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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Relief

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1: διακονία

(Strong's #1248 — Noun Feminine — diakonia — dee-ak-on-ee'-ah )

"ministry," is translated "relief" in Acts 11:29 [RV, marg., "for (eis) ministry"].

2: ἄνεσις

(Strong's #425 — Noun Feminine — anesis — an'-es-is )

"a loosening, relaxation" (akin to aniemi, "to send away, let go, loosen"), is translated "relief" in 2 Corinthians 2:13; 7:5 (AV, "rest"). See REST.

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

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