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WRATH, n. [L.]

1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; as the wrath of Achilles.

When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased--Esther 2.

O Lord--in wrath remember mercy. Habakkuk 3.

2. The effects of anger. Proverbs 27.

3. The just punishment of an offense or crime. Romans 8.

Gods wrath, in Scripture, is his holy and just indignation against sin. Romans 1.



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WRATH, n. [L.]

1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; as the wrath of Achilles.

When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased--Esther 2.

O Lord--in wrath remember mercy. Habakkuk 3.

2. The effects of anger. Proverbs 27.

3. The just punishment of an offense or crime. Romans 8.

Gods wrath, in Scripture, is his holy and just indignation against sin. Romans 1.

WRATH, n. [Sax. wrath, wræth; Sw. and D. vrede; W. irad, of which L. ira is a contraction; Ar. أَرَّثَ eratha; Gr. ερεθω, to provoke. Class Rd, No. 36.]

  1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; the wrath of Achilles. When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased. – Esth. ii. O Lord … in wrath remember mercy. – Hab. iii.
  2. The effects of anger. – Prov. xxvii.
  3. The just punishment of an offense or crime. – Rom. xiii. God's wrath, in Scripture, is his holy and just indignation against sin. – Rom. i.

Wrath
  1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire.

    Wrath is a fire, and jealousy a weed. Spenser.

    When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased. Esther ii. 1.

    Now smoking and frothing
    Its tumult and wrath in.
    Southey.

  2. See Wroth.

    [Obs.]
  3. To anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally.

    [Obs.] "I will not wrathen him." Chaucer.

    If him wratheth, be ywar and his way shun. Piers Plowman.

  4. The effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime.

    "A revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil." Rom. xiii. 4.

    Syn. -- Anger; fury; rage; ire; vengeance; indignation; resentment; passion. See Anger.

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Wrath

WRATH, noun [Latin]

1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; as the wrath of Achilles.

When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased--Esther 2:1.

O Lord--in wrath remember mercy. Habakkuk 3:2.

2. The effects of anger. Proverbs 27:3.

3. The just punishment of an offense or crime. Romans 8:1.

Gods wrath in Scripture, is his holy and just indignation against sin. Romans 1:18.

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