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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: War (Verb and Noun)

Dictionaries :: War (Verb and Noun)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g4170 Greek: polemeo

War (Verb and Noun):

(Eng., "polemics"), "to fight, to make war," is used

(a) literally, Rev 12:7 (twice), RV; Rev 13:4; 17:14; 19:11;

(b) metaphorically, Rev 2:16, RV;

(c) hyperbolically, Jam 4:2.
See FIGHT, B, Note (1).

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g4754 Greek: strateuo

War (Verb and Noun):

used in the Middle Voice, "to make war" (from stratos, "an encamped army"), is translated "to war" in 2Cr 10:3; metaphorically, of spiritual "conflict," 1Ti 1:18; 2Ti 2:3, AV; Jam 4:1; 1Pe 2:11.
See SOLDIER, B.

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g497 Greek: antistrateuomai

War (Verb and Noun):

not found in the Active Voice antistrateuo, "to make war against" (anti), occurs in Rom 7:23.

Note: For "men of war," Luk 23:11, AV, see SOLDIER, No. 2.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g4171 Greek: polemos

War (Verb and Noun):

"war" (akin to A, No. 1), is so translated in the RV, for AV, "battle," 1Cr 14:8; Rev 9:7, 9; 16:14; 20:8; for AV, "fight," Hbr 11:34; AV and RV in Jam 4:1, hyperbolically of private "quarrels;" elsewhere, literally, e.g., Mat 24:6; Rev 11:7.
See BATTLE.

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