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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Famine

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1: λιμός

(Strong's #3042 — Noun Masculine — limos — lee-mos' )

is translated "hunger" in Luke 15:17; 2 Corinthians 11:27; elsewhere it signifies "a famine," and is so translated in each place in the RV; the AV has the word "dearth" in Acts 7:11; 11:28 , and "hunger" in Revelation 6:8; the RV "famine" is preferable there; see Matthew 24:7; Mark 13:8; Luke 4:25; 15:14; 21:11; Romans 8:35; Revelation 18:8 . See HUNGER.

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

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