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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To twitch; to pull; to tweak.

2. (v. t.) To understand the meaning of; to comprehend; as, do you twig me?

3. (v. t.) To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.

4. (n.) A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size.

5. (v. t.) To beat with twigs.

2595. karphos -- a small dry stalk
... Transliteration: karphos Phonetic Spelling: (kar'-fos) Short Definition: a dry stalk,
chip of wood Definition: a dry stalk, chip of wood, twig, splinter, chaff ...
// - 6k

5434. phruganon -- a dry stick
... stick. Neuter of a presumed derivative of phrugo (to roast or parch; akin to the
base of phlox); something desiccated, ie A dry twig -- stick. see GREEK phlox. ...
// - 6k

2798. klados -- a branch
... branch. From klao; a twig or bough (as if broken off) -- branch. see GREEK klao.
(kladoi) -- 2 Occurrences. (kladois) -- 2 Occurrences. (klados) -- 2 Occurrences ...
// - 6k

2814. klema -- a vine branch
... branch. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: klema Phonetic Spelling:
(kaly'-mah) Short Definition: a branch, shoot Definition: a branch, shoot, twig. ...
// - 6k

902. baion -- a palm branch
... palm branch. A diminutive of a derivative probably of the base of basis; a palm
twig (as going out far) -- branch. see GREEK basis. (baia) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3127. yoneqeth -- a young shoot, twig
... yoneqeth. 3128 . a young shoot, twig. Transliteration: yoneqeth Phonetic Spelling:
(yo-neh'-keth) Short Definition: shoots. ... tender branch, young twig. ...
/hebrew/3127.htm - 6k

3242. yeniqah -- a young shoot, twig
... 3241, 3242. yeniqah. 3243 . a young shoot, twig. Transliteration: yeniqah Phonetic
Spelling: (yen-ee-kaw') Short Definition: twigs. ... young twig. ...
/hebrew/3242.htm - 6k

2156. zemorah -- branch, twig, shoot
... 2155, 2156. zemorah. 2157 . branch, twig, shoot. Transliteration: zemorah
Phonetic Spelling: (zem-o-raw') Short Definition: branch. ...
/hebrew/2156.htm - 6k

2415. choter -- branch or twig, a rod
... 2414, 2415. choter. 2416 . branch or twig, a rod. Transliteration: choter
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-ter) Short Definition: rod. Word ...
/hebrew/2415.htm - 5k

5189. netishah -- a twig, tendril
... 5188, 5189. netishah. 5190 . a twig, tendril. Transliteration: netishah
Phonetic Spelling: (net-ee-shaw') Short Definition: branches. ...
/hebrew/5189.htm - 6k

8299. sarig -- tendril, twig
... 8298, 8299. sarig. 8300 . tendril, twig. Transliteration: sarig Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-reeg') Short Definition: branches. Word ...
/hebrew/8299.htm - 6k

5634. sarappah -- a bough
... Word Origin from the same as saiph Definition a bough NASB Word Usage boughs (1).
bough. For c'appah; a twig -- bough. see HEBREW c'appah. 5633b, 5634. ...
/hebrew/5634.htm - 6k

2003. hemes -- brushwood
... melting. From an unused root apparently meaning to crackle; a dry twig or brushwood --
melting. 2002, 2003. hemes. 2004 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/2003.htm - 5k

6074. ophiy, -- leafage, foliage
... leaves (Aramaic) corresponding to ophe'; a twig; bough, ie (collectively) foliage --
leaves. see HEBREW ophe'. 6073, 6074. ophiy,. 6074a . Strong's Numbers
/hebrew/6074.htm - 5k

2150. zalzal -- ten-drils
... Word Origin from zalal Definition ten-drils NASB Word Usage sprigs (1). sprig. By
reduplication from zalal; tremulous, ie A twig -- sprig. see HEBREW zalal. ...
/hebrew/2150.htm - 6k


"In the Same Monastery, the Fact which I am About to Narrate was ...
... and he promised an unfailing patience for the endurance of all things however extreme,
it so happened that the Abbot was holding in his hand a twig of storax ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xix in the same.htm

On Earthly Things
... [Cant.4:13]. The twig is the sinner, the one weak in faith; in the gospel,
he will not break the shaken twig. Likewise, a twig is ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/iii on earthly things.htm

