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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Revel, Reveling

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1: τρυφή

(Strong's #5172 — Noun Feminine — truphe — troo-fay' )

"luxuriousness, daintiness, reveling," is translated freely by the verb "to revel" in 2 Peter 2:13 , RV (AV, "to riot"), lit., "counting reveling in the daytime a pleasure." In Luke 7:25 it is used with en, "in," and translated "delicately." See DELICATELY , RIOT.

2: κῶμος

(Strong's #2970 — Noun Masculine — komos — ko'-mos )

"a revel, carousal," the concomitant and consequence of drunkenness, is used in the plural, Romans 13:13 , translated by the singular, RV, "reveling" (AV, "rioting"); Galatians 5:21; 1 Peter 4:3 , "revelings." See RIOT.

Note: For entruphao, 2 Peter 2:13 , RV, "to revel," see SPORTING.

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

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