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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Plural of Time.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAST TIME, TIMES

(kairos eschatos, chronos eschatos (also plural), eschaton tou chronou, hora eschate): In the King James Version this phrase occurs in 1 Peter 1:5; 1 Peter 1:20 (plural); 1 John 2:18 Jude 1:18. The Revised Version (British and American) has, in 1 Peter 1:20, "at the end of the times," and in 1 John 2:18, "the last hour," in closer adherence to the Greek. The conception is closely allied to that of "the last day," and, like this, has its root in the Old Testament conception of "the end of days." In the Old Testament this designates the entire eschatological period as that which the present course of the world is to issue into, and not, as might be assumed, the closing section of history. It is equivalent to what was later called "the coming aeon" (see ESCHATOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT). In the New Testament, on the other hand, the phrase "the last time" does mark the concluding section of the present world-period, of the present aeon. In three of the New Testament passages the consciousness expresses itself that these "last times" have arrived, and that the period extending from the appearance or the resurrection of Christ until His Second Coming is the closing part of the present age, that the writer and readers are living in "the last times." In one passage (1 Peter 1:5) "the last time" is projected farther forward into the future, so that it comes to mean the time immediately preceding the reappearance of Christ. Both usages can be readily explained. The days of the Messiah were to the Old Testament writers part of the future world, although to the later Jewish chiliasm they appeared as lying this side of it, because differing from the world to come in their earthly and temporal character. To the early Christians the days of the Messiah appeared more closely assimilated in character to the future world, so that no reason existed on this score for not including them in the latter. Still it was also realized that the Messiah in His first appearance had not brought the full realization of the coming world, and that only His return from heaven would consummate the kingdom of God. Accordingly, the days in which they lived assumed to them the character of an intermediate period, marked off on the one hand from the previous development by the appearance of the Messiah, but equally marked off from the coming eon by His reappearance in glory. From a formal point of view the representation resembles the Jewish chiliastic scheme, but with a twofold substantial difference:

(a) the chiliastic scheme restricts the Messiah and His work to the last days, and does not carry Him over into the coming world, whereas to the Christian the coming world, no less than the last days, is thoroughly Messianic;

(b) to the Jewish point of view both the days of the Messiah and the coming world lie in the future, whereas to the Christian the former have already arrived.

It remained possible, however, from the Christian point of view to distinguish within the last times themselves between the immediate present and the future conclusion of this period, and this is done in 1 Peter 1:5. Also in 1 John 2:18 the inference that "the last hour" has come is not drawn from the presence of the Messiah, but from the appearance of the anti-Christian power, so that here also a more contracted conception of the last stage of history reveals itself, only not as future (1 Peter 1:5), but as present (hence, "hour" not "time").

For literature see ESCHATOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.

Geerhardus Vos

TIME, TIMES AND A HALF

(Daniel 12:7; compare 7:25; Revelation 12:14): A luni-solar cycle.

See ASTRONOMY, sec. I, 5.

TIMES, OBSERVER OF

See DIVINATION; MAGIC.

OBSERVER OF TIMES

ob-zur'-ver.

See DIVINATION.

Greek
1441. hebdomekontakis -- seventy times
... seventy times. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: hebdomekontakis Phonetic
Spelling: (heb-dom-ay-kon-tak-is) Short Definition: seventy times Definition ...
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2034. heptakis -- seven times
... seven times. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: heptakis Phonetic Spelling:
(hep-tak-is') Short Definition: seven times Definition: seven times. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2034.htm - 6k

5151. tris -- three times
... tris. 5152 . three times. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: tris Phonetic
Spelling: (trece) Short Definition: three times Definition: three times. ...
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3999. pentakis -- five times
... five times. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: pentakis Phonetic Spelling:
(pen-tak-ece') Short Definition: five times Definition: five times. ...
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1542. hekatontaplasion -- a hundred times
... a hundred times. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: hekatontaplasion Phonetic
Spelling: (hek-at-on-ta-plah-sec'-own) Short Definition: a hundredfold ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1542.htm - 7k

