Harshness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The quality or state of being harsh.
Greek
663. apotomia -- sharpness, steepness
... steepness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apotomia Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-ot-om-ee'-ah) Short Definition: harshness, severity Definition: (lit ...
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4239. praus -- meekness
... This difficult-to-translate root () means "meek." meekness is but rather refers
to exercising under -- ie demonstrating power without undue harshness. ...
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2261. epios -- gentle, mild
... 2307 ). It describes the believer acting even-handedly, avoiding unnecessary
harshness or excess by into a situation that God reveals. ...
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4235. praos -- meek.
... Cognate: 4235 -- , ie the necessary balance of exercising power and avoiding harshness.
See 4236 (). Word Origin variant reading for praus, qv. meek. ...
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5544. chrestotes -- goodness, excellence, uprightness
... Hence 5544 () is listed as (Gal 5:22). With the believer, 5544 ("divine ") is the
goodness which meets the need and avoids human harshness (cruelty). ...
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4236. praotes -- meekness.
... 4236 ("strength in gentleness") avoids unnecessary harshness, yet without
compromising or being too slow to use necessary force. ...
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4088. pikria -- bitterness
... of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: pikria Phonetic Spelling: (pik-ree'-ah)
Short Definition: bitterness Definition: bitterness, harshness, hence met ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6531. perek -- harshness, severity
... 6530, 6531. perek. 6532 . harshness, severity. Transliteration: perek
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-rek) Short Definition: severity. ...
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2685. chatsaph -- to show insolence or harshness
... chatsaph. 2686 . to show insolence or harshness. Transliteration: chatsaph Phonetic
Spelling: (khats-af') Short Definition: urgent. Word Origin (Aramaic) a prim ...
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4995. na -- raw
... raw. Apparently from nuw' in the sense of harshness from refusal; properly, tough,
ie Uncooked (flesh) -- raw. see HEBREW nuw'. 4994, 4995. na. 4996 . ...
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Library

Unfairness of Charging the Disciples of the New Prophecy with ...
... Chapter XV."Unfairness of Charging the Disciples of the New Prophecy with
Harshness The Charge Rather to Be Retorted Upon the Psychics. ...
/.../tertullian/on monogamy/chapter xv unfairness of charging the.htm

We must Observe a Right Standard Between Too Great Mildness and ...
... Book II. Chapter XXII. We must observe a right standard between too great
mildness and excessive harshness.� We must observe a ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxii we must observe.htm

Gentleness.
... God, by a blessed, wonderful, and successful operation of the Holy Spirit, will
take that roughness, harshness, and severity out of your nature, and instil ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/gentleness.htm

Whether Evil is Properly the Motive of Mercy?
... Therefore evil does not excite mercy. Objection 2: Further, cruelty and harshness
seem to excel other evils. Now the Philosopher says (Rhet. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether evil is properly the.htm

God's Slaves
... apparent entire want of connection with what precedes"viz., the disciples' prayer,
'Lord, increase our faith,' and the other is the harshness and severity of ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/gods slaves.htm

From Examples Tertullian Passes to Direct Dogmatic Teachings He ...
... for fear, namely, that he contravene the Lord: for He alone shall "separate" who
has "conjoined" (separate, moreover, not through the harshness of divorce ...
/.../tertullian/on monogamy/chapter ix from examples tertullian passes.htm

I have Cast About Widely to Find a Title for this Section...
... the Colonial idealism of Rhodes' and Kipling; but I do not think, as some of its
opponents do, that it is an insolent creation of English harshness and rapacity ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 12 i have cast.htm

2 Cor. vii. 2, 3
... together and live together. Again he raiseth the discourse about love,
mitigating the harshness of his rebuke. For since he had ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xiv 2 cor vii.htm

Letter cxxxiii. (AD 412. )
... The necessity for harshness is greater in the investigation than in the infliction
of punishment; for even the gentlest men use diligence and stringency in ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter cxxxiii a d 412.htm

Concerted Prayer
... Then our Lord was guilty of harshness Himself, for He ends these directions by saying,
"But if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as a heathen ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/bounds/the essentials of prayer/xi concerted prayer.htm

Thesaurus
Severity (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Gravity or austerity; extreme strictness; rigor; harshness; as, the severity
of a reprimand or a reproof; severity of discipline or government ...
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Ruthlessly (8 Occurrences)
... them serve. (WEB NIV). Leviticus 25:43 You shall not rule over him with
harshness, but shall fear your God. (See NIV). Leviticus 25 ...
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Rule (291 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Leviticus 25:43 You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall
fear your God. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Harshness (5 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Harshness (5 Occurrences). Exodus 1:13 And the Egyptians
made the children of Israel serve with harshness; (DBY). ...
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Liquid (15 Occurrences)
... 4. (a.) Pronounced without any jar or harshness; smooth; as, l and r are liquid
letters. 5. (a.) Fluid and transparent; as, the liquid air. ...
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Wolf (4 Occurrences)
... 7. (a.) In bowed instruments, a harshness due to defective vibration in certain
notes of the scale. 8. (n.) A willying machine. Int. ...
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Flow (85 Occurrences)
... 5. (vi) To glide along smoothly, without harshness or asperities; as, a flowing
period; flowing numbers; to sound smoothly to the ear; to be uttered easily. ...
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Revere (26 Occurrences)
... among you. (See NAS). Leviticus 25:43 You shall not rule over him with
harshness, but shall fear your God. (See NAS). Deuteronomy ...
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Easy (14 Occurrences)
... easy mind. 4. (vt) Free from constraint, harshness, or formality;
unconstrained; smooth; as, easy manners; an easy style. 5. (vt ...
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Embittered (12 Occurrences)
... their life with hard labour in clay and bricks, and in all manner of labour in the
field: all their labour with which they made them serve was with harshness. ...
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Concordance
Harshness (5 Occurrences)

Exodus 1:13
And the Egyptians made the children of Israel serve with harshness;
(DBY)

Exodus 1:14
and they embittered their life with hard labour in clay and bricks, and in all manner of labour in the field: all their labour with which they made them serve was with harshness.
(DBY)

Leviticus 25:43
You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.
(WEB RSV)

Leviticus 25:46
You may make them an inheritance for your children after you, to hold for a possession; of them may you take your slaves forever: but over your brothers the children of Israel you shall not rule, one over another, with harshness.
(WEB RSV)

Leviticus 25:53
As a servant hired year by year shall he be with him: he shall not rule with harshness over him in your sight.
(WEB RSV)

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