|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The act of defying, putting in opposition, or provoking to combat; a challenge; a provocation; a summons to combat.
2. (n.) A state of opposition; willingness to flight; disposition to resist; contempt of opposition.
3. (n.) A casting aside; renunciation; rejection.
Defiance (9 Occurrences)
Acts 17:7 Jason has received them into his house; and they all set Caesar's authority at defiance, declaring that there is another Emperor-- one called Jesus." (WEY)
Romans 16:17 But I beseech you, brethren, to keep a watch on those who are causing the divisions among you, and are leading others into sin, in defiance of the instruction which you have received; and habitually to shun them. (WEY)
2 Corinthians 10:5 For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ; (WEY)
2 Timothy 3:5 and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort. (WEY)
Hebrews 10:28 Any one who bids defiance to the Law of Moses is put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. (WEY)
James 3:14 But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth. (WEY)
Genesis 25:18 They lived from Havilah to Shur that is before Egypt, as you go toward Assyria. He lived opposite all his relatives. (See NAS)
1 Samuel 17:23 As he talked with them, behold, there came up the champion, the Philistine of Gath, Goliath by name, out of the ranks of the Philistines, and spoke according to the same words: and David heard them. (See NIV)
Job 15:25 Because he has stretched out his hand against God, and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty; (See RSV)