Rev.2:23 NEFROUS

Silouan Wollert redco2 at mindspring.com
Mon Aug 20 13:11:10 EDT 2001



Hello

I did a quick check with my Webster's.  "Reins" comes from the Latin "renes"
meaning "kidneys".  A related word in English is "renal".  A synonym for
"renal" is "nephritic".  Hope this sheds some light...  ;-)

Silouan

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Silouan Wollert
redco2 at mindspring.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Blaisdell [mailto:maqhth at hotmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 4:58 PM
> To: Biblical Greek
> Subject: [b-greek] Rev.2:23 NEFROUS
>
>
> B-Greekers -
>
> NEFROS means kidneys, yet my KJV translates it here as reins, and
> I am not
> all that clear on what NEFROUS means in this passage.  The trail between
> reins and kidneys is looking murky and obscure.
>
> Anyone got a light on this one?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> geo
>
>
> George Blaisdell
> Roslyn, WA




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