Earnestness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The state or quality of being earnest; intentness; anxiety.
Greek
1616. ekteneia -- zeal, intentness
... intentness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: ekteneia Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-ten'-i-ah) Short Definition: earnestness, strenuousness, intentness ...
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4710. spoude -- haste, diligence
... Transliteration: spoude Phonetic Spelling: (spoo-day') Short Definition: haste,
diligence Definition: (a) speed, haste, (b) diligence, earnestness, enthusiasm. ...
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4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
... God" (). 7" But just as you abound in everything, in (4102). and utterance
and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love. we ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7836. shachar -- to look early or diligently for
... A primitive root; properly, to dawn, ie (figuratively) be (up) early at any task
(with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with ...
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Library

Earnestness.
... Book X. Chapter XLIV."Earnestness. "But if he who comes to repentance
is of more advanced age, he ought the more to give thanks ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xliv earnestness.htm

Exhortations to Earnestness and Moderation.
... Chapter I."Exhortations to earnestness and moderation. I Exhort thee in God, that
thou add [speed] to thy course, and that thou vindicate thy dignity. ...
/.../chapter i exhortations to earnestness and.htm

Believe Just Now
... You are in earnest now; but I fear you are making your earnestness your Christ,
and actually using it as a reason for not trusting Christ immediately. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/bonar/gods way of peace/chapter ix believe just now.htm

Matt. xx. 29, 30
... But Christ suffered them to be rebuked, that their earnestness might the more appear,
and that thou mightest learn that worthily they enjoy the benefits of ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxvi matt xx 29.htm

If God had Anyhow Checked Man's Liberty, Marcion Would have Been ...
... You ought, however, to deduct from God's attributes both His supreme earnestness
of purpose [2802] and most excellent truth in His whole creation, if you would ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter vii if god had anyhow.htm

The Power of Diligence
... Another of the phases of the virtue, which Peter here regards as sovereign, is
represented in our translation of the word by 'earnestness,' which is the parent ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the power of diligence.htm

A Triplet of Graces
... But the word means 'zeal' or 'earnestness.' And what Paul says is just this"'In
regard to your earnestness in all directions, see that you are not slothful.'. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/a triplet of graces.htm

Something to Do.
... a moment. Does not your heart feel that they imply great earnestness in
life? They mean a life of labor"a life of service. "Do ...
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2 Cor. viii. 7
... 2 Cor. viii. 7. 2 1 Corinthians 8:7 Therefore that [814] ye abound [815] in every
thing; in faith and utterance, and knowledge, and in all earnestness. ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xvii 2 cor viii.htm

Hebrews iv. 13-Nov
... Let us labor to enter into that rest." "Let us labor" (he says), Faith not sufficing,
the life also ought to be added thereto, and our earnestness to be great ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily vii hebrews iv 13-nov.htm

Thesaurus
Earnestness (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The state or quality of being earnest; intentness;
anxiety. Multi-Version Concordance Earnestness (14 Occurrences). ...
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Intense (13 Occurrences)
... Luke 22:44 while He--an agony of distress having come upon Him--prayed all the more
with intense earnestness, and His sweat became like clots of blood dropping ...
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Emulation (5 Occurrences)
... (1) In Galatians 5:20 the King James Version it is the translation of zelos ("zeal,"
"earnestness," "enthusiasm") where it is classed among "the works of the ...
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Solemn (100 Occurrences)
... 4. (a.) Fitted to awaken or express serious reflections; marked by seriousness;
serious; grave; devout; as, a solemn promise; solemn earnestness. ...
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Earnestly (78 Occurrences)
... (WEY). 1 Thessalonians 3:10 while night and day, with intense earnestness, we pray
that we may see your faces, and may bring to perfection whatever may be still ...
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Manifest (74 Occurrences)
... Hebrews 6:11 But we long for each of you to continue to manifest the same earnestness,
with a view to your enjoying fulness of hope to the very End; (WEY). ...
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Vindication (14 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 7:11 For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed
with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what ...
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Utterance (21 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 8:7 But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge,
all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this ...
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Opportunity (35 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Convenience of situation; fitness. 3. (n.) Importunity; earnestness.
Multi-Version Concordance Opportunity (35 Occurrences). ...
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Concordance
Earnestness (14 Occurrences)

Luke 13:24
Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able.
(DBY)

Luke 22:44
while He--an agony of distress having come upon Him--prayed all the more with intense earnestness, and His sweat became like clots of blood dropping on the ground.
(WEY)

John 13:21
After speaking thus Jesus was troubled in spirit and said with deep earnestness, "In most solemn truth I tell you that one of you will betray me."
(WEY)

Acts 28:23
So they arranged a day with him and came to him in considerable numbers at the house of the friends who were entertaining him. And then, with solemn earnestness, he explained to them the subject of the Kingdom of God, endeavouring from morning till evening to convince them about Jesus, both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 7:11
For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 7:12
So though I sent you a letter, it was not only because of the man who did the wrong, or because of him to whom the wrong was done, but so that your true care for us might be made clear in the eyes of God.
(See NAS)

2 Corinthians 8:7
But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 8:8
I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.
(WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 8:16
And thanks to God, who is putting the same diligence for you in the heart of Titus,
(See NAS)

2 Corinthians 8:18
And we send with him the brother whose praises for his earnestness in proclaiming the Good News are heard throughout all the Churches.
(WEY)

1 Thessalonians 3:10
while night and day, with intense earnestness, we pray that we may see your faces, and may bring to perfection whatever may be still lacking in your faith?
(WEY)

Hebrews 6:11
But we long for each of you to continue to manifest the same earnestness, with a view to your enjoying fulness of hope to the very End;
(WEY RSV)

2 Peter 1:5
But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;
(WEY)

Deuteronomy 18:6
If a Levite comes from any of your gates out of all Israel, where he lives as a foreigner, and comes with all the desire of his soul to the place which Yahweh shall choose;
(See NIV)

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