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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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MUL'TIPLY, v.t. [L. multiplico; multus, many, and plico, to fold or double.]

1. To increase in number; to make more by natural generation or production, or by addition; as, to multiply men, horses or other animals; to multiply evils.

I will multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt. Ex.7.

Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience.

2. In arithmetic, to increase any given number as many times as there are units in any other given number. Thus 7x8=56, that is, 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56.

MUL'TIPLY, v.i. To grow or increase in number.

Be fruitful and multiply. Gen.1.

When men began to multiply on the face of the earth. Gen.6.

1. To increase in extent; to extend; to spread.

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