Tidings - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Noun,G5334, phasis ]
akin to phemi, to speak," denotes "information," especially against fraud or other delinquency, and is rendered "tidings" in Acts 21:31.

Note: In Acts 11:22, AV, logos, "a word, a report" (RV), is rendered "tidings."

[ B-1,Verb,G2097, euangelizo ]
is used of any message designed to cheer those who receive it; it is rendered "to bring, declare, preach," or "show good or glad tidings," e.g., Luke 1:19; Luke 2:10; Luke 3:18, RV; Luke 4:43, RV; Luke 7:22, RV; Luke 8:1; Acts 8:12; Acts 10:36, RV; Acts 14:15, RV; in 1 Thessalonians 3:6, "brought us glad (AV, good) tidings;" in Hebrews 4:2, RV, "we have had good tidings preached;" similarly, Hebrews 4:6; in 1 Peter 1:25 rhema, "a word," is coupled with this verb, "the word of good tidings which was preached," RV (AV, "the word which by the gospel is preached"). See PREACH, A, No. 1.

[ B-2,Verb,G312, anangello ]
"to announce, declare," is rendered "(no) tidings ... came," in Romans 15:21, RV, AV, "was (not) spoken of." See TELL.

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