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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.
1629. ekphobeo -- to frighten away
... to frighten away. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ekphobeo Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-fob-eh'-o) Short Definition: I terrify exceedingly Definition: I ...
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5399. phobeo -- to put to flight, to terrify, frighten
... to put to flight, to terrify, frighten. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phobeo
Phonetic Spelling: (fob-eh'-o) Short Definition: I fear, am terrified ...
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4426. pturo -- to be frightened
... to be frightened. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: pturo Phonetic Spelling:
(ptoo'-ro) Short Definition: I frighten, terrify Definition: I frighten, terrify ...
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4422. ptoeo -- to terrify
... terrified" ().]. Word Origin a prim. word Definition to terrify NASB Word
Usage startled (1), terrified (1). frighten. Probably akin ...
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2360. throeo -- to be troubled
... trouble. From threomai to wail; to clamor, ie (by implication) to frighten -- trouble.
(throeisthai) -- 1 Occurrence. (throeisthe) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2729. charad -- to tremble, be terrified
... root Definition to tremble, be terrified NASB Word Usage been careful (1), came
trembling (2), come trembling (2), disturb (2), frighten (3), frighten them ...
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3372a. yare -- to fear
... dismayed (1), fear (165), fear and awesome (1), feared (36), fearful (1), fearful
thing (1), fearfully (1), fearing (5), fears (9), frighten (4), frightened (1 ...
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366. ayom -- terrible, dreadful
... dreaded (1). terrible. From an unused root (meaning to frighten); frightful --
terrible. 365b, 366. ayom. 367 . Strong's Numbers.
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2865. chathath -- to be shattered or dismayed
... root Definition to be shattered or dismayed NASB Word Usage been shattered (3),
break (1), cracked (1), dismay (1), dismayed (26), frighten (1), shatter (1 ...
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3372. yare' -- to fear
... To frighten -- affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully,
-ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), X see, terrible (act, -ness, thing). ...
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1204. baath -- to fall upon, startle, terrify
... root Definition to fall upon, startle, terrify NASB Word Usage frighten (1), frightened
(1), overwhelmed (1), overwhelms (1), terrified (3), terrify (7 ...
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We who are Without Fear Ourselves are not Seeking to Frighten You. ...
... Chapter IV. We who are without fear ourselves are not seeking to frighten
you? We who are without fear ourselves are not seeking ...
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The Manich??ans Inquire Whence is Evil and by this Question Think ...
... propounder of a great question, while impersonating the great teacher, is himself
more ignorant in the matter concerning which he would frighten his opponent ...
/.../chapter 8 name manichaeans inquire.htm

David and Nathan
... You cannot frighten men into penitence, you may frighten them into remorse;
and the remorse may or may not lead on to repentance. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/david and nathan.htm

The Earthquake (Preached October 11, 1863. )
... No one, my friends, wishes less than I, to frighten you, or to take a dark and gloomy
view of this world, or of God's dealings with men. ... To frighten you? ...
/.../the water of life and other sermons/sermon xv the earthquake preached.htm

Philippians i. 22-26
... you of salvation.". Well said he, "affrighted," this is what befalls us from
our enemies, they only frighten. "In nothing" therefore ...
/.../homily iv philippians i 22-26.htm

Psalm XI.
... As if then it were said to this soul, why do they say to you, "Remove into the
mountains as a sparrow;" why do they frighten you with sinners, who "have bent ...
/...// on the book of psalms/psalm xi.htm

Acts xxv. 23
... this let us do here: namely, if we see any one terrifying children, we do not hold
that man in admiration: since in fact whoever does frighten, only frightens ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily lii acts xxv 23.htm

Psalm CXLV.
... Let not the kingdom frighten us: it hath beauty also, wherewith to delight
us. ... Do not all these frighten him who considereth them? ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxlv.htm

Jefferson -- the Reconciliation
... I can conceive how she might frighten people for one generation, or for two, but
I can not conceive how she could frighten a dozen generations. ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume 10/jefferson the reconciliation.htm

Extracts No. viii.
... suffer death on his account, but were contented in having gained their object; to
do which, it was only necessary in the first instance to frighten the soldiers ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no viii.htm

Frighten (15 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Frighten (15 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians 10:9 Let it not
seem as if I wanted to frighten you by my letters. (WEY DBY RSV NIV). ...
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Fray (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Fight, or (v.) To become ragged at the ends. 2. (vt) To frighten; to
terrify; to alarm. 3. (vt) To bear the expense of; to defray. ...
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Carcasses (30 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 28:26 And thy dead body shall be food unto all birds of the heavens,
and unto the beasts of the earth; and there shall be none to frighten them away ...
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Frightened (38 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp.) of Frighten. Multi-Version Concordance
Frightened (38 Occurrences). Matthew 8:26 "Why are you so ...
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Fright (3 Occurrences)

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Terrify (27 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To make terrible. 2. (vt) To alarm or shock with
fear; to frighten. Multi-Version Concordance Terrify (27 Occurrences). ...
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En (19 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A suffix signifying to make, to cause, used to form verbs from
nouns and adjectives; as in strengthen, quicken, frighten. ...
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Affright (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To impress with sudden fear; to frighten; to alarm.
2. (pa) Affrighted. 3. (n.) Sudden and great fear; terror. ...
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Scarecrow (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds
from cornfields; hence, anything terrifying without danger. ...
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Startle (2 Occurrences)
... start. 2. (vt) To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension; to frighten
suddenly and not seriously; to alarm; to surprise. 3 ...
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Frighten (15 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 10:9
Let it not seem as if I wanted to frighten you by my letters.

Deuteronomy 28:26
Your dead body shall be food to all birds of the sky, and to the animals of the earth; and there shall be none to frighten them away.

2 Chronicles 32:18
They cried with a loud voice in the Jews' language to the people of Jerusalem who were on the wall, to frighten them, and to trouble them; that they might take the city.

Nehemiah 6:9
For they all would have made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it not be done. But now, God, strengthen my hands.

Nehemiah 6:14
Remember, my God, Tobiah and Sanballat according to these their works, and also the prophetess Noadiah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in fear.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 6:19
Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.
(See NAS)

Job 7:14
And thou hast affrighted me with dreams, And from visions thou terrifiest me,

Job 9:34
Let him take his rod away from me. Let his terror not make me afraid;
(See NIV)

Job 13:25
Will you harass a driven leaf? Will you pursue the dry stubble?
(See RSV)

Job 18:11
Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall chase him at his heels.

Job 33:7
Lo, my terror doth not frighten thee, And my burden on thee is not heavy.

Isaiah 17:2
Her towns are unpeopled for ever; there the flocks take their rest in peace, without fear.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 7:33
The dead bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

Ezekiel 30:9
In that day shall messengers go forth from before me in ships to make the careless Ethiopians afraid; and there shall be anguish on them, as in the day of Egypt; for, behold, it comes.

Zechariah 1:21
Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns which scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head; but these are come to terrify them, to cast down the horns of the nations, which lifted up their horn against the land of Judah to scatter it.
(See JPS)



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