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(imp. & p. p.) of Prefer.
1905. eperotao -- to inquire of
... 1905 (from , ", fitting" intensifying 2065 , "inquire, ask") -- properly, ask
appropriately (aptly), done by someone on "preferred footing" who makes a request ...
// - 8k

4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
... It is a virtue that can be worked up by human effort. 2. Faith (4102) enables the
believer to know God's preferred-will (cf. J. Calvin; see 2307). ...
// - 18k

2261. epios -- gentle, mild
... 2261 ("gentle faith-speaking") happens as we to -- ie are committed to
handling matters according to His preferred-will (2307 ). ...
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3131. manna -- manna
... wandering Israelites in the OT when God gave them (divinely-sent bread wafers)
(see Nu 11:6). 3131 ("necessary") refers to what to live in preferred-will (cf. ...
// - 7k

4696. spilos -- a spot, stain
... Moral and spiritual stains (spots) come from living outside God's preferred-will
(desire, 2307 , compare Eph 5:15-17,27) and are removed with heartfelt ...
// - 6k

1954. epiloipos -- still left
... remnant, what remains afterward") -- properly, what remains , emphasizing the
"after-effects" that go with living in God's 2307 ("preferred-will") through the ...
// - 7k

3852. paraggelia -- an instruction, a command
... Christ speaks His -word into the believer -- giving a command (3852 ) that passes
on His preferred-will (cf. Ro 10:17, Gk text and 2307 ). ...
// - 7k

740. artos -- bread, a loaf
... properly, bread; (figuratively) divine provision; all the sustenance God supplies
to yielded believers scene-by-scene to live in His preferred-will (2307 ). ...
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5545. chrisma -- an anointing, unction
... Cognate: 5545 (from 5548 , "anoint with oil") -- , referring to the ministry of
the , guiding the receptive believer into fullness of God's preferred-will (see ...
// - 7k

3786. ophelos -- advantage, help
... in life by living . This gives the "edge," ie the preferred position that also
brings "cumulative advantage.". Word Origin from ophello ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
5330. netsach -- to distinguish oneself
... be preferred. (Aramaic) corresponding to natsach; to become chief -- be preferred.
see HEBREW natsach. 5329, 5330. netsach. 5331 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/5330.htm - 6k

977. bachar -- to choose
... choose NASB Word Usage choice (6), choicest (2), choose (40), chooses (22), choosing
(1), chose (21), chosen (67), desired (2), men (1), preferred (1), require ...
/hebrew/977.htm - 6k


Whether Religion Should be Preferred to the Other Moral virtues?
... OF RELIGION (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether religion should be preferred to the other
moral virtues? Objection 1: It would seem that religion ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether religion should be preferred.htm

Loose Company Preferred by Heretics Ungodliness the Effect of ...
... Chapter XLIII."Loose Company Preferred by Heretics Ungodliness the Effect of Their
Teaching the Very Opposite of Catholic Truth, Which Promotes the Fear of ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter xliii loose company preferred by.htm

That Nothing is to be Preferred to the Love of God and Christ.
... Third Book. 18. That nothing is to be preferred to the love of God and
Christ. In Deuteronomy: "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God ...
/.../cyprian/three books of testimonies against the jews/18 that nothing is to.htm

Letter xviii. --Will of God to be Preferred.
of God to be Preferred. To the same Sister. Believe me ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/letter xviii will of god to.htm

Whether Even vices Themselves as Objects of Intellectual ...
... Chapter 6. "Whether Even Vices Themselves as Objects of Intellectual Apprehension
are to Be Preferred to Light as an Object of Sense Perception, and are to ...
/.../chapter 6 name even vices.htm

Of the Authority of the Septuagint Translation, Which, Saving the ...
... Chapter 43."Of the Authority of the Septuagint Translation, Which, Saving the Honor
of the Hebrew Original, is to Be Preferred to All Translations. ...
/.../ of god/chapter 43 of the authority of.htm

Now among Translations Themselves the Italian Itala is to be ...
... Book 2 Chapter 22. Now among translations themselves the Italian Itala is
to be preferred to the others? 22. Now among translations ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 22 now among translations.htm

How Much the Contemplation of God is to be Preferred to all Other ...
... Chapter 9 How much the contemplation of God is to be preferred to all other
exercises. Now since all things other than God are the ...
// cleaving to god/chapter 9 how much the.htm

Calumnies against the Sons of Mariamne. Antipateris Preferred ...
... CHAPTER 23. Calumnies Against The Sons Of Mariamne. Antipateris Preferred Before
Them. They Are Accused Before Caesar, And Herod Is Reconciled To Them. ...
/.../chapter 23 calumnies against the.htm

Other Incidents of the Passion Minutely Compared with Prophecy ...
... Chapter XLII."Other Incidents of the Passion Minutely Compared with Prophecy Pilate
and Herod. Barabbas Preferred to Jesus. Details of the Crucifixion. ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xlii other incidents of the.htm

Preferred (9 Occurrences)
...Preferred (9 Occurrences). ... John 1:27 He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred
before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen." (WEB KJV WBS). ...
/p/preferred.htm - 9k

Prefer (10 Occurrences)
... and the two versions agree; in Esther 2:9, the Revised Version (British and American)
has "removed" where the King James Version has "preferred"; in Daniel 6:3 ...
/p/prefer.htm - 10k

Choice (113 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or
more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in ...
/c/choice.htm - 38k

Preference (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which is preferred; the object of choice or superior favor; as, which
is your preference? Multi-Version Concordance Preference (3 Occurrences). ...
/p/preference.htm - 7k

Bason (3 Occurrences)
... The American Standard Revised Version has "basin," the King James Version and the
Revised Version (British and American) "bason," the preferred spelling of the ...
/b/bason.htm - 13k

Basin (37 Occurrences)
... The American Standard Revised Version has "basin," the King James Version and the
Revised Version (British and American) "bason," the preferred spelling of the ...
/b/basin.htm - 26k

Spirits (129 Occurrences)
... expresses the meaning, which Thayer has freely rendered, "not for the purpose of
passing judgment on opinions, as to which one is to be preferred as the more ...
/s/spirits.htm - 42k

Linen (111 Occurrences)
... In religious services by others than priests, white linen was also preferred, as
in the case of the infant Samuel (1 Samuel 2:18), the Levite singers in the ...
/l/linen.htm - 50k

Abel (22 Occurrences)
... reads in the Hebrew text 'ebhen (= a stone), and accordingly translates "unto the
great stone, whereon they set down the ark." This reading is to be preferred. ...
/a/abel.htm - 22k

Korahites (7 Occurrences)
... The adjective "Korhite" appears also in the King James Version as "Korathite," Kore,"
and "Korahite," the last being the form preferred in the English Revised ...
/k/korahites.htm - 20k

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Preferred (9 Occurrences)

John 1:15
John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.

John 1:27
He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."

John 1:30
This is he of whom I said,'After me comes a man who is preferred before me, for he was before me.'

Philemon 1:14
Only I wished to do nothing without your consent, so that his kind action of yours might not be done under pressure, but might be a voluntary one.
(See RSV)

Esther 2:9
And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her, out of the king's house: and he preferred her and her maids unto the best place of the house of the women.

Job 36:21
Take heed, don't regard iniquity; for you have chosen this rather than affliction.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 16:16
How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!

Jeremiah 8:3
And death will be desired more than life by the rest of this evil family who are still living in all the places where I have sent them away, says the Lord of armies.
(See RSV)

Daniel 6:3
Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.



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