Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To make acknowledgment or avowal in a matter pertaining to one's self; to acknowledge, own, or admit, as a crime, a fault, a debt.
2. (v. t.) To acknowledge faith in; to profess belief in.
3. (v. t.) To admit as true; to assent to; to acknowledge, as after a previous doubt, denial, or concealment.
4. (v. t.) To make known or acknowledge, as one's sins to a priest, in order to receive absolution; -- sometimes followed by the reflexive pronoun.
5. (v. t.) To hear or receive such confession; -- said of a priest.
6. (v. t.) To disclose or reveal, as an effect discloses its cause; to prove; to attest.
7. (v. i.) To make confession; to disclose sins or faults, or the state of the conscience.
Greek1843. exomologeo -- to agree, confess
... to agree, confess. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exomologeo Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-om-ol-og-eh'-o) Short Definition: I consent fully, confess Definition ...
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437. anthomologeomai -- to acknowledge fully, confess
3670. homologeo -- to speak the same, to agree
2480. ischuo -- to be strong, have power
4852. sumphemi -- to say together, ie consent
720. arneomai -- to deny, say no
Strong's Hebrew3034. yadah -- to throw, cast
... root Definition to throw, cast NASB Word Usage confess (10), confessed (3), confesses
(1), confessing (2), gave (1), gave praise (1), give you thanks (5), give ...
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5046. nagad -- to be conspicuous
2142. zakar -- remember
Whether it is Necessary to Confess to a Priest?
Whether it is Necessary for one to Confess to One's Own Priest?
Whether it is Lawful for Anyone to Confess to Another than his Own ...
I Confess That, in Reflecting on Such Monstrous Stories in My Own ...
Whether one is Bound to Confess at Once?
Whether it is ever Lawful to Confess to Another than a Priest?
Whether one May Confess through Another, or by Writing?
Confess that I have Long Been Hesitating, Looking on Every Side...
And, Indeed, I must Confess that Our Authors are Very Defective in ...
And I Confess to Thee, O Lord, that I yet Know not what Time Is...
ThesaurusConfess (65 Occurrences)
...Confess (65 Occurrences). Matthew 10:32 Everyone therefore who confesses me before
men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven. ...
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Bible ConcordanceConfess (65 Occurrences)
Matthew 10:32 Everyone therefore who confesses me before men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answering said, 'I do confess to Thee, Father, Lord of the heavens and of the earth, that thou didst hide these things from wise and understanding ones, and didst reveal them to babes.
Luke 10:21 In that hour was Jesus glad in the Spirit, and said, 'I do confess to thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that Thou didst hide these things from wise men and understanding, and didst reveal them to babes; yes, Father, because so it became good pleasure before Thee.
Luke 12:8 "I tell you, everyone who confesses me before men, him will the Son of Man also confess before the angels of God;
John 1:20 And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
John 9:22 His parents said these things because they feared the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if any man would confess him as Christ, he would be put out of the synagogue.
John 12:42 Nevertheless even of the rulers many believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they didn't confess it, so that they wouldn't be put out of the synagogue,
Acts 23:8 For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit; but the Pharisees confess all of these.
Acts 24:14 But this I confess to you, that after the Way, which they call a sect, so I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the law, and which are written in the prophets;
Romans 10:9 that if you will confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
Romans 10:10 For with the heart, one believes unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Romans 14:11 For it is written, "'As I live,' says the Lord,'to me every knee will bow. Every tongue will confess to God.'"
Romans 15:9 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.
Philippians 2:11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you confessed the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.
Hebrews 3:1 Therefore, holy brothers, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus;
Hebrews 13:15 Through him then let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which make confession to his name.
James 5:16 Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 4:2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit who confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God,
1 John 4:3 and every spirit who doesn't confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God, and this is the spirit of the Antichrist, of whom you have heard that it comes. Now it is in the world already.
1 John 4:15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him, and he in God.
2 John 1:7 For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who don't confess that Jesus Christ came in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the Antichrist.
Revelation 3:5 He who overcomes will be arrayed in white garments, and I will in no way blot his name out of the book of life, and I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
Leviticus 5:5 It shall be, when he is guilty of one of these, he shall confess that in which he has sinned:
Leviticus 16:21 Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, even all their sins; and he shall put them on the head of the goat, and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.
