corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Betray, Betrayer

Resource Toolbox
A — 1: παραδίδωμι
(Strong's #3860 — Verb — paradidomi — par-ad-id'-o-mee )

"to betray" (para, "up," didomi, "to give"), lit., "to give over," is used either (a) in the sense of delivering a person or thing to be kept by another, to commend, e.g., Acts 28:16 ; (b) to deliver to prison or judgment, e.g., Matthew 4:12 ; 1 Timothy 1:20 ; (c) to deliver over treacherously by way of "betrayal," Matthew 17:22 (RV, "delivered"); Matthew 26:16 ; John 6:64 etc.; (d) to hand on, deliver, e.g., 1 Corinthians 11:23 ; (e) to allow of something being done, said of the ripening of fruit, Mark 4:29 , RV, "is ripe" (marg., "alloweth"). See BRING , Note (4), CAST , COMMIT , DELIVER , GIVE , HAZARD , PUT (in prison), RECOMMEND.

B — 1: προδότης
(Strong's #4273 — Noun Masculine — prodotes — prod-ot'-ace )

"a betrayer" (akin to A), is translated "betrayers" in Acts 7:52 ; "traitor," "traitors," in Luke 6:16 ; 2 Timothy 3:4 . See TRAITOR.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Betray, Betrayer'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/b/betray-betrayer.html. 1940.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Bestow
Next Entry
Betroth
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology