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65 terms and definitions for "I"


Ibhar

"Chosen, one of David's sons (1 Chr. 3:6; 2 Sam. 5:15). ...
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Ibleam

"People-waster, a city assigned to Manasseh (Josh. 17:11), from" "which the Israelites, however, could not expel the Canaanites" (Judg. 1:27). It is also called Bileam (1 Chr. 6:70). It was "probably ...
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Ibzan

"Illustrious, the tenth judge of Israel (Judg. 12:8-10). He ruled" seven years. ...
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Ice

"Frequently mentioned (Job 6:16; 38:29; Ps. 147:17, etc.). (See" [290]CRYSTAL.) ...
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Ichabod

When the tidings of the disastrous defeat of the Israelites in the battle against the Philistines near to Mizpeh were carried "to Shiloh, the wife of Phinehas "was near to be delivered. And" "when sh ...
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Iconium

The capital of ancient Lycaonia. It was first visited by Paul and Barnabas from Antioch-in-Pisidia during the apostle's first "missionary journey (Acts 13:50, 51). Here they were persecuted" "by the ...
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Idalah

"Snares(?), a city near the west border of Zebulun (Josh. 19:15)." "It has been identified with the modern Jeida, in the valley of" Kishon. ...
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Iddo

(1.) Timely (1 Chr. 6:21). A Gershonite Levite. "(2.) Lovely. The son of Zechariah (1 Chr. 27:21), the ruler of Manasseh in David's time. "(3.) Timely. The father of Ahinadab, who was one of Solomon' ...
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Idol

"(1.) Heb. aven, "nothingness;" "vanity" (Isa. 66:3; 41:29; Deut." "32:21; 1 Kings 16:13; Ps. 31:6; Jer. 8:19, etc.)." "(2.) `Elil, "a thing of naught" (Ps. 97:7; Isa. 19:3); a word of "contempt, use ...
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Idolatry

Image-worship or divine honour paid to any created object. Paul describes the origin of idolatry in Rom. 1:21-25: men forsook "God, and sank into ignorance and moral corruption (1:28)." "The forms of ...
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Idumaea

"The Greek form of Edom (Isa. 34:5, 6; Ezek. 35:15; 36:5, but in" "R.V. "Edom"). (See [291]EDOM)." ...
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Igal

"Avengers. (1.) Num. 13:7, one of the spies of the tribe of" "Issachar. (2.) Son of Nathan of Zobah, and one of David's" warriors (2 Sam. 23:36). (3.) 1 Chr. 3:22. ...
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Iim

Ruins. (1.) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:29). "(2.) One of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness (Num. 33:45). ...
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Ijeabarim

"Ruins of Abarim, the forty-seventh station of the Israelites in" "the wilderness, "in the border of Moab" (Num. 33:44)." ...
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Ijon

"A ruin, a city of Naphtali, captured by Ben-hadad of Syria at" "the instance of Asa (1 Kings 15:20), and afterwards by" Tiglath-pileser of Assyria (2 Kings 15:29) in the reign of Pekah; now el-Khiam ...
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Ilai

"An Ahohite, one of David's chief warriors (1 Chr. 11:29); called" also Zalmon (2 Sam. 23:28). ...
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Illyricum

"A country to the north-west of Macedonia, on the eastern shores" "of the Adriatic, now almost wholly comprehended in Dalmatia, a" name formerly given to the southern part of Illyricum (2 Tim. 4:10). ...
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Imagery

"Only in the phrase "chambers of his imagery" (Ezek. 8:12). (See" [292]CHAMBER.) ...
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Imla

"Replenisher, the father of Micaiah the prophet (2 Chr. 18:7, 8)." ...
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Immanuel

God with us. In the Old Testament it occurs only in Isa. 7:14 and 8:8. Most Christian interpreters have regarded these words "as directly and exclusively a prophecy of our Saviour, an" interpretation ...
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Immer

Talkative. (1.) The head of the sixteenth priestly order (1 Chr. 24:14). (2.) Jer. 20:1. (3.) Ezra 2:37; Neh. 7:40. (4.) Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61. (5.) The father of Zadok (Neh. 3:29). ...
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Immortality

