Vincent Word Studies - 2 Corinthians 12:20 - 12:20

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Vincent Word Studies - 2 Corinthians 12:20 - 12:20


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This Chapter Verse Commentaries:

Strifes (ἐριθεῖαι)

Rev., better, factions. See on Jam 3:14.

Wraths (θυμοί)

For the plural, compare deaths, 2Co 11:33; drunkennesses, Gal 5:21; bloods, Joh 1:13 (see note); the willings of the flesh, Eph 2:3; mercies, Phi 2:1. Excitements or outbursts of wrath.

Whisperings (ψιθυρισμοί)

Psithurismoi, the sound adapted to the sense. Only here in the New Testament. Secret slanders. In Sept., Ecc 10:11, it is used of the murmuring of a snake-charmer. Ψιθυριστής whisperer, occurs Rom 1:29.

Swellings (φυσιώσεις)

Only here in the New Testament. Conceited inflation. For the kindred verb φυσιάω to puff up, see on 1Co 4:6.

Tumults (ἀκαταστασίαι)

See on 2Co 6:5.