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As

AS

az:

Conj. and adverb (usually Greek hos hosper, kathos), designating:

(1) Likeness:

(a) between nouns (Genesis 3:5; Judges 6:5; Philippians 2:8; Hebrews 11:27,29); (b) between verbs (Luke 6:36; John 5:30; 1 Corinthians 10:7); (c) between adjectives (1 Corinthians 15:48).

(2) Limitation (with respect to a particular aspect or relation) (1 Peter 4:15,16).

(3) Time (Luke 8:5; 15:25; Acts 8:36).

(4) Cause (1 Corinthians 4:1).

(5) Concession (John 7:10; 2 Corinthians 11:21).

(6) Illustration, in numerous passages, beginning "as it is written," "as it is said," etc.


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