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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted.

2. (n.) A filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance, as of bark; also, a line of gold or silver.

3. (n.) The prominent part of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. See Screw.

4. (n.) Fig.: Something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse.

5. (n.) Fig.: Composition; quality; fineness.

6. (v. t.) To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle.

7. (v. t.) To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thread.

8. (v. t.) To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.

Strong's Hebrew
2339. chut -- thread, cord, line
... 2338, 2339. chut. 2340 . thread, cord, line. Transliteration: chut Phonetic
Spelling: (khoot) Short Definition: thread. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/2339.htm - 6k

6616. pathil -- cord, thread
... pathil. 6617 . cord, thread. Transliteration: pathil Phonetic Spelling: (paw-theel')
Short Definition: cord. ... bound, bracelet, lace, line, ribbon, thread, wire. ...
/hebrew/6616.htm - 6k

5296. neoreth -- tow (for making thread)
... 5295, 5296. neoreth. 5297 . tow (for making thread). Transliteration: neoreth
Phonetic Spelling: (neh-o'-reth) Short Definition: tinder. ...
/hebrew/5296.htm - 6k

6980. qur -- thread, film
... 6979, 6980. qur. 6981 . thread, film. Transliteration: qur Phonetic
Spelling: (koor) Short Definition: web. Word Origin from an ...
/hebrew/6980.htm - 6k

330a. etun -- thread, yarn
... etun. 330b . thread, yarn. Transliteration: etun Short Definition: linens. Word
Origin from atam Definition thread, yarn NASB Word Usage linens (1). 330, 330a ...
/hebrew/330a.htm - 5k

8504. tekeleth -- violet, violet thread
... 8503, 8504. tekeleth. 8505 . violet, violet thread. Transliteration: tekeleth
Phonetic Spelling: (tek-ay'-leth) Short Definition: blue. ...
/hebrew/8504.htm - 6k

330. etuwn -- thread, yarn
... 329, 330. etuwn. 330a . thread, yarn. Transliteration: etuwn Phonetic
Spelling: (ay-toon') Short Definition: linen. fine linen From ...
/hebrew/330.htm - 5k

8144. shani -- scarlet
... crimson, scarlet thread. Of uncertain derivation; crimson, properly, the insect
or its color, also stuff dyed with it -- crimson, scarlet (thread). ...
/hebrew/8144.htm - 6k

1803. dallah -- hair, thrum
... From dalah; properly, something dangling, ie A loose thread or hair; figuratively,
indigent -- hair, pining sickness, poor(-est sort). see HEBREW dalah. ...
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906. bad -- white linen
... linen. Perhaps from badad (in the sense of divided fibres); flaxen thread or yarn;
hence, a linen garment -- linen. see HEBREW badad. 905, 906. bad. 907 . ...
/hebrew/906.htm - 6k

Library

The Ugly Thread in the Weaving.
... 50) The Ugly Thread in the Weaving. Now for that ugly dark thread, the opposition
to, the rejection of, the Lover's wooing. But we'll not linger here. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the ugly thread in the.htm

The Glory-Coloured Thread.
... III The Lover Wooing (John i. 19-xii. 50) The Glory-Coloured Thread. It is
a relief to turn now to the chief figure in this tapestried ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the glory-coloured thread.htm

Knots.
... IV Closer Wooing (Chapters xiii.-xvii.) Knots. The knot tied on the end
of the thread holds the seam. The clinching of the nail ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/knots.htm

Petty Dishonesty.
... the butterman sells butter made of Thames mud, and the calico is dressed with chalk,
and the ready-made clothes come to pieces because the thread's ends are ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/xlvi petty dishonesty.htm

Tapestry Threads.
... There's a thread of clear decided blue. There's a dark ugly black thread
that gets blacker as it weaves itself farther in. And then ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/tapestry threads.htm

The Traitor Prince.
... One is a black thread, inky black, pot-black. The other is a bright thread, like
a bit of glory light streaming across. These two threads everywhere. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on prayer/the traitor prince.htm

On Prayer
... If you saw a man hanging by a very slender thread over a great precipice where he
would surely be dashed to pieces if the thread broke, and if you saw him thus ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 28 on prayer.htm

Ignorance of the Seed Makes no Difference.
... Every sin grows. When I was speaking to five thousand children in Glasgow some years
ago, I took a spool of thread and said to one of the largest boys: ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/moody/sowing and reaping/chapter vi ignorance of the.htm

Victory Over Death.
... It runs like a coloured thread through embroidery, appearing on the upper surface
every now and then in a different shape"a leaf, it may be, or a flower; but ...
/.../robertson/sermons preached at brighton/xvii victory over death.htm

Blessed Henry Suso's Preface to his Book
... Then was it given him to understand that he should thread a needle, which
was put into his hand. Now the thread was threefold; and ...
/.../suso/a little book of eternal wisdom/blessed henry susos preface to.htm

Thesaurus
Thread (32 Occurrences)
... the rib. See Screw. 4. (n.) Fig.: Something continued in a long course
or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse. 5. (n ...
/t/thread.htm - 16k

Twist (5 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To unite by winding one thread, strand, or other flexible substance, round
another; to form by convolution, or winding separate things round each other ...
/t/twist.htm - 10k

