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Fine
Fines
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fine
Fine An adjective that indicates superior quality. Only in a few instances does the English translation “fine” represent a separate word: (1) Heb. ṭôḇ, “good,” qualifies gold (2 Ch. 3:5, 8, “fine gold”; cf. Gen. 2:12, “good”) and copper (Ezr. 8:27, “fine bright bronze”); Aram ṭāḇ (Dnl. 2:32, “fine
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Fine, Fines
FINE, FINES. (Heb. middâ). A term referring to something measured out (2 Kings 23:33; Ezra 4:20). The KJV renders the term “tribute.” The NIV has “levy” and “taxes” respectively. See Punishments.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Fine
Finefine, a verb (kjv) that designates the process by which impurities are removed from precious metals (rsv: ‘refine,’ Job 28:1; see also Prov. 25:4; 27:1). As an adjective it means of good and delicate or firm quality (Gen. 41:42) or composed of extremely small particles (Exod. 9:9).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FINE
FINE<fin> (adj., from Latin finire, “to finish”): Indicates superior quality. Only in a few instances does “fine” represent a separate word:1. Tobh, “good,” qualifies gold (2 Ch 3:5, 8, “fine gold”; compare Gen 2:12, “good”); fine gold (Lam 4:1, the King James Version “most fine
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Fine
Fine, Finer, Fining, now refine, refiner, refining, occur in Job 28:1; Prov. 25:4; 27:21, and relate to the separation of the precious metals from their dross by melting them.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Fine
FINE, fīn (adj., from Lat finire, “to finish”): Indicates superior quality. Only in a few instances does “fine” represent a separate word: (1) ṭōbh, “good,” qualifies gold (2 Ch 3:5, 8, “fine gold”; cf Gen 2:12, “good”); fine gold (Lam 4:1, AV “most fine gold,” RV “most pure gold,” lit. “good fine