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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Given to plunder; disposed to seize by violence; seizing by force.

2. (a.) Accustomed to seize food; subsisting on prey, or animals seized by violence; as, a tiger is a rapacious animal; a rapacious bird.

3. (a.) Avaricious; grasping; extortionate; also, greedy; ravenous; voracious; as, rapacious usurers; a rapacious appetite.

727. harpax -- rapacious
... rapacious. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: harpax Phonetic Spelling:
(har'-pax) Short Definition: rapacious, ravenous, a robber, an extortioner ...
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2719. katesthio -- to eat up
... intensifying 2068 , "eat") -- properly, eat all the way ; (figuratively) devour,
leaving nothing; consume all the way , ie with a rapacious, voracious appetite ...
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4123. pleonektes -- one desirous of having more
... Cognate: 4123 (a masculine noun derived from 4122 , "to covet") -- used of "a greedy, ,
rapacious, person; a defrauder, trampling on the rights of others ...
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After Eutropius Having Been Found Outside the Church had Been ...
... For I am continually saying that I do not attack the character of the rich man,
but of the rapacious. ... I forbid thee not. Art thou a rapacious man? ...
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Concerning a Stratagem that was Devised by the Jews, by which they ...
... What she had treasured up besides, as also what food she had contrived to save,
had been also carried off by the rapacious guards, who came every day running ...
/.../chapter 3 concerning a stratagem.htm

... All the supports of Judah's political life will be taken away: indeed, the leaders
are either so weak or rapacious that the country is already as good as ruined ...
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1 Cor. Iii. 15-Dec
... But nevertheless He hath not enjoined this, but hath commanded not to be
rapacious, and of our means to assist those who are in want. ...
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John Chapter i. 32, 33
... I ask, if the dove is simple, innocent, without gall, peaceful in its kisses, not
fierce with its talons, I ask whether the covetous, the rapacious, the crafty ...
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The Second Commandment: Gross Sin Forbidden.
... [2399] 6. Thou shalt not be covetous, nor rapacious, nor a hypocrite, nor evil disposed,
nor haughty. Thou shalt not take evil counsel against thy neighbour. ...
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On the Character and Teaching of the Bishop.
... Let not a bishop be given to filthy lucre, especially before the Gentiles, rather
suffering than offering injuries; not covetous, nor rapacious; no purloiner ...
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... a lofty scorn this desert man looks upon the palaces, i.4, etc., the winter and
the summer houses, iii.15, in which the luxurious and rapacious grandees of the ...
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... Jehoahaz, the successor of Josiah, deposed by the Egyptians and exiled after a three
months' reign, xxii.10-12, was succeeded by the rapacious Jehoiakim (608 ...
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Chapter ii.
... "And to mirth, What doest thou?" Why dost thou repair to those who are not at liberty
to be merry? Why to the drunken, and the avaricious, and the rapacious? ...
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Rapacious (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Accustomed to seize food; subsisting on prey, or animals seized by violence;
as, a tiger is a rapacious animal; a rapacious bird. ...
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Rapacity (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness;
ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves. ...
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Vulture (16 Occurrences)
... (n.) Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes,
Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidae. Int. ...
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Kite (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Fig. : One who is rapacious. 3. (n.) A light frame of wood or other material
covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string. ...
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Wolf (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Fig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially,
want; starvation; as, they toiled hard to keep the wolf from the door. ...
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Thick (129 Occurrences)
... Thick clay. (Habakkuk 2:6) is correctly rendered in the Revised Version "pledges."
The Chaldean power is here represented as a rapacious usurer, accumulating ...
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Tablets (31 Occurrences)
... contest between representatives of various museums on the one hand, eager for
scientific material, and native dealers, on the other hand, rapacious at the ...
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Tell (3056 Occurrences)
... contest between representatives of various museums on the one hand, eager for
scientific material, and native dealers, on the other hand, rapacious at the ...
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Ravening (6 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Raven. 2. (n.) Eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion. 3. (a.)
Greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Ransoms (1 Occurrence)

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Rapacious (3 Occurrences)

Luke 18:11
The Pharisee, standing, prayed thus to himself: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-gatherer.

1 Corinthians 5:10
not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the avaricious and rapacious, or idolaters, since then ye should go out of the world.

1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.



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