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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To undo; to disfigure; to destroy.

2. (v. t.) To render null and void, as a title; to frustrate, as hope; to deprive, as of an estate.

3. (v. t.) To overcome or vanquish, as an army; to check, disperse, or ruin by victory; to overthrow.

4. (v. t.) To resist with success; as, to defeat an assault.

5. (n.) An undoing or annulling; destruction.

6. (v.) Frustration by rendering null and void, or by prevention of success; as, the defeat of a plan or design.

7. (n.) An overthrow, as of an army in battle; loss of a battle; repulse suffered; discomfiture; -- opposed to victory.

2275. hettema -- loss
... loss. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: hettema Phonetic Spelling:
(hayt'-tay-mah) Short Definition: a defeat, failure Definition: defect, loss ...
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3794. ochuroma -- a stronghold, fortress
... Pompey inflicted a crushing defeat upon their navy off the rocky stronghold of
Coracesium on the confines of Cilicia and Pisidia" (, 833).]. ...
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3901. pararreo -- to flow by, hence slip away
... 3901 (" drift away") means to "lapse" into spiritual defeat, describing
how we slowly move away from our moorings in Christ. Word ...
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2610. katagonizomai -- to struggle against
... Word Origin from kata and agonizomai Definition to struggle against NASB
Word Usage conquered (1). to conquer, defeat, overcome. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1949. hum -- to murmur, roar, defeat in battle
... hum or him. 1950 . to murmur, roar, defeat in battle. Transliteration: hum or
him Phonetic Spelling: (hoom) Short Definition: noisy. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2476. chalushah -- weakness, prostration
... chalushah. 2477 . weakness, prostration. Transliteration: chalushah Phonetic Spelling:
(khal-oo-shaw') Short Definition: defeat. Word Origin fem. pass. part. ...
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6565. parar -- to break, frustrate
... 6564, 6565. parar. 6565a . to break, frustrate. Transliteration: parar
Phonetic Spelling: (paw-rar') Short Definition: defeat. break ...
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5062. nagaph -- to strike, smite
... A primitive root; to push, gore, defeat, stub (the toe), inflict (a disease) --
beat, dash, hurt, plague, slay, smite (down), strike, stumble, X surely, put to ...
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4046. maggephah -- a blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence
... be plagued, slaughter, stroke. From nagaph; a pestilence; by analogy, defeat --
(X be) plague(-d), slaughter, stroke. see HEBREW nagaph. 4045, 4046. ...
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5414. nathan -- to give, put, set
... give (1), comes (1), commit (1), committed (1), conferred (1), consider (1), consign
(1), contribute (1), cried (1), dedicated (1), defeat (1), deliver (26 ...
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5221. nakah -- to smite
... attacks (3), beat (3), beat down (1), beaten (5), beating (1), blows (1), bothered
(1), cast (1), clap (3), clapped (1), conquered (5), defeat (5), defeated (44 ...
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5060. naga -- to touch, reach, strike
... for any purpose; euphem., to lie with a woman); by implication, to reach (figuratively,
to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc ...
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Faithlessness and Defeat
to all Israel. Now Israel went out against the Philistines ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/faithlessness and defeat.htm

The Defeat of the Midianites.
... THE DEFEAT OF THE MIDIANITES. Large numbers of the Israelites gathered around
Gideon, prepared to fight against the Midianites, who ...
/.../mother stories from the old testament/the defeat of the midianites.htm

Defeat in victory and victory in Defeat
... BOOK V DEFEAT IN VICTORY AND VICTORY IN DEFEAT. Signor, non sotto l' ombra
in piaggia molle, Tra fonti e fior, tra Ninfe e tra Sirene,. ...
/.../defeat in victory and victory.htm

Judah, on the Defeat of the Enemy, Returned to Jerusalem...
... Book II. Chapter XXII. Judah, on the defeat of the enemy, returned to
Jerusalem? Judah, on the defeat of the enemy, returned to ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xxii judah on the.htm

The Cross the victory and Defeat of Darkness
'This is your hour, and the power of darkness.' "Luke 22:53. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the cross the victory and.htm

Success and Defeat. December 10.
... Success and Defeat. December 10. In many things success at first is dangerous,
and defeat an excellent medicine for testing people's ...
/.../kingsley/daily thoughts /success and defeat december 10.htm

Defeat of Maxentius's Armies in Italy.
... The Life of the blessed emperor constantine, by eusebius pamphilus. Book
I. Chapter XXXVII."Defeat of Maxentius's Armies in Italy. ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter xxxvii defeat of maxentiuss armies.htm

Achan's Sin, Israel's Defeat
... THE BOOK OF JOSHUA ACHAN'S SIN, ISRAEL'S DEFEAT. 'But the children of Israel
committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/achans sin israels defeat.htm

