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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
Violence, Violent, Violently
denotes "force, violence," said of men, Acts 5:26; 21:35; 24:7; of waves, 27:41.
"a rush" (akin to hormao, "to urge on, to rush"), is used of the fall of Babylon, Revelation 18:21 , AV, "violence," RV, "mighty fall."
"a forceful or violent man," is used in Matthew 11:12 . See FORCE , B, No. 1, Note.Note: In Hebrews 11:34 , AV, dunamis, "power" (RV), is rendered "violence."
"to shake violently," is used in Luke 3:14 , "do violence," including intimidation. In the Sept., Job 4:14 .
in the Passive Voice, is rendered "suffereth violence" in Matthew 11:12; see FORCE , B, Nos. 1 and 2. Some, e.g., Cremer (Lexicon) and Dalman (Words of Jesus, pp. 139,ff.), hold that the reference is to the antagonism of the enemies of the kingdom, but Luke 16:16 (Middle Voice: RV, "entereth violently") indicates the meaning as referring to those who make an effort to enter the kingdom in spite of violent opposition: see PRESS , A, No. 3.Note: For hormao, rendered "ran violently," in Matthew 8:32 and parallels, see RUN , RUSH.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Violence, Violent, Violently'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/v/violence-violent-violently.html. 1940.