1) to set a seal upon, mark with a seal, to seal
1a) for security: from Satan
1b) since things sealed up are concealed (as the contents of a letter), to hide, keep in silence, keep secret
1c) in order to mark a person or a thing
1c1) to set a mark upon by the impress of a seal or a stamp
1c2) angels are said to be sealed by God
1d) in order to prove, confirm, or attest a thing
1d1) to confirm authenticate, place beyond doubt
1d1a) of a written document
1d1b) to prove one's testimony to a person that he is what he professes to be
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 7:939, 1127
From G4973; to stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication to keep secret, to attest: - (set a, set to) seal up, stop.
|a put a seal on||6.55|
|d deliver safely||15.189|
|e make known||28.53|
|c give in secure manner||57.87|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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