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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.

2. (v. t.) To fill with horror or disgust.

3. (v. t.) To protest against; to reject solemnly.

4. (v. i.) To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABHOR

ab-hor': "To cast away," "reject," "despise," "defy," "contemn," "loathe," etc.

(1) Translated in the Old Testament from the following Hebrew words amongst others: (ba'ash), "to be or to become stinking" (1 Samuel 27:12 2 Samuel 16:21); (ga`al), "to cast away as unclean," "to loathe"; compare Ezekiel 16:5 the King James Version; (quts), "to loathe," "to fear" (Exodus 1:12 m; 1 Kings 11:25 Isaiah 7:16); (shaqats), "to detest" (Psalm 22:24); (ta'abh), (ta`abh), "to contemn" (Deuteronomy 23:7); (dera'on), "an object of contempt," "an abhorring" (Isaiah 66:24 Daniel 12:2 margin).

(2) Translated in the New Testament from the following Greek words: bdelussomai, which is derived from bdeo, "to stink" (Romans 2:22); apostugeo, derived from stugeo, "to hate," "to shrink from" (Romans 12:9).

A. L. Breslich

Greek
655. apostugeo -- to abhor
... to abhor. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apostugeo Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-os-toog-eh'-o) Short Definition: I detest, abhor Definition: I detest, abhor. ...
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948. bdelussomai -- to detest
... to detest. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: bdelussomai Phonetic Spelling:
(bdel-oos'-so) Short Definition: I abhor, detest Definition: I abhor, detest ...
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2319. theostuges -- hating God
... hateful to God. 2319 (a substantival adjective, derived from 2316 , "God"
and , "abhor") -- properly, to (His will). This rare term ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8581. taab -- to abhor
... 8580, 8581. taab. 8582 . to abhor. Transliteration: taab Phonetic Spelling:
(taw-ab') Short Definition: abhor. Word Origin denominative ...
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1602. gaal -- to abhor, loathe
... 1601, 1602. gaal. 1603 . to abhor, loathe. Transliteration: gaal Phonetic Spelling:
(gaw-al') Short Definition: loathed. ... abhor, fail, loathe, vilely cast away ...
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5010. naar -- probably to abhor, spurn
... naar. 5011 . probably to abhor, spurn. Transliteration: naar Phonetic Spelling:
(naw-ar') Short Definition: abandoned. Word Origin a prim. ... abhor, make void. ...
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3988. ma'ac -- to reject
ma'ac. 3987, 3988. ma'ac. 3988a . to reject. Transliteration: ma'ac Phonetic
Spelling: (maw-as') Short Definition: abhor. abhor, cast ...
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973. bachal -- to feel a loathing
... 972, 973. bachal. 973a . to feel a loathing. Transliteration: bachal Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-khal') Short Definition: abhor. abhor, ...
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2194. zaam -- to be indignant
... root Definition to be indignant NASB Word Usage abhor (1), angry (1), become enraged
(1), been indignant (1), cursed (2), denounce (2), denounced (1 ...
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5006. naats -- to spurn, treat with contempt
... 3), spurned (8), spurns (1). abhor, give occasion to blaspheme, contemn,
despise, flourish, great, provoke. A primitive root; to ...
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2092. zaham -- to be foul, loathsome
... root Definition to be foul, loathsome NASB Word Usage loathes (1). abhor. A primitive
root; to be rancid, ie (transitively) to loathe -- abhor. 2091, 2092. ...
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6973. quts -- to feel a loathing, abhorrence, or sickening dread
... loathe (2), terrorize (1), tired (1). abhor, be distressed, be grieved, loathe,
vex, be weary. A primitive root (identical with quwts ...
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8374. taab -- to loathe
... abhor. A primitive root (probably identical with ta'ab through the idea of puffing
disdainfully at; compare 'ayab); to loathe (morally) -- abhor. ...
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Library

Lord I Lament and Abhor Myself that I have Been the Occasion of ...
... THE FIRST CENTURY 78 Lord I lament and abhor myself that I have been the
occasion of these Thy sufferings. Lord I lament and abhor ...
/.../traherne/centuries of meditations/78 lord i lament and.htm

What Therefore Has Everyone So Much to Fear, to Renounce and Abhor ...
... Address 118: What therefore has everyone so much to fear, to renounce and
abhor� What therefore has everyone so much to fear, to ...
/.../address 118 0 0 what therefore has.htm

