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Dim
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dim
Dim [Heb. kāhâ] (Gen. 27:1; Dt. 34:7; 1 S. 3:2; Job 17:7); [kēhâ] (Lev. 13:6, 21, 26, 28, 56); AV DARK; NEB FADED; [kāḇēḏ] (Gen. 48:10); [‘āmam] (Lam. 4:1); NEB DULLED; [ḥāšaḵ] (Eccl. 12:3; Lam. 5:17); AV also DARKEN; NEB also “look no longer”; [qûm] (1 K. 14:4); AV SET; NEB FIXED; [kālâ]
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DARKLY
DARKLY<dark’-li>: The word occurs in 1 Corinthians 13:12, “For now we see in a mirror, darkly,” in translation of the words [ἐν αἰνίγματι, en ainigmati], the Revised Version, margin “in a riddle.” The contrast is with the “face to face” vision of Divine things in eternity. Earth’s best knowledge
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Darkly
DARKLY, därkʹli: The word occurs in 1 Cor 13:12, “For now we see in a mirror, darkly,” in tr of the words ἐν αἰνίγματι, en ainígmati, RVm “in a riddle.” The contrast is with the “face to face” vision of Divine things in eternity. Earth’s best knowledge is partial, obscure, enigmatic, a broken reflection