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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Pestilence, Pestilent Fellow

1: λοιμός

(Strong's #3061 — Noun Masculine — loimos — loy-mos' )

"a pestilence, any deadly infectious malady," is used in the plural in Luke 21:11 (in some mss., Matthew 24:7 ); in Acts 24:5 , metaphorically, "a pestilent fellow." See FELLOW.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Pestilence, Pestilent Fellow'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/pestilence-pestilent-fellow.html. 1940.

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