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Embassy
Ambassage • Delegation
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Embassy
Embassy [Gk. presbeía] (Lk. 14:32; 19:14); AV AMBASSAGE; NEB ENVOYS, DELEGATION. A body of ambassadors with a message entrusted to them. The term presbeía is used by Jesus twice: (1) in the parable of the pounds, of the citizens who hated the nobleman and sent a delegation after him with the message
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ambassage
Ambassage, embassy, a message of a public nature brought by ambassadors. The word also sometimes includes the ambassadors themselves. Luke 14:32.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMBASSAGE
AMBASSAGE<am’-ba-saj> ([πρεσβεία, presbeia], “an embassy,” a body of ambassadors on the message entrusted to them): Twice used by Christ1. in the parable of the Pounds, of the citizens who hated the nobleman and sent an ambassage, refusing to have him reign over them, thus illustrating those who
A Catholic Dictionary
Delegation
delegation. A judge or administrator delegates his jurisdiction and power when he commits their exercise to another. A judge-delegate differs from a judge in ordinary in that the latter exercises his own jurisdiction, and decides cases in his own right, whereas the delegate relies on the right and jurisdiction
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Ambassage
AMBASSAGE.—This term is used in Lk 14:32 (AV and RV) and in RV of Lk 19:14 (more accurately instead of AV ‘message’). The Greek is πρεσβεία. Both in the original and the translation the abstract is used for the concrete; a term meaning the office or message of an ambassador or body of ambassadors for
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Ambassage
ambassage. A term used in the KJV with the meaning, “group of ambassadors” (for Gk. presbeia G4561, Lk. 14:32, NIV “delegation”).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Ambassage
AMBASSAGE, amʹba-sā̇j (πρεσβεία, presbeía, “an embassy,” a body of ambassadors on the message entrusted to them): Twice used by Christ (1) in the parable of the Pounds, of the citizens who hated the nobleman and sent an ambassage, refusing to have him reign over them, thus illustrating those who wilfully