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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) To fall on at once and seize; to catch while on the wing; as, a hawk swoops a chicken.

2. (n.) To seize; to catch up; to take with a sweep.

3. (v. i.) To descend with closed wings from a height upon prey, as a hawk; to swoop.

4. (v. i.) To pass with pomp; to sweep.

5. (n.) A falling on and seizing, as the prey of a rapacious bird; the act of swooping.

Strong's Hebrew
5774a. uph -- to fly
... root Definition to fly NASB Word Usage brandish (1), flew (4), flies (3), flies
away (2), fly (4), fly away (3), flying (6), set (1), swoop down (1). ...
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5860. iyt -- to scream, shriek
... fly, rail A primitive root; to swoop down upon (literally or figuratively) --
fly, rail. 5859, 5860. iyt. 5860a . Strong's Numbers.
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1675. daah -- to fly swiftly, dart through the air
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to fly swiftly, dart through the air NASB Word
Usage fly swiftly (1), sped (1), swoop (1), swoops down (1). fly. ...
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The Law of Change, or Mutation, Universal.
... of Italy, severed to the centre by the shivering shock of the Adriatic and the
Tyrrhenian seas, leaves Sicily as its relics; when that total swoop of discission ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter ii the law of change.htm

The Power of this Twofold Patience, the Spiritual and the Bodily ...
... [9170] "whom neither the driving away of his cattle nor those riches of his in sheep,
nor the sweeping away of his children in one swoop of ruin, nor, finally ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/of patience/chapter xiv the power of this.htm

Magic and Sorcery Only Apparent in their Effects God Alone Can ...
... handle (their wretched system)"that manifold pest of the mind of man, that artificer
of all error, that destroyer of our salvation and our soul at one swoop. ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter lvii magic and sorcery only.htm

Heroic Faith
... stretches unbroken from the Euphrates to the uplands on the east of Jordan, was
infested then as now by wild bands of marauders, who might easily swoop down on ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/heroic faith.htm

Letter Xlvi. Paula and Eustochium to Marcella.
... mother near us? Will you leave us to dread the swoop of the hawk and the
shadow of each passing bird of prey? Separated from you ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter xlvi paula and eustochium.htm

But Perhaps Some one Will Say, we Give to the Gods Sacrifices and ...
... For the whole company of the learned will straightway swoop upon us, who, asserting
and proving that whatever happens, happens according to the decrees of fate ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/10 but perhaps some one.htm

Whether the Operation of Contemplation is Fittingly Divided into a ...
... "For some of these rise at one time to a great height, at another swoop down to
earth, and they do so repeatedly; others fly now to the right, now to the left ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the operation of contemplation.htm

The Word that Scatters Fear
... Down on the rich valleys and peaceful pasture lands they swoop for booty, not for
conquest. Like some sea-bird, they snatch their prey and away. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the word that scatters fear.htm

Four Sowings and one Ripening
... own English cornfields, a flock of bold, hungry birds watch the sower; and, as soon
as his back is turned, they are down with a swift-winged swoop, and away ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/four sowings and one ripening.htm

To Olympias. Do not be Anxious on My Behalf, nor Rack Yourself ...
... not a little distressed by this kind of trial); [933] yet not even this, nor the
loss of children, even should they be torn from us in one fell swoop, nor the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chrysostom/on the priesthood/to olympias do not be.htm

Swoop (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) To seize; to catch up; to take with a sweep. 3. (vi) To descend with closed
wings from a height upon prey, as a hawk; to swoop. ...Swoop (5 Occurrences). ...
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Stoop (10 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop. ... 15.
(n.) The fall of a bird on its prey; a swoop. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Swooping (4 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Swoop. ... (See RSV NIV). Jeremiah 48:40 For thus saith the LORD: Behold,
he shall swoop as a vulture, and shall spread out his wings against Moab. ...
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Swooned (3 Occurrences)

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Swoopeth (2 Occurrences)

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Soup (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To sup or swallow. 3. (vt) To breathe out. 4. (vt) To sweep. See Sweep,
and Swoop. Multi-Version Concordance Soup (10 Occurrences). ...
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Scoop (2 Occurrences)
... or foreign bodies. 4. (n.) A place hollowed out; a basin like cavity;
a hollow. 5. (n.) A sweep; a stroke; a swoop. 6. (n.) The ...
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Cherubim (63 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV). Psalms 18:10 And He rode upon a cherub, and
did fly; yea, He did swoop down upon the wings of the wind. (See NIV). ...
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Swoop (5 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 15:19
Why then didn't you obey the voice of Yahweh, but took the spoils, and did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh?"
(See RSV)

Psalms 18:10
And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; Yea, he soared upon the wings of the wind.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 11:14
And they will be united in attacking the Philistines on the west, and together they will take the goods of the children of the east: their hand will be on Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon will be under their rule.

Jeremiah 48:40
For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

Jeremiah 49:22
Behold, he shall come up and fly as the eagle, and spread out his wings against Bozrah: and the heart of the mighty men of Edom at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.



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