|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing; as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.
2. (v. t.) To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way, road, or passage.
3. (v. t.) To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a stream, or a flow of blood.
4. (v. t.) To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain; to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the approaches of old age or infirmity.
5. (v. t.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or by shortening in any way the vibrating part.
6. (v. t.) To point, as a composition; to punctuate.
7. (v. t.) To make fast; to stopper.
8. (v. i.) To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a stop.
9. (v. i.) To cease from any motion, or course of action.
10. (v. i.) To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to tarry; as, to stop with a friend.
11. (n.) The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction.
12. (n.) That which stops, impedes, or obstructs; as obstacle; an impediment; an obstruction.
13. (n.) A device, or piece, as a pin, block, pawl, etc., for arresting or limiting motion, or for determining the position to which another part shall be brought.
14. (n.) The closing of an aperture in the air passage, or pressure of the finger upon the string, of an instrument of music, so as to modify the tone; hence, any contrivance by which the sounds of a musical instrument are regulated.
15. (n.) In the organ, one of the knobs or handles at each side of the organist, by which he can draw on or shut off any register or row of pipes; the register itself; as, the vox humana stop.
16. (n.) A member, plain or molded, formed of a separate piece and fixed to a jamb, against which a door or window shuts. This takes the place, or answers the purpose, of a rebate. Also, a pin or block to prevent a drawer from sliding too far.
17. (n.) A point or mark in writing or printing intended to distinguish the sentences, parts of a sentence, or clauses; a mark of punctuation. See Punctuation.
18. (n.) The diaphragm used in optical instruments to cut off the marginal portions of a beam of light passing through lenses.
19. (n.) The depression in the face of a dog between the skull and the nasal bones. It is conspicuous in the bulldog, pug, and some other breeds.
20. (n.) Some part of the articulating organs, as the lips, or the tongue and palate, closed (a) so as to cut off the passage of breath or voice through the mouth and the nose (distinguished as a lip-stop, or a front-stop, etc., as in p, t, d, etc.), or (b) so as to obstruct, but not entirely cut off, the passage, as in l, n, etc.; also, any of the consonants so formed.
Stop (108 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:22 And that which was dropped among the thorns, this is he who has the word; and the cares of this life, and the deceits of wealth, put a stop to the growth of the word and it gives no fruit. (BBE)
Mark 4:19 And the cares of this life, and the deceits of wealth, and the desire for other things coming in, put a stop to the growth of the word, and it gives no fruit. (BBE)
Mark 9:38 John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone who doesn't follow us casting out demons in your name; and we forbade him, because he doesn't follow us." (See NIV)
Mark 10:49 And Jesus came to a stop and said, Let him come. And crying out to the blind man, they said to him, Be comforted: come, he has sent for you. (BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 6:29 To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also. (See NIV)
Luke 7:14 And he came near, and put his hand on the stretcher where the dead man was: and those who were moving it came to a stop. And he said, Young man, I say to you, Get up. (BBE DBY)
Luke 8:52 All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Don't weep. She isn't dead, but sleeping." (See NAS NIV)
Luke 9:49 John answered, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he doesn't follow with us." (See NIV)
Luke 18:3 And in the same town was a widow who repeatedly came and entreated him, saying, "'Give me justice and stop my oppressor.' (WEY)
Luke 22:51 But Jesus answered, "Let me at least do this" (See RSV)
Luke 23:28 But Jesus, turning to them, said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, don't weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. (See NAS)
John 2:16 To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace!" (See NAS)
John 5:14 Afterward Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "Behold, you are made well. Sin no more, so that nothing worse happens to you." (See NIV)
John 20:17 Jesus said to her, "Don't hold me, for I haven't yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them,'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'" (See NAS)
John 20:27 Then he said to Thomas, "Reach here your finger, and see my hands. Reach here your hand, and put it into my side. Don't be unbelieving, but believing." (See NIV)
Acts 4:17 But to prevent the matter spreading any further among the people, let us stop them by threats from speaking in the future in this name to any one whatever." (WEY NIV)
