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Dictionaries :: Affirm

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1226 Greek: diabebaioomai

Affirm:

dia, intensive, and bebaioo, to confirm, make sure, denotes to assert strongly, "affirm confidently," 1Ti 1:7; Tts 3:8 (AV, "affirm constantly").

2 Strong's Number: g1340 Greek: diischurizomai

Affirm:

as in No. 1, and ischurizomai, "to corroborate" (ischuros "strong;" see ABILITY, A, No. 2 and C, No. 2 Note), primarily signifies "to lean upon," hence, "to affirm stoutly, assert vehemently," Luk 22:59; Act 12:15.

3 Strong's Number: g5335 Greek: phasko

Affirm:

a frequentative form of the verb phemi (No. 4), denotes "to allege, to affirm by way of alleging or professing," Act 24:9 (RV, "affirming," AV, "saying"); 25:19; Rom 1:22, "professing." Some mss. have it in Rev 2:2, instead of the verb lego, "to say."
See PROFESS, SAY.

4 Strong's Number: g5346 Greek: phemi

Affirm:

"to say" (primarily by way of enlightening, explaining), is rendered "affirm" in Rom 3:8.
See SAY.

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