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Benefit

BENEFIT

ben'-e-fit (gemul = "a deed," 2 Chronicles 32:25); yaTabh = (causat.) "to make well," "to do good" (Jeremiah 18:10). The plural of gemul, is found is found in Psalms 103:2. Psalms 68:19 (the King James Version) should be translated "Blessed be the Lord. Day by day he sustains us; God is our salvation." charis = "gift"; "grace" (2 Corinthians 1:15, "a second benefit":

that is, two visits in the same journey). euergesia = "good deed done" (1 Timothy 6:2: "because they that partake of the benefit (of their service) are believing and beloved"); agathos = "good" (Philemon 1:14, the King James Version; the Revised Version (British and American) "goodness").

Frank E. Hirsch


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