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To beguile is to entertain and convince by flattery. Someone who beguiles is tricky and often charming, like when a smooth-talking friend tries to beguile you into giving them your allowance.
If someone beguiles you for an afternoon, you were amused, entertained, or otherwise pleased. The word can also have a darker tone, as when the person who beguiled you for the afternoon was actually trying to steal your car
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Especially by some sort of animal! Is there any credence to the Bible story, and if so, what is the meaning for us in 2020?. First, let’s recap what has happened to the man and woman in this Creation story in conjunction with how humans function
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as in to fascinateto attract or delight as if by magic the magician effortlessly beguiled and amazed the children. as in to deceiveto cause to believe what is untrue beguiled her into believing that yet another worthless item would enhance her life
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And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent BEGUILED me, and I did eat
In Romans 7:11; 16:18; 1 Corinthians 3:18 the word is exapatao, and means “to cheat” or “to thoroughly deceive.” The thought is to be so completely deceived as to accept falsehood for the truth, believing it to be the truth. In Colossians 2:4,18 the King James Version; James 1:22 the word is paralogizomai, and means “to miscalculate,” “to be imposed upon.” It refers particularly to being beguiled by mere probability.
And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat (Gen 3:13 [KJV]). The English word “beguiled” means “to charm someone, perhaps deceptively”
Other translations render this “deceived” (NKJV) or “tricked” (GNT). Young’s Literal Translation has “hath caused me to forget”.
Beguile, deceive, to lead astray, i.e., (mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce. Here are beguile, deceive, greatly, utterly and related words in the Bible
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– Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: n̪ɔːˈʃɔːʔ. 320 average monthly searches for ‘God, Genesis 3:13’ on Google.
This is the true meaning of the Word “Beguiled”, like our word “devour” in original text both in the Hebrew of the Old Testament and the Greek of the New Testament. Strong put it in its proper perspective and Bullinger in his appendix to the companion bible, describe the serpent as the “shiny one” fascinating and commanding presence.
A primitive root; to lead astray, that is, (mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce: – beguile, deceive, X greatly, X utterly.. Did you see it? It is a primitive root which means to lead astray, MENTALLY, to delude (MORALLY) to seduce
Let us look at the Greek word from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians.. (2Cor 11:3) But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
) To delude by guile, artifice, or craft; to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure.. t.) To cause the time of to pass without notice; to relieve the tedium or weariness of; to while away; to divert.
In Romans 7:11; Romans 16:18 1 Corinthians 3:18 the word is exapatao, and means “to cheat” or “to thoroughly deceive.” The thought is to be so completely deceived as to accept falsehood for the truth, believing it to be the truth. In Colossians 2:4, 18 the King James Version; James 1:22 the word is paralogizomai, and means “to miscalculate,” “to be imposed upon.” It refers particularly to being beguiled by mere probability.
Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paralogizomai Phonetic Spelling:. (par-al-og-id’-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I deceive, beguile
“And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.” (Genesis 3:13). Nehama Aschenasy, a Hebrew scholar, said that in Hebrew the word which is translated as beguiled in the Bible does not mean “tricked” or ” deceived” as we commonly think
As Aschenasy explained, it is likely that Eve’s intense, multilevel experience, this ” beguiling” by the serpent was the catalyst that caused Eve to ponder and evaluate what her role in tbe Garden really was.” (The Gift of Giving Life: Re-discovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth, pgs. “And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die (Lie) For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil
What Satan’s efforts did do however was to beguile her. He made her question, made her doubt, and sent her on a soul searching journey.
The following list is from Strong’s Concordance, and shows how many times the word “beguile” is used, and which verses use the word “beguile”, and which of the Strong’s identification numbers have been assigned for location in the Hebrew Dictionary. It list a few words around the word “beguile” (b’) to help in finding a passage you may be looking for.
(mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce:-beguile, deceive., X greatly, x utterly.This is a Prime Root, which means that this is used as the core word, which is then modified with the addition of letters which then changes the basic meaning slightly. However, each modified word must have the basic meaning of this word, in a different form
“It does not and can not mean anything else! The reference above in it’s condensed form does make reference to the word “seduce” as an example of deception, and not as a definition of having sexual intercourse. Lets take a look at what our English Dictionary has to say about the word “seduce”
For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.. and I fear, lest, as the serpent did beguile Eve in his subtilty, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in the Christ;
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,. let no man beguile you in any wise: for it will not be, except the falling away come first, and the man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition,
Having hearts trained in greed, [they are] children of a curse.. For uttering arrogant words of vanity [pompous words disguised to sound scholarly or profound, but meaning nothing and containing no spiritual truth], they beguile and lure using lustful desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error.
(mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce:–beguile, deceive, X greatly, X utterly.. Genesis 3:13: “And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.”
2 Kings 18:29: “the king, Let not Hezekiah deceive you: for he shall not be able to deliver”. 2 Kings 19:10: “in whom thou trustest deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered”
Psalms 55:15: “Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness”. Isaiah 19:13: “are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the stay”
The word itself is used primarily in the King James Version and other older translations of the Bible. From the root word guile we get the adjective beguiling, which means “charming in a deceptive way.”
