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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To fear in a great degree; to regard, or look forward to, with terrific apprehension.

2. (v. i.) To be in dread, or great fear.

3. (n.) Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror.

4. (n.) Reverential or respectful fear; awe.

5. (n.) An object of terrified apprehension.

6. (n.) A person highly revered.

7. (n.) Fury; dreadfulness.

8. (n.) Doubt; as, out of dread.

9. (a.) Exciting great fear or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful.

10. (a.) Inspiring with reverential fear; awful' venerable; as, dread sovereign; dread majesty; dread tribunal.

1168. deiliao -- to be cowardly
... Cognate: 1168 -- to be timid (fearful), living in dread (paralyzing fear of
consequences). 1168 ("living in fearful dread") is used only in Jn 14:27. ...
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1175. deisidaimonia -- a religion, superstition
... Cognate: 1175 (akin to 1174 , see there) -- properly, dread of a pagan deity "inspiring"
a "token show of respect" (religious gesture) -- especially religious ...
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5141. tremo -- to tremble (esp. with fear)
... 5141 -- properly, (with dread), ie shake and quiver from fear (J. Thayer).
Word Origin a prim. verb Definition to tremble (esp. ...
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1169. deilos -- cowardly, fearful
... 1169 ("fearful of losses") refers to an excessive fear (dread) of "losing," causing
someone to be fainthearted (cowardly) -- hence, to fall short in following ...
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2124. eulabeia -- caution
... reverence, awe. From eulabes; properly, caution, ie (religiously) reverence (piety);
by implication, dread (concretely) -- fear(-ed). see GREEK eulabes. ...
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5399. phobeo -- to put to flight, to terrify, frighten
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phobeo Phonetic Spelling: (fob-eh'-o) Short
Definition: I fear, am terrified Definition: I fear, dread, reverence, am ...
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1174. deisidaimonesteros -- very fearful of gods, religious ...
... 1174 (from , "to dread" and , "a deity") -- properly, religious (superstitious)
fear, driven by a confused concept of God -- producing "sincere" but religion. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6342. pachad -- to dread, be in dread or in awe
... pachad. 6343 . to dread, be in dread or in awe. Transliteration: pachad Phonetic
Spelling: (paw-kkad') Short Definition: dread. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6343. pachad -- dread
... 6342, 6343. pachad. 6344 . dread. Transliteration: pachad Phonetic Spelling:
(pakh'-ad) Short Definition: dread. Word Origin from ...
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367. emah -- terror, dread
... 366, 367. emah. 368 . terror, dread. Transliteration: emah Phonetic Spelling:
(ay-maw') Short Definition: terror. ... dread, fear, horror, idol, terrible, terror ...
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6973. quts -- to feel a loathing, abhorrence, or sickening dread
... quts. 6974 . to feel a loathing, abhorrence, or sickening dread. Transliteration:
quts Phonetic Spelling: (koots) Short Definition: dread. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6345. pachdah -- dread, (religious) awe
... 6344, 6345. pachdah. 6346 . dread, (religious) awe. Transliteration: pachdah
Phonetic Spelling: (pakh-daw') Short Definition: dread. ...
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1481c. gur -- to dread
... to dread. Transliteration: gur Short Definition: fear. ... root Definition to dread NASB
Word Usage afraid (2), dreaded (1), fear (4), feared (1), stand in awe (2). ...
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6206. arats -- to cause to tremble, tremble
... root Definition to cause to tremble, tremble NASB Word Usage cause (1), cause terror
(1), cause trembling (1), dread (3), feared (2), make the tremble (2 ...
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3016. yagor -- fearing
... fearing. Transliteration: yagor Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-gore') Short Definition:
dread. Word Origin from yagor Definition fearing NASB Word Usage dread (2). ...
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4172. mora -- a fear, terror
... is to be feared (1). dread, that ought to be feared, terribleness, terror.
Or morat {mo-raw'}; or morah (Psa. 9:20) {mo-raw'}; from ...
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8175b. saar -- perhaps to be acquainted with
... perhaps to be acquainted with. Transliteration: saar Short Definition: dread. ... root
Definition perhaps to be acquainted with NASB Word Usage dread (1). ...
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"There is no Dread that Fully Pleaseth God in us but Reverent ...
... THE SIXTEENTH REVELATION CHAPTER LXXIV "There is no dread that fully pleaseth
God in us but reverent dread". "There is no dread that ...
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Dread of Ridicule.
... LXI. DREAD OF RIDICULE. 24th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matthew 9:24. "And
they laughed Him to scorn.". INTRODUCTION.""All that will ...
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Confirmation 377. Lord, in Thy Presence Dread and Sweet
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Confirmation 377. Lord, in thy presence dread and sweet. ... Anonymous, c.1850. Lord, in thy presence dread and sweet,. ...
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"Two Manners of Sickness that we Have: Impatience, or Sloth ...
... THE SIXTEENTH REVELATION CHAPTER LXXIII "Two manners of sickness that we
have: impatience, or sloth;"despair, or mistrustful dread". ...
/.../julian/revelations of divine love/chapter lxxiii two manners of.htm

