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Behavior
Behavior David “changed his behavior” when he feigned madness before Achish. The Hebrew word is ta‘am, “taste,” hence “intellectual taste,” i.e., judgment. He acted as though he had lost his judgment, or sense.“Behaved worse” in Jgs. 2:19 translates šāḥaṯ; the AV has “corrupted themselves more,”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR<be-hav’-yer> (טַעַם‎ [Tàam], “taste,” “flavor,” hence, “intellectual taste,” i.e. judgment, reason, understanding): Of significance as referring to David’s feigning madness before Aehish, king of Gath, being “sore afraid.” Gesenius renders it “changed his understanding,” i.e. his
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
Behaviorism
BEHAVIORISM. Behaviorism is a family of psychological and philosophical theories that arose in the early twentieth century as a response to the Cartesian view of the mind as an inherently private, subjective entity that is best studied through introspection. In an effort to replicate the success of the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Behavior
BEHAVIOR, bē̇-hāv’yēr (טַעַם‎, ṭaʽam, “taste,” “flavor,” hence “intellectual taste,” i.e. judgment, reason, understanding): Of significance as referring to David’s feigning madness before Achish, king of Gath, being “sore afraid.” Gesenius renders it “changed his understanding,” i.e. his mental behavior