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Foreign (65 Occurrences)

Acts 2:4 They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in foreign languages according as the Spirit gave them words to utter. (WEY)

Acts 7:6 And God spoke on this wise, That his offspring should sojourn in a foreign land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and treat them ill four hundred years. (WBS NAS)

Acts 7:18 until there arose a foreign king over Egypt who knew nothing of Joseph. (WEY)

Acts 17:18 Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also were conversing with him. Some said, "What does this babbler want to say?" Others said, "He seems to be advocating foreign deities," because he preached Jesus and the resurrection. (WEB WEY DBY RSV NIV)

Acts 26:11 Punishing them often in all the synagogues, I tried to make them blaspheme. Being exceedingly enraged against them, I persecuted them even to foreign cities. (WEB WEY ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 14:11 If then I don't know the meaning of the sound, I would be to him who speaks a foreigner, and he who speaks would be a foreigner to me. (Root in WEB WEY YLT RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:9 Through faith he came and made his home for a time in a land which had been promised to him, as if in a foreign country, living in tents together with Isaac and Jacob, sharers with him in the same promise; (WEY DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:34 quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, grew mighty in war, and caused foreign armies to flee. (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 35:2 Then Jacob said to his household, and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, change your garments. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 35:4 They gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hands, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 2:22 She bore a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land." (Root in WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 18:3 and her two sons. The name of one son was Gershom, for Moses said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land". (Root in WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 21:8 If she doesn't please her master, who has married her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no right to sell her to a foreign people, seeing he has dealt deceitfully with her. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 25:6 The Sabbath of the land shall be for food for you; for yourself, for your servant, for your maid, for your hired servant, and for your stranger, who lives as a foreigner with you. (Root in WEB NAS)

Deuteronomy 31:16 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the harlot after the strange gods of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them. (See JPS NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:12 Yahweh alone led him. There was no foreign god with him. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:16 They moved him to jealousy with strange gods. They provoked him to anger with abominations. (See NIV)

Joshua 24:20 If you forsake Yahweh, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after he has done you good." (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 24:23 "Now therefore put away the foreign gods which are among you, and incline your heart to Yahweh, the God of Israel." (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 10:16 They put away the foreign gods from among them, and served Yahweh; and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel. (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 7:3 Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, "If you do return to Yahweh with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, and direct your hearts to Yahweh, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines." (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 11:1 Now king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites; (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 11:8 So did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Kings 19:24 I have dug and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet will I dry up all the rivers of Egypt.' (See NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 14:3 for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and cut down the Asherim, (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 33:15 He took away the foreign gods, and the idol out of the house of Yahweh, and all the altars that he had built in the mountain of the house of Yahweh, and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 9:7 Since the days of our fathers we have been exceeding guilty unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to spoiling, and to confusion of face, as it is this day. (See NIV)

Ezra 10:2 Shecaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have married foreign women of the peoples of the land: yet now there is hope for Israel concerning this thing. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:10 Ezra the priest stood up, and said to them, You have trespassed, and have married foreign women, to increase the guilt of Israel. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:11 Now therefore make confession to Yahweh, the God of your fathers, and do his pleasure; and separate yourselves from the peoples of the land, and from the foreign women. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:14 Let now our princes be appointed for all the assembly, and let all those who are in our cities who have married foreign women come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and its judges, until the fierce wrath of our God be turned from us, until this matter be dispatched. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:17 They made an end with all the men who had married foreign women by the first day of the first month. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:18 Among the sons of the priests there were found who had married foreign women: namely, of the sons of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and his brothers, Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 10:44 All these had taken foreign wives; and some of them had wives by whom they had children. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 13:3 It came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude. (See NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, and he was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did foreign women cause to sin. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 13:27 Shall we then listen to you to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God in marrying foreign women? (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 13:30 Thus cleansed I them from all foreigners, and appointed duties for the priests and for the Levites, everyone in his work; (Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 44:20 If we had forgotten the name of our God, or spread forth our hands to a strange god; (See NIV)

