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Conceal

CONCEAL

kon-sel' (parakalupto):

Found but once in the New Testament (Luke 9:45). The primary meaning is to cover by hanging something in front of the object hidden. The purpose of the one concealing is made prominent. There is, therefore, a reserve and studied progress in regard to the statement of facts, that is not always a suppression of truth (Proverbs 12:16,23). God withholds more than He reveals (Proverbs 25:2; compare Psalms 97:2; 1 Timothy 6:16).


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