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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; -- now often applied where the evil is done carelessly or in sport; as, a mischievous child.
3151. mataiologos -- talking idly
... vain talker. From mataios and lego; an idle (ie Senseless or mischievous) talker,
ie A wrangler -- vain talker. see GREEK mataios. see GREEK lego. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1942. havvah -- desire, chasm, destruction
... greed (1). calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous thing, naughtiness, naughty,
perverse thing,. From hava' (in the sense of eagerly ...
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4209. mezimmah -- purpose, discretion, device
... wickedly (1). wicked device, discretion, intent, witty invention, lewdness,
mischievous device, thought, wickedly. From zamam; a ...
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Whether Lies are Sufficiently Divided into Officious, Jocose, and ...
sufficiently divided into officious, jocose, and mischievous lies? ...
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Whether Boasting is a Mortal Sin?
... or honor, sometimes for the sake of money." Thus it is evident that it is neither
an officious nor a jocose lie, and consequently it must be a mischievous lie. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether boasting is a mortal.htm

Epistle Xlviii. Cyprian's Answer to Cornelius, Concerning the ...
... who both told us the glorious gladness concerning the return of the confessors,
and most fully instructed us against the new and mischievous devices of ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xlviii cyprians answer to.htm

Colossians i. 9
... generally, it is the very reverse of truth; and the careless and incautious language
which has been often used on this subject, has been extremely mischievous. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/arnold/the christian life/lecture iv colossians i 9.htm

Hosius, Bishop of the City of Corduba, Said: a Prevalent Evil...
... (Greek.) Hosius, bishop of the city of Corduba, said: A prevalent evil, or rather
most mischievous corruption must be done away with from its very foundations. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon i hosius bishop of.htm

Recapitulation of Theologies and Cosmogonies; System of the ...
... the other two elements, earth and water, being more gross, he assigned to the duad;
and this is termed the descending hemisphere, both feminine and mischievous ...
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Treatise x. On Jealousy and Envy.
... to the wrecklessness of murder; to make the cheat, he presents dishonest gains;
to take captive the soul by money, he heaps together mischievous hoards; he ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/treatise x on jealousy and.htm

Questions About the Lord's Supper
... So far from being "trifles," they are the outward and visible expressions of a most
mischievous doctrine, which strikes at one of the first principles of the ...
/.../chapter xx questions about the.htm

Genesis iii. 22
... cup with poison? How can we go on upholding a system, the effects of which
appear to be so merely mischievous? Believe me, that ...
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The Agreement of Salvation by Grace with Walking in Good Works
... If, then, I teach men that they can be saved by works, I have practically told them
that salvation by grace is a myth, a mistake, a mischievous error. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/the agreement of salvation by.htm

Mischievous (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; -- now often
applied where the evil is done carelessly or in sport; as, a mischievous child. ...
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Naughty (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (superl.) hence, corrupt; wicked. 4. (superl.) Mischievous; perverse; froward;
guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child. Int. ...
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Devices (43 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). Job 6:30 Is there injustice on my tongue?
Cannot my taste discern mischievous things? (See JPS). Job ...
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Crafty (15 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV). Job 6:30 Is there injustice on my tongue?
Cannot my taste discern mischievous things? (See JPS). ...
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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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Plot (53 Occurrences)
... scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the
accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a ...
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Venomous (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful; as, a venomous progeny; a venomous
writer. Multi-Version Concordance Venomous (4 Occurrences). ...
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Vermin (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Noxious, troublesome or mischievous animals
such as squirrels, rats, mice, flies, and lice. 2. (n. sing. ...
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Knavery (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Dishonesty; deceitfulness; petty tricks; fraud; trickery; as, a knavish
action. 2. (n.) Roguish or mischievous tricks. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Naught (40 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 17:28), hawwah, rendered in the Revised Version (British and American)
in Proverbs 11:6 "iniquity," and in 17:4 "mischievous." In Proverbs 6:12 ...
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Mischievous (13 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 5:8
Therefore let us keep our festival not with old yeast nor with the yeast of what is evil and mischievous, but with bread free from yeast--the bread of transparent sincerity and of truth.

3 John 1:10
For this reason, if I come, I shall not forget his conduct, nor his idle and mischievous talk against us. And he does not stop there: he not only will not receive the brethren, but those who desire to do this he hinders, and excludes them from the Church.

Job 6:30
Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?

Psalms 21:11
For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.

Psalms 37:7
Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him that prospereth in his way, because of the man that bringeth mischievous devices to pass.

Psalms 38:12
They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.

Psalms 52:2
Thy tongue deviseth mischievous things, like a sharp razor, practising deceit.

Proverbs 12:2
A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 14:17
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

Proverbs 17:4
An evildoer heeds wicked lips. A liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

Proverbs 24:8
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Ecclesiastes 10:13
The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Micah 7:3
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.



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