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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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A — 1: διαφέρω
(Strong's #1308 — — diaphero — dee-af-er'-o )

used intransitively, means "to differ, to excel," hence "to be of more value," Matthew 6:26 , RV, "are (not) ye of (much) more value," (AV, "better"); Matthew 12:12 ; Luke 12:24 , ditto; Matthew 10:31 ; Luke 12:7 . See BETTER , (be), CARRY , No. 4, DIFFER, DRIVE, No. 7, EXCELLENT, MATTER, Note (1), PUBLISH, No. 2.

Note: For timao, rendered "to value" in Matthew 27:9 (twice), AV, see PRICE.

B — 1: τιμή
(Strong's #5092 — Noun Feminine — time — tee-may' )

denotes "a valuing, a price, honor;" in Colossians 2:23 , RV, "(not of any) value (against the indulgence of the flesh)" [AV, "(not in any) honor..."], i.e., the ordinances enjoined by human tradition are not of any value to prevent (pros, "against;" cp. Acts 26:14 ) indulgence of the flesh. See HONOR , PRECIOUS , PRICE , SUM.

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

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