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pur'-chats: In modern English, "to acquire by payment," in Elizabethan English, "to acquire" by any means. In the Old Testament, the King James Version has used "purchase" to represent qanah, and its derivatives (verb and noun), except in Leviticus 25:33, where the word is ga'al (the Revised Version (British and American) "redeem"). In the New Testament the noun does not occur and the verb is used for ktaomai, in Acts 1:18; Acts 8:20, and peripoieo, in Acts 20:28 1 Timothy 3:13. But none of these words connotes the payment of a price, so that the Revised Version (British and American) has kept the word only in Acts 20:28 (margin "acquired"), changing it into "obtain" in Acts 1:18; Acts 8:20, and "gain" in 1 Timothy 3:13. In the Old Testament, the Revised Version margin has "gotten" in Exodus 15:16 and the American Standard Revised Version has (very properly) introduced the same word into the text of Psalm 74:2; Psalm 78:54.

Burton Scott Easton

59. agorazo -- to buy in the marketplace, purchase
... to buy in the marketplace, purchase. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: agorazo
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-or-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I buy Definition: I buy. ...
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4046. peripoieo -- to preserve, get possession of
... possession of. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: peripoieo Phonetic Spelling:
(per-ee-poy-eh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I acquire, purchase Definition: I ...
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5608. oneomai -- to buy
... to buy. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: oneomai Phonetic Spelling:
(o-neh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I buy, purchase Definition: I buy, purchase. ...
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2932. ktaomai -- to acquire
... Transliteration: ktaomai Phonetic Spelling: (ktah'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I
win, get, buy, possess Definition: (a) I acquire, win, get, purchase, buy, (b ...
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728. arrabon -- an earnest (a part payment in advance for security ...
... be paid afterwards. 728 -- properly, an installment; a ("down-payment")
which the balance (the purchase-price). 728 ("down-payment ...
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3800. opsonion -- provisions, wages
... 3800 (from , "meat" and , "purchase") -- properly, the purchase of meat (food);
later, "ration-money paid to soldiers" (); hence, (""). ...
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3083. lutron -- a ransom
... 3083 () occurs twice in the NT (Mt 10:28; Mk 10:45), both times referring to
this purchase (ransom-price) which Christ paid. See 3084 (). ...
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5553. chrusion -- a piece of gold, gold
... see there). The noun form 5553 () focuses on the (effects) that go with
"unlimited ability to purchase (acquire).". 696 ("silver") was ...
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1805. exagorazo -- to buy up, ie ransom, fig. to rescue from loss
... exagorazo Phonetic Spelling: (ex-ag-or-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I ransom, redeem
Definition: I buy out, buy away from, ransom; mid: I purchase out, buy, redeem ...
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629. apolutrosis -- a release effected by payment of ransom
... 629 ("redemption, re-purchase") emphasizes the ("safety-margin") that results
between the rescued person, and what previously enslaved them. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4736. miqnah -- a purchase
... 4735, 4736. miqnah. 4737 . a purchase. Transliteration: miqnah Phonetic
Spelling: (mik-naw') Short Definition: purchase. Word Origin ...
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4119. mohar -- purchase price (of a wife)
... 4118b, 4119. mohar. 4120 . purchase price (of a wife). Transliteration:
mohar Phonetic Spelling: (mo'-har) Short Definition: dowry. ...
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4117. mahar -- to acquire by paying a purchase price
... 4116, 4117. mahar. 4118 . to acquire by paying a purchase price. Transliteration:
mahar Phonetic Spelling: (maw-har') Short Definition: bartered. ...
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7069. qanah -- to get, acquire
... attain, buyer, teach to keep cattle, get, provoke to jealousy, possessor, purchase.
A primitive root; to erect, ie Create; by extension ...
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4735. miqneh -- cattle
... purchased (1). cattle, flock, herd, possession, purchase, substance. From
qanah; something bought, ie Property, but only livestock ...
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3739. karah -- to trade, get by trade
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to trade, get by trade NASB Word Usage bargain
(1), barter (1), bought (1), purchase (1). buy, prepare. ...
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1350. gaal -- to redeem, act as kinsman
... in any wise, at all, avenger, deliver, next kinsfolk, purchase,. A primitive
root, to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship ...
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2081. Zebina -- "bought," an Israelite
... NASB Word Usage Zebina (1). Zebina. From an unused root (meaning to purchase);
gainfulness; Zebina, an Israelite -- Zebina. 2080, 2081. Zebina. 2082 . ...
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7075. qinyan -- something gotten or acquired, acquisition
... From qanah; creation, ie (concretely) creatures; also acquisition, purchase, wealth --
getting, goods, X with money, riches, substance. see HEBREW qanah. ...
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3701. keseph -- silver, money
... Word Origin from kasaph Definition silver, money NASB Word Usage fine (2), fine
silver (2), money (100), pay (1), price (10), property (1), purchase price (1 ...
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Article vi. , Clause 2, of the Treaty of Purchase, Transferring ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/iii article vi clause 2 of.htm

