|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To justify; to clear from accusation; prove to be real or true.
2. (v. t.) To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title.
3. (v. t.) To support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify.
4. (v. t.) To maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies.
5. (v. t.) To liberate; to set free; to deliver.
6. (v. t.) To avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity.
Vindicate (18 Occurrences)
Luke 18:3 A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying,'Defend me from my adversary!' (See RSV)
Luke 18:5 yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'" (See RSV)
Luke 18:7 Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them? (See RSV)
Luke 18:8 I say to you, that He will execute the justice to them quickly; but the Son of Man having come, shall he find the faith upon the earth?' (See RSV)
1 Corinthians 9:3 That is how I vindicate myself to those who criticize me. (WEY)
Deuteronomy 32:36 For Yahweh will judge his people, and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone, There is none remaining, shut up or left at large. (See NAS RSV)
1 Samuel 24:15 May Yahweh therefore be judge, and give sentence between me and you, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of your hand." (See NIV)
Psalms 7:8 Yahweh administers judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Yahweh, according to my righteousness, and to my integrity that is in me. (See NAS)
Psalms 10:18 to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. (See NAS)
Psalms 26:1 By David. Judge me, Yahweh, for I have walked in my integrity. I have trusted also in Yahweh without wavering. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 35:24 Vindicate me, Yahweh my God, according to your righteousness. Don't let them gloat over me. (WEB RSV NIV)
Psalms 43:1 Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 54:1 For the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A contemplation by David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, "Isn't David hiding himself among us?" Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 72:4 He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces. (See NAS)
Psalms 82:3 "Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. (See NAS)
Psalms 135:14 For the Lord will be judge of his people's cause; his feelings will be changed to his servants. (See RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 36:23 I will sanctify my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am Yahweh, says the Lord Yahweh, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. (See NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 38:16 and you shall come up against my people Israel, as a cloud to cover the land: it shall happen in the latter days, that I will bring you against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be sanctified in you, Gog, before their eyes. (See RSV)