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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason.

2. (v. i.) To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him.

3. (v. t.) To debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before a full court; the cause was well argued.

4. (v. t.) To prove or evince; too manifest or exhibit by inference, deduction, or reasoning.

5. (v. t.) To persuade by reasons; as, to argue a man into a different opinion.

6. (v. t.) To blame; to accuse; to charge with.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARGUE

ar'-gu: Only in the Revised Version (British and American) in Job 40:2. yakhach, which it translates, literally means "to be right," and in the causative form "reason with," "answer back," and is found in the King James Version rendered "reproach."

Greek
3164. machomai -- to fight
... Word Origin a prim. verb Definition to fight NASB Word Usage argue (1), fight
(1), fighting together (1), quarrelsome (1). fight, strive. ...
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4802. suzeteo -- to examine together, hence to dispute
... Word Origin from sun and zeteo Definition to examine together, hence to dispute
NASB Word Usage argue (1), argued (1), arguing (3), debated (1), discuss (1 ...
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1256. dialegomai -- to discuss, to address, to preach
... Phonetic Spelling: (dee-al-eg'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I converse, address, preach,
lecture Definition: I converse, address, preach, lecture; I argue, reason ...
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379. anapologetos -- without excuse
... 379 (an adjective, derived from 1 "not" and 626 , "to argue a case") -- properly,
without rationale, lacking any justified defense (argument) -- hence because ...
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1264. diamachomai -- to struggle against
... contend fiercely. Word Origin from dia and machomai Definition to struggle
against NASB Word Usage argue heatedly (1). strive. From ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3198. yakach -- to decide, adjudge, prove
... root Definition to decide, adjudge, prove NASB Word Usage adjudicates (1), appointed
(2), argue (3), argument prove (1), chastened (1), cleared (1), complained ...
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7378. rib -- to strive, contend
... root Definition to strive, contend NASB Word Usage argue (2), complain (2), contend
(22), contended (9), contends (1), dispute (1), ever strive (1), filed (1 ...
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8199. shaphat -- to judge, govern
... root Definition to judge, govern NASB Word Usage acting like a judge (1), already
he is acting (1), argue our case (1), decide (1), defend (3), deliver (1 ...
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Library

But if You Argue that the Racecourse is Mentioned in Scripture...
... But if you argue that the racecourse is mentioned in Scripture� But if you argue
that the racecourse is mentioned in Scripture, I grant it at once. ...
/.../tertullian/the shows or de spectaculis/chapter xviii but if you.htm

Against the Platonists, who Argue from the Physical Weight of the ...
... Book XXII. Chapter 11."Against the Platonists, Who Argue from the Physical Weight
of the Elements that an Earthly Body Cannot Inhabit Heaven. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 11 against the platonists who.htm

But they with whom we Argue have Undoubtedly a Right to Select ...
... PROPOSITION II. CHAPTER II. But they with whom we argue have undoubtedly
a right to select their own examples.� But they with ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/chapter ii but they with.htm

The Pelagians Argue that Original Sin Cannot Come through Marriage ...
... Book II. Chapter 41 [XXVI.]"The Pelagians Argue that Original Sin Cannot
Come Through Marriage If Marriage is Good. After this ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 41 xxvi the pelagians argue.htm

The Pelagians Argue that God Sometimes Closes the Womb in Anger ...
... Book II. Chapter 27."The Pelagians Argue that God Sometimes Closes the Womb
in Anger, and Opens It When Appeased. Carefully consider ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 27 the pelagians argue that.htm

The Pelagians Argue that Cohabitation Rightly Used is a Good, and ...
... Book II. Chapter 34 [XIX.]"The Pelagians Argue that Cohabitation Rightly
Used is a Good, and What is Born from It is Good. I request ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 34 xix the pelagians argue.htm

The Pelagians Argue that if Sin Comes by Birth, all Married People ...
... Book II. Chapter 44 [XXVII.]"The Pelagians Argue that If Sin Comes by Birth,
All Married People Deserve Condemnation. What, then ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 44 xxvii the pelagians argue.htm

Argument: Cæcilius, Somewhat Grieved at this Kind of Rebuke which ...
... IV."Argument: Cæcilius, Somewhat Grieved at This Kind of Rebuke Which for His Sake
Minucius Had Had to Bear from Octavius, Begs to Argue with Octavius on ...
/.../chapter iv argument caecilius somewhat grieved.htm

