Argument
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Proof; evidence.

2. (n.) A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or regarding a proposition, for or in favor of it, or against it.

3. (n.) A process of reasoning, or a controversy made up of rational proofs; argumentation; discussion; disputation.

4. (n.) The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem.

5. (n.) Matter for question; business in hand.

6. (n.) The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends; as, the altitude is the argument of the refraction.

7. (n.) The independent variable upon whose value that of a function depends.

8. (v. i.) To make an argument; to argue.

Greek
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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3794. ochuroma -- a stronghold, fortress
... stronghold. From a remote derivative of echo (meaning to fortify, through the idea
of holding safely); a castle (figuratively, argument) -- stronghold. ...
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4086. pithanologia -- persuasive speech
... Word Origin from a derivation of peitho and logos Definition persuasive speech
NASB Word Usage persuasive argument (1). persuasive speech. ...
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1487. ei -- forasmuch as, if, that
... 1487 (a conditional conjunction) -- . 1487 (followed by any verb) expresses "a
condition, of as , or to denote " (ie . for the sake of argument) (). ...
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1261. dialogismos -- a reasoning
... Word Origin from dialogizomai Definition a reasoning NASB Word Usage argument (1),
disputing (1), dissension (1), doubts (1), motives (1), opinions (1 ...
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1256. dialegomai -- to discuss, to address, to preach
... Middle voice from dia and lego; to say thoroughly, ie Discuss (in argument or
exhortation) -- dispute, preach (unto), reason (with), speak. see GREEK dia. ...
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3982. peitho -- to persuade, to have confidence
... A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy, to pacify
or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively, to assent (to ...
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1063. gar -- for, indeed (a conjunc. used to express cause ...
... A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation
or intensification; often with other particles) -- and, as, because (that), but ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8433b. tokachath -- argument, reproof
... 8433a, 8433b. tokachath. 8434 . argument, reproof. Transliteration:
tokachath Short Definition: reproof. Word Origin from yakach ...
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8434. Tolad -- a city in Simeon
... Word Origin from yalad Definition a city in Simeon NASB Word Usage Tolad (1). argument,
chastened, correction, reasoning, rebuke, reproof, be often reproved. ...
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8394. tebunah -- an understanding
... And (feminine) tbuwnah {teb-oo-naw'}; or towbunah {to-boo-naw'}; from biyn;
intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice -- discretion ...
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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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8433. towkechah -- rebuke, correction
... And towkachath {to-kakh'-ath}; from yakach; chastisement; figuratively (by words)
correction, refutation, proof (even in defence) -- argument, X chastened ...
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6110. atsumah -- perhaps defense
... strong. Feminine of atsuwm; a bulwark, ie (figuratively) argument -- strong. see
HEBREW atsuwm. 6109, 6110. atsumah. 6111 . Strong's Numbers.
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5066. nagash -- to draw near, approach
... To worship; causatively, to present; figuratively, to adduce an argument; by reversal,
to stand back -- (make to) approach (nigh), bring (forth, hither, near ...
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Library

Argument.
... INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. BOOK FIRST. OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD THE CREATOR
ARGUMENT. The First Book treats of the knowledge of God the Creator. ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/argument.htm

The Argument.
... John Chrysostom, archbishop of constantinople, on the epistle of St. paul the apostle
to the ephesians. The Argument. Ephesus is the metropolis of Asia. ...
/.../homilies on gal eph phi col thess tim titus and philemon/the argument.htm

Argument. --Novatian
... Chapter I. Argument."Novatian. Chapter I. Argument."Novatian, with the
View of Treating of the Trinity, Sets Forth from the Rule ...
/.../a treatise of novatian concerning the trinity/chapter i argument novatian.htm

The Argument.
... Chapter XXIII."The argument. And that this may now become evident to
you"(firstly [1814] ) that whatever we assert in conformity ...
/.../justin/the first apology of justin/chapter xxiii the argument.htm

Of the Same Argument.
... Book III. Chapter 3."Of the Same Argument. Let us take, then, the case of
a wise man, such that his rational soul is already partaker ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 3 of the same argument.htm

