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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.

2. (v. i.) To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet.

3. (v. i.) To take dismay or fright; to be filled with dismay.

4. (v. t.) Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.

5. (v. t.) Condition fitted to dismay; ruin.

Greek
4423. ptoesis -- a fluttering, excitement, hence terror
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: ptoesis Phonetic Spelling: (pto'-ay-sis) Short
Definition: terror, consternation Definition: terror, consternation, dismay. ...
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4928. sunoche -- a holding together, fig. distress
... Word Origin from sunecho Definition a holding together, fig. distress NASB
Word Usage anguish (1), dismay (1). anguish, distress. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1670. deabah -- faintness, dismay
... 1669, 1670. deabah. 1671 . faintness, dismay. Transliteration: deabah
Phonetic Spelling: (deh-aw-baw') Short Definition: dismay. ...
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928. behalah -- dismay, sudden terror or ruin
... 927, 928. behalah. 929 . dismay, sudden terror or ruin. Transliteration: behalah
Phonetic Spelling: (beh-haw-law') Short Definition: terror. ...
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1205. beathah -- terror, dismay
... 1204, 1205. beathah. 1206 . terror, dismay. Transliteration: beathah
Phonetic Spelling: (beh-aw-thaw') Short Definition: terror. ...
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927. behal -- to alarm, dismay
... 926, 927. behal. 928 . to alarm, dismay. Transliteration: behal Phonetic
Spelling: (be-hal') Short Definition: alarmed. Word Origin ...
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2865. chathath -- to be shattered or dismayed
... root Definition to be shattered or dismayed NASB Word Usage been shattered (3),
break (1), cracked (1), dismay (1), dismayed (26), frighten (1), shatter (1 ...
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2866. chathath -- terror
... Word Origin from chathath Definition terror NASB Word Usage terror (1). casting
down. From chathath; dismay -- casting down. see HEBREW chathath. 2865, 2866. ...
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8173. sha'a' -- to be smeared over, blinded
... primitive root; (in a good acceptation) to look upon (with complacency), ie Fondle,
please or amuse (self); (in a bad one) to look about (in dismay), ie Stare ...
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8047. shammah -- waste, horror
... Definition waste, horror NASB Word Usage appalling (1), desolate (2), desolation
(10), desolations (1), destroyed (1), destruction (1), dismay (1), horror (9 ...
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Library

A Moment's Flashing Glance of Half-Amused Dismay at Angela...
... A moment's flashing glance of half-amused dismay at Angela� A moment's flashing
glance of half-amused dismay at Angela, and the Comtesse Sylvie had vanished. ...
/.../corelli/the master-christian/xii a moments flashing glance.htm

Death's Dark and Moonless Night,
... Its fearful journey makes; Let not a spirit of dismay. Depress me on the awful way.
II. ... Let not a spirit of dismay. Depress me on the awful way. III. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the apostolic church/deaths dark and moonless night.htm

Significant Phrases
... confession and doubt. confidence and loyalty. confusion and dismay. congratulations
and welcomings. ... disgrace and ruin. disgust and dismay. dishonor and ruin. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section ii significant phrases.htm

The King's Courts
... 'Thou shalt not commit adultery.'". Every hearer stood aghast. A death-like
hush fell on the assembly, which probably broke up in dismay. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/meyer/john the baptist/x the kings courts.htm

Peter's Denial and Repentance.
... and that he was now in the place of all others where it was likely to be avenged,
suddenly in a moment of infatuation, and doubtless to the dismay of his fellow ...
/.../xviii peters denial and repentance.htm

The Advance of Xerxes into Greece.
... the Greek fleet."Jealousy of the Athenians."Situation of the Athenians."Eurybiades
appointed commander."Debates in the Greek council."Dismay of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter viii the advance of.htm

Never! Never! Never! Never! Never!
... must be his grief when he says""I have trodden the wine-press alone!" "My God, why
hast thou forsaken me?" is the cry of human nature in its uttermost dismay ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 8 1863/never never never never never.htm

