Abandon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A lack of inhibition; as, to compete with reckless abandon.

2. (v. t.) To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.

3. (v. t.) Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.

4. (v. t.) To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.

5. (v.) Abandonment; relinquishment.

6. (n.) A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.

Greek
3557. nosphizo -- to abandon, to set apart
... to abandon, to set apart. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: nosphizo Phonetic
Spelling: (nos-fid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I rob, purloin Definition: I ...
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2641. kataleipo -- to leave, leave behind
... leave, leave behind. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kataleipo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-al-i'-po) Short Definition: I leave behind, abandon Definition: I ...
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1459. egkataleipo -- to leave behind, ie (in a good sense) let ...
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: egkataleipo Phonetic Spelling: (eng-kat-al-
i'-po) Short Definition: I abandon, desert Definition: I leave in the lurch ...
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447. aniemi -- to send up, produce, send back
... 447 (from 303 , "up" and 2447 , "send") -- properly, so as to loosen; ("sink");
fail to uphold; to desert (abandon), especially what has already been trusted ...
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3007. leipo -- to leave, leave behind
... Verb Transliteration: leipo Phonetic Spelling: (li'-po) Short Definition: I am wanting,
am left behind Definition: (earlier: I leave behind, abandon), (a) I am ...
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630. apoluo -- to set free, release
... sent...away (6), sent away (2), set free (1). dismiss, divorce, abandon,
release. From apo and luo; to free fully, ie (literally ...
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620. apoleipo -- to leave, leave behind
... ap-ol-ipe'-o) Short Definition: I leave, leave behind, desert, am reserved Definition:
I leave, leave behind; pass: I am reserved, remain; I desert, abandon. ...
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3895. parapipto -- to fall in, into or away, to fail
... time). 3895 (from 3844 , "from close-beside" and 4098 , "to fall") --
properly, away, after being ; to (abandon). 3895 ("fallen ...
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3860. paradidomi -- to hand over, to give or deliver over, to ...
... par-ad-id'-o-mee) Short Definition: I hand over, deliver, betray Definition: I hand
over, pledge, hand down, deliver, commit, commend, betray, abandon. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5203. natash -- to leave, forsake, permit
... 5202, 5203. natash. 5204 . to leave, forsake, permit. Transliteration: natash
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-tash') Short Definition: abandon. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3363. yaqa -- to be dislocated or alienated
... A primitive root; properly, to sever oneself, ie (by implication) to be dislocated;
figuratively, to abandon; causatively, to impale (and thus allow to drop to ...
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5800a. azab -- to leave, forsake, loose
... root Definition to leave, forsake, loose NASB Word Usage abandon (3), abandoned
(11), abandons (1), commits (1), deserted (1), failed (1), fails (1), forsake ...
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7368. rachaq -- to be or become far or distant
... root Definition to be or become far or distant NASB Word Usage abandon (1), away
(1), distance (1), extended (2), fail (1), far (25), far has he removed (1 ...
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5307. naphal -- to fall, lie
... root Definition to fall, lie NASB Word Usage abandon (1), allot (1), allotted (2),
anyone falls (1), apportioned (2), attacked (2), born (1), bring down (1 ...
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4480. min -- from
... preposition Definition from NASB Word Usage abandon* (1), about (4), above (17),
above* (46), according (1), account (3), account* (2), across* (3), addition ...
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7503. raphah -- sink, relax
... root Definition sink, relax NASB Word Usage abandon* (1), alone* (2), become helpless
(1), become* (1), cease (2), collapses (1), courage* (1), discouraged* (2 ...
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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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5414. nathan -- to give, put, set
... root Definition to give, put, set NASB Word Usage abandon (1), add (1), added (1),
allow (14), allowed (3), applied (1), appoint (5), appointed (15), apportion ...
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5117. nuach -- to rest
... root Definition to rest NASB Word Usage abandon (2), allays (1), allow (1), appease
(1), appeased (1), been at rest (1), calm (1), came to rest (1), camped (1 ...
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Library

Exhortation to Abandon their Old Errors and Listen to the ...
... Chapter XII."Exhortation to Abandon Their Old Errors and Listen to the
Instructions of Christ. Let us then avoid custom as we ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter xii exhortation to abandon their.htm

Exhortation to Abandon the Impious Mysteries of Idolatry for the ...
... Chapter I."Exhortation to Abandon the Impious Mysteries of Idolatry for the
Adoration of the Divine Word and God the Father. Amphion ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter i exhortation to abandon the.htm

Shall we Abandon Our Religion?
... SHALL WE ABANDON OUR RELIGION? There is no counterfeit without a genuine.
Even a myth is related to something, near or remote, to ...
/.../shall we abandon our religion.htm

Answer to the Objection of the Heathen, that it was not Right to ...
... Chapter X."Answer to the Objection of the Heathen, that It Was Not Right
to Abandon the Customs of Their Fathers. But you say ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter x answer to the objection.htm

Whether it is Lawful for a Bishop on Account of Bodily Persecution ...
... OF THINGS PERTAINING TO THE EPISCOPAL STATE (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether it is lawful
for a bishop on account of bodily persecution to abandon the flock committed ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful for 11.htm

The Crossing of the Jordan
... You know how some people abandon themselves to a life of vice; they know
no limit, but give themselves entirely over to it. Well ...
/.../berry/adventures in the land of canaan/chapter two the crossing of.htm

Sacrifice, the Foundation of Sanctity.
... This foundation laid, the soul has nothing else to do but to rejoice that God is
God, and to abandon itself so entirely to His good pleasure that it feels an ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/section i sacrifice the foundation of.htm

