Bible Dictionary and Concordance



quailsA small pigeon-like bird, often congregating in flocks. It has a small wingspan, is a plump bird and is good for food.pass, that at even the quails came up, Ex 16:13brought quails from the sea, and let them fall Num 11:31The people asked, and he brought quails, Ps 105:40
qualityThe degree of excellence of something. The condition, often as regards various kinds of products. Manufacturers often employ quality control to assure high standards. DTP The disciple is to strive for a good quality of character, to stand out in such a way that people will see the qualities of Christ coming through his life (Rom 1:20; 2 Pet 1:5-8). God desires more quality than quantity in our actions and manner of living.
quarrelTo be in an argument with another person, to have some type of disagreement. DTP One's words can lead to fighting and the breaking up of a friendship. shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: Lev 26:25see how he seeketh a quarrel against me. 2 Kin 5:7Herodias had a quarrel against him, Mark 6:19if any man have a quarrel against any: Col 3:13
queenA female ruler of a country or a group of countries called a commonwealth, a head of state, can also be the wife of a king.queen of Sheba heard of the fame 1 Kin 10:1loved Esther ... made her queen instead of Vashti. Esth 2:17upon thy right hand did stand the queen Ps 45:9The queen of the south shall rise up Matt 12:42she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, Rev 18:7
quench / quenchedTo satisfy or slake one's thirst; to put out a fire, to douse, extinguish. DTP God lights a fire within man's heart and as disciples we should try to nurture that fire into a roaring flame of love and obedience; often, however, the enemy and, sometimes, we ourselves do things that dim or even extinguish the fire God has started in our hearts through Jesus Christ. The disciple is to be very careful not to quench the work of the Holy Spirit; that is, going against the will of the Father or turning one's back on the grace of Jesus Christ.Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched. Num 11:2so they shall quench my coal which is left, 2 Sam 14:7that thou quench not the light of Israel. 2 Sam 21:17Many waters cannot quench love, neither can Song 8:7the smoking flax shall he not quench: Isa 42:3 shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; Isa 66:24and smoking flax shall he not quench, Matt 12:20to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. Eph 6:16Quench not the Spirit. 1 Thes 5:19
question / questionsWords expressed so as to elicit information from someone. DTP The disciple should not be fearful of asking questions of others or of God; this is the way we can learn and discover more truth and prove him with hard questions. 1 Kin 10:1insomuch that they questioned among themselves, Mark 1:27he asked the scribes, What question ye with them? Mark 9:16I will also ask of you one question, and answer me, Mark 11:29both hearing them, and asking them questions. Luke 2:46a question between some of John's disciples and John 3:25minister questions, rather than godly edifying 1 Tim 1:4foolish and unlearned questions avoid, 2 Tim 2:23
quick / quicken / quickened / quickeningTo be swift in doing something, one who is fast and soon finished. Quicken also carries the notion of becoming faster or quicker. It means revive or make alive - refreshing, increasing of life. DTP The disciple should be quick in doing the will of the Lord. He should be quick to hear and slow to speak.and let them go down quick into hell: Ps 55:15quicken thou me according to thy word. Ps 119:25quicken thou me in thy way. Ps 119:37quicken me in thy righteousness. Ps 119:40Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; Ps 119:88shall make him of quick understanding Isa 11:3of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. Acts 10:42also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit Rom 8:11the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. 1 Cor 15:45hath quickened us together with Christ, Eph 2:5 (Col 2:13)Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead 2 Tim 4:1For the word of God is quick, and powerful, Heb 4:12in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit. 1 Pet 3:18
quiet / quietly / quietnessMaking little or no noise, either with words or by actions. DTP As disciples, we are to come quietly before the Lord so we can hear His still small voice. Quiet can also imply waiting or, sometimes, just being at peace.I have lain still and been quiet, Job 3:13he shall not feel quietness in his belly, Job 20:20Then are they glad because they be quiet; Ps 107:30I have behaved and quieted myself, Ps 131:2and shall be quiet from fear of evil. Prov 1:33words of wise men are heard in quiet more Eccl 9:17say unto him, Take heed, and be quiet; Isa 7:4The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: Isa 14:7in quietness and in confidence shall be Isa 30:15sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. Isa 32:18shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid. Jer 30:10quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD. Lam 3:26And that ye study to be quiet, and to 1 Thes 4:11Christ, that with quietness they work, 2 Thes 3:12that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life 1 Tim 2:2even the ornament of meek and quiet spirit, 1 Pet 3:4
quiver A case or bag that holds arrows; sometimes the word is used to represent a man's children.I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver Gen 27:3Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: Ps 127:5a polished shaft; in his quiver hath he hid me. Isa 49:2Their quiver is as an open sepulchre, Jer 5:16