- superstition used once.
- Bible Reference: Acts 25:19
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: No
- G1175 Used 1 time
Philistines, refusing to tread the threshold of the temple of Dagon after the image of Dagon had repeatedly fallen
1 Samuel 5:5
The belief of the Syrians concerning the help of the gods
1 Kings 20:23
Jews, attributing their calamities to having ceased offering sacrifices to the queen of heaven
Nebuchadnezzar, supposing that the spirit of the gods was upon Daniel
The sailors who cast Jonah into the sea
The Gadarenes, on account of Jesus casting devils out of the Gadarene
The disciples who were frightened at the appearance of Peter
The Ephesians, in their sorceries
SUPERSTI'TION, noun [Latin superstitio, supersto; super and sto, to stand.]
1. Excessive exactness or rigor in religious opinions or practice; extreme and unnecessary scruples in the observance of religious rites not commanded, or of points of minor importance; excess or extravagance in religion; the doing of things not required by God, or abstaining from things not forbidden; or the belief of what is absurd, or belief without evidence.
Superstition has reference to god, to religion, or to beings superior to man.
2. False religion; false worship.
3. Rite or practice proceeding from excess of scruples in religion. In this sense, it admits of a plural.
They the truth
With superstitions and traditions taint.
4. Excessive nicety; scrupulous exactness.
5. Belief in the direct agency of superior powers in certain extraordinary or singular events, or in omens and prognostics.
SUPERSTI'TIONIST, noun One addicted to superstition.