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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Enmity; unfriendliness; animosity.

2. (n.) An act of an open enemy; a hostile deed; especially in the plural, acts of warfare; attacks of an enemy.

2189. echthra -- yesterday
... yesterday. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: echthra Phonetic Spelling:
(ekh'-thrah) Short Definition: enmity, hostility Definition: enmity ...
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1267. diamerismos -- a division
... Noun, Masculine Transliteration: diamerismos Phonetic Spelling: (dee-am-er-is-mos')
Short Definition: breaking up, discord, hostility Definition: breaking up ...
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2189b. echthra -- enmity
... Word Origin from echthros Definition enmity NASB Word Usage enemies (1), enmities
(1), enmity (2), hostile (1), hostility (1). 2189a, 2189b. echthra. 2190 ...
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1375. diogmos -- persecution
... [1375 () is used in ancient and biblical Greek for (hostility) shown by confused,
spiritual "leaders." For example, it applies to the Roman Emperor, Decius ...
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485. antilogia -- gainsaying, contradiction
... Word Origin from antilego Definition gainsaying, contradiction NASB Word Usage dispute
(2), hostility (1), rebellion (1). contradiction, strife. ...
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2341. theriomacheo -- to fight with wild beasts
... akh-eh'-o) Short Definition: I fight with wild beasts Definition: I fight with wild
beasts (ie wild beasts in human form); met: I am exposed to fierce hostility ...
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3951. parotruno -- to urge on, to stir up
... stir up. From para and otruno (to spur); to urge along, ie Stimulate (to hostility) --
stir up. see GREEK para. (parotrunan) -- 1 Occurrence. 3950, 3951. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6887c. tsarar -- to show hostility toward, vex
... 6887b, 6887c. tsarar. 6887d . to show hostility toward, vex. Transliteration:
tsarar Short Definition: adversaries. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/6887c.htm - 5k

8409. tigrah -- contention, strife, hostility
... 8408, 8409. tigrah. 8410 . contention, strife, hostility. Transliteration:
tigrah Phonetic Spelling: (tig-raw') Short Definition: opposition. ...
/hebrew/8409.htm - 6k

7856. Sitnah -- "hostility," the name of a well near Gerar
... 7855, 7856. Sitnah. 7857 . "hostility," the name of a well near Gerar.
Transliteration: Sitnah Phonetic Spelling: (sit-naw') Short Definition: Sitnah. ...
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6696b. tsur -- to show hostility to, treat as foe
... 6696a, 6696b. tsur. 6696c . to show hostility to, treat as foe.
Transliteration: tsur Short Definition: harass. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7147. qeri -- opposition, contrariness
... 7146, 7147. qeri. 7148 . opposition, contrariness. Transliteration: qeri
Phonetic Spelling: (ker-ee') Short Definition: hostility. ...
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4895. mastemah -- animosity
... 4894b, 4895. mastemah. 4896 . animosity. Transliteration: mastemah Phonetic
Spelling: (mas-tay-maw') Short Definition: hostility. ...
/hebrew/4895.htm - 6k

1481. guwr -- to sojourn
... the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), ie Sojourn (as a guest); also to
shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid ...
/hebrew/1481.htm - 5k

342. ebah -- enmity
... Word Origin from ayab Definition enmity NASB Word Usage enmity (5). emnity, hatred.
From 'ayab; hostility -- emnity, hatred. see HEBREW 'ayab. 341, 342. ...
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The Adventures of Achamoth Outside the Pleroma the Mission of ...
... Christ in Pursuit of Her. Her Longing for Christ. Horos' Hostility to Her.
Her Continued Suffering. For Enthymesis, or rather Achamoth ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter xiv the adventures of achamoth.htm

That the vicissitudes of this Life are Dependent not on the Favor ...
... Book II. Chapter 23."That the Vicissitudes of This Life are Dependent Not on the
Favor or Hostility of Demons, But on the Will of the True God. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 23 that the vicissitudes of.htm

On Bk. vi. Chap. 23, 4 (Note 6). Origen's visit to Achaia.
... Achaia, a time when in all probability the early books of his commentary on John,
as well as others of his writings, had begun to excite the hostility of the ...
// history/on bk vi chap 23.htm

The World's Hatred, as Christ Saw It
... Our Lord has been speaking of the world's hostility to His followers, and
tracing that to its hostility to Himself. In these solemn ...
/.../the worlds hatred as christ.htm

Sheep among Wolves
... I. What makes this hostility inevitable? ... Jesus points to two things, as
you will observe, which make this hostility inevitable. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture st john chaps xv to xxi/sheep among wolves.htm

Still Another Triplet
... The closing words of this chapter have a certain unity in that they deal principally
with a Christian's duty in the face of hostility and antagonism. ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/still another triplet 3.htm

Period ii. The Post-Apostolic Age: AD 100-AD 140
... religion (Sec. Sec. 6, 7); the decline of the Jewish element in the Church
and extreme hostility of Judaism to the Church (Sec. 5); the ...
/.../a source book for ancient church history/period ii the post-apostolic age .htm

The Grasp that Brings Peace
... All this has universal application to our relations to God. I. The Hostility. ...
II. The entreating Love that is not turned aside by hostility. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the grasp that brings peace.htm

Of Flavianus Bishop of Antioch and of the Sedition which Arose in ...
... Thus a lasting hostility arose among the Romans and the Egyptians against the East,
and the ill feeling was not even destroyed on the death of Paulinus. ...
/.../chapter xxiii of flavianus bishop of.htm

'As I have Loved'
... and the unlearned, the slave and his master, the barbarian and the Greek, the man
and the woman, stood on opposite sides of the gulfs, flinging hostility across ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/as i have loved.htm

