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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To justify; to clear from accusation; prove to be real or true.

2. (v. t.) To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title.

3. (v. t.) To support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify.

4. (v. t.) To maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies.

5. (v. t.) To liberate; to set free; to deliver.

6. (v. t.) To avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity.

1556. ekdikeo -- to vindicate, to avenge
... to vindicate, to avenge. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ekdikeo Phonetic
Spelling: (ek-dik-eh'-o) Short Definition: I give justice over, defend, avenge ...
// - 7k
Strong's Hebrew
8199. shaphat -- to judge, govern
... 1), judges governed (1), judges...judged (1), judging (5), plead (1), pleads (1),
pronounce judgment (1), rule (2), rulers (1), rulers...ruled (1), vindicate (6 ...
/hebrew/8199.htm - 6k

6942. qadash -- to be set apart or consecrated
... set apart (4), set apart the consecrated (2), show himself holy (1), transmit holiness
(2), treat me as holy (3), treated as holy (1), vindicate the holiness (1 ...
/hebrew/6942.htm - 6k

1777. din -- to judge
... defend (1), dispute (1), execute judgment (1), govern (1), judge (9), judges (2),
plead (2), pled (1), quarreling (1), strive (1), vindicate (2), vindicated (1 ...
/hebrew/1777.htm - 6k


"vindicate the Ways of God to Men. "
... Homily VIII. Chapter IX.""Vindicate the Ways of God to Men.". "While
beginning to discourse on the worship of God to those who ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter ix vindicate the ways of.htm

The Definition which must be Given of a People and a Republic, in ...
... Chapter 24."The Definition Which Must Be Given of a People and a Republic, in Order
to Vindicate the Assumption of These Titles by the Romans and by Other ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 24 the definition which must.htm

If You Wish Me to Keep Silence, Cease from Accusing Me. Lay Down ...
... Lay down your sword, and I will throw away my shield. To one thing only I cannot
consent; that is, to spare the heretics, and not to vindicate my orthodoxy. ...
/.../43 if you wish me.htm

The Three Last Parables of the Per??an Series: the Unrighteous ...
... But God [mark the emphatic position of the word], shall He not indeed [om]
vindicate [the injuries of, do judgment for] His elect . . ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xix the three last.htm

If, Then, You Really Intend to do an Act of Repentance for those ...
... this is not such a very execrable crime, especially if he does it, as you say, not
with a set purpose of blasphemy, but in seeking to vindicate the justice of ...
/.../11 if then you really.htm

Death by Adam, Life by Christ
... An endeavour to vindicate the ways of God to man, to fallen man, upon the grounds
of what he proudly calls his reason, would be an impracticable, and, in my ...
// vol 2/sermon xli death by adam.htm

The Wages of Sin
... They are vindicatory, inasmuch as they vindicate the honour of the violated
law. Again, sanctions may be either natural or governmental. ...
/.../ on gospel themes/iii the wages of sin.htm

The Follies of the Wise
... antitheses. I do not intend to vindicate them, or to vindicate our Lord's
distinct classification of men into these two halves. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the follies of the wise.htm

'That which was Lost'
... They are intended to vindicate Christ's conduct in associating with outcasts and
disreputable persons whom His Pharisaical critics thought a great deal too ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/that which was lost.htm

The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Humiliation of the ...
... which the Lord Jesus endured when He was here upon earth before, requires that He
shall come back again in power and glory in order to vindicate Himself. ...
/.../ redeemers return/iv the redeemers return is.htm

Vindicate (18 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert
convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title ...
/v/vindicate.htm - 11k

Vindicated (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Vindicate. Multi-Version Concordance
Vindicated (10 Occurrences). Matthew 11:19 The Son ...
/v/vindicated.htm - 9k

Clear (641 Occurrences)
... 20. (vt) To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit;
-- often used with from before the thing imputed. 21. ...
/c/clear.htm - 39k

Villany (4 Occurrences)

/v/villany.htm - 9k

Ziphites (4 Occurrences)
... said to Saul, "Isn't David hiding himself among us?" Save me, God, by your
name. Vindicate me in your might. (WEB BBE DBY RSV NIV). ...
/z/ziphites.htm - 8k

Judgment (430 Occurrences)
... Then the secrets of all hearts will be brought to light (1 Corinthians 4:5; Luke
8:17; 12:2, 3) to vindicate the justice of the sentence pronounced. ...
/j/judgment.htm - 52k

Justify (19 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To prove or show to be just; to vindicate; to
maintain or defend as conformable to law, right, justice, propriety, or duty. ...
/j/justify.htm - 12k

Gloat (11 Occurrences)
... me. (See NIV). Psalms 35:24 Vindicate me, Yahweh my God, according to your
righteousness. Don't let them gloat over me. (WEB NIV). ...
/g/gloat.htm - 9k

Tamar (28 Occurrences)
... Zarah"). Judah, who at first condemned her to be burned (Genesis 38:24),
was compelled to vindicate her (Genesis 38:25, 26). Through ...
/t/tamar.htm - 21k

Right (4703 Occurrences)
... justice to; to relieve from wrong; to restore rights to; to assert or regain the
rights of; as, to right the oppressed; to right one's self; also, to vindicate...
/r/right.htm - 14k

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Vindicate (18 Occurrences)

Luke 18:3
A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying,'Defend me from my adversary!'
(See RSV)

Luke 18:5
yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"
(See RSV)

Luke 18:7
Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?
(See RSV)

Luke 18:8
I say to you, that He will execute the justice to them quickly; but the Son of Man having come, shall he find the faith upon the earth?'
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 9:3
That is how I vindicate myself to those who criticize me.

Deuteronomy 32:36
For Yahweh will judge his people, and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone, There is none remaining, shut up or left at large.

1 Samuel 24:15
May Yahweh therefore be judge, and give sentence between me and you, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of your hand."
(See NIV)

Psalms 7:8
Yahweh administers judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Yahweh, according to my righteousness, and to my integrity that is in me.
(See NAS)

Psalms 10:18
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more.
(See NAS)

Psalms 26:1
By David. Judge me, Yahweh, for I have walked in my integrity. I have trusted also in Yahweh without wavering.

Psalms 35:24
Vindicate me, Yahweh my God, according to your righteousness. Don't let them gloat over me.

Psalms 43:1
Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.

Psalms 54:1
For the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A contemplation by David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, "Isn't David hiding himself among us?" Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might.

Psalms 72:4
He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.
(See NAS)

Psalms 82:3
"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
(See NAS)

Psalms 135:14
For the Lord will be judge of his people's cause; his feelings will be changed to his servants.

Ezekiel 36:23
I will sanctify my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am Yahweh, says the Lord Yahweh, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

Ezekiel 38:16
and you shall come up against my people Israel, as a cloud to cover the land: it shall happen in the latter days, that I will bring you against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be sanctified in you, Gog, before their eyes.
(See RSV)



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