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Farewell
Farewell Discourse • Farewell Message • Farewells
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Farewell
Farewell [Heb. nāšaq] (“kiss farewell,” Gen. 31:28); AV, NEB, KISS; [Gk. apotássomai] (“say farewell,” Lk. 9:61); NEB “say good-bye”; [rhṓnnymi] (Acts 15:29); AV “Fare ye well”; [apaspázomai] (“bid farewell,” Acts 21:5); AV “take leave”; NEB “say good-bye”; [chaírō] (2 Cor. 13:11). Originally
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Farewell Discourse
Farewell DiscourseA farewell discourse in the Bible is an address given by a prophetic leader to his followers at or close to the occasion of his death, exhorting them regarding their conduct in the future and prophesying what that future will involve. The genre was described by E. Stauffer in an appendix
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FAREWELL
FAREWELL<far-wel’> ([χαίρω, chairo]), Fare ye, or thou, well: Originally a wish at parting for those faring forth (traveling):1. As a parting wish at the close of a letter it represents the Greek [ἐῤῥωσο, err(h)oso], “Be strong,” imperative of [ῥώννυμι, rhonnumi], “to make strong” (Acts
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Farewell Discourse
FAREWELL DISCOURSEThe ancients found great interest in the last words of a prominent person. The scene is so prevalent that “farewell discourse” (“farewell address,” “final discourse,” or “testament”) has become a recognized genre of ancient literature. It features the last words of a dying figure to
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Farewell
FAREWELL, fâr-wel’ (χαίρω, chaírō), Fare ye, or thou, well: Originally a wish at parting for those faring forth (traveling):(1) As a parting wish at the close of a letter it represents the Gr ἐῤῥωσο, érr[h]ōso, “Be strong,” imperat. of ῥώννυμι, rhō̇nnumi, “to make strong” (Acts 15:29; 23:30