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Accent, Galilean

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The peculiarity of Peter's speech that showed he was from Galilee. The peculiarity of speech made the servant girl suspect that Peter was a follower of Jesus from Nazareth in Galilee (Matthew 26:73; compare Judges 12:5-6 , where a person's speech betrayed his place of origin; see Shibboleth ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Accent, Galilean'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​a/accent-galilean.html. 1991.
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