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During Solomon's reign the people were greatly oppressed by Taxation, and after his death they appealed to his successor and asked For relief. Receiving insults in return, they rebelled against his Authority and declared that they had no part in his government (1 Kings 12:1-25).

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.

2. (n.) Hence, to be faithless; to desert one party or leader for another; especially, to renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against a government; to rebel.

3. (n.) To be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; -- with at; as, the stomach revolts at such food; his nature revolts at cruelty.

4. (v. t.) To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.

5. (v. t.) To do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence; to shock; as, to revolt the feelings.

6. (n.) The act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government; rebellion; as, the revolt of a province of the Roman empire.

7. (n.) A revolter.

646. apostasia -- defection, revolt
... defection, revolt. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apostasia Phonetic
Spelling: (ap-os-tas-ee'-ah) Short Definition: defection, apostasy ...
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387. anastatoo -- to stir up, unsettle
... Word Origin from anastatos (driven from one's home) Definition to stir up, unsettle
NASB Word Usage stirred up a revolt (1), troubling (1), upset (1). ...
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868. aphistemi -- to lead away, to depart from
... depart, fall away, refrain, withdraw self. From apo and histemi; to remove, ie
(actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desist, desert, etc. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
849. eshtaddur -- a revolt
... 848, 849. eshtaddur. 850 . a revolt. Transliteration: eshtaddur Phonetic
Spelling: (esh-tad-dure') Short Definition: revolt. Word ...
/hebrew/849.htm - 6k

4777. mered -- rebellion, revolt
... 4776, 4777. mered. 4778 . rebellion, revolt. Transliteration: mered Phonetic
Spelling: (meh'-red) Short Definition: rebellion. Word ...
/hebrew/4777.htm - 6k

6586. pasha -- to rebel, transgress
... transgressing (1), transgression (1), transgressors (8). offend, rebel,
revolt, transgression,. A primitive root (identical with ...
/hebrew/6586.htm - 6k

5627. sarah -- turning aside, defection, apostasy, withdrawal
... Word Origin from sur Definition turning aside, defection, apostasy, withdrawal NASB
Word Usage defected (1), rebellion (4), revolt (1), unceasing* (1 ...
/hebrew/5627.htm - 6k

5493. sur -- to turn aside
... depart, eschew, get (you), go (aside), X grievous, lay away (by), leave undone,
be past, pluck away, put (away, down), rebel, remove (to and fro), revolt, X be ...
/hebrew/5493.htm - 7k

6588. pesha -- transgression
... rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass. From pasha'; a revolt (national, moral
or religious) -- rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass. see HEBREW pasha'. ...
/hebrew/6588.htm - 6k


Through the Fall and Revolt of Adam, the Whole Human Race Made ...
AND DEGENERATE. ... Hence infidelity was at the root of the revolt. ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 1 through the fall.htm

Concerning the Revolt of the Trachonites; How Sylleus Accused ...
... CHAPTER 9. Concerning The Revolt Of The Trachonites; How Sylleus Accused Herod Before
Caesar; And How Herod, When Caesar Was Angry At Him, Resolved To Send ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 9 concerning the revolt.htm

There Followed the Revolt of Those, Who, with Dathan and Abiron as ...
... The Sacred History Of Sulpitius Severus. Book I. Chapter XXI. There followed
the revolt of those, who, with Dathan and Abiron as leaders? ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xxi there followed the.htm

Revolt and Extraordinary Death of Procopius. Eleusius, Bishop of ...
... Book VI. Chapter VIII."Revolt and Extraordinary Death of Procopius. Eleusius, Bishop
of Cyzicus, and Eunomius, the Heretic. Eunomius succeeds Eleusius. ...
/.../chapter viii revolt and extraordinary death.htm

The Revolt of Babylon.
... CHAPTER VII. THE REVOLT OF BABYLON. BC516-514 City of Babylon."The
captive Jews."Wickedness of the Babylonians."Causes of ...
// the great/chapter vii the revolt of.htm