Perpetuity of existence. The doctrine of immortality is taught in the Old Testament. It is plainly implied in the writings of "Moses (Gen. 5:22, 24; 25:8; 37:35; 47:9; 49:29, comp. Heb." "11:13-16; E ...
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Imputation

Is used to designate any action or word or thing as reckoned to a person. Thus in doctrinal language (1) the sin of Adam is "imputed to all his descendants, i.e., it is reckoned as theirs," and they ...
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Incarnation

That act of grace whereby Christ took our human nature into "union with his Divine Person, became man. Christ is both God and" "man. Human attributes and actions are predicated of him, and he" of who ...
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Incense

"A fragrant composition prepared by the "art of the apothecary." "It consisted of four ingredients "beaten small" (Ex. 30:34-36)." "That which was not thus prepared was called "strange incense" (30:9 ...
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India

"Occurs only in Esther 1:1 and 8:9, where the extent of the" dominion of the Persian king is described. The country so "designated here is not the peninsula of Hindustan, but the" "country surroundin ...
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Inkhorn

The Hebrew word so rendered means simply a round vessel or cup "for containing ink, which was generally worn by writers in the" "girdle (Ezek. 9:2, 3, 11). The word "inkhorn" was used by the" "transl ...
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Inn

"In the modern sense, unknown in the East. The khans or" "caravanserais, which correspond to the European inn, are not" "alluded to in the Old Testament. The "inn" mentioned in Ex. 4:24" was just the ...
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Inspiration

That extraordinary or supernatural divine influence vouchsafed "to those who wrote the Holy Scriptures, rendering their writings" "infallible. "All scripture is given by inspiration of God" "(R.V., " ...
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Intercession of Christ

"Christ's priestly office consists of these two parts, (1) the" "offering up of himself as a sacrifice, and (2) making continual" intercession for us. "When on earth he made intercession for his peop ...
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Intercession of the Spirit

"(Rom. 8:26, 27; John 14:26). "Christ is a royal Priest (Zech." "6:13). From the same throne, as King, he dispenses his Spirit to" "all the objects of his care, while as Priest he intercedes for" "th ...
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Iphedeiah

"Set free by Jehovah, a chief of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr." 8:25). ...
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Ira

"Citizen; wakeful. (1.) A Tekoite, one of David's thirty warriors" (2 Sam. 23:26). "(2.) An Ithrite, also one of David's heroes (2 Sam. 23:38). "(3.) A Jairite and priest, a royal chaplain (2 Sam. 20 ...
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Irad

"Runner; wild ass, one of the antediluvian patriarchs, the father" "of Mehujael (Gen. 4:18), and grandson of Cain." ...
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Iram

"Citizen, chief of an Edomite tribe in Mount Seir (Gen. 36:43)." ...
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Irhaheres

"According to some MSS., meaning "city of destruction." Other" "MSS. read 'Irhahares; rendered "city of the sun", Isa. 19:18," where alone the word occurs. This name may probably refer to Heliopolis. ...
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Iron

Tubal-Cain is the first-mentioned worker in iron (Gen. 4:22). The Egyptians wrought it at Sinai before the Exodus. David prepared it in great abundance for the temple (1 Chr. 22:3: 29:7). The merchan ...
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Irrigation

"As streams were few in Palestine, water was generally stored up" "in winter in reservoirs, and distributed through gardens in" "numerous rills, which could easily be turned or diverted by the" foot ...
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Isaac

"Laughter. (1) Israel, or the kingdom of the ten tribes (Amos" "7:9, 16)." "(2.) The only son of Abraham by Sarah. He was the longest lived of the three patriarchs (Gen. 21:1-3). He was circumcised w ...
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Isaiah

"(Heb. Yesh'yahu, i.e., "the salvation of Jehovah"). (1.) The son" "of Amoz (Isa. 1:1; 2:1), who was apparently a man of humble" "rank. His wife was called "the prophetess" (8:3), either because" "sh ...
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Isaiah The Book of

Consists of prophecies delivered (Isa. 1) in the reign of Uzziah "(1-5), (2) of Jotham (6), (3) Ahaz (7-14:28), (4) the first half" "of Hezekiah's reign (14:28-35), (5) the second half of" "Hezekiah' ...
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Iscah

"Spy, the daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah and Lot (Gen." "11:29, 31)." ...
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Iscariot