If any one Shall, from a Presumptuous Disposition, Condemn and ...
... Canon XX. If any one shall, from a presumptuous disposition, condemn and
abhor the assemblies in honour.� If any one shall, from ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xx if any one.htm

Love that Can Hate
... 'Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is
good.10. ... II. Let love abhor what is evil, and cleave to what is good. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/love that can hate.htm

Ain.
... Then what he addeth, naturally follows: "and every unrighteous way I utterly abhor."
For how could it be that he who loved the straight could do aught save ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/ain.htm

Psalm LVI.
... Speak truth, preach truth, proclaim Christ to the heathen, proclaim the Church to
heretics, proclaim to all men salvation: they contradict, they abhor my words ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lvi.htm

Our Attitude Toward his Sovereignty
... Hear what he says: "I have heard of Thee by the hearing of the ear; but now mine
eye seeth Thee: Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes" (Job 42 ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter ten our attitude toward.htm

The Bloody and Deceitful Man
... Names And Titles of the Antichrist 5. The Bloody and Deceitful Man. "Thou shalt
destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the Bloody and Deceitful Man ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the antichrist/5 the bloody and deceitful.htm

Of Cleanness of Mind
... because of works of innocence, yet shalt thou touch me with filth,' because of venial
sins that can not be eschewed; and my clothes shall abhor me,' that is to ...
//christianbookshelf.org/rolle/the fire of love/chapter x of cleanness of.htm

"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up ...
... call them sins, but you have never taken up sin's ugly face, never seen it in the
glass of the holy law, uncleanness itself, because you do not abhor yourselves ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xviii and there is.htm

Thesaurus
Abhor (23 Occurrences)
...ABHOR. ab-hor': "To cast away," "reject," "despise," "defy," "contemn," "loathe,"
etc. ... Multi-Version Concordance Abhor (23 Occurrences). ...
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Detest (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To hate intensely; to abhor; to loathe;
to abominate; as, we detest what is contemptible or evil. ...
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Despise (64 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 26:15 And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments,
so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my ...
/d/despise.htm - 25k

Abhorred (31 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Abhor. ... Proverbs 24:24 He that saith unto the wicked, Thou are righteous;
him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him: (See RSV). ...
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Reject (56 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV NIV). Leviticus 26:11 I will set my tent among you: and my soul
won't abhor you. ... He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil. ...
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Loathe (19 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for; to hate. 2. (vt) To dislike
greatly; to abhor; to hate. 3. (vi) To feel disgust or nausea. ...
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Edomite (11 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 23:7 You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall
not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land. ...
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Execrate (4 Occurrences)
... (vt) To denounce evil against, or to imprecate evil upon; to curse; to protest against
as unholy or detestable; hence, to detest utterly; to abhor; to abominate ...
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E'domite (7 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 23:7 You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall
not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land. ...
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Egyptian (35 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 23:7 You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall
not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land. ...
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Concordance
Abhor (23 Occurrences)

Romans 2:22
You who say a man shouldn't commit adultery. Do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 12:9
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil. Cling to that which is good.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Leviticus 26:11
I will set my tent among you: and my soul won't abhor you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 26:15
and if you shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhors my ordinances, so that you will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 26:30
I will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and cast your dead bodies upon the bodies of your idols; and my soul will abhor you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 26:44
Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them; for I am Yahweh their God;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 7:26
You shall not bring an abomination into your house, and become a devoted thing like it. You shall utterly detest it, and you shall utterly abhor it; for it is a devoted thing.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 23:7
You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 27:12
Achish believed David, saying, "He has made his people Israel utterly to abhor him. Therefore he shall be my servant forever."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

Job 9:31
yet you will plunge me in the ditch. My own clothes shall abhor me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Job 19:19
All my familiar friends abhor me. They whom I loved have turned against me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Job 30:10
They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, and don't hesitate to spit in my face.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Job 33:20
So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Job 42:6
Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Psalms 36:4
He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Psalms 119:163
I hate and abhor falsehood. I love your law.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Psalms 139:21
Are not your haters hated by me, O Lord? are not those who are lifted up against you a cause of grief to me?
(See NIV)

Proverbs 24:24
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him-
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 7:16
For before the child knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings you abhor shall be forsaken.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Jeremiah 14:21
Do not abhor us, for your name's sake; do not disgrace the throne of your glory: remember, don't break your covenant with us.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Amos 5:10
They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Amos 6:8
"The Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself," says Yahweh, the God of Armies: "I abhor the pride of Jacob, and detest his fortresses. Therefore I will deliver up the city with all that is in it.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Micah 3:9
Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

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