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3635. okneo -- to shrink (from doing), to hesitate (to do)
... to shrink (from doing), to hesitate (to do). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
okneo Phonetic Spelling: (ok-neh'-o) Short Definition: I delay, hesitate, am ...
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1252. diakrino -- to distinguish, to judge
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diakrino Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ak-ree'-no)
Short Definition: I distinguish, discern, doubt, hesitate Definition: I ...
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1019. braduno -- to retard, to be slow
... See 1021 (). Word Origin from bradus Definition to retard, to be slow NASB
Word Usage am delayed (1), slow (1). hesitate, delay, tarry. ...
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1365. distazo -- twenty thousand
... thousand. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: distazo Phonetic Spelling:
(dis-tad'-zo) Short Definition: I waver, doubt Definition: I waver, doubt, hesitate. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4102. mahah -- to linger, tarry
... Apparently a denominative from mah; properly, to question or hesitate, ie (by
implication) to be reluctant -- delay, linger, stay selves, tarry. see HEBREW mah. ...
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6452b. pasach -- to limp
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to limp NASB Word Usage became lame (1), hesitate
(1), leaped (1). 6452a, 6452b. pasach. 6453 . Strong's Numbers.
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6452. pacach -- to pass or spring over
... A primitive root; to hop, ie (figuratively) skip over (or spare); by implication,
to hesitate; also (literally) to limp, to dance -- halt, become lame, leap ...
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All Portions of Creation Attest the Excellence of the Creator ...
... Inconsistency Herein Exposed. Marcion's Own God Did Not Hesitate to Use the
Creator's Works in Instituting His Own Religion. Now, when ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xiv all portions of creation.htm

Of the Humility and Obedience of Abbot Patermucius, which He did ...
... Of the humility and obedience of Abbot Patermucius, which he did not hesitate to
make perfect by throwing his little boy into the river at the command of his ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxvii of the humility.htm

Argument. --That Christ is God, is Proved by the Authority of the ...
... Why, then, should we hesitate to say what Scripture does not shrink from
declaring? Why shall the truth of faith hesitate in that ...
/.../chapter xii argument that christ is.htm

Taking it for Granted.
... "A man who attempts thus to injure you in your business by false representations,
will not hesitate to wrong you in other ways," said the acquaintance. ...
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Jesus' Conception of Himself
... They proclaimed their messages with the sanction of a "Thus saith the Lord;" he
did not hesitate to oppose the letter of scripture as well as the tradition of ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/iv jesus conception of himself.htm

The Work of Soul-Saving
... of sins.'"Jas.5:19[-20] We sometimes hesitate to speak of men being
converted and saved by men. Scripture here twice uses the ...
/.../murray/working for god/xxviii the work of soul-saving.htm

... They hesitate, and are at a loss what to do. But however they may hesitate, there
is one man who knows his own mind"Caiaphas, the high priest. ...
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... Some of these disciples had friends dependent on them for support; but when they
received the Saviour's invitation, they did not hesitate, and inquire, How ...
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The Servant-Lord
... 'Verily I say unto you,' if we had not His own word for it, we might hesitate
to believe. And while we have His own word for it, and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the servant-lord.htm

... Nor when anything is said of our Lord Jesus Christ, especially in prophecy, implying
a degree of humility below the dignity of God, let us hesitate to ascribe ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxxvi.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

2. (v. i.) To stammer; to falter in speaking.

3. (v. t.) To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner.

Topical Bible Verses
Ephesians 4:1-32
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation with which you are called,

Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

John 19:35
And he that saw it bore record, and his record is true: and he knows that he said true, that you might believe.

Luke 10:10-13
But into whatever city you enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say,

Hesitate (4 Occurrences)
... decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as,
he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming ...
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Falter (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (v. & n.) To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his
tongue falters. ... 4. (v. & n.) To hesitate in purpose or action. ...
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Doubt (49 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting
anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the ...
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Stagger (20 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) To begin to doubt and waver in purposes; to become less confident or
determined; to hesitate. 4. (vt) To cause to reel or totter. ...
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Virgin (62 Occurrences)
... We do not hesitate to refer the reader who is interested in discussions of this
sort to entirely satisfactory reviews of them found elsewhere (see Machen ...
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Linger (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in
parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate. ...
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Force (250 Occurrences)
... 20. (vi) To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate;
hence, to force of, to make much account of; to regard. 21. ...
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Deliberate (2 Occurrences)
... 5. (vi) To take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against
a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding ...
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Philemon (2 Occurrences)
... here (Philemon 1:2) Paul's "fellow-soldier." The relation between the apostle and
Philemon was so close and intimate that Paul does not hesitate to press him ...
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Pause (4 Occurrences)
... wait; to rest. 8. (n.) To be intermitted; to cease; as, the music pauses.
9. (n.) To hesitate; to hold back; to delay. 10. (n.) To ...
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Bible Concordance
Hesitate (4 Occurrences)

Acts 10:20 But arise, get down, and go with them, doubting nothing; for I have sent them."
(See NIV)

Judges 18:9 They said, "Arise, and let us go up against them; for we have seen the land, and behold, it is very good. Do you stand still? Don't be slothful to go and to enter in to possess the land.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 18:21 and Elijah cometh nigh unto all the people, and saith, 'Till when are ye leaping on the two branches? -- if Jehovah 'is' God, go after Him; and if Baal, go after him;' and the people have not answered him a word.
(See NAS)

Job 30:10 They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, and don't hesitate to spit in my face.



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