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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor.

2. (a.) Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result.

3. (a.) Not hasty or sudden; slow.

4. (v. t.) To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question.

5. (v. i.) To take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.

1011. bouleuo -- to take counsel, deliberate
... to take counsel, deliberate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: bouleuo Phonetic
Spelling: (bool-yoo'-o) Short Definition: I deliberate, take counsel ...
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1012. boule -- counsel
... counsel. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: boule Phonetic Spelling:
(boo-lay') Short Definition: counsel, deliberate wisdom Definition: counsel ...
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4823. sumbouleuo -- to take counsel together, advise
... 1), plotted together (2). deliberate, plot, advise. From sun and bouleuo;
to give (or take) advice jointly, ie Recommend, deliberate ...
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4496. rhipto -- to throw, cast, spec. to throw off, toss
... the base of rhapizo, through the idea of sudden motion); to fling (properly, with
a quick toss, thus differing from ballo, which denotes a deliberate hurl; and ...
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4817. sullogizomai -- to reckon, to compute, ie to reason
... reason with. From sun and logizomai; to reckon together (with oneself), ie
Deliberate -- reason with. see GREEK sun. see GREEK logizomai. ...
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3892. paranomia -- lawbreaking
... justice. 3892 ("transgression") emphasizes the deliberate defiance with
sinning against the Lord (used only in 2 Pet 2:16). Word ...
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1578. ekklino -- to deviate, to turn away (from someone or ...
... from 1537 , " and " and 2827 , "bend") -- properly, to bow out (turn away), with
its inevitable (out-come); exclude; avoid by deliberate, decisive rejection ...
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1351. dilogos -- given to repetition, double-tongued
... 1351 ("double-speaking") describes someone leaving a deliberate -- acting like a
spiritual "weathervane" by reversing their position (taking different sides of ...
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5368. phileo -- to love
... for (denoting personal attachment, as a matter of sentiment or feeling; while agapao
is wider, embracing especially the judgment and the deliberate assent of ...
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1586. eklego -- to select
... 1586 (from 1537 , "out of" and 3004 , " to a conclusion") -- properly, to select
(choose) out of, by a highly deliberate choice (ie real heart-preference) with ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3289. yaats -- to advise, counsel
... A primitive root; to advise; reflexively, to deliberate or resolve -- advertise,
take advise, advise (well), consult, (give, take) counsel(-lor), determine ...
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Whether the Damned by Right and Deliberate Reason Would Wish not ...
by right and deliberate reason would wish not to be? ...
/.../ theologica/whether the damned by right.htm

The Sad Case of a Relapse into Known and Deliberate Sin, after ...
/.../the rise and progress of religion in the soul/chapter xxiii the sad case.htm

Whether Venial Sin Can be in the Higher Reason as Such?
... Now every inordinate movement in things concerning God, if it be deliberate, is
a mortal sin. Therefore venial sin is never in the higher reason as such. ...
// theologica/whether venial sin can be.htm

Whether an Individual Action Can be Indifferent?
... For since it belongs to the reason to direct; if an action that proceeds from
deliberate reason be not directed to the due end, it is, by that fact alone ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether an individual action can.htm

Ephesians ii. 3-Jan
... it is no crime to partake, nor is there any peril in it, inasmuch as there is no
blame attached to it, for it is a matter of nature, not of deliberate choice. ...
/.../homily iv ephesians ii 3-jan.htm

Whether a Mortal Sin Can Become Venial?
... venial by reason of the imperfection of the act, because then it does not completely
fulfil the conditions of a moral act, since it is not a deliberate, but a ...
// theologica/whether a mortal sin can.htm

Whether the Sin of Consent to the Act is in the Higher Reason?
... The apprehension of the power of imagination is sudden and indeliberate: wherefore
it can cause an act before the higher or lower reason has time to deliberate ...
/...// theologica/whether the sin of consent.htm

Letter v. --The Fear of Being Wanting in Submission.
... It is a certain and known fact that when one no longer commits either mortal or
deliberate venial sin one makes more progress in the ways of God by suffering ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/letter v the fear of being.htm

The Speaking Voice
... Muffled speech is almost as objectionable as stammering. It enhances the pleasure
and quality of conversation to speak in deliberate style. ...
// on talking/the speaking voice.htm

An Unanswerable Question.
... The other is that which we exercise by some conscious effort of the will,
and with some deliberate purpose or intention. Now, in ...
/.../percival/sermons at rugby/viii an unanswerable question.htm

Deliberate (2 Occurrences)
... or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect;
slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or ...
/d/deliberate.htm - 7k

Consult (27 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate
together; to confer. ... 4. (vt) To deliberate upon; to take for. ...
/c/consult.htm - 16k

Assassination (1 Occurrence)
... 35:11, 25-28 Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:3, 4, 6 Joshua 20:3, 5, 6; Joshua
21:13, 21, 27, 32, 38, irrespective of whether willful, deliberate killing is ...
/a/assassination.htm - 10k

March (41 Occurrences)
... side. 4. (vi) To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave,
deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily. 5 ...
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Premeditate (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vi) To think, consider, deliberate, or revolve in the mind, beforehand.
3. (a.) Premeditated; deliberate. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/p/premeditate.htm - 7k

Cain (18 Occurrences)
... impenitence. His jealousy of Abel, unrepented of, increases until it
culminates in deliberate murder. Deliberate, for in Genesis ...
/c/cain.htm - 23k

Counsel (192 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence. ...
4. (n.) Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan. ...
/c/counsel.htm - 39k

Ananias (11 Occurrences)
... (3) The severity of the Judgment can be justified by the consideration that the
act was "the first open venture of deliberate wickedness" (Meyer) within the ...
/a/ananias.htm - 19k

Delegation (5 Occurrences)

/d/delegation.htm - 8k

... inadvertence, committed within the covenant. Deliberate sins fall outside
the scope of priestly mediation. (2) While sin includes ...
/m/mediation.htm - 38k

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Deliberate: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Deliberate (2 Occurrences)

Luke 14:31
Or what king, marching to encounter another king in war, does not first sit down and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand men to meet the one who is advancing against him with twenty thousand?

Romans 8:28
Now we know that for those who love God all things are working together for good--for those, I mean, whom with deliberate purpose He has called.



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