Inward Solitude is that which Chiefly Brings a Man to the Purchase ...
... Internal Peace. CHAP. XII. Inward solitude is that which chiefly brings
a Man to the purchase of Internal Peace. 119. Know that ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap xii inward solitude is.htm

Light through Darkness
... From every human point of view this purchase of land in territory already under
the control of the Babylonians, appeared to be an act of folly. ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 38 light through darkness.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... You will remember that I brought over specimens of paper from thirty to eighty reals
per ream, and that I was authorised to purchase 600 {197} reams of paper ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 19.htm

On the Incarnation and Redemption
... As they never earn money for themselves, they can never purchase their own liberty.
If ever they are to be free, someone else must procure their liberty. ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 7 on the incarnation.htm

Concerning Things Belonging to the Church, which Presbyters May ...
... is decreed that the Church property shall be reclaimed; and it shall be in the
discretion of the bishop whether it is better to receive the purchase price, or ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xv concerning things belonging.htm

The Blood of the Covenant
... The blood of the New Covenant is redemption blood, a purchase price and
ransom from the power of Sin and the Law. In any purchase ...
//christianbookshelf.org/murray/the two covenants/chapter ix the blood of.htm

Timely Supplies
... others. Not having sufficient money in hand to purchase what was needful
in order to make this change, prayer was the only resource. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/taylor/a retrospect/chapter xvi timely supplies.htm

... Ministers themselves are not perhaps sufficiently disposed to purchase works of
this kind: they are more ready to purchase books which will assist them, than ...
//christianbookshelf.org/baxter/the reformed pastor/preface.htm

Moreover, --To Touch Briefly Some of the More Recondite Topics ...
... under the bonds of sin, because, as the Prophet saith, "We were sold under our sins."
For every man, when he yields to lust, is receiving the purchase-money of ...
/.../15 moreoverto touch briefly some.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire.

2. (v. t.) To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price; as, to purchase land, or a house.

3. (v. t.) To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.; as, to purchase favor with flattery.

4. (v. t.) To expiate by a fine or forfeit.

5. (v. t.) To acquire by any means except descent or inheritance.

6. (v. t.) To buy for a price.

7. (v. t.) To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a purchase upon, or apply a purchase to; as, to purchase a cannon.

8. (v. i.) To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one's self.

9. (v. i.) To acquire wealth or property.

10. (n.) The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining anything.

11. (n.) The act of seeking and acquiring property.

12. (n.) The acquisition of title to, or properly in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.

13. (v. t.) That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.

14. (v. t.) That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent.

15. (v. t.) Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained.

16. (v. t.) Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.

Purchase (25 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price;
as, to purchase land, or a house. 3. (vt) To obtain by ...
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Purchase-book (4 Occurrences)
Purchase-book. Purchase, Purchase-book. Purchased . Multi-Version
Concordance Purchase-book (4 Occurrences). Jeremiah ...
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Evidence (41 Occurrences)
... elegchos, phaneros: In Jeremiah 32:10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 44, cepher, "a writing,"
is translated (the King James Version) "evidence" (of the purchase of the field ...
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Neri'ah (8 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 32:12 And I give the purchase-book unto Baruch son of Neriah, son of Maaseiah,
before the eyes of Hanameel, my uncle's son, and before the eyes of the ...
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Nerijah (8 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 32:12 and I gave the writing of the purchase unto Baruch the son of Nerijah,
the son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in ...
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Neriah (10 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 32:12 and I delivered the deed of the purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah,
the son of Mahseiah, in the presence of Hanamel my uncle's son, and in the ...
/n/neriah.htm - 10k

