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Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Kin, Kinsfolk, Kinsman, Kinswoman

A — 1: συγγενής

(Strong's #4773 — Adjective — sungenes — soong-ghen-ace' )

primarily denoting "congenital, natural, innate" (sun, "with," genos, "a family, race, offspring"), then, "akin to," is used as a noun, denoting (a) of "family relationship, kin, a kinsman, kinsfolk(s)," Luke 1:58 , RV, "kinsfolk" (AV, "cousins"); 14:12; 21:16; John 18:26; Acts 10:24; (b) of "tribal or racial kinship, fellow nationals," Romans 9:3; 16:7,11,21 .

B — 1: συγγενής

(Strong's #4773 — Adjective — sungenis — soong-ghen-ace' )

a late feminine form of A (some mss. have sungenes), denotes "a kinswoman," Luke 1:36 , RV, "kinswoman" (AV, "cousin"). Cp. sungeneia (see KINDRED).

B — 2: συγγενής

(Strong's #4773 — Adjective — sungeneus — soong-ghen-ace' )

an alternative form of A, is used in Mark 6:4 , "kin," and Luke 2:44 , "kinsfolk."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Kin, Kinsfolk, Kinsman, Kinswoman'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/k/kin-kinsfolk-kinsman-kinswoman.html. 1940.

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