Tooth
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of the particulars regarding which retaliatory punishment was to be inflicted (Exodus 21:24; Leviticus 24:20; Deuteronomy 19:21). "Gnashing of teeth" =rage, despair (Matthew 8:12; Acts 7:54); "cleanness of teeth" =famine (Amos 4:6); "children's teeth set on edge" =children suffering for the sins of their fathers (Ezek. 18:2).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One of the hard, bony appendages which are borne on the jaws, or on other bones in the walls of the mouth or pharynx of most vertebrates, and which usually aid in the prehension and mastication of food.

2. (n.) Fig.: Taste; palate.

3. (n.) Any projection corresponding to the tooth of an animal, in shape, position, or office; as, the teeth, or cogs, of a cogwheel; a tooth, prong, or tine, of a fork; a tooth, or the teeth, of a rake, a saw, a file, a card.

4. (n.) A projecting member resembling a tenon, but fitting into a mortise that is only sunk, not pierced through.

5. (n.) One of several steps, or offsets, in a tusk. See Tusk.

6. (n.) An angular or prominence on any edge; as, a tooth on the scale of a fish, or on a leaf of a plant

7. (n.) one of the appendages at the mouth of the capsule of a moss. See Peristome.

8. (n.) Any hard calcareous or chitinous organ found in the mouth of various invertebrates and used in feeding or procuring food; as, the teeth of a mollusk or a starfish.

9. (v. t.) To furnish with teeth.

10. (v. t.) To indent; to jag; as, to tooth a saw.

11. (v. t.) To lock into each other. See Tooth, n., 4.

Greek
3599. odous -- a tooth
... a tooth. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: odous Phonetic Spelling:
(od-ooce) Short Definition: a tooth Definition: a tooth. 3599 -- tooth. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8127. shen -- tooth, ivory
... 8126, 8127. shen. 8128 . tooth, ivory. Transliteration: shen Phonetic Spelling:
(shane) Short Definition: teeth. ... crag, forefront, ivory, sharp, tooth. ...
/hebrew/8127.htm - 6k

8128. shen -- tooth
... shen. 8129 . tooth. Transliteration: shen Phonetic Spelling: (shane) Short Definition:
teeth. ... tooth. (Aramaic) corresponding to shen; a tooth -- tooth. ...
/hebrew/8128.htm - 6k

4459. maltaah -- great tooth
... maltaah. 4460 . great tooth. Transliteration: maltaah Phonetic Spelling:
(mal-taw-aw') Short Definition: tooth. Word Origin transp. ... great tooth Transp. ...
/hebrew/4459.htm - 5k

6374. piphiyyoth -- tooth, two-edged
... 6373, 6374. piphiyyoth. 6375 . tooth, two-edged. Transliteration: piphiyyoth
Phonetic Spelling: (pee-fee-yaw') Short Definition: tooth. ... tooth, two-edged ...
/hebrew/6374.htm - 5k

8129. Shen -- "tooth," a place near Mizpah
... 8128, 8129. Shen. 8130 . "tooth," a place near Mizpah. Transliteration:
Shen Phonetic Spelling: (shane) Short Definition: Shen. ...
/hebrew/8129.htm - 6k

4973. methalleoth -- teeth
... cheek jaw tooth, jaw. Contr. From yala'; properly, a biter, ie A tooth -- cheek
(jaw) tooth, jaw. see HEBREW yala'. 4972, 4973. methalleoth. 4974 . ...
/hebrew/4973.htm - 6k

8143. shenhabbim -- ivory
... ivory. From shen and the plural apparently of a foreign word; probably, tooth of
elephants, ie Ivory tusk -- ivory. see HEBREW shen. 8142, 8143. ...
/hebrew/8143.htm - 6k

7161. qeren -- a horn
... An elephant's tooth (ie Ivory), a corner (of the altar), a peak (of a mountain),
a ray (of light); figuratively, power -- X hill, horn. see HEBREW qaran. ...
/hebrew/7161.htm - 6k

6248. ashtuth -- thought
... 6247, 6248. ashtuth. 6249 . thought. Transliteration: ashtuth Phonetic
Spelling: (ash-tooth') Short Definition: holds. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/6248.htm - 6k

4388. maktesh -- mortar
... hollow place, mortar. From kathash; a mortar; by analogy, a socket (of a tooth) --
hollow place, mortar. see HEBREW kathash. 4387, 4388. maktesh. 4389 . ...
/hebrew/4388.htm - 6k

Library

The Precept of Loving One's Enemies it is as Much Taught in the ...
... a new kind of patience, [4039] when He actually prohibits the reprisals which the
Creator permitted in requiring "an eye for an eye, [4040] and a tooth for a ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xvi the precept of loving.htm

