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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Trance

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The word is ἔκστασις, 'ecstasy,' in which, as it were, the mind is carried beyond the body. It is translated 'astonishment' in Mark 5:42 ; and 'amazement' in Acts 3:10 . It is rendered 'trance' when Peter had the vision of the sheet let down from heaven; and when Paul in the temple saw the Lord and heard Him speak to him. Acts 10:10 ; Acts 11:5 ; Acts 22:17 . The same word is used in the LXX for the deep sleep of Adam and of Abram. Genesis 2:21 ; Genesis 15:12 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Trance '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/t/trance.html. 1897.

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