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- adj. Not dissolvable; incapable of being dissolved or separated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not dissolvable; incapable of being dissolved or separated; incapable of separation; perpetually firm and binding; indissoluble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That cannot be dissolved or loosened; indissoluble.
I shall afterward show how the infallible and indissolvable connection of these things is established by the law of
That the contexture between these two links of this chain, predestination to a conformity with Christ and calling, is simply and absolutely indissolvable, so that whoever is so predestinated never fails of being called; 2.
And to speak more generally, those three Noble Professions which all civil Commonwealths do honour, are raised upon the fall of Adam, and are not any way exempt from their infirmities; there are not only diseases incurable in Physick, but cases indissolvable in Laws, Vices incorrigible in Divinity.
Even while Christ's body was divided from his soul, yet it ceased not to maintain an intimate, indissolvable relation to his divinity.
The Obligation is as indissolvable as the Relation.
There are not only diseases incurable in physick, but cases indissolvable in law, vices incorrigible in divinity.
Christ's human nature were united to his divine by way of adequate commensuration one to the other, it would then follow, that if one was where the other is not, the union so far would cease; but the union between these two natures is only by intimate, indissolvable relation one to the other; so that wheresoever the divine nature of Christ is present, though his human is not there present too, yet it still holds the same relation to it, as to a thing joined with it in one and the same subsistence.
It is a dream, a moment, a vapour, a flood, a flower, and whatsoever can be more fading or perishing; and therefore it is not in itself very considerable, yet in another respect it is of all things the most precious, and worthy of the deepest attention and most serious consideration; and that is, because it is linked unto eternity; and there is an indissolvable knot between them, that no power or art can break or loose.
If so, then that chain of divine acts or decrees here framed by the apostle is not indissolvable in any such sense which imports an infallibility, and universal exertion or execution of the latter whensoever the former hath taken place.”