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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Sedition

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A — 1: στάσις
(Strong's #4714 — Noun Feminine — stasis — stas'-is )

"a dissension, an insurrection," is translated "sedition" in Acts 24:5 , AV (RV, "insurrections"). See DISSENSION , INSURRECTION.

A — 2: διχοστασία
(Strong's #1370 — Noun Feminine — dichostasia — dee-khos-tas-ee'-ah )

lit., "a standing apart" (dicha, "asunder, apart," stasis, "a standing"), hence "a dissension, division," is translated "seditions" in Galatians 5:20 , AV. See DIVISION , No. 2.

B — 1: ἀναστατόω
(Strong's #387 — Verb — anastatoo — an-as-tat-o'-o )

"to excite, unsettle," or "to stir up to sedition," is so translated in Acts 21:38 , RV (AV, "madest an uproar"); in Acts 17:6 , "have turned (the world) upside down," i.e., "causing tumults;" in Galatians 5:12 , RV, "unsettle" (AV, "trouble"), i.e., by false teaching (here in the continuous present tense, lit., "those who are unsettling you"). The word was supposed not to have been used in profane authors. It has been found, however, in several of the papyri writings. See TURN , UNSETTLE.


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

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