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Contract (3 Occurrences)

Isaiah 16:14 But now Yahweh has spoken, saying, "Within three years, as a worker bound by contract would count them, the glory of Moab shall be brought into contempt, with all his great multitude; and the remnant will be very small and feeble." (WEB NIV)

Isaiah 21:16 For the Lord said to me, "Within a year, as a worker bound by contract would count it, all the glory of Kedar will fail, (WEB NIV)

Jeremiah 32:10 And I subscribed the contract, and sealed it, and took witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances. (WBS)

Contract (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) To draw together or nearer; to reduce to a less compass; to shorten,
narrow, or lessen; as, to contract one's sphere of action. ...
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Narrow (21 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass;
to reduce the width or extent of. 11. (vt) To contract...
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Obligation (17 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which obligates or constrains; the binding power of a promise, contract,
oath, or vow, or of law; that which constitutes legal or moral duty. ...
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Instrument (45 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing
expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc. ...
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Rust (7 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To contract rust; to be or become oxidized. ... 10. (vt) To cause to contract
rust; to corrode with rust; to affect with rust of any kind. 11. ...
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Breach (55 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation; violation;
non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise. ...
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Bargain (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract
by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for ...
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Condition (38 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A clause in a contract, or agreement, which has for its object to suspend,
to defeat, or in some way to modify, the principal obligation; or, in case ...
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Article (17 Occurrences)
... Hence: A clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term,
condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles ...
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Shrink (10 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract into a less
extent or compass; to gather together; to become compacted. ...
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4958. sustello -- to draw together, hence wrap up
... up. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sustello Phonetic Spelling: (soos-tel'-
lo) Short Definition: I shorten, swathe Definition: I contract, shorten, wrap ...
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3014. lepra -- leprosy
... To contract this ailment meant the leper was reduced to a social outcast --
barred from all the activities at the Temple. See 3015 (). ...
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1242. diatheke -- testament, will, covenant
... covenant, testament. From diatithemai; properly, a disposition, ie (specially)
a contract (especially a devisory will) -- covenant, testament. ...
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4112. plastos -- formed, molded
... [In the papyri, means, " " (P Oxy II. 237.viii.14, ad 186) -- "not having
immediately declared that the contract is " (, 515).]. ...
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4932. suntemno -- to cut in pieces
... cut short. From sun and the base of tomoteros; to contract by cutting, ie
(figuratively) do concisely (speedily) -- (cut) short. see GREEK sun. ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) To draw together or nearer; to reduce to a less compass; to shorten, narrow, or lessen; as, to contract one's sphere of action.

2. (n.) To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit.

3. (n.) To bring on; to incur; to acquire; as, to contract a habit; to contract a debt; to contract a disease.

4. (n.) To enter into, with mutual obligations; to make a bargain or covenant for.

5. (n.) To betroth; to affiance.

6. (n.) To shorten by omitting a letter or letters or by reducing two or more vowels or syllables to one.

7. (v. i.) To be drawn together so as to be diminished in size or extent; to shrink; to be reduced in compass or in duration; as, iron contracts in cooling; a rope contracts when wet.

8. (v. i.) To make an agreement; to covenant; to agree; to bargain; as, to contract for carrying the mail.

9. (a.) Contracted; as, a contract verb.

10. (a.) Contracted; affianced; betrothed.

11. (n.) The agreement of two or more persons, upon a sufficient consideration or cause, to do, or to abstain from doing, some act; an agreement in which a party undertakes to do, or not to do, a particular thing; a formal bargain; a compact; an interchange of legal rights.

12. (n.) A formal writing which contains the agreement of parties, with the terms and conditions, and which serves as a proof of the obligation.

13. (n.) The act of formally betrothing a man and woman.

Strong's Hebrew
6821. tsaphad -- to draw together, contract
... tsaphad. 6822 >>. to draw together, contract. Transliteration: tsaphad Phonetic
Spelling: (tsaw-fad') Short Definition: shriveled. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7939. sakar -- hire, wages
... From sakar; payment of contract; concretely, salary, fare, maintenance; by implication,
compensation, benefit -- hire, price, reward(-ed), wages, worth. ...
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6915. qadad -- to bow down
... bow down the head, stoop. A primitive root; to shrivel up, ie Contract or bend the
body (or neck) in deference -- bow (down) (the) head, stoop. << 6914, 6915. ...
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7091. qippoz -- perhaps arrow snake
... great owl. From an unused root meaning to contract, ie Spring forward; an
arrow-snake (as darting on its prey) -- great owl. << 7090, 7091. qippoz. 7092 >>. ...
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331. atam -- to shut, shut up
... narrow, shut, stop. A primitive root; to close (the lips or ears); by analology
to contract (a window by bevelled jambs) -- narrow, shut, stop. << 330b, 331. ...
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3648. kamar -- to grow warm and tender, to be or grow hot
... A primitive root; properly, to intertwine or contract, ie (by implication) to shrivel
(as with heat); figuratively, to be deeply affected with passion (love or ...
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680. atsal -- to lay aside, reserve, withdraw, withhold
... A primitive root; properly, to join; used only as a denominative from 'etsel; to
separate; hence, to select, refuse, contract -- keep, reserve, straiten, take. ...
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7088. qaphad -- gather together, roll up
... root Definition gather together, roll up NASB Word Usage rolled (1). cut off. A
primitive root; to contract, ie Roll together -- cut off. << 7087b, 7088. ...
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2859. chathan -- make oneself a daughter's husband
... A primitive root; to give (a daughter) away in marriage; hence (generally) to contract
affinity by marriage -- join in affinity, father in law, make marriages ...
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Contracts by Consummating in the Presence of the Public at the Gate of the City

Contracts by Erecting a Heap of Stones

Contracts by Joining Hands

Contracts by Oaths

Contracts by Taking off the Shoe

Contracts for Cattle

Contracts with Salt

Contracts: Between Abraham and Abimelech, Concerning Wells of Water

Contracts: Between Solomon and Hiram

Contracts: Dissolved by Blotting Out

Contracts: Dissolved by Mutual Consent

Contracts: First Contract Between Laban and Jacob for Laban's Daughter

Contracts: Modes of Ratifying by Giving Presents

Contracts: Scriptures Illustrative of the Binding Force of

Contracts: Second Contract

Contracts: Violated

Contracts: Written Instrument

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