The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Majesty; Majestic[Heb gāʾôn] (Ex. 15:17; Job 37:4; 40:10; Isa. 2:10, 19, 21; 24:14; 60:15; Mic. 5:4); AV also EXCELLENCY; NEB also TRIUMPH, PRIDE; [gaʾa] (Dt. 33:26; Ps. 68:34 [MT 35]); AV EXCELLENCY; NEB GLORY, PRIDE; [geʾûṯ] (Ps. 93:1; Isa. 26:10); [hāḏār] (1 Ch. 16:27; Ps. 21:5 [MT 6];
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Apostolic Majesty
Apostolic Majesty.—Title of honor, bestowed on the Pope during the Middle Ages.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MAJESTY [גָּאוֹןgaʾon; μεγαλειότης megaleiotēs, μεγαλωσύνη megalōsynē]. This term indicates the lofty status of God and has a royal connotation (e.g., 1 Chr 29:11). The “majesty” of the Lord is something to be feared (e.g., Job 13:11; Isa 2:19). The verb associated with this noun means “to be exalted” (gaʾah
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