Shed - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G1632, ekcheo ]
to pour out," is translated "to shed" or "to shed forth" in Acts 2:33; Titus 3:6, AV; of "shedding" blood in murder, Romans 3:15. See POUR, No. 3.

[ 2,,G1632,ekchuno / ekchunno ] a later form of No. 1, is used of the voluntary giving up of His life by Christ through the "shedding" of His blood in crucifixion as an atoning sacrifice, Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24; Luke 22:20, AV, "is shed," RV, "is poured out;" these passages do not refer to the effect of the piercing of His side (which took place after His death); of the murder of servants of God, Matthew 23:35; Luke 11:50; Acts 22:20 (in the best texts; others have No. 1); of the love of God in the hearts of believers through the Holy Spirit, Romans 5:5. For the "pouring out" of the Holy Spirit, Acts 10:45, See POUR, No. 4. (The form in the last two passages might equally well come from No. 1, above.) See GUSH OUT, RUN, SPILL.

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