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2052. eritheia -- rivalry, hence ambition
... rivalry Definition: (the seeking of followers and adherents by means of gifts, the
seeking of followers, hence) ambition, rivalry, self-seeking; a feud, faction ...
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2207. zelotes -- zealous
... 1, 25.77). [This term is also used of the extreme faction of the Pharisees
called " of the Law" (Lk 6:15; Ac 1:13).]. Word Origin ...
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Epistle Xlvii. Cornelius to Cyprian, Concerning the Faction of ...
... Cornelius to Cyprian, Concerning the Faction of Novatian with His Party.
Argument."Cornelius Gives Cyprian an Account of the Faction of Novatian. [2437] ...
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Epistle xxxix. To the People, Concerning Five Schismatic ...
... Epistle XXXIX. To the People, Concerning Five Schismatic Presbyters of
the Faction of Felicissimus. Argument."In Like Manner, as ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xxxix to the people.htm

On the Contrary, they Deserve the Name of Faction who Conspire to ...
... Chapter XL. On the contrary, they deserve the name of faction who conspire
to bring odium on� On the contrary, they deserve the ...
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Valens and Ursacius, who Belonged to the Arian Faction, Confess to ...
... Chapter XXIII."Valens and Ursacius, who belonged to the Arian Faction, confess to
the Bishop of Rome that they had made False Charges against Athanasius. ...
/.../chapter xxiii valens and ursacius who.htm

Letter from the Emperor Constantine to the Synod of Tyre, and ...
... Book II. Chapter XXVIII."Letter from the Emperor Constantine to the Synod of Tyre,
and Exile of St. Athanasius through the Machination of the Arian Faction. ...
/.../chapter xxviii letter from the emperor.htm

Of Famous Leaders of the Arian Faction.
... Book V. Chapter VII."Of famous leaders of the Arian faction. The Eastern section
of the empire had received the infection from many quarters. ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter vii of famous leaders of.htm

Epistle xxxvii. To Caldonius, Herculanus, and Others, About the ...
... but of his own impulse, disturbing the peace of the brethren he hath rushed forth
with many more, and asserted himself as a leader of a faction and chief of a ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xxxvii to caldonius herculanus.htm

Letter xxi. From Eutyches to Leo .
... to reply to his accusation: but though I was delayed by a serious illness besides
my advanced age, I came to clear myself, knowing well that a faction had been ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter xxi from eutyches to.htm

Philippians ii. 4-Jan
... compassions, fulfil ye my joy, that ye be of the same mind, having the same love,
being of one accord, of one mind; doing nothing through faction or through ...
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Epistle Xli. To Cornelius, About Cyprian's Approval of his ...
... of His Colleagues Caldonius And Fortunatus, Which Fully Testified to Its Legitimacy;
And Incidentally Repeats, in Respect of the Contrary Faction of the ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xli to cornelius about.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A coalition of persons within a larger group; a clique.

2. (n.) A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.

3. (n.) Tumult; discord; dissension.

Faction (4 Occurrences)
...Faction (4 Occurrences). Philippians 1:17 but the other proclaim Christ of faction,
not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction for me in my bonds. (ASV). ...
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Factious (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized
by, faction; -- said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels. ...
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Partisan (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An adherent to a party or faction; one who
is strongly and passionately devoted to a party or an interest. ...
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Apollos (11 Occurrences)
... The mission of Apollos had met with a certain success, but the breeding of faction,
which that very success, through the slight discrepancies in his teaching ...
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Zealot (4 Occurrences)
... The Zealots were a faction, headed by Judas of Galilee, who "in the days of the
enrollment" (compare Acts 5:37 Luke 2:1, 2) bitterly opposed the threatened ...
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Factions (5 Occurrences)

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Fashion (24 Occurrences)
... fash'-un (mishpaT; schema, the make, pattern, shape, manner or appearance of a thing
(from Latin faction-em, "a making," through Old French fatson, fachon ...
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... He was called in to settle a quarrel between Onias III and his brother, Jason, the
leader of the Hellenizing faction in Jerusalem, and Onias was driven out (2 ...
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Principal (28 Occurrences)
... chief, or head; one who takes the lead; one who acts independently, or who has
controlling authority or influence; as, the principal of a faction, a school, a ...
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Part (2071 Occurrences)
... concern; duty; office. 8. (n.) One of the opposing parties or sides in a
conflict or a controversy; a faction. 9. (n.) A particular ...
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Bible Concordance
Faction (4 Occurrences)

Philippians 1:17 but the other proclaim Christ of faction, not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction for me in my bonds.

Philippians 2:3 doing' nothing through faction or through vainglory, but in lowliness of mind each counting other better than himself;

James 3:14 But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

James 3:16 For where jealousy and faction are, there is confusion and every vile deed.



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