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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Kindle

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1: ἅπτω

(Strong's #681 — Verb — hapto — hap'-to )

properly, "to fasten to," is used in Acts 28:2 (in the most authentic mss., some mss. have No. 3), of "kindling a fire." See No. 2.

Note: Hapto is used of "lighting a lamp," in Luke 8:16; 11:33; 15:8 . For the Middle Voice see TOUCH.

2: περί

(Strong's #4012 681 — Preposition — periapto — per-ee' )

properly, "to tie about, attach" (peri, "around," and No. 1), is used of "lighting" a fire in the midst of a court in Luke 22:55 (some mss. have No. 1).

3: ἀνάπτω

(Strong's #381 — Verb — anapto — an-ap'-to )

"to light up" (ana, "up," and No. 1), is used (a) literally, in James 3:5 , "kindleth;" (b) metaphorically, in the Passive Voice, in Luke 12:49 , of the "kindling" of the fire of hostility; see FIRE , A (f). For Acts 28:2 , see No. 1, above.

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

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