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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Liberty

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A — 1: ἄνεσις
(Strong's #425 — Noun Feminine — anesis — an'-es-is )

"a loosening, relaxation," is translated "liberty" in Acts 24:23 , AV. See INDULGENCE.

A — 2: ἄφεσις
(Strong's #859 — Noun Feminine — aphesis — af'-es-is )

"dismissal, release, forgiveness," is rendered "liberty" in the AV of Luke 4:18 , RV, "release." See FORGIVENESS.

A — 3: ἐλευθερία
(Strong's #1657 — Noun Feminine — eleutheria — el-yoo-ther-ee'-ah )

see FREEDOM.

A — 4: ἐξουσία
(Strong's #1849 — Noun Feminine — exousia — ex-oo-see'-ah )

"authority, right," is rendered "liberty" in 1 Corinthians 8:9 (marg., "power"), "this liberty of yours," or "this right which you assert." See AUTHORITY.

B — 1: ἐλεύθερος
(Strong's #1658 — Adjective — eleutheros — el-yoo'-ther-os )

is rendered "at liberty" in 1 Corinthians 7:39 , AV (RV "free"). See FREE.

C — 1: ἀπολύω
(Strong's #630 — Verb — apoluo — ap-ol-oo'-o )

for the meanings of which see LET , No. 3, is translated "to set at liberty" in Acts 26:32 ; Hebrews 13:23 . See DISMISS.

C — 2: ἀποστέλλω
(Strong's #649 — Verb — apostello — ap-os-tel'-lo )

"to send away," is translated "to set at liberty" in Luke 4:18 . See SEND.

Note: In Acts 27:3 , AV, epitrepo is rendered "gave ... liberty" (RV "gave ... leave"). See LEAVE (b)


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

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Sunday, November 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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