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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make equal return to; to remunerate; to pay; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.

2. (v. t.) To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.

3. (v. i.) To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.

Strong's Hebrew
1580. gamal -- to deal fully or adequately with, deal out to, wean ...
... root Definition to deal fully or adequately with, deal out to, wean, ripen NASB
Word Usage bore ripe (1), brought (1), compensate (1), deal bountifully (2 ...
/hebrew/1580.htm - 6k

Whether He that Has Taken a Thing is Always Bound to Restitution?
... For just as a man who strikes another, though he gain nothing thereby, is bound
to compensate the injured person, so too he that is guilty of theft or robbery ...
// theologica/whether he that has taken.htm

Whether Restitution must Always be Made to the Person from whom a ...
... man is bound, out of his own property, to succor his parents, or those from whom
he has received greater benefits; but he ought not to compensate a benefactor ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether restitution must always be.htm

In the Second Place, Repentance and Grace are Obscured. ...
... Therefore, because of God's will, our bodies ought to be sacrifices, declare our
obedience [and patience], and not to compensate for eternal death, for which ...
/.../melanchthon/the apology of the augsburg confession/part 17 in the second.htm

Letter i. Behavior and Manners.
... in my school friend: lovely domestic behavior. Nothing could compensate
for this deficiency. What was needed in this young girl ...
/.../letter i behavior and manners.htm

Extracts for Study, with Lesson Talk
... the appearance of artless, unpremeditated effusion, called forth by the occasion,
and so adapting itself to its exigencies, which may compensate the manifold ...
/.../successful methods of public speaking/extracts for study with lesson.htm

The Worst Things Work for Good to the Godly
... God gave a testimony from heaven of his integrity, and did compensate his loss
by giving him twice as much as ever he had before (Job 13:10). ...
// divine cordial/the worst things work for.htm

The Ninth Season
... What can be compared with the value of your spiritual interests? Or what
can at all compensate for the smallest injury of them? ...
// keeping the heart/ix the ninth season.htm

Excess in Dress, as Well as in Personal Culture, to be Shunned ...
... the splendour and dignity of dress lure away (from that rest and that harbour),
and disquiet seriousness by seductions of appetite, which compensate for the ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter ix excess in dress as.htm

A Mystery! Saints Sorrowing and Jesus Glad!
... Lord, behold, he whom Thou lovest is sick." Jesus hears it, and sends back the answer
which had much comfort in it, but could hardly compensate for His own ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 10 1864/a mystery saints sorrowing and.htm

Of the Observance of Days Connected with Idolatry.
... Eleazar [258] in Hades, [259] (attaining refreshment in Abraham's bosom) and the
rich man, (on the other hand, set in the torment of fire) compensate, by an ...
/.../tertullian/on idolatry/chapter xiii of the observance of.htm

Compensate (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To make equal return to; to remunerate; to pay; to recompense; to give an
equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work ...
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Pay (212 Occurrences)
... satisfy (another person) for service rendered, property delivered, etc.; to discharge
one's obligation to; to make due return to; to compensate; to remunerate ...
/p/pay.htm - 37k

Rizpah (4 Occurrences)
... because he slew the Gibeonites." David inquired of the Gibeonites what satisfaction
they demanded, and was answered that nothing would compensate for the wrong ...
/r/rizpah.htm - 10k

Redeem (56 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an equivalent or
offset for; to atone for; to compensate; as, to redeem an error. ...
/r/redeem.htm - 25k

Recompense (79 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To render an equivalent to, for service,
loss, etc.; to requite; to remunerate; to compensate. ...
/r/recompense.htm - 30k

Reward (213 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To give in return, whether good or evil; -- commonly
in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate. ...
/r/reward.htm - 38k

Dispense (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (vt) To exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from. 5. (vi) To compensate;
to make up; to make amends. 6. (vi) To give dispensation. ...
/d/dispense.htm - 7k

Compensated (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Compensate. Multi-Version Concordance
Compensated (1 Occurrence). Esther 7:4 For we are ...
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Compels (5 Occurrences)

/c/compels.htm - 7k

Countervail (1 Occurrence)
... to act against with equal force, power, or effect; to thwart or overcome by such
action; to furnish an equivalent to or for; to counterbalance; to compensate. ...
/c/countervail.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Compensate (4 Occurrences)

Exodus 21:26 "If a man strikes his servant's eye, or his maid's eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.
(See NIV)

Exodus 21:27 If he strikes out his male servant's tooth, or his female servant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 19:36 Thy servant would but just go over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward?
(See NAS)

Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
(Root in WEB ASV DBY)



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Compensated (1 Occurrence)

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Countervail (1 Occurrence)

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