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Discover
Discovery
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Discover
Discover [Heb. hāqar] (Ps. 44:21 [MT 22]); AV SEARCH OUT; NEB FIND OUT; [yāḏa‘] (1 S. 22:6); NEB SEE; [māṣā‘] (2 K. 12:5); AV FIND; NEB FIND NECESSARY; [bîn] (Neh. 13:7); AV UNDERSTAND. The RSV employs “discover” in the modern sense of “get first sight or knowledge of,” “ascertain,” or “explore.”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISCOVER
DISCOVER<dis-kuv’-er>: In modern usage the word “discover” signifies “to get first sight or knowledge of,” “to ascertain,” or “to explore.” Such usage appears in 1 Samuel 22:6 of the discovery of David’s hiding-place, where the Hebrew uses [יָדַע‎, yadhà]. In the King James Version the word
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Discovery
DiscoveryX rays were discovered during the course of research into the effects of high-voltage electricity on gases. In these experiments, a gas was thinned to a partial vacuum in a glass tube called a Crookes tube. Researchers found that, when a current was passed through the gas between electrodes,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Discover
DISCOVER, dis-kuv′ēr: In modern usage the word “discover” signifies “to get first sight or knowledge of,” “to ascertain,” or “to explore.” Such usage appears in 1 S 22:6 of the discovery of David’s hiding-place, where the Heb uses יָדַע‎, yâdha‛. In AV the word “discover” often occurs in a sense now