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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Day Star
Day Star (הֵילֵל בֶּן־שַׁחַר‎, heilel ben-shachar; φωσφόρος, phōsphoros). Also rendered “Bright Morning Star.” A name assigned to Lucifer (Isa 14:12), the king of Babylon (14:4) and also Jesus (2 Pet 1:19). In antiquity, Day Star referred to Venus, the brightest of the morning stars.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Day Star, Dayspring
Day Star, Dayspring. kjv translations in Job 38:12 (dawn, rsv), Luke 1:78 (day, rsv), and 2 Peter 1:19 (morning star, rsv) referring to Venus, the star that heralds the dawn, or to first light of dawn itself.In Isaiah 14:12 Day Star is a designation for the haughty king of Babylon (Lucifer, kjv) who,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Day Star
Day Star [Heb. hêlîl] (Isa. 14:12); AV LUCIFER; NEB MORNING STAR; MORNING STAR [Gk. phōsphóros] (2 Pet. 1:19); AV DAY STAR; [astḗr prōinós] (Rev. 2:28); NEB STAR OF DAWN. The morning “star” is actually the planet Venus, which, when in its orbital swing to the west of the sun, rises before dawn
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dayspring, Day Star
DAYSPRING*, DAY STAR* kjv translations in Job 38:12 (“dawn,” rsv), Luke 1:78 (“day,” rsv), and 2 Peter 1:19 (“morning star,” rsv) referring to Venus, the star that heralds the dawn, or to the first light of dawn itself.In Isaiah 14:12, “Day Star” is a designation for the haughty king of Babylon (“Lucifer,”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Day Star
DAY STAR (Gr. phosphoros, “light giving”). Signifies the planet Venus (Lat. Lucifer), that star that precedes or accompanies the rising of the sun, the morning star. In 2 Pet 1:19 (cf. Lk 1:78; Rev 2:28; 22:16) the term is applied to Christ. Isaiah compares the king of Babylon to Lucifer (q.v.), son
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Day Star
Day Star (Heb. hêlēl). Another name for the morning star (cf. 2 Pet. 1:19; Rev. 2:28) or the planet Venus, which appears in the sky before the sun. At Isa. 14:12 the Babylonian ruler is compared to a “Day Star” (NIV “morning star”), which has fallen from heaven and has been felled like a stately
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Helel
HELEL היללI. The astral being Hêlēl, occurs as a divine name only in Isa 14:12: “How you have fallen from heaven, Bright Morning Star (hêlēl ben-šāḥar), felled to the earth, sprawling helpless across the nations!” (NEB). However, translations of this verse vary. After the opening words, the RSV
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Daystar
DAYSTAR (Gk. phōsphoros, “light-bearing”; Lat. Lucifer). The KJV rendering of “morning star,” the planet Venus (2 Pet. 1:19). The meaning of the passage is that the prophets were like a lamp, but Christ Himself is the light of dawn, heralded by the “morning star” (Rev. 2:28; 22:16).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DAY-STAR
DAY-STAR([הֵילֵל בֶּן־שַׁחַר‎, helel ben-shachar], Isaiah 14:12; [φωσφόρος, phosphoros], 2 Peter 1:19): The Old Testament passage is rendered in the King James Version “Lucifer, son of the morning,” in the King James Version margin and the Revised Version (British and American) “day-star,”
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Day Star
DAY STAR NRSV translation of Hebrew term called “Lucifer” by KJV and “morning star” or “star of the morning” by other translations. The planet Venus appears as a morning “star” at dawn. Isaiah 14:12 compares the splendor of the Babylonian king to the day star (NRSV). Second Peter 1:19 describes Christ
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Day-Star
DAY-STAR (הֵילֵל בֶּן־שַׁחַר‎, hēlēl ben-shaḥar, Isa 14:12; φωσφόρος, phōsphóros, 2 Pet 1:19): The OT passage is rendered in AV “Lucifer, son of the morning,” in AVm and RV “day-star,” i.e. the morning star. The reference is to the king of Babylon (ver 4). In 2 Pet 1:19, “Until … the day-star arise
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DAY STAR
DAY STAR [הֵילֵלhelel; ἑωσφόρος heōsphoros]. This English phrase is used in the NRSV and NJB translations of helel in Isa 14:12. The KJV translates this word as “Lucifer” and uses “Day Star” in 2 Pet 1:19. In a song of joy in Isa 14, the king of Babylon is mocked for his downfall when trying to portray
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