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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Being

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* When not part of another verb (usually the participle), or part of a phrase, this word translates one of the following:

(a) the present participle of eimi, "to be," the verb of ordinary existence;

(b) the participle of ginomai, "to become," signifying origin or result;

(c) the present participle of huparcho, "to exist," which always involves a preexistent state, prior to the fact referred to, and a continuance of the state after the fact. Thus in Philippians 2:6 , the phrase "who being (huparchon) in the form of God," implies His preexistent Deity, previous to His birth, and His continued Deity afterwards.

In Acts 17:28 the phrase "we have our being" represents the present tense of the verb to be, "we are."


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Being'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/b/being.html. 1940.

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Sunday, October 13th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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