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Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Counsel

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A — 1: βουλή

(Strong's #1012 — Noun Feminine — boule — boo-lay' )

see under ADVICE.

A — 2: σύμβουλος

(Strong's #4825 — Noun Masculine — sumboulos — soom'-boo-los )

"a councillor with," occurs in Romans 11:34 .

B — 1: βουλεύω

(Strong's #1011 — Verb — bouleuo — bool-yoo'-o )

"to take counsel, to resolve," is used in the Middle Voice in the NT, "took counsel" in Acts 5:33 , AV (RV translates boulomai); both in 27:39; in Luke 14:31 , RV "take counsel" (AV, "consulteth"); in John 11:53 , AV and RV (so the best mss.); John 12:10 , RV, "took counsel," for AV, "consulted;" in 2 Corinthians 1:17 (twice), "purpose." See CONSULT , MINDED , PURPOSE.

B — 2: συμβουλεύω

(Strong's #4823 — Verb — sumbouleuo — soom-bool-yoo'-o )

in the Active Voice, "to advise, to counsel," John 18:14 , "gave counsel;" in Revelation 3:18 , "I counsel;" in the Middle Voice, "to take cousel, consult," Matthew 26:4 , RV, "took counsel together," for AV, "consulted;" Acts 9:23 , "took counsel" (RV adds "together"); in some mss. John 11:53 . See CONSULT.

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

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