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195 terms and definitions for "B"

  • Babbler, Babblings

    1: σπερμολόγος (Strong's #4691 — Adjective — spermologos — sper-mol-og'-os ) "a babbler," is used in Acts 17:18 . Pr...

  • Babe

    1: βρέφος (Strong's #1025 — Noun Neuter — brephos — bref'-os ) denotes (a) "an unborn child," as in Luke 1:41,44; (b) "a newborn child, or an...

  • Back

    1: νῶτος (Strong's #3577 — Noun Masculine — notos — no'-tos ) "the back," is derived from a root no--, signifying "to bend, curve." It is used in ...

  • Back, Backside, Backward

    1: ὀπίσω (Strong's #3694 — Adverb — opiso — op-is'-o ) connected with hepomai, "to follow," is used adverbially, of place, with the meaning "back,...

  • Backbiter, Backbiting

    1: κατάλαλος (Strong's #2637 — Adjective — katalalos — kat-al'-al-os ) a "backbiter," and katalalia (2636), "backbiting," are f...

  • Bad

    1: κακός (Strong's #2556 — Adjective — kakos — kak-os' ) indicates the lack in a person or thing of those qualities which should be possessed; it m...

  • Bade

    * For BADE see BID ...

  • Bag

    1: γλωσσόκομον (Strong's #1101 — Noun Neuter — glossokomon — gloce-sok'-om-on ) from glossa, "a tongue," and komeo, "...

  • Baggage

    1: ἀποσκευάζω (Strong's #643 — Verb — episkeuazo — ap-osk-yoo-ad'-zo ) "to furnish with things necessary;" in the Middle ...

  • Balance

    1: ζυγός (Strong's #2218 — Noun Masculine — zugos — dzoo-gos' ) "a yoke," also has the meaning of "a pair of scales," Revelation 6:5 . So the Sept...

  • Band

    1: σπεῖρα (Strong's #4686 — Noun Feminine — speira — spi'-rah ) primarily "anything round," and so "whatever might be wrapped round a thing, a...

  • Banded

    : (Strong's # — — — ) Acts 23:12 , of the Jews who "banded together" with the intention of killing Paul, consists of the verb poieo, "to make," and the noun sustrophe, primarily...

  • Bank, Bankers

    1: τράπεζα (Strong's #5132 — Noun Feminine — trapeza — trap'-ed-zah ) primarily "a table," denotes (a) an eating-table, e.g., Matthew 15...

  • Banqueting

    * For BANQUETING see CAROUSINGS ...

  • Baptism, Baptist, Baptize

    A — 1: βάπτισμα (Strong's #908 — Noun Neuter — baptisma — bap'-tis-mah ) "baptism," consisting of the processes of immersion, s...

  • Barbarian, Barbarous

    1: βάρβαρος (Strong's #915 — Adjective — barbaros — bar'-bar-os ) properly meant "one whose speech is rude, or harsh;" the word is o...

  • Bare

    1: γυμνός (Strong's #1131 — Adjective — gumnos — goom-nos' ) "naked," is once translated "bare," 1 Corinthians 15:37 , where, used of grain, ...

  • Bare

    * For BARE (Verb) see BEAR ...

  • Barley

    A — 1: κριθή (Strong's #2915 — Noun Feminine — krithe — kree-thay' ) "barley," is used in the plural in Revelation 6:6 . B — 1: κ...

  • Barn

    1: ἀποθήκη (Strong's #596 — Noun Feminine — apotheke — ap-oth-ay'-kay ) lit., "a place where anything is stored" (Eng., "apothecary"), h...

  • Barren

    1: στεῖρα (Strong's #4723 — Adjective — steiros — sti'-ros ) from a root ster-- meaning "hard, firm" (hence Eng., "sterile"), signifies "barre...

  • Base, Baser

    1: ἀγενής (Strong's #36 — Adjective — agenes — ag-en-ace' ) "of low birth" (a, negative, genos, "family, race"), hence denoted "that which is...

  • Basket, Basketful

    1: κόφινος (Strong's #2894 — Noun Masculine — kophinos — kof'-ee-nos ) was "a wicker basket," originally containing a certain measure of ...

  • Bason

    1: νιπτήρ (Strong's #3537 — Noun Masculine — nipter — nip-tare' ) the vessel into which the Lord poured water to wash the disciples' feet, was...

