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Austere
Austerity
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AUSTERE
AUSTERE<os-ter’> [αὐστηρός, austeros], “harsh,” “rough”): Twice used by Christ in the parable of the Pounds (Luke 19:21, 22), and of special significance as illustrating the false conception of God cherished by the sinful and disobedient. The fear resident in a guilty conscience sees only
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Austere
AUSTERE, ôs-tērʹ (αὐστηρός, austērós, “harsh,” “rough”): Twice used by Christ in the parable of the Pounds (Lk 19:21, 22), and of special significance as illustrating the false conception of God cherished by the sinful and disobedient. The fear resident in a guilty conscience sees only sternness