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Enmity


EN'MITY, noun

1. The quality of being an enemy; the opposite of friendship; ill will; hatred; unfriendly dispositions; malevolence. It expresses more than aversion and less than malice, and differs from displeasure in denoting a fixed or rooted hatred, whereas displeasure is more transient.

I will put enmity between thee and the woman. Genesis 3:15.

The carnal mind is enmity against God.Romans 8:7.

2. A state of opposition.

The friendship of the world is enmity with God. James 4:4.