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CREATE, verb transitive [Latin]

1. To produce; to bring into being from nothing; to cause to exist.

In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. Genesis 1:1.

2. To make or form, by investing with a new character; as, to create one a peer or baron; to create a manor.

I create you companions to our person.

3. To produce; to cause; to be the occasion of.

Your eye in Scotland would create soldiers, and make women fight.

Long abstinence creates uneasiness in the stomach; confusion is created by hurry.

4. To beget; to generate; to bring forth.

The people which shall be created, shall praise the Lord. Psalms 102:18.

5. To make or produce, by new combinations of matter already created, and by investing these combinations with new forms, constitutions and qualities; to shape and organize.

God created man in his own image. Genesis 1:1.

6. To form anew; to change the state or character; to renew.

CREATE in me a clean heart. Psalms 51:10.

We are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:10.