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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of defying, putting in opposition, or provoking to combat; a challenge; a provocation; a summons to combat.

2. (n.) A state of opposition; willingness to flight; disposition to resist; contempt of opposition.

3. (n.) A casting aside; renunciation; rejection.

3892. paranomia -- lawbreaking
... justice. 3892 ("transgression") emphasizes the deliberate defiance with
sinning against the Lord (used only in 2 Pet 2:16). Word ...
// - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
7814. sechoq -- laughter, derision, sport
... Or schoq {sekh-oke'}; from sachaq; laughter (in merriment or defiance) -- derision,
laughter(-ed to scorn, -ing), mocked, sport. see HEBREW sachaq. ...
/hebrew/7814.htm - 6k

6440. panim -- face, faces
... before the in front (1), before* (137), condition (1), confront* (1), corresponding*
(2), countenance (12), covering* (1), defer* (1), defiance* (1), direction ...
/hebrew/6440.htm - 8k

5921. al -- upon, above, over
... 1), connection (1), conquer* (1), consider* (3), considered* (2), contrary (1),
corresponding (2), corresponding* (1), crowns (1), defiance* (1), despite (1 ...
/hebrew/5921.htm - 8k


Thou Shalt not Steal.
... But here you [while conscious of such a great theft] may even bid defiance
and become insolent, and no one dare call you a thief. ...
// large catechism/thou shalt not steal.htm

... 32. The king's bold defiance of God in thus setting aside divinely appointed
institutions was not allowed to pass unrebuked. Even ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 7 jeroboam.htm

"In the Volume of the Book it is Written of Me" (Heb. . .
... Chief" and "Chieftain." Fourth, it is also added, "Nimrod the mighty hunter before
the Lord" which means that he pushed his designs in brazen defiance of his ...
// antichrist/in the volume of the.htm

Guelf and Ghibelline. (I)
... for a nominee of his own who was already a bishop, and therefore ineligible, and
by virtue of the Concordat he decided for his own candidate in defiance of all ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter viii guelf and ghibelline.htm

Ninth Sunday after Trinity Carnal Security and Its vices.
... bragged, "the holiness of this entire congregation, among whom God dwells, daily
performing his marvelous wonders?" In their pride and defiance they became ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol iii/ninth sunday after trinity carnal.htm

Acts IV
... (20) For we can not but speak the things which we have seen and heard." This was
an open defiance of their power, with a direct appeal to their own consciences ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts iv.htm

Manuscript Testimony Shewn to be Overwhelmingly in Favour of These ...
... B and ',"not unfrequently in defiance of the evidence of all other MSS., and sometimes
to the serious detriment of the deposit,"would admit of striking ...
/.../chapter vi manuscript testimony shewn.htm

Significant Phrases
... despatch and resolution. desperation and defiance. despise and satirize. ... excusable
and justifiable. execration and defiance [execration = curse]. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section ii significant phrases.htm

On Grieving the Holy Spirit
... And thus every sin we now commit is done in despite of all his powerful assistances,
in defiance of his reproofs, " an ungrateful return for infinite ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 138 on grieving the.htm

Chapter xi
... in the word which represents the climax of their endeavours: "lest we be scattered
abroad upon the face of the whole earth." This word breathes defiance of God ...
// of genesis volume 1/chapter xi.htm

Defiance (9 Occurrences)
... of opposition. 3. (n.) A casting aside; renunciation; rejection. Multi-Version
Concordance Defiance (9 Occurrences). Acts 17:7 Jason ...
/d/defiance.htm - 9k

Despite (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (prep.) In spite of; notwithstanding; against,
or in defiance of; as, despite his prejudices. 2. (n ...
/d/despite.htm - 13k

Brave (15 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) A challenge; a defiance; bravado. 8. (vt) To encounter with courage
and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare. ...
/b/brave.htm - 11k

Crow (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety,
or defiance. 2. (vi) To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag. ...
/c/crow.htm - 9k

Nahum (3 Occurrences)
... It was strongly fortified on every side, bidding defiance to every enemy; yet it
was to be utterly destroyed as a punishment for the great wickedness of its ...
/n/nahum.htm - 21k

Overthrow (48 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 10:5 For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold
that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every ...
/o/overthrow.htm - 21k

Judith (1 Occurrence)
... conquered his rival, annexing his territory, and then sent his general Holofernes
to subdue the western nations and to punish them for their defiance of his ...
/j/judith.htm - 27k

Jeroboam (96 Occurrences)
... Attempting to arrest the prophet for his bold words of defiance, his hand was
"dried up," and the altar before which he stood was rent asunder. ...
/j/jeroboam.htm - 62k

Laughter (14 Occurrences)
... 48:26, 27, 39; Lamentations 3:14, "derision." (2) Sachaq is used (except Job
29:24 Ecclesiastes 3:4) in the sense of the laughter of defiance, or derision (Job ...
/l/laughter.htm - 13k

Lamech (11 Occurrences)
... While the one is stimulated to a song of defiance by the worldly inventions of his
sons, the other, in prophetical mood, expresses his sure belief in the ...
/l/lamech.htm - 12k

Bible Concordance
Defiance (9 Occurrences)

Acts 17:7 Jason has received them into his house; and they all set Caesar's authority at defiance, declaring that there is another Emperor-- one called Jesus."

Romans 16:17 But I beseech you, brethren, to keep a watch on those who are causing the divisions among you, and are leading others into sin, in defiance of the instruction which you have received; and habitually to shun them.

2 Corinthians 10:5 For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;

2 Timothy 3:5 and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.

Hebrews 10:28 Any one who bids defiance to the Law of Moses is put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

James 3:14 But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth.

Genesis 25:18 They lived from Havilah to Shur that is before Egypt, as you go toward Assyria. He lived opposite all his relatives.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 17:23 As he talked with them, behold, there came up the champion, the Philistine of Gath, Goliath by name, out of the ranks of the Philistines, and spoke according to the same words: and David heard them.
(See NIV)

Job 15:25 Because he has stretched out his hand against God, and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty;
(See RSV)



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