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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (imp.) Struck.

2. (n.) The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon.

3. (n.) The result of effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness.

4. (n.) The striking of the clock to tell the hour.

5. (n.) A gentle, caressing touch or movement upon something; a stroking.

6. (n.) A mark or dash in writing or printing; a line; the touch of a pen or pencil; as, an up stroke; a firm stroke.

7. (v. t.) Hence, by extension, an addition or amendment to a written composition; a touch; as, to give some finishing strokes to an essay.

8. (n.) A sudden attack of disease; especially, a fatal attack; a severe disaster; any affliction or calamity, especially a sudden one; as, a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death.

9. (n.) A throb or beat, as of the heart.

10. (n.) One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished; as, the stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or an oar in rowing, of a skater, swimmer, etc.

11. (n.) The rate of succession of stroke; as, a quick stroke.

12. (n.) The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided; -- called also stroke oar.

13. (n.) The rower who pulls the stroke oar; the strokes man.

14. (n.) A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort; as, a stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy.

15. (n.) The movement, in either direction, of the piston plunger, piston rod, crosshead, etc., as of a steam engine or a pump, in which these parts have a reciprocating motion; as, the forward stroke of a piston; also, the entire distance passed through, as by a piston, in such a movement; as, the piston is at half stroke.

16. (v. t.) Power; influence.

17. (v. t.) Appetite.

18. (v. t.) To strike.

19. (v. t.) To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe.

20. (v. t.) To make smooth by rubbing.

21. (v. t.) To give a finely fluted surface to.

22. (v. t.) To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat.

2762. keraia -- a little horn
... Definition: a little hook, an apostrophe on letters of the alphabet, distinguishing
them from other little letters, or a separation stroke between letters. ...
// - 7k

4127. plege -- a blow, wound
... wound, stripe. From plesso; a stroke; by implication, a wound; figuratively,
a calamity -- plague, stripe, wound(-ed). see GREEK plesso. ...
// - 6k

5114. tomos -- sharp
... Comparative of a derivative of the primary temno (to cut; more comprehensive or
decisive than kopto, as if by a single stroke; whereas that implies repeated ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
5061. nega -- a stroke, plague, mark
... nega. 5062 . a stroke, plague, mark. Transliteration: nega Phonetic Spelling:
(neh'-gah) Short Definition: mark. ... plague, sore, stricken, stripe, stroke, wound. ...
/hebrew/5061.htm - 6k

1659. gashash -- to feel with the hand, feel, stroke
... gashash. 1660 . to feel with the hand, feel, stroke. Transliteration: gashash
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-shash') Short Definition: grope. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/1659.htm - 5k

4347. makkah -- a blow, wound, slaughter
... wound (8), wounded (1), wounds (9). beaten, blow, plague, slaughter, smote,
sore, stripe, stroke,. Or (masculine) makkeh {muk-keh ...
/hebrew/4347.htm - 6k

5607. sepheq -- handclapping, mockery
... stroke, sufficiency. Or sepheq (Job 20:22; job 36:18) {seh'-fek}; from caphaq;
chastisement; also satiety -- stroke, sufficiency. see HEBREW caphaq. ...
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4046. maggephah -- a blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence
... be plagued, slaughter, stroke. From nagaph; a pestilence; by analogy, defeat --
(X be) plague(-d), slaughter, stroke. see HEBREW nagaph. 4045, 4046. ...
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4273. machats -- a severe wound
... Word Origin from machats Definition a severe wound NASB Word Usage bruise (1). stroke.
From machats; a contusion -- stroke. see HEBREW machats. 4272, 4273. ...
/hebrew/4273.htm - 6k

4112. mahalummoth -- strokes, blows
... Word Origin from halam Definition strokes, blows NASB Word Usage blows (2). stripe,
stroke. From halam; a blow -- stripe, stroke. see HEBREW halam. 4111, 4112 ...
/hebrew/4112.htm - 6k

