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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Bounty, Bountifully

1: εὐλογία
(Strong's #2129 — Noun Feminine — eulogia — yoo-log-ee'-ah )

"a blessing," has the meaning of "bounty" in 2 Corinthians 9:5 , of the offering sent by the church at Corinth to their needy brethren in Judea.

Note: In the next verse the adverb "bountifully" is a translation of the phrase ep'eulogiais, lit., "with blessings" (RV marg.), that is, that blessings may accrue. See BLESSING.

2: ἁπλότης
(Strong's #572 — Noun Feminine — haplotes — hap-lot'-ace )

from haplous, "simple, single," is translated "bountifulness" in 2 Corinthians 9:11 , AV; RV, "liberality" (marg., "singleness"); cp. 2 Corinthians 8:2; 9:13; from sincerity of mind springs "liberality." The thought of sincerity is present in Romans 12:8; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 6:5; Colossians 3:22 . See LIBERAL , SIMPLICITY , SINGLENESS.

3: ἁδρότης
(Strong's #100 — Noun Feminine — charis — had-rot'-ace )

"grace," is rendered, "bounty" in 1 Corinthians 16:3 , RV, (AV, "liberality"), by metonymy for a material gift. See BENEFIT , No. 3.

4: ἁδρότης
(Strong's #100 — Noun Feminine — hadrotes — had-rot'-ace )

lit., "fatness" (from hadros, "thick, well-grown"), is used of a monetary gift, in 2 Corinthians 8:20 , AV, "abundance," RV, "bounty."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Bounty, Bountifully'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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