Strange - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Adjective,G3581, xenos ]
(a) foreign, alien," Acts 17:18, of gods; Hebrews 13:9, of doctrines;
(b) "unusual," 1 Peter 4:12, 2nd part, of the fiery trial of persecution (for 1st part, See B). See STRANGER.

[ A-2,Adjective,G245, allotrios ]
(a) "belonging to another" (allos), See MAN'S, Note
(b) "alien, foreign, strange," Acts 7:6; Hebrews 11:9, AV, RV, "(a land) not his own." See ALIEN, STRANGER.

[ A-3,Adjective,G3861, paradoxos ]
"contrary to received opinion" (para, "beside," doxa, "opinion;" Eng. "paradox," "-ical"), is rendered "strange things" in Luke 5:26.

[ A-4,Adjective,G1845, exo ]
outside, is rendered "strange" in Acts 26:11, AV: See FOREIGN.

Note: In 1 Corinthians 14:21 (1st part), RV, heteroglossos, signifying "of a different tongue" (heteros, "another," glossa, "a tongue") is translated "of strange (AV, other) tongues."

[ B-1,Verb,G3579, xenizo ]
denotes "to think something strange," 1 Peter 4:4, 1 Peter 4:12, Passive Voice, i.e., "they are surprised," and "be (not) surprised;" in Acts 17:20, the present participle, Active, is rendered "strange," i.e., "surprising." See ENTERTAIN, LODGE.

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