Exertion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The act of exerting, or putting into motion or action; the active exercise of any power or faculty; an effort, esp. a laborious or perceptible effort; as, an exertion of strength or power; an exertion of the limbs or of the mind; it is an exertion for him to move, to-day.
Greek
328. anazonnumi -- to gird up
... Phonetic Spelling: (an-ad-zone'-noo-mee) Short Definition: I gird up, brace up
Definition: I gird up, brace up (with a view to active exertion); a metaphor ...
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1753b. energeia -- operative power
... Word Origin from energes Definition operative power NASB Word Usage activity (1),
exertion (1), influence (1), working (4). 1753a, 1753b. energeia. 1754 . ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2834. chasaph -- to strip off, strip, make bare
... A primitive root; to strip off, ie Generally to make naked (for exertion or in
disgrace), to drain away or bail up (a liquid) -- make bare, clean, discover ...
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7673. shabath -- to cease, desist, rest
... A primitive root; to repose, ie Desist from exertion; used in many implied relations
(causative, figurative or specific) -- (cause to, let, make to) cease ...
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Library

Wherein the Pharisee Sinned when He Thanked God; to God's Grace ...
... Book II. Chapter 6."Wherein the Pharisee Sinned When He Thanked God; To
God's Grace Must Be Added the Exertion of Our Own Will. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 6 wherein the pharisee sinned.htm

Of Conversion
... Now we must not suppose that this is effected by a violent exertion of its own powers;
for it is not capable of, nor should it attempt any other co-operation ...
/.../guyon/a short and easy method of prayer/chapter xi of conversion.htm

Corinthians iii. 21-23.
... the absence of that one element which might feed pride, is likely with us to work
in a better manner, and to lead rather to thankfulness and increased exertion ...
/.../arnold/the christian life/lecture vii corinthians iii 21-23.htm

He Thus Proceeds to a Magnificent Discourse of the Interpretation ...
... Every energy is contemplated as exertion in the party who exhibits it, and on
the completion of his exertion, it has no independent existence. ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 12 he thus proceeds.htm

Description of the Perfect Man, or Gnostic.
... For the exertion of the intellect by exercise is prolonged to a perpetual
exertion. And the perpetual exertion of the intellect ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xxi description of the perfect.htm

Of Internal Acts
... My act, however, should consist in a continual turning unto God, an exertion of
every faculty and power of the soul purely for Him, agreeably to the ...
/.../guyon/a short and easy method of prayer/chapter xxii of internal acts.htm

Letter vi. Associates and Friends.
... The very absence of exertion makes them weak and indisposed to effort. ... Very likely
they will want to lie down and rest an hour after such exertion. ...
/.../letter vi associates and friends.htm

The World Our Enemy.
... This system is the world, to which it is plain belong our various modes of supporting
ourselves and families by exertion of mind and body, our intercourse with ...
/.../newman/parochial and plain sermons vol vii/sermon iii the world our.htm

Of the Senses and their Power.
... For it happens on this account, because there are two eyes. But hear how it happens.
The sight of the eyes consists in the exertion of the soul. ...
/.../lactantius/on the workmanship of god/chap ix of the senses and.htm

Of Spiritual Aridity
... At these seasons we are apt to believe, either that it proves our fidelity, and
evinces a greater ardour of affection, to seek Him by an exertion of our own ...
/.../guyon/a short and easy method of prayer/chapter v of spiritual aridity.htm

Thesaurus
Exertion (2 Occurrences)
... a laborious or perceptible effort; as, an exertion of strength or power; an exertion
of the limbs or of the mind; it is an exertion for him to move, to-day. ...
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Work (4564 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Exertion of strength or faculties; physical or intellectual effort directed
to an end; industrial activity; toil; employment; sometimes, specifically ...
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Exercise (35 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in
the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity ...
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Labor (181 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Physical toil or bodily exertion, especially when fatiguing, irksome, or
unavoidable, in distinction from sportive exercise; hard, muscular effort ...
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Rest (831 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To arrest. 2. (n.) A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or
labor; tranquility; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind. ...
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Endeavor (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of
an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial. Int. ...
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Easy (14 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) At ease; free from pain, trouble, or constraint. 2. (vt) Free from pain,
distress, toil, exertion, and the like; quiet; as, the patient is easy. ...
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Burst (33 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure,
especially to a sudden and violent exertion of force, or to pressure from ...
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Achievement (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful
performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object. ...
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Strain (5 Occurrences)
... person. 8. (v.) To injure by drawing, stretching, or the exertion of force;
as, the gale strained the timbers of the ship. 9. (v ...
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Concordance
Exertion (2 Occurrences)

Romans 9:16
So then it is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs, but of God who has mercy.
(See RSV)

Philippians 3:21
who, in the exercise of the power which He has even to subject all things to Himself, will transform this body of our humiliation until it resembles His own glorious body.
(See NAS)

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