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1 Corinthians 6:18
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.
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1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
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Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them, and God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.
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1 Peter 2:1-25
Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings,
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

2. (n.) An act; a thing done; a deed; an enterprise. (pl.): Habitual deeds; hence, conduct; behavior; demeanor.

3. (n.) The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.

4. (n.) Movement; as, the horse has a spirited action.

5. (n.) Effective motion; also, mechanism; as, the breech action of a gun.

6. (n.) Any one of the active processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the muscles, or the gastric juice.

7. (n.) Gesticulation; the external deportment of the speaker, or the suiting of his attitude, voice, gestures, and countenance, to the subject, or to the feelings.

8. (n.) The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.

9. (n.) A suit or process, by which a demand is made of a right in a court of justice; in a broad sense, a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense.

10. (n.) A right of action; as, the law gives an action for every claim.

11. (n.) A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds; hence, in the plural, equivalent to stocks.

12. (n.) An engagement between troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.

13. (n.) The mechanical contrivance by means of which the impulse of the player's finger is transmitted to the strings of a pianoforte or to the valve of an organ pipe.

Greek
4930. sunteleia -- a joint payment (for public service), joint ...
... a joint payment (for public service), joint action, spec. ... Word Origin from sunteleo
Definition a joint payment (for public service), joint action, spec. ...
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2041. ergon -- work
... work. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: ergon Phonetic Spelling:
(er'-gon) Short Definition: work, labor, action, deed Definition: work, task ...
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4234. praxis -- a deed, function
... a deed, function. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: praxis Phonetic
Spelling: (prax'-is) Short Definition: an action, deeds, function Definition ...
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5428. phronesis -- understanding, practical wisdom
... phronesis Phonetic Spelling: (fron'-ay-sis) Short Definition: understanding Definition:
understanding (which leads to right action), practical wisdom, prudence ...
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3425. mogis -- hardly.
... 3425 ("scarcely") also stresses the of an action -- which itself makes the action .
See 3433 (). Word Origin another reading for molis, qv. hardly. ...
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2108. euergesia -- a good deed
... a good deed. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: euergesia Phonetic
Spelling: (yoo-erg-es-ee'-ah) Short Definition: good action, kind service ...
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278. ametameletos -- not repented of
... 278 (an adjective, derived from 1 "not" and 33387, "regret") -- properly, no change
of concern (interest), ie for an action because it was done from (true ...
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3551. nomos -- that which is assigned, hence usage, law
... a law, the Mosaic Law Definition: usage, custom, law; in NT: of law in general,
plur: of divine laws; of a force or influence impelling to action; of the ...
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265. hamartema -- a sin
... [265 () emphasizes the consequences of making any decision (action) by
rather than of faith ("God's inworked ," cf. Ro 14:23).]. ...
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5280. hupomnesis -- a reminding, reminder
... Cognate: 5280 -- a remembrance, by the Holy Spirit, urging someone to recall a good
memory, etc. This stimulates them to give thanks (take action, etc.). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1709. dag -- a fish
... a fish (as prolific); or perhaps rather from da'ag (as timid); but still better
from da'ag (in the sense of squirming, ie Moving by the vibratory action of the ...
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3415. yara -- to quiver
... to fear, be grevious. A primitive root; properly, to be broken up (with any violent
action) ie (figuratively) to fear -- be grevious (only Isa. ...
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4639. maaseh -- a deed, work
... From asah; an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity;
by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property ...
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4928. mishmaath -- an obedient band, body of subjects
... simile. Feminineal sense of superiority in mental action; properly, a pithy maxim,
usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as a adae, compare, use (as ...
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5949. alilah -- wantonness, a deed
... actions (3), acts (1), deeds (17), shameful (2). action, deed, doing, invention,
occasion, work. Or malilah {al-ee-law'}; from alal ...
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4912. mashal -- a proverb, parable
... Apparently from mashal in some original sense of superiority in mental action; properly,
a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an ...
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1870. derek -- way, road, distance, journey, manner
... From darak; a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action,
often adverb -- along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east ...
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6213a. asah -- do, make
... 1), sacrifice (2), set (3), set* (1), show (16), showed (6), showing (2), shown
(9), shows (3), spend (1), surely show (1), take action (6), thoroughly deal (1 ...
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6823. tsaphah -- to lay out, lay over
... A primitive root (probably identical with tsaphah through the idea of expansion
in outlook, transferring to action); to sheet over (especially with metal ...
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Library

Whether Fear Hinders Action?
... OF THE EFFECTS OF FEAR (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether fear hinders action? Objection
1: It would seem that fear hinders action. For action ...
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Whether a Human Action is Right or Sinful, in So Far as it is Good ...
... OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF HUMAN ACTIONS BY REASON OF THEIR GOODNESS AND MALICE (FOUR
ARTICLES) Whether a human action is right or sinful, in so far as it is good ...
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Whether a Circumstance Places a Moral Action in the Species of ...
... OF THE GOOD AND EVIL OF HUMAN ACTS, IN GENERAL (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether a
circumstance places a moral action in the species of good or evil? ...
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Whether a Human Action is Good or Evil from Its End?
... OF THE GOOD AND EVIL OF HUMAN ACTS, IN GENERAL (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether
a human action is good or evil from its end? Objection ...
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Whether an Individual Action Can be Indifferent?
... OF THE GOOD AND EVIL OF HUMAN ACTS, IN GENERAL (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether
an individual action can be indifferent? Objection 1: It ...
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Whether Shamefacedness is About a Disgraceful Action?
... OF SHAMEFACEDNESS (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether shamefacedness is about a disgraceful
action? Objection 1: It would seem that shamefacedness ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether shamefacedness is about a.htm

