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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Proclaim

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1: κηρύσσω

(Strong's #2784 — Verb — kerusso — kay-roos'-so )

is translated "to proclaim" in the RV, for AV, "to preach," in Matthew 10:27; Luke 4:19; Acts 8:5; 9:20 . See PREACH , No. 2.

2: καταγγέλλω

(Strong's #2605 — Verb — katangello — kat-ang-gel'-lo )

"to declare, proclaim," is translated "to proclaim" in the RV, for AV, to "show," in Acts 16:17; 26:23; 1 Corinthians 11:26 , where the verb makes clear that the partaking of the elements at the Lord's Supper is a "proclamation" (an evangel) of the Lord's death; in Romans 1:8 , for AV, "spoken of;" in 1 Corinthians 2:1 , for AV, "declaring." See also PREACH , Note (2), and DECLARE, A, No. 4.

3: πληροφορέω

(Strong's #4135 — Verb — plerophoreo — play-rof-or-eh'-o )

"to bring in full measure" (pleres, "full," phero, "to bring"), hence, "to fulfill, accomplish," is translated "might be fully proclaimed," in 2 Timothy 4:17 , RV, with kerugma, marg., "proclamation" (AV " ... known"). See ASSURE , B, No. 2, BELIEVE, C, Note (4), FULFILL, No. 6, KNOW, Note (2), PERSUADE, No. 2, Note, PROOF.

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

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