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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) Alt. of Steem.

2. (n.) Alt. of Steem.

3. (n.) The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top.

4. (n.) A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch; a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry.

5. (n.) The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.

6. (n.) A branch of a family.

7. (n.) A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon its upper end. Hence, the forward part of a vessel; the bow.

8. (n.) Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout.

9. (n.) Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached.

10. (n.) That part of a plant which bears leaves, or rudiments of leaves, whether rising above ground or wholly subterranean.

11. (n.) The entire central axis of a feather.

12. (n.) The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.

13. (n.) The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc.

14. (n.) The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base.

15. (v. t.) To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves.

16. (v. t.) To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.

17. (v. t.) To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current.

18. (v. i.) To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.

5301. hussopos -- hyssop
... of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: hussopos Phonetic Spelling:
(hoos'-so-pos) Short Definition: hyssop Definition: hyssop, a stalk or stem of hyssop. ...
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318. anagke -- necessity
... This kind of situation is typically brought on by great pain or distress (so
Diod., ,). In classical Greek many words take their stem from . ...
// - 7k

4725. stemma -- a wreath
... a wreath. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: stemma Phonetic Spelling:
(stem'-mah) Short Definition: a garland Definition: a garland, wreath, crown. ...
// - 6k

2563. kalamos -- a reed
... pen, reed. Or uncertain affinity; a reed (the plant or its stem, or that of a similar
plant); by implication, a pen -- pen, reed. (kalamon) -- 6 Occurrences. ...
// - 6k

4594. semeron -- today
... stem meaning this) Definition today NASB Word Usage last night (1), this (1), this
day (6), this very (2), today (29), today's (1), very (1). this day. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1503. geza -- a stock, stem
... 1502, 1503. geza. 1504 . a stock, stem. Transliteration: geza Phonetic
Spelling: (geh'-zah) Short Definition: stem. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/1503.htm - 6k

7070. qaneh -- a stalk, reed
... From qanah; a reed (as erect); by resemblance a rod (especially for measuring),
shaft, tube, stem, the radius (of the arm), beam (of a steelyard) -- balance ...
/hebrew/7070.htm - 6k


The Word of God did not Become Flesh Except in the virgin's Womb ...
... Now, since He is the blossom of the stem which sprouts from the root of Jesse; since,
moreover, the root of Jesse is the family of David, and the stem of the ...
/.../tertullian/ on the flesh of christ/chapter xxi the word of god.htm

Nothing but the Blood of Jesus. GH 1-6 No. 195.
... GH 1-6 No. 195. ALKOMAYLUM 1 Stem kwa ts'kwot tal skwi-la-wal, Ooli ta sat-see-ul
ta Jesus; Stem kwa may sthay-lawmikh talsa, Ooli ta sat-see-ul ta Jesus. ...
/.../various/indian methodist hymn-book/8 nothing but the blood.htm

... itself another fossil was discovered, almost as abundant but far more beautiful,
and from the exquisite carving which ornamented its fluted stem it received ...
/.../drummond/the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/chapter x involution.htm

... The graft shoots its little roots and fibers down into the stem, and the stem grows
up into the graft, and what has been called the structural union is effected ...
/.../murray/the true vine meditations for a month on john 151-16/abide.htm

The Ten Commandments in Alkomaylum.
... 1-Oolawl-tcha kwa TS khakha-stokh-okh. 2-Owa-tchuh ee-ise-okh kwa stem staa
kwa TS. ... 8 Owa-tchuh kwus kal kwa stem tilay kwa latcha. ...
/.../various/indian methodist hymn-book/the ten commandments in alkomaylum.htm

A Provision Ground
... The lush fat green stem; the crown of huge leaves, falling over in curves like those
of human limbs; and below, the whorls of green or golden fruit, with the ...
// last/chapter xvi a provision ground.htm

A Letter from a West Indian Cottage Ornee
... Weeds, all over the world, are mostly like each other; poor, thin, pale in leaf,
small and meagre in stem and flower: meaner forms which fill up for good, and ...
// last/chapter v a letter from.htm

The Believer a New Creature
... Now, the branch derives all its nourishment, its sap, its vitality, its
fruit-bearing power, from the stem with which it is united. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 15 1869/the believer a new creature.htm

The Fig-Tree.
... In contrast with the bright background of other sunny pictures, we have, standing
out in bold relief, a withered, sapless stem, impressively proclaiming, in ...
// of bethany/xix the fig-tree.htm

The vine and the Branches
... writer who advocates the repression theory of sanctification says: "But if I want
a tree wholly made good I take it when young and, cutting the stem off on the ...
// x the vine and.htm

Stem (18 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch;
a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry. ...
/s/stem.htm - 13k

Shaft (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence,
an arrow. ... 4. (n.) The trunk, stem, or stalk of a plant. ...
/s/shaft.htm - 13k

Candlestick (34 Occurrences)
... It consisted of a pedestal or base, of a central stem (the name "candlestick" is
specially given to this), of six curving branches-three on each side-and of ...
/c/candlestick.htm - 27k

Branch (60 Occurrences)
... 11:7); of prosperity (Job 8:16); of the Messiah, a branch out of the root of the
stem of Jesse (Isaiah 11:1), the "beautiful branch" (4:2), a "righteous branch ...
/b/branch.htm - 28k

Achan (7 Occurrences)
... Zerah the son of Judah who was put to death, in Joshua's time, for stealing some
of the "devoted" spoil of the city of Jericho (Joshua 7). The stem `akhan is ...
/a/achan.htm - 12k

Stalk (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The stem or main axis of a plant; as, a
stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp. ...
/s/stalk.htm - 10k

Stock (16 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The stem, or main body, of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part;
the trunk. 2. (n.) The stem or branch in which a graft is inserted. ...
/s/stock.htm - 16k

Preacher (27 Occurrences)
... The word does not occur elsewhere, although it is from a stem that is in common
use. Apparently it has been coined for a purpose by the author of Ecclesiastes. ...
/p/preacher.htm - 48k

Tree (245 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree,
consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree. ...
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Ecclesiastes (1 Occurrence)
... The word does not occur elsewhere, although it is from a stem that is in common
use. Apparently it has been coined for a purpose by the author of Ecclesiastes. ...
/e/ecclesiastes.htm - 27k

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Stem (18 Occurrences)

Matthew 11:7
And when they were going away, Jesus, talking of John, said to all the people, What went you out into the waste land to see? a tall stem moving in the wind?

