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1. (n.) The act of setting, or the state of being settled.

2. (n.) Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor.

3. (n.) The act of peopling, or state of being peopled; act of planting, as a colony; colonization; occupation by settlers; as, the settlement of a new country.

4. (n.) The act or process of adjusting or determining; composure of doubts or differences; pacification; liquidation of accounts; arrangement; adjustment; as, settlement of a controversy, of accounts, etc.

5. (n.) Bestowal, or giving possession, under legal sanction; the act of giving or conferring anything in a formal and permanent manner.

6. (n.) A disposition of property for the benefit of some person or persons, usually through the medium of trustees, and for the benefit of a wife, children, or other relatives; jointure granted to a wife, or the act of granting it.

7. (n.) That which settles, or is settled, established, or fixed.

8. (n.) Matter that subsides; settlings; sediment; lees; dregs.

9. (n.) A colony newly established; a place or region newly settled; as, settlement in the West.

10. (n.) That which is bestowed formally and permanently; the sum secured to a person; especially, a jointure made to a woman at her marriage; also, in the United States, a sum of money or other property formerly granted to a pastor in additional to his salary.

11. (n.) The gradual sinking of a building, whether by the yielding of the ground under the foundation, or by the compression of the joints or the material.

12. (n.) Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.

13. (n.) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of residence; legal residence or establishment of a person in a particular parish or town, which entitles him to maintenance if a pauper, and subjects the parish or town to his support.

2862. kolonia -- a colony (a city settlement of soldiers disbanded ...
... a colony (a city settlement of soldiers disbanded from the Roman army). Part of
Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: kolonia Phonetic Spelling: (kol-o-nee'-ah ...
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2663. katapausis -- rest
... Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap'-ow-sis) Short Definition: resting, rest Definition:
(in the Old Testament of the rest attained by the settlement in Canaan), resting ...
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2733. katoikia -- a dwelling
... Feminine Transliteration: katoikia Phonetic Spelling: (kat-oy-kee'-ah) Short Definition:
a dwelling, habitation Definition: a dwelling, habitation, settlement. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2691b. chatser -- settled abode, settlement, village
... 2691a, 2691b. chatser. 2692 . settled abode, settlement, village.
Transliteration: chatser Short Definition: villages. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/2691b.htm - 5k

4186. moshab -- a seat, assembly, dwelling place, dwelling ...
... places (5), dwellings (9), habitation (1), habitations (2), inhabited (3), inhabited
places (1), lived (1), seat (8), seating (2), settlement (1), settlements ...
/hebrew/4186.htm - 6k


Wesley at the German Settlement
... On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lorg George Gordon Wesley at
the German Settlement. ... Afterwards I walked to Fulneck, the German settlement. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley at the german settlement.htm

Yorkshire and the Settlement System.
SYSTEM. ... The idea of a settlement rose before Zinzendorf's mind. ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter x yorkshire and the.htm

Psalm 132 at the Settlement of a Church, or the Ordination of a ...
... THE PSALMS OF DAVID PSALM 132 At the settlement of a church, or the ordination of
a minister. ... At the settlement of a church, or the ordination of a minister. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 132 at the settlement.htm

Julian, on his Settlement in the Empire, Began Quietly to Stir up ...
... Book V. Chapter III."Julian, on his Settlement in the Empire, began quietly to stir
up Opposition to Christianity, and to introduce Paganism artfully. ...
/.../chapter iii julian on his settlement.htm

The Caroline Settlement
... CHAPTER IV: The Caroline Settlement. ... IV. And this brings us to the last measure,
which paved the way so securely and effectively for the Caroline Settlement. ...
/.../studies in the book of common prayer/chapter iv the caroline settlement.htm

Final Settlement of the Church by St. John
... CHAPTER IV Final Settlement of the Church by St. John. AD67-100 ... Before entering
into any details respecting the final settlement by St. ...
/.../a key to the knowledge of church history/chapter iv final settlement of.htm

With a view to the Good of the Church and the Settlement of ...
... The Canons of the Blessed and Holy Fathers Assembled at Antioch in Syria. Canon
XX. With a view to the good of the Church and the settlement of disputes? ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xx with a view.htm

Gratian Elects Theodosius of Spain to Reign with Him, Arianism ...
... Churches except that of Jerusalem. Council of Antioch. The Settlement of
the Presidency of the Churches. On reflecting that, while it ...
/.../chapter ii gratian elects theodosius of.htm

Psalm 132:1. 5 13-18. LM At the Settlement of a Church; Or, the ...
... THE Psalms of David, In Metre. Psalm 132:1. 5 13-18. LM At the settlement
of a church; or, The ordination of a Minister. 1 Where ...
// psalms of david/psalm 132 1 0 5 13-18 l.htm

Early Missionary Experiences
... Upon landing, I was told that to live outside the Settlement was impossible, while
within the foreign concession apartments were scarcely obtainable at any ...
/.../taylor/a retrospect/chapter ix early missionary experiences.htm

Settlement (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The act of peopling, or state of being peopled; act of planting, as a colony;
colonization; occupation by settlers; as, the settlement of a new country ...
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Canaan (102 Occurrences)
... as the remains of seven successive settlements, the last of which comes down to
the Seleucid era, the third corresponding with the first settlement at Lachish. ...
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Jair (14 Occurrences)
... Some would identify him with the Jair of Judges 10:3, holding that Manasseh's
settlement in Northern Gilead and Bashan took place, not before Israel's passage ...
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Meshobab (1 Occurrence)
... This name heads the list of those who, for the sake of wider pasturelands, occupied
a Hamitic settlement in the neighborhood of Gerar (Mount GEDOR (which see ...
/m/meshobab.htm - 7k

Micah (54 Occurrences)
... (1.) A man of Mount Ephraim, whose history so far is introduced in Judges 17,
apparently for the purpose of leading to an account of the settlement of the ...
/m/micah.htm - 38k

... may refer to the Israelite conquest of Moab in which this family may have distinguished
itself, or it may have arisen from the settlement and incorporation of ...
/p/phaath.htm - 7k

Composition (2 Occurrences)
... 10. (n.) Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference
or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement. 11. ...
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Colony (1 Occurrence)
... The city of Philippi was a Roman colony (Acts 16:12), ie, a military settlement
of Roman soldiers and citizens, planted there to keep in subjection a newly ...
/c/colony.htm - 10k

Shiloah (1 Occurrence)
... manner by Yemen Jews, immigrants from South Arabia, and still farther South, in
the commencement of the Wady en Nar, is the wretched settlement of the lepers. ...
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Shelah (18 Occurrences)
... manner by Yemen Jews, immigrants from South Arabia, and still farther South, in
the commencement of the Wady en Nar, is the wretched settlement of the lepers. ...
/s/shelah.htm - 24k

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Settlement (4 Occurrences)

Matthew 18:23
"For this reason the Kingdom of the Heavens may be compared to a king who determined to have a settlement of accounts with his servants.

Matthew 18:24
But as soon as he began the settlement, one was brought before him who owed 10,000 talents,

Genesis 10:30
Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 27:10
For the strong town is without men, an unpeopled living-place; and she has become a waste land: there the young ox will take his rest, and its branches will be food for him.
(See NIV)



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