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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To die; to perish.

2. (v. i.) To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want; to be very indigent.

3. (v. i.) To perish or die with cold.

4. (v. t.) To destroy with cold.

5. (v. t.) To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is, in law, murder.

6. (v. t.) To distress or subdue by famine; as, to starve a garrison into a surrender.

7. (v. t.) To destroy by want of any kind; as, to starve plans by depriving them of proper light and air.

8. (v. t.) To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.

Strong's Hebrew
7329. razah -- to be or grow lean
... Definition: lean. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to be or grow lean NASB
Word Usage become lean (1), starve (1). famish, wax lean. A ...
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1856. daqar -- to pierce, pierce through
... pierce, strike through, wound. A primitive root; to stab; by analogy, to starve;
figuratively, to revile -- pierce, strike (thrust) through, wound. ...
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A Discourse Upon the Pharisee and the Publican
... all his goods from Thomas Arthur, he appealed to the humane feelings of the magistrate
on behalf of his children,""Sir, shall my children starve," to which ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a discourse upon the pharisee.htm

Diamond and his Mother Sat Down Upon the Edge of the Rough Grass ...
... We've not got anything to do.". "Then let's wait.". "Then we shall starve.". "No. ...
"But we can't eat auntie's things all up and leave her to starve.". "No, no. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 13 diamond and his.htm

The Story of Joseph
... evil plan. Instead of leaving Joseph to starve in the pit, they would fetch
him out and sell him to these merchants. Most likely ...
// the dreamer/the story of joseph.htm

Number one Thousand; Or, "Bread Enough and to Spare"
... lost. If thou starve, thou starvest because thou wilt starve; for in the
Father's house there is "bread enough and to spare.". But ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/number one thousand or bread.htm

God's Love for a Sinning World
... of an ocean of soft, pure water, famishing with thirst; you are welcome to drink,
and you need not fear lest you exhaust that ocean, or starve anybody else by ...
// on gospel themes/i gods love for a.htm

Blessed Martyrs Designate, -- Along with the Provision which Our ...
... in the prison, accept also from me some contribution to your spiritual sustenance;
for it is not good that the flesh be feasted and the spirit starve: nay, if ...
/.../tertullian/ad martyras/chapter i blessed martyrs designate.htm

The Fellowship of Prayer
... Persons praying spasmodically are like men that gorge themselves with food and drink
on special occasions and starve themselves between the feasts. ...
/.../anderson/prayer availeth much/chapter 1 the fellowship of.htm

Sixth Commandment
... You could buy a man for a musket, or if you paid money, for seven dollars, and after
you had bought him you could feed him, starve him, work him, whip him, or ...
// and wanting/sixth commandment.htm

The Eighth Commandment
... but seldom or never preaches to the people. He gets the golden fleece, but
lets the flock starve. Woe be to the shepherds of Israel ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 8 the eighth commandment.htm

The Awakened Sinner Urged to Immediate Consideration and Cautioned ...
... return to God should in all reason be chosen, rather than to play the fool any longer,
and go on a little more to displease God, and thereby starve and wound ...
/.../chapter iii the awakened sinner.htm

Starve (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To destroy with cold. 5. (vt) To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve
a man is, in law, murder. ... Multi-Version Concordance Starve (3 Occurrences). ...
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Famish (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To starve, kill, or destroy with hunger. ... 4. (vt)
To force or constrain by famine. 5. (vi) To die of hunger; to starve. ...
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Starving (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Starve. Multi-Version
Concordance Starving (5 Occurrences). Luke 15:17 But when he ...
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Pinch (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To plait. 4. (vt) Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress;
to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money. ...
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Starvation (1 Occurrence)

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Starve (3 Occurrences)

Exodus 16:3
and the children of Israel said to them, "We wish that we had died by the hand of Yahweh in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the meat pots, when we ate our fill of bread, for you have brought us out into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger."
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Jeremiah 38:9
My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is likely to die in the place where he is, because of the famine; for there is no more bread in the city.
(See NIV)

Zephaniah 2:11
Yahweh will be awesome to them, for he will famish all the gods of the land. Men will worship him, everyone from his place, even all the shores of the nations.
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