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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Potentate,


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δυνάστης, 'powerful one.' Jehovah is the only Potentate. 1 Timothy 6:15 . The word occurs also in Luke 1:52 : Jehovah "hath put down 'the mighty' from their thrones." And in Acts 8:27 , the eunuch was a man 'of great authority': they at times had more power than the kings.


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Potentate, '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/p/potentate.html. 1897.

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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