|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot.
2. (n.) A plantation laid out.
3. (n.) A plan or draught of a field, farm, estate, etc., drawn to a scale.
4. (v. t.) To make a plot, map, pr plan, of; to mark the position of on a plan; to delineate.
5. (n.) Any scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy; an intrigue; as, the Rye-house Plot.
6. (n.) A share in such a plot or scheme; a participation in any stratagem or conspiracy.
7. (n.) Contrivance; deep reach of thought; ability to plot or intrigue.
8. (n.) A plan; a purpose.
9. (n.) In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
10. (v. i.) To form a scheme of mischief against another, especially against a government or those who administer it; to conspire.
11. (v. i.) To contrive a plan or stratagem; to scheme.
12. (v. t.) To plan; to scheme; to devise; to contrive secretly.
Plot (53 Occurrences)
Mark 3:6 The Pharisees went out, and immediately conspired with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him. (See NIV)
John 4:5 So he came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son, Joseph. (See NIV)
Acts 4:25 who by the mouth of your servant, David, said,'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing? (WEB NIV)
Acts 9:24 but their plot became known to Saul. They watched the gates both day and night that they might kill him, (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Acts 20:3 When he had spent three months there, and a plot was made against him by Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he determined to return through Macedonia. (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 23:12 When it was day, some of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul. (See RSV)
Acts 23:13 There were more than forty people who had made this conspiracy. (See NAS NIV)
Acts 23:16 But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul. (See NIV)
Acts 23:30 And when it was shown to me that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to thee forthwith, charging his accusers also to speak against him before thee. (ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 25:3 asking a favor against him, that he would summon him to Jerusalem; plotting to kill him on the way. (Root in WEB ASV)
Genesis 33:19 He bought the parcel of ground where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 23:11 After him was Shammah the son of Agee a Hararite. The Philistines were gathered together into a troop, where there was a plot of ground full of lentils; and the people fled from the Philistines. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 23:12 But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and killed the Philistines; and Yahweh worked a great victory. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
2 Kings 9:10 The dogs will eat Jezebel on the plot of ground of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her." He opened the door, and fled. (WEB DBY NIV)
2 Kings 9:21 Then Joram said, Make ready! And they made ready his chariot. And Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot; and they went out to meet Jehu, and met him in the plot of Naboth the Jizreelite. (DBY NIV)
2 Kings 9:25 Then Jehu said to Bidkar his captain, "Pick him up, and throw him in the plot of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite; for remember how, when you and I rode together after Ahab his father, Yahweh laid this burden on him: (WEB DBY RSV)
2 Kings 9:26 'Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons,' says Yahweh;'and I will repay you in this plot of ground,' says Yahweh. Now therefore take and cast him onto the plot of ground, according to the word of Yahweh." (WEB JPS DBY RSV NIV)
2 Kings 9:36 Therefore they came back, and told him. He said, "This is the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying,'The dogs will eat the flesh of Jezebel on the plot of Jezreel, (WEB DBY NIV)
2 Kings 9:37 and the carcase of Jezebel shall be as dung upon the open field in the plot of Jizreel, so that they shall not say, This is Jezebel. (DBY NIV)
1 Chronicles 11:13 He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where there was a plot of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
1 Chronicles 11:14 They stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and killed the Philistines; and Yahweh saved them by a great victory. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Nehemiah 4:15 It happened, when our enemies heard that it was known to us, and God had brought their counsel to nothing, that we returned all of us to the wall, everyone to his work. (See NIV)
Esther 2:22 This thing became known to Mordecai, who informed Esther the queen; and Esther informed the king in Mordecai's name. (See NAS NIV)
Esther 2:23 When this matter was investigated, and it was found to be so, they were both hanged on a tree; and it was written in the book of the chronicles in the king's presence. (See NAS)
Esther 8:3 Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and begged him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews. (See NAS RSV)
Esther 9:25 but when this became known to the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 2:1 Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing? (WEB RSV NIV)
Psalms 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the princes plot together, against Jehovah and against his anointed: (DBY)
Psalms 21:11 For they intended evil against you. They plotted evil against you which cannot succeed. (Root in WEB NAS NIV)
Psalms 31:13 For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life. (WEB DBY RSV NIV)
Psalms 35:4 Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 37:12 The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 38:12 They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long. (See NIV)
Psalms 58:2 No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth. (WEB)
Psalms 59:5 Yea, do thou, Jehovah, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, arise to visit all the nations: be not gracious to any plotters of iniquity. Selah. (Root in DBY RSV)
Psalms 64:6 They plot injustice, saying, "We have made a perfect plan!" Surely man's mind and heart are cunning. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 83:3 They conspire with cunning against your people. They plot against your cherished ones. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 83:5 For they have conspired together with one mind. They form an alliance against you. (See NIV)
Psalms 140:8 O Lord, give not the wrongdoer his desire; give him no help in his evil designs, or he may be uplifted in pride. (Selah.) (See RSV)
Proverbs 12:20 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 14:22 Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 16:30 One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, one who compresses his lips, is bent on evil. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 24:2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief. (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 28:25 When the face of the earth has been levelled, does he not put in the different sorts of seed, and the grain in lines, and the barley in its place, and the spelt at the edge? (See NIV)
Jeremiah 11:18 Yahweh gave me knowledge of it, and I knew it: then you showed me their doings. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 48:2 The praise of Moab is no more; in Heshbon they have devised evil against her: Come, and let us cut her off from being a nation. You also, Madmen, shall be brought to silence: the sword shall pursue you. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 17:7 There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and behold, this vine did bend its roots toward him, and shot forth its branches toward him, from the beds of its plantation, that he might water it. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 17:10 Yes, behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly wither, when the east wind touches it? it shall wither in the beds where it grew. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 45:2 Of this there shall be for the holy place five hundred in length by five hundred in breadth, square all around; and fifty cubits for its suburbs all around. (See RSV)
Daniel 11:24 In time of security shall he come even on the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them prey, and spoil, and substance: yes, he shall devise his devices against the strongholds, even for a time. (See NIV)
Hosea 7:15 Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet they plot evil against me. (WEB NIV)
Micah 2:1 Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds! When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand. (See NIV)
Nahum 1:9 What do you plot against Yahweh? He will make a full end. Affliction won't rise up the second time. (WEB RSV NIV)