Leviticus 26:40 "'If they confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their trespass which they trespassed against me, and also that, because they walked contrary to me,
Numbers 5:7 then he shall confess his sin which he has done, and he shall make restitution for his guilt in full, and add to it the fifth part of it, and give it to him in respect of whom he has been guilty.
2 Samuel 22:50 Therefore I confess Thee, O Jehovah, among nations. And to Thy name I sing praise.
1 Kings 8:33 "When your people Israel are struck down before the enemy, because they have sinned against you; if they turn again to you, and confess your name, and pray and make supplication to you in this house:
1 Kings 8:35 "When the sky is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against you; if they pray toward this place, and confess your name, and turn from their sin, when you afflict them:
2 Chronicles 6:24 If your people Israel be struck down before the enemy, because they have sinned against you, and shall turn again and confess your name, and pray and make supplication before you in this house;
2 Chronicles 6:26 When the sky is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against you; if they pray toward this place, and confess your name, and turn from their sin, when you afflict them:
Nehemiah 1:6 Let your ear now be attentive, and your eyes open, that you may listen to the prayer of your servant, which I pray before you at this time, day and night, for the children of Israel your servants while I confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against you. Yes, I and my father's house have sinned:
Nehemiah 9:2 The seed of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.
Job 40:14 Then will I also confess unto thee that thine own right hand can save thee.
Psalms 9:1 To the Overseer, 'On the Death of Labben.' -- A Psalm of David. I confess, O Jehovah, with all my heart, I recount all Thy wonders,
Psalms 18:49 Therefore I confess Thee among nations, O Jehovah, And to Thy name I sing praise,
Psalms 32:5 I acknowledged my sin to you. I didn't hide my iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions to Yahweh, and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
Psalms 38:18 For I will declare my iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.
Psalms 42:5 What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? Yea, art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him: The salvation of my countenance -- My God!
Psalms 42:11 What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!
Psalms 43:5 What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!
Psalms 67:5 Confess Thee do peoples, O God, Confess Thee do peoples -- all of them.
Psalms 86:12 I confess Thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart, And I honour Thy name to the age.
Psalms 89:5 and the heavens confess Thy wonders, O Jehovah, Thy faithfulness also 'is' in an assembly of holy ones.
Psalms 107:8 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men.
Psalms 107:15 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men.
Psalms 107:21 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men,
Psalms 107:31 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men,
Psalms 118:28 My God Thou 'art', and I confess Thee, My God, I exalt Thee.
Psalms 119:7 I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the judgments of Thy righteousness.
Psalms 138:1 By David. I confess Thee, with all my heart, Before the gods I do praise Thee.
Psalms 138:2 I bow myself toward Thy holy temple, And I confess Thy name, For Thy kindness, and for Thy truth, For Thou hast made great Thy saying above all Thy name.
Psalms 138:4 O Jehovah, all kings of earth confess Thee, When they have heard the sayings of Thy mouth.
Psalms 139:14 I confess Thee, because that 'with' wonders I have been distinguished. Wonderful 'are' Thy works, And my soul is knowing 'it' well.
Psalms 142:7 Bring forth from prison my soul to confess Thy name, The righteous do compass me about, When Thou conferrest benefits upon me!
Psalms 145:10 Confess Thee O Jehovah, do all Thy works, And Thy saints do bless Thee.
Isaiah 25:1 O Jehovah, my God 'art' Thou, I exalt Thee, I confess Thy name, For Thou hast done a wonderful thing, Counsels of old, stedfastness, O stedfast One.
Isaiah 26:13 O Lord, our God, other lords than you have had rule over us; but in you only is our salvation, and no other name will we take on our lips.
Isaiah 38:18 For Sheol doth not confess Thee, Death doth not praise Thee, Those going down to the pit hope not for Thy truth.
Isaiah 38:19 The living, the living, he doth confess Thee.
Isaiah 48:1 Give ear to this, O family of Jacob, you who are named by the name of Israel, and have come out of the body of Judah; who take oaths by the name of the Lord, and make use of the name of the God of Israel, but not truly and not in good faith.
Ezekiel 12:16 But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence; that they may declare all their abominations among the nations where they come; and they shall know that I am Yahweh.
Daniel 9:4 I prayed to Yahweh my God, and made confession, and said, Oh, Lord, the great and dreadful God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments,
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