Sieve
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A utensil for separating the finer and coarser parts of a pulverized or granulated substance from each other. It consist of a vessel, usually shallow, with the bottom perforated, or made of hair, wire, or the like, woven in meshes.

2. (n.) A kind of coarse basket.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SIEVE; SIFT

siv.

See AGRICULTURE; THRESHING.

Greek
1368. diulizo -- to strain thoroughly, strain out
... strain out. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diulizo Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-oo-lid'-zo) Short Definition: I strain, put through a sieve Definition: I ...
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4617. siniazo -- to sift
... sift. From sinion (a sieve); to riddle (figuratively) -- sift. (siniasai) -- 1
Occurrence. 4616, 4617. siniazo. 4617a . Strong's Numbers.
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4617a. siniazo -- to sift
... to sift. Transliteration: siniazo Short Definition: sift. Word Origin from sinion
(a sieve) Definition to sift NASB Word Usage sift (1). 4617, 4617a. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3531. kebarah -- a sieve
... 3530, 3531. kebarah. 3532 . a sieve. Transliteration: kebarah Phonetic
Spelling: (keb-aw-raw') Short Definition: sieve. Word Origin ...
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5299a. naphah -- a sieve
... naphah. 5299b . a sieve. Transliteration: naphah Short Definition: sieve. Word
Origin from nuph Definition a sieve NASB Word Usage sieve (1). 5299, 5299a. ...
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5299. naphah -- a sieve
... 5298, 5299. naphah. 5299a . a sieve. Transliteration: naphah Phonetic Spelling:
(naw-faw') Short Definition: border. border, coast, region, sieve ...
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Library

(And Last): Homeward Bound
... Moreover, though going to sea in the Shannon was not quite the same 'as going to
sea in a sieve,' our stay-at-home friends were of the same mind as those of ...
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Temptations.
... There is nothing that Satan more desires than to get good men in his sieve to sift
them as wheat, that if possible he may leave them nothing but bran; no grace ...
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Against the Platonists, who Argue from the Physical Weight of the ...
... that is a great one which Varro mentions of a vestal virgin, who, when she was
endangered by a false accusation of unchastity, filled a sieve with water from ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 11 against the platonists who.htm

Gethsemane
... Satan had out-asked,' obtained it - yet not to destroy, nor to cast down, but to
sift,' like as wheat [5825] is shaken in a sieve to cast out of it what is not ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xii gethsemane.htm

The Nuns of the Primitive Church
... One day, Cyrilla accidentally broke a stone sieve which she had borrowed
for the purpose of making the youthful saint some bread. ...
/.../brittain/women of early christianity/vi the nuns of the.htm

Christ is All
... how many are not. I shall make my text a great sieve, and put you in it
to see which is wheat and which is chaff. We must consider ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 61 1915/christ is all.htm

Life from the Dead
... help stopping a minute to know whether it is so with you, my dear hearers, and praying
that what I might have to say act as a kind of sieve, separating between ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/life from the dead.htm

The Cross and the Winepress.
... Crucifixion. At the foot of the winepress, in the stone vat, there was a
sort of sieve to stop the skins, which were put on one side. ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/chapter lv the cross and.htm

Usha
... a stone which hath no movers.' They say, that they departed not thence, until they
had fastened three hundred iron darts into him, and had made him like a sieve ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 84 usha.htm

If You Give a Grape to Him when Hungry...
... What, if you go on to ask what a wheel is, or a sledge, [3555] a winnowing-fan,
jar, tub, an oil-mill, ploughshare, or sieve, a mill-stone, ploughtail, or ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/23 if you give a.htm

Thesaurus
Sieve (2 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SIEVE; SIFT. siv. See AGRICULTURE; THRESHING.
Multi-Version Concordance Sieve (2 Occurrences). ...
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Sift (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the coarse;
as, to sift meal or flour; to sift powder; to sift sand or lime. ...SIEVE; SIFT. ...
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Bolt (5 Occurrences)
... 25. (n.) A sieve, esp. a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour
and meal; a bolter. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BOLT. ...
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Shakes (11 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 And His breath is as an overflowing stream, that divideth even unto
the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that ...
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Siegeworks (8 Occurrences)

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Reach (63 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck,
to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads ...
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Shake (68 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 And His breath is as an overflowing stream, that divideth even unto
the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that ...
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Kernel (4 Occurrences)
... Amos 9:9 "For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among
all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will ...
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Jaws (12 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck,
to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads ...
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Limp (9 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A halt; the act of limping. 3. (n.) A scraper for removing poor ore
or refuse from the sieve. 4. (a.) Flaccid; flabby, as flesh. ...
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Concordance
Sieve (2 Occurrences)

Isaiah 30:28
His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads to ruin will be in the jaws of the peoples.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Amos 9:9
"For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will fall on the earth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Sieve

Sieve: Figurative

Related Terms

Sift (5 Occurrences)

Bolt (5 Occurrences)

Shakes (11 Occurrences)

Siegeworks (8 Occurrences)

Reach (63 Occurrences)

Shake (68 Occurrences)

Kernel (4 Occurrences)

Jaws (12 Occurrences)

Limp (9 Occurrences)

Griddle (5 Occurrences)

Threshingfloor (18 Occurrences)

Try (84 Occurrences)

Threshing-floor (36 Occurrences)

Rudder (2 Occurrences)

Riddle (11 Occurrences)

Range (9 Occurrences)

Reacheth (23 Occurrences)

Reaches (26 Occurrences)

Drink (414 Occurrences)

Divideth (20 Occurrences)

Pebble (2 Occurrences)

Sifted (2 Occurrences)

Shaketh (20 Occurrences)

Screen (26 Occurrences)

Food (2953 Occurrences)

Bridle (12 Occurrences)

Overflowing (54 Occurrences)

Torrent (49 Occurrences)

Err (41 Occurrences)

Leads (64 Occurrences)

Fro (54 Occurrences)

Shaken (62 Occurrences)

Breath (95 Occurrences)

Vanity (100 Occurrences)

Commanding (79 Occurrences)

Least (76 Occurrences)

Stream (96 Occurrences)

Harp (36 Occurrences)

Ruin (135 Occurrences)

Astray (116 Occurrences)

Neck (97 Occurrences)

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