Psalms 81:9 There shall be no strange god in you, neither shall you worship any foreign god. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 114:1 When Israel went forth out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of foreign language; (WEB WBS NIV)

Psalms 137:4 How can we sing Yahweh's song in a foreign land? (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 23:27 For a harlot is a deep ditch; And a foreign woman is a narrow pit. (ASV)

Proverbs 27:13 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge 'that is surety' for a foreign woman. (ASV RSV)

Isaiah 17:10 For you have forgotten the God of your salvation, and have not remembered the rock of your strength. Therefore you plant pleasant plants, and set out foreign seedlings. (WEB DBY WBS)

Isaiah 28:11 For with stammering lips and with a strange tongue shall it be spoken to this people; (See NAS NIV)

Isaiah 37:25 I have made water-holes and taken their waters, and with my foot I have made all the rivers of Egypt dry. (See NIV)

Isaiah 43:12 I have declared, and I have saved, and I have announced, and there was no strange god among you; therefore ye are My witnesses, saith the LORD, and I am God. (See NIV)

Jeremiah 2:21 Yet I had planted you a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then have you turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me? (WEB ASV NAS)

Jeremiah 2:25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst; but thou saidst: 'There is no hope; no, for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.' (See NIV)

Jeremiah 3:13 Only, know thine iniquity, For against Jehovah thy God thou hast transgressed, And thou dost scatter thy ways to strangers, Under every green tree, And to My voice thou hast not hearkened, An affirmation of Jehovah. (See NIV)

Jeremiah 5:19 It shall happen, when you shall say, Why has Yahweh our God done all these things to us? then you shall say to them, Like as you have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so you shall serve strangers in a land that is not yours. (WEB ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 8:19 Behold, the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people from a land that is very far off: isn't Yahweh in Zion? Isn't her King in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their engraved images, and with foreign vanities? (WEB ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 18:14 Shall the snow of Lebanon fail from the rock of the field? or shall the cold waters that flow down from afar be dried up? (See NAS)

Jeremiah 19:4 because that they have forsaken Me, and make known this place, and make perfume in it to other gods, that they knew not, they and their fathers, and the kings of Judah, and they have filled this place 'with' innocent blood, (See NIV)

Jeremiah 25:20 and all the mixed people, and all the kings of the land of the Uz, and all the kings of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Gaza, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod; (See NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 25:24 and all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the mixed people who dwell in the wilderness; (See NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 50:37 A sword is on their horses, and on their chariots, and on all the mixed people who are in the midst of her; and they shall become as women: a sword is on her treasures, and they shall be robbed. (See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 3:5 For, not unto a people deep of lip and heavy of tongue 'art' thou sent -- unto the house of Israel; (See RSV)

Ezekiel 3:6 not to many peoples of a strange speech and of a hard language, whose words you can not understand. Surely, if I sent you to them, they would listen to you. (See RSV)

Ezekiel 31:12 Strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: on the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the watercourses of the land; and all the peoples of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him. (See RSV NIV)

Daniel 11:39 He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god: whoever acknowledges him he will increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Zephaniah 1:8 It will happen in the day of Yahweh's sacrifice, that I will punish the princes, the king's sons, and all those who are clothed with foreign clothing. (WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Haggai 2:22 I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms. I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the nations. I will overthrow the chariots, and those who ride in them. The horses and their riders will come down, everyone by the sword of his brother. (See NIV)