Ammonites (97 Occurrences)
... They were defeated, but their hostility did not cease, and their conduct toward
the Israelites was particularly shameful, as in the days of Saul (1 Samuel 11 ...
/a/ammonites.htm - 43k

Ammon (100 Occurrences)
... They were defeated, but their hostility did not cease, and their conduct toward
the Israelites was particularly shameful, as in the days of Saul (1 Samuel 11 ...
/a/ammon.htm - 47k

Enmity (23 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) Hatred; hostility; unfriendly disposition. 2.
(n.) A state of opposition; hostility. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ENMITY ...
/e/enmity.htm - 15k

Abner (54 Occurrences)
... Among the other tribes there was a feeling of hostility to Judah; and Abner, at
the head of Ephraim, fostered this hostility in the interest of the house of ...
/a/abner.htm - 30k

Magician (5 Occurrences)
... MAGIC IN THE BIBLE 1. Hostility to Magic 2. Potency of Magical Words 3. Influence
of Charms V. MAGICAL TERMS USED IN THE BIBLE 1. Divination 2. Sorcery 3 ...
/m/magician.htm - 24k

Reconcile (10 Occurrences)
... becomes mutual, for there is no kind of doubt that sinners are enemies to God in
the active sense, and require to lay aside their hostility, and so be ...
/r/reconcile.htm - 29k

Magic (12 Occurrences)
... MAGIC IN THE BIBLE 1. Hostility to Magic 2. Potency of Magical Words 3. Influence
of Charms V. MAGICAL TERMS USED IN THE BIBLE 1. Divination 2. Sorcery 3 ...
/m/magic.htm - 29k

Bitter (203 Occurrences)
... Acts 12:20 And he was in bitter hostility with the Tyrians and Sidonians; but they
came to him with one accord, and, having gained Blastus the king's ...
/b/bitter.htm - 42k

Pharisees (86 Occurrences)
... 3. Later Fortunes of the Sect: The sons of Hyrcanus, especially Alexander
Janneus, expressed their hostility in a more active way. ...
/p/pharisees.htm - 66k

Reconciliation (11 Occurrences)
... becomes mutual, for there is no kind of doubt that sinners are enemies to God in
the active sense, and require to lay aside their hostility, and so be ...
/r/reconciliation.htm - 30k

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Hostility (29 Occurrences)

Acts 4:27
"They did indeed assemble in this city in hostility to Thy holy Servant Jesus whom Thou hadst anointed--Herod and Pontius Pilate with the Gentiles and also the tribes of Israel--

Acts 12:20
And he was in bitter hostility with the Tyrians and Sidonians; but they came to him with one accord, and, having gained Blastus the king's chamberlain, sought peace, because their country was nourished by the king's.

Acts 26:9
"I myself, however, thought it a duty to do many things in hostility to the name of Jesus, the Nazarene.

Ephesians 2:14
For He is our peace--He who has made Jews and Gentiles one, and in His own human nature has broken down the hostile dividing wall,

Ephesians 2:15
having abolished in the flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace;

Ephesians 2:16
and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, having killed the hostility thereby.

2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the metal-worker showed bitter hostility towards me: the Lord will requite him according to his doings.

Hebrews 12:3
Therefore, if you would escape becoming weary and faint-hearted, compare your own sufferings with those of Him who endured such hostility directed against Him by sinners.

James 4:4
You adulterers and adulteresses, don't you know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
(See NAS)

Genesis 16:12
He will be like a wild donkey among men. His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him. He will live opposite all of his brothers."
(See NIV)

Genesis 25:18
They lived from Havilah to Shur that is before Egypt, as you go toward Assyria. He lived opposite all his relatives.
(See NIV)

Genesis 49:23
The archers have sorely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:
(See NIV)

Leviticus 26:21
"'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 26:23
"'If by these things you won't be reformed to me, but will walk contrary to me;
(See NAS)

Leviticus 26:24
then I will also walk contrary to you; and I will strike you, even I, seven times for your sins.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 26:27
"'If you in spite of this won't listen to me, but walk contrary to me;
(See NAS)

Leviticus 26:28
then I will walk contrary to you in wrath; and I also will chastise you seven times for your sins.
(See NAS)

Leviticus 26:40
"'If they confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their trespass which they trespassed against me, and also that, because they walked contrary to me,

Leviticus 26:41
I also walked contrary to them, and brought them into the land of their enemies: if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled, and they then accept the punishment of their iniquity;
(See NAS)

Numbers 35:21
Or in hate gave him blows with his hand, causing death; he who gave the death-blow is to be put to death; he is a taker of life: he whose right it is to give punishment for blood may put to death the taker of life when he comes face to face with him.
(See NIV)

Numbers 35:22
"'But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled on him anything without lying in wait,
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 21:16
Yahweh stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines, and of the Arabians who are beside the Ethiopians:
(See NIV)

Job 17:2
Truly, those who make sport of me are round about me, and my eyes become dark because of their bitter laughing.
(See NIV)

Job 33:10
Lo, he findeth occasions of hostility against me, he counteth me for his enemy;

Psalms 78:49
He threw on them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, indignation, and trouble, and a band of angels of evil.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 25:15
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with despite of soul to destroy with perpetual enmity;
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 35:5
Because you have had a perpetual enmity, and have given over the children of Israel to the power of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time of the iniquity of the end;
(See NIV)

Hosea 9:7
The days of visitation have come. The days of reckoning have come. Israel will consider the prophet to be a fool, and the man who is inspired to be insane, because of the abundance of your sins, and because your hostility is great.

Hosea 9:8
A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God.



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