Bought • Shopping
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
BUYING — the act of taking possession of goods or property in exchange for money. The Bible contains many references to the practices of buying and selling. Abraham bought the cave of Machpelah, near Hebron (Gen. 23), and David bought the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite (2 Sam. 24:18–25). The
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BUYING<bi’-ing> (כָּרָה‎ [karah], לָקַח‎ [laqach], קְנָא‎ [qena’], קָנָה‎ [qanah], שָׁבַר‎ [shabhar]; [ἀγορἁζω, agorazo], [ὠνέομαι, oneomai], [ἐμπορεύομαι, emporeuomai]):
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
BUYING, bīʹing (כָּרָה‎, kārāh, לָקַח‎, lāḳaḥ, קְנָא‎, enā’, קָנָה‎, ḳānāh, שָׁבַר‎, shābhar; ἀγοράζω, agorázō, ὠνέομαι, ōnéomai, ἐμπορεύομαι, emporeúomai:) I. In the Earliest Periods and among Nomads1. The Primitive Stage (the “Shop”)2. In OT Times3. In NT Times II. Oriental Buying
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