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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Let
LetSometimes used in the AV (e.g., Rom. 1:13; 2 Thess. 2:7) in the old sense of “hinder, prevent” (Anglo-Saxon lettan) instead of the more common sense of “permit” (Anglo-Saxon lætan).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LET
LET[κατέχω, katecho]): Usually in the sense of “permit” (Anglo-Saxon, leetan), but also in Old English with meaning of “hinder” (Anglo-Saxon, lettan). This latter sense is found in 2 Thessalonians 2:7 the King James Version, “Only he who now letteth will let,” where the Revised Version (British
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Let
Let, an old English word, meaning to obstruct or hinder (Isa. 43:13; Rom. 1:13).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Let
LET (κατέχω, katéchō): Usually in the sense of “permit” (AS lætan), but also in Old Eng. with meaning of “hinder” (AS lettan). This latter sense is found in 2 Thess 2:7 AV, “Only he who now letteth will let,” where RV has, “Only there is one that restraineth now.”