Twin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister.

2. (a.) Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing the relation of a twin to something else; -- often followed by to or with.

3. (a.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts.

4. (a.) Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.

5. (n.) One of two produced at a birth, especially by an animal that ordinarily brings forth but one at a birth; -- used chiefly in the plural, and applied to the young of beasts as well as to human young.

6. (n.) A sign and constellation of the zodiac; Gemini. See Gemini.

7. (n.) A person or thing that closely resembles another.

8. (n.) A compound crystal composed of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with reference to each other.

9. (v. i.) To bring forth twins.

10. (v. i.) To be born at the same birth.

11. (v. t.) To cause to be twins, or like twins in any way.

12. (v. t.) To separate into two parts; to part; to divide; hence, to remove; also, to strip; to rob.

13. (v. i.) To depart from a place or thing.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
TWIN BROTHERS

(Acts 28:11).

See DIOSCURI.

Greek
2381. Thomas -- "the twin," Thomas, one of the twelve apostles
... "the twin," Thomas, one of the ... Word Origin of Hebrew origin toam Definition "the
twin," Thomas, one of the twelve apostles NASB Word Usage Thomas (11). Thomas. ...
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1359. Dioskouroi -- the Dioscuri, twin sons of Zeus (Castor and ...
... the Dioscuri, twin sons of Zeus (Castor and Pollux). Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Dioskouroi Phonetic Spelling: (dee-os'-koo-roy) Short ...
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1324. Didumos -- Didymus.
... Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Didumos Phonetic Spelling:
(did'-oo-mos) Short Definition: the Twin, Didymus, Thomas Definition: the Twin ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8420b. toam -- a twin
... toam. 8421 . a twin. Transliteration: toam Short Definition: twins. Word Origin
from an unused word Definition a twin NASB Word Usage twins (4). 8420a, 8420b ...
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123. edom -- the name of a condiment
... 25:25); Edom, the elder twin-brother of Jacob; hence the region (Idumaea) occupied
by him -- Edom, Edomites, Idumea. see HEBREW 'adom. 122, 123. edom. 124 ...
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8380. taom -- twins
... Word Origin see toam. twins Or taom {taw-ome'}; from ta'am; a twin (in plural only),
literally or figuratively -- twins. see HEBREW ta'am. 8379, 8380. ...
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Library

The Pelagians are Refuted by the Case of the Twin Infants Dying ...
... Book II. Chapter 16."The Pelagians are Refuted by the Case of the Twin Infants Dying,
the One After, and the Other Without, the Grace of Baptism. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 16 the pelagians are refuted.htm

The Paradoxes of Christianity
... a leg on the right and one on the left, he might go further and still find on each
side the same number of fingers, the same number of toes, twin eyes, twin ...
/.../chesterton/orthodoxy/vi the paradoxes of christianity.htm

Clement's Family History.
... family. By her my father had twin sons, born before me, not very like
one another, as my father told me; for I never knew them. ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter viii clements family history.htm

New Revelations.
... and bring disgrace upon the family; and how she had wisely pretended a dream, by
which she was ordered to depart from the city with her twin sons, leaving the ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxxvi new revelations.htm

'The Bridal of the Earth and Sky'
... then, take the first verse:"'Mercy and Truth are met together, Righteousness and
Peace have kissed each other.' We have here the heavenly twin-sisters, and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the bridal of the earth.htm

Matthew.
... modesty). [904] Hence the conjecture that he was a twin brother of Thomas
(Didymus, ie, Twin), or associated with him in work. Thomas ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 80 matthew.htm

Psalm LXVII.
... is blessed is simple," [2651] not cleaving to things earthly nor with glued wings
grovelling, but beaming with the brightness of virtues, on the twin wings of ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxvii.htm

Genesis.
... 45 May formed be, and that by mixture twin. His substance may add firmness
to her limbs. ... With a twin juice for functions several.". ...
/.../unknown/fathers of the third century tertullian appendix/3 genesis.htm

Recapitulation.
... was led in the course of conversation to tell me of his extraction and his family,
and how he had been deprived of his parents, and had had twin brothers older ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxvi recapitulation.htm

Recapitulation Continued.
... lest I should stir up war between the brothers, and bring disgrace upon the family,
judged it better to depart from my country with my two twin sons, leaving ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxvii recapitulation continued.htm

Thesaurus
Twin (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Being one of two born at a birth; as,
a twin brother or sister. 2. (a ... twinning. See Twin, n., 4. 5 ...
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Thomas (12 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Twin, one of the twelve (Matthew 10:3; Mark
3:18, etc.). He was also called Didymus (John 11:16; 20:24 ...
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Esau (89 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Hairy, Rebekah's first-born twin son (Genesis 25:25). ... ESAU.
e'-so (`esaw, "hairy"; Esau): Son of Isaac, twin brother of Jacob. ...
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Twine (1 Occurrence)
...twin (shazar, "to be twined"): The word is used in Exodus 26:1;; 36:8;, etc., of
the "fine twined linen" used for the curtains and hangings of the tabernacle ...
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Dioscuri (1 Occurrence)
... di-os'-ku-ri (Dioscouroi; in Acts 28:11, the King James Version Castor and Pollux,
the Revised Version (British and American) thE TWIN BROTHERS; in margin ...
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Didymus (3 Occurrences)
... (Gr. twin = Hebrews Thomas, qv), John 11:16; 20:24; 21:2. Int. ... DIDYMUS.
did'-i-mus (Didumos, ie "twin"): The surname of thOMAS (which see). ...
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Bethesda (1 Occurrence)
... Stephen's Gate." Others again identify it with the twin pools called the "Souterrains,"
under the convent of the Sisters of Zion, situated in what must have ...
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Jacob (361 Occurrences)
... One who follows on another's heels; supplanter, (Genesis 25:26; 27:36; Hosea
12:2-4), the second born of the twin sons of Isaac by Rebekah. ...
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Twilight (25 Occurrences)

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Brothers (574 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Plural of Brother. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TWIN BROTHERS. ...
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Concordance
Twin (9 Occurrences)

John 11:16
"Let us go also," Thomas, the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, "that we may die with him."
(WEY RSV)

John 20:24
Thomas, one of the twelve--surnamed 'the Twin' --was not among them when Jesus came.
(WEY RSV)

John 21:2
Simon Peter was with Thomas, called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zabdi, and two others of the Master's disciples.
(WEY RSV)

Acts 28:11
After three months, we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was "The Twin Brothers."
(WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 25:24
When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:27
It happened in the time of her travail, that behold, twins were in her womb.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Song of Songs 4:2
Your teeth are like a newly shorn flock, which have come up from the washing, where every one of them has twins. None is bereaved among them.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Song of Songs 4:5
Your two breasts are like two fawns that are twins of a roe, which feed among the lilies.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Song of Songs 6:6
Your teeth are like a flock of ewes, which have come up from the washing; of which every one has twins; none is bereaved among them.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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