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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A twist; a convolution.

2. (n.) A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.

3. (n.) The act of twining or winding round.

4. (n.) To twist together; to form by twisting or winding of threads; to wreathe; as, fine twined linen.

5. (n.) To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.

6. (n.) To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.

7. (n.) To change the direction of.

8. (n.) To mingle; to mix.

9. (v. i.) To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved.

10. (v. i.) To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.

11. (v. i.) To turn round; to revolve.

12. (v. i.) To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally; as, many plants twine.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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, and for parts of the priests' dress. It denotes linen the finely spun threads of which consisted of two or more smaller threads twined together.


4120. pleko -- to plait
... braid, weave, plait. A primary word; to twine or braid -- plait. (plexantes) --
3 Occurrences. 4119, 4120. pleko. 4121 . Strong's Numbers.
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4735. stephanos -- that which surrounds, ie a crown
... From an apparently primary stepho (to twine or wreathe); a chaplet (as a badge of
royalty, a prize in the public games or a symbol of honor generally; but more ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
7806. shazar -- to be twisted
... root Definition to be twisted NASB Word Usage twisted (21). twine. A primitive root;
to twist (a thread of straw) -- twine. 7805, 7806. shazar. 7807 . ...
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3867. lavah -- to join, be joined
... A primitive root; properly, to twine, ie (by implication) to unite, to remain; also
to borrow (as a form of obligation) or (caus.) To lend -- abide with, borrow ...
/hebrew/3867.htm - 5k

3525. kebel -- a fetter
... fetter. From an unused root meaning to twine or braid together; a fetter --
fetter. 3524, 3525. kebel. 3526 . Strong's Numbers.
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6616. pathil -- cord, thread
... bound, bracelet, lace, line, ribbon, thread, wire. From pathal; twine -- bound,
bracelet, lace, line, ribband, thread, wire. see HEBREW pathal. 6615, 6616. ...
/hebrew/6616.htm - 6k

6617. pathal -- to twist
... A primitive root; to twine, ie (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally)
tortuous -- (shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle. ...
/hebrew/6617.htm - 6k


The vine and the Branches.
... "As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, but must abide in the vine, so neither
can ye except ye abide in Me." A ball of twine or a bag of shot cannot be ...
/.../dods/the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xii the vine and the.htm

Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
... The lifelong occupation of the ungodly man is to twist ropes of sin. All his sins
are as so much twine and cord out of which ropes may be made. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 16 1870/sinners bound with the cords.htm

Argument. Perpetua is Again Tempted by Her Father Her Third vision ...
... But when I saw that there was some delay I joined my hands so as to twine my fingers
with one another; and I took hold upon his head, and he fell on his face ...
/.../chapter iii argument perpetua is again.htm

Jesus and his Mother.
... helplessness. Love is born with the child. The mother presses it to her
breast, and at once her heart's tendrils twine about it. It ...
/.../miller/personal friendships of jesus/chapter ii jesus and his.htm

When God Takes Away Our Children from Us, it is a Very Affecting ...
... their Actions, their very Looks touch us, if they be amiable and promising Children,
in a tender, but very powerful Manner; their little Arms twine about our ...
/.../1 when god takes away.htm

Home and the Home-Maker.
... "Home"The place where we grumble the most and are treated the best. "Home"The center
of our affection, round which our heart's best wishes twine. ...
/.../questionable amusements and worthy substitutes/x home and the home-maker.htm

On Sleep.
... let not the couch be elaborate, and let it have smooth feet; for elaborate turnings
form occasionally paths for creeping things which twine themselves about ...
// instructor paedagogus/chap ix on sleep.htm

Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
... The lifelong occupation of the ungodly man is to twist ropes of sin. All his sins
are as so much twine and cord out of which ropes may be made. ...
/.../spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/sinners bound with the cords.htm

Argument: Christians Abstain from Things Connected with Idol ...
... among the flowers? For these we both use scattered loose and free, and we
twine our necks with them in garlands. Pardon us, forsooth ...
/.../chapter xxxviii argument christians abstain from.htm

Scotch Song
... The tane it built with the green, green moss, But and the bents sae fine, And
the tither wi' a lock o' lady's hair Linked up wi' siller twine. ...
// and other poems/scotch song.htm

Twine (1 Occurrence)
... 12. (vi) To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally; as,
many plants twine. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TWINE. ...
/t/twine.htm - 8k

Wind (180 Occurrences)
... To turn completely, or with repeated turns; especially, to turn about something
fixed; to cause to form convolutions about anything; to coil; to twine; to twist ...
/w/wind.htm - 45k

Twined (25 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Twine. Multi-Version Concordance
Twined (25 Occurrences). Exodus 25:4 blue, purple, scarlet ...
/t/twined.htm - 13k

Twin (9 Occurrences)

/t/twin.htm - 10k

Needle (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A slender rod or wire used in knitting; a knitting needle; also, a hooked
instrument which carries the thread or twine, and by means of which knots or ...
/n/needle.htm - 10k

Mat (17 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To cover or lay with mats. 8. (vt) To twist, twine, or felt together;
to interweave into, or like, a mat; to entangle. 9 ...
/m/mat.htm - 12k

Ball (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Any round or roundish body or mass; a
sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow. 2. (n ...
/b/ball.htm - 9k

String (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A small cord, a line, a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other
substance, used for binding together, fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger ...
/s/string.htm - 11k

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Twine (1 Occurrence)

Job 8:17
His roots are entwined about the stoneheap; he seeth the place of stones.
(Root in DBY RSV NIV)



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