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Appearance
Outward Appearance • Visage
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Appearance
Appearance In the OT, Heb. marˊeh occurs especially in Ezekiel and Daniel in describing supernatural visions (e.g., Ezk. 1:5, 16, 26–28; 8:2; 10:9f; 40:3; Dnl. 1:13; 10:6, 18; also Joel 2:4).The main NT word is GK. prósōpon, as in Lk. 9:29 of Jesus on the mount of the Transfiguration, and in Mt.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
appearance
appearance. A word once popular in philosophy through the use made of it by F. H. *Bradley in his Appearance and Reality (1893). Acc. to Bradley, the only reality is an absolute all-inclusive experience (‘the richer for every discord’), and everything other than this, including morality and religion,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Appearance
APPEARANCE. A term usually applied to the interviews granted to the disciples by Jesus after His resurrection. From the several accounts we see that our Lord’s body had undergone a change, having extraordinary powers of locomotion, of becoming invisible and visible at pleasure, while it still retained
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Encounter, Divine-Human
Encounter, Divine-HumanThe divine-human encounter, familiar to ancient epic and mythological literature, is one of the most recurrent “type scenes” in the Bible, whose central message revolves around the meeting of God and people in either reconciliation or judgment. While occasionally these encounters
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
APPEARANCE
APPEARANCE<a-per’-ans> ( מַרַאֶה‎ [mar’eh]; chiefly used of the mystic and supernatural visions of Ezekiel and Daniel): A semblance, as of lightning, wheels, sapphire stone (Ezekiel 1:14, 16, 26); Gabriel’s overpowering revelation (Daniel 8:15; see also 10:6, 18). In the New Testament refers
Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
Prima Facie Duty
prima facie duty. Prima facie is a Latin term that means, literally, “first appearance” or “at first view,” and hence, “based on the first impression.” Prima facie evidence is evidence that is taken to establish a fact unless it is refuted, and thus such evidence carries the presumption of fact. As an
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
6. The Locality of the Appearances
6. The locality of the appearances.—The narratives present us with a double series of manifestations of the Risen Lord, distinguished by locality: the Judæan series and the Galilæan series.(1) Any true criticism should start from the data of the original Mark. According to this (16:7), not only did
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Appearance
APPEARANCE, a-pērʹans (מַרְאֶה‎, mar’eh; chiefly used of the mystic and supernatural visions of Ezekiel and Daniel): A semblance, as of lightning, wheels, sapphire stone (Ezk 1:14, 16, 26); Gabriel’s overpowering revelation (Dnl 8:15; see also 10:6, 18). In the NT refers exclusively, through three Gr