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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (adv.) In a close manner.

2. (adv.) Secretly; privately.

3877. parakoloutheo -- to follow closely, to investigate
... to follow closely, to investigate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: parakoloutheo
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o) Short Definition: I accompany ...
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2614. katadioko -- to pursue closely
... to pursue closely. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katadioko Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ad-ee-o'-ko) Short Definition: I hunt down, follow closely Definition ...
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2684. kataskopeo -- to view closely, spy out
... to view closely, spy out. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kataskopeo Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-as-kop-eh'-o) Short Definition: I spy out, plot against ...
// - 7k

3906. paratereo -- to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
... to watch closely, to observe scrupulously. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
paratereo Phonetic Spelling: (par-at-ay-reh'-o) Short Definition: I watch ...
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1582. ekkremannumi -- to hang from, hang upon (the lips of a ...
... to hang from, hang upon (the lips of a speaker), ie to listen closely. Part of Speech:
Verb Transliteration: ekkremannumi Phonetic Spelling: (ek-krem'-am-ahee ...
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4722. stego -- to cover closely (so as to keep water out) ...
... to cover closely (so as to keep water out), generally to bear up under. Part of
Speech: Verb Transliteration: stego Phonetic Spelling: (steg'-o) Short Definition ...
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1833. exetazo -- to examine closely
... to examine closely. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exetazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-et-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I examine, question, search out Definition ...
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4943. sunupourgeo -- to help together
... 4943 (from 4862 , "closely identified " and , "cooperation") -- closely cooperate
(a rare term, even in classical Greek, used only in 2 Cor 1:11). ...
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4780. sugkalupto -- to cover completely
... to cover completely. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sugkalupto Phonetic Spelling:
(soong-kal-oop'-to) Short Definition: I conceal closely, cover up ...
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4347. proskollao -- to glue to, fig. to cleave to
... to cleave to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: proskollao Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-kol-lah'-o) Short Definition: I join closely, cleave to Definition: (lit ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3874. lut -- to wrap closely or tightly, enwrap, envelop
... lut. 3875 . to wrap closely or tightly, enwrap, envelop. Transliteration: lut
Phonetic Spelling: (loot) Short Definition: wrapped. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1692. dabaq -- to cling, cleave, keep close
... root Definition to cling, cleave, keep close NASB Word Usage cleaves (4), cling
(14), clings (3), closely pursued (1), closer (1), clung (4), deeply attracted ...
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241. ozen -- an ear
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition an ear NASB Word Usage attentive (1),
closely (1), ear (60), ears (58), hear* (2), hearing (39), inform* (1), known ...
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809. ashishah -- a raisin cake
... flagon. Feminine of 'ashiysh; something closely pressed together, ie A cake of raisins
or other comfits -- flagon. see HEBREW 'ashiysh. 808, 809. ...
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8085. shama -- to hear
... 33), heed (5), heeded (2), indeed obey (1), keep on listening (1), listen (226),
listen attentively (1), listen carefully (3), listen closely (1), listen ...
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4307. mattara -- a guard, ward, prison, target, mark
... mark, prison. Or mattarah {mat-taw-raw'}; from natar; a jail (as a guard-house);
also an aim (as being closely watched) -- mark, prison. see HEBREW natar. ...
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5459. segullah -- possession, property
... Feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to shut up; wealth (as closely
shut up) -- jewel, peculiar (treasure), proper good, special. ...
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3966. meod -- muchness, force, abundance
... from an unused word Definition muchness, force, abundance NASB Word Usage abundantly
(1), all (1), almost (1), badly (3), carefully (1), closely (1), diligent ...
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Would that I were More Closely Bound
... Would that I were more closely bound. LM "There is a friend that sticketh closer
than a brother." " Proverbs 18:24. Would that I were more closely bound. ...
/...// and meditations/would that i were more.htm

Whether we Ought to do Good to those Rather who are More Closely ...
... OF BENEFICENCE (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether we ought to do good to those rather
who are more closely united to us? Objection 1: It would ...
// theologica/whether we ought to do 2.htm

