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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
OCCUPY . The ‘occupier’ of Ezekiel 27:27 is a ‘trader,’ and ‘to occupy’ ( Ezekiel 27:9 , Luke 19:13 ) is ‘to trade.’ The original meaning of the Eng. word is to be engaged in anything.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Occupy'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/o/occupy.html. 1909.