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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Respect

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A — 1: μέρος
(Strong's #3313 — Noun Neuter — meros — mer'-os )

"a part," has occasionally the meaning of "a class" or category," and, used in the dative case with en, "in," signifies "in respect of," 2 Corinthians 3:10 , "in (this) respect;" 2 Corinthians 9:3 , RV, AV, "in (this) behalf;" Colossians 2:16 , "in respect of (a feast day)."

B — 1: ἀποβλέπω
(Strong's #578 — Verb — apoblepo — ap-ob-lep'-o )

"to look away from all else at one object" (apo, "from"), hence, "to look steadfastly," is translated "he had respect" in Hebrews 11:26 , AV (RV, "looked"). See LOOK.

B — 2: ἐπιβλέπω
(Strong's #1914 — Verb — epiblepo — ep-ee-blep'-o )

"to look upon" (epi), is translated "have respect" in James 2:3 (RV "regard"); see LOOK , No. 6.

Notes: (1) The following prepositions are translated "in respect of:" peri, "concerning," in John 16:8 , RV; epi, "upon, over," in Hebrews 11:4 , RV; marg., "over (his gifts);" kata, "in regard to," in Philippians 4:11 . (2) For "respect of persons" and "respecter of persons" see PERSON.


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

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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