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a-vurs' shabh, "to turn back," ("retreat"): Quiet, peaceful wanderers (Micah 2:8).

Strong's Hebrew
7725. shub -- to turn back, return
... feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) X again, (cause
to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again ...
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How Hermes Openly Confessed the Error of his Forefathers, the ...
... the prospect of whose removal he was sorrowful, had been instituted, not by prudent,
faithful, and religious, but by erring and unbelieving men, averse to the ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 24 how hermes openly confessed.htm

If You Ask
... For what enabled Adam to love God? Was it not that God loved him? What constrained
him to be averse from God? Was it not that God was averse from him? ...
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On Perfection
... 2. Why are you so averse to having in you the whole "mind which was in Christ Jesus?" "
all the affections, all the tempers and dispositions, which were in ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 76 on perfection.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... of the kind, as probably the books would be seized on the first attempt to introduce
them into Toledo, as the priests and canons were much averse to their ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 49.htm

The Most Ancient and Most Respectable of the Christian Fathers ...
... Nevertheless, this man whose character is personated is not in every respect averse
from good things, but in purpose and in will he begins to seek after good ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/ii the most ancient and.htm

How to Make Use of Christ as the Truth, for Growth in Knowledge.
... 3. And to help forward our jealousy of our own hearts and watchfulness, we should
remember that our hearts naturally are averse from any true and saving ...
/.../brown/christ the way the truth and the life/chapter xiii how to make.htm

Thoughts Upon Self-Denyal.
... But being now perverted, and corrupt with Sin, our Wills are naturally inclined
to the Evil which they should he averse from and averse from the Good which ...
/.../beveridge/private thoughts upon a christian life/thoughts upon self-denyal.htm

The Ministry and Prayer
... So averse was the general body of Christ's disciples to prayer, having so little
taste for it, and having so little sympathy with Him in the deep things of ...
/.../bounds/the weapon of prayer/vii the ministry and prayer.htm

The Preface.
... Nothing is so voluntary as Religion. In which, if the mind be averse, Religion is
quite destroyed. Faith is to be wrought by perswasion, not by compulsion. ...
/.../lardner/a vindication of three of our blessed saviours miracles/the preface.htm

Additional Evidences of Christianity, and Reflections on the Whole ...
... so it is that these prophecies are to this day extant in their original language;
and this, in the hands of a people most implacably averse to the Gospel: so ...
/.../the evidences of christianity/additional evidences of christianity and.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Reluctant; hesitant; indisposed; disinclined; as, averse to heavy labor.

2. (a.) Having a repugnance or opposition of mind; disliking; disinclined; unwilling; reluctant.

3. (v. t. & i.) To turn away.

Averse (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Reluctant; hesitant; indisposed; disinclined;
as, averse to heavy labor. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. AVERSE. ...
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Avenging (10 Occurrences)

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Kind (290 Occurrences)
... 3. (superl.) Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness;
averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious. ...
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Lazy (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Disinclined to action or exertion;
averse to labor; idle; shirking work. 2. (superl.) Inactive ...
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Loath (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Filled with disgust or aversion; averse;
unwilling; reluctant; as, loath to part with one's money. ...
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Willing (152 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not
choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying ...
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Idle (33 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful;
as, an idle fellow. 5. (superl.) Light-headed; foolish. ...
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Restless (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose or quiet; eager
for change; discontented; as, restless schemers; restless ambition; restless ...
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Restive (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (a.) Uneasy; restless; averse to standing still; fidgeting about; -- applied
especially to horses. Multi-Version Concordance Restive (1 Occurrence). ...
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Backward (39 Occurrences)
... 1. (adv.) Alt. of Backwards. 2. (a.) Directed to the back or rear; as, backward
glances. 3. (a.) Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath. ...
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Bible Concordance
Averse (2 Occurrences)

Romans 7:15 For what I do, I do not recognize as my own action. What I desire to do is not what I do, but what I am averse to is what I do.

Micah 2:8 Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.



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