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Revolt

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REVOLT', L. revolvo re and volvo, to turn. Eng. wallow.

1. To fall off or turn from one to another.
2. To renounce allegiance and subjection to one's prince or state to reject the authority of a sovereign as a province or a number of people. It is not applied to individuals.

The Edomites revolted from under the hand of Judah.

2 Chronicles 21 .

3. To change. Not in use.
4. In Scripture, to disclaim allegiance and subjection to God to reject the government of the King of kings. Isaiah 31 .

REVOLT',

1. To turn to put to flight to overturn.
2. To shock to do violence to to cause to shrink or turn away with abhorrence as, to revolt the mind or the feelings.

Their honest pride of their purer religion had revolted the Babylonians.

REVOLT', n.

1. Desertion change of sides more correctly, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to one's prince or government as the revolt of a province of the Roman empire.
2. Gross departure from duty.
3. In Scripture, a rejection of divine government departure from God disobedience. Isaiah 59 .
4. A revolter. Not in use.

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