Devotion
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James 1:22-27
But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
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James 1:26
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
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James 2:8
If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well:
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Hebrews 13:18
Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of devoting; consecration.

2. (n.) The state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God appropriately expressed by acts of worship; devoutness.

3. (n.) Act of devotedness or devoutness; manifestation of strong attachment; act of worship; prayer.

4. (n.) Disposal; power of disposal.

5. (n.) A thing consecrated; an object of devotion.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DEVOTION; DEVOTIONS

de-vo'-shun, (sebasmata): For the King James Version "your devotions" (Acts 17:23), the Revised Version (British and American) has "the objects of your worship," which is probably the intended meaning of the King James Version. the Revised Version (British and American) reads "devotion" for the King James Version "prayer" in Job 15:4 (the Revised Version, margin "meditation," Hebrew siach).

Greek
2138a. euparedros -- constantly attendant
... 2138, 2138a. euparedros. 2138b . constantly attendant. Transliteration:
euparedros Short Definition: devotion. Word Origin from ...
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4574. sebasma -- an object of worship
... veneration. Cognate: 4574 -- devotion shown to a deity, especially in relation
to religious objects of worship. See 4576 (). Word ...
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3610. oiketes -- a household (of servants)
... 3610 (from 3624 , "house") -- properly, a household-servant working for a family,
implying it is done with affection and devotion. household servant. ...
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2150. eusebeia -- piety
... Transliteration: eusebeia Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-seb'-i-ah) Short Definition: piety,
godliness Definition: piety (towards God), godliness, devotion, godliness ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3854. lahag -- study, devotion (to books)
... 3853, 3854. lahag. 3855 . study, devotion (to books). Transliteration: lahag
Phonetic Spelling: (lah'-hag) Short Definition: devotion. ...
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2764a. cherem -- devoted thing, devotion, ban
... 2764, 2764a. cherem. 2764b . devoted thing, devotion, ban. Transliteration:
cherem Short Definition: under. Word Origin from charam ...
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2764. cherem -- devoted thing, devotion, ban
... 2763b, 2764. cherem. 2764a . devoted thing, devotion, ban. Transliteration:
cherem Phonetic Spelling: (khay'-rem) Short Definition: cursed. ...
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2617a. chesed -- goodness, kindness
... Word Origin from chasad Definition goodness, kindness NASB Word Usage deeds of devotion
(2), devotion (1), devout (1), faithfulness (1), favor (2), good (1 ...
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7881. sichah -- complaint, musing
... meditation, prayer. Feminine of siyach; reflection; be extension, devotion --
meditation, prayer. see HEBREW siyach. 7880, 7881. sichah. 7882 . ...
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Library

Hymns for Christian Devotion
Hymns for Christian Devotion. <. Hymns for Christian Devotion JG
Adams. JG Adams and EH Chapin; Produced by Ryan Wheeler ...
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Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion
Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. <. Book of Hymns
for Public and Private Devotion Various. Produced by ...
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Devotion to God.
... DEVOTION TO GOD. Devotion ... meditation. We catch a glimpse of the true meaning of
devotion from what is said of the centurion of the Italian band. ...
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Of Devotion
... THE SECOND BOOK CHAPTER XII. OF DEVOTION. Of this sensible love is born
devotion to God and to His glory. For none can have within ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter xii of devotion.htm

Whether Devotion is a Special Act?
... OF DEVOTION (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether devotion is a special act? Objection
1: It would seem that devotion is not a special act. That ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether devotion is a special.htm

