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Adjuration

Morrish Bible Dictionary

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A solemn charge by one in authority to another to speak the truth under the obligation of an oath, as when Ahab adjured Micaiah, 1 Kings 22:16 , and when the high priest adjured our Lord. Matthew 26:63 . Also binding a person under a curse to do or not to do the thing enjoined, as in Joshua 6:26; 1 Samuel 14:24 : cf. also Mark 5:7; Acts 19:13 . Also a 'solemn charge,' as in 1 Thessalonians 5:27 , in the margin.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Adjuration'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​a/adjuration.html. 1897.
 
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