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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

Ensample:

en-sam'-p'-l

See EXAMPLE

King James Dictionary

Ensample: An Example.

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: So that ye were ENSAMPLES to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia. (1 Thessalonians 1:7-8)

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5179 Greek: tupos

Ensample:

primarily denoted "a blow" (from a root tup--, seen also in tupto, "to strike"), hence,

(a) an impression, the mark of a "blow," Jhn 20:25;

(b) the "impress" of a seal, the stamp made by a die, a figure, image, Act 7:43;

(c) a "form" or mold, Rom 6:17 (see RV);

(d) the sense or substance of a letter, Act 23:25;

(e) "an ensample," pattern, Act 7:44; Hbr 8:5, "pattern;" in an ethical sense, 1Cr 10:6; Phl 3:17; 1Th 1:7; 2Th 3:9; 1Ti 4:12, RV, "ensample;" Tts 2:7, RV, "ensample," for AV, "pattern;" 1Pe 5:3; in a doctrinal sense, a type, Rom 5:14.
See EXAMPLE, FASHION, FIGURE, FORM, MANNER, PATTERN, PRINT.

2 Strong's Number: g5296 Greek: hupotuposis

Ensample:

"an outline, sketch," akin to hupotupoo, "to delineate," is used metaphorically to denote a "pattern," an "ensample," 1Ti 1:16, RV, "ensample," for AV, "pattern;" 2Ti 1:13, RV, "pattern," for AV, "form."
See FORM, PATTERN.

3 Strong's Number: g5262 Greek: hupodeigma

Ensample:

lit., "that which is shown" (from hupo, "under," and deiknumi, "to show"), hence,

(a) "a figure, copy," Hbr 8:5, RV, "copy," for AV, "example;" Hbr 9:23;

(b) "an example," whether for imitation, Jhn 13:15; Jam 5:10, or for warning, Hbr 4:11; 2Pe 2:6, RV, "example."
See EXAMPLE, PATTERN.

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