Eloquence • Fluent • Long-Winded • Loquacious • Talkative • Verbose • Windbag
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eloquent [Heb. ʾîš deḇārîm—‘man of words’] (Ex. 4:10); NEB “ready speech”; [Gk. lógios] (Acts 18:24); [sophía lógou] (“eloquent wisdom,” 1 Cor. 1:17); AV “wisdom of words” NEB “worldly wisdom.”When God commanded Moses to go to Pharaoh and to lead the people out of Egypt, Moses protested and
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ELOQUENT<el’-o-kwent>: “Moses said .... I am not eloquent” ([אִישׁ דְּבָרִים‎, ’ish debharim], “a man of words” (Exodus 4:10)); but Aaron could “speak well.” In Isaiah 3:3 the Revised Version (British and American) [בִּין‎, bin], “intelligent,” is rendered “skilful (enchanter),” the King
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
ELOQUENT, elʹō̇-kwent: “Moses said.… I am not eloquent” (אִישׁ דְּבָרִים‎, ’īsh debhārīm, “a man of words” [Ex 4:10]); but Aaron could “speak well.” In Isa 3:3 RV בִּין‎, bīn, “intelligent,” is rendered “skilful [enchanter],” AV “eloquent [orator].” Apollos was “an eloquent man” (λόγιος, lógios,