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Guiltless
Blamelessness • Faultless
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Guiltless
Guiltless [Heb. nāqâ, nāqî; Gk. anaítios, anénklētos, hagnós]; AV also BLAMELESS, INNOCENT, QUIT OF THINE OATH (Josh. 2:20), APPROVED YOURSELVES TO BE CLEAR (2 Cor. 7:11); NEB BLAMELESS, INNOCENT, QUIT OF THE OATH (Josh. 2:19f), BE RELEASED (Josh. 2:17), NOT HELD AGAINST THEM (Mt. 12:5), WITHOUT
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GUILTLESS
GUILTLESS<gilt’-les>: The primary meaning of the Hebrew word is “to be clean.” Sometimes the meaning is “freedom from blame,” at other times to be “free from punishment,” these two ideas running over into each other as with the word “guilt.” The latter meaning seems to predominate in Ex 20:7;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Guiltless
GUILTLESS, giltʹles: The primary meaning of the Heb word is “to be clean.” Sometimes the meaning is “freedom from blame,” at other times to be “free from punishment,” these two ideas running over into each other as with the word “guilt.” The latter meaning seems to predominate in Ex 20:7; Dt 5:11; 2
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