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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time.

2. (n.) Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor.

3. (n.) Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.

4. (n.) Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.

5. (n.) A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.

6. (n.) Estate, possession.

7. (n.) A person of high rank.

8. (n.) Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.

9. (n.) The principal persons in a government.

10. (n.) The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.

11. (n.) A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.

12. (n.) A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.

13. (n.) In the United States, one of the commonwealth, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.

14. (n.) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.

15. (a.) Stately.

16. (a.) Belonging to the state, or body politic; public.

17. (v. t.) To set; to settle; to establish.

18. (v. t.) To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite; as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.

19. (n.) A statement; also, a document containing a statement.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia





3008. leitourgeo -- to serve the state, ie by anal. to perform ...
... leitourgeo. 3009 . to serve the state, ie by anal. ... Thus it carries out His plan
for . Word Origin from leitourgos Definition to serve the state, ie by anal. ...
// - 7k

3500. nekrosis -- a putting to death, a state of death
... a putting to death, a state of death. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
nekrosis Phonetic Spelling: (nek'-ro-sis) Short Definition: putting to ...
// - 6k

1611. ekstasis -- a displacement (of the mind), ie bewilderment ...
... 1611 (from 1839 , "completely remove") -- properly, take of regular position (standing)
and bring a state of (rapture) -- like a person "carried out" in trance ...
// - 7k

3011. leitourgos -- a public servant, a minister, a servant
... In the NT (and ), this root () is especially used for #NAME?, . [3011 () was originally
a term for service done by an official minister of the State. ...
// - 8k

4175. politeuma -- a form of government, citizenship
... citizenship. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: politeuma Phonetic Spelling:
(pol-it'-yoo-mah) Short Definition: a state, commonwealth Definition: a ...
// - 6k

1838. hexis -- habit, practice
... habit, practice. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hexis Phonetic
Spelling: (hex'-is) Short Definition: condition, state, habit Definition ...
// - 6k

42. hagiosune -- holiness
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hagiosune Phonetic Spelling:
(hag-ee-o-soo'-nay) Short Definition: a holy or sanctified state Definition: a ...
// - 7k

3625. oikoumene -- the inhabited earth
... oy-kou-men'-ay) Short Definition: the inhabited (Roman) world Definition: (properly:
the land that is being inhabited, the land in a state of habitation), the ...
// - 7k

1722. en -- in, on, at, by, with
... 1722 (a preposition) -- properly, (side, with); (figuratively) " the realm (sphere)
of," as in the (state) something operates from the side (with). ...
// - 8k

38. hagiasmos -- consecration, sanctification
... holiness, sanctification. From hagiazo; properly, purification, ie (the state) purity;
concretely (by Hebraism) a purifier -- holiness, sanctification. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
6927. qadmah -- antiquity, former state
... 6926, 6927. qadmah. 6928 . antiquity, former state. Transliteration: qadmah
Phonetic Spelling: (kad-maw') Short Definition: state. ...
/hebrew/6927.htm - 6k

4254. machalatsah -- robe of state
... 4253, 4254. machalatsah. 4255 . robe of state. Transliteration: machalatsah
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-al-aw-tsaw') Short Definition: robes. ...
/hebrew/4254.htm - 6k

4494. manoach -- a resting place, state or condition of rest
... 4493, 4494. manoach. 4495 . a resting place, state or condition of rest.
Transliteration: manoach Phonetic Spelling: (maw-no'-akh) Short Definition: rest. ...
/hebrew/4494.htm - 6k

4612. maamad -- office, function, service
... attendance, office, place, state. From amad; (figuratively) a position -- attendance,
office, place, state. see HEBREW amad. 4611, 4612. maamad. 4613 . ...
/hebrew/4612.htm - 6k

4971. mathkoneth -- measurement, tally, proportion
... 2), quota (1), specifications (1), standard (1). composition, measure,
state, tale. Or mathkuneth {math-koo'-neth}; from takan in ...
/hebrew/4971.htm - 6k

