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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Any wash or liquid composition for whitening something, as a wash for making the skin fair.

2. (n.) A composition of line and water, or of whiting size, and water, or the like, used for whitening walls, ceilings, etc.; milk of lime.

3. (v. t.) To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash.

4. (v. t.) To make white; to give a fair external appearance to; to clear from imputations or disgrace; hence, to clear (a bankrupt) from obligation to pay debts.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

hwit'wosh: the American Revised Version margin gives "whitewash" for "untempered mortar" in Ezekiel 13:10 and 22:28. `Her prophets have daubed for them,' i.e. seconded them, "with whitewash," thus giving "a slight wall" (13:10 margin) a specious appearance of strength.


2867. koniao -- to plaster over
... to plaster over. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: koniao Phonetic Spelling:
(kon-ee-ah'-o) Short Definition: I whitewash Definition: I whitewash, plaster ...
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1813. exaleipho -- to wipe out, erase, obliterate
... [1813 () originally meant, "to plaster, rub smooth, or whitewash." Later it referred
to "wiping out" in the sense of "to " (rubbing out a writing or seal ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8602b. taphel -- whitewash
... whitewash. Transliteration: taphel Short Definition: whitewash. Word Origin from
an unused word Definition whitewash NASB Word Usage whitewash (5). ...
/hebrew/8602b.htm - 5k

7874. sid -- to whitewash
sid or sud. 7873, 7874. sid or sud. 7875 . to whitewash. Transliteration:
sid or sud Phonetic Spelling: (seed) Short Definition: coat. ...
/hebrew/7874.htm - 6k

7875. sid -- lime, whitewash
... 7874, 7875. sid. 7876 . lime, whitewash. Transliteration: sid Phonetic
Spelling: (seed) Short Definition: lime. Word Origin from ...
/hebrew/7875.htm - 6k


The King's Farewell
... A religion which is mostly whitewash is as common among us as ever it was in Jerusalem;
and its foul accompaniments of corruption becoming more rotten every ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/the kings farewell.htm

Church Fabrics and Services.
... We may be thankful, on the whole, that it was an age of whitewash. Carter, writing
of Westminster Abbey, records one thing with hearty gratitude. ...
/.../the english church in the eighteenth century/chapter x church fabrics and.htm

The New Testament Obscured the True Origin and the Historical ...
... and significance. Canonising works like whitewash; it hides the original
colours and obliterates all the contours. The Synoptics ...
/.../harnack/the origin of the new testament/ 6 the new testament.htm

John xii. 34
... For as those who whitewash decayed walls, cannot by the plastering make them sound,
so too those who lie are easily found out, as in fact was the case here ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily lxviii john xii 34.htm

The Way of Fellowship
... selves from those with whom we ought to be in fellowship; we are not going to window
dress and put on appearances; nor are we going to whitewash and excuse ...
//christianbookshelf.org/hession/the calvary road/chapter 3 the way of.htm

A Solemn Warning for all Churches
... places. What is the use of garnishing the shell when you have lost the kernel.
Go and whitewash, for the life is gone. Garnish the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/a solemn warning for all.htm

The Fig-Tree.
... 'Your new moons and Sabbaths"the calling of assemblies"I cannot away with; it is
iniquity even the solemn meeting.' These are only as the whitewash of your ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xix the fig-tree.htm

The Flag of the World
... all attacks, soothing every one with assurances. He will not wash the world,
but whitewash the world. All this (which is true of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/orthodoxy/v the flag of the.htm

The Christian Conception of Life Has Already Arisen in Our Society ...
... The judges, whose duty it is to judge and condemn criminals, conduct the
proceedings so as to whitewash them as far as possible. ...
/.../the kingdom of god is within you/chapter xi the christian conception.htm

... least in the most of them! You can not reform vice; you may whitewash a
sin, but it will be sin, still. To purify a character or ...
/.../judy/questionable amusements and worthy substitutes/v theater-going.htm

Whitewash (7 Occurrences)
... lime. 3. (vt) To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash.
4 ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. WHITEWASH. hwit'wosh ...
/w/whitewash.htm - 9k

Daub (3 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel compares the flatteries of the false prophets to a slight wall covered
with whitewash (literally, "spittle"). See Ezekiel 13:10, 22:28. ...
/d/daub.htm - 8k

Daubed (9 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 13:14 So will I break down the wall that you have daubed with whitewash,
and bring it down to the ground, so that its foundation shall be uncovered ...
/d/daubed.htm - 9k

Passion (82 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 13:15 So I will let loose my passion on the wall in full measure, and on
those who put whitewash on it; and I will say to you, Where is the wall, and ...
/p/passion.htm - 37k

Levelled (5 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 13:14 So I will let the wall, which you were covering with whitewash, be
broken down; I will have it levelled to the earth so that its base is uncovered ...
/l/levelled.htm - 8k

Whiten (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall;
to whiten cloth. Multi-Version Concordance Whiten (1 Occurrence). ...
/w/whiten.htm - 7k

Whitewashed (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Whitewash. Multi-Version Concordance
Whitewashed (3 Occurrences). Matthew 23:27 "Alas for ...
/w/whitewashed.htm - 7k

White-reddish (4 Occurrences)
White-reddish. Whiter, White-reddish. Whitewash . Multi-Version Concordance
White-reddish (4 Occurrences). ... Whiter, White-reddish. Whitewash . Reference ...
/w/white-reddish.htm - 7k

White (756 Occurrences)
... See Cabbage butterfly, under Cabbage. 13. (vt) To make white; to whiten; to whitewash;
to bleach. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HORSE, WHITE. ...
/w/white.htm - 9k

Ice-drops (7 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 13:11 Say to those who put whitewash on it, There will be an overflowing
shower; and you, O ice-drops, will come raining down; and it will be broken in ...
/i/ice-drops.htm - 8k

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Whitewash (7 Occurrences)

Job 13:4
But you are forgers of lies. You are all physicians of no value.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 13:10
Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there is no peace; and when one builds up a wall, behold, they daub it with whitewash:

Ezekiel 13:11
tell those who daub it with whitewash, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and you, great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall tear it.

Ezekiel 13:12
And when the wall has come down, will they not say to you, Where is the whitewash which you put on it?

Ezekiel 13:14
So will I break down the wall that you have daubed with whitewash, and bring it down to the ground, so that its foundation shall be uncovered; and it shall fall, and you shall be consumed in its midst: and you shall know that I am Yahweh.

Ezekiel 13:15
Thus will I accomplish my wrath on the wall, and on those who have daubed it with whitewash; and I will tell you, The wall is no more, neither those who daubed it;

Ezekiel 22:28
Her prophets have daubed for them with whitewash, seeing false visions, and divining lies to them, saying, Thus says the Lord Yahweh, when Yahweh has not spoken.



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