right hand

In OT the hand or arm of the Lord is a way of expressing his saving power. The king of Israel was said to be at the right hand of God when he was enthroned (Ps. 110). The ascension of Jesus to the right hand of God (Heb. 1:3) implies that the pioneer of our salvation (2:10) now possesses sovereignty: God reigns and judges through Jesus.

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  • right´-hand´ed|ly — right hand|ed «RYT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the right hand more easily and readily than the left: »So Uncle Bob started early to convert a naturally right handed boy into a southpaw (Time). 2. done with the right hand. 3. made …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-hand|ed — «RYT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the right hand more easily and readily than the left: »So Uncle Bob started early to convert a naturally right handed boy into a southpaw (Time). 2. done with the right hand. 3. made to be used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Right hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Right-hand — a. 1. Situated or being on the right; nearer the right hand than the left; as, the right hand side, room, or road. [1913 Webster] 2. Chiefly relied on; almost indispensable. [1913 Webster] Mr. Alexander Truncheon, who is their right hand man in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • right-hand — right ,hand adjective only before noun 1. ) on the right or toward the right of someone or something: I sleep on the right hand side of the bed. the third paragraph of the right hand column 2. ) designed or intended for the right hand: a right… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • right-hand — adj [only before noun] on the right side of something ≠ ↑left hand ▪ the right hand side of the body top/bottom right hand corner ▪ the bottom right hand corner of the page …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • right-hand — [rīt′hand′] adj. 1. being on or directed toward the right 2. of, for, or with the right hand 3. most helpful or reliable [the president s right hand man] 4. plain laid …   English World dictionary

  • right hand — ► NOUN 1) the hand of a person s right side. 2) the region or direction on the right side. 3) the most important position next to someone. ► ADJECTIVE 1) on or towards the right side. 2) done with or using the right hand …   English terms dictionary

  • right-hand — right hand; right hand·er; right hand·wise; …   English syllables

  • right-hand — right′ hand′ adj. 1) located on the right 2) right handed 3) being of great assistance: my right hand man[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • right-hand|er — «RYT HAN duhr», noun. 1. a right handed person. 2. a right handed baseball pitcher. 3. a blow given by the right hand …   Useful english dictionary

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