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1. (n.) The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.

2. (n.) The act of suing; the process by which one endeavors to gain an end or an object; an attempt to attain a certain result; pursuit; endeavor.

3. (n.) The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.

4. (n.) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim; legal application to a court for justice; prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a criminal suit; a suit in chancery.

5. (n.) That which follows as a retinue; a company of attendants or followers; the assembly of persons who attend upon a prince, magistrate, or other person of distinction; -- often written suite, and pronounced swat.

6. (n.) Things that follow in a series or succession; the individual objects, collectively considered, which constitute a series, as of rooms, buildings, compositions, etc.; -- often written suite, and pronounced swat.

7. (n.) A number of things used together, and generally necessary to be united in order to answer their purpose; a number of things ordinarily classed or used together; a set; as, a suit of curtains; a suit of armor; a suit of clothes.

8. (n.) One of the four sets of cards which constitute a pack; -- each set consisting of thirteen cards bearing a particular emblem, as hearts, spades, cubs, or diamonds.

9. (n.) Regular order; succession.

10. (v. t.) To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.

11. (v. t.) To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.

12. (v. t.) To dress; to clothe.

13. (v. t.) To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.

14. (v. i.) To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.

476. antidikos -- an opponent, adversary
... acts as such an adversary, bringing the "(law)suit" of darkness against believers
for their eternal damnation (cf. 1 Pet 5:8). this is (Jn 19:30)! ...
// - 8k

4112. plastos -- formed, molded
... contrived. 4112 ("plastic, fabricated"), used only in 2 Pet 2:3, refers
to " to suit their vain imaginations" (M. Vincent). That ...
// - 7k

1793. entugchano -- to chance upon, by impl. confer with, by ext. ...
... Definition: I meet, encounter, call upon, make a petition Definition: (a) I meet,
encounter, hence: (b) I call (upon), make a petition, make suit, supplication ...
// - 8k

1349. dike -- right (as self-evident), justice (the principle, a ...
... [1349 () is used in classical Greek for a -- a (based on justice). In the , is
used nine times to translate , the Hebrew term for "law-suit."]. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
6187. erek -- an order, row, estimate
... Word Origin from arak Definition an order, row, estimate NASB Word Usage arrangement
(1), assessment (1), equal (1), frame (1), suit (1), valuation (25), value ...
/hebrew/6187.htm - 6k

7379. rib -- strife, dispute
... 1), contentions (3), controversy (1), dispute (11), disputes (1), indictment (1),
lawsuit (1), plea (1), plead his case (1), quarrel (2), strife (13), suit (2 ...
/hebrew/7379.htm - 6k

4254. machalatsah -- robe of state
... changeable suit of apparel, change of raiment. From chalats; a mantle (as easily
drawn off) -- changeable suit of apparel, change of raiment. see HEBREW chalats ...
/hebrew/4254.htm - 6k

1700. dibrah -- a cause, reason, manner
... cause, end, estate, order, regard. Feminine of dabar; a reason, suit or style --
cause, end, estate, order, regard. see HEBREW dabar. 1699b, 1700. ...
/hebrew/1700.htm - 6k

1779. din -- judgment
... cause, judgment, plea, strife. From diyn; judgement (the suit, justice, sentence
or tribunal); by impl. Also strife -- cause, judgement, plea, strife. ...
/hebrew/1779.htm - 6k

4941. mishpat -- judgment
... especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual
or collective), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and ...
/hebrew/4941.htm - 7k

749. arak -- fitting, proper
... be meet. (Aramaic) properly, corresponding to 'arak, but used only in the sense
of reaching to a given point; to suit -- be meet. see HEBREW 'arak. 748, 749. ...
/hebrew/749.htm - 6k

3426. yesh -- being, substance, existence, is
... entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb (hayah); there
is or are (or any other form of the verb to be, as may suit the connection ...
/hebrew/3426.htm - 6k

2470. chalah -- to be weak or sick
... grief, be grieved, (be) grievous, infirmity, intreat, lay to, put to pain, X pray,
make prayer, be (fall, make) sick, sore, be sorry, make suit (X supplication ...
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Whether in a Suit of this Kind one Should Proceed by Hearing ...
... OF THE IMPEDIMENT OF AFFINITY (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether in a suit of this kind one
should proceed by hearing witnesses in the same way as in other suits? ...
// theologica/whether in a suit of.htm

The Great Suit: Jehovah Versus Judah
... THE GREAT SUIT: JEHOVAH VERSUS JUDAH. 'The vision of Isaiah the son of
Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the great suit jehovah versus.htm

Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Holy Communion: Introits 304. Come, my soul, thy suit
prepare. Four 7's ... John Newton, 1779. DOXOLOGY. Come, my soul, thy suit prepare; ...
/.../holy communion introits 304 come.htm

It is Proved that the Psalm, "The Lord Said to My Lord," Etc. ...
... Chapter LXXXIII."It is proved that the Psalm, "The Lord said to My Lord,"
etc., does not suit Hezekiah. "For your teachers have ...
/.../chapter lxxxiii it is proved that.htm

