Vice
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A defect; a fault; an error; a blemish; an imperfection; as, the vices of a political constitution; the vices of a horse.

2. (n.) A moral fault or failing; especially, immoral conduct or habit, as in the indulgence of degrading appetites; customary deviation in a single respect, or in general, from a right standard, implying a defect of natural character, or the result of training and habits; a harmful custom; immorality; depravity; wickedness; as, a life of vice; the vice of intemperance.

3. (n.) The buffoon of the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice, sometimes of another, or of Vice itself; -- called also Iniquity.

4. (n.) A kind of instrument for holding work, as in filing. Same as Vise.

5. (n.) A tool for drawing lead into cams, or flat grooved rods, for casements.

6. (n.) A gripe or grasp.

7. (v. t.) To hold or squeeze with a vice, or as if with a vice.

8. (prep.) In the place of; in the stead; as, A. B. was appointed postmaster vice C. D. resigned.

9. (prep.) Denoting one who in certain cases may assume the office or duties of a superior; designating an officer or an office that is second in rank or authority; as, vice president; vice agent; vice consul, etc.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
UNNATURAL VICE

un-nat'-u-ral vis.

See CRIMES; PUNISHMENTS.

VICE, UNNATURAL

See UNNATURAL VICE.

Greek
3393. miasma -- a stain, defilement
... Cognate: 3393 (from 3392 ) pollution (spiritual stain) that results from vice,
ie spiritually a person (used only in 2 Pet 2:20). See 3392 (). ...
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784. aspilos -- spotless, unstained
... literally, "without spot or stain") refers to what is () , ie morally unblemished
(pure) -- "free from censure, irreproachable, free from vice, unsullied" (K ...
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3581. xenos -- foreign, a foreigner, guest
... Apparently a primary word; foreign (literally, alien, or figuratively, novel); by
implication, a guest or (vice-versa) entertainer -- host, strange(-r). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1288. barak -- to kneel, bless
... A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration),
and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the ...
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Library

Whether Meanness is a vice?
... OF MEANNESS* (TWO ARTICLES) [*"Parvificentia," or doing mean things, just as
"magnificentia" is doing great things.] Whether meanness is a vice? ...
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Whether vice is Contrary to virtue?
... EVIL HABITS, ie VICES AND SINS (QQ -89) Whether vice is contrary to virtue?
Objection 1: It would seem that vice is not contrary to virtue. ...
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Whether vice is Contrary to Nature?
... EVIL HABITS, ie VICES AND SINS (QQ -89) Whether vice is contrary to nature?
Objection 1: It would seem that vice is not contrary to nature. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether vice is contrary to 2.htm

Whether Sloth is a Special vice?
... OF SLOTH (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether sloth is a special vice? Objection 1:
It would seem that sloth is not a special vice. For that ...
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Whether Vainglory is a Capital vice?
... OF VAINGLORY (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether vainglory is a capital vice? Objection
1: It seems that vainglory is not a capital vice. For ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether vainglory is a capital.htm

Whether Insensibility is a vice?
... OF THE VICES OPPOSED TO TEMPERANCE (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether insensibility is a vice?
Objection 1: It would seem that insensibility is not a vice. ...
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Whether the Unnatural vice is a Species of Lust?
... OF THE PARTS OF LUST (TWELVE ARTICLES) Whether the unnatural vice is a species
of lust? Objection 1: It would seem that the unnatural ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the unnatural vice is.htm

Whether Lust is a Capital vice?
... OF LUST (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether lust is a capital vice? Objection 1: It seems that
lust is not a capital vice. ... xxxi, 45). Therefore lust is not a capital vice. ...
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Whether Covetousness is a Capital vice?
... OF THE VICES OPPOSED TO LIBERALITY, AND IN THE FIRST PLACE, OF COVETOUSNESS
(EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether covetousness is a capital vice? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether covetousness is a capital.htm

Whether Gluttony is a Capital vice?
... OF GLUTTONY (SIX ARTICLES) Whether gluttony is a capital vice? Objection
1: It would seem that gluttony is not a capital vice. For ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether gluttony is a capital.htm

