Putting - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G1745, endusis ]
a putting on" (akin to enduo, PUT, No. 26), is used of apparel, 1 Peter 3:3. In the Sept., Esther 5:1; Job 41:4.

[ 2,,G1936, epithesis ]
"a putting on" (akin to epitithemi, PUT, No. 4), is used of the "putting" or laying on of hands; in 2 Timothy 1:6, RV, "laying" (AV, "putting"). See LAYING ON.

[ 3,,G595, apothesis ]
"a putting off or away" (akin to apotithemi, PUT, No. 5), is used metaphorically in 1 Peter 3:21, of the "putting" away of the filth of the flesh; in 2 Peter 1:14, RV, of "the putting off" of the body (as a tabernacle) at death (AV, "I must put off").

[ 4,,G555, apekdusis ]
"a putting off, stripping off" (akin to apekduo, PUT, No. 22), is used in Colossians 2:11, of "the body of the flesh" (RV, an important rendering).

Note: For athetesis, "a putting away," translated "to put away" in Hebrews 9:26, lit., "(unto) a setting aside," See DISANNUL, B.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words