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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own child.

2. (v. t.) To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally; to select and take or approve; as, to adopt the view or policy of another; these resolutions were adopted.

Greek
337. anaireo -- to take up, take away, make an end
... From ana and (the active of) haireomai; to take up, ie Adopt; by implication, to
take away (violently), ie Abolish, murder -- put to death, kill, slay, take ...
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5426. phroneo -- to have understanding, to think
... Word Origin from phren Definition to have understanding, to think NASB Word Usage
adopt...view (1), conceited* (1), concern (1), concerned (1), feel (1), have ...
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Library

It Will be Better to Adopt in this ChapterThe Same Process that ...
... Chapter 16 It will be better to adopt in this chapter the same process that
appeared a� It will be better to adopt in this chapter ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 16 it will be.htm

Whether it is Fitting that God Should Adopt Sons?
... OF ADOPTION AS BEFITTING TO CHRIST (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it is fitting that God
should adopt sons? ... Therefore it seems unfitting that God should adopt. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is fitting that 4.htm

Simon's Disciples Adopt the Mysteries; Simon Meets St. Peter at ...
... Book VI. Chapter XV."Simon's Disciples Adopt the Mysteries; Simon Meets
St. Peter at Rome; Account of Simon's Closing Years. The ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xv simons disciples adopt the.htm

The Motive that Led Men to Adopt Darwinism.
... THE MOTIVE THAT LED MEN TO ADOPT DARWINISM. Before presenting the motive
that led some of the great minds in unbelief to advocate ...
/.../the motive that led men.htm

Whether it is Fitting that the Whole Trinity Should Adopt?
... OF ADOPTION AS BEFITTING TO CHRIST (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it is fitting that the
whole Trinity should adopt? ... Therefore in God the Father alone can adopt. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is fitting that 5.htm

Those who are Taught the Civil Laws must not Adopt the Customs of ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon LXXI. Those who are taught the civil
laws must not adopt the customs of the Gentiles� Those ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon lxxi those who are.htm

What Human Contrivances we are to Adopt, and what we are to Avoid.
... Book II. Chapter 26."What Human Contrivances We are to Adopt, and What
We are to Avoid. For certain institutions of men are in ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books /chapter 26 what human contrivances we.htm

The Heresy of Carpocrates; Wicked Doctrines Concerning Jesus ...
... Book VII. Chapter XX."The Heresy of Carpocrates; Wicked Doctrines Concerning
Jesus Christ; Practise Magical Arts; Adopt a Metempsychosis. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xx the heresy of carpocrates.htm

The Sethians Support their Doctrines by an Allegorical ...
... Doctrines by an Allegorical Interpretation of Scripture; Their System Really Derived
from Natural Philosophers and from the Orphic Rites; Adopt the Homeric ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xv the sethians support their.htm

The Order and Process of Healing Our Heavenly Physician Does not ...
... A Treatise on nature and grace, against pelagius; Chapter 31."The Order and Process
of Healing Our Heavenly Physician Does Not Adopt from the Sick Patient ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 31 the order and process.htm

Thesaurus
Adopt (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally; to select and
take or approve; as, to adopt the view or policy of another; these resolutions ...
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Take (11064 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To assume; to adopt; to acquire, as shape; to permit to one's self; to indulge
or engage in; to yield to; to have or feel; to enjoy or experience, as ...
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Adopted (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Adopt. 2. (a.) Taken by adoption; taken
up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word. ...
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Literature (2 Occurrences)
... 6. Probably Written by the Essenes: By the method of exclusions we are led thus
to adopt the conclusion of Hilgenfeld, that they are the work of the Essenes. ...
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Kindness (295 Occurrences)
... Men as citizens of the world should adopt an attitude of justice and mercy toward
all men, even slaves; but within the community of the "wise" there should be ...
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Jaaziel (1 Occurrence)
... Kittel and Curtis, following the Septuagint (Ozeiel), read "Uzziel," the name they
adopt for Aziel in 15:20, and for Jeiel in 16:5. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/j/jaaziel.htm - 7k

Galatians (2 Occurrences)
... to incorporate the rites of Judaism with Christianity, and by their active zeal
had succeeded in inducing the majority of the churches to adopt their views (1:6 ...
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Gamaliel (7 Occurrences)
... (2) A Pharisee who at the meeting of the "council" succeeded in persuading its members
to adopt a more reasonable course when they were incensed at the ...
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Father (11359 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To make one's self the father of; to beget. 11. (vt) To take as one's own
child; to adopt; hence, to assume as one's own work; to acknowledge one's ...
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Follow (267 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To accept as authority; to adopt the opinions of; to obey; to yield
to; to take as a rule of action; as, to follow good advice. ...
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Concordance
Adopt (4 Occurrences)

Acts 16:21
They are Jews, and are teaching customs which we, as Romans, are not permitted to adopt or practise."
(WEY)

Galatians 5:10
For my part I have strong confidence in you in the Lord that you will adopt my view of the matter. But the man--be he who he may--who is troubling you, will have to bear the full weight of the judgement to be pronounced on him.
(WEY NAS)

Ezra 10:44
all these have taken strange women, and there are of them women -- who adopt sons.
(YLT)

Job 15:5
For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty.
(See NIV)

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