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Rid; Riddance


rid, rid'-ans:

"Rid" originally meant "rescue" (the King James Version Genesis 37:22; Exodus 6:6; Psalms 82:4; 144:7,11), whence the meaning "remove" or "clean out" (Leviticus 26:6 the King James Version, with "riddance" in Leviticus 23:22; Zechariah 1:18). The word occurs in the American Standard Revised Version and in the English Revised Version in Exodus 6:6.

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

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