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MEET [ISBE]

MEET - met, adjective (yashar; axios): Various words are employed to express meetness, the sense of what is proper, worthy, or fit. We have yashar, "straight," "upright," "right" (2 Ki 10:3, "meetest"; Jer 26:14, the Revised Version (British and American) "right"); yashar (Jer 27:5, the Revised Version (British and American) "right"); yosher (Prov 11:24, the Revised Version margin "what is justly due"); 'arikh, Aramaic "meet" (Ezr 4:14); bene, "sons of" (Dt 3:18, the King James Version "meet for the war," margin "Hebrew sons of power," the Revised Version (British and American) "men of valor"); kun, "to be right" etc. (Ex 8:26); `asah "to be made," "used" (Ezek 15:5 twice, the Revised Version margin "made into"), tsaleach, "to be good or fit for" (Ezek 15:4, the Revised Version (British and American) "profitable"); ra'ah, "seen," "looked out," "chosen" (Est 2:9); axios, "worthy" (Mt 3:8; Acts 26:20, the Revised Version (British and American) "worthy"; 1 Cor 16:4; 2 Thess 1:3); dikaios, "just," "right" (Phil 1:7 the Revised Version (British and American) "right"; 2 Pet 1:13 the Revised Version (British and American) "right"); euthetos, "we set" (Heb 6:7); euchrestos, "very useful," "profitable" (2 Tim 2:21, "meet for the master's use"); hikanos, "sufficient" (1 Cor 15:9); hikanoo, "to make sufficient" (Col 1:12); kalos, "beautiful," "honest" (Mt 15:26; Mk 7:27); dei "it behooveth" (Lk 15:32; Rom 1:27, the Revised Version (British and American) "due"). For "meet" (supplied) (Jdg 5:30), the Revised Version (British and American) has "on"; for "Surely it is meet to be said unto God" (Job 34:31), "For hath any said unto God?" In 2 Macc 9:12, we have dikaios, the Revised Version (British and American) "right."

W. L. Walker


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