|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Backslide.
2. (a.) Slipping back; falling back into sin or error; sinning.
3. (n.) The act of one who backslides; abandonment of faith or duty.
Backsliding (19 Occurrences)
Proverbs 1:32 For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them. (WEB ASV)
Isaiah 57:17 For the iniquity of his covetousness was I angry, and struck him; I hid my face and was angry; and he went on backsliding in the way of his heart. (WEB ASV DBY RSV)
Jeremiah 2:19 Your own wickedness shall correct you, and your backsliding shall reprove you: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and a bitter, that you have forsaken Yahweh your God, and that my fear is not in you, says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)
Jeremiah 3:6 Moreover Yahweh said to me in the days of Josiah the king, Have you seen that which backsliding Israel has done? she is gone up on every high mountain and under every green tree, and there has played the prostitute. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:8 I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorce, yet treacherous Judah, her sister, didn't fear; but she also went and played the prostitute. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:11 Yahweh said to me, Backsliding Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:12 Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, you backsliding Israel, says Yahweh; I will not look in anger on you; for I am merciful, says Yahweh, I will not keep anger forever. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:14 Return, backsliding children, says Yahweh; for I am a husband to you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion: (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:22 Return, you backsliding children, I will heal your backsliding. "Behold, we have come to you; for you are Yahweh our God." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)
Jeremiah 5:6 Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, and their backsliding is increased. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)
Jeremiah 8:5 Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Jeremiah 14:7 Though our iniquities testify against us, work for your name's sake, Yahweh; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 15:6 Thou -- thou hast left Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah, Backward thou goest, And I stretch out My hand against thee, And I destroy thee, I have been weary of repenting, (See NIV)
Jeremiah 31:22 How long will you go here and there, you backsliding daughter? for Yahweh has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 49:4 Why do you glory in the valleys, your flowing valley, backsliding daughter? who trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come to me? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 37:23 neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions; but I will save them out of all their dwelling places, in which they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and I will be their God. (See RSV NIV)
Hosea 4:16 For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place. (KJV WBS)
Hosea 11:7 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him. (KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Hosea 14:4 I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for mine anger is turned away from him. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)