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Deliverance
Deliver • Delivered • Reprieve • Salvation and Deliverance
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Deliverance, Deliverer
Deliverance, Deliverer. Rescue or redemption and the agent of such a rescue. Scripture teaches that God’s ultimate goal in history is to rescue people from the curse of sin, death, Satan, and hell. The OT depicts God as delivering his chosen people from Egyptian slavery, from Babylonian captivity, and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Deliver
Deliver The numerous Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek words that the RSV translates “deliver” and the numerous variant renderings in the AV and NEB indicate this word has several distinct meanings.(1) [Heb. nāṣal, yāša‘, ḥālaṣ, mālaṭ, pālaṭ, šāp̱aṭ, pāḏâ, yāṣā’, pāraq (Lam. 5:8), gā’al
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Deliverance, Deliverer
DELIVERANCE, DELIVERER Rescue or redemption and the agent of such a rescue. Scripture teaches that God’s ultimate goal in history is to rescue people from the curse of sin, death, Satan, and hell. The OT depicts God as delivering his chosen people from Egyptian slavery, from Babylonian captivity, and
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DELIVER
DELIVER<de-liv’-er> ([נָצַל‎, natsal], [נָתַן‎, nathan]; [ῥύομαι, rhuomai], [παραδίδωμι, paradidomi]): Occurs very frequently in the Old Testament and represents various Hebrew terms. The English word is used in two senses,1. “to set free,” etc.,2. “to give up or over.”1. The word most often
Global Dictionary of Theology: A Resource for the Worldwide Church
Healing and Deliverance
HEALING AND DELIVERANCEThe phenomenon of miraculous healing and deliverance in the church took on new proportions globally in the twentieth century. Not that it did not exist in earlier centuries, for it has been argued that healing and deliverance were integral parts of ministry in the first three
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Deliverance
DELIVERANCE (ἄφεσις).—The English word does not occur in the Gospels, except in a quotation from the OT (see below), but the Gr. word is found 8 times (in Mt 26:28, Mk 1:4, Lk 3:3, 1:77, 24:47 it is rendered ‘remission’ [of sins]; in Mk 3:29 ‘forgiveness’; in Lk 4:18 bis (a) ‘deliverance’ [AV], ‘release’ [RV],
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Deliverance, Deliverer
DELIVERANCE, DELIVERER Rescue from danger. In Scripture God gives deliverance (Pss. 18:50; 32:7; 44:4), often through a human agent. In the OT deliverance most often refers to victory in battle (Judg. 15:18; 2 Kings 5:1; 13:17; 1 Chron. 11:14; 2 Chron. 12:7). Joseph was God’s agent to deliver His people
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
Deliverance
DeliveranceHebrew expression: teshuʿahPronunciation: teh shoo ´AWHStrong’s Number: 8668Key VersesJudges 15:18; 1 Samuel 11:9, 13; Psalms 33:17; 37:39; Isaiah 45:17; 46:13Samson struck down one thousand Philistines with the fresh jawbone of a donkey and then celebrated this great “deliverance”
Delivered
DeliveredHebrew expression: natsalPronunciation: naw TSAHLStrong’s Number: 5337Key VersesExodus 18:1–12; Psalm 39:8Moses told his father-in-law Jethro the “gospel,” the good news of the Old Testament—namely, he told him how the Lord had rescued, or “delivered,” the Israelites from Egypt (Exod.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Deliver
deliver. Although this English term has several meanings (e.g., “to give birth to” and more commonly “to hand over”), a very important one in the Bible is “to save, rescue, set free.” In this sense, it can render a variety of words, such as Hebrew gāʾal H1457 (e.g., Gen. 48:16), nāṣal H5911 (Deut.
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Salvation and Deliverance
SALVATION AND DELIVERANCEIn the Historical Books salvation/deliverance most often describes the protection or rescue of an individual, group or nation from others intent on doing them harm. Typically, this deliverance involves the removal or destruction of foreign oppressors. God is the primary agent
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Deliver
DELIVER, dē̇-livʹēr (נָצַל‎, nāçal, נָתַן‎, nāthan; ῥύομαι, rhúomai, παραδίδωμι, paradídōmi): Occurs very frequently in the OT and represents various Heb terms. The Eng. word is used in two senses, (1) “to set free,” etc, (2) “to give up or over.”(1) The word most often trd “deliver” in the first
Key passages
Jdg 3:15

And the Israelites cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjaminite and a left-handed man. And the Israelites sent a tribute to Eglon king of Moab through him.

Mt 6:13

And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

Ac 7:34–35

I have certainly seen the mistreatment of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their groaning, and I have come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send you to Egypt.’ This Moses whom they had repudiated, saying, ‘Who appointed you a ruler and a judge?’—this man God sent as both …

Ga 1:4

who gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Col 1:13

who has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of the Son he loves,

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