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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Precious, Preciousness

Dictionaries :: Precious, Preciousness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5093 Greek: timios

Precious, Preciousness:

translated "precious," e.g., in Jam 5:7; 1Pe 1:19; 2Pe 1:4; in 1Cr 3:12, AV (RV, "costly"): see COSTLY, B, No. 1, DEAR, No. 1.

2 Strong's Number: g1784 Greek: entimos

Precious, Preciousness:

"precious," 1Pe 2:4, 6: see DEAR, No. 2.

3 Strong's Number: g4185 Greek: poluteles

Precious, Preciousness:

"very expensive," translated "very precious" in Mar 14:3, AV (RV, "very costly"): see COSTLY, B, No. 2.

4 Strong's Number: g4186 Greek: polutimos

Precious, Preciousness:

"of great value;" comparative degree in 1Pe 1:7; see COSTLY, B, No. 3, DEAR, No. 1 (for a less authentic reading).

5 Strong's Number: g927 Greek: barutimos

Precious, Preciousness:

"of great value, exceeding precious" (barus, "weighty," time, "value"), is used in Mat 26:7.

6 Strong's Number: g2472 Greek: isotimos

Precious, Preciousness:

"of equal value, held in equal honor" (isos, "equal," and time), is used in 2Pe 1:1, "a like precious (faith)," RV (marg., "an equally precious").

Note: In 1Pe 2:7, AV, the noun time, is translated "precious" (RV, "preciousness").
See HONOR, No. 1.


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