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Holman Bible Dictionary

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Greek - highest seat
Greek - highest room
Greek - highest
Hebrew - Highest One
Hebrew - Highest, highest
Hebrew - highest places
Hebrew - heaven and the highest, heaven and the highest heavens, heavens and the highest, highest heaven, highest heavens
Hebrew - highest
Hebrew - highest
Hebrew - highest part
Hebrew - highest branch
Hebrew - highest peak
Hebrew - highest places

A KJV designation for God (Luke 1:32,Luke 1:35,Luke 1:76; Luke 6:35). Modern translations prefer “Most High” (NAS, NIV, NRSV) or “Most High God” (TEV). In the Old Testament, Most High often occurs as a designation for the God of Israel when Gentiles are in view (Genesis 14:18-22; Numbers 24:16; and frequently in Daniel). In the intertestamental period, the Highest or Most High became the most common designation for the Jewish God, occurring about 120 times in the Apocrypha.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'HIGHEST'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<>. 1991.


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