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koun'-ter-fit (kibdelos, anatupoo, homoioo):

"Counterfeit" occurs as the translation of kibdelos, "mixed with dross," "not genuine" (The Wisdom of Solomon 15:9, "to make counterfeit things," the Revised Version (British and American) "mouldeth counterfeits," "spurious things, imitations"); 2:16 the Revised Version (British and American) "base metal" (compare Septuagint Leviticus 19:19; Deuteronomy 22:11, "mingled garment," and 2 Corinthians 13:5,6, adokimos, "reprobate" (silver)). "Counterfeit" in the older sense of a representation occurs in The Wisdom of Solomon 14:17 (anatupoo, "to make a likeness"), "counterfeit of his visage," the Revised Version (British and American) "imagining the likeness from afar," and Ecclesiasticus 38:27 (homoioo, "to make like"), "to counterfeit imagery," the Revised Version (British and American) "to preserve likeness in his portraiture."

W. L. Walker

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