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BOUNTIFULNESS; BOUNTY

boun'-ti-fool-nes, boun'-ti (haplotes, "singleness," "benevolence," 2 Cor 9:11 the King James Version; Tobh, "to be good" (Prov 22:9); eulogia, "good speech," "blessing" (2 Cor 9:6); gamal, "to treat well" (Ps 119:17); shoa`, "to be liberal" (Isa 32:5); yadh, "hand," "power"): Paul speaks of the church at Corinth "being enriched in everything unto all liberality" (the King James Version "bountifulness," 2 Cor 9:11). The offering of the church at Corinth for the Christians of Judea is termed a "bounty," a blessing, liberally given: "and not of extortion" (the King James Version "of covetousness," 2 Cor 9:5,6). The word occurs also in 1 Ki 10:13: "Besides that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty," literally "according to the hand of King Solomon."
L. Kaiser
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'BOUNTIFULNESS; BOUNTY'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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