  • Bastard

    1: νόθος (Strong's #3541 — Adjective — nothos — noth'-os ) denotes "an illegitimate child, one born out of lawful wedlock," Hebrews 12:8 . ...

  • Bathed

    1: λούω (Strong's #3068 — Verb — louo — loo'-o ) signifies "to bathe or to wash." In John 13:10 the RV "bathed" is necessary to distinguish the act fro...

  • Battle

    1: πόλεμος (Strong's #4171 — Noun Masculine — polemos — pol'-em-os ) "a war," is incorrectly rendered "battle" in the AV of 1 Corinthian...

  • Bay

    1: κόλπος (Strong's #2859 — Noun Masculine — kolpos — kol'-pos ) translated "bay" in the RV of Acts 27:39 , is wider than a "creek" (AV). Eng...

  • Be

    * For BE see BE ING ...

  • Beach

    1: αἰγιαλός (Strong's #123 — Noun Masculine — aigialos — ahee-ghee-al-os' ) translated "shore" in the AV in each place where it is ...

  • Beam

    1: δοκός (Strong's #1385 — Noun Feminine — dokos — dok-os' ) "a beam," is perhaps etymologically connected with the root dek---, seen in the word d...

  • Bear

    * (in the sense of "carrying, supporting") For the verb "to bear" in the sense of "begetting," see BEGET. 1: βαστάζω (Strong's #941 — Verb — b...

  • Bear

    1: ἄρκος (Strong's #715 — Noun — ark(t)os — ark'-tos ) "a bear," occurs in Revelation 13:2 . ...

  • Beast

    1: ζῷον (Strong's #2226 — Noun Neuter — zoon — dzo'-on ) primarily denotes "a living being" (zoe, "life"). The Eng., "animal," is the equivalent, stress...

  • Beat

    1: δέρω (Strong's #1194 — Verb — dero — der'-o ) from a root der---, "skin" (derma, "a skin," cp. Eng., "dermatology"), primarily "to flay," then "to be...

  • Beautiful

    1: ὡραῖος (Strong's #5611 — Adjective — horaios — ho-rah'-yos ) describes "that which is seasonable, produced at the right time," as of the p...

  • Became

    * For BECAME see BECOME ...

  • Because

    * For BECAUSE (preposition, conjunction, or participle not dealt with in this resource) ...

  • Beckon

    1: νεύω (Strong's #3506 — Verb — neuo — nyoo'-o ) lit., "to give a nod, to signify by a nod," is used in John 13:24 , of Peter's beckoning to John to a...

  • Become

    A — 1: πρέπω (Strong's #4241 — Verb — prepo — prep'-o ) "to be conspicuous among a number, to be eminent, distinguished by a thing," hence, "t...

  • Bed

    1: κλίνη (Strong's #2825 — Noun Neuter — kline — klee'-nay ) akin to klino, "to lean" (Eng., "recline, incline" etc.), "a bed," e.g., Mark 7:30 , ...

  • Befall

    1: γίνομαι (Strong's #1096 — Verb — ginomai — ghin'-om-ahee ) "to become," is rendered "befell" in Mark 5:16; "hath befallen" in Romans...

  • Befit, Befitting

    1: πρέπω (Strong's #4241 — Verb — prepo — prep'-o ) is translated "befit" in Titus 2:1 , RV (AV, "become"). See BECOME. 2: ἀνή...

  • Before, Beforetime

    A — 1: πρῶτον (Strong's #4412 — Adverb — proton — pro'-ton ) the neuter of the adjective protos (the superlative degree of pro, "before")...

  • Beg, Beggar, Beggarly

    A — 1: ἐπαιτέω (Strong's #1871 — Verb — epaiteo — ep-ahee-teh'-o ) a strengthened form of aiteo, is used in Luke 16:3 . A —...

  • Began

    * For BEGAN see BEGIN ...

  • Beget, Bear, Born

    A — 1: γεννάω (Strong's #1080 — Verb — gennao — ghen-nah'-o ) "to beget," in the Passive Voice, "to be born," is chiefly used of men "beg...

  • Beggar

    * For BEGGAR see BEG ...

  • Begin, Beginning, Beginner

    A — 1: ἄρχομαι (Strong's #756 — Verb — archomai — ar'-khom-ahee ) denotes "to begin." In Luke 3:23 the present participle is used i...

  • Begotten

    * For BEGOTTEN see BEGET ...

