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Dictionaries :: Fade (Away)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3133 Greek: maraino

Fade (Away):

was used

(a) to signify "to quench a fire," and in the Passive Voice, of the "dying out of a fire;" hence

(b) in various relations, in the Active Voice, "to quench, waste, wear out;" in the Passive, "to waste away," Jam 1:11, of the "fading" away of a rich man, as illustrated by the flower of the field. In the Sept., Job 15:30; 24:24.

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g263 Greek: amarantos

Fade (Away):

"unfading" (a, negative, and A, above), whence the "amaranth," an unfading flower, a symbol of perpetuity (see Paradise Lost, iii. 353), is used in 1Pe 1:4 of the believer's inheritance, "that fadeth not away." It is found in various writings in the language of the Koine, e.g., on a gladiator's tomb; and as a proper name (Moulton and Milligan, Vocab.).

B-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g262 Greek: amarantinos

Fade (Away):

primarily signifies "composed of amaranth" (see No. 1); hence, "unfading," 1Pe 5:4, of the crown of glory promised to faithful elders. Cp. rhodinos, "made of roses" (rhodon, "a rose").

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