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Dictionaries :: Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g916 Greek: bareo

Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier:

"to weigh down," is so rendered in 2Cr 1:8, RV; see BURDEN, B, No. 1.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2476 Greek: histemi

Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier:

"to cause to stand," is used in Mat 26:15, RV, "they weighed (unto)" (of pieces of silver), AV, metaphorically, "covenanted (with)."

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g922 Greek: baros

Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier:

akin to A, is rendered "weight" in 2Cr 4:17.
See BURDEN, A, No. 1.

B-2 Noun Strong's Number: g3591 Greek: onkos

Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier:

denotes "a bulk or mass;" hence, metaphorically, "an encumbrance, weight," Hbr 12:1.

C-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g926 Greek: barus

Weigh, Weight, Weighty, Weightier:

"heavy" (akin to A and B, No. 1), is rendered "weighty" in 2Cr 10:10, of Paul's letters. The comparative degree is used in the neuter plural in Mat 23:23, "(the) weightier matters (of the Law)."

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