  • Beguile

    1: ἀπατάω (Strong's #538 — Verb — apatao — ap-at-ah'-o ) "to deceive," is rendered "beguiled" in the RV of 1 Timothy 2:14 . See No. 2. 2:...

  • Behalf

    1: μέρος (Strong's #3313 — Noun Neuter — meros — mer'-os ) "a part," is translated "behalf" in the AV of 2 Corinthians 9:3 (RV, "respect") and 1...

  • Behave, Behavior

    A — 1: ἀναστρέφω (Strong's #390 — Verb — anastrepho — an-as-tref'-o ) "to turn back, return" (ana, "back," strepho, "to t...

  • Behead

    1: ἀποκεφαλίζω (Strong's #607 — Verb — apokephalizo — ap-ok-ef-al-id'-zo ) apo, "from, off," kephale, "a head," is f...

  • Behind, Come behind

    A — 1: ὄπισθεν (Strong's #3693 — Adjective — opisthen — op'-is-then ) "behind," is used only of place, e.g., Matthew 9:20; Mark 5:...

  • Behold, Beheld

    1: ὁράω (Strong's #3708 — Verb — horao — hor-ah'-o ) with its aorist form eidon, "to see" (in a few places the AV uses the verb "to behold"), is said (...

  • Behove

    1: ὀφείλω (Strong's #3784 — — opheilo — of-i'-lo, of-i-leh'-o ) "to owe," is once rendered "behove," Hebrews 2:17; it indicates a n...

  • Being

    * When not part of another verb (usually the participle), or part of a phrase, this word translates one of the following: (a) the present participle of eimi, "to be," the verb of ordinary e...

  • Belial

    1: Βελίαλ (Strong's #955 — Noun Masculine — belial — bel-ee'-al ) is a word frequently used in the Old Testament, with various meanings, espec...

  • Belief, Believe, Believers

    A — 1: πιστεύω (Strong's #4100 — Verb — pisteuo — pist-yoo'-o ) "to believe," also "to be persuaded of," and hence, "to place confid...

  • Belly

    1: κοιλία (Strong's #2836 — Noun Feminine — koilia — koy-lee'-ah ) from koilos, "hollow" (Lat., coelum, "heaven," is connected), denotes the e...

  • Belong

    * Note: This word represents (a) a phrase consisting of eimi, "to be," with or without a preposition and a noun, and usually best rendered, as in the RV, by the verb "to be," Mark 9:41 , lit., "ye ar...

  • Beloved

    A — 1: ἀγαπητός (Strong's #27 — Adjective — agapetos — ag-ap-ay-tos' ) from agapao, "to love," is used of Christ as loved by G...

  • Beneath

    1: κατωτέρω (Strong's #2736 — — kato — kat'-o, kat-o-ter'-o ) signifies (a) "down, downwards," Matthew 4:6; Luke 4:9; John 8:6,...

  • Benefit, Benefactor

    1: εὐεργεσία (Strong's #2108 — Noun Feminine — euergesia — yoo-erg-es-ee'-ah ) lit., "good work" (eu, "well," ergon, "work"), ...

  • Benevolence

    1: εὔνοια (Strong's #2133 — Noun Feminine — eunoia — yoo'-noy-ah ) "good will" (eu, "well," nous, "the mind"), is rendered "benevolence" in 1...

  • Bereaved, Bereft

    1: ἀπορφανίζω (Strong's #642 — Verb — aporphanizomai — ap-or-fan-id'-zo ) lit., "to be rendered an orphan" (apo, "from," ...

  • Beryl

    1: βήρυλλος (Strong's #969 — Noun — berullos — bay'-rool-los ) "beryl," is a precious stone of a sea-green color, Revelation 21:20 ...

  • Beseech

    1: παρακαλέω (Strong's #3870 — Verb — parakaleo — par-ak-al-eh'-o ) the most frequent word with this meaning, lit. denotes "to ...

  • Beset

    1: εὐπερίστατος (Strong's #2139 — Adjective — euperistatos — yoo-per-is'-tat-os ) used in Hebrews 12:1 , and t...

  • Beside Oneself

    1: ἐξίστημι (Strong's #1839 — Verb — existemi — ex-is'-tay-mee ) primarily and lit. means "to put out of position, displace;" hence...

  • Beside, besides

    1: χωρίς (Strong's #5565 — Adverb — choris — kho-rece' ) "separately, apart from, besides," is translated "beside" in Matthew 14:21; 15:38; 2 Cor...

