Invention • Made • Maker
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Make; Maker
Make; MakerSome of the most common terms rendered by these words are Heb. ʿāśâ, nāṯan, śîm śûm, šíṯ, and Gk. poiéō. God is repeatedly acknowledged as the maker of heaven and earth (e.g., Gen. 14:19, 22). Since humans are made in the image of God, they can fashion the raw materials of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
MAKER. A term usually applied to God as creator (Job 4:17; 36:3; Ps. 95:6; Prov. 22:2; Isa. 17:7; etc.; Hos. 8:14). It is used of man in Hab. 2:18. The NASB and NIV of Isa. 1:31 replace KJV “maker” with “work,” the former reading, “The strong man will become tinder, his work also a spark.” Delitzsch
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAKE, MAKER<mak>, <mak’-er> (עָשָׂה‎ [̀asah], נָתַן‎ [nathan], שׂוּם‎ [sum]; [ποιέω, poieo], [τίημι, tithemi], [καθίστημι, kathistemi]):
Compton’s Encyclopedia
inventionThe world’s progress is due largely to inventions. Whenever a new method, machine, or gadget is invented, it helps humankind to live a little easier or better or longer. Bit by bit, inventors add to wealth, knowledge, and comfort. Inventors work with known things and known principles. They
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Make, Maker
MAKE, māk, MAKER, mākʹẽr (עָשָׂה‎, ‛āsāh, נָתַן‎; nāthan, שׂוּם‎, sūm; ποιέω, poíéō, τίθημι, títhēmi, καθίστημι, kathístēmi): “Make” is a frequently used word, meaning “to create,” “construct,” “cause,” “constitute,” etc, and represents different Heb words.
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