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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Degree

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1: βαθμός

(Strong's #898 — Noun Masculine — bathmos — bath-mos' )

denotes "a step," primarily of a threshold or stair, and is akin to baino, "to go;" figuratively, "a standing, a stage in a career, position, degree," 1 Timothy 3:13 , of faithful deacons.

Note: Tapeinos, "low, humble," whether in condition or mind, is translated "of low degree" in Luke 1:52; James 1:9 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Degree'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/d/degree.html. 1940.

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