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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: νεφρός
(Strong's #3510 — Noun Masculine — nephros — nef-ros' )

"a kidney" (Eng., "nephritis," etc.), usually in the plural, is used metaphorically of "the will and the affections," Revelation 2:23 , "reins" (cp. Psalm 7:9 ; Jeremiah 11:20 ; 17:10 ; 20:12 ). The feelings and emotions were regarded as having their seat in the "kidneys."

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

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