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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv.) In a selfish manner; with regard to private interest only or chiefly.
2052. eritheia -- rivalry, hence ambition
... Word Origin from erithos (day-laborer) Definition rivalry, hence ambition NASB Word
Usage disputes (2), selfish ambition (3), selfishly ambitious (1 ...
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Seek First the Kingdom.
... Instead of accounting that there is any reasonableness in such trust in God as is
shown in this lesson they would fain be selfishly taking upon themselves the ...
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The Rich Fool
... In that requirement the selfishly used wealth will be 'a swift witness against'
him, and instead of ministering to life or ease, will 'eat his flesh as fire ...
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The King 'Blessing' his People
... But selfishness marred the divine plan, and Israel became a nonconductor, and the
privileges selfishly kept became corrupt; as the miser's corn stored in his ...
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... But what is "true prayer"? In the first place, it is prayer which says, "Thy will
be done." If we pray selfishly, "asking amiss," we can hope for no answer. ...
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The Story of Jacob
... It was not right for Jacob to deal so selfishly with his brother; but it was very
wrong in Esau to care so little for his birthright and God's blessing. ...
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First Day. Compassion.
... Property and wealth are talents to be traded on and laid out for the good of
others"sacred trusts, not selfishly to be enjoyed, but generously to be employed ...
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Chapter thirteen
... O Virginia, to think that we have all these years enjoyed our beautiful home and
all these luxuries selfishly, forgetful of the multitudes like this woman! ...
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A Heart-Breaking Verse.
... respectably wide crack. We all like the word Saviour. Yes, we cling
tenaciously to that. Selfishly, would you say? We want to be ...
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The Threefold Cord of Jesus' Life.
... Because it has been proven by actual test that he will use everything only
for the best interests of his house, and not selfishly. ...
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A Fence of Trust.
... some folks ought to worry more." Of course he meant that some people should bear
their share of the responsibilities of life, instead of selfishly and lazily ...
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Selfishly (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a selfish manner; with regard to private interest
only or chiefly. Multi-Version Concordance Selfishly (1 Occurrence). ...
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Selfish (14 Occurrences)

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Devour (118 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To seize upon and destroy or appropriate greedily, selfishly, or wantonly;
to consume; to swallow up; to use up; to waste; to annihilate. ...
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Selfishness (4 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Selfishly (1 Occurrence)

Romans 2:8 while on the other hand upon the self-willed who disobey the truth and obey unrighteousness will fall anger and fury, affliction and awful distress,
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