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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Portion

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A — 1: μέρος

(Strong's #3313 — Noun Neuter — meros — mer'-os )

"a part," is translated "portion" in Matthew 24:51; Luke 12:46; 15:12 . See PART.

A — 2: κλῆρος

(Strong's #2819 — Noun Masculine — kleros — klay'-ros )

"a lot," is translated "portion" in Acts 1:17 , RV. See CHARGE , INHERITANCE , LOT.

A — 3: μερίς

(Strong's #3310 — Noun Feminine — meris — mer-ece' )

"a part," is translated "portion" in 2 Corinthians 6:15 , RV. See PART.

Note: For "portion of food," Luke 12:42 , RV, see FOOD , No. 4.

B — 1: συμμερίζω

(Strong's #4829 — Verb — summerizo — soom-mer-id'-zom-ahee )

"to have a part with" (akin to A, No. 3), is translated "have their portion with" in 1 Corinthians 9:13 . RV. See PARTAKER.

C — 1: πολυμερῶς

(Strong's #4181 — Adverb — polumeros — pol-oo-mer'-oce )

signifies "in many parts" or "portions" (polus, "many," and A, No. 1), Hebrews 1:1 , RV (AV, "at sundry times").

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

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