International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ob - jekt ´: Now used only in the sense "to make opposition," but formerly in a variety of meanings derived from the literal sense "to throw against." So with the meaning "to charge with" in The Wisdom of Song of Solomon 2:12 , the King James Version "He objecteth to our infamy the transgressing of our education" (the Revised Version (British and American) "layeth to our charge sins against our discipline"), or "to make charges against" in Acts 24:19 , the King James Version "who ought to have been here before thee, and object, if they had ought against me" (the Revised Version (British and American) "and to make accusation").
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Object'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/o/object.html. 1915.