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Defect
Defective
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Defect
Defect In Lev. 21:20, Heb. teḇallul may indicate a white spot in the eye (KoB, p. 1018), or a discharge (NEB) or some other eye defect. The word is probably derived from bālal, “mingle, confuse,” also “overflow” (hence NEB?); cf. Arab balal, “moisten.”See also Blemish.Red deer stag, attacked
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Defect
DEFECT. A “blemish” (Heb. mûm), and usually so rendered, either physical (Lev. 21:17–23; 22:20–21; 2 Sam. 14:25) or moral (Deut. 32:5; Job 11:15). The NIV renders the last two passages “to their shame” and “without shame,” respectively. See also Diseases: Blemish; Disfigured Face.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DEFECT; DEFECTIVE
DEFECT; DEFECTIVE<de-fekt’>, <de-fekt’-iv> ([ἥττημα, hettema], “loss,” “a defect”): Occurs in 1 Corinthians 6:7: “Nay, already it is altogether a defect in you (the King James Version “there is utterly a fault among you”), that ye have lawsuits one with another.” “Defect” means “want
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Defect, Defective
DEFECT, dē̇-fektʹ, DEFECTIVE, dē̇-fektʹiv (ἥττημα, hē̇ttēma, “loss,” “a defect”): Occurs in 1 Cor 6:7: “Nay, already it is altogether a defect in you [AV “there is utterly a fault among you”], that ye have lawsuits one with another.” “Defect” means “want or absence of something necessary for completeness” (RVm