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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Supplication

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1: δέησις

(Strong's #1162 — Noun Feminine — deesis — deh'-ay-sis )

is always translated "supplication," or the plural, in the RV. See PRAYER , B, No. 3.

2: ἱκετηρία

(Strong's #2428 — Noun Feminine — hiketeria — hik-et-ay-ree'-ah )

is the feminine form of the adjective hiketerios, denoting "of a suppliant," and used as a noun, formerly "an olive branch" carried by a suppliant (hiketes), then later, "a supplication," used with No. 1 in Hebrews 5:7 . In the Sept., Job 40:22 (Eng. Vers. Job 41:3 ).

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

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