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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: κολακεία

(Strong's #2850 — Noun Feminine — kolakia — kol-ak-i'-ah )

akin to kolakeuo, "to flatter," is used in 1 Thessalonians 2:5 of "words of flattery" (RV), adopted as "a cloke of covetousness," i.e., words which "flattery" uses, not simply as an effort to give pleasure, but with motives of self-interest.

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