(See [297]JUDAS.) ...
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Ishbak

"Leaving, one of Abraham's sons by Keturah (Gen. 25:2)." ...
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Ishbibenob

"My seat at Nob, one of the Rephaim, whose spear was three" hundred shekels in weight. He was slain by Abishai (2 Sam. "21:16, 17)." ...
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Ishbosheth

"Man of shame or humiliation, the youngest of Saul's four sons," and the only one who survived him (2 Sam. 2-4). His name was originally Eshbaal (1 Chr. 8:33; 9:39). He was about forty years of age w ...
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Ishi

"My husband, a symbolical name used in Hos. 2:16 (See" [298]BAALI.) ...
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Ishmael

"God hears. (1.) Abraham's eldest son, by Hagar the concubine" "(Gen. 16:15; 17:23). He was born at Mamre, when Abraham was" "eighty-six years of age, eleven years after his arrival in" Canaan (16:3; ...
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Ishmaiah

"Heard by Jehovah. (1.) A Gibeonite who joined David at Ziklag," a hero among the thirty and over the thirty (1 Chr. 12:4). "(2.) Son of Obadiah, and viceroy of Zebulun under David and Solomon (1 Chr ...
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Ishmeelites

"(Gen. 37:28; 39:1, A.V.) should be "Ishmaelites," as in the" Revised Version. ...
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Ishtob

"Man of Tob, one of the small Syrian kingdoms which together" "constituted Aram (2 Sam. 10:6, 8)." ...
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Island

"(Heb. `i, "dry land," as opposed to water) occurs in its usual" "signification (Isa. 42:4, 10, 12, 15, comp. Jer. 47:4), but more" frequently simply denotes a maritime region or sea-coast (Isa. "20: ...
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Israel

The name conferred on Jacob after the great prayer-struggle at "Peniel (Gen. 32:28), because "as a prince he had power with God" "and prevailed." (See [301]JACOB.) This is the common name given" to J ...
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Israel Kingdom of

"(B.C. 975-B.C. 722). Soon after the death of Solomon, Ahijah's" "prophecy (1 Kings 11:31-35) was fulfilled, and the kingdom was" "rent in twain. Rehoboam, the son and successor of Solomon, was" scar ...
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Issachar

"Hired (Gen. 30:18). "God hath given me," said Leah, "my hire" "(Heb. sekhari)...and she called his name Issachar." He was" "Jacob's ninth son, and was born in Padan-aram (comp. 28:2). He" "had four ...
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Italian band

The name of the Roman cohort to which Cornelius belonged (Acts "10:1), so called probably because it consisted of men recruited" in Italy. ...
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Italy

"Acts 18:2; 27:1, 6; Heb. 13:24), like most geographical names," was differently used at different periods of history. As the "power of Rome advanced, nations were successively conquered and" added t ...
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Ithamar

"Palm isle, the fourth and youngest son of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:3). He" was consecrated to the priesthood along with his brothers (Ex. "6:23); and after the death of Nadab and Abihu, he and Eleazar" "alon ...
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Ithrite

Two of David's warriors so designated (2 Sam. 23:38; 1 Chr. 11:40). ...
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Ittai

"Near; timely; or, with the Lord. (1.) A Benjamite, one of" David's thirty heroes (2 Sam. 23:29). "(2.) A native of Gath, a Philistine, who had apparently the command of the six hundred heroes who fo ...
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Ituraea

"A district in the north-east of Palestine, forming, along with" "the adjacent territory of Trachonitis, the tetrarchy of Philip" (Luke 3:1). The present Jedur comprehends the chief part of "Ituraea. ...
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Ivah

"Overturning, a city of the Assyrians, whence colonists were" brought to Samaria (2 Kings 18:34; 19:13). It lay on the "Euphrates, between Sepharvaim and Henah, and is supposed by some" to have been ...
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Ivory

"(Heb. pl. shenhabbim, the "tusks of elephants") was early used" "in decorations by the Egyptians, and a great trade in it was" carried on by the Assyrians (Ezek. 27:6; Rev. 18:12). It was used by th ...
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Izhar

"Oil, one of the sons of Kohath, and grandson of Levi (Ex. 6:18," 21; Num. 16:1). ...
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Izrahite

The designation of one of David's officers (1 Chr. 27:8). ...
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