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NAS term for generosity or openhandedness (Romans 12:8; 2 Corinthians 8:2 ). The KJV used simplicity for the text of Romans 12:8 and liberality for 2 Corinthians 8:2 . The precise meaning of the underlying Greek is a matter of interpretation. “Simplicity” can mean wholeheartedly, generously (NIV, NRSV), or openhanded (REB). “Simplicity” can also mean purely, without mixed motives or desire for selfish gain. See Stewardship .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Liberality'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​l/liberality.html. 1991.
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