Of the Divers Orders who Serve the Church, that if any one Fall ...
... had a civil cause, refused to be tried by the ecclesiastical tribunal, but wished
to be judged by the secular courts, even if he won his suit, nevertheless he ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xv of the divers.htm

Snares of Satan
... The great deceiver has many agents ready to present any and every kind of error
to ensnare souls"heresies prepared to suit the varied tastes and capacities ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 32 snares of satan.htm

Snares of Satan.
... The great deceiver has many agents ready to present any and every kind of error
to ensnare souls,"heresies prepared to suit the varied tastes and capacities ...
/.../white/the great controversy between christ and satan /32 snares of satan.htm

Lies that Walk
... They pasted these on their suit-cases. Now, as you probably ... speaking it. So
you see these lies went with the suit-cases. And wherever ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/lies that walk.htm

What Then, Ye Donatists, what have Ye to Say to This? if Our...
... to do this, and did not succeed, the world is not to blame, which trusted the judges
of the Church rather than the beaten parties in the suit; whilst, if you ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 6 7 what.htm

In what Way we must Inquire Concerning the Trinity.
... to the Father, or does belong to the Son, or to the Holy Spirit, or to the Trinity
itself; and if anything of the Son which does not properly suit with the Son ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 1 in what way we.htm

Suit (15 Occurrences)
... process for the recovery of a right or claim; legal application to a court for justice;
prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a criminal ...
/s/suit.htm - 12k

Tally (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate. ... 6. (n.) To score with
correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit. ...
/t/tally.htm - 7k

Sequence (1 Occurrence)
... 7. (n.) Three or more cards of the same suit in immediately consecutive order of
value; as, ace, king, and queen; or knave, ten, nine, and eight. ...
/s/sequence.htm - 7k

Set (6715 Occurrences)
... learned. 25. (vt) To suit; to become; as, it sets him ill. 26. ... out. 37.
(vi) To fit or suit one; to sit; as, the coat sets well. 38. ...
/s/set.htm - 20k

Implead (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To institute and prosecute a suit against, in
court; to sue or prosecute at law; hence, to accuse; to impeach. ...
/i/implead.htm - 7k

Tree (245 Occurrences)
... It is difficult to see how all the three references can apply to this tree; it will
suit the first two, but this small shrub would never supply wood for ...
/t/tree.htm - 75k

Trump (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A winning card; one of a particular suit (usually determined by chance for
each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits. ...
/t/trump.htm - 8k

Revoke (10 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To fail to follow suit when holding a card of the suit led, in violation
of the rule of the game; to renege. 7. (n.) The act of revoking. ...
/r/revoke.htm - 10k

Renounce (12 Occurrences)
... forswear. 3. (vt) To disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing
a card of another suit. 4. (vi) To make renunciation. 5 ...
/r/renounce.htm - 10k

Respond (21 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To show some effect in return to a force; to act in response; to accord;
to correspond; to suit. ... 5. (vt) To suit or accord with; to correspond to. ...
/r/respond.htm - 12k

Suit (15 Occurrences)

Luke 5:36
And he spoke also a parable to them: No one puts a piece of a new garment upon an old garment, otherwise he will both rend the new, and the piece which is from the new will not suit with the old.

Acts 25:24
Then Festus said, "King Agrippa and all who are present with us, you see here the man about whom the whole nation of the Jews made suit to me, both in Jerusalem and here, crying out that he ought not to live any longer.

1 Corinthians 6:1
Dare any one of you, having a matter against another, prosecute his suit before the unjust, and not before the saints?

1 Corinthians 6:6
But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.

2 Timothy 4:3
For the time will come when they will not listen to the sound doctrine, but, having itching ears, will heap up for themselves teachers after their own lusts;

Exodus 23:2
"You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; neither shall you testify in court to side with a multitude to pervert justice;

Exodus 23:3
neither shall you favor a poor man in his cause.

Exodus 23:6
"You shall not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.
(Root in WEB RSV NIV)

Judges 17:10
Micah said to him, "Dwell with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten pieces of silver per year, a suit of clothing, and your food." So the Levite went in.

2 Samuel 15:2
Absalom rose up early, and stood beside the way of the gate. It was so, that when any man had a suit which should come to the king for judgment, then Absalom called to him, and said, "What city are you from?" He said, "Your servant is of one of the tribes of Israel."

2 Samuel 15:4
Absalom said moreover, "Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any suit or cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!"

Job 11:19
Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.

Job 21:33
The clods of the valley are sweet unto him; and every man followeth suit after him, as there were innumerable before him.

Job 34:33
Shall his recompense be as you desire, that you refuse it? For you must choose, and not I. Therefore speak what you know.
(See RSV)

Psalms 16:4
Their sorrows shall be multiplied that give gifts for another god : Their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, Nor take their names upon my lips.
(See JPS)



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