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Require

REQUIRE

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"Require" meant originally "seek after," whence "ask," and so (as in modern English) "demand." All meanings are common in the King James Version (e.g. 1 Samuel 21:8; Ecclesiastes 3:15; Ezra 8:22; 1 Corinthians 4:2), and the Revised Version (British and American) has made little change.


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