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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Forsaken; poverty-stricken; not having in possession (something necessary, or desirable); deficient; lacking; devoid; -- often followed by of.

2. (a.) Not possessing the necessaries of life; in a condition of want; needy; without possessions or resources; very poor.

3. (v. t.) To leave destitute; to forsake; to abandon.

4. (v. t.) To make destitute; to cause to be in want; to deprive; -- followed by of.

5. (v. t.) To disappoint.

4433. ptocheuo -- to be a beggar, be destitute
... to be a beggar, be destitute. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ptocheuo Phonetic
Spelling: (pto-khyoo'-o) Short Definition: I am in poverty Definition: I ...
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3007. leipo -- to leave, leave behind
... be destitute, lack. A primary verb; to leave, ie (intransitively or passively) to
fail or be absent -- be destitute (wanting), lack. (leipei) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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4434. ptochos -- (of one who crouches and cowers, hence) beggarly ...
... hence) beggarly, poor. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: ptochos Phonetic
Spelling: (pto-khos') Short Definition: poor, destitute Definition: poor ...
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5302. hustereo -- to come late, be behind, come short
... Word Origin from husteros Definition to come late, be behind, come short NASB Word
Usage am...lacking (1), come short (1), comes short (1), destitute (1), fall ...
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642. aporphanizo -- to be bereaved
... Word Origin from apo and orphanizo (to make orphan, destitute) Definition to be
bereaved NASB Word Usage taken away (1). to make an orphan of. ...
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2050. eremosis -- a making desolate
... devastation. 2050 (from 2049 , "lay waste, make destitute, barren") --
(desecration) that results from being cut off (isolated). Word ...
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650. apostereo -- to defraud, deprive of
... defraud, deprive. From apo and stereo (to deprive); to despoil -- defraud, destitute,
kept back by fraud. see GREEK apo. (apesteremenos) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6199. arar -- stripped, destitute
... 6198, 6199. arar. 6200 . stripped, destitute. Transliteration: arar Phonetic
Spelling: (ar-awr') Short Definition: destitute. Word ...
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2638. chaser -- needy, lacking, in want of
... destitute, fail, lack, have need, void, want. From chacer; lacking; hence, without --
destitute, fail, lack, have need, void, want. see HEBREW chacer. ...
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6168. arah -- to be naked or bare
... leave destitute, discover, empty, make naked, pour out, rase, spread self,
uncover. A primitive root; to be (causatively, make) bare ...
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5800. azab -- to leave, forsake, loose
... commit self, fail, forsake, fortify, help, leave destitute, off, refuse,
A primitive root; to loosen, ie Relinquish, permit, etc. ...
/hebrew/5800.htm - 5k

7326. rush -- to be in want or poor
... root Definition to be in want or poor NASB Word Usage am a poor (1), destitute
(1), lack (1), poor (18), poor man (2), pretends to be poor (1). ...
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8074. shamem -- to be desolated or appalled
... 1), causes horror (1), causing consternation (1), desolate (22), desolated (4),
desolating (1), desolation (5), desolations (3), destitute (1), destroy (1 ...
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2310. chadel -- forbearing, lacking
... he that forbears, frail, rejected. From chadal; vacant, ie Ceasing or destitute --
he that forbeareth, frail, rejected. see HEBREW chadal. 2309, 2310. ...
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6185. ariri -- stripped
... Word Origin from arar Definition stripped NASB Word Usage childless (4). childless.
From arar; bare, ie Destitute (of children) -- childless. see HEBREW arar. ...
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34. ebyon -- in want, needy, poor
... beggar, needy, poor man. From 'abah, in the sense of want (especially in feeling);
destitute -- beggar, needy, poor (man). see HEBREW 'abah. 33, 34. ...
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Why Man is Destitute of Natural Weapons and Covering
... III."Philosophical Works. VII. Why man is destitute of natural weapons and
covering. 1. But what means the uprightness of his figure? ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/vii why man is destitute.htm

From the Previous Part of the Work we Clearly See How Completely ...
... Of Prayer. John Calvin Chapter 1 FROM the previous part of the work we clearly
see how completely destitute man is? FROM the previous ...
/.../calvin/of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 1 from the previous.htm

Argument: Moreover, what Will Happen to the Christians Themselves ...
... XII."Argument: Moreover, What Will Happen to the Christians Themselves After Death,
May Be Anticipated from the Fact that Even Now They are Destitute of All ...
/.../the octavius of minucius felix/chapter xii argument moreover what will.htm

If the Heathen, and those who are Strangers to the True Knowledge ...
... (Rom. i, 18-21, 25, 28; ii, 14, 15.) Without this explanation there will be a
contradiction in this enunciation. "He who is entirely destitute of the true ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/article xv if the heathen.htm

John Chapter xvi. 12, 13 (Continued).
... Beware, with fear and prayer, of rushing into that mystery of Solomon's, where
"the woman that is foolish and brazen-faced, and become destitute of bread ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xcvii john chapter xvi.htm

