Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.
2. (a.) Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.
3. (a.) Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.
4. (a.) Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.
5. (n.) A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.
6. (n.) An opponent; an enemy.
7. (n.) the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCONTRARY
kon'-tra-ri (qeri; enantios): In the Old Testament it has the sense of antagonistic, as one person opposed or hostile to the other, especially in Leviticus 26:21, 23, 14, 27, 28, 40, 41, where Yahweh declares His attitude toward the people in such phrases as: "If ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me; then I will walk contrary unto you in wrath."
Greek5121. tounantion -- on the contrary
... on the contrary. Part of Speech: Adverb, Correlative Transliteration: tounantion
Phonetic Spelling: (too-nan-tee'-on) Short Definition: on the contrary ...
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3304. menoun and menounge -- rather, on the contrary
3861. paradoxos -- contrary to opinion or expectation
1727. enantios -- opposite, fig. hostile, opposed
3891. paranomeo -- to transgress the law
480. antikeimai -- to lie opposite, ie oppose, withstand
561. apenanti -- over against, before
3848. parabates -- one who stands beside
3845. parabaino -- to go by the side of, to go past
3844. para -- from beside, by the side of, by, beside
Strong's Hebrew2016. hephek -- the contrary, contrariness, perversity
... 2015, 2016. hephek. 2017 . the contrary, contrariness, perversity. Transliteration:
hephek Phonetic Spelling: (heh'-fek) Short Definition: different. ... contrary ...
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7147. qeri -- opposition, contrariness
3399. yarat -- to be precipitate, to precipitate
199. ulam -- but, but indeed
5674a. abar -- to pass over, through, or by, pass on
2015. haphak -- to turn, overturn
5921. al -- upon, above, over
5619. saqal -- to stone, put to death by stoning
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ThesaurusContrary (77 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Opposite; in an opposite direction; in
opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds. 2. (a.) Opposed ...
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Bible ConcordanceContrary (77 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:24 But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.
Matthew 27:24 So when he saw that he could gain nothing, but that on the contrary there was a riot threatening, he called for water and washed his hands in sight of them all, saying, "I am not responsible for this murder: you must answer for it."
Mark 5:26 and had undergone many different treatments under a number of doctors and had spent all she had without receiving benefit but on the contrary growing worse,
Mark 6:48 Seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he would have passed by them,
Luke 11:28 But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."
Luke 13:3 I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did.
Luke 13:5 I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you do not repent you will all perish just as they did."
Luke 14:10 On the contrary, when you are invited go and take the lowest place, that when your host comes round he may say to you, 'My friend, come up higher.' This will be doing you honour in the presence of all the other guests.
John 7:12 There was much murmuring among the multitudes concerning him. Some said, "He is a good man." Others said, "Not so, but he leads the multitude astray."
John 8:49 "I am not possessed by a demon," replied Jesus. "On the contrary I honour my Father, and you dishonour me.
John 8:55 You do not know Him, but I know Him perfectly; and were I to deny my knowledge of Him, I should resemble you, and be a liar. On the contrary I do know Him, and I obey His commands.
Acts 15:11 On the contrary, we believe that it is by the grace of the Lord Jesus that we, as well as they, shall be saved."
Acts 17:7 whom Jason has received. These all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus!"
Acts 18:13 saying, "This man persuades men to worship God contrary to the law."
Acts 23:3 Then Paul said to him, "God will strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit to judge me according to the law, and command me to be struck contrary to the law?"
Acts 26:9 "I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Acts 27:4 Putting to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
Acts 28:17 After one complete day he invited the leading men among the Jews to meet him; and, when they were come together, he said to them, "As for me, brethren, although I had done nothing prejudicial to our people or contrary to the customs of our forefathers, I was handed over as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the power of the Romans.
Romans 1:26 This then is the reason why God gave them up to vile passions. For not only did the women among them exchange the natural use of their bodies for one which is contrary to nature, but the men also,
Romans 3:31 Do we then nullify the law through faith? May it never be! No, we establish the law.
Romans 6:13 and no longer lend your faculties as unrighteous weapons for Sin to use. On the contrary surrender your very selves to God as living men who have risen from the dead, and surrender your several faculties to God, to be used as weapons to maintain the right.
Romans 7:7 What follows? Is the Law itself a sinful thing? No, indeed; on the contrary, unless I had been taught by the Law, I should have known nothing of sin as sin. For instance, I should not have known what covetousness is, if the Law had not repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not covet."
Romans 9:7 Neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Isaac will your seed be called."
Romans 9:20 But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed ask him who formed it, "Why did you make me like this?"
Romans 10:21 But as to Israel he says, "All day long I stretched out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people."
Romans 11:24 For if you were cut out of that which is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a good olive tree, how much more will these, which are the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree?
Romans 12:20 On the contrary, therefore, if your enemy is hungry, give him food; if he is thirsty, quench his thirst. For by doing this you will be heaping burning coals upon his head.
