Idly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv.) In a idle manner; ineffectually; vainly; lazily; carelessly; (Obs.) foolishly.
Greek
3151. mataiologos -- talking idly
... talking idly. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: mataiologos Phonetic Spelling:
(mat-ah-yol-og'-os) Short Definition: a vain, empty talker Definition: a ...
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5396. phluareo -- to talk nonsense
... Verb Transliteration: phluareo Phonetic Spelling: (floo-ar-eh'-o) Short Definition:
I gossip against Definition: I gossip against, talk idly, make empty ...
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1500. eike -- without cause or reason, vainly
... without a cause, in vain. Probably from eiko (through the idea of failure); idly,
ie Without reason (or effect) -- without a cause, (in) vain(-ly). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6101. atsel -- to be sluggish
... root Definition to be sluggish NASB Word Usage delay (1). be slothful. A primitive
root; to lean idly, ie To be indolent or slack -- be slothful. 6100, 6101. ...
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Library

Times Lose no Time; nor do they Roll Idly By...
... Book IV Chapter VIII Times lose no time; nor do they roll idly by� Times
lose no time; nor do they roll idly by; through our senses ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter viii times lose no.htm

And I Sought "Whence is Evil," and Sought in an Evil Way...
... Why then fear we and avoid what is not? Or if we fear it idly, then is that very
fear evil, whereby the soul is thus idly goaded and racked. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter v and i sought.htm

The False Prophet
... She had ceased long ago to debate idly on the actual identity of the man who had
called himself Hesper of Ephesus. ... He swung his foot idly and smiled. ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xix the false prophet.htm

John xviii. 37
... But he makes not an exact enquiry, and therefore Christ answered him nothing,
because He knew that he asked all the questions idly. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily lxxxiv john xviii 37.htm

The Deceitful Arts and Nefarious Practices of Marcus.
... by the expectation that it is herself who is to prophesy, her heart beating violently
[from emotion], reaches the requisite pitch of audacity, and idly as well ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xiii the deceitful arts and.htm

Unbelievers Upbraided
... I must not idly sit down, and say, This has come upon me like a fever, or a paralysis,
which I cannot help; but I must rather say, 'This is a great sin, in ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 50 1904/unbelievers upbraided.htm

About the Dragon and the Young Man.
... And he turned and said to those that followed him: This affair has not happened
idly; but the enemy has wrought and effected this, that he might make an ...
/.../unknown/acts of the holy apostle thomas/about the dragon and the.htm

Model Speeches
... Instead of idly expatiating upon things which have been far better said than I could
say them, I would rather endeavor to recall one or two lessons applicable ...
/.../kleiser/successful methods of public speaking/study of model speeches.htm

The Conquest of Babylon.
... These animals were allowed the pleasure, if any pleasure it was to them, of sailing
thus idly down the stream, for the sake of having them at hand at the end ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/cyrus the great/chapter viii the conquest of.htm

We Should Acknowledge one Only God.
... not proclaimed by my words only, but by the words of those who have introduced us
to the elements of learning, in order that we may not, by living idly in this ...
/.../justin on the sole government of god /chapter vi we should acknowledge one.htm

Thesaurus
Idly (4 Occurrences)
...Idly (4 Occurrences). Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah
thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name. ...
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Uttereth (30 Occurrences)
... Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah
will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name. (DBY). ...
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Utter (111 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah
will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name. (DBY). ...
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Chatter (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To talk idly, carelessly, or with undue rapidity; to jabber; to
prate. ... 4. (vt) To utter rapidly, idly, or indistinctly. ...
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Vapor (6 Occurrences)
... be exhaled; to evaporate. 8. (n.) To emit vapor or fumes. 9. (n.) To talk
idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag. 10. (vt) To send off ...
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Vagrant (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) One who strolls idly from place to place; one who has no settled habitation;
an idle wanderer; a sturdy beggar; an incorrigible rogue; a vagabond. ...
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Neighbor's (31 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 19:16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people;
neither shalt thou stand idly by the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD. ...
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Unspiritual (6 Occurrences)
... you of your prize, priding himself on his humility and on his worship of the angels,
and taking his stand on the visions he has seen, and idly puffed up with ...
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Lounge (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (v.) To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time
indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner. ...
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Concordance
Idly (4 Occurrences)

Exodus 20:7
Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name.
(DBY)

Leviticus 19:16
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor: I am Jehovah.
(See JPS)

Deuteronomy 5:11
Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name.
(DBY)

Isaiah 58:13
If you keep the Sabbath with care, not doing your business on my holy day; and if the Sabbath seems to you a delight, and the new moon of the Lord a thing to be honoured; and if you give respect to him by not doing your business, or going after your pleasure, or saying unholy words;
(See RSV)

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Idly

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