The Fig-Tree Cursed. (Matt. , xxi. , 18; Mark, xi. , 12. ) ...
... The fig-tree, rich in foliage, but destitute of fruit, represents the Jewish people,
so abundant in outward shows of piety, but destitute of its reality. ...
/.../section 245 the fig-tree cursed.htm

Maximus, Bishop of Jerusalem.
... "You assert, then, that matter, destitute of all qualities ... "But matter was destitute
of qualities and of form: this I assumed at the outset of the discussion. ...
// decretals/maximus bishop of jerusalem.htm

... because there is no faith in them, are not even capable of being convinced; but
they are always pulling down and building up, and so are found destitute of all ...
/.../unknown/the decretals/ancient syriac documents bardesan.htm

The Vanity of Idols.
... Are they not blind? Are they not without life? Are they not destitute of feeling?
Are they not incapable of motion? Are they not all liable to rot? ...
/.../the epistle of mathetes to diognetus/chapter ii the vanity of idols.htm

Superstitions of the Jews.
... For while the Gentiles, by offering such things to those that are destitute of sense
and hearing, furnish an example of madness; they, on the other hand by ...
/.../the epistle of mathetes to diognetus/chapter iii superstitions of the jews.htm

Destitute (25 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To leave destitute; to forsake; to abandon. 4. (vt) To make destitute; to
cause to be in want; to deprive; -- followed by of. 5. (vt) To disappoint. ...
/d/destitute.htm - 13k

Poor (276 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (superl.) Destitute of property; wanting in
material riches or goods; needy; indigent. 2. (superl.) So ...
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Bald (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Destitute of the natural or common covering on the head or top, as of hair,
feathers, foliage, trees, etc.; as, a bald head; a bald oak. ...
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Empty (84 Occurrences)
... 3. (superl.) Having nothing to carry; unburdened. 4. (superl.) Destitute of effect,
sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats. ...
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Fatherless (44 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Destitute of a living father; as, a fatherless
child. 2. (a.) Without a known author. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Dark (234 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting,
or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color ...
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Desolate (189 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Destitute or deprived of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited; hence, gloomy;
as, a desolate isle; a desolate wilderness; a desolate house. ...
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Black (52 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot
or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white ...
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Void (64 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Being without; destitute; free; wanting; devoid; as, void of learning, or
of common use. 4. (a.) Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain. ...
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Lack (86 Occurrences)
... of sufficient food. 3. (vt) To blame; to find fault with. 4. (vt) To be
without or destitute of; to want; to need. 5. (vi) To be ...
/l/lack.htm - 33k

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Destitute (25 Occurrences)

Romans 1:30
They were secret backbiters, open slanderers; hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful; inventors of new forms of sin, disobedient to parents, destitute of common sense,

1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;

1 Corinthians 13:1
If I can speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but am destitute of Love, I have but become a loud-sounding trumpet or a clanging cymbal.

1 Corinthians 13:2
If I possess the gift of prophecy and am versed in all mysteries and all knowledge, and have such absolute faith that I can remove mountains, but am destitute of Love, I am nothing.

1 Corinthians 13:3
And if I distribute all my possessions to the poor, and give up my body to be burned, but am destitute of Love, it profits me nothing.

1 Corinthians 16:22
If any one is destitute of love to the Lord, let him be accursed. OUR LORD IS COMING.

1 Timothy 6:5
constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. Withdraw yourself from such.

2 Timothy 3:3
destitute of natural affection, unforgiving, slanderers. They will have no self-control, but will be brutal, opposed to goodness,

Hebrews 11:37
They were stoned. They were sawn apart. They were tempted. They were slain with the sword. They went around in sheep skins and in goat skins; being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

James 2:15
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,

1 John 3:14
As for us, we know that we have already passed out of death into Life--because we love our brother men. He who is destitute of love continues dead.

1 John 4:8
He who is destitute of love has never had any knowledge of God; because God is love.

Genesis 24:27
And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.

Genesis 45:11
There I will nourish you; for there are yet five years of famine; lest you come to poverty, you, and your household, and all that you have."'
(See NIV)

Job 20:19
For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.
(See NIV)

Psalms 82:3
Judge the poor and fatherless: Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Psalms 102:17
He has responded to the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.

Psalms 141:8
For my eyes are on you, Yahweh, the Lord. In you, I take refuge. Don't leave my soul destitute.

Proverbs 12:9
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoreth himself, and is destitute of bread.

Proverbs 15:21
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

Proverbs 31:8
Open thy mouth for the dumb, in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 3:26
And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.
(See NIV)

Lamentations 1:16
For these I am weeping, My eye, my eye, is running down with waters, For, far from me hath been a comforter, Refreshing my soul, My sons have been desolate, For mighty hath been an enemy.
(See NIV)

Lamentations 4:5
Those eating of dainties have been desolate in out-places, Those supported on scarlet have embraced dunghills.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 32:15
When I shall make the land of Egypt desolate and waste, a land destitute of that of which it was full, when I shall strike all those who dwell therein, then shall they know that I am Yahweh.



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