What is the Definition of Indignation?
Indignation is righteous or moral anger. In Scripture indignation often times refers to the Lord's holy anger against sin or sinful activity.
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Other Meanings of The Word Indignation
- Indignation means anger aroused by something unjust, or wrong
- Indignation also means anger that brings about justice
- Indignation is zeal for the things of God
- Indignation is a just displeasure or contempt
- Indigation means resentment
Scriptures That Define Indignation
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
Because zeal for Your house has eaten me up,
- And when He had looked around at them with anger, being grieved by the hardness of their hearts, He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other.
- John 2:14-17 And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables. And He said to those who sold doves, “Take these things away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!” Then His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for Your house has eaten Me up.”
- Ephesians 4:26-27 “Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.
- Mark 11:15-18 So they came to Jerusalem. Then Jesus went into the temple and began to drive out those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. And He would not allow anyone to carry wares through the temple. Then He taught, saying to them, 'Is it not written,'My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations'? But you have made it a'den of thieves.'' And the scribes and chief priests heard it and sought how they might destroy Him; for they feared Him, because all the people were astonished at His teaching.