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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Rid; Riddance

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rid , rid´ans : "Rid" originally meant "rescue" (the King James Version Genesis 37:22 ; Exodus 6:6 ; Psalm 82:4 ; Psalm 144:7 , Psalm 144:11 ), whence the meaning "remove" or "clean out" (Leviticus 26:6 the King James Version, with "riddance" in Leviticus 23:22 ; Zephaniah 1:18 ). The word occurs in the American Standard Revised Version and in the English Revised Version in Exodus 6:6 .

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

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