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Addicted
Addict • Addiction
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Addicted
Addicted (1 Cor. 16:15, AV). The RSV has “devoted,” the RV “set (themselves),” the NEB “laid (themselves) out” (GK. tássō). The AV is archaic.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ADDICT
ADDICT<a-dikt’>: Found only in the King James Version of 1 Corinthians 16:15, for Greek [τάσσω, tasso]. The house of Stephanus is said to be “addicted to the ministry of the saints,” i.e. they have so “arranged” their affairs as to make of this service a prime object; the Revised Version (British
Compton’s Encyclopedia
habit and addiction
habit and addictionOften the origin of a word can reveal a great deal about its true meaning. This is certainly true of the words habit and addiction, which entered the English language many centuries ago. “Addict” is a term that originated in Roman law, when it referred to a person who was “formally
Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
Addiction
addiction. The condition of being given to habitual dependency. This dependency can manifest itself in various forms, such as substance addiction (*drugs, alcohol and stimulants), sexual addiction or activity addiction (shopping, spending, *gambling, Internet, television, etc.). Although many addictions
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Addict
ADDICT, a-diktʹ: Found only in AV of 1 Cor 16:15, for Gr τάσσω, tássō. The house of Stephanus is said to be “addicted to the ministry of the saints,” i.e. they have so “arranged” their affairs as to make of this service a prime object; RV “set themselves to minister.”
Key passages
1 Co 6:12

All things are permitted for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are permitted for me, but I will not be controlled by anything.

2 Pe 2:19

promising them freedom although they themselves are slaves of depravity. For to whatever someone succumbs, by this he is also enslaved.

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Topics & Themes