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Delay
Dally • Hesitation • Postpone • Tarry
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Delay
Delay In Ex. 22:29, “You shall not delay to offer” is better translated in the NEB “Do not hold back” (Heb. ’āḥar), the idea being not procrastination but discontinuation of a custom. The verb used in Ex. 32:1 of Moses’ delay on Mt. Sinai is the polel of bôš, “be ashamed”; the implication is that
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DELAY
DELAY<de-la’>: The noun “delay” (Acts 25:17, “I made no delay”; the King James Version “without any delay”) means “procrastination.” The verb “to delay” (Exodus 22:29; [אָחַר‎, ’achar]) involves the idea “to stop for a time,” the people being admonished not to discontinue a custom. The
DALLY
DALLY<dal’-i>: Occurs in The Wisdom of Solomon 12:26: “But they that would not be reformed by that correction wherein he dallied with them” ([παιγνίοις ἐπιτιμήσεως, paigniois epitimeseos], “child play of correction”), the reference being to the earlier and lighter plagues of Egypt; Version
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Delay
DELAY, dē̇-laʹ: The noun “delay” (Acts 25:17, “I made no delay”; AV “without any delay”) means “procrastination.” The vb. “to delay” (Ex 22:29; אָחַר‎, ’āḥar) involves the idea “to stop for a time,” the people being admonished not to discontinue a custom. The Pil. pf. of בּוּשׁ‎, būsh (Ex 32:1), “Moses
Dally
DALLY, dalʹi: Occurs in Wisd 12:26: “But they that would not be reformed by that correction wherein he dallied with them” (παιγνίοις ἐπιτιμήσεως, paigníois epitimḗseōs, “child play of correction”), the reference being to the earlier and lighter plagues of Egypt; RV renders “by a mocking correction