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1656 ἔλεος eleos el’-eh-os

of uncertain affinity; Noun, Neuter.

AV-mercy 28; 28

1) mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them
1a) of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one’s self merciful
1b) of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation by Christ
1c) the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he will bless true Christians with eternal life

For Synonyms see entry 5913

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