1 Tim. 2:12, meaning of AUQENTEIN

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at prodigy.net
Fri Aug 11 13:28:39 EDT 2000


There is a fairly detailed section on  the meaning of AUQENTEIN in 

Women in the church :  a fresh analysis of I Timothy 2:9-15 / 
 edited by Andreas J. Kostenberger, Thomas R. Schreiner and H. Scott 
Baldwin.Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, 1995 pages 65-80

Hope this helps,


At 12:49 PM 8/11/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>Howdy B-Greekers, 
>I need some help. I'm trying to get some in-depth information on the 
>meaning of AUQENTEIN in 1 Tim. 2:12. Unfortunately, Kittel and BAGD have 
>been of surprisingly little use (I guess this is due to the fact that 
>this verse is the only one where AUQENTEW appears in the NT). Anybody 
>have any suggestions on what sort of extra-biblical sources I could 
>consult? I haven't had the chance to check the Septuagint. 
>Also, I have a question about the syntax of the verse. I noticed that 
>ANHR appears in the genitive here. Is this an example of the genitive 
>object? I seem to remember from Greek class that DIDASKW (and perhaps 
>AUQENTEW?) can take the genitive (as opposed to the accusative). What is 
>the significance of this contruction? 
>Thanks for the input, 
>Rob Monti 
>M.Div. Student 
>Regent University 
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