Acts 4:20 for we can't help telling the things which we saw and heard." (See NAS)
Acts 5:39 But if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow it, and you would be found even to be fighting against God!" (See NIV)
Acts 8:38 So he stopped the chariot; and both of them--Philip and the eunuch--went down into the water, and Philip baptized him. (Root in WEY BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 13:10 and said, "Full of all deceit and all cunning, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord? (See RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 7:5 Don't deprive one another, unless it is by consent for a season, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and may be together again, that Satan doesn't tempt you because of your lack of self-control. (See NAS)
1 Corinthians 14:20 Brothers, don't be children in thoughts, yet in malice be babies, but in thoughts be mature. (See NIV)
1 Corinthians 14:30 But if a revelation is made to another sitting by, let the first keep silent. (See NIV)
1 Corinthians 15:34 Wake up righteously, and don't sin, for some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame. (See NAS NIV)
2 Corinthians 11:10 As the truth of Christ is in me, no one will stop me from this boasting in the regions of Achaia. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
1 Timothy 1:3 It was my desire, when I went on into Macedonia, that you might make a stop at Ephesus, to give orders to certain men not to put forward a different teaching, (BBE)
Titus 1:11 whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain's sake. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT)
2 Peter 2:14 having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing; (See NIV)
2 Peter 2:16 but he was rebuked for his own disobedience. A mute donkey spoke with a man's voice and stopped the madness of the prophet. (Root in WEB BBE)
3 John 1:10 For this reason, if I come, I shall not forget his conduct, nor his idle and mischievous talk against us. And he does not stop there: he not only will not receive the brethren, but those who desire to do this he hinders, and excludes them from the Church. (WEY RSV NIV)
Revelation 4:8 The four living creatures, each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within. They have no rest day and night, saying, " Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty, who was and who is and who is to come!" (See NIV)
Revelation 5:5 One of the elders said to me, "Don't weep. Behold, the Lion who is of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome; he who opens the book and its seven seals." (See NAS)
Revelation 9:20 and the rest of men, who were not killed in these plagues, neither did reform from the works of their hands, that they may not bow before the demons, and idols, those of gold, and those of silver, and those of brass, and those of stone, and those of wood, that are neither able to see, nor to hear, nor to walk, (See NIV)
Genesis 19:17 It came to pass, when they had taken them out, that he said, "Escape for your life! Don't look behind you, and don't stay anywhere in the plain. Escape to the mountains, lest you be consumed!" (See RSV NIV)
Genesis 26:18 Isaac dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father. For the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham. He called their names after the names by which his father had called them. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 9:29 And Moses said, When I am gone outside the town, my hands will be stretched out to the Lord; the thunders and the ice-storm will come to an end, so that you may see that the earth is the Lord's. (See NIV)
Numbers 11:28 Then Joshua, the son of Nun, who had been Moses' servant from the time when he was a child, said, My lord Moses, let them be stopped. (Root in BBE NIV)
Numbers 16:50 Then Aaron went back to Moses to the door of the Tent of meeting: and the disease came to a stop. (BBE RSV NIV)
Numbers 17:5 And the rod of that man who is marked out by me for myself will have buds on it; so I will put a stop to the outcries which the children of Israel make to me against you. (BBE)
Numbers 17:10 And the Lord said to Moses, Put Aaron's rod back in front of the ark of witness, to be kept for a sign against this false-hearted people, so that you may put a stop to their outcries against me, and death may not overtake them. (BBE)
Numbers 30:11 And her husband, hearing of it, said nothing to her and did not put a stop to it, then all her oaths and every undertaking she gave will have force. (BBE)
Joshua 10:12 Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh in the day when Yahweh delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand still on Gibeon! You, moon, stop in the valley of Aijalon!" (WEB)
Joshua 22:25 For Yahweh has made the Jordan a border between us and you, you children of Reuben and children of Gad. You have no portion in Yahweh."' So your children might make our children cease from fearing Yahweh. (See NAS NIV)
