Artifice
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Greek
2940. kubeia -- dice playing
... sleight, trickery. From kubos (a "cube", ie Die for playing); gambling, ie
(figuratively) artifice or fraud -- sleight. (kubeia) -- 1 Occurrence. 2939, ...
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Strong's Hebrew
698. orbah -- an artifice
... 697, 698. orbah. 699 . an artifice. Transliteration: orbah Phonetic Spelling:
(or-ob-aw') Short Definition: trickery. Word Origin ...
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Our Friends Take it Amiss that I have Spoken of the Origenists as ...
... so long concealed the truth as to her race; and still more the patriarch Jacob who,
as we read, obtained the blessing of his father by artifice and falsehood. ...
/.../18 our friends take it.htm

We Hear Much of the Human Error which Accepts what is Sham and ...
... And so they are"both of them, I mean. But it was not with this aspect of the startling
air of artifice about all strange objects that I meant to deal. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 20 we hear much.htm

Your Origen Allows Himself to Treat of the Transmigration of Souls ...
... However, that I should not be thought to be raising quibbles, and by this artifice
of self-excuse to be escaping from boldly meeting him, I will set out the ...
/.../20 your origen allows himself.htm

But Upon those who have Used Dissimulation Like David...
... He compares them to children, as not having manfully withstood the idolaters, but
to prudent children, because by artifice they avoided doing sacrifice. ...
/.../peter/the writings of peter of alexandria/canon v but upon those.htm

The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
... The following passage, I, for the same reason, think impossible to have been the
production of artifice, or of a cold forgery: " "But I say unto you, that ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/chapter iii the candour of.htm

The Macedonians, Pressed by the Emperor's violence Toward Them ...
... the before-mentioned creed of the holy Synod of Nic├Ža, to which the bishops at
Constantinople affixed their signatures, being deceived by artifice and perjury ...
/.../chapter xii the macedonians pressed by.htm

The Romance of M. Renan. By Napoleon Roussel.
... Thus, "sometimes," says M. Renan, "Jesus made use of an innocent artifice.
[Innocent artifice!] He professed to have some secret ...
/.../the romance of m renan and the christ of the gospels/the romance of m renan.htm

Chapter i.
... out in the language of Scripture, speaking indeed the words, but stealing away the
true meaning thereof; and so disguising by some artifice their false ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/chapter i.htm

The Exordium.
... [2172] And thus by a kind of artifice, or rather by such a process of craft, the
devil having devised destruction against those who were disobedient to the ...
/.../urbanus/the extant writings of asterius urbanus/i the exordium.htm

Treatise i. On the Unity of the Church.
... of the Serpent. [3100] That is always his subtlety; that is his dark and
stealthy artifice for circumventing man. Thus from the ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/treatise i on the unity.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Skillful contrivance; elaborate trickery; wile; deception.

2. (n.) Crafty device; an artful, ingenious, or elaborate trick.

3. (n.) A handicraft; a trade; art of making.

4. (n.) Workmanship; a skillfully contrived work.

Thesaurus
Artifice (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) A handicraft; a trade; art of making. 4. (n.) Workmanship; a skillfully
contrived work. Multi-Version Concordance Artifice (1 Occurrence). ...
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Intrigue (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour. 3. (vt) To fill
with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass. ...
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Train (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To draw along; to trail; to drag. 2. (vt) To draw by persuasion, artifice,
or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure. ...
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Trick (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance;
a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade. ...
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Craft (14 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Cunning, art, or skill, in a bad sense, or applied to bad purposes; artifice;
guile; skill or dexterity employed to effect purposes by deceit or shrewd ...
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Angle (19 Occurrences)
... 8. (vi) To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.
9. (vt) To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure. Int. ...
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Subtilty (9 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Cunning; skill; craft. 4. (n.) Slyness in design; artifice; guile; a cunning
design or artifice; a trick; subtlety. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Artificer (13 Occurrences)

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Naphtali (51 Occurrences)
... By her artifice she had obtained children, the offspring of her maid ranking
as her own; and thus her reproach of childlessness was removed. ...
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Unfair (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick
or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Bible Concordance
Artifice (1 Occurrence)

Ephesians 4:14 that we may no more be babes, tossed and borne about by every wind of the teaching, in the sleight of men, in craftiness, unto the artifice of leading astray,
(YLT)

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Artifice

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Intrigue (3 Occurrences)

Train (17 Occurrences)

Trick (11 Occurrences)

Craft (14 Occurrences)

Angle (19 Occurrences)

Subtilty (9 Occurrences)

Artificer (13 Occurrences)

Naphtali (51 Occurrences)

Unfair (1 Occurrence)

Overreach (1 Occurrence)

Guile (21 Occurrences)

Gin (10 Occurrences)

Get (2204 Occurrences)

Fetch (45 Occurrences)

Fraud (15 Occurrences)

Fish (66 Occurrences)

Fraudulent (2 Occurrences)

Take (11064 Occurrences)

Trickery (5 Occurrences)

Ruse (1 Occurrence)

Reach (63 Occurrences)

Deception (24 Occurrences)

Deceit (160 Occurrences)

Device (17 Occurrences)

Double (49 Occurrences)

Doubling (1 Occurrence)

Plant (92 Occurrences)

Practice (71 Occurrences)

Beguile (10 Occurrences)

Craftiness (8 Occurrences)

Chestnut (2 Occurrences)

Art (3201 Occurrences)

Sleight (1 Occurrence)

Stratagem (2 Occurrences)

Swindler (2 Occurrences)

Strategy (3 Occurrences)

Simple (40 Occurrences)

Astray (116 Occurrences)

Borne (172 Occurrences)

Hook (10 Occurrences)

Leading (101 Occurrences)

Articles (78 Occurrences)

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