6471. paam -- a beat, foot, anvil, occurrence
... feet (9), footsteps (3), hoofbeats (1), now (5), oftentimes* (1), once (1), once
more (3), once* (4), other times (5), ranks (2), steps (3), stroke (1), this ...
/hebrew/6471.htm - 6k

4239. mechi -- a smiting
... Word Origin from machah Definition a smiting NASB Word Usage blow (1). engines.
From machah; a stroke, ie Battering-ram -- engines. see HEBREW machah. ...
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5842. et -- a stylus
... pen. From iyt (contracted) in the sense of swooping, ie Side-long stroke; a stylus
or marking stick -- pen. see HEBREW iyt. 5841, 5842. et. 5843 . ...
/hebrew/5842.htm - 6k


He Fortifies his Opinions with Regard to the Temporal and Earthly ...
... be as the light of the sun, seven times that of the day, when He shall heal the
anguish of His people, and do away with the pain of His stroke." [4752] Now ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxxiv he fortifies his opinions.htm

That in God There is but one Only Act, which is his Own Divinity.
... at a printer of pictures, who having spread his sheet upon the plate which has the
same mystery of the Nativity cut in it, gives but a single stroke of the ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter ii that in god.htm

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of ...
... lusts and fruits of the flesh in this poor soul of mine, that had not a miracle
of precious grace prevented, I had not only perished by the stroke of eternal ...
/.../bunyan/grace abounding to the chief of sinners/grace abounding to the chief.htm

On the Question of an Accused Bishop Appealing to the Seat of the ...
... him. Whoso casteth a stone on high, it will fall upon his own head; and
a deceitful stroke shall make wounds in the deceiver. Whoso ...
// decretals/v on the question of.htm

Letter i. To Innocent.
... At the very first stroke of the sword the head of the hapless youth was cut off,
and the headless trunk rolled over in its blood. Then came the woman's turn. ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter i to innocent.htm

The Second Epistle.
... him. Whoso casteth a stone on high, it will fall upon his own head, and
a deceitful stroke of the deceitful will make wounds. Whoso ...
// decretals/the second epistle 2.htm

Moses, the Mighty Intercessor
... Moses' prayers are often found relieving the terrible stroke of God's wrath.
Four times were the prayers of Moses solicited by Pharaoh ...
/.../bounds/prayer and praying men/iv moses the mighty intercessor.htm

The Lord's Supper
... But the blood, sprinkled on the door-posts of the houses in which the Israelites
dwelt, was to save them from the stroke of the angel of death as he passed ...
/.../newton/the life of jesus christ for the young/the lords supper.htm

Nanny was not Fit to be Moved for Some Time Yet...
... I was sitting up, with my table before me ready for my tea. Her hand looked
so pretty in its blue glove, that I was tempted to stroke it. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 30 nanny was not.htm

Gods, those which were Confessedly Elevated to the Divine ...
... than even Jove's, suckled even at the dugs of a dog); nobody can deny that he deserved
the end which befell him when he perished by a stroke of lightning. ...
/.../tertullian/ad nationes/chapter xiv gods those which were.htm

Stroke (26 Occurrences)
... stroking. 6. (n.) A mark or dash in writing or printing; a line; the touch
of a pen or pencil; as, an up stroke; a firm stroke. 7 ...
/s/stroke.htm - 16k

Death-stroke (2 Occurrences)
Death-stroke. Death-shade, Death-stroke. Death-wound . Multi-Version
Concordance Death-stroke (2 Occurrences). Revelation ...
/d/death-stroke.htm - 7k

Sword-stroke (1 Occurrence)
Sword-stroke. Swordsmen, Sword-stroke. Swore . Multi-Version
Concordance Sword-stroke (1 Occurrence). Revelation 13:14 ...
/s/sword-stroke.htm - 6k

