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Dictionaries :: Kind (Noun)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1085 Greek: genos

Kind (Noun):

akin to ginomai, "to become," denotes

(a) "a family," Act 4:6, "kindred;" Act 7:13, RV, "race" (AV, "kindred"); Act 13:26, "stock;"

(b) "an offspring," Act 17:28; Rev 22:16;

(c) "a nation, a race," Mar 7:26, RV, "race" (AV, "nation"); Act 4:36, RV "(a man of Cyprus) by race," AV, "of the country (of Cyprus);" genos does not mean "a country;" the word here signifies "parentage" (Jews had settled in Cyprus from, or even before, the reign of Alexander the Great); Act 7:19, RV, "race" (AV, "kindred"); Act 18:2, 24, RV, "by race" (AV, "born"); 2Cr 11:26, "countrymen;" Gal 1:14, RV, "countrymen" (AV, "nation"); Phl 3:5, "stock;" 1Pe 2:9, RV, "race" (AV, "generation");

(d) "a kind, sort, class," Mat 13:47, "kind;" in some mss. in Mat 17:21, AV, "kind;" Mar 9:29, "kind;" 1Cr 12:10, 28, "kinds" (AV, "diversities"); 1Cr 14:10 (ditto).

2 Strong's Number: g5449 Greek: phusis

Kind (Noun):

among its various meaning denotes "the nature, the natural constitution or power of a person or thing," and is translated "kind" in Jam 3:7 (twice), "kind" (of beasts etc.), and "(man)kind," lit., "human kind."


(1) The indefinite pronoun tis, "some, a certain, one," is used adjectively with the noun aparche, "firstfruits," in Jam 1:18, "a kind of."

(2) In 1Cr 15:37, RV, "some other kind" (AV, "some other grain") translates a phrase which, lit. rendered, is "some (one) of the rest (loipos)."

(3) In 2Cr 6:13, "(for a recompense) in like kind," RV, (AV, "in the same"), is, lit., "(as to) the same (recompense)."

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