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Importable

IMPORTABLE

im-por'-ta-b'l (dusbastaktos):

An obsolete word, meaning "unbearable" (Latin: im, "not," portabilis, "bearable") found in Pr Man, "Thine angry threatening (the Revised Version (British and American) "the anger of thy threatening") toward sinners is importable"; compare Rheims version, Matthew 23:4, "heavy burdens and importable"; Chaucer ("Clerk's Tale" C.T.), "For it were importable though they wolde."


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