The Argument of the Arians is Refuted, which is Drawn from the ...
... Book V. Chapter 3."The Argument of the Arians is Refuted, Which is Drawn
from the Words Begotten and Unbegotten. 4. Wherefore,"to ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 3 the argument of the.htm

by what Argument it is Proved that those who are Distinguished by ...
... gods. Chap. xvi." by what argument it is proved that those who are
distinguished by a difference of sex cannot be gods. I might ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xvi by what argument.htm

To the Argument of the Novatians, that they Only Deny Forgiveness ...
... Two Books Concerning Repentance. Book I. Chapter III. To the argument of the
Novatians, that they only deny forgiveness in the case of� ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter iii to the argument.htm

Of the Argument Drawn from 1 Cor. xi. 5-16.
... Chapter IV."Of the Argument Drawn from 1 Cor. XI. 5-16. But in ... bidden."
But we withal retort the self-same line of argument. For ...
/.../tertullian/on the veiling of virgins/chapter iv of the argument drawn.htm

Argument for the Resurrection from the Purpose Contemplated in ...
... Chapter XII."Argument for the Resurrection From the Purpose Contemplated
in Man's Creation. The argument from the cause will appear ...
/.../chapter xii argument for the resurrection.htm

Thesaurus
Argument (45 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the
mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or ...
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Argumentative (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Consisting of, or characterized by, argument;
containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse. ...
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Reason (438 Occurrences)
... for an action or a determination; proof, more or less decisive, for an opinion or
a conclusion; principle; efficient cause; final cause; ground of argument. ...
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Enrogel (4 Occurrences)
... en-ro'-gel (`en roghel; pege Rhogel; meaning uncertain, but interpreted by some
to mean "the spring of the fuller"): No argument from this meaning can be valid ...
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En-rogel (4 Occurrences)
... en-ro'-gel (`en roghel; pege Rhogel; meaning uncertain, but interpreted by some
to mean "the spring of the fuller"): No argument from this meaning can be valid ...
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Philemon (2 Occurrences)
... is not commended in Ephesians, he had already been left behind at Colosse; against
which there are advanced the precarious value of an argument from silence ...
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Arguing (12 Occurrences)
... Mark 12:28 And one of the scribes came, and hearing their argument together, and
seeing that he had given them a good answer, put the question to him, Which ...
/a/arguing.htm - 9k

Dead (580 Occurrences)
... Paul's Argument: Some of the Corinthian Christians denied the resurrection of the
dead, and Paul advances three arguments to convince them that the dead will ...
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Immortal (3 Occurrences)
... 1. Its Origin 2. Philosophical Arguments (1) The Soul Spiritual Soul not Inherently
Indestructible (2) Capacities of Human Nature (3) The Moral Argument II. ...
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Brethren (528 Occurrences)
... In Matthew 12:46; Mark 3:31; Luke 8:19, while Jesus was in the midst of an earnest
argument with scribes and Pharisees, His mother and brothers sent a message ...
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Concordance
Argument (45 Occurrences)

Mark 9:34
But they said nothing: because they had had an argument between themselves on the way, about who was the greatest.
(BBE)

Mark 12:28
And one of the scribes came, and hearing their argument together, and seeing that he had given them a good answer, put the question to him, Which law is the first of all?
(BBE)

Luke 5:21
And the scribes and Pharisees were having an argument, saying, Who is this, who has no respect for God? who is able to give forgiveness for sins, but God only?
(BBE)

Luke 9:46
There arose an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 22:24
And there was an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.
(BBE)

Acts 11:2
And when Peter came to Jerusalem, those who kept the rule of circumcision had an argument with him,
(BBE)

Acts 15:2
And after Paul and Barnabas had had no little argument and discussion with them, the brothers made a decision to send Paul and Barnabas and certain others of them to the Apostles and the rulers of the church at Jerusalem about this question.
(BBE)

Acts 15:39
And there was a sharp argument between them, so that they were parted from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and went by ship to Cyprus;
(BBE)

Acts 18:28
for he powerfully and in public overcame the Jews in argument, proving to them from the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.
(WEY)

Acts 23:7
When he had said this, an argument arose between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
(WEB BBE)

Acts 23:10
When a great argument arose, the commanding officer, fearing that Paul would be torn in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by force from among them, and bring him into the barracks.
(WEB BBE)

Acts 24:12
And they have not seen me in argument with any man in the Temple, or working up the feelings of the people, in the Synagogues or in the town:
(BBE)

