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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Flower

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A — 1: ἄνθος

(Strong's #438 — Noun Neuter — anthos — anth'-os )

"a blossom, flower" (used in certain names of flowers), occurs in James 1:10,11; 1 Peter 1:24 (twice).

B — 1: ὑπέρακμος

(Strong's #5230 — Adjective — huperakmos — hoop-er'-ak-mos )

"past the bloom of youth" (from huper, "beyond," and akme, "the highest point of anything," the full bloom of a flower: Eng., "acme"), is used in 1 Corinthians 7:36 , "past the flower of her age;" Lightfoot prefers the rendering "of full age."

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

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