Then Shall they Also Make Answer to the Dread Judge...
... Piece XLVIII. Then shall they also make answer to the dread Judge� Then shall
they also make answer to the dread Judge, who accepteth ...
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Of Diocletian, who Ignobly Abdicated the Imperial Throne, and was ...
... addressed "to the assembly of the saints." Chapter XXV."Of Diocletian, who ignobly
abdicated the Imperial Throne, and was terrified by the Dread of Lightning ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xxv of diocletian who ignobly.htm

From what we have Heard, Let us Learn not to Think of the Loss of ...
... 2. FROM what we have heard, let us learn not to think of the Loss of our
Children with a slavish Dread. IT is to a Parent indeed ...
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Of God's Privy Doom: and that they that Fall Again be not Deemed ...
... But some are wont to ask how it can be that many that have led the hardest life
and have utterly forsaken this world's joy, afterwards dread not to slide again ...
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"The Charity of God Maketh in us Such a Unity That, when it is ...
... This reverence that I mean is a holy courteous dread of our Lord, to which meekness
is united: and that is, that a creature seeth the Lord marvellous great ...
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Love and Fear
... For, inconsistent as the two emotions are, love, in its earlier stages and lower
degrees, is often perturbed and dashed by apprehension and dread. ...
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Dread (69 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To be in dread, or great fear. ... 6. (n.) A person highly revered. 7.
(n.) Fury; dreadfulness. 8. (n.) Doubt; as, out of dread. ...
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Dreadful (23 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Full of dread or terror; fearful. 2. (a.) Inspiring
dread; impressing great fear; fearful; terrible; as, a dreadful storm. ...
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Terror (137 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.
2. (n.) That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear. Int. ...
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Fear (970 Occurrences)
... a designation of true piety (Proverbs 1:7; Job 28:28; Psalm 19:9). It is a fear
conjoined with love and hope, and is therefore not a slavish dread, but rather ...
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Dreaded (11 Occurrences)
... & pp) of Dread. ... Deuteronomy 28:60 And He will bring back upon thee all the diseases
of Egypt, which thou wast in dread of; and they shall cleave unto thee. ...
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Awe (32 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Dread; great fear mingled with respect. ... 3. (vt) To strike with fear and
reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread. Int. ...
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Horror (51 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror
and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking. ...
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Draws (20 Occurrences)

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Death (1610 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 9:18; Proverbs 21:6 Psalm 88:11 Isaiah 14:9), weakened (Isaiah 14:10) and
without strength (Psalm 88:4). 3. Light in the Darkness: The dread of death ...
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Quake (23 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of
thee upon the peoples under the whole heaven; who will hear report of thee, and ...
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Bible Concordance
Dread (69 Occurrences)

Genesis 9:2 The fear of you and the dread of you will be on every animal of the earth, and on every bird of the sky. Everything that the ground teems with, and all the fish of the sea are delivered into your hand.

Genesis 15:12 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him.

Exodus 1:12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And they were adread because of the children of Israel.

Exodus 15:16 Terror and dread falls on them. By the greatness of your arm they are as still as a stone- until your people pass over, Yahweh, until the people pass over who you have purchased.

