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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words.

2. (a.) Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious; as, an offensive smell; offensive sounds.

3. (a.) Making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence, used in attacking; -- opposed to defensive; as, an offensive war; offensive weapons.

4. (n.) The state or posture of one who offends or makes attack; aggressive attitude; the act of the attacking party; -- opposed to defensive.

3605. ozo -- to (emit a) smell
... to (emit a) smell. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ozo Phonetic Spelling:
(od'-zo) Short Definition: I stink, am offensive Definition: I stink, am ...
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5432. phroureo -- to guard
... a sentinel, guard") -- properly, to guard (keep watch) like a military sentinel;
(figuratively) to actively display whatever defensive and offensive means are ...
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1366. distomos -- double-mouthed, two-edged
... going out. [A two-edged sword is an ideal defensive-offensive weapon and
was known as "a drinker of blood" (Souter).]. Word Origin ...
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3696. hoplon -- a tool, implement, weapon
... Probably from a primary hepo (to be busy about); an implement or utensil or tool
(literally or figuratively, especially, offensive for war) -- armour ...
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3833. panoplia -- full armor
... 3833 (from 3956 , "every" and 3696 , "weapon") -- properly, a complete set of defensive
and offensive armor (weapons), ie everything needed to wage successful ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2114b. zur -- to be loathsome
... to be loathsome. Transliteration: zur or zir Short Definition: offensive. Word Origin
a prim. root Definition to be loathsome NASB Word Usage offensive (1). ...
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6292. piggul -- foul thing, refuse
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition foul thing, refuse NASB Word Usage offense
(1), offensive thing (1), unclean (1), unclean meat (1). abomination,. ...
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8604. tiphlah -- unsavoriness, unseemliness
... Word Origin from the same as taphel Definition unsavoriness, unseemliness NASB Word
Usage blame* (1), folly (1), offensive thing (1). folly, foolishly. ...
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7960. shalu -- neglect, remissness
... Word Origin (Aramaic) from a root corresponding to shalah Definition neglect,
remissness NASB Word Usage fail (1), negligence (1), negligent (1), offensive (1 ...
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8182. shoar -- horrid, disgusting
... open (1). vile. From sha'ar; harsh or horrid, ie Offensive -- vile. see HEBREW
sha'ar. 8181, 8182. shoar. 8183 . Strong's Numbers.
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5402. nesheq -- equipment, weapons
... Or nesheq {nay'-shek}; from nashaq; military equipment, ie (collectively) arms
(offensive or defensive), or (concretely) an arsenal -- armed men, armour(-y ...
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887. baash -- to have a bad smell, to stink
... A primitive root; to smell bad; figuratively, to be offensive morally -- (make to)
be abhorred (had in abomination, loathsome, odious), (cause a, make to) stink ...
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The Cross Alone is Offensive to Trypho on Account of the Curse ...
... Chapter LXXXIX."The cross alone is offensive to Trypho on account of the
curse, yet it proves that Jesus is Christ. Then Trypho ...
/.../chapter lxxxix the cross alone is.htm

If There be Differences and Inequalities among the Bodies of those ...
... Chapter 90."If There Be Differences and Inequalities Among the Bodies of Those Who
Rise Again, There Shall Be Nothing Offensive or Disproportionate in Any. ...
/.../augustine/the enchiridion/chapter 90 if there be differences.htm

After the Exposition of his Faith, or Rather his Lack of Knowledge ...
... of blame. For, if there is any offensive statement in the author, why is
this to be twisted into a fault of the translator? I was ...
/.../11 after the exposition of.htm

... But this offensive and ungrateful spirit is surely unbecoming on the part
of those who owe so much to the Church which they censure. ...
// from the morningland/introduction.htm

Lutherans in New York.
... therefrom; and we recommend to you also not to receive any similar petitions, but
rather to turn them off in the most civil and least offensive way, and to ...
// lutheranism/lutherans in new york.htm

Whether Suffrages Performed by Sinners Profit the Dead?
... Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Pastoral i, 11) that "when an offensive person
is sent to intercede, the wrath of the angered party is provoked to harsher ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether suffrages performed by sinners.htm

Sweet Comfort for Feeble Saints
... It is an offensive and noxious thing; but the worth of it is nothing. ... Now we will
make another remark. The two things here mentioned are offensive things. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/sweet comfort for feeble saints.htm

In Galilee at the Time of Our Lord
... to be called throughout Palestine, were said to have commonly displayed towards
their "country cousins" and every one else, but offensive contempt, outspoken ...
/.../edersheim/sketches of jewish social life/chapter 3 in galilee at.htm

Labors in a New Field
... His seat on the front bench of the small country schoolhouse in which the meetings
were held, brought him so near me that the offensive smell of his breath ...
/.../cole/trials and triumphs of faith/chapter xi labors in a.htm

1 Thessalonians v. 12, 13
... If therefore I should say, empty out wealth on the needy, I say what is
offensive and burdensome. If I say, chastise thine anger ...
/.../homily x 1 thessalonians v.htm

