Commissioned • Vicarious
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Commission; Commissioned
Commission; Commissioned [Heb. ṣawâ] (Nu. 27:19, 23; Dt. 31:14, 23); AV CHARGE; [dāṯ] (Ezr. 8:36); [Gk. epitropḗ] (Acts 26:12); [cháris-‘grace, favor’] (1 Cor. 3:10); AV, NEB, GRACE; [oikonomía (1 Cor. 9:17); AV DISPENSATION; NEB “discharging a trust”; [chríō] (2 Cor. 1:21); AV, NEB, ANOINTED;
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
COMMISSION.—Christ’s last recorded words to His disciples, as contained in Matthew’s Gospel, are weighted with the impressiveness befitting such an occasion. They contain a commission, which focusses the duty of professed followers with regard to His own Person and Work. All four Evangelists give this
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets
Call Narratives
CALL/COMMISSION NARRATIVESThe term call narrative (or commission narrative, vocation account, Berufungsbericht) is a form-critical term denoting a specific literary genre “in which a prophet or the prophetic tradition refers to the initiatory commission of the prophet” (Sweeney, 542). Complete call
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
COMMISSION [צָוָהtsawa; ἀποστέλλω apostellō, ἐπιτροπή epitropē, οἰκονομία oikonomia, πρόσταγμα prostagma]. Authority given either by God to human leaders, by God through human leaders to other humans, or by human leaders to people, enabling those persons to complete specific tasks. In obedience