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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws.

2. (v. t.) To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of (a worn saw). See Gummer.

3. (n.) A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic; gum tragacanth; the gum of the cherry tree. Also, with less propriety, exudations that are not soluble in water; as, gum copal and gum sandarac, which are really resins.

4. (n.) See Gum tree, below.

5. (n.) A hive made of a section of a hollow gum tree; hence, any roughly made hive; also, a vessel or bin made of a hollow log.

6. (n.) A rubber overshoe.

7. (v. t.) To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance.

8. (v. i.) To exude or from gum; to become gummy.

3131. manna -- manna
... manna. Of Hebrew origin (man); manna (ie Man), an edible gum -- manna. see HEBREW
man. (manna) -- 4 Occurrences. 3130, 3131. manna. 3132 . Strong's Numbers
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250. aloe -- aloe
... aloes. Of foreign origin (compare akanthinos); aloes (the gum) -- aloes. see GREEK
akanthinos. (aloes) -- 1 Occurrence. 249, 250. aloe. 251 . Strong's Numbers
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Strong's Hebrew
5219. nekoth -- (a spice) perhaps tragacanth gum
... 5218b, 5219. nekoth. 5220 . (a spice) perhaps tragacanth gum. Transliteration:
nekoth Phonetic Spelling: (nek-ohth') Short Definition: gum. ...
/hebrew/5219.htm - 6k

2464. chelbenah -- gum (a type used in incense)
... 2463, 2464. chelbenah. 2465 . gum (a type used in incense). Transliteration:
chelbenah Phonetic Spelling: (khel-ben-aw') Short Definition: galbanum. ...
/hebrew/2464.htm - 6k

5198b. nataph -- perhaps stacte, a kind of gum
... 5198a, 5198b. nataph. 5199 . perhaps stacte, a kind of gum. Transliteration:
nataph Short Definition: stacte. Word Origin from nataph ...
/hebrew/5198b.htm - 5k

916. bedolach -- probably bdellium
... bdellium. Probably from badal; something in pieces, ie Bdellium, a (fragrant) gum
(perhaps amber); others a pearl -- bdellium. see HEBREW badal. 915, 916. ...
/hebrew/916.htm - 6k

3910. lot -- myrrh
... myrrh. Probably from luwt; a gum (from its sticky nature), probably ladanum -- myrrh.
see HEBREW luwt. 3909, 3910. lot. 3911 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/3910.htm - 5k

5198. nataph -- a drop
... drop From nataph; a drop; specifically, an aromatic gum (probably stacte) -- drop,
stacte. see HEBREW nataph. 5197, 5198. nataph. 5198a . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/5198.htm - 5k

1057. baka -- balsam tree
... mulberry tree. The same as Baka'; the weeping tree (some gum- distilling tree, perhaps
the balsam) -- mulberry tree. see HEBREW Baka'. 1056, 1057. baka. 1058 ...
/hebrew/1057.htm - 6k


The Illusion of the Sealed Letters; Object in Detailing These ...
... But they say, likewise, that wax itself with fir-wood gum possesses a similar potency,
as well as two parts of mastich with one part of dry asphalt. ...
/.../hippolytus/the refutation of all heresies/chapter xxxiv the illusion of the.htm

Finally, that we May Always Abide by the Rule and Definition by ...
... But yet, O piety, what or how great is this honour which is caused by
the odour of a fire, and produced from the gum of a tree? ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/27 finally that we may.htm

Letter vii. Tact --Unobtrusiveness.
... She will not eat peanuts or fruit or candy, or chew gum, in public places.
In fact, I cannot imagine a really refined young lady ...
/.../letter vii tactunobtrusiveness.htm

Chapter xliii
... take of the choice fruits of the land in your receptacles and take a present down
for the man, a little balm, and a little honey, gum, laudanum, pistachio nuts ...
/.../ of genesis volume 1/chapter xliii.htm

