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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (superl.) Easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird.

2. (superl.) Reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach.

3. (superl.) Cautious; wary; suspicious.

4. (v.) To start suddenly aside through fright or suspicion; -- said especially of horses.

5. (v. t.) To throw sidewise with a jerk; to fling; as, to shy a stone; to shy a slipper.

6. (n.) A sudden start aside, as by a horse.

7. (n.) A side throw; a throw; a fling.

Strong's Hebrew
2119b. zachal -- to fear, be afraid
... to fear, be afraid. Transliteration: zachal Short Definition: shy. Word Origin a
prim. root Definition to fear, be afraid NASB Word Usage shy (1). ...
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... If in training it to travel in harness a piece of paper should blow across the
training-course, causing the colt to shy, an assistant holds the paper on the ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/introduction.htm

Eight Easter Lessons Learned at Emmaus. Luke xxiv. 13-35.
... If He were the subject of conversation more, His friends would have more of
His company. If you are shy of Him, He will be shy of you. ...
/.../champness/broken bread/xlviii eight easter lessons learned.htm

Choosing Her Course
... The shy little recruit, with eyes as blue as the sky, golden curls reaching to her
waist, and a complexion like pink rose petals, sang her testimony in the ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/ii choosing her course.htm

The Consulship of Eutropius
... And he thinks he has found out who is to be the new Consul,' said Philip,
and he wants you to guess, only he's too shy to ask.'. ...
/.../chapter xxiv the consulship of.htm

Jesus and his Secret Friends.
... going to follow me, you cannot be my disciple, and I will not have you as my friend."
Evidently Jesus had accepted Joseph as a disciple, even in the shy way he ...
/.../miller/personal friendships of jesus/chapter xii jesus and his.htm

The Teen Age Teacher
... There are also the types of real life with which we are most familiar"the masterful,
the weak, the mischievous, the backward, the shy, the bully, the joker ...
/.../alexander/the boy and the sunday school/xix the teen age teacher.htm

... It is self who is hard and unyielding in its attitudes to others. It is self who
is shy and self-conscious and reserved. No wonder we need breaking. ...
// calvary road/chapter i brokenness.htm

The Timeliness of Prayer
... spiritual men; it does so in the trivialities associated sometimes with the answer
to prayer.) It is neither seemly nor healthy to be nothing but shy about the ...
/.../forsyth/the soul of prayer/chapter iv the timeliness of.htm

The Gods of Egypt
... The Star-gods"The Sun-god as the Eye of the Shy; as a bird, as a calf, and as a
man; its barks, voyages round the world, and encounters with the serpent Apopi ...
/.../chapter ii the gods of egypt.htm

The Universal Presence
... Christian teachers shy away from its full implications, and, if they mention
it at all, mute it down till it has little meaning. ...
// pursuit of god/v the universal presence.htm

Shy (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird. ... 5. (vt) To throw sidewise
with a jerk; to fling; as, to shy a stone; to shy a slipper. ...
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Pigeon (3 Occurrences)
... The old birds, among the wild, were shy creatures and far more difficult to capture
in nets or snares than doves that came close to cities and villages to live ...
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Fox (2 Occurrences)
... The reasons for preferring the rendering "jackal" are (1) that it is more easily
caught than the fox; (2) that the fox is shy and suspicious, and flies mankind ...
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Timid (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened;
timorous; not bold; fearful; shy. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Retiring (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Retire. 2. (a.) Reserved; shy;
not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners. ...
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Mad (22 Occurrences)
... 29:26) and Hosea (9:7). The most interesting case of real insanity recorded in the
Old Testament is that of Saul, who, from being a shy, self-conscious young ...
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Madness (13 Occurrences)
... 29:26) and Hosea (9:7). The most interesting case of real insanity recorded in the
Old Testament is that of Saul, who, from being a shy, self-conscious young ...
/m/madness.htm - 17k

Shaaph (2 Occurrences)
... SHAAPH. shy'-af (sha`aph): (1) A son of Jahdai (1 Chronicles 2:47). (2) The son
of Maachah, a concubine of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel. ...
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Shuttle (1 Occurrence)

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Si (1 Occurrence)

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Bible Concordance
Shy (2 Occurrences)

Job 32:6 Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered, "I am young, and you are very old; Therefore I held back, and didn't dare show you my opinion.
(See NAS)

Job 39:22 He mocks at fear, and is not dismayed, neither does he turn back from the sword.
(See NIV)



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