Judges 15:7 Samson said to them, "If you behave like this, surely I will be avenged of you, and after that I will cease." (See NIV)
Judges 18:2 So the children of Dan sent five men from among their number, strong men, from Zorah and from Eshtaol, to take a look at the land and make a search through it; and they said to them, Go and make a search through the land; and they came to the hill-country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, where they made a stop for the night. (BBE)
Judges 19:11 When they were by Jebus, the day was far spent; and the servant said to his master, "Please come and let us turn aside into this city of the Jebusites, and lodge in it." (See NIV)
1 Samuel 6:14 And the cart came into the field of Joshua the Beth-shemite, and came to a stop there by a great stone: and cutting up the wood of the cart they made a burned offering of the cows to the Lord. (BBE RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 7:8 The children of Israel said to Samuel, "Don't cease to cry to Yahweh our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines." (See NIV)
1 Samuel 9:5 When they had come to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant who was with him, "Come, and let us return, lest my father stop caring about the donkeys, and be anxious for us." (WEB NIV)
1 Samuel 9:27 As they were going down at the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, "Tell the servant pass on before us" (and he passed on), "but stand still first, that I may cause you to hear the word of God." (See RSV)
1 Samuel 15:16 He will take the tenth of your flocks: and you shall be his servants. (See RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 20:38 Jonathan cried after the boy, "Go fast! Hurry! Don't delay!" Jonathan's boy gathered up the arrows, and came to his master. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 2:21 Abner said to him, "Turn aside to your right hand or to your left, and grab one of the young men, and take his armor." But Asahel would not turn aside from following him. (See NIV)
2 Samuel 2:22 Abner said again to Asahel, "Turn aside from following me. Why should I strike you to the ground? How then should I hold up my face to Joab your brother?" (See NIV)
2 Samuel 2:23 But still he did not go to one side: so Abner gave him a back blow in the stomach with his spear, so that the spear came out at his back; and he went down on the earth, wounded to death: and all those who came to the place where Asahel went down dead, came to a stop. (BBE NIV)
2 Samuel 2:26 Then Abner called to Joab, and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Don't you know that it will be bitterness in the latter end? How long shall it be then, before you bid the people return from following their brothers?" (See NIV)
2 Samuel 2:28 So Joab had a horn sounded, and all the people came to a stop, and gave up going after Israel and fighting them. (BBE RSV)
2 Samuel 15:17 And the king went out, and all his servants went after him, and made a stop at the Far House. (BBE NAS)
2 Samuel 15:28 See, I will stop in the plains of the desert, until there come word from you to inform me. (DBY)
1 Kings 15:21 And Baasha, hearing of it, put a stop to the building of Ramah, and was living in Tirzah. (BBE RSV NIV)
1 Kings 18:44 It happened at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a small cloud, like a man's hand, is rising out of the sea." He said, "Go up, tell Ahab,'Get ready and go down, so that the rain doesn't stop you.'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 3:19 You shall strike every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all springs of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 4:24 Then she made the ass ready and said to her servant, Keep driving on; do not make a stop without orders from me. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 16:5 Then Baasha, hearing of it, put a stop to the building of Ramah, and let his work come to an end. (BBE NAS RSV NIV)
2 Chronicles 25:16 It happened, as he talked with him, that the king said to him, Have we made you of the king's counsel? Stop! Why should you be struck down? Then the prophet stopped, and said, I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this, and have not listened to my counsel. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
2 Chronicles 32:3 he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the springs which were outside of the city; and they helped him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV)
2 Chronicles 32:4 So there was gathered much people together, and they stopped all the springs, and the brook that flowed through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water? (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Chronicles 35:21 But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with you, you king of Judah? I come not against you this day, but against the house with which I have war; and God has commanded me to make haste: beware that it is God who is with me, that he not destroy you. (See NAS NIV)
Ezra 4:21 Give an order now, that these men are to do nothing more, and that the building of the town is to be stopped, till I give an order. (Root in BBE NAS NIV)
