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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Fain

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fān (advb.): Occurs twice in English Versions of the Bible, in the sense of "gladly": (1) in Job 27:22 as the rendering of בּרח , bāraḥ , "to flee with haste" (from anything), "He would fain flee out of his hand," literally, as in in of the King James Version, "in fleeing he would flee"; (2) in Luke 15:16 , as the translation of ἐπιθυμέω , epithuméō , "to fix the mind or desire on," "He would fain have filled his belly with the husks which the swine did eat." the Revised Version (British and American) adds two instances: (1) Luke 13:31 , "Herod would fain kill thee"; (2) Acts 26:28 , "Thou wouldest fain make me a Christian." See ALMOST .


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Fain'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/f/fain.html. 1915.

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