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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting; -- opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active principles; the powers of the mind.

2. (a.) Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous body; nimble; as, an active child or animal.

3. (a.) In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; -- opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct; as, active laws; active hostilities; an active volcano.

4. (a.) Given to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy; -- opposed to dull, sluggish, indolent, or inert; as, an active man of business; active mind; active zeal.

5. (a.) Requiring or implying action or exertion; -- opposed to sedentary or to tranquil; as, active employment or service; active scenes.

6. (a.) Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; -- opposed to speculative or theoretical; as, an active rather than a speculative statesman.

7. (a.) Brisk; lively; as, an active demand for corn.

8. (a.) Implying or producing rapid action; as, an active disease; an active remedy.

9. (a.) Applied to a form of the verb; -- opposed to passive. See Active voice, under Voice.

10. (a.) Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive.

11. (a.) Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state.

Greek
1756. energes -- at work, active
... at work, active. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: energes Phonetic Spelling:
(en-er-gace') Short Definition: effective Definition: effective ...
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328. anazonnumi -- to gird up
... anazonnumi Phonetic Spelling: (an-ad-zone'-noo-mee) Short Definition: I gird up,
brace up Definition: I gird up, brace up (with a view to active exertion); a ...
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1163. dei -- it is necessary
... 3d person singular active present of deo; also deon deh-on'; neuter active participle
of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) Necessary (as ...
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4754. strateuo -- to make war, hence to serve as a soldier
... Word Origin from stratos (an encamped army) Definition to make war, hence to serve
as a soldier NASB Word Usage active service (1), fight (1), serves as a ...
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623. Apolluon -- "a destroyer," Apollyon, the angel of the abyss
... Word Origin active participle of apollumi Definition "a destroyer," Apollyon,
the angel of the abyss NASB Word Usage Apollyon (1). Apollyon. ...
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2706. kataphroneo -- to think little of
... kataphroneo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-af-ron-eh'-o) Short Definition: I despise, scorn
Definition: I despise, scorn, and show it by active insult, disregard. ...
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5234. huperballontos -- above measure
... Word Origin adverb from pres. active participle of huperballo Definition above measure
NASB Word Usage times without number (1). beyond measure. ...
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5224. huparchonta -- goods, that which one has, things which one ...
... Word Origin neut. pl. of pres. active participle of huparcho, qv. goods, that which
one has, things which one possesseth, substance, that hast. ...
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566. apechei -- it is enough.
... of apecho, qv. it is enough. Third person singular present indicative active of
apecho used impersonally; it is sufficient -- it is enough. see GREEK apecho. ...
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5235. huperballo -- to throw over or beyond, to run beyond
... From huper and ballo; to throw beyod the usual mark, ie (figuratively) to surpass
(only active participle supereminent) -- exceeding, excel, pass. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
736. orechah -- a traveling company, caravan
... Word Origin active participle of arach Definition a traveling company, caravan
NASB Word Usage caravan (1), caravans (1). traveling company. ...
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1066. Bokim -- "weepers," a place in Palestine
... Word Origin active participle of bakah Definition "weepers," a place in Pal.
NASB Word Usage Bochim (2). Bochim. Plural active participle ...
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3148. yother -- superiority, advantage, excess
... Word Origin active participle of yathar Definition superiority, advantage, excess
NASB Word Usage addition (1), advantage (3), beyond (1), extremely (1), more ...
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2794. choresh -- artificer
... Word Origin active participle of charash, qv. artificer Active participle of charash;
a fabricator or mechanic -- artificer. see HEBREW charash. ...
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3131. Yosiphyah -- "Yah adds," an Israelite
... Word Origin from active participle of yasaph and from Yah Definition "Yah
adds," an Isr. NASB Word Usage Josiphiah (1). Josiphiah. ...
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341. oyeb -- enemy, foe
... Word Origin active participle of ayab, qv. enemy, foe Or (fully) owyeb {o-yabe'};
active participle of 'ayab; hating; an adversary -- enemy, foe. ...
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8. obed -- destruction
... destruction. Word Origin active participle of abad Definition destruction NASB
Word Usage destruction (2). perish. Active of participle of ...
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2120. zocheleth -- a crawling thing, serpent
... Word Origin fem. active participle of zachal Definition a crawling thing,
serpent NASB Word Usage Zoheleth (1). Zoheleth. Feminine ...
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2374. chozeh -- a seer
... seer. Word Origin active participle of chazah Definition a seer NASB Word Usage
pact (1), prophets (1), seer (12), seers (3). agreement ...
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5662. Obadyah -- "servant of Yah," the name of a number of Isr.
... Word Origin active participle of abad and Yah Definition "servant of Yah," the
name of a number of Isr. NASB Word Usage Obadiah (20). Obadiah. ...
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Library

