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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIP, verb transitive [G., to strip to flay, to stripe or streak, to graze upon, to swerve, ramble or stroll. Latin ]

1. To pull or tear off, as a covering; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a mans back.

2. To deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as, to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark; to strip a man of his clothes.

3. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; as, to strip a man of his possessions.

4. To divest; as, to strip one of his rights and privileges. Let us strip this subject of all its adventitious glare.

5. To rob; to plunder; as, robbers strip a house.

6. To bereave; to deprive; to impoverish; as a man stripped of his fortune.

7. To deprive; to make bare by cutting, grazing or other means; as cattle strip the ground of its herbage.

8. To pull off husks; to husk; as, to strip maiz, or the ears of maiz.

9. To press out the last milk at a milking.

10. To unrig; as, to strip a ship.

11. To pare off the surface of land in strips, and turn over the strips upon the adjoining surface.

To strip off,

1. To pull or take off; as, to strip off a covering; to strip off a mask or disguise.

2. To cast off. [Not in use.]

3. To separate from something connected. [Not in use.]

[We may observe the primary sense of this word is to peel or skin, hence to pull off in a long narrow piece; hence stripe.]

STRIP, noun [G., a stripe, a streak.]

1. A narrow piece, comparatively long; as a strip of cloth.

2. Waste, in a legal sense; destruction of fences, buildings, timber, etc.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPE, noun [See Strip. It is probable that this word is taken from stripping.]

1. A line or long narrow division of any thing, of a different color from the ground as a stripe of red on a green ground; hence, any linear variation of color.

2. A strip or long narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as a long stripe sewed upon a garment.

3. The weal or long narrow mark discolored by a lash or rod.

4. A stroke made with a lash, whip, rod, strap or scourge.

Forty stripes may he give him, and not exceed. Deuteronomy 25:3.

[A blow with a club is not a stripe ]

5. Affliction; punishment; sufferings.

By his stripes are we healed. Isaiah 53:5.

STRIPE, verb transitive

1. To make stripes; to form with lines of different colors; to variegate with stripes.

2. To stripe; to lash. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPED, participle passive

1. Formed with lines of different colors.

2. adjective Having stripes of different colors.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

As a punishment were not to exceed forty (Deuteronomy 25:1-3), and hence arose the custom of limiting them to thirty-nine (2 Corinthians 11:24). Paul claimed the privilege of a Roman citizen in regard to the infliction of stripes (Acts 16:37, 38; 22:25-29). Our Lord was beaten with stripes (Matthew 27:26).

Naves Topical Index

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPING, participle present tense Forming with stripes.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPLING, noun [from strip, stripe; primarily a tall slender youth, one that shoots up suddenly.] A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.

And the king said, inquire thou whose son the stripling is. 1 Samuel 17:56.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPPED, participle passive Pulled or torn off; peeled; skinned; deprived; divested; made naked; impoverished; husked, as maiz.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPPER, noun One that strips.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPPING, participle present tense Pulling off; peeling; skinning; flaying; depriving; divesting; husking.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRIPPINGS, noun The last milk drawn from a cow at a milking.