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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Wages

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1: ὀψώνιον
(Strong's #3800 — Noun Neuter — opsonion — op-so'-nee-on )

for which see CHARGE , A, No. 5, denotes (a) "soldiers' pay," Luke 3:14 ; 1 Corinthians 9:7 ("charges"); (b) in general, "hire, wages of any sort," used metaphorically, Romans 6:23 , of sin; 2 Corinthians 11:8 , of material support which Paul received from some of the churches which he had established and to which he ministered in spiritual things; their support partly maintained him at Corinth, where he forebore to receive such assistance (2 Corinthians 11:9,10 ).

2: μισθός
(Strong's #3408 — Noun Masculine — misthos — mis-thos' )

"hire," is rendered "wages" in John 4:36 ; in 2 Peter 2:15 , AV (RV, "hire"). See HIRE , A.


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

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