Ostentation
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212. alazoneia -- boastfulness
... Spelling: (al-ad-zon-i'-a) Short Definition: boasting, show, arrogant display
Definition: boasting, show, arrogant display, ostentation; plur: occasions of ...
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But Let us Look at what Celsus Next with Great Ostentation ...
... Chapter XIV. But let us look at what Celsus next with great ostentation
announces in the following´┐Ż But let us look at what Celsus ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/origen/origen against celsus/chapter xiv but let us.htm

Whether There Can be virtue and vice in Connection with Outward ...
... in Monte ii, 12) that "not only the glare and pomp of outward things, but even dirt
and the weeds of mourning may be a subject of ostentation, all the more ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether there can be virtue.htm

Whether it is Lawful for Religious to Wear Coarser Clothes than ...
... In this chapter we must observe that not only the glare and pomp of outward things,
but even the weeds of mourning may be a subject of ostentation, all the ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful for 17.htm

Answer to Mr. W's Third Objection.
... without being defined. It might have had an appearance of ostentation, and
enemies would have said of fraud and deceit. Jesus raised ...
/.../section iii answer to mr.htm

Trumpets and Street Corners
... Christ condemned ostentation. ... In its coarsest forms, this ostentation is out and
out hypocrisy, which consciously assumes a virtue which it has not. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/trumpets and street corners.htm

The Origin of Female Ornamentation, Traced Back to the Angels who ...
... to the interpretation of the stars"they conferred properly and as it were peculiarly
upon women that instrumental mean of womanly ostentation, the radiances ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter ii the origin of female.htm

If the Female virgins are to be Thus Conspicuous, Why not the Male ...
... toward females, so much the more toil does the continence of (this) greater ardour
involve; and therefore the worthier is it of all ostentation, if ostentation ...
/.../tertullian/on the veiling of virgins/chapter x if the female virgins.htm

Other Arts Made Subservient to Idolatry. Lawful Means of Gaining a ...
... Luxury and ostentation have more votaries than all superstition. Ostentation
will require dishes and cups more easily than superstition. ...
/.../tertullian/on idolatry/chapter viii other arts made subservient.htm

This Assiduity in Prayer, Though it Specially Refers to the ...
... Akin to this abuse is another which our Saviour also condemns, namely, when hypocrites
for the sake of ostentation court the presence of many witnesses, and ...
/.../of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 29 this assiduity in.htm

The Last Farewell in the Presence of the one Hundred and Fifty ...
... But the law is an ancient one: for even Paul communicated to the Apostles his Gospel:
[4283] not for the sake of ostentation, for the Spirit is far removed ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xlii the last farewell.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Making an unnecessary show or pretentious display to impress others; -- usually in a detractive sense.

2. (n.) A show or spectacle.

Thesaurus
Ostentation (1 Occurrence)
... a detractive sense. 2. (n.) A show or spectacle. Multi-Version Concordance
Ostentation (1 Occurrence). 1 John 2:16 because all that ...
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Vaunt (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation.
3. (n.) A vain display of what one is, or has, or has ...
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Ostraca

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Ossifrage (2 Occurrences)

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Prayer (406 Occurrences)
... He often spoke to His disciples on the subject of prayer, cautioning them against
ostentation, or urging perseverance, faith and large expectation, and He gave ...
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Lord's (548 Occurrences)
... He often spoke to His disciples on the subject of prayer, cautioning them against
ostentation, or urging perseverance, faith and large expectation, and He gave ...
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Vanity (100 Occurrences)
... pride inspired by an overweening conceit of one's personal attainments or decorations;
an excessive desire for notice or approval; pride; ostentation; conceit. ...
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Flourish (26 Occurrences)
... 13. (n.) Decoration; ornament; beauty. 14. (n.) Something made or performed in a
fanciful, wanton, or vaunting manner, by way of ostentation, to excite ...
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Pride (277 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) Show; ostentation; glory. 7. (n.) Highest pitch; elevation reached;
loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life. ...
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Pomp (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A procession distinguished by ostentation and
splendor; a pageant. 2. (n.) Show of magnificence; parade; display; power. ...
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Bible Concordance
Ostentation (1 Occurrence)

1 John 2:16 because all that 'is' in the world -- the desire of the flesh, and the desire of the eyes, and the ostentation of the life -- is not of the Father, but of the world,
(YLT)

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Ostentation

Ostentation in Prayer and Almsgiving

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Pride (277 Occurrences)

Pomp (13 Occurrences)

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