Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to decline to do or grant.
2. (v. t.) To throw back, or cause to keep back (as the center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular alignment when troops are about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse the right wing while the left wing attacks.
3. (v. t.) To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or petition of; as, to refuse a suitor.
4. (v. t.) To disown.
5. (v. i.) To deny compliance; not to comply.
6. (n.) Refusal.
7. (n.) That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaREFUSE
re-fuz': Formerly used with the additional meaning "reject," and hence, the change from the King James Version to the Revised Version (British and American) in 1 Samuel 16:7 Ezekiel 5:6 1 Timothy 4:4; 1 Peter 2:7, etc.
Greek4027. perikatharma -- that which is cleaned off, refuse
... that which is cleaned off, refuse. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration:
perikatharma Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-kath'-ar-mah) Short Definition: refuse ...
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4657. skubalon -- refuse
3868. paraiteomai -- to beg from, to beg off
720. arneomai -- to deny, say no
114. atheteo -- to do away with what has been laid down, set aside
569. apisteo -- to disbelieve, be faithless
3878. parakouo -- to overhear, to hear amiss, to take no heed
946. bdelugma -- a detestable thing
544. apeitheo -- to disobey
550. apeipon -- to forbid, renounce
Strong's Hebrew3973. maos -- refuse
... refuse. Transliteration: maos Phonetic Spelling: (maw-oce') Short Definition: refuse.
Word Origin from maas Definition refuse NASB Word Usage refuse (1). refuse ...
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3985. maen -- to refuse
4651. mappal -- refuse, hanging parts
830. ashpoth -- an ash heap, refuse heap, dunghill
5122. nevalu -- a refuse heap
6292. piggul -- foul thing, refuse
3986. maen -- refusing
3987. meen -- refusing
680. atsal -- to lay aside, reserve, withdraw, withhold
3988. ma'ac -- to reject
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ThesaurusRefuse (103 Occurrences)
... or cause to keep back (as the center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular alignment
when troops are about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse the right wing ...
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Waste (668 Occurrences)
Deny (48 Occurrences)
Dross (7 Occurrences)
Reject (56 Occurrences)
Take (11064 Occurrences)
Offscouring (2 Occurrences)
Gehenna (12 Occurrences)
Flock (242 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceRefuse (103 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:42 Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.
Matthew 18:17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the assembly. If he refuses to hear the assembly also, let him be to you as a Gentile or a tax collector.
Mark 6:11 Whoever will not receive you nor hear you, as you depart from there, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony against them. Assuredly, I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!"
Mark 6:26 The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.
Mark 12:15 Shall we pay, or shall we refuse to pay?" But He, knowing their hypocrisy, replied, "Why try to ensnare me? Bring me a shilling for me to look at."
Luke 6:29 To him who gives you a blow on one side of the face offer the other side also; and to him who is robbing you of your outer garment refuse not the under one also.
Luke 9:5 Wherever they refuse to receive you, as you leave that town shake off the very dust from your feet as a protest against them."
John 5:38 Nor have you His word dwelling within you, for you refuse to believe Him whom *He* has sent.
John 5:40 Yet you will not come to me, that you may have life.
John 18:11 Jesus therefore said to Peter, "Put back your sword. Shall I refuse to drink the cup of sorrow which the Father has given me to drink?"
John 19:10 "Do you refuse to speak even to me?" asked Pilate; "do you not know that I have it in my power either to release you or to crucify you?"
Acts 7:35 "This Moses, whom they refused, saying,'Who made you a ruler and a judge?'-God has sent him as both a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.
Acts 10:47 "Can any man forbid the water, that these who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we should not be baptized?"
Acts 13:41 Behold, you despisers, be astonished and perish, because I am carrying on a work in your time--a work which you will utterly refuse to believe, though it be fully declared to you.'"
Acts 18:15 But since these are questions about words and names and your Law, you yourselves must see to them. I refuse to be a judge in such matters."
Acts 25:11 For if I have done wrong, and have committed anything worthy of death, I don't refuse to die; but if none of those things is true that they accuse me of, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar!"
Romans 2:21 you then who teach your fellow man, do you refuse to teach yourself? You who cry out against stealing, are you yourself a thief?
