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Greek
4364. prospoieo -- to attach to, take to oneself, hence to pretend
... to attach to, take to oneself, hence to pretend. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
prospoieo Phonetic Spelling: (pros-poy-eh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I ...
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5271. hupokrinomai -- to answer, reply, to answer on a stage, to ...
... to answer, reply, to answer on a stage, to pretend. Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hupokrinomai Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ok-rin'-om-ahee) Short ...
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5569. pseudadelphos -- a false brother
... Masculine Transliteration: pseudadelphos Phonetic Spelling: (psyoo-dad'-el-fos)
Short Definition: a false brother Definition: a false brother, pretend Christian ...
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3878. parakouo -- to overhear, to hear amiss, to take no heed
... Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak-oo'-o) Short Definition: I refuse to hear, disobey,
disregard Definition: (a) I hear carelessly or incidentally, or I pretend not to ...
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Strong's Hebrew
56. abal -- to mourn
... to mourn NASB Word Usage caused lamentations (1), grieve (1), grieved (1), lament
(1), mourn (13), mourned (7), mourning (3), mourns (10), pretend to be a ...
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5235a. nakar -- to act or treat as foreign or strange, to disguise
... foreign or strange, to disguise NASB Word Usage another woman (2), delivered (1),
disguised (1), disguises (1), made an alien (1), misjudge (1), pretend to be ...
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2470a. chalah -- to be weak or sick
... 1), grievous (2), incurable (2), infected (1), lovesick* (2), made himself ill
(1), made weak (1), make you sick (1), makes the sick (1), pretend to be ill (1 ...
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3584. kachash -- to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean
... 1), deceives (1), deception (1), denied (2), deny (3), denying (1), fail (2), give
feigned obedience (1), grown lean (1), lied (3), pretend obedience (2 ...
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Library

Of Certain Persons who Pretend that Christ Wrote Books on the Arts ...
... the harmony of the gospels.Book I. Chapter IX."Of Certain Persons Who
Pretend that Christ Wrote Books on the Arts of Magic. 14. ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter ix of certain persons who.htm

Of those who Pretend to Patience but Excite their Brethren to ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter XVIII. Of those who pretend to patience
but excite their brethren to anger by their silence. ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xviii of those who.htm

Not Enough, as the Marcionites Pretend, that the Supreme God ...
... Marcion. Chapter XVII."Not Enough, as the Marcionites Pretend, that the Supreme
God Should Rescue Man; He Must Also Have Created Him. ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xvii not enough as the.htm

Jesus Condemns those who Pretend to be Good
... THE NEW TESTAMENT JESUS CONDEMNS THOSE WHO PRETEND TO BE GOOD. The common
people were listening to Jesus eagerly. As he taught he ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/jesus condemns those who pretend.htm

Wherefore if they Pretend to Foretell the Future...
... Life of Antony. Section 31. Wherefore if they pretend to foretell the future´┐Ż
31. Wherefore if they pretend to foretell the future ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/life of antony section 31.htm

We must Adhere to those who Cultivate Peace, not to those who ...
... Chapter XV."We must adhere to those who cultivate peace, not to those
who merely pretend to do so. Let us cleave, therefore, to ...
/.../chapter xv we must adhere to.htm

We must Adhere to those who Cultivate Peace, not to those who ...
... The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians. Chapter XV."We Must Adhere to Those
Who Cultivate Peace, Not to Those Who Merely Pretend to Do So. ...
/.../keith/the epistles of clement/chapter xv we must adhere to.htm

"If we Say that we have Fellowship with Him, and Walk in Darkness ...
... They generally pretend to Christianity in general, and to an interest in salvation,
but if we descend into the chief parts and members of Christianity, as ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xii if we say.htm

I Should have Thought that this Statement, I Mean the Words, I ...
... Where can they find the words which they pretend that I have said, and on which
they ground their calumnious accusations, namely, that I have removed what was ...
/.../16 i should have thought.htm

"Wash You, Make You Clean; Put Away the Evil of Your Doings from ...
... But because all men pretend a willingness to have Christ their Saviour, and their
sins pardoned through his blood, who, notwithstanding, hate to be reformed ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xi wash you make.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To lay a claim to; to allege a title to; to claim.

2. (v. t.) To hold before, or put forward, as a cloak or disguise for something else; to exhibit as a veil for something hidden.

3. (v. t.) To hold out, or represent, falsely; to put forward, or offer, as true or real (something untrue or unreal); to show hypocritically, or for the purpose of deceiving; to simulate; to feign; as, to pretend friendship.

