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1. (n.) A visible sign or representation of an idea; anything which suggests an idea or quality, or another thing, as by resemblance or by convention; an emblem; a representation; a type; a figure; as, the lion is the symbol of courage; the lamb is the symbol of meekness or patience.

2. (n.) Any character used to represent a quantity, an operation, a relation, or an abbreviation.

3. (n.) An abstract or compendium of faith or doctrine; a creed, or a summary of the articles of religion.

4. (n.) That which is thrown into a common fund; hence, an appointed or accustomed duty.

5. (n.) Share; allotment.

6. (n.) An abbreviation standing for the name of an element and consisting of the initial letter of the Latin or New Latin name, or sometimes of the initial letter with a following one; as, C for carbon, Na for sodium (Natrium), Fe for iron (Ferrum), Sn for tin (Stannum), Sb for antimony (Stibium), etc. See the list of names and symbols under Element.

7. (v. t.) To symbolize.

2768. keras -- a horn
... Spelling: (ker'-as) Short Definition: a horn Definition: (a) a horn, (b) a
horn-like projection at the corner of an altar, (c) a horn as a symbol of power. ...
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4561. sarx -- flesh
... stripped of the skin), ie (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension)
the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what ...
// - 8k

4716. stauros -- an upright stake, hence a cross (the Rom. ...
... 38, 16:24, etc.). The represents unspeakable pain, humiliation and suffering --
and ironically is also symbol of ! At , Jesus won ...
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2463. iris -- a rainbow
... rainbow. Perhaps from ereo (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities);
a rainbow ("iris") -- rainbow. see GREEK ereo. (iris) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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4735. stephanos -- that which surrounds, ie a crown
... From an apparently primary stepho (to twine or wreathe); a chaplet (as a badge of
royalty, a prize in the public games or a symbol of honor generally; but more ...
// - 7k

5557. chrusos -- gold
... Cognate: 5557 (a noun) -- , used also as a symbol of (" acquisition"). See 5553 ().
Word Origin a prim. word Definition gold NASB Word Usage gold (9). gold. ...
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896. Baal -- Baal, a Canaanite deity
... Baal. Of Hebrew origin (Ba'al); Baal, a Phoenician deity (used as a symbol of idolatry) --
Baal. see HEBREW Ba'al. (baal) -- 1 Occurrence. 895, 896. ...
// - 6k

290. ampelon -- a vineyard
... 20:16). M. Vincent, "The vine was a symbol of the ancient () in the OT.
See Hos 10:1; Mt 21:33,34; Lk 13:6" (, 489). Word Origin ...
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3850b. parabole -- a placing beside, a comparison
... Word Origin from paraballo Definition a placing beside, a comparison NASB Word Usage
parable (31), parables (16), proverb (1), symbol (1), type (1). ...
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4666. smurna -- myrrh (used as an ointment and for embalming)
... Definition: myrrh Definition: myrrh. 4666 -- myrrh; a perfume used as
and the symbol of . . because it ! Word Origin of ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3380. Yerubbesheth -- "shame will contend," a name of Gideon
... Jerubbesheth, a symbol. From riyb and bosheth; shame (ie The idol) will contend;
Jerubbesheth, a symbol. Name for Gideon: see HEBREW riyb. see HEBREW bosheth. ...
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3882. Livyathan -- "serpent," a sea monster or dragon
... animal, ie A serpent (especially the crocodile or some other large sea- monster);
figuratively, the constellation of the dragon; also as a symbol of Bab. ...
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5275. naal -- a sandal, shoe
... A sandal or slipper (sometimes as a symbol of occupancy, a refusal to marry, or
of something valueless) -- dryshod, (pair of) shoe((-latchet), -s). ...
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6255. Ashteroth Qarnayim -- "Ashtaroth of the double horns," a ...
... From Ashtarowth and the dual of qeren; Ashtaroth of (the) double horns (a symbol
of the deity); Ashteroth-Karnaim, a place East of the Jordan -- Ashtoreth ...
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3378. Yerubbaal -- "let Baal contend," a name of Gideon
... Jerubbaal. From riyb and Ba'al; Baal will contend; Jerubbaal, a symbol. Name of
Gideon -- Jerubbaal. see HEBREW riyb. see HEBREW Ba'al. 3377, 3378. ...
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4159. mopheth -- a wonder, sign, portent
... Origin from an unused word Definition a wonder, sign, portent NASB Word Usage marvel
(1), marvels (3), miracle (1), miracles (1), sign (8), symbol (1), token (1 ...
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3819. Lo Ruchamah -- "without compassion," symbolic name of ...
... Lo-ruhamah. From lo' and racham; not pitied; Lo- Ruchamah, the symbol. Name of a
son of Hosea -- Lo-ruhamah. see HEBREW lo'. see HEBREW racham. 3818, 3819. ...
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170. Oholah -- "she who has a tent," a symbolic name for Samaria
... Aholah. In form a feminine of 'ohel, but in fact for.Oholahh {o-hol-aw'}; from
'ohel; her tent (ie Idolatrous sanctuary); Oholah, a symbol. ...
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3484. Yeshurun -- "upright one," poetic name for Isr.
... NASB Word Usage Jeshurun (4). Jeshurun. From yashar; upright; Jeshurun, a symbol.
Name for Israel -- Jeshurun. see HEBREW yashar. 3483, 3484. Yeshurun. 3485 ...
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8347. Sheshak -- a name for Bab.
... NASB Word Usage Sheshach (1), Sheshak (1). Sheshach. Of foreign derivation; Sheshak,
a symbol. Name of Babylon -- Sheshach. 8346, 8347. Sheshak. 8348 . ...
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Description of the Symbol of the Hands among the Manich??ans.
... Chapter 17. "Description of the Symbol of the Hands Among the Manich??ans.
54. We must now notice and discuss the symbol of the hands. ...
/.../chapter 17 name of the.htm