Whether There is an Active and a Passive Intellect in an Angel?
... OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ANGELS (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether there is an active
and a passive intellect in an angel? Objection 1: It would ...
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Whether There is an Active Intellect?
... OF THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS (THIRTEEN ARTICLES) Whether there is an active intellect?
Objection 1: It would seem that there is no active intellect. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there is an active 2.htm

Whether the Active Intellect is Something in the Soul?
... OF THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS (THIRTEEN ARTICLES) Whether the active intellect
is something in the soul? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the active intellect is.htm

An Active Life of Service.
... The Triple Life: The Perspective of Service. (Luke ix:1-6; x:1-3, 17; John
xx:19-23; Matthew xxviii:18-20.) An Active Life of Service. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/an active life of service.htm

Whether the Active Intellect is one in All?
... OF THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS (THIRTEEN ARTICLES) Whether the active intellect
is one in all? Objection 1: It would seem that there ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the active intellect is 2.htm

Whether the Active Life Precedes the Contemplative?
... OF THE ACTIVE LIFE IN COMPARISON WITH THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (FOUR ARTICLES)
Whether the active life precedes the contemplative? ...
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Of the Active Life in Comparison with the Contemplative Life (Four ...
... OF THE ACTIVE LIFE IN COMPARISON WITH THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (FOUR ARTICLES). ... (3)
Whether the contemplative life is hindered by the active life? ...
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Of the Active Life
... THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE: THE FIRST BOOK CHAPTER I. OF THE
ACTIVE LIFE. Since the time of Adam, Christ, the Wisdom ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter i of the active.htm

Whether Prudence Pertains to the Active Life?
... OF THE ACTIVE LIFE (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether prudence pertains to the active life?
Objection 1: It would seem that prudence does not pertain to the active life. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether prudence pertains to the.htm

Whether a Body Can be Active?
... OF THE ACTION OF THE CORPOREAL CREATURE (SIX ARTICLES) Whether a body can be
active? Objection 1: It would seem that no bodies are active. ...
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Thesaurus
Active (4 Occurrences)
... power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting; --
opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active principles; the ...
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Propitiation (4 Occurrences)
... hilasmos, is found in the New Testament only in 1 John 2:2; John 4:10.
Here the idea is active grace, or mercy, or friendliness. ...
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Pharisees (86 Occurrences)
... The Pharisees, with him, are a philosophic sect, and not an active political
party. Their Messianic hopes are not so much as mentioned. ...
/p/pharisees.htm - 66k

Obedience (61 Occurrences)
... obedience through His whole life; and they have made the distinction between His
"passive obedience," yielded on the cross, and His "active obedience" in ...
/o/obedience.htm - 43k

Volition
... In the New Testament "will" is chiefly the translation of thelo and boulomai, the
difference between the two being that thelo expresses an active choice or ...
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Live (3203 Occurrences)
... 12. (a.) Having life; alive; living; not dead. 13. (a.) Being in a state of ignition;
burning; having active properties; as, a live coal; live embers. 14. ...
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Lively (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Brisk; vivacious; active; as, a lively youth. ... 6. (adv.) In
a brisk, active, or animated manner; briskly; vigorously. ...
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Will (64996 Occurrences)
... In the New Testament "will" is chiefly the translation of thelo and boulomai, the
difference between the two being that thelo expresses an active choice or ...
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Exert (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To put force, ability, or anything of the nature of an active faculty; to
put in vigorous action; to bring into active operation; as, to exert the ...
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Marrow (5 Occurrences)
... of wines on the lees well refined" (Isaiah 25:6). In the Epistle to the Hebrews
the writer speaks of the word of God, which is "living, and active, and sharper ...
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Concordance
Active (4 Occurrences)

Acts 22:19
"'Lord,' I replied, 'they themselves well know how active I was in imprisoning, and in flogging in synagogue after synagogue those who believe in Thee;
(WEY)

2 Timothy 2:4
No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
(See NAS)

Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

James 2:22
You notice that his faith was co-operating with his actions, and that by his actions his faith was perfected;
(See RSV)

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