Numbers 22:3 And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 1:29 Then I said to you, "Don't dread, neither be afraid of them.

Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of you and the fear of you on the peoples who are under the whole sky, who shall hear the report of you, and shall tremble, and be in anguish because of you."

Deuteronomy 7:21 You shall not be scared of them; for Yahweh your God is in the midst of you, a great and awesome God.

Deuteronomy 9:19 For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith Jehovah was wroth against you to destroy you. But Jehovah hearkened unto me that time also.
(See JPS)

Deuteronomy 11:25 No man shall be able to stand before you: Yahweh your God shall lay the fear of you and the dread of you on all the land that you shall tread on, as he has spoken to you.

Deuteronomy 20:3 and shall tell them, "Hear, Israel, you draw near this day to battle against your enemies: don't let your heart faint; don't be afraid, nor tremble, neither be scared of them;
(See RSV)

Deuteronomy 28:60 And he will bring upon thee again all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.

Deuteronomy 28:66 and your life shall hang in doubt before you; and you shall fear night and day, and shall have no assurance of your life.

Deuteronomy 28:67 In the morning you shall say, "I wish it were evening!" and at evening you shall say, "I wish it were morning!" for the fear of your heart which you shall fear, and for the sight of your eyes which you shall see.

Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you."
(See RSV)

Deuteronomy 32:17 They sacrificed to demons, which were no God, to gods that they didn't know, to new gods that came up of late, which your fathers didn't dread.

Joshua 2:9 and said to the men, I know that Jehovah has given you the land, and that the dread of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.

1 Samuel 11:7 He took a yoke of oxen, and cut them in pieces, and sent them throughout all the borders of Israel by the hand of messengers, saying, "Whoever doesn't come forth after Saul and after Samuel, so shall it be done to his oxen." The dread of Yahweh fell on the people, and they came out as one man.

1 Chronicles 22:13 Then shalt thou prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judgments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.

2 Chronicles 14:14 They struck all the cities around Gerar; for the fear of Yahweh came on them: and they despoiled all the cities; for there was much spoil in them.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 17:10 The fear of Yahweh fell on all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 20:29 The fear of God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that Yahweh fought against the enemies of Israel.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 29:8 Therefore the wrath of Yahweh was on Judah and Jerusalem, and he has delivered them to be tossed back and forth, to be an astonishment, and a hissing, as you see with your eyes.
(See NIV)

Esther 8:17 In every province, and in every city, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had gladness, joy, a feast, and a good day. Many from among the peoples of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews was fallen on them.
(See NAS)

Esther 9:2 the Jews gathered themselves together in their cities throughout all the provinces of the King Ahasuerus, to lay hands on those who wanted to harm them. No one could withstand them, because the fear of them had fallen on all the people.
(See NAS)

Esther 9:3 All the princes of the provinces, the satraps, the governors, and those who did the king's business helped the Jews, because the fear of Mordecai had fallen on them.
(See NAS)

Job 3:25 For I feared a fear, and it hath come upon me, and that which I dreaded hath come to me.

Job 4:14 fear came on me, and trembling, which made all my bones shake.

Job 9:34 Let him take his rod away from me. Let his terror not make me afraid;

Job 13:11 Shall not his majesty make you afraid, And his dread fall on you?

Job 13:21 Withdraw thine hand far from me: and let not thy dread make me afraid.

Job 22:10 Therefore snares are round about thee, And sudden fear troubleth thee,

Job 23:15 Therefore I am terrified at his presence. When I consider, I am afraid of him.
(See RSV)

Job 31:23 For a dread unto me 'is' calamity 'from' God, And because of His excellency I am not able.

Psalms 14:5 There they were in great fear, for God is in the generation of the righteous.

Psalms 27:1 By David. Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?
(See NAS)

Psalms 31:11 Because of all mine adversaries I am become a reproach, Yea, unto my neighbors exceedingly, And a fear to mine acquaintance: They that did see me without fled from me.

