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2 Corinthians 11:6, Artless and unpolished.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (superl.) Characterized by roughness; unpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.

2. (superl.) Unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished; -- said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship.

3. (superl.) of the like.

4. (superl.) Violent; tumultuous; boisterous; inclement; harsh; severe; -- said of the weather, of storms, and the like; as, the rude winter.

5. (superl.) Barbarous; fierce; bloody; impetuous; -- said of war, conflict, and the like; as, the rude shock of armies.

6. (superl.) Not finished or complete; inelegant; lacking chasteness or elegance; not in good taste; unsatisfactory in mode of treatment; -- said of literature, language, style, and the like.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

rood: Not "impolite" in English Versions of the Bible (except perhaps 2 Maccabees 12:14), but "untrained," "ignorant"; compare the modern phrase, "a rude drawing." So Sirach 8:4 (apaideutos) and 2 Corinthians 11:6 (idiotes, `though I lack technical training in rhetoric'); compare the King James Version and the Revised Version margin Sirach 21:24.

2399. idiotes -- a private or unskilled person
... ignorant, rude, unlearned. From idios; a private person, ie (by implication) an
ignoramus (compare "idiot") -- ignorant, rude, unlearned. see GREEK idios. ...
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2895. krabattos -- a camp bed
... 2895 -- a small bed used by the poor; "" () a rude pallet made of thick padded quilt
or mat" (M. Vincent); "a Macedonian word (Lat ) for a bed, pallet, or ...
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How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not ...
... ROME, Chapter XXIV. How the rude in sacred learning, and those who are learned
but not humble, are to be admonished. (Admonition 25 ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xxiv how the rude.htm

By this You May See who are the Rude and Barbarous Indians: for ...
... THE THIRD CENTURY 12 By this you may see who are the rude and barbarous Indians:
For verily there is no savage nation under the cope of Heaven. ...
/.../ of meditations/12 by this you may.htm

The Blind Watchers at the Cross
... These rude soldiers, four in number, as we infer from John's Gospel, had no doubt
joined with their comrades in the coarse mockery which preceded the sad ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/the blind watchers at the.htm

Dream and Reality
... Many an English traveller and settler among rude people has been similarly honoured. ...
Are we to listen to the rude solution which says, 'All lies alike'? ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/dream and reality.htm

Christ and his Captors
... It may have been the same in kind as the ascendency which a pure and calm
nature has over rude and inferior ones. It may have been ...
/.../christ and his captors.htm

The Priest of the World and King of Men
... And so, feeling that, and feeling it, as I believe, not because they are rude and
barbarous, but because, though rude and barbarous, they still preserve some ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the priest of the world.htm

In the High Priest's Palace
... swept it away. They save from remorse, which has no healing in it. II.
We have the rude taunts of the servants. The mockery here ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/in the high priests palace.htm

2 Cor. xi. 1
... [3.] Ver.6. "But though I be rude in speech, yet am I not in knowledge.".
For since those that corrupted the Corinthians had the ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxiii 2 cor xi.htm

Watching unto God in the Night Season
... Nature hushed in slumber sweet,. No rude noise mine ears assailing,. Now my God
and I can meet: ... I have ears for none but love. Me they rude esteem, and foolish,. ...
/.../watching unto god in the 2.htm

One Day when Old Diamond was Standing with his Nose in his Bag ...
... The words sounded rude, but the girl's face looked so simple that the gentleman
saw she did not mean to be rude, and became still more interested in her. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 19 one day when.htm

Rude (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished;
-- said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship. ...RUDE. ...
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Rough (24 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper. ... 14. (n.)
Boisterous weather. 15. (n.) A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy. 16. ...
/r/rough.htm - 15k

Build (242 Occurrences)
... 1. Building Conditions: The building conditions existing at the time of the Hebrew
conquest were rude and untutored, and, with the exception of the work of the ...
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Building (249 Occurrences)
... 1. Building Conditions: The building conditions existing at the time of the Hebrew
conquest were rude and untutored, and, with the exception of the work of the ...
/b/building.htm - 47k

Rugged (7 Occurrences)
... persons. 5. (n.) Stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude. 6 ... etc. 8. (n.) Violent;
rude; boisterous; -- said of conduct, manners, etc. 9 ...
/r/rugged.htm - 9k

Palace (194 Occurrences)
... "In the chambers which were occupied as guard-rooms," says Dr. Manning, "by the
praetorian troops on duty in the palace, a number of rude caricatures are found ...
/p/palace.htm - 40k

Soften (1 Occurrence)
... 5. (vt) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage. 6. (vt) To make less harsh, less rude,
less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality. ...
/s/soften.htm - 7k

Images (158 Occurrences)
... of the Ancient Egyptians, 1905.) These rude and unshaped objects do not testify,
as was once supposed, to a lower form of religious development than when ...
/i/images.htm - 70k

Ruddy (5 Occurrences)

/r/ruddy.htm - 8k

Canaan (102 Occurrences)
... Their sacred place was a double cave with which cup-marks in the rock were connected,
and their pottery was rude; some of it was ornamented with streaks of red ...
/c/canaan.htm - 64k

Rude (2 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 13:5
doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;

2 Corinthians 11:6
But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.




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