Threaten
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the promise of something evil or disagreeable; to warn.

2. (v. t.) To exhibit the appearance of (something evil or unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as impending; to announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten war; to threaten death.

3. (v. i.) To use threats, or menaces; also, to have a threatening appearance.

Greek
546. apeileo -- to threaten
... to threaten. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apeileo Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-i-leh'-o) Short Definition: I threaten, forbid by threatening Definition: I ...
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4324. prosapeileo -- to threaten further
... to threaten further. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosapeileo Phonetic
Spelling: (pros-ap-i-leh'-o) Short Definition: I utter additional threats ...
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1764. enistemi -- to place in, to be at hand, perf. part. to be ...
... Speech: Verb Transliteration: enistemi Phonetic Spelling: (en-is'-tay-mee) Short
Definition: I place in or upon, am at hand, am present, threaten Definition: I ...
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Library

But, Before I Make My Answer to Your Letter, I must Expostulate ...
... Did not he make answer to the man who struck him, "If I have spoken evil, bear witness
of the evil, but if well, why smitest thou me?" You threaten me with ...
/.../2 but before i make.htm

Mercy, Omnipotence, and Justice
... But again: God is also very slow to threaten. Although he will threaten before he
condemns, yet he is slow even in his threatening. ... God is slow to threaten. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/mercy omnipotence and justice.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. x. 28, "Be not Afraid of them ...
... Let him securely threaten death who does not fear death. ... And then again, what dost
thou threaten, and what canst thou do, if thou art permitted? ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xv on the words.htm

Utterances of the Prophet Isaiah Regarding the Resurrection of the ...
... shall rejoice, and your bones shall rise up like a herb; and the hand of the Lord
shall be known by His worshippers, and He shall threaten the contumacious. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 21 utterances of the prophet.htm

The Testament of Joseph Concerning Sobriety.
... 3. How often did the Egyptian threaten me with death! How often did she give
me over to punishment, and then call me back, and threaten ...
/.../xi the testament of joseph concerning.htm

Introduction.
... them. The high, wild, angry billows threaten their destruction, and they
despair of ever entering their fancied golden port. Above ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/introduction.htm

Obedient Disobedience
... The only chance for persecution to succeed is to smite hard and swiftly. If you
cannot strike, do not threaten. Menacing words only give courage. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/obedient disobedience.htm

Martin Escapes from a Falling Pine-Tree.
... multitude of wondering spectators. And now the pine-tree began to totter,
and to threaten its [28] own ruin by falling. The monks at ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xiii martin escapes from.htm

part v.
... of Liberius, writes to him, and sends a certain eunuch called Eusebius with letters
and offerings, to cajole him with the presents, and to threaten him with ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/part v.htm

The Lord Therefore, as God, Stayed the Mouths of the Demons...
... But let us rather apply ourselves to our resolve of discipline, and let us not be
deceived by them who do all things in deceit, even though they threaten death ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/life of antony section 27.htm

Thesaurus
Threaten (4 Occurrences)
... the appearance of (something evil or unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as
impending; to announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten war; to ...
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Threat (7 Occurrences)
... to come; menace; threatening; denunciation. 2. (n.) To threaten. Multi-Version
Concordance Threat (7 Occurrences). Acts 9:1 But Saul ...
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Threatened (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Threaten. Multi-Version Concordance
Threatened (11 Occurrences). Matthew 8:24 But suddenly ...
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Jezebel (20 Occurrences)
... In 1 Kings 19:1 Ahab tells Jezebel of the slaughter of the prophets of Baal by Elijah,
and then Jezebel (19:2) sends a messenger to Elijah to threaten his life ...
/j/jezebel.htm - 26k

Offer (403 Occurrences)
... 6. (vt) To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as,
to offer violence, attack, etc. 7. (vi) To present itself; to be at hand. ...
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Justly (22 Occurrences)
... 1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was cursed, didn't curse back. When he suffered,
didn't threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously; (See RSV NIV). ...
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Let's (74 Occurrences)
... (WEB NIV). Acts 4:17 But so that this spreads no further among the people, let's
threaten them, that from now on they don't speak to anyone in this name." (WEB) ...
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Warn (35 Occurrences)
... Acts 4:17 but that it may spread no further toward the people, let us strictly threaten
them no more to speak in this name to any man.' (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Isaiah (64 Occurrences)
... dependence on Jehovah (Isaiah 10:24; 37:6), entered into an alliance with the king
of Egypt (Isaiah 30:2-4). This led the king of Assyria to threaten the king ...
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Insults (34 Occurrences)
... 1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was cursed, didn't curse back. When he suffered,
didn't threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously; (See NIV). ...
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Concordance
Threaten (4 Occurrences)

Acts 4:17
But so that this spreads no further among the people, let's threaten them, that from now on they don't speak to anyone in this name."
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Ephesians 6:9
You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Peter 2:23
Who, when he was cursed, didn't curse back. When he suffered, didn't threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously;
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Psalms 73:8
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
(WEB RSV NIV)

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