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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Cast downward; directed to the ground, from bashfulness, modesty, dejection, or guilt.

2. (n.) Downcast or melancholy look.

3. (n.) A ventilating shaft down which the air passes in circulating through a mine.

2726. katepheia -- dejection
... dejection. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: katepheia Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ay'-fi-ah) Short Definition: a downcast countenance, gloom ...
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127. aidos -- a sense of shame
... Perhaps from a (as a negative particle) and eido (through the idea of downcast eyes);
bashfulness, ie (towards men), modesty or (towards God) awe -- reverence ...
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4659. skuthropos -- with a gloomy look
... 4659 (from , "gloomy" and , "countenance") -- properly, grim-faced, looking sad,
dejected (downcast, ); (figuratively) the that goes with doing God's will in ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7807. shach -- low, lowly
... Word Origin from shachach Definition low, lowly NASB Word Usage humble person*
(1). humble. From shachach; sunk, ie Downcast -- + humble. see HEBREW shachach. ...
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The Fifty-Seventh Chapter: a Man Should not be Too Downcast when ...
... BOOK THREE. INTERNAL CONSOLATION The Fifty-Seventh Chapter: A Man Should Not
Be Too Downcast When He Falls Into Defects. The Voice of Christ ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the fifty-seventh chapter a man.htm

'Constrained by the Word'
... I. Let me ask you to look with me at the downcast Apostle. 'Downcast,' you
say; 'is not that an unworthy word to use about a minister ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/constrained by the word.htm

Letter Xliv. To a Lapsed Monk.
... What cleric [2094] does not lament as he hears? What ecclesiastic does not beat
the breast? What layman is not downcast? What ascetic is not sad? ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xliv to a lapsed.htm

Hymn for the Epiphany
... At length its flaming steps it stayed Poised over where the Child was laid: Straightway
with downcast mien it shed Its splendours on the sacred Head. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/xii hymn for the epiphany.htm

Beauty for Ashes
... If the consolation of Israel himself comes forth for the uplifting of his downcast
people, then their doubts and fears may well fly apace, since his presence ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/beauty for ashes.htm

Colossians iv. 5, 6
... Be not downcast, and sour visaged, for this is offensive; nor yet be wholly relaxed,
for this is open to contempt and treading under foot; but, like the bee ...
/.../homily xi colossians iv 5.htm

The Great Council
... A wild shock of hair overshadows his face, which is of a deathly pallor;
his eyes are usually downcast, owing to a weakness of sight. ...
/...// athanasius/chapter 3 the great council.htm

Prayer and Humility
... removed from anything which would take any credit for any good in himself, does
not presume to lift his eyes to heaven, but with downcast countenance smites ...
/.../bounds/the essentials of prayer/ii prayer and humility.htm

For Though a Man Should be by no Means Greatly Advantaged by ...
... upright. [82] The souls of the wise, indeed, are sad and downcast, but those
of fools are elated, and given loose to merriment. And ...
/.../a metaphrase of the book of ecclesiastes/chapter vii for though a.htm

General Summary of the virtues and Effects of Patience.
... peaceful; her brow serene [9178] contracted by no wrinkle of sadness or of anger;
her eyebrows evenly relaxed in gladsome wise, with eyes downcast in humility ...
/.../tertullian/of patience/chapter xv general summary of the.htm

Downcast (11 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Cast downward; directed to the ground, from bashfulness, modesty, dejection,
or guilt. 2. (n.) Downcast or melancholy look. ...Downcast (11 Occurrences). ...
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Down (12601 Occurrences)
... 19. (vi) To go down; to descend. 20. (a.) Downcast; as, a down look. 21.
(a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial. 22. ...
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Downfall (46 Occurrences)

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Discourses (4 Occurrences)
... disciples, (WEY). Luke 24:17 And he said to them, What discourses are these which
pass between you as ye walk, and are downcast? (DBY). John ...
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Sad (73 Occurrences)
... or frivolous. 5. (superl.) Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down
with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful. 6. (superl ...
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Bible Concordance
Downcast (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:16 And when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, downcast in countenance; for they disfigure their faces, so that they may appear fasting to men: verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Luke 24:17 And he said to them, What discourses are these which pass between you as ye walk, and are downcast?

2 Corinthians 7:6 but He who is comforting the cast-down -- God -- He did comfort us in the presence of Titus;

Genesis 4:5 but he didn't respect Cain and his offering. Cain was very angry, and the expression on his face fell.
(See NIV)

Genesis 4:6 Yahweh said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why has the expression of your face fallen?
(See NIV)

Genesis 40:7 He asked Pharaoh's officers who were with him in custody in his master's house, saying, "Why do you look so sad today?"
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 1:18 She said, "Let your handmaid find favor in your sight." So the woman went her way, and ate; and her facial expression wasn't sad any more.
(See NIV)

Job 22:29 When they are made low, then thou shalt say, Rise up! and he shall save him that is of downcast eyes.

Psalms 42:6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me; therefore do I remember Thee from the land of Jordan, and the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 17:22 A glad heart makes a healthy body, but a crushed spirit makes the bones dry.
(See RSV)

Lamentations 3:20 Remember well, and bow down doth my soul in me.
(See NIV)



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