|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Arising by birth; having an origin; born.
2. (a.) of or pertaining to one's birth; natal; belonging to the place or the circumstances in which one is born; -- opposed to foreign; as, native land, language, color, etc.
3. (a.) Born in the region in which one lives; as, a native inhabitant, race; grown or originating in the region where used or sold; not foreign or imported; as, native oysters, or strawberries.
4. (a.) Original; constituting the original substance of anything; as, native dust.
5. (a.) Conferred by birth; derived from origin; born with one; inherent; inborn; not acquired; as, native genius, cheerfulness, simplicity, rights, etc.
6. (a.) Naturally related; cognate; connected (with).
7. (a.) Found in nature uncombined with other elements; as, native silver.
8. (a.) Found in nature; not artificial; as native sodium chloride.
9. (n.) One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or vegetable, produced in a certain region; as, a native of France.
10. (n.) Any of the live stock found in a region, as distinguished from such as belong to pure and distinct imported breeds.
Native (35 Occurrences)
Luke 4:23 "Doubtless," said He, "you will quote to me the proverb, 'Physician, cure yourself: all that we hear that you have done at Capernaum, do here also in your native place.'" (WEY)
John 8:44 You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false. (See NIV)
Acts 2:8 How do we hear, everyone in our own native language? (WEB WEY RSV NIV)
Acts 4:36 In this way Joseph, whom the Apostles gave the name of Bar-nabas--signifying 'Son of Encouragement' --a Levite, a native of Cyprus, (WEY RSV)
Acts 6:1 Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service. (See NAS)
Acts 18:2 Here he found a Jew, a native of Pontus, of the name of Aquila. He and his wife Priscilla had recently come from Italy because of Claudius's edict expelling all the Jews from Rome. So Paul paid them a visit; (WEY NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 18:24 Meanwhile a Jew named Apollos came to Ephesus. He was a native of Alexandria, a man of great learning and well versed in the Scriptures. (WEY RSV NIV)
Genesis 24:7 The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father's house, and from the land of my nativity, and who spoke unto me, and who swore unto me, saying: Unto thy seed will I give this land; He will send His angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife for my son from thence. (See NIV)
Genesis 31:13 I am the God of Beth-el, where thou didst anoint a pillar, where thou didst vow a vow unto Me. Now arise, get thee out from this land, and return unto the land of thy nativity.' (See NIV)
Exodus 12:19 seven days leaven is not found in your houses, for any 'one' eating anything fermented -- that person hath been cut off from the company of Israel, among the sojourners or among the natives of the land; (Root in YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 12:48 And when a sojourner sojourneth with thee, and hath made a passover to Jehovah, every male of his 'is' to be circumcised, and then he doth come near to keep it, and he hath been as a native of the land, but any uncircumcised one doth not eat of it; (YLT NAS RSV)
Exodus 12:49 one law is to a native, and to a sojourner who is sojourning in your midst.' (YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 16:29 "It shall be a statute to you forever: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and shall do no manner of work, the native-born, or the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you: (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 17:15 "'Every person that eats what dies of itself, or that which is torn by animals, whether he is native-born or a foreigner, he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening: then he shall be clean. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 18:26 You therefore shall keep my statutes and my ordinances, and shall not do any of these abominations; neither the native-born, nor the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you; (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 19:34 The stranger who lives as a foreigner with you shall be to you as the native-born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you lived as foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am Yahweh your God. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 23:42 You shall dwell in booths seven days. All who are native-born in Israel shall dwell in booths, (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 24:16 He who blasphemes the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 24:22 You shall have one kind of law, for the foreigner as well as the native-born: for I am Yahweh your God.'" (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 9:14 And when a sojourner sojourneth with you, then he hath prepared a passover to Jehovah, according to the statute of the passover, and according to its ordinance, so he doth; one statute is to you, even to a sojourner, and to a native of the land.' (YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 15:13 "'All who are native-born shall do these things after this manner, in offering an offering made by fire, of a pleasant aroma to Yahweh. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 15:29 You shall have one law for him who does anything unwittingly, for him who is native-born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner among them. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 15:30 "'But the soul who does anything with a high hand, whether he is native-born or a foreigner, the same blasphemes Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 22:5 He sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is by the River, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, "Behold, there is a people who came out from Egypt. Behold, they cover the surface of the earth, and they are staying opposite me. (See NIV)
Joshua 8:33 All Israel, and their elders and officers, and their judges, stood on this side of the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, who carried the ark of Yahweh's covenant, the foreigner as well as the native; half of them in front of Mount Gerizim, and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of Yahweh had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel. (WEB YLT NAS)
Ruth 2:11 And Boaz answered and said unto her: 'It hath fully been told me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother-in-law since the death of thy husband; and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people that thou knewest not heretofore. (See RSV)
Ruth 4:10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, I have purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead on his inheritance, that the name of the dead not be cut off from among his brothers, and from the gate of his place. You are witnesses this day." (See RSV)
Psalms 37:35 I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil. (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS NIV)
Isaiah 13:14 And it will be that, like a roe in flight, and like wandering sheep, they will go every man to his people and to his land. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 22:10 Don't weep for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 46:16 He made many to stumble, yes, they fell one on another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our birth, from the oppressing sword. (See NAS NIV)
Ezekiel 23:15 girded with girdles upon their loins, with pendant turbans upon their heads, all of them captains to look upon, the likeness of the sons of Babylon, even of Chaldea, the land of their nativity. (See RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 47:22 It shall happen, that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance to you and to the strangers who sojourn among you, who shall father children among you; and they shall be to you as the native-born among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 7:11 For Amos says,'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'" (See NIV)
Amos 7:17 Therefore thus says Yahweh:'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'" (See NIV)