Pretexts
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8569. tenuah -- opposition
... opposition. Word Origin from nu Definition opposition NASB Word Usage opposition
(1), pretexts (1). breach of promise, occasion. From ...
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Having Shown that the Pretexts Usually Alleged for Second ...
... Concerning Widows. Chapter XI. Having shown that the pretexts usually
alleged for second marriages have no weight´┐Ż Having shown ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xi having shown that.htm

Thou Shalt not Covet Thy Neighbor's House. Thou Shalt not Covet ...
... And who can be so smart as to think of all the ways in which one can get
many things into his possession by such specious pretexts? ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/luther/the large catechism/thou shalt not covet thy.htm

To those who had not Attended the Assembly.
... I am ashamed of them, believe me: for such excuses are womanish: indeed even in
their case who have softer bodies, and a weaker nature, such pretexts do not ...
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The Progress of Prelacy.
... likewise chosen by common suffrage, the bishops soon betrayed an anxiety to appropriate
the distinction, and began, under various pretexts, to interfere with ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/killen/the ancient church/chapter x the progress of.htm

On the Public Shows.
... Shame binds me to relate their pretexts and defences in this behalf. "Where," say
they, "are there such Scriptures? where are these things prohibited? ...
/.../on the public shows.htm

To Alexander, Bishop of the City of Constantinople.
... 1. The ambitious and avaricious will of wicked men is always wont to lay snares
against those churches which seem greater, by various pretexts attacking the ...
/.../i to alexander bishop of the.htm

Excuses Commonly Urged in Defence of Second Marriage their ...
... I am aware of the excuses by which we colour our insatiable carnal appetite. [566]
Our pretexts are: the necessities of props to lean on; a house to be managed ...
/.../tertullian/on exhortation to chastity/chapter xii excuses commonly urged in.htm

Letter v. Yes, My Dear Friend, it is My Conviction that in all ...
... But, worst of all, they convert things trifling or indifferent into mischievous
pretexts for the wanton, fearful difficulties for the weak, and formidable ...
/.../coleridge/confessions of an inquiring spirit etc/letter v yes my dear.htm

The Pleading Note in Prayer
... The things in God and in themselves that all those petitioners put forward; the
allegations and pretexts they advance; the refuges they run into; and the ...
/.../whyte/lord teach us to pray/xviii the pleading note in.htm

Thy Will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.
... And it hurts him beyond measure to suffer his lies and abominations, that have been
honored under the most specious pretexts of the divine name, to be exposed ...
//christianbookshelf.org/luther/the large catechism/thy will be done on.htm

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Pretexts (3 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Pretexts (3 Occurrences). 1 Thessalonians 2:5
For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language ...
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Pretext (11 Occurrences)
... 1 Thessalonians 2:5 For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language
of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our ...
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Enriching (4 Occurrences)
... 1 Thessalonians 2:5 For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language
of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our ...
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Pretorium (1 Occurrence)

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Ourselves (129 Occurrences)
... 1 Thessalonians 2:5 For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language
of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our ...
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Language (112 Occurrences)

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Pretexts (3 Occurrences)

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our witness;
(WEY)

Job 33:10 Behold, he finds occasions against me. He counts me for his enemy.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 18:1 He who keeps himself separate for his private purpose goes against all good sense.
(See RSV)

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