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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of opposing; an attempt to check, restrain, or defeat; resistance.

2. (n.) The state of being placed over against; situation so as to front something else.

3. (n.) Repugnance; contrariety of sentiment, interest, or purpose; antipathy.

4. (n.) That which opposes; an obstacle; specifically, the aggregate of persons or things opposing; hence, in politics and parliamentary practice, the party opposed to the party in power.

5. (n.) The situation of a heavenly body with respect to another when in the part of the heavens directly opposite to it; especially, the position of a planet or satellite when its longitude differs from that of the sun 180; -- signified by the symbol /; as, / / /, opposition of Jupiter to the sun.

6. (n.) The relation between two propositions when, having the same subject and predicate, they differ in quantity, or in quality, or in both; or between two propositions which have the same matter but a different form.

477. antithesis -- opposition
... opposition. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: antithesis Phonetic
Spelling: (an-tith'-es-is) Short Definition: opposition Definition: a proposition ...
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475. antidiatithemi -- to oppose, set oneself in opposition
... to oppose, set oneself in opposition. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
antidiatithemi Phonetic Spelling: (an-tee-dee-at-eeth'-em-ahee) Short Definition: ...
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483. antilego -- to speak against, hence to contradict, oppose
... oppose. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antilego Phonetic Spelling:
(an-til'-eg-o) Short Definition: I speak or say in opposition, contradict Definition ...
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474. antiballo -- to throw in turn, exchange
... turn, exchange. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antiballo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-tee-bal'-lo) Short Definition: I throw at in opposition, exchange words ...
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471. anteipon -- to speak against
... to speak against. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anteipon Phonetic Spelling:
(an-tep'-o) Short Definition: I speak or say in opposition, I contradict ...
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3710. orgizo -- to make angry
... angry. Cognate: 3710 -- be angry, as expressing a "fixed anger" (settled
opposition). 3710 ("to show settled-opposition") is when ...
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2596. kata -- down, against, according to
... In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes
opposition, distribution, or intensity. (kath) -- 61 Occurrences. ...
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2189. echthra -- yesterday
... See 2190 (). enmity, hatred. Feminine of echthros; hostility; by implication,
a reason for opposition -- enmity, hatred. see GREEK echthros. ...
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480. antikeimai -- to lie opposite, ie oppose, withstand
... and keimai Definition to lie opposite, ie oppose, withstand NASB Word Usage adversaries
(1), contrary (1), enemy (1), opponents (3), opposes (1), opposition (1 ...
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73. agon -- a gathering, contest, struggle
... Word Origin from ago Definition a gathering, contest, struggle NASB Word Usage
conflict (1), fight (2), opposition (1), race (1), struggle (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8569. tenuah -- opposition
... 8568, 8569. tenuah. 8570 . opposition. Transliteration: tenuah Phonetic
Spelling: (ten-oo-aw') Short Definition: opposition. Word ...
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7147. qeri -- opposition, contrariness
... 7146, 7147. qeri. 7148 . opposition, contrariness. Transliteration: qeri
Phonetic Spelling: (ker-ee') Short Definition: hostility. ...
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8409. tigrah -- contention, strife, hostility
... 8408, 8409. tigrah. 8410 . contention, strife, hostility. Transliteration:
tigrah Phonetic Spelling: (tig-raw') Short Definition: opposition. ...
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2617. checed -- goodness, kindness
... From chacad; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition)
reproof, or (subject.) Beauty -- favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly ...
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7855. sitnah -- accusation
... 1). accusation. From satan; opposition (by letter) -- accusation. see HEBREW
satan. 7854, 7855. sitnah. 7856 . Strong's Numbers.
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On Fasting. In Opposition to the Psychics
On Fasting. In Opposition to the Psychics. <. On Fasting. In
Opposition to the Psychics Tertullian. Translated by Rev. ...
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In Opposition to those of the School of Epicurus who Deny The
... II."From the Books on Nature. I. In Opposition to Those of the School
of Epicurus Who Deny the. Existence of a Providence, and ...
/.../dionysius/the works of dionysius/i in opposition to those.htm

Opposition to Jesus.
... CHAPTER XX. OPPOSITION TO JESUS. During the first period of his career, it
does not appear that Jesus met with any serious opposition. ...
/.../renan/the life of jesus/chapter xx opposition to jesus.htm

The Anathemas of Cyril in Opposition to Nestorius.
... The Anathemas of Cyril in Opposition to Nestorius. (Mansi T. IV.
p.1067-1082, Migne Cat.76, col.391. The anathemas of Nestorius ...
/.../theodoret/the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/the anathemas of cyril in.htm

In Opposition to the Reminiscence of Plato and Pythagoras. ...
... Book XII. Chapter 15."In Opposition to the Reminiscence of Plato and
Pythagoras. Pythagoras the Samian. Of the Difference Between ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 15 in opposition to the.htm

Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
... Sermon XXXV Opposition to Messiah Ruinous. Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
Psalm 2:9. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou ...
/.../newton/messiah vol 2/sermon xxxv opposition to messiah.htm

