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Forsake
Abandon • Abandoned • Desertion • Forsaken • Forsook • Left • Neglect • Renunciation • Resignation
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Forsake; Forsaken; Forsook
Forsake; Forsaken; Forsook etc. [Heb. nāṭaš (Dt. 32:15; Jer. 7:29), ʿāzaḇ (1 K. 12:8); Gk. aphíēme (Mt. 26:56 par Mk. 14:50), (eg)kataleípō (Mt. 27:46 par Mk. 15:34)]. Heb. nāṭaš usually means abandon, and connotes cessation of activity, e.g., leaving a field fallow or debts unclaimed (Neh.
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Forsake, Forsaken
Forsake, ForsakenImages of forsaken people, especially women, appear throughout the Bible. While God has always been a God of mercy who never forsakes those in need, abandoned people nevertheless existed and were abused in biblical times.In the Bible the word forsake and its synonym abandon were used
A Catholic Dictionary
Resignation
resignation. The resignation or renunciation of a benefice is, “the spontaneous relinquishment of an ecclesiastical benefice, made before the lawful superior, and accepted by him.”4 It is either tacit or express. A resignation is tacitly or ipso facto made of any church preferment held by the resigner
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Resignation
Resignation.—By resignation is meant the act by which an ecclesiastic, of his own free will, gives up his office or benefice into the hands of the bishop or superior, with the consent of the proper ecclesiastical superior. We say the resignation must be voluntary; that is, not extorted by fear, violence,
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Dereliction
DERELICTION.—Mt 27:46 = Mk 15:34. About three o’clock in the afternoon, when Jesus had hung for six hours on the cross, the bystanders were startled by a loud cry from the meek Sufferer: Eli, Eli, lama ‘ăzabhtāni,* ‘My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?’ It was a sentence from that psalm which,
Forsaking All
FORSAKING ALLἀφιεναι, Mt 4:20, 22 = Mk 1:18, 20; Lk 5:11; Mt 19:27, 29 = Mk 10:28, 29 = Lk 18:28, 29; ἀποτάσσεσθαι, ‘renounce,’ Lk 14:33. In Lk 9:61 ἀποτάξασθαι τοῖς εἰς τὸν οἶκον μου may mean either ‘bid farewell to those in my house’ (cf. Mk 6:46, Ac 18:18, 2 Co 2:13), or ‘renounce the things
Renunciation
RENUNCIATION.—Ideas of renunciation in the teaching of Jesus may be classed under three heads: (1) renunciation of what is sinful, (2) surrender of worldly possessions, (3) special self-abnegation. It may not be possible to draw clear lines of demarcation, but these divisions are nevertheless distinct.
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
Forsaken
ForsakenHebrew expression: ʿazabPronunciation: ´aw ZAHBStrong’s Number: 5800Key VersesDeuteronomy 31:6, 8; Joshua 1:5; Psalms 27:10; 94:14; Jeremiah 2:13; 12:7One of the most beautiful yet tragic verses in the Bible declares that the Lord’s people have “forsaken” Him—the fountain of living, running
Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity
Abandoned
ABANDONED and EXPOSED CHILDREN. The term alumnus (alumna), among its other meanings, indicates an abandoned or exposed child that has been taken in and raised (foundling). Together with *abortion, abandonment and exposure were common more or less everywhere in antiquity—except in the Jewish world—esp.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ABANDON
ABANDON [נָטַשׁnatash, עָזַבʿazav; ἀφίημι aphiēmi, ἐγκαταλείπω enkataleipō]. The translations of several verbs in Hebrew (natash, ʿazav) and Greek (aphiēmi, enkataleipō) mean to “leave behind” or “forsake.” Such verbs sometimes appear together in parallelism in the same verse, showing their equivalence