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Example

Example [N]

of Christ ( 1 Peter 2:21 ; John 13:15 ); of pastors to their flocks (Phil 3:17 ; 2 th 3:9 ; 1 Timothy 4:12 ; 1 Peter 5:3 ); of the Jews as a warning ( Hebrews 4:11 ); of the prophets as suffering affliction ( James 5:10 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Example". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

EXAMPLE

eg-zam'-p'-l (tupos, "a pattern," hupodeigma, "copy" "representation" hupogrammos, "a writing-copy," example):

A typical, representative, or illustrative case; a pattern or model for imitation (hupodeigma, John 13:15; Hebrews 8:5 the King James Version; James 5:10; hupogrammos, 1 Peter 2:21; tupos, 1 Timothy 4:12 the King James Version) or warning (deigma, "a sample," "exhibition," Jude 1:7; compare 2 Peter 2:6; hupodeigma, Hebrews 4:11; tupos, 1 Corinthians 10:6,11 ). "Ensample" (tupos, 2 Maccabees 6:28,31; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:7; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Peter 5:3) and "example" have the same meaning, but the former is always suggestive of goodness.


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