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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: ἄγριος
(Strong's #66 — Adjective — agrios — ag'-ree-os )

denotes (a) "of or in fields" (agros, "a field"), hence, "not domestic," said of honey, Matthew 3:4 ; Mark 1:6 ; (b) "savage, fierce," Jude 1:13 , RV, metaphorically, "wild (waves)," AV, "raging." It is used in the papyri of a malignant wound.

Note: In Revelation 6:8 the RV renders therion (plural) "wild beasts" (AV, "beasts").


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

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