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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Same as Weir.

2. (v. t.) To cause to go about, as a vessel, by putting the helm up, instead of alee as in tacking, so that the vessel's bow is turned away from, and her stern is presented to, the wind, and, as she turns still farther, her sails fill on the other side; to veer.

3. (v. t.) To carry or bear upon the person; to bear upon one's self, as an article of clothing, decoration, warfare, bondage, etc.; to have appendant to one's body; to have on; as, to wear a coat; to wear a shackle.

4. (v. t.) To have or exhibit an appearance of, as an aspect or manner; to bear; as, she wears a smile on her countenance.

5. (v. t.) To use up by carrying or having upon one's self; hence, to consume by use; to waste; to use up; as, to wear clothes rapidly.

6. (v. t.) To impair, waste, or diminish, by continual attrition, scraping, percussion, on the like; to consume gradually; to cause to lower or disappear; to spend.

7. (v. t.) To cause or make by friction or wasting; as, to wear a channel; to wear a hole.

8. (v. t.) To form or shape by, or as by, attrition.

9. (v. i.) To endure or suffer use; to last under employment; to bear the consequences of use, as waste, consumption, or attrition; as, a coat wears well or ill; -- hence, sometimes applied to character, qualifications, etc.; as, a man wears well as an acquaintance.

10. (v. i.) To be wasted, consumed, or diminished, by being used; to suffer injury, loss, or extinction by use or time; to decay, or be spent, gradually.

11. (n.) The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment.

12. (n.) The thing worn; style of dress; the fashion.

13. (n.) A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like.

14. (n.) A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish.

15. (n.) A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, -- used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.

5409. phoreo -- to bear constantly, to wear
... to bear constantly, to wear. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phoreo Phonetic
Spelling: (for-eh'-o) Short Definition: I carry, wear Definition: I carry ...
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2863. komao -- to wear long hair
... to wear long hair. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: komao Phonetic Spelling:
(kom-ah'-o) Short Definition: I wear the hair long Definition: I wear the hair ...
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2669. kataponeo -- to wear down
... to wear down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kataponeo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ap-on-eh'-o) Short Definition: I ill-treat Definition: I exhaust by labor ...
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2827. klino -- to cause to bend
... verb Definition to cause to bend NASB Word Usage bowed (2), ending (1), lay (2),
nearly over (1), put to flight (1). cause to bow down, bend, wear away. ...
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1737. endidusko -- to put on, be clothed with
... clothe in, wear. A prolonged form of enduo; to invest (with a garment) -- clothe
in, wear. see GREEK enduo. (endiduskousin) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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5168. trumalia -- a hole, eye (of a needle)
... Word Origin from truo (to wear away) Definition a hole, eye (of a needle)
NASB Word Usage eye (1). eye. From a derivative of truo ...
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4016. periballo -- to throw around, put on
... Word Origin from peri and ballo Definition to throw around, put on NASB Word Usage
clothe (4), clothed (13), dressed (1), wear for clothing (1), wearing (2 ...
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4029. perikeimai -- to lie around
... Word Origin from peri and keimai Definition to lie around NASB Word Usage beset
(1), hung (2), surrounding (1), wearing (1). enclose, encircle, wear. ...
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1304. diatribo -- to rub hard, rub away, to spend time
... abide, be, continue, tarry. From dia and the base of tribos; to wear through (time),
ie Remain -- abide, be, continue, tarry. see GREEK dia. see GREEK tribos. ...
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3822. palaioo -- to make or declare old
... Word Origin from palaios Definition to make or declare old NASB Word Usage become
old (1), becoming obsolete (1), made...obsolete (1), wear (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1086. balah -- to become old, wear out
... 1085, 1086. balah. 1087 . to become old, wear out. Transliteration: balah Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-law') Short Definition: wear. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3847. labash -- to put on, wear, clothe, be clothed
... labash or labesh. 3848 . to put on, wear, clothe, be clothed. Transliteration:
labash or labesh Phonetic Spelling: (law-bash') Short Definition: clothed. ...
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1080. bela -- to wear away or out
... 1079, 1080. bela. 1081 . to wear away or out. Transliteration: bela Phonetic
Spelling: (bel-aw') Short Definition: down. ... wear out. ...
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7833. shachaq -- to rub away, beat fine, pulverize
... beat, wear. A primitive root; to comminate (by trituration or attrition) --
beat, wear. 7832, 7833. shachaq. 7834 . Strong's Numbers.
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5034b. nabel -- to sink or drop down, languish, fade
... down, languish, fade NASB Word Usage crumbles away (1), fade (1), fade away (1),
fades (2), fades away (1), fading (2), lose heart (1), surely wear (1), wither ...
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4743. maqaq -- to decay, rot, fester, pine away
... root Definition to decay, rot, fester, pine away NASB Word Usage fester (1), rot
(3), rot away (3), rotting away (1), waste away (1), wear away (1). ...
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5927. alah -- to go up, ascend, climb
... 1), stacking (1), stirs (1), surely bring (1), take (3), take me away (1), taken
(4), thrown (1), took (4), trims (1), using (4), vanish (1), wear (1), went ...
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1961. hayah -- to fall out, come to pass, become, be
... take (1), take place (3), taken (1), taken place (1), time (1), took place (4),
turn (1), turn* (1), turned (4), use (1), used (3), waited (1), wear (1), went ...
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5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
... lofty, marry, magnify, X needs, obtain, pardon, raise (up), receive, regard, respect,
set (up), spare, stir up, + swear, take (away, up), X utterly, wear, yield ...
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Whether it is Lawful for Religious to Wear Coarser Clothes than ...
is lawful for religious to wear coarser clothes than others? ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful for 17.htm

