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Demand
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Demand
Demand The peremptory, imperative sense is absent from this word in its occurrences in the AV, where it means no more than “ask,” “inquire” (cf. French demander), e.g., in 2 S. 11:7; Mt. 2:4; Lk. 3:14; 17:20; Acts 21:33.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DEMAND
DEMAND<de-mand’>: The peremptory, imperative sense is absent from this word in its occurrences in the King James Version, where it means no more than “ask,” “inquire” (compare French, demander) one or the other of which the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes in 2 Samuel 11:7;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Demand
DEMAND, dē̇-mandʹ: The peremptory, imperative sense is absent from this word in its occurrences in AV, where it means no more than “ask,” “inquire” (cf Fr. demander) one or the other of which RV substitutes in 2 S 11:7; Mt 2:4; Lk 3:14; 17:20; Acts 21:33. RV retains “demand” in Ex 5:14; Job 38:3; 40:7;