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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A lover in an unlawful or adulterous relationship; one who takes the place, without possessing the rights, of a husband or wife; -- used of a man or a woman.

2. (n.) Love; gallantry.

3. (adv.) Alt. of Paramours.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

par'-a-moor (pilleghesh, "a concubine," masculine or feminine): A term applied in Ezekiel 23:20 to the male lover, but elsewhere translated "concubine."

3432. moichos -- an adulterer
... adulterer. Perhaps a primary word; a (male) paramour; figuratively, apostate --
adulterer. (moichoi) -- 2 Occurrences. (moichous) -- 1 Occurrence. 3431, 3432 ...
// - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
6370. pilegesh -- concubine
... concubine, paramour. Or pilegesh {pee-leh'-ghesh}; of uncertain derivation; a concubine;
also (masculine) a paramour -- concubine, paramour. 6369, 6370. ...
/hebrew/6370.htm - 6k

John Chapter iv. Jan-42
... Thou mayest understand that woman really to have had at that time no husband; she
was living with some man, not a lawful husband, rather a paramour than a ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xv john chapter iv.htm

The Absurdity and Shamefulness of the Images by which the Gods are ...
... the statue of Aphrodite of Cnidus, made it like the form of Cratine, of whom he
was enamoured, that the miserable people might have the paramour of Praxiteles ...
/.../exhortation to the heathen/chapter iv the absurdity and shamefulness.htm

The Historical Situation
... His unscrupulous tyranny and his gross disregard of common righteousness appear
in his relations with John the Baptist and with Herodias, his paramour. ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/i the historical situation.htm

... bore him three children, to whom he gave names symbolic of the impending fate[1]
of Israel, i.1-9. The faithless Gomer abandons Hosea for a paramour, but he is ...
// to the old testament/hosea.htm

"Cast a Stone at Her!" John viii. 7
... did not bring him. It is so easy to punish the woman, and yet it is not
proved that she was worse than her paramour. But is it not ...
// bread/xxvii cast a stone at.htm

On the Morning of Christ's Nativity
... Nature in awe to Him Had doff'd her gaudy trim, With her great Master so to sympathize:
It was no season then for her To wanton with the sun, her lusty paramour ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/on the morning of christs.htm

Imprisonment and Death of John
... was eating at the tables of the publicans, while every day the Roman yoke rested
more heavily upon Israel, while King Herod and his vile paramour worked their ...
/.../white/the desire of ages/chapter 22 imprisonment and death.htm

The Life, as Amplified by Mediaeval Biographers.
... When pregnancy ensued and her frailty was detected, she at the instance of her paramour
charged Ephraim the pious Catechumen as being the author of her shame. ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/iii the life as amplified by.htm

Why Jesus Called them an Adulterous Generation. The Law as Husband ...
... by God as wife, that is, to the man who is law, according to what is written, "A
wife is married to a man by God;" [5573] but the other is a paramour of the ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/4 why jesus called them.htm

Of the Fact that the False Gods do not Forbid Others to be ...
... the primal mind favours the mind that springs from it: yet Vulcan at least might
[be expected to] put under the ban the worship of Mars, the paramour of his ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xxv of the fact that.htm

Paramour (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) Love; gallantry. 3. (adv.) Alt. of Paramours. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
PARAMOUR. ... Multi-Version Concordance Paramour (1 Occurrence). ...
/p/paramour.htm - 7k

Paralyzed (11 Occurrences)

/p/paralyzed.htm - 9k

Gomer (7 Occurrences)
... She seems to have left him and become the slave of her paramour (Hosea 3:1). Hosea
is now commanded by Yahweh to buy her back, paying the price of the ordinary ...
/g/gomer.htm - 11k

Friend (139 Occurrences)
... They are popularly called Quakers. 5. (n.) A paramour of either sex. 6. (vt) To
act as the friend of; to favor; to countenance; to befriend. Int. ...
/f/friend.htm - 40k

Paint (3 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel says to Oholah-Oholibah (Judah-Israel), "didst wash thyself, paint (kachal)
thine eyes," as the adulteress prepares herself for her paramour (Ezekiel 23 ...
/p/paint.htm - 10k

Paramours (1 Occurrence)

/p/paramours.htm - 6k

Concubine (21 Occurrences)
... Corinthians 7:2). Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) A woman who cohabits
with a man without being his wife; a paramour. 2. (n.) A ...
/c/concubine.htm - 15k

Adultery (49 Occurrences)
... the woman may have been a virgin betrothed unto a husband, the law (in Deuteronomy
22:23) providing that such a person together with her paramour be stoned to ...
/a/adultery.htm - 32k

Hosea (6 Occurrences)
... after the marriage, she finally left him and sank deeper and deeper into sin, until,
at some future time, the prophet bought her from her paramour and brought ...
/h/hosea.htm - 43k

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Paramour (1 Occurrence)

Hosea 3:1
Yahweh said to me, "Go again, love a woman loved by another, and an adulteress, even as Yahweh loves the children of Israel, though they turn to other gods, and love cakes of raisins."
(See RSV)



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