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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
"smoke," occurs in Acts 2:19 and 12 times in the Apocalypse.
"to raise a smoke" [akin to tuphos, "smoke" (not in the NT), and tuphoo, "to puff up with pride," see HIGH-MINDED], is used in the Passive Voice in Matthew 12:20 , "smoking (flax)," lit., "caused to smoke," of the wick of a lamp which has ceased to burn clearly, figurative of mere nominal religiousness without the Spirit's power. The Sept. uses the verb kapnizo (akin to A).
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Smoke'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/smoke.html. 1940.