from The Century Dictionary.
- In an adversative or opposing manner.
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- adverb In an
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This must not be understood distinctively, as if some things of God were visible and some invisible; that is, of things belonging to the divine nature; but it must be understood adversatively, that is, though they are invisible, and notwithstanding their in visibility, they are yet clearly demonstrable by the things that are made.
And you may take in (as that which gives the greater lustre to the truth) that which is put adversatively, if you please, notwithstanding their invisibility in themselves.
And so the following particle (as the learned know) may be rendered adversatively: But, if a man sin, he may know his help and cure.