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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Reverence

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A — 1: ἐντρέπω

(Strong's #1788 — Verb — entrepo — en-trep'-o )

lit., "to turn in" (i.e., upon oneself), "to put to shame," denotes, when used in the Passive Voice, "to feel respect for, to show deference to, to reverence," Matthew 21:37; Mark 12:6; Luke 20:13; Hebrews 12:9 . See ASHAMED , A, No. 4, REGARD.

A — 2: φοβέω

(Strong's #5399 — Verb — phobeo — fob-eh'-o )

"to fear," is used in the Passive Voice in the NT; in Ephesians 5:33 of reverential fear on the part of a wife for a husband, AV, "reverence" (RV, "fear"). See FEAR , D, No. 1.

B — 1: εὐλάβεια

(Strong's #2124 — Noun Feminine — eulabeia — yoo-lab'-i-ah )

"caution, reverence," is translated "reverence" in Hebrews 12:28 (1st part in the best mss; some have aidos). See FEAR.

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

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