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1. (a.) Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.

2. (n.) An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; -- commonly in the plural.

2190. echthros -- hostile
... hostile. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: echthros Phonetic Spelling:
(ech-thros') Short Definition: hated, hostile, an enemy Definition: hated ...
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1727. enantios -- opposite, fig. hostile, opposed
... hostile, opposed. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: enantios Phonetic Spelling:
(en-an-tee'-os) Short Definition: opposite, opposed, contrary, the ...
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1225. diaballo -- to bring charges (usually with hostile intent)
... to bring charges (usually with hostile intent). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
diaballo Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ab-al'-lo) Short Definition: I slander ...
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865. aphilagathos -- without love of good
... 865 (from 1 , "not" and 5358 , "a friend, lover of what is good") -- properly,
describing someone who is hostile to the things of God -- ie an active opponent ...
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1369. dichazo -- to cause a separation, separate, fig. alienate
... alienate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dichazo Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-khad'-zo) Short Definition: I set at variance, make to be hostile Definition: ...
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470. antapokrinomai -- to answer again
... antapokrinomai Phonetic Spelling: (an-tap-ok-ree'-nom-ahee) Short Definition: I
contradict Definition: I contradict, reply against, give a hostile answer. ...
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2189b. echthra -- enmity
... Word Origin from echthros Definition enmity NASB Word Usage enemies (1), enmities
(1), enmity (2), hostile (1), hostility (1). 2189a, 2189b. echthra. 2190 ...
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245. allotrios -- belonging to another
... From allos; another's, ie Not one's own; by extension foreign, not akin, hostile --
alien, (an-)other (man's, men's), strange(-r). see GREEK allos. ...
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4820. sumballo -- to throw together, hence to discuss, consider ...
... I ponder, encounter, confer or dispute with Definition: properly: I throw together,
hence: I ponder, come up with, encounter, with or without hostile intent; I ...
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1758. enecho -- to hold in or upon, ie to ensnare, by impl. to ...
... to keep a grudge NASB Word Usage grudge against (1), had a grudge against (1),
hostile (1), subject (1). have a quarrel against, hold a grudge. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
340. ayab -- to be hostile to
... 339, 340. ayab. 341 . to be hostile to. Transliteration: ayab Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-yab') Short Definition: enemies. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6887c. tsarar -- to show hostility toward, vex
... root Definition to show hostility toward, vex NASB Word Usage adversaries (10),
adversary (2), afflict (1), attacks (1), been hostile (1), distress (1 ...
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7128. qerab -- a battle, war
... Word Origin from qarab Definition a battle, war NASB Word Usage battle (4), war
(5). battle, war. From qarab; hostile encounter -- battle, war. see HEBREW qarab ...
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7147. qeri -- opposition, contrariness
... Word Origin from qarah Definition opposition, contrariness NASB Word Usage hostility
(7). contrary. From qarah; hostile encounter -- contrary. see HEBREW qarah. ...
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7125. qirah -- against he come, help, meet, seek, to, in the way
... From qara'; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially,
opposite) -- X against (he come), help, meet, seek, X to, X in the way. ...
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3803. kathar -- to surround
... A primitive root; to enclose; hence (in a friendly sense) to crown, (in a hostile
one) to besiege; also to wait (as restraining oneself) -- beset round ...
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6584. pashat -- to strip off, make a dash, raid
... A primitive root; to spread out (ie Deploy in hostile array); by analogy, to strip
(ie Unclothe, plunder, flay, etc.) -- fall upon, flay, invade, make an ...
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7122. qara -- to encounter, befall
... A primitive root: to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner -- befall,
(by) chance, (cause to) come (upon), fall out, happen, meet. ...
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8298. Sharay -- an Israelite with a foreign wife
... with a foreign wife NASB Word Usage Sharai (1). Sharai. Probably from sharar; hostile;
Sharay, an Israelite -- Sharai. see HEBREW sharar. 8297, 8298. ...
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7489a. raa -- to be evil, bad
... 1), done wickedly (1), done wrong (1), evil (7), evildoer (2), evildoers (16),
evildoing (1), grieved (1), hard (1), harm (1), harming (1), hostile (3), hurt ( ...
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Most Hostile and Alien to the Apostolic Confession are those who ...
... A Sectional Confession of Faith. Section I. Most hostile and alien to
the Apostolic Confession are those who speak of the Son? ...
/.../section i most hostile and.htm

The Hostile Verdict of Biblical Critics Shewn to be Quite of ...
/.../chapter ii the hostile verdict.htm

The Hostile Verdict of Biblical Critics Shewn to be Quite of ...
RECENT DATE. Griesbach the first to deny the genuineness ...
/.../chapter ii the hostile verdict.htm

The Alleged Hostile Witness of Certain of the Early Fathers Proved ...
/.../chapter v the alleged hostile.htm

The Alleged Hostile Witness of Certain of the Early Fathers Proved ...
TO BE AN IMAGINATION OF THE CRITICS. The mistake concerning ...
/.../chapter v the alleged hostile.htm

