Setter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One who, or that which, sets; -- used mostly in composition with a noun, as typesetter; or in combination with an adverb, as a setter on (or inciter), a setter up, a setter forth.

2. (n.) A hunting dog of a special breed originally derived from a cross between the spaniel and the pointer. Modern setters are usually trained to indicate the position of game birds by standing in a fixed position, but originally they indicated it by sitting or crouching.

3. (n.) One who hunts victims for sharpers.

4. (n.) One who adapts words to music in composition.

5. (n.) An adornment; a decoration; -- with off.

6. (n.) A shallow seggar for porcelain.

7. (v. t.) To cut the dewlap (of a cow or an ox), and to insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.

Greek
2604. kataggeleus -- a proclaimer
... a proclaimer, preacher. From kataggello; a proclaimer -- setter forth. see GREEK
kataggello. (katangeleus) -- 1 Occurrence. 2603, 2604. kataggeleus. 2605 . ...
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Library

August 19, 1894
... In my dealings with the novices I am like a setter on the scent of game.
The rĂ´le gives me much anxiety because it so very exacting. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/therese/story of a soul/xix august 19 1894.htm

The Ministry of Paul in Thessalonica, Berea, Athens, and Corinth.
... other some"He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods, because he preached
unto them Jesus and the resurrection." [102:7] Upwards of four hundred years ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter vii the ministry of.htm

Berea and Athens
... among themselves, "What will this babbler say?" Others, "because he preached unto
them Jesus, and the resurrection," said, "He seemeth to be a setter forth of ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 23 berea and athens.htm

Acts xvii. 16, 17
... philosophy. "Other some said, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange
gods," from the preaching, because he had no arrogance. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxviii acts xvii 16.htm

Paul in Athens.
... of God; for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they
are spiritually discerned." "Others said, He seemeth to be a setter forth of ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture xx paul in athens.htm

A Miracle of Grace
... would have risen up in his stead, he might have been content to die, rather than
to be the father of such a persecutor of God's people, and such a setter up of ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/a miracle of grace.htm

Index.
... facility for, 34, in not. " superstitious, 66. Out-setter. cannot be a Church-warden,
43. " how far chargeable to rates, 54. Parish, what, 1, in not. ...
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Another Account of the Strange Aberrations of Sophia, and the ...
... They also go on to tell us that Horos is likewise called Metagogius, that is,
"a conductor about," as well as Horothetes (Setter of Limits). ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter x another account of the.htm

The Resurrection of the Dead
... It was this which stirred the curiosity of the Athenians when Paul preached among
them, "They said, he seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods, because he ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/the resurrection of the dead.htm

On Regeneration
... bumbler say? He seemeth to be a setter-forth of strange doctrines;" because
we preach unto them Christ, and the new-birth. That ...
/.../whitefield/selected sermons of george whitefield/on regeneration.htm

Thesaurus
Setter (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) One who, or that which, sets; -- used mostly in composition with a noun,
as typesetter; or in combination with an adverb, as a setter on (or inciter ...
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Setting (82 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting
with a setter. 4. (n.) Something set in, or inserted. ...
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Settest (13 Occurrences)

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Gods (310 Occurrences)
... pantheon. (3) As Paul preached Jesus and the resurrection at Athens the
people said he seemed to be a setter forth of strange gods. ...
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Feathered (2 Occurrences)
... with trees. 4. (a.) Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of certain birds;
or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog. 5. (a.) Having ...
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Flag (30 Occurrences)
... owls, etc. 8. (n.) A group of elongated wing feathers in certain hawks.
9. (n.) The bushy tail of a dog, as of a setter. 10. (vt ...
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Encountered (7 Occurrences)
... other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached
unto them Jesus, and the resurrection. (KJV WEY ASV WBS). ...
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Seemeth (36 Occurrences)
... other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached
unto them Jesus, and the resurrection. (KJV ASV WBS). ...
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Strange (234 Occurrences)
... the phrase occurs only once, in the account of Paul's experiences in Athens (Acts
17:18), when some of his auditors said, "He seemeth to be a setter forth of ...
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Set (6715 Occurrences)
... 35. (vi) To indicate the position of game; -- said of a dog; as, the dog
sets well; also, to hunt game by the aid of a setter. 36. ...
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Concordance
Setter (1 Occurrence)

Acts 17:18
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
(KJV ASV WBS)

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