Hit (11 Occurrences)
... 3. (imp. & pp) of Hit. 4. (vt) To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch,
usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at). ...
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Lick (8 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To lap; to take in with the tongue; as, a dog or cat licks milk. 3. (n.)
A stroke of the tongue in licking. ... 7. (n.) A slap; a quick stroke. ...
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Touch (82 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil
or brush. 10. ... 29. (n.) A single stroke on a drawing or a picture. 30. ...
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Throw (135 Occurrences)
... 16. (n.) The act of hurling or flinging; a driving or propelling from the
hand or an engine; a cast. 17. (n.) A stroke; a blow. 18. ...
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Controversy (21 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 17:8 If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment, between
blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being ...
/c/controversy.htm - 14k

Cases (16 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 17:8 If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment, between
blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being ...
/c/cases.htm - 11k

Cut (616 Occurrences)
... 14. (vi) To make a stroke with a whip. 15. ... 19. (n.) A stroke or blow or cutting motion
with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip. 20. ...
/c/cut.htm - 45k

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Stroke (26 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:18
For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished.

Luke 16:17
But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.

Revelation 13:3
And 'I saw' one of his heads as though it had been smitten unto death; and his death-stroke was healed: and the whole earth wondered after the beast;

Revelation 13:12
And he exerciseth all the authority of the first beast in his sight. And he maketh the earth and them dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose death-stroke was healed.

Revelation 13:14
And his power of leading astray the inhabitants of the earth is due to the marvels which he has been permitted to work in the presence of the Wild Beast. And he told the inhabitants of the earth to erect a statue to the Wild Beast who had received the sword-stroke and yet had recovered.

Deuteronomy 19:5
as when a man goes into the forest with his neighbor to chop wood, and his hand fetches a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slips from the handle, and lights on his neighbor, so that he dies; he shall flee to one of these cities and live:

Deuteronomy 21:5
The priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them Yahweh your God has chosen to minister to him, and to bless in the name of Yahweh; and according to their word shall every controversy and every stroke be.

Deuteronomy 28:61
also every sickness and every stroke which is not written in the book of this law; Jehovah doth cause them to go up upon thee till thou art destroyed,

1 Samuel 26:8
Then said Abishai to David, "God has delivered up your enemy into your hand this day. Now therefore please let me strike him with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time."

2 Chronicles 21:14
behold, Jehovah will smite with a great stroke thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy substance,

Esther 9:5
The Jews struck all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and with slaughter and destruction, and did what they wanted to those who hated them.

Job 5:20
In famine he will redeem you from death; in war, from the power of the sword.
(See NIV)

Job 23:2
Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Job 36:18
Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.

Psalms 38:11
My lovers and mine associates stand aloof from my stroke; and my kinsmen stand afar off.

Psalms 39:10
Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand.

Proverbs 6:33
A stroke and shame he doth find, And his reproach is not wiped away,

Isaiah 14:6
who struck the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, who ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained.

Isaiah 30:26
Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.

Isaiah 30:32
Every stroke of the rod of punishment, which Yahweh will lay on him, will be with the sound of tambourines and harps. He will fight with them in battles, brandishing weapons.

Isaiah 53:8
By oppression and judgment he was taken away; and as for his generation, who among them considered that he was cut off out of the land of the living for the transgression of my people to whom the stroke was due ?

Jeremiah 10:19
Woe is me, for my wound! My stroke is hard to heal, and I had said, Yea, this is my grief, and I will bear it.

Jeremiah 14:17
And thou hast said unto them this word: Tears come down mine eyes night and day, And they do not cease, For, 'with' a great breach, Broken hath been the virgin daughter of my people, A very grievous stroke.

Jeremiah 30:12
For thus said Jehovah: Incurable is thy breach, grievous thy stroke,

Jeremiah 30:14
All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not. For I have smitten thee with the stroke of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the greatness of thine iniquity: thy sins are manifold.

Ezekiel 24:16
Son of man, behold, I will take away from you the desire of your eyes with a stroke: yet you shall neither mourn nor weep, neither shall your tears run down.



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Sweep (34 Occurrences)

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Matters (131 Occurrences)

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Gates (156 Occurrences)

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Due (93 Occurrences)

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Unsparingly (5 Occurrences)

Lead (192 Occurrences)

Leadeth (42 Occurrences)

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