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Faculties
Senses • Spiritual
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Faculties
Faculties [Gk. aisthētḗrion] (He. 5:14); AV SENSES; NEB PERCEPTIONS. A term denoting the “sense” that has the ability of moral discrimination (Bauer, rev, p. 25). Gk. aisthētḗrion occurs also in the LXX in Jer. 4:19 where Heb. qîrôṯ libbî, “walls of my heart,” is rendered tá aisthētḗria
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SENSES
SENSES<sen’-siz>: The translation of [αἰσθητήριον, aistheterion] (Hebrews 5:14, “those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern good and evil”). The word means, primarily, the seat of the senses, the region of feeling; in the Septuagint of Jeremiah 4:19, it represents the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Senses
SENSES, sen´siz: The tr of αἰσθητήριον, aisthētḗrion (He 5:14, “those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern good and evil”). The word means, primarily, the seat of the senses, the region of feeling; in the LXX of Jer 4:19, it represents the Heb ḳīr, “the walls of the heart” (see
The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia
Faculties
FacultiesThe term “faculties” in the early modern period usually identified particular aspects of the human self, particularly the understanding and the will. Jonathan Edwards ascribed to this concept, and developed his understanding of faculties in the soul especially in the context of the smaller