|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
2. (v. i.) To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet.
3. (v. i.) To take dismay or fright; to be filled with dismay.
4. (v. t.) Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.
5. (v. t.) Condition fitted to dismay; ruin.
Dismay (16 Occurrences)
Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and on the land 'is' distress of nations with perplexity, sea and billow roaring; (See NAS)
Job 41:22 In his neck abideth strength, And terror danceth before him. (See JPS NAS NIV)
Psalms 35:4 Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded. (See NIV)
Proverbs 21:15 It is a joy to the good man to do right, but it is destruction to the workers of evil. (See RSV)
Isaiah 19:17 And the land of Judah shall be a dismay unto Egypt: every one that thinketh of it shall be afraid for himself, because of the counsel of Jehovah of hosts, which he hath purposed against it. (DBY)
Jeremiah 1:17 You therefore gird up your waist, and arise, and speak to them all that I command you: don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 8:15 We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay! (WEB ASV)
Jeremiah 8:21 For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt: I mourn; dismay has taken hold on me. (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay! (WEB ASV)
Jeremiah 15:8 Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas; I have brought on them against the mother of the young men a destroyer at noonday: I have caused anguish and terrors to fall on her suddenly. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 48:39 They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him. (Root in KJV JPS WBS)
Ezekiel 4:16 Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay: (WEB ASV RSV)
Ezekiel 4:17 that they may want bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and pine away in their iniquity. (Root in WEB ASV RSV)
Ezekiel 7:27 The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with dismay, and the hands of the people of the land shall tremble: I will do unto them according to their way, and with their judgments will I judge them; and they shall know that I am Jehovah. (DBY)
Ezekiel 12:19 and tell the people of the land, Thus says the Lord Yahweh concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the land of Israel: They shall eat their bread with fearfulness, and drink their water in dismay, that her land may be desolate, and despoiled of all that is therein, because of the violence of all those who dwell therein. (WEB ASV RSV)
Nahum 2:6 Gates of the rivers have been opened, And the palace is dissolved. (See RSV)