Ezra 4:23 Then, after reading the king's letter, Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their friends went quickly to Jerusalem, to the Jews, and had them stopped by force. (Root in BBE NAS NIV)
Ezra 5:5 But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezra 6:8 Further, I give orders as to what you are to do for the responsible men of the Jews in connection with the building of this house of God: that from the king's wealth, that is, from the taxes got together in the land over the river, the money needed is to be given to these men readily, so that their work may not be stopped. (Root in BBE NIV)
Nehemiah 4:11 And those who were against us said, Without their knowledge and without their seeing us, we will come among them and put them to death, causing the work to come to a stop. (BBE NAS RSV)
Nehemiah 5:5 But our flesh is the same as the flesh of our countrymen, and our children as their children: and now we are giving our sons and daughters into the hands of others, to be their servants, and some of our daughters are servants even now: and we have no power to put a stop to it; for other men have our fields and our vine-gardens. (BBE)
Nehemiah 5:10 I likewise, my brothers and my servants, do lend them money and grain. Please let us leave off this usury. (See NIV)
Nehemiah 6:3 And I sent men to them saying, I am doing a great work, so that it is not possible for me to come down: is the work to be stopped while I go away from it and come down to you? (Root in BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Esther 8:3 Then Esther again came before the king, falling down at his feet, and made request to him with weeping, that he would put a stop to the evil purposes of Haman the Agagite and the designs which he had made against the Jews. (BBE)
Job 9:12 Behold, he snatches away. Who can hinder him? Who will ask him,'What are you doing?' (See NIV)
Job 13:21 withdraw your hand far from me; and don't let your terror make me afraid. (See NIV)
Job 32:16 And I have waited, but they do not speak, For they have stood still, They have not answered any more.) (See NAS)
Job 37:14 "Listen to this, Job. Stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God. (See RSV NIV)
Job 38:11 And said, So far you may come, and no farther; and here the pride of your waves will be stopped? (Root in BBE NAS)
Psalms 35:3 Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation. (KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Psalms 107:42 The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. (KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV)
Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out. (WEB)
Proverbs 19:27 If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 22:10 Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop. (WEB)
Isaiah 1:16 Be washed, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; let there be an end of sinning; (See NIV)
Isaiah 2:22 Stop trusting in man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what account is he? (WEB NAS NIV)
Isaiah 14:27 For Yahweh of Armies has planned, and who can stop it? His hand is stretched out, and who can turn it back?" (WEB)
Isaiah 16:10 Gladness is taken away, and joy out of the fruitful field; and in the vineyards there will be no singing, neither joyful noise. Nobody will tread out wine in the presses. I have made the shouting stop. (WEB BBE)
Isaiah 17:13 But he will put a stop to them, and make them go in flight far away, driving them like the waste of the grain on the tops of the mountains before the wind, and like the circling dust before the storm. (BBE)
Isaiah 30:11 Get out of the good way, turning from the right road; do not keep the Holy One of Israel before our minds. (See NIV)
Isaiah 33:1 Ho! you who make waste those who did not make you waste; acting falsely to those who were not false to you. When you have come to an end of wasting, you will be made waste, and after your false acts, they will do the same to you. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 15:5 For who will have pity on you, Jerusalem? or who will bemoan you? or who will turn aside to ask of your welfare? (See NIV)
Jeremiah 32:40 and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from following them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their hearts, that they may not depart from me. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 44:5 But they didn't listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 48:45 In the shadow of Heshbon stood powerless have fugitives, For fire hath gone forth from Heshbon, And a flame from within Sihon, And it consumeth the corner of Moab, And the crown of the sons of Shaon. (See RSV)
Ezekiel 16:41 They shall burn your houses with fire, and execute judgments on you in the sight of many women; and I will cause you to cease from playing the prostitute, and you shall also give no hire any more. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 26:13 I will cause the noise of your songs to cease; and the sound of your harps shall be no more heard. (See RSV)