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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Calf

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1: μόσχος

(Strong's #3448 — Noun Masculine — moschos — mos'-khos )

primarily denotes "anything young," whether plants or the offspring of men or animals, the idea being that which is tender and delicate; hence "a calf, young bull, heifer," Luke 15:23,27,30; Hebrews 9:12,19; Revelation 4:7 .

2: μοσχοποιέω

(Strong's #3447 — Verb — moschopoieo — mos-khop-oy-eh'-o )

signifies "to make a calf" (moschos, and poieo, "to make"), Acts 7:41 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Calf'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/c/calf.html. 1940.

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