Robertson Word Pictures - Acts 8:2 - 8:2

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Robertson Word Pictures - Acts 8:2 - 8:2

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Devout (eulabeis). Only four times in the N.T. (Luk 2:25; Act 2:5; Act 8:2; Act 22:12). Possibly some non-Christian Jews helped. The burial took place before the Christians were chiefly scattered.

Buried (sunekomisan). Aorist active indicative of sunkomizoĢ„, old verb to bring together, to collect, to join with others in carrying, to bury (the whole funeral arrangements). Only here in the N.T.

Lamentation (kopeton). Late word from koptomai, to beat the breast, in lxx, Plutarch, etc., only here in the N.T.