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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Persons

A — 1: προσωπολήμπτης

(Strong's #4381 — Noun Masculine — prosoplemptes — pros-o-pol-ape'-tace )

denotes "a respecter of persons" (prosopon, "a face" or "person," lambano, "to lay hold of"), Acts 10:34 .

A — 2: προσωπολημψία

(Strong's #4382 — Noun Feminine — prosopolempsia — pros-o-pol-ape-see'-ah )

(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 .

B — 1: προσωπολημπτέω

(Strong's #4380 — Verb — prosopolempteo — pros-o-pol-ape-teh'-o )

"to have respect of persons" (see ABOVE), occurs in James 2:9 .

C — 1: ἀπροσωπολήμπτως

(Strong's #678 — Adverb — aprosopolemptos — ap-ros-o-pol-ape'-toce )

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.

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