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Cherish

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cher´ish ( סכן , ṣākhan ; θάλπω , thálpō ): Ṣākhan , "to act the friend," "to be useful," is translated "cherish" (1 Kings 1:2 , 1 Kings 1:4 ); thalpō , "to warm," "to make warm," "to foster" (Ephesians 5:29 ), said of the regard the husband should have for his wife, even as his own flesh which he "nourisheth and cherisheth , even as Christ also the church," and in 1 Thessalonians 2:7 , of Paul amongst his converts, "as when a nurse cherisheth her own children.»
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Cherish'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​c/cherish.html. 1915.
 
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