Malachi 2:11 Judah has dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah has profaned the holiness of Yahweh which he loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Foreign (65 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Outside; extraneous; separated; alien;
as, a foreign country; a foreign government. 2. (a.) Not ...
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Outlandish (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Unconventional; bizarre; unfamiliar; foreign;
as, an outlandish costume. 2. (a.) Hence: Not according ...
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Omri (16 Occurrences)
... 3. His Foreign Policy: Concerning Omri's foreign policy the Old Testament
is silent beyond a single hint contained in 1 Kings 20:34. ...
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Ahab (85 Occurrences)
... 2. His Foreign Policy: In the days of David and Solomon a beneficial commercial
intercourse existed between the Hebrews and the Phoenicians. ...
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Alliance (12 Occurrences)
... 2. In Pre-Canaanitic History: The only reference to an alliance between Israel and
foreign people prior to the conquest of Canaan, that might be regarded as ...
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Unfaithfully (19 Occurrences)
... 21:8 If she is unacceptable in the eyes of her master, who had taken her for himself,
then shall he let her be ransomed: to sell her unto a foreign people he ...
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Gershom (16 Occurrences)
... gereshom, from garash, "to cast out"; explained, however, in Exodus 2:22 and
18:3 as from gur, "For he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land"): (1 ...
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Merchant (15 Occurrences)
... After Solomon's time their trade with foreign nations began to decline. After
the Exile it again expanded into wider foreign relations ...
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Barbarous (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) Foreign; adapted to a barbaric taste. 3. (a.) Cruel; ferocious; inhuman;
merciless. 4. (a.) Contrary to the pure idioms of a language. Int. ...
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Strange (234 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Belonging to another country; foreign.
2. (superl.) of or pertaining to others; not one's ...
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3581. xenos -- foreign, a foreigner, guest
... foreign, a foreigner, guest. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: xenos Phonetic
Spelling: (xen'-os) Short Definition: new, novel, a foreigner Definition ...
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3098. Magog -- Magog, a foreign nation
... Magog, a foreign nation. Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration:
Magog Phonetic Spelling: (mag-ogue') Short Definition: Magog Definition ...
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3941. paroikos -- dwelling near, foreign
... dwelling near, foreign. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: paroikos Phonetic
Spelling: (par'-oy-kos) Short Definition: a stranger, foreigner Definition ...
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1289. diaspeiro -- to sow throughout, ie fig. disperse (in foreign ...
... disperse (in foreign lands). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diaspeiro Phonetic
Spelling: (dee-as-pi'-ro) Short Definition: I scatter like seed Definition ...
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1482. ethnikos -- national, foreign, ie spec. a Gentile
... << 1481, 1482. ethnikos. 1483 >>. national, foreign, ie spec. ... See 1484 (). Word
Origin from ethnos Definition national, foreign, ie spec. ...
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245. allotrios -- belonging to another
... Speech: Adjective Transliteration: allotrios Phonetic Spelling: (al-lot'-ree-os)
Short Definition: belonging to another person, foreign Definition: belonging ...
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246. allophulos -- of another race
... of another race. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: allophulos Phonetic
Spelling: (al-lof'-oo-los) Short Definition: foreign Definition: foreign, of ...
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3959. Patara -- Patara, a city of Lycia
... Word Origin probably of foreign origin Definition Patara, a city of Lycia
NASB Word Usage Patara (1). Patara. Probably of foreign ...
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1927. epidemeo -- to be at home
... epidemeo Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-day-meh'-o) Short Definition: I sojourn, am resident
Definition: I sojourn, am resident (temporarily, in a foreign city). ...
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2582. Kandake -- Candace, a queen of Ethiopia
... Word Origin of foreign origin Definition Candace, a queen of Ethiopia NASB Word
Usage Candace (1). ... Of foreign origin -- Candace, an Egyptian queen -- Candace. ...
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

for'-in di-vin'-i-tiz (Acts 17:18 margin).


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government.

2. (a.) Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.

3. (a.) Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertinent; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; -- with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.

4. (a.) Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.

