Sway
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to sway the scepter.

2. (v. i.) To influence or direct by power and authority; by persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide.

3. (v. i.) To cause to incline or swing to one side, or backward and forward; to bias; to turn; to bend; warp; as, reeds swayed by wind; judgment swayed by passion.

4. (v. i.) To hoist; as, to sway up the yards.

5. (v. i.) To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline.

6. (v. i.) To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward.

7. (v. i.) To have weight or influence.

8. (v. i.) To bear sway; to rule; to govern.

9. (n.) The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon.

10. (n.) Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires.

11. (n.) Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.

12. (n.) Rule; dominion; control.

13. (n.) A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work.

Greek
2678. kataseio -- to shake
... beckon. From kata and seio; to sway downward, ie Make a signal -- beckon. see
GREEK kata. see GREEK seio. (kataseisas) -- 3 Occurrences. ...
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5468. chalinagogeo -- to lead with a bridle
... Verb Transliteration: chalinagogeo Phonetic Spelling: (khal-in-ag-ogue-eh'-o) Short
Definition: I bridle, curb Definition: I bridle, curb, restrain, sway. ...
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3823. pale -- wrestling, generally fight
... conflict" (Souter). Word Origin from pallo (to sway) Definition wrestling,
generally fight NASB Word Usage struggle (1). struggle. From ...
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Library

Again, when it Becomes Necessary to Stir and Sway the Hearer's ...
... Book 4 Chapter 58. Again, when it becomes necessary to stir and sway the
hearer's mind by the� 58. Again, when it becomes necessary ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 58 again when it.htm

What, Then, under These Circumstances is Justice? it is the not ...
... What, then, under these circumstances is justice? It is the not exercising any
arbitrary sway� What, then, under these circumstances is justice? ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/chapter xxii what then under.htm

Thou Didst Seek the Gloom,
... Resting in the tomb". On that dark and woful day,. Hades owned Thy kingly sway.
II. Victor! ... On that glad and glorious day,. Hades owned Thy kingly sway. III. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the greek church/thou didst seek the gloom.htm

How it is that Spiritual Wickednesses Obtained the Names of Powers ...
... expounded above, why they are called principalities or powers; viz., because they
rule and preside over different nations, and at least hold sway over inferior ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xiv how it is.htm

Paul's Estimate of Himself
... You may try to sway him by motives of advantage and self-interest, and to thunder
into his ears the pealing words of duty and right and 'ought,' and there is ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/pauls estimate of himself.htm

Commandment Twelfth. On the Twofold Desire. The Commandments of ...
... not ask of the Lord that strength may be given him for these commandments, and that
he may be subject to them; but the devil is hard, and holds sway over them ...
/.../the pastor books first second third/commandment twelfth on the twofold.htm

The Third Theological Oration.
... For, they say, if it was involuntarily He was under the sway of some one, and who
exercised this sway? And how is He, over whom it is exercised, God? ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xxix the third theological.htm

The City of Benares.
... For many a day it was subject to Kunauj, and it afterwards came under the sway of
the Muhammadans, to whom it was subject for six hundred years. ...
/.../life and work in benares and kumaon 1839-1877/chapter vii the city of.htm

Missionary Hymns.
... Win and conquer, never cease; May thy lasting wide dominion Multiply and still increase.
Sway Thy scepter, Saviour, all the world around! THE TUNE. ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter iv missionary hymns.htm

Morning Hymn
... Now each to earnest life awakes, Now each his wanton sport forsakes; Now
foolish things are put away And gravity resumes her sway. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/ii morning hymn.htm

Thesaurus
Sway (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield;
as, to sway the scepter. ... 4. (vi) To hoist; as, to sway up the yards. ...
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Swayed (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Sway. 2. (a.) Bent down, and hollow
in the back; sway-backed; -- said of a horse. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/s/swayed.htm - 8k

Kingly (7 Occurrences)
... Romans 5:21 in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death,
so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which ...
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Inflicting (4 Occurrences)
... Romans 5:21 in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death,
so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which ...
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Rock (176 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath;
as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or ...
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Results (16 Occurrences)
... Romans 5:21 in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death,
so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which ...
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Exercised (20 Occurrences)
... Romans 5:21 in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death,
so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which ...
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Bestowing (2 Occurrences)
... Romans 5:21 in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death,
so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which ...
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Command (442 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To direct to come; to bestow. 6. (vi) To have or to exercise direct authority;
to govern; to sway; to influence; to give an order or orders. ...
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Spirituality
... the heart (Romans 5:5). Spirituality sets the affections on things above and brings
the entire emotional nature under the regulating and redeeming sway of the ...
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Concordance
Sway (7 Occurrences)

Romans 5:21
in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death, so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which results in the Life of the Ages through Jesus Christ our Lord.
(WEY)

Romans 8:13
For if you so live, death is near; but if, through being under the sway of the spirit, you are putting your old bodily habits to death, you will live.
(WEY)

Judges 9:9
But the olive-tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honor God and man, and go to wave to and fro over the trees?
(See JPS DBY RSV NIV)

Judges 9:11
But the fig-tree said unto them, Should I leave my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to wave to and fro over the trees?
(See JPS DBY RSV NIV)

Judges 9:13
And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my new wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to wave to and fro over the trees?
(See JPS DBY RSV NIV)

Psalms 72:16
There shall be abundance of grain throughout the land. Its fruit sways like Lebanon. Let it flourish, thriving like the grass of the field.
(Root in WEB NIV)

Isaiah 24:20
The earth will stagger like a drunken man, and will sway back and forth like a hammock. Its disobedience will be heavy on it, and it will fall and not rise again.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV NIV)

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