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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Heir

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This is used in various applications as of one coming into a possession. It is applied to the Lord when He came to Israel seeking fruit. They said in effect, "This is the heir: come let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be ours." Mark 12:7 . Christ is appointed by God to be heir of all things. Hebrews 1:2 . Believers are by grace made sons through Christ, hence heirs, heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ. Romans 8:17; Galatians 4:7; cf. John 17:22 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Heir'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/h/heir.html. 1897.

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