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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Edge, Edged

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A — 1: στόμα
(Strong's #4750 — Noun Neuter — stoma — stom'-a )

the mouth (cp. Eng., "stomach," from stomachos, 1 Timothy 5:23 ), has a secondary and figurative meaning in reference to the "edge of a sharp instrument, as of a sword," Luke 21:24 ; Hebrews 11:34 (cp. the Sept., e.g., Genesis 34:26 ; Judges 18:27 ). See FACE , MOUTH.

B — 1: δίστομος
(Strong's #1366 — Adjective — distomos — dis'-tom-os )

lit., "double-mouthed" (dis, "twice," and A.), "two-edged," is used of a sword with two edges, Hebrews 4:12 ; Revelation 1:16 ; 2:12 . In the Sept., Judges 3:16 ; Psalm 149:6 ; Proverbs 5:4 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Edge, Edged'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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