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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate.

2. (n.) The state of being compared; a relative estimate; also, a state, quality, or relation, admitting of being compared; as, to bring a thing into comparison with another; there is no comparison between them.

3. (n.) That to which, or with which, a thing is compared, as being equal or like; illustration; similitude.

4. (n.) The modification, by inflection or otherwise, which the adjective and adverb undergo to denote degrees of quality or quantity; as, little, less, least, are examples of comparison.

5. (n.) A figure by which one person or thing is compared to another, or the two are considered with regard to some property or quality, which is common to them both; e.g., the lake sparkled like a jewel.

6. (n.) The faculty of the reflective group which is supposed to perceive resemblances and contrasts.

7. (v. t.) To compare.

3850b. parabole -- a placing beside, a comparison
... 3850a, 3850b. parabole. 3851 . a placing beside, a comparison.
Transliteration: parabole Short Definition: parable. Word Origin ...
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3850. parabole -- to expose oneself to danger
... to danger. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: parabole Phonetic Spelling:
(par-ab-ol-ay') Short Definition: a parable, comparison Definition: (a) a ...
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5236. huperbole -- a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
... Word Origin from huperballo Definition a throwing beyond, excess, superiority NASB
Word Usage all comparison (1), beyond* (1), excessively* (1), far...all ...
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4793. sugkrino -- to combine, compare
... [4793 ("comparative evaluating") results in " understanding" as elements
in a comparison are grasped as similar or dissimilar.]. ...
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2087. heteros -- other
... 2087 (" but ") stands in contrast to 243 (" of the kind"). 2087 ("another of a ")
emphasizes it is different from its counterpart (comparison). ...
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3667. homoioma -- that which is made like (something)
... 3667 ("resemblance") does require one element of a comparison to be from
the other; indeed, it can be wholly separate from it. Rather ...
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3876. parakoe -- a hearing amiss, by impl. disobedience
... 3876 (from 3844 , " by close comparison" and 191 , "hear") -- properly,
contrary-hearing, ie which springs from a () , ie the . ...
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1065. ge -- emphasizes the word to which it is joined
... 1065 -- an emphatic particle meaning , . 1065 () adds the idea " ()" which
stresses the part of a comparison (a two-part statement). ...
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356. analogia -- proportion
... 356 (from 303 , ", completing a " and 3056 , "reasoning, word") -- properly, ,
moving from one point of a comparison () the other. ...
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3169. megaloprepes -- befitting a great one
... 3169 (from 3178 , "great by comparison" and 4241 , "make becoming, appropriate") --
properly, ("") what is magnificent and splendid (full of majesty); "sublime ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3644. kemo -- like, as, when
... Word Origin a pleonastic form of a preposition prefix Definition like, as, when
NASB Word Usage alike (1), comparison (1), if (1), like (84), likewise (1), so ...
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A Comparison of the Truth with Eloquence: Why the Philosophers Did
... Of the False Wisdom of Philosophers. Chap. I."A Comparison of the Truth
with Eloquence: Why the Philosophers Did. Not Attain to It. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap i a comparison of the.htm

Of the Active Life in Comparison with the Contemplative Life (Four ...
We must now consider the active life in comparison ...
// theologica/of the active life in.htm

The Comparison of the Church with Paradise Shows us that Men May ...
... Book IV. Chapter 1. " 1. The comparison of the Church with Paradise
shows us that men may indeed? "1. The comparison of the ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 1 1 the.htm

Of the Angels in Comparison with Bodies (Three Articles)
about the angels in comparison with corporeal things; and ...
/.../ theologica/of the angels in comparison.htm

On the Comparison of the Law and the Gospel
PETER CUN??US I. Since the law ought to be considered in ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/disputation 13 on the comparison.htm

Comparison of the Statements of the Four Evangelists Respecting ...
... 14. Comparison of the Statements of the Four Evangelists Respecting John the Baptist,
the Prophecies Regarding Him, His Addresses to the Multitude and to the ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of john/14 comparison of the statements.htm

The Conclusion an Examination and Comparison of Each of the Three ...
... FIFTH PART THE CONCLUSION AN Examination and comparison of each of the
three Interpretations of this chapter. The FIRST, which is ...
/.../the works of james arminius vol 2/the conclusion an examination and.htm

The Comparison, Found in the Gospel of St. ...
... Book IV. Chapter XII. The comparison, found in the Gospel of St.? The
comparison, found in the Gospel of St. John, of the Son ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xii the comparison found.htm

Comparison with Cyrus, King of the Persians, and with Alexander of ...
... eusebius pamphilus. Book I. Chapter VII."Comparison with Cyrus, King of the
Persians, and with Alexander of Macedon. Ancient history ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter vii comparison with cyrus king.htm

