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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Shear, Shearer, Shorn

1: κείρω
(Strong's #2751 — Verb — keiro — ki'-ro )

is used (a) of "shearing sheep," Acts 8:32 , "shearer," lit., "the (one) shearing:" (b) in the Middle Voice, "to have one's hair cut off, be shorn," Acts 18:18; 1 Corinthians 11:6 (twice; cp. xurao, "to shave;" see above).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Shear, Shearer, Shorn'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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