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4299. prokrima -- a prejudice
... prokrima Phonetic Spelling: (prok'-ree-mah) Short Definition: a prejudgment, prejudice
Definition: a prejudgment, prejudice, partiality, preference. ...
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678. aprosopolemptos -- not accepting the person, ie without ...
... aprosopolemptos Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ros-o-pol-ape'-tos) Short Definition:
impartially Definition: (literary and Jewish), without any preference (undue favor ...
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4285. proegeomai -- to go before (as a leader)
... first.". Word Origin from pro and hegeomai Definition to go before (as a
leader) NASB Word Usage give preference (1). prefer. From ...
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2308. thelesis -- will
... Cognate: 2308 (a feminine noun derived from 2309 , "desire, wish") -- a desire or
wish; a brand of God's preference "fleshed out" in a miraculous way in His ...
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1588. eklektos -- select, by impl. favorite
... a substantive/noun) -- properly, selected (chosen from, out of), especially as a
deeply personal choice -- literally " a personal preference (intention)." See ...
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1586. eklego -- to select
... from 1537 , "out of" and 3004 , " to a conclusion") -- properly, to select (choose)
out of, by a highly deliberate choice (ie real heart-preference) with a ...
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Among Versions a Preference is Given to the Septuagint and the ...
... Book II. Chapter 15."Among Versions a Preference is Given to the Septuagint
and the Itala. 22. Now among translations themselves ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books /chapter 15 among versions a preference.htm

You Chose a Bad Introducer. If You Will Take My Counsel, Both You ...
... If you will take my counsel, both you and I will by preference turn to him who
introduces us to the Father and who said No man cometh unto the Father but by me ...
/.../10 you chose a bad.htm

But Since He Says, in Addition to This, "What is this Preference ...
... Chapter LXIV. But since he says, in addition to this, "What is this
preference of sinners over´┐Ż But since he says, in addition ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lxiv but since he.htm

Evil, Then Consists Essentially in the Choice of what is Lower in ...
... Against the Heathen. Section 5. Evil, then consists essentially in the
choice of what is lower in preference to what is higher. ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 5 evil then consists.htm

Of the Question Why the Heathen Should Refuse to Worship the God ...
... If, indeed, He is the deity that presides over the elements of which this world
consists, why is He not worshipped in preference to Neptune, who presides over ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xxix of the question why.htm

Whether Choice is to be Found in Irrational Animals?
... Objection 2: Further, the very word "electio" [choice] seems to signify the
taking of something in preference to others. But irrational ...
// theologica/whether choice is to be.htm

A Short Description of Charity.
... out of all, whence this love is not a love of simple excellence, but an incomparable
love; for charity loves God by a certain esteem and preference of his ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter xxii a short description.htm

Whether Choice is Only of the Means, or Sometimes Also of the End?
... Objection 2: Further, choice implies preference of one thing to another. But just
as there can be preference of means, so can there be preference of ends. ...
// theologica/whether choice is only of.htm

God's Sovereignty and the Human Will
... In every act of the will there is a preference-the desiring one thing rather
than another. Where there is no preference, but complete ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter seven gods sovereignty and.htm

The Question of Novelty Further Considered in Connection with the ...
... 585] as being Himself, withal, a virgin; to whom looking, the apostle also"himself
too for this reason abstinent"gives the preference to continence. ...
/.../tertullian/on monogamy/chapter iii the question of novelty.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The setting of one thing before another; precedence; higher estimation; predilection; choice; also, the power or opportunity of choosing; as, to give him his preference.

2. (n.) That which is preferred; the object of choice or superior favor; as, which is your preference?

Preference (3 Occurrences)
... of one thing before another; precedence; higher estimation; predilection; choice;
also, the power or opportunity of choosing; as, to give him his preference. ...
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Vote (3 Occurrences)
... or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized
way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in ...
/v/vote.htm - 8k

Choice (113 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to
be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination. ...
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Dove (27 Occurrences)
... myriads of birds of Palestine. Doves were given preference because they
remained wild and were more elusive. The thing that escapes ...
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Choose (116 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To make choice of; to select; to take by way of preference from two or more
objects offered; to elect; as, to choose the least of two evils. ...
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Select (13 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Taken from a number by preference; picked out as more valuable or excellent
than others; of special value or excellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice ...
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Preferred (9 Occurrences)

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Prefer (10 Occurrences)

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... received were once more given consideration and, finally, the unadopted readings
for which the American Companies professed deliberate preference were printed ...
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Latin (2 Occurrences)
... In the same context he mentions "an innumerable variety of Latin translators,"
"a crowd of translators." His advice to readers is to give a preference to the ...
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Bible Concordance
Preference (3 Occurrences)

Mark 15:11 But the High Priests urged on the crowd to obtain Barabbas's release in preference;

Romans 12:10 In love of the brothers be tenderly affectionate one to another; in honor preferring one another;
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 21:16 then it shall be, in the day that he causes his sons to inherit that which he has, that he may not make the son of the beloved the firstborn before the son of the hated, who is the firstborn:



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