|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
2. (v. t.) To fail to satisfy; to miss of.
3. (v. i.) To give displeasure or offense.
Displease (7 Occurrences)
1 Thessalonians 2:15 Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind; (See RSV NIV)
Genesis 31:35 And she said to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women is upon me. And he searched but found not the images. (KJV WBS)
Numbers 11:11 Moses said to Yahweh, "Why have you treated with your servant so badly? Why haven't I found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me? (See NIV)
Numbers 22:34 Balaam said to the angel of Yahweh, "I have sinned; for I didn't know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NIV)
1 Samuel 29:7 Therefore now return, and go in peace, that you not displease the lords of the Philistines." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab,'Don't let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. Make your battle stronger against the city, and overthrow it.' Encourage him." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Proverbs 24:18 lest Yahweh see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)