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- n. alertness, vigilance or wakefulness
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being watchful, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. vigilant attentiveness
- n. the process of paying close and continuous attention
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She had failed in watchfulness before (So 1: 6); now when converted, she is the more jealous of subtle sins (Ps 139: 23).
Persevering constancy ( "perseverance") and (that is, exhibited in) supplication are to be the element in which our watchfulness is to be exercised. for all saints -- as none is so perfect as not to need the intercessions of his fellow Christians.
If food is indeed an issue, your watchfulness is your only prayer, so change nothing.
That this should come to him in spite of his watchfulness was a bitter thing.
Alexander Filmore came to us and attempted to assassinate us, but my watchfulness was a match for his villainy, and we escaped death at his hands.
His watchfulness was the observation of a man who learns from all he sees.
He comforted himself, mistakenly, that his watchfulness was the cause that the French had abandoned the attempt against Egypt in force.
He not only loved but understood all the creatures, divining by an operation in which neither the sympathy nor the watchfulness was the less perfect that both were but half conscious, the emotions and desires informing their inarticulate language.
All love, care, providence, devotion, watchfulness, that is in earth or in heaven, in the ministry of men or of angels, is but a reflection and participation of that which is in Him.
I know no one thing makes sin so strong as this, — that we do not apprehend our own weakness, and so give over watchfulness, which is the greatest and best part of our armour of defence, when it is done in faith, and this watch kept on the tower of the