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What is the Spirit?
        THE SPIR'IT
        Both in Greek and Hebrew the word for this implies a "blowing" or "breathing;" its primary sense is "wind." In 2 Thess 2:8 it is used for breath, in Eccl 8:8 for the vital principle; while in other places it denotes the soul. Angels, both good and bad, souls without bodies, are thus designated. Matt 14:26; Luke 24:39. Metaphorically, the tendency or inclination is similarly called; hence we have a spirit of grace and of supplication, Zech 12:10, a spirit of infirmity. Luke 13:11, etc.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'spirit' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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