What did Moses Write?
... The law of revenge is treated in the same way. "Ye have heard that it was said,
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth." Who said this? ...
/.../gladden/who wrote the bible/chapter ii what did moses.htm

Chapter xix.
... Hence the Lord goes on to say: "Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for
an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: but I say unto you, that ye resist not evil ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/our lords sermon on the mount/chapter xix.htm

Non-Resistance
... ST. MATTHEW Chaps. I to VIII NON-RESISTANCE. 'Ye have heard that it hath
been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/non-resistance.htm

Love in the Old Covenant.
... Among Israel themselves it was an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. For their
enemies they pursed vindictive hatred. They sang imprecatory psalms. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxix love in the old.htm

Organically One.
... will cover each other. A much more difficult way is to file each tooth to
the required size. Let us apply this to love. To make the ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxx organically one.htm

The Doctrine of Non-Resistance to Evil by Force Has Been Professed ...
... "We believe that the penal code of the old covenant"an eye for an eye, and a tooth
for a tooth"has been abrogated by Jesus Christ, and that under the new ...
/.../tolstoy/the kingdom of god is within you/chapter i the doctrine of.htm

The Objection from the Polygamy of the Patriarchs Answered.
... old order, which is being pruned down by the new Gospel, in which withal "the axe
has been laid at the roots." [535] So, too, "Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth ...
/.../tertullian/on exhortation to chastity/chapter vi the objection from the.htm

Patience Both Antecedent and Subsequent to Faith.
... For men were of old wont to require "eye for eye, and tooth for tooth" [9079] and
to repay with usury "evil with evil;" for, as yet, patience was not on earth ...
/.../tertullian/of patience/chapter vi patience both antecedent and.htm

The Death of Darius.
... Hippias was alarmed at this occurrence, considering it a bad omen. He looked a long
time for the tooth in vain, and then exclaimed that all was over. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter xii the death of.htm

Thesaurus
Tooth (7 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Any projection corresponding to the tooth of an animal, in shape, position,
or office; as, the teeth, or cogs, of a cogwheel; a tooth, prong, or tine ...
/t/tooth.htm - 10k

Tooth's (1 Occurrence)
...Tooth's (1 Occurrence). Exodus 21:27 If he strikes out his male servant's tooth,
or his female servant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. ...
/t/tooth's.htm - 6k

Knocks (5 Occurrences)
... Exodus 21:27 and if a tooth of his man-servant or a tooth of his handmaid he knock
out, as a freeman he doth send him away for his tooth. (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
/k/knocks.htm - 7k

Knock (7 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Exodus 21:27 And if he knock out his
bondman's tooth or his handmaid's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth. ...
/k/knock.htm - 11k

Lead (192 Occurrences)
... 26. (n.) The action of a tooth, as a tooth of a wheel, in impelling another
tooth or a pallet. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LEAD. ...
/l/lead.htm - 42k

Freeman (9 Occurrences)
... Exodus 21:27 and if a tooth of his man-servant or a tooth of his handmaid he knock
out, as a freeman he doth send him away for his tooth. (YLT). ...
/f/freeman.htm - 10k

Manservant's (1 Occurrence)
... Manservant's (1 Occurrence). Exodus 21:27 And if he smite out his manservant's tooth,
or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. ...
/m/manservant's.htm - 6k

Manservant (14 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Exodus 21:27 And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his
maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. (KJV NIV). ...
/m/manservant.htm - 12k

Maid-servant's (2 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Exodus 21:27 And if he smite out his man-servant's tooth, or his maid-servant's
tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. (ASV WBS). ...
/m/maid-servant's.htm - 6k

Man-servant (18 Occurrences)
... (BBE YLT). Exodus 21:27 And if he smite out his man-servant's tooth, or his
maid-servant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. (ASV WBS YLT). ...
/m/man-servant.htm - 12k

Concordance
Tooth (7 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:38
"You have heard that it was said,'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 21:24
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 21:27
If he strikes out his male servant's tooth, or his female servant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 24:20
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 19:21
Your eyes shall not pity; life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 39:28
A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.
(YLT)

Proverbs 25:19
Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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Knocks (5 Occurrences)

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Manservant (14 Occurrences)

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Man-servant (18 Occurrences)

Man-servant's (1 Occurrence)

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Compensate (4 Occurrences)

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Strikes (39 Occurrences)

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Smite (230 Occurrences)

Female (95 Occurrences)

Wound (58 Occurrences)

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Forefront (11 Occurrences)

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Eye (145 Occurrences)

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Top (880 Occurrences)

Teeth (50 Occurrences)

Damage (57 Occurrences)

Writing (194 Occurrences)

Blemish (71 Occurrences)

Blow (124 Occurrences)

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Loss (90 Occurrences)

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Pity (165 Occurrences)

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Handmaid (77 Occurrences)

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Sela (5 Occurrences)

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