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. Their ears are dull of hearing. This latter sense is found in 2 Thessalonians 2:7 the King James Version, "Only he who now letteth will let," where the Revised Version (British and American) has, "Only there is one that restraineth now." LEST, con. | GotQuestions.org, Lest: Dictionary and Thesaurus | Clyx.com. not; so that . (KJV WEY WBS), 2 Corinthians 12:20For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:(KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), 2 Corinthians 12:21And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed. Bible definition, the collection of sacred writings of the Christian religion, comprising the Old and New Testaments. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), Galatians 5:15But if you are perpetually snarling and snapping at one another, beware lest you are destroyed by one another. 2. But, again, lest by occasion of this sentence? (YLT). The Bible is a compilation of 66 books and letters written by more than 40 authors during a period of approximately 1,500 years. (KJV WBS), Luke 4:11and,'On their hands they will bear you up, lest perhaps you dash your foot against a stone. 15 And lest it should seem tedious and prolix to wish to consider each person singly? Answer: The dictionary definition of lust is "1) intense or unrestrained sexual craving, or 2) an overwhelming desire or craving." (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Acts 28:27For this people's heart has grown callous. Preservation of Scripture, Preservation of the Sanctified. John 5. The phrase may be thus explained. me pou -- lest anywhere, lest perhaps. lest, neither, no, none that. (lest) conj. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT), James 5:9Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door. last synonyms, last pronunciation, last translation, English dictionary definition of last. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), 1 Corinthians 8:13Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend. Strong's Numbers. 3380b . 25 And lest any one should suppose that we, through distrust in our reply? Sin no more; that fact not taking place, a worse thing will happen to thee. The Greek in this passage reads hupopiazo, literally "to give a blow beneath the eye." The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), 1 Corinthians 10:12Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. The phrase may be thus explained. Part of Speech: Adverb, Negative Transliteration: mepote Phonetic Spelling: (may'-pot-eh) Short Definition: lest at any time, lest, perhaps ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3379.htm - 6k, 3361. me -- not, that...not, lest (used for qualified negation) ... not, that...not, lest (used for qualified negation). ... DECEMBER 2. Section 7. Lest - There are 160 verses using Lest in 33 books. (KJV WBS RSV), Philippians 2:27For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. "(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS), Matthew 25:9But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves. ( after verbs or phrases expressing fear, worry, anxiety, etc) for fear that; in case: he was alarmed lest she should find out. (KJV ASV WBS YLT), John 12:35Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. He won't go outside, lest he be eaten by those ravenous eagles. "Looking diligently lest any man fail" (Hebrews 12:15). Wiktionary (0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition: lest (Conjunction) For fear that; that . (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT), Acts 13:40Beware therefore, lest that come on you which is spoken in the prophets:(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV), Acts 27:17Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven. Definition of lest. ( lɛst) conj ( subordinating; takes should or a subjunctive verb) 1. so as to prevent any possibility that: he fled the country lest he be captured and imprisoned. But lest any should fancy that this was granted only to the twelve? Definition of lest conjunction in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. There are very few contexts in English where the subjunctive mood is, strictly speaking, required: lest remains one of them. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Hebrews 3:12Beware, brothers, lest perhaps there be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Hebrews 3:13but exhort one another day by day, so long as it is called "today;" lest any one of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame. (WEB KJV ASV WBS), Hebrews 4:1Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest. The New Testament was written in Greek. Yahweh appointed a sign for Cain, lest any finding him should strike him. . Transliteration: me pou Short Definition: lest. (KJV ASV WBS), 2 Corinthians 2:7so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow. 4. lest translation in French - English Reverso dictionary, see also 'leste',lester',leste',les', examples, definition, conjugation . (KJV ASV WBS YLT), Luke 21:34And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. Definition of lest in the Idioms Dictionary. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), Acts 27:29Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day. (KJV WBS RSV), Colossians 2:4And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words. Includes tens of thousands of topical, encyclopedic, dictionary, and commentary entries all linked to verses, fully searchable by topic or verse reference. Lest we forget definition is - it should not be forgotten. (KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV), Luke 18:5Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me. lest: For fear that. : for fear that —often used after an expression denoting fear or apprehension worried lest she should be late hesitant to speak out lest he be fired. "(WEB WEY ASV RSV), John 12:42Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:(KJV ASV WBS RSV), John 18:28Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover. (KJV ASV WBS RSV), 1 Corinthians 1:17For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. See also subjunctive Ye shall not touch it; that separated or dismissed, ye die. 7. c. 1200, "that not," especially "for fear that" [OED calls it a negative particle of intention], from a contraction of the Old English phrase þy læs þe "the less that," from þy, instrumental case of demonstrative article þæt "that" + læs (see less) + conjunction þe (see the).The þy was dropped and the remaining two words contracted into early Middle English leste. