International Standard Bible EncyclopediaPRESUME; PRESUMPTUOUS; PRESUMPTUOUSLY
pre-zum', pre-zump'-tu-us, pre-zump'-tu-us-li: "To presume" ("to take or go beforehand") is to speak or act without warrant or proudly. In the Old Testament the words are for the most part the translation of zudh, and zidh, "to boil up" (as water), and derivatives; hence, to act proudly, to speak unauthorizedly, etc. (Deuteronomy 18:20, 22, of the prophet; Exodus 21:14 Deuteronomy 1:43; Deuteronomy 17:12, 13 Psalm 19:13, "presumptuous sins" (zedh, "proud"); compare Psalm 86:14; Psalm 119:21, etc.; Proverbs 21:24, etc.). Other words are male', "to fill," "to be full" (Esther 7:5, "presume"); `aphal, "to lift oneself up" (Numbers 14:44); beyadh ramah, "with a high hand" (Numbers 15:30, the Revised Version (British and American) "with a high hand"); in 2 Peter 2:10 tolmetes, "bold," "daring," is translated "presumptuous," the Revised Version (British and American) "daring"; in 2 Maccabees 3:24; 5:15 we have katatolmao; thrasus, is rendered "presumption" in 2 Maccabees 5:18, the Revised Version (British and American) "daring deed."
Greek5274. hupolambano -- to take or bear up, to receive, to assume
... and lambano; to take from below, ie Carry upward; figuratively, to take up, ie Continue
a discourse or topic; mentally, to assume (presume) -- answer, receive ...
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5111. tolmao -- to have courage, to be bold
Strong's Hebrew6075. aphal -- to swell
... be lifted up, presume A primitive root; to swell; figuratively, be elated -- be
lifted up, presume. 6074b, 6075. aphal. 6075a . Strong's Numbers.
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4390. male -- to be full, to fill
3820. leb -- inner man, mind, will, heart
2102. zud -- to boil up, seethe, act proudly or presumptuously or ...
(That no Bishop Should Presume in Anything Pertaining to Another's ...
Whosoever Shall Presume to Set Aside the Decree of the Holy and ...
No Bishop Shall Presume to Pass from one Province to Another...
If any one Shall Presume to Take the Fruits Offered to the Church. ...
That a Man Should not Presume to Work in this Work Before the Time ...
If any of the Clergy Should Fall Away, and Publicly or Privately ...
If any Bishop, or Presbyter, or any one Whatever of the Canon ...
Epistle xxx. To Constantina Augusta.
Perfect Modesty Will Abstain from Whatever Tends to Sin, as Well ...
Whether Presumption Trusts in God or in Our Own Power?
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To assume or take beforehand; esp., to do or undertake without leave or authority previously obtained.
2. (v. t.) To take or suppose to be true, or entitled to belief, without examination or proof, or on the strength of probability; to take for granted; to infer; to suppose.
3. (v. i.) To suppose or assume something to be, or to be true, on grounds deemed valid, though not amounting to proof; to believe by anticipation; to infer; as, we may presume too far.
4. (v. i.) To venture, go, or act, by an assumption of leave or authority not granted; to go beyond what is warranted by the circumstances of the case; to venture beyond license; to take liberties; -- often with on or upon before the ground of confidence.
ThesaurusPresume (10 Occurrences)
... assume something to be, or to be true, on grounds deemed valid, though not amounting
to proof; to believe by anticipation; to infer; as, we may presume too far ...
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Presumptuous (3 Occurrences)
Presumptuously (10 Occurrences)
Liberty (32 Occurrences)
Think (601 Occurrences)
Temples (17 Occurrences)
Robbers (21 Occurrences)
Results (16 Occurrences)
Resulting (7 Occurrences)
Dared (9 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordancePresume (10 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:9 Don't think to yourselves,'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
Luke 7:7 Therefore I didn't even think myself worthy to come to you; but say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Romans 2:4 Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
Romans 15:18 For I will not presume to mention any of the results that Christ has brought about by other agency than mine in securing the obedience of the Gentiles by word or deed,
Jude 1:9 But Michael, the archangel, when contending with the devil and arguing about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him an abusive condemnation, but said, "May the Lord rebuke you!"
Exodus 21:14 And when a man doth presume against his neighbour to slay him with subtilty, from Mine altar thou dost take him to die.
Numbers 14:44 But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and Moses, didn't depart out of the camp.
Deuteronomy 17:13 and all the people do hear and fear, and do not presume any more.
Deuteronomy 18:20 But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die.
Esther 7:5 Then King Ahasuerus said to Esther the queen, "Who is he, and where is he who dared presume in his heart to do so?"
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