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Reproach
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Greek - beyond reproach
Greek - above reproach, reproach
Greek - above reproach, beyond reproach
Greek - reproach
Greek - above reproach
Greek - to speak reproachfully, reproach
Greek - reproach, reproaches
Greek - reproach, suffer reproach, reproached
Greek - reproach
Greek - reproach
Greek - reproach
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach, reproaches
Hebrew - reproach, reproachfully, reproaches
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach
Hebrew - reproach, reproached, reproaches
REPROACH

KJV term with five related senses: 1. A source of blame, discredit, or disgrace due to barrenness (Genesis 30:23; Luke 1:25); rape by the uncircumcised (Genesis 34:2-5); uncircumcision (Joshua 5:9); forced mutilation (1 Samuel 11:2); Jerusalem in ruins (Nehemiah 2:17; Psalms 89:41); illness (Psalms 31:11); fasting (Psalms 69:10); military defeat (Psalms 79:4); sin (Proverbs 14:34); mistreatment of parents (Proverbs 19:26); singleness (Isaiah 4:1); widowhood (Isaiah 54:4); famine (Ezekiel 36:30). 2. A state of shame, disgrace, or humiliation (Nehemiah 1:3; Job 19:5; Job 27:6; Psalms 15:3). 3. An object of scorn (Jeremiah 6:10; Jeremiah 29:18; Jeremiah 42:18; Jeremiah 44:8). 4. An expression of rebuke or disapproval; a taunt (1 Samuel 17:26; 2 Kings 19:4,2 Kings 19:16; Nehemiah 4:4; Nehemiah 5:9). 5. To express disappointment or disapproval (Ruth 2:15; Nehemiah 6:13). Of special interest theologically is reproach suffered for the sake of God (Psalms 69:7,Psalms 69:9; Psalms 89:51) or Christ (Luke 6:22; 2 Corinthians 12:10; Hebrews 10:33; Hebrews 11:26; 1 Peter 4:14) and the reproach Christ suffered (Romans 15:3; Hebrews 13:13). See Shame and Honor.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'REPROACH'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T5314>. 1991.

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