Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare.
2. (v. t.) To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law.
3. (v. t.) To proceed along, with a view to some and or object; to follow; to go in; as, Captain Cook pursued a new route; the administration pursued a wise course.
4. (v. t.) To prosecute; to be engaged in; to continue.
5. (v. t.) To follow as an example; to imitate.
6. (v. t.) To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account.
7. (v. i.) To go in pursuit; to follow.
8. (v. i.) To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
Greek1377. dioko -- to put to flight, pursue, by impl. to persecute
... 1376, 1377. dioko. 1378 . to put to flight, pursue, by impl. ... 1377 () is used
("earnestly pursue") and ("zealously persecute, hunt down"). ...
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1559. ekdioko -- to pursue out, ie expel or persecute
2614. katadioko -- to pursue closely
3596. hodoiporeo -- to travel
1872. epakoloutheo -- to follow after
1375. diogmos -- persecution
Strong's Hebrew1814. dalaq -- to burn, hotly pursue
... to burn, hotly pursue. Transliteration: dalaq Phonetic Spelling: (daw-lak') Short
Definition: burning. ... burning, chase, inflame, kindle, persecutor, pursue hotly. ...
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7291. radaph -- to pursue, chase, persecute
2956. tarad -- to pursue, chase, be continuous
1692. dabaq -- to cling, cleave, keep close
3212. yalak -- again, away, bear, bring, carry away, come away ...
Then, not to Pursue the Subject
It Would be Tedious to Pursue the Matter Further...
He, not Forsaking that Secular Course which his Parents had ...
Following Hard after God
Of Indulgence and Pure Volition. The Question Illustrated.
Men Often Highly Esteem what God Abhors.
The Mortifications Here Treated of in Particular are not of Such ...
He Maketh Me to Lie Down in Pastures of Tender Grass; He Leadeth ...
Buying the Truth
ThesaurusPursue (104 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly,
or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare. ...Pursue (104 Occurrences). ...
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Chase (14 Occurrences)
Follow (267 Occurrences)
Flea (2 Occurrences)
Ensue (1 Occurrence)
Prosecute (2 Occurrences)
Bicri (8 Occurrences)
Bichri (8 Occurrences)
Course (87 Occurrences)
Succeed (47 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordancePursue (104 Occurrences)
Matthew 23:34 Because of this, lo, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes, and of them ye will kill and crucify, and of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will pursue from city to city;
Luke 12:30 For though the nations of the world pursue these things, as for you, your Father knows that you need them.
Romans 9:30 What, then, shall we say? that nations who are not pursuing righteousness did attain to righteousness, and righteousness that 'is' of faith,
Romans 9:32 And why? Because they were pursuing a righteousness which should arise not from faith, but from what they regarded as merit. They stuck their foot against the stone which lay in their way;
Romans 14:19 So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.
1 Corinthians 14:1 Pursue the love, and seek earnestly the spiritual things, and rather that ye may prophecy,
Philippians 3:12 Not that I have already obtained the prize, or am already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may get possession of it, seeing that also I have been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.
Philippians 3:14 I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;
1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.
2 Timothy 2:22 Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Hebrews 12:14 Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:
1 Peter 3:11 Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.
Revelation 13:5 And there was given to it a mouth, speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to it authority to pursue its career forty-two months.
Genesis 35:5 They traveled, and a terror of God was on the cities that were around them, and they didn't pursue the sons of Jacob.
Genesis 44:4 they have gone out of the city -- they have not gone far off -- and Joseph hath said to him who 'is' over his house, 'Rise, pursue after the men; and thou hast overtaken them, and thou hast said unto them, Why have ye recompensed evil for good?
Exodus 14:4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he may pursue after them; and I will glorify myself in Pharaoh, and in all his host; and the Egyptians shall know that I am Jehovah. And they did so.
Exodus 14:9 The Egyptians pursued after them: all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, his horsemen, and his army; and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baal Zephon.
Exodus 14:17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall pursue after them; and I will glorify myself in Pharaoh and in all his host, in his chariots and in his horsemen.
Exodus 14:23 The Egyptians pursued, and went in after them into the midst of the sea: all of Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.
Exodus 15:9 The enemy said,'I will pursue. I will overtake. I will divide the spoil. My desire shall be satisfied on them. I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.'
Leviticus 26:8 and five of you have pursued a hundred, and a hundred of you do pursue a myriad; and your enemies have fallen before you by the sword.
Leviticus 26:33 I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out the sword after you: and your land will be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.
Deuteronomy 1:44 and the Amorite who is dwelling in that hill-country cometh out to meet you, and they pursue you as the bees do, and smite you in Seir -- unto Hormah.
