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Evil-workers
Evildoer
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Evil-workers
Evil-workers [Gk. kakoí ergátai] (Phil. 3:2); NEB “malpractices.” The literal meaning is “malicious laborers.” The noun ergátai is used frequently, almost technically, of Christian missionaries, the “laborers” whom God sends forth into His harvest (Mt. 9:38). Used of Jewish propagandists—probably
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Evildoer
EVILDOER. One who is bad; from the Heb. rā˓â, to “break,” and so to render worthless (Pss. 37:1; 119:115; Isa. 1:4; etc.). The Gk. word (kakopoios) is identical with the English (1 Pet. 2:12, 14; 4:15).