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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fact
Fact In 1 S. 24:11 the RSV renders a Hebrew infinitive periphrastically by inserting the term “fact.” In several NT passages “facts” also occurs, either as a translation of the Greek particle hóti (Mt. 16:8; Mk. 8:17; Acts 13:34) or of toúto (2 Pet. 3:5, 8) or nuní (1 Cor. 15:20). The plural is used
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FACT
FACTLit. “a deed.” The word occurs only in the heading of the chapter, 2 Ki 10 the King James Version, “Jehu excuseth the fact by the prophecy of Elijah,” and in 2 Macc 4:36, with reference to the murder of Onias, “certain of the Greeks that abhorred the fact (the deed) also” (summisoponerounton,
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Fact And Theory
FACT AND THEORY.—Christianity is a religion which comes to man from God. It has to do with man’s relation to God, and with God’s will for man. Any knowledge, therefore, of the nature of Christianity depends upon revelation. This would still be true apart from the fact of sin and the fact that Christianity
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
Information
INFORMATION. “In the beginning was the word.” This opening of John’s gospel has served as a rich source for theological reflection. Words are the instruments for conveying intentions, securing meanings, and demonstrating intelligence. The interesting thing is that word, as developed by modern information
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Fact
FACT: Lit. “a deed.” The word occurs only in the heading of the chapter, 2 K 10 AV, “Jehu excuseth the fact by the prophecy of Elijah,” and in 2 Macc 4:36, with reference to the murder of Onias, “certain of the Greeks that abhorred the fact [the deed] also” (summisoponēroúntōn, lit. “hating wickedness