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Careless
Carelessly • Carelessness • Irresponsible • Neglect • Undependable
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Careless
Careless In Prov. 14:16 the participial form of the Hebrew verb bāṭaḥ (“trust”) expresses carelessness through a false sense of security. In Mt. 12:36 the Greek adjective argós (AV “idle”; NEB “thoughtless”) is used of the type of utterance that will bring judgment.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CARELESS; CARELESSLY
CARELESS; CARELESSLY<kar’-les>, <kar’-les-li>: These words always mean, “without anxiety,” the confidence springing from a sense of security. There is both the verb בָּטַח‎ [baTach], “he trusted,” and the noun בֶּטַח‎ [beTach], “Ye careless daughters” (the Revised Version, margin “confident”)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Careless, Carelessly
CARELESS, kâr′les, CARELESSLY, kâr′les-li: These words always mean, “without anxiety,” the confidence springing from a sense of security. There is both the vb. בָּטַח‎, bāṭaḥ, “he trusted,” and the noun בֶּטַח‎, beṭaḥ, “Ye careless daughters” (RVm “confident”) (Isa 32:9–11). People dwelt careless