Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel.
2. (v. t.) To prohibit; to forbid.
3. (v. t.) To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure against; attack; to maintain against force or argument; to uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town; to defend a cause; to defend character; to defend the absent; -- sometimes followed by from or against; as, to defend one's self from, or against, one's enemies.
Greek626. apologeomai -- to give an account of oneself, hence to defend ...
... to give an account of oneself, hence to defend oneself. Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apologeomai Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol-og-eh'-om-ahee) Short ...
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292. amunomai -- to ward off
1344. dikaioo -- to show to be righteous, declare righteous
1314. diaphulasso -- to guard carefully
1556. ekdikeo -- to vindicate, to avenge
379. anapologetos -- without excuse
Strong's Hebrew1598. ganan -- to cover, surround, defend
... 1597, 1598. ganan. 1599 . to cover, surround, defend. Transliteration: ganan
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-nan') Short Definition: defend. Word Origin a prim. ...
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8199. shaphat -- to judge, govern
5526. cakak -- to overshadow, screen, cover
3467. yasha -- to deliver
7682. sagab -- to be (inaccessibly) high
5337. natsal -- to strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered ...
5975. amad -- to take one's stand, stand
1777. din -- to judge
7378. rib -- to strive, contend
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ThesaurusDefend (38 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure against; attack; to
maintain against force or argument; to uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town ...
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Vindicate (18 Occurrences)
Protection (19 Occurrences)
Maintain (50 Occurrences)
Legal (13 Occurrences)
Widow (71 Occurrences)
Ward (27 Occurrences)
Fortification (5 Occurrences)
Maim (4 Occurrences)
Contest (7 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceDefend (38 Occurrences)
Luke 12:11 When they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, don't be anxious how or what you will answer, or what you will say;
Luke 18:3 A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying,'Defend me from my adversary!'
Luke 18:5 yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"
Luke 21:14 Settle it therefore in your hearts not to meditate beforehand how to answer,
Acts 7:24 Seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him who was oppressed, striking the Egyptian.
Acts 25:16 My reply was that it is not the custom among the Romans to give up any one for punishment before the accused has had his accusers face to face, and has had an opportunity of defending himself against the charge which has been brought against him.
Acts 26:2 "As regards all the accusations brought against me by the Jews," he said, "I think myself fortunate, King Agrippa, in being about to defend myself to-day before you,
Judges 6:31 But Jo'ash said to all who were arrayed against him, "Will you contend for Ba'al? Or will you defend his cause? Whoever contends for him shall be put to death by morning. If he is a god, let him contend for himself, because his altar has been pulled down."
Judges 10:1 And after Abimelech there arose to defend Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in mount Ephraim.
2 Kings 19:34 'For I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake, and for my servant David's sake.'"
2 Kings 20:6 I will add to your days fifteen years. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for my own sake, and for my servant David's sake.'"
Esther 8:11 In those letters, the king granted the Jews who were in every city to gather themselves together, and to defend their life, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, their little ones and women, and to plunder their possessions,
Esther 9:16 The other Jews who were in the king's provinces gathered themselves together, defended their lives, had rest from their enemies, and killed seventy-five thousand of those who hated them; but they didn't lay their hand on the plunder.
Job 13:15 Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him.
Psalms 5:11 But let all those who take refuge in you rejoice, Let them always shout for joy, because you defend them. Let them also who love your name be joyful in you.
Psalms 20:1 The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;
Psalms 35:23 Wake up! Rise up to defend me, my God! My Lord, contend for me!
Psalms 43:1 Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.
Psalms 45:4 In your majesty ride on victoriously on behalf of truth, humility, and righteousness. Let your right hand display awesome deeds.
Psalms 59:1 Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
Psalms 72:4 He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.
Psalms 74:22 Arise, God! Plead your own cause. Remember how the foolish man mocks you all day.
Psalms 82:3 "Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
Proverbs 31:9 Let your mouth be open, judging rightly, and give right decisions in the cause of the poor and those in need.
Ecclesiastes 4:12 And two attacked by one would be safe, and three cords twisted together are not quickly broken.
Isaiah 1:17 Take pleasure in well-doing; let your ways be upright, keep down the cruel, give a right decision for the child who has no father, see to the cause of the widow.
Isaiah 1:23 Your chiefs have gone against the Lord, they have become friends of thieves; every one of them is looking for profit and going after rewards; they do not give right decisions for the child who has no father, and they do not let the cause of the widow come before them.
Isaiah 19:20 It will be for a sign and for a witness to Yahweh of Armies in the land of Egypt; for they will cry to Yahweh because of oppressors, and he will send them a savior and a defender, and he will deliver them.
Isaiah 31:5 As birds flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver it; and passing over he will preserve it.
Isaiah 37:35 'For I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake, and for my servant David's sake.'"
Isaiah 38:6 I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city.
Jeremiah 5:28 They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights.
Jeremiah 50:34 Their Redeemer is strong; Yahweh of Armies is his name: he will thoroughly plead their cause, that he may give rest to the earth, and disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon.
Jeremiah 51:36 Therefore thus says Yahweh: Behold, I will plead your cause, and take vengeance for you; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.
Daniel 3:16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered the king, Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.
Hosea 13:10 Where is your king now, that he may save you in all your cities? And your judges, of whom you said,'Give me a king and princes?'
Zechariah 9:15 Yahweh of Armies will defend them; and they will destroy and overcome with sling stones; and they will drink, and roar as through wine; and they will be filled like bowls, like the corners of the altar.
Zechariah 12:8 In that day Yahweh will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. He who is feeble among them at that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of Yahweh before them.
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