Romans 13:14 On the contrary, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for gratifying your earthly cravings.
Romans 16:17 Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them.
1 Corinthians 6:8 On the contrary you yourselves inflict injustice and fraud, and upon brethren too.
1 Corinthians 9:12 If others partake of this right over you, don't we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right, but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Good News of Christ.
1 Corinthians 12:22 No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary.
1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am. His grace which was bestowed on me was not futile, but I worked more than all of them; yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
2 Corinthians 2:7 so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.
2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as so many, peddling the word of God. But as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, we speak in Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:2 but did renounce for ourselves the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor deceitfully using the word of God, but by the manifestation of the truth recommending ourselves unto every conscience of men, before God;
2 Corinthians 6:4 On the contrary, as God's servants, we seek their full approval--by unwearied endurance, by afflictions, by distress, by helplessness;
2 Corinthians 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the throwing down of strongholds,
Galatians 1:8 But even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you any "good news" other than that which we preached to you, let him be cursed.
Galatians 1:9 As we have said before, so I now say again: if any man preaches to you any "good news" other than that which you received, let him be cursed.
Galatians 2:7 but to the contrary, when they saw that I had been entrusted with the Good News for the uncircumcision, even as Peter with the Good News for the circumcision
Galatians 3:12 The law is not of faith, but, "The man who does them will live by them."
Galatians 3:21 God, however, is only one. Is the Law then opposed to the promises of God? No, indeed; for if a Law had been given which could have conferred Life, righteousness would certainly have come by the Law.
Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, that you may not do the things that you desire.
Ephesians 2:19 You are therefore no longer mere foreigners or persons excluded from civil rights. On the contrary you share citizenship with God's people and are members of His family.
Ephesians 4:32 On the contrary learn to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ has also forgiven you.
Ephesians 5:29 For never yet has a man hated his own body. On the contrary he feeds and cherishes it, just as Christ feeds and cherishes the Church;
Colossians 2:14 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;
1 Thessalonians 2:7 On the contrary, in our relations to you we showed ourselves as gentle as a mother is when she tenderly nurses her own children.
1 Thessalonians 2:15 who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out, and didn't please God, and are contrary to all men;
2 Thessalonians 3:8 neither did we eat bread from anyone's hand without paying for it, but in labor and travail worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you;
1 Timothy 1:10 for the sexually immoral, for homosexuals, for slave-traders, for liars, for perjurers, and for any other thing contrary to the sound doctrine;
Titus 1:15 To the pure everything is pure; but to the polluted and unbelieving nothing is pure, but on the contrary their very minds and consciences are polluted.
Titus 2:8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
Hebrews 3:13 On the contrary encourage one another, day after day, so long as To-day lasts, so that not one of you may be hardened through the deceitful character of sin.
Hebrews 10:12 this Priest, on the contrary, after offering for sins a single sacrifice of perpetual efficacy, took His seat at God's right hand,
Hebrews 12:22 On the contrary you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the ever-living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to countless hosts of angels,
1 Peter 3:9 not requiting evil with evil nor abuse with abuse, but, on the contrary, giving a blessing in return, because a blessing is what you have been called by God to inherit.
1 Peter 4:13 On the contrary, in the degree that you share in the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice, so that at the unveiling of His glory you may also rejoice with triumphant gladness.
Leviticus 10:1 Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before Yahweh, which he had not commanded them.
Leviticus 26:21 "'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
Leviticus 26:23 "'If by these things you won't be reformed to me, but will walk contrary to me;
Leviticus 26:24 then I will also walk contrary to you; and I will strike you, even I, seven times for your sins.
Leviticus 26:27 "'If you in spite of this won't listen to me, but walk contrary to me;
Leviticus 26:28 then I will walk contrary to you in wrath; and I also will chastise you seven times for your sins.
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,
Leviticus 26:41 I also walked contrary to them, and brought them into the land of their enemies: if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled, and they then accept the punishment of their iniquity;
Numbers 22:18 Balaam answered the servants of Balak, "If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh my God, to do less or more.
Numbers 22:32 And the angel of Jehovah said unto him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, I am come forth for an adversary, because thy way is perverse before me:
Numbers 24:13 'If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh, to do either good or bad of my own mind. I will say what Yahweh says'?
2 Samuel 22:27 With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; And with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.
2 Chronicles 30:18 For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim and Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the Passover otherwise than it is written. For Hezekiah had prayed for them, saying, The good Yahweh pardon everyone
Esther 9:1 Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;)
Psalms 18:26 With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; and with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.
Psalms 119:85 The proud have dug pits for me, contrary to your law.
Ezekiel 16:34 And the contrary is in thee from other women in thy whoredoms, whereas none followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a reward, and no reward is given unto thee, therefore thou art contrary.
Ezekiel 22:3 You shall say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: A city that sheds blood in the midst of her, that her time may come, and that makes idols against herself to defile her!
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