Cavil
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To raise captious and frivolous objections; to find fault without good reason.

2. (v. t.) To cavil at.

3. (n.) A captious or frivolous objection.

Greek
4802. suzeteo -- to examine together, hence to dispute
... From sun and zeteo; to investigate jointly, ie Discuss, controvert, cavil -- dispute
(with), enquire, question (with), reason (together). see GREEK sun. ...
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The Absurd Cavil of the Ass's Head Disposed Of.
... Book I. Chapter XI. "The Absurd Cavil of the Ass's Head Disposed of. In this
matter we are (said to be) guilty not merely of forsaking ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/ad nationes/chapter xi name absurd cavil.htm

He Replies to the Cavil that the one who is Born must be of one ...
... Book VII. Chapter III. He replies to the cavil that the one who is born
must be of one substance with the one who bears. The second ...
/.../cassian/the seven books of john cassian /chapter iii he replies to.htm

Simon's Cavil.
... Book II. Chapter XLVII."Simon's Cavil. To this Simon replied: [658] "From
the words of your master I shall refute you, because ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xlvii simons cavil.htm

Another Cavil Met, IE , the Devil who Instigated Man to Sin ...
... Chapter X."Another Cavil Met, ie, the Devil Who Instigated Man to Sin Himself the
Creature of God Nay, the Primeval Cherub Only Was God's Work. ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter x another cavil met i e.htm

Another Cavil Answered, IE , the Fall Imputable to God, Because ...
... Chapter IX."Another Cavil Answered, Ie, the Fall Imputable to God, Because Man's
Soul is a Portion of the Spiritual Essence of the Creator. ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter ix another cavil answered i e.htm

The Heretics Called the Flesh "The Vessel of the Soul," in Order ...
... Responsibility of the Body. Their Cavil Turns Upon Themselves and Shows the
Flesh to Be a Sharer in Human Actions. When, however, we ...
/.../on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter xvi the heretics called the.htm

God's Purposes in Election and Rejection of the Same Men, Such as ...
... Chapter XXIII."God's Purposes in Election and Rejection of the Same Men, Such
as King Saul, Explained, in Answer to the Marcionite Cavil. ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xxiii gods purposes in election.htm

Christ was Truly Born; Marcion's Absurd Cavil in Defence of a ...
... Wherein Christ is shown to be the Son of God, Who created the world Chapter
XI."Christ Was Truly Born; Marcion's Absurd Cavil in Defence of a Putative ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xi christ was truly born.htm

The Rich Women of Piety who Followed Jesus Christ's Teaching by ...
... Chapter XIX."The Rich Women of Piety Who Followed Jesus Christ's Teaching by Parables
The Marcionite Cavil Derived from Christ's Remark, When Told of His ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xix the rich women of.htm

If God had Anyhow Checked Man's Liberty, Marcion Would have Been ...
... Chapter VII."If God Had Anyhow Checked Man's Liberty, Marcion Would Have Been Ready
with Another and Opposite Cavil. Man's Fall Foreseen by God. ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter vii if god had anyhow.htm

Thesaurus
Cavil (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To raise captious and frivolous objections; to find fault without good reason.
2. (vt) To cavil at. ... Multi-Version Concordance Cavil (2 Occurrences). ...
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Quarrel (22 Occurrences)
... contend; to fight. 13. (vi) To find fault; to cavil; as, to quarrel with
one's lot. 14. (vt) To quarrel with. 15. (vt) To compel ...
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Uttering (10 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Uttering (10 Occurrences). Luke 5:21 Then the Scribes
and Pharisees began to cavil, asking, "Who is this, uttering blasphemies? ...
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Exception (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; --
usually followed by to or against. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Difficulty (12 Occurrences)
... difficulties in theology. 3. (n.) A controversy; a falling out; a
disagreement; an objection; a cavil. 4. (n.) Embarrassment of ...
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Moulded (2 Occurrences)
... (pp) of Mould. Multi-Version Concordance Moulded (2 Occurrences). Romans 9:20 Nay,
but who are you, a mere man, that you should cavil against GOD? ...
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Mere (56 Occurrences)
... for the nation, (WEY). Romans 9:20 Nay, but who are you, a mere man, that
you should cavil against GOD? Shall the thing moulded say ...
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Cave's (2 Occurrences)

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Contradictions (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (a.) Filled with contradictions; inconsistent. 2. (a.) Inclined to contradict
or cavil. Multi-Version Concordance Contradictions (1 Occurrence). ...
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Cavilleth (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Cavil (2 Occurrences)

Luke 5:21
Then the Scribes and Pharisees began to cavil, asking, "Who is this, uttering blasphemies? Who but God alone can forgive sins?"
(WEY)

Romans 9:20
Nay, but who are you, a mere man, that you should cavil against GOD? Shall the thing moulded say to him who moulded it, "Why have you made me thus?"
(WEY)

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