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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A determination to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.

2. (n.) A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

3. (n.) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

4. (n.) The state of being strained. See Intension.

5. (n.) Any mental apprehension of an object.

2588. kardia -- heart
... heart. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: kardia Phonetic Spelling:
(kar-dee'-ah) Short Definition: the heart, inner life, intention Definition: lit ...
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1963. epinoia -- a thought, design
... builds "). Word Origin from epi and nous Definition a thought, design NASB
Word Usage intention (1). thought, intention. From epi ...
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1771. ennoia -- thinking, thoughtfulness, ie moral understanding
... understanding. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: ennoia Phonetic Spelling:
(en'-noy-ah) Short Definition: thought, intention, purpose Definition ...
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1106. gnome -- purpose, opinion, consent, decision
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: gnome Phonetic Spelling: (gno'-may)
Short Definition: opinion, counsel, judgment, intention Definition: opinion ...
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5495. cheir -- the hand
... 5495 -- properly, ; (figuratively) the instrument a person uses to accomplish
their purpose (intention, plan). Word Origin a prim. ...
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2107. eudokia -- good pleasure
... Word Origin from eudokeo Definition good pleasure NASB Word Usage desire (2), good
pleasure (1), good will (1), kind intention (2), pleased (1), well-pleasing ...
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1014. boulomai -- to will
... See 1012 (). 1014 (" plan") is a strong term that underlines the predetermined
(and determined) intention driving the planning (wishing, resolving). ...
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210. akon -- unwilling
... [210 () describes someone who does share the same mind (view), ie is of the same
will (intention).]. Word Origin contr. of alpha (as a neg. ...
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4286. prothesis -- a setting forth, ie fig. proposal, spec. the ...
... From protithemai; a setting forth, ie (figuratively) proposal (intention); specially,
the show-bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God -- purpose, shew ...
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1394. dosis -- the act of giving, a gift
... 1394 (from 1325 , "give") -- gift, emphasizing the intention (aim) that motivates
the giving and the chain-reaction of giving-and-responding. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4284. machashabah -- thought, device
... Or machashebeth {makh-ash-eh'-beth}; from chashab; a contrivance, ie (concretely)
a texture, machine, or (abstractly) intention, plan (whether bad, a plot; or ...
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Whether Intention is an Act of the Intellect or of the Will?
... OF INTENTION (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether intention is an act of the intellect or
of the will? ... Dom. in Monte ii, 13) the eye signifies intention. ...
/.../ theologica/whether intention is an act.htm

Whether the Intention of Receiving the Sacrament of Baptism is ...
... OF THOSE WHO RECEIVE BAPTISM (TWELVE ARTICLES) Whether the intention of receiving
the sacrament of Baptism is required on the part of the one baptized? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the intention of receiving.htm

Of Intention (Five Articles)
... OF INTENTION (FIVE ARTICLES). We must now consider Intention: concerning which
there are five points of inquiry: (1) Whether intention ...
/.../ theologica/of intention five articles .htm

Whether the Minister's Intention is Required for the Validity of a ...
... OF THE CAUSES OF THE SACRAMENTS (TEN ARTICLES) Whether the minister's intention
is required for the validity of a sacrament? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the ministers intention is.htm

Whether Intention of the End is the Same Act as the Volition of ...
... OF INTENTION (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether intention of the end is the same act
as the volition of the means? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether intention of the end.htm

Whether Intention is Only of the Last End?
... OF INTENTION (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether intention is only of the last end? Objection
1: It would seem that intention is only of the last end. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether intention is only of.htm

The Divine Intention. November 4.
... The Divine Intention. November 4. I am superstitious enough, thank God,
to believe that not a stone or a handful of mud gravitates ...
/.../kingsley/daily thoughts /the divine intention november 4.htm

Whether Intention is Within the Competency of Irrational Animals?
... OF INTENTION (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether intention is within the competency of
irrational animals? Objection 1: It would seem that irrational ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether intention is within the.htm

Simon's Intention.
... Homily III. Chapter X."Simon's Intention. "Therefore Simon, who is going
to discuss in public with us to-morrow, is bold against ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter x simons intention.htm

Whether the Validity of a Sacrament Requires a Good Intention in ...
... OF THE CAUSES OF THE SACRAMENTS (TEN ARTICLES) Whether the validity of a sacrament
requires a good intention in the minister? Objection ...
// theologica/whether the validity of a.htm

Intention (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A determination to do a certain thing; purpose;
design; as, an intention to go to New York. ...Intention (10 Occurrences). ...
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Design (84 Occurrences)
... the mind of something to be done; preliminary conception; idea intended to be expressed
in a visible form or carried into action; intention; purpose; -- often ...
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Corinth (13 Occurrences)
... first and second visits). But the passages referred to only indicate Paul's
intention to visit Corinth (Comp. 1 Corinthians 16:5 ...
/c/corinth.htm - 21k

Intent (37 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose;
intention; meaning; drift; aim. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/i/intent.htm - 20k

Lie (291 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional
violation of truth; an untruth spoken with the intention to deceive. ...
/l/lie.htm - 48k

Intentional (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Done by intention or design; intended; designed;
as, the act was intentional, not accidental. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Import (2 Occurrences)
... We import teas from China, coffee from Brazil, etc. 2. (vt) To carry or
include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to signify. ...
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Integrity (46 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 19:1; Proverbs 20:7), in all which places it seems to carry the meaning
of simplicity, or sincerity of heart and intention, truthfulness, uprightness. ...
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Malice (24 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Any wicked or mischievous intention of the mind; a depraved inclination
to mischief; an intention to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or to do a ...
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Mean (93 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention,
etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do ? ...
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Intention (10 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:10
where there was a man with a shrivelled arm. And they questioned Him, "Is it right to cure people on the Sabbath?" Their intention was to bring a charge against Him.

Matthew 26:50
"Friend," said Jesus, "carry out your intention." Then they came and laid their hands on Jesus and seized Him firmly.

Acts 8:22
Repent therefore of this, your wickedness, and ask God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.
(See NAS)

Acts 9:24
but information of their intention was given to him. They even watched the gates, day and night, in order to murder him;

Acts 27:43
But the centurion, desiring to save Paul, stopped them from their purpose, and commanded that those who could swim should throw themselves overboard first to go toward the land;
(See NAS)

Ephesians 1:5
having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,
(See NAS)

Ephesians 1:9
Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands
(See NAS)

Ephesians 1:11
In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

2 Samuel 13:32
And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother, answered and said: 'Let not my lord suppose that they have killed all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead; for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.
(See NIV)

Job 34:14
If he made his spirit come back to him, taking his breath into himself again,
(See NIV)



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