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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.

2. (v. t.) To fail to satisfy; to miss of.

3. (v. i.) To give displeasure or offense.

Strong's Hebrew
6087. atsab -- to hurt, pain, grieve
... 6086, 6087. atsab. 6087a . to hurt, pain, grieve. Transliteration: atsab
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tsab') Short Definition: displease. ...
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241. ozen -- an ear
... advertise, audience, displease, ear, hearing, show. ... Ie (concrete) the ear (from its
form in man) -- + advertise, audience, + displease, ear, hearing, + show. ...
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5869. ayin -- an eye
... Definition an eye NASB Word Usage appearance (4), appeared* (1), before (3), broad
(1), concern* (1), confidence (1), disdained* (1), displease* (2), displeased ...
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7107. qatsaph -- to be angry
... be angry, displease, fret self, provoke to wrath come, be wroth. A primitive
root; to crack off, ie (figuratively) burst out in rage ...
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888. beesh -- to be evil, bad
... distressed (1). displease. (Aramaic) corresponding to ba'ash -- displease. see
HEBREW ba'ash. 887, 888. beesh. 889 . Strong's Numbers.
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7451a. ra -- bad, evil
... bad, evil NASB Word Usage bad (23), bad* (2), badly (1), deadly (1), defamed* (1),
defames* (1), defect* (1), destroying (1), displease* (1), displeased (1 ...
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6213. asah -- do, make
... appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly,
have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready ...
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7489. ra'a' -- to be evil, bad
... good for nothing, ie Bad (physically, socially or morally) -- afflict, associate
selves (by mistake for ra'ah), break (down, in pieces), + displease, (be, bring ...
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7489a. raa -- to be evil, bad
... wickedly (1), afflicted (3), badly (1), bring disaster (1), brought calamity (1),
brought harm (1), damaged (1), disagreeable (1), displease* (1), displeased (2 ...
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6213a. asah -- do, make
... 1), committing (6), construct (3), deal (30), deals (1), dealt (22), desisting
(1), destroy* (2), developing (1), did (310), did not do (1), displease* (1), do ...
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Of the vice of those Who, While Pleasing Themselves, Displease God ...
... Book X. Chapter XXXIX."Of the Vice of Those Who, While Pleasing Themselves,
Displease God. 64. Within also, within is another ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter xxxix of the vice of.htm

Salvian's Literary Work
... So we must either say nothing, or expect that whatever is said will displease one
man or another. ... They displease God if they are silent, men if they speak. ...
/.../salvian/on the government of god/iii salvians literary work.htm

Psalm XCIV.
... not live if the officer discovered them; they say unto themselves, These things
please God: and, in truth, if they displeased Him, as they displease kings, as ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xciv.htm

I Fear, I Say, Greatly for Thee, Lest...
... loves. For what more grievous offense, than that by pride thou displease
Him, Who for thy sake hath been displeasing to the proud? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/of holy virginity /section 39 i fear i.htm

... Saith God, If I shall call it Jireh, it will displease Shem the Just; if
I shall call it Shalem, it will displease Abraham the Just. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 21 jerusalem.htm

Of the Proving of the True Lover
... evil persuasions of the enemy. As in prosperity I please him, so in adversity
I do not displease. 4. "The prudent lover considereth ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/kempis/imitation of christ/chapter vi of the proving.htm

Within Also, Within is Another Evil, Arising Out of a Like ...
... is another evil, arising out of a like temptation; whereby men become vain, pleasing
themselves in themselves, though they please not, or displease or care not ...
/.../the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xxxix within also within.htm

How the Married and the Single are to be Admonished.
... are to be admonished that, while they take thought for each other's good, they study,
both of them, so to please their consorts as not to displease their Maker ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xxvii how the married.htm

Concerning the Difference Between True Glory and the Desire of ...
... be also very prone to aspire earnestly after domination, nevertheless they who desire
the true glory even of human praise strive not to displease those who ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 19 concerning the difference between.htm

Whether this Kind of Friendship is a Part of Justice?
... certain debt of equity, namely, that we behave pleasantly to those among whom we
dwell, unless at times, for some reason, it be necessary to displease them for ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether this kind of friendship.htm

Displease (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To fail to satisfy; to miss of. 3. (vi) To give displeasure or offense.
Multi-Version Concordance Displease (7 Occurrences). ...
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Displeased (39 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Displease. Multi-Version Concordance ... (DBY). Proverbs 24:18 Lest the
LORD see it, and it displease Him, and He turn away His wrath from him. ...
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Offend (24 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To strike against; to attack; to assail.
2. (vt) To displease; to make angry; to affront. 3. (vt ...
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Displeasing (31 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Displease. 2. (a.) Causing
displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Upset (9 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab,'Don'
t let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. ...
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Offence (27 Occurrences)
... chaTa'; skandalon, skandalizo): "Offend" is either transitive or intransitive As
transitive it is primarily "to strike against," hence, "to displease" "to make ...
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Devoureth (27 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab,
Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as ...
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Displays (5 Occurrences)

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Displeasure (12 Occurrences)
... injury. 3. (n.) State of disgrace or disfavor; disfavor. 4. (vt) To displease.
Multi-Version Concordance Displeasure (12 Occurrences). ...
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Devours (26 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab,'Don'
t let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. ...
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Bible Concordance
Displease (7 Occurrences)

1 Thessalonians 2:15 Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind;

Genesis 31:35 And she said to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women is upon me. And he searched but found not the images.

Numbers 11:11 Moses said to Yahweh, "Why have you treated with your servant so badly? Why haven't I found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me?
(See NIV)

Numbers 22:34 Balaam said to the angel of Yahweh, "I have sinned; for I didn't know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again."

1 Samuel 29:7 Therefore now return, and go in peace, that you not displease the lords of the Philistines."

2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab,'Don't let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. Make your battle stronger against the city, and overthrow it.' Encourage him."

Proverbs 24:18 lest Yahweh see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.



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