Bible Dictionary and Concordance



Adam, second / Adam, the lastChrist is known as the second (or last) Adam. The first Adam brought upon mankind sin and death; the second Adam, Christ Jesus, brought a way for man to have eternal life and freedom.Adam ..., who is the figure of him that was to come. Rom 5:14In Adam all died, so also in Christ all will be made alive 1 Cor 15:22 the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. I Cor 15:45
add / addedTo join to something else, to increase in size, number or amount, to connect, calculate, build on to. DTP God is the one who adds on to or takes away from our lives. Something that may be singular in nature God through the power of the Spirit can give increase. God wants to see fruit from our lives as His disciples and wants to add to His church in all places.Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, Deut 4:2add one cubit unto his statue? Matt 6:27 (Luke 12:25)Lord added to the church daily such as should Acts 2:47And believers were the more added to the Lord, Acts 5:14add to your faith virtue; and to virtue 2 Pet 1:5Shall add unto these things, God shall add Rev 22:18
administrationGiving direction; the process of managing or directing and organizing, leadership office; an overseer or steward.administration of the province of Babylon, Dan 3:12 NASBAnd there are differences of administrations 1 Cor 12:5For the administration of this service 2 Cor 9:12the administration of the mystery Eph 3:9 NASB
administration, giftGiving direction (as the pilot of a ship Acts 27:11); the process of managing or directing and organizing, office; one of the giftings of the Holy Spirit that a disciple may receive for the working ministry in the body of Christ.then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, 1 Cor 12:28 NKJB
admit / admittingDeclaration confirmed, accepting things, agreement with; a confession or acknowledgement of something, to confess a mistake or sin to God or to another.admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth. Heb 11:13 NIV
admonish / admonishedReprove, caution, rebuke, give warning, remind; exhort people to be careful; to redirect or lift up another or to put back on track. DTP We are to encourage or lift up each other before God. When we stumble we need others with God's love to lift us up and to help put our feet back on solid ground again.And further, by these, my son, be admonished: Eccl 12:12know certainly that I have admonished Jer 42:19when much time was spent ... Paul admonished them, Acts 27:9Also to admonish one another. Rom 15:14teaching and admonishing one another in psalms Col 3:16over you in the Lord, and admonish you: 1 Thes 5:12but admonish him as a brother. 2 Thes 3:15
AdoniaHebrew word used for the name of God, translated as Lord (first letter is only capitalized in the English Bible).Abram said, LORD (Adonia) God, Gen 15:2I saw the LORD (Adonia) sitting on his throne, 1 Kin 22:19 (2 Chr 18:18)the Lord (Adonia) GOD be witness against you, Mic 1:2Save us Lord (Adonia); we are perishing Matt 8:25Amen. Come Lord (Adonia) Jesus. Rev 22:20
adoptionAcceptance, embracing, approval; taking another's child and legally making that child one's own. DTP This is one of the benefits that we receive through salvation with Christ; the disciple through faith in Christ and His shed blood, becomes legally adopted into the family of God.the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Rom 8:15waiting for the adoption, to wit, Rom 8:23to whom pertaineth the adoption, Rom 9:4receive the adoption of sons. Gal 4:5predestined us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Eph 1:5
adore Esteem, worship, reverence, devotion, act of great love for another, to adore; deep heart of love and gratitude towards God.How right they are to adore you! Song 1:4 NIV
adorn / adornedPleasing appearance, beautiful looking, dressing up. herself as a bride adorneth Is 61:10Thou shalt again be adorned with thy Jer 31:4how it was adorned with goodly Luke 21:5Women adorn themselves in modest apparel, 1 Tim 2:9They may adorn the doctrine of God Tit 2:10used to adorned themselves, 1 Pet 3:5As a bride adorned for her husband. Rev 21:2
adulterer/ adulteress / adulterousGuilty of adultery, violation of the marriage bed; people who commit sexual acts outside of the marriage vows; DTP The disciple becomes married to Christ then goes and finds another lover; God calls these people an adulterous generation; unchaste, impure, illicit, fornicators, prostitutes.The adulterer and the adulteress shall Lev 20:10The seed of the adulterer Isa 57:3Beloved of her friends, yet an adulteress Hos 3:1; 7:4I will be a swift witness ... against the adulterers, Mal 3:5adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; Matt 12:39Ashamed ... in this adulterous and sinful generation; Mark 8:38But whoremongers and adulterers God will judge, Heb 13:4Ye adulterer and adulteresses, know ye not that James 4:4
adultery / adulteriesGuilty of adultery, violation of the marriage bed; people who commit sexual acts outside of the marriage vows. DTP The disciple becomes married to Christ but if then goes out and finds another lover they have become adulterous people in the eyes of God. God calls these people an adulterous generation; unchaste, impure, illicit, fornicators, prostitutesCommitteth adultery ... surely be put to death. Lev 20:10Whoso committeth adultery with a women Prov 6:32Committed adultery, and blood is in their hands, Ezek 23:37Looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery Matt 5:28murders, adulteries, fornication, Matt 15:19proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, Mark 7:21Brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; John 8:3was taken in adultery, in the very act. John 8:4should not commit adultery, Rom 2:22The works of the flesh ... adultery, Gal 5:19Having eyes full of adultery and that cannot 2 Pet 2:14
AdventIn tradition this word Advent, designates the period of time that starts four Sundays before Christmas. It is the preparation time for people to remember the coming of Jesus Christ God's Son to the earth. The first Advent refers to the incarnation; the Second Advent refers to His second coming.
