1 Tim. 2:12, meaning of AUQENTEIN

Jay Adkins JAdkins264 at aol.com
Sat Aug 12 09:10:14 EDT 2000


On Fri 11 Aug 2000 (12:49:28), robemon at regent.edu wrote:
> I need some help. I'm trying to get some in-depth information on the 
> meaning of AUQENTEIN in 1 Tim. 2:12.

I haven't got a clue myself, but I did find Louw & Nida interesting.

37.21: AUQENTEW :  to control in a domineering manner - `to control, to 
domineer.' GUNAIKI OUK EPITREPW...AUQENTEIN ANDROS  `I do not allow women 
... to dominate men' 1Tim 2:12 . `To control in a domineering manner' is 
often expressed idiomatically, for example, `to shout orders at,' `to act 
like a chief toward,' or `to bark at.'

Sola Gratia,
		Jay Adkins
Always Under Grace!



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