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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Profess, Profession

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A — 1: ἐπαγγέλλομαι

(Strong's #1861 — Verb — epangello — ep-ang-el'-lo )

"to announce, proclaim, profess," is rendered "to profess" in 1 Timothy 2:10 , of godliness, and 1 Timothy 6:21 , of "the knowledge ... falsely so called." See PROMISE.

A — 2: ὁμολογέω

(Strong's #3670 — Verb — homologeo — hom-ol-og-eh'-o )

is translated "to profess" in Matthew 7:23; Titus 1:16; in 1 Timothy 6:12 , AV (RV, "confess"). See CONFESS.

A — 3: φάσκω

(Strong's #5335 — Verb — phasko — fas'-ko )

"to affirm, assert:" see AFFIRM , No. 3.

B — 1: ὁμολογία

(Strong's #3671 — Noun Feminine — homologia — hom-ol-og-ee'-ah )

akin to A, No. 2, "confession," is translated "profession" and "professed" in the AV only. See CONFESS.

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

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