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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To heap abuse and contemptuous language upon; to reproach.

2. (n.) Reproach; reviling.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia



3058. loidoreo -- to abuse, revile
... to abuse, revile. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: loidoreo Phonetic Spelling:
(loy-dor-eh'-o) Short Definition: I revile, abuse Definition: I revile a ...
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486. antiloidoreo -- to revile in turn
... to revile in turn. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antiloidoreo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-tee-loy-dor-eh'-o) Short Definition: I abuse in return, give abuse ...
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1908. epereazo -- to revile
... to revile. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epereazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ay-reh-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I insult, treat wrongfully, molest Definition ...
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3679. oneidizo -- to reproach
... to reproach. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: oneidizo Phonetic Spelling:
(on-i-did'-zo) Short Definition: I reproach, revile, upbraid Definition: I ...
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987. blasphemeo -- to slander, hence to speak lightly or profanely ...
... 4), blasphemed (6), blasphemers (1), blasphemes (3), blaspheming (4), dishonored
(1), hurling abuse (3), malign (2), maligned (1), revile (3), reviling (1 ...
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2551. kakologeo -- to speak ill of
... Verb Transliteration: kakologeo Phonetic Spelling: (kak-ol-og-eh'-o) Short Definition:
I speak evil of, curse Definition: I speak evil of, curse, revile, abuse ...
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2635. katalaleo -- to speak evil of
... 2635 (from 2596 , ", according to," intensifying 2980 , "to prattle on") -- properly,
speak to in a hostile, deriding way; to mock (revile), from someone's ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1442. gadaph -- to revile, blaspheme
... 1441, 1442. gadaph. 1443 . to revile, blaspheme. Transliteration: gadaph Phonetic
Spelling: (gaw-daf') Short Definition: blasphemed. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/1442.htm - 6k

2778a. charaph -- to reproach
... root Definition to reproach NASB Word Usage defied (2), defy (2), despised (1),
insult (1), reproach (7), reproached (8), reproaches (5), revile (2), reviled (1 ...
/hebrew/2778a.htm - 5k

7167. qara -- to tear
... A primitive root; to rend, literally or figuratively (revile, paint the eyes, as
if enlarging them) -- cut out, rend, X surely, tear. 7166, 7167. ...
/hebrew/7167.htm - 6k

1856. daqar -- to pierce, pierce through
... pierce, strike through, wound. A primitive root; to stab; by analogy, to starve;
figuratively, to revile -- pierce, strike (thrust) through, wound. ...
/hebrew/1856.htm - 6k


Polycarp Refuses to Revile Christ.
... Chapter IX."Polycarp refuses to revile Christ. Now, as Polycarp was entering
into the stadium, there came to him a voice from ...
/.../the martyrdom of the holy polycarp/chapter ix polycarp refuses to revile.htm

What, Then, Constrains You, what Excites You to Revile...
... Book I. 64 What, then, constrains you, what excites you to revile? What,
then, constrains you, what excites you to revile, to ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/64 what then constrains you.htm

Chapter v.
... 13. "Blessed are ye," says He, "when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and
shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. ...
// lords sermon on the mount/chapter v.htm

He Then Goes on to Rail against us after the Manner of Old Wives. ...
... He then goes on to rail against us after the manner of old wives. "You," says he,
"mock and revile the statues of our gods; but if you had reviled Bacchus or ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xli he then goes.htm

Whether Reviling Arises from Anger?
... But the sin of reviling is diminished if one gives vent to it through anger: for
it is a more grievous sin to revile out of hatred than out of anger. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether reviling arises from anger.htm

Ephesians iv. 25-27
... Discipline him how to keep silence, teach him to revile no man, and thou hast taught
him his best lesson, thou wilt have conferred upon him the highest ...
/.../homily xiv ephesians iv 25-27.htm

... We see Him willing to have no rights of His own, no home of His own, no possessions
of His own, willing to let men revile Him and not revile again, willing to ...
// calvary road/chapter i brokenness.htm

Thirdly, the Peculiar Manner and Circumstances with which the ...
... reason, and tend exceedingly to the supplying the deficiences there of; then let
none, under pretence of maintaining natural religion, revile and blaspheme the ...
/.../xii proposition xii thirdly the.htm

He Next Represents Christians as Saying what He Never Heard from ...
... "Behold," they are made to say, "I go up to a statue of Jupiter or Apollo, or some
other god: I revile it, and beat it, yet it takes no vengeance on me." He is ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxviii he next represents.htm

Whether Reviling Consists in Words?
... Wherefore a gloss on Rom.1:30, "contumelious, proud," says: "The contumelious
are those who by word or deed revile and shame others.". ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether reviling consists in words.htm

Revile (28 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Reproach; reviling. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. REVILE. re-vil'. See
CRIMES; PUNISHMENTS. Multi-Version Concordance Revile (28 Occurrences). ...
/r/revile.htm - 14k

