Consider

CONSIDER

kon-sid'-er:

In the New Testament the force of the word is brought out most vividly in Matthew 6:26 (katamanthano), where it means to "examine closely," as though the observer had to bend down for this purpose, and in Luke 12:27; Hebrews 10:24 (katanoeo, to "observe well"), while in Hebrews 13:7 the anatheoreo, "look up toward" or "look again at" is consistent with the reverential regard commended in the context. Used in the Old Testament for a variety of Hebrew terms, signifying inspecting (Proverbs 31:16), examining (Leviticus 13:13), giving serious thoughts to (Psalms 77:5; Isaiah 1:3), it often means little more than "see" or "behold" (Psalms 8:3; 9:13).

H. E. Jacobs


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

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