Definition of Backsliders

1. Noun. (plural of backslider) ¹



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Definition of Backsliders

1. backslider [n] - See also: backslider

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backsliders

backslang
backslap
backslapped
backslapper
backslappers
backslapping
backslaps
backslash
backslashed
backslashes
backslashing
backslid
backslidden
backslide
backslider
backsliders (current term)
backslides
backsliding
backslidings
backspace
backspace character
backspace key
backspaceable
backspaced
backspacer
backspaces
backspacing
backspin
backspinning
backspins

Literary usage of Backsliders

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1. Lectures on Revivals of Religion by Charles Grandison Finney (1835)
"H. IN remarking on this text I shall inquire, I. Who are backsliders ? II. ... I. Who are backsliders ? 1. The term backslide means to go back from a point. ..."

2. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"A Call to backsliders. " Will the Lord absent himself for ever ? And will he be no more entreated.' " Is his mercy clean gone for ever ? ..."

3. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1845)
"In his travels he had many trials and exercises by false brethren, backsliders, and apostates, besides his perils by the sea, and among the priests and ..."

4. History of the Reformation in Europe in the Time of Calvin by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1880)
"DIPLOMATISTS, backsliders, MARTYRS. (1531.) THE royal trio was now broken up. Margaret, knowing well that her mother had always influenced her brother in ..."

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