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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2885 Greek: kosmeo

Adorn, Adorning:

primarily "to arrange, to put in order" (Eng., "cosmetic"), is used of furnishing a room, Mat 12:44; Luk 11:25, and of trimming lamps, Mat 25:7. Hence, "to adorn, to ornament," as of garnishing tombs, Mat 23:29; buildings, Luk 21:5; Rev 21:19; one's person, 1Ti 2:9; 1Pe 3:5; Rev 21:2; metaphorically, of "adorning a doctrine," Tts 2:10.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2889 Greek: kosmos

Adorn, Adorning:

"a harmonious arrangement or order," then, "adornment, decoration," came to denote "the world, or the universe, as that which is Divinely arranged." The meaning "adorning" is found in 1Pe 3:3. Elsewhere it signifies "the world." Cp. kosmios, decent, modest, 1Ti 2:9; 3:2.

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