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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Headlong

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1: κατακρημνίζω
(Strong's #2630 — Verb — katakremnizo — kat-ak-rame-nid'-zo )

signifies "to throw over a precipice" (kata, "down," kremnos, "a steep bank," etc.), said of the purpose of the people of Nazareth to destroy Christ, Luke 4:29 .

2: πρηνής
(Strong's #4248 — Adjective — prenes — pray-nace' )

an adjective denoting "headlong, prone," is used with the verb ginomai, "to become," in Acts 1:18 , of the death of Judas, "falling headlong;" various suggestions have been made as to the actual details; some ascribe to the word the meaning "swelling up."


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Headlong'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/h/headlong.html. 1940.

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