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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words



(1) For polla, AV, "straitly" in Mar 3:12; 5:43, see MUCH (RV).

(2) In Act 4:17 some mss. have apeile, "a threat," with apeilo (Middle Voice), lit., "let us threaten them with a threat," AV, "let us straitly threaten;" the best texts omit the noun (so RV). Moulton and Milligan (Vocab.), arguing for the presence of the noun, consider that it "clearly reflects the literal rendering of a Semitic original reported to Luke from an eye-witness--was it Paul?"

(3) A similar construction, parangello with the noun parangelia, occurs in Act 5:28, "we straitly charged you," lit., "we charged you with a charge."
See CHARGE, A, No. 6.

(4) For embrimaomai, AV, "charge straitly" (RV, "strictly") in Mat 9:30; Mar 1:43, see CHARGE, C, No. 4.


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