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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Mount, Mountain

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1: ὄρος

(Strong's #3735 — Noun Neuter — oros — or'-os )

is used (a) without specification, e.g., Luke 3:5 (distinct from bounos, "a hill," see HILL , No. 3); John 4:20; (b) of "the Mount of Transfiguration," Matthew 17:1,9; Mark 9:2,9; Luke 9:28,37 (AV, "hill"); 2 Peter 1:18; (c) of "Zion," Hebrews 12:22; Revelation 14:1; (d) of "Sinai," Acts 7:30,38; Galatians 4:24,25; Hebrews 8:5; 12:20; (e) of "the Mount of Olives," Matthew 21:1; 24:3; Mark 11:1; 13:3; Luke 19:29,37; 22:39; John 8:1; Acts 1:12; (f) of "the hill districts as distinct from the lowlands," especially of the hills above the Sea of Galilee, e.g., Matthew 5:1; 8:1; 18:12; Mark 5:5; (g) of "the mountains on the east of Jordan" and "those in the land of Ammon" and "the region of Petra," etc., Matthew 24:16; Mark 13:14; Luke 21:21; (h) proverbially, "of overcoming difficulties, or accomplishing great things," 1 Corinthians 13:2; cp. Matthew 17:20; 21:21; Mark 11:23; (i) symbolically, of "a series of the imperial potentates of the Roman dominion, past and future," Revelation 17:9 . See HILL.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Mount, Mountain'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/m/mount-mountain.html. 1940.

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