Topical Bible: Tame
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.

2. (superl.) Reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness; accustomed to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame deer, a tame bird.

3. (superl.) Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.

4. (superl.) Deficient in spirit or animation; spiritless; dull; flat; insipid; as, a tame poem; tame scenery.

5. (v.) To reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a wild beast.

6. (v.) To subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth.

Greek
1150. damazo -- to tame
... to tame. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: damazo Phonetic Spelling:
(dam-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I tame, subdue Definition: I tame, subdue, involving ...
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434. anemeros -- not tame
... not tame. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: anemeros Phonetic Spelling:
(an-ay'-mer-os) Short Definition: not tame, fierce Definition: not tame, fierce ...
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2250. hemera -- day
... a day. Feminine (with hora implied) of a derivative of hemai (to sit; akin to the
base of hedraios) meaning tame, ie Gentle; day, ie (literally) the time space ...
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1151. damalis -- a heifer
... heifer. Probably from the base of damazo; a heifer (as tame) -- heifer. see GREEK
damazo. (damaleos) -- 1 Occurrence. 1150, 1151. damalis. 1152 . ...
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5090. Timaios -- "highly prized," Timaeus, an Israelite
... Timaeus. Probably of Chaldee origin (compare tame'); Timoeus (ie Timay), an Israelite --
Timaeus. see HEBREW tame'. (timaiou) -- 1 Occurrence. 5089, 5090. ...
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924. Bartimaios -- "son of Timaeus," Bartimaeus, a beggar
... Israelite -- Bartimaeus. see HEBREW bar. see HEBREW tame'. (bartimaios) -- 1
Occurrence. 923, 924. Bartimaios. 925 . Strong's Numbers.
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Strong's Hebrew
2931. tame -- unclean
... 2930, 2931. tame. 2932 . unclean. Transliteration: tame Phonetic Spelling:
(taw-may') Short Definition: unclean. ... From tame'; foul in a relig. ...
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2930. tame -- to be or become unclean
... 2929, 2930. tame. 2931 . to be or become unclean. Transliteration: tame Phonetic
Spelling: (taw-may') Short Definition: unclean. ... 2929, 2930. tame. 2931 > ...
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441. alluwph -- tame
... alluwph. 441a . tame. Transliteration: alluwph Phonetic Spelling: (al-loof') Short
Definition: captain. captain, duke, chief friend, governor, guide, ox ...
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441a. alluph -- tame
... 441, 441a. alluph. 441b . tame. Transliteration: alluph Short Definition:
companion. Word Origin from alaph Definition tame NASB ...
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2933. tamah -- to be stopped up, stupid
... be defiled, be reputed vile. A collateral form of tame'; to be impure in a religious
sense -- be defiled, be reputed vile. see HEBREW tame'. 2932b, 2933. ...
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2932. tum'ah -- uncleanness
... filthiness, uncleanness From tame'; religious impurity -- filthiness, unclean(-ness).
see HEBREW tame'. 2931, 2932. tum'ah. 2932a . Strong's Numbers.
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3711. kaphah -- to subdue
... root Definition to subdue NASB Word Usage subdues (1). pacify. A primitive root;
properly, to bend, ie (figuratively) to tame or subdue -- pacify. 3710, 3711 ...
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2932b. tomah -- uncleanness
... uncleanness. Transliteration: tomah Short Definition: uncleanness. Word Origin from
tame Definition uncleanness NASB Word Usage uncleanness (1). 2932a, 2932b ...
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2932a. tumah -- uncleanness
... Word Origin from tame Definition uncleanness NASB Word Usage filthiness (4), impure
(2), impurities (3), impurity (3), unclean (1), unclean thing (3 ...
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Library

On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. v. 22, "Whosoever Shall Say to ...
... the truth, and saith, "Whosoever shall say to his brother, Thou fool, shall be in
danger of hell fire." [1952] Yet "the tongue can no man tame." [1953] Man ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon v on the words.htm

Pelagius Corrupts a Passage of the Apostle James by Adding a Note ...
... Now that passage, in which the Apostle James says: "But the tongue can no man tame,"
[1161] does not appear to me to be capable of the interpretation which he ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 16 xv pelagius corrupts a.htm

A Strain of the Judgment of the Lord.
... 65 Formed, when it pleased Him, man for aye; and gave. Him to be pastor of beasts
tame, and lord. ... To tame, and mandates useful did impart. 85 Of dear salvation! ...
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The Lord of Demons
... had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder
by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.5 ...
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Letter x. To a Widow.
... The art of snaring pigeons is as follows. When the men who devote themselves to
this craft have caught one, they tame it, and make it feed with them. ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter x to a widow.htm

Explanation of this Text Continued.
... [1168] For through the tongue, which no man can tame, but only the wisdom which
comes down from above, "in many things we all of us offend." [1169] For this ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 17 xvi explanation of this.htm

