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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v.) To reduce to a lower state of worth, dignity, purity, station, etc.; to degrade; to lower; to deteriorate; to abase; as, to debase the character by crime; to debase the mind by frivolity; to debase style by vulgar words.
Strong's Hebrew
8213. shaphel -- to be or become low, to be abased
... abase, bring cast, put down, debase, humble self, be bring, lay, make,.
A primitive root; to depress or sink (expec. Figuratively ...
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Spiritual Blindness.
... described? any influence, spreading from my conduct, of which men might truly
say that it also is helping to debase the moral currency? ...
// at rugby/xvi spiritual blindness.htm

Where Sin Occurs God Cannot Wisely Prevent It.
... Clothed with a dignity of nature akin to that of his Maker, he chooses to
debase himself to the level of brutes and of devils. With ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/xiii where sin occurs god.htm

"My Little Children, These Things Write I unto You, that Ye Sin ...
... things are written that ye sin not." Consider what baseness is in it, for one that
hath such a noble design, as fellowship with the Highest, to debase his soul ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xxii my little children.htm

Against Rash and Vain Swearing.
... care, that we be not rude and saucy with God, in taking up His name, and prostituting
it to vile or mean uses; that we do not abuse or debase His authority, by ...
/.../sermons on evil-speaking by isaac barrow/against rash and vain swearing.htm

... No other act of which we as men are capable is so dignified or so worthy
of ourselves. Not to worship is to debase ourselves. This ...
// worship of the church/worship.htm

God Just as Well as Merciful; Accordingly, Mercy must not be ...
... so that one (Scripture) may seem to draw tight, another to relax, the reins of
discipline"in uncertainty, as it were,"and the latter to debase the remedial ...
// modesty/chapter ii god just as well.htm

Impressive Phrases
... define, explain, determine, and circumscribe. degrade, defame, humble, and
debase. delicacy, daintiness, tact, and refinement. delicious ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section iv impressive phrases.htm

But that People which Forgets God, Forgets Itself. ...
... How can the men of any nation expect tyrants to remember and respect its destiny,
if they themselves debase this destiny to that of a machine with ten fingers ...
/.../lamartine/atheism among the people/x but that people which.htm

Besides These Men, There is Still Another Class, -- Inventors of ...
... functions; cultivates his highest faculty,"conscience; purifies religion, the
fundamental idea of mankind, from the superstitions that debase and dishonor it ...
/.../lamartine/atheism among the people/ix besides these men there.htm

Desire to Please.
... Do not debase and despise your noble nature by thus placing yourself in the same
category with animals, which can have nothing in common with the duties of ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xvi desire to please.htm

Debase (1 Occurrence)
... (v.) To reduce to a lower state of worth, dignity, purity, station, etc.; to degrade;
to lower; to deteriorate; to abase; as, to debase the character by crime ...
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Corrupt (59 Occurrences)
... putrid; to putrefy. 5. (vt) To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to
deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile. 6. (vt) To draw ...
/c/corrupt.htm - 25k

Villain (1 Occurrence)
... rascal; a scamp. 4. (a.) Villainous. 5. (vt) To debase; to degrade.
Multi-Version Concordance Villain (1 Occurrence). Proverbs 6:12 ...
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Wentest (16 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 57:9 And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes,
and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even ...
/w/wentest.htm - 11k

Degrade (1 Occurrence)
... vt) To reduce in estimation, character, or reputation; to lessen the value of; to
lower the physical, moral, or intellectual character of; to debase; to bring ...
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Debased (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Debase. 2. (a.) Turned upside down from
its proper position; inverted; reversed. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Debarred (1 Occurrence)

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Profane (69 Occurrences)
... 6. (v.) To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base employment of; to debase;
to abuse; to defile. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PROFANE. ...
/p/profane.htm - 30k

Base (127 Occurrences)
... 38. (v.) To abase; to let, or cast, down; to lower. 39. (v.) To reduce the
value of; to debase. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BASE. ...
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Abase (7 Occurrences)
... a-bas': The English rendition of shaphel (Job 40:11 Ezekiel 21:26), and of its
derivative shephal (Daniel 4:37) = "bring down," "debase," "humble"; of `anah ...
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Bible Concordance
Debase (1 Occurrence)

Isaiah 57:9 You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.



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