Strip (33 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped.
9. (vt) To tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped. ...
/s/strip.htm - 18k

Spinning
... The various fibers, mentioned above, to be made into thread, were gathered into
a loose rope which was wound around a distaff or about the left hand. ...
/s/spinning.htm - 9k

Shuttle (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the
woof from one side of the cloth to the other between the threads of the warp. ...
/s/shuttle.htm - 7k

Yarn (37 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material, as of cotton,
flax, hemp, or silk; material spun and prepared for use in weaving, knitting ...
/y/yarn.htm - 18k

Loop
... 2. (n.) A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through which another
thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which a hook can be hooked into; an eye ...
/l/loop.htm - 7k

Fillet (1 Occurrence)
... 6. (n.) An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion
of which it corresponds in position. 7. (n.) The thread of a screw. ...
/f/fillet.htm - 9k

String (12 Occurrences)
... a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other substance, used for binding together,
fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger than a thread and smaller ...
/s/string.htm - 11k

Colour (22 Occurrences)
... alone. The only natural object to which this colour is applied in Scripture
is the lips, which are likened to a scarlet thread (Cant. ...
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Concordance
Thread (32 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:28
And why are you troubled about clothing? See the flowers of the field, how they come up; they do no work, they make no thread:
(BBE)

Luke 12:27
Give thought to the flowers: they do no work, they make no thread; and still I say to you, Even Solomon, in all his glory, was not clothed like one of these.
(BBE)

Genesis 14:23
that I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say,'I have made Abram rich.'
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:28
When she travailed, one put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, "This came out first."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:30
Afterward his brother came out, that had the scarlet thread on his hand, and his name was called Zerah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 28:14
and two chains of pure gold; like cords shalt thou make them, of wreathen work: and thou shalt put the wreathen chains on the settings.
(See JPS)

Exodus 28:28
And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be upon the skilfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastplate be not loosed from the ephod.
(See JPS)

Exodus 28:37
And thou shalt put it on a lace of blue, and it shall be upon the mitre; upon the forefront of the mitre it shall be.
(See JPS)

Exodus 39:21
And they did bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it might be upon the skilfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed from the ephod; as Jehovah commanded Moses.
(See JPS)

Exodus 39:31
And they tied unto it a lace of blue, to fasten it upon the mitre above; as Jehovah commanded Moses.
(See JPS)

Leviticus 13:59
This is the law about the leper's disease in the thread of wool or linen material, in clothing or in anything of skin, saying how it is to be judged clean or unclean.
(BBE)

Leviticus 14:4
Then the priest is to give orders to take, for him who is to be made clean, two living clean birds and some cedar wood and red thread and hyssop.
(BBE)

Leviticus 14:6
And he will take the living bird and the wood and the red thread and the hyssop and put them in the blood of the bird which was put to death over flowing water.
(BBE)

Leviticus 14:49
And in order to make the house clean, let him take two birds and cedar-wood and red thread and hyssop;
(BBE)

Leviticus 14:52
And he will make the house clean with the blood of the bird and the flowing water and with the living bird and with the cedar-wood and the hyssop and the red thread.
(BBE)

Numbers 15:38
Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of each border a cord of blue:
(See JPS BBE)

Numbers 19:6
Then let the priest take cedar-wood and hyssop and red thread, and put them into the fire where the cow is burning.
(BBE)

Numbers 19:15
and every open vessel which hath no covering of thread upon it is unclean.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 22:11
Do not have clothing made of two sorts of thread, wool and linen together.
(BBE)

Joshua 2:18
Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by. You shall gather to yourself into the house your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your father's household.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Judges 16:9
Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake the withes, as a thread of tow is broken when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known.
(KJV BBE WBS YLT)

Judges 16:12
So Delilah took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said to him, "The Philistines are on you, Samson!" The ambush was waiting in the inner chamber. He broke them off his arms like a thread.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 7:6
My days go quicker than the cloth-worker's thread, and come to an end without hope.
(BBE)

Job 8:14
Whose support is cut off, and whose hope is no stronger than a spider's thread.
(BBE)

Job 27:18
His house has no more strength than a spider's thread, or a watchman's tent.
(BBE)

Proverbs 7:16
My bed is covered with cushions of needlework, with coloured cloths of the cotton thread of Egypt;
(BBE)

Song of Songs 4:3
Your lips are like scarlet thread. Your mouth is lovely. Your temples are like a piece of a pomegranate behind your veil.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 19:9
And all the workers in linen thread, and those who make cotton cloth, will be put to shame.
(BBE)

Isaiah 19:10
And the makers of twisted thread will be crushed, and those who ... will be sad in heart.
(BBE)

Isaiah 38:12
My resting-place is pulled up and taken away from me like a herdsman's tent: my life is rolled up like a linen-worker's thread; I am cut off from the cloth on the frame: from day even to night you give me up to pain.
(BBE)

Jeremiah 51:13
You who dwell on many waters, abundant in treasures, your end has come, the measure of your covetousness.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 40:3
And He bringeth me in thither, and lo, a man, his appearance as the appearance of brass, and a thread of flax in his hand, and a measuring-reed, and he is standing at the gate,
(YLT)

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