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Superstitious

SUPERSTITIOUS (sū'pêr-stĭsh'ŭs). In Acts.17.22 Paul calls the Athenians deisidaimonesterous (extremely [uncommonly] scrupulous jb, neb; too superstitious kjv; very religious asv, niv, rsv). Found only here in the NT, the Greek word is neutral, applying to any religion, good or bad. Paul used it in the comparative form (“more religious than most people”); he would not deliberately antagonize his hearers.