Strong's Hebrew
5237. nokri -- foreign, alien
... << 5236, 5237. nokri. 5238 >>. foreign, alien. Transliteration: nokri Phonetic
Spelling: (nok-ree') Short Definition: foreign. Word Origin ...
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5236. nekar -- that which is foreign, foreignness
... << 5235b, 5236. nekar. 5237 >>. that which is foreign, foreignness. Transliteration:
nekar Phonetic Spelling: (nay-kawr') Short Definition: foreign. ...
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5522. Sikkuth -- a foreign god
... << 5521, 5522. Sikkuth. 5523 >>. a foreign god. Transliteration: Sikkuth Phonetic
Spelling: (sik-kooth') Short Definition: Sikkuth. Word ...
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5235a. nakar -- to act or treat as foreign or strange, to disguise
... << 5235, 5235a. nakar. 5235b >>. to act or treat as foreign or strange, to
disguise. Transliteration: nakar Short Definition: woman. ...
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7220b. Rosh -- a foreign nation
... Rosh. 7221 >>. a foreign nation. Transliteration: Rosh Short Definition: Rosh. Word
Origin from rosh Definition a foreign nation NASB Word Usage Rosh (3). ...
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8095. Shimon -- a son of Jacob, also his tribe, also an Israelite ...
... a son of Jacob, also his tribe, also an Israelite with a foreign wife. Transliteration:
Shimon Phonetic Spelling: (shim-one') Short Definition: Simeon. ...
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7422. Ramyah -- "Yah has loosened," an Israelite with a foreign ...
... Ramyah. 7423 >>. "Yah has loosened," an Israelite with a foreign wife. Transliteration:
Ramyah Phonetic Spelling: (ram-yaw') Short Definition: Ramiah. ...
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8298. Sharay -- an Israelite with a foreign wife
... << 8297, 8298. Sharay. 8299 >>. an Israelite with a foreign wife. Transliteration:
Sharay Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-rah'-ee) Short Definition: Sharai. ...
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8343. Shashay -- an Israelite with a foreign wife
... << 8342, 8343. Shashay. 8344 >>. an Israelite with a foreign wife. Transliteration:
Shashay Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-shah'-ee) Short Definition: Shashai. ...
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3774. Kerethi -- the foreign bodyguard of King David
... << 3773, 3774. Kerethi. 3775 >>. the foreign bodyguard of King David. Transliteration:
Kerethi Phonetic Spelling: (ker-ay-thee') Short Definition: Cherethites. ...
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Foreign Divinities

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Outlandish (1 Occurrence)

Omri (16 Occurrences)

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Alliance (12 Occurrences)

Unfaithfully (19 Occurrences)

Gershom (16 Occurrences)

Merchant (15 Occurrences)

Barbarous (1 Occurrence)

Strange (234 Occurrences)

Gift (148 Occurrences)

Rid (39 Occurrences)

Stranger (152 Occurrences)

Sojourner (81 Occurrences)

Jehiel (17 Occurrences)

Unfaithful (58 Occurrences)

Ten (234 Occurrences)

Alien (102 Occurrences)

Jehoiada (51 Occurrences)

Languages (36 Occurrences)

Native (35 Occurrences)

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Jehieli (2 Occurrences)

Joel (22 Occurrences)

Fury (152 Occurrences)

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Exterior (1 Occurrence)

Envoy (5 Occurrences)

External (8 Occurrences)

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Degenerate (1 Occurrence)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

Malluch (6 Occurrences)

Meals (8 Occurrences)

Marrying (7 Occurrences)

Purity (16 Occurrences)

Protection (19 Occurrences)


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Captive (123 Occurrences)

Commerce (3 Occurrences)

Amon (20 Occurrences)

Strangely (3 Occurrences)

Shemariah (5 Occurrences)

Surrender (18 Occurrences)

Stain (6 Occurrences)

Spot (42 Occurrences)

Shecaniah (10 Occurrences)

Shelemiah (10 Occurrences)

Commandments (181 Occurrences)

Trespassed (28 Occurrences)

Memphis (8 Occurrences)

Maaseiah (25 Occurrences)

Slavery (31 Occurrences)

Shemaiah (40 Occurrences)

Slave (148 Occurrences)

Seem (115 Occurrences)

Potter (14 Occurrences)

Pottery (11 Occurrences)

Captain (167 Occurrences)

Athens (5 Occurrences)

Tongues (67 Occurrences)

Foreigner (99 Occurrences)

Bank (28 Occurrences)

Isaiah (64 Occurrences)

History (57 Occurrences)


Gifts (144 Occurrences)

Punishments (31 Occurrences)

Woman (4043 Occurrences)

Wisdom (320 Occurrences)

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Gedaliah (31 Occurrences)

Obadiah (21 Occurrences)

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