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Bear; Born

BEAR; BORN

bar, born (vb.), (yaladh):

Occurs frequently in its literal sense, alluding to motherhood (Genesis 16:11; 17:17,19,21; 18:13; 22:23; 30:3; Leviticus 12:5; Judges 13:3; 5:7; Ruth 1:12; 1 Kings 3:21; Jeremiah 29:6); in the New Testament gennao, in the same sense (Luke 1:13).

Figurative:

It is often used with reference to the beginning of the spiritual life or regeneration (John 1:13; 3:3-8; 1 John 2:29; 3:9; 4:7; 5:1,4,18 the King James Version).

See REGENERATION.


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