Constantine. The Army of Honorius and Edovicus his General. Defeat ...
... Chapter XIV."Constantine. The Army of Honorius and Edovicus his General. Defeat
of Edovicus by Ulphilas, the General of Constantine. Death of Edovicus. ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of sozomenus/chapter xiv constantine the army of.htm

Concerning the Wickedness of Jehoram King O Jerusalem; his Defeat ...
... From The Death Of Ahab To The Captivity Of The Ten Tribes. CHAPTER 5. Concerning
The Wickedness Of Jehoram King O Jerusalem; His Defeat And Death. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 concerning the wickedness.htm

Defeat (16 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To resist with success; as, to defeat an assault. 5. (n.) An undoing or
annulling; destruction. ... Multi-Version Concordance Defeat (16 Occurrences). ...
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Nicanor (1 Occurrence)
... Soter. After the defeat of Seron by Judas, Epiphanes entrusted his chancellor
Lysias with the reduction of Judea (1 Maccabees 3:34;). ...
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Gilboa (8 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Boiling spring, a mountain range, now Jebel Fukua', memorable
as the scene of Saul's disastrous defeat by the Philistines. ...
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Thwart (5 Occurrences)
... the air. 7. (vt) To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to;
to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat. 8. (vi) To ...
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Ahithophel (17 Occurrences)
... saw with absolute clearness that Absalom had sacrificed his one opportunity, and
he committed suicide to avoid participation in the shameful defeat which he ...
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Ahab (85 Occurrences)
... himself as he that putteth it off." At the advice of a prophet of Yahweh, Ahab,
with 7,000 men under 232 leaders, inflicts a crushing defeat upon Benhadad and ...
/a/ahab.htm - 52k

Victory (71 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist
in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition ...
/v/victory.htm - 27k

... Ant, XIII, xiii, 3). A few years later (90 BC) Alexander retaliated by attacking
Obedas I, king of the Nabateans, but suffered a severe defeat East of the ...
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... Ant, XIII, xiii, 3). A few years later (90 BC) Alexander retaliated by attacking
Obedas I, king of the Nabateans, but suffered a severe defeat East of the ...
/n/nabataeans.htm - 11k

Oreb (4 Occurrences)
... 10:26). Oreb, The rock of. The place where Gideon slew Oreb after the defeat
of the Midianites (Judges 7:25; Isaiah 10:26). It was ...
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Defeat (16 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 6:7
Already, indeed, then, there is altogether a fault among you, that ye have judgments with one another; wherefore do ye not rather suffer injustice? wherefore be ye not rather defrauded?

Hebrews 7:1
For this man, Melchizedek, King of Salem and priest of the Most High God--he who when Abraham was returning after defeating the kings met him and pronounced a blessing on him--
(Root in WEY NIV)

Genesis 14:17
The king of Sodom went out to meet him, after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, at the valley of Shaveh (that is, the King's Valley).

Exodus 32:18
And he said, It is not the sound of a shout of victory, neither is it the sound of a shout of defeat: it is the noise of alternate singing I hear.

Numbers 22:6
Please come now therefore curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: perhaps I shall prevail, that we may strike them, and that I may drive them out of the land; for I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed."

Deuteronomy 7:2
and when Yahweh your God shall deliver them up before you, and you shall strike them; then you shall utterly destroy them: you shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them;

Deuteronomy 23:14
for Yahweh your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you, and to give up your enemies before you; therefore your camp shall be holy, that he may not see an unclean thing in you, and turn away from you.
(See NAS)

Judges 2:15
Wherever they went out, the hand of Yahweh was against them for evil, as Yahweh had spoken, and as Yahweh had sworn to them: and they were sore distressed.
(See NIV)

Judges 6:16
Yahweh said to him, "Surely I will be with you, and you shall strike the Midianites as one man."
(See NAS)

1 Samuel 4:3
When the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why has Yahweh struck us today before the Philistines? Let us get the ark of the covenant of Yahweh out of Shiloh to us, that it may come among us, and save us out of the hand of our enemies."

2 Samuel 15:34
but if you return to the city, and tell Absalom,'I will be your servant, O king. As I have been your father's servant in time past, so will I now be your servant; then will you defeat for me the counsel of Ahithophel.'

2 Samuel 17:14
Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For Yahweh had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring evil on Absalom.

2 Kings 13:17
He said, "Open the window eastward;" and he opened it. Then Elisha said, "Shoot!" and he shot. He said, "Yahweh's arrow of victory, even the arrow of victory over Syria; for you shall strike the Syrians in Aphek, until you have consumed them."
(See NAS)

2 Kings 13:19
The man of God was angry with him, and said, "You should have struck five or six times. Then you would have struck Syria until you had consumed it, whereas now you shall strike Syria just three times."
(See NIV)

Isaiah 9:4
For by your hand the yoke on his neck and the rod on his back, even the rod of his cruel master, have been broken, as in the day of Midian.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 37:10
For though you had struck the whole army of the Chaldeans who fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them, yes would they rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.



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