Contended
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(imp. & p. p.) of Contend.
Strong's Hebrew
5327b. natsah -- to struggle
... 5327a, 5327b. natsah. 5327c . to struggle. Transliteration: natsah Short
Definition: contended. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
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8280. sarah -- to persist, exert oneself, persevere
... sarah. 8281 . to persist, exert oneself, persevere. Transliteration: sarah Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-raw') Short Definition: contended. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6229. asaq -- to contend
... asaq. 6230 . to contend. Transliteration: asaq Phonetic Spelling: (aw-sak) Short
Definition: contended. ... root Definition to contend NASB Word Usage contended (1 ...
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4695. matstsuth -- strife, contention
... Word Origin from natsah Definition strife, contention NASB Word Usage quarrel (1).
quarrel. From natsah; a quarrel -- that contended. see HEBREW natsah. ...
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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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Library

Epistle Lxiv. To Rogatianus, Concerning the Deacon who Contended ...
... Epistle LXIV. To Rogatianus, Concerning the Deacon Who Contended Against
the Bishop. Argument."Cyprian Warns the Bishop Rogatianus ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle lxiv to rogatianus concerning.htm

Whether Contention is a Mortal Sin?
... Objection 4: Further, Job seems to have contended with God, according to Job
39:32: "Shall he that contendeth with God be so easily silenced?" And yet Job was ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether contention is a mortal.htm

Acts x. 44, 46
... And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended
with him, saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxiv acts x 44.htm

For those who First, when the Persecution Waxed Warm...
... within, and, as it were by some inward voice, impelled to war down and subdue the
adversary who was exulting; for this they earnestly contended, that he might ...
/.../peter/the writings of peter of alexandria/canon xi for those who.htm

The Heresiarchs of that Age.
... those days. In the guise of a philosopher [1085] he preached the divine
word, and contended for the faith in his writings. He wrote ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xi the heresiarchs of that.htm

That, in the Resurrection, the Substance of Our Bodies, However ...
... flesh as food,"an extremity not unknown, as both ancient history and the unhappy
experience of our own days have taught us,"can it be contended, with any ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 20 that in the resurrection.htm

Whether Christ was a Man During the Three Days of his Death?
... However, some writers have contended that Christ was a man during those three days,
uttering words which are indeed erroneous, yet without intent of error in ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether christ was a man.htm

Whether the Angels Exist in any Great Number?
... Plato contended that the separate substances are the species of sensible things;
as if we were to maintain that human nature is a separate substance of itself ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the angels exist in.htm

The Ceremonies and Discipline Op the Church as Illustrated by ...
... The rite for which they contended had been practised in the Church of Jerusalem
since its very establishment; the ministers by whom they had been taught had ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter xii the ceremonies and.htm

Extracts No. Iii.
... But when you have contended successfully for this (which by no means has any power
to refute his argument) you seem not to realize that there must be as great ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no iii.htm

Thesaurus
Contended (24 Occurrences)
...Contended (24 Occurrences). John 6:52 The Jews therefore contended with one another,
saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?" (WEB DBY WBS). ...
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Reprimanded (5 Occurrences)
... Nehemiah 13:11 Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God
forsaken? I gathered them together, and set them in their place. (See NAS). ...
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Remonstrated (6 Occurrences)
... (DBY). Nehemiah 13:11 Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house
of God forsaken? I gathered them together, and set them in their place. ...
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Argued (20 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). 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. ...
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Contend (56 Occurrences)
... (WBS). 2 Timothy 2:5 And if also a man contend in the games, he is not crowded,
except he have contended lawfully. ... With his hands he contended for himself. ...
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Circumcision (98 Occurrences)
... But Paul would by no means consent to the demand that Titus should be circumcised
(Galatians 2:3-5). The great point for which he contended was the free ...
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Nobles (71 Occurrences)
... Nehemiah 5:7 Then I consulted with myself, and contended with the nobles and the
rulers, and said to them, You exact usury, everyone of his brother. ...
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Summoned (103 Occurrences)
... This is that Dathan and Abiram, summoned of the assembly, who contended against
Moses and against Aaron in the band of Korah, when they contended against ...
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Jonah (30 Occurrences)
... book. Keil, Pusey, Delitzsch, Orelli, J. Kennedy and others have contended
for the historical character of the narrative. A few ...
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Flame (61 Occurrences)
... It has been contended, not without plausibility, that for Jesus Himself the source
of the title may have been the employment of it in the voice from heaven at ...
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Concordance
Contended (24 Occurrences)

