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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.

2. (n.) One who protects; a guardian; a defender.

3. (n.) The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.

4. (v. t.) To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.

5. (v. t.) To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.

6. (v. t.) To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively.

7. (v. i.) To take shelter.

5295. hupotrecho -- to run in under
... to run in under. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hupotrecho Phonetic Spelling:
(hoop-ot-rekh'-o) Short Definition: I run under shelter of Definition: I ...
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5284. hupopleo -- to sail under (ie under the lee of)
... Word Origin from hupo and pleo Definition to sail under (ie under the lee of) NASB
Word Usage sailed under (2), sailed under the shelter (2). sail under. ...
// - 6k

3794. ochuroma -- a stronghold, fortress
... walled fortress (), used only in 2 Cor 10:4. Here 3794 ("a heavily-fortified
containment") is used figuratively of a in which a person seeks "shelter" ("a safe ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4268. machaseh -- refuge, shelter
... refuge, shelter. Transliteration: machaseh or machseh Phonetic Spelling:
(makh-as-eh') Short Definition: refuge. ... hope, place of refuge, shelter, trust. ...
/hebrew/4268.htm - 6k

5643b. sithrah -- shelter, protection
... shelter, protection. Transliteration: sithrah Short Definition: place. Word Origin
from sathar Definition shelter, protection NASB Word Usage hiding place (1). ...
/hebrew/5643b.htm - 5k

4563. mistor -- place of shelter
... 4562, 4563. mistor. 4564 . place of shelter. Transliteration: mistor
Phonetic Spelling: (mis-tore') Short Definition: protection. ...
/hebrew/4563.htm - 6k

2622. chasuth -- refuge
... 2621, 2622. chasuth. 2623 . refuge. Transliteration: chasuth Phonetic Spelling:
(khaw-sooth') Short Definition: shelter. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/2622.htm - 6k

2620. chasah -- to seek refuge
... root Definition to seek refuge NASB Word Usage has a refuge (1), seek refuge (3),
seek shelter (1), sought refuge (1), take refuge (25), taken refuge (3 ...
/hebrew/2620.htm - 6k

5521. sukkah -- a thicket, booth
... a thicket, booth NASB Word Usage booth (1), Booths (9), booths (8), canopies (1),
canopy (1), hut (1), lair (1), pavilion (1), shelter (4), temporary shelters ...
/hebrew/5521.htm - 6k

5526a. sakak -- to overshadow, screen, cover
... 2), covered (4), covering (3), covers (1), incite (1), made a covering (1), relieve*
(1), relieving* (1), screen (1), screened off (1), shelter (1), spurs (1). ...
/hebrew/5526a.htm - 5k

6738. tsel -- a shadow
... Word Origin from tsalal Definition a shadow NASB Word Usage protection (4), shade
(15), shadow (30), shadows (3), shelter (1). defense, shadow. ...
/hebrew/6738.htm - 6k

5643a. sether -- a covering, hiding place, secrecy
... secrecy NASB Word Usage backbiting (1), covert (1), disguises* (1), hidden part
(1), hiding place (6), secret (9), secret place (5), secretly (8), shelter (3). ...
/hebrew/5643a.htm - 5k


A Shelter in the Time of Storm. LM
... 377 A Shelter in the Time of Storm. LM. Divine Refuge. The Lord's our Rock,
in him we hide, A shelter in the time of storm; Secure ...
// otterbein hymnal/377 a shelter in the.htm

Of the Authority under which those Shelter Themselves who Object ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter XVI. Of the authority under which those shelter themselves
who object to stripping themselves of their goods. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xvi of the authority.htm

The Revised Missionary Motto.
... But they were few, and young, and unknown. And the task was stupendous. The
rain-storm of a Sabbath afternoon drove them to the shelter of a hay-stack. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/the revised missionary motto.htm

... [5725] "And whither shall I flee from Thy Face?" He seeketh a place whither to flee
from the wrath of God. What place will shelter God's runaway? ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxxix.htm

When travelling lately through the Simplon
... He might be young or old, prince or noble, priest or prophet, he was exposed every
moment to death, unless he availed himself of the offered shelter. ...
/.../the cities of refuge or the name of jesus/i when travelling lately through.htm

The Rock of Castello.
... laid waste," they would retire with their wives and little ones up to this rocky
citadel, which the God of nature seemed to have reared as a shelter for His ...
/.../macduff/the cities of refuge or the name of jesus/the rock of castello.htm

