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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Son

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Sometimes denotes a grandson, or any remote descendant, Genesis 29:5 2 Samuel 19:24 . At other times a son by adoption is meant, Genesis 48:5; or by law, Ruth 4:17; or by education, 1 Samuel 3:6 20:35; or by conversion, as Titus was Paul's "son father the common faith," Titus 1:4 . And again it denotes a mental or moral resemblance, etc., Judges 19:22 Psalm 89:6 Isaiah 57:3 Acts 13:10 . In a similar sense men are sometimes called sons of God, Luke 3:38 Romans 8:14 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Son'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/s/son.html. 1859.

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