Suspense
Jump to: Webster'sConcordanceThesaurusGreekLibrarySubtopicsTerms
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding.

2. (a.) Expressing, or proceeding from, suspense or doubt.

3. (n.) The state of being suspended; specifically, a state of uncertainty and expectation, with anxiety or apprehension; indetermination; indecision; as, the suspense of a person waiting for the verdict of a jury.

4. (a.) Cessation for a time; stop; pause.

5. (n.) A temporary cessation of one's right; suspension, as when the rent or other profits of land cease by unity of possession of land and rent.

Greek
3349. meteorizo -- to raise on high, fig. to be in suspense
... to be in suspense. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: meteorizo Phonetic Spelling:
(met-eh-o-rid'-zo) Short Definition: I am anxious Definition: I am ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3349.htm - 7k

142. airo -- to raise, take up, lift
... 1), get (4), hoisted (1), keep (1), lifted (2), pick (9), picked (11), pulls away
(2), put away (1), raised (2), remove (1), removed (3), suspense* (1), take ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/142.htm - 9k

5590. psuche -- breath, the soul
... soul NASB Word Usage heart (2), heartily (1), life (36), lives (7), mind (1), minds
(1), person (1), persons (3), soul (33), souls (14), suspense* (1), thing (1 ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5590.htm - 8k

463. anoche -- a delaying, forbearance
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: anoche Phonetic Spelling:
(an-okh-ay') Short Definition: forbearance Definition: forbearance, suspense or ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/463.htm - 7k

Library

Application of Demonstration to Sceptical Suspense of Judgment.
... The Stromata, or Miscellanies. Chapter V."Application of Demonstration
to Sceptical Suspense of Judgment. Now the same treatment ...
/.../the stromata or miscellanies/chapter v application of demonstration to.htm

Reasons for his Rising on the Third Day. -1 not Sooner for Else ...
... sooner for else His real death would be denied, nor (2) later; to (a) guard the
identity of His body, (b) not to keep His disciples too long in suspense, nor (c ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 26 reasons for his.htm

The Mediator's Threefold Prayer
... laid aside. The fate of the nation is in suspense, and the people wait,
in sad attire, till God knows 'what to do unto' them. The ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the mediators threefold prayer.htm

The Christian's Peace and the Christian's Consistency
... But+. Ver.22. +if living+ on, +in the flesh+, be my lot; if the present suspense
issues in my being acquitted at the Roman tribunal, +this will prove to me+ ...
/.../moule/philippian studies/chapter iv the christians peace.htm

The Idols Crumble
... At the expiration of that time his suspense and apprehension became more
and more desperate at the passing of each new day. In rapid ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxviii the idols crumble.htm

Thus Soul-Sick was I, and Tormented, Accusing Myself Much More ...
... than I was, the nearer it approached me, the greater horror did it strike into me;
yet did it not strike me back, nor turned me away, but held me in suspense. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xi thus soul-sick was.htm

In what Manner the Spirit Struggled with the Flesh, that it Might ...
... another man, the nearer it approached me, the greater horror did it strike into
me; but it did not strike me back, nor turn me aside, but kept me in suspense. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter xi in what manner the.htm

"Except Ye See Signs and Wonders"
... Messiah. While the officer waited in an agony of suspense, Jesus said, "Except
ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.". Notwithstanding ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 20 except ye see.htm

Evolution in General
... desire, not from curious but for practical reasons, to find some light upon the
course; and as the goal comes nearer the eagerness passes into suspense to know ...
/.../drummond/the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/i evolution in general.htm

Psalm XXXIX.
... "As I was musing, the fire burned." And as he was in this state of wavering suspense,
between speaking and holding his peace, between those who are prepared to ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xxxix.htm

Thesaurus
Suspense (6 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding. 2. (a.) Expressing,
or proceeding from, suspense or doubt. ...Suspense (6 Occurrences). ...
/s/suspense.htm - 8k

Hezekiah (124 Occurrences)
... 25), Hezekiah inherited not only a disorganized realm but a grievous burden of Assyrian
dominance and tribute, and the constant peril and suspense of greater ...
/h/hezekiah.htm - 72k

Openly (52 Occurrences)
... him. (WEY BBE). John 10:24 The Jews therefore surrounded him, and said
to him, Until when dost thou hold our soul in suspense? If ...
/o/openly.htm - 21k

Linger (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in
parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate. ...
/l/linger.htm - 8k

Exalts (13 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Hosea 11:7 And My people are hanging in suspense, about My returning,
And unto the Most High they do call, Together they exalt not. (See NAS). ...
/e/exalts.htm - 9k

Depend (12 Occurrences)
... something above. 2. (vi) To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined
or undecided; as, a cause depending in court. 3. (vi ...
/d/depend.htm - 10k

Doubt (49 Occurrences)
... In John 10:24 "doubt" translates airo psuchen, which literally means "to lift up
the soul" or "to keep one in suspense"; so the Revised Version (British and ...
/d/doubt.htm - 24k

Debating (3 Occurrences)
... Luke 3:15 And while the people were in suspense and all were debating in their
minds whether John might possibly be the Anointed One, (WEY). ...
/d/debating.htm - 7k

Minds (137 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Luke 3:15 And while the people were in suspense and all were debating in
their minds whether John might possibly be the Anointed One, (WEY). ...
/m/minds.htm - 36k

Plainly (25 Occurrences)
... in God. (WEY NIV). John 10:24 The Jews therefore came around him and said
to him, "How long will you hold us in suspense? If you ...
/p/plainly.htm - 14k

Concordance
Suspense (6 Occurrences)

Luke 3:15
And while the people were in suspense and all were debating in their minds whether John might possibly be the Anointed One,
(WEY)

Luke 12:29
And ye -- seek not what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, and be not in suspense,
(YLT)

John 10:24
The Jews therefore came around him and said to him, "How long will you hold us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly."
(WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:33
While the day was coming on, Paul begged them all to take some food, saying, "This day is the fourteenth day that you wait and continue fasting, having taken nothing.
(See RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 28:66
And thy life shall hang in suspense before thee; and thou shalt be in terror day and night and shalt be afraid of thy life.
(DBY YLT NIV)

Hosea 11:7
And my people are bent on backsliding from me: though they call them to him that is on high, none at all will exalt him .
(See JPS YLT)

Subtopics

Suspense

Related Terms

Hezekiah (124 Occurrences)

Openly (52 Occurrences)

Linger (7 Occurrences)

Exalts (13 Occurrences)

Depend (12 Occurrences)

Doubt (49 Occurrences)

Debating (3 Occurrences)

Minds (137 Occurrences)

Plainly (25 Occurrences)

Pause (4 Occurrences)

Possibly (13 Occurrences)

Anxious (40 Occurrences)

Anointed (132 Occurrences)

Satisfy (32 Occurrences)

Suspicion (1 Occurrence)

Suspends (1 Occurrence)

Surrounded (51 Occurrences)

Freely (101 Occurrences)

Hang (37 Occurrences)

Hesitate (4 Occurrences)

Mean (93 Occurrences)

Terror (137 Occurrences)

Authority (326 Occurrences)

Gathered (384 Occurrences)

Asking (111 Occurrences)

Jews (287 Occurrences)

Soul (554 Occurrences)

Zedekiah (63 Occurrences)

Religion (23 Occurrences)

Kept (891 Occurrences)

Till (774 Occurrences)

Round (664 Occurrences)

Hanging (82 Occurrences)

Hold (500 Occurrences)

Christ (573 Occurrences)

Links
Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus


Suspends
Top of Page
Top of Page