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Odor

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: ὀσμή

(Strong's #3744 — Noun Feminine — osme — os-may' )

"a smell, an odor" (akin to ozo, "to smell"), is translated "odor" in John 12:3 , it is used metaphorically in Ephesians 5:2 , RV, "an odor (of a sweet smell)," AV, "(a sweet smelling) savor," of the effects Godward of the Sacrifice of Christ; in Philippians 4:18 of the effect of sacrifice, on the part of those in the church at Philippi, who sent material assistance to the Apostle in his imprisonment. The word is translated "savor" in 2 Corinthians 2:14,16 (twice).

Note: For thumiama, "incense," translated "odors" in the AV of Revelation 5:8 (RV, "incense"), see INCENSE. For amomon (quoted in RV marg. in the Latinized form amomum) in Revelation 18:13 , see SPICE.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Odor'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​o/odor.html. 1940.
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