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Beguile
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beguile; Beguiling
Beguile; Beguiling [Heb. nāšā (Gen. 3:13), nāḵal (Nu. 25:18); Gk. paralogízomai (Col. 2:4), planáō (Rev. 2:20)]; AV also SEDUCE (Rev. 2:20); NEB TRICK, “be the undoing of,” SPECIOUS, LURE. The references in Genesis and in the NT have to do with attempts to corrupt by argument or teaching. In
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEGUILE
BEGUILE<be-gil’>: In 2 Peter 2:14 the King James Version (compare James 1:14) the word [δελεάζω, deleazo], is translated “beguile,” and means particularly to “entice,” “catch by bait.” Doubtless Peter got this idea from his old business of fishing, baiting the hook to beguile the fish. In
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Beguile
beguile. A verb used several times by the KJV where other versions have “deceive” or similar terms. To beguile is to persuade a person that something false or wrong is true or right. The method of enlisting the allegiance of the beguiled person may be so artful in its cunning and charm that he is unaware
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Beguile
BEGUILE, bē̇-gīlʹ: In 2 Pet 2:14 AV (cf Jas 1:14) the word δελεάζω, deleázō, is trd “beguile,” and means particularly to “entice,” “catch by bait.” Doubtless Peter got this idea from his old business of fishing, baiting the hook to beguile the fish. In Rom 7:11; 16:18; 1 Cor 3:18 the word is ἐξαπατάω,