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Pollution

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: ἀλίσγημα

(Strong's #234 — Noun Neuter — alisgema — al-is'-ghem-ah )

akin to a late verb alisgeo, "to pollute," denotes "a pollution, contamination," Acts 15:20 , "pollutions of idols," i.e., all the contaminating associations connected with idolatry including meats from sacrifices offered to idols.

Note: For miasma, AV, "pollutions," in 2 Peter 2:20 , see DEFILEMENT , B, No. 1.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Pollution'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​p/pollution.html. 1940.
 
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