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Determine
Determination
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Determine
Determine [Heb. kālâ] (1 S. 20:7, 9, 33; 25:17; Est. 7:7); NEB also “be set on,” “be bent on,” “be certain”; [śîm—‘fix,’ ‘define,’ ‘order’] (2 S. 13:32; Job 38:5); AV also LAY; NEB “look black” (2 S. 13:32), SETTLE; [‘aśâ—‘do,’ ‘make’] (2 K. 19:25; Isa. 37:26); AV, NEB, DO; [yā‘aṣ—‘decide,’
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DETERMINE
DETERMINE<de-tur’-min>:1. “To resolve,” “decide.” This is the primary meaning of the word and it is also the one that is the most common. In the New Testament the Greek word [κρίνω, krino], is translated “determine,” and it has the above meaning (Acts 20:16; 25:25; 1 Corinthians 2:2).
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Predetermination
Predetermination.—Operation of God which causes men to act; which determines them, or makes them to determine themselves in all good or evil actions. We also call this operation of God physical premotion or predeterminating decree of God. All Catholics are agreed that in order to do a good work, a meritorious
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Self-Determination
Self-DeterminationResponsible moral agency. “When we say that an agent is self-determined, we say two things: (1) That he is the author or efficient cause of his own act, (2) That the grounds or reasons of his determination are within himself” (Charles Hodge, Systematic Theology, 2:295).The self-determination
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Determine
DETERMINE, dē̇-tûrʹmin:(1) “To resolve,” “decide.” This is the primary meaning of the word and it is also the one that is the most common. In the NT the Gr word κρίνω, krínō, is trd “determine,” and it has the above meaning (Acts 20:16; 25:25; 1 Cor 2:2). The word occurs frequently in the OT with