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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly

Dictionaries :: Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1849 Greek: exousia

Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly:

"authority, power," is translated "right" in the RV, for AV, "power," in Jhn 1:12; Rom 9:21; 1Cr 9:4, 5, 6, 12 (twice), 18; 2Th 3:9, where the "right" is that of being maintained by those among whom the ministers of the gospel had labored, a "right" possessed in virtue of the "authority" given them by Christ, Hbr 13:10; Rev 22:14.

Exousia first denotes "freedom to act" and then "authority for the action." This is first true of God, Act 1:7. It was exercised by the Son of God, as from, and in conjunction with, the Father when the Lord was upon earth, in the days of His flesh, Mat 9:6; Jhn 10:18, as well as in resurrection, Mat 28:18; Jhn 17:2. All others hold their freedom to act from God (though some of them have abused it), whether angels, Eph 1:21, or human potentates, Rom 13:1. Satan offered to delegate his authority over earthly kingdoms to Christ, Luk 4:6, who, though conscious of His "right" to it, refused, awaiting the Divinely appointed time.
See AUTHORITY, No. 1, and for various synonyms see DOMINION, No. 1, Note.

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g1342 Greek: dikaios

Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly:

"just, righteous, that which is in accordance with" dike, "rule, right, justice," is translated "right" in Mat 20:4; Mat 20:7, AV only (RV omits, according to the most authentic mss. the clause having been inserted from ver. 4, to the detriment of the narrative); Luk 12:57; Act 4:19; Eph 6:1; Phl 1:7, RV (AV, "meet"); 2Pe 1:13 (AV, "meet").
See JUST, RIGHTEOUS.

B-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g2117 Greek: euthus

Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly:

"straight," hence, metaphorically, "right," is so rendered in Act 8:21, of the heart; Act 13:10, of the ways of the Lord; 2Pe 2:15.
See STRAIGHT.

C-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g3717 Greek: orthos

Right (Not Wrong-Noun and Adjective), Rightly:

"rightly" (akin to orthos, "straight, direct"), is translated "plain" in Mar 7:35; in Luk 7:43; 20:21, "rightly;" in Luk 10:28, "right."

Notes:

(1) For "right mind" see MIND, B, No. 5.

(2) For the AV, "rightly" in 2Ti 2:15, see DIVIDE, A, No. 8.

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