Displeasing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Displease.

2. (a.) Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable.

Greek
4561. sarx -- flesh
... Thus what is " ()" is by definition displeasing to the Lord -- even things that
"respectable!" In short, generally relates to , ie decisions (actions) that ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4561.htm - 8k
Strong's Hebrew
7451a. ra -- bad, evil
... 23), bad* (2), badly (1), deadly (1), defamed* (1), defames* (1), defect* (1),
destroying (1), displease* (1), displeased (1), displeasing (1), distressing (1 ...
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7489a. raa -- to be evil, bad
... 1), brought calamity (1), brought harm (1), damaged (1), disagreeable (1), displease*
(1), displeased (2), displeased* (4), displeasing (6), distressed (2), do ...
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Library

Whether Contrition is the Greatest Possible Sorrow in the World?
... But there are many things more displeasing to the contrite than their past sins;
for they would not prefer to suffer the pains of hell rather than to sin. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether contrition is the greatest.htm

Whether Penance Can be Continuous?
... contrary to penance, so as to destroy the habitual disposition of the penitent,
and by being resolved that his past sins should always be displeasing to him. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether penance can be continuous.htm

And Some Indeed, who are Used to Excuse their Own Sins...
... Him. For, if they were displeasing, say they, surely by His most Almighty
power He would by no means suffer them to take place. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/on continence/section 14 and some indeed.htm

On the Feast of a Holy Bishop
... You know, dear children, that no sins are so displeasing to the God of Gods, as
the haughty arrogance and the proud boasting of man in his own name; because ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tauler/the inner way/sermon xxxii on the feast.htm

Letter ix. --The Love of Creatures and of God.
... On the fear of displeasing God, and deceiving others. ... If this great fear of displeasing
God were anything else but a trial I could very easily dispel it. ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/letter ix the love of creatures.htm

Adorable and Eternal God! Hast Thou Made Me a Free Agent! and ...
... That having the power of pleasing or displeasing, I might be the friend of
God! Of all exaltations in all worlds this is the greatest. ...
/.../traherne/centuries of meditations/43 o adorable and eternal.htm

Pride Even in Such Things as are done Aright must be Avoided. Free ...
... So will He bestow on us whatever pleases Him, that if there be anything
displeasing to Him in us, it will also be displeasing to us. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 36 xxxii pride even in.htm

Whether the Damned Hate God?
... Since, then, He is goodness by His essence, He cannot in Himself be displeasing
to any will; wherefore whoever sees Him in His essence cannot hate Him. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the damned hate god.htm

On Pleasing all Men
... Now "cruelty, malice, envy, hatred, and revenge" are displeasing to all good men,
to all who are endued with sound understanding and genuine piety. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 100 on pleasing all.htm

How it Often Happens that a Discourse which Gives Pleasure to the ...
... who require to be instructed in the faith are brought so frequently to you, ought
to help you to understand that your discourse is not displeasing to others as ...
/.../on the catechising of the uninstructed/chapter 2 how it often happens.htm

Thesaurus
Displeasing (31 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Displeasing (31 Occurrences). 1 ... midst. They are
displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind; (WEY). ...
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Displeasure (12 Occurrences)

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Distressed (70 Occurrences)
... Genesis 45:5 and now, be not grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that
ye sold me hither, for to preserve life hath God sent me before you. ...
/d/distressed.htm - 27k

Unpleasant (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing;
offensive. Multi-Version Concordance Unpleasant (3 Occurrences). ...
/u/unpleasant.htm - 7k

Unacceptable (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant;
disagreeable; displeasing; offensive. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/u/unacceptable.htm - 7k

Offensive (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Giving offense; causing displeasure or
resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words. ...
/o/offensive.htm - 11k

Exceedingly (167 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 18:8 And it is displeasing to Saul exceedingly, and this thing is evil
in his eyes, and he saith, 'They have given to David myriads, and to me they ...
/e/exceedingly.htm - 37k

Lengthening (5 Occurrences)
... and the Ashdodites, that lengthening hath gone up to the walls of Jerusalem, that
the breeches have begun to be stopped, then it is very displeasing to them ...
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Enemies (317 Occurrences)
... and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the
enemies of all mankind; (WEY). Hebrews 1:13 But which of ...
/e/enemies.htm - 40k

Damn
... 3. (vt) To condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denunciation,
hissing, hooting, etc. 4. (vi) To invoke damnation; to curse. Int. ...
/d/damn.htm - 13k

Concordance
Displeasing (31 Occurrences)

1 Thessalonians 2:15
Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind;
(WEY)

Genesis 4:5
and unto Cain and unto his present He hath not looked; and it is very displeasing to Cain, and his countenance is fallen.
(YLT)

Genesis 18:30
And he saith, 'Let it not be, I Pray thee, displeasing to the Lord, and I speak: peradventure there are found there thirty?' and He saith, 'I do 'it' not, if I find there thirty.'
(YLT)

Genesis 18:32
And he saith, 'Let it not be, I pray Thee, displeasing to the Lord, and I speak only this time: peradventure there are found there ten?' and He saith, 'I do not destroy 'it', because of the ten.'
(YLT)

Genesis 21:11
The thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight on account of his son.
(See RSV)