Romans 3:5
But if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what will we say? Is God unrighteous who inflicts wrath? I speak like men do.
(See NIV)

Romans 7:1
Is it not clear, my brothers (I am using an argument to those who have knowledge of the law), that the law has power over a man as long as he is living?
(BBE)

Colossians 2:4
Now this I say that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.
(See NAS NIV)

1 Timothy 2:8
It is my desire, then, that in every place men may give themselves to prayer, lifting up holy hands, without wrath or argument.
(BBE)

Titus 2:9
Servants are to be under the authority of their masters, pleasing them in all things, without argument;
(BBE NAS)

Hebrews 6:16
For men at all times make their oaths by what is greater; and any argument is ended by the decision of the oath.
(BBE NIV)

James 3:17
But the wisdom which is from heaven is first holy, then gentle, readily giving way in argument, full of peace and mercy and good works, not doubting, not seeming other than it is.
(BBE)

Genesis 13:7
And there was an argument between the keepers of Abram's cattle and the keepers of Lot's cattle: at that time the Canaanites and Perizzites were still living in the land.
(BBE)

Genesis 13:8
Then Abram said to Lot, Let there be no argument between me and you, and between my herdmen and your herdmen, for we are brothers.
(BBE)

Genesis 45:24
And he sent his brothers on their way, and said to them, See that you have no argument on the road.
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 19:17
Then the two men, between whom the argument has taken place, are to come before the Lord, before the priests and judges who are then in power;
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 21:5
Then the priests, the sons of Levi, are to come near; for they have been marked out by the Lord your God to be his servants and to give blessings in the name of the Lord; and by their decision every argument and every blow is to be judged:
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 25:1
If there is an argument between men and they go to law with one another, let the judges give their decision for the upright, and against the wrongdoer.
(BBE)

1 Samuel 12:7
Keep your places now, while I take up the argument with you before the Lord, and give you the story of the righteousness of the Lord, which he has made clear by his acts to you and to your fathers.
(BBE)

Job 6:25
How pleasing are upright words! but what force is there in your arguments?
(Root in BBE NAS NIV)

Job 6:26
Do ye think to reprove words, Seeing that the speeches of one that is desperate are as wind?
(See JPS)

Job 9:14
How much less shall I answer Him, and choose out my arguments with Him?
(Root in JPS BBE)

Job 11:5
But if only God would take up the word, opening his lips in argument with you;
(BBE)

Job 13:3
But I would have talk with the Ruler of all, and my desire is to have an argument with God.
(BBE)

Job 13:6
Give ear to the argument of my mouth, and take note of the words of my lips.
(BBE YLT NAS NIV)

Job 13:15
Truly, he will put an end to me; I have no hope; but I will not give way in argument before him;
(BBE)

Job 13:19
Is any one able to take up the argument against me? If so, I would keep quiet and give up my breath.
(BBE)

Job 19:5
If you make yourselves great against me, using my punishment as an argument against me,
(BBE RSV)

Proverbs 18:18
The decision of chance puts an end to argument, parting the strong.
(BBE)

Proverbs 22:10
Send away the man of pride, and argument will go out; truly fighting and shame will come to an end.
(BBE)

Proverbs 26:20
Without wood, the fire goes out; and where there is no secret talk, argument is ended.
(BBE)

Proverbs 26:21
Like breath on coals and wood on fire, so a man given to argument gets a fight started.
(BBE)

Proverbs 29:9
If a wise man goes to law with a foolish man, he may be angry or laughing, but there will be no rest.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 1:18
Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
(BBE)

Isaiah 41:21
Put forward your cause, says the Lord; let your strong argument come out, says the King of Jacob.
(BBE DBY NAS NIV)

Isaiah 45:9
Cursed is he who has an argument with his Maker, the pot which has an argument with the Potter! Will the wet earth say to him who is working with it, What are you doing, that your work has nothing by which it may be gripped?
(BBE)

Jeremiah 15:10
Sorrow is mine, my mother, because you have given birth to me, a cause of fighting and argument in all the earth! I have not made men my creditors and I am not in debt to any, but every one of them is cursing me.
(BBE)

Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you make me see evil-doing, and why are my eyes fixed on wrong? for wasting and violent acts are before me: and there is fighting and bitter argument.
(BBE)

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