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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To draw, or be drawn, into wrinkles; to shrink, and form corrugations; as, a leaf shrivels in the hot sun; the skin shrivels with age; -- often with up.

2. (v. t.) To cause to shrivel or contract; to cause to shrink onto corruptions.

5351. phtheiro -- to destroy, corrupt, spoil
... Probably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste); properly, to shrivel or wither,
ie To spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially ...
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3583. xeraino -- to dry up, waste away
... dry up, wither away. From xeros; to desiccate; by implication, to shrivel, to mature --
dry up, pine away, be ripe, wither (away). see GREEK xeros. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5685. abash -- to shrivel
... abash. 5686 . to shrivel. Transliteration: abash Phonetic Spelling: (aw-bash')
Short Definition: shrivel. ... root Definition to shrivel NASB Word Usage shrivel (1 ...
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6784. tsamaq -- to dry up, shrivel
... to dry up, shrivel. Transliteration: tsamaq Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-mak') Short
Definition: dry. ... root Definition to dry up, shrivel NASB Word Usage dry (1). dry ...
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6915. qadad -- to bow down
... bow down the head, stoop. A primitive root; to shrivel up, ie Contract or bend the
body (or neck) in deference -- bow (down) (the) head, stoop. 6914, 6915. ...
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3648. kamar -- to grow warm and tender, to be or grow hot
... A primitive root; properly, to intertwine or contract, ie (by implication) to shrivel
(as with heat); figuratively, to be deeply affected with passion (love or ...
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section 3
... Why is it that the leaves which used to stand firm and fresh like those of
the flowering clover, have begun to shrivel and turn yellow? ...
// of the christ-life/section 3.htm

The True Branches of the True vine
... ever see a hawthorn bough that children bring home from the woods, and stick in
the grate; how in a day or two the little fresh green leaves all shrivel up and ...
/.../the true branches of the.htm

Death to Self is the Way Out into a Life of Sacrifice.
... love. May God shew us every witholding thread of self that needs breaking
still, and may His own touch shrivel it into death. See ...
// of the cross/death to self is the.htm

1 to Pray Does not Imply that Without Prayer God Would not Give us ...
... Others are like the sensitive plant; during worship, affected by the teaching and
presence of the Holy Spirit, they shrivel up, as it were, and bowing their ...
// the masters feet/section ii 1 to pray.htm

The High Woods
... more delicate child of the moon, the Ipomoea, Bona-nox, whose snow-white patines,
as broad as the hand, open at nightfall on every hedge, and shrivel up with ...
// last/chapter vii the high woods.htm

The Story of an Opium Smoker
... It will eat out your minds, It will rot away your vitals, It will shrivel up your
bowels, It will make you walk as a leper, It will cast you into prison, It ...
/.../cable/the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter x the story of.htm

Of the Assumption of Our Lady
... things, whoever they may be, and whatever may be the cares which oppress them, would
find, if they only knew it, what would make their hearts shrivel up in ...
// inner way/sermon xvii of the assumption.htm

The Death of the Christian
... When it has come to somewhat of maturity, how greatly has he feared lest
the mildew and blast should shrivel up the precious ears. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the death of the christian.htm

Secret Sins
... Only let the law be revealed to a man; let him know how strict the law is, and how
infinitely just, and his self-righteousness will shrivel into nothing"it ...
/.../ sermons volume 3 1857/secret sins.htm

The Vengeance of Heaven
... Providence that we can watch. God's terrible and fiery finger. Shrivel the
falsehood from the souls of men. The apparent prosperity of the ...
/.../chapter lx the vengeance of.htm

Shrivel (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To cause to shrivel or contract; to cause to shrink onto corruptions.
Multi-Version Concordance Shrivel (3 Occurrences). ...
/s/shrivel.htm - 7k

Shriveled (8 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Shrivel. ... Joel 1:17 The grains shrivel under their hoes; the garners
are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered. ...
/s/shriveled.htm - 8k

Wither (30 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless;
to become sapless; to dry or shrivel up. 2. (n.) To ...
/w/wither.htm - 15k

Rottenness (9 Occurrences)
... rot, rot'-'-n-nes (verb raqebh, noun raqabh (riqqabhon, Job 41:27), with maq, "decay"
(Isaiah 5:24), and `abhash, "shrivel" (so Joel 1:17 the Revised Version ...
/r/rottenness.htm - 10k

Rot (15 Occurrences)
... rot, rot'-'-n-nes (verb raqebh, noun raqabh (riqqabhon, Job 41:27), with maq, "decay"
(Isaiah 5:24), and `abhash, "shrivel" (so Joel 1:17 the Revised Version ...
/r/rot.htm - 13k

Dry (217 Occurrences)
... dries, or dries up. 13. (vi) To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.
Multi-Version Concordance Dry (217 Occurrences). Matthew 12:43 ...
/d/dry.htm - 37k

Blast (28 Occurrences)
... as by a noxious wind; to cause to wither; to stop or check the growth of, and prevent
from fruit-bearing, by some pernicious influence; to blight; to shrivel. ...
/b/blast.htm - 20k

Clod (1 Occurrence)
... him," "The clods cleave fast together." In Joel 1:17 (meghraphah, "a furrow,"
"something thrown off" (by the spade)), "The seeds rot (m "shrivel") under their ...
/c/clod.htm - 8k

Shrinks (2 Occurrences)

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Scorch (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To burn superficially; to parch, or shrivel, the surface of, by heat; to
subject to so much heat as changes color and texture without consuming; as, to ...
/s/scorch.htm - 7k

Shrivel (3 Occurrences)

Isaiah 64:6
And there is no one who makes prayer to your name, or who is moved to keep true to you: for your face is veiled from us, and you have given us into the power of our sins.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 19:12
But it was plucked up in fury, it was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up its fruit: its strong rods were broken off and withered; the fire consumed them.
(See NIV)

Joel 1:17
The seeds rot under their clods; the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the grain is withered.



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