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kom´un -welth ( πολιτεία , politeı́a ): Spoken of theocracy (Ephesians 2:12 ). The same word is rendered "freedom ," the King James Version; "citizenship" the Revised Version (British and American). Also in the sense of commonwealth in the Apocrypha (2 Macc 4:11; 8:17; 13:14); in the sense of citizenship (3 Macc 3:21, 23). See CITIZENSHIP .

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

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