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  • 61Witness —    More than one witness was required in criminal cases (Deut. 17:6; 19:15). They were the first to execute the sentence on the condemned (Deut. 13:9; 17:7; 1 Kings 21:13; Matt. 27:1; Acts 7:57, 58). False witnesses were liable to punishment… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 62witness — Synonyms and related words: TV viewer, accessory, acknowledge, admission, adviser, affidavit, affirm, affirmation, allegation, allege, announce, announcer, annunciator, appear, argue, assertion, asseverate, asseveration, assister, attend, attest …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 63witness — 1. noun 1) witnesses claimed that he started the fight Syn: observer, onlooker, eyewitness, spectator, viewer, watcher; bystander, passerby 2) she cross examined the witness Syn: deponent, testifier 2 …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 64bear testimony to — See bear witness to …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 65WITNESS — (Heb. עֵד, one that has personal knowledge of an event or a fact. The evidence of at least two witnesses was required for convicting the accused (Num. 35:30; Deut. 17:6; 19:15; cf. I Kings 21:10, 13). Commercial transactions of importance took… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 66Witness — • One who is present, bears testimony, furnishes evidence or proof Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Witness     Witness     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 67bear — vb 1 *carry, convey, transport, transmit Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: hold, *contain 2 Bear, produce, yield, turn out are comparable when they mean to bring forth as products. Bear usually implies a giving birth to offspring… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 68bear upon — I verb advocate, affect, apply, apply to, cause, coax, concern, connect, have to do with, influence, insist, interest, involve, pertain, pertain to, press, pressure, recommend, refer, regard, relate, relate to, respect, rest on, tie in with,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 69bear false witness — I verb abrogate, affirm the contrary, apostatize, be deceitful, be devoid of truth, be dishonest, be erroneous, be faithless, be fallacious, be false, be forsworn, be fraudulent, be insincere, be mendacious, be perfidious, be perjured, be… …

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  • 70Witness — Wit ness, v. i. To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] The men of Belial witnessed against him. 1 Kings xxi. 13. [1913 Webster] The witnessing of the truth was then so generally attended with this event… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 71witness to — index bear (adduce) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 72bear out — index attest, certify (attest), corroborate, document, evidence, justify, substantiate, support ( …

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  • 73witness — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 person who sees sth ADJECTIVE ▪ crucial (esp. BrE), key, material, vital (esp. BrE) ▪ As the last person to see her alive, he was a material witness in the case. ▪ independent …

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  • 74bear — I. noun (plural bears) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English bere, from Old English bera; akin to Old English brūn brown more at brown Date: before 12th century 1. (or pl bear) any of a family (Ursidae of the order Carnivora) of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 75bear one witness — phrasal : to give evidence in corroboration of one s action or assertion : serve as a witness of one s action …

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  • 76Witness of the Spirit —    (Rom. 8:16), the consciousness of the gracious operation of the Spirit on the mind, a certitude of the Spirit s presence and work continually asserted within us , manifested in his comforting us, his stirring us up to prayer, his reproof of… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 77bear false witness — verb To give an untrue testimony. To lie …

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  • 78bear false witness — tell lies in a court of law, commit perjury …

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  • 79With a witness — Witness Wit ness, n. [AS. witness, gewitnes, from witan to know. [root]133. See {Wit}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony. [1913 Webster] May we with . . . the witness of a good conscience, pursue him with any… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 80give witness (to something) — bear/give ˈwitness (to sth) idiom to provide evidence of the truth of sth • The crowd of mourners at his funeral bore witness to the great affection in which he was held. Main entry: ↑witnessidiom …

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