The Mustard Seed
... Unlike other herbs, the mustard in Eastern climates does grow into a tree, shoot
out great branches from the main stem, and give shelter to the birds of the air ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 4 30-34 the mustard seed.htm

Under his Shadow.
... Weary was the way, and great was the heat; our lips were parched, and our souls
were fainting; we sought for shelter, and we found none; for we were in the ...
// he come/under his shadow.htm

The Sheltering Wing
... Now, the main idea in this image is, as I have suggested, that of the expanded pinion,
beneath the shelter of which the callow young lie, and are guarded. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the sheltering wing.htm

Hid in Light
... of His wing'; where the divine love is softened into the likeness of the maternal
instinct which leads a hen to gather her chickens beneath the shelter of her ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/hid in light.htm

Shelter (36 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury
or annoyance; to shield; to protect. ... 7. (vi) To take shelter. ...
/s/shelter.htm - 17k

Lodge (64 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) A shelter in which one may rest; as:
(a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge. 2 ...
/l/lodge.htm - 29k

Phoenix (2 Occurrences)
... for Italy (Puteoli or Ostia) by the shortest route, round Cape Malea, but off Cnidus
it encountered a Northwest wind and had to sail for shelter under the lee ...
/p/phoenix.htm - 12k

Haven (8 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which
affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port. ...
/h/haven.htm - 11k

Pavilion (11 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A temporary movable shelter; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised
on posts. ... 8. (vt) To furnish or cover with, or shelter in, a tent or tents. ...
/p/pavilion.htm - 12k

Camp (222 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc.,
are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. ...
/c/camp.htm - 41k

Cover (254 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To brood or sit on; to incubate. 6. (vt) To shelter, as from evil or danger;
to protect; to defend; as, the cavalry covered the retreat. ...
/c/cover.htm - 40k

Shadow (72 Occurrences)
... See Shade. 2. (n.) Darkness; shade; obscurity. 3. (n.) A shaded place; shelter;
protection; security. ... 12. (n.) To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud. ...
/s/shadow.htm - 35k

Shroud (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a
vault or crypt. ... 10. (vi) To take shelter or harbor. 11. (vt) To lop. ...
/s/shroud.htm - 9k

Shade (67 Occurrences)
... or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects
from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as ...
/s/shade.htm - 31k

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Shelter (36 Occurrences)

Acts 27:4
Putting to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
(See NAS)

Acts 27:7
When we had sailed slowly many days, and had come with difficulty opposite Cnidus, the wind not allowing us further, we sailed under the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone.
(See NAS)

Acts 27:16
Running under the lee of a small island called Clauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat.
(See NAS)

Revelation 7:15
For this reason they stand before the very throne of God, and render Him service, day after day and night after night, in His sanctuary, and He who is sitting upon the throne will shelter them in His tent.

Genesis 19:8
See now, I have two virgin daughters. Please let me bring them out to you, and you may do to them what seems good to you. Only don't do anything to these men, because they have come under the shadow of my roof."

Exodus 9:19
Now therefore command that all of your livestock and all that you have in the field be brought into shelter. Every man and animal that is found in the field, and isn't brought home, the hail shall come down on them, and they shall die."'"

Deuteronomy 32:38
Which ate the fat of their sacrifices, And drank the wine of their drink offering? Let them rise up and help you! Let them be your protection.
(See NIV)

Ruth 2:7
and she said: Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves; so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house.'
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 28:18
and for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the chariot, even the cherubim, that spread out their wings, and covered the ark of the covenant of Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Job 24:8
They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for lack of a shelter.

Psalms 5:11
But let all those that take refuge in thee rejoice, Let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: Let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

Psalms 27:5
For in the day of trouble he will keep me secretly in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up on a rock.

Psalms 31:20
In the shelter of your presence you will hide them from the plotting of man. You will keep them secretly in a dwelling away from the strife of tongues.

Psalms 55:8
"I would hurry to a shelter from the stormy wind and storm."

Psalms 61:3
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

Psalms 61:4
I will dwell in your tent forever. I will take refuge in the shelter of your wings. Selah.

Psalms 91:1
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.

Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom 'is' a defense, money 'is' a defence, And the advantage of the knowledge of wisdom 'is', She reviveth her possessors.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 1:8
The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut in a field of melons, like a besieged city.

Isaiah 4:6
There will be a pavilion for a shade in the daytime from the heat, and for a refuge and for a shelter from storm and from rain.