Opposition to Messiah in Vain
... Sermon XXXIV Opposition to Messiah in Vain. Opposition to Messiah in Vain
Psalm 2:4. He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the ...
/.../newton/messiah vol 2/sermon xxxiv opposition to messiah.htm

Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable
... Sermon XXXIII Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable. Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable ...
implies that their opposition would be both groundless and ineffectual. ...
/.../newton/messiah vol 2/sermon xxxiii opposition to messiah.htm

In Opposition to Plato, the Soul was Created and Originated at ...
... Chapter IV."In Opposition to Plato, the Soul Was Created and Originated at
Birth. After settling the origin of the soul, its condition ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter iv in opposition to plato.htm

In Opposition to those who Foolishly Imagine that Christ Converted ...
... the harmony of the gospels.Book I. Chapter XI."In Opposition to Those Who Foolishly
Imagine that Christ Converted the People to Himself by Magical Arts. 17. ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xi in opposition to those.htm

Opposition (22 Occurrences)
... the position of a planet or satellite when its longitude differs from that of the
sun 180; -- signified by the symbol /; as, / / /, opposition of Jupiter to ...
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Object (76 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. ... 3. (vi) To
make opposition in words or argument; -- usually followed by to. ...
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Oppose (29 Occurrences)
... exhibit. 2. (n.) To put in opposition, with a view to counterbalance or
countervail; to set against; to offer antagonistically. 3 ...
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Resistance (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of
a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or ...
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Defiance (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of defying, putting in opposition, or
provoking to combat; a challenge; a provocation; a summons to combat. ...
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Walked (178 Occurrences)
... people; (YLT). Leviticus 26:23 And if by these ye are not instructed by Me,
and have walked with Me 'in' opposition, (YLT). Leviticus 26 ...
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Body (562 Occurrences)
... i: I. PHILOLOGICAL: Generally speaking, the Old Testament language employs no fixed
term for the human body as an entire organism in exact opposition to "soul ...
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Godless (31 Occurrences)
... of the word is that of pollution and profanity; a condition of not merely being
without God but assuming an attitude of open and blatant opposition toward God. ...
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War (529 Occurrences)
... war. 7. (n.) a state of opposition or contest; an act of opposition; an
inimical contest, act, or action; enmity; hostility. 8. (vi ...
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Traverse (5 Occurrences)
... 14. (v.) To lay in a cross direction; to cross. 15. (v.) To cross by way of opposition;
to thwart with obstacles; to obstruct; to bring to naught. 16. ...
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Opposition (22 Occurrences)

Acts 4:14
Seeing the man who was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.
(See RSV)

Acts 28:19
But, at last, the opposition of the Jews compelled me to appeal to Caesar; not however that I had any charge to bring against my nation.

Romans 7:23
but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.

Romans 13:2
So that he that sets himself in opposition to the authority resists the ordinance of God; and they who thus resist shall bring sentence of guilt on themselves.

Romans 16:17
Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them.
(See RSV)

Galatians 5:17
for the flesh doth desire contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit contrary to the flesh, and these are opposed one to another, that the things that ye may will -- these ye may not do;
(See NAS)

1 Thessalonians 2:2
But, as you will remember, after we had already met with suffering and outrage at Philippi, we summoned up boldness, by the help of our God, to tell you God's Good News amid much opposition.

1 Timothy 6:20
Timothy, guard that which is committed to you, turning away from the empty chatter and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

2 Timothy 2:25
in meekness instructing those opposing -- if perhaps God may give to them repentance to an acknowledging of the truth,
(See NAS)

Hebrews 12:3
For consider him who has endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, that you don't grow weary, fainting in your souls.
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:21
And if ye walk with Me 'in' opposition, and are not willing to hearken to Me, then I have added to you a plague seven times, according to your sins,

Leviticus 26:23
And if by these ye are not instructed by Me, and have walked with Me 'in' opposition,

Leviticus 26:24
then I have walked -- I also -- with you in opposition, and have smitten you, even I, seven times for your sins;

Leviticus 26:27
And if for this ye hearken not to Me, and have walked with Me in opposition,

Leviticus 26:28
then I have walked with you in the fury of opposition, and have chastised you, even I, seven times for your sins.

Leviticus 26:40
And -- they have confessed their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their trespass which they have trespassed against Me, and also, that they have walked with Me, in opposition,

Leviticus 26:41
also I walk to them in opposition, and have brought them into the land of their enemies -- or then their uncircumcised heart is humbled, and then they accept the punishment of their iniquity, --

Numbers 14:34
After the number of the days in which you spied out the land, even forty days, for every day a year, you will bear your iniquities, even forty years, and you will know my alienation.'
(See NAS)

Numbers 16:19
Korah assembled all the congregation against them to the door of the Tent of Meeting: and the glory of Yahweh appeared to all the congregation.
(See NIV)

Numbers 16:42
It happened, when the congregation was assembled against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked toward the Tent of Meeting: and behold, the cloud covered it, and the glory of Yahweh appeared.
(See NIV)

Numbers 20:2
There was no water for the congregation: and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.
(See NIV)

Psalms 39:10
Remove your scourge away from me. I am overcome by the blow of your hand.
(See NAS)



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