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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Careful; conscientious; moral; as, a scrupulous performance of duties.

2. (a.) Full of scruples; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong.

3. (a.) Given to making objections; captious.

4. (a.) Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice.


Of the Most Bitter Kind of Scrupulosity Touching Confession. ...
... 12, 13. The great harm proceeding from scrupulous examinations and confessions. ... 14,
15. A form of examination of conscience proper for many scrupulous souls. ...
/.../chapter xi of the most.htm

Petty Dishonesty.
... cheating. I. Abraham was a very scrupulous man. In all his dealings he was
perfectly just and honourable. ... no! he was far too scrupulous. ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/xlvi petty dishonesty.htm

... subordinate part played by ethical considerations in this priestly manual, it is
only fair to remember that the hymn-book used by these scrupulous ministers of ...
/.../ to the old testament/leviticus.htm

The Worthy Communicant
... religion. He was really a religious man in his own way, scrupulous, and
over-scrupulous to perform every duty to the letter. He ...
/.../kingsley/the good news of god/sermon xxxvii the worthy communicant.htm

The Limits of Liberty
... The two opinions on the point represented two tendencies of mind, which
always exist; one more scrupulous, and one more liberal. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the limits of liberty.htm

Of Scrupulosities About External Duties, as the Office, Fasting...
... the whole, is not valuable; 4. that none are obliged to repetition for want of
attention, or for not exact pronunciation, &c.; 5. that scrupulous souls being ...
/.../chapter x of scrupulosities about.htm

The Historical Situation
... The Pharisees constituted a fraternity devoted to the scrupulous observance
of law and tradition in all the concerns of daily life. ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/i the historical situation.htm

Christ Before Pilate.
... Though the rulers could trample the law of justice to the earth, they were
scrupulous in observing the ceremonial law. (John 18:28). 28. ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/christ before pilate.htm

Titus i. 14-Dec
... But if they who are scrupulous about meats are not sound, but are sick and weak;
for, "Them that are weak," he says, "receive ye, but not to doubtful ...
/.../homily iii titus i 14-dec.htm

On Confession
... General confession is hurtful to scrupulous persons. Scrupulous persons
are those who think almost everything they do is a sin. ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 19 on confession.htm

Scrupulous (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Careful; conscientious; moral; as, a scrupulous
performance of duties. ... Multi-Version Concordance Scrupulous (1 Occurrence). ...
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Superstitious (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) Evincing superstition; over scrupulous and rigid in religious observances;
addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to ...
/s/superstitious.htm - 8k

Strait (14 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Close; intimate; near; familiar. 5. (superl.) Strict; scrupulous;
rigorous. 6. (superl.) Difficult; distressful; straited. ...
/s/strait.htm - 13k

Rome (12 Occurrences)
... The stream of gold which found its way from the provinces to Rome was a bait to
attract the cupidity of the less scrupulous senators, and led to the growth of ...
/r/rome.htm - 43k

Nice (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (superl.) of trifling moment; unimportant; trivial. 3. (superl.) Over scrupulous
or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters. ...
/n/nice.htm - 7k

Unscrupulous (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not scrupulous; unprincipled. Multi-Version
Concordance Unscrupulous (2 Occurrences). Acts 13:10 said ...
/u/unscrupulous.htm - 7k

Intensely (9 Occurrences)
... loved? Be that as it may: I was not a burden to you. But being by no means
scrupulous, I entrapped you, they say! (WEY). Galatians ...
/i/intensely.htm - 8k

Entrapped (2 Occurrences)
... be loved? Be that as it may: I was not a burden to you. But being by no means
scrupulous, I entrapped you, they say! (WEY). 2 Timothy ...
/e/entrapped.htm - 7k

Dainty (7 Occurrences)
... 7. (superl.) Requiring dainties. Hence: Overnice; hard to please; fastidious; squeamish;
scrupulous; ceremonious. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/d/dainty.htm - 10k

Delicate (32 Occurrences)
... 8. (a.) Refined; gentle; scrupulous not to trespass or offend; considerate; -- said
of manners, conduct, or feelings; as, delicate behavior; delicate attentions ...
/d/delicate.htm - 19k

Bible Concordance
Scrupulous (1 Occurrence)

2 Corinthians 12:16 If I love you so intensely, am I the less to be loved? Be that as it may: I was not a burden to you. But being by no means scrupulous, I entrapped you, they say!



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