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Heritage

Heritage

Allotment; possession.

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; neither as being lords over God's HERITAGE, but being ensamples to the flock. ( 1 Peter 1:1 Ezekiel 5:2-3 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Heritage'". A King James Dictionary.

HERITAGE

her'-i-taj (nachalah, from nachal, "to give"; kleroo):

That which is allotted, possession, property, portion, share, peculiar right, inheritance; applied to land transferred from the Canaanites to Israel (Psalms 11:6; 136:22); to Israel, as the heritage of Yahweh (Joel 3:2, etc.). In the New Testament (Ephesians 1:11) applied to believers, the spiritual Israel, as God's peculiar possession (Ellicott, Eadie).


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