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Shamefastness

SHAMEFASTNESS

sham'-fast-nes:

The original the King James Version translation of aidos, in Sirach 41:16 and 1 Timothy 2:9. Perhaps half a century later the spelling "shamefacedness" supplanted the better form, and continues in the ordinary editions of the King James Version. The Revised Version (British and American), however, rightly restores "shamefastness."


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