Whether one Ought to Give Alms to those Rather who are More ...
... OF ALMSDEEDS (TEN ARTICLES) Whether one ought to give alms to those rather
who are more closely united to us? Objection 1: It would ...
/.../ theologica/whether one ought to give 2.htm

Whether Man is More Shamefaced of those who are More Closely ...
... OF SHAMEFACEDNESS (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether man is more shamefaced of those
who are more closely connected with him? Objection 1: It ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether man is more shamefaced.htm

Whether we Ought to Love those who are Better More those who are ...
... OF THE ORDER OF CHARITY (THIRTEEN ARTICLES) Whether we ought to love those
who are better more those who are more closely united us? ...
/...// theologica/whether we ought to love 4.htm

Even Now, as the Matter Refers to Thy Opinion on a Point the More ...
... Chapter IV. Even now, as the matter refers to thy opinion on a point the
more closely? Even now, as the matter refers to thy opinion ...
/.../tertullian/the souls testimony/chapter iv even now as.htm

That the Doctrine of Nestorius is Closely Connected with the Error ...
... Book V. Chapter II. That the doctrine of Nestorius is closely connected with the
error of the Pelagians. You say then that Christ was born a mere man. ...
/.../cassian/the seven books of john cassian /chapter ii that the doctrine.htm

How Love Effects the Union of the Soul with God in Prayer.
... and press together, a strong application must be made, which increases and augments
the union; so that to clasp together is to join strongly and closely, as we ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter i how love effects.htm

The Pioneer's Influence Upon a Nation's Ideals.
... The differences in detail are in general closely parallel to those which the New
Testament student finds in the different accounts of the same events or ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study v the pioneers influence.htm

The Survival of the Fittest.
... of duplicate versions of the same incidents point, some writers think, to two
originally distinct accounts of the flood which have been closely woven together ...
/.../ making of a nation/study iv the survival of.htm

Closely (38 Occurrences)
...Closely (38 Occurrences). Mark 3:2 They closely watched Him to see whether He would
cure him on the Sabbath--so as to have a charge to bring against Him. ...
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... The other four dialects are somewhat more closely allied to one another than
to Buchairic, which shows greater traces of Greek influence. ...
/c/coptic.htm - 11k

Sister (113 Occurrences)
... The correlative of brother. 2. (n.) A woman who is closely allied to, or associated
with, another person, as in the same faith, society, order, or community. ...
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Shave (19 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) to cut off closely, as with a razor; as,
to shave the beard. 2. (vt) To cut or pare off from the ...
/s/shave.htm - 14k

Greece (15 Occurrences)
... a member of the hierarchy established in myth; moreover in myth the gods are treated
as universal, while the gods of worship are most closely attached, each to ...
/g/greece.htm - 59k

Knit (11 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To join; to cause to grow together. 5. (vt) To unite closely; to
connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love. 6 ...
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Kinsfolk (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Relatives; kindred; kin; persons of the same family
or closely or closely related families. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Narrowly (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (adv.) Without much extent; contractedly. 3. (adv.) With minute scrutiny;
closely; as, to look or watch narrowly; to search narrowly. ...
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Near (3455 Occurrences)
... nigh. 2. (adv.) Nearly; almost; well-nigh. 3. (adv.) Closely; intimately.
4. (adv ... nigh. 5. (adv.) Closely connected or related. 6. (adv ...
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Unbeliever (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. UNBELIEVER. un-be-lev'-er: This word follows closely
the lines of "unbelief" (which see) in its relation to originals. ...
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Closely (38 Occurrences)

Mark 3:2
They closely watched Him to see whether He would cure him on the Sabbath--so as to have a charge to bring against Him.

Mark 14:67
and seeing Peter warming himself, she looked at him, and said, "You were also with the Nazarene, Jesus!"
(See NIV)

Luke 1:3
it seemed good to me also, having traced the course of all things accurately from the first, to write to you in order, most excellent Theophilus;
(See RSV)

Luke 6:7
The scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, that they might find an accusation against him.

