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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Qualified; adequate; sufficient; suitable; capable; legally fit.

2. (a.) Rightfully or properly belonging; incident; -- followed by to.

2425. hikanos -- sufficient, fit
... From hiko (hikano or hikneomai, akin to heko) (to arrive); competent (as if coming
in season), ie Ample (in amount) or fit (in character) -- able, + content ...
// - 8k

2427. hikanoo -- to make sufficient
... fit, qualify. Cognate: 2427 -- properly, reaching the place of and hence
making someone , ie (competent). See 2425 (). Word Origin ...
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370. anaxios -- unworthy
... a to .". Word Origin from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and axios Definition
unworthy NASB Word Usage competent (1). unworthy. From a ...
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1840. exischuo -- to have strength enough
... be able. From ek and ischuo; to have full strength, ie Be entirely competent --
be able. see GREEK ek. see GREEK ischuo. (exischusete) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
// - 7k

1320. didaskalos -- an instructor
... 1321 , "to teach") -- a teacher, an instructor acknowledged for their mastery in
their field of learning; in Scripture, a Bible teacher, competent in theology. ...
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Of those Things that are Competent to Religious (Six Articles)
consider the things that are competent to religious; and ...
/...// theologica/of those things that are 3.htm

Moreover, those who are Competent, and who are Advanced in Years.. ...
... V."The Epistle to Bishop Basilides. Canon III. Moreover, those who are
competent, and who are advanced in years? Moreover, those ...
/.../dionysius/the works of dionysius/canon iii moreover those who.htm

Whether the Reason of any Man is Competent to Make Laws?
the reason of any man is competent to make laws? Objection ...
// theologica/whether the reason of any.htm

The Power of God Fully Competent to Effect the Resurrection of the ...
... Chapter XI."The Power of God Fully Competent to Effect the Resurrection
of the Flesh. Thus far touching my eulogy of the flesh ...
/.../tertullian/on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter xi the power of god.htm

Repentance More Competent to Heathens than to Christians.
... Chapter X."Repentance More Competent to Heathens Than to Christians. When,
therefore, the yoke which forbade the discussion of ...
/.../tertullian/on modesty/chapter x repentance more competent to.htm

That the Fast of Lent is not Sufficient to Make us Competent to ...
... Homily XX. That the fast of Lent is not sufficient to make us competent
to partake of? That the fast of Lent is not sufficient ...
/.../ the priesthood/homily xx that the fast.htm

Whether Adoption is Rightly Defined?
... Therefore whoever is competent to beget a child naturally is competent to adopt. ...
Therefore he is especially competent to adopt someone as his child. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether adoption is rightly defined.htm

Whether Magnanimity is a virtue?
... Reply to Objection 2: The mutual connection of the virtues does not apply to their
acts, as though every one were competent to practice the acts of all the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether magnanimity is a virtue.htm

Whether the Judicial Power Corresponds to Voluntary Poverty?
... etc. Since then those who are voluntarily poor are not all apostles, it
would seem that the judicial power is not competent to all. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the judicial power corresponds.htm

The Character of the New Testament Scripture.
... 3. A declaration of competent persons to prove that these witnesses were known as
honest and trustworthy people, disinterested and competent to judge. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxxv the character of the.htm

Competent (9 Occurrences)
...Competent (9 Occurrences). ... Has it come to this, that there does not exist among you
a single wise man competent to decide between a man and his brother, (WEY). ...
/c/competent.htm - 9k

Competency (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The state of being competent; fitness; ability;
adequacy; power. 2. (n.) Property or means sufficient ...
/c/competency.htm - 7k

Instruct (34 Occurrences)
... even apart from my teaching, you are already full of goodness of heart, and enriched
with complete Christian knowledge, and are also competent to instruct one ...
/i/instruct.htm - 16k

Trial (45 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) The formal examination of the matter in issue in a cause before a competent
tribunal; the mode of determining a question of fact in a court of law; the ...
/t/trial.htm - 52k

Able (730 Occurrences)
... sufficient power, strength, force, skill, means, or resources of any kind to accomplish
the object; possessed of qualifications rendering competent for some end ...
/a/able.htm - 36k

Administrator (8 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A man who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator
when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration ...
/a/administrator.htm - 9k

Sufficient (28 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent;
as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the ...
/s/sufficient.htm - 15k

Miracle (15 Occurrences)
... testimony of such witnesses. The witnesses were competent, and their testimony
is trustworthy. Unbelievers, following Hume, deny ...
/m/miracle.htm - 44k

Quickens (4 Occurrences)
... being; (DBY). 2 Corinthians 3:6 who has also made us competent, as ministers
of the new covenant; not of letter, but of spirit. For the ...
/q/quickens.htm - 7k

Verify (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (vt) To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination or competent
evidence; to authenticate; as, to verify a written statement; to verify an ...
/v/verify.htm - 7k

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Competent (9 Occurrences)

Romans 15:14
But as to you, brethren, I am convinced-- yes, I Paul am convinced--that, even apart from my teaching, you are already full of goodness of heart, and enriched with complete Christian knowledge, and are also competent to instruct one another.

1 Corinthians 3:10
In discharge of the task which God graciously entrusted to me, I--like a competent master-builder--have laid a foundation, and others are building upon it. But let every one be careful how and what he builds.

1 Corinthians 6:2
Don't you know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to put you to shame. Has it come to this, that there does not exist among you a single wise man competent to decide between a man and his brother,

2 Corinthians 2:16
to the last-named an odor of death predictive of death, and to the others an odor of life predictive of life. And for such service as this who is competent?

2 Corinthians 3:5
not that of ourselves we are competent to decide anything by our own reasonings, but our competency comes from God.

2 Corinthians 3:6
It is He also who has made us competent to serve Him in connexion with a new Covenant, which is not a written code but a Spirit; for the written code inflicts death, but the Spirit gives Life.

2 Timothy 2:2
All that you have been taught by me in the hearing of many witnesses, you must hand on to trusty men who shall themselves, in turn, be competent to instruct others also.

Daniel 1:4
youths in whom was no blemish, but well-favored, and skillful in all wisdom, and endowed with knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability to stand in the king's palace; and that he should teach them the learning and the language of the Chaldeans.
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