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(v. i.) To cease an action; to stop; as to cease and desist from an illegal enterprise; to forbear; -- often with from.
447. aniemi -- to send up, produce, send back
... Definition: I let go, loosen, release, give up, neglect Definition: I send up, produce,
send back; I let go; I relax, loosen, hence met: I give up, desist from ...
// - 7k

3973. pauo -- to make to cease, hinder
... cease, leave, refrain. A primary verb ("pause"); to stop (transitively or
intransitively), ie Restrain, quit, desist, come to an end -- cease, leave, refrain. ...
// - 7k

2664. katapauo -- to cause to cease, to rest
... cease, give rest. From kata and pauo; to settle down, ie (literally) to colonize,
or (figuratively) to (cause to) desist -- cease, (give) rest(-rain). ...
// - 6k

868. aphistemi -- to lead away, to depart from
... depart, fall away, refrain, withdraw self. From apo and histemi; to remove, ie
(actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desist, desert, etc. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
7673. shabath -- to cease, desist, rest
... 7672, 7673. shabath. 7673a . to cease, desist, rest. Transliteration:
shabath Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-bath') Short Definition: to. ...
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7673a. shabath -- to cease, desist, rest
... 7673, 7673a. shabath. 7673b . to cease, desist, rest. Transliteration:
shabath Short Definition: cease. Word Origin a prim. root ...
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2308. chadal -- to cease
... A primitive root; properly, to be flabby, ie (by implication) desist; (figuratively)
be lacking or idle -- cease, end, fall, forbear, forsake, leave (off), let ...
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7725. shub -- to turn back, return
... 1), came again (1), came back (1), cause (1), certainly bring (1), certainly bring
them back (1), come back (10), converted (1), deluded (1), desist (2), draw ...
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8058. shamat -- to let drop
... A primitive root; to fling down; incipiently to jostle; figuratively, to let alone,
desist, remit -- discontinue, overthrow, release, let rest, shake, stumble ...
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988. batal -- to cease
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to cease NASB Word Usage stand idle (1). cease.
A primitive root; to desist from labor -- cease. 987, 988. batal. 989 . ...
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1082. balag -- to gleam, smile
... A primitive root; to break off or loose (in a favorable or unfavorable sense), ie
Desist (from grief) or invade (with destruction) -- comfort, (recover ...
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2976. yaash -- to despair
... A primitive root; to desist, ie (figuratively) to despond -- (cause to) despair,
one that is desperate, be no hope. 2975, 2976. yaash. 2977 . ...
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Letter xii (AD 1127) to Louis, King of France
... for his hostility to and injuries inflicted upon the Bishop of Paris, and declare
that they will bring the cause before the Pope if the King does not desist. ...
/.../some letters of saint bernard abbot of clairvaux/letter xii a d 1127 to.htm

How the Holy Pope Gregory Sent Augustine, with Other Monks, to ...
... holy Pope Gregory sent Augustine, with other monks, to preach to the English nation,
and encouraged them by a letter of exhortation, not to desist from their ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xxiii how the holy.htm

Of the Crowd of the Devils, and the Disturbance which they Always ...
... with open face, they would be stimulated to a greater pitch of insanity, as there
would not be a single moment in which they would see them desist from their ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xii of the crowd.htm

Fruitless Counsel.
... But still we would not consent, but even counselled him to desist from such madness,
saying to him: We, O Simon, remembering our friendship towards you from ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xxviii fruitless counsel.htm

How those are to be Admonished who Desire not the Things of Others ...
... be admonished are those who neither desire what belongs to others nor bestow what
is their own, and those who give of what they have, and yet desist not from ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xxi how those are.htm

Matt. xv. 21, 22
... Was she silent, and did she desist? ... But it is not so with us; rather, when we fail
to obtain, we desist; whereas it ought to make us the more urgent. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lii matt xv 21.htm

