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Attent; Attentive

ATTENT; ATTENTIVE

a-tent' (archaic; 2 Chronicles 6:40); a-tent'-iv:

Expresses the direction of thought and interest toward some one point. Same Hebrew word as "attend," and is used particularly in prayers (Psalms 130:2; Nehemiah 1:6). "Very attentive" (Luke 19:48) is a paraphrase for what is literally rendered in the Revised Version (British and American), "the people all hung upon him, listening" exekremeto.


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