Thesaurus
Vice (2 Occurrences)
... implying a defect of natural character, or the result of training and habits; a
harmful custom; immorality; depravity; wickedness; as, a life of vice; the vice...
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Unnatural (9 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. UNNATURAL VICE. un-nat'-u-ral vis. See CRIMES;
PUNISHMENTS. VICE, UNNATURAL. See UNNATURAL VICE. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Thessalonians (6 Occurrences)
... OF THE PENTATEUCH THE EPISTLE 1. Paul's Past and Present Relations with the
Thessalonians and His Love for Them 2. Exhortations against Vice, and Comfort and ...
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Crimes (22 Occurrences)
... According to Webster: "unnatural connection with a beast." This form of vice was
treated by the Mosaic law as something exceedingly loathsome and abhorrent ...
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Crime (45 Occurrences)
... According to Webster: "unnatural connection with a beast." This form of vice was
treated by the Mosaic law as something exceedingly loathsome and abhorrent ...
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Vicious (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Characterized by vice or defects; defective;
faulty; imperfect. 2. (a.) Addicted to vice; corrupt ...
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Drunkenness (10 Occurrences)
... I. Its Prevalance. The Bible affords ample proof that excessive drinking of intoxicants
was a common vice among the Hebrews, as among other ancient peoples. ...
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Polygamy
... Polygamy 4. Polygamy Unnatural The Eunuch 5. Weakness of Polygamy 1. Meaning of
the Term: Polygamy has been and is the open blazon by the human race of sex vice...
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Converse (5 Occurrences)
... arises from interchanging the terms of another, as by putting the predicate for
the subject, and the subject for the predicate; as, no virtue is vice, no vice...
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Vicinity (18 Occurrences)

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Concordance
Vice (2 Occurrences)

Romans 1:27
in just the same way--neglecting that for which nature intends women--burned with passion towards one another, men practising shameful vice with men, and receiving in their own selves the reward which necessarily followed their misconduct.
(WEY)

Jude 1:7
So also Sodom and Gomorrah--and the neighboring towns in the same manner--having been guilty of gross fornication and having gone astray in pursuit of unnatural vice, are now before us as a specimen of the fire of the Ages in the punishment which they are undergoing.
(WEY)

Subtopics

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Crimes (22 Occurrences)

Crime (45 Occurrences)

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Sanhedrin (19 Occurrences)

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Consist (7 Occurrences)

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Zeeb (3 Occurrences)

Necessarily (3 Occurrences)

Neglecting (6 Occurrences)

Neighboring (11 Occurrences)

Notorious (16 Occurrences)

Nemuel (3 Occurrences)

Ulcer (8 Occurrences)

Unknown (15 Occurrences)

Odious (9 Occurrences)

Oreb (4 Occurrences)

Lash (2 Occurrences)

Low (216 Occurrences)

Lasciviousness (9 Occurrences)

Gross (12 Occurrences)

Wallow (5 Occurrences)

Wicked (476 Occurrences)

Immorality (38 Occurrences)

Intends (2 Occurrences)

Faultless (10 Occurrences)

Relapse (1 Occurrence)

Ruler (329 Occurrences)

Reform (28 Occurrences)

Reprobate (8 Occurrences)

Extreme (11 Occurrences)

Eyeservice (2 Occurrences)

Exterminate (8 Occurrences)

Extermination (6 Occurrences)

Degree (19 Occurrences)

Disgrace (73 Occurrences)

Degrade (1 Occurrence)

Den (19 Occurrences)

Misconduct (4 Occurrences)

Manahath (3 Occurrences)

Moral (5 Occurrences)

Morality

Male (303 Occurrences)

Profligacy (5 Occurrences)

Pursuit (35 Occurrences)

Parent (2 Occurrences)

Poison (17 Occurrences)

Produce (140 Occurrences)

Practising (7 Occurrences)

Brand (4 Occurrences)

Amos (12 Occurrences)

Aim (17 Occurrences)

Abandoned (45 Occurrences)

Augury (5 Occurrences)

Abomination (78 Occurrences)

Apocrypha

Shameful (27 Occurrences)

Sanhedrim (20 Occurrences)

Stop (108 Occurrences)

Stand (542 Occurrences)

Seed (337 Occurrences)

Scandalous (1 Occurrence)

Specific (2 Occurrences)

Specimen (1 Occurrence)

Support (135 Occurrences)

Shun (14 Occurrences)

Fall (522 Occurrences)

Passion (82 Occurrences)

Corinth (13 Occurrences)

Machpelah (6 Occurrences)

Nature (80 Occurrences)

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