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Dictionaries :: Fleshly, Fleshy

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4559 Greek: sarkikos

Fleshly, Fleshy:

akin to No. 1, under FLESH, signifies

(a) associated with or pertaining to, "the flesh, carnal," Rom 15:27; 1Cr 9:11;

(b) of "the nature of the flesh, sensual," translated "fleshly" in 2Cr 1:12, of wisdom; in 1Pe 2:11, of lusts; in 2Cr 10:4, negatively, of the weapons of the Christian's warfare, RV, "of the flesh" (AV, "carnal").

2 Strong's Number: g4560 Greek: sarkinos

Fleshly, Fleshy:

denotes "of the flesh, fleshly" (the termination, inos signifying the substance or material of a thing); in 2Cr 3:3, RV, "(tables that are hearts) of flesh," AV, "fleshly (tables)," etc.

Note: The adjectives "fleshly," "carnal" are contrasted with spiritual qualities in Rom 7:14; 1Cr 3:1, 3, 4; 2Cr 1:12; Col 2:18 (lit., "mind of flesh"). Speaking broadly, the carnal denotes the sinful element in man's nature, by reason of descent from Adam; the spiritual is that which comes by the regenerating operation of the Holy Spirit.


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