|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres.
2. (n.) An interval of time in which a certain succession of events or phenomena is completed, and then returns again and again, uniformly and continually in the same order; a periodical space of time marked by the recurrence of something peculiar; as, the cycle of the seasons, or of the year.
3. (n.) An age; a long period of time.
4. (n.) An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
5. (n.) The circle of subjects connected with the exploits of the hero or heroes of some particular period which have served as a popular theme for poetry, as the legend of Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and that of Charlemagne and his paladins.
6. (n.) One entire round in a circle or a spire; as, a cycle or set of leaves.
7. (n.) A bicycle or tricycle, or other light velocipede.
8. (v. i.) To pass through a cycle of changes; to recur in cycles.
9. (v. i.) To ride a bicycle, tricycle, or other form of cycle.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JUBILEE, CYCLE OF THE
See Luni-solar cycle, under ASTRONOMY, sec. I, 5.
Cycle (3 Occurrences)
James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna. (See RSV)
Job 1:5 It was so, when the days of their feasting had run their course, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, "It may be that my sons have sinned, and renounced God in their hearts." Job did so continually. (See NAS)
Isaiah 29:1 Ho! Ariel, Ariel, the town against which David made war; put year to year, let the feasts come round: (See NIV)