Overpower
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes.

2. (n.) A dominating power.

Greek
2729. katischuo -- to overpower
... to overpower. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katischuo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-is-khoo'-o) Short Definition: I prevail against, overpower, am able ...
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940. baskaino -- to slander, hence by ext. to bewitch
... Verb Transliteration: baskaino Phonetic Spelling: (bas-kah'-ee-no) Short Definition:
I give the evil eye to, fascinate, bewitch, overpower Definition: I give ...
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2616. katadunasteuo -- to exercise power over
... exercise power over. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katadunasteuo Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-ad-oo-nas-tyoo'-o) Short Definition: I overpower, quell, treat ...
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2634. katakurieuo -- to bend down
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katakurieuo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-oo-ree-yoo'-
o) Short Definition: I exercise authority over, overpower Definition: I ...
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2669. kataponeo -- to wear down
... kataponeo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-on-eh'-o) Short Definition: I ill-treat Definition:
I exhaust by labor or suffering, wear out, overpower, oppress. ...
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2702. kataphero -- to bring down
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kataphero Phonetic Spelling: (kat-af-er'-o) Short
Definition: I bring down, oppress Definition: I bear down, overpower; I give ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8630. taqeph -- to prevail over, overpower
... 8629, 8630. taqeph. 8631 . to prevail over, overpower. Transliteration: taqeph
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-kaf') Short Definition: overpower. Word Origin a prim ...
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3201. yakol -- to be able, have power
... 15), can i endure (2), can do (1), cannot* (47), could (41), endure (3), had your
way (1), incapable* (1), may (1), overcome (3), overpower (2), overpowered (1 ...
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Library

Acts xvi. 25, 26
... Not the tyranny of sleep could overpower them, not the smart of pain could bow them,
not the fear of evil east them into helpless dejection: no, these were the ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxvi acts xvi 25.htm

The Christian Conception of Life Has Already Arisen in Our Society ...
... from men's eyes the true meaning of certain acts of violence, pass away, and the
Christian public opinion which is springing up would overpower the extinct ...
/.../the kingdom of god is within you/chapter xi the christian conception.htm

Felicitous Phrases
... D. danger, difficulty, and hardship. darkness, doubt, and difficulty. dazzle, amaze,
and overpower. deadly, silent, and inaccessible. deceitful, lazy, and dishonest ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section iii felicitous phrases.htm

That Injuries and Penalties of Persecutions are not to be Feared ...
... persecutions let no one think what danger the devil is bringing in, but let him
indeed consider what help God affords; nor let human mischief overpower the mind ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/10 that injuries and penalties.htm

The Mustard-Seed, and the Leaven.
... conspirators or unconscious tools, did their utmost, as explained in the first pair
of parables, to strangle the kingdom in its infancy, or to overpower it at ...
/.../arnot/the parables of our lord/the mustard-seed and the leaven.htm

Ein' Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott. Strong Tower and Refuge is Our God ...
... 3. Though earth all full of devils were, Wide roaring to devour us; Yet
fear we no such grievous fear, They shall not overpower us. ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/xxvi ein feste burg ist.htm

The Demons Shall be Punished More Severely than Men.
... For, as the inhuman robber is wont to overpower those like himself by daring; so
the demons, going to great lengths in wickedness, have utterly deceived the ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xiv the demons shall be.htm

William Ellery Channing.
... himself to men by the tenderest ties, embracing them with a spirit of humanity,
which no insult, injury, or pain could for a moment repel or overpower,"I am ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/schaff/the person of christ/william ellery channing.htm

Pilate
... As the issue of it all, they led Him away to Pilate, meaning, by the weight of such
an accusing array, to overpower any possible scruples of the governor, but ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 15 1-20 pilate.htm

Acts xx. 32
... he ends with prayer: for since he had much alarmed them by saying, "Grievous wolves
shall enter in among you" (v.29), therefore, not to overpower them, and ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xlv acts xx 32.htm

Thesaurus
Overpower (11 Occurrences)
...Overpower (11 Occurrences). ... (See NAS). Ecclesiastes 4:12 And if a man overpower the
one, the two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken. ...
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Overpowered (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Overpower. Multi-Version Concordance
Overpowered (12 Occurrences). John 1:5 The Light shines ...
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Subdue (26 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To overpower so as to disable from further resistance; to crush. 3. (vt)
To destroy the force of; to overcome; as, medicines subdue a fever. ...
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Overwhelm (18 Occurrences)
... vt) To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath;
to engulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush ...
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Overturn (5 Occurrences)
... a carriage or a building. 2. (vt) To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow. 3.
(vt) To overpower; to conquer. 4. (n.) The act off overturning ...
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Overplus (1 Occurrence)

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Force (250 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) To do violence to; to overpower, or to compel by violence to one's will;
especially, to ravish; to violate; to commit rape upon. 12. ...
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Deluge (17 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread; to overpower; to
submerge; to destroy; as, the northern nations deluged the Roman empire with ...
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Drown (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid. 4. (vt) To overpower;
to overcome; to extinguish; -- said especially of sound. ...
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Convince (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or
master. 2. (vt) To overcome by argument; to force to yield ...
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Concordance
Overpower (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 16:18
And I say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock will my church be based, and the doors of hell will not overcome it.
(See NAS)

Revelation 11:7
And when they may finish their testimony, the beast that is coming up out of the abyss shall make war with them, and overcome them, and kill them,
(See NIV)

Genesis 43:18
The men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, "Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time, we're brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, attack us, and seize us as slaves, along with our donkeys."
(See NIV)

Judges 16:5
And the lords of the Philistines came to her and said to her, "Entice him, and see wherein his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him, that we may bind him to subdue him; and we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Kings 16:5
Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
(See NIV)

Esther 9:1
Now in the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have rule over them; whereas it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;
(See NIV)

Job 14:20
Thou prevailest 'over' him for ever, and he goeth, He is changing his countenance, And Thou sendest him away.
(See NAS NIV)

Job 15:24
Distress and anguish overwhelm him; they prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 4:12
And if a man overpower the one, the two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
(DBY NAS NIV)

Isaiah 7:1
Now it came about in the days of Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin, the king of Aram, and Pekah, the son of Remaliah, the king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to make war against it, but were not able to overcome it.
(See NIV)

Obadiah 1:7
Unto the border sent thee have all thine allies, Forgotten thee, prevailed over thee, have thy friends, Thy bread they make a snare under thee, There is no understanding in him!
(See NAS NIV)

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Overpower

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Overpowered (12 Occurrences)

Subdue (26 Occurrences)

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Deluge (17 Occurrences)

Drown (5 Occurrences)

Convince (7 Occurrences)

Compel (10 Occurrences)

Control (88 Occurrences)

Chariot (102 Occurrences)

Suppress (1 Occurrence)

Susanna (1 Occurrence)

Hades (11 Occurrences)

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Providence (3 Occurrences)

History (57 Occurrences)

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