Each of them means “deceit, treachery, and dishonesty” as in Psalm 32:2, which says, “Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile” (KJV). In the New Testament, guile is used in John 1:47, in which Jesus says of Nathanael, “Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!” (KJV) and in 1 Peter 3:10, which says, “He that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile” (KJV).
His very name is a Hebrew idiom for “deceiver.” Jacob used guile to con his brother, Esau, out of his birthright (Genesis 25:29–34). He used guile to trick his elderly father into blessing him, the second-born, instead of the firstborn (Genesis 27)
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.. to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually followed by of): to be beguiled of money.
to pass (time) pleasantly: beguiling the long afternoon with a good book.. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc
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Romans 7:11 for sin, finding occasion, through the commandment beguiled me, and through it slew me. 2 Corinthians 11:3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ
Genesis 3:13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. Genesis 29:25 And it came to pass, that in the morning, behold, it was Leah: and he said to Laban, What is this thou hast done unto me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel? wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? (KJV JPS ASV)
Joshua 9:22 And Joshua called for them, and he spake unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye dwell among us? (KJV JPS ASV). Proverbs 7:21 With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him
* ‘Number Delimiters’ only apply to ‘Paragraph Order’. נָשָׁא nâshâʼ, naw-shaw’; a primitive root; to lead astray, i.e
The KJV translates Strong’s H5377 in the following manner: deceive (12x), greatly (1x), beguiled me (1x), seize (1x), utterly (1x).. Strong’s Number H5377 matches the Hebrew נָשָׁא (nāšā’),
* ‘Number Delimiters’ only apply to ‘Paragraph Order’. Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.
“For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.”
In that chapter the serpent first attacks (and later denies) the authenticity of God’s Word by subtly insinuating a doubt into Eve’s too open mind, as to whether God has really said what He is alleged to have spoken: “Yea, hath God said?” And today some men of learning (really Satan’s ministers), although transformed as “ministers of righteousness,” (2 Cor. 11:13-1513For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ
15Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works. (2 Corinthians 11:13‑15)), are seeking to instill into the minds of the young and others, the same subtle doubt as to whether certain parts of the Bible can any longer, in view of various conclusions of “modern science,” be accepted unreservedly as the inspired Word of God
This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here
“Here is what really happened in the Garden of Eden. She was actually seduced by the serpent….He was so close to being human that his seed could, and did mingle with that of the woman and cause her to conceive
Branham (1909–65), a proponent of Oneness theology,2 taught the so-called serpent seed interpretation of Genesis 3, with adherents of this view often citing Genesis 3:15 in support of their position: “And I will put enmity between you [the serpent] and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel” (ESV).. The crux of the serpent seed view is that Eve and Satan engaged in sexual relations
This series is cross-posted with the permission of Book of Mormon Central. The scriptures say that Eve was “beguiled” by Satan when she partook of the forbidden fruit
How can both statements be true? The purpose of this essay is to harmonize these seemingly contradictory statements and, along the way, to dispel some common misconceptions.. Whether earnestly promoted as Christian theology or merely mentioned in tasteless jest, Eve is too often painted in the colors of Pandora, a mythological figure whose unbridled curiosity unleashed a long train of potent ills against mankind
A few have, however, taken this view to what seems to be an untenable extreme, not only rightfully exonerating her from full accountability for her transgression and honoring her lifelong faithfulness, but in addition arguing that, for various reasons, she was not actually “beguiled” by Satan in her decision to take of the forbidden fruit.. Such a view goes well beyond the settled Latter-day Saint doctrines that the Fall was an essential part of the divine plan from the beginning and that Adam and Eve did not commit a sinful or otherwise blameworthy act
At the April 1988 general conference, Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin of the Quorum of the Twelve spoke of several scriptural references to people who lived without guile.
“To beguile is to deceive or lead astray, as Lucifer beguiled Eve in the Garden of Eden,” he said. “A person without guile is a person of innocence, honest intent, and pure motives, whose life reflects the simple practice of conforming his daily actions to principles of integrity
2:22) and that `he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile.’ (1 Pet. “In latter-day scriptures, we read that the Lord called Edward Partridge to be bishop for the Church because his heart is pure before me, for he is like unto Nathanael of old, in whom there is no guile.’ (D&C 41:11.) In another revelation to the Prophet Joseph Smith the Lord said,My servant George Miller is without guile; he may be trusted because of the integrity of his heart; and for the love which he has to my testimony I, the Lord, love him.’ (D&C 124:20.)
But I fear lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.
But [now] I am fearful, lest that even as the serpent beguiled Eve by his cunning, so your minds may be corrupted and seduced from wholehearted and sincere and pure devotion to Christ.. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
But I’m afraid that your minds might be seduced in the same way as the snake deceived Eve with his devious tricks. You might be unable to focus completely on a genuine and innocent commitment to Christ.
Genesis 3:15 is commonly called the “Protevangelium” — a term that essentially signifies the idea of “first gospel proclamation.”. In the American Standard Translation (1901), the text reads as follows:
Professor William Beck’s, An American Translation (4th edition), renders the passage:. “And I will put enmity between you and the woman and between your descendants and her Descendant
The verse truly is fascinating, providing the very first biblical glimpse of God’s plan of redemption, focusing ultimately upon the final thrusting of Satan into the eternal hell of fire (Rev. The passage rises from an interview in the garden of Eden between God, Adam and Eve, and, finally, the treacherous serpent