Defeat • Prevail • Vanquished
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Conquer; Conqueror
Conquer; Conqueror In the OT the conqueror is the bearer of sorrow, the one who brings God’s judgment. The usual OT word is [Heb. nāḵâ (1 K. 15:20; 2 K. 3:19, 25; 2 Ch. 16:4; Ezk. 40:1), for which the AV has “smite”; the NEB has “attack” (1 K. 15:20; 2 Ch. 16:4), “raze to the ground” (2 K. 3:19,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CONQUER [נָכָהyarash, יָרַשׁnakhah; καθαίρω kathairō, κατακυριεύω katakyrieuō, κατεργάζομαι katergazomai, κρατέω krateō]. In English, conquer has the sense of overpowering something or someone to the point of surrender. In the OT, various verbs or phrases are translated as conquer. The verbs nakhah
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