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Clemency

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: ἐπιείκεια

(Strong's #1932 — Noun Feminine — epieikeia — ep-ee-i'-ki-ah )

"mildness, gentleness, kindness" (what Matthew Arnold has called "sweet reasonableness"), is translated "clemency" in Acts 24:4; elsewhere, in 2 Corinthians 10:1 , of the gentleness of Christ. See GENTLENESS. Cp. epieikes (see FORBEARANCE).

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