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The Greek word “dosis”

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:09:30 +0000

Limited to Phil. 4:15 and Jas. 1:17, the Greek noun “dosis” meant “gift” or “giving.”  James used this term to describe “gifts” from God.  For Phil. 4:15 Thayer (157) said:  “an account of giving and receiving” (i.e. this like debit and credit accounts).


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The Greek word “Dorkas”

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:40:01 +0000

Limited to Acts 9:36, 39, “Dorcas” was a Christian from Joppa.  Peter raised this Christian woman from the dead.  Dorcas is the Greek name for Tabitha.


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The Greek word “doxazo”

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:05:18 +0000

Found sixty times in the New Testament, the Greek verb “doxazo” primarily described honoring God or man or adorning or celebrating the value of someone or something. We are to “glorify” the Father in heaven (Mt. 5:16).  Some men seek “glory” (Mt. 6:2).  Glorifying God may be done with a “loud” voice (Lk. 17:15).  Some know God but […]


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The Greek word “doxa”

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:39:44 +0000

Found more than 160 times in the New Testament, the Greek noun “doxa” and other terms in this word-group afford “one of the clearest examples of change in meaning of a Gk. word, when it came under the influence of the Bible.  The basic meaning of doxa in secular Greek is opinion, conjecture.  This ranges […]


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The Greek word “doma”

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 01:42:19 +0000

Limited to Mt. 7:11; Lk. 11:13; Eph. 4:8; Phil. 4:17, the Greek noun “doma” meant “gift.”  Jesus spoke about giving “gifts” to children (Mt. 7:11; Lk. 11:13) in his “argument a minori ad maius” (Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, 1:344).  More common words for “gift” are dorea and doron.


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The Greek word “doloo”

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 02:17:22 +0000

Limited to 2 Cor. 4:2, the Greek verb “doloo” meant “corrupt,” “adulterate,” “falsify,” “distort.”  This word describes changing “divine truth by mingling with it wrong notions” (Thayer, p. 155).


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The Greek word “dolos”

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:58:00 +0000

Limited to Mt. 26:4; Mk. 7:22; 14:1; Jn. 1:47; Acts 13:10; Rom. 1:29; 2 Cor. 12:16; 1 Thess. 2:3; 1 Pet. 2:1, 22; 3:10; Rev. 14:5, the Greek noun “dolos” meant “deceit,” “treachery,” “fraud,” “craftiness.”  This term is used to describe the plotting of Jesus’ death (Mt. 26:4; Mk. 14:1).  In verses like Mk. 7:22; Rom. 1:29; 1 Pet. 2:1, it describes extreme wickedness.


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The Greek word “dolioo”

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:05:34 +0000

Limited to Rom. 3:13, the Greek verb “dolioo” meant “lie” or “deceive.”  Paul used this term in connection with his quoting Ps. 5:9.


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The Greek word “dolios”

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:07:22 +0000

Limited to 2 Cor. 11:13, the Greek adjective “dolios” meant “treacherous,” “malicious,” “insidious,” “deceitful.”  Paul said false apostles were “deceitful” workers.  Today there are still “false apostles.”


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The Greek word “dokos”

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 23:07:39 +0000

Limited to Mt. 7:3-5 and Lk. 6:41-42, the Greek noun “dokos” meant “beam of wood” or “log.”  This is “a hyperbolic figure of speech used by Jesus” (Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, 1:343) which stands in contrast to a “speck” or “splinter.”


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