Whether it is Unlawful to Wear Divine Words at the Neck?
wear divine words at the neck? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is unlawful to 3.htm

Whether those who are Ordained Ought to Wear the Tonsure?
those who are ordained ought to wear the tonsure? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether those who are ordained.htm

If any One, under Pretence of Asceticism, Should Wear a ...
... Canon XII. If any one, under pretence of asceticism, should wear a peribol??um and? ...
Whoso despises those who wear beruses, let him be anathema. Hefele. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xii if any one 2.htm

None of those who are in the Catalogue of the Clergy Shall Wear ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon XXVII. None of those who are in the
catalogue of the clergy shall wear clothes unsuited? None ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xxvii none of those.htm

The Readers and Singers have no Right to Wear an Orarium...
... The readers and singers have no right to wear an orarium? The readers and singers
have no right to wear an orarium, and to read or sing thus [habited]. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xxiii the readers and.htm

The Subdeacon Has no Right to Wear an Orarium I. ...
... Canon XXII. The subdeacon has no right to wear an orarium i.? The subdeacon has
no right to wear an orarium [ie, stole], nor to leave the doors. Notes. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xxii the subdeacon has.htm

But the True Gods, and those who are Worthy to have and to Wear ...
... Book I. 23 But the TRUE gods, and those who are worthy to have and to wear
the? But the true [3274] gods, and those who are worthy ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/23 but the true gods.htm

On the First Commandment
... In uncivilized countries the inhabitants use many of these charms. But you may ask,
Are not these medals, scapulars, etc., that we wear, also charms? No. ...
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The Character of Christ's People
... on Solitude" for ever; for they feel that they are "not of the world." The fact
is, there is something too flimsy about them to stand the wear and tear of this ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/the character of christs people.htm

