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frank'-li (charizomai):

"Frankly" in the sense of "freely," "readily," "graciously," occurs only in the translation of charizomai, properly "to gratify," "to do that which is grateful or pleasing," "to forgive" (Luke 7:42, "He frankly forgave them both," the Revised Version (British and American) has simply "forgave"; the same word is translated in Luke 7:43, the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American), "forgave," in Luke 7:21 the King James Version it is "gave," the Revised Version (British and American) "bestowed," granted to see). It occurs in the New Testament only in Luke and Paul.

5483. charizomai -- to show favor, give freely
... Middle voice from charis; to grant as a favor, ie Gratuitously, in kindness, pardon
or rescue -- deliver, (frankly) forgive, (freely) give, grant. ...
// - 8k

Now I have Put it Frankly to My Brethren and Co-Workers...
... Section 47. Now I have put it frankly to my brethren and co-workers´┐Ż 47.
Now I have put it frankly to my brethren and co-workers ...
/.../patrick/the confession of st patrick/section 47 now i have.htm

Song of Songs
... It is a song tremulous from beginning to end with the passion of love; and this
love it depicts in terms never coarse, but often frankly sensuous"so frankly ...
/.../mcfadyen/introduction to the old testament/song of songs.htm

National Sorrows and National Lessons
... Many would talk frankly of their dread lest business should be interfered
with; and no shame to them, if they live by business. ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xxxiv national sorrows and.htm

... Peter was honest. He said frankly and naturally what was in his heart. And honesty,
even if it is mistaken, never offends God, and ought never to offend men. ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon xviii humility.htm

Jesus and his Secret Friends.
... The reason for this hiding of his belief in Jesus is frankly given,""for fear of
the Jews." He lacked courage to confess himself "one of this man's friends ...
/.../miller/personal friendships of jesus/chapter xii jesus and his.htm

Letter Lxviii. (AD 402. )
... [1880] Although the style and the method of argument appeared to be yours, I must
frankly confess to your Excellency that I did not think it right to assume ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter lxviii a d 402.htm

Pelagius' Double Dealing Concerning the Ground of the Conferrence ...
... Let him frankly acknowledge that he once held the opinion, but that he holds it
no longer; so should we most frankly rejoice in his improvement. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 23 xxii pelagius double dealing.htm

Love and Forgiveness
... you have this idea"that He, as bringing to us the love of God, shows it to us, as
not at all dependent upon our merits or deserts: 'He frankly forgave them ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/love and forgiveness.htm

Letter Lxxii. (AD 404. )
... I, however, let me say it frankly, refused at first to answer your Excellency, because
I did not believe that the letter, or as I may call it (using a ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter lxxii a d 404.htm

Business Phrases
... For your further information we take pleasure in sending to you. Frankly, we believe
it is extremely worth while for you. ... We frankly apologize to you. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section vi business phrases.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv.) In a frank manner; freely.
Frankly (2 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FRANKLY. ... It occurs in the New Testament only in
Luke and Paul. Multi-Version Concordance Frankly (2 Occurrences). ...
/f/frankly.htm - 7k

Frankincense (22 Occurrences)

/f/frankincense.htm - 19k

Zacchaeus (3 Occurrences)
... singled out by Jesus, who said to him, "Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for
to-day I must abide at thy house" (Luke 19:5). The offer thus frankly made by ...
/z/zacchaeus.htm - 10k

Frantic (2 Occurrences)

/f/frantic.htm - 7k

Fair (147 Occurrences)
... 11. (adv.) Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously;
agreeably. 12. (n.) Fairness, beauty. 13. (n.) A fair woman; a sweetheart. 14. ...
/f/fair.htm - 40k

Fairly (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (adv.) In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly;
fully; distinctly; frankly. 2. (adv.) Favorably; auspiciously ...
/f/fairly.htm - 8k

Revelation (52 Occurrences)
... Revelation. 1. The Religion of the Bible the Only Supernatural Religion: The
religion of the Bible is a frankly supernatural religion. By ...
/r/revelation.htm - 89k

Ephod (45 Occurrences)
... We may frankly confess that we do not know the shape, size and use of the ephod
in these cases, though even here also the ephod may well have been a priestly ...
/e/ephod.htm - 27k

... We may say frankly, however, that we have no faith in this "higher criticism." It
degrades the books of the Old Testament below the level of fallible human ...
/p/pentateuch.htm - 77k

Avow (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To declare openly; to own or acknowledge
frankly; as, a man avows his principles or his crimes. ...
/a/avow.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Frankly (2 Occurrences)

Luke 7:42 And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?

Leviticus 19:17 "'You shall not hate your brother in your heart. You shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.
(See NIV)



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