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Contend
Contention
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Contend; Contender; Contention; Contentious
Contend; Contender; Contention; Contentious In the OT “contend” usually translates Heb. rîḇ, “dispute” or “quarrel” (AV also “plead,” “strive,”“debate,” “chide”; NEB also “dispute,” “defy,” “fight,” “accuse,” etc.), sometimes with the formal sense of “engage in a lawsuit.” In Mic. 6:2 yāḵaḥ refers
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONTEND; CONTENTION
CONTEND; CONTENTION<kon-tend’>, <kon-ten’-shun>: The meeting of effort by effort, striving against opposition; sometimes physically, as in battle (Deuteronomy 2:9), or with horses (Jeremiah 12:5), sometimes orally (Nehemiah 13:11), sometimes spiritually (Isaiah 57:16). In the New Testament [διακρίνειν,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Contend, Contention
CONTEND, kon-tendʹ, CONTENTION, kon-tenʹshun: The meeting of effort by effort, striving against opposition; sometimes physically, as in battle (Dt 2:9), or with horses (Jer 12:5), sometimes orally (Neh 13:11), sometimes spiritually (Isa 57:16). In the NT διακρίνειν, diakrínein, for the hostile separation
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