Isaiah 16:4
Sojourn in thee do My outcasts, O Moab, Be a secret hiding-place to them, From the face of a destroyer, For ceased hath the extortioner, Finished hath been a destroyer, Consumed the treaders down out of the land.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 25:4
For you have been a strong place for the poor and the crushed in their trouble, a safe place from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the wrath of the cruel ones is like a winter storm.

Isaiah 28:17
And I will make right decision the measuring-line, and righteousness the weight: and the ice-storm will take away the safe place of false words, and the secret place will be covered by the flowing waters.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 30:2
that set out to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at my mouth; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to take refuge in the shadow of Egypt!

Isaiah 30:3
Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt your confusion.

Isaiah 32:2
And a man will be as a safe place from the wind, and a cover from the storm; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shade of a great rock in a waste land.

Isaiah 58:7
Is it not to give your bread to those in need, and to let the poor who have no resting-place come into your house? to put a robe on the unclothed one when you see him, and not to keep your eyes shut for fear of seeing his flesh?
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 4:20
News is given of destruction on destruction; all the land is made waste: suddenly my tents, straight away my curtains, are made waste.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 10:20
My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth from me, and they are no more: there is none to spread my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 17:23
in the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it; and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all birds of every wing; in the shade of its branches shall they dwell.
(See NIV)

Daniel 4:12
The leaves of it were beautiful, and its fruit much, and in it was food for all: the animals of the field had shadow under it, and the birds of the sky lived in its branches, and all flesh was fed from it.
(See NIV)

Daniel 4:21
whose leaves were beautiful, and its fruit much, and in it was food for all; under which the animals of the field lived, and on whose branches the birds of the sky had their habitation:
(See NIV)

Joel 3:16
And Jehovah will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: and Jehovah will be a shelter for his people, and the refuge of the children of Israel.

Jonah 4:5
Then Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city, and there made himself a booth, and sat under it in the shade, until he might see what would become of the city.

Micah 1:11
Pass away, inhabitress of Shaphir, in nakedness and shame. The inhabitress of Zaanan is not come forth for the lamentation of Beth-ezel: he will take from you its shelter.

Nahum 2:5
He bethinketh him of his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the shelter is prepared.



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Camp (222 Occurrences)

Cover (254 Occurrences)

Shadow (72 Occurrences)

Shroud (6 Occurrences)

Shade (67 Occurrences)

Inn (7 Occurrences)

Egypt's (13 Occurrences)

Covert (18 Occurrences)

Screen (26 Occurrences)

Refuge (111 Occurrences)

Storm (62 Occurrences)

Crete (7 Occurrences)

Tent (333 Occurrences)

Wings (81 Occurrences)

House (20110 Occurrences)

Boats (11 Occurrences)

Ships (46 Occurrences)

Harbor (9 Occurrences)

Siege (63 Occurrences)

Quarter (33 Occurrences)

Village (21 Occurrences)

Zarephath (4 Occurrences)

Juniper (7 Occurrences)

Jael (6 Occurrences)

Lee (3 Occurrences)

Guard (185 Occurrences)

Wicket (1 Occurrence)

Wet (25 Occurrences)

Intrigues (4 Occurrences)

Inhabitress (12 Occurrences)

Fair (147 Occurrences)

Tychicus (5 Occurrences)

Raging (26 Occurrences)

Roof (55 Occurrences)

Roofing (2 Occurrences)

Embrace (11 Occurrences)

Daytime (18 Occurrences)

Den (19 Occurrences)

Melons (2 Occurrences)

Machir (20 Occurrences)

Mansion (1 Occurrence)

Mary (50 Occurrences)


Plotting (13 Occurrences)

Protection (19 Occurrences)

Phoenicia (6 Occurrences)

Bethinketh (1 Occurrence)

Blaze (9 Occurrences)

Box (13 Occurrences)

But (42052 Occurrences)


Chios (1 Occurrence)

Cottage (2 Occurrences)

Cave (40 Occurrences)

Cold (25 Occurrences)

Commodious (1 Occurrence)

Cot (3 Occurrences)

Anathoth (16 Occurrences)

Awning (1 Occurrence)


Accusing (13 Occurrences)

Stormy (12 Occurrences)

Succor (8 Occurrences)

Share (138 Occurrences)

Showers (20 Occurrences)

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Safety (72 Occurrences)

Succorer (1 Occurrence)

Shed (73 Occurrences)

Shelo'moth (5 Occurrences)

Shield (65 Occurrences)

Succoth (18 Occurrences)

Sheal (1 Occurrence)

Hedge (12 Occurrences)

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