Genesis 28:8
Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan didn't please Isaac, his father.
(See NIV)

Genesis 31:35
and she saith unto her father, 'Let it not be displeasing in the eyes of my lord that I am not able to rise at thy presence, for the way of women 'is' on me;' and he searcheth, and hath not found the teraphim.
(YLT)

Genesis 31:36
And it is displeasing to Jacob, and he striveth with Laban; and Jacob answereth and saith to Laban, 'What 'is' my transgression? what my sin, that thou hast burned after me?
(YLT)

Genesis 34:7
and the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard, and the men grieve themselves, and it 'is' very displeasing to them, for folly he hath done against Israel, to lie with the daughter of Jacob -- and so it is not done.
(YLT)

Genesis 38:10
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him also.
(See NAS RSV)

Genesis 45:5
and now, be not grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that ye sold me hither, for to preserve life hath God sent me before you.
(YLT)

Exodus 21:8
If she doesn't please her master, who has married her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no right to sell her to a foreign people, seeing he has dealt deceitfully with her.
(See NAS)

Numbers 16:15
And it is very displeasing to Moses, and he saith unto Jehovah, 'Turn not Thou unto their present; not one ass from them have I taken, nor have I afflicted one of them.'
(YLT)

Numbers 22:34
And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD: 'I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me; now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back.'
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 24:1
When a man takes a wife, and marries her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 8:6
But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said: 'Give us a king to judge us.' And Samuel prayed unto the LORD.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 15:11
I have repented that I caused Saul to reign for king, for he hath turned back from after Me, and My words he hath not performed;' and it is displeasing to Samuel, and he crieth unto Jehovah all the night.
(YLT)

1 Samuel 18:8
And it is displeasing to Saul exceedingly, and this thing is evil in his eyes, and he saith, 'They have given to David myriads, and to me they have given the thousands, and more to him 'is' only the kingdom;'
(YLT)

1 Samuel 20:7
If thus he say: Good; peace 'is' for thy servant; and if it be very displeasing to him -- know that the evil hath been determined by him;
(YLT)

2 Samuel 3:8
And it is displeasing to Abner exceedingly, because of the words of Ish-Bosheth, and he saith, 'The head of a dog 'am' I -- that in reference to Judah to-day I do kindness with the house of Saul thy father, unto his brethren, and unto his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David -- that thou chargest against me iniquity concerning the woman to-day?
(YLT)

2 Samuel 6:8
And it is displeasing to David, because that Jehovah hath broken forth a breach upon Uzzah, and 'one' calleth that place Perez-Uzzah, unto this day;
(YLT)

2 Samuel 13:21
And king David hath heard all these things, and it is very displeasing to him;
(YLT)

1 Chronicles 13:11
And it is displeasing to David, because Jehovah hath made a breach upon Uzza, and one calleth that place 'Breach of Uzza' unto this day.
(YLT)

Nehemiah 2:10
When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly, because a man had come to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 4:1
And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard that we are building the wall, that it is displeasing to him, and he is very angry and mocketh at the Jews,
(YLT)

Nehemiah 4:7
And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, that lengthening hath gone up to the walls of Jerusalem, that the breeches have begun to be stopped, then it is very displeasing to them,
(YLT)

Nehemiah 5:6
And it is very displeasing to me when I have heard their cry and these words,
(YLT)

Nehemiah 13:8
and it is very displeasing to me, and I cast all the vessels of the house of Tobiah without, out of the chamber,
(YLT NAS)

Isaiah 59:15
And truth is lacking, and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey. And the LORD saw it, and it displeased Him that there was no justice;
(See NAS)

Jonah 4:4
And Jehovah saith, 'Is doing good displeasing to thee?'
(YLT)

Jonah 4:9
And God saith unto Jonah: 'Is doing good displeasing to thee, because of the gourd?' and he saith, 'To do good is displeasing to me -- unto death.'
(YLT)

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Displeasing

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Distressed (70 Occurrences)

Unpleasant (3 Occurrences)

Unacceptable (1 Occurrence)

Offensive (15 Occurrences)

Exceedingly (167 Occurrences)

Lengthening (5 Occurrences)

Enemies (317 Occurrences)

Damn

Displease (7 Occurrences)

Disagreeable (1 Occurrence)

Displeaseth (1 Occurrence)

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Myriads (24 Occurrences)

Persecutors (14 Occurrences)

Contrite (5 Occurrences)

Crieth (47 Occurrences)

Contrition (1 Occurrence)

Captivity (141 Occurrences)

Answereth (144 Occurrences)

Searcheth (12 Occurrences)

Striveth (7 Occurrences)

Breeches (6 Occurrences)

Transgression (70 Occurrences)

Repented (49 Occurrences)

Reference (23 Occurrences)

Displeased (39 Occurrences)

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Pleasing (185 Occurrences)

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Burned (587 Occurrences)

Jewish (49 Occurrences)

Begun (50 Occurrences)

Midst (657 Occurrences)

Fallen (233 Occurrences)

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Single (65 Occurrences)

Hostile (25 Occurrences)

Iniquity (299 Occurrences)

Lie (291 Occurrences)

Jeremiah (141 Occurrences)

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