5631. saris -- eunuch
... an unused root meaning to castrate; a eunuch; by implication, valet (especially
of the female apartments), and thus, a minister of state -- chamberlain, eunuch ...
/hebrew/5631.htm - 6k

2309. chedel -- world
... Word Origin another reading for cheled, qv. world From chadal; rest, ie The state
of the dead -- world. see HEBREW chadal. 2308, 2309. chedel. 2310 . ...
/hebrew/2309.htm - 5k

3651. ken -- so, thus
... As, + (for-)asmuch as yet, + be (for which) cause, + following, howbeit, in (the)
like (manner, -wise), X the more, right, (even) so, state, straightway, such ...
/hebrew/3651.htm - 6k

4194. maveth -- death
... From muwth; death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state
(hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin -- (be) dead((-ly)), death, die(-d). ...
/hebrew/4194.htm - 6k

4608. maaleh -- an ascent
... From alah; an elevation, ie (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly (the
relation or state) a rise or (figuratively) priority -- ascent, before, chiefest ...
/hebrew/4608.htm - 6k


Whether the Notion of a State Denotes a Condition of Freedom or ...
(FOUR ARTICLES) Whether the notion of a state denotes a condition of ...
// theologica/whether the notion of a.htm

Whether Whoever is Perfect is in the State of Perfection?
... Whether whoever is perfect is in the state of perfection? Objection 1: It would
seem that whoever is perfect is in the state of perfection. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether whoever is perfect is.htm

The Chrysalis State.
... The Chrysalis State. You ask, "What is the Good?" I suppose God Himself is
the Good; and it is this, in addition to a thousand things ...
// thoughts /the chrysalis state.htm

But this is the State of the Case, that as You are Exceedingly ...
... Book IV. 37 But this is the state of the case, that as you are exceedingly
strong in? But this is the state of the case, that ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/37 but this is the.htm

Religious and Social State.
depicted agrees with Jeremiah's advice in xxix.5; and with II. Esd. ...
/.../daubney/the three additions to daniel a study/religious and social state 2.htm

Religious and Social State.
RELIGIOUS. So far as the Jewish actors in the scene are ...
/.../daubney/the three additions to daniel a study/religious and social state.htm

The Laodicean State of Christendom.
... Chapter Six The Signs of the Redeemer's Return 3. The Laodicean state of Christendom. ...
The church is utterly ignorant of its actual and deplorable state. ...
// redeemers return/3 the laodicean state of.htm

Of a Religious State. ...
religious state.? Sec. 1. Of a religious state. Sec. Sec. 2, 3 ...
/.../chapter iii of a religious.htm

Integrity and State of the Text.
appear to have the story presented to us without material ...
/.../daubney/the three additions to daniel a study/integrity and state of the 2.htm

Whether Religious and Prelates are in the State of Perfection?
... Whether religious and prelates are in the state of perfection? Objection 1: It would
seem that prelates and religious are not in the state of perfection. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether religious and prelates are.htm

State (51 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor. ... 15. (a.) Stately.
16. (a.) Belonging to the state, or body politic; public. 17. ...
/s/state.htm - 23k

Estate (40 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Settled condition or form of existence; state;
condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation. ...
/e/estate.htm - 20k

Down (12601 Occurrences)
... naval rendezvous in time of war. 10. (prep.) A state of depression; low
state; abasement. 11. (adv.) In the direction of gravity ...
/d/down.htm - 9k

Passion (82 Occurrences)
... in the garden upon the cross. 2. (n.) The state of being acted upon; subjection
to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; -- opposed to action. ...
/p/passion.htm - 37k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality or state of being spiritual;
incorporeality; heavenly-mindedness. 2. (n.) That which ...
/s/spirituality.htm - 9k

Dream (82 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; --
in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as ...
/d/dream.htm - 47k

Sheol (64 Occurrences)
... she'-ol (she'ol): 1. The Name 2. The Abode of the Dead (1) Not a State of
Unconsciousness (2) Not Removed from God's Jurisdiction (3) Relation to Immortality ...
/s/sheol.htm - 34k