3842. pantote -- at all times
... at all times. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: pantote Phonetic Spelling:
(pan'-tot-eh) Short Definition: always, at all times Definition: always, at all ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3842.htm - 6k

4179. pollaplasion -- many times more
... many times more. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: pollaplasion Phonetic
Spelling: (pol-lap-las-ee'-ohn) Short Definition: many times more, manifold ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4179.htm - 6k

4178. pollakis -- often
... often. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: pollakis Phonetic Spelling:
(pol-lak'-is) Short Definition: many times, often Definition: many times, often ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4178.htm - 6k

5073. tetraplous -- fourfold
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: tetraplous Phonetic Spelling:
(tet-rap-lo'-os) Short Definition: four-fold Definition: four-fold, four times as ...
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5070. tetrakischilioi -- four thousand
... 5070 (from 5507 "a thousand" and"four times") -- . ... From the multiplicative adverb
of tessares and chilioi; four times a thousand -- four thousand. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7659. shibathayim -- sevenfold, seven times
... shibathayim. 7660 . sevenfold, seven times. Transliteration: shibathayim Phonetic
Spelling: (shib-aw-thah'-yim) Short Definition: sevenfold. ... sevenfold, times. ...
/hebrew/7659.htm - 6k

7232a. rabab -- to multiply ten thousand times
... 7232, 7232a. rabab. 7232b . to multiply ten thousand times. Transliteration:
rabab Short Definition: thousands. Word Origin denominative ...
/hebrew/7232a.htm - 5k

7232. rabab -- to multiply ten thousand times
... 7231, 7232. rabab. 7232a . to multiply ten thousand times. Transliteration:
rabab Phonetic Spelling: (raw-bab') Short Definition: shoot. shoot ...
/hebrew/7232.htm - 5k

6471. paam -- a beat, foot, anvil, occurrence
... 6470, 6471. paam. 6472 . a beat, foot, anvil, occurrence. Transliteration:
paam Phonetic Spelling: (pah'-am) Short Definition: times. ...
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4150. moed -- appointed time, place, or meeting
... 11), appointed festival (2), appointed meeting place (1), appointed place (1),
appointed sign (1), appointed time (21), appointed times (8), appointment (1 ...
/hebrew/4150.htm - 7k

7651. sheba -- seven
... 721* (1), 725* (1), 730* (1), 736* (2), 743* (2), 745* (1), 760* (2), 77* (1), 775*
(1), 87,000* (1), forty-seven* (1), seven (270), seven times (6), sevens (2 ...
/hebrew/7651.htm - 7k

6924a. qedem -- front, east, formerly
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition front, east, formerly NASB Word Usage
ancient (4), ancient times (3), before (1), before his of old (1), earliest ...
/hebrew/6924a.htm - 5k

6049. anan -- to practice soothsaying
... to practice soothsaying. Transliteration: anan Phonetic Spelling: (aw-nan') Short
Definition: bring. bring, enchanter, observer of times, soothsayer, sorcerer ...
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4489. moneh -- a counted number, time
... 4488, 4489. moneh. 4490 . a counted number, time. Transliteration: moneh
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-neh') Short Definition: times. Word ...
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865. ethmowl -- yesterday, recently, formerly
... Spelling: (eth-mole') Short Definition: time. before that time, heretofore,
of late old, times past, yesterday Or tithmowl {ith-mole'}; or ...
/hebrew/865.htm - 6k

Library

The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah. <. The Life and Times of Jesus
the Messiah Alfred Edersheim. Table of Contents. Title Page. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/

Sermons for the Times
Sermons for the Times. <. Sermons for the Times Charles Kingsley. Transcribed
by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Table of Contents. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/sermons for the times/

The "Times of Restitution" Can be Ushered in Only by the Second ...
... IV. PRE-MILLENNIALISM ESTABLISHED. 2. The "Times of Restitution" can be
ushered in only by the Second Advent of Christ. "Repent ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/pink/the redeemers return/2 the times of restitution.htm

