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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To view or treat with contempt, as mean and despicable; to reject with disdain; to despise; to scorn.
818. atimazo -- to dishonor
... From atimos; to render infamous, ie (by implication) contemn or maltreat -- despise,
dishonour, suffer shame, entreat shamefully. see GREEK atimos. ...
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4065. periphroneo -- to examine on all sides, to despise
... despise. From peri and phroneo; to think beyond, ie Depreciate (contemn) -- despise.
see GREEK peri. see GREEK phroneo. (periphroneito) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5006. naats -- to spurn, treat with contempt
... 3), spurned (8), spurns (1). abhor, give occasion to blaspheme, contemn,
despise, flourish, great, provoke. A primitive root; to ...
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3988. ma'ac -- to reject
... abhor, cast away off, contemn, despise, disdain, become loathsome, refuse,
A primitive root; to spurn; also (intransitively) to ...
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7034. qalah -- to be lightly esteemed or dishonored
... base, contemn, despise, lightly esteem, set light, seem vile. A primitive root;
to be light (as implied in rapid motion), but figuratively ...
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936. buz -- to despise
... contemn, despise utterly. A primitive root; to disrespect -- contemn, despise,
X utterly. 935, 936. buz. 937 . Strong's Numbers.
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5541. calah -- to make light of, toss aside
... tread down under foot, value A primitive root; to hang up, ie Weigh, or (figuratively)
contemn -- tread down (under foot), value. 5540, 5541. calah. 5541a ...
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959. bazah -- to despise
... A primitive root; to disesteem -- despise, disdain, contemn(-ptible), + think to
scorn, vile person. 958, 959. bazah. 960 . Strong's Numbers.
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To Contemn the World and to Enjoy the World are Things Contrary to ...
... THE FIRST CENTURY 7 To contemn the world and to enjoy the world are things
contrary to each other. To contemn the world and to enjoy ...
/.../traherne/centuries of meditations/7 to contemn the world.htm

How those who Fear Scourges and those who Contemn them are to be ...
... OF ROME, Chapter XIII. How those who fear scourges and those who contemn
them are to be admonished. (Admonition 14.) Differently ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xiii how those who.htm

That the Contempt of the Evangelical Counsels is a Great Sin.
... Yet I distinctly say that to contemn the aiming after Christian perfection is a
great sin, and that it is a still greater to contemn the invitation by which ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter viii that the contempt.htm

Further Reasons for Practising Patience. Its Connection with the ...
... But the trifling ones you may contemn from their very littleness; to the very
great ones you may yield in regard of their overpoweringness. ...
/.../tertullian/of patience/chapter xi further reasons for practising.htm

Whether Obedience is the Greatest of the virtues?
... God, the greater the virtue. Now there are three kinds of human goods that
man may contemn for God's sake. The lowest of these are ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether obedience is the greatest.htm

section i.
... If there be any among those common objects of hatred I do contemn and laugh at,
it is that great enemy of Reason, Virtue and Religion, the Multitude: that ...
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Significant Phrases
... conspired and contrived. constant and intimate. constructive and vital. contemn
and decry [contemn = despise]. contempt and indignation. contentment and serenity ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section ii significant phrases.htm

Impressive Phrases
... necessity, emergency, exigency, and crisis [exigency = urgent situation]. neglect,
overlook, disregard, and contemn [contemn = despise]. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section iv impressive phrases.htm

The Divine Liturgy of James the Holy Apostle and Brother of the ...
... IO Sovereign Lord our God, contemn me not, defiled with a multitude of sins: for,
behold, I have come to this Thy divine and heavenly mystery, not as being ...
/...// liturgies/the divine liturgy of james.htm

section ii.
... others. I can cure Vices by Physick when they remain incurable by Divinity,
and shall obey my Pills when they contemn their precepts. ...
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Contemn (6 Occurrences)
... scorn. Multi-Version Concordance Contemn (6 Occurrences). Psalms ... Jehovah. (ASV
DBY JPS). Psalms 10:13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he ...
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Contemned (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Contemn. Multi-Version Concordance
Contemned (7 Occurrences). Psalms 15:4 In whose eyes ...
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Abhor (23 Occurrences)
... with. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ABHOR. ab-hor': "To cast away," "reject,"
"despise," "defy," "contemn," "loathe," etc. (1) Translated ...
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Flourish (26 Occurrences)
... Version (British and American) "blossom" (so Ewald, Delitzsch, etc.); na'ats has
nowhere else this meaning; it is frequently rendered "contemn;" "despise," etc ...
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Despise (64 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To look down upon with disfavor or contempt; to contemn;
to scorn; to disdain; to have a low opinion or contemptuous dislike of. ...
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Contamination (3 Occurrences)

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Scorn (65 Occurrences)
... or derision. 4. (n.) To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy
of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain. 5. (n.) To ...
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Require (46 Occurrences)
... All his thoughts are, There is no God. (See JPS ASV). Psalms 10:13 Wherefore doth
the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it. ...
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Glorious (91 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Jeremiah 14:21 Do not contemn us, for Thy name's sake, do not dishonour
the throne of Thy glory; remember, break not Thy covenant with us. ...
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Contemning (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Contemn. Multi-Version
Concordance Contemning (2 Occurrences). Ezekiel 21:10 it is ...
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Bible Concordance
Contemn (6 Occurrences)

Psalms 10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, yea, contemneth Jehovah.

Psalms 10:13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

Psalms 74:10 How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy contemn thy name for ever?

Jeremiah 14:21 Do not abhor us, for thy name's sake; do not disgrace the throne of thy glory: remember, break not thy covenant with us.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 33:24 Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which Jehovah did choose, he hath cast them off? thus do they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 21:13 Because it is a trial, and what if the sword contemn even the rod? it shall be no more, saith the Lord GOD.



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Contemned (7 Occurrences)

Abhor (23 Occurrences)

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Scorn (65 Occurrences)

Require (46 Occurrences)

Glorious (91 Occurrences)

Contemning (2 Occurrences)

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