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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state.

2. (n.) Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-le'-jans (mishmereth, "a charge," from shamar, "to keep," 1 Chronicles 12:29): the Revised Version, margin gives as literal meaning, "kept the charge of the house of Saul," which revisers consider figurative for "maintaining their loyalty and fidelity," i.e. "allegiance."

Strong's Hebrew
3027. yad -- hand
... root Definition hand NASB Word Usage abandon* (1), able (1), able* (1), addition*
(1), afford* (4), against* (3), allegiance (1), allegiance* (1), along (1 ...
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4931. mishmereth -- a guard, watch, charge, function
... of mishmar Definition a guard, watch, charge, function NASB Word Usage allegiance
(1), charge (27), duties (15), duty (2), guard post (2), guard* (1), guards (2 ...
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8478. tachath -- underneath, below, instead of
... root Definition underneath, below, instead of NASB Word Usage account (2), against*
(4), allegiance* (1), Amid (1), among (2), because (1), because* (12 ...
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But Gamala Persevered in Its Allegiance to the Romans...
... Section 11. But Gamala persevered in its allegiance to the Romans� 11.
But Gamala persevered in its allegiance to the Romans, for ...
/.../josephus/the life of flavius josephus/section 11 but gamala persevered.htm

Whether a Prince Forfeits his Dominion Over his Subjects, on ...
... TWO ARTICLES) Whether a prince forfeits his dominion over his subjects, on account
of apostasy from the faith, so that they no longer owe him allegiance? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a prince forfeits his.htm

But the Inhabitants of this City Having Determined to Continue in ...
... Section 22. But the inhabitants of this city having determined to continue
in their allegiance to� 22. But the inhabitants of ...
/.../josephus/the life of flavius josephus/section 22 but the inhabitants.htm

Six Facts Underlying Prayer.
... The disobedience broke with God, and transferred the allegiance from God. ... This Man
was to head a movement for swinging the world back to its first allegiance. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on prayer/six facts underlying prayer.htm

Dr. Beardsley's Address.
... Hence the English Church as a whole felt herself bound to cast off allegiance to
him, for, in addition to the various oppressions which he had heaped upon her ...
/.../the sermons and addresses at the seabury centenary/dr beardsleys address.htm

The Final Warning
... brought before him, whoever shall trample upon God's law to obey a human enactment
receives the mark of the beast; he accepts the sign of allegiance to the ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 38 the final warning.htm

The Final Warning.
... brought before him, whoever shall trample upon God's law to obey a human enactment,
receives the mark of the beast; he accepts the sign of allegiance to the ...
/.../white/the great controversy between christ and satan /38 the final warning.htm

The Organized Sunday School Bible Class
... Class. It is purely and simply a church organization, and owes no allegiance
to any organization outside of the local church. It ...
/.../alexander/the boy and the sunday school/viii the organized sunday school.htm

Three Youths Save Constantinople
... The gates, the barracks, the walls were all in the hands of barbarians, whose
allegiance was wavering, and whose ultimate objects were uncertain. ...
/.../chapter xxxii three youths save.htm

St. Bernard
... unimportant. [Sidenote: Lothair II.]. It was perhaps fortunate for the Papacy
that the allegiance of Germany was also divided. With ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter vi st bernard.htm

Allegiance (7 Occurrences)
... government, or state. 2. (n.) Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ALLEGIANCE. a-le'-jans ...
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Loyal (15 Occurrences)
... upholding the lawful authority; faithful and true to the lawful government; faithful
to the prince or sovereign to whom one is subject; unswerving in allegiance...
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Revolt (18 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Hence, to be faithless; to desert one party or leader for another; especially,
to renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against a government; to ...
/r/revolt.htm - 13k

Subject (99 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Placed under the power of another; specifically (International Law), owing
allegiance to a particular sovereign or state; as, Jamaica is subject to ...
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Jehoram (27 Occurrences)
... return to Jezreel (2 Kings 8:29; 9:14, 15), and soon after the army proclaimed their
leader Jehu king of Israel, and revolted from their allegiance to Jehoram ...
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Allege (3 Occurrences)

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Job (60 Occurrences)
... among them. He is a wandering spirit, unanchored to any allegiance, who
roams through the earth, prying and criticizing. There is ...
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Judah (802 Occurrences)
... dictate terms. These Rehoboam rejected, and the northern tribes at once
threw off their allegiance to the dynasty of David. The ...
/j/judah.htm - 101k

James (40 Occurrences)
... 1:36) and of the preaching of John the Baptist, until he inwardly dedicated his
life to Jesus and only awaited an opportunity to declare his allegiance openly. ...
/j/james.htm - 78k

3000 (3 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 12:29 Of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand:
for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the ...
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Bible Concordance
Allegiance (7 Occurrences)

Hebrews 13:15 Through him, then, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which proclaim allegiance to his name.

1 Kings 12:27 If this people goes up to offer sacrifices in the house of Yahweh at Jerusalem, then the heart of this people will turn again to their lord, even to Rehoboam king of Judah; and they will kill me, and return to Rehoboam king of Judah."
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:29 Of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

1 Chronicles 29:24 And all the princes, and the mighty men, and all the sons likewise of king David, submitted themselves unto Solomon the king.

2 Chronicles 36:13 He also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart against turning to Yahweh, the God of Israel.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 19:18 In that day there shall be five cities in the land of Egypt that speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts; one shall be called The city of destruction.

Ezekiel 17:18 And he despised the oath -- to break covenant, And lo, he hath given his hand, And all these he hath done, he escapeth not.
(See NAS)



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