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- adj. Free from stain, blemish, evil or corruption; immaculate; uncorrupted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not made unclean or impure; unsullied; uncorrupted; unpolluted; unimpaired; immaculate; innocent.
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- adj. free from stain or blemish
- adj. (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
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"My dove, my undefiled is one," says the Song of Solomon (So 6: 9).
"Other kings have many queens, and concubines, and virgins, with whose conversation they entertain themselves, but my dove, my undefiled, is to me instead of all; in that one I have more than they have in all theirs."
And she called the undefiled daughters of the Hebrews, and they led her astray.
And she called the undefiled daughters of the Hebrews, and they led (attended her).
a fit field for stretching muscles and breathing deeply, a place where their ears may remain undefiled by the harsh words of men who strive to the utmost.
9 My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her.
Permit me, sir, to preserve my honourable way of thinking and my good name undefiled, in any case.
Hence such, and such only, are called the undefiled in the way.
But the warning being against lasciviousness, the contrast to "whoremongers and adulterers" in the parallel clause, requires the "in all" in this clause to refer to persons. the bed undefiled -- Translate, as Greek requires "undefiled" to be a predicate, not an epithet, "And let the bed be undefiled."
Compare "undefiled" and "unspotted from the world," Jas 1: 27; 4: 4, 8,