The Value of the Symbol of the Mouth among the Manich??ans, who ...
... On the Morals of the Manich??ans. Chapter 11. "The Value of the Symbol of the Mouth
Among the Manich??ans, Who are Found Guilty of Blaspheming God. 20. ...
/.../chapter 11 name value of.htm

Of the Symbol of the Breast, and of the Shameful Mysteries of the ...
... On the Morals of the Manich??ans. Chapter 18. "Of the Symbol of the Breast,
and of the Shameful Mysteries of the Manich??ans. 65. ...
/.../chapter 18 name the symbol.htm

Symbol of the Creature; and of Spirit; and of the Different Orders ...
... Book IV. Chapter XLIX."Symbol of the Creature; And of Spirit; And of the
Different Orders of Animals. But Aratus says, near this ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlix symbol of the creature.htm

Another Mode of Interpreting the Symbol of Wheat and Barley.
... THE FIRST PART Another mode of interpreting the symbol of Wheat and Barley.
It is possible that these allusions to wheat and barley ...
/.../mede/a key to the apocalypse/another mode of interpreting the.htm

An Abortive Symbol against Syncretism, 1655.
... AN ABORTIVE SYMBOL AGAINST SYNCRETISM, 1655. ... With the death of Calovius the controversy
died out, and his symbol was buried beyond the hope of a resurrection. ...
/.../ 49 an abortive symbol.htm

On the Arian Symbol "Unoriginate. " this Term Afterwards Adopted ...
... Chapter VII."On the Arian Symbol "Unoriginate." This term afterwards adopted
by them; and why; three senses of it. A fourth sense. ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/chapter vii on the arian symbol.htm

Whether the Articles of Faith are Appropriately Set Forth in a ...
... Article Nine Whether the Articles of Faith are appropriately Set Forth in a Symbol.
Whether the Articles of Faith are appropriately Set Forth in a Symbol ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article nine whether the articles.htm

Whether it is for the Chief Pontiff to Draw up the Symbol of the ...
... Article Ten Whether it is for the Chief Pontiff to Draw Up the Symbol of the Faith.
Whether it is for the Chief Pontiff to Draw Up the Symbol of the Faith ...
// and grace/article ten whether it is.htm

Whether it is Suitable for the Articles of Faith to be Embodied in ...
suitable for the articles of faith to be embodied in a symbol? ...
/...// theologica/whether it is suitable for.htm

Symbol (8 Occurrences)
... an idea or quality, or another thing, as by resemblance or by convention; an emblem;
a representation; a type; a figure; as, the lion is the symbol of courage ...
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Darkness (177 Occurrences)
... Darkness (Isaiah 13:9, 10; Matthew 24:29) also is a symbol of the judgments
that attend on the coming of the Lord. It is a symbol...
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Asherah (40 Occurrences)
... Ishtar. Its symbol was the stem of a tree deprived of its boughs, and rudely
shaped into an image, and planted in the ground. Such ...
/a/asherah.htm - 24k

Code (6 Occurrences)
... The unprovable charge of sorcery is dealt with in an especially interesting manner
(section symbol 2). The accused in this case has to submit to an ordeal at ...
/c/code.htm - 40k

... Triune immersion is the symbol of baptism into the Triune God. All believers
in the Trinity should see the consistency of this symbol. ...
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... Triune immersion is the symbol of baptism into the Triune God. All believers
in the Trinity should see the consistency of this symbol. ...
/t/trine.htm - 14k

... Triune immersion is the symbol of baptism into the Triune God. All believers
in the Trinity should see the consistency of this symbol. ...
/t/triune.htm - 13k

Palm (49 Occurrences)
... 7:7), "upright" (Jeremiah 10:5). Its branches are a symbol of victory (Revelation
7:9). "Rising with slender stem 40 or 50, at times even 80, feet aloft, its ...
/p/palm.htm - 35k

Cross (157 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The sign or mark of the cross, made with the finger, or in ink, etc., or
actually represented in some material; the symbol of Christ's death; the ...
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Feet (2931 Occurrences)
... from louo, "to bathe entire body") needeth not save to wash (niptein-"to wash a
part of the body") his feet." Jesus was not instituting a new symbol to take ...
/f/feet.htm - 17k

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Symbol (8 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 11:10
That is why a woman ought to have on her head a symbol of subjection, because of the angels.

Hebrews 9:9
which is a symbol of the present age, where gifts and sacrifices are offered that are incapable, concerning the conscience, of making the worshipper perfect;

1 Peter 3:21
This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you-not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Revelation 17:5
And on her forehead was a name written: "I am a symbol of great Babylon, the mother of the harlots and of the abominations of the earth."

Exodus 13:16
It shall be for a sign on your hand, and for symbols between your eyes: for by strength of hand Yahweh brought us forth out of Egypt."
(Root in WEB NIV)

Numbers 6:7
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his separation to God is on his head.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 57:8
And behind the doors and the posts hast thou set up thy memorial: for thou hast uncovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them: thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.

Zechariah 3:8
Hear now, Joshua the high priest, you and your fellows who sit before you; for they are men who are a sign: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant, the Branch.



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