Acts XXI
... We are not to understand that these entreaties were dictated by the Spirit; for
this would have made it Paul's duty to desist from his purpose; but the ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts xxi.htm

Matt. xxvii. 45-48.
... For if ye had attained to it, in the first place, not even so ought I to desist,
for fear of making you the more remiss; yet had ye attained, I might have ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxxxviii matt xxvii 45-48.htm

Correspondence of St. Chrysostom with the Bishop of Rome.
... point. For even after what I have mentioned he did not desist from his
deeds of iniquity, but sought to renew the former attack. ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/correspondence of st chrysostom with 2.htm

How Deceitful the Love of this World Is, and How Amiable God Is.
... Alas! Thou gentle Wisdom, did they but know it and feel it surely they would desist.
Eternal Wisdom."Listen to a wonderful and lamentable thing. ...
/.../suso/a little book of eternal wisdom/chapter vi how deceitful the.htm

Desist (12 Occurrences)
... (vi) To cease an action; to stop; as to cease and desist from an illegal enterprise;
to forbear; -- often with from. ...Desist (12 Occurrences). ...
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Leave (341 Occurrences)
... 7. (v.) To cease from; to desist from; to abstain from. ... 12. (vi) To depart; to set
out. 13. (vi) To cease; to desist; to leave off. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Sabbath (126 Occurrences)
... sab'-ath (shabbath, shabbathon; sabbaton, ta sabbata; the root shabhath in Hebrew
means "to desist," "cease," "rest"): I. ORIGIN OF THE SABBATH 1. The Biblical ...
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Desirous (31 Occurrences)

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To-night (15 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 15:16 And Samuel saith unto Saul, 'Desist, and I declare to thee that which
Jehovah hath spoken unto me to-night;' and he saith to him, 'Speak.' (YLT). ...
/t/to-night.htm - 11k

Rest (831 Occurrences)
... 12. (n.) To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has
caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. 13. ...
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Recede (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been
proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition. ...
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Depart (211 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not to adhere to; --
with from; as, we can not depart from our rules; to depart from a title or ...
/d/depart.htm - 36k

Desisted (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Desist. Multi-Version Concordance
Desisted (1 Occurrence). Judges 8:3 Into your hand hath ...
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... According to Herodotus he was obliged to desist from the undertaking in consequence
of the mortality among the laborers, and it was left to Darius to complete. ...
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Bible Concordance
Desist (12 Occurrences)

Acts 5:42 But they did not desist from teaching every day, in the Temple or in private houses, and telling the Good News about Jesus, the Christ.

Deuteronomy 9:14 desist from Me, and I destroy them, and blot out their name from under the heavens, and I make thee become a nation more mighty and numerous than it.

Judges 11:37 And she saith unto her father, 'Let this thing be done to me; desist from me two months, and I go on, and have gone down on the hills, and I weep for my virginity -- I and my friends.'

1 Samuel 15:16 And Samuel saith unto Saul, 'Desist, and I declare to thee that which Jehovah hath spoken unto me to-night;' and he saith to him, 'Speak.'

Job 6:29 Please return. Let there be no injustice. Yes, return again. My cause is righteous.
(See NAS)

Job 7:19 How long dost Thou not look from me? Thou dost not desist till I swallow my spittle.

Job 14:6 Look away from him, that he may rest, until he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.
(See RSV)

Psalms 37:8 Desist from anger, and forsake fury, Fret not thyself only to do evil.

Psalms 46:10 Desist, and know that I 'am' God, I am exalted among nations, I am exalted in the earth.

Proverbs 4:13 Lay hold on instruction, do not desist, Keep her, for she 'is' thy life.

Proverbs 23:4 Take no care to get wealth; let there be an end to your desire for money.
(See RSV)

Daniel 11:8 And also their gods, with their molten images, and with their goodly vessels of silver and of gold, shall he carry captive into Egypt; and he shall refrain some years from the king of the north.
(See JPS)



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