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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To leap; to jump.

2. (v. i.) To move suddenly, as with a spring or leap, from surprise, pain, or other sudden feeling or emotion, or by a voluntary act.

3. (v. i.) To set out; to commence a course, as a race or journey; to begin; as, to start business.

4. (v. i.) To become somewhat displaced or loosened; as, a rivet or a seam may start under strain or pressure.

5. (v. t.) To cause to move suddenly; to disturb suddenly; to startle; to alarm; to rouse; to cause to flee or fly; as, the hounds started a fox.

6. (v. t.) To bring onto being or into view; to originate; to invent.

7. (v. t.) To cause to move or act; to set going, running, or flowing; as, to start a railway train; to start a mill; to start a stream of water; to start a rumor; to start a business.

8. (v. t.) To move suddenly from its place or position; to displace or loosen; to dislocate; as, to start a bone; the storm started the bolts in the vessel.

9. (v. t.) To pour out; to empty; to tap and begin drawing from; as, to start a water cask.

10. (n.) The act of starting; a sudden spring, leap, or motion, caused by surprise, fear, pain, or the like; any sudden motion, or beginning of motion.

11. (n.) A convulsive motion, twitch, or spasm; a spasmodic effort.

12. (n.) A sudden, unexpected movement; a sudden and capricious impulse; a sally; as, starts of fancy.

13. (n.) The beginning, as of a journey or a course of action; first motion from a place; act of setting out; the outset; -- opposed to finish.

14. (n.) A tail, or anything projecting like a tail.

15. (n.) The handle, or tail, of a plow; also, any long handle.

16. (n.) The curved or inclined front and bottom of a water-wheel bucket.

17. (n.) The arm, or level, of a gin, drawn around by a horse.

4399. prophthano -- to anticipate
... anticipate, prevent. From pro and phthano; to get an earlier start of, ie Anticipate --
prevent. see GREEK pro. see GREEK phthano. (proephthasen) -- 1 Occurrence ...
// - 6k

3729. hormao -- to set in motion, to hasten on
... run violently, rush. From horme; to start, spur or urge on, ie (reflexively)
to dash or plunge -- run (violently), rush. see GREEK horme. ...
// - 6k

1816. exanatello -- to spring up
... spring up. From ek and anatello; to start up out of the ground, ie Germinate --
spring up. see GREEK ek. see GREEK anatello. (exaneteilen) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
// - 6k

874. aphorme -- a starting point, ie fig. an occasion
... Feminine Transliteration: aphorme Phonetic Spelling: (af-or-may') Short Definition:
an occasion, opportunity Definition: (a) a starting, a start, (b) cause ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
7925. shakam -- to start or rise early
... 7924, 7925. shakam. 7926 . to start or rise early. Transliteration: shakam
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kam') Short Definition: early. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/7925.htm - 6k

5425a. nathar -- to spring or start up
... to spring or start up. Transliteration: nathar Short Definition: jump. ... root Definition
to spring or start up NASB Word Usage jump (1), leaps (1), startled (1). ...
/hebrew/5425a.htm - 5k

5425. nathar -- to spring or start up
... 5424, 5425. nathar. 5425a . to spring or start up. Transliteration: nathar
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-thar') Short Definition: asunder. ...
/hebrew/5425.htm - 5k

5265. nasa -- to pull out or up, set out, journey
... A primitive root; properly, to pull up, especially the tent-pins, ie Start on a
journey -- cause to blow, bring, get, (make to) go (away, forth, forward, onward ...
/hebrew/5265.htm - 6k

2648. chaphaz -- to be in trepidation, hurry or alarm
... make haste away, tremble. A primitive root; properly, to start up suddenly, ie
(by implication) to hasten away, to fear -- (make) haste (away), tremble. ...
/hebrew/2648.htm - 6k

2490c. chalal -- to pollute, defile, profane
... 2), defiled (3), desecrate (1), enjoy (1), first (1), pollute (1), polluted (1),
profane (21), profaned (29), profanes (3), profaning (5), start (1), started (2 ...
/hebrew/2490c.htm - 6k


The Jordan: the Decisive Start. Matthew 3:13-17. Mark 1:9-1Luke
... III. The Great Experiences of Jesus' Life. 1. The Jordan: The Decisive Start. Matthew
3:13-17. Mark 1:9-11. Luke. ... Greeks, John 12:28. the decisive start. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/1 the jordan the decisive.htm

How the Eternal Love of God Prevents Our Hearts with his ...
... can never take flight again of their own power, because having no use of their legs
or feet, they have therefore no power to move and start themselves into the ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter ix how the eternal.htm

The Relation of the Will of God to Sanctification
... It answered its purpose"so far. For God takes strange ways to start a man's religion. ...
It may be adversity in business that gives us a fresh start. ...
// ideal life/the relation of the will.htm

