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Limit
Extremity • Limitation
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Limit
Limit[Heb ʿaḏ taḵlîṯ (Job 11:7), gāraʿ,—‘withdraw’ (Job 15:8), qēṣ (Ps. 119:96; Nah. 3:9), ḥōq (Prov. 8:29), tôṣāʿôṯ (1 Ch. 5:16); Gk. ámetros (“beyond limit,” 2 Cor. 10:13a, 15), tó métron tón kanános (2 Cor. 10:13b)]; AV END, RESTRAIN, MEASURE, etc.; NEB also “perfection,” “usurp,”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LIMIT
LIMIT<lim’-it> (גַּבֻל‎ [gebhul], “bound”): Occurs once in Ezekiel 43:12 (“limit” of holy mountain). “Limited” (Psalm 78:41) and “limiteth” ([ὁρίζω, horizo], Hebrews 4:7) are changed in the Revised Version (British and American) to “provoked” (the margin retains “limited”) and “defineth”
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Limit
LIMIT, limʹit (גְּבֻל‎, gebhul, “bound”): Occurs once in Ezk 43:12 (“limit” of holy mountain). “Limited” (Ps 78:41) and “limiteth” (ὁρίζω, horízō, He 4:7) are changed in RV to “provoked” (m retains “limited”) and “defineth” respectively.