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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: πορθέω
(Strong's #4199 — Verb — portheo — por-theh'-o )

"to destroy, ravage, lay waste," is used of the persecution inflicted by Saul of Tarsus on the church in Jerusalem, Acts 9:21 , and Galatians 1:23 , RV, "made havoc," for AV, "destroyed;" Galatians 1:13 , ditto, for AV, "wasted." See DESTROY , Note.

2: λυμαίνω
(Strong's #3075 — Verb — lumainomai — loo-mah'ee-nom-ahee )

"to maltreat, outrage" (lume, "an outrage"), is translated "made havock" in Acts 8:3 , AV (RV, "laid waste.")

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

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