4. (v. t.) To intend; to design; to plot; to attempt.

5. (v. t.) To hold before one; to extend.

6. (v. i.) To put in, or make, a claim, truly or falsely; to allege a title; to lay claim to, or strive after, something; -- usually with to.

7. (v. i.) To hold out the appearance of being, possessing, or performing; to profess; to make believe; to feign; to sham; as, to pretend to be asleep.

Thesaurus
Pretend (9 Occurrences)
... offer, as true or real (something untrue or unreal); to show hypocritically, or
for the purpose of deceiving; to simulate; to feign; as, to pretend friendship. ...
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Pretended (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (imp. & pp) of Pretend. ... Thus and thus you shall tell her; for it will be, when
she comes in, that she will pretend to be another woman." (See RSV). ...
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Feign (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To pretend; to imagine; to invent; as, to
feign an injury. 2. (vt) To represent by a false appearance ...
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Ahijah (23 Occurrences)
... Thus and thus you shall tell her; for it will be, when she comes in, that she will
pretend to be another woman." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). ...
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Pretence (5 Occurrences)

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Jonadab (11 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). 2 Samuel 13:5 Jonadab said to
him, "Lay down on your bed, and pretend to be sick. When ...
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Lazarus (19 Occurrences)
... But, in any case, the Synoptics do not pretend to give all the deeds of Jesus, and
in the report by them we have few save those which were wrought in Galilee. ...
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Intend (30 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold. 9. (vt) To
pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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False.
... 11. (v.) To mislead by want of truth; to deceive. 12. (v.) To feign; to pretend
to make. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CHRISTS, FALSE. ...
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Maker (55 Occurrences)
... phrases may be mentioned, "What makest thou in this place?" (Judges 18:3), the Revised
Version (British and American) "doest"; "made" for "pretend" (2 Samuel 13 ...
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Bible Concordance
Pretend (9 Occurrences)

2 Samuel 13:5 Jonadab said to him, "Lay down on your bed, and pretend to be sick. When your father comes to see you, tell him,'Please let my sister Tamar come and give me bread to eat, and dress the food in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it from her hand.'"
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 14:2 Joab sent to Tekoa, and fetched there a wise woman, and said to her, "Please act like a mourner, and put on mourning clothing, please, and don't anoint yourself with oil, but be as a woman who has mourned a long time for the dead.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 22:45 The foreigners will submit themselves to me. As soon as they hear of me, they will obey me.
(See NAS)

1 Kings 14:5 Yahweh said to Ahijah, "Behold, the wife of Jeroboam comes to inquire of you concerning her son; for he is sick. Thus and thus you shall tell her; for it will be, when she comes in, that she will pretend to be another woman."
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 14:6 It was so, when Ahijah heard the sound of her feet, as she came in at the door, that he said, "Come in, you wife of Jeroboam! Why do you pretend to be another? For I am sent to you with heavy news.
(WEB NAS RSV)

Psalms 81:15 The haters of Yahweh would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 12:9 He who is of low position and has a servant, is better than one who has a high opinion of himself and is in need of bread.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 13:7 There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.
(WEB JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 18:24 There are friends who may be a man's destruction, but there is a lover who keeps nearer than a brother.
(See RSV)

Subtopics

Pretend

Related Terms

Pretended (9 Occurrences)

Feign (11 Occurrences)

Ahijah (23 Occurrences)

Pretence (5 Occurrences)

Jonadab (11 Occurrences)

Lazarus (19 Occurrences)

Intend (30 Occurrences)

False.

Maker (55 Occurrences)

Pretense (9 Occurrences)

Countenance (67 Occurrences)

Counterfeit (3 Occurrences)

Arrives (7 Occurrences)

Assume (2 Occurrences)

Stargazers (1 Occurrence)

Hyprocrite

Hypocrisy (11 Occurrences)

Rich (140 Occurrences)

Sick (117 Occurrences)

Make (12882 Occurrences)

Tamar (28 Occurrences)

Jeroboam (96 Occurrences)

Inquire (95 Occurrences)

Charged (109 Occurrences)

Vulgate

Sister (113 Occurrences)

Pretending (4 Occurrences)

Heavy (110 Occurrences)

Bad (129 Occurrences)

Ill (137 Occurrences)

Rome (12 Occurrences)

Watch (203 Occurrences)

Bed (142 Occurrences)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

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