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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: περικρατής

(Strong's #4031 — Adjective — perikrates — per-ee-krat-ace' )

an adjective, signifies "having full command of" (peri, "around, about," krateo, "to be strong, to rule"); it is used with ginomai, "to become," in Acts 27:16 , RV, "to secure (the boat)," AV, "to come by."

Note: In Matthew 28:14 , AV, amerimnos, "without anxiety," with poieo, "to make," is translated "we will ... secure (you)," RV, "we will ... rid (you) of care." The Eng. "secure" is derived from the Latin se, "free from," and cura, "care." See CARE.

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

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