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Insult
Injurious • Injury
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Insult
Insult[Heb ḥārap̱, ḥerpâ] (1 S. 25:39; Ps. 69:9, 20 [MT 10, 21]; Prov. 14:31; 17:5; Lam. 3:30); AV REPROACH; NEB REPROACH, ABUSE, SNEER AT; [ṣāḥaq] (Gen. 39:14, 17); AV MOCK; NEB “make a mockery of”; [qālôn] (Prov. 12:16); AV SHAME; NEB “slighted” [kelimmâ] (Job 20:3); AV “putteth (me) to
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Insult
INSULT. Such treatment of another, in word or deed, as expresses contempt. It is not definitely noticed in the Mosaic law; only the reviling of a ruler was forbidden (Ex. 22:28, “curse”) but without any special penalty attached. The severity with which disrespect toward sacred persons was regarded appears
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
INJURIOUS
INJURIOUS<in-joo’-ri-us>, <in-ju’-ri-us> ([ὑβριστής, hubristes], “insolent”): In former usage, the word was strongly expressive of insult as well as hurtfulness. So in 1 Tim 1:13. In Rom 1:30 the same adjective is translated “insolent” (the King James Version “despiteful”).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Insult
INSULT To treat with insolence, indignity, or contempt. The term does not appear in the KJV but becomes increasingly frequent in more recent translations, such as the NIV, where it replaces such terms as abuse, mock, revile, reproach, or ridicule. According to Hebrew wisdom, the wise person ignores insults
Injury
INJURY Act that hurts, damages, or causes loss; the result of such an act. Old Testament law provided two responses to injuries; retaliation in kind (“eye for eye, tooth for tooth,” Exod. 21:24) and compensation. For example, if the victim of an assault was confined to bed, the assailant was to pay the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Injurious
INJURIOUS, in-jo̅o̅ʹri-us, in-jūʹri-us (ὑβριστής, hubristḗs, “insolent”): In former usage, the word was strongly expressive of insult as well as hurtfulness. So in 1 Tim 1:13. In Rom 1:30 the same adj. is trd “insolent” (AV “despiteful”).