John i. 1
... If we train by words the animals which we have, and so tame them, how much more
shall we effect this with men by this spiritual teaching, when there is a wide ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily iii john i 1.htm

In the Course of this Crude Study we Shall have to Touch on what ...
... Snelgrove? But of all the modern notions generated by mere wealth the worst
is this: the notion that domesticity is dull and tame. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 8 in the course.htm

The Adventures of Saint Patrick of Ireland.
... "Let my tame crocodile alone, or I'll make mincemeat of you when I have killed your
master!" cried the Giant hoarsely, through his clinched teeth. ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter nine the adventures of.htm

A virgin at Antioch, Having Refused to Sacrifice to Idols...
... But she, with her hands raised to heaven, as though she had come to a house of prayer,
not to a resort of lust, says: "O Christ, Who didst tame the fierce ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter iv a virgin at.htm

Thesaurus
Tame (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness; accustomed
to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame deer, a tame bird. ...
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Nobody (21 Occurrences)
... Nobody had the strength to tame him. (WEB). ... (WEB). James 3:8 But nobody can tame
the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. (WEB). ...
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Uncleanness (56 Occurrences)
... The adjective Tame', "defiled," "unclean," occurs 72 times (over half in Leviticus),
but is never translated "uncleanness," but always "unclean." The verb Tame...
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Tambours (8 Occurrences)

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None (573 Occurrences)
... with fetters and chains had been bound, and pulled in pieces by him had been the
chains, and the fetters broken in pieces, and none was able to tame him, (YLT). ...
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Unruly (8 Occurrences)
... WEB KJV ASV). James 3:8 But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly
evil, full of deadly poison. (KJV WBS YLT). Jeremiah 31:18 ...
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Unsettled (5 Occurrences)
... ways. (WBS). James 3:8 but the tongue can no one among men tame; it is
an unsettled evil, full of death-bringing poison. (DBY). 2 ...
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Often (74 Occurrences)
... and the fetters broken in pieces. Nobody had the strength to tame him. (WEB
KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV). Mark 7:3 For the Pharisees ...
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Jaw (6 Occurrences)
... ultimate check of the Assyrian power at Jerusalem, "as when a bridle or lasso is
thrown upon the jaws of a wild animal when you wish to catch and tame him" (GA ...
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Jawbone (3 Occurrences)
... ultimate check of the Assyrian power at Jerusalem, "as when a bridle or lasso is
thrown upon the jaws of a wild animal when you wish to catch and tame him" (GA ...
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Resources
Taming the tongue'why is it so difficult? | GotQuestions.org

What does it mean that the tongue is a fire (James 3:6)? | GotQuestions.org

What are idle words (Matthew 12:36)? | GotQuestions.org

Tame: Dictionary and Thesaurus | Clyx.com

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Concordance
Tame (3 Occurrences)

Mark 5:4
because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him, and the fetters broken in pieces. Nobody had the strength to tame him.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)

James 3:8
But nobody can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 11:19
And I was like a tame lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
(DBY)

Subtopics

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Nobody (21 Occurrences)

Uncleanness (56 Occurrences)

Tambours (8 Occurrences)

None (573 Occurrences)

Unruly (8 Occurrences)

Unsettled (5 Occurrences)

Often (74 Occurrences)

Jaw (6 Occurrences)

Jawbone (3 Occurrences)

Gentle (48 Occurrences)

Games (2 Occurrences)

Wrenched (3 Occurrences)

Fowler (3 Occurrences)

Fetters (21 Occurrences)

Tamed (1 Occurrence)

Torn (100 Occurrences)

Train (17 Occurrences)

Tore (59 Occurrences)

Teeth (50 Occurrences)

Rent (76 Occurrences)

Restless (6 Occurrences)

Ever-busy (1 Occurrence)

Defilement (12 Occurrences)

Domestic (5 Occurrences)

Deadly (31 Occurrences)

Defile (63 Occurrences)

Dove (27 Occurrences)

Death-bringing (1 Occurrence)

Milky (1 Occurrence)

Mischief (64 Occurrences)

Man (26072 Occurrences)

Pieces (209 Occurrences)

Pulled (84 Occurrences)

Plucked (46 Occurrences)

Break (257 Occurrences)

Broke (153 Occurrences)

Chains (100 Occurrences)

Chained (9 Occurrences)

Ass (95 Occurrences)

Apart (228 Occurrences)

Sluggish (1 Occurrence)

Subdue (26 Occurrences)

Strength (517 Occurrences)

Shackles (14 Occurrences)

Asunder (37 Occurrences)

Poison (17 Occurrences)

Broken (559 Occurrences)

Bound (175 Occurrences)

Partridge (2 Occurrences)

Foot (193 Occurrences)

Tongue (160 Occurrences)

Haggai (14 Occurrences)

Human (133 Occurrences)

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