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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make a tender of; to offer or tender.

2. (v. t.) To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the wants of; to look after; to watch; to guard; as, shepherds tend their flocks.

3. (v. t.) To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to.

4. (v. i.) To wait, as attendants or servants; to serve; to attend; -- with on or upon.

5. (v. i.) To await; to expect.

6. (v.) To move in a certain direction; -- usually with to or towards.

7. (v.) To be directed, as to any end, object, or purpose; to aim; to have or give a leaning; to exert activity or influence; to serve as a means; to contribute; as, our petitions, if granted, might tend to our destruction.

4165. poimaino -- to act as a shepherd
... to act as a shepherd. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: poimaino Phonetic Spelling:
(poy-mah'-ee-no) Short Definition: I shepherd, tend Definition: I ...
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1006. bosko -- to feed
... Word. Word Origin from the root bot- Definition to feed NASB Word Usage
feed (1), feeding (3), herdsmen (3), tend (2). feed, keep. ...
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2865. komizo -- to bear, carry
... From a primary komeo (to tend, ie Take care of); properly, to provide for, ie (by
implication) to carry off (as if from harm; genitive case obtain) -- bring ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7462a. raah -- to pasture, tend, graze
... 7462, 7462a. raah. 7462b . to pasture, tend, graze. Transliteration:
raah Short Definition: shepherds. Word Origin a prim. root ...
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7462. ra'ah -- to pasture, tend, graze
ra'ah. 7461b, 7462. ra'ah. 7462a . to pasture, tend, graze. Transliteration:
ra'ah Phonetic Spelling: (raw-aw') Short Definition: break. ...
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3755. karam -- to tend vineyards, dress vines
... 3754, 3755. karam. 3756 . to tend vineyards, dress vines. Transliteration:
karam Phonetic Spelling: (ko-rame') Short Definition: vinedressers. ...
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What, Then, You Ask, do These Things Tend? we have Brought them ...
... Book II. 22 To what, then, you ask, do these things tend? We have brought them
forward in? To what, then, you ask, do these things tend? ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/22 to what then you.htm

The Fundamentals of the Christian Religion
... They have seen by the light of nature that if there be a true religion on earth,
the course of all things must tend to it as to a centre. ...
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On the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences.
... the physicist, and the chemist contemplate things in a condition of rest; they look
upon a state of equilibrium as that to which all bodies normally tend. ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/v on the educational value.htm

Though in Order to Establish this Suitable Difference Between the ...
... order of God's creation, was originally such, that the observance of the eternal
rules of justice, equity, and goodness, does indeed of itself tend by direct ...
/.../iv proposition iv though in.htm

"And These Things Write we unto You, that Your Joy May be Full. "
... full.". 1 John 1:4.""And these things write we unto you, that your joy
may be full.". All motions tend to rest and quietness. We ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon viii and these things.htm

To the Same
... Therefore things which tend to good are good. ... If then they are good by participation,
they are not good in themselves; therefore they do not tend to good. ...
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Demonstration x. --Of Pastors.
... And Joseph used to tend the sheep along with his brethren; and in Egypt he became
guide to a numerous people, and led them back, as a good pastor does his flock ...
/.../aphrahat/aphrahat select demonstrations/demonstration x of pastors.htm

Vile Ingratitude!
... Offspring deserted, having none to tend it or care for its welfare, may perhaps
awaken the lowest, the most contemptuous kind of pity. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/vile ingratitude.htm

On the Various Distinctions of the Will of God
... COROLLARIES I. Is it possible for two affirmatively contrary volitions of God
to tend towards one object which is the same and uniform? ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/disputation xix on the various.htm

Book I.
... God, through whom all things, which of themselves were not, tend to be. God, who
withholdest from perishing even that which seems to be mutually destructive. ...
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Tend (24 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the wants of; to
look after; to watch; to guard; as, shepherds tend their flocks. ...
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Nurse (23 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend, as an infant. 8.
(vt) To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an invalid; to attend upon. ...
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Go (17871 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To proceed or tend toward a result, consequence, or product; to tend; to
conduce; to be an ingredient; to avail; to apply; to contribute; -- often with ...
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Incline (38 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean;
to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to ...
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Tended (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Tend. Multi-Version Concordance Tended
(7 Occurrences). Genesis 29:9 While he was yet speaking ...
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Decline (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To tend or draw towards a close, decay, or extinction; to tend to a less
perfect state; to become diminished or impaired; to fail; to sink; to diminish ...
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Make (12882 Occurrences)
... 18. (vi) To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the
tiger made at the sportsmen. 19. (vi) To tend; to contribute ...
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Attendance (12 Occurrences)
... a-tend'; a-tend'-ans: (1) "To incline," "listen," "regard" qashabh; (Psalm 17:1
etc.); then, in the King James Version, "observe," but in the Revised Version ...
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Attend (71 Occurrences)
... a-tend'; a-tend'-ans: (1) "To incline," "listen," "regard" qashabh; (Psalm 17:1
etc.); then, in the King James Version, "observe," but in the Revised Version ...
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... (n.) Transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring;
the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their ...
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Tend (24 Occurrences)

Luke 15:15
So he went and hired himself to one of the inhabitants of that country, who sent him on to his farm to tend swine;

John 21:15
So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."
(See NAS)

John 21:16
He said to him again a second time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Tend my sheep."

John 21:17
He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you have affection for me?" Peter was grieved because he asked him the third time, "Do you have affection for me?" He said to him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I have affection for you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep.
(See NAS)

Romans 14:19
So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.

Genesis 30:36
He set three days' journey between himself and Jacob, and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks.
(See NIV)

Genesis 46:32
These men are shepherds, for they have been keepers of livestock, and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.'
(See NIV)

Leviticus 10:6
And Moses said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Let not the hair of your heads go loose, neither rend your clothes; that ye die not, and that he be not wroth with all the congregation: but let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning which Jehovah hath kindled.
(See JPS)

Leviticus 24:3
Without the veil of the testimony, in the tent of meeting, shall Aaron order it from evening to morning before the LORD continually; it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 28:13
Yahweh will make you the head, and not the tail; and you shall be above only, and you shall not be beneath; if you shall listen to the commandments of Yahweh your God, which I command you this day, to observe and to do them,
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 17:15
The Philistine drew near morning and evening, and presented himself forty days.

Psalms 28:9
Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: Be their shepherd also, and bear them up for ever.
(See JPS)

Psalms 31:3
For my rock and my bulwark 'art' Thou, For Thy name's sake lead me and tend me.

Proverbs 21:5
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Song of Songs 8:12
My own vineyard is before me. The thousand are for you, Solomon; two hundred for those who tend its fruit.

Isaiah 40:11
He will give food to his flock like a keeper of sheep; with his arm he will get it together, and will take up the lambs on his breast, gently guiding those which are with young.

Isaiah 49:10
They do not hunger, nor thirst, Nor smite them doth mirage and sun, For He who is pitying them doth lead them, And by fountains of waters doth tend them.

Jeremiah 23:2
Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who feed my people: You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them; behold, I will visit on you the evil of your doings, says Yahweh.

Jeremiah 23:4
I will set up shepherds over them, who shall feed them; and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall any be lacking, says Yahweh.

Ezekiel 34:11
For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold I, even I, will both search for my sheep, and tend them.

Ezekiel 34:15
I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 34:23
I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.
(See NIV)

Jonah 4:10
Yahweh said, "You have been concerned for the vine, for which you have not labored, neither made it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night.
(See NIV)

Micah 7:14
Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thy heritage, which dwell solitarily, in the forest in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.
(See JPS)



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