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The Holy Spirit does not force us to do God's will but it gives us Spiritual insight to know right from wrong. Quenching the Spirit is to deny what God' Spirit in you has revealed is right. Consistently going against Biblical understanding--the knowledge of God's ways--will quench the Spirit that gives you that understanding. People who once had the ...


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Koulaki Megalo Etymologiko Liddell & Scott, Greek-English Lexicon ὑπό C.WITH ACCUS. II.of subjection, ποιεῖσθαι ὑπὸ σφᾶς id=Thuc., etc. Georg Autenrieth's Homeric Lexicon μένω c. c. acc. & inf., wait “οὐκ ἔμειν᾽ ἐλθεῖν τράπεζαν νυμφίαν” P. 3.16 The word ὑπέμεινεν in the context implies "waiting patiently", or "submitted unto", or "resolved ...


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"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life." Proverbs 13:12 This scripture makes a clear Biblical distinction between Hope and Faith, although we often use these terms interchangeably. Here we see that hope deferred makes the heart depressed and sick; from the heaviness of an 'approaching hope' that has been delayed or ...


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The basic idea is to "extinguish" or "put out" a fire such as "the fiery darts of the wicked one" which are "quenched" on the "shield of faith": σβέννυμι fut. σβέσω; 1 aor. ἔσβεσα, inf. σβέσαι. Pass.: 1 fut. σβεσθήσομαι; 1 aor. ἐσβέσθην LXX; pf. ptc pl. ἐσβεσμένοι 3 Macc. 6:34 (Hom. et al.; Sb 7033, 46; 67; LXX; TestJob 43:5; TestLevi 4:1; Ar. 5, ...



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