from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or character of being a reprobate; wickedness; profligacy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Reprobation.
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God that you are not all given over to "hardness of heart and reprobacy of mind."
Hence likewise he advised him, to foresee, with equal certainty, the greater evils which were yet behind, and which were as sure as this of overtaking him in his state of reprobacy.
I was now given over to a hard heart and a reprobacy of mind to believe a lie and at last be damned.
Do you not know, sir, that the great army of office-hunters in the land would raise a clamor which would not only drown your voice and crush your effort instantly, but imprint upon your forehead a brand of political reprobacy that would be buried in the coffin that held your mortal remains?
This outflow of holy displeasure would prepare us to expect an everlasting reprobacy of the rebellious and unfaithful Church, but it is strangely followed by the most yearning and melting entreaty ever addressed by the
After having spent a night in frantic mirth, as he was returning to his dwelling, it appeared to him that he had done so bad; his conduct had been so offensive to that Savior who died to save sinners, that he was surely given over; and as the Lord said, "My Spirit shall not always strive with man, but I will give him over to a hardness of heart and reprobacy of mind, that he may believe a lie rather than the truth, that he might be damned."
The Life of the Rev. Dandridge F. Davis, of the African M. E. Church. With a Brief Account of His Conversion and Ministerial Labors, from August 1834, till March 1847. Also, a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. David Conyou, of the A. M. E. C. and His Ministerial Labors. To Which Is Annexed the Funeral Discourse Delivered at the Ohio Conference, in Zanesville, on the Decease of the Rev. D. F. Davis, by the Author.
"Several years since your prayers were solicited in behalf of one who seemed given over to hardness of heart and reprobacy of mind.
Hence likewise he advised him, "to foresee, with equal certainty, the greater evils which were yet behind, and which were as sure as this of overtaking him in his state of reprobacy.