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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

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Greek - charity, feast of charity
Greek - charity
Charity

The Greek "love," "loving esteem"; Latin caritas. The outward benefaction, or alms, is a mere manifestation of the inward and true charity of Scripture (1 Corinthians 13:3): "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, ... and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing."


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These dictionary topics are from Fausset Bible Dictionary, 1949. Public Domain.

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Fausset, Andrew R. "Entry for 'Charity'". "Fausset Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/fbd/view.cgi?number=T796>. 1949.

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