Torch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A light or luminary formed of some combustible substance, as of resinous wood; a large candle or flambeau, or a lamp giving a large, flaring flame.

2. (n.) A flashlight.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
TORCH

torch (lappidh; lampas; in the King James Version this word occurs only 4 times (Nahum 2:3, 4 (Hebrew 4, 5); Zechariah 12:6 John 18:3). In the Revised Version (British and American) it is found 10 times (Genesis 15:17 Judges 7:16, 20 Job 41:19 (Hebrew 11); Ezekiel 1:13 Daniel 10:6 Nahum 2:4 (Hebrew 5); Zechariah 12:6 John 18:3 Revelation 8:10)): A flambeau; a large portable light.

See LAMP; LANTERN.

Greek
2985. lampas -- a torch
... a torch. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: lampas Phonetic Spelling:
(lam-pas') Short Definition: a torch, lamp, lantern Definition: a torch, lamp ...
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5322. phanos -- a torch or lantern
... a torch or lantern. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: phanos Phonetic
Spelling: (fan-os') Short Definition: a torch, lantern Definition: a torch ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3940. lappid -- a torch
... a torch. Transliteration: lappid or lappid Phonetic Spelling: (lap-peed') Short
Definition: torches. ... firebrand, burning lamp, lightning, torch. ...
/hebrew/3940.htm - 6k

6393. peladah -- probably iron, steel
... torch. From an unused root meaning to divide; a cleaver, ie Iron armature (of a
chariot) -- torch. 6392, 6393. peladah. 6394 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/6393.htm - 6k

Library

John who was a Torch, Laid Bare and Rebuked the Wanton Ones: they ...
... John who was a torch, laid bare and rebuked the wanton ones: they made haste and
quenched the torch, that they might let loose the desire of their lust. ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn xxi john who was.htm

Thekla Singing Decorously a Hymn, the Rest of the virgins Sing ...
... standing together in a circle after the manner of a chorus, responded to her: "I
keep myself pure for Thee, O Bridegroom, and holding a lighted torch I go to ...
/.../chapter ii thekla singing decorously a.htm

The Doctrine of the Christians as to the Creation of the World.
... For just as from one torch many fires are lighted, but the light of the first torch
is not lessened by the kindling of many torches, so the Logos, coming forth ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter v the doctrine of the.htm

The Heir to the Throne
... A single torch of aromatics flared and hissed beside the throne dais. ... On
a level with his eyes, at his side, was the single torch. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter v the heir to.htm

How a Schoolmaster Became a God.
... Daniel had to attend and help to decorate the car with such cloths as his father
had been called upon to supply. This being done, he had to carry a torch. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/hodson/old daniel/chapter nine how a schoolmaster.htm

Whether the Character is Imprinted on a Priest when the Chalice is ...
... Objection 6: Further, the Order of acolytes approaches nearer to the priestly act
by exercising an act over the cruet than by exercising an act over the torch. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the character is imprinted.htm

The Ten virgins.
... The out-door part of the pageant is of course conducted by torch-light. ... Each holds
a tiny torch in her hand, or has laid it on the ground by her side. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/arnot/the parables of our lord/xiii the ten virgins.htm

Hymns and Homilies of Ephraim the Syrian
... John who was a torch, laid bare and rebuked the wanton ones: they made haste and
quenched the torch, that they might let loose the desire of their lust. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/

As the Foam Upon Water
... The light of the torch wavered up and down the tall figure of the Maccabee as he
stood transfixed in the attitude of command that had achieved nothing. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the city of delight/chapter xx as the foam.htm

Argument: Christians Abstain from Things Connected with Idol ...
... And in this respect I the more wonder at you, in the way in which you apply to a
lifeless person, or to one who does not feel, a torch; or a garland [1837] to ...
/.../chapter xxxviii argument christians abstain from.htm

Thesaurus
Torch (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A flashlight. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TORCH. ... See LAMP;
LANTERN. Multi-Version Concordance Torch (6 Occurrences). ...
/t/torch.htm - 9k

Lamp (45 Occurrences)
... Olive oil was generally burned in them (Exodus 27:20). (2.) A torch carried
by the soliders of Gideon (Judges 7:16, 20). (RV, "torches."). ...
/l/lamp.htm - 28k

Blazing (27 Occurrences)
... Revelation 8:10 The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from the sky, burning
like a torch, and it fell on one third of the rivers, and on the springs ...
/b/blazing.htm - 14k

Torches (18 Occurrences)
... Judges 15:4 Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turned
tail to tail, and put a torch in the midst between every two tails. ...
/t/torches.htm - 12k

Lampstand (38 Occurrences)
... Lappidh is properly "a torch" and is thus rendered generally in the Revised Version
(British and American), but "lamp" in Isaiah 62:1, where it is used as a ...
/l/lampstand.htm - 24k

Flaming (40 Occurrences)
... Genesis 15:17 It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold,
a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. ...
/f/flaming.htm - 19k

Link (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A torch made of tow and pitch, or the
like. 2. (n.) A single ring or division of a chain. 3. (n ...
/l/link.htm - 8k

Lapidoth (1 Occurrence)
... 4:4). Some have rendered the expression "a woman of a fiery spirit," under the
supposition that Lapidoth is not a proper name, a woman of a torch-like spirit. ...
/l/lapidoth.htm - 6k

Woodpile (1 Occurrence)
... Zechariah 12:6 In that day will I make the chiefs of Judah like a pan of fire among
the wood, and like a torch of fire among sheaves; and they shall devour all ...
/w/woodpile.htm - 6k

Intact (3 Occurrences)
... Zechariah 12:6 In that day I will make the chieftains of Judah like a pan of fire
among wood, and like a flaming torch among sheaves; and they will devour all ...
/i/intact.htm - 7k

Concordance
Torch (6 Occurrences)

Revelation 8:10
The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from the sky, burning like a torch, and it fell on one third of the rivers, and on the springs of the waters.
(WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 15:17
It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 15:4
Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turned tail to tail, and put a torch in the midst between every two tails.
(Root in WEB JPS DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 12:5
A torch -- despised in the thoughts of the secure Is prepared for those sliding with the feet.
(YLT)

Isaiah 62:1
For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burneth.
(See JPS DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Zechariah 12:6
In that day I will make the chieftains of Judah like a pan of fire among wood, and like a flaming torch among sheaves; and they will devour all the surrounding peoples, on the right hand and on the left; and Jerusalem will yet again dwell in their own place, even in Jerusalem.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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Torch

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