Luke 11:53
As he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be terribly angry, and to draw many things out of him;
(See NAS)

Luke 14:1
One day--it was a Sabbath--He was taking a meal at the house of one of the Rulers of the Pharisee party, while they were closely watching Him.

Luke 22:56
A certain servant girl saw him as he sat in the light, and looking intently at him, said, "This man also was with him."
(See NIV)

Acts 7:31
When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight. As he came close to see, a voice of the Lord came to him,

Acts 11:6
Fixing my eyes on it, I examined it closely, and saw various kinds of quadrupeds, wild beasts, reptiles and birds.

Acts 23:20
He said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the council tomorrow, as though intending to inquire somewhat more accurately concerning him.
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 14:24
If, on the other hand, every one is prophesying and an unbeliever or an ungifted man comes in, he is convicted by all and closely examined by all,

Ephesians 2:21
in union with whom the whole fabric, fitted and closely joined together, is growing so as to form a holy sanctuary in the Lord;

Ephesians 4:16
Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love.

1 Timothy 4:16
Pay attention to yourself, and to your teaching. Continue in these things, for in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, we also having so great a cloud of witnesses set around us, every weight having put off, and the closely besetting sin, through endurance may we run the contest that is set before us,

James 1:25
But he who looks closely into the perfect Law--the Law of freedom--and continues looking, he, being not a hearer who forgets, but an obedient doer, will as the result of his obedience be blessed.

1 Peter 1:10
There were Prophets who earnestly inquired about that salvation, and closely searched into it--even those who spoke beforehand of the grace which was to come to you.

Revelation 5:1
And I saw lying in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written on both sides and closely sealed with seven seals.

Genesis 24:21
The man looked steadfastly at her, remaining silent, to know whether Yahweh had made his journey prosperous or not.
(See NIV)

Genesis 43:7
And they said, The man asked very closely after us, and after our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye a brother? And we told him according to the tenor of these words. Could we at all know that he would say, Bring your brother down?

Genesis 44:30
Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the boy's life;
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 4:9
Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;
(See NIV)

Joshua 6:1
Now Jericho was closely shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in.

1 Samuel 14:22
Likewise all the men of Israel who had hid themselves in the hill country of Ephraim, when they heard that the Philistines fled, even they also followed hard after them in the battle.
(See NAS)

2 Samuel 1:6
The young man who told him said, "As I happened by chance on Mount Gilboa, behold, Saul was leaning on his spear; and behold, the chariots and the horsemen followed hard after him.
(See NAS)

2 Samuel 19:42
All the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, "Because the king is a close relative to us. Why then are you angry about this matter? Have we eaten at all at the king's cost? Or has he given us any gift?"
(See NIV)

1 Kings 3:21
When I rose in the morning to nurse my child, behold, it was dead; but when I had looked at it in the morning, behold, it was not my son, whom I bore."

1 Chronicles 10:2
The Philistines followed hard after Saul and after his sons; and the Philistines killed Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchishua, the sons of Saul.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 13:4
Now before this, Eliashib the priest, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, being allied to Tobiah,
(See NIV)

Job 37:2
Hear, oh, hear the noise of his voice, the sound that goes out of his mouth.
(See NAS)

Job 41:15
His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.
(See RSV)

Psalms 122:3
O Jerusalem, you are like a town which is well joined together;
(See NIV)

Proverbs 4:20
My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 22:17
Behold, Jehovah, like a 'strong' man, will hurl thee away violently; yea, he will wrap thee up closely.

Jeremiah 2:10
For go over to the sea-lands of Kittim and see; send to Kedar and give deep thought to it; and see if there has ever been such a thing.

Jeremiah 42:16
then it shall happen, that the sword, which you fear, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about which you are afraid, shall follow close behind you there in Egypt; and there you shall die.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 3:10
Moreover he said to me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak to you receive in your heart, and hear with your ears.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 44:5
Yahweh said to me, Son of man, mark well, and see with your eyes, and hear with your ears all that I tell you concerning all the ordinances of the house of Yahweh, and all its laws; and mark well the entrance of the house, with every exit of the sanctuary.
(See NIV)



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