Offensive (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Giving offense; causing displeasure or
resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words. ...
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Armor (53 Occurrences)
and Arrows 4. Spear-Javelin 5. Sword IV. ...Offensive Weapons. ...
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Arms (166 Occurrences)
and Arrows 4. Spear-Javelin 5. Sword IV. ...Offensive Weapons. ...
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Repulsive (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Offensive; repugnant; serving or able to repulse; repellent; as, a repulsive
force. 2. (a.) Cold; forbidding; offensive; as, repulsive manners. ...
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Armour (32 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Is employed in the English Bible to denote military
equipment, both offensive and defensive. (1.) The ...
/a/armour.htm - 20k

Noisome (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Offensive to the smell or other senses; disgusting; fetid. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NOISOME. noi'-sum (hawwah, ra ...
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Disorderly (8 Occurrences)
... disorderly assemblies. 4. (a.) Offensive to good morals and public decency;
notoriously offensive; as, a disorderly house. 5. (adv ...
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Cockle (1 Occurrence)
... Occurs only in Job 31:40 (marg., "noisome weeds"), where it is the rendering of
a Hebrew word (b'oshah) which means "offensive," "having a bad smell ...
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Stink (11 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To emit a strong, offensive smell; to send out a disgusting odor. ... 3.
(n.) A strong, offensive smell; a disgusting odor; a stench. ...
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Birds (125 Occurrences)
... Either they had rank, offensive, tough flesh, or they were connected with
religious superstition. The eagle, gier-eagle, osprey, kite ...
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Offensive (15 Occurrences)

John 11:39
Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith to him, Lord, by this time his body is offensive: for he hath been dead four days.

Exodus 5:21
and they said to them, "May Yahweh look at you, and judge, because you have made us a stench to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to kill us."
(See RSV)

Exodus 7:18
And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall be offensive in smell; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.

Exodus 7:21
And the fish that was in the river died; and the river was offensive in smell, and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.

Exodus 8:14
And they gathered them into heaps: and the land was offensive in smell.

Exodus 16:20
Notwithstanding, they hearkened not to Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and became offensive; and Moses was wroth with them.

Leviticus 7:18
And if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace-offerings be at all eaten on the third day, it shall not be accepted, neither shall it be imputed unto him that offereth it; it shall be an abhorred thing, and the soul that eateth of it shall bear his iniquity.
(See NAS)

Job 19:17
My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.

Psalms 38:5
My wounds are offensive, and are corrupt because of my foolishness.

Psalms 139:24
See if there is any way of sorrow in me, and be my guide in the eternal way.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 10:1
Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth an offensive odor: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honor.

Isaiah 3:24
And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be an offensive odor; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.

Jeremiah 6:10
To whom am I to give word, witnessing so that they may take note? see, their ears are stopped, and they are not able to give attention: see, the word of the Lord has been a cause of shame to them, they have no delight in it.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 23:13
I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
(See NAS)

Daniel 3:29
Therefore I make a decree, that every people, nation, and language, which speak anything evil against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill; because there is no other god who is able to deliver after this sort.
(See NAS)



Related Terms

Armor (53 Occurrences)

Arms (166 Occurrences)

Repulsive (7 Occurrences)

Armour (32 Occurrences)

Noisome (7 Occurrences)

Disorderly (8 Occurrences)

Cockle (1 Occurrence)

Stink (11 Occurrences)

Birds (125 Occurrences)

Offenses (23 Occurrences)

Abomination (78 Occurrences)

Odor (46 Occurrences)

Offer (403 Occurrences)

Ugly (7 Occurrences)

Unpleasant (3 Occurrences)

Ungracious (1 Occurrence)

Unacceptable (1 Occurrence)

Offend (24 Occurrences)

Odious (9 Occurrences)

Outrage (3 Occurrences)

Lothe (5 Occurrences)

Loathsome (20 Occurrences)

Licentious (1 Occurrence)

Good (8348 Occurrences)

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Weapon (21 Occurrences)

Weed (3 Occurrences)

Imitate (13 Occurrences)

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Intermeddle (1 Occurrence)

Flare (2 Occurrences)

Fuller (5 Occurrences)

Fetid (1 Occurrence)

Foul (41 Occurrences)

Tolerance (2 Occurrences)

Rough (24 Occurrences)

Rot (15 Occurrences)

Rotten (9 Occurrences)

Elegant (2 Occurrences)

Enchantment (4 Occurrences)

Disgusting (149 Occurrences)

Dye (1 Occurrence)

Decay (18 Occurrences)

Disagreeable (1 Occurrence)

Dislike (1 Occurrence)

Displeasing (31 Occurrences)


Disgust (18 Occurrences)

Merodach-baladan (2 Occurrences)

Merodachbaladan (1 Occurrence)



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Prey (105 Occurrences)

Putrefaction (1 Occurrence)

Bad (129 Occurrences)

Bee (1 Occurrence)

Battle-axe (2 Occurrences)

Back (5096 Occurrences)

Crude (1 Occurrence)

Clear (641 Occurrences)

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