Dreamer (4 Occurrences)
... Thus, dreams are to the sleeping state what visions and hallucinations are to the
waking state, and like them have their ground in a distorted image-making ...
/d/dreamer.htm - 18k

Ebb (1 Occurrence)
... ebb. 3. (n.) The state or time of passing away; a falling from a better
to a worse state; low state or condition; decline; decay. 4 ...
/e/ebb.htm - 7k

Darkness (177 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A state of privacy; secrecy. 3. (n.) A state of ignorance or error, especially
on moral or religious subjects; hence, wickedness; impurity. ...
/d/darkness.htm - 41k

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State (51 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:13
Then saith he to the man, Stretch out thy hand. And he stretched it out; and it was restored to a sound state like the other.

Matthew 12:45
Then he goes, and takes with himself seven other spirits more evil than he is, and they enter in and dwell there. The last state of that man becomes worse than the first. Even so will it be also to this evil generation."

Luke 1:48
for he has looked at the humble state of his handmaid. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.

Luke 3:15
As the people were in expectation, and all men reasoned in their hearts concerning John, whether perhaps he was the Christ,
(See NAS)

Luke 10:30
And Jesus replying said, A certain man descended from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers, who also, having stripped him and inflicted wounds, went away leaving him in a half-dead state.

Luke 11:26
Then he goes, and takes seven other spirits more evil than himself, and they enter in and dwell there. The last state of that man becomes worse than the first."

John 5:6
Jesus seeing this man lying there, and knowing that he was in that state now a great length of time, says to him, Wouldest thou become well?

Acts 23:30
But now that I have received information of an intended attack upon him, I immediately send him to you, directing his accusers also to state before you the case they have against him."

Acts 25:22
"I should like to hear the man myself," said Agrippa. "to-morrow," replied Festus, "you shall." Accordingly, the next day, Agrippa and Bernice came in state

Acts 25:27
For, when sending a prisoner to Rome, it seems to me to be absurd not to state the charges against him."

Romans 5:2
through whom also, as the result of faith, we have obtained an introduction into that state of favour with God in which we stand, and we exult in hope of some day sharing in God's glory.

Romans 8:7
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.

1 Corinthians 7:20
Let each man stay in that calling in which he was called.
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 7:24
Brethren, let every man in the state in which he is called, continue in it with God.

1 Corinthians 7:40
But in my judgement, her state is a more enviable one if she remains as she is; and I also think that I have the Spirit of God.

1 Corinthians 13:10
but when the perfect state of things is come, all that is imperfect will be brought to an end.

1 Corinthians 15:42
It is the same with the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown in a state of decay, it is raised free from decay;

2 Corinthians 5:17
So that if any one is in Christ, he is a new creature: the old state of things has passed away; a new state of things has come into existence.

Ephesians 2:3
Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others.

Ephesians 6:22
whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that you may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Philippians 1:27
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;

Philippians 2:19
But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state.

Philippians 2:20
For I have no man likeminded, who will naturally care for your state.

Philippians 3:21
who will change the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is able even to subject all things to himself.
(See NAS)

Philippians 4:11
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.

Colossians 2:13
And to you--dead as you once were in your transgressions and in the uncircumcision of your natural state--He has nevertheless given Life with Himself, having forgiven us all our transgressions.

Colossians 4:7
All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellowservant in the Lord:

Colossians 4:8
Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts;

2 Peter 2:20
For if, after they have escaped the defilement of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in it and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

Jude 1:6
And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.
(Root in KJV DBY WBS)

Genesis 43:7
And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?

Exodus 14:27
Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it. Yahweh overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
(See NAS)

Joshua 20:4
And he shall flee unto one of those cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

2 Samuel 11:7
When Uriah was come to him, David asked of him how Joab did, and how the people fared, and how the war prospered.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 24:13
So the workmen worked, and the work of repairing went forward in their hands, and they set up the house of God in its state, and strengthened it.

