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Dignity
Dignities • Human Dignity
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dignity
Dignity [Heb. geḏûlâ—‘greatness’] (Est. 6:3); [gōḇah—‘height’] (Job 40:10); AV EXCELLENCY; [hāḏār] (Prov. 31:25); AV HONOUR; [śe’ēṯ] (Hab. 1:7); NEB JUDGEMENT; DIGNIFIED [Gk. kósmios] (1 Tim. 3:2); AV “of good behavior”; NEB COURTEOUS. In Est. 6:3; Job 40:10; Hab. 1:7 the word “dignity”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dignities
DIGNITIES. Persons higher in honor or glory (Gr. pl. of doxa, “glory”); probably angels as spiritual beings of preeminent dignity (2 Pet 2:10; Jude 8). RSV translated the expression “the glorious ones”.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DIGNITIES; DIGNITY
DIGNITIES; DIGNITY<dig’-ni-tiz>, <dig’-ni-ti> (Hebrew marom, se’eth, gedhullah): Rank or position, not nobility or austerity of personal character or bearing, is denoted by this word in its Old Testament occurrences (Genesis 49:3; Est 6:3; Ecclesiastes 10:6; Habakkuk 1:7). In 2 Peter 2:10;
Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
Human Dignity
human dignity. The unalterable, inherent value due every person by virtue of being a human being. Although human dignity is a widely recognized concept today, much debate surrounds the basis out of which it arises and its practical implications. In Christian thought, human dignity is often connected
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dignities
DIGNITIES KJV translation of Greek doxas (literally, “glorious ones”) in 2 Pet. 2:10. The people whom Peter condemned in his second letter willingly blasphemed the “dignities,” who are either good angels or evil angels (cp. Jude 8).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Dignities, Dignity
DIGNITIES, digʹni-tiz, DIGNITY, digʹni-ti (Heb mārōm, se’ēth, gedhullāh): Rank or position, not nobility or austerity of personal character or bearing, is denoted by this word in its OT occurrences (Gen 49:3; Est 6:3; Eccl 10:6; Hab 1:7). In 2 Pet 2:10; Jude ver 8, “dignities” (δόξαι, dóxai) are