1 Corinthians 4:13 when slandered, we try to conciliate. We have come to be regarded as the mere dirt and filth of the world--the refuse of the universe, even to this hour.
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do not refuse one another, unless perhaps it is just for a time and by mutual consent, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer and may then associate again; lest the Adversary begin to tempt you because of your deficiency in self-control.
2 Corinthians 4:2 But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. Paul's Letter to the Galatians
Philippians 3:8 Yes most certainly, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ
1 Timothy 4:7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables. Exercise yourself toward godliness.
1 Timothy 5:11 But refuse younger widows, for when they have grown wanton against Christ, they desire to marry;
2 Timothy 2:23 But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.
Titus 3:10 A factious man after a first and second admonition refuse;
Hebrews 11:24 By faith, Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,
Hebrews 12:25 See that you don't refuse him who speaks. For if they didn't escape when they refused him who warned on the Earth, how much more will we not escape who turn away from him who warns from heaven,
Revelation 11:9 And men belonging to all peoples, tribes, languages and nations gaze at their dead bodies for three days and a half, but they refuse to let them be laid in a tomb.
Revelation 13:15 And power was granted him to give breath to the statue of the Wild Beast, so that the statue of the Wild Beast could even speak and cause all who refuse to worship it to be put to death.
Genesis 23:6 "Hear us, my lord. You are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the best of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb. Bury your dead."
Genesis 24:41 Then will you be clear from my oath, when you come to my relatives. If they don't give her to you, you shall be clear from my oath.'
Exodus 4:23 and I have said to you, "Let my son go, that he may serve me;" and you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn.'"
Exodus 8:2 If you refuse to let them go, behold, I will plague all your borders with frogs:
Exodus 9:2 For if you refuse to let them go, and hold them still,
Exodus 10:3 Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, "This is what Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, says:'How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.
Exodus 10:4 Or else, if you refuse to let my people go, behold, tomorrow I will bring locusts into your country,
Exodus 11:9 Yahweh said to Moses, "Pharaoh won't listen to you, that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt."
Exodus 16:28 Yahweh said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep my commandments and my laws?
Exodus 22:17 If her father utterly refuses to give her to him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
Exodus 29:14 But the flesh of the bull, and its skin, and its dung, you shall burn with fire outside of the camp: it is a sin offering.
Leviticus 4:11 The bull's skin, all its flesh, with its head, and with its legs, its innards, and its dung,
Leviticus 8:17 But the bull, and its skin, and its flesh, and its dung, he burned with fire outside the camp; as Yahweh commanded Moses.
Leviticus 16:27 The bull for the sin offering, and the goat for the sin offering, whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the Holy Place, shall be carried forth outside the camp; and they shall burn their skins, their flesh, and their dung with fire.
Leviticus 26:21 "'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
Numbers 14:11 Yahweh said to Moses, "How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have worked among them?
Numbers 19:5 One shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:
Deuteronomy 20:12 If it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it:
Judges 3:22 and the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed on the blade, for he didn't draw the sword out of his body; and it came out behind.
1 Samuel 8:19 But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; and they said, "No; but we will have a king over us,
1 Samuel 15:9 But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the cattle, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and wouldn't utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.
1 Kings 2:16 And now I ask one petition of thee; refuse me not. And she said to him, Speak.
1 Kings 2:17 And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king for he will not refuse thee that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife.
1 Kings 2:20 Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; refuse me not. And the king said to her, Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse thee.
1 Kings 20:7 Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, "Please notice how this man seeks mischief; for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I didn't deny him."
2 Kings 2:17 And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said: 'Send.' They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.
2 Kings 9:37 and the body of Jezebel shall be as dung on the face of the field in the portion of Jezreel, so that they shall not say, "This is Jezebel."'"
Ezra 6:11 Also I have made a decree, that whoever shall alter this word, let a beam be pulled out from his house, and let him be lifted up and fastened thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this:
Nehemiah 2:13 I went out by night by the valley gate, even toward the jackal's well, and to the dung gate, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and its gates were consumed with fire.