Another Part of My Smoke' which You Frequently Laugh at is My ...
... you fulminate when you speak; you cannot contain the flames which have been conceived
within your mouth, and like Barchochebas, the leader of the revolt of the ...
/.../31 another part of my.htm

The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
... safety of the empire"The preliminaries of the Median wars: the Scythian expedition,
the conquest of Thrace and Macedonia"The Ionic revolt, the intervention ...
/.../chapter iithe last days of.htm

The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
... 681 BC)"Campaigns against the Kaldd, the Cimmerians, the tribes of Cilicia, and
against Sidon (680-679 BC); Cimmerian and Scythian invasions, revolt of vie ...
/.../chapter iithe power of assyria.htm

The Time of his Appearance among Men.
... a little [81] he says: "But Judas, [82] a Gaulonite, from a city called Gamala,
taking with him Sadduchus, [83] a Pharisee, urged the people to revolt, both of ...
/...// history/chapter v the time of his.htm

To the End and After
... When Ezekiel afterwards denounced Sedekiah on his revolt it was for despising the
Lord's oath and breaking the Lord's covenant(471)"a signal instance of the ...
// vi to the end.htm

Revolt (18 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence;
to shock; as, to revolt the feelings. ...Revolt (18 Occurrences). ...
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Jehoiada (51 Occurrences)
... 1. Jehoiada and the Revolt against Athaliah: (a) The account in 2 Chronicles
23:1-21 differs in many respects from that in 2 Kings 11:4-20, but even the latter ...
/j/jehoiada.htm - 36k

Revolted (9 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Revolt. ... 2 Kings 8:22 So Edom revolted from under the hand of
Judah to this day. Then did Libnah revolt at the same time. ...
/r/revolted.htm - 9k

Sheba (36 Occurrences)
... Sheba took advantage of this state of things, and raised the standard of revolt,
proclaiming, "We have no part in David." With his followers he proceeded ...
/s/sheba.htm - 32k

Joram (26 Occurrences)
... positions. The only event belonging to his reign recorded in Kings is the
revolt of Edom. 5. The Revolt of Edom: Edom was subdued ...
/j/joram.htm - 27k

Nahum (3 Occurrences)
... na'-hum: I. AUTHORSHIP AND DATE 1. The Name 2. Life and Home of Nahum The Four
Traditions 3. Date, as Related to Assyrian History (1) The Revolt of Shamash ...
/n/nahum.htm - 21k

Libnah (18 Occurrences)
... 57). In the reign of Joram, Libnah joined the Edomites in a revolt against
the king of Judah (2 Kings 8:22 2 Chronicles 21:10). ...
/l/libnah.htm - 15k

Chaldeans (82 Occurrences)
... 10. Nabu-bel-sumati and Others His Tragic End 11. The Chaldeans Forge Ahead
12. Nabopolassar's Revolt against Assyria 13. The Chaldeans ...
/c/chaldeans.htm - 48k

Rebellion (51 Occurrences)
... others to do so; an organized uprising of subjects for the purpose of coercing or
overthrowing their lawful ruler or government by force; revolt; insurrection. ...
/r/rebellion.htm - 22k

Chaldea (8 Occurrences)
... 10. Nabu-bel-sumati and Others His Tragic End 11. The Chaldeans Forge Ahead
12. Nabopolassar's Revolt against Assyria 13. The Chaldeans ...
/c/chaldea.htm - 25k

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Revolt: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Revolt (18 Occurrences)

Luke 23:19
one who was thrown into prison for a certain revolt in the city, and for murder.

Acts 5:37
After him, at the time of the Census, came Judas, the Galilaean, and was the leader in a revolt. He too perished, and all his followers were scattered.

Acts 21:38
Aren't you then the Egyptian, who before these days stirred up to sedition and led out into the wilderness the four thousand men of the Assassins?"

Hebrews 3:12
see to it, brethren, that there is never in any one of you--as perhaps there may be--a sinful and unbelieving heart, manifesting itself in revolt from the ever-living God.

