Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To convince.
2. (v. t.) To disprove; to refute.
3. (v. t.) To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaREPROOF; REPROVE
re-proof', re-proov': "Reprove" in Elizabethan English had a variety of meanings ("reject" "disprove" "convince," "rebuke"), with "put to the proof" (see 2 Timothy 4:2 the Revised Version margin) as the force common to all, although in modern English the word means only "rebuke" (with a connotation of deliberateness). the King James Version uses the word chiefly (and the Revised Version (British and American) exclusively, except in 2 Esdras 12:32; 14:13; 2 Maccabees 4:33) for yakhach, and elegcho, words that have very much the same ambiguities of meaning. Hence, a fairly easy rendition into English was possible, but the result included all the ambiguities of the original, and to modern readers such a passage as "But your reproof, what doth it reprove? Do ye think to reprove words" (Job 6:25, 26 the American Standard Revised Version) is virtually incomprehensible. The meaning is, approximately: "What do your rebukes prove? Are you quibbling about words?" In John 16:8 no single word in modern English will translate elegcho, and "reprove" (the King James Version), "convince" (King James Version margin), and "convict" (Revised Version) are all unsatisfactory. The sense is: "The Spirit will teach men the true meaning of these three words: sin, righteousness, judgment."
Greek1651. elegcho -- to expose, convict, reprove
... to expose, convict, reprove. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: elegcho Phonetic
Spelling: (el-eng'-kho) Short Definition: I rebuke, expose Definition: (a) I ...
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1969. epiplesso -- to strike at, to rebuke (with words)
3560. noutheteo -- to admonish, exhort
Strong's Hebrew3198. yakach -- to decide, adjudge, prove
... 3197, 3198. yakach. 3199 . to decide, adjudge, prove. Transliteration: yakach
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-kahh') Short Definition: reprove. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3256. yasar -- to discipline, chasten, admonish
1605. gaar -- to rebuke
2616. chacad -- to be good, kind
833. ashar -- to go straight, go on, advance
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Letter ccx. (AD 423. )
ThesaurusReprove (35 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure. 4.
(vt) To express disapprobation of; as, to reprove faults. ... REPROOF; REPROVE. ...
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Reproof (29 Occurrences)
Correct (14 Occurrences)
Rebuke (77 Occurrences)
Reproved (20 Occurrences)
Conviction (10 Occurrences)
Chastise (21 Occurrences)
Convict (12 Occurrences)
Forge (2 Occurrences)
Reprimand (1 Occurrence)
Bible ConcordanceReprove (35 Occurrences)
Matthew 18:15 But if thy brother sin against thee, go, reprove him between thee and him alone. If he hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
Luke 17:3 Be on your guard. "If your brother acts wrongly, reprove him; and if he is sorry, forgive him;
Luke 19:39 Thereupon some of the Pharisees in the crowd appealed to Him, saying, "Rabbi, reprove your disciples."
John 16:8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
Ephesians 5:11 Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them.
1 Timothy 5:20 Those who sin, reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.
2 Timothy 4:2 preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.
Titus 1:13 This testimony is true. For this cause, reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,
Titus 2:15 Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise you.
Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I reprove and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.
Leviticus 19:17 Thou dost not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou dost certainly reprove thy fellow, and not suffer sin on him.
2 Kings 19:4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left.
Job 5:17 Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not,
Job 6:25 How forcible are words of uprightness! But your reproof, what does it reprove?
Job 6:26 Do you intend to reprove words, seeing that the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?
Job 13:10 He will surely reprove you if you secretly show partiality.
Job 22:4 Is it for your piety that he reproves you, that he enters with you into judgment?
Psalms 6:1 To the Overseer with stringed instruments, on the octave. -- A Psalm of David. O Jehovah, in Thine anger reprove me not, Nor in Thy fury chastise me.
Psalms 38:1 A Psalm of David, 'To cause to remember.' Jehovah, in Thy wrath reprove me not, Nor in Thy fury chastise me.
Psalms 50:8 I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices or thy burnt offerings, to have been continually before me.
Psalms 50:21 These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.
Psalms 94:10 He who is instructing nations, Doth He not reprove? He who is teaching man knowledge 'is' Jehovah.
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 9:8 Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
Proverbs 19:25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
Proverbs 30:6 Don't you add to his words, lest he reprove you, and you be found a liar.
Isaiah 1:17 Take pleasure in well-doing; let your ways be upright, keep down the cruel, give a right decision for the child who has no father, see to the cause of the widow.
Isaiah 2:4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall reprove many peoples; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Isaiah 11:3 And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
Isaiah 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth: with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Isaiah 37:4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God, and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.
Jeremiah 2:19 Your own wickedness shall correct you, and your backsliding shall reprove you: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and a bitter, that you have forsaken Yahweh your God, and that my fear is not in you, says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.
Ezekiel 3:26 and I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth, that you shall be mute, and shall not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
Hosea 4:4 Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
Micah 4:3 And he shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations, even afar off; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
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