- provoke used 42 times.
- provoked used 33 times.
- provokedst used once.
- provoketh used 3 times.
- provoking used 6 times.
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- Included in Websters: Yes
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- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H3707 Used 3 times
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PROVO'KE, verb transitive [Latin provoco, to call forth; pro and voco, to call.]
1. To call into action; to arouse; to excite; as, to provoke anger or wrath by offensive words or by injury; to provoke war.
2. To make angry; to offend; to incense; to enrage.
Ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath. Ephesians 6:4.
Often provoked by the insolence of some of the bishops--
3. To excite; to cause; as, to provoke perspiration; to provoke a smile.
4. To excite; to stimulate; to increase.
The taste of pleasure provokes the appetite, and every successive indulgence of vice which is to form a habit, is easier than the last.
5. To challenge.
He now provokes the sea-gods from the shore.
6. To move; to incite; to stir up; to induce by motives. Romans 10:19.
Let us consider one another to provoke to love and to good works. Hebrews 10:24.
7. To incite; to rouse; as, to provoke one to anger. Deuteronomy 32:21.
PROVO'KE, verb intransitive To appeal. [A Latinism, not used.]
PROVO'KED, participle passive Excited; roused; incited; made angry; incensed.
PROVO'KER, noun One that excites anger or other passion; one that excites war or sedition.
1. That which excites, causes or promotes.