Respect (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Respect (Noun and Verb)

[ A-1,Noun,G3313, meros ]
a part," has occasionally the meaning of "a class" or category," and, used in the dative case with en, "in," signifies "in respect of," 2 Corinthians 3:10, "in (this) respect;" 2 Corinthians 9:3, RV, AV, "in (this) behalf;" Colossians 2:16, "in respect of (a feast day)."

[ B-1,Verb,G578, apoblepo ]
"to look away from all else at one object" (apo, "from"), hence, "to look steadfastly," is translated "he had respect" in Hebrews 11:26, AV (RV, "looked"). See LOOK.

[ B-2,Verb,G1914, epiblepo ]
"to look upon" (epi), is translated "have respect" in James 2:3 (RV "regard"); See LOOK, No. 6.


(1) The following prepositions are translated "in respect of:" peri, "concerning," in John 16:8, RV; epi, "upon, over," in Hebrews 11:4, RV; marg., "over (his gifts);" kata, "in regard to," in Philippians 4:11.

(2) For "respect of persons" and "respecter of persons" See PERSON.

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