Advantage • Beneficiary
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Benefit In the OT Heb. gemûl is thus rendered in 2 Ch. 32:25 (NEB “good”) and Ps. 103:2. The usual meaning of the Hebrew term is “deed,” but here the connotation of “good deed” is present. The cognate tag̱mûl in Ps. 116:12 is rendered “bounty” in the RSV (NEB “gifts”).The noun “benefit” occurs
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BENEFIT<ben’-e-fit> (גַּמוּל‎ [gemul] = “a deed,” 2 Chronicles 32:25); יָטַב‎ [yaTabh] = (causat.) “to make well,” “to do good” (Jeremiah 18:10). The plural of גַּמוּל‎ [gemul], is found is found in Psalm 103:2. Psalm 68:19 (the King James Version) should be translated “Blessed be the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
BENEFIT, benʹē̇-fit (גְּמוּל‎, gemūl=“a deed,” 2 Ch 32:25); יָטַב‎, yāṭabh = (causat.) “to make well,” “to do good” (Jer 18:10). The pl. of גְּמוּל‎, gemūl, is found in Ps 103:2, Ps 68:19 (AV) should be trd “Blessed be the Lord. Day by day he sustains us; God is our salvation.” χάρις, cháris = “gift”;