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RELEASE

re-les': (1) The forgiveness of a debt (shemiTTah (Dt 15:1,2,9; 31:10; see JUBILEE YEAR)), with verb shamaT, "to release," Dt 31:2,3. (2) To exempt from taxation or military service (hanachah, "release," "rest" (Est 2:18)). Some would render "granted a holiday." (3) To set a prisoner or slave at liberty (apoluo, "to let go free" (Mt 27:15 parallel Jn 19:10), etc.).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'RELEASE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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