Self-Denial.
... may have somewhat to offer"not that we should torment it, but that we should deny
it; not that we should cross it, but that we should abandon it utterly ...
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On the Incarnation and Redemption
... 60 Q. Did God abandon man after he fell into sin? ... "Abandon" means to leave to one's
self. Adam and his posterity were slaves, but God took pity on them. ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 7 on the incarnation.htm

Letter iv. --Opportunities for Practising Charity.
... Abandon all to divine Providence. What does it matter if everything goes, if everything
perishes, provided that we belong to God and save our souls? ...
/.../letter iv opportunities for practising charity.htm

Thesaurus
Abandon (31 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A lack of inhibition; as, to compete with reckless
abandon. ... Multi-Version Concordance Abandon (31 Occurrences). ...
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Desert (322 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To leave (especially something which one should stay by and support); to
leave in the lurch; to abandon; to forsake; -- implying blame, except ...
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Pharisees (86 Occurrences)
... Name and General Character 2. Authorities-Josephus-New Testament-Talmud I. HISTORY
OF THE SECT 1. Associated at First with Hasmoneans, but Later Abandon Them 2 ...
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Abanah (1 Occurrence)

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Abandoned (45 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Abandon. 2. (a.) Forsaken, deserted.
3. (a.) Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely ...
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Forsake (88 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw
from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity. ...
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Nazirite (10 Occurrences)
... It was in this same protest that the Rechabites, who were at least akin to the
Nazirites, went still farther in refusing even in Canaan to abandon the nomadic ...
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Old-established (1 Occurrence)
... Acts 21:21 Now what they have been repeatedly told about you is that you teach all
the Jews among the Gentiles to abandon Moses, and that you forbid them to ...
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Leave (341 Occurrences)
... 7. (v.) To cease from; to desist from; to abstain from. 8. (v.) To desert;
to abandon; to forsake; hence, to give up; to relinquish. ...
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Concordance
Abandon (31 Occurrences)

Acts 2:27
because you will not leave my soul in Hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see decay.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 21:21
Now what they have been repeatedly told about you is that you teach all the Jews among the Gentiles to abandon Moses, and that you forbid them to circumcise their children or observe old-established customs.
(WEY)

1 Timothy 4:1
But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,
(See NIV)

Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they went in the way of Cain, and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire, and perished in Korah's rebellion.
(See RSV)

Numbers 32:15
For if you turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in the wilderness; and you will destroy all this people."
(See NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 4:31
for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.
(See NIV)

Joshua 10:6
The men of Gibeon sent to Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, "Don't abandon your servants! Come up to us quickly, and save us, and help us; for all the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the hill country have gathered together against us."
(WEB NAS NIV)

Judges 2:19
But it happened, when the judge was dead, that they turned back, and dealt more corruptly than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them, and to bow down to them; they didn't cease from their doings, nor from their stubborn way.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 12:22
For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased Yahweh to make you a people to himself.
(See NAS)

1 Kings 6:13
I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel."
(See NIV)

2 Kings 21:14
I will cast off the remnant of my inheritance, and deliver them into the hand of their enemies. They will become a prey and a spoil to all their enemies;
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 12:5
Now Shemaiah the prophet came to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, who were gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said to them, Thus says Yahweh, You have forsaken me, therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.
(See RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 9:19
yet you in your manifold mercies didn't forsake them in the wilderness: the pillar of cloud didn't depart from over them by day, to lead them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way in which they should go.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 9:28
But after they had rest, they did evil again before you; therefore left you them in the hand of their enemies, so that they had the dominion over them: yet when they returned, and cried to you, you heard from heaven; and many times you delivered them according to your mercies,
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 9:31
Nevertheless in your manifold mercies you did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.
(See NIV)

Psalms 16:10
For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol; Neither wilt thou suffer thy holy one to see corruption.
(See JPS NAS NIV)

Psalms 27:9
Don't hide your face from me. Don't put your servant away in anger. You have been my help. Don't abandon me, neither forsake me, God of my salvation.
(WEB NAS)

Psalms 37:33
Yahweh will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
(See RSV)

Psalms 94:14
For Yahweh won't reject his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 138:8
The Lord will make all things complete for me: O Lord, your mercy is eternal; do not give up the works of your hands.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 4:2
For I give you good teaching; do not give up the knowledge you are getting from me.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 17:14
The start of fighting is like the letting out of water: so give up before it comes to blows.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 19:7
All the brothers of the poor man are against him: how much more do his friends go far from him! ...
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the wrath of the ruler is against you, keep in your place; in him who keeps quiet even great sins may be overlooked.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 12:7
I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 14:5
Yes, the hind also in the field calves, and forsakes her young, because there is no grass.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 23:33
When this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of Yahweh? Then you shall tell them, What burden! I will cast you off, says Yahweh.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 24:8
As the bad figs, which can't be eaten, they are so bad, surely thus says Yahweh, So will I give up Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, who remain in this land, and those who dwell in the land of Egypt,
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 27:29
All who handled the oar, the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall come down from their ships; they shall stand on the land,
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 29:5
I'll cast you forth into the wilderness, you and all the fish of your rivers. You'll fall on the open field. You won't be brought together, nor gathered. I have given you for food to the animals of the earth and to the birds of the sky.
(See NAS)

Micah 5:3
Therefore he will abandon them until the time that she who is in labor gives birth. Then the rest of his brothers will return to the children of Israel.
(WEB NIV)

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