The Prophecy of the Perilous Times.
... Chapter Six The Signs of the Redeemer's Return 4. The Prophecy of the Perilous Times. ...
"This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the redeemers return/4 the prophecy of the.htm

Building in Troublous Times
... EZRA BUILDING IN TROUBLOUS TIMES. 'Now when the adversaries of Judah and
Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/building in troublous times.htm

A Fifth Century Tract for the Times
... I. A Fifth Century Tract for the Times. "Be ashamed, ye Roman people everywhere,
be ashamed of the lives you lead! . . . It is neither ...
/.../salvian/on the government of god/i a fifth century tract.htm

Of the Kings and Times of the Earthly City which were Synchronous ...
... Book XVIII. Chapter 2."Of the Kings and Times of the Earthly City Which Were
Synchronous with the Times of the Saints, Reckoning from the Rise of Abraham. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 2 of the kings and.htm

The Signs of the Times
... Second Series Sermon 66 The Signs of the Times. "Ye can discern the face of the
sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?" Matthew 16:3. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 66 the signs of.htm

The Signs of the Times. (Luke, xii. , 54. )
... CHAPTER XII. CHRIST'S RETURN FROM CAPERNAUM TO JERUSALEM THROUGH SAMARIA.
Section 217. The Signs of the Times. (Luke, xii., 54.). ...
/.../section 217 the signs of.htm

Of the Last Times, and of the City of Rome.
... The Divine Institutes. Book VII. Of a Happy Life. Chap. XXV."Of the Last
Times, and of the City of Rome. These are the things ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxv of the last times.htm

Thesaurus
Times (1875 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Plural of Time. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
LAST TIME, TIMES. (kairos eschatos, chronos eschatos ...
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Oft-times (3 Occurrences)
Oft-times. Ofttimes, Oft-times. Og . Multi-Version Concordance
Oft-times (3 Occurrences). Matthew 17:15 Lord, have mercy ...
/o/oft-times.htm - 7k

Off-times (1 Occurrence)
Off-times. Offspring's, Off-times. Oft . Multi-Version Concordance
Off-times (1 Occurrence). Matthew 17:15 Lord, have ...
/o/off-times.htm - 6k

Crop (33 Occurrences)
... Crop (33 Occurrences). Matthew 13:8 Others fell on good soil, and yielded fruit:
some one hundred times as much, some sixty, and some thirty. (See NAS NIV). ...
/c/crop.htm - 17k

Soil (59 Occurrences)
... (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV). Matthew 13:8 Others fell on good soil, and yielded fruit:
some one hundred times as much, some sixty, and some thirty. (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
/s/soil.htm - 23k

Crow (9 Occurrences)
... Matthew 26:34 Jesus said to him, "Most certainly I tell you that tonight, before
the rooster crows, you will deny me three times." (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY ...
/c/crow.htm - 9k

Cock's (7 Occurrences)
... Matthew 26:34 Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you that this night, before the
hour of the cock's cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of ...
/c/cock's.htm - 8k

Solemnity (3 Occurrences)
... It is always (except in Jeremiah 9:2) found in conjunction with "assembly" when
(10 times) the latter word represents atsarah ('atsereth) (Leviticus 23:36, etc ...
/s/solemnity.htm - 12k

Sown (45 Occurrences)
... Sown (45 Occurrences). Matthew 13:8 Others fell on good soil, and yielded fruit:
some one hundred times as much, some sixty, and some thirty. (See NIV). ...
/s/sown.htm - 20k

Yielded (28 Occurrences)
... Yielded (28 Occurrences). Matthew 13:8 Others fell on good soil, and yielded fruit:
some one hundred times as much, some sixty, and some thirty. (WEB ASV NAS). ...
/y/yielded.htm - 14k

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Times (1875 Occurrences)

Times appears 1875 times in 12 translations.

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