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Disposition
Mood • Temperament
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Disposition
Disposition (Acts 7:53, AV). The AV phrase “by the disposition of” is archaic for “by directions [diatagaí] of.”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISPOSITION
DISPOSITION<dis-po-zish’-un> [διαταγαί, diatagai]): Only in Acts 7:53, “received the law by the disposition of angels,” where it bears the meaning of “administration”; the Revised Version (British and American) “as it was ordained by angels.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Disposition
DISPOSITION, dis-pō̇-zishʹun (διαταγαί, dia-tagaí): Only in Acts 7:53, “received the law by the disposition of angels,” where it bears the meaning of “administration”; RV “as it was ordained by angels.”
The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia
Disposition
DispositionThat is, inclination, propensity, tendency, etc. The language of disposition has a long history in the study of theology, dating back to the medieval period. Theologians of that era used the term in its Aristotelian sense to refer to the propensity toward a certain type of behavior. Such