Redemption (46 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The purchase back of something that had been lost,
by the payment of a ransom. The Greek word so rendered ...
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Sepulchre (57 Occurrences)
... over into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money
of the sons of Emmor [the son] of Sychem." In this way the purchase made by ...
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Purchased (24 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Purchase. ... Exodus 12:44 and any man's servant, the purchase of money,
when thou hast circumcised him -- then he doth eat of it; (See NAS). ...
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Deed (71 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 32:11 So I took the deed of the purchase, both that which was sealed,
containing the terms and conditions, and that which was open; (WEB JPS ASV NAS ...
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Bible Concordance
Purchase (25 Occurrences)

Matthew 25:10 While they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.
(See NAS)

Matthew 27:7 So after consulting together they spent the money in the purchase of the Potter's Field as a burial place for people not belonging to the city;

Luke 21:19 By your patient endurance you will purchase your lives.

Galatians 4:5 in order to purchase the freedom of all who were subject to Law, so that we might receive recognition as sons.

1 Timothy 3:13 For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Titus 2:14 who gave Himself for us to purchase our freedom from all iniquity, and purify for Himself a people who should be specially His own, zealous for doing good works.

Genesis 23:18 to Abraham by purchase, before the eyes of the sons of Heth, among all entering the gate of his city.

Genesis 31:15 Aren't we accounted by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also quite devoured our money.
(See NAS)

Genesis 49:32 the field and the cave that is therein, which was purchased from the children of Heth."

Exodus 12:44 and any man's servant, the purchase of money, when thou hast circumcised him -- then he doth eat of it;

Leviticus 22:11 But if a priest buys a slave, purchased by his money, he shall eat of it; and such as are born in his house, they shall eat of his bread.

Leviticus 25:33 And if a man purchase of the Levites, then the house that was sold, and the city of his possession, shall go out in the year of jubilee: for the houses of the cities of the Levites are their possession among the children of Israel.

Leviticus 25:51 If yet many years, according to them he giveth back his redemption 'money', from the money of his purchase.

Leviticus 27:22 And if the field of his purchase (which 'is' not of the fields of his possession) 'one' sanctify to Jehovah --

Deuteronomy 2:6 You shall purchase food of them for money, that you may eat; and you shall also buy water of them for money, that you may drink.'"

2 Kings 22:6 to the carpenters, and to the builders, and to the masons, and for buying timber and cut stone to repair the house.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 34:11 even to the carpenters and to the builders gave they it, to buy cut stone, and timber for couplings, and to make beams for the houses which the kings of Judah had destroyed.
(See NIV)

Psalms 74:2 Remember your congregation, which you purchased of old, which you have redeemed to be the tribe of your inheritance; Mount Zion, in which you have lived.

Proverbs 20:14 A poor thing, a poor thing, says he who is giving money for goods: but when he has gone on his way, then he makes clear his pride in what he has got.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 32:7 Behold, Hanamel the son of Shallum your uncle shall come to you, saying, Buy my field that is in Anathoth; for the right of redemption is yours to buy it.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 32:11 So I took the deed of the purchase, both that which was sealed, containing the terms and conditions, and that which was open;

Jeremiah 32:12 and I delivered the deed of the purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Mahseiah, in the presence of Hanamel my uncle's son, and in the presence of the witnesses who subscribed the deed of the purchase, before all the Jews who sat in the court of the guard.

Jeremiah 32:14 Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Take these deeds, this deed of the purchase which is sealed, and this deed which is open, and put them in an earthen vessel; that they may continue many days.

Jeremiah 32:16 Now after I had delivered the deed of the purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, I prayed to Yahweh, saying,

Amos 8:6 To purchase with money the poor, And the needy for a pair of sandals, Yea, the refuse of the pure corn we sell.



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