[B-Greek] Talanton in Matthew 25
jwest at highland.net
Sat Apr 30 13:16:01 EDT 2005
The greek word refers to the amount of silver or gold that a single man
could carry by himself. Later it came to refer to a rather large sum of
money. It has nothing whatsoever to do with our word "talent".
Larry Baker wrote:
>The Greek word, talanton, in Matthew 25 must signify
>something other than our English word, talent, and be
>something of great value that could be multiplied with
>rewards or ignored at one's eternal peril.
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