  • Best

    1: πρῶτος (Strong's #4413 — Adjective — protos — pro'-tos ) is one of two words translated "best" in the AV, but the only one so rendered in t...

  • Bestow

    1: δίδωμι (Strong's #1325 — Verb — didomi — did'-o-mee ) "to give," is rendered "bestow" in 1 John 3:1 , the implied idea being that of givin...

  • Betray, Betrayer

    A — 1: παραδίδωμι (Strong's #3860 — Verb — paradidomi — par-ad-id'-o-mee ) "to betray" (para, "up," didomi, "to give"...

  • Betroth

    1: μνηστεύω (Strong's #3423 — Verb — mnesteuo — mnace-tyoo'-o ) in the Active Voice, signifies "to woo a woman and ask for her in ma...

  • Better

    1: κρείττων (Strong's #2909 — Adjective — kreisson — krite'-tohn ) from kratos, "strong" (which denotes power in activity and effect...

  • Better

    1: διαφέρω (Strong's #1308 — — diaphero — dee-af-er'-o ) used (a) transitively, means "to carry through" or "about" (dia, "through," phe...

  • Bettered

    1: ὠφελέω (Strong's #5623 — Verb — opheleo — o-fel-eh'-o ) in the Active Voice signifies "to help, to succor, to be of service;" in the Passi...

  • Between

    * In addition to the prepositions en and pros (preposition, conjunction, or participle not dealt with in this resource), the following have this meaning: 1: ἀνά (Strong's ...

  • Bewail

    1: κλαίω (Strong's #2799 — Verb — klaio — klah'-yo ) "to wail," whether with tears or any external expression of grief, is regularly translated "we...

  • Beware

    1: βλέπω (Strong's #991 — Verb — blepo — blep'-o ) "to see," is applied to mental vision, and is sometimes used by way of warning "to take heed" ag...

  • Bewitch

    1: βασκαίνω (Strong's #940 — Verb — baskaino — bas-kah'ee-no ) primarily, "to slander, to prate about anyone;" then "to bring evil o...

  • Bewray

    * Note: The word "bewrayeth," Matthew 26:73 , is a translation of poieo, "to make," with delos, "manifest, evident;" lit., "maketh thee manifest." ...

  • Beyond

    * In addition to the preposition huper, "over," rendered "beyond" in 2 Corinthians 8:3 , the following adverbs have this meaning: 1: ἐπέκεινα (St...

  • Bid Farewell

    1: ἀποτάσσω (Strong's #657 — Verb — apotasso — ap-ot-as'-som-ahee ) is used in the Middle Voice to signify "to bid adieu to a perso...

  • Bid, Bidden, Bade, Bid Again

    1: καλέω (Strong's #2564 — Verb — kaleo — kal-eh'-o ) "to call," often means "to bid," in the sense of "invite," e.g., Matthew 22:3,4,8,9; Luke 1...

  • Bier

    1: σορός (Strong's #4673 — Noun Feminine — soros — sor-os' ) originally denoted a receptacle for containing the bones of the dead, "a cinerary urn;...

  • Bill

    1: βιβλίον (Strong's #975 — Noun Neuter — biblion — bib-lee'-on ) primarily "a small book, a scroll, or any sheet on which something has ...

  • Billows

    * For BILLOWS, Luke 21:25 , RV, see WAVE ...

  • Bind, Binding

    1: δέω (Strong's #1210 — Verb — deo — deh'-o ) "to bind," is used (a) literally, of any sort of "binding," e.g., Acts 22:5; 24:27 , (b) figuratively, of the...

  • Bird

    1: ὄρνεον (Strong's #3732 — Noun Neuter — orneon — or'-neh-on ) is probably connected with a word signifying "to perceive, to hear;" Revelati...

  • Birth

    1: γέννησις (Strong's #1083 — Adjective — gennesis — ghen'-nay-sis ) "a birth, begetting, producing" (related to gennao, "to beget")...

  • Birthday

    1: γενέσια (Strong's #1077 — Noun Neuter — genesia — ghen-es'-ee-ah ) a neuter plural (akin to genesis, "lineage," from ginomai), primari...

  • Birthright

    1: πρωτοτόκια (Strong's #4415 — Noun Neuter — protokia — pro-tot-ok'-ee-ah ) "a birthright" (from protos, "first," tikto, ...

