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Dictionaries :: Rebuke (Verb and Noun)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2008 Greek: epitimao

Rebuke (Verb and Noun):

primarily, "to put honor upon," then, "to adjudge," hence signifies "to rebuke." Except for 2Ti 4:2; Jud 1:9, it is confined in the NT to the Synoptic Gospels, where it is frequently used of the Lord's rebukes to

(a) evil spirits, e.g., Mat 17:18; Mar 1:25; 9:25; Luk 4:35, 41; 9:42;

(b) winds, Mat 8:26; Mar 4:39; Luk 8:24;

(c) fever, Luk 4:39;

(d) disciples, Mar 8:33; Luk 9:55; contrast Luk 19:39.

For rebukes by others see Mat 16:22; 19:13; 20:31; Mar 8:32; 10:13; 10:48, RV, "rebuke" (AV, "charged"); Luk 17:3; 18:15, 39; 23:40.
See CHARGE, C, No. 7.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1651 Greek: elencho

Rebuke (Verb and Noun):

"to convict, refute, reprove," is translated "to rebuke" in the AV of the following (the RV always has the verb "to reprove"): 1Ti 5:20; Tts 1:13; 2:15; Hbr 12:5; Rev 3:19.
See CONVICT, No. 1.

Note: While epitimao signifies simply "a rebuke" which may be either undeserved, Mat 16:22, or ineffectual, Luk 23:40, elencho implies a "rebuke" which carries conviction.

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1969 Greek: epiplesso

Rebuke (Verb and Noun):

"to strike at" (epi, "upon" or "at," plesso, "to strike, smite"), hence, "to rebuke," is used in the injunction against "rebuking" an elder, 1Ti 5:1.

Note: In Phl 2:15, the best texts have amomos, "without blemish" (a, negative, momos, "a blemish, a moral disgrace"), RV, "without blemish;" some mss. have amometos (a, negative, and momaomai, "to blame"), AV, "without rebuke." Contrast amemptos in the same verse, "blameless on account of absence of inconsistency" or "ground of reproof," whereas amomos indicates "absence of stain or blemish." We may have blemish, with freedom from blame.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1649 Greek: elenxis

Rebuke (Verb and Noun):

akin to A, No. 2, denotes "rebuke;" in 2Pe 2:16, it is used with echo, "to have," and translated "he was rebuked," lit., "he had rebuke." In the Sept., Job 21:4, "reproof;" Job 23:2, "pleading."

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