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Dictionaries :: Rain (Noun and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5205 Greek: huetos

Rain (Noun and Verb):

from huo, "to rain," is used especially, but not entirely, of "showers," and is found in Act 14:17; 28:2; Hbr 6:7; Jam 5:7 (see EARLY and LATTER); 5:18; Rev 11:6 (see B).

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g1028 Greek: broche

Rain (Noun and Verb):

akin to B, below, lit., "a wetting," hence, "rain," is used in Mat 7:25, 27. In the Sept., Psa 68:9; 105:32. It is found in the papyri in connection with irrigation in Egypt (Deissmann, Light from the Ancient East).

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g1026 Greek: brecho

Rain (Noun and Verb):

akin to A, No. 2, signifies

(a) "to wet," Luk 7:38, 44, RV (AV, to wash);

(b) "to send rain," Mat 5:45; to rain, Luk 17:29 (of fire and brimstone); Jam 5:17, used impersonally (twice); Rev 11:6, where huetos (A, No. 1) is used as the subject, lit., "(that) rain rain (not)."

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