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Gift of Healing
Gifts of Healing • Healing
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Healing, Gifts of
HEALING, GIFTS OF [Gk charismata iamatōn (ἰαματων)]. Literally rendered, “gifts of healings,” charismata iamatōn occurs three times in the NT, 1 Cor 12:9, 28, 30. The phenomenon is indicated by other terms elsewhere in Paul and in the NT.A. Pauline References1. The Corinthian Context. The noun used
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Healing, Gifts of
Healing, Gifts of[Gk charísmata iamátōn]. “Gifts of healing” are among the spiritual gifts enumerated in 1 Cor. 12:4–11, 28–30. The current revival of interest in the so-called charismata warrants a thorough study of gifts of healing.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HEALING, GIFTS OF
HEALING, GIFTS OF([χαρίσματα ἰαμάτων, charismata iamaton]): Among the “spiritual gifts” enumerated in 1 Cor 12:4-11, 28 are included “gifts of healings.” See SPIRITUAL GIFTS. The subject has risen into much prominence of recent years, and so calls for separate treatment. The points to
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Healing, Gifts of
healing, gifts of. This expression (Gk. charismata iamatōn) appears three times, all of them in 1 Cor. 12 (vv. 9, 28, 30). The theme of the chapter is the unity in which the “one and the same Spirit” (v. 11) distributes and administers the varieties of gifts within the one body of Christ at Corinth.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GIFTS OF HEALING
GIFTS OF HEALING [χαρίσματα ἰαμάτων charismata iamatōn]. The phrase “gifts of healing” appears in the Bible only in 1 Cor 12:9, 30, but must be understood under the larger canopy of the Bible’s interest in HEALING. Yahweh’s role as healer is paramount in the OT (e.g., Exod 15:26; 2 Kgs 5:7). In the
Key passages
1 Co 12:9

to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit,

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