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Almighty

Almighty

See God, Names of

Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Edited by Walter A. Elwell
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Elwell, Walter A. "Entry for 'Almighty'". "Evangelical Dictionary of Theology". . 1997.

ALMIGHTY

ol-mit'-i:

(1) (shaddai (Genesis 17:1)):

Found in the Old Testament forty-eight times, most of these in the Book of Job; it occurs either alone or in combination with 'el, "God"). The root meaning is uncertain.

(2) (pantokrator), the exclusive translation of this Greek word in the New Testament, found principally in Re (nine times), once besides (2 Corinthians 6:18). Its occurrence in the Apocrypha is frequent. See GOD, NAMES OF.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALMIGHTY'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.