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The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Reading

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Reading

RE'ADING, participle present tense

1. Pronouncing or perusing written or printed words or characters of a book or writing.

2. Discovering by marks; understanding.

RE'ADING, noun

1. The act of reading; perusal.

2. Study of books; as a man of extensive reading

3. A lecture or prelection.

4. Public recital.

The Jews had their weekly readings of the law.

5. In criticism, the manner of reading the manuscripts of ancient authors, where the words or letters are obscure. No small part of the business of critics is to settle the true reading or real words used by the author; and the various readings of different critics are often perplexing.

6. A commentary or gloss on a law, text or passage.

7. In legislation, the formal recital of a bill by the proper officer, before the house which is to consider it. In Congress and in the state legislatures, a bill must usually have three several readings on different days, before it can be passed into a law.


Naves Topical Index
Readings, Select

Judah's defense
Genesis 44:18-34

Joseph revealing his identity
Genesis 45:1-15

The deliverance of the Israelites from Pharaoh
Exodus 14:5-30

Song of Moses when Pharaoh and his army were overthrown
Exodus 15:1-19

David's lament over Absalom
2 Samuel 18:19-33

Lights and shadows
Ruth 1:1-22

Elijah's miraculous preservation
1 Kings 17:1-16

Elisha and the widow's oil
2 Kings 4:1-7

Naaman the leper
2 Kings 5:1-14

Esther's triumph
Esther 4:1-17; Esther 7:1-10

The brevity of life
Job 14:1-10

Nature's testimony
Job 28:1-28

God's challenge to Job
Job 18:38

The beasts of the field
Job 18:39

The righteous and the wicked in contrast
Psalms 1:1-6

The triumphant king
Psalms 2:1-12

Man in nature
Psalms 8:1-9

Man in extremity
Psalms 18:1-19

Confidence in God
Psalms 23:1-6

The King of glory
Psalms 24:1-10

The glory of God
Psalms 29:1-11

God our refuge
Psalms 46:1-11

The majesty of God
Psalms 77:13-20

The joy of the righteous
Psalms 84:1-12

The state of the Godly
Psalms 19:91

The new song
Psalms 98:1-9

The majesty and providence of God
Psalms 19:104

In captivity
Psalms 137:1-9

The omnipresence of God
Psalms 19:139

Old age
Ecclesiastes 12:1-7

Christ's kingdom foreshadowed
Isaiah 35:1-10

The omnipotence and incomparableness of God
Isaiah 40:1-31

The wrath of God
Amos 9:1-6

The majesty of God
Habakkuk 3:3-13

Mary's Magnificat
Luke 1:46-56

The prophetic blessing of Zacharias
Luke 1:67-80

The beatitudes
Matthew 5:1-16

God's providence
Matthew 6:26-34

Wise and foolish builders
Matthew 7:21-27

The good Samaritan
Luke 10:25-37

The prodigal son
Luke 15:11-32

The raising of Lazarus
John 11:1-3; John 11:18-46

The betrayal
Luke 22:47-62

The resurrection
Luke 24:1-12

Peter at Pentecost
Acts 2:1-36

Stephen's defense
Acts 7:1-56

Paul and Silas in prison
Acts 16:16-40

Paul on Mars' hill
Acts 17:22-31

Paul before Felix
Acts 24:1-27

Paul before Agrippa
Acts 26:1-32

Charity
1 Corinthians 13:1-13

The new heaven and the new earth
Revelation 21:1-27

The river of life
Revelation 22:1-21

For other selections
Elegy; Personification