Competition
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1 Corinthians 9:24
Know you not that they which run in a race run all, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.
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John 4:1-54
When therefore the LORD knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
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James 4:6
But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.
Greek
1864. epagonizomai -- to contend with or for
... 1864 (from 1909 , "focused " and 73 , "a contest, competition") -- properly, to
(literally, ""), ie with skill and commitment in opposing whatever is not of ...
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Library

A Competition in Lying.
... Book X. Chapter LXIV."A Competition in Lying. When Appion heard this,
and those who were with him, they raised a great howling ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter lxiv a competition in lying.htm

Interdenominational Readjustment
... This is a type of organization in which the people of the local community, tiring
of the uneconomic system of interdenominational competition, and without hope ...
/.../chapter viii interdenominational readjustment.htm

{24A} Upon the Love of Our Neighbour. Preached on Advent Sunday.
... The competition and rivalship is between self-love and the love of our neighbour:
that affection which leads us out of ourselves, makes us regardless of our ...
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Chatter xviii. The Great Immigration.
... of settlers organized by individual States and by railroad corporations and other
great landed proprietors, and the eager competition of steamship companies ...
/.../a history of american christianity/chatter xviii the great immigration.htm

The Olivet Message.
... For that business man down in the sharp competition of the world where duty calls
him, to resist the sly temptations to overreach, to keep keenly alert not to ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on power/the olivet message.htm

Tendencies Toward a Manifestation of the Unity of the American ...
... The mutual relations of the sects are sometimes those of respect and good will,
sometimes of sharp competition and jealousy, sometimes of eager and ...
/.../bacon/a history of american christianity/chapter xxii tendencies toward a.htm

The Missing Factor in Current Theories
... As time goes on this Struggle "at first a conflict with Nature and the elements,
sustained by hunger, and intensified by competition "assumes many disguises ...
/.../drummond/the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/ii the missing factor in.htm

Preface
... additional matter, was so far approved by the American Historical Association as
to receive honorable mention in the Justin Winsor prize competition of 1901. ...
/.../greene/the development of religious liberty in connecticut/preface.htm

Chapter I Beginning and Early Days of the Orphan Work.
... The competition in trade, the bad times, the over-peopled country, were given as
reasons why, if the business were carried on simply according to the word of ...
/.../muller/answers to prayer/chapter i beginning and early.htm

Preface of the Second Edition.
... disregard, inasmuch as to have carried them out would have altered too largely the
character of the book, and brouht it into undesirable competition with others ...
/.../luckock/studies in the book of common prayer/preface of the second edition.htm

Thesaurus
Competition (6 Occurrences)
...Competition (6 Occurrences). Romans 2:8 But to those who, from a love of competition,
are not guided by what is true, will come the heat of his wrath, (BBE). ...
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Vie (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To strive for superiority; to contend; to
use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition. ...
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Winning (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address. 3.
(n.) The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition. ...
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Rival (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for
superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions. ...
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Match (4 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) An agreement, compact, etc. 7. (n.) A candidate for matrimony; one to be
gained in marriage. 8. (v.) Equality of conditions in contest or competition. ...
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Victory (71 Occurrences)
... (n.) The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining
of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph ...
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Guided (86 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Romans 2:8 But to those who, from a love of competition, are not guided
by what is true, will come the heat of his wrath, (BBE). ...
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Gain (142 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to obtain by competition;
as, to gain a battle; to gain a case at law; to gain a prize. ...
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Worst (8 Occurrences)
... 3. (v.) To gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of;
to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit. 4. (vi) To grow worse; to deteriorate. ...
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Win (27 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over
competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win ...
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Bible Concordance
Competition (6 Occurrences)

Romans 2:8 But to those who, from a love of competition, are not guided by what is true, will come the heat of his wrath,
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 9:24 Do you not see that in a running competition all take part, but only one gets the reward? So let your minds be fixed on the reward.
(BBE)

Philippians 1:15 Though some are preaching Christ out of envy and competition, others do it out of a good heart:
(BBE)

Philippians 1:17 But those are preaching Christ in a spirit of competition, not from their hearts, but with the purpose of giving me pain in my prison.
(BBE)

2 Timothy 2:5 And if a man takes part in a competition he does not get the crown if he has not kept the rules.
(BBE)

Leviticus 18:18 And you may not take as wife a woman and at the same time her sister, to be in competition with her in her life-time.
(BBE)

Subtopics

Competition

Related Terms

Vie (2 Occurrences)

Winning (3 Occurrences)

Rival (5 Occurrences)

Match (4 Occurrences)

Victory (71 Occurrences)

Guided (86 Occurrences)

Gain (142 Occurrences)

Worst (8 Occurrences)

Win (27 Occurrences)

Race (36 Occurrences)

Run (147 Occurrences)

Rivalry (8 Occurrences)

Mastery (5 Occurrences)

Protection (19 Occurrences)

Prize (13 Occurrences)

Compete (3 Occurrences)

Contest (7 Occurrences)

Competing (1 Occurrence)

Competitor (1 Occurrence)

Stake (2 Occurrences)

Running (135 Occurrences)

Fixed (284 Occurrences)

Minds (137 Occurrences)

Reward (213 Occurrences)

Preaching (116 Occurrences)

Preach (72 Occurrences)

Pain (172 Occurrences)

Minor (2 Occurrences)

Asia (22 Occurrences)

Heat (104 Occurrences)

Backslide

Love (703 Occurrences)

Text (5 Occurrences)

Monthly (11 Occurrences)

Exodus (2 Occurrences)

Sodomite (1 Occurrence)

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