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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.

2. (n.) One who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater.

3. (n.) A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess.

4. (n.) The obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth.

5. (n.) To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle.

6. (n.) To beguile.

7. (v. i.) To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards.

8. (n.) Wheat, or bread made from wheat.

538. apatao -- to deceive
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apatao Phonetic Spelling: (ap-at-ah'-o) Short
Definition: I deceive, lead into error Definition: I deceive, cheat, lead into ...
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539. apate -- deceit
... Cognate: 539 -- a false impression, made to deceive or cheat -- ie deceit motivated
by guile and treachery (trickery, fraud). See 538 (). ...
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5422. phrenapatao -- to deceive the mind
... world. "More is implied in this word (5422 ) than in ('to cheat, beguile,
deceive'), for it brings out the idea of " (J. Thayer). ...
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650. apostereo -- to defraud, deprive of
... 650 (from 575 , "away from" and 4732 , "deprive") -- properly, keep from someone,
ie by (depriving); to cheat, taking away what rightfully belongs to someone ...
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1114. goes -- a wailer, a sorcerer, a swindler
... 1114 -- originally, a sorcerer (in ancient Greek literature); in NT times, 1114 ()
is a a shameless cheat pretending to use supernatural power; an (), looking ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8591. ta'a' -- to mock
... deceive, misuse A primitive root; to cheat; by analogy, to maltreat -- deceive,
misuse. 8590, 8591. ta'a'. 8591a . Strong's Numbers.
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8266. shaqar -- to do or deal falsely
... fail, deal falsely, lie. A primitive root; to cheat, ie Be untrue (usually in words) --
fail, deal falsely, lie. 8265, 8266. shaqar. 8267 . Strong's Numbers
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2048. hathal -- to deceive, mock
... deal deceitfully, deceive, mock. A primitive root; to deride; by implication, to
cheat -- deal deceitfully, deceive, mock. 2047, 2048. hathal. 2049 . ...
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5791. avath -- to be bent or crooked
... root Definition to be bent or crooked NASB Word Usage bent (1), cheat (1), crooked
(1), defraud (1), pervert (3), stoop (1), subvert (1), thwarts (1), wronged ...
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The Unjust Steward
... The puzzle is, plainly, why our Lord should SEEM to bid us to copy the conduct
of a bad man and a cheat. ... But does our Lord bid us copy a cheat? ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xlii the unjust steward.htm

Whether the Gods, whom the Greeks and Romans Worshipped in Common ...
... bargain. I wonder that famous diviner Apollo toiled at so huge a work, and
never suspected Laomedon was going to cheat him of his pay. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 2 whether the gods whom.htm

The Unrighteous Mammon
... Men who, having cheated their neighbours all their lives, have tried to cheat the
Devil at last, by some such plan as the unjust steward's, but that plan has ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xxiv the unrighteous mammon.htm

Chrysostom Evades Election to a Bishopric, and Writes his Work on ...
... When he discovered the cheat, he upbraided his friend with the breach of compact,
but Chrysostom laughed and rejoiced at the success of his plot. ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/chapter iv chrysostom evades election to.htm

A Dialogue with God
... Conscience often bars the way to such a plain and unmannerly reply; but there are
many who try to cheat God, and who do to some extent cheat themselves, by ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/a dialogue with god 3.htm

But Perhaps, Some one Will Urge, the Ruler of the World Sent ...
... this reason, that they which had been but now sincere and of blameless virtue should
learn as [3674] men to feign, to dissemble, to lie, to cheat, [3675] to ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/39 but perhaps some one.htm

Whether a Man who is in Sin Can Without Sin Exercise the Order He ...
... that he is to take part in Divine things, with the thought that God does not see
what he sees in himself; he thinks, by false pretense, to cheat Him Whom he ...
// theologica/whether a man who is 3.htm

Whether Slavery Can Supervene to Marriage?
... hold. But a husband who sells himself for a slave, does so sometimes to
cheat marriage, and at least to the detriment of his wife. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether slavery can supervene to.htm

On Being Filled with the Spirit
... other religious papers, that subscribers either put the publisher to the trouble
and expense of sending an agent to collect his due, or else they cheat him out ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture vii on being filled.htm

A Preliminary Discourse to Catechising
... pretend to new revelations. A third cheat of seducers is, labouring to vilify
and nullify sound orthodox teachers. They would eclipse ...
/.../watson/a body of divinity/1 a preliminary discourse to.htm

Cheat (5 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) To beguile. 7. (vi) To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat
at cards. ... Multi-Version Concordance Cheat (5 Occurrences). ...
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Overreach (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to
cheat. 3. (vi) To reach too far. ... 6. (vi) To cheat by cunning or deception. ...
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Gouge (4 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) Imposition; cheat; fraud; also, an impostor; a cheat; a trickish
person. Multi-Version Concordance Gouge (4 Occurrences). ...
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Gull (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick;
to defraud. 2. (n.) A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud. ...
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Do (21637 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt / auxiliary) To cheat; to gull; to overreach. 10. ... 16. (n.) Ado; bustle; stir;
to do. 17. (n.) A cheat; a swindle. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Beat (85 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To cheat; to chouse; to swindle; to defraud; -- often with out.
10. (vt) To exercise severely; to perplex; to trouble. 11. ...
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Bite (13 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To cheat; to trick; to take in. 5. (vt) To take hold of; to hold fast; to
adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground. ... (n.) A cheat; a trick; a fraud. ...
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Sell (58 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of; to cheat. 9. (vi)
To practice selling commodities. ... 11. (n.) An imposition; a cheat; a hoax. ...
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Grease (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (vt) To bribe; to corrupt with presents. 5. (vt) To cheat or cozen; to overreach.
6. (vt) To affect (a horse) with grease, the disease. Int. ...
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Greek (19 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the
language of Greece. 3. (n.) A swindler; a knave; a cheat. ...
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Bible Concordance
Cheat (5 Occurrences)

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee, standing erect, prayed as follows by himself: "'O God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people--I am not a thief nor a cheat nor an adulterer, nor do I even resemble this tax-gatherer.

1 Corinthians 6:8 No, but you yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that against your brothers.
(See NIV)

Genesis 31:27 Why did you flee secretly, and deceive me, and didn't tell me, that I might have sent you away with mirth and with songs, with tambourine and with harp;
(See RSV)

Amos 8:5 Saying,'When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, that we may market wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel large, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;

Malachi 1:14 "But the deceiver is cursed, who has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices to the Lord a blemished thing; for I am a great King," says Yahweh of Armies, "and my name is awesome among the nations."



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Overreach (1 Occurrence)

Gouge (4 Occurrences)

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Do (21637 Occurrences)

Beat (85 Occurrences)

Bite (13 Occurrences)

Sell (58 Occurrences)

Grease (1 Occurrence)

Greek (19 Occurrences)

Wipe (24 Occurrences)

Fool (95 Occurrences)

Follows (65 Occurrences)

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Resemble (15 Occurrences)

Rogue (2 Occurrences)

Expose (12 Occurrences)

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Dishonest (33 Occurrences)

Deceive (48 Occurrences)

Defraud (11 Occurrences)

Beguile (10 Occurrences)

Chisel (5 Occurrences)

Cheated (5 Occurrences)

Cheaply (1 Occurrence)

Counterfeit (3 Occurrences)

Skin (115 Occurrences)

Swindler (2 Occurrences)

Slur (1 Occurrence)

Stick (47 Occurrences)

Sham (1 Occurrence)

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