Whirl
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve.

2. (v. t.) To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry.

3. (v. i.) To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate.

4. (v. i.) To move hastily or swiftly.

5. (n.) A turning with rapidity or velocity; rapid rotation or circumvolution; quick gyration; rapid or confusing motion; as, the whirl of a top; the whirl of a wheel.

6. (v. t.) Anything that moves with a whirling motion.

7. (n.) A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are attached.

8. (n.) A whorl. See Whorl.

Strong's Hebrew
2342a. chul -- to whirl, dance, writhe
chul or chil. 2342, 2342a. chul or chil. 2342b . to whirl, dance, writhe.
Transliteration: chul or chil Short Definition: anguish. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2342. chuwl -- to whirl, dance, writhe
... 2341, 2342. chuwl. 2342a . to whirl, dance, writhe. Transliteration: chuwl
Phonetic Spelling: (khool) Short Definition: bear. bear ...
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1534. galgal -- a wheel, whirl, whirlwind
... 1533, 1534. galgal. 1535 . a wheel, whirl, whirlwind. Transliteration:
galgal Phonetic Spelling: (gal-gal') Short Definition: wheels. ...
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8175a. saar -- to sweep or whirl away
... 8175, 8175a. saar. 8175b . to sweep or whirl away. Transliteration: saar
Short Definition: whirlwind. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
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8175. sa'ar -- to sweep or whirl away
sa'ar. 8174b, 8175. sa'ar. 8175a . to sweep or whirl away. Transliteration:
sa'ar Phonetic Spelling: (saw-ar') Short Definition: afraid. ...
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5437. sabab -- to turn about, go around, surround
... bring, cast, fetch, lead, make, walk, whirl, round about,. A primitive root;
to revolve, surround, or border; used in various applications ...
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1980. halak -- to go, come, walk
... spread, still, surely, + tale-bearer, + travel(-ler), walk (abroad, on, to and fro,
up and down, to places), wander, wax, (way-)faring man, X be weak, whirl. ...
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7307. ruach -- breath, wind, spirit
... its expression and functions) -- air, anger, blast, breath, X cool, courage, mind,
X quarter, X side, spirit((-ual)), tempest, X vain, ((whirl-))wind(-y). ...
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3769. karar -- to dance
... root Definition to dance NASB Word Usage dancing (2). dancing. A primitive root;
to dance (ie Whirl) -- dance(-ing). 3768, 3769. karar. 3770 . ...
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Library

Preparing to Depart
... accustomed place. The years whirl along so fast that we cannot see the months
which, as it were, make the spokes of the wheel. The ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 54 1908/preparing to depart.htm

The Incredulous Disciples
... be expected? In the whirl of agitation of that morning, would any one be
at leisure to take much note of the exact minute? Are not ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the incredulous disciples.htm

The Christian Life
... through all being, asserting itself through all secondary causes, marching on towards
its destined and certain goal, amidst all the whirl and perturbation of ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the christian life.htm

A view of God's Glory
... It is the greatest request that man could make to God: "I beseech thee, show me
thy glory." Had he requested a fiery chariot to whirl him up to heaven; had he ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 54 1908/a view of gods glory.htm

Thoughts for the Clergy on the Amusement Question.
... Practiced decoys lie in wait for the daughters of our families, and the whirl of
general society in which so many of them, at a tender age, are madly revolving ...
/.../vincent/amusement a force in christian training/thoughts for the clergy on.htm

ChapterThree May be Paraphrased, I Think, Somewhat in this Way...
... (Let us bear in mind this is not faith's view, but simply that of human
wisdom. Faith sings a song amidst the whirl of life: "With ...
/.../jennings/old groans and new songs/chapter iii chapter three may.htm

Phrases for Talkers
... to religion Fraught with peril I venture to ask Attributed to mental decrepitude
A strange phenomena It argues a blind faith Insatiable whirl of excitement A ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kleiser/talks on talking/phrases for talkers.htm

The Infallibility of God's Purpose
... and still, and getting into the mind the fact that that to which they hold at least
is firm, at last the braise grows still again, and the world ceases to whirl ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 7 1861/the infallibility of gods purpose.htm

Chapter three
... But as the regular life of the paper started on another week's rush and whirl of
activity, he confronted it with a degree of hesitation and a feeling nearly ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sheldon/in his steps/chapter three.htm

Gregory the Great, Bishop of Rome.
... From the calm repose of the monastic life,"for which he often afterwards
sighed,"he was next thrown into a whirl of business which left him no rest, and ...
/.../neander/light in the dark places/gregory the great bishop of.htm

Thesaurus
Whirl (5 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A turning with rapidity or velocity; rapid rotation or circumvolution; quick
gyration; rapid or confusing motion; as, the whirl of a top; the whirl of ...
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Swirl (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) To whirl, or cause to whirl, as in an eddy.
2. (n.) A whirling motion; an eddy, as of water; a whirl. ...
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Spin (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To protract; to spend by delays; as, to spin out the day in idleness. 4.
(vt) To cause to turn round rapidly; to whirl; to twirl; as, to spin a top. ...
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Whips (6 Occurrences)

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Whirling (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Whirl. 2. (a. & n.) from
Whirl. Multi-Version Concordance Whirling (7 Occurrences). ...
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Whirled (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Whirl. Multi-Version Concordance
Whirled (1 Occurrence). Psalms 58:9 Before your pots feel ...
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Turn (963 Occurrences)
... (vi) To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly,
or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel ...
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Distaff (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Hebrews pelek, a "circle"), the instrument used for twisting
threads by a whirl (Proverbs 31:19). Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
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Swing (3 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To give a circular movement to; to whirl; to brandish; as, to swing a sword;
to swing a club; hence, colloquially, to manage; as, to swing a business. ...
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Concordance
Whirl (5 Occurrences)

Psalms 29:9
Yahweh's voice makes the deer calve, and strips the forests bare. In his temple everything says, "Glory!"
(See RSV)

Isaiah 22:18
Twisting you round and round like a ball he will send you out into a wide country: there you will come to your end, and there will be the carriages of your pride, O shame of your lord's house!
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 23:19
Behold, the storm of Yahweh, even his wrath, is gone forth, yes, a whirling storm: it shall burst on the head of the wicked.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 30:23
Behold, the whirlwind of the LORD goeth forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind: it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked.
(Root in KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Hosea 11:6
The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
(See NAS)

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