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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


1: γράμμα
(Strong's #1121 — Noun Neuter — gramma — gram'-mah )

"a letter," is used in the plural in Acts 26:24 , with the meaning "learning:" "(thy much) learning (doth turn thee to madness)," RV, possibly an allusion to the Jewish Scriptures, to which the Apostle had been appealing; in John 7:15 , "(How knoweth this Man) letters" (AV marg., "learning"), the succeeding phrase "not having learned" is illustrated in the papyri, where it indicates inability to write. See BILL.

2: διδασκαλία
(Strong's #1319 — Noun Feminine — didaskalia — did-as-kal-ee'-ah )

"teaching, instruction" (akin to didasko, "to teach"), is translated "learning" in Romans 15:4 . See DOCTRINE.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Learining'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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