|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.
2. (n.) One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress, etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation from Massachusetts; a deputation.
3. (n.) A kind of notation by which a debtor, to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the person appointed by him.
Delegation (5 Occurrences)
Luke 14:32 Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends an envoy, and asks for conditions of peace. (See NAS NIV)
Luke 19:14 But his citizens hated him, and sent an envoy after him, saying,'We don't want this man to reign over us.' (See NAS NIV)
Joshua 9:4 they also resorted to a ruse, and went and made as if they had been ambassadors, and took old sacks on their donkeys, and wineskins, old and torn and bound up, (See NIV)
2 Samuel 10:2 David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father showed kindness to me." So David sent by his servants to comfort him concerning his father. David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon. (See NIV)
1 Chronicles 19:2 David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me." So David sent messengers to comfort him concerning his father. David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort him. (See NIV)