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sa'-ingz;, sen'-ten-siz: In Daniel 5:12 the King James Version (Aramaic 'aqiahan), the Revised Version (British and American) "dark sentences," of enigmatic utterances which preternatural wisdom was needed to interpret; in John 6:60 (skleros. ho logos), of sayings (Christ's words at Capernaum about eating His flesh and drinking His blood) difficult for the natural mind to understand (compare 6:52).

4233. praktor -- one who does or accomplishes
... Noun, Masculine Transliteration: praktor Phonetic Spelling: (prak'-tor) Short
Definition: an officer employed to execute judicial sentences Definition: an ...
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281. amen -- truly
... amen Phonetic Spelling: (am-ane') Short Definition: verily, truly, amen, so let
it be Definition: verily, truly, amen; at the end of sentences may be ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4911b. mashal -- to use a proverb, speak in parables or sentences ...
... 4911a, 4911b. mashal. 4912 . to use a proverb, speak in parables or sentences
of poetry. Transliteration: mashal Short Definition: speak. ...
/hebrew/4911b.htm - 6k

6953. Qoheleth -- "a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a ...
... "a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a son of David. Transliteration: Qoheleth
Phonetic Spelling: (ko-heh'-leth) Short Definition: Preacher. ...
/hebrew/6953.htm - 6k


Prophetic Sentences
... ORATORY VIII PROPHETIC SENTENCES. Thus saith the LORD: Let not the wise
man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/viii prophetic sentences.htm

Sentences from Ambrose in Favour of Original Sin.
... Book II. On Original Sin. Chapter 47 [XLI.]"Sentences from Ambrose in Favour
of Original Sin. And now that we are about to bring ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 47 xli sentences from ambrose.htm

Whether the Sin of Respect of Persons Takes Place in Judicial ...
... VICES OPPOSED TO DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE (Q ) Whether the sin of respect of
persons takes place in judicial sentences? Objection 1: It ...
/...// theologica/whether the sin of respect.htm

The Flesh Will be Associated with the Soul in Enduring the Penal ...
... Chapter XVII."The Flesh Will Be Associated with the Soul in Enduring the
Penal Sentences of the Final Judgment. "Every uneducated ...
/.../tertullian/on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter xvii the flesh will be.htm

Third Stage of the Roman Trial. Pilate Reluctantly Sentences Him ...
... Crucifixion. CXXXI. Third Stage of the Roman Trial. Pilate Reluctantly
Sentences Him to Crucifixion. (Friday. Toward Sunrise.) ^A ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxxi third stage of the.htm

Chapter iii.
... Book I. Chapter III. 10. There are in all, then, these eight sentences. ... For this
reason the number of sentences before us is to be carefully considered. ...
/...// lords sermon on the mount/chapter iii.htm

Concerning Jehoshaphat Again; How He Constituted Judges And,
... also constituted judges out of the priests and the Levites, and principal persons
of the multitude, and admonished them to pass all their sentences with care ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 1 concerning jehoshaphat again.htm

... If the three paragraphs are read carefully, it will be observed that the first is
a transposition and reconstruction of the first two sentences of ch. ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/appendix.htm

The Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic ...
... Here, also, the reader is at disadvantage, since his instructors present to him
too frequently broken sentences, extracts torn from their connection, words ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xviii the sermon on.htm

... To John of Damascus, therefore, belongs the merit of being the first to compose
a volume packed with the sentences of catholic teachers. ...
// of the orthodox faith/prologue.htm

Sentences (2 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia HARD SAYINGS; HARD SENTENCES. sa'-ingz ... 52).
Multi-Version Concordance Sentences (2 Occurrences). Daniel ...
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... Its great peculiarity consists in the mutual correspondence of sentences or clauses,
called parallelism, or "thought-rhyme." Various kinds of this parallelism ...
/p/poetry.htm - 48k

Sentence (53 Occurrences)
... unfavorable nature. 3. (n.) A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma;
as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences. 4. (n ...
/s/sentence.htm - 24k

Samaritan (8 Occurrences)
... There are important differences between the Hebrew and the Samaritan copies
of the Pentateuch in the readings of many sentences. ...
/s/samaritan.htm - 42k

Sayings (134 Occurrences)
... pity, to His redeeming grace. Yes, this is a faithful saying. John Rutherfurd.
HARD SAYINGS; HARD SENTENCES. sa'-ingz;, sen'-ten-siz ...
/s/sayings.htm - 41k

Sentenced (7 Occurrences)

/s/sentenced.htm - 8k

Languages (36 Occurrences)
... Simple sentences predominate and are usually connected by the conjunction "and."
Subordinate sentences are comparatively rare, but descriptive and temporal ...
/l/languages.htm - 49k

Nehelamite (4 Occurrences)
... Simple sentences predominate and are usually connected by the conjunction "and."
Subordinate sentences are comparatively rare, but descriptive and temporal ...
/n/nehelamite.htm - 89k

Numbers (136 Occurrences)
... have been its first or latest editor), should be distributed-not always in solid
blocks of composition, but frequently in fragments, in sentences, clauses or ...
/n/numbers.htm - 71k

Hard (733 Occurrences)
... 19. (vt) To harden; to make hard. 20. (n.) A ford or passage across a river or swamp.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HARD SAYINGS; HARD SENTENCES. ...
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Sentences (2 Occurrences)

Daniel 5:12
because 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.

Daniel 8:23
In the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce face, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.



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