Vest
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An article of clothing covering the person; an outer garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.

2. (n.) Any outer covering; array; garb.

3. (n.) Specifically, a waistcoat, or sleeveless body garment, for men, worn under the coat.

4. (n.) To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.

5. (n.) To clothe with authority, power, or the like; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; -- followed by with before the thing conferred; as, to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death.

6. (n.) To place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; to commit to another; -- with in before the possessor; as, the power of life and death is vested in the king, or in the courts.

7. (n.) To invest; to put; as, to vest money in goods, land, or houses.

8. (n.) To clothe with possession; as, to vest a person with an estate; also, to give a person an immediate fixed right of present or future enjoyment of; as, an estate is vested in possession.

9. (v. i.) To come or descend; to be fixed; to take effect, as a title or right; -- followed by in; as, upon the death of the ancestor, the estate, or the right to the estate, vests in the heir at law.

Strong's Hebrew
4578. meeh -- internal organs, inward parts, belly
... root probably meaning to be soft; used only in plural the intestines, or (collectively)
the abdomen, figuratively, sympathy; by implication, a vest; by extens. ...
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Library

Not Seldom, Clad in Radiant Vest,
... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First CCLXV Not seldom, clad in radiant vest,.
Deceitfully goes forth the Morn; Not seldom Evening in the west. ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/cclxv not seldom clad in.htm

Begins Preaching at Beech Grove. Debates with Elder Hiner. Amusing ...
... But in my room I discovered a little toy-book, about an inch long, called "Orphan
Willie." This I took to church in my vest pocket, with a few leaves carefully ...
/.../chapter xv begins preaching at.htm

The Relative Positions of the Pleroma the Region of Achamoth, and ...
... of Sophia; inasmuch as, (if it had not been for these,) our spirit would have had
no space for inhaling and ejecting [6838] air"that delicate vest of all ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter xxiii the relative positions of.htm

Orthodoxy Sunday.
... Goes forth from East to West,. Enfolding, in its beauty,. The earth as with a
vest. They rise, the sleepless watchmen. Upon the Church's wall; ...
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Ode iv.
... Let me not realms of outer darkness know! Nor from the wedding-feast reject Thou
me,. For my soiled vest of immortality; Bound hand and foot, and cast. ...
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Transfiguration.
... In majesty of terror,. In thunder-cloud and flame: On Tabor, with the glory. Of
sunniest light for vest,. The excellence of beauty. In JESUS was expressed. ...
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The Babe that I Carry Carries Me, Saith Mary, and He Has Lowered ...
... for all. She gave the little vest of the Body to Him that covers all. Blessed
is she in whose heart and mind Thou wast! A King's ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn xii the babe that.htm

Letter xv. To Pope Damasus.
... 1. Since the East, shattered as it is by the long-standing feuds, subsisting between
its peoples, is bit by bit tearing into shreds the seamless vest of the ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter xv to pope damasus.htm

Love's Triumph in John Wannamaker's Sunday School.
... She said: "Yes; here is the bundle." The boy opened it and found a vest and a coat
and other clothing, and a little note written by the young lady, which read ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/loves triumph in john wannamakers.htm

Then Midas, King of Pessinus, Wishing to Withdraw the Youth from ...
... and Oehler, tecta atque involuta--"his vest being first drawn over and wrapt about
them;" the former verb being found with this meaning in no other passage ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/7 then midas king of.htm

Thesaurus
Vest (11 Occurrences)
... with authority, power, or the like; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish;
to endow; -- followed by with before the thing conferred; as, to vest a court ...
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Colours (20 Occurrences)
... Genesis 37:3 And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son
of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours. (DBY JPS). ...
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Discern (49 Occurrences)
... Genesis 37:32 and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their
father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest...
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Buck (23 Occurrences)
... Buck (23 Occurrences). Genesis 37:31 And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered
a buck of the goats, and dipped the vest in the blood; (DBY). ...
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Slaughtered (72 Occurrences)
... Genesis 37:31 And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered a buck of the
goats, and dipped the vest in the blood; (DBY NAS NIV). ...
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Slaughter (121 Occurrences)
... (DBY YLT). Genesis 37:31 And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered a buck of
the goats, and dipped the vest in the blood; (Root in DBY YLT NAS NIV). ...
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Cloak (73 Occurrences)
... Exodus 28:4 And these are the garments which they shall make: a breastplate, and
an ephod, and a cloak, and a checkered vest, a turban, and a girdle; and they ...
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Carried (327 Occurrences)
... Genesis 37:32 and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their
father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest...
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Vestibule (36 Occurrences)

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Vessel's (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Vest (11 Occurrences)

Genesis 37:3
And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours.
(DBY)

Genesis 37:23
And it came to pass when Joseph came to his brethren, that they stripped Joseph of his vest, the vest of many colours, which he had on;
(DBY)

Genesis 37:31
And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered a buck of the goats, and dipped the vest in the blood;
(DBY)

Genesis 37:32
and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest or not.
(DBY)

Genesis 37:33
And he discerned it, and said, It is my son's vest! an evil beast has devoured him: Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces!
(DBY)

Exodus 28:4
And these are the garments which they shall make: a breastplate, and an ephod, and a cloak, and a checkered vest, a turban, and a girdle; and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may serve me as priest.
(DBY)

Exodus 28:39
And thou shalt weave the vest of byssus; and thou shalt make a turban of byssus; and thou shalt make a girdle of embroidery.
(DBY)

Leviticus 8:7
And he put upon him the vest and girded him with the girdle, and clothed him with the cloak, and put the ephod on him, and he girded him with the girdle of the ephod, and fastened the ephod on him.
(DBY)

Leviticus 16:4
A holy linen vest shall he put on, and linen trousers shall be upon his flesh, and he shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these are holy garments; and he shall bathe his flesh in water, and put them on.
(DBY)

2 Samuel 13:18
Now she had a vest of many colours upon her; for so were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. And his attendant brought her out, and bolted the door after her.
(DBY)

2 Samuel 13:19
And Tamar put ashes on her head, and rent her vest of many colours which was on her, and laid her hand on her head, and went away, crying out as she went.
(DBY)

Subtopics

Vest

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Colours (20 Occurrences)

Discern (49 Occurrences)

Buck (23 Occurrences)

Slaughtered (72 Occurrences)

Slaughter (121 Occurrences)

Cloak (73 Occurrences)

Carried (327 Occurrences)

Vestibule (36 Occurrences)

Vessel's (1 Occurrence)

Vestments (3 Occurrences)

Embroidery (12 Occurrences)

Discerned (17 Occurrences)

Byssus (40 Occurrences)

Checkered (2 Occurrences)

Assign (22 Occurrences)

Attach (12 Occurrences)

Attendant (15 Occurrences)

Harvest (109 Occurrences)

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