Wear (56 Occurrences)
... person; to bear upon one's self, as an article of clothing, decoration, warfare,
bondage, etc.; to have appendant to one's body; to have on; as, to wear a coat ...
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Wear-and-tear (2 Occurrences)
Wear-and-tear. Wear, Wear-and-tear. Weareth . Multi-Version
Concordance Wear-and-tear (2 Occurrences). Matthew 6:19 ...
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Fray (4 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To rub; to wear off, or wear into shreds, by rubbing; to fret, as
cloth; as, a deer is said to fray her head. 5. (vi) To rub. ...
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Chafe (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (vt) To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable. 4. (vi) To rub; to
come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction. ...
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Waste (668 Occurrences)
... 5. (v.) To wear away by degrees; to impair gradually; to diminish by constant
loss; to use up; to consume; to spend; to wear out. ...
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Worn (29 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (pp) of Wear. 2. (p. p) of Wear. Multi-Version
Concordance Worn (29 Occurrences). Luke 8:27 And when ...
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Were (28152 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt & i.) To wear. See 3d Wear. 2. (n.) A
weir. See Weir. 3. (vt) To guard; to protect. 4. (n.) The ...
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Ware (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp.) Wore. 2. (vt) To wear, or veer. See
Wear. 3. (n.) Seaweed. 4. (a.) Articles of merchandise; the ...
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Fret (9 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To rub; to wear away by friction; to chafe; to gall; hence, to eat away;
to gnaw; as, to fret cloth; to fret a piece of gold or other metal; a worm ...
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Tire (5 Occurrences)
... equipment. 6. (n.) A hoop or band, as of metal, on the circumference of the
wheel of a vehicle, to impart strength and receive the wear. 7 ...
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Wear (56 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:25
Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Matthew 6:31
Do not be over-anxious, therefore, asking 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'

Matthew 11:8
But what did you go out to see? A man in soft clothing? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in king's houses.

Mark 6:9
but to wear sandals, and not put on two tunics.

Luke 7:25
But what did you go out to see? A man wearing luxurious clothes? People who are gorgeously dressed and live in luxury are found in palaces.
(Root in WEY NIV)

Luke 9:12
The day began to wear away; and the twelve came, and said to him, "Send the multitude away, that they may go into the surrounding villages and farms, and lodge, and get food, for we are here in a deserted place."

Luke 12:22
He said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, don't be anxious for your life, what you will eat, nor yet for your body, what you will wear.

Luke 12:33
Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.

Luke 18:5
yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"

1 Corinthians 11:6
If a woman will not wear a veil, let her also cut off her hair. But since it is a dishonor to a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her wear a veil.

1 Corinthians 11:14
Doesn't even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a dishonor to him?
(See RSV)

Hebrews 1:11
They will perish, but you continue. They all will grow old like a garment does.
(See NIV)

Revelation 3:18
If you are wise you will get from me gold tested by fire, so that you may have true wealth; and white robes to put on, so that your shame may not be seen; and oil for your eyes, so that you may see.
(See NIV)

Revelation 19:8
It was given to her that she would array herself in bright, pure, fine linen: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
(See NIV)

Genesis 28:20
Jacob vowed a vow, saying, "If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and clothing to put on,

Exodus 18:18
You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

Exodus 28:35
It shall be on Aaron to minister: and its sound shall be heard when he goes in to the holy place before Yahweh, and when he comes out, that he not die.
(See NIV)

Exodus 28:43
They shall be on Aaron, and on his sons, when they go in to the Tent of Meeting, or when they come near to the altar to minister in the holy place; that they don't bear iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute forever to him and to his descendants after him.
(See NIV)

Exodus 29:30
Seven days shall the son who is priest in his place put them on, when he comes into the Tent of Meeting to minister in the holy place.

Leviticus 13:45
"The leper in whom the plague is shall wear torn clothes, and the hair of his head shall hang loose. He shall cover his upper lip, and shall cry,'Unclean! Unclean!'

Leviticus 16:4
He shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches on his body, and shall put on the linen sash, and he shall be dressed with the linen turban. They are the holy garments. He shall bathe his body in water, and put them on.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 19:19
"'You shall keep my statutes. "'You shall not crossbreed different kinds of animals. "'you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed; "'neither shall there come upon on you a garment made of two kinds of material.

