REBU'KE, verb transitive [See Pack and Impeach.]
1. To chide; to reprove; to reprehend for a fault; to check by reproof.
The proud he tam'd, the penitent he cheer'd, not to rebuke the rich offender fear'd.
Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbor. Leviticus 19:17.
2. To check or restrain.
3. To chasten; to punish; to afflict for correction.
O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger. Psalms 6:1.
4. To check; to silence.
Master, rebuke thy disciples. Luke 19:39.
5. To check; to heal.
And he stood over her and rebuked the fever. Luke 4:35.
6. To restrain; to calm.
He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea. Matthew 8:26.
1. A chiding; reproof for faults; reprehension.
Why bear you these rebukes and answer not?
2. In Scripture, chastisement; punishment; affliction for the purpose of restraint and correction. Ezekiel 5:15. Hosea 5.
3. In low language, any kind of check.
To suffer rebuke to endure the reproach and persecution of men. Jeremiah 15:15.
To be without rebuke to live without giving cause of reproof or censure; to be blameless.