  • Bishop

    1: ἐπίσκοπος (Strong's #1985 — Noun Masculine — episkopos — ep-is'-kop-os ) lit., "an overseer" (epi, "over," skopeo, "to look...

  • Bit

    * For BIT see BRIDLE ...

  • Bite

    1: δάκνω (Strong's #1143 — Verb — dakno — dak'-no ) "to bite," in Galatians 5:15 , "if ye bite and devour one another," is used metaphorically of ...

  • Bitter, Bitterly, Bitterness

    A — 1: πικρός (Strong's #4089 — Adjective — pikros — pik-ros' ) from a root pik, meaning "to cut, to prick," hence, lit., "pointed, sharp...

  • Black, Blackness

    1: μέλας (Strong's #3189 — Adjective — melas — mel'-as ) "black," Matthew 5:36; Revelation 6:5,12 , is derived from a root mal---, meaning "to be...

  • Blade

    * For BLADE see GRASS ...

  • Blame, Blameless

    A — 1: μωμάομαι (Strong's #3469 — Verb — momaomai — mo-mah'-om-ahee ) "to find fault with, to blame, or calumniate," is used in...

  • Blaspheme, Blasphemy, Blasphemer, Blasphemous

    A — 1: βλασφημία (Strong's #988 — Noun Feminine — blasphemia — blas-fay-me'-ah ) either from blax, "sluggish, stupid," or,...

  • Blaze Abroad

    1: διαφημίζω (Strong's #1310 — Verb — diaphemizo — dee-af-ay-mid'-zo ) "to spread abroad" (dia, "throughout," phemizo, "to spea...

  • Blemish

    A — 1: μῶμος (Strong's #3470 — Noun Masculine — momos — mo'-mos ) akin to momaomai (see BLAME , A), signifies (a) "a blemish" (Sept. only); (b...

  • Bless, Blessed, Blessedness, Blessing

    A — 1: εὐλογέω (Strong's #2127 — Verb — eulogeo — yoo-log-eh'-o ) lit., "to speak well of" (eu, "well," logos, "a word"), signifies...

  • Blew

    * For BLEW see BLOW ...

  • Blind, Blindness

    A — 1: τυφλόω (Strong's #5186 — Verb — tuphloo — toof-lo'-o ) "to blind" (from a root tuph---, "to burn, smoke;" cp. tuphos, "smoke"), is...

  • Blindfold

    1: περικαλύπτω (Strong's #4028 — Verb — perikalupto — per-ee-kal-oop'-to ) signifies "to blindfold" (peri, "around," ...

  • Blood

    A — 1: αἷμα (Strong's #129 — Noun Masculine — haima — hah'ee-mah ) (hence Eng., prefix haem,), besides its natural meaning, stands, (a) in conjunct...

  • Blot Out

    1: ἐξαλείφω (Strong's #1813 — Verb — exaleipho — ex-al-i'-fo ) from ek, "out," used intensively, and aleipho, "to wipe," signifies ...

  • Blow

    1: ῥάπισμα (Strong's #4475 — Noun Neuter — rhapisma — hrap'-is-mah ) (a) "a blow with a rod or staff," (b) "a blow with the hand, a slap...

  • Blow

    1: πνέω (Strong's #4154 — Verb — pneo — pneh'-o ) signifies (a) "to blow," e.g., Matthew 7:25; John 3:8; in Acts 27:40 the present participle is used...

  • Board

    1: σανίς (Strong's #4548 — Noun Feminine — sanis — san-ece' ) denotes "a plank, or board," Acts 27:44 . ...

  • Boast, Boaster, Boastful

    A — 1: καυχάομαι (Strong's #2744 — Verb — kauchaomai — kow-khah'-om-ahee ) and its related words katakauchaomai, "to glory...

  • Boat

    1: πλοιάριον (Strong's #4142 — Noun Neuter — ploiarion — ploy-ar'-ee-on ) "a skiff or small boat," is a diminutive of ploion (N...

  • Body, Bodily

    A — 1: σῶμα (Strong's #4983 — Noun Neuter — soma — so'-mah ) is "the body as a whole, the instrument of life," whether of man living, e.g., Matthe...

  • Boisterous

    * Note: The AV "boisterous" in Matthew 14:30 is a rendering of the word ischuros, "strong" (see margin); it is not in the most authentic mss. ...

