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Gravity (3 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 2:2 including kings and all who are in high station, in order that we may live peaceful and tranquil lives with all godliness and gravity. (WEY ASV DBY YLT)

1 Timothy 3:4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Titus 2:7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Gravity (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Seriousness; severity; heaviness; as, the gravity
of a difficult situation. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. GRAVITY. ...
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Levity (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Frivolity; inappropriate lack of gravity and
seriousness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; sportiveness; vanity. ...
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Solemnity (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Ceremoniousness; impressiveness; seriousness; grave earnestness; formal
dignity; gravity. 4. (n.) Hence, affected gravity or seriousness. ...
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Slide (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) Especially, to move over snow or ice with a smooth, uninterrupted motion,
as on a sled moving by the force of gravity, or on the feet. ...
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Fall (522 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To Descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the
force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple falls; the tide falls; the ...
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Gray (16 Occurrences)

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Life (6001 Occurrences)
... To overcome or be rid of sin was necessary to life. The real center of gravity
in life was in the moral and religious part of man's nature. ...
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Up (25836 Occurrences)
... 1. (adv.) Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of gravity; toward or
in a higher place or position; above; -- the opposite of down. ...
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Uncorruptedness (1 Occurrence)
... Uncorruptedness (1 Occurrence). Titus 2:7 in all things affording thyself as a pattern
of good works; in teaching uncorruptedness, gravity, (DBY YLT). ...
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Uncorruptness (1 Occurrence)
... Uncorruptness (1 Occurrence). Titus 2:7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern
of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, (KJV ASV). ...
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4587. semnotes -- seriousness
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: semnotes Phonetic Spelling: (sem-not'-ace) Short
Definition: dignity, honor Definition: dignity, honor, gravity, seriousness. ...
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4586. semnos -- reverend, ie venerable, spec. serious
... derived from 4576 , "to revere, be in awe") -- properly, what is (dignified, has "");
weighty, deeply respected because viewed as majestic (having "gravity ...
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

grav'-i-ti (semnotes): The word, meaning properly "venerableness," "sanctity," is used in 2 Maccabees 3:12 of the "sanctity" of the temple. In 1 Timothy 3:4 the writer declares that a characteristic of a bishop should be that he has "his children in subjection with all gravity." Titus is enjoined (2:7) in his "doctrine" (teaching) to show "uncorruptness, gravity, sound speech (Revised Version), that cannot be condemned" (compare 1 Timothy 3:8). In 1 Timothy 2:2 the same word is translated "honesty" (the Revised Version (British and American) "gravity"), "that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and gravity." A better rendering of semnotes might be "dignity" or "dignified seriousness" (Olshausen), which quality is necessary, both on the part of parents in relation to their children, if they are to be properly trained, and on the part of preachers and teachers, if their "doctrine" is to be worthily represented. All mere lightness of demeanor (the opposite of gravity) tells against the great trusts committed to both parents and teachers (compare 1 Timothy 3:11 Titus 2:2). Such "gravity" or "dignified seriousness" ought indeed to characterize Christian demeanor in general, as in 1 Timothy 2:2 above.

W. L. Walker

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Seriousness; severity; heaviness; as, the gravity of a difficult situation.

2. (a.) Sobriety of character or demeanor.

3. (a.) Importance, significance, dignity, etc; hence, seriousness; enormity; as, the gravity of an offense.

4. (n.) The tendency of a mass of matter toward a center of attraction; esp., the tendency of a body toward the center of the earth; terrestrial gravitation.

5. (a.) Lowness of tone; -- opposed to acuteness.



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