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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
denotes "inexpressible" (a, negative, n, euphonic, ekdiegeomai, "to declare, relate"), 2 Corinthians 9:15 , "unspeakable" (of the gift of God); regarding the various explanations of the gift, it seems most suitable to view it as the gift of His Son.
denotes "unable to be told out" (eklaleo, "to speak out"), 1 Peter 1:8 , of the believer's joy.
primarily, "unspoken" (a, negative, rhetos, "spoken"), denotes "unspeakable," 2 Corinthians 12:4 , of the words heard by Paul when caught up into paradise. The word is common in sacred inscriptions especially in connection with the Greek Mysteries; hence Moulton and Milligan suggest the meaning "words too sacred to be uttered."
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Unspeakable'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/u/unspeakable.html. 1940.