Of the Comparison of one Sin with Another (Ten Articles)
the comparison of one sin with another: under which ...
// theologica/of the comparison of one.htm

Comparison (27 Occurrences)
... of being compared; a relative estimate; also, a state, quality, or relation, admitting
of being compared; as, to bring a thing into comparison with another ...
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Compare (22 Occurrences)
... or qualities of, as of two or more persons or things, for the purpose of discovering
their resemblances or differences; to bring into comparison; to regard ...
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Parable (52 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Gr. parabole), a placing beside; a comparison;
equivalent to the Hebrews mashal, a similitude. In the ...
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Compared (29 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Judges 8:2 And he said unto them: 'What have I now done in comparison with
you? Is not the gleaning of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? ...
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Judgment (430 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and
discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and relations of thins ...
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Sweat (3 Occurrences)
... that the perspiration dropped in the same manner as clots of blood drop from a wound,
regarding the Greek word prefixed as expressing merely a comparison as in ...
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Shinar (8 Occurrences)
... 2. Possible Babylonian Form of the Name 3. Sumerian and Other Equivalents 4. The
Syriac Sen'ar 5. The Primitive Tongue of Shinar 6. Comparison with the Semitic ...
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Aramaic (12 Occurrences)
... 2. Extra-Biblical Evidences of Aramaic 3. The Script of Aramaic Inscriptions 4.
Dialects of Aramaic 5. Grammatical Peculiarities 6. Comparison of Aramaic of ...
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Dove (27 Occurrences)
... history of the flood; then follows its specified use in sacrifice; note of its
migratory habits is made, and then in poetry, prophecy, comparison, simile and ...
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Nations (683 Occurrences)
... the erection of the temple in Ezra's time, the older men who had seen the more
magnificent house of Solomon were disappointed and distressed at the comparison. ...
/n/nations.htm - 58k

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Comparison: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Comparison (27 Occurrences)

Matthew 11:16
But what comparison may I make of this generation? It is like children seated in the market-places, crying out to one another,

Mark 4:30
And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?

Luke 7:31
What comparison am I to make of the men of this generation? what are they like?

Luke 13:18
Then he said, What is the kingdom of God like? what comparison may I make of it?

Romans 5:12
What follows? This comparison. Through one man sin entered into the world, and through sin death, and so death passed to all mankind in turn, in that all sinned.

Romans 8:18
Why, what we now suffer I count as nothing in comparison with the glory which is soon to be manifested in us.

2 Corinthians 3:10
For the glory of the first no longer seems to be glory, because of the greater glory of that which comes after.
(See NIV)

2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

2 Corinthians 11:21
I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.
(See NAS)

Genesis 32:10
I am less than nothing in comparison with all your mercies and your faith to me your servant; for with only my stick in my hand I went across Jordan, and now I have become two armies.

Judges 8:2
He said to them, "What have I now done in comparison with you? Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?

Judges 8:3
God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb! What was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Esther 7:4
For we are given up, I and my people, to destruction and death and to be cut off. If we had been taken as men-servants and women-servants for a price, I would have said nothing, for our trouble is little in comparison with the king's loss.

Psalms 89:6
For who is there in the heavens in comparison with the Lord? who is like the Lord among the sons of the gods?

Proverbs 3:15
She is of more value than jewels, and nothing for which you may have a desire is fair in comparison with her.

Proverbs 8:11
For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her.

Song of Songs 1:9
I have made a comparison of you, O my love, to a horse in Pharaoh's carriages.

Isaiah 40:18
Whom then is God like, in your opinion? or what will you put forward as a comparison with him?

Isaiah 46:5
Who in your eyes is my equal? or what comparison will you make with me?

Lamentations 2:13
What example am I to give you? what comparison am I to make for you, O daughter of Jerusalem? what am I to make equal to you, so that I may give you comfort, O virgin daughter of Zion? for your destruction is great like the sea: who is able to make you well?

Ezekiel 17:2
Son of man, give out a dark saying, and make a comparison for the children of Israel,

Ezekiel 19:10
Your mother was in comparison like a vine, planted by the waters: she was fertile and full of branches because of the great waters.

Ezekiel 24:3
And make a comparison for this uncontrolled people, and say to them, This is what the Lord has said: Put on the cooking-pot, put it on the fire and put water in it:

Ezekiel 31:8
No cedars were equal to it in the garden of God; the fir-trees were not like its branches, and plane-trees were as nothing in comparison with its arms; no tree in the garden of God was so beautiful.

Ezekiel 42:6
For they were in three stories, and they had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the uppermost was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground.
(See JPS)

Daniel 1:10
And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your food and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse looking than the youths that are of your own age? so would ye endanger my head with the king.
(See JPS)

Haggai 2:3
Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing?



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