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Definition of Iniquity

Iniquity

  1. Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.
  2. An iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime.
  3. A character or personification in the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice and sometimes of another. See Vice.

Iniquity Quotations

Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
C. S. Lewis

If you believe indeed in the Lord Jesus for the salvation of your soul, if you walk uprightly and do not regard iniquity in your heart, if you continue to wait patiently, and believingly upon God; then answers will surely be given to your prayers.
George Muller

I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
Pope Gregory VII

Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.
Thorstein Veblen

Banking was conceived in iniquity and born in sin.
Josiah Stamp
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Iniquity Translations

iniquity in German is Frevel
iniquity in Spanish is iniquidad
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