Submissive
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble.

2. (a.) Showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor.

Greek
5255. hupekoos -- giving ear, obedient
... Adjective Transliteration: hupekoos Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ay'-ko-os) Short
Definition: listening to, obedient Definition: listening to, obedient, submissive ...
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506. anupotaktos -- not subject to rule
... 506 (from 1 "not" and 5273 , " God's ") -- properly, not submissive; disobedient
(unruly), unwilling to come under Christ's Lordship; refusing to "fall in line ...
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5293. hupotasso -- to place or rank under, to subject, mid. to ...
... to obey NASB Word Usage put in subjection (5), subject (16), subjected (7),
subjecting (1), subjection (4), submissive (3), submit (2). ...
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Library

Exhortation to Workers and Ministers
... Such a course will bring on confusion. It is all right to be submissive to the
brethren, but the Lord wants each of us to get his own bearings. ...
/.../cole/trials and triumphs of faith/chapter xxiii exhortation to workers.htm

The Next Season
... guilty of hasty and very sinful conduct in such instances; and all have need to
use diligently the following means to keep their hearts submissive and patient ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/viii the next season.htm

The Duties of the Christian Flock.
... My soul be for theirs [1100] that are submissive to the bishop, to the presbyters,
and to the deacons, and may my portion be along with them in God! ...
/.../chapter vi the duties of the.htm

The Home Scene.
... living waters which came welling up fresh from the great Fountain of life; asking
no questions, declining all arguments, gentle and submissive, a beautiful ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/ii the home scene.htm

Of Obedience
... humble man. Obedience means an unassuming, submissive, and pliable humour,
and a will in readiness for all that is good. Obedience ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter xiii of obedience.htm

Letter ix. --The Goodness of God.
... And if we recognise this truth how is it that we are not humbly submissive in every
event both great and small to all that God wills or permits? Oh! ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/letter ix the goodness of god.htm

Of the Ordering of all the virtues through the Seven Gifts of the ...
... When a man lives in the Fear of God, in the moral virtues and in outward works;
and when he is obedient and submissive to Holy Church and to the Divine ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter lxiii of the ordering.htm

Nature and Grace the Instruments of God.
... The one and infallible influence of the divine action is invariably applied to the
submissive soul at an opportune moment, and this soul corresponds in ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/section v nature and grace the.htm

Letter xxiv. --Results of Imprudence.
... In the most violent attacks try just to say these few words, "It is but just that
a creature should be submissive to her Creator, therefore I desire and pray ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/letter xxiv results of imprudence.htm

Impressive Phrases
... hot, hasty, fervent, and fiery. humane, gentle, kind, and generous. humble, simple,
submissive, and unostentatious. I. ... mild, gentle, humble, and submissive. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section iv impressive phrases.htm

Thesaurus
Submissive (12 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive
demeanor. Multi-Version Concordance Submissive (12 Occurrences). ...
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Submission (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence;
humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation. ...
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Submit (36 Occurrences)
... acquiesce. 7. (vi) To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring.
Multi-Version Concordance Submit (36 Occurrences). Luke ...
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Supple (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Yielding compliant; not obstinate; submissive to guidance; as, a supple
horse. ... 5. (vt) To make compliant, submissive, or obedient. ...
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Married (152 Occurrences)
... Ephesians 5:24 And just as the Church submits to Christ, so also married women
should be entirely submissive to their husbands. (WEY). ...
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Women (328 Occurrences)
... Ephesians 5:24 And just as the Church submits to Christ, so also married women
should be entirely submissive to their husbands. (WEY). ...
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Unruly (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (superl.) Not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint;
disposed to violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly boy ...
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Utmost (21 Occurrences)
... 1 Peter 2:18 Household servants, be submissive to your masters, and show them the
utmost respect--not only if they are kind and thoughtful, but also if they ...
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Unreasonable (3 Occurrences)
... 1 Peter 2:18 Household servants, be submissive to your masters, and show them the
utmost respect--not only if they are kind and thoughtful, but also if they ...
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Obedience (61 Occurrences)
... made later, but it was His central and most outstanding characteristic, the filial
at its highest reach, limitless, "unto death." His usually submissive and law ...
/o/obedience.htm - 43k

Concordance
Submissive (12 Occurrences)

Ephesians 5:24
And just as the Church submits to Christ, so also married women should be entirely submissive to their husbands.
(WEY)

Colossians 3:18
Married women, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
(WEY)

1 Timothy 3:4
his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity,
(See RSV)

Titus 2:5
industrious in their homes, kind, submissive to their husbands, so that the Christian teaching may not be exposed to reproach.
(WEY RSV)

Titus 2:9
Servants -- to their own masters 'are' to be subject, in all things to be well-pleasing, not gainsaying,
(See RSV)

Titus 3:1
Remind them to be subject to principalities and authorities, to obey rule, unto every good work to be ready,
(See RSV)

Hebrews 12:9
Besides this, our earthly fathers used to discipline us and we treated them with respect, and shall we not be still more submissive to the Father of our spirits, and live?
(WEY)

Hebrews 13:17
Obey your leaders and be submissive to them. For they are keeping watch over your souls as those who will have to give account; that they may do this with joy and not with lamentation. For that would be of no advantage to you.
(WEY DBY)

James 3:17
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
(See NIV)

1 Peter 2:18
Household servants, be submissive to your masters, and show them the utmost respect--not only if they are kind and thoughtful, but also if they are unreasonable.
(WEY NAS RSV)

1 Peter 3:1
Married women, in the same way, be submissive to your husbands, so that even if some of them disbelieve the Message, they may, apart from the Message, be won over by the daily life of their wives, after watching your daily life--
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Peter 3:5
For in ancient times also this was the way the holy women who set their hopes upon God used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their husbands.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

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