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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted.

2. (a.) Having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless.

3. (a.) Without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a careless expression.

4. (a.) Not receiving care; uncared for.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CARELESS; CARELESSLY

kar'-les, kar'-les-li: These words always mean, "without anxiety," the confidence springing from a sense of security. There is both the verb baTach, "he trusted," and the noun beTach, "Ye careless daughters" (the Revised Version, margin "confident") (Isaiah 32:9-11). People dwelt careless ("in security" the Revised Version (British and American), the American Standard Revised Version, Judges 18:7); "careless Ethiopians" (Ezekiel 30:9). "Thou that dwellest carelessly" ("sittest securely" the Revised Version (British and American), the American Standard Revised Version, Isaiah 47:8). "Thou that dwellest carelessly" ("securely" the Revised Version (British and American), the American Standard Revised Version, "confidently" King James Version, margin, Ezekiel 39:6). "The city that dwelt carelessly" (Zephaniah 2:15). the American Standard Revised Version and the Revised Version (British and American) add bazah, "he despised," using the participle in "He that is careless of his ways shall die," "despiseth" the King James Version, the American Revised Version, margin, the Revised Version, margin (Proverbs 19:16).

G. H. Trever

Greek
272. ameleo -- to be careless
... to be careless. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ameleo Phonetic Spelling:
(am-el-eh'-o) Short Definition: I neglect Definition: I neglect, am careless of ...
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4467. rhadiourgema -- a reckless act, a crime
... Noun, Neuter Transliteration: rhadiourgema Phonetic Spelling: (hrad-ee-oorg'-ay-
mah) Short Definition: an act of villainy Definition: a careless action, an act ...
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812. atakteo -- to be out of order, be remiss
... o) Short Definition: I behave disorderly Definition: (lit: I march out of order;
then: I riot, rebel), behave disorderly, neglect my duty, am careless (or idle ...
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692. argos -- inactive, idle
... Word Origin from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and ergon Definition inactive, idle
NASB Word Usage careless (1), idle (4), lazy (1), useless (2). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
982. batach -- to trust
... root Definition to trust NASB Word Usage bold (1), careless (1), complacent (3),
confident (2), fall down (1), felt secure (1), have (2), have confidence (1 ...
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8252. shaqat -- to be quiet or undisturbed
... root Definition to be quiet or undisturbed NASB Word Usage been quiet (1), been
undisturbed (1), calm (1), calmed (1), calms (1), careless (1), grant him ...
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959. bazah -- to despise
... root Definition to despise NASB Word Usage careless (1), contempt (1), despicable
(1), despise (5), despised (32), despises (2), disdained (1), disdained* (1). ...
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7961. shalev -- quiet, at ease
... Or shaleyv {shaw-lave'}; feminine shlevah {shel-ay-vaw'}; from shalah; tranquil;
(in a bad sense) careless; abstractly, security -- (being) at ease, peaceable ...
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Library

The Careless Sinner Awakened.
... THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF RELIGION IN THE SOUL. CHAPTER II. THE CARELESS
SINNER AWAKENED. 1, 2. It is too supposable a case that ...
/.../chapter ii the careless sinner.htm

But Hasty and Careless Readers are Led Astray by Many and Manifold ...
... Book 2 Chapter 7. But hasty and careless readers are led astray by many
and manifold obscurities and´┐Ż 7. But hasty and careless ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 7 but hasty and.htm

But Does not this Doctrine Make Men Careless and Profane?
... Lord's Day 24 Question 64 But does not this doctrine make men careless and profane?
But does not this doctrine make men careless and profane? ...
/.../various/the heidelberg catechism /question 64 but does not.htm

How Kindness Should be Shown Even to the Idle and Careless.
... Prolegomena. Chapter XV. How kindness should be shown even to the idle
and careless. Nevertheless, like a far-sighted and careful ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xv how kindness should.htm

Colossians i. 9
... of those who are naturally foolish is exceedingly great; of those, I mean, who
understand no worldly thing well; of those who are careless about everything ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/arnold/the christian life/lecture iv colossians i 9.htm

The Likeness of God
... is not virtue, but a certain high-flown religiousness which I cannot feel or even
understand?'"and so they grow weary in well-doing, and careless about the ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon xxiv the likeness of god.htm

The Eighth Book
... When they blasphemously call him careless and neglectful of human affairs, and say
that he does not govern according to justice, or even that he does not ...
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Colossians i. 9
... sympathy, properly speaking, which creates in these matters a difficulty of
understanding; for the attention and memory are alike apt to be careless where the ...
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A Call to Backsliders
... But still even these would not be so careless, were it not for despair. The great
reason why they have no sorrow or care is, because they have no hope. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 86 a call to.htm

Sunday Next Before Easter.
... We, the very same persons, are at one time hard, at another careless, and at another
over-busy; although, if compared with, other persons, and in the general ...
/.../arnold/the christian life/lecture xxiii sunday next before.htm

Thesaurus
Careless (10 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule
or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a ...
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Carelessly (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a careless manner. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. CARELESS; CARELESSLY. kar'-les, kar'-les ...
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Confident (42 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Isaiah 32:9 Rise up, ye women that are at ease, and hear my voice; ye
careless daughters, give ear unto my speech. (See JPS YLT). ...
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Ease (46 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 1:32 For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease
of fools will destroy them. ... You careless daughters, give ear to my speech! ...
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Negligent (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Careless; heedless; culpably careless; showing lack
of attention; as, disposed in negligent order. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Thoughtless (17 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (adv.) Lacking thought; careless; inconsiderate; rash;
as, a thoughtless person, or act. 2. (adv.) Giddy; gay; dissipated. ...
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Reckless (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful;
indifferent. 2. (a.) Rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless. ...
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Dash (30 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate,
by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially ...
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Carefulness (6 Occurrences)

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Secure (78 Occurrences)
... feeling suspicion or distrust; confident. 2. (a.) Overconfident; incautious;
careless; -- in a bad sense. 3. (a.) Confident in opinion ...
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Bible Concordance
Careless (10 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:36 But I tell you that for every careless word that men shall speak they will be held accountable on the day of Judgement.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 4:14 Do not be careless about the gifts with which you are endowed, which were conferred on you through a divine revelation when the hands of the elders were placed upon you.
(WEY YLT)

2 Peter 1:12 Wherefore, I will not be careless always to remind you concerning these things, though, having known them, and having been established in the present truth,
(YLT)

Proverbs 1:32 For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
(WEB ASV)

Proverbs 14:16 The wise man, fearing, keeps himself from evil; but the foolish man goes on in his pride, with no thought of danger.
(See NAS RSV)

Proverbs 19:16 He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; 'But' he that is careless of his ways shall die.
(ASV DBY NAS)

Isaiah 32:9 Rise up, you women who are at ease! Hear my voice! You careless daughters, give ear to my speech!
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 32:10 For days beyond a year you will be troubled, you careless women; for the vintage shall fail. The harvest won't come.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 32:11 Tremble, you women who are at ease! Be troubled, you careless ones! Strip yourselves, make yourselves naked, and put sackcloth on your waist.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Ezekiel 30:9 In that day shall messengers go forth from before me in ships to make the careless Ethiopians afraid; and there shall be anguish on them, as in the day of Egypt; for, behold, it comes.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

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