Ensample - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G5179, tupos ]
primarily denoted a blow" (from a root tup---, seen also in tupto, "to strike"), hence,
(a) an impression, the mark of a "blow," John 20:25;
(b) the "impress" of a seal, the stamp made by a die, a figure, image, Acts 7:43;
(c) a "form" or mold, Romans 6:17 (See RV);
(d) the sense or substance of a letter, Acts 23:25;
(e) "an ensample," pattern, Acts 7:44; Hebrews 8:5, "pattern;" in an ethical sense, 1 Corinthians 10:6; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:7; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12, RV, "ensample;" Titus 2:7, RV, "ensample," for AV, "pattern;" 1 Peter 5:3; in a doctrinal sense, a type, Romans 5:14. See EXAMPLE, FASHION, FIGURE, FORM, MANNER, PATTERN, PRINT.

[ 2,,G5296, hupotuposis ]
"an outline, sketch," akin to hupotupoo, "to delineate," is used metaphorically to denote a "pattern," an "ensample," 1 Timothy 1:16, RV, "ensample," for AV, "pattern;" 2 Timothy 1:13, RV, "pattern," for AV, "form." See FORM, PATTERN.

[ 3,,G5262, hupodeigma ]
lit., "that which is shown" (from hupo, "under," and deiknumi, "to show"), hence,
(a) "a figure, copy," Hebrews 8:5, RV, "copy," for AV, "example;" Hebrews 9:23;
(b) "an example," whether for imitation, John 13:15; James 5:10, or for warning, Hebrews 4:11; 2 Peter 2:6, RV, "example." See EXAMPLE, PATTERN.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words