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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (superl.) Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.

2. (superl.) Having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous.

3. (superl.) Making a fine show or display.

4. (n.) A brave person; one who is daring.

5. (n.) Specifically, an Indian warrior.

6. (n.) A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.

7. (n.) A challenge; a defiance; bravado.

8. (v. t.) To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare.

9. (v. t.) To adorn; to make fine or showy.

407. andrizo -- to behave like a man, to play the man
... to play the man. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: andrizo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-drid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I act like a man, am brave Definition: I ...
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Strong's Hebrew
691. erel -- perhaps a hero
... 690, 691. erel. 692 . perhaps a hero. Transliteration: erel Phonetic
Spelling: (er-ale') Short Definition: brave. Word Origin of ...
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393. akzar -- cruel, fierce
... cruel, fierce. From an unused root (apparently meaning to act harshly); violent;
by implication deadly; also (in a good sense) brave -- cruel, fierce. ...
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8597. tipharah -- beauty, glory
... 1), pomp (1), pride (1), splendor (1). beautiful, brave, comely, fair, glorious,
honor, majesty. Or tiphereth {tif-eh'-reth}; from ...
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Brave Encouragements
... HAGGAI BRAVE ENCOURAGEMENTS. 'In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth
day of the month, came the word of the Lord by the prophet ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/brave encouragements.htm

The Brave Hebrew Boys.
... THE BRAVE HEBREW BOYS. Brave boys and girls! We all wish to be brave, do
we not? Then ... Azariah. [Illustration: THE BRAVE HEBREW BOYS.]. ...
/.../anonymous/mother stories from the old testament/the brave hebrew boys.htm

Be Brave
... BE BRAVE. Be brave. Only the brave are strong. The coward is a weakling; if he has
strength, he dares not use it. We must be brave, for life is a battle. ...
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Lord of the Brave and Strong,
... MISCELLANEOUS V Lord of the brave and strong,. 6,6,6,6,6,6. Lord of the brave and
strong,. Armed for the ceaseless fight,. Fired with the love of right,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/v lord of the brave.htm

November the Sixteenth the Making of a Brave Man
... NOVEMBER The Sixteenth THE MAKING OF A BRAVE MAN. ACTS iv.13-22. Here is
a marvellous transformation! I have been wondering at the ...
/.../my daily meditation for the circling year/november the sixteenth the making.htm

Whether the Brave Man Delights in his Act?
Whether the brave man delights in his act? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the brave man delights.htm

Whether the Brave Man Acts for the Sake of the Good of his Habit?
the brave man acts for the sake of the good of his habit? ...
/...// theologica/whether the brave man acts.htm

Great Son of God, Supremely Brave,
... HYMNS OF THE EARLY CHURCH Great Son of God, supremely brave,. 8,8,8,8,8,8. Great
Son of God, supremely brave,. Who stooped to earth in fleshly guise,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the early church/great son of god supremely.htm

Whether the Brave Man Makes Use of Anger in his Action?
Whether the brave man makes use of anger in his action? ...
/.../ theologica/whether the brave man makes.htm

Whether the Brave are More Eager at First than in the Midst of ...
... OF DARING (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether the brave are more eager at first than
in the midst of danger? Objection 1: It would seem that ...
/...// theologica/whether the brave are more.htm

Brave (15 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave
man; a brave act. ... 4. (n.) A brave person; one who is daring. ...
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Bravely (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (adv.) In a brave manner; courageously; gallantly;
valiantly; splendidly; nobly. 2. (adv.) Finely; gaudily; gayly; showily. ...
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Jonathan (109 Occurrences)
... lived. His character is, as far as our knowledge goes, nearly perfect. He
was athletic and brave (1 Samuel 14:13 2 Samuel 1:22, 23). 3 ...
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Valiant (66 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a
valiant fencer. 2. (a.) Intrepid in danger; courageous; brave. ...
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Valor (45 Occurrences)
... courage; prowess; intrepidity. 3. (n.) A brave man; a man of valor.
Multi-Version Concordance Valor (45 Occurrences). Deuteronomy 3 ...
/v/valor.htm - 21k

Valorous (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Possessing valor; brave; courageous; valiant;
intrepid. Multi-Version Concordance Valorous (1 Occurrence). ...
/v/valorous.htm - 6k

Virtuous (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Possessing or exhibiting virtue. 2. (a.)
Exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave. ...
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Living (3112 Occurrences)
... It gives "a perfect picture of true service, which should be as brave as the lion,
patient as the ox, aspiring as the eagle, intelligent as man" (Milligan in ...
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Lionlike (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Like a lion; brave as a lion. Multi-Version
Concordance Lionlike (2 Occurrences). 2 Samuel 23:20 And ...
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Gammadim (1 Occurrence)
... 27:11) brave warriors; RV marg., "valorous men;" others interpret this word as meaning
"short-swordsmen," or "daring ones", the name of a class of men who were ...
/g/gammadim.htm - 7k

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Brave: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Brave (15 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 14:52
There was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him to him.
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1 Samuel 16:18
Then one of the young men answered, and said, "Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a comely person; and Yahweh is with him."
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2 Samuel 2:7
Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them."
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2 Samuel 13:28
Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "Mark now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine; and when I tell you,'Strike Amnon,' then kill him. Don't be afraid. Haven't I commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant!"
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2 Samuel 17:10
Even he who is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, will utterly melt; for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and those who are with him are valiant men.
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1 Chronicles 5:24
These were the heads of their fathers' houses: even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valor, famous men, heads of their fathers' houses.
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1 Chronicles 7:40
All these were the children of Asher, heads of the fathers' houses, choice and mighty men of valor, chief of the princes. The number of them reckoned by genealogy for service in war was twenty-six thousand men.
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1 Chronicles 8:40
The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, one hundred fifty. All these were of the sons of Benjamin.
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1 Chronicles 12:8
Of the Gadites there separated themselves to David to the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, that could handle shield and spear; whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the roes on the mountains;
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1 Chronicles 12:21
They helped David against the band of rovers: for they were all mighty men of valor, and were captains in the army.
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1 Chronicles 12:28
and Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty-two captains.
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1 Chronicles 12:30
Of the children of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valor, famous men in their fathers' houses.
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1 Chronicles 28:1
David assembled all the princes of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the captains of the companies who served the king by division, and the captains of thousands, and the captains of hundreds, and the rulers over all the substance and possessions of the king and of his sons, with the officers, and the mighty men, even all the mighty men of valor, to Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 14:8
Asa had an army that bore bucklers and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew bows, two hundred eighty thousand: all these were mighty men of valor.
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Isaiah 33:7
See, the men of war are sorrowing outside the town: those who came looking for peace are weeping bitterly.



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