The Acceptance of the Christian Conception of Life Will Emancipate ...
... The position of the bees on the branch is temporary, and must inevitably be
changed. They must start off and find themselves a habitation. ...
/.../tolstoy/the kingdom of god is within you/chapter ix the acceptance of.htm

Our Brother.
... The Jordan: The Decisive Start Our Brother. ... It was clear evidence at the start
that He was the true Messiah, the King. He was their Brother. ...
// talks about jesus/our brother.htm

The Right to Run Things
... What do you do? How do you start in? ... As soon as things get going in the city,
we must start outstations in strategic market towns as well. ...
/.../ we no rights/chapter 11 the right to.htm

Quiet Talks about Jesus
... The Jordan: The Decisive Start. The Anvil of Experience. Our Brother. ... The Great
Experiences of Jesus' Life. 1. The Jordan: The Decisive Start. Matthew 3:13-17. ...
// talks about jesus/

The Maniac
... answer to it. But I think this book may well start where our argument
started"in the neighbourhood of the mad-house. Modern masters ...
// the maniac.htm

An Appeal to the Outsider; Or, the Claims of Christianity
... with a man's views. We want a man's life. We do not want his opinion. We
do not start a man with a creed. We believe that the man ...
/.../stones rolled away and other addresses to young men/iv an appeal to the.htm

Final Considerations to Induce to Exomologesis.
... The haughtiest [8527] mountains start asunder in the birth-throes of their
inly-gendered fire; and"which proves to us the perpetuity of the judgment"though ...
/.../tertullian/on repentance/chapter xii final considerations to induce.htm

Start (50 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To set out; to commence a course, as a race or journey; to begin;
as, to start business. 4. (vi) To become somewhat displaced ...
/s/start.htm - 23k

Grain-cutting (19 Occurrences)
... Exodus 23:16 And the feast of the grain-cutting, the first-fruits of your planted
fields: and the feast at the start of the year, when you have got in all the ...
/g/grain-cutting.htm - 12k

Bolt (5 Occurrences)
... (vt) To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge, as conies, rabbits, etc. ... (n.)
A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt. ...
/b/bolt.htm - 11k

Started (51 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Start. Multi-Version Concordance ... So they
made a start with the old men who were before the house. (See NAS). ...
/s/started.htm - 21k

Kindle (25 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin
burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings. ...
/k/kindle.htm - 15k

Launch (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to
(something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch ...
/l/launch.htm - 8k

Redemption (46 Occurrences)
... in Scriptural Idea of Redeemer 6. Uniqueness of Son of God as Redeemer LITERATURE
The idea of redemption in the Old Testament takes its start from the thought ...
/r/redemption.htm - 48k

Redeemer (42 Occurrences)
... in Scriptural Idea of Redeemer 6. Uniqueness of Son of God as Redeemer LITERATURE
The idea of redemption in the Old Testament takes its start from the thought ...
/r/redeemer.htm - 45k

Rouse (25 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to rouse a deer or
other animal of the chase. ... 9. (vi) To get or start up; to rise. 10. ...
/r/rouse.htm - 14k

Shy (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) To start suddenly aside through fright or suspicion; -- said especially
of horses. ... 6. (n.) A sudden start aside, as by a horse. ...
/s/shy.htm - 7k

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Start (50 Occurrences)

Matthew 18:24
And at the start, one came to him who was in his debt for ten thousand talents.

Matthew 24:21
Because in those days there will be great sorrow, such as there has not been from the start of the world till now, or ever will be.

Luke 9:4
Whatever house you enter, make that your home, and from it start afresh.

Luke 14:29
For fear that if he makes a start and is not able to go on with it to the end, all who see it will be laughing at him,

Luke 14:30
And saying, This man made a start at building and is not able to make it complete.

Luke 17:23
And they will say to you, 'See there!' 'See here!' Do not start off and go in pursuit.

Acts 26:4
All the Jews have knowledge of my way of life from my early years, as it was from the start among my nation, and at Jerusalem;

Acts 27:18
And, still fighting the storm with all our strength, the day after they made a start at getting the goods out of the ship;

Romans 15:28
So after discharging this duty, and making sure that these kind gifts reach those for whom they are intended, I shall start for Spain, passing through Rome on my way there;

2 Corinthians 8:6
So that we made a request to Titus that, as he had made a start before, so he might make this grace complete in you.

2 Corinthians 8:10
I give a judgment in this: for this is expedient for you, who were the first to start a year ago, not only to do, but also to be willing.

Galatians 3:3
Are you so foolish? having made a start in the Spirit, will you now be made complete in the flesh?

Hebrews 3:14
For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;

1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judging, starting with the church of God; but if it makes a start with us, what will be the end of those who are not under the rule of God?
(Root in BBE)

Revelation 21:6
And he said to me, It is done. I am the First and the Last, the start and the end. I will freely give of the fountain of the water of life to him who is in need.

Revelation 22:13
I am the First and the Last, the start and the end.