  • Bold, Boldness, Boldly

    A — 1: θαρρέω (Strong's #2292 — Verb — tharreo — thar-hreh'-o ) a later form of tharseo (see CHEER , COMFORT), is connected with thero, "...

  • Bond

    1: δεσμός (Strong's #1199 — Noun Masculine — desmos — des-mon', des-mos' ) from deo, "to bind" (see BAND), is usually found in the plural, ei...

  • Bondage

    A — 1: δουλεία (Strong's #1397 — Noun Feminine — douleia — doo-li'-ah ) akin to deo, "to bind," primarily "the condition of being a ...

  • Bondman, Bondmaid

    1: δοῦλος (Strong's #1401 — Noun — doulos — doo'-los ) from deo, "to bind," "a slave," originally the lowest term in the scale of servitude, c...

  • Bondservant

    * For BONDSERVANT see SERVANT ...

  • Bone

    1: ὀστοῡν (Strong's #3747 — Noun Neuter — osteon — os-teh'-on, os-toon' ) probably from a word signifying strength, or firmness, some...

  • Book

    1: βίβλος (Strong's #976 — Noun Neuter — biblos — bib'-los ) (Eng. "Bible") was the inner part, or rather the cellular substance, of the stem ...

  • Boon

    1: δώρημα (Strong's #1434 — Noun Neuter — dorema — do'-ray-mah ) translated "boon" in James 1:17 , RV, is thus distinguished, as the thing gi...

  • Border

    1: κράσπεδον (Strong's #2899 — Noun Neuter — kraspedon — kras'-ped-on ) was primarily "the extremity or prominent part of a thi...

  • Born

    * For BORN see BEGET ...

  • Borne

    * For BORNE see BEAR ...

  • Borrow

    1: δανείζω (Strong's #1155 — Verb — daneizo — dan-ide'-zo ) in the Active Voice, signifies "to lend money," as in Luke 6:34,35; in the M...

  • Bosom

    1: κόλπος (Strong's #2859 — Noun Masculine — kolpos — kol'-pos ) signifies (a) "the front of the body between the arms;" hence, to recline in ...

  • Both

    * For BOTH (preposition, conjunction, or participle not dealt with in this resource) ...

  • Bottle

    * For BOTTLE see SKIN ...

  • Bottom, Bottomless

    A — 1: κατωτέρω (Strong's #2736 — — kato — kat'-o, kat-o-ter'-o ) for this see BENEATH. B — 1: ἄβυ ...

  • Bought

    * For BOUGHT see BUY ...

  • Bound

    1: ὁροθεσία (Strong's #3734 — Noun Feminine — horothesia — hor-oth-es-ee'-ah ) "the fixing of a boundary," rather than the boundary...

  • Bound

    * (a) of obligation: 1: ὀφείλω (Strong's #3784 — — opheilo — of-i'-lo, of-i-leh'-o ) "to owe, whether of a debt or any obligation...

  • Bounty, Bountifully

    1: εὐλογία (Strong's #2129 — Noun Feminine — eulogia — yoo-log-ee'-ah ) "a blessing," has the meaning of "bounty" in 2 Corinthians 9:5 ...

  • Bow

    1: τόξον (Strong's #5115 — Noun Neuter — toxon — tox'-on ) "a bow," is used in Revelation 6:2 . Cp. Habakkuk 3:8,9 . The instrument is frequently...

  • Bow, Bowed

    1: κάμπτω (Strong's #2578 — Verb — kampto — kamp'-to ) "to bend," is used especially of bending the knees in religious veneration, Romans 11:...

  • Bowels

    1: σπλάγχνον (Strong's #4698 — Noun Neuter — splanchnon — splangkh'-non ) always in the plural, properly denotes "the physical ...

  • Bowl

    1: φιάλη (Strong's #5357 — Noun Feminine — phiale — fee-al'-ay ) (Eng., "phial") denotes "a bowl;" so the RV, for AV, "vial," in Revelation 5:8; 1...

  • Box

    1: ἀλάβαστρον (Strong's #211 — Noun Neuter — alabastron — al-ab'-as-tron ) "an alabaster vessel," is translated in the AV...

  • Boy

    1: παῖς (Strong's #3816 — Noun — pais — paheece ) denotes "a boy" (in contrast to paidion, a diminutive of pais, and to teknon, "a child"). With referen...

  • Braided

    1: πλέγμα (Strong's #4117 — Noun Neuter — plegma — pleg'-mah ) signifies "what is woven" (from pleko, "to weave, plait"), whether a net or bas...

