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  • Sharon on Galatians 5
    What is sedition and emulation?
  • T. Levis - in Reply on Galatians 5
    Web definitions of today's English

    Emulation = definition; ambition to equal or excel others, usually by imitation. Example try to be like the other guy, Copying someone to compete with them.

    The definition for today of Sedition was changed during a time referred to as the " Elizabethan Era, carried into the US Colonies,

    Sedition = speech or conduct, causing people to rebel against governing authority.

    This meaning of Sedition became controversial after the American Independence.

    1798 new legal definitions were brought, called "alien & sedition acts" to prevent French takeover, on & on.

    Biblical in this website's concordance = sedition = division, dissention, standing appart, Romans 16:17, 1Corinthians 3:3,

    Probably more towards causing division within the body of Christ.

    Emulation = envy, jealousy, indignation,

    This website also had = envious contentious rivalry, jealousy with these verses listed : Romans 13:13, 1Corinthians 3:3, James 3:14,16, & several others noted with variance in original texts. If you'd like to break it down even more, that tool is available. If you click on the verse: Galatians 5:20, the verse page at the bottom, has every word in verse broken down, tap the words for translation & definition.

    Hopefully this is helpful

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