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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia


ben´ē̇ -fit ( גּמוּל , gemūl = "a deed," 2 Chronicles 32:25 ); יטב , yāṭabh = (causat.) "to make well," "to do good" (Jeremiah 18:10 ). The plural of גּמוּל , gemūl , is found is in Psalm 103:2 . Psalm 68:19 (the King James Version) should be translated "Blessed be the Lord. Day by day he sustains us; God is our salvation." χάρις , cháris = "gift"; "grace" (2 Corinthians 1:15 , "a second benefit": that is, two visits in the same journey). εὐεργεσία , euergesı́a = "good deed done" (1 Timothy 6:2 : "because they that partake of the benefit (of their service) are believing and beloved"); ἀγαθός , agathós = "good" (Philippians 1:14 , the King James Version; the Revised Version (British and American) "goodness").

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Benefit'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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