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater coin. That (without the negative particle); -- after certain expressions denoting fear or apprehension. (WEY), Romans 15:20Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:(KJV WBS RSV), 1 Corinthians 1:15Lest any should say that I had baptized in mine own name. see HEBREW anah. "Lest" - discussed most often in the books of Deuteronomy (23), Genesis (17) and Proverbs (17). not; for fear that: We hid it lest he should see it. xii. And lest it should seem that necessary Continence was to be hoped for from? Please feel free to link to pages on this site, but do not copy articles without authors' permission. (KJV WBS), 2 Corinthians 6:3We endeavour to give people no cause for stumbling in anything, lest the work we are doing should fall into discredit. And lest any one should suppose that we, through ... /.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/25 and lest any one.htm, December 2. The phrase was said by Jesus in the Bible (Matthew 7:1). Section 7. LEST, conjunction That not; for fear that. lest (Conjunction) That (without the negative particle); -- after certain expressions denoting fear or apprehension. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS RSV), Matthew 5:25Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison. (KJV WBS), Ephesians 2:9Not of works, lest any man should boast. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Galatians 6:12As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ. From balah; properly, a failure; by implication nothing; usually (adverb) not at all ... /hebrew/1077.htm - 6k, 1115. bilti -- not, except... unless* (1), until (1), without (4). (KJV ASV WBS RSV), Mark 4:12that'seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest perhaps they should turn again, and their sins should be forgiven them. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), 2 Corinthians 12:6For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), 2 Corinthians 2:11Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. 50. for fear that; so that (one) should not (used negatively to introduce a clause expressive of an action or occurrence requiring caution): He kept his notes by his side lest faulty memory lead him astray. beside, but, continual, except, from, lest, neither,. Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), 2 Corinthians 13:10Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Luke 22:46And said unto them, Why sleep ye? (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Matthew 15:32Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way. I was then afraid, lest, by inculcating these things ... /.../josephus/the life of flavius josephus/section 5 i was then.htm, And Lest it Should Seem Tedious and Prolix to Wish to Consider ... ... Book IV. Constructive feminine of balah (equivalent ... /hebrew/1115.htm - 6k, 4616. maan -- purpose, intent... of, to the end (intent) that, for (to,... 'S sake), + lest, that, to. Synonym: before (informal) 1.2. KJV Dictionary Definition: lest lest. (WEY), 1 Timothy 3:6not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil. 3364 . 2. 15). "(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV), Matthew 27:64Command therefore that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest perhaps his disciples come at night and steal him away, and tell the people,'He is risen from the dead;' and the last deception will be worse than the first. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS RSV), Matthew 13:15For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT), Acts 5:39But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God. 4617 . (KJV WEY ASV WBS), Hebrews 2:1Therefore we ought to pay greater attention to the things that were heard, lest perhaps we drift away. Their eyes they have closed. (KJV WBS), 2 Corinthians 4:4In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. Probably from the same as the former part of ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2443.htm - 7k, 4458. pos -- at all ... of manner," S. Zodhiates, ); a particle meaning, "if (somehow)" or "if possibly," when used with the Gk conjunction, (J. Thayer) -- or meaning "lest by any ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4458.htm - 7k, 1077. bal -- not... untouched* (1). Looking for definition of Lest? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Hebrews 4:11Let us therefore give diligence to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience. (WEB KJV WBS), Hebrews 11:28Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them. '(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Romans 11:21For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee. Lest (282 Occurrences) Matthew 4:6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. . In Luke 18:5 the same word is rendered "wear out": "Lest she wear roe .../b/buffet.htm - 9k, Converted (11 Occurrences)... Matthew 13:15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see .../c/converted.htm - 10k, Satiated (14 Occurrences)... (See NAS). (KJV WBS), Galatians 2:2And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain. noun lest With the intention of preventing (something undesirable); to avoid the risk of. 1.1. Define last. 1. (a.) (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Luke 14:8When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;(KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Luke 14:12Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. (KJV DBY WBS YLT), Romans 11:25For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in. not; in case. Thus the standard use is she was worrying lest he be attacked (not lest he was …) or she is using headphones lest she disturb anyone (not … lest she disturbs anyone). 3380a . Definition and meaning:LUST (5 Hebrew and 5 Greek words are so rendered, namely: (1) nephesh, (2) sheriruth, (3) ta'awah, (4) chamadh, (5) 'awah; . For fear that; that not; in order that not; in case. That: following expressions indicating alarm or anxiety: We were worried lest the money run out. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Luke 14:29Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,(KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT), Luke 16:28For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. Being the only one left: ... "Many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first" Bible: St. Mark. Proverbs 25:16 Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated 'with' it, and hast vomited it. Website ©2020 AV1611.com. Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. The Preeminence of Christ and Bible Translation. It appears in the form of an anthology, a compilation of texts of a variety of forms that are all linked by the belief that they are collectively revelations of God. (a.) 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