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1. lachash. This is joined with 'eloquent' in Isaiah 3:3 , A.V., but signifies 'a whisper,' 'incantation,' and may be translated 'one versed in enchantments.' The R.V. has 'skilful enchanter.' See DIVINATION.

2. ῥήτωρ, 'a speaker.' At the trial of Paul before Felix, Tertullus was hired to argue their case, and plead for Paul's condemnation. Acts 24:1 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Orator '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/o/orator.html. 1897.

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