Desperate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) With little hope; on a last resort.

2. (a.) Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune.

3. (a.) Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.

4. (a.) Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; -- used to mark the extreme predominance of a bad quality.

5. (n.) One desperate or hopeless.

Strong's Hebrew
2976. yaash -- to despair
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to despair NASB Word Usage despair (2), despaired
(1), hopeless (3). cause to despair, one that is desperate, be no hope. ...
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605. anash -- to be weak, sick
... A primitive root; to be frail, feeble, or (figuratively) melancholy --
desperate(-ly wicked), incurable, sick, woeful. 604, 605. anash. 606 . ...
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Library

How Vain, Then -- Nay, How Desperate -- is the Reasoning of ...
... Chapter XX. How vain, then " nay, how desperate " is the reasoning
of persons´┐Ż How vain, then"nay, how desperate"is the ...
/.../tertullian/the shows or de spectaculis/chapter xx how vain then.htm

A Desperate Case --How to Meet It
... A Desperate Case"How to Meet It. A Sermon (No.549). Delivered on Sunday
Morning, January 10th, 1864, by the. Rev. CH SPURGEON,. At ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 10 1864/a desperate casehow to meet.htm

Shall we Go?
... Our Lord Jesus was our friend in our need. It was a desperate need. ... He was our Friend,
our Friend in our desperate need. A friend in need is a friend indeed. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/shall we go.htm

The Adventures of Saint David of Wales.
... the up-rising of the sun, visiting many of the courts of the first monarchs of Europe,
attending many tournaments, engaging in many desperate battles, and ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter ten the adventures of.htm

He Blesses God for the Faith of his Little Girl
... Her husband, out of work, maddened with drink and made desperate, had stabbed her
because she did not provide him with a supper that was not in the house. ...
/.../touching incidents and remarkable answers to prayer/he blesses god for the.htm

On Riches
... He who knew what was in man knew that, in this particular case, (for this is by
no means a general rule,) he could not be healed of that desperate disease, but ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 108 on riches.htm

Whether an Advocate Sins by Defending an Unjust Cause?
... For just as a physician proves his skill by healing a desperate disease, so does
an advocate prove his skill, if he can defend an unjust cause. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether an advocate sins by.htm

"For what the Law could not Do, in that it was Weak through the ...
... heaven. But I do suspect that it proceeds in many from the want of this
thorough and deep conviction of desperate wickedness. Few ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xi for what the.htm

How Shall the Soul Make Use of Christ, as the Life, which is under ...
... and they may come to that, not only to conclude, that they have no part or portion
in him, but also to conclude that their case is desperate and irredeemable ...
/.../brown/christ the way the truth and the life/chapter xxiv how shall the.htm

The Harvest of a Godless Life
... plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish: but the
harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow.'"Isaiah ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the harvest of a godless.htm

Thesaurus
Desperate (8 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure,
or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate...
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Despair (23 Occurrences)
...Desperate, in Job 6:26 Isaiah 17:11. ... Job 6:26 Do ye hold words to be an argument,
but the speeches of one that is desperate to be wind? (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Desperately (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a desperate manner; without regard to danger
or safety; recklessly; extremely; as, the troops fought desperately. ...
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Ishmael (44 Occurrences)
... hidden treasures. This shows his motive. He was a desperate man and just
then carrying out a desperate undertaking. He killed those ...
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Gog (12 Occurrences)
... In general it seems to refer to the last and desperate attempts of a dying heathenism
to overturn the true religion of Yahweh, or make capital out of it ...
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Gebal (3 Occurrences)
... There are over 60 of these, describing the desperate condition of the city and of
its governor, Ribaddi, who was expelled and took refuge in Beirut, but ...
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Imagine (24 Occurrences)
... Jews. (DBY NAS). Job 6:26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches
of one that is desperate, which are as wind? (KJV DBY WBS). ...
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Forlorn (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (pp) of Forlese. 2. (vt) Deserted; abandoned; lost. 3. (vt) Destitute; helpless;
in pitiful plight; wretched; miserable; almost hopeless; desperate. ...
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Flees (19 Occurrences)
... in. In the morning, you make your seed blossom, but the harvest flees away
in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow. (WEB). Isaiah ...
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Reproof (29 Occurrences)
... But your reproof, what does it reprove? (WEB ASV YLT RSV). Job 6:26 For reproof --
do you reckon words? And for wind -- sayings of the desperate. (YLT). ...
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Bible Concordance
Desperate (8 Occurrences)

2 Samuel 12:18 It happened on the seventh day, that the child died. The servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead; for they said, "Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he didn't listen to our voice. How will he then harm himself, if we tell him that the child is dead?"
(See NIV)

Job 6:26 Do you intend to reprove words, seeing that the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Psalms 60:3 You have shown your people hard things. You have made us drink the wine that makes us stagger.
(See NIV)

Psalms 79:8 Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 142:6 Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. deliver me from my persecutors, For they are stronger than me.
(WEB NIV)

Isaiah 17:11 In the day of your planting, you hedge it in. In the morning, you make your seed blossom, but the harvest flees away in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Isaiah 57:10 In the greatness of thy way thou hast laboured, Thou hast not said, 'It is desperate.' The life of thy hand thou hast found, Therefore thou hast not been sick.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 17:16 And I hastened not from feeding after Thee, And the desperate day I have not desired, Thou -- Thou hast known, The produce of my lips, before Thy face it hath been,
(YLT)

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Desperately (2 Occurrences)

Ishmael (44 Occurrences)

Gog (12 Occurrences)

Gebal (3 Occurrences)

Imagine (24 Occurrences)

Forlorn (3 Occurrences)

Flees (19 Occurrences)

Reproof (29 Occurrences)

Reprove (35 Occurrences)

Despatched (1 Occurrence)

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Abdon (8 Occurrences)

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Blossom (23 Occurrences)

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Iniquities (59 Occurrences)

Laboured (34 Occurrences)

Speedily (38 Occurrences)

Crete (7 Occurrences)

Argument (45 Occurrences)

Planting (57 Occurrences)

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Eve (5 Occurrences)

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Mercies (62 Occurrences)

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Feeding (37 Occurrences)

Intend (30 Occurrences)

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Fleeth (54 Occurrences)

Battle (282 Occurrences)

Makest (68 Occurrences)

Solomon (277 Occurrences)

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Treat (53 Occurrences)

Army (401 Occurrences)

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Tender (66 Occurrences)

Plant (92 Occurrences)

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Zedekiah (63 Occurrences)

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Elisha (70 Occurrences)

Grow (139 Occurrences)

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Tongues (67 Occurrences)

Wind (180 Occurrences)

Sayings (134 Occurrences)

Belong (127 Occurrences)

Arrest (22 Occurrences)

Trial (45 Occurrences)

Job (60 Occurrences)

Heap (66 Occurrences)

Mary (50 Occurrences)

Harvest (109 Occurrences)

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