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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Dispute, Disputer, Disputing

Dictionaries :: Dispute, Disputer, Disputing

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1261 Greek: dialogismos

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

denotes, primarily, "an inward reasoning, an opinion" (dia, "through," suggesting separation, logismos, "a reasoning"), e.g., Luk 2:35; 5:22; 6:8; then, "a deliberating, questioning," Luk 24:38; (more strongly) "a disputing," Phl 2:14; 1Ti 2:8 (AV, "doubtings"); in Rom 14:1, "disputations;" marg., "(not for decisions) of doubts" (lit., "not unto discussions of doubts," which is perhaps a suitable rendering). Cp. dialogizomai, "to reason."

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g3055 Greek: logomachia

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

denotes "a dispute about words" (logos, "a word," mache, "a fight"), or about trivial things, 1Ti 6:4, RV, "disputes," AV, "strifes."

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g3859 Greek: diaparatribe

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

denotes "a constant or incessant wrangling" (dia, "through," para, "beside," tribo, "to wear out," suggesting the attrition or wearing effect of contention), 1Ti 6:5, RV, "wranglings," AV, "perverse disputings." Some mss. have the word paradiatribe, in the opposite order of the prefixed prepositions.

A-4 Noun Strong's Number: g485 Greek: antilogia

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

denotes "a gainsaying, contradiction" (anti, "against," lego, "to speak"), Hbr 6:16 (AV, "strife," RV, "dispute"); Hbr 7:7, "a gainsaying" (RV, "dispute;" AV, "contradiction"); Hbr 12:3 (RV, "gainsaying;" AV, "contradiction"); Jud 1:11 ("gainsaying").

A-5 Noun Strong's Number: g4804 Greek: suzetetes

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

from sun, "with," zeteo, "to seek," denotes "a disputer," 1Cr 1:20, where the reference is especially to a learned "disputant," a sophist.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g1256 Greek: dialegomai

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

akin to A, No. 1, primarily signifies "to think different things with oneself, to ponder;" then, with other persons, "to converse, argue, dispute;" it is translated "to dispute" in Mar 9:34 (for ver. 33, see No. 2), the RV and AV "had disputed" is somewhat unsuitable here, for the delinquency was not that they had wrangled, but that they had reasoned upon the subject at all; in Act 17:17, AV (RV, "reasoned," as in the AV of 18:4, 19); in 19:8, 9 (RV, "reasoning"); in 24:12, "disputing;" in Jud 1:9, "disputed."

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1260 Greek: dialogizomai

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

akin to A, No. 1, "to bring together different reasons, to reckon them up, to reason, discuss," in Mar 9:33 is translated "ye disputed among yourselves," AV; RV, "were reasoning."
See CAST, No. 15, REASON.

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g4802 Greek: suzeteo

Dispute, Disputer, Disputing:

akin to A, No. 5, lit., "to seek or examine together," signifies "to discuss," but is translated "to dispute" in Act 6:9; 9:29; elsewhere only in Mark and Luke.


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