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Enmity
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Enmity
Enmity [Heb. ʾêḇâ] (Gen. 3:15; Nu. 35:21f.; Ezk. 25:15; 35:5); AV also HATRED (Ezk. 25:15; 35:5); NEB also ENEMY (Nu. 35:22), FEUD (Ezk. 35:5); [śānēʾ] (Dt. 4:42; 19:4, 6; Josh. 20:5); AV HATED; [śāṭam] (Ps. 55:3 [MT 4]); AV HATE; NEB REVILE; [Gk. thymós] (Gal. 5:20); AV WRATH; NEB “fits of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Enmity
ENMITY. The Heb. ’êbâ occurs five times in the OT (Gen 3:15; Num 35:21–22; Ezk 25:15; 35:5). The enmity in Gen 3:15 is between the serpent and Eve and between its seed and her seed, symbolic of the spiritual warfare between Satan and Christ and His followers. Individual hostility is in view in Num
Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
Enemy
Enemy, enmity, hatredThe terminology of “enemy” (echthros), “enmity” (echthra), “hate” (miseō) and its various related images must be seen within the context of the dualism of Pauline thought. Humanity is divided by Paul into “those who are being saved” and “those who are perishing” (1 Cor 1:18; 2
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Enmity
ENMITY (Heb. ˒êbâ; Gk. echthra). Deep-rooted hatred or irreconcilable hostility. God established perpetual enmity, not only between the serpent and the woman, but also between the human and the serpent race (Gen. 3:15). Friendship with the world (i.e., the corrupt part of it) is declared to be “enmity
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Enmity
Enmitydeep-rooted hatred. “I will put enmity between thee and the woman, between thy seed and her seed” (Gen. 3:15). The friendship of the world is “enmity with God” (James 4:4; 1 John 2:15, 16). The “carnal mind” is “enmity against God” (Rom. 8:7). By the abrogation of the Mosaic institutes the “enmity”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Enmity
ENMITY — deep-seated animosity or hatred. The apostle Paul declared that the human mind in its natural state is in “enmity against God” (Rom. 8:7). This enmity can be changed only through the redemptive power of Christ.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ENMITY
ENMITY<en’-mi-ti> ([אֵיבָה‎, ’ebhah]; [ἔχθρα, echthra]): “Enmity” (hate) occurs as the translation of ’ebhah in Genesis 3:15, “I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed,” and in Numbers 35:21, 22, where the absence of enmity on the part of the man-slayer
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Enmity
ENMITY, enʹmi-ti (אֵיבָה‎, ’ēbhāh; ἔχθρα, échthra): “Enmity” (hate) occurs as the tr of ’ēbhāh in Gen 3:15, “I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed,” and in Nu 35:21, 22, where the absence of enmity on the part of the man-slayer modifies the judgment to be