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Contest (7 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 9:25 But every competitor in an athletic contest practices abstemiousness in all directions. They indeed do this for the sake of securing a perishable wreath, but we for the sake of securing one that will not perish. (WEY)

2 Timothy 2:5 And if any one takes part in an athletic contest, he gets no prize unless he obeys the rules. (WEY)

2 Timothy 4:7 I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith. (WEY)

Hebrews 10:32 And call to your remembrance the former days, in which, having been enlightened, ye did endure much conflict of sufferings, (See NIV)

Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, we also having so great a cloud of witnesses set around us, every weight having put off, and the closely besetting sin, through endurance may we run the contest that is set before us, (YLT)

2 Samuel 2:14 Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!" (See NAS)

Job 9:19 If of power, lo, the Strong One; And if of judgment -- who doth convene me? (See RSV)

Contest (7 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Contest (7 Occurrences). 1 Corinthians 9:25 But every
competitor in an athletic contest practices abstemiousness in all directions. ...
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War (529 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A contest between nations or states, carried on by force, whether for defense,
for revenging insults and redressing wrongs, for the extension of ...
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Agony (20 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Contest; wrestling; severe struggling with pain and suffering. ...
Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) Violent contest or striving. ...
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Game (11 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A contest, physical or mental, according to certain rules, for amusement,
recreation, or for winning a stake; as, a game of chance; games of skill ...
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Dispute (37 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To strive or contend about; to contest. 5. (vt) To struggle against; to
resist. ... 7. (vi) Contest; struggle; quarrel. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Match (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for
a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like. ...
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Prize (13 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered
to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort. ...
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Quarrel (22 Occurrences)
... amity, or obligation; a falling out; a difference; a disagreement; an antagonism
in opinion, feeling, or conduct; esp., an angry dispute, contest, or strife; a ...
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Vie (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To strive for superiority; to contend; to
use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition. ...
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Winning (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address. 3.
(n.) The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition. ...
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73. agon -- a gathering, contest, struggle
... a gathering, contest, struggle. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
agon Phonetic Spelling: (ag-one') Short Definition: a contest Definition: an ...
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74. agonia -- a contest, great fear
... a contest, great fear. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: agonia Phonetic
Spelling: (ag-o-nee'-ah) Short Definition: contest, agony Definition ...
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119. athlesis -- a contest
... a contest. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: athlesis Phonetic Spelling:
(ath'-lay-sis) Short Definition: a contest Definition: a struggling (as ...
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118. athleo -- to contend, wrestle
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: athleo Phonetic Spelling: (ath-leh'-o) Short
Definition: I compete Definition: I engage, compete, in an (athletic) contest ...
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75. agonizomai -- to contend for a prize, struggle
... Phonetic Spelling: (ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I strive, contend Definition:
I am struggling, striving (as in an athletic contest or warfare); I ...
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2603. katabrabeuo -- to give judgment against
... katabrabeuo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ab-rab-yoo'-o) Short Definition: I decide against,
condemn Definition: of the umpire in a contest: I decide against, take ...
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1864. epagonizomai -- to contend with or for
... 1864 (from 1909 , "focused " and 73 , "a contest, competition") -- properly, to
(literally, ""), ie with skill and commitment in opposing whatever is not of ...
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4865. sunagonizomai -- to strive with
... from 4862 , "identified " and 75 , "agonize, strive") -- properly, fight (agonize)
together; "to strive together with, to help (properly, 'sharing in a contest ...
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3823. pale -- wrestling, generally fight
... pale Phonetic Spelling: (pal'-ay) Short Definition: a wrestling, struggle Definition:
wrestling, a wrestling bout; hence: a struggle, fight, conflict, contest. ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to controvert; to oppose; to dispute.

2. (v. t.) To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground.

3. (v. t.) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.

4. (v. i.) To engage in contention, or emulation; to contend; to strive; to vie; to emulate; -- followed usually by with.

5. (n.) Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation.

6. (n.) Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; strife in arms; conflict; combat; encounter.

Strong's Hebrew
7832. sachaq -- to laugh
... root Definition to laugh NASB Word Usage amuse (1), amusing (1), celebrate (2),
celebrating (3), hold a contest (1), joking (1), laugh (6), laughed them to ...
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4066. madon -- strife, contention
... brawling, contention, discord, strife. From diyn; a contest or quarrel -- brawling,
contention(-ous), discord, strife. Compare midyan, mdan. see HEBREW diyn. ...
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7379. rib -- strife, dispute
... Or rib {reeb}; from riyb; a contest (personal or legal) -- + adversary, cause, chiding,
contend(-tion), controversy, multitude (from the margin), pleading ...
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