The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bounty In Gen. 49:26 the RSV has “bounties,” the NEB “bounty,” for Heb. ta’a, which the AV renders “utmost bound.” Philologically either meaning is possible, though most commentators today take it in the sense “desirable things” (cf. Gen. 3:6; Prov. 10:24; etc.; and see KoB, p. 1016; BDB, pp. 16,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BOUNTIFULNESS; BOUNTY<boun’-ti-fool-nes>, <boun’-ti> ([ἁπλότης, haplotes], “singleness,” “benevolence,” 2 Corinthians 9:11 the King James Version; טוֹב‎ [Tobh], “to be good” (Proverbs 22:9); [εὐλογία, eulogia], “good speech,” “blessing” (2 Cor 9:6); גָּמַל‎ [gamal], “to treat well” (Psalm
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
bounty. This English term, meaning “generosity, generous gift,” is used in some versions, notably the NRSV, to translate several Hebrew and Greek terms. This noun and its derivatives appear most often in the Psalms, especially in connection with the incredible generosity of God. The psalmist praises
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bountifulness, Bounty
BOUNTIFULNESS, bounʹti-fŏŏl-nes, BOUNTY, bounʹti (ἁπλότης, haplótēs, “singleness,” “benevolence,” 2 Cor 9:11 AV; טוב‎, ṭōbh, “to be good” [Prov 22:9]; εὐλογία, eulogía, “good speech,” “blessing” [2 Cor 9:6]; גָּמַל‎, gāmal, “to treat well” [Ps 119:17]; שׁוֹעַ‎, shōa, “to be liberal” [Isa 32:5];