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Conceit
Conceited • Narcissism
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Conceit
Conceit The phrase “wise in his own conceit” occurs in the AV at Prov. 26:5, 12, 16; 28:11, where the RSV translates more literally, “wise in his own eyes” (Heb. ‘ayin), and in Rom. 11:25; 12:16. The RSV retains it only at Rom. 11:25 (“wise in your own conceits,” Gk. heautoís phrónimoi), translating
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONCEIT
CONCEIT<kon-set’>: An idiomatic rendering of a phrase, [φρόνιμοι ἐν ἑαυτοι̂ς, phronimoi en heautois], in Romans 11:25; 12:16; meaning literally, “wise with one’s self,” i.e. “in one’s own opinion,” or, as in parallel Old Testament passages (Proverbs 26:5, 12 the Revised Version, margin),
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Conceit
CONCEIT, kon-sētʹ: An idiomatic rendering of a phrase, φρόνιμοι ἐν ἐαυτοῖς, phrónimoi en heautoís, in Rom 11:25; 12:16; meaning lit. “wise with one’s self,” i.e. “in one’s own opinion,” or, as in ║ OT passages (Prov 26:5, 12 RVm), “in his own eyes” (Heb ‛ayin).