Despite, Despiteful, Despitefully (use) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Despite, Despiteful, Despitefully (use)

[ 1,,G1796, enubrizo ]
to treat insultingly, with contumely" (en, intensive, hubrizo, "to insult;" some connect it with huper, "above, over," Lat. super, which suggests the insulting disdain of one who considers himself superior), is translated "hath done despite" in Hebrews 10:29.


(1) Hubrizo, "to insult, act with insolence," is translated "to use despitefully" in Acts 14:5, AV; RV, "to entreat ... shamefully." See (ENTREAT) SHAMEFULLY, (ENTREAT) SPITEFULLY, REPROACH, B, No. 2.

(2) The noun hubristes, "a violent man," is translated "despiteful" in Romans 1:30, AV; RV, "insolent;" in 1 Timothy 1:13, "injurious."

[ 2,,G1908, epereazo ]
for which See ACCUSE, B, No. 3, is found in some mss. in Matthew 5:44, and translated "despitefully use," AV (the RV follows the mss. which omit the sentence). In the corresponding passage in Luke 6:28, the AV and RV have "despitefully use;" in 1 Peter 3:16, AV, "falsely accuse," RV, "revile." See ACCUSE, REVILE.

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