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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of leaping on; onset; attack.

2. (v. t.) Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity.

3. (v. t.) To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.

4. (v. t.) To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.

5. (v. i.) To leap or jump.

6. (v. i.) To behave with insolence; to exult.

1796. enubrizo -- to insult
... to insult. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: enubrizo Phonetic Spelling:
(en-oo-brid'-zo) Short Definition: I insult, outrage, treat contemptuously ...
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5195. hubrizo -- to run riot, to outrage, insult
... to run riot, to outrage, insult. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hubrizo Phonetic
Spelling: (hoo-brid'-zo) Short Definition: I insult Definition: I insult ...
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1908. epereazo -- to revile
... to revile. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epereazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ay-reh-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I insult, treat wrongfully, molest Definition ...
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5196. hubris -- wantonness, insolence, an act of wanton violence
... an act of wanton violence. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hubris
Phonetic Spelling: (hoo'-bris) Short Definition: insult, damage, loss ...
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2706. kataphroneo -- to think little of
... kataphroneo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-af-ron-eh'-o) Short Definition: I despise, scorn
Definition: I despise, scorn, and show it by active insult, disregard. ...
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3679. oneidizo -- to reproach
... from a primitive root meaning "to upbraid, revile, like in showing one's teeth,"
K. Wuest) -- properly, to (), reproach; mock (curse); insult, (create shame ...
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818. atimazo -- to dishonor
... atimazo Phonetic Spelling: (at-im-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I disgrace, dishonor
Definition: I disgrace, treat disgracefully, dishonor, insult; I despise. ...
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3075. lumainomai -- to outrage, to corrupt
... to ravage, destroy. Middle voice from a probably derivative of luo (meaning filth);
properly, to soil, ie (figuratively) insult (maltreat) -- make havock of. ...
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3680. oneidismos -- a reproach
... reviling Definition: reproach, reviling. Cognate: 3680 (a masculine noun) --
reproach (reviling); an insult aimed to () . In the NT ...
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3059. loidoria -- abuse, railing
... reproach. See 3058 (). Word Origin from loidoreo Definition abuse, railing
NASB Word Usage insult (2), reproach (1). railing, reproach. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3639. kelimmah -- insult, reproach, ignominy
... 3638, 3639. kelimmah. 3640 . insult, reproach, ignominy. Transliteration: kelimmah
Phonetic Spelling: (kel-im-maw') Short Definition: disgrace. ...
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3637. kalam -- to be humiliated
... disgraced (1), dishonored (7), embarrassed (1), feel ashamed (1), feel humiliated
(1), humiliated (10), humiliates (2), humiliating (1), insult (1), insulted (3 ...
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2778a. charaph -- to reproach
... root Definition to reproach NASB Word Usage defied (2), defy (2), despised (1),
insult (1), reproach (7), reproached (8), reproaches (5), revile (2), reviled (1 ...
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Whether a Believer Can, after his Conversion, Put Away his ...
... MARRIAGE (SIX ARTICLES) Whether a believer can, after his conversion, put away his
unbelieving wife if she be willing to cohabit with him without insult to the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a believer can after.htm

Directions for those who Live Together.
... Let us keep away from us jibing, the originator of insult, from which strifes
and contentions and enmities burst forth. Insult, we ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter vii directions for those who.htm

Pilate Therefore, Leaving Christ Alone, Went Outside, and Says to ...
... The Hebrews, hearing this, said to Pilate: Why do you seek to hear a greater
insult out of him against God? Pilate says: These words ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 4 pilate therefore leaving.htm

Against the Arians, and Concerning Himself.
... Do you again insult us? ... We will not insult you, but we will convict you; we will
not threaten, but we will reproach you; we will not strike, but we will heal. ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xxxiii against the arians.htm

After Eutropius Having Been Found Outside the Church had Been ...
... I was being forcibly dragged away, but I suffered no insult from the act; for there
is only one real insult, namely sin: and should the whole world insult thee ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily ii after eutropius having.htm

The Comparison, Found in the Gospel of St. ...
... To understand it with reference to the Divine Generation is to doubly insult the
Son, making Him inferior to St. ... 161. Thus far the one insult. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xii the comparison found.htm

2 Thessalonians iii. 5-Mar
... to what punishment would it not be equal? We do not do so, but as if we had been
greatly injured, we so insult and turn away from those who beg of us. ...
/.../homily v 2 thessalonians iii.htm

Acts xvii. 32-34, xviii. 1
... and beat him before the judgment-seat: and Gallio cared for none of these things"
(v.17): but their beating him he did not take as an insult to himself. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxix acts xvii 32-34.htm

Martyrdom of Habib the Deacon.
... The governor said: Persist not in that daring mind with which thou art come into
my presence, and insult not Zeus, the great boast of the emperors. ...
/.../unknown/the decretals/ancient syriac documents martyrdom of.htm

