Haughty • High Thing • High Things
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Haughty; Haughtiness[Heb rûm] (2 S. 22:28 par Ps. 18:27 [MT 28]; Prov. 6:17; 21:4; Isa. 10:12; Jer. 48:29); AV also HIGH, PROUD; NEB also PROUD, VAINGLORY, INSOLENT; [gaʾa] (Isa. 13:11); NEB ARROGANCE; [gāḇâ] (Ps. 101:5; 138:6; Prov. 16:18; 18:12; Isa. 2:11, 17; 3:16; 5:15; Ezk. 16:50; Zeph.
High Thing
High ThingThe AV uses this translation of Gk. hypsēlós (“high, lofty, elevated”) in Rom. 12:16, and for hýpsōma (“height, loftiness, exaltation”) in 2 Cor. 10:5. In both passages the reference is to pride, to things that are exalted in the eyes of the world.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HIGH THINGS:The translation of hupselos, “high,” “lofty,” “elevated” (Rom 12:16, “Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate,” the King James Version margin “be contented with mean things,” the Revised Version (British and American) “Set not your mind on high things, but
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
High Things
HIGH THINGS: The tr of hupsēlós, “high,” “lofty,” “elevated” (Rom 12:16, “Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate,” AVm “be contented with mean things,” RV “Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to [m “Gr be carried away with”] things [m “them”] that are lowly”); high things
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HAUGHTINESS [גָּאָהgaʾah, גָּבַהּgavah, רוּםrum; ὑπερήφανος hyperēphanos, ὑψηλὰ hypsēla, φρονεῖν phronein]. There are various Hebrew and Greek expressions translated in the NRSV as “haughty,” “haughtiness,” and “haughtily.” Most of these expressions entail a basic sense of elevation. Further,