Nehemiah 3:13 The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up its doors, its bolts, and its bars, and one thousand cubits of the wall to the dung gate.
Nehemiah 3:14 The dung gate repaired Malchijah the son of Rechab, the ruler of the district of Beth Haccherem; he built it, and set up its doors, its bolts, and its bars.
Nehemiah 9:17 and refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.
Nehemiah 12:31 Then I brought up the princes of Judah on the wall, and appointed two great companies who gave thanks and went in procession. One went on the right hand on the wall toward the dung gate;
Job 20:7 yet he shall perish forever like his own dung. Those who have seen him shall say,'Where is he?'
Job 34:33 Shall his recompense be as you desire, that you refuse it? For you must choose, and not I. Therefore speak what you know.
Psalms 26:5 I hate the assembly of evildoers, and will not sit with the wicked.
Psalms 36:4 Iniquity he deviseth on his bed, He stationeth himself on a way not good, Evil he doth not refuse.'
Psalms 83:10 who perished at Endor, who became as dung for the earth.
Psalms 141:5 Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.
Proverbs 1:24 Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention;
Proverbs 6:35 He will not take any payment; and he will not make peace with you though your money offerings are increased.
Proverbs 8:33 Hear instruction, and be wise. Don't refuse it.
Proverbs 21:7 The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
Proverbs 21:25 The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Proverbs 30:7 I have made request to you for two things; do not keep them from me before my death:
Ecclesiastes 2:10 And nothing which was desired by my eyes did I keep from them; I did not keep any joy from my heart, because my heart took pleasure in all my work, and this was my reward.
Isaiah 1:20 but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
Isaiah 5:25 Therefore Yahweh's anger burns against his people, and he has stretched out his hand against them, and has struck them. The mountains tremble, and their dead bodies are as refuse in the midst of the streets. For all this, his anger is not turned away, but his hand is still stretched out.
Isaiah 7:15 He shall eat butter and honey when he knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
Isaiah 7:16 For before the child knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings you abhor shall be forsaken.
Isaiah 30:9 For it is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;
Isaiah 57:20 But the evil-doers are like the troubled sea, for which there is no rest, and its waters send up earth and waste.
Jeremiah 3:3 Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; yet you have a prostitute's forehead, you refused to be ashamed.
Jeremiah 6:30 Refuse silver shall men them, because Jehovah hath rejected them.
Jeremiah 8:2 And they will put them out before the sun and the moon and all the stars of heaven, whose lovers and servants they have been, after whom they have gone, to whom they have made prayers, and to whom they have given worship: they will not be put together or placed in the earth; they will be waste on the face of the earth.
Jeremiah 8:5 Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
Jeremiah 9:6 Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says Yahweh.
Jeremiah 9:22 Speak, Thus says Yahweh, The dead bodies of men shall fall as dung on the open field, and as the handful after the harvester; and none shall gather them.
Jeremiah 13:10 This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and are gone after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this belt, which is profitable for nothing.
Jeremiah 16:4 They shall die grievous deaths: they shall not be lamented, neither shall they be buried; they shall be as dung on the surface of the ground; and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their dead bodies shall be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth.
Jeremiah 25:28 It shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at your hand to drink, then you shall tell them, Thus says Yahweh of Armies: You shall surely drink.
Jeremiah 25:33 The slain of Yahweh shall be at that day from one end of the earth even to the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung on the surface of the ground.
Jeremiah 38:21 But if you refuse to go forth, this is the word that Yahweh has shown me:
Jeremiah 50:33 Thus says Yahweh of Armies: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all who took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.
Lamentations 3:45 You have made us an off-scouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.
Ezekiel 2:5 They, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house), yet shall know that there has been a prophet among them.
Ezekiel 2:7 You shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear; for they are most rebellious.
Ezekiel 3:11 Go to them of the captivity, to the children of your people, and speak to them, and tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh; whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear.
Ezekiel 3:27 But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you shall tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: He who hears, let him hear; and he who forbears, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.
Ezekiel 32:5 I will lay your flesh on the mountains, and fill the valleys with your height.
Hosea 11:5 "They won't return into the land of Egypt; but the Assyrian will be their king, because they refused to repent.
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