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in-ter-med'-'-l (`arabh, "to mix up (self) with something," "mingle in," "share," "take interest in"): The word occurs only once (Proverbs 14:10) in a passage descriptive of "the ultimate solitude of each man's soul at all times." "The heart knoweth its own bitterness."

"Nor even the tenderest heart, and next our own, Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh."

(Compare 1 Kings 8:38.) Something there is in every sorrow which no one else can share. "And a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy," not necessarily in an interfering or any offensive way, but simply does not share or take any interest in the other's joy.

For "intermeddleth with" (Proverbs 18:1 the King James Version), the Revised Version (British and American) gives "rageth against" (margin "quarrelleth with").

M. O. Evans

Strong's Hebrew
6148. arab -- to take on pledge, give in pledge, exchange
... security (1), share (1), surety (2). engage, intermeddle with, mingle self,
mortgage, occupy, give pledges,. A primitive root; to braid ...
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1566. gala -- to expose, lay bare
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to expose, lay bare NASB Word Usage
breaks (1), quarrel (1), quarrels (1). intermeddle with. ...
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... thee? follow thou Me." Peter was prone to intermeddle with matters beyond
his sphere, and to manage other people's affairs for them. ...
/.../dods/the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xxvi conclusion.htm

The Security of Contemplatives Lies in their not Ascending to High ...
... It is of my own soul that I wish to speak now,"I do not intermeddle with
others,"and of the danger I was in because I would comply with the directions I ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter xxii the security of.htm

From the Introduction of Methodism into the City of New York, in ...
... And although it formed no part of the design of its disciples to enter into the
political speculations of the day, nor to intermeddle with the civil affairs of ...
/.../chapter 2 from the introduction.htm

Topic xii. If any one Says that Christ was Manifested in the World ...
... us glorify the Holy Spirit that worketh in us, and quickeneth us, and furnisheth
the gifts meet for the fellowship of God; and let us not intermeddle with the ...
/.../dubious or spurious writings of gregory thaumaturgus/topic xii if any one.htm

The Lives of Messrs. John Kid and John King.
... of mind, (as was usual with the martyrs in these times), and died in much peace
and joy; even a joy that none of their persecutors could intermeddle with. ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the lives of messrs john.htm

The Life of Mr. Patrick Simpson.
... of God upon himself in patronizing a manifest breach of divine laws: Immediately
after sermon, the king stood up and charged him not to intermeddle in these ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr patrick 2.htm

Recapitulation and Application of the Foregoing Arguments.
... with another, as existing on every side; and that all [the beings referred to] continue
in their own domains, and do not curiously intermeddle with others ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxxi recapitulation and application of.htm

The Body of Paul, Bishop of Constantinople, is Honorably ...
... in their official character outside of the bounds of the diocese wherein they were
placed, just as it was unlawful for the civil officer to intermeddle in any ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of scholasticus/chapter ix the body of paul.htm

It Shall not be Lawful for a Clergyman to be at the Same Time ...
... But if any one has heretofore been removed from one church to another, he shall
not intermeddle with the affairs of his former church, nor with the martyries ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon x it shall not.htm

Whether Strife is a Daughter of Anger?
... Objection 3: Further, it is written (Prov.18:6): "The lips of a fool intermeddle
with strife." Now folly differs from anger, for it is opposed, not to meekness ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether strife is a daughter.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere improperly; to mix or meddle with.

2. (v. t.) To intermix; to mingle.

Intermeddle (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To intermix; to mingle. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. INTERMEDDLE. ...
MO Evans. Multi-Version Concordance Intermeddle (1 Occurrence). ...
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Intermarry (5 Occurrences)

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Intermeddleth (2 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Intermeddle (1 Occurrence)

Proverbs 14:10 The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.



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Intermarry (5 Occurrences)

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