Deuteronomy 16:20 Righteousness -- righteousness thou dost pursue, so that thou livest, and hast possessed the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
Deuteronomy 19:6 lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and strike him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he didn't hate him in time past.
Deuteronomy 28:22 Yahweh will strike you with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blight, and with mildew; and they shall pursue you until you perish.
Deuteronomy 28:45 All these curses shall come on you, and shall pursue you, and overtake you, until you are destroyed; because you didn't listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded you:
Deuteronomy 32:30 How doth one pursue a thousand, And two cause a myriad to flee! If not -- that their rock hath sold them, And Jehovah hath shut them up?
Joshua 2:5 It happened about the time of the shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out. Where the men went, I don't know. Pursue them quickly; for you will overtake them."
Joshua 7:5 And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty-six men; and they pursued them from before the gate to Shebarim, and smote them on the descent. Then the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.
Joshua 8:16 All the people who were in the city were called together to pursue after them. They pursued Joshua, and were drawn away from the city.
Joshua 8:17 There was not a man left in Ai or Beth El who didn't go out after Israel. They left the city open, and pursued Israel.
Joshua 10:19 but don't stay. Pursue your enemies, and them from the rear. Don't allow them to enter into their cities; for Yahweh your God has delivered them into your hand."
Joshua 11:8 and Jehovah giveth them into the hand of Israel, and they smite them and pursue them unto the great Zidon, and unto Misrephoth-Maim, and unto the valley of Mizpeh eastward, and they smite them, till he hath not left to them a remnant;
Joshua 20:5 If the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver up the manslayer into his hand; because he struck his neighbor unintentionally, and didn't hate him before.
Joshua 23:10 one man of you doth pursue a thousand, for Jehovah your God 'is' He who is fighting for you, as He hath spoken to you;
Joshua 24:6 I brought your fathers out of Egypt: and you came to the sea. The Egyptians pursued after your fathers with chariots and with horsemen to the Red Sea.
Judges 1:6 But Adoni-Bezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes.
Judges 3:28 and he saith unto them, 'Pursue after me, for Jehovah hath given your enemies, the Moabites, into your hand;' and they go down after him, and capture the passages of the Jordan towards Moab, and have not permitted a man to pass over.
Judges 7:23 The men of Israel were gathered together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after Midian.
Judges 7:25 They took the two princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb they killed at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian: and they brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon beyond the Jordan.
1 Samuel 7:11 The men of Israel went out of Mizpah, and pursued the Philistines, and struck them, until they came under Beth Kar.
1 Samuel 14:22 and all the men of Israel, who are hiding themselves in the hill-country of Ephraim, have heard that the Philistines have fled, and they pursue -- even they -- after them in battle.
1 Samuel 17:52 The men of Israel and of Judah arose, and shouted, and pursued the Philistines, until you come to Gai, and to the gates of Ekron. The wounded of the Philistines fell down by the way to Shaaraim, even to Gath, and to Ekron.
1 Samuel 24:14 Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?
1 Samuel 25:29 Though men may rise up to pursue you, and to seek your soul, yet the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with Yahweh your God. He will sling out the souls of your enemies, as from the hollow of a sling.
1 Samuel 26:18 He said, "Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?
1 Samuel 30:8 David inquired of Yahweh, saying, "If I pursue after this troop, shall I overtake them?" He answered him, "Pursue; for you shall surely overtake them, and shall without fail recover all."
2 Samuel 2:24 But Joab and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lies before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
2 Samuel 2:28 So Joab blew the trumpet; and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.
2 Samuel 17:1 Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.
2 Samuel 20:6 David said to Abishai, "Now Sheba the son of Bichri will do us more harm than did Absalom. Take your lord's servants, and pursue after him, lest he get himself fortified cities, and escape out of our sight."
2 Samuel 20:7 There went out after him Joab's men, and the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men; and they went out of Jerusalem, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
2 Samuel 20:13 When he was removed out of the highway, all the people went on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
2 Samuel 22:38 I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them. I didn't turn again until they were consumed.
2 Samuel 24:13 So Gad came to David, and told him, and said to him, "Shall seven years of famine come to you in your land? Or will you flee three months before your foes while they pursue you? Or shall there be three days' pestilence in your land? Now answer, and consider what answer I shall return to him who sent me."
2 Kings 25:5 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.
1 Chronicles 10:2 and the Philistines pursue after Saul, and after his sons, and the Philistines smite Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchi-Shua, sons of Saul.
2 Chronicles 14:13 Asa and the people who were with him pursued them to Gerar: and there fell of the Ethiopians so many that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before Yahweh, and before his army; and they carried away very much booty.
