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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Accursed

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Something that lies under a curse or sentence of excommunication. In the Jewish idiom, accursed and crucified were synonymous among them, every one was accounted accursed who died on a tree. This serves to explain the difficult passage in Romans 9:2 , where the apostle wishes himself accursed after the manner of Christ; 1:e. crucified, if happily he might by such a death save his countrymen. The preposition ano here is made use of is used in the same sense, 2 Timothy 1:3 . where it obviously signifies after the manner of.


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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Accursed'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/cbd/a/accursed.html. 1802.

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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