Right (opp. to left), Right hand, Right side - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Right (opp. to left), Right hand, Right side

[ 1,,G1188, dexios ]
an adjective, used
(a) of the right" as opposite to the left, e.g., Matthew 5:29-Matthew 5:30; Revelation 10:5, RV, "right hand;" in connection with armor (figuratively), 2 Corinthians 6:7; with en, followed by the dative plural, Mark 16:5; with ek, and the genitive plural, e.g., Matthew 25:33-Matthew 25:34; Luke 1:11;
(b) of giving the "right hand" of fellowship, Galatians 2:9, betokening the public expression of approval by leaders at Jerusalem of the course pursued by Paul and Barnabas among the Gentiles; the act was often the sign of a pledge, e.g. 2 Kings 10:15; 1 Chronicles 29:24, marg.; Ezra 10:19; Ezekiel 17:18; figuratively, Lamentations 5:6; it is often so used in the papyri;
(c) metaphorically of "power" or "authority," Acts 2:33; with ek, signifying "on," followed by the genitive plural, Matthew 26:64; Mark 14:62; Hebrews 1:13;
(d) similarly of "a place of honor in the messianic kingdom," Matthew 20:21; Mark 10:37.

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