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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) Suited to the object, occasion, purpose, or character; suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous.

2. (superl.) In a decent or suitable manner; becomingly.

Greek
1933. epieikes -- seemly, equitable, yielding
... seemly, equitable, yielding. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epieikes
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-i-kace') Short Definition: gentle, mild, forbearing ...
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2158. euschemon -- comely
... Adjective Transliteration: euschemon Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-skhay'-mone) Short
Definition: comely, honorable Definition: (a) comely, seemly, decorous, (b) of ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5000. naveh -- comely, seemly
... 4999, 5000. naveh. 5001 . comely, seemly. Transliteration: naveh Phonetic Spelling:
(naw-veh') Short Definition: lovely. ... becometh, comely, seemly. ...
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8232. shephar -- to be fair or seemly
... 8231b, 8232. shephar. 8233 . to be fair or seemly. Transliteration: shephar
Phonetic Spelling: (shef-ar') Short Definition: good. ...
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Library

What the True and Seemly Manner of Praising; the Father
... Discourse VII."Procilla. Chapter I."What the True and Seemly Manner of Praising;
The Father. Greater Than the Son, Not in Substance ...
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What is Seemly is Often Found in the Sacred Writings Long Before ...
... by St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. Book I. Chapter X. What is seemly is often
found in the sacred writings long before it appears in� ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter x what is seemly.htm

What is Seemly Should Always Shine Forth in Our Life. ...
... Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. Book I. Chapter XLVII. What is seemly should always shine
forth in our life.� What is seemly should always shine forth in our life. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xlvii what is seemly.htm

How that by virtue of this Word a Man is Governed Full Wisely, and ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE FOUR AND FIFTIETH CHAPTER How that by Virtue of this word a man
is governed full wisely, and made full seemly as well in body as in soul. ...
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A Twofold Division of what is Seemly is Given. ...
... by St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. Book I. Chapter XLVI. A twofold division of what
is seemly is given.� A twofold division of what is seemly is given. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xlvi a twofold division.htm

On what is Noble and virtuous, and what the Difference Between ...
... no light thing in every matter to preserve due measure and to bring about order,
wherein that is plainly conspicuous which we call "decorum," or what is seemly ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xlv on what is.htm

On what is Useful: not that which is Advantageous...
... In the first book we made our division in such a way as to set in the first place
what is virtuous and what is seemly; for all duties are derived from these. ...
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That a Man Shall not Take Ensample of Saint Martin and of Saint ...
... The tree and the cup I call this visible miracle, and all seemly bodily observances,
that is according and not letting the work of the spirit. ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the eight and 4.htm

Psalm CXLVII.
... In another place it is said, "Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner." [5904]
If then in the mouth of a sinner praise is not seemly, neither is it ...
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How virtuous and Useful was that which Elisha Did. ...
... For it was seemly to spare an enemy, and to grant his life to an adversary
when indeed he could have taken it, had he not spared it. 88. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xiv how virtuous and.htm

Thesaurus
Seemly (10 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Seemly (10 Occurrences). Romans ... evil. Take thought
for what is right and seemly in every one's esteem. (WEY). ...
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Seemliness (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The quality or state of being seemly: comeliness;
propriety. Multi-Version Concordance Seemliness (2 Occurrences). ...
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Unseemly (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Not seemly; unbecoming; indecent. 2. (adv.) In
an unseemly manner. Multi-Version Concordance Unseemly (9 Occurrences). ...
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One's (59 Occurrences)
... (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV). Romans 12:17 Pay back to no man evil for evil. Take thought
for what is right and seemly in every one's esteem. (WEY). ...
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Luxury (8 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 19:10 Delicate living is not seemly for a fool; Much less for a servant
to have rule over princes. (See JPS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Lacking (53 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 12:24 and our seemly things have no need; but God did temper the body
together, to the lacking part having given more abundant honour, (YLT). ...
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Everybody (15 Occurrences)
... WEY). Romans 12:17 Pay back to no man evil for evil. Take thought for what
is right and seemly in every one's esteem. (See NIV). 1 ...
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Esteem (25 Occurrences)
... See NAS). Romans 12:17 Pay back to no man evil for evil. Take thought for
what is right and seemly in every one's esteem. (WEY). 1 ...
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Decorous (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and
occasion; marked with decorum; becoming; proper; seemly; befitting; as, a ...
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Disapproved (11 Occurrences)
... Romans 1:28 And, according as they did not approve of having God in knowledge, God
gave them up to a disapproved mind, to do the things not seemly; (YLT). ...
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Concordance
Seemly (10 Occurrences)

Romans 1:28
And according as they did not think good to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things;
(Root in DBY YLT)

Romans 12:17
Pay back to no man evil for evil. Take thought for what is right and seemly in every one's esteem.
(WEY)

1 Corinthians 7:35
And this I say for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is seemly, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
(ASV DBY)

1 Corinthians 11:13
Judge of this for your own selves: is it seemly for a woman to pray to God when she is unveiled?
(WEY ASV YLT)

1 Corinthians 12:24
and our seemly things have no need; but God did temper the body together, to the lacking part having given more abundant honour,
(YLT)

1 Timothy 2:9
In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;
(See RSV)

1 Peter 2:12
having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
(ASV)

Psalms 147:1
Give praise to the Lord; for it is good to make melody to our God; praise is pleasing and beautiful.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 19:10
Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Proverbs 26:1
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS)

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