- oppress used 23 times.
- oppressed used 38 times.
- oppresseth used 5 times.
- oppressing used 3 times.
- oppression used 24 times.
- oppressions used 3 times.
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OPPRESS', verb transitive [Latin appressus, from opprimo; ob and premo, to press.]
1. To load or burden with unreasonable impositions; to treat with unjust severity, rigor or hardship; as, to oppress a nation with taxes or contributions; to oppress one by compelling him to perform unreasonable service.
2. To overpower; to overburden; as, to be oppressed with grief.
3. to sit or lie heavy on; as, excess of good oppresses the stomach.
OPPRESS'ED, participle passive burdened with unreasonable impositions; overpowered; overburdened; depressed.
OPPRESS'ING, participle present tense Overburdening.
God is a refuge from
National, God judges
Of Hagar, by Sarah
Rehoboam resolves to oppress the Israelites
1 Kings 12:14
Unclassified scriptures relating to
Exodus 22:21-24; Deuteronomy 23:15-16; Deuteronomy 24:14-15; Job 27:13-23; Psalms 9:9; Psalms 10:17-18; Psalms 12:5; Psalms 62:10; Psalms 74:21; Psalms 119:134; Proverbs 3:31; Proverbs 14:31; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 22:22; Proverbs 28:3; Proverbs 30:14; Ecclesiastes 4:1; Ecclesiastes 5:8; Ecclesiastes 7:7; Isaiah 1:17; Isaiah 33:15-16; Isaiah 58:6; Jeremiah 21:12; Ezekiel 22:29; Ezekiel 45:9; Amos 5:11-12; Amos 8:4-6; Micah 2:1-3; Isaiah 5:8; Habakkuk 2:5-11; Zech 7:10; Matthew 23:2-4; James 2:6
1. The act of oppressing; the imposition of unreasonable burdens, either in taxes or services; cruelty; severity.
2. The state of being oppressed or overburdened; misery.
the Lord - saw the oppression of Israel. 2 Kings 8:1.
3. Hardship; calamity.
4. Depression; dullness of spirits; lassitude of body.
5. A sense of heaviness or weight in the breast, etc.
1. Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe; as oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service.
2. Tyrannical; as an oppressive government.
3. Heavy; overpowering; overwhelming; as oppressive grief or woe.
OPPRESS'IVELY, adverb In a manner to oppress; with unreasonable severity.
OPPRESS'IVENESS, noun The quality of being oppressive.
OPPRESS'OR, noun One that oppresses; one that imposes unjust burdens on others; one that harasses others with unjust laws or unreasonable severity.
Power when employed to relieve the oppressed and to punish the oppressor becomes a great blessing.