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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Entreat

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* Note: The distinction between this and the preceding word is maintained in the RV, which confines the initial "e" to the sense of "dealing with," or uses the verb "to treat."

1: χράω

(Strong's #5531 — Verb — chraomai — khrah'-o )

denotes (a) "to use" (of things); (b) "to use well or ill, to treat, deal with" (of persons); "treated (kindly)," Acts 27:3 , RV, AV, "(courteously) entreated." The remaining ten instances come under (a). See USE.

Note: In Luke 20:11 , atimazo, "to dishonor" (a, negative, time, "honor"), is translated "entreated shamefully," AV (RV, "handled shamefully"). For kakoucheo, Hebrews 11:37 , RV, and sunkakoucheomai, Hebrews 11:25 , RV, see SUFFER , Nos. 6 and 7.

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

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