1 Tim. 2:12, meaning of AUQENTEIN

Maurice A. O'Sullivan mauros at iol.ie
Sat Aug 12 09:09:36 EDT 2000

At 17:49 11/08/00, Robert R Monti wrote:
>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.

It doesn't appear in the LXX at all.

If you have access to Lampe: Lexicon of Patristic Greek you will find about 
a half-column of citations --- several occurring I notice in the various 
homilies of John Chrysostom.

Hope this helps.


Maurice A. O'Sullivan  [ Bray, Ireland ]
mauros at iol.ie

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