Saying - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Saying

[ 1,,G3056, logos ]
a word," as embodying a conception or idea, denotes among its various meanings, "a saying, statement or declaration," uttered
(a) by God; RV, "word" or "words" (AV, "saying"), e.g., in John 8:55; Romans 3:4; Revelation 19:9; Revelation 22:6-Revelation 22:7, Revelation 22:9-Revelation 22:10;
(b) by Christ, e.g., Mark 8:32; Mark 9:10; Mark 10:22; Luke 9:28; John 6:60; John 21:23; the RV appropriately substitutes "word" or "words" for AV, "saying" or "sayings," especially in John's Gospel e.g. John 7:36, John 7:40; John 8:51-John 8:52; John 10:19; John 14:24; John 15:20; John 18:9, John 18:32; John 19:13;
(c) by an angel, Luke 1:29;
(d) by OT prophets, John 12:38 (RV, "word") Romans 13:9 (ditto); 1 Corinthians 15:54;
(e) by the Apostle Paul in the Pastoral Epp., 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Timothy 3:1; 1 Timothy 4:9; 2 Timothy 2:11; Titus 3:8;
(f) by other men, Mark 7:29; Acts 7:29; John 4:37 (in general). See ACCOUNT, and especially WORD.

[ 2,,G4487, rhema ]
"that which is said, a word," is rendered "saying" or "sayings" in Mark 9:32; Luke 1:65; Luke 2:17, Luke 2:50-Luke 2:51; Luke 7:1; Luke 9:45 (twice); Luke 18:34. See WORD.

Note: In Acts 14:18, "with these sayings" is, lit., "saying (lego) these things." For lalia, "saying," John 4:42, AV, See SPEECH, No. 2.

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