Whether an Action Has the Species of Good or Evil from Its End?
... OF THE GOOD AND EVIL OF HUMAN ACTS, IN GENERAL (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether
an action has the species of good or evil from its end? ...
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Whether the Consequences of the External Action Increase Its ...
... OF GOODNESS AND MALICE IN EXTERNAL HUMAN AFFAIRS (SIX ARTICLES) Whether the
consequences of the external action increase its goodness or malice? ...
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Whether a Human Action is Meritorious or Demeritorious Before God ...
... OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF HUMAN ACTIONS BY REASON OF THEIR GOODNESS AND MALICE (FOUR
ARTICLES) Whether a human action is meritorious or demeritorious before God ...
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Whether Every Circumstance that Makes an Action Better or Worse ...
... OF THE GOOD AND EVIL OF HUMAN ACTS, IN GENERAL (ELEVEN ARTICLES) Whether every
circumstance that makes an action better or worse, places a moral action in a ...
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Thesaurus
Action (21 Occurrences)
... of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted
on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a ...
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Active (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action
or motion; acting; -- opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active ...
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Play (61 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) To act on the stage; to personate a character. 9. (vt) To put in action
or motion; as, to play cannon upon a fortification; to play a trump. 10. ...
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Exercise (35 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in
the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity ...
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Creator (19 Occurrences)
... 2. Purpose in Creation: God's free creative action is destined to realize
archetypal ends and ideals, which are peculiar to Himself. ...
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Scene (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which
the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to ...
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Wash (105 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To remove by washing to take away by, or as by, the action of water; to
drag or draw off as by the tide; -- often with away, off, out, etc.; as, to ...
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For (102061 Occurrences)
... 2. (prep.) Indicating the antecedent cause or occasion of an action; the motive
or inducement accompanying and prompting to an act or state; the reason of ...
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Incentive (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) That which induces action, motivation; as a work incentive; that which incites,
or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which ...
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Force (250 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) Strength or power for war; hence, a body of land or naval combatants, with
their appurtenances, ready for action; -- an armament; troops; warlike array ...
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Concordance
Action (21 Occurrences)

Luke 18:7
And will not God avenge the wrongs of His own People who cry aloud to Him day and night, although He seems slow in taking action on their behalf?
(WEY)

Luke 23:51
who came from the Jewish town of Arimathaea and was awaiting the coming of the Kingdom of God. He had not concurred in the design or action of the Council,
(WEY NAS NIV)

Acts 5:38
Now I tell you, withdraw from these men, and leave them alone. For if this counsel or this work is of men, it will be overthrown.
(See NAS)

Acts 7:22
Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians. He was mighty in his words and works.
(See NIV)

Romans 7:5
For whilst we were under the thraldom of our earthly natures, sinful passions-- made sinful by the Law--were always being aroused to action in our bodily faculties that they might yield fruit to death.
(WEY)

Romans 7:15
For what I do, I do not recognize as my own action. What I desire to do is not what I do, but what I am averse to is what I do.
(WEY RSV)

1 Corinthians 10:29
But now I mean his conscience, not your own. "Why, on what ground," you may object, "is the question of my liberty of action to be decided by a conscience not my own?
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 9:2
for I know your readiness, of which I boast on your behalf to them of Macedonia, that Achaia has been prepared for a year past. Your zeal has stirred up very many of them.
(See NIV)

Titus 3:1
Remind people that they must submit to the rulers who are in authority over them; that they must obey the magistrates, be prepared for every right action,
(WEY)

Philemon 1:14
Only I wished to do nothing without your consent, so that his kind action of yours might not be done under pressure, but might be a voluntary one.
(WEY)

James 1:20
For a man's anger does not lead to action which God regards as righteous.
(WEY)

James 2:17
Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead in itself.
(See NIV)

1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober and set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ-
(WEB NAS NIV)

Revelation 13:5
And there was given him a mouth full of boastful and blasphemous words; and liberty of action was granted him for forty-two months.
(WEY)

Genesis 41:34
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years.
(See NAS)

Numbers 16:1
Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men :
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 32:39
and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
(See NIV)

Daniel 9:19
Lord, hear; Lord, forgive; Lord, listen and do; don't defer, for your own sake, my God, because your city and your people are called by your name. Nahum
(See NAS)

Daniel 11:28
Then shall he return into his land with great substance; and his heart shall be against the holy covenant; and he shall do his pleasure, and return to his own land.
(See NAS NIV)

Daniel 11:32
And those acting wickedly 'against' the covenant, he defileth by flatteries; and the people knowing their God are strong, and have wrought.
(See NAS RSV)

Daniel 11:39
He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god: whoever acknowledges him he will increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price.
(See NAS)

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