Wear, Wearing - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Wear, Wearing

[ A-1,Verb,G5409, phoreo ]
a frequentative form of phero, to bear," and denoting "repeated or habitual action," is chiefly used of clothing, weapons, etc., of soft raiment, Matthew 11:8; fine clothing, James 2:3; the crown of thorns, John 19:5. See BEAR, No. 7.

[ A-2,Verb,G1737, endidusko ]
"to put on," is used in the Active Voice in Mark 15:17 (in good mss.; some have No. 3); in Luke 8:27 (Middle Voice), in some texts; the best have No. 3. For Luke 16:19, See CLOTHE, No. 3.

[ A-3,Verb,G1746, enduo ]
is rendered "to wear" in Luke 8:27 (Middle Voice; See No. 2). See CLOTHE, No. 2, PUT, No. 26.

[ A-4,Verb,G2827, klino ]
"to bend, decline," is used of a day, "wearing" away, Luke 9:12 (in Luke 24:29, "is far spent"). See BOW, No. 4, FLIGHT, B, LAY, No. 6, SPEND.

[ A-5,Verb,G5299, hupopiazo ]
is translated "wear (me) out" in Luke 18:5, RV (AV, "weary"). For this and the somewhat different application in 1 Corinthians 9:27, See BUFFET, No. 2.

[ B-1,Noun,G4025, perithesis ]
"a putting around or on" (peri, "around," tithemi, "to put"), is used in 1 Peter 3:3 of "wearing" jewels of gold (RV).

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