Fit (Adjective and Verb), Fitly, Fitting - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Fit (Adjective and Verb), Fitly, Fitting

[ A-1,Adjective,G2111, euthetos ]
ready for use, fit, well adapted," lit., "well placed" (eu, "well," tithemi, "to place"), is used
(a) of persons, Luke 9:62, negatively, of one who is not fit for the kingdom of God;
(b) of things, Luke 14:35, of salt that has lost its savor; rendered "meet" in Hebrews 6:7, of herbs. See MEET.

[ A-2,Adjective,G701, arestos ]
"pleasing" (akin to aresko, "to please"), is translated "(it is not) fit," RV (AV, "reason"), in Acts 6:2. See PLEASE, REASON.

[ B-1,Verb,G433, aneko ]
properly, "to have come up to" (ana, "up," and heko, "to arrive"), is translated "is fitting," in Colossians 3:18, RV. See BEFITTING.

[ B-2,Verb,G2520, katheko ]
"to come or reach down to" (kata, "down"), hence, "to befit, be proper," is translated "is (not fit)" in Acts 22:22; in Romans 1:28, RV, "fitting" (AV, "convenient"). See CONVENIENT.

[ B-3,Verb,G2675, kataritzo ]
"to make fit, to equip, prepare" (kata, "down," artos, "a joint"), is rendered "fitted" in Romans 9:22, of vessels of wrath; here the Middle Voice signifies that those referred to "fitted" themselves for destruction (as illustrated in the case of Pharaoh, the self-hardening of whose heart is accurately presented in the RV in the first part of the series of incidents in the Exodous narrative, which records Pharaoh's doings; only after repeated and persistent obstinacy on his part is it recorded that God hardened his heart.) See FRAME, JOIN, PERFECT, PREPARE, RESTORE.

[ B-4,Verb,G4883, sunarmologeo ]
"to fit or frame together" (sun, "with," harmos, "a joint, in building," and lego, "to choose"), is used metaphorically of the various parts of the church as a building, Ephesians 2:21, "fitly framed together;" also of the members of the church as the body of Christ, Ephesians 4:16, RV, "fitly framed ... together."

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