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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4160 Greek: poieo


"to do, to make," is thrice rendered "execute," of the Lord's authority and acts in "executing" judgment,

(a) of His authority as the One to whom judgment is committed, Jhn 5:27;

(b) of the judgment which He will mete out to all transgressors at His Second Advent, Jud 1:15;

(c) of the carrying out of His Word (not "work," as in the AV) in the earth, especially regarding the nation of Israel, the mass being rejected, the remnant saved, Rom 9:28. That He will "execute His Word finishing and cutting it short," is expressive of the summary and decisive character of His action.
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2 Strong's Number: g2407 Greek: hierateuo


"to be a priest, to officiate as such," is translated "executed the priest's office," in Luk 1:8. It occurs frequently in the Sept., and in inscriptions. Cp. hierateuma, "priesthood," 1Pe 2:5, 9; hierateia, "a priest's office," Luk 1:9; Hbr 7:5; hiereus, "a priest," and hieros, "sacred."


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