Havoc
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste.

2. (v. t.) To devastate; to destroy; to lay waste.

3. (n.) A cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HAVOC

hav'-ok: "Devastation," "to make havoc of" is the translation of lumainomai, "to stain," "to disgrace"; in the New Testament "to injure," "destroy" (Acts 8:3, "As for Saul he made havoc of the church," the Revised Version (British and American) "laid waste"; APC 1Macc 7:7, "what havoc," the Revised Version (British and American) "all the havock," exolothreusis, "utter destruction").

The Revised Version has "made havoc of" (portheo) for "destroyed" (Acts 9:21 Galatians 1:23), for "wasted" (Galatians 1:13).

Strong's Hebrew
7701. shod -- violence, havoc, devastation, ruin
... 7700, 7701. shod or shod. 7702 . violence, havoc, devastation, ruin.
Transliteration: shod or shod Phonetic Spelling: (shode) Short Definition: destruction ...
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Saul's Conversion
... unto his death;" and again, at ver.3, he is brought in as exceeding all in his
opposition; for thus speaks the evangelist, "As for Saul, he made havoc of the ...
/.../whitefield/selected sermons of george whitefield/sauls conversion.htm

John the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
... acting high priest. Compare Acts 4:6. Gentile innovations had made sad
havoc with the Jewish law as to this office. In the last ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xvii john the baptists person.htm

Concerning the Unity of God . On the Article, I Believe in one God ...
... 16. For Cerinthus [882] made havoc of the Church, and Menander [883] , and Carpocrates
[884] , Ebionites [885] also, and Marcion [886] , that mouthpiece of ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/lecture vi concerning the unity.htm

Causes of the Reformation
... and memorials of an earlier civilisation were disregarded, and even in Rome itself,
the City of the Popes, the vandalism of the ignorant wrought dreadful havoc ...
/.../chapter i causes of the.htm

Introduction
... At the same time we may welcome this recent development, if only as a set-off against
the Spiritualism and occultism which have played such havoc with souls ...
/.../aquinas/on prayer and the contemplative life/introduction.htm

But Others Deceive Themselves by Fancying that they Can Retain the ...
... In this way verily, just as the Boradi and Goths brought the havoc of war
on them, they make themselves Boradi and Goths to others. ...
/.../canonical epistle of gregory thaumaturgus/canon v but others deceive.htm

Our God of the Impossible
... She had been an earnest Christian worker, but love for light, trashy fiction
had so grown upon her as to work havoc in her Christian life. ...
/.../goforth/how i know god answers prayer/viii our god of the.htm

The Nativity
... On whose broad back grim Death triumphant rides,. While havoc floats on all thy
swelling tides,. Thy shores a scene of ruin strewed around. ...
/.../translations from the french of madame de la mothe guion/the nativity.htm

The Supremacy of Christ
... This doctrine played havoc with the simplest moral conceptions for if matter is
evil, and its source, then man's sin is not in his will, but in his body. ...
/.../sell/bible studies in the life of paul/study ix the supremacy of.htm

Directions How to Lead a Heavenly Life Upon Earth.
... 1. Living in any known sin is a grand impediment to a heavenly life. What havoc
will this make in thy soul! O the joys that this hath destroyed! ...
/.../baxter/the saints everlasting rest/chapter xii directions how to.htm

Thesaurus
Havoc (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To devastate; to destroy; to lay waste. 3. (n.) A cry in war as the signal
for indiscriminate slaughter. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HAVOC. ...
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Ravage (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To lay waste by force; to desolate by violence;
to commit havoc or devastation upon; to spoil; to plunder; to consume. ...
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Judaism (5 Occurrences)
... Galatians 1:13 For you have heard of my early career in Judaism--how I furiously
persecuted the Church of God, and made havoc of it; (WEY DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Intending (24 Occurrences)
... Acts 9:21 All who heard him were amazed, and said, "Isn't this he who
in Jerusalem made havoc of those who called on this name? ...
/i/intending.htm - 13k

Formerly (55 Occurrences)
... Galatians 1:23 They only heard it said, "He who was once our persecutor is now telling
the Good News of the faith of which he formerly made havoc." (WEY DBY NIV ...
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Furiously (9 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Galatians 1:13 For you have heard of my early career in Judaism--how
I furiously persecuted the Church of God, and made havoc of it; (WEY). ...
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Meeting-places (3 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Psalms 74:8 They said in their heart, Let us make havoc of them altogether:
They have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land. (See JPS YLT). ...
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Persecutor (3 Occurrences)
... Galatians 1:23 They only heard it said, "He who was once our persecutor is now telling
the Good News of the faith of which he formerly made havoc." (WEY). ...
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Career (3 Occurrences)
... Galatians 1:13 For you have heard of my early career in Judaism--how I furiously
persecuted the Church of God, and made havoc of it; (WEY). ...
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Carnage (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Great destruction of life, as in battle;
bloodshed; slaughter; massacre; murder; havoc. 2. (n.) Flesh ...
/c/carnage.htm - 6k

Concordance
Havoc (7 Occurrences)

Acts 8:3
As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.
(Root in KJV WBS YLT)

Acts 9:21
All who heard him were amazed, and said, "Isn't this he who in Jerusalem made havoc of those who called on this name? And he had come here intending to bring them bound before the chief priests!"
(WEB ASV RSV NIV)

Galatians 1:13
For you have heard of my early career in Judaism--how I furiously persecuted the Church of God, and made havoc of it;
(WEY ASV)

Galatians 1:23
They only heard it said, "He who was once our persecutor is now telling the Good News of the faith of which he formerly made havoc."
(WEY ASV)

Psalms 74:8
They said in their heart, Let us make havoc of them altogether: They have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.
(ASV JPS)

Isaiah 54:16
Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the fire of coals, and bringeth forth a weapon for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 48:3
The sound of a cry from Horonaim, desolation and great destruction!
(See NIV)

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