Nehemiah 3:8
Next to them repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths; and next to him repaired Hananiah of the perfumers, and they left Jerusalem in its state as far as the broad wall.

Esther 1:7
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

Esther 2:18
Then the king made a great feast unto all his princes and his servants, even Esther's feast; and he made a release to the provinces, and gave gifts, according to the state of the king.

Job 33:26
He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness.
(See NIV)

Psalms 39:5
Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

Psalms 50:21
You have done these things, and I kept silent. You thought that the I was just like you. I will rebuke you, and accuse you in front of your eyes.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 27:23
Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

Proverbs 28:2
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

Ecclesiastes 3:18
I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts.
(Root in KJV WBS)

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for one higher than the high regardeth; and there are higher than they.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 8:10
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand; for God is with us.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 14:18
All the kings of the earth are at rest in glory, every man in his house,
(See NIV)

Isaiah 22:19
And I will drive thee from thy station, and from thy state shall he pull thee down.

Isaiah 43:26
Put me in mind of this; let us take up the cause between us: put forward your cause, so that you may be seen to be in the right.

Ezekiel 4:3
Take for yourself an iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face toward it, and it shall be besieged, and you shall lay siege against it. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.
(See RSV)

Daniel 8:14
He said to me, To two thousand and three hundred evenings and mornings; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.
(See RSV)


Select Readings: The State of the Godly


Related Terms

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Dream (82 Occurrences)

Sheol (64 Occurrences)

Dreamer (4 Occurrences)

Ebb (1 Occurrence)

Darkness (177 Occurrences)

Become (3516 Occurrences)

Beside (326 Occurrences)

Corrupt (59 Occurrences)

Civil (4 Occurrences)

Chariot (102 Occurrences)

Awake (83 Occurrences)

Shavsha (1 Occurrence)

Prison (131 Occurrences)

Existence (35 Occurrences)

Corruption (37 Occurrences)

Quiet (167 Occurrences)

Keep (4573 Occurrences)

Citizenship (4 Occurrences)

Erection (1 Occurrence)

Ecstasy (3 Occurrences)

Decline (10 Occurrences)

Mind (615 Occurrences)

Mash (2 Occurrences)

Perseverance (27 Occurrences)

Past (200 Occurrences)

Bloom (9 Occurrences)

Bond (32 Occurrences)

Boil (29 Occurrences)

Contentment (4 Occurrences)

Conviction (10 Occurrences)

Affection (30 Occurrences)

Affliction (120 Occurrences)

Surprise (27 Occurrences)

Sitting (201 Occurrences)

Spiritual (42 Occurrences)

Settle (63 Occurrences)

Damnation (11 Occurrences)

Areopagus (3 Occurrences)

Adoption (5 Occurrences)

Poverty (25 Occurrences)

Amaziah (41 Occurrences)

Scribes (85 Occurrences)

Comfort (130 Occurrences)

Shinar (8 Occurrences)

Exaltation (9 Occurrences)

Condition (38 Occurrences)

Death (1610 Occurrences)

Zedekiah (63 Occurrences)

Quietly (30 Occurrences)

Earth (10501 Occurrences)

Vigil (2 Occurrences)

Variation (1 Occurrence)

Virginity (12 Occurrences)

Establishment (4 Occurrences)

Even (10971 Occurrences)

Excitement (4 Occurrences)

Examine (48 Occurrences)

Doubt (49 Occurrences)

Disturb (12 Occurrences)


Decay (18 Occurrences)

Discharge (30 Occurrences)

Diminution (1 Occurrence)

Descent (22 Occurrences)

Desolation (131 Occurrences)

Depravity (4 Occurrences)

Disease (213 Occurrences)

Dwell (474 Occurrences)

Destitution (1 Occurrence)

Dissolution (1 Occurrence)

Drunkenness (10 Occurrences)

Disposition (3 Occurrences)

Division (135 Occurrences)

Malignancy (2 Occurrences)

Merit (5 Occurrences)

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