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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Swell, Swollen

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1: πίμπρημι
(Strong's #4092 — verb — pimpremi — pim'-pray-mee )

primarily, "to blow, to burn," later came to denote "to cause to swell," and, in the Middle Voice, "to become swollen," Acts 28:6 . In the Sept., Numbers 5:21,22,27 .

Note: Some, connecting the word prenes in Acts 1:18 with pimpremi, give it the meaning "swelling up:" see HEADLONG.

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

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