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Hard Sayings; Hard Sentences

HARD SAYINGS; HARD SENTENCES

sa'-ingz;, sen'-ten-siz:

In Daniel 5:12 the King James Version (Aramaic 'aqiahan), the Revised Version (British and American) "dark sentences," of enigmatic utterances which preternatural wisdom was needed to interpret; in John 6:60 (skleros .... ho logos), of sayings (Christ's words at Capernaum about eating His flesh and drinking His blood) difficult for the natural mind to understand (compare 6:52).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HARD SAYINGS; HARD SENTENCES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.