Whether Devotion is an Act of Religion?
... OF DEVOTION (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether devotion is an act of religion? Objection
1: It would seem that devotion is not an act of religion. ...
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Whether Joy is an Effect of Devotion?
... OF DEVOTION (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether joy is an effect of devotion? Objection
1: It would seem that joy is not an effect of devotion. ...
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Of Devotion (Four Articles)
... OF DEVOTION (FOUR ARTICLES). We must now consider the acts of religion. ... The
interior acts of religion are seemingly devotion and prayer. ...
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That the Grace of Devotion is Acquired by Humility and Self-Denial
... THE FOURTH BOOK. OF THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR CHAPTER XV That the grace of devotion
is acquired by humility and self-denial. The Voice of the Beloved ...
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The Fifteenth Chapter: the Grace of Devotion is Acquired through ...
... BOOK FOUR. AN INVITATION TO HOLY COMMUNION The Fifteenth Chapter: The Grace of Devotion
is Acquired Through Humility and Self-Denial. The Voice of Christ ...
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Thesaurus
Devotion (17 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Disposal; power of disposal. 5. (n.) A thing consecrated; an object of
devotion. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. DEVOTION; DEVOTIONS. ...
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Piety (21 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character;
loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest devotion to his service. ...
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Devotions (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia DEVOTION; DEVOTIONS. de-vo'-shun, (sebasmata):
For the King James Version "your devotions" (Acts ...
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Devout (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Devoted to religious feelings and duties; absorbed
in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious. ...
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Poet
... In both his poem and that of Cleanthes, but especially in the latter, there
is a true and lofty note of spiritual devotion. Paul ...
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Ascetic (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotion;
austere; severe. 2. (n.) In the early church, one ...
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Jonathan (109 Occurrences)
... Jonathan's devotion to David was such that he not only took his part against his
father, Saul (1 Samuel 18; 1 Samuel 19), but was willing to surrender to him ...
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Adoration
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Homage paid to one in high esteem; profound
veneration; intense regard and love; fervent devotion. ...
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Chief (696 Occurrences)
... It implies the Old Testament conception that God is the true "good"; for to seek
the Kingdom supremely means whole-hearted devotion to God as our heavenly ...
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Woman (4043 Occurrences)
... TIMES 1. Prominence of Women 2. Social Equality 3. Marriage Laws 4. Inheritance
5. Domestic Duties 6. Dress and Ornaments 7. Religious Devotion and Service (1 ...
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Bible Concordance
Devotion (17 Occurrences)

Mark 7:7 But idle is their devotion while they lay down precepts which are mere human rules.'
(WEY)

1 Corinthians 7:35 And this for your own profit I say: not that I may cast a noose upon you, but for the seemliness and devotedness to the Lord, undistractedly,
(See NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 11:3 But I am afraid that somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve in his craftiness, so your minds might be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 1:14 and how in devotion to Judaism I outstripped many men of my own age among my people, being far more zealous than they on behalf of the traditions of my forefathers.
(WEY)

Colossians 2:23 Which things indeed appear like wisdom in self-imposed worship, and humility, and severity to the body; but aren't of any value against the indulgence of the flesh.
(See RSV)

2 Kings 20:3 "Remember now, Yahweh, I beg you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight." Hezekiah wept bitterly.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 28:9 You, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 29:3 In addition, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, seeing that I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, I give it to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,
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1 Chronicles 29:19 and give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep your commandments, your testimonies, and your statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace, for which I have made provision.
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2 Chronicles 32:32 Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and his good deeds, behold, they are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz, in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
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2 Chronicles 35:26 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and his good deeds, according to that which is written in the law of Yahweh,
(See NAS NIV)

Job 6:14 "To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
(See NIV)

Job 15:4 Yes, you do away with fear, and hinder devotion before God.
(WEB JPS ASV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 12:12 And further, my son, take note of this: of the making of books there is no end, and much learning is a weariness to the flesh.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 38:3 O Lord, keep in mind how I have been true to you with all my heart, and have done what is good in your eyes. And Hezekiah gave way to bitter weeping.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 2:2 Go and say in the ears of Jerusalem, The Lord says, I still keep the memory of your kind heart when you were young, and your love when you became my bride; how you went after me in the waste of sand, in an unplanted land.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 33:31 They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
(See NIV)

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