Distraction
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1 Corinthians 10:13
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
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Isaiah 1:15
And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of distracting; a drawing apart; separation.

2. (n.) That which diverts attention; a diversion.

3. (n.) A diversity of direction; detachment.

4. (n.) State in which the attention is called in different ways; confusion; perplexity.

5. (n.) Confusion of affairs; tumult; disorder; as, political distractions.

6. (n.) Agitation from violent emotions; perturbation of mind; despair.

7. (n.) Derangement of the mind; madness.

Greek
563. aperispastos -- without distraction
... without distraction. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: aperispastos Phonetic
Spelling: (ap-er-is-pas-toce') Short Definition: without distraction, without ...
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1611. ekstasis -- a displacement (of the mind), ie bewilderment ...
... Feminine Transliteration: ekstasis Phonetic Spelling: (ek'-stas-is) Short Definition:
bewilderment, amazement Definition: (properly: distraction or disturbance ...
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3308. merimna -- care, anxiety
... care. From merizo (through the idea of distraction); solicitude -- care. see GREEK
merizo. (merimna) -- 6 Occurrences. (merimnai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Library

That Human Life is a Distraction but that through the Mercy of God ...
... Book XI. Chapter XXIX."That Human Life is a Distraction But that Through the Mercy
of God He Was Intent on the Prize of His Heavenly Calling. 39. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter xxix that human life is.htm

The More the Wives, the Greater the Distraction of the Spirit.
... Chapter XI."The More the Wives, the Greater the Distraction of the Spirit.
For (in that case) the shame is double; inasmuch as ...
/.../tertullian/on exhortation to chastity/chapter xi the more the wives.htm

The Foundation of the House of St. Joseph. The Observation of Holy ...
... Moreover, I feared that it might be the cause of some distraction: for I knew some
poor monasteries not very recollected, and I did not consider that their not ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter xxxv the foundation of.htm

On Dissipation
... "This I speak " that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction."
1:Cor.7:35. ... Paul takes the word which we render, without distraction. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 79 on dissipation.htm

The Sixth Season
... There is a twofold distraction, or wandering of the heart in duty: First, voluntary
and habitual, "They set not their hearts aright, and their spirit was not ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/vi the sixth season.htm

Gethsemane
... writes of him, "he began to be sorrowful and very heavy." Upon the word ademonein
translated "very heavy," Goodwin remarks that there was a distraction in the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 9 1863/gethsemane.htm

Whether the Seminal Loss that Occurs During Sleep Hinders Anyone ...
... The other reason is the mental distraction which follows after the aforesaid movements,
especially when they take place with unclean imaginings. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the seminal loss that.htm

A Canticle of Love
... God, she would perhaps fancy she was doing wonders, when in reality, under cover
of zeal, she was doing nothing but producing needless distraction."And here ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/martin/the story of a soul/chapter xi a canticle of.htm

a Canticle of Love
... God, she would perhaps fancy she was doing wonders, when in reality, under cover
of zeal, she was doing nothing but producing needless distraction."And here ...
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Of the Love of Solitude and Silence
... of tears, wherein to wash and cleanse herself each night, that she may grow the
more dear to her Maker as she dwelleth the further from all worldly distraction ...
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Thesaurus
Distraction (1 Occurrence)
... of mind; despair. 7. (n.) Derangement of the mind; madness. Multi-Version
Concordance Distraction (1 Occurrence). 1 Corinthians 7 ...
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Restraint (34 Occurrences)
... 35 Thus much I say in your own interest; not to lay a trap for you, but to help
towards what is becoming, and enable you to wait on the Lord without distraction...
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Restrict (1 Occurrence)
... 35 Thus much I say in your own interest; not to lay a trap for you, but to help
towards what is becoming, and enable you to wait on the Lord without distraction...
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Ensnare (15 Occurrences)
... 7:35 This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which
is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction. ...
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Enable (6 Occurrences)
... 35 Thus much I say in your own interest; not to lay a trap for you, but to help
towards what is becoming, and enable you to wait on the Lord without distraction...
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Ecstasy (3 Occurrences)
... heavenly mysteries. 3. (n.) Violent distraction of mind; violent emotion;
excessive grief of anxiety; insanity; madness. 4. (n.) A ...
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Distracted (3 Occurrences)

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Distrain (1 Occurrence)

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Martha (12 Occurrences)
... disciple, a wistful listener." Paul had such a picture as that of Martha in his
mind when he spoke of serving the Lord "without distraction" (1 Corinthians 7:35 ...
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Mad (22 Occurrences)
... 6. (superl.) Proceeding from, or indicating, madness; expressing distraction;
prompted by infatuation, fury, or extreme rashness. ...
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Bible Concordance
Distraction (1 Occurrence)

1 Corinthians 7:35 This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.
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Distraction

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