Genesis 11:6
And the Lord said, See, they are all one people and have all one language; and this is only the start of what they may do: and now it will not be possible to keep them from any purpose of theirs.

Exodus 23:16
And the feast of the grain-cutting, the first-fruits of your planted fields: and the feast at the start of the year, when you have got in all the fruit from your fields.

Numbers 16:47
And at the words of Moses, Aaron took his vessel, and went running among the people; and even then the disease had made a start among them; and he put spices in his vessel to take away the sin of the people.

Numbers 34:3
then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the side of Edom, and your south border shall be from the end of the Salt Sea eastward;
(See NIV)

Judges 7:19
So Gideon and the three hundred men who were with him came to the outer line of tents, at the start of the middle watch, when the watchmen had only then taken their stations; and the horns were sounded and the vessels broken.

1 Samuel 9:5
When they had come to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant who was with him, "Come, and let us return, lest my father stop caring about the donkeys, and be anxious for us."
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 29:10
Therefore now rise up early in the morning with the servants of your lord who have come with you; and as soon as you are up early in the morning, and have light, depart."
(See RSV)

2 Samuel 21:9
And he gave them up to the Gibeonites, and they put them to death, hanging them on the mountain before the Lord; all seven came to their end together in the first days of the grain-cutting, at the start of the cutting of the barley.

2 Samuel 21:10
And Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah, took haircloth, placing it on the rock as a bed for herself, from the start of the grain-cutting till rain came down on them from heaven; and she did not let the birds of the air come near them by day, or the beasts of the field by night.

2 Samuel 23:13
And three of the thirty went down at the start of the grain-cutting, and they came to David at the strong place of Adullam; and the band of Philistines had taken up their position in the valley of Rephaim.

1 Kings 20:14
And Ahab said, By whom? And he said, The Lord says, By the servants of the chiefs who are over the divisions of the land. Then he said, By whom is the fighting to be started? And he made answer, By you.
(Root in BBE NIV)

2 Chronicles 3:1
Then Solomon made a start at building the house of the Lord on Mount Moriah in Jerusalem, where the Lord had been seen by his father David, in the place which David had made ready in the grain-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

2 Chronicles 34:18
Then Shaphan the scribe said to the king, Hilkiah the priest has given me a book; and he made a start at reading some of it to the king.

Ezra 3:6
From the first day of the seventh month they made a start with the burned offerings, but the base of the Temple of the Lord had still not been put in its place.

Ezra 5:2
Then Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, got up and made a start at building the house of God at Jerusalem: and the prophets of God were with them, helping them.

Nehemiah 2:18
I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for the good work.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 2:20
Then answered I them, and said to them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but you have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
(See NIV)

Job 8:7
And though your start was small, your end will be very great.

Job 42:12
And the Lord's blessing was greater on the end of Job's life than on its start: and so he came to have fourteen thousand sheep and goats, and six thousand camels, and two thousand oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the Lord is the start of knowledge: but the foolish have no use for wisdom and teaching.

Proverbs 8:22
The Lord made me as the start of his way, the first of his works in the past.

Proverbs 9:10
The fear of the Lord is the start of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One gives a wise mind

Proverbs 17:14
The start of fighting is like the letting out of water: so give up before it comes to blows.

Ecclesiastes 7:8
The end of a thing is better than its start, and a gentle spirit is better than pride.

Ecclesiastes 12:4
and the doors shall be shut in the street; when the sound of the grinding is low, and one shall rise up at the voice of a bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low;
(See JPS)

Isaiah 23:7
Is this the town which was full of joy, whose start goes back to times long past, whose wanderings took her into far-off countries?

Isaiah 27:12
And it will be in that day that the Lord will get together his grain, from the River to the stream of Egypt, and you will be got together with care, O children of Israel.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 41:4
Whose purpose and work was it? His who sent out the generations from the start. I the Lord, the first, and with the last, I am he.

Isaiah 41:26
Who has given knowledge of it from the first, so that we may be certain of it? and from the start, so that we may say, His word is true? There is no one who gives news, or says anything, or who gives ear to your words.

Isaiah 48:16
Come near to me, and give ear to this; from the start I did not keep it secret; from the time of its coming into existence I was there: and now the Lord God has sent me, and given me his spirit.

Ezekiel 9:6
Give up to destruction old men and young men and virgins, little children and women: but do not come near any man who has the mark on him: and make a start at my holy place. So they made a start with the old men who were before the house.

Ezekiel 16:3
And say, This is what the Lord has said to Jerusalem: Your start and your birth was from the land of the Canaanite; an Amorite was your father and your mother was a Hittite.

Hosea 1:2
The start of the word of the Lord by Hosea: And the Lord said to Hosea, Go, take for yourself a wife of loose ways, and children of the same, for the land has been untrue to the Lord.

Micah 6:13
So I have made a start with your punishment; I have made you waste because of your sins.



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