  • Brake

    * For BRAKE see BREAK ...

  • Bramble Bush

    * For BRAMBLE BUSH see BUSH ...

  • Branch

    1: κλάδος (Strong's #2798 — Noun Masculine — klados — klad'-os ) from klao, "to break" (cp. klasma, "a broken piece"), properly a young tender...

  • Branded

    1: καυτηριάζω (Strong's #2743 — Verb — kausteriazo — kow-tay-ree-ad'-zo ) "to burn in with a brading iron" (cp. Eng., "cau...

  • Brass, Brazen

    1: χαλκός (Strong's #5475 — Noun Masculine — chalkos — khal-kos' ) primarily, "copper," became used for metals in general, later was applied t...

  • Brawler

    1: πάροινος (Strong's #3943 — Adjective — paroninos — par'-oy-nos ) an adjective, lit., "tarrying at wine" (para, "at," oinos, "wine...

  • Bread

    1: ἄρτος (Strong's #740 — Noun Masculine — artos — ar'-tos ) "bread" (perhaps derived from aro, "to fit together," or from a root ar---, "the earth...

  • Breadth

    * For BREADTH see BROAD ...

  • Break, Breaker, Breaking, Brake

    A — 1: κλάω (Strong's #2806 — Verb — klao | klazo — klah'-o ) "to break, to break off pieces," is used of "breaking bread," (a) of the Lord's act i...

  • Breast

    1: στῆθος (Strong's #4738 — Noun Neuter — stethos — stay'-thos ) connected with histemi, "to stand," i.e., that which stands out, is used of m...

  • Breastplate

    1: θώραξ (Strong's #2382 — Noun Masculine — thorax — tho'-rax ) primarily, "the breast," denotes "a breastplate or corselet," consisting of two par...

  • Breath, Breathe

    A — 1: πνοή (Strong's #4157 — Noun Feminine — pnoe — pno-ay' ) akin to pneo, "to blow," lit., "a blowing," signifies (a) "breath, the breath of lif...

  • Bride, Bridechamber, Bridegroom

    1: νύμφη (Strong's #3565 — Noun Feminine — numphe — noom-fay' ) (Eng. "nymph") "a bride, or young wife," John 3:29; Revelation 18:23; 21:2,9; 22:...

  • Bridle

    A — 1: χαλινός (Strong's #5469 — Noun Masculine — chalinos — khal-ee-nos' ) "a bridle," is used in James 3:3 (AV, "bits"), and Re...

  • Briefly

    1: διά (Strong's #1223 3641 — Preposition — di' oligon — dee-ah' ) lit. means "by few." In 1 Peter 5:12 it signifies by means of few words, "briefly." The R...

  • Brier

    * For BRIER see THISTLE ...

  • Bright, Brightness

    A — 1: φωτεινός (Strong's #5460 — Adjective — photeinos — fo-ti-nos' ) "bright" (from phos, "light"), is said of a cloud, Matt...

  • Brim

    1: ἄνω (Strong's #507 — Adverb — ano — an'-o ) "above, on high, in a higher place," in John 2:7 is used to denote the "brim" of a waterpot, lit., "up to abo...

  • Brimstone

    1: θεῖον (Strong's #2303 — Noun Neuter — theion — thi'-on ) originally denoted "fire from heaven." It is connected with sulphur. Places touched by ...

  • Bring, Bringing, Brought

    A — 1: φέρω (Strong's #5342 — verb — phero — fer'-o ) "to bear, or carry," is used also of "bearing or bringing forth fruit," Mark 4...

  • Broad, Breadth

    A — 1: εὐρύχωρος (Strong's #2149 — Adjective — euruchoros — yoo-roo'-kho-ros ) from eurus, "broad," and chora, "a place,"...

  • Broided

    * For BROIDED see BRAIDED ...

  • Broiled

    1: ὀπτός (Strong's #3702 — Adjective — optos — op-tos' ) "broiled" (from optao, "to cook, roast"), is said of food prepared by fire, Luke 24:42 ....

  • Broken

    * For BROKEN see BREAK ...

  • Brokenhearted

    * For BROKENHEARTED see BREAK , A, No. 5 ...

  • Brood

    1: νοσσιά (Strong's #3555 — Noun Feminine — nossia — nos-see-ah' ) primarily, "a nest," denotes "a brood," Luke 13:34 . Some texts have nossi...

