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Dictionaries :: Show (Make A)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1165 Greek: deigmatizo

Show (Make A):

"to make a show of, expose," is used in Col 2:15 of Christ's act regarding the principalities and powers, displaying them "as a victor displays his captives or trophies in a triumphal procession" (Lightfoot). Some regard the meaning as being that He showed the angelic beings in their true inferiority (see under TRIUMPH). For its other occurrence, Mat 1:19, see EXAMPLE, B, No. 1.

2 Strong's Number: g2146 Greek: euprosopeo

Show (Make A):

denotes "to look well, make a fair show" (eu, "well," prosopon, "a face"), and is used in Gal 6:12, "to make a fair show (in the flesh)," i.e., "to make a display of religious zeal." Deissmann illustrates the metaphorical use of this word from the papyri in Light from the Ancient East, p. 96.

Note: For parateresis, AV marg. in Luk 17:20, "outward show," see OBSERVATION.


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