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DEFY

de-fi' (charaph, za`am): In 1 Sam 17:10,25,26,36,45 (the story of David and Goliath) and kindred passages, this word is used in its most familiar sense--"to taunt," "challenge to combat" (Hebrew charaph). In Nu 23:7,8 "denounce" would be a better translation than "defy" (Hebrew za`am).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'defy'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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