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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language.

2. (a.) Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest.

3. (a.) Comely; shapely; well-formed.

4. (a.) Moderate, but competent; sufficient; hence, respectable; fairly good; reasonably comfortable or satisfying; as, a decent fortune; a decent person.

Greek
2887. kosmios -- orderly
... Adjective Transliteration: kosmios Phonetic Spelling: (kos'-mee-os) Short Definition:
orderly, virtuous Definition: orderly, virtuous, decent, modest, well ...
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It was once Usual, in Speaking Allegorically, to Conceal under ...
... Book V. 41 It was once usual, in speaking allegorically, to conceal under
perfectly decent ideas´┐Ż It was once usual, in speaking ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/41 it was once usual.htm

On Examining Candidates for the Episcopal Office.
... Let him therefore be sober, prudent, decent, firm, stable, not given to wine; no
striker, but gentle; not a brawler, not covetous; "not a novice, lest, being ...
/.../constitutions of the holy apostles/sec i on examining candidates for.htm

It Will be Better to Adopt in this ChapterThe Same Process that ...
... But just as it seemed more decent to say first that I was not in favor of Imperialism
even in its practical and popular sense, so it seems more decent to say ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 16 it will be.htm

Of the Power of Making Laws. The Cruelty of the Pope and his ...
... 29. Nothing decent in the Popish ceremonies. ... 30. No arrangement decent and orderly,
unless founded on the authority of God, and derived from Scripture. ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 10 of the power.htm

A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
... Do you tell me that you are not likely to become a thief, or a murderer? So others
have said whom we have known, once as decent and quiet as you. ...
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Letter xiv. Dress.
... In the third chapter of Genesis, we learn that the object of dress, when first
instituted, was to provide a decent covering for our bodies. ...
/.../newcomb/a practical directory for young christian females/letter xiv dress.htm

The Careless Sinner Awakened.
... Trifle not with your conscience, which tells you at once that he judges of it, and
approves or condemns as it is decent or indecent, reasonable or unreasonable ...
/.../chapter ii the careless sinner.htm

Trophies of Grace
... During a brief, steady bout, he had married a decent girl, who, not knowing his
character, was carried away by the smart appearance of a handsome soldier in ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/xii trophies of grace.htm

Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable
... our natural propensity to trust in ourselves that we are righteous, I do not wonder
that persons who are comparatively sober and decent, should speak thus ...
/.../newton/messiah vol 2/sermon xxxiii opposition to messiah.htm

Christ the Only Rest for the Weary and Heavy-Laden
... to follow the Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity and truth; you, who are all for a little
show, a little outside work; who lead moral, civil, decent lives, Christ ...
/.../whitefield/selected sermons of george whitefield/christ the only rest for.htm

Thesaurus
Decent (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous;
proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language. ...
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Decency (1 Occurrence)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing,
with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or ...
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Modest (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Observing the proprieties of the sex; not unwomanly in act or bearing; free
from undue familiarity, indecency, or lewdness; decent in speech and ...
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Seemly (10 Occurrences)
... comely; decorous. 2. (superl.) In a decent or suitable manner; becomingly.
Multi-Version Concordance Seemly (10 Occurrences). Romans ...
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Indecent (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive
to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Expensive (6 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing,
with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or ...
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Discreetly (3 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing,
with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or ...
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Decently (2 Occurrences)

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Deportment (12 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress
adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited hair and gold ...
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Discretion (20 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress
adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited hair and gold ...
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Bible Concordance
Decent (2 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 2:9 In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;
(WEB DBY WBS)

1 Timothy 3:2 it behoveth, therefore, the overseer to be blameless, of one wife a husband, vigilant, sober, decent, a friend of strangers, apt to teach,
(YLT)

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