Evil is not a Substance, but a Disagreement Hostile to Substance.
... On the Morals of the Manich??ans. Chapter 8. "Evil is Not a Substance, But
a Disagreement Hostile to Substance. 11. For what other ...
/.../chapter 8 name is not.htm

The Seventh Year of Our Conflict was Completed; and the Hostile ...
... Book VIII. Chapter XIII. The seventh year of our conflict was completed;
and the hostile measures which had continued? 1. The ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xiii the seventh year.htm

Of the Degrees of Wickedness which Exist in Hostile Spirits, as ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XVIII. Of the degrees of wickedness
which exist in hostile spirits, as shown in the case of two philosophers. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xviii of the degrees.htm

Several Other Things Turned against the Same Mathematicians.
... be abominable to them, God, being righteous, rejoices in righteousness, and
unrighteousness is hateful to Him, being opposed and hostile to righteousness. ...
/.../chapter xvi several other things turned.htm

One Saying with Two Meanings
... So, then, hostile seeking of the Christ is in vain, and loving seeking of Him by
His friends, though they understand Him but very poorly, and therefore seek ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/one saying with two meanings.htm

Enemy (134 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury
of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to ...
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Encounter (10 Occurrences)
... To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly,
or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to ...
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Assail (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To attack with violence, or in a vehement and hostile manner; to assault;
to molest; as, to assail a man with blows; to assail a city with artillery. ...
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Ahab (85 Occurrences)
... No doubt Ahab thought that a king won as a friend by kindness might be of greater
service to Israel than a hostile nation, made still more hostile, by having ...
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Nicodemus (5 Occurrences)
... his timidity of action, which displayed itself in his coming "by night," lest he
should offend his colleagues in the Sanhedrin and the other hostile Jews (John ...
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Siege (63 Occurrences)
... This instruction to have regard to the fruit trees around a hostile city seems to
have been more honored in the breach than in the observance, even in Israel. ...
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Divination (25 Occurrences)
... were prohibited by the government from exercising their calling, probably because
they were supposed to be in league with tile gods of other and hostile nations ...
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Scribes (85 Occurrences)
... into collision with him. They afterwards showed themselves greatly hostile
to the apostles (Acts 4:5; 6:12). Some of the scribes ...
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Jeremiah (141 Occurrences)
... This king was indeed not as hostile to Jeremiah as Jehoiakim had been; but all the
more hostile were the princes and the generals, who were now in command ...
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Hostile (25 Occurrences)
... enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied
by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly; as, a hostile force; hostile...
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Hostile (25 Occurrences)

Luke 11:53
As he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be terribly angry, and to draw many things out of him;
(See NAS)

Acts 14:5
And when a hostile movement was made by both Gentiles and Jews, with the sanction of their magistrates, to maltreat and stone them,

Acts 26:9
"I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
(See NAS)

Romans 5:10
For if while we were hostile to God we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, it is still more certain that now that we are reconciled, we shall obtain salvation through Christ's life.

Romans 8:7
because the mind of the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

Ephesians 2:14
For He is our peace--He who has made Jews and Gentiles one, and in His own human nature has broken down the hostile dividing wall,

Colossians 1:21
And you, estranged as you once were and even hostile in your minds, amidst your evil deeds,

Colossians 2:14
The bond, with its requirements, which was in force against us and was hostile to us, He cancelled, and cleared it out of the way, nailing it to His Cross.

Colossians 2:15
And the hostile princes and rulers He shook off from Himself, and boldly displayed them as His conquests, when by the Cross He triumphed over them.

1 Thessalonians 2:15
Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind;

Genesis 26:27
Isaac said to them, "Why have you come to me, since you hate me, and have sent me away from you?"
(See NIV)

Genesis 50:15
And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, If now Joseph should be hostile to us, and should indeed requite us all the evil that we did to him!

Leviticus 26:21
"'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:23
"'If by these things you won't be reformed to me, but will walk contrary to me;
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:24
then I will also walk contrary to you; and I will strike you, even I, seven times for your sins.
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:27
"'If you in spite of this won't listen to me, but walk contrary to me;
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:28
then I will walk contrary to you in wrath; and I also will chastise you seven times for your sins.
(See NIV)

Numbers 24:8
It is God who has taken him out of Egypt; his horns are like those of the mountain ox; the nations warring against him will be his food, their bones will be broken, they will be wounded with his arrows.
(See NIV)

Numbers 25:17
"Harass the Midianites, and strike them;
(See NAS)

Numbers 25:18
for they harassed you with their wiles, with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor."
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 28:54
That man among you who is soft and used to comfort will be hard and cruel to his brother, and to his dear wife, and to of those his children who are still living;
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 28:56
The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,
(See NAS)

Judges 6:31
But Joash said to all those who were attacking him, Will you take up the cause of Baal? will you be his saviour? Let anyone who will take up his cause be put to death while it is still morning: if he is a god, let him take up his cause himself because of the pulling down of his altar.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 11:25
He was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon, besides the mischief that Hadad did : and he abhorred Israel, and reigned over Syria.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 11:13
And the envy of Ephraim will be gone, and those who make trouble for Judah will come to an end: Ephraim will have no more envy of Judah, and there will be an end of Judah's hate for Ephraim.
(See NIV)



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