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Fury
Furious • Furiously • Golden City • Rage
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fury; Furious; Furiously
Fury; Furious; Furiously [Heb ḥēmâ, beḥēmâ (Ezk. 23:25), ḥārôn (Ex. 15:7), ʿeḇrâ (Ps. 7:6 [MT 7]; Prov. 22:8), zaʿam (Isa. 10:5; Hab. 3:12), zaʿap̱ (Isa. 30:30), nāqām (Isa. 59:17), bešiggāʿôn (2 K. 9:20), maḏhēḇâ (Isa. 14:4), qinʾâ (Isa. 42:13); Aram qeṣap̱ (Dnl. 2:12),
Golden City
Golden City The translation “golden city” (AV, Isa. 14:4) is an attempt to render the TR Heb. maḏhēḇâ, but can hardly be justified. (But cf. KD inloc) Almost all the ancient versions read Heb. marhēḇâ, a word which connotes unrest and insolence, fitting the context well (cf. RSV “insolent fury”;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Fury
FURY. Used particularly to express the burning anger and rage of man (Gen 27:44; 2 Sam 11:20; Est 1:12; 2:1); of the he-goat in Daniel’s vision (Dan 8:6) and of God (Lev 26:28; Isa 42:25; 51:17 ff.; Jer 4:4; 10:25; Ezk 5:13; Zech 8:2}). See Anger.
Golden City
GOLDEN CITY. Isa 14, the taunt-song against Babylon, speaks (v. 4) of the end of the golden city (Heb. madhēbâ). The translators, not finding the root in Heb., took it as Aramaic dhb. “gold,” and therefore the derivation as “golden one,” or “exactress of gold” (marg.). But now the Dead Sea Scroll 1QIsa
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Fury
FURY (Heb. ḥēmâ, “heat”; or ḥārôn, “burning”). In KJV refers to intense anger attributed to God metaphorically or speaking after the manner of men (Lev. 26:28; Job 20:23; Isa. 63:3; etc.). The NASB and NIV render “anger,” “wrath.” It is the spontaneous reaction of the divine holiness against sin
Golden City
GOLDEN CITY (Heb. madhēbâ). A term applied in the KJV to Babylon (Isa. 14:4; NASB and NIV, see marg.) and occurring nowhere else. “Not one of the early translators ever thought of deriving this word from the Aramaean dehab (gold), but translated the word as if it were marhebah (haughty, violent treatment).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Fury
Furyas attributed to God, is a figurative expression for dispensing afflictive judgments (Lev. 26:28; Job 20:23; Isa. 63:3; Jer. 4:4; Ezek. 5:13; Dan. 9:16; Zech. 8:2).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Fury
FURY - violent and intense anger; rage. The Bible speaks often of the "fury of the Lord" (Is. 51:13, 22)-a phrase referring to the judgment of a holy God against the sinful rebellion of human beings. Also see Wrath.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FURY
FURY<fu’-ri> ([ἀλάστωρ, alastor], “not to forget,” “significant of revenge”): Occurs only in 2 Macc 7:9 the King James Version, “Thou like a fury (the Revised Version (British and American) “Thou, miscreant”) takest us out of this present life.”See also WRATH; FIERCENESS; ANGER.
GOLDEN, CITY
GOLDEN, CITY<gold’-’-n>: The translation “golden city” (Isa 14:4) is an attempt to render the received text ([מַדְהֵבָה‎, madhhebhah]), but can hardly be justified. Almost all the ancient versions read ([מַרְהֵבָה‎, marhebhah]), a word which connotes unrest and insolence, fitting the context well.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Fury
FURY, fūʹri (ἀλάστωρ, alástōr, “not to forget,” “significant of revenge”): Occurs only in 2 Macc 7:9 AV, “Thou like a fury [RV “Thou, miscreant”] takest us out of this present life.” See also Wrath; Fierceness; Anger.