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Dictionaries :: Slaughter

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4967 Greek: sphage

Slaughter:

is used in two quotations from the Sept., Act 8:32 from Isa 53:7, and Rom 8:36 from Psa 44:22; in the latter the quotation is set in a strain of triumph, the passage quoted being an utterance of sorrow. In Jam 5:5 there is an allusion to Jer 12:3, the luxurious rich, getting wealth by injustice, spending it on their pleasures, are "fattening themselves like sheep unconscious of their doom."

2 Strong's Number: g2871 Greek: kope

Slaughter:

"a stroke" (akin to kopto, "to strike, to cut"), signifies "a smiting in battle," in Hbr 7:1. In the Sept., Gen 14:17; Deu 28:25; Jos 10:20.

3 Strong's Number: g5408 Greek: phonos

Slaughter:

"a killing, murder," is rendered "slaughter" in Act 9:1; see MURDER.

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