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Confer; Conference

CONFER; CONFERENCE

kon'-fer, kon'-ferens:

The equivalent of three Greek words of different shades of meaning. In Galatians 1:16, prosanatithemi, had been used in classical writers for resorting to oracles (Lightfoot on Galatians 2:6; Ellicott on Galatians 1:16); hence, "to take counsel with," "to consult." In Acts 4:15, sumballo, "to compare views," "discuss"; and in Acts 25:12, sullaleo, "to talk together." Compare the single passage in the Old Testament (1 Kings 1:7).


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