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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Matter, Matters

Dictionaries :: Matter, Matters

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g3056 Greek: logos

Matter, Matters:

"a word, speech, discourse, account," hence also "that which is spoken of, a matter, affair, thing," is translated "matter" in Mar 1:45; Act 8:21; 15:6; 19:38; in the RV of Phl 4:15, "in the matter of" (AV, "concerning").
See ACCOUNT.

2 Strong's Number: g4229 Greek: pragma

Matter, Matters:

akin to prasso, "to do," denotes

(a) "that which has been done, a deed," translated "matters" in Luk 1:1, RV (AV, "things"); "matter" in 2Cr 7:11;

(b) "that which is being done, an affair," translated "matter" in Rom 16:2, RV (AV, "business"); 1Cr 6:1, in a forensic sense, "a lawsuit" (frequently found with this meaning in the papyri); 1Th 4:6, "in the matter," i.e., the "matter" under consideration, which, as the preceding words show, is here the sin of adultery.
See BUSINESS, B, Note (1), THING.

3 Strong's Number: g1462 Greek: enklema

Matter, Matters:

"an accusation, charge," Act 25:16, RV, "matter laid against him;" elsewhere, Act 23:29, "charge;" see ACCUSATION, A, No. 3.

Notes:

(1) In Gal 2:6, the statement "it maketh no matter" translates the verb diaphero, "to bear asunder, make a difference," with ouden, "nothing," used adverbially, i.e., "it makes no difference (to me);" his commission from the Lord relieved him of responsibility to the authority of the Apostles.

(2) In 1Cr 9:11, RV, the neuter of the adjective megas "great," is translated "a great matter" (AV, "a great thing").

(3) In Jam 3:5, AV, hule, "a wood, forest," is translated "a matter" (RV, and AV marg., "wood"). In older English the word "matter" actually meant "wood" (like its Latin original, materia).

(4) In Act 17:32, the AV adds "matter" to the pronoun "this," RV, "(concerning) this."

(5) In 2Cr 8:19, RV, the phrase, lit., "in this grace."

(6) In 2Cr 8:20, RV, the phrase, lit., "in this bounty" is translated "in the matter of this bounty" (AV, "in this abundance").

(7) In 2Cr 9:5, the phrase, lit., "as a bounty" is amplified to "as a matter of bounty."

(8) For 1Pe 4:15 see BUSYBODY. See also OTHER, THIS, THESE, WEIGHTIER, WRONG.

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