The Two Talents
... are a thousand sprays and twigs upon the trees of the forest; were all eagles, how
would the forests be made glad with song, and how could each twig bear its ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/the two talents.htm

Death is the Gate of Life
... In many cases, as in the chestnut, before a single old leaf has faded, next year's
buds may be seen, at the summit of branch and twig, formed into its very ...
// of the cross/death is the gate of.htm

Death to Sin's Penalty is the Way Out into a Life of Justification ...
... the acorn has to come to the point where it ceases to keep its rag of former existence,
and lets everything go to the fresh shoot: the twig must withdraw its ...
/.../trotter/parables of the cross/death to sins penalty is.htm

A Look into the Hebrew Bible.
... above the ground, how many branches it had when it was five years old, how high
it was when it was ten years old, when this limb and that twig were added, when ...
// wrote the bible/chapter i a look into.htm

part iii.
... Else, it will be like a verdant twig on a rotten trunk, growing up amid broken
and withered limbs, the sighing monitors of its own decay. ...
// faithful steward/part iii.htm

The Beginning of Miracles.
... It is well for the weak that their faith should fail them, for it may at the moment
be resting its wings upon the twig of some brittle fancy, instead of on a ...
/.../macdonald/miracles of our lord/ii the beginning of miracles.htm

Fragment iv.
... The days will come in which vines shall grow, having each ten thousand branches,
and in each branch ten thousand twigs, and in each true twig ten thousand ...
// of papias/fragment iv.htm

Fifth Commandment
... It is all in the heart; and the heart is prepared at home for good or bad
conduct outside. The tree grows the way the twig is bent. ...
// and wanting/fifth commandment.htm

Twig (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To twitch; to pull; to tweak. 2. (vt) To understand the meaning of; to
comprehend; as, do you twig me? ... Multi-Version Concordance Twig (4 Occurrences). ...
/t/twig.htm - 7k

Slip (22 Occurrences)
... false step. 14. (n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a
scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine. 15. (n ...
/s/slip.htm - 16k

Twigs (8 Occurrences)

/t/twigs.htm - 8k

Writing (194 Occurrences)
... the Chinese characters, stenographic systems, the Morse code, the Braille system,
the abacus, the notched stick, the knotted cord, wampum and twig bundles. ...
/w/writing.htm - 70k

Twice (44 Occurrences)

/t/twice.htm - 19k

Yard (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A rod; a stick; a staff. 2. (n.) A branch;
a twig. 3. (n.) A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc. ...
/y/yard.htm - 10k

Layer (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A shoot or twig of a plant, not detached from the stock, laid under ground
for growth or propagation. 4. (n.) An artificial oyster bed. ...
/l/layer.htm - 7k

Wicker (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A small pliant twig or osier; a rod for making
basketwork and the like. 2. (n.) Wickerwork; a piece of wickerwork, esp. ...
/w/wicker.htm - 7k

Float (4 Occurrences)
... Jerusalem." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV). Hosea 10:7 Samaria and
her king float away, like a twig on the water. (WEB NIV). ...
/f/float.htm - 10k

Twist (5 Occurrences)
... a cannon. 22. (n.) A beverage made of brandy and gin. 23. (n.) A twig.
Multi-Version Concordance Twist (5 Occurrences). 2 Peter 3 ...
/t/twist.htm - 10k

Twig: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus
Twig (4 Occurrences)

Isaiah 11:1
And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots shall bear fruit.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 8:17
Then he said to me, Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have turned again to provoke me to anger: and behold, they put the branch to their nose.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 17:5
He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful soil; he placed it beside many waters; he set it as a willow tree.
(See RSV)

Hosea 10:7
Samaria and her king float away, like a twig on the water.



Related Terms

Slip (22 Occurrences)

Twigs (8 Occurrences)

Writing (194 Occurrences)

Twice (44 Occurrences)

Yard (8 Occurrences)

Layer (4 Occurrences)

Wicker (1 Occurrence)

Float (4 Occurrences)

Twist (5 Occurrences)


Basket (40 Occurrences)

Cutting (178 Occurrences)

Scion (1 Occurrence)

Silla (1 Occurrence)

Sprig (1 Occurrence)

Spray (1 Occurrence)


Stick (47 Occurrences)

Surface (71 Occurrences)

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