Severity
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or state of being severe.

2. (n.) Gravity or austerity; extreme strictness; rigor; harshness; as, the severity of a reprimand or a reproof; severity of discipline or government; severity of penalties.

3. (n.) The quality or power of distressing or paining; extreme degree; extremity; intensity; inclemency; as, the severity of pain or anguish; the severity of cold or heat; the severity of the winter.

4. (n.) Harshness; cruel treatment; sharpness of punishment; as, severity practiced on prisoners of war.

5. (n.) Exactness; rigorousness; strictness; as, the severity of a test.

Greek
663. apotomia -- sharpness, steepness
... steepness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apotomia Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-ot-om-ee'-ah) Short Definition: harshness, severity Definition: (lit ...
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857. apheidia -- unsparing treatment
... unsparing treatment. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apheidia Phonetic
Spelling: (af-i-dee'-ah) Short Definition: severity Definition: severity ...
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664. apotomos -- abruptly, curtly
... Word Origin adverb from apo and temno (to cut) Definition abruptly, curtly
NASB Word Usage severely (1), severity (1). sharpness. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6531. perek -- harshness, severity
... 6530, 6531. perek. 6532 . harshness, severity. Transliteration: perek
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-rek) Short Definition: severity. ...
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Library

To the Severity of God There Belong Accessory Qualities ...
... and good God. Chapter XVI."To the Severity of God There Belong Accessory
Qualities, Compatible with Justice. If Human Passions ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xvi to the severity of.htm

The Severity of God Compatible with Reason and Justice when ...
... God. Chapter XV."The Severity of God Compatible with Reason and Justice
When Inflicted, Not Meant to Be Arbitrary, But Remedial. ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter xv the severity of god.htm

The Judicial Severity of Christ and the Tenderness of the Creator ...
... Jesus is the Christ of the Creator. Chapter XXXV."The Judicial Severity of Christ
and the Tenderness of the Creator, Asserted in Contradiction to Marcion. ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xxxv the judicial severity of.htm

The Instructor Characterized by the Severity and Benignity of ...
... The Instructor: Book I Chapter XII."The Instructor Characterized by the
Severity and Benignity of Paternal Affection. Having now ...
/.../the instructor paedagogus/chapter xii the instructor characterized by.htm

Every Severity, Therefore, and Apparent Cruelty, Either in Word or ...
... Book 3 Chapter 17. Every severity, therefore, and apparent cruelty, either
in word or deed� 17. Every severity, therefore, and ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 17 every severity therefore.htm

To those who Murmur at the Free Grace of Election and the Just ...
... First Head of Doctrine. Divine Election and Reprobation Article 18 To those who
murmur at the free grace of election and the just severity of� ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/various/the canons of dordt/article 18 to those who.htm

Rule for Interpreting Phrases which Seem to Ascribe Severity to ...
... Book III. Chapter 11."Rule for Interpreting Phrases Which Seem to Ascribe Severity
to God and the Saints. 17. Every severity, therefore ...
/.../chapter 11 rule for interpreting phrases.htm

That Gentleness must be Added to Severity, as is Shown in the Case ...
... That gentleness must be added to severity, as is shown in the case of St.� That
gentleness must be added to severity, as is shown in the case of St. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xvii that gentleness must.htm

Of the Connection of the Wars which with Great Severity and ...
... Book III. Chapter 30."Of the Connection of the Wars Which with Great Severity
and Frequency Followed One Another Before the Advent of Christ. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 30 of the connection of.htm

On the Predestination of the Means to the End
... and sufficient to produce faith in [the hearts of] sinful men, in such a manner
as he knows to be comportable with his mercy and with his severity, to the ...
/.../the works of james arminius vol 2/disputation xli on the predestination.htm

Thesaurus
Severity (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Gravity or austerity; extreme strictness; rigor; harshness; as, the severity
of a reprimand or a reproof; severity of discipline or government ...
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Rigor (8 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) See 1st Rigor, 2. 5. (n.) Severity of climate or season; inclemency;
as, the rigor of the storm; the rigors of winter. 6 ...
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Notice (44 Occurrences)
... (WEY NAS RSV NIV). Romans 11:22 Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity.
On those who have fallen His severity has descended ...
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Tyrannize (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vi) To act the tyrant; to exercise arbitrary power; to rule with unjust and
oppressive severity; to exercise power others not permitted by law or required ...
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Respond (21 Occurrences)
... (See NAS NIV). Romans 11:22 Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity.
On those who have fallen His severity has descended ...
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Provided (68 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Romans 11:22 Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity.
On those who have fallen His severity has descended, but ...
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Bitter (203 Occurrences)
... They represented the severity of the servitude under which the people groaned; and
have been regarded also as typical of the sufferings of Christ. ...
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Cease (138 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Romans 11:22 Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity.
On those who have fallen His severity has descended, but ...
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Scourge (24 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) To whip severely; to lash. 4. (n.) To punish with severity; to chastise;
to afflict, as for sins or faults, and with the purpose of correction. ...
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Sternness (1 Occurrence)
... (n.) The quality or state of being stern. Multi-Version Concordance Sternness (1
Occurrence). Romans 11:22 See then the goodness and severity of God. ...
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Concordance
Severity (7 Occurrences)

Matthew 24:51
he will treat him with the utmost severity and assign him a place among the hypocrites: there will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.
(WEY)

Romans 11:22
See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

2 Corinthians 13:10
On this account I write these things being absent, that being present I may not use severity according to the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for overthrowing.
(DBY NAS)

Colossians 2:23
Which things indeed appear like wisdom in self-imposed worship, and humility, and severity to the body; but aren't of any value against the indulgence of the flesh.
(WEB WEY ASV RSV)

Leviticus 25:43
You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 25:46
You may make them an inheritance for your children after you, to hold for a possession; of them may you take your slaves forever: but over your brothers the children of Israel you shall not rule, one over another, with harshness.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 25:53
As a servant hired year by year shall he be with him: he shall not rule with harshness over him in your sight.
(See NAS)

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