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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To give up the enjoyment or advantage of; to renounce; as, to forgo the use of a discount; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated.

2. (v. t.) To quit; to relinquish; to leave.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

for-go' (from for, negative, and go):

Occurs in Ecclesiasticus 7:19, as translation of astocheo, which means "to miss the mark," "turn or swerve from." "Forgo not a wise and good wife (the King James Version "woman"); for her grace is above gold," meaning "Turn not away from her"; in Ecclesiasticus 8:9, the word is rendered "miss not"; compare 1 Timothy 1:6; 1 Timothy 6:21 2 Timothy 2:18.


... not in a codex. Nor is that the standard of perfection. The perfect man
is ready to forgo even necessaries. But that is beside the ...
/.../lawlor/st bernard of clairvauxs life of st malachy of armagh/preface.htm

Two Prophets of the Inward Word: Bunderlin and Entfelder
... After four years of study he left the University in 1519, being compelled to forgo
his Bachelor's degree because he was too poor to pay the required fee.[2 ...
/.../chapter iii two prophets of.htm

The World's Bread
... But, on the other hand, we have sometimes to do as Jesus was driven to do in this
incident; namely, to forgo cheerfully, after brief repose, the blessed and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the worlds bread.htm

The King after Man's Heart
... But before the choice was announced, a last appeal was made to the people, if,
perchance, they might still be persuaded to forgo their rebellious desire. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the king after mans heart.htm

And the Strength of God is Thine
... And the prayer to God was made;". Thrice in agony He prayed,. That He might the
draught forgo. But the will of God was done,. In the garden, on that night,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/i and the strength of.htm

Of the Third Degree of the Spiritual Coming of Christ
... When thus neither savour nor consolation can overcome or hinder the loving heart,
but it would rather forgo all consolations and all gifts, that it may find ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter xxii of the third.htm

Whether it is Lawful for a Man to Refuse Absolutely an Appointment ...
... to hold fast to the love of his Creator by contemplation exclaimed against being
sent to preach." Now no man sins by being unwilling to forgo better things in ...
/.../ theologica/whether it is lawful for 10.htm

The Hope of the Calling
... Unless we are to be reduced to a state of utter intellectual bewilderment and confusion,
and forgo our belief in His veracity and resources to execute His ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the hope of the calling.htm

Laboring under Difficulties
... He might justly have claimed support from his Corinthian hearers; but this right
he was willing to forgo, lest his usefulness and success as a minister should ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 33 laboring under difficulties.htm

The Call of Elisha
... He knew it was from God, and he did not hesitate to obey, Not for any worldly advantage
would he forgo the opportunity of becoming God's messenger or sacrifice ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 17 the call of.htm

Forgo (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To give up the enjoyment or advantage of; to renounce; as, to forgo the
use of a discount; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach ...
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Forgiving (11 Occurrences)

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Forgot (16 Occurrences)

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Forego (2 Occurrences)
... participles. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FOREGO. for-go'. See FORGO.
Multi-Version Concordance Forego (2 Occurrences). Romans ...
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Forgo (1 Occurrence)

Nehemiah 10:31
and if the peoples of the land bring ware or any victuals on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy of them on the sabbath, or on a holy day; and that we would forego the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.
(See NIV)



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