adversary / adversariesOpponent, challenger, rival, enemy, foe, antagonist, opposer; the one who fights against us, as we walk and live for Christ. DTP The disciple must be aware that each day we face an enemy that desires to destroy and kill, to take away life and freedom and to give to people nothing but death and bondage.and an adversary unto thine adversaries. Ex 23:22and will render vengeance to his adversaries, Deut 32:43The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; 1 Sam 2:10The LORD stirred him up another adversary 1 Kin 11:14The adversary and enemy is this wicked Esth 7:6O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? Ps 74:10to make thy name known to thine adversaries, Isa 64:2the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, Nah 1:2Agree with thine adversary quickly, Matt 5:25Give none occasion to the adversary to speak 1 Tim 5:14which shall devout the adversaries Heb 10:27because your adversary the Devil, 1 Pet 5:8
adviceTo give ideas or instructions to another; to enlighten, to give information or knowledge, to counsel, suggest or give recommendation or exhortation.consider of it, take advice, and speak Judg 19:30blessed be thy advice, 1 Sam 25:33and with good advice make war. Prov 20:18herein I give my advice ... this is expedient 2 Cor 8:10
advise / advisedA consultant, a mentor; an expert one who gives advice in a specific field of understanding to another or to a group of people.advise and see what answer I shall 2 Sam 24:13but with the well advised is wisdom. Prov 13:10I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire Rev 3:18 NASB
advocateA supporter, backer, promoter, believer, sponsor; advocacy John 14:16 helper, defender. DTP Jesus is our advocate. By faith in Christ we become joined to Him and He is our advocate before the Father.And my advocate is on high. Job 16:19 NASBadvocate with the Father, Jesus Christ I John 2:1
affectionTo have fondness, a heart of love towards another, to show sympathy or tenderness, compassion.Because I have set my affection 1 Chr 29:3this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: Rom 1:26Be kindly affectioned one to another Rom 12:10his inward affection is more abundant 2 Cor 7:15crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. Gal 5:24Set your affection on things above, Col 3:2
afflict / affliction / afflictedDistress, torment, agony, pain; to hurt, harass, wound, persecute; affliction can be physical, emotional or spiritual and can afflict a person of faith as well as unbelievers. DTP The enemies of Christ love to afflict the disciple with physical, emotion and spiritual pain.because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. Gen 16:11over them taskmasters to afflict the Ex 1:11the afflicted people thou wilt save: 2 Sam 22:28didst see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, Neh 9:9many are the afflictions of the righteous: Ps 34:19fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Ps 82:3this is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word Ps 119:50consider mine affliction and deliver me Ps 119:153many times have they afflicted me Ps 129:1the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, Ps 140:12destroy all them that afflict my soul: Ps 143:12lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted Prov 26:28he was oppressed and he was afflicted, Isa 53:7in all their affliction he was afflicted, Isa 63:9my fortress ... my refuge in the day of affliction, Jer 16:19I will undo all that afflict thee Zep 3:19they delivered you up to be afflicted, Matt 24:9witnesseth, ... that bonds and afflictions abide in me. Acts 20:23out of much affliction and anguish 2 Cor 2:4for our light affliction, which is but for a moment. 2 Cor 4:17that in a great trial of affliction, the abundance 2 Cor 8:2received the word in much affliction, 1 Thes 1:6partakers of the afflictions of the gospel 2 Tim 1:8afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, 2 Tim 4:5Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. James 5:13that the same afflictions are accomplished in 1 Pet 5:9
afraidTo feel fear or anxiety, to be scared, frightened. DTP As a disciple we are not to be filled concerning the things of this world or what man can do to us. We should have a righteous fear of the Lord Jesus Christ our Creator. Fear or being afraid often destroys one's faith in God. We need to "let go and let God" and trust Him that He is able to bring us through the challenges that we may be facing in our daily walk.I heard the voice ... and I was afraid, Gen 3:10Their hearts failed the, and they were afraid, Gen 42:28Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look Ex 3:6Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: Josh 1:9strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Ps 27:1I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. Ps 56:11He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: Ps 112:7I will trust, and not be afraid; for the LORD Isa 12:2lift up thy voice ...; lift it up, be not afraid; Isa 40:9Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: Matt 28:10unto the ruler ..., Be not afraid, only believe. Mark 5:36Be not afraid of them that kill the body, Luke 12:4Heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid John 14:27I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon Gal 4:11
agapeLove (one way, given and expecting nothing back) God's love for people, most common Greek word for love in the New Testament. DTP We are told that love never fails and, because of that, all that the disciple says and does should always be seasoned in God's love. (See 1 Cor Chapter 13)For God so loved (agape) the world John 3:16Greater love (agape) has no one than this, John 15:13His own love (agape) toward us Rom 5:8but by love (agape) serve one another. Gal 5:13to know the love (agape) of Christ, which passeth knowledge, Eph 3:19And walk in love (agape), as Christ also hath loved (agape) us, Eph 5:2by this the love (agape) of God was manifested, 1 John 4:9
ageTime; era, period, period of time, epoch Matt 24:3 end of age.To be righteous before Me in this time (age) Gen 7:1Shalt be buried in a good old age. Gen 15:15And a nourisher of thine old age. Ruth 4:15Mine age is nothing before thee Ps 39:5Jesus ... began to be about thirty years of age, Luke 3:23To them that are of full age, Heb 5:14
Age of GraceThe time from Christ's ascension until His second coming. It is said that we are all right now in the age of grace but soon this will come to an end and the following verse shows what will happen next.... This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels. He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might on the day he comes to be glorified in his holy people and to be marveled at among all those who have believed ... 2 Thes 1:7-10 NIV
AgnosticSceptic, doubter, disbeliever, atheist; a person who denies the existence of God.
AgnosticismA system of thought that teaches that it is not possible to know that there is a God. Man is unable to know who God is.