Leviticus 21:10
"'He who is the high priest among his brothers, upon whose head the anointing oil is poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not let the hair of his head hang loose, nor tear his clothes;

Deuteronomy 1:12
How can I myself alone sustain your wear, and your burden, and your strife?

Deuteronomy 8:4
Your clothing didn't grow old on you, neither did your foot swell, these forty years.

Deuteronomy 22:5
A woman shall not wear men's clothing, neither shall a man put on women's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 22:11
You shall not wear a mixed stuff, wool and linen together.

Deuteronomy 22:12
You shall make yourselves fringes on the four borders of your cloak, with which you cover yourself.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 28:32
Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 29:5
I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not grown old on you, and your shoes have not grown old on your feet.
(See NIV)

Judges 8:24
Gideon said to them, "I would make a request of you, that you would give me every man the earrings of his spoil." (For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.)
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 2:28
Did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? Did I give to the house of your father all the offerings of the children of Israel made by fire?

1 Samuel 22:18
And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod.

1 Kings 22:30
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "I will disguise myself, and go into the battle; but you put on your robes." The king of Israel disguised himself, and went into the battle.

1 Chronicles 17:9
And I have prepared a place for My people Israel, and planted it, and it hath dwelt in its place, and is not troubled any more, and the sons of perverseness add not to wear it out as at first,

2 Chronicles 18:29
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and go into the battle; but you put on your robes. So the king of Israel disguised himself; and they went into the battle.

Nehemiah 9:21
Yes, forty years you sustained them in the wilderness, and they lacked nothing; their clothes didn't grow old, and their feet didn't swell.

Esther 6:8
let royal clothing be brought which the king uses to wear, and the horse that the king rides on, and on the head of which a crown royal is set.

Job 14:19
The waters wear the stones. The torrents of it wash away the dust of the earth. So you destroy the hope of man.

Job 21:13
They wear out in good their days, And in a moment 'to' Sheol go down.

Job 27:17
he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Job 31:36
Surely I would carry it on my shoulder; and I would bind it to me as a crown.
(See NIV)

Psalms 102:26
They will perish, but you will endure. Yes, all of them will wear out like a garment. You will change them like a cloak, and they will be changed.

Isaiah 4:1
Seven women shall take hold of one man in that day, saying, "We will eat our own bread, and wear our own clothing: only let us be called by your name. Take away our reproach."

Isaiah 15:3
In their streets they are covering themselves with haircloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their public places, there is crying and bitter weeping.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 49:18
Let your eyes be lifted up round about, and see: they are all coming together to you. By my life, says the Lord, truly you will put them all on you as an ornament, and be clothed with them like a bride.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 50:9
Lo, the Lord Jehovah giveth help to me, Who 'is' he that declareth me wicked? Lo, all of them as a garment wear out, A moth doth eat them.

Isaiah 51:6
Lift ye up to the heavens your eyes, And look attentively unto the earth beneath, For the heavens as smoke have vanished, And the earth as a garment weareth out, And its inhabitants as gnats do die, And My salvation is to the age, And My righteousness is not broken.

Isaiah 65:22
They do not build, and another inhabit, They do not plant, and another eat, For as the days of a tree 'are' the days of My people, And the work of their hands wear out do My chosen ones.

Jeremiah 12:13
They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing: and you shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 44:17
It shall be that, when they enter in at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and no wool shall come on them, while they minister in the gates of the inner court, and within.

Ezekiel 44:18
Linen bonnets are on their head, and linen trousers are on their loins, they are not restrained with sweat.
(See NIV)

Daniel 5:16
But I have heard of you, that you can give interpretations, and dissolve doubts; now if you can read the writing, and make known to me its interpretation, you shall be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about your neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
(See NAS)

Daniel 7:25
He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High; and he shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.

Amos 8:10
I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will make you wear sackcloth on all your bodies, and baldness on every head. I will make it like the mourning for an only son, and its end like a bitter day.

Zechariah 13:4
It will happen in that day, that the prophets will each be ashamed of his vision, when he prophesies; neither will they wear a hairy mantle to deceive:



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