Job 13:25 Will you harass a driven leaf? Will you pursue the dry stubble?
Job 19:22 Why do you pursue me as God? And with my flesh are not satisfied?
Job 19:28 But ye say, 'Why do we pursue after him?' And the root of the matter hath been found in me.
Job 30:15 Terrors are turned upon me: they pursue my soul as the wind: and my welfare passeth away as a cloud.
Psalms 7:1 A meditation by David, which he sang to Yahweh, concerning the words of Cush, the Benjamite. Yahweh, my God, I take refuge in you. Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me,
Psalms 7:5 let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; yes, let him tread my life down to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
Psalms 10:2 Through the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued, they are taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Psalms 18:37 I will pursue my enemies, and overtake them. Neither will I turn again until they are consumed.
Psalms 23:6 Only -- goodness and kindness pursue me, All the days of my life, And my dwelling 'is' in the house of Jehovah, For a length of days!
Psalms 31:15 In Thy hand 'are' my times, Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, And from my pursuers.
Psalms 34:14 Depart from evil, and do good. seek peace, and pursue it.
Psalms 35:3 Brandish the spear and block those who pursue me. Tell my soul, "I am your salvation."
Psalms 35:6 Let their way be dark and slippery, and let the angel of Jehovah pursue them.
Psalms 38:20 And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.
Psalms 56:2 My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.
Psalms 57:3 He will send from heaven, and save me, he rebukes the one who is pursuing me. Selah. God will send out his loving kindness and his truth.
Psalms 71:11 saying, "God has forsaken him. Pursue and take him, for no one will rescue him."
Psalms 83:15 so pursue them with your tempest, and terrify them with your storm.
Psalms 142:6 Attend Thou unto my loud cry, For I have become very low, Deliver Thou me from my pursuers, For they have been stronger than I.
Proverbs 15:9 The way of a wicked man is an abomination to Jehovah; but him that pursueth righteousness he loveth.
Isaiah 5:11 Wo 'to' those rising early in the morning, Strong drink they pursue! Tarrying in twilight, wine inflameth them!
Isaiah 30:16 but you said, "No, for we will flee on horses;" therefore you will flee; and, "We will ride on the swift;" therefore those who pursue you will be swift.
Isaiah 51:1 Hearken unto Me, ye pursuing righteousness, Seeking Jehovah, Look attentively unto the rock -- ye have been hewn, And unto the hole of the pit -- ye have been digged.
Isaiah 58:3 Wherefore have we fasted,'say they , and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find your own pleasure, and exact all your labors.
Jeremiah 2:24 An untrained ass, used to the waste land, breathing up the wind in her desire; at her time, who is able to send her away? all those who are looking for her will have no need to make themselves tired; in her month they will get her.
Jeremiah 9:16 I will scatter them also among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; and I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them.
Jeremiah 29:18 I will pursue after them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be tossed back and forth among all the kingdoms of the earth, to be an object of horror, and an astonishment, and a hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations where I have driven them;
Jeremiah 39:5 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after them, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho: and when they had taken him, they brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath; and he gave judgment on him.
Jeremiah 48:2 The praise of Moab is no more; in Heshbon they have devised evil against her: Come, and let us cut her off from being a nation. You also, Madmen, shall be brought to silence: the sword shall pursue you.
Jeremiah 49:37 I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those who seek their life; and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger, says Yahweh; and I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them;
Jeremiah 50:21 Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it, and against the inhabitants of Pekod: kill and utterly destroy after them, says Yahweh, and do according to all that I have commanded you.
Jeremiah 52:8 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.
Lamentations 1:3 Judah is gone into exile because of affliction, and because of great servitude; she dwelleth among the nations, she findeth no rest; all her pursuers overtook her within the straits.
Lamentations 3:43 You have covered with anger and pursued us; you have killed, you have not pitied.
Lamentations 3:66 You will pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of Yahweh.
Ezekiel 5:2 A third part you shall burn in the fire in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are fulfilled; and you shall take a third part, and strike with the sword around it; and a third part you shall scatter to the wind, and I will draw out a sword after them.
Ezekiel 5:12 A third part of you shall die with the pestilence, and with famine shall they be consumed in the midst of you; and a third part shall fall by the sword around you; and a third part I will scatter to all the winds, and will draw out a sword after them.
Ezekiel 12:14 I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.
Ezekiel 35:6 therefore, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I will prepare you for blood, and blood shall pursue you: since you have not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue you.
Hosea 2:7 And she shall pursue after her lovers, and shall not overtake them; and she shall seek them, and shall not find them: and she shall say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then was it better with me than now.
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