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Attain
Attainment
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Attain
Attain Archaic, difficult, or otherwise important occurrences include the following: In 2 S. 23:19, 23 (par 1 Ch. 11:21, 25) the meaning of Heb. bôˊ is clearest in the NEB, “he did not rival the three.” In Prov. 1:5, qānâ (“buy”) is best translated as in the RSV and NEB, “acquire.”In the NT, GK.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ATTAIN
ATTAIN<a-tan’>: The rendering of קָנָה‎ [qanah] = “buy,” “get” (Proverbs 1:5); נָשַׂג‎ [nasagh]= “reach,” “a meal-offering .... according as he is able” (Ezekiel 46:7 margin), “not attained unto the days” (Genesis 47:9); יָכֹל‎ [yakhol] or יָכוֹל‎ [yakhowl] =“be able,” “overcome,”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Attain
ATTAIN, a-tānʹ: The rendering of קָנָה‎, ḳānāh = “buy,” “get” (Prov 1:5); יָשַׂג‎, nāsagh = “reach,” “a meal-offering … according as he is able” (Ezk 46:7 m), “not attained unto the days” (Gen 47:9); יָכֹל or יָכוֹל‎, yākhōl=“be able,” “overcome,” “attain to innocency” (Hos 8:5); בּוֹא‎, bō’ = “come,”