Heretics not to be Allowed to Argue Out of the Scriptures the ...
... The Prescription Against Heretics. Chapter XV."Heretics Not to Be Allowed to Argue
Out of the Scriptures The Scriptures, in Fact, Do Not Belong to Them. ...
/.../tertullian/the prescription against heretics/chapter xv heretics not to be.htm

How Aristobulus and Hyrcanus came to Pompey in Order to Argue who ...
... CHAPTER 3. How Aristobulus And Hyrcanus Came To Pompey In Order To Argue Who Ought
To Have The Kingdom; And How Upon The Plight Of Aristobulus To The Fortress ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how aristobulus and.htm

Thesaurus
Argue (21 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as,
you may argue with your friend without convincing him. ...ARGUE. ...
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Dispute (37 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or
claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to ...
/d/dispute.htm - 17k

Plead (64 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the claim of another;
to urge reasons for or against a thing; to attempt to persuade one by ...
/p/plead.htm - 31k

Argued (20 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Argue. Multi-Version Concordance Argued
(20 Occurrences). Matthew 21:25 John's Baptism, whence was it? ...
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Arguing (12 Occurrences)
... (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Argue. Multi-Version Concordance Arguing (12 Occurrences). ...
The condemnation of those who would so argue is just. (WEY). ...
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Argob (6 Occurrences)

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Question (153 Occurrences)
... question. 6. (n.) Talk; conversation; speech; speech. 7. (n.) To ask questions;
to inquire. 8. (n.) To argue; to converse; to dispute. 9 ...
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Quarreling (17 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 2:14 Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord,
that they don't argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those ...
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Quarrel (22 Occurrences)
... (See NAS NIV). Genesis 26:22 He left that place, and dug another well.
They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He ...
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Quarreled (8 Occurrences)
... He called its name Sitnah. (See NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 26:22 He left that place,
and dug another well. They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. ...
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Concordance
Argue (21 Occurrences)

Mark 2:8
At once perceiving by His spirit that they were reasoning within themselves, Jesus asked them, "Why do you thus argue in your minds?
(WEY)

Mark 8:11
The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.
(See NAS RSV)

John 6:52
This led to an angry debate among the Jews. "How can this man," they argued, "give us his flesh to eat?"
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Acts 6:9
But some of those who were of the Synagogue named that of the Libertines, and some of the men of Cyrene and of Alexandria and those from Cilicia and Asia, had arguments with Stephen.
(See NAS NIV)

Acts 23:9
A great clamor arose, and some of the scribes of the Pharisees part stood up, and contended, saying, "We find no evil in this man. But if a spirit or angel has spoken to him, let's not fight against God!"
(See NAS NIV)

Romans 3:7
For if the truth of God through my lie abounded to his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?
(See NIV)

Romans 3:8
And why should we not say--for so they wickedly misrepresent us, and so some charge us with arguing--"Let us do evil that good may come"? The condemnation of those who would so argue is just.
(WEY)

2 Timothy 2:14
Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord, that they don't argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.
(WEB)

1 Peter 3:16
Yet argue modestly and cautiously, keeping your consciences free from guilt, so that, when you are spoken against, those who slander your good Christian lives may be put to shame.
(WEY)

Jude 1:22
Some, when they argue with you, you must endeavor to convince;
(WEY)

Genesis 26:22
He left that place, and dug another well. They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He said, "For now Yahweh has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."
(WEB)

Judges 18:25
The children of Dan said to him, "Don't let your voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows fall on you, and you lose your life, with the lives of your household."
(See NIV)

Job 6:25
How forcible are words of uprightness! But your reproof, what doth it reprove?
(See JPS)

Job 9:14
How much less shall I answer him, And choose my words to argue with him?
(WEB NIV)

Job 13:3
Yet I for the Mighty One do speak, And to argue for God I delight.
(YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 13:8
Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?
(See NIV)

Job 13:15
Behold, he will slay me; I have no hope: Nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.
(See JPS YLT NAS)

Job 15:3
Will he make arguments with words in which is no profit, and with sayings which have no value?
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 25:8
Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?
(See NAS)

Proverbs 25:9
Have a talk with your neighbour himself about your cause, but do not give away the secret of another:
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 43:26
Put me in mind of this; let us take up the cause between us: put forward your cause, so that you may be seen to be in the right.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

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Argue

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