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Early
Early In the OT “early” occurs most frequently to translate the Hebrew verb šāḵam (e.g., “rise early” in Gen. 20:8; 21:14; 22:3; 26:31; 28:18; Ex. 24:4; etc.; “rise up early” in Gen. 19:2; Ex. 8:20; 9:13; 32:6; etc.). The RSV uses “early morning” twice to translate ʾôr (Ruth 2:7; Neh. 8:3), and
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EARLY
EARLY<ur’-li> ([ὄρθρος, orthros], and related words; [πρωΐ, proi]): The word generally refers to the day, and means the hour of dawn or soon after (Genesis 19:2; 2 Chronicles 36:15; Hosea 6:4; Luke 24:22). Sometimes it refers to the beginning of the season, e.g. the early rain (Psalm 84:6;
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Early
EARLY, ûrʹli (ὄρθρος, órthros, and related words; πρωΐ, prōi̇́): The word generally refers to the day, and means the hour of dawn or soon after (Gen 19:2; 2 Ch 36:15; Hos 6:4; Lk 24:22). Sometimes it refers to the beginning of the season, e.g. the early rain (Ps 84:6; Jas 5:7; see Rain). It may