Possessor (12 Occurrences)
... Ecclesiastes 10:20 Even in thy mind a king revile not, And in the inner parts of
thy bed-chamber Revile not the rich: For a fowl of the heavens causeth the ...
/p/possessor.htm - 10k

Blaspheme (16 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To speak of, or address, with impious irreverence;
to revile impiously (anything sacred); as, to blaspheme the Holy Spirit. ...
/b/blaspheme.htm - 11k

Reviled (25 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Revile. Multi-Version Concordance
Reviled (25 Occurrences). Matthew 27:39 And they that ...
/r/reviled.htm - 13k

Reviling (47 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Revile. 2. (n.) Reproach; abuse;
vilification. 3. (a.) Uttering reproaches; containing reproaches. ...
/r/reviling.htm - 21k

Declareth (71 Occurrences)
... Ecclesiastes 10:20 Even in thy mind a king revile not, And in the inner parts of
thy bed-chamber Revile not the rich: For a fowl of the heavens causeth the ...
/d/declareth.htm - 27k

Fowl (73 Occurrences)
... Ecclesiastes 10:20 Even in thy mind a king revile not, And in the inner parts of
thy bed-chamber Revile not the rich: For a fowl of the heavens causeth the ...
/f/fowl.htm - 36k

Fighteth (23 Occurrences)
... Joshua 24:9 And Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, riseth and fighteth against Israel,
and sendeth and calleth for Balaam son of Beor, to revile you, (YLT). ...
/f/fighteth.htm - 13k

Taunt (38 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Very high or tall; as, a ship with taunt masts. 2. (vt) To reproach with
severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to flout. ...
/t/taunt.htm - 18k

Reviewed (1 Occurrence)

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Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus
Revile (28 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:11
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

Luke 6:22
Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall exclude and mock you, and throw out your name as evil, for the Son of Man's sake.
(See RSV)

Luke 6:28
bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you.

Acts 23:4
And they that stood by said, Revilest thou God's high priest?

1 Timothy 5:14
I wish, therefore, younger ones to marry, to bear children, to be mistress of the house, to give no occasion to the opposer to reviling;
(See RSV)

1 Peter 2:23
Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

1 Peter 3:16
having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.

2 Peter 2:10
but chiefly those who walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise authority. Daring, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignitaries;

Jude 1:8
Yet in like manner these also in their dreaming defile the flesh, despise authority, and slander celestial beings.

Jude 1:10
But these speak evil of whatever things they don't know. What they understand naturally, like the creatures without reason, they are destroyed in these things.

Exodus 22:28
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

Leviticus 19:14
Thou shalt not revile a deaf person, and thou shalt not put a stumbling-block before a blind one; but thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 23:4
because that they have not come before you with bread and with water in the way, in your coming out from Egypt, and because he hath hired against thee Balaam son of Beor, of Pethor of Aram-Naharaim, to revile thee;

Joshua 24:9
And Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, riseth and fighteth against Israel, and sendeth and calleth for Balaam son of Beor, to revile you,

Judges 9:27
And they went out into the field, and gathered the grapes from their vineyards and trod them, and held festival, and went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and reviled Abim'elech.
(Root in DBY YLT RSV)

2 Samuel 16:9
And Abishai son of Zeruiah saith unto the king, 'Why doth this dead dog revile my lord the king? let me pass over, I pray thee, and I turn aside his head.'

2 Samuel 16:10
And the king saith, 'What -- to me and to you, O sons of Zeruiah? for -- let him revile; even because Jehovah hath said to him, Revile David; and who saith, Wherefore hast Thou done so?'

2 Samuel 16:11
And David saith unto Abishai, and unto all his servants, 'Lo, my son who came out of my bowels is seeking my life, and also surely now the Benjamite; leave him alone, and let him revile, for Jehovah hath said 'so' to him;

Nehemiah 13:2
because they have not come before the sons of Israel with bread and with water, and hire against them Balaam to revile them, and our God turneth the reviling into a blessing.

Psalms 10:13
Why does the wicked person condemn God, and say in his heart, "God won't call me into account?"
(See NIV)

Psalms 42:10
As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me, while they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"
(See NAS)

Psalms 44:16
Because of the voice of a reproacher and reviler, Because of an enemy and a self-avenger.

Psalms 55:3
Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked. For they bring suffering on me. In anger they hold a grudge against me.
(See NIV)

Psalms 62:4
Only -- from his excellency They have consulted to drive away, They enjoy a lie, with their mouth they bless, And with their heart revile. Selah.

Psalms 74:10
How long, God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme your name forever?

Psalms 109:28
They revile, and Thou dost bless, They have risen, and are ashamed, And Thy servant doth rejoice.

Proverbs 25:10
Lest he that heareth it revile thee, And thine infamy turn not away.

Ecclesiastes 10:20
Revile not the king, no, not in thy thought; and revile not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the heavens shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.



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Fowl (73 Occurrences)

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Enjoy (68 Occurrences)

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