Wednesday, November 29th, 2023
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
a -void : Archaic use in 1 Samuel 18:11 for "escaped." In the Revised Version (British and American) of New Testament only in 2 Corinthians 8:20 στελλόμενοι , stellómenoi with negative), literally, "arranging that not," etc., i.e. by anticipation providing that something should not occur. In the King James Version for "turn away from," ἐκκλίνετε , ekklı́nete ̌ : Romans 16:17; 1 Timothy 6:20; "refuse," παραιτοῦ , paraitoú , 2 Timothy 2:23; περιίστασο , periı́staso , Titus 3:9 .
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Avoid'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​a/avoid.html. 1915.