Psalms 45:4 In your majesty ride on victoriously on behalf of truth, humility, and righteousness. Let your right hand display awesome deeds.
(See RSV)

Psalms 53:5 There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you. You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.
(See NIV)

Psalms 64:1 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. Hear my voice, God, in my complaint. Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Psalms 65:5 By awesome deeds of righteousness, you answer us, God of our salvation. You who are the hope of all the ends of the earth, of those who are far away on the sea;
(See RSV)

Psalms 88:16 Your fierce wrath has gone over me. Your terrors have cut me off.
(See RSV)

Psalms 105:38 Egypt was glad when they departed, for the fear of them had fallen on them.

Psalms 119:39 Take away my disgrace that I dread, for your ordinances are good.

Proverbs 1:26 I also will laugh in the day of your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;

Proverbs 1:27 When your fear cometh as a storm, And your calamity cometh on as a whirlwind; When distress and anguish come upon you.

Proverbs 1:33 But whoever gives ear to me will take his rest safely, living in peace without fear of evil.

Proverbs 20:2 The wrath of a king is like the loud cry of a lion: he who makes him angry does wrong against himself.
(See RSV)

Song of Songs 3:8 They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, Because of fear in the night.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 2:10 Go into a hole in the rock, covering yourselves with dust, in fear of the Lord, before the glory of his power.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 2:19 And men will go into cracks of the rocks, and into holes of the earth, for fear of the Lord, and before the glory of his power, when he comes out of his place, shaking the earth with his strength.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 2:21 To take cover in the cracks of the rocks, and in the holes of the hills, for fear of the Lord, and before the glory of his power, when he comes out of his place, shaking the earth with his strength.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 7:16 For before the child is old enough to make a decision between evil and good, the land whose two kings you are now fearing will have become waste.

Isaiah 8:12 Say ye not: A conspiracy, concerning all whereof this people do say: A conspiracy; neither fear ye their fear, nor account it dreadful.

Isaiah 8:13 Yahweh of Armies is who you must respect as holy. He is the one you must fear. He is the one you must dread.

Isaiah 19:16 In that day the Egyptians will be like women: and the land will be shaking with fear because of the waving of the Lord's hand stretched out over it.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 19:17 And the land of Judah will become a cause of great fear to Egypt; whenever its name comes to mind, Egypt will be in fear before the Lord of armies because of his purpose against it.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 57:11 And of whom were you in fear, so that you were false, and did not keep me in mind, or give thought to it? Have I not been quiet, keeping myself secret, and so you were not in fear of me?

Isaiah 66:4 So I will go after trouble for them, and will send on them what they are fearing: because no one made answer to my voice, or gave ear to my word; but they did what was evil in my eyes, going after that in which I took no pleasure.

Jeremiah 2:19 The evil you yourselves have done will be your punishment, your errors will be your judge: be certain then, and see that it is an evil and a bitter thing to give up the Lord your God, and no longer to be moved by fear of me, says the Lord, the Lord of armies.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 20:11 But Yahweh is with me as an awesome mighty one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail; they shall be utterly disappointed, because they have not dealt wisely, even with an everlasting dishonor which shall never be forgotten.

Jeremiah 22:25 And I have given thee into the hand of those seeking thy life, And into hands of which thou art afraid, Into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, And into the hand of the Chaldeans.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 30:5 For thus says Yahweh: We have heard a voice of trembling, of fear, and not of peace.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 38:19 Zedekiah the king said to Jeremiah, I am afraid of the Jews who are fallen away to the Chaldeans, lest they deliver me into their hand, and they mock me.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 39:17 But I will deliver you in that day, says Yahweh; and you shall not be given into the hand of the men of whom you are afraid.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 42:16 then it shall happen, that the sword, which you fear, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about which you are afraid, shall follow close behind you there in Egypt; and there you shall die.
(See NIV)

Daniel 10:7 I, Daniel, alone saw the vision; for the men who were with me didn't see the vision; but a great quaking fell on them, and they fled to hide themselves.
(See NAS)

Micah 7:17 They will lick the dust like a serpent. Like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their dens. They will come with fear to Yahweh our God, and will be afraid because of you.

Habakkuk 1:7 They are feared and dreaded. Their judgment and their dignity proceed from themselves.



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