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10 terms and definitions for "Q"


Quails

"The Israelites were twice relieved in their privation by a "miraculous supply of quails, (1) in the wilderness of Sin (Ex." "16:13), and (2) again at Kibroth-hattaavah (q.v.), Num. 11:31." "God "rai ...
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Quarantania

"A mountain some 1,200 feet high, about 7 miles north-west of" "Jericho, the traditional scene of our Lord's temptation (Matt." 4:8). ...
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Quarries

"(1.) The "Royal Quarries" (not found in Scripture) is the name" given to the vast caverns stretching far underneath the northern "hill, Bezetha, on which Jerusalem is built. Out of these mammoth" "c ...
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Quartus

"Fourth, a Corinthian Christian who sent by Paul his salutations" to friends at Rome (Rom. 16:23). ...
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Quaternion

A band of four soldiers. Peter was committed by Herod to the "custody of four quaternions, i.e., one quaternion for each watch" of the night (Acts 12:4). Thus every precaution was taken against his e ...
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Queen

"No explicit mention of queens is made till we read of the "queen" "of Sheba." The wives of the kings of Israel are not so" "designated. In Ps. 45:9, the Hebrew for "queen" is not malkah," "one actua ...
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Queen of heaven

"(Jer. 7:18; 44:17, 25), the moon, worshipped by the Assyrians as" the receptive power in nature. ...
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Quicksands

"Found only in Acts 27:17, the rendering of the Greek Syrtis. On" the north coast of Africa were two localities dangerous to "sailors, called the Greater and Lesser Syrtis. The former of" "these is p ...
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Quiver

The sheath for arrows. The Hebrew word (aspah) thus commonly rendered is found in Job 39:23; Ps. 127:5; Isa. 22:6; 49:2; Jer. 5:16; Lam. 3:13. In Gen. 27:3 this word is the rendering of the "Hebrew t ...
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Quotations

"From the Old Testament in the New, which are very numerous, are" not made according to any uniform method. When the New Testament "was written, the Old was not divided, as it now is, into" "chapters ...
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