The Purpose and Healing Effects of the Incarnation. ...
... He endured insult, that thou mightest not grieve over the wrong done to thee. [2041].
95. ... The greater the insult, the greater is the gratitude due. 96. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xi the purpose and.htm

Insult (25 Occurrences)
... To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse;
as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him ...
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Insulting (10 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insult. 2. (a.) Containing, or characterized by, insult
or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc. ...
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Insolence (11 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The quality of being unusual or novel. 3. (n.) Insolent conduct or
treatment; insult. 4. (vt) To insult. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Insulted (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Insult. Multi-Version Concordance
Insulted (18 Occurrences). Matthew 5:11 "Blessed are you ...
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Cheek (9 Occurrences)
... Smiting on the cheek was accounted a grievous injury and insult (Job 16:10;
Lamentations 3:30; Micah 5:1). The admonition (Luke 6:29), "Unto him that smiteth ...
/c/cheek.htm - 12k

Abuse (17 Occurrences)
... Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ABUSE. a-buz': "To dishonor," "to make mock of," "to
insult," etc. ... (WEB NIV). Proverbs 9:7 He who corrects a mocker invites insult. ...
/a/abuse.htm - 13k

Bondman (108 Occurrences)
... (DBY). Mark 12:4 And again he sent to them another bondman; and at him they threw
stones, and struck him on the head, and sent him away with insult. (DBY). ...
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... was entirely unknown by them; but his conception was detained by those powers and
angels which were put forth from her, and suffered every insult from them ...
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Zebul (5 Occurrences)
... Some, however, maintain that the words of Gaal about Zebul in Judges 9:28 are meant
as an insult to the governor of the city; this is the view of Wellbausch ...
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Nahash (9 Occurrences)
... The grievous insult which was put upon these ambassadors led to a war against the
Ammonites, who, with their allies the Syrians, were completely routed in a ...
/n/nahash.htm - 14k

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Insult (25 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:11
"Blessed are you when they have insulted and persecuted you, and have said every cruel thing about you falsely for my sake.
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Matthew 22:6
and the rest, having laid hold on his servants, did insult and slay 'them'.

Mark 10:34
they will insult Him in cruel sport, spit on Him, scourge Him, and put Him to death; but on the third day He will rise to life again."

Mark 12:4
And again he sent to them another bondman; and at him they threw stones, and struck him on the head, and sent him away with insult.

Luke 6:22
"Blessed are you when men shall hate you and exclude you from their society and insult you, and spurn your very names as evil things, for the Son of Man's sake.

Luke 11:45
One of the lawyers answered him, "Teacher, in saying this you insult us also."

Luke 18:32
for he shall be delivered up to the nations, and shall be mocked, and insulted, and spit upon.
(Root in DBY YLT NIV)

Luke 20:11
And again he sent another bondman; but they, having beaten him also, and cast insult upon him, sent him away empty.

Acts 23:4
And those who were near said, Do you say such words against God's high priest?
(See NIV)

Romans 15:3
For even Christ didn't please himself. But, as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me."
(See NIV)

Hebrews 10:33
partly, being exposed to both reproaches and oppressions; and partly, becoming partakers with those who were treated so.
(See NIV)

1 Peter 3:9
not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; but instead blessing; knowing that to this were you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

Genesis 39:14
she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, "Behold, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to mock us. He came in to me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice.
(See RSV)

Genesis 39:17
She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me,
(See RSV)

Ruth 2:15
When she had risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, "Let her glean even among the sheaves, and don't reproach her.
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 25:39
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Blessed is Yahweh, who has pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and has kept back his servant from evil. Yahweh has returned the evildoing of Nabal on his own head." David sent and spoke concerning Abigail, to take her to him as wife.
(See RSV)

2 Kings 19:16
Let your ear be turned to us, O Lord, and let your eyes be open, O Lord, and see; take note of all the words of Sennacherib who has sent men to say evil against the living God.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 32:17
He wrote also a letter, to taunt the LORD, the God of Israel, and to speak against Him, saying: 'As the gods of the nations of the lands, which have not delivered their people out of my hand, so shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver His people out of my hand.'

Psalms 22:7
All those who see me mock me. They insult me with their lips. They shake their heads, saying,

Psalms 69:9
For the zeal of your house consumes me. The reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.

Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

Proverbs 12:16
A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

Isaiah 37:17
Let your ear be turned to us, O Lord; let your eyes be open, O Lord, and see: take note of all the words of Sennacherib who has sent men to say evil against the living God.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 20:8
For as often as I speak, I cry out; I cry, Violence and destruction! because the word of Yahweh is made a reproach to me, and a derision, all the day.
(See NIV)



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Mouths (86 Occurrences)

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