John 6:52
The Jews therefore contended with one another, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"
(WEB DBY WBS)

Acts 11:2
When Peter had come up to Jerusalem, those who were of the circumcision contended with him,
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

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!"
(WEB WEY DBY WBS RSV)

Philippians 4:3
yea, I ask thee also, true yokefellow, assist them, who have contended along with me in the glad tidings, with Clement also, and my other fellow-labourers, whose names are in the book of life.
(DBY NIV)

2 Timothy 2:5
And if also a man contend in the games, he is not crowded, except he have contended lawfully.
(ASV)

Genesis 26:20
The herdsmen of Gerar argued with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." He called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.
(WEB JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)

Genesis 26:21
And they digged another well, and contended for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.
(WBS)

Genesis 31:36
Jacob was angry, and argued with Laban. Jacob answered Laban, "What is my trespass? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued after me?
(See NAS)

Exodus 17:2
And the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water, that we may drink! And Moses said to them, Why do ye dispute with me? Why do ye tempt Jehovah?
(DBY WBS)

Numbers 20:3
And the people contended with Moses, and spoke, saying, Would that we had died when our brethren died before Jehovah!
(DBY NAS RSV)

Numbers 20:13
These are the waters of Meribah, where the children of Israel contended with Jehovah, and he hallowed himself in them.
(DBY NAS RSV)

Numbers 26:9
and the sons of Eliab were Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, summoned of the assembly, who contended against Moses and against Aaron in the band of Korah, when they contended against Jehovah.
(DBY NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 33:7
This is the blessing of Judah: and he said, "Hear, Yahweh, the voice of Judah. Bring him in to his people. With his hands he contended for himself. You shall be a help against his adversaries."
(WEB ASV NAS)

Deuteronomy 33:8
Of Levi he said, "Your Thummim and your Urim are with your godly one, whom you proved at Massah, with whom you strove at the waters of Meribah;
(See NAS NIV)

Judges 8:1
The men of Ephraim said to him, "Why have you treated us this way, that you didn't call us, when you went to fight with Midian?" They rebuked him sharply.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 5:7
Then I consulted with myself, and contended with the nobles and the rulers, and said to them, You exact usury, everyone of his brother. I held a great assembly against them.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS)

Nehemiah 13:11
Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? I gathered them together, and set them in their place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Nehemiah 13:17
Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, What evil thing is this that you do, and profane the Sabbath day?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Nehemiah 13:25
I contended with them, and cursed them, and struck certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, You shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor take their daughters for your sons, or for yourselves.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Job 31:13
"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 27:8
In full measure, when Thou sendest her away, Thou dost contend with her; He hath removed her with His rough blast in the day of the east wind.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 41:12
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
(KJV JPS WBS)

Jeremiah 50:24
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou, Babylon, art also taken, and thou wast not aware; thou art found, and also caught, for thou hast contended with Jehovah.
(DBY)

Hosea 12:3
In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he contended with God.
(WEB NAS)

Subtopics

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Foes (95 Occurrences)

Filed (1 Occurrence)

Fellow-labourers (1 Occurrence)

Tibni (2 Occurrences)

Rebuke (77 Occurrences)

Regarding (33 Occurrences)

Esek (1 Occurrence)

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Disputed (10 Occurrences)

Manservant (14 Occurrences)

Manhood (8 Occurrences)

Man-servant (18 Occurrences)

Maturity (5 Occurrences)

Menservants (19 Occurrences)

Profaning (10 Occurrences)

Pluck (41 Occurrences)

Belonging (90 Occurrences)

Bewitch (1 Occurrence)

Balas

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Complaint (29 Occurrences)

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Strife (71 Occurrences)

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