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Beckon
Beck
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beckon
Beckon [GK. neúō (Jn. 13:24), kataneúō (Lk. 5:7)]; NEB SIGNAL, NOD. A nod would be appropriate in the context of Jn. 13:24, but in Lk. 5:7 a more visible signal such as a motion with the arm is no doubt intended. MM can cite no clear examples of kataneúō. The AV has “beckon” for dianeúō in Lk.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BECK; BECKON
BECK; BECKON<bek>, <bek’-’-n> ([νευ̂μα, neuma]): This word from [neuo], “to nod,” “beckon,” “make a sign” by moving the head or eyes (Luke 5:7; John 13:24; Acts 21:40; 24:10), occurs only in 2 Macc 8:18, “Almighty God who at a beck can cast down both them that come against us, and also
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Beck, Beckon
BECK, bek, BECKON, bekʹ’n (νεῦμα, neúma): This word from neúō, “to nod,” “beckon,” “make a sign” by moving the head or eyes (Lk 5:7; Jn 13:24; Acts 21:40; 24:10), occurs only in 2 Macc 8:18, “Almighty God who at a beck can cast down both them that come against us, and also all the world,” RV, “able