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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Revile, Reviling, Reviler

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A — 1: λοιδορέω

(Strong's #3058 — Verb — loidoreo — loy-dor-eh'-o )

denotes "to abuse, revile," John 9:28; Acts 23:4; 1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Peter 2:23 (1st clause).

A — 2: ὀνειδίζω

(Strong's #3679 — Verb — oneidizo — on-i-did'-zo )

"to reproach, upbraid," is translated "to revile" in Matthew 5:11 , AV, and Mark 15:32 (RV, "reproach"). See REPROACH.

A — 3: βλασφημέω

(Strong's #987 — Verb — blasphemeo — blas-fay-meh'-o )

"to speak profanely, rail at," is translated "reviled" in Matthew 27:39 , AV (RV, "railed on"); Luke 22:65 , RV, "reviling" (AV, "blasphemously")

A — 4: ἀντιλοιδορέω

(Strong's #486 — Verb — antiloidoreo — an-tee-loy-dor-eh'-o )

"to revile back or again" (anti, and No. 1), is found in 1 Peter 2:23 (2nd clause).

Note: For epereazo, 1 Peter 3:16 , RV, "revile," see ACCUSE , B, No. 3.

B — 1: λοίδορος

(Strong's #3060 — Noun Masculine — loidoros — loy'-dor-os )

akin to A, No. 1, "abusive, railing, reviling," is used as a noun, 1 Corinthians 5:11 , RV, "a reviler" (AV "a railer"); 1 Corinthians 6:10 , "revilers." In the Sept., Proverbs 25:24; 26:21; 27:15 .

C — 1: λοιδορία

(Strong's #3059 — Noun Feminine — loidoria — loy-dor-ee'-ah )

akin to A, No. 1, and B, "abuse, railing," is used in 1 Timothy 5:14 , RV, "for (charin, 'for the sake of') reviling" (AV, "to speak reproachfully," a paraphrase); 1 Peter 3:9 (twice), RV, "reviling" (AV, "railing"). See RAIL , B.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Revile, Reviling, Reviler'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/r/revile-reviling-reviler.html. 1940.

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