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Destine
Destiny • Foreordain • Forordination
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Destiny
Destiny. 1. Pagan god (Meni) mentioned in connection with another pagan god (Gad); presumably a deity of good luck or fortune (Is 65:11).See Mesopotamia.2. Foreordination of the Hebrews as God’s elect people (Ex 19:5, 6). In the NT eternal destiny depends upon one’s relationship with Christ (Acts 17:30,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Destine
Destine [Heb. sāp̱â] (Job 15:22); AV WAITED; NEB MARKED; [‘āṯaḏ] (Job 15:28); AV “ready to become”; NEB “will soon become”; [yāsaḏ] (Isa. 23:13); AV FOUNDED; [mānâ] (Isa. 65:12); AV NUMBER; NEB DELIVER; [šāṯal] (Hos. 9:13); AV PLANTED; NEB EMERGE; [Gk. proorízō] (Eph. 1:5, 12); AV PREDESTINATED;
Foreordain
Foreordain (1 Pet. 1:20, AV). See Destine; see also Choose; Election; Foreknow; Predestination.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Destiny
DESTINY1. Pagan god (Meni) mentioned in connection with another pagan god (Gad); presumably a deity of good luck or fortune (Is 65:11).2. Foreordination of the Hebrews as God’s elect people (Ex 19:5–6). In the NT eternal destiny depends upon one’s relationship with Christ (Acts 17:30–31; 1 Jn 5:1–5).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FOREORDAIN; FORORDINATION
FOREORDAIN; FORORDINATION<for-or-dan’>, <for-or-di-na’-shun>: The word “foreordain” is uniformly used in the Revised Version (British and American) to render the Greek [προορίζω, proorizo], in the passages where this verb occurs (Acts 4:28; Rom 8:29, 30; 1 Cor 2:7; Eph 1:5, 11). In the
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Destiny
DESTINY Word used in modern translations for God’s act in electing or predestinating people and nations. See Election; Fate; Predestination.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Foreordain
foreordain. The Greek verb proorizō G4633, “to determine beforehand,” is applied in Scripture to both persons and events. As applied to persons it means to appoint to a fixed destiny; as applied to events, to make certain their occurrence. In every instance in the NT, God is the subject. In four cases
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Foreordain, Foreordination
FOREORDAIN, fōr-ôr-dānʹ, FOREORDINATION, fōr-ôr-di-nāʹshun: The word “foreordain” is uniformly used in RV to render the Gr προορίζω, proörízō, in the passages where this vb. occurs (Acts 4:28; Rom 8:29, 30; 1 Cor 2:7; Eph 1:5, 11). In the passages in Rom and Eph it takes the place of the AV word
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