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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Son

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(Βen .) Used also for descendant. Figuratively too to express the characteristic: Barnabas means son of consolation; "sons of Belial," i.e. of worthlessness, children generally having their father's characteristic; "son of oil," abounding in oil or fruitfulness (Isaiah 5:1 margin).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Son'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/s/son.html. 1949.

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