  • Brook

    1: χείμαρρος (Strong's #5493 — Adjective — cheimarrhos — khi'-mar-hros ) lit., "winter-flowing" (from cheima, "winter," and rhe...

  • Brother, Brethren, Brotherhood, Brotherly

    1: ἀδελφός (Strong's #80 — Noun Masculine — adelphos — ad-el-fos' ) denotes "a brother, or near kinsman;" in the plural, "a community ba...

  • Brought

    * For BROUGHT see BRING ...

  • Brow

    1: ὀφρύς (Strong's #3790 — Noun Feminine — ophrus — of-roos' ) "an eyebrow," stands for "the brow of a hill," Luke 4:29 , from the resemblance to...

  • Bruise

    1: συντρίβω (Strong's #4937 — Verb — suntribo — soon-tree'-bo ) see BREAK , A, No. 5. 2: θραύω ...

  • Brute

    1: ἄλογος (Strong's #249 — Adjective — alogos — al'-og-os ) translated "brute" in the AV of 2 Peter 2:12; Jude 1:10 , signifies "without rea...

  • Bud

    1: βλαστάνω (Strong's #985 — Verb — blastano — blas-tan'-o ) "to bud," is said of Aaron's rod, Hebrews 9:14; "spring up," Matthew ...

  • Buffet

    1: κολαφίζω (Strong's #2852 — Verb — kolaphizo — kol-af-id'-zo ) signifies "to strike with clenched hands, to buffet with the fist" ...

  • Build, Builder, Building

    A — 1: οἰκοδομέω (Strong's #3618 — Verb — oikodomeo — oy-kod-om-eh'-o ) lit., "to build a house" (oikos, "a house," domeo...

  • Bull

    * For BULL see OX ...

  • Bundle

    1: δέσμη (Strong's #1197 — Noun Feminine — desme — des-may' ) from deo, "to bind" (similarly, Eng. "bundle" is akin to "bind"), is used in Matthew...

  • Burden, Burdened, Burdensome

    A — 1: βάρος (Strong's #922 — — baros — bar'-os ) denotes "a weight, anything pressing on one physically," Matthew 20:12 , or "that makes a ...

  • Burial, Bury, Burying

    A — 1: ἐνταφιασμός (Strong's #1780 — Noun Masculine — entaphiasmos — en-taf-ee-as-mos' ) lit., "an entombing" (...

  • Burn, Burning

    A — 1: καίω (Strong's #2545 — Verb — kaio — kah'-yo ) "to set fire to, to light;" in the Passive Voice, "to be lighted, to burn," Matthew 5:15; J...

  • Burnished

    1: χαλκολίβανον (Strong's #5474 — Noun Neuter — chalkolibanon — khal-kol-ib'-an-on ) see BRASS. ...

  • Burnt

    1: ὁλοκαύτωμα (Strong's #3646 — Noun Neuter — holokautoma — hol-ok-ow'-to-mah ) denotes "a whole burnt offering" (holos, ...

  • Burst

    1: ῥήσσω (Strong's #4486 — Verb — rhegnumi — hrayg'-noo-mee, hrace'-so ) see BREAK , A. No. 6. 2: λάσκω ...

  • Bury

    * For BURY see BURIAL ...

  • Bush

    1: βάτος (Strong's #942 — Noun Masculine — batos — bat'-os ) denotes "a bramble bush," as in Luke 6:44 . In Mark 12:26; Luke 20:37 the phrase "i...

  • Bushel

    1: μόδιος (Strong's #3426 — Noun Masculine — modios — mod'-ee-os ) was a dry measure containing about a peck, Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke...

  • Business

    A — 1: χρεία (Strong's #5532 — Noun Feminine — chreia — khri'-ah ) translated "business" in Acts 6:3 , of the distribution of funds, signifie...

  • Busybody

    A — 1: περιεργάζομαι (Strong's #4020 — Verb — periergazomai — per-ee-er-gad'-zom-ahee ) lit., "to be w...

  • Buy, Bought

    1: ἀγοράζω (Strong's #59 — Verb — agorazo — ag-or-ad'-zo ) primarily, "to frequent the market-place," the agora, hence "to do business t...

  • By

    * For BY See Note +, p. 9. Note: The phrase "by and by" in the AV is in several places misleading. The three words exautes, Mark 6:25 , euthus, Matthew 13:21 , and eutheos, Luke 17:7; 21...