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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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A — 1: φάσις

(Strong's #5334 — Noun Feminine — phasis — fas'-is )

akin to phemi, "to speak," denotes "information," especially against fraud or other delinquency, and is rendered "tidings" in Acts 21:31 .

Note: In Acts 11:22 , AV, logos, "a word, a report" (RV), is rendered "tidings."

B — 1: εὐαγγελίζω

(Strong's #2097 — Verb — euangelizo — yoo-ang-ghel-id'-zo )

is used of any message designed to cheer those who receive it; it is rendered "to bring, declare, preach," or "show good or glad tidings," e.g., Luke 1:19; 2:10; 3:18 , RV; 4:43, RV; 7:22, RV; 8:1; Acts 8:12; 10:36 , RV; 14:15, RV; in 1 Thessalonians 3:6 , "brought us glad (AV, good) tidings;" in Hebrews 4:2 , RV, "we have had good tidings preached;" similarly, Hebrews 4:6; in 1 Peter 1:25 rhema, "a word," is coupled with this verb, "the word of good tidings which was preached," RV (AV, "the word which by the gospel is preached"). See PREACH , A, No. 1.

B — 2: ἀναγγέλλω

(Strong's #312 — Verb — anangello — an-ang-el'-lo )

"to announce, declare," is rendered "(no) tidings ... came," in Romans 15:21 , RV, AV, "was (not) spoken of." See TELL.

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

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