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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A yielding of judgment or preference to the wishes or opinion of another; submission in opinion; regard; respect; complaisance.
4285. proegeomai -- to go before (as a leader)
... prefer. From pro and hegeomai; to lead the way for others, ie Show deference --
prefer. see GREEK pro. see GREEK hegeomai. (proegoumenoi) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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1463. egkomboomai -- to put on oneself (as a garment)
... to gird); to engirdle oneself (for labor), ie Figuratively (the apron as being a
badge of servitude) to wear (in token of mutual deference) -- be clothed with. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
430. elohim -- God, god
... sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of
the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and ...
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6915. qadad -- to bow down
... bow down the head, stoop. A primitive root; to shrivel up, ie Contract or bend the
body (or neck) in deference -- bow (down) (the) head, stoop. 6914, 6915. ...
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Whether one Ought to be Withdrawn from Entering Religion through ...
... OF THE ENTRANCE INTO RELIGIOUS LIFE (TEN ARTICLES) Whether one ought to be withdrawn
from entering religion through deference to one's parents? ...
// theologica/whether one ought to be 2.htm

Letter xv. Social and Relative Duties.
... They are better qualified to take the lead, and therefore entitled to respect and
deference.2. The same thing may also be inferred from the precedence always ...
/.../letter xv social and relative.htm

Justice and the Reason of Effects
... To be spruce is to show one's power. 317. Deference means, "Put yourself to
inconvenience." This is apparently silly, but is quite right. ...
// v justice and the.htm

Letter Lvii. St. Ambrose Informs the Emperor Eugenius Why He was ...
... I also pay the deference due to authority, as it is written: "Honour to whom honour
is due, tribute to whom tribute." [3642] For since I deferred from the ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/letter lvii st ambrose informs.htm

December 14:
... It may not mean pursuing worldly pleasures, or mixing with worldly sets; but a subtler
thing than that"a silent deference to worldly opinion; an almost ...
// thoughts/december 14 0.htm

Whether the virtues Annexed to Justice are Suitably Enumerated?
... ii, 53), a man "renders service and constant deference to his kindred and the
well-wishers of his country." Thirdly, according to the Philosopher (Ethic. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the virtues annexed to.htm

The Internal Witness of the Holy Spirit
... But it is necessary that there should be a testimony in the Church of such a high
character as to render it imperative on all men to pay it due deference." True ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/9 the internal witness of.htm

... It is this that makes it possible for him to urge that deference to the
bishop is the same thing as deference to God (Eph.5:3-6). ...
// christian fathers/introduction 2.htm

Naaman's Wrath
... His pride is touched; he has not been received with due deference. ... We are quite willing
to be healed, but we would like to be healed with due deference. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/naamans wrath.htm

Letter i. Behavior and Manners.
... of the manners of many young people of the present day, I want to impress upon you
that much of this boldness arises from lack of deference or reverence for ...
/.../letter i behavior and manners.htm

Deference (3 Occurrences)
... regard; respect; complaisance. Multi-Version Concordance Deference (3
Occurrences). 1 Corinthians 16:16 I beseech you, on your part ...
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Defer (7 Occurrences)
... 5. (vi) To yield deference to the wishes of another; to submit to the opinion of
another, or to authority; -- with to. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. DEFER. ...
/d/defer.htm - 9k

Deferred (6 Occurrences)

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Attitudes (1 Occurrence)
... Amaziah bowed down to the gods of Edom (2 Chronicles 25:14). Like deference
was also shown to angels or supernatural beings. Thus ...
/a/attitudes.htm - 20k

Homage (51 Occurrences)
... a sovereign. 2. (n.) Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially,
respect paid by external action; obeisance. 3. (n.) Reverence ...
/h/homage.htm - 21k

Obeisance (45 Occurrences)
... in the phrase "made (or did) obeisance" as a rendering of the reflexive form of
(shachah), and denotes the bow or curtsey indicative of deference and respect. ...
/o/obeisance.htm - 22k

Worship (332 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (a.) Excellence of character; dignity; worth;
worthiness. 2. (a.) Honor; respect; civil deference. ...
/w/worship.htm - 66k

Forsooth (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (adv.) In truth; in fact; certainly; very well; -- formerly used as an expression
of deference or respect, especially to woman; now used ironically or ...
/f/forsooth.htm - 7k

Toils (9 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 16:16 I beseech you, on your part, to show deference to such men,
and to every one who participates in their work and toils hard. (WEY). ...
/t/toils.htm - 8k

Respect (204 Occurrences)
... 7. (v.) Esteem; regard; consideration; honor. 8. (n.) An expression of respect
of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another. ...
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Bible Concordance
Deference (3 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 16:16 I beseech you, on your part, to show deference to such men, and to every one who participates in their work and toils hard.

2 Kings 16:18 The covered way for the Sabbath that they had built in the house, and the king's entry outside, turned he to the house of Yahweh, because of the king of Assyria.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the wrath of the ruler is against you, keep in your place; in him who keeps quiet even great sins may be overlooked.
(See RSV)



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