Countenance - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Countenance

[ 1,,G3799, opsis ]
only Revelation 1:16 has countenance." See APPEARANCE.

[ 2,,G4383, prosopon ]
is translated "countenance" in Luke 9:29; Acts 2:28, and in the AV of 2 Corinthians 3:7 (RV, "face"). See APPEARANCE.

[ 3,,G2397, eidea ]
akin to eidon, "to see:" See APPEARANCE.

Notes:

(1) In Acts 13:24 prosopon is translated "before" (lit., "before the presence of His coming").



(2) Skuthropos, "of a sad countenance" (skuthros, "gloomy, sad," ops, "an eye"), is used in Matthew 6:16; Luke 24:17, "sad."



(3) Stugnazo, "to be or become hateful, gloomy, in aspect," is translated "his countenance fell," Mark 10:22, RV (AV, "he was sad"). It is used of the heaven or sky in Matthew 16:3, "lowring." See LOWRING.

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