Numbers 31:16
Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and so the plague was among the congregation of Jehovah.
(See JPS)

Deuteronomy 13:5
And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; for he hath spoken revolt against Jehovah your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to draw thee out of the way that Jehovah thy God commanded thee to walk in; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

2 Kings 8:22
So Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah to this day. Then did Libnah revolt at the same time.

2 Chronicles 21:10
So Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah to this day: then did Libnah revolt at the same time from under his hand, because he had forsaken Yahweh, the God of his fathers.

Ezra 4:15
that search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers: so you shall find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful to kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time; for which cause was this city laid waste.
(See NAS)

Ezra 4:19
I decreed, and search has been made, and it is found that this city of old time has made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

Nehemiah 6:6
in which was written, It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says it, that you and the Jews think to rebel; for which cause you are building the wall: and you would be their king, according to these words.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Isaiah 59:13
transgressing and denying Yahweh, and turning away from following our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.

Jeremiah 11:9
Yahweh said to me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 28:16
Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, for thou hast spoken revolt against Jehovah.

Jeremiah 29:32
therefore thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he see the good that I will do for my people, saith Jehovah; because he hath spoken revolt against Jehovah.

Ezekiel 2:3
He said to me, Son of man, I send you to the children of Israel, to nations that are rebellious, which have rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me even to this very day.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 20:38
and I will purge out from among you the rebels, and those who disobey against me; I will bring them forth out of the land where they sojourn, but they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
(See NIV)



Revolt of the Ten Tribes

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Revolted (9 Occurrences)

Sheba (36 Occurrences)

Joram (26 Occurrences)

Nahum (3 Occurrences)

Libnah (18 Occurrences)

Chaldeans (82 Occurrences)

Rebellion (51 Occurrences)

Chaldea (8 Occurrences)

Jehoram (27 Occurrences)

Cyrus (20 Occurrences)

Zebul (5 Occurrences)

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Revolteth (2 Occurrences)

Coins (13 Occurrences)


Artaxerxes (14 Occurrences)

Ahaziah (34 Occurrences)

Sedition (8 Occurrences)

Salamis (1 Occurrence)

Esarhaddon (3 Occurrences)



Hebron (71 Occurrences)

Jeroboam (96 Occurrences)

Assyria (124 Occurrences)


Money (284 Occurrences)

Stone (290 Occurrences)

Parthians (1 Occurrence)

David (1052 Occurrences)

Captivity (141 Occurrences)

Moabite (13 Occurrences)

Elamites (2 Occurrences)

Hezekiah (124 Occurrences)

Cyprus (12 Occurrences)

Elam (24 Occurrences)

Life (6001 Occurrences)


Jerusalem (782 Occurrences)

Between (2624 Occurrences)

Samuel (129 Occurrences)

Ziba (13 Occurrences)


Neapolis (1 Occurrence)

Unbelieving (22 Occurrences)

Uprising (4 Occurrences)

Uttering (10 Occurrences)

Jehoahaz (22 Occurrences)

Leader (183 Occurrences)



Gerasenes (3 Occurrences)

Galilaean (7 Occurrences)

Waterspouts (1 Occurrence)

Fall (522 Occurrences)

Followers (37 Occurrences)

Transgressing (12 Occurrences)

Revoking (1 Occurrence)

Ekron (20 Occurrences)

Ekronite (1 Occurrence)

Ever-living (20 Occurrences)

Exile (101 Occurrences)

Departing (20 Occurrences)

Denying (11 Occurrences)

Manifesting (4 Occurrences)

Pharisees (86 Occurrences)

Pilate (60 Occurrences)

Pontius (4 Occurrences)

Babylon (270 Occurrences)

Balaam's (6 Occurrences)

Barabbas (10 Occurrences)

Conceiving (8 Occurrences)

Census (24 Occurrences)

Apostate (5 Occurrences)

Ahithophel (17 Occurrences)

Abishai (25 Occurrences)

Ahimaaz (15 Occurrences)

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