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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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A — 1: μάχη
(Strong's #3163 — Noun Feminine — mache — makh'-ay )

"a fight, strife" (akin to B, No. 3, under FIGHT), is always used in the plural in the NT, and translated "fightings" in 2 Corinthians 7:5 ; James 4:1 ; Titus 3:9 , RV (for AV, "strivings"); "strifes in 2 Timothy 2:23 . See STRIFE.

B — 1: θεομάχος
(Strong's #2314 — Adjective — theomachos — theh-om'-akh-os )

"fighting against God" (theos, "God," and A, occurs in Acts 5:39 (AV, "to fight"), lit., "God-fighters."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Fighting'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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