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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Certify

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sẽr´ti -fı̄ : Occurs in (1) 2 Samuel 15:28 ( הגּיד , haggı̄dh , "to show," "announce," from נגד morf " , nāghadh ); (2) Ezra 4:14 , Ezra 4:16; Ezra 5:10; Ezra 7:24 ( הודע , hōdha‛ , "to make known," from ידע , yedha‛ ; Aramaic for ידע , yādha‛ ); (3) Esther 2:22 the King James Version ( אמר , 'āmar , "to say," "tell," so the Revised Version (British and American)); and (4) Galatians 1:11 the King James Version γνωρίζω , gnōrı́zō , "to make to know," so the Revised Version (British and American)). In the English Versions of the Bible, accordingly, the word has not the strong, specific sense of "to make certain," but only the broader sense of "to make to know." Compare Psalm 39:5 (Prayer Book version), "that I may be certified how long I have to live.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Certify'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/c/certify.html. 1915.

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