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Purloining

Purloining

Stealing; pilfering.

Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again; not PURLOINING, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. ( Titus 2:9-10 )

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

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

PURLOINING

pur-loin'-ing:

Lit. "for far off," hence, to carry away or steal; the word is the translation of nosphizomai, "to take away for oneself," "to secrete," "to steal," a word appropriate to those in the position of slaves in a master's service (Titus 2:10, "not purloining").


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