corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Dictionaries

Morrish Bible Dictionary


Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

That which is according to nature.

1. γένεσις, 'origin, birth.' Man beholds his natural face in a glass. James 1:23 .

2. κατὰ φύσιν, 'according to nature.' The Israelites are called the natural branches of the olive tree which God planted on earth. Romans 11:21,24 .φυσικός, 'that which belongs to nature.' Romans 1:26,27 ; 2 Peter 2:12 ; Jude 10 .

3. ψυχικός, from 'life, soul.' "The natural man [that is, a man characterised by the natural life of the soul, without the teaching and power of the Holy Spirit] receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God." 1 Corinthians 2:14 . The body of the Christian is sown 'a natural body' (having had natural life through the living soul); it will be raised 'a spiritual body.' 1 Corinthians 15:44-46 .

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Natural '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

Lectionary Calendar
Monday, October 14th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

Prev Entry
Next Entry
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology