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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
denotes "a respecter of persons" (prosopon, "a face" or "person," lambano, "to lay hold of"), Acts 10:34 .
(in inferior texts without the letter m), denotes "respect of persons, partiality" (akin to No. 1), the fault of one who, when responsible to give judgment, has respect to the position, rank, popularity, or circumstances of men, instead of their intrinsic conditions, preferring the rich and powerful to those who are not so, Romans 2:11; Ephesians 6:9; Colossians 3:25; James 2:1 .
"to have respect of persons" (see ABOVE), occurs in James 2:9 .
without respect of persons, impartially (a, negative), occurs in 1 Peter 1:17 .
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Persons'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/persons.html. 1940.