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Dare
Challenge • Daring • Defy
Dictionaries
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Bet, Dare
Bet, DareThe most obvious example of the archetypal bet or dare is the story of Elijah on Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), where the prophet summons the prophets of Baal to a showdown in which both he and the prophets prepare a sacrifice and call down fire from heaven. The silence of Baal and the display of
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DARE
DARE<dar>: The expression “to dare” in the Scriptures never has the meaning of “to defy,” “to challenge,” or “to terrify.” It is always found as the translation of [τολμάω, tolmao], “to manifest courage.” This is particularly evident from 2 Corinthians 10:12, “for we are not bold to number
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Dare
DARE, dâr: The expression “to dare” in the Scriptures never has the meaning of “to defy,” “to challenge,” or “to terrify.” It is always found as the tr of τολμάω, tolmáō, “to manifest courage.” This is particularly evident from 2 Cor 10:12, “for we are not bold to number or compare ourselves” (AV