
So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 24:34
So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 51:31
One runner will run to meet another, and one messenger to meet another, to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken on every quarter:
(WEB YLT RSV)

Subtopics

Runner

Related Terms

Post-runner (1 Occurrence)

Runs (28 Occurrences)

Announcer (3 Occurrences)

Sow (61 Occurrences)

Spray (1 Occurrence)

Runners (21 Occurrences)

Extremity (46 Occurrences)

Quicker (5 Occurrences)

Naphtali (51 Occurrences)

Newly (15 Occurrences)

Leg (24 Occurrences)

Glimpse (2 Occurrences)

Irad (1 Occurrence)

Footman

Float (4 Occurrences)

Forerunner (3 Occurrences)

Runnels (2 Occurrences)

Deacon (4 Occurrences)

Mill (9 Occurrences)

Post (26 Occurrences)

Postmillennial

Bride-tent (1 Occurrence)

Camel (13 Occurrences)

Spindle (2 Occurrences)

Swifter (6 Occurrences)

Shoe (13 Occurrences)

Burden (111 Occurrences)

Starting (34 Occurrences)

Posts (68 Occurrences)

Quarter (33 Occurrences)

Follows (65 Occurrences)

Fly (33 Occurrences)

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