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Bible Dictionaries

Holman Bible Dictionary

Loving Kindness

Occasional KJV translation of the Hebrew, chesed . The Old Testament's highest expression for love. It is variously called God's election-, covenant-keeping, or steadfast love. It is a love which remains constant regardless of the circumstances. Although used mostly with God, it sometimes is used of love between people. See Kindness; Love .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Loving Kindness'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/l/loving-kindness.html. 1991.

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