Matthew 12:20
The crushed stem will not be broken by him; and the feebly burning light will he not put out, till he has made righteousness overcome all.

Matthew 13:26
But when the green stem came up and gave fruit, the evil plants were seen at the same time.

Luke 7:24
And when the men who were sent by John had gone away, he said to the people, about John, What did you go out into the waste land to see? a tall stem moving in the wind?

Genesis 41:5
But he went to sleep again and had a second dream, in which he saw seven heads of grain, full and good, all on one stem.

Genesis 41:22
And again in a dream I saw seven heads of grain, full and good, coming up on one stem:

1 Samuel 17:7
The stem of his spear was as long as a cloth-worker's rod, and its head was made of six hundred shekels' weight of iron: and one went before him with his body-cover.

2 Samuel 21:19
And again there was war with the Philistines at Gob, and Elhanan, the son of Jair the Beth-lehemite, put to death Goliath the Gittite, the stem of whose spear was like a cloth-worker's rod.

Job 13:25
Will you be hard on a leaf in flight before the wind? will you make a dry stem go more quickly on its way?

Job 14:8
If its root becometh old in the earth, And its stem doth die in the dust,

Isaiah 11:1
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:

Isaiah 42:3
He will not let a crushed stem be quite broken, and he will not let a feebly burning light be put out: he will go on sending out the true word to the peoples.

Jeremiah 23:28
If a prophet has a dream, let him give out his dream; and he who has my word, let him give out my word in good faith. What has the dry stem to do with the grain? says the Lord.

Ezekiel 19:11
It had strong rods for the scepters of those who bore rule, and their stature was exalted among the thick boughs, and they were seen in their height with the multitude of their branches.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 19:12
But it was plucked up in fury, it was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up its fruit: its strong rods were broken off and withered; the fire consumed them.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 19:14
Fire is gone out of the rods of its branches, it has devoured its fruit, so that there is in it no strong rod to be a scepter to rule. This is a lamentation, and shall be for a lamentation.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 31:13
All the birds of heaven have come to rest on his broken stem where it is stretched on the earth, and all the beasts of the field will be on his branches:

Hosea 8:7
For they have been planting the wind, and their fruit will be the storm; his grain has no stem, it will give no meal, and if it does, a strange nation will take it.



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Shaft (13 Occurrences)

Candlestick (34 Occurrences)

Branch (60 Occurrences)

Achan (7 Occurrences)

Stalk (7 Occurrences)

Stock (16 Occurrences)

Preacher (27 Occurrences)

Tree (245 Occurrences)

Ecclesiastes (1 Occurrence)

Isaac (127 Occurrences)

Olive (61 Occurrences)

Naked (56 Occurrences)

Joint (12 Occurrences)

Leaf (20 Occurrences)

Graft (1 Occurrence)

Feebly (3 Occurrences)

Trunk (3 Occurrences)

Tall (41 Occurrences)

Moving (117 Occurrences)

Papyrus (4 Occurrences)

Bulb (4 Occurrences)

Cloth-worker's (4 Occurrences)

Hyssop (12 Occurrences)

Anise (1 Occurrence)

Abarim (8 Occurrences)

Stalked (1 Occurrence)

Unchangeableness (1 Occurrence)

Unchangeable (4 Occurrences)

Palm (49 Occurrences)

Waste (668 Occurrences)

Golden (86 Occurrences)

Order (809 Occurrences)

Rod (138 Occurrences)

Names (133 Occurrences)

Stems (31 Occurrences)

Vine (76 Occurrences)

Neck (97 Occurrences)

Opposite (137 Occurrences)

Organ (6 Occurrences)

Offshoot (1 Occurrence)

Overhang (1 Occurrence)

Overcome (300 Occurrences)

Jupiter (3 Occurrences)

Jesse (45 Occurrences)

Loan (9 Occurrences)

Lend (21 Occurrences)

Grain (413 Occurrences)

Gourd (4 Occurrences)

Green (72 Occurrences)

Grass (92 Occurrences)

Weak (102 Occurrences)

Winged (69 Occurrences)

Windblown (3 Occurrences)

Wild (147 Occurrences)


Faint (76 Occurrences)

Talking (208 Occurrences)

Top (880 Occurrences)

Thorn (30 Occurrences)

Theme (1 Occurrence)

Teaching (372 Occurrences)

Timber (32 Occurrences)

Termination (5 Occurrences)

Temper (14 Occurrences)

Truth (380 Occurrences)

Trade (33 Occurrences)

Teacher (103 Occurrences)

Raphah (5 Occurrences)

Running (135 Occurrences)

Rapha (10 Occurrences)

Root (54 Occurrences)

Engedi (6 Occurrences)

Extinguish (6 Occurrences)

Extirpate (1 Occurrence)

Evident (26 Occurrences)

Ending (22 Occurrences)

Dill (3 Occurrences)

Depressed (4 Occurrences)

Mitre (10 Occurrences)

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