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Obscure (7 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 6:9 as obscure persons, and yet are well known; as on the point of death, and yet, strange to tell, we live; as under God's discipline, and yet we are not deprived of life; (WEY)

2 Peter 1:19 And we have the prophetic word made surer, to which ye do well taking heed (as to a lamp shining in an obscure place) until the day dawn and the morning star arise in your hearts; (DBY)

Proverbs 20:20 Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness. (KJV WBS)

Proverbs 22:29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings. He won't serve obscure men. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 33:19 Never again will you see the cruel people, a people whose tongue has no sense for you; whose language is strange to you. (See RSV NIV)

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 NIV)

Ezekiel 28:3 behold, thou art wiser than Daniel! nothing secret is obscure for thee; (DBY)

Obscure (7 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind;
as, an obscure passage or inscription. ...Obscure (7 Occurrences). ...
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Dim (22 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure
in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished. ...
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Dark (234 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious;
hidden. ... 10. (vt) To darken to obscure. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Shade (67 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An obscure place; a spot not exposed to light; hence, a secluded
retreat. ... 12. (vt) To obscure; to dim the brightness of. 13. ...
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... 4. Possibility of Non-mythological Interpretation: Every one of these words is
sufficiently obscure in origin and uncertain in meaning to admit the possibility ...
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... 4. Possibility of Non-mythological Interpretation: Every one of these words is
sufficiently obscure in origin and uncertain in meaning to admit the possibility ...
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Obscurity (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The quality or state of being obscure; darkness;
privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty. Int. ...
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Darken (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to
obscure; as, a darkened room. 2. (v.) To render dim; to deprive of vision. ...
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Dull (16 Occurrences)
... 5. (superl.) Not bright or clear to the eye; wanting in liveliness of color or luster;
not vivid; obscure; dim; as, a dull fire or lamp; a dull red or yellow ...
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Mean (93 Occurrences)
... It is also used in the sense of "obscure" (Proverbs 22:29, chashokh, "obscure";
asemos, literally, "without a mark," "unknown," Acts 21:39). ...
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850. auchmeros -- to boast
... to boast. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: auchmeros Phonetic Spelling:
(owkh-may-ros') Short Definition: dingy, dusky, obscure, dark, funereal ...
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135. ainigma -- a riddle
... obscure saying, riddle. From a derivative of ainos (in its primary sense); an obscure
saying ("enigma"), ie (abstractly) obscureness -- X darkly. ...
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767. asemos -- without mark
... without mark. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: asemos Phonetic Spelling:
(as'-ay-mos) Short Definition: undistinguished, obscure Definition: (lit ...
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2043. ereido -- to prop, to fix firmly
... stick fast. Of obscure affinity; to prop, ie (reflexively) get fast -- stick fast.
(ereisasa) -- 1 Occurrence. << 2042, 2043. ereido. 2044 >>. Strong's Numbers.
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4654. skotizo -- to darken
... darken. From skotos; to obscure (literally or figuratively) -- darken. see GREEK
skotos. (eskotisthe) -- 1 Occurrence. (skotisthe) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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5186. tuphloo -- to blind, to make blind
... blind. From tuphlos; to make blind, ie (figuratively) to obscure -- blind. see GREEK
tuphlos. (etuphlosen) -- 2 Occurrences. (tetuphloken) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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2053. erion -- wool
... Word Origin from eiros (wool) Definition wool NASB Word Usage wool (2). wool.
Of obscure affinity; wool -- wool. (erion) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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4656. skotoo -- to darken
... to darken. From skotos; to obscure or blind (literally or figuratively) -- be
full of darkness. see GREEK skotos. (eskotothe) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (superl.) Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.

2. (superl.) of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed.

3. (superl.) Not noticeable; humble; mean.

4. (superl.) Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription.

5. (superl.) Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects.

6. (v.) To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious.

7. (v. i.) To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark.

8. (n.) Obscurity.

Strong's Hebrew
2823. chashok -- obscure, low
... obscure, low. Transliteration: chashok Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-shoke') Short
Definition: men. ... meaning. From chashak; dark (figuratively, ie Obscure) -- meaning. ...
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380. ishon -- the pupil (of the eye)
... Word Origin from ish Definition the pupil (of the eye) NASB Word Usage apple (2),
middle (1), pupil (1), time (1). apple of the eye, black, obscure. ...
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3544. keheh -- dim, dull, faint
... somewhat dark, darkish, wax dim, heaviness, smoking. From kahah; feeble, obscure --
somewhat dark, darkish, wax dim, heaviness, smoking. see HEBREW kahah. ...
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7827. shecheleth -- (an ingredient of the holy incense) perhaps ...
... Apparently from the same as shachal through some obscure idea, perhaps that of peeling
off by concussion of sound; a scale or shell, ie The aromatic mussel. ...
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