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Privy

priv’-i, priv’-i-li: These words are obsolete in modern English and are replaced by "secret," "secretly," rather than by the cognates "private," "privately." the [[Revised Version]] (British and American) usually has not altered the [[King James Version]]’s use of the word, but in Ps 11:2 has substituted "in darkness" and in Jud 9:31 uses "craftily," margin "in Tormah" (see [[Tormah]]). In Eze 21:14, the King James Version "entereth into their privy chambers," "privy" is a gloss, omitted in the Revised Version (British and American). "To be privy to a thing" (1Ki 2:44; Ac 5:2) is simply "to know" it; in [[The Wisdom of Solomon]] 8:4, the Revised Version (British and American) has changed the phrase into "be initiated into."