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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Hinder, Hindrance

Dictionaries :: Hinder, Hindrance

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g1465 Greek: enkopto

Hinder, Hindrance:

lit., "to cut into" (en, "in," kopto, "to cut"), was used of "impeding" persons by breaking up the road, or by placing an obstacle sharply in the path; hence, metaphorically, of "detaining" a person unnecessarily, Act 24:4; of "hindrances" in the way of reaching others, Rom 15:22; or returning to them, 1Th 2:18; of "hindering" progress in the Christian life, Gal 5:7 (anakopto in some mss.), where the significance virtually is "who broke up the road along which you were travelling so well?;" of "hindrances" to the prayers of husband and wife, through low standards of marital conduct, 1Pe 3:7 (ekkopto, "to cut out, repulse," in some mss.).

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2967 Greek: koluo

Hinder, Hindrance:

"to hinder, forbid, restrain," is translated "to hinder" in Luk 11:52; Act 8:36; Rom 1:13, RV (AV, "was let"); Hbr 7:23, RV (AV, "were not suffered").

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1254 Greek: diakoluo

Hinder, Hindrance:

a strengthened form of No. 2, "to hinder thoroughly," is used in Mat 3:14, of John the Baptist's endeavor to "hinder" Christ from being baptized, AV, "forbad," RV, "would have hindered," lit., "was hindering."

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1464 Greek: enkope

Hinder, Hindrance:

"a hindrance," lit., "a cutting in," akin to A, No. 1, with corresponding significance, is used in 1Cr 9:12, with didomi, "to give," RV, "(that) we may cause (no) hindrance," AV, "(lest) we should hinder."


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