The Adventures of Saint David of Wales.
... When the spectators beheld what had occurred, loud cries of grief, anger, and dismay
rent the air; the great Emperor and all his courtiers, from the highest to ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter ten the adventures of.htm

The Reward of Obedience.
... Let no one start with dismay at the idea of a reward of righteousness, saying
virtue is its own reward. Is not virtue then a reward? ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/macdonald/hope of the gospel/the reward of obedience.htm

The Burning of Athens.
... the soldiers, awakened from their slumbers by these unearthly-looking troops, screamed
with fright, and fled in all directions, in utter confusion and dismay. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter x the burning of.htm

Thesaurus
Dismay (16 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet. 3. (vi) To take dismay or fright;
to be filled with dismay. ... 5. (vt) Condition fitted to dismay; ruin. ...
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Appalment (10 Occurrences)
... Appalment (10 Occurrences). Jeremiah 8:21 For the hurt of the daughter of my people
am I hurt: I mourn; dismay hath taken hold on me. (See JPS). ...
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Fearfulness (7 Occurrences)
... break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with
fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay: (WEB ASV ...
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Jehoiakim (37 Occurrences)
... the king destroyed; 2 Kings 45, an appendix from the 4th year, reassuring Baruch
the scribe, in terms of the larger prophetic scale, for his dismay at what he ...
/j/jehoiakim.htm - 33k

Dismayed (69 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Dismay. Multi-Version Concordance
Dismayed (69 Occurrences). John 14:27 Peace I leave with ...
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Horror (51 Occurrences)
... break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with
fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay: (See NAS ...
/h/horror.htm - 23k

Josiah (51 Occurrences)
... of Yahweh," that is, in the temple proper; which book, when Shaphan read therefrom
to the king, caused the latter to rend his robe in dismay and consternation. ...
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Zophar (4 Occurrences)
... of the wicked man's woes to the extreme (20:5-29), and calls forth a straight
contradiction from Job, who, not in wrath, but in dismay, is constrained by ...
/z/zophar.htm - 10k

Jacob (361 Occurrences)
... He now hears with dismay of the approach of his brother Esau with a band of 400
men to meet him. In great agony of mind he prepares for the worst. ...
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Loathed (13 Occurrences)
... why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but
no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay! ...
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Concordance
Dismay (16 Occurrences)

Luke 21:25
And there shall be signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and on the land 'is' distress of nations with perplexity, sea and billow roaring;
(See NAS)

Job 41:22
In his neck abideth strength, And terror danceth before him.
(See JPS NAS NIV)

Psalms 35:4
Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 21:15
It is a joy to the good man to do right, but it is destruction to the workers of evil.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 19:17
And the land of Judah shall be a dismay unto Egypt: every one that thinketh of it shall be afraid for himself, because of the counsel of Jehovah of hosts, which he hath purposed against it.
(DBY)

Jeremiah 1:17
You therefore gird up your waist, and arise, and speak to them all that I command you: don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 8:15
We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!
(WEB ASV)

Jeremiah 8:21
For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt: I mourn; dismay has taken hold on me.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 14:19
Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!
(WEB ASV)

Jeremiah 15:8
Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas; I have brought on them against the mother of the young men a destroyer at noonday: I have caused anguish and terrors to fall on her suddenly.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 48:39
They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.
(Root in KJV JPS WBS)

Ezekiel 4:16
Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay:
(WEB ASV RSV)

Ezekiel 4:17
that they may want bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and pine away in their iniquity.
(Root in WEB ASV RSV)

Ezekiel 7:27
The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with dismay, and the hands of the people of the land shall tremble: I will do unto them according to their way, and with their judgments will I judge them; and they shall know that I am Jehovah.
(DBY)

Ezekiel 12:19
and tell the people of the land, Thus says the Lord Yahweh concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the land of Israel: They shall eat their bread with fearfulness, and drink their water in dismay, that her land may be desolate, and despoiled of all that is therein, because of the violence of all those who dwell therein.
(WEB ASV RSV)

Nahum 2:6
Gates of the rivers have been opened, And the palace is dissolved.
(See RSV)

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