Sense: to answer (prayer)
v. — to be moved and respond to a prayer by doing what is asked.
And Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because she was barren. And the Lord granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
The word answer can express a variety of meanings in English. This is also the case for Hebrew and Greek words that express a meaning similar to “answer” in English. This can make searching words meaning “answer” somewhat tricky. For example, in the Bible someone can answer a question, answer a criticism, answer a prayer, or even answer a door! But what if someone only wants only to look at texts where someone is “answering” a prayer? The Bible Sense Lexicon allows us to do that by clicking on the entry “to answer (prayer),” which takes us only to texts that regard answering a prayer, such as the example verse above. Check out some texts related to answered prayer in the Bible Sense Lexicon today.
What is the Bible Sense Lexicon?
Sense of the Day is based on content from Logos’ Bible Sense Lexicon, which organizes biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek words by meaning based on a variety of semantic relationships. Sense of the Day provides examples of senses in context, along with insight into their application for theology and interpretation.
The Bible Sense Lexicon is a Logos dataset available in Logos 5 Gold and higher base packages. If you’re enrolled in the Logos Academic Discount Program, you can also find the Bible Sense Lexicon in the Biblical Languages base package. Take your studies even further by exploring semantic domains, engaging the biblical text like never before.
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