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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Settle

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1: τίθημι
(Strong's #5087 — Verb — tithemi — tith'-ay-mee )

"to put, place," is translated "settle (it therefore in your hearts)" in Luke 21:14 , Active Voice in the best texts (some have the Middle), the aorist tense signifying complete decision, i.e., "resolve" (not "consider"); cp. Acts 5:4 , "to conceive in the heart," and contrast Luke 1:66 , "to lay up" (both have aorist tense, Middle Voice). See APPOINT , No. 3.

Notes: (1) In 1 Peter 5:10 , some texts have themelioo, "to lay a foundation," used metaphorically, and translated "settle," AV. (2) In Colossians 1:23 , AV, hedraios, lit., "seated" (hedra, "a seat"), is translated "settled" (RV, "steadfast"). (3) For epiluo see DETERMINE , No. 4.

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

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