Aloof
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv.) Without sympathy or desire to associate with others.

Greek
4724. stello -- to arrange, prepare, gather up, hence to restrain
... stel'-lo) Short Definition: I arrange, take care, withdraw from Definition: I set,
arrange; mid: I provide for, take care, withdraw from, hold aloof, avoid. ...
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873. aphorizo -- to mark off by boundaries from, ie set apart
... Word Origin from apo and horizo Definition to mark off by boundaries from, ie set
apart NASB Word Usage hold...aloof (1), ostracize (1), separate (2 ...
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817. ater -- without
... in the absence of, without. A particle probably akin to aneu; aloof, ie Apart from
(literally or figuratively) -- in the absence of, without. see GREEK aneu. ...
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4026. periistemi -- to stand around, turn around (to avoid)
... From peri and histemi; to stand all around, ie (near) to be a bystander, or (aloof)
to keep away from -- avoid, shun, stand by (round about). see GREEK peri. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5048. neged -- in front of, in sight of, opposite to
... Word Origin from nagad Definition in front of, in sight of, opposite to NASB Word
Usage against (3), aloof* (3), away (1), before (60), broad (1), demoralized ...
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5144. nazar -- to dedicate, consecrate
... A primitive root; to hold aloof, ie (intransitivey) abstain (from food and drink,
from impurity, and even from divine worship (ie Apostatize)); specifically ...
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7368. rachaq -- to be or become far or distant
... 1), remove you far (1), remove...far (1), removed and far (1), removed my far (2),
removed them far (1), removed...far (1), shun (1), stand aloof (1), went far ...
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4480. min -- from
... 2), across* (3), addition* (1), after (16), after* (5), against (13), against*
(7), all (1), all alone* (1), all* (4), alone (2), alone* (2), aloof* (3), among ...
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Library

Let us Stand Aloof from Such Heretics.
... Chapter VII."Let us stand aloof from such heretics. They abstain from the
Eucharist and from prayer, [1016] because they confess ...
/.../the epistle of ignatius to the smyrnaeans/chapter vii let us stand aloof.htm

Recreant Reuben
... II. The reason for standing aloof. Reuben 'abode in the sheepfolds to hear the pipings
to the flocks.' For Dan his ships, for Asher his havens held them apart. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/recreant reuben.htm

War! War! War!
... Not that this nation of England should touch it; God forbid. If tyrants fight,
let them fight; let free men stand aloof. ... We stand aloof. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/war war war.htm

Fifth Tractate. On Love.
... neither desirous nor capable of descending to this sphere, never having developed
the downward tendency, a divine Hypostasis essentially aloof, so unreservedly ...
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Epistle xii. --To the Alexandrians.
... training and probation. For it by no means kept aloof from us, although
it spread with greatest violence among the heathen. 4. To ...
/.../dionysius/the works of dionysius/epistle xii to the alexandrians.htm

On Admonition and Repentance.
... 2. Thou canst not hear His words, while thou dost not know thyself; and if thou
keepest His judgments while thy understanding is aloof from Him, who will give ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/on admonition and repentance.htm

St. Chrysostom as a Homilist.
... Even when severely rebuking, when blazing with indignation, he never seems alien,
never stands aloof, but throws himself among them, in a very transport of ...
/.../st chrysostom as a homilist.htm

Rom. I. 8
... For even when I was hindered he means, I did not stand aloof from the attempt, but
I kept attempting always yet was always hindered, yet never did I stand ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily ii rom i 8.htm

Toleration
... to visit that man's soul, and cherish it, and teach it, and shape it (be it ever
so little) into His own likeness: and shall we dare to stand aloof from him ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/sermons for the times/sermon xxi toleration.htm

Guelf and Ghibelline. (ii)
... Thus when Frederick reached Palestine the Templars and Hospitallers held aloof,
while the Mendicant Orders preached against him; and when, in accordance with ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter xv guelf and ghibelline.htm

Thesaurus
Aloof (15 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Aloof (15 Occurrences). ... (See NAS). 1 Thessalonians
5:22 Hold yourselves aloof from every form of evil. (WEY DBY). ...
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Refrain (33 Occurrences)
... govern. 2. (vt) To abstain from. 3. (vi) To keep one's self from action
or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain. 4 ...
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Alongside (10 Occurrences)

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Quarreling (17 Occurrences)
... end. (See RSV). Proverbs 20:3 It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife;
but every fool will be quarreling. (WEB RSV). Proverbs ...
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Quarrelling (5 Occurrences)
... is quarrelling. (ASV). Proverbs 20:3 It is an honor for a man to keep aloof
from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling. (ASV). ...
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Origin (25 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Acts 5:38 And now I tell you to hold aloof from these men and leave them
alone--for if this scheme or work is of human origin, it will come to nothing. ...
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Justus (3 Occurrences)
... there had lost its first warmth, and when in consequence, probably, of their fear
of persecution, most of them had proved untrue and were holding aloof from him ...
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Lovers (57 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Psalms 38:11 My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague.
My kinsmen stand far away. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT). ...
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Greedy (24 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 5:10 not that in this world you are to keep wholly aloof from such
as they, any more than from people who are avaricious and greedy of gain, or ...
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Wholly (67 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 5:10 not that in this world you are to keep wholly aloof from such
as they, any more than from people who are avaricious and greedy of gain, or ...
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Concordance
Aloof (15 Occurrences)

Acts 5:38
And now I tell you to hold aloof from these men and leave them alone--for if this scheme or work is of human origin, it will come to nothing.
(WEY)

1 Corinthians 5:10
not that in this world you are to keep wholly aloof from such as they, any more than from people who are avaricious and greedy of gain, or from worshippers of idols. For that would mean that you would be compelled to go out of the world altogether.
(WEY)

Galatians 2:12
For before some people came from James, he ate with the Gentiles. But when they came, he drew back and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision.
(See NAS)

1 Thessalonians 5:22
Hold yourselves aloof from every form of evil.
(WEY DBY)

2 Thessalonians 3:6
But, by the authority of the Lord, we command you, brethren, to stand aloof from every brother whose life is disorderly and not in accordance with the teaching which all received from us.
(WEY)

2 Timothy 2:16
But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,
(WEY YLT)

Titus 3:9
But hold yourself aloof from foolish controversies and pedigrees and discussions and wrangling about the Law, for they are useless and vain.
(WEY)

2 Samuel 18:13
Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life ( and there is no matter hid from the king ), then thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me.
(See JPS NAS RSV)

2 Chronicles 35:21
And he sent messengers to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah? I come not against thee this day, but against the house with which I have war; and God has told me to make haste: keep aloof from God who is with me, that he destroy thee not.
(DBY)

Job 21:16
Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
(See NIV)

Job 22:18
Yet he filled their houses with good things, but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
(See NIV)

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

Psalms 38:11
My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague. My kinsmen stand far away.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Proverbs 20:3
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Obadiah 1:11
In the day that thou stoodest on the other side, in the day that strangers carried away his substance, and foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem, even thou wast as one of them.
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

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