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King James Dictionary
ADMON'ISH, L. admoneo, ad and moneo, to teach, warn, admonish.
1. To warn or notify of a fault to reprove with mildness.
Count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother. 2 Thessalonians 3 .
2. To counsel against wrong practices to caution or advise.
Admonish one another in psalms and hymns. Colossians 3 .
3. To instruct or direct.
Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle. Hebrews 8 .
4. In ecclesiastical affairs, to reprove a member of the church for a fault, either publicly or privately the first step of church discipline. It is followed by of, or against as, to admonish of a fault committed, or against committing a fault. It has a like use in colleges.
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Entry for 'Admonish'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/a/admonish.html.