The Unjust Steward - Dives and Lazarus - Jewish Agricultural Notes ...
... substances. [4557] Gum Arabic and Egyptian (Qumos and Quma) and vitriol
(Qanqanthos) seem also to have been used [4558] in writing. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xviii the unjust steward.htm

The Early Training of a Race.
... of this South Country. They then gather the gum that exudes from the tamarisk
tree or the lichens from the rocks. From these they ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study xi the early training.htm

... Others are proud. Others chew gum. I have not time to mention all of these
different labels. You can think of them for yourselves. ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/poison-labels.htm

"How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds. "
... wa win. 5 Shah gwe we muh gud ewh nin da, Tuh ke sin koo kuh ya; Uh pe
dush ween wah buh me naun, Quuh yuk nin guh nuh gum. 6 Ke ...
/.../a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/nuhguhmoowin 14 c m how.htm

"Lord, Dismiss us with Thy Blessing. "
... 3 Uh pe dush puh gum me uh yaug Uh ke che nuh guh duh maung, Uh pe an je nug ish
pe ming E zhe we zhe yun gid wah, Mah noo moon zhug Nin guh oo ge mah we min. ...
/.../a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/nuhguhmoowin 23 8 7 4.htm

Joseph Sold as a Slave by his Brothers
... they sat down to eat and, when they looked up, they saw a band of Ishmaelites coming
from Gilead; and their camels were loaded with spices, gum, and ladanum on ...
// childrens bible/joseph sold as a slave.htm

Gum (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes,
but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic; gum tragacanth; the gum of the ...
/g/gum.htm - 8k

Myrrh (22 Occurrences)
... This was the gum or viscid white liquid which flows from a tree resembling the acacia,
found in Africa and Arabia, the Balsamodendron myrrha of botanists. ...
/m/myrrh.htm - 18k

Acacia (28 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Hebrews shittim) Exodus 25:5, RV probably the Acacia
seyal (the gum-arabic tree); called the "shittah" tree (Isaiah 41:19). ...
/a/acacia.htm - 16k

Galbanum (1 Occurrence)
... It is a gum, probably from the Galbanum officinale. ... (n.) A gum resin exuding from
the stems of certain Asiatic umbelliferous plants, mostly species of Ferula. ...
/g/galbanum.htm - 8k

Frankincense (22 Occurrences)
... (n.) A fragrant, aromatic resin, or gum resin, from trees the genus Boswellia, burned
as an incense in religious rites or for medicinal fumigation. ...
/f/frankincense.htm - 19k

Tragacanth (2 Occurrences)
... (n.) A kind of gum procured from a spiny leguminous shrub (Astragalus gummifer)
of Western Asia, and other species of Astragalus. ... Called also gum tragacanth. ...
/t/tragacanth.htm - 8k

Bdellium (2 Occurrences)
... It was probably an aromatic gum like balsam which exuded from a particular tree
(Borassus flabelliformis) still found in Arabia, Media, and India. ...
/b/bdellium.htm - 8k

Stacte (1 Occurrence)
... Others regard it as the gum of the storax tree, or rather shrub, the Styrax
officinale. "The Syrians value this gum highly, and ...
/s/stacte.htm - 8k

Spice (25 Occurrences)
... 40:27 2 Chronicles 2:4, we have qsToreth cammim, "incense of sweet spices." (3)
(nekho'th; thumiamata (Genesis 37:25, "spicery," margin "gum tragacanth or ...
/s/spice.htm - 18k

Spices (64 Occurrences)
... 40:27 2 Chronicles 2:4, we have qsToreth cammim, "incense of sweet spices." (3)
(nekho'th; thumiamata (Genesis 37:25, "spicery," margin "gum tragacanth or ...
/s/spices.htm - 32k

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Gum (3 Occurrences)

Genesis 37:25
They sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

Genesis 43:11
Their father, Israel, said to them, "If it must be so, then do this. Take from the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry down a present for the man, a little balm, a little honey, spices and myrrh, nuts, and almonds;

Exodus 30:34
Yahweh said to Moses, "Take to yourself sweet spices, gum resin, and onycha, and galbanum; sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be an equal weight;



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