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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Going beyond normal standards; inordinate; as, exorbitant prices, demands, or claims; going beyond the appointed rules or established limits of right or propriety; excessive; extravagant

2. (a.) Not comprehended in a settled rule or method; anomalous.


Knox and the Book of Discipline
... outlawry), were made, we saw, when there were not a dozen "true ministers" in the
nascent Kirk, and, of course, the claims became more exorbitant when "true ...
/.../lang/john knox and the reformation/chapter xiii knox and the.htm

Acts XV
... the whole body of the Church, were soon to become only a small element in its
constituency, their fears were excited, and their demands became more exorbitant. ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts xv.htm

God and Mammon.
... Throughout all the middle ages, here in England, just as much as on the Continent,
they lent money at exorbitant interest; and then their debtors, to escape ...
/.../kingsley/westminster sermons/sermon xxvi god and mammon.htm

A Rebuke against Extortion
... of grain. In order to obtain food for their families, the poor were obliged
to buy on credit and at exorbitant prices. They were ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 54 a rebuke against.htm

In his Temple
... The dealers demanded exorbitant prices for the animals sold, and they shared their
profits with the priests and rulers, who thus enriched themselves at the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 16 in his temple.htm

Rom. Ix. 1
... Holy Ghost.". Did I not seem yesterday to you to have spoken some great and
exorbitant things of Paul's love toward Christ? And great ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xvi rom ix 1.htm

Rom. vi. 19
... seemed to be saying something great and burdensome, and too much for human nature;
through a desire to show that he is not making any exorbitant demand, nor ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xii rom vi 19.htm

The Present Distress of Nations.
... The "distress" and suffering caused by the exorbitant cost of living when it is
becoming more and more difficult to secure even the bare necessaries of life. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the redeemers return/6 the present distress of.htm

Augsburg Confession of Faith.
... tenets of communion in one kind, clerical celibacy, private masses, auricular
confession, legendary traditions, monastic vows, and the exorbitant power of the ...
/.../hayward/the book of religions/augsburg confession of faith.htm

Of the Synod at Milan.
... bishops was then dissolved. Footnotes: [389] So also Sozomen, IV. 9; but
the number appears exorbitant. Valesius conjectures that the ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of scholasticus/chapter xxxvi of the synod at.htm

Exorbitant (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (a.) Going beyond normal standards; inordinate; as, exorbitant prices, demands,
or claims; going beyond the appointed rules or established limits of right ...
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Usury (17 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The sum paid for the use of money, hence interest;
not, as in the modern sense, exorbitant interest. The ...
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Usurer (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) One who lends money at a rate of interest beyond that established by law;
one who exacts an exorbitant rate of interest for the use of money. ...
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Usurious (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant
interest for the use of money; as, a usurious lender. ...
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Unreasonable (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant.
Multi-Version Concordance Unreasonable (3 Occurrences). ...
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Rapacity (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice;
exorbitant greediness of gain. Multi-Version Concordance Rapacity (2 Occurrences). ...
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... Testament (see Luke 19:23) means literally, "what is born of money," "what money
brings forth or produces." "Usury" has come to mean "exorbitant interest," but ...
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Arrogant (60 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Overtly and excessively proud; making, or having the disposition to make,
exorbitant claims of rank or estimation; giving one's self an undue degree of ...
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Arrogance (30 Occurrences)
... (n.) The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner;
that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity ...
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Bible Concordance
Exorbitant (1 Occurrence)

Proverbs 28:8 He who makes his wealth greater by taking interest, only gets it together for him who has pity on the poor.
(See NIV)



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