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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Grease; tallow; lard.

2. (n.) The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or leather.

3. (n.) Hence, a line of junction; a joint; a suture, as on a ship, a floor, or other structure; the line of union, or joint, of two boards, planks, metal plates, etc.

4. (n.) A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal.

5. (n.) A line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a cicatrix.

6. (v. t.) To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite.

7. (v. t.) To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.

8. (v. t.) To make the appearance of a seam in, as in knitting a stocking; hence, to knit with a certain stitch, like that in such knitting.

9. (v. i.) To become ridgy; to crack open.

10. (n.) A denomination of weight or measure.

11. (n.) The quantity of eight bushels of grain.

12. (n.) The quantity of 120 pounds of glass.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SEAM; SEAMLESS

sem, sem'-les: The coat or inner garment (chiton) of Jesus is described in John 19:23 as "without seam" (arrhaphos), i.e. woven in one piece.

Greek
729. arraphos -- without seam, of a single piece
... without seam, of a single piece. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: arraphos
Phonetic Spelling: (ar'-hhraf-os) Short Definition: not sewed, seamless ...
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690a. araphos -- unsewn, ie without seam
... 690, 690a. araphos. 690b . unsewn, ie without seam. Transliteration: araphos
Short Definition: seamless. Word Origin from a comp. of alpha (as a neg. ...
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690. Araps -- unsewn, ie without seam
... unsewn, ie without seam. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Araps
Phonetic Spelling: (ar'-aps) Short Definition: an Arabian Definition: an Arabian ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4225. machbereth -- something joined, place of joining
... coupling. From chabar; a junction, ie Seam or sewed piece -- coupling. see HEBREW
chabar. 4224b, 4225. machbereth. 4226 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

John Chapter xix. 23, 24
... when they had crucified Him, took His garments, and made four parts, to every soldier
a part; and also His coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate cxviii john chapter xix.htm

The Crucifixion.
... robe, head-dress, etc., of Jesus were divided into four parts and lots were cast
of the parts.] ^d and also the coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxxiii the crucifixion 2.htm

The Crucifixion.
... when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every
soldier a part; and also the coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from ...
/.../dods/the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xxi the crucifixion.htm

Mary at the Cross.
... when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every
soldier a part; and also the coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from ...
/.../dods/the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xx mary at the cross.htm

An Eye-Witness's Account of the Crucifixion
... when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every
soldier a part; and also His coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from ...
/.../an eye-witnesss account of the.htm

The Heart-Road to the Head.
... But the Third Morning came. And the bars of darkness were broken, as a
woman breaks the sewing-cotton at the end of the seam. The ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the heart-road to the head.htm

Knots.
... IV Closer Wooing (Chapters xiii.-xvii.) Knots. The knot tied on the end
of the thread holds the seam. The clinching of the nail ...
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Of the Testimony of John to Jesus in Matthew's Gospel,
... Who can suppose that He can understand the meaning contained in His tunic which
is without seam from the top because it is woven throughout? ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of john/17 of the testimony of.htm

"My Little Children, These Things Write I unto You, that Ye Sin ...
... it are interwoven through other, and interchangeably knit together, so that there
can be no dividing of it any more than of Christ's coat that was without seam ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xxi my little children.htm

Of the Concord Preserved among all the Four Evangelists on the ...
... when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every
soldier a part; and also His coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xii of the concord preserved.htm

Thesaurus
Seam (3 Occurrences)
... metal plates, etc. 4. (n.) A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between
two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal. 5. (n.) A line ...
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Seamless (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Without a seam. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. SEAM; SEAMLESS. sem, sem'-les: The coat or inner ...
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Coat (54 Occurrences)
... This tunic was sometimes woven entire without a seam (John 19:23); it was also
sometimes of "many colours" (Genesis 37:3; RV marg., "a long garment with sleeves ...
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Seamen (6 Occurrences)

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Dress (38 Occurrences)
... It was this garment of Jesus that is said by John (John 19:23) to have been "without
seam, woven from the top throughout." (2) The word himation, here rendered ...
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Undergarment (1 Occurrence)
... four parts, to every soldier a part; and also the coat. Now the coat was
without seam, woven from the top throughout. (See NIV). ...
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Overcast (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To compute or rate too high. 3. (vt) To take long, loose stitches over
(the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Whip (7 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To overlay (a cord, rope, or the like) with other cords going round and
round it; to overcast, as the edge of a seam; to wrap; -- often with about ...
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Woven (40 Occurrences)
... also the coat. Now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Exodus 28 ...
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Including (90 Occurrences)
... four parts--one part for each soldier. The tunic was without seam, woven
from the top in one piece. (WEY). Acts 5:14 and more and ...
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Concordance
Seam (3 Occurrences)

John 19:23
Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also the coat. Now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 28:27
You shall make two rings of gold, and shall put them on the two shoulder straps of the ephod underneath, in its forepart, close by its coupling, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.
(See NIV)

Exodus 39:20
They made two rings of gold, and put them on the two shoulder straps of the ephod underneath, in its front, close by its coupling, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.
(See NIV)

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