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17 terms and definitions for "V"


Vagabond

"From Lat. vagabundus, "a wanderer," "a fugitive;" not used "opprobriously (Gen. 4:12, R.V., "wanderer;" Ps. 109:10; Acts" "19:13, R.V., "strolling")." ...

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Vajezatha

"Purity; worthy of honour, one of Haman's sons, whom the Jews" slew in the palace of Shushan (Esther 9:9). ...

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Valley

"(1.) Heb. bik'ah, a "cleft" of the mountains (Deut. 8:7; 11:11;" "Ps. 104:8; Isa. 41:18); also a low plain bounded by mountains," as the plain of Lebanon at the foot of Hermon around the sources "of ...

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Vashti

"Beautiful, the queen of Ahasuerus, who was deposed from her" royal dignity because she refused to obey the king when he desired her to appear in the banqueting hall of Shushan the palace (Esther 1:1 ...

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Vaticanus Codex

Is said to be the oldest extant vellum manuscript. It and the Codex Sinaiticus are the two oldest uncial manuscripts. They were probably written in the fourth century. The Vaticanus was placed in the ...

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Veil vail

"(1.) Heb. mitpahath (Ruth 3:15; marg., "sheet" or "apron;" R.V.," "mantle). In Isa. 3:22 this word is plural, rendered "wimples;" "R.V., "shawls" i.e., wraps." "(2.) Massekah (Isa. 25:7; in Isa. 28: ...

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Version

A translation of the holy Scriptures. This word is not found in "the Bible, nevertheless, as frequent references are made in this" "work to various ancient as well as modern versions, it is" fitting ...

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Villages

"(Judg. 5:7, 11). The Hebrew word thus rendered (perazon) means" "habitations in the open country, unwalled villages (Deut. 3:5; 1" "Sam. 6:18). Others, however, following the LXX. and the Vulgate" " ...

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Vine

One of the most important products of Palestine. The first mention of it is in the history of Noah (Gen. 9:20). It is afterwards frequently noticed both in the Old and New "Testaments, and in the rui ...

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Vine of Sodom

Referred to only in Deut. 32:32. Among the many conjectures as "to this tree, the most probable is that it is the `osher of the" "Arabs, which abounds in the region of the Dead Sea. Its fruit" "are t ...

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Vinegar

"Heb. hometz, Gr. oxos, Fr. vin aigre; i.e., "sour wine." The" "Hebrew word is rendered vinegar in Ps. 69:21, a prophecy" fulfilled in the history of the crucifixion (Matt. 27:34). This was the commo ...

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Viol

"Heb. nebel (Isa. 5:12, R.V., "lute;" 14:11), a musical" "instrument, usually rendered "psaltery" (q.v.)" ...

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Viper

"In Job 20:16, Isa. 30:6; 59:5, the Heb. word eph'eh is thus" "rendered. The Hebrew word, however, probably denotes a species" of poisonous serpents known by the Arabic name of `el ephah. "Tristram h ...

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Virgin

"In a prophecy concerning our Lord, Isaiah (7:14) says, "A virgin" "[R.V. marg., `the virgin'] shall conceive, and bear a son" (comp. Luke 1:31-35). The people of the land of Zidon are thus "referred ...

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Vision

"(Luke 1:22), a vivid apparition, not a dream (comp. Luke 24:23;" Acts 26:19; 2 Cor. 12:1). ...

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Vows

"Voluntary promises which, when once made, were to be kept if the" thing vowed was right. They were made under a great variety of circumstances (Gen. 28: 18-22; Lev. 7:16; Num. 30:2-13; Deut. "23:18; ...

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Vulture

(1.) Heb. da'ah (Lev. 11:14). In the parallel passage (Deut